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Title: Letter
Date: 1832-01-09
Volume: 6 Page: 415 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: R. W. Cummins To Genl. Wm. Clark. Reports that Patsachehoy, principal chief of Kickapoos is in favor of his people exchanging their lands in Mo. for lands in the Ind. Ter.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1832-04-01
Volume: 4 Page: 343 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Secretary of War;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind.Affs.,St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To Hon Sec. War. Encloses letters of Mj. Cummins, agent for Delawares, Kickapoos, etc., stating certain wishes of bands of these tribes; recommends that a Council be held with Kickapoos, Delawares, Shawnees, Piankeshaws, Peorias, Weas & Kaskaskias for extinguishment of all their claims and that they be compelled to move to lands assigned them west of Missouri.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Field-notes of boundaries of Kickapoo lands.
Date: 1833-02-10
Volume: 1 Page: 156 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Isaac McCoy;
Contents: Field notes of the survey of the eastern, northern and western boundaires of Kickapoo lands.
Description: Copy of document. 12p.
Comments: In two sections: Both are dated at Westport, Jackson county, Mo. -- one on Feb. 10, 1833; the other on Aug. 1, 1834. Plat on p. 154.
Title: Articles of agreement among numerous tribes of Indians
Date: 1833-11-12
Volume: 1 Page: 66 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Delaware Indians; Iowa Indians; Kansas Indians; Kaskaskia Indians; Kickapoo Indians; Omaha Indians; Otoe Indians; Ottawa Indians; Pawnee Indians; Peoria Indians; Piankeshaw Indians; Pottawatomie Indians; Shawnee Indians; Wea Indians;
Contents: Articles of agreement among the Delawares, Pawnees, Shawnees, Kansas, Iowas, Otoes, Omahas, Kickapoos, Weas, Peorias, Piankeshaws, Kaskaskias, Ottawas and Pottawatomies at Fort Leavenworth.
Description: Copy of document. 4 pgs.
Comments: Compare with Govt. Serial 247, pp. 727-732; and with Govt. Serial 263, Report No. 474, pp. 105-112.
Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Northern Agency (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-06-07
Volume: G Page: 13 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Northern Agency);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Describes alleged depredations by Osages upon Piankishawn Indians. Osages pass through their village on the way to buy whiskey and always steal horses. Also mentions alleged "war dance" by the Kickapoos. Cummins spoke with Chief Patsache who denied that the dance was a war dance. Cummins further expresses support for this chief, who has never lied to him.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from P. I. Verhaegen, St. Louis University To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-07-09
Volume: G Page: 24 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): P. I. Verhaegen, St. Louis University;
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports that it is his belief that, due to some unfortunate comments by Major Cummins, Agent for the Kickapoo nation, that the establishment of a Catholic prescence in that area has been slowed. Major Cummins seems to feel, according to Verhaegen, that all the Indians must agree to this establishment.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from (anonymous), Kickapoo Village To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-08-27
Volume: G Page: 32 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): [Unknown or uncertain];
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Brief letter states that the claim of Francois Lesieune for 5 horses alleged to have been stolen from him....
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: In other handwriting one is referred to the Book of Indian Claims, page 58. (No author was listed for this letter, but Kickapoo Village was the place from which it was written)
Title: Ind. Agt (Northern Agcy, Western Terr. (R. W. Cummins) To Com. Ind. Affs, Washington (C. A. Harris)
Date: 1837-05-01
Volume: G Page: 44 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Ind. Agt., Northern Agcy, Western Terr);
Recipient(s): C. A. Harris (Com. Ind. Affs., Washington);
Contents: Cummins supports the Kickapoo contention that their blacksmith, John P. Smith, is cross and abusive and should be removed from office.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Ind Sub Agt, Ft. Leavenworth (A. L. Davis) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-07-12
Volume: G Page: 53 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): A. L. Davis (Ind Sub Agt., Ft. Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Answers Clark's query as to what materials are needed to remove Potawatomies on Kickapoo lands to their designated land on the Osage River. Davis' answer included wagons for baggage and subsistence.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Ind Agt, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-01-31
Volume: G Page: 92 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Ind Agt, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Mentions his request for farming utensils in his letter of May 17, 1835 for the Kickapoos. Describes their industry and success as farmers and their dissatisfaction with the government's failure to live up to the Treaty of 1832.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

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