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Title: Letter from Bent & St. Vrain, Fort Williams, Arkansas River, To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1843-01-01
Volume: 8 Page: 92 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Bent & St. Vrain, Fort Williams, Arkansas;
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports the existence of renegade Americans living on the Arkansas River who deal in the liquor trade, for the purpose of trade with Indians. Advocates the establishment of a military post on the Arkansas River to curtail this practice.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Circular from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Agents and Sub-agent.
Date: 1843-02-28
Volume: 7 Page: 225 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): A. L. Davis, Indian Sub Agent; Daniel Miller, Indian Agent; Jno. B. Luce, Indian Sub Agent; R. W. Cummins, Indian Agent; W. P. Richardson, Indian Sub Agent;
Contents: The habit of granting permits or temporary licenses to almost any applicant is injurious to the Indians and contrary to the Intercourse laws. As per instructions from the War Department of January 23, only the regularly licensed traders who are permanently established can be permitted to trade.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Governor Ia. Terr. (Jno. Chambers)
Date: 1843-03-10
Volume: 7 Page: 228 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Jno. Chambers (Gov. Iowa Territory);
Contents: Discusses measures adopted by Capt. Beach regarding the traders who were operating where they should not have been. States that the measures were no doubt judicious and that any further measures would be trusted to the Governor.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Jas W McCarty, H H C Harrison, David Waldo, M Rice, Jno T McCarty, Isaac Lighner, Samuel C Owen, John R Swearingen, To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1843-03-13
Volume: 8 Page: 96 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): David Waldo; H. H. C. Harrison; Isaac Lighner; Jas. W. McCarty; Jno T. McCarty; John R Swearingen; M. Rice; Samuel C. Owen;
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: This letter gives warning of a plot by unsavory characters to rob the Caravan from Santa Fe. States that banditis will try to obtain passports to trade with Indians as a cover for their actions. Asks that Mitchell use caution in screening all passports.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Indian Agent (R. W. Cummins)
Date: 1843-03-20
Volume: 7 Page: 230 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent);
Contents: Informs Cummins that information has been received that a band of lawless whites are making preparations to rob the Santa Fe traders. Requests careful watch over the movement of frontier settlers.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1843-04-04
Volume: 8 Page: 99 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Writes in regard to his requisition of troops to take care of the band of robbers intent on waylaying our Santa Fe traders. Doubts the troops will be able to do anything, as they are 3 days behind the band and have only 7 days rations.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Indian Agent, Upper Missouri (Andrew Drips)
Date: 1843-04-20
Volume: 7 Page: 233 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Andrew Drips (Indian Agent, Upper Missouri);
Contents: Sends account for service to 31" Ulto. Sends regrets that the whiskey trade suppression has so far been unsuccessful. Hopes that by vigilance the pernicious traffic will be suppressed or greatly abated.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Charles Bent, Fort Williams, Arkansas River To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1843-05-04
Volume: 8 Page: 112 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Charles Bent, Fort Williams, Arkansas River.;
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Advocates halting the Indian trade with New Mexico traders who bring large amounts of spirituous liquors. This trade is carried on by Americans and Mexicans. Proposes the establishment of a military post on the border with Mexico.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Indian Agent (R. W. Cummins)
Date: 1843-07-01
Volume: 7 Page: 240 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent);
Contents: Instructs Cummins to proceed against George Simpson who applied a few days ago for a license to trade with the Arapahos. Although the license was made out and the bond furnished, he apparently took the bond from the office & never called for the license. It is assumed he intends to violate the intercourse law & wishes to avoid the penalty of the bond.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Indian Agent (R. W. Cummins)
Date: 1843-07-24
Volume: 7 Page: 243 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent);
Contents: Informs Cummins of a rumor that sundry people in the employ of Sibille and Adams intend to trade with whiskey in the Indian Country, probably around the River Platte. Please be vigilant in watching for them and have them prosecuted to the extent of the law.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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