Messages and Letters of William Henry Harrison/Vol. 1 Calendar

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1800, February 17 St. Clair to Harrison Division of the Northwest territory 11
1800, May 14 Harrison to his constituents (circular) 12
1800, July 18 Harrison to Findlay News in general and family affairs 19
1800, August 1 John Gibson to Peter Menard Commission as major in the militia 20
1801, January 10 Proclamation: Convening the First Session of the Territorial Legislature 20
1801, February 3 Proclamation : Dividing Knox County, and Erecting Clark County 21
1801, February 3 Proclamation Altering the boundaries of Knox, Randolph and St. Clair counties 22
1801, February 5 Harrison to Menard Commission as a judge of common pleas Randolph county. Ill. 23
1801, April 3 Harrison to McIntosh Regarding land mortgage 23
1801, May 9 Proclamation Forbidding settling, hunting and surveying on Indian lands. 24
1801, June 22 Proclamation Concerning the courts in Clark county 24
1801, July 15 Harrison to the Secretary of War Complaints of the Indian chiefs of the Northwest territory 25
1801, July 20 Proclamation Selling liquor to Indians in and around Vincennes 31
1801, August 31 Proclamation against trading with the Indians 32
1801, September 12 Commission of Nicholas Bono in militia 32
1801, September 12 Commission of Pierre Bono in militia 33
1801, October 8 Harrison to Francis Busseron License to trade with the Indians 34
1801, October 15 Harrison to Findlay Social and family affairs 34
1802, January 19 Harrison to Secretary of State Regarding land frauds 36
1802, February 19 Harrison to Secretary of War Troubles between the Indians and Indian traders 37
1802, February 23 Secretary of War to Harrison Setting forth regulations in regard to the Indian policy. 39
1802, February 26 Harrison to Secretary of War Boundary line between the Whites and Indians 41
1802, March 25 Harrison to Secretary of War Lease of a salt spring from the Indians 47
1802, April 8 Proclamation Concerning rights of setlers at Peoria 48
1802, May 5 Proclamation Offering a reward for apprehending a jail breaker 48
1802, July 7 Harrison to Secretary of State Public lands 49
1802, August 8 Harrison to President Plan of Jeffersonville 50
1802, August 12 Harrison Address to Indian council 52
1802, September 17 Minutes of Indian Conference Held by Harrison with the chiefs 56
1802, September 24 Harrison to Justice John Griffin, John Edgar and Peter Menard to hold court in Randolph county Ill. 57
1802, October 24 Proclamation Sale of liquor to Indians 59
1802, October Harrison to Secretary of War Murder of an Indian by a white man 60
1802, November 22 Proclamation calling a convention to petition congress to allow slavery in Indiana territory 60
1802, December 25
(Given under Nov. 22)
Resolutions of convention at Vincennes favoring slavery in territory 61
1802, December 28
(Given under Nov. 22)
Petition of a Convention at Vincennes Favoring slavery 62
1802, December 28
(under Dec. 22)
Harrison to speaker of House of Representatives Enclosing above resolutions 67
1803, January 14 Proclamation Erecting the lower peninsula of Michigan into Wayne county, and attaching the Whitewater valley to Clark county 68
1803, February 27 Jefferson to Harrison Concerning the plot of Jeffersonville, and the Indian policy of the United States 69
1803, March 2 John Randolph and Com. of House Report on petition for slavery in Indiana 73
1803, March 3 Harrison to Secretary of War Indian situation 76
1803, March 7 Proclamation Erecting Dearborn county and appointing officers for same 84
1803, March 25 Proclamation Changing the boundary line between Randolph and St. Clair counties 85
1803, May 8 Petition from Militia of Detroit Appointment of an Ensign 86
1803, July 22 Chambers to Harrison Service as a militia officer 87
1803, November 19 Harrison to Congress Lack of funds to run the territorial government 88
1803, November 26 Harrison to Jefferson Map by Evans 90
1803, December 1 Report of Secretary of State on a petition from Indiana 91
1804, February 17 Caesar Rodney of Committee of House Report on petition for slavery in Indiana 91
1804, March 31 Jefferson to Harrison concerning Louisiana 94
1804, April 6 Proclamation Kidnapping indentured colored sevants 94
1804, June 4 Secretary of State to Harrison Contingent expenses of Indiana territory 95
1804, June 24 Harrison to Jefferson Settlements in Arkansas 96
1804, June 27 Secretary of War to Harrison Purchase of Indian lands in Illinois 100
1804, July 10 Secretary of Treasury to Harrison Fees at the land office 101
1804, July 10 Harrison to Michael Brouillette Trade with the Kickapoo Indians 102
1804, July 14 Jefferson to Harrison Divisions of Louisiana 103
1804, July 24 John Brownson and Sam Vance to Harrison Recommending William Cotton for magistrate 105
1804, August 4 Proclamation Election to vote on entering the second territorial stage 106
1804, August 20 Harrison to Elihu Stout Validity of certain land grants 107
1804, September 22 Harrison to Findlay Family and business affair 108
1804, October 1 Harrison Proclamation Dividing the territory of Louisiana into districts 109
1804, November 6 Harrison to Jefferson Personal concerning the bearer August Choteau 110
1804, November McKee to Indians Rebuking them for taking liquor from an English trader 111
1804, December 5 Proclamation Announcing that Indiana territory had passed to the second grade 112
1804, December 21 Harrison to August Chouteau Concerning government of Louisiana 113
1804 Harrison to Secretary of War Making provision for Ducoigne 114
1805, January 8 Dearborn to Jefferson Harrison's Claim to command the regular army of his district 115
1805, February 2 Harrison to Chouteau Introducing Michael Jones 116
1805, February 7

(This is with Harrison's letter of Nov. 15, 1805)

Resolutions of the territorial Legislature Concerning division of Indiana Territory 173
1805, March 19 Harrison to August Choteau Concerning the government of Upper Louisiana.. 116
1805, March 30 Indian chiefs to Wm. Wells Purchase of a tract of land by Harrison 117
1805, April 2 Clark to Harrison Describing the upper Missouri country 118
1805, April 5 Billy Patterson a Delaware chief to Wells Indian affairs 121
1805, April 6 Harrison to Secretary of War Rumors of an approaching Indian War 123
1805, April 7 Harrison to August Choteau Introducing Dr. Steel 124
1805, April M'Kee to the Wyandot, Ottawas, Chippewas, Potawatamies, Shawanese, Delawares, and Miamies 124
1805, April 18 Proclamation Calling for a new election of representatives from St. Clair county 125
1805, April 26 Harrison to Secretary of War Intended visit to Fort Wayne to explain to the dissatisfied tribes the terms of the recent treaty 125

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1805, April 28 Jefferson to Harrison Asking him to select the first councillors 126
1805, May 22 Chouteau to Harrison Trip of some Indian chiefs to the Federal city 128
1805, May 24 Secretary of War to Harrison Calling a meeting of Delaware chiefs 130
1805, May 25 B. Parke to Harrison Indians who murdered Whites 131
1805, May 27 Harrison to Secretary of War Indians 132
1805, May 27 Harrison to Pierre Choteau Trip of Indian chiefs to the Federal city 135
1805, June 7 Proclamation Convening the First session of the First General Assembly 136
1805, June 14 Munro to Harrison Burning of Detroit.. 136
1805, June 21 Minutes Indian council at Fort Wayne Held by Gibson and Vigo 137
1805, June 22 Wells to Gibson Indians at Fort Wayne.. 139
1805, July 2 Resolutions Adopted at a mass meeting 140
1805, July 4 Resolutions Officers of the militia in the District of St. Louis to Harrison 141
1805, July 6 Gibson and Vigo to Harrison Mission among the Indians 141
1805, July 10 Harrison to Henry Dearborn Relative to Wm. Wells, Indian agent, enclosing minutes of a council at Fort Wayne June 21, 1805 147
1805, July 20 Harrison to August Choteau Friendly greeting and recommendation of Gen. Wilkinson 151
1805, July 29 Message to the General Assembly First message of the governor to an Indiana legislature 152
1805, July 30 Answer of the House of Representatives to Harrison's speech 159
1805, July 30 Reply of the Legislative council to the governor's speech 160
1805, August 10 Harrison to Secretary of War, relative to the treaty made with the Delawares 161

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1805, August 26 Harrison to Secretary of War Concerning his policy in treating with the Indians 161
1805, August 26 Message Proroguing the general Assembly and fixing the time for meeting again 164
1805, September 16 Harrison to Henry Dearborn, Esq. concerning the acceptance of the Treaty of the Delawares, laws passed by the legislature. Enclosures: Act prohibiting liquors to Indians; invoice to Geo. Wallace 164
1805, September 24 Commission of William Bullit in militia 168
1805, September 24 Commission of Benjamin Parke in militia 168
1805, October 11 Secretary of War to Harrison Treaty with the Miamis and purchase of land from Piankeshaws 169
1805, October 18 Harrison to Henry Dearborn Commending the conduct of Capt. Stoddard while acting as civil commandant of Upper Louisiana 170
1805, November 10 Petition of Gov. and judges of Indiana territory asking for an increase in salary in connection with an increase of their duties as gov. and judges of La. Territory Madison's Report, Feb. 6, 1806 170
1805, Nov. 15, and Feb. 7 Harrison to the Speaker of House of Representatives of U. S. enclosing the resolution of Indiana Legislature on the separation of Mississippi counties 172
1805, November 20 Harrison to Jefferson Nominations for council 174
1805, November 29 Harrison to Secretary of War Indians and their accounts 175
1805, December 10 Perry to Harrison speech to Kickapoo chiefs, insult of the Americans to the chief Pawatamo, his attitude toward the whites 176
1805, December 16 Shadrach Bond to Harrison talk with the Indians concerning peace Answer of Indians enclosed 177

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1805, December 16 Pawatamo, the Pottawattomie Answer to the charge of depredation 178
1805, December 17 Proclamation Selling Liquor to Indians 180
1805, December 24 Harrison to Secretary of War hostile disposition of Kickapoos Unfortunate catastrophe to Osages Restlessness of the Delawares 180
1805, December 27 Harrison to Pierre Menard Commission as judge 182
1806, "early in" Speech of Harrison to Delaware Indians Sorcery 182
1806, January 1 Harrison to Secretary of War Enclosing treaty concluded with the Piankeshaws Murder of two white men by three Indians 184
1806, January 16 President to Harrison British Trdde with the Indians 185
1806, February 2 Jefferson to Harrison Transmitting a duplicate of his letter to legislature of Indiana 187
1806, February 14 House report on a petition to import slaves into Indiana territory 188
1806, June 21 Proclamation Reward for the arrest of the two men who had broken jail at Vincennes 190
1806, June 28 Zebulon M. Pike to Harrison An affair which happened in the army, between Pike and Lemuel Harrison 190
1806, July Harrison to William Prince Instructions for his mission to Kickapoos Enclosure: Letter from Harrison to Kickapoos 191
1806, July 5 Harrison to Jefferson His new appointment The jealousy and restlessness of Illinois Indians New appointment of the Territory 194
1806, July 12 Harrison to Menard, Appointment as Lieut. Col. commanding in the Randolph Co. (Ill.) militia 196
1806, July 26 Proclamation Selling liquor to Indians 197
1806, September 19 Wilkinson to Harrison Concerning making Burr a citizen of Indiana and returning him to congress 197

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1806, October 8 Harrison to Capt. Daniel Bissell Military Matters at Fort Knox 198
1806, November 3 Annual Message to Second Session of the First General Assembly at Vincennes 199
1806, November 17 Harrison to August Chouteau Introducing Capt. James House 200
1806, November 27 Burr to Harrison Explaining his purpose in going to Mexico or New Orleans 200
1807, January 12 Waller Taylor to Harrison Burr's expedition 201
1807, February 12 Report of a committee of the House on petition to bring slaves into Indiana territory 202
1807, March 7 John Gibson to James Madison enclosing laws of the assembly at their second session List of stationery 203
1807, March 23 Petition from Randolph county Illinois Appointment of a Justice of the Peace 204
1807, April 3 Harrison to Williams Concerning Davis Floyd and Aaron Burr 205
1807, April 12 Harrison to Secretary of War Unfavorable reputation of Jouett 207
1807, April 16 Harrison to Captain William Hargrove Ranger service 208
1807, April 21 Harrison to Hargrove, Scout Duty 209
1807, April 29 Harrison to Hargrove, Scout service 210
1807, May 4 Michael Jones to Harrison Murder of Gabriel Unsafe situation of Ducoigne and his people 211
1807, May 10 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 21340
1807, May 18 Harrison to Colonel Menard Concerning the protection which the United States guaranteed the Kaskaskia Indians Murder of a Kaskaskia Indian 213
1807, May 19 Harrison to chiefs of the Kickapoo tribe Desires to speak to them concerning the Kaskaskians 215
1807, May 22 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 215
1807, May 23 Harrison to Secretary of War Murder of a Kaskaskia Indian At loss to know what to do with the banditti of Creeks 216

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1807, June William Wells to Harrison Missionary work among Indians 218
1807, June 7 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 219
1807, June 20 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 220
1807, July 1 Petition from settlers in what is now Posey county 221
1807, July 6 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 221
1807, July 6 Enclosure from Ducharme with Harrison's letter Aug. 29, 1807 245
1807, July 11 Harrison to Secretary of War Murder of a Kaskaskia by a Kickapoo The Shawnee prophet 222
1807, July 12 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 225
1807, July 17 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 226
1807, July 23 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 227
1807, August 13 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service Burr refugees 228
1807, August 13 Harrison to Secretary of War Result of several councils held by the Indians Pleading of peaceable disposition to Indian tribes Overtures made to British and Spanish 229
1807, August 17 Annual message The chief subjects are taxation, courts, divorces, militia, public lands, European Wars and American foreign relations 229
1807, August 19 Reply of House of Representatives to Harrison's message 236
1807, August 20 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 238
1807, August 20 Wells to Harrison Indians flocking to Greenville Fears of the frontier Improper combinations which the Indians are forming 239
1807, August 29 Harrison to Secretary of War Hostile disposition of the Indians Desires him to inform the President of the condition of public arsenals Volunteers Statement by DuCharme July 6, 1807 243
1807, August 31 Resignation of Shadrach Bond Balloting Thomas Todd nominated 245
1807, August The Prophet to Harrison professing friendship 251

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1807, September 1 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 246
1807, September 2 Jesse B. Thomas to Jefferson Nomination for the legislative council 247
1807, September 5 Harrison to Secretary of War Indian hostilities The imposter Connor sent among the Indians Volunteers have offered service Talk to the Shawnees Answer of the Prophet 247
1807, September 12 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 251
1807, September 12 Jesse B. Thomas Legislative nominations 253
1807, September 19 Petitions by Territorial Assembly Asking suspension of 6th Art. of Ordmance of 1787 253
1807,, September 19 Pierre Menard to Harrison Resignation 256
1807, September 20 Lawrent Bazadone and William Mcintosh Communication relating to the outrage committed by the British against United States patriotism and fidelity of French inhabitants of Vincennes 25640
1807, September 27 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 260
1807, October 4 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 261
1807, October 10 Harrison to President of United States Inclosing resolution of the French 262
1807, October 10 Memorial from Clark county Against slavery 263
1807, October 12 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 266
1807, October 18 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 267
1807, October 20 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 268
1807, October 23 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 269
807, October 28 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 270
1807, November 4 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 271
1807, November 12 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 273
1807, November 13 Senate committee report on petition from Indiana territory concerning slavery 274
1807, November 17 Committee of House Suspension of 6th article (slavery) Memorial from Clark county 275
1807, November 18 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 276
1807, November 23 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 277
1807, November 27 Harrison to Hargrove Ranger service 278
807, December 17 Committee report by Mr. Newton Aid to Vincennes University 279

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1808, January 27 Harrison to Secretary of War Indians' refusal to move Asks for the President's view 281
1808, January 30 Jefferson to Harrison Difficulties between Harrison and the French 282
1808, January 30 Jefferson to Mcintosh Loyalty of the French at Vincennes 282
1808, February 18 Harrison to Secretary of War Hostilities of Indians Assemblage of Potawatomies near Ft. Wayne reported by Wells 283
1808, February 20 Secretary of War to Harrison Attitude toward Indians Answer to Harrison, Feb. 18, Has neither signature or date 284
1808, February 27 William Claus to Lieut. Gov. Francis Gore Attitude of Indians 285
1808, March 25 William Claus to Lieut. Prideau Selby Concerning Indian Situation 287
1808, April 11 House report Divide Indiana territory 288
1808, April 14 Harrison to Secretary of War British activity among the Indians 289
1808, May 3 William Claus to Prideau Selby The Prophet and other Indians 290
1808, May 19 Harrison to Secretary of War Unlawful acts of the Shawnese Prophet 290
1808, June 24 Prophet to Harrison justifying themselves Governor's reply assuring them of his good faith 291
1808, July 6 Proclamation Ordering an election of territorial representatives in the counties of Randolph and St. Clair 295
1808, July 12 Harrison to Secretary of War Concerning the speech from the Shawnee prophet Trouble with Osages 295
1808, July 16 Harrison to Jefferson Concerning John Rice Jones 296
1808, August 1 The Prophet to Harrison Concerning his relation to Harrison 299
1808, August 15 G. Hoffman to Harrison Death of John Campbell, Indian agent, and the appointment of another Indian agent 301

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1808, September 1 Harrison to Secretary of War Leadership of the prophet, and his value to the United States 302
1808, September 9 Delawares to Harrison Concerning their relation to the whites 303
1808, September 27 Annual message of Harrison to second General Assembly Revenue, militia, horse-stealing, judiciary, Indian and National affairs 304
1808, October 6 Special message to the Legislative council Acknowledging answer to annual message 311
1808, October 10 Special message Concerning absent members of the legislative council Benjamin Chambers Samuel Gwathmey 311
1808, October 11 Harrison to Secretary of War Death of Mr. Campbell Indian agent Denouncing the insolence of the British traders 311
1808, October 12 Jesse B. Thomas to president Resolutions and nominations 312
1808, October 14 Special message Explaining the resignation of Samuel Gwathmey from the Legislative council 315
1808, October 18 Harrison to Jefferson Recommending the reappointment of John Gibson 359
1808, October 20 Special Message Needs of a revision of the militia law Universal military training 359
1808, October 20 Message to General Assembly Data on territorial finance 317
1808, October 24 Special message Fugitive criminals from Kentucky 318
1808, October 24 Special message Vetoing a bill for establishment of a new judiciary 319
1808, October 25 Special message Vetoing a bill concerning the attorney general 320
1808, October 25 Special message Notifying council of resignation of Samuel Gwathmey 320
1808, October 26 Special message Urging legislature to remove tax on work horses 321
1808, November 9 Harrison to Secretary of War Removal of the Prophet and followers to the Wabash 321

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1808, December 22 Jefferson to Harrison Indian cessions 322
1808, December 31 Jesse B. Thomas Report of Congressional Committee Division of Indiana territory 324
1808, December 31 Jefferson to Harrison Concerning Indian policy 327
1808, December Jefferson to the Miamis Attitude of the government toward them 328
1808, December Jefferson to the Delawares Concerning the policy of the government toward them 330
1808, December Jefferson to Hendricks of the Delawares Concerning attitude of government toward them 333
1809, April 4 Proclamation Apportionment of representatives for the following General Assembly 335
1809, April 5 Clark to Secretary of War Concerning actions and influence of the Prophet 336
1809, April 5 Harrison to Secretary of War Concerning negotiations with the Kickapoo Indians 336
1809, April 8 Wells to Harrison Intentions of the Prophet 337
1809, April 10 Proclamation Apportionment for members of the council for the following General Assembly 339
1809, April 18 Harrison to Secretary of War Indian hostilities Wells' information regarding Indian affairs Intentions and actions of the Prophet 340
1809, April 26 Harrison to Secretary of War Concerning information received about tribes on the Wabash Prophet Reorganizing companies to fight Indians 342
1809, April 29 Secretary of War to Harrison Concerning immediate negotiations with the Kickapoo tribes and other Indians 343
1809, April 29 Harrison to Secretary of War Concerning the amount of money drawn in favor of Peter Jones & Co. for presents to Indian chiefs 343

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1809, April 30 Clark to Secretary of War British influence among Indians Hargrove Ranger service 344
1809, May 3 Harrison to Secretary of War Information received from the Prophet Hargrove Ranger service 344
1809, May 16 Harrison to Secretary of War Prophet and Indians not attempting an attack Engaged a Frenchman to watch the Prophets' town Purchase of Indian lands Dismissal of two companies of militia Hargrove Ranger service 346
1809, June 5 Secretary of War to Harrison Concerning the agreeable disposition of Indians Proposal to extinguish Indian title to certain lands east of Wabash Hargrove Ranger service 347
1809, June 7 S. Tupper to Secretary of War Concerning influence of British traders Hargrove Ranger service 348
1809, June 8 Harrison to Secretary of War Drawing part of the Kaskaskia annuity for compensation to the Roman Catholic Priest Hargrove Ranger service 348
1809, June 16 Hull to Secretary of War Influence of the Prophet Hargrove Ranger service 348
1809, July 5 Harrison to Secretary of war The Shawnee Prophet Concerning troops and building of forts at all strategic Indian points Recommendation for placing garrison Hargrove Ranger service 344
1809, July 14 Harrison to Secretary of war Concerning the provisions given to the Prophet and other Indians Hargrove Ranger service 355
1809, July 15 Secretary of war to Harrison Concerning the extinguishment of Indian title to lands near Wabash Hargrove Ranger service 356
1809, August 23 Proclamation Prohibiting sale of liquor while an Indian council was in Session Hargrove Ranger service 357
1809, August 31 Proclamation Convening the General Assembly Hargrove Ranger service 357
1809, September 30 Harrison, treaty with Delawares, Pottawattomies, Miamies, and Eel Rivers for Wabash valley below Terre Haute Hargrove Ranger service 359
1809, October 1 Harrison to Secretary of war Treaty with Upper Wabash Indians at Fort Wayne

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Enclosures: Treaty of Sept. 30 at Fort Wayne Supplemental treaty Journal of Proceedings, Sept. 1 to Oct. 27 358
1809, October 17 Annual message To the Third General Assembly 378
1809, October 19 Special message Legality of the General Assembly then convened 384
1809, October 21 Special message Dissolving the legislature at its own request 385
1809, September 1 Harrison to Secretary of war Journal of (See Oct. 1.) the proceedings of a treaty with the Indians at Fort Wayne and Vincennes 362
1809, October 28 Resolutions by a mass meeting at Vincennes Recommending the reappointment of Harrison 385
1809, November Secretary of War to Harrison Recommending severe measures gainst Tecumseh and the Prophet 387
1809, November 3 Harrison to Secretary of war Treaty with Indians at Fort Wayne 387
1809, November 4 Joint resolution by the Indiana legislature Recommending the reappointment of Harrison 391
1809, November 15 Harrison to Secretary of war The treaty at Fort Wayne 392
1809, December 3 Harrison to Secretary of war Actions of William Wells, Indian agent 393
1809, December 7 Secretary of war to Harrison Acknowledgment of letters and treaties 395
1809, December 9 Harrison Treaty with the Kickapoos for (See Dec. 10) cession on west bank of the Wabash 397
1809, December 10 Harrison to Secretary of war Copper mine near Kickapoo village Treaty with Kickapoos 396
1809, December 21 R. Smith to Harrison Refusal to honor draft for money 398
1810, February 20 Harrison to Secretary of war Trouble between Wea and Muscoe Indians 398
1810, February 21 Harrison to House of Representatives Proclamation apportioning members of House and ordering an election 399

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1810, March 10 Harrison to Scott Discipline of the militia of the United States 400
1810, April 17 Harrison to Scott Militia 407
1810, April 25 Harrison to Secretary of war Predicting trouble with Indians as a result of activities of the Shawnee Prophet 417
1810, May 2 Harrison to Secretary of war Proceedings to avoid trouble with Indians 419
1810, May 15 Harrison to Secretary of war Report by a Pottawattomie squaw of the actions of the Prophet 420
1810, May 23 Harrison to Secretary of war Report that the Prophet is losing influence among Indians of Illinois river 422
1810, June 14 Harrison to Secretary of war Explaining developments with the Prophet 430
1810, June 24 John Johnson to Harrison Wells and the Indians around Fort Wayne 430
1810, June 26 Harrison to Secretary of war The Prophet Winamac and council on St. Joseph 433
1810, June 30 Deposition of Michel Brouillet concerning the Prophet 436
1810, July 3 Secretary of war to Harrison Appointing Doctor Kuykendall a surgeon in the army 438
1810, July 4 Harrison to Secretary of war Concerning Indians at Prophetstown 438
1810, July 7 Secretary of war to Harrison Placing troops at disposal of Harrison 441
1810, July 10 Harrison to Secretary of war Enclosing invoice of Wea annuities 441
1810, July 11 Secretary of war to Harrison Ordering Capt. Cross to St. Louis and Capt. Posey to Vincennes 443
1810, July 11 Harrison to Secretary of war Concerning conduct of the Prophet and hostility of Indians 444
1810, July 18 Harrison to Secretary of war Concerning Miamies, Kickapoos, Sacs and Foxes 446
1810, July 19 Harrison to the Shawnees Warning the Prophet and his followers against further depredations 447
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1810, July 20 Gen. Clark to Secretary of war Concerning Indian depredations in Illinois 449
1810, July 25 Harrison to Secretary of war Concerning the Prophet and his followers 449
1810, July 27 Hull to Secretary of war concerning British favors to Indians 453
1810, August 1 Harrison to Secretary of war Prophet and Indian depredations along the frontier 453
1810, August 6 Harrison to Secretary of war Concerning the Prophet 455
1810, August 6

and 7

Petition of settlers Illinois asking protection from Indians Endorsed by Harrison

to Secretary of war

456
1810, August 7 John Johnson to Secretary of war British influence among Indians 459
1810, August 20

(under Aug. 22)

Tecumseh to Harrison at Vincennes 463
1810, August 21

(under Aug. 22)

Tecumseh to Harrison at Vincennes 468
1810, August 22 Harrison to Secretary of war Concerning conspiracy of Tecumseh and the Prophet

Enclosure—Tecumseh's speech to Harrison, Aug. 20 and 21

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1810, August 28 Harrison to Secretary of war The Prophet and Indian affairs 470
1810, September 5 Secretary of war to Harrison Placing Capt. Cross's company at Newport at order of Harrison 472
1810, September 12 Gen. Wm. Clark to Secretary of war Danger from Indians 472
1810, September 20 Harrison Proclamation convening the General Assembly 473
1810, October 5 Harrison to Secretary of war The Prophet and his followers 474
1810, October 10 Harrison to Secretary of war Arrival of Capt. Cross and the troops at Vincennes 475
1810, October 14 John Johnson to Harrison Concerning Indians around Fort Wayne 476
1810, October 17 Harrison to Secretary of war Concerning the Prophet and building a fort above Vincennes 480
1810, October 24 Harrison to Secretary of war Building a fort higher up on the Wabash 481
1810, October 26 Secretary of war to Harrison Post on Wabash and Tecumseh 482
1810, November 7 Harrison to Secretary of war Indians around Fort Wayne British influence 483
1810, November 10 Secretary of war to Harrison Arms for militia 484
1810, November 10 Secretary of War to Tench Coxe mineralist to explore banks of Lake Superior 484
1810, November 11 Petition from Indiana territory to Madison Reappointment of Harrison 485
1810, November 12 Harrison Message to General Assembly 487
1810, December 24 Harrison to Secretary of War Indian affairs 496
1811, January 9 John Paul to Solomon Manwaring Territorial politics 500
1811, January 22 Jennings to Manwaring Territorial politics Opposition to Harrison 501
1811, February 6 Harrison to Secretary of war Pay of the militia for previous year 503
1811, February 6 Harrison to Secretary of war Money for presents to Indians and attitude of British 504
1811, February 8 Johnson to Secretary of war British influence among Indians 505
1811, March 4 Report of an election held in Franklin county Men appointed March 4 505
1811, April 23 Harrison to Secretary of war Depredations of the Pottawattomies 506
1811, May 13 Matthew Irwin to Secretary of war Hostile attitude of Indians 510
1811, May 24 Governor Clark to Secretary of war Indian danger 510
1811, May 26 J. Lalime to William Clark Depredations of Indians 511
1811, June 6 Harrison to Secretary of war Depredations by Indians from the Prophet's town 512
1811, June 19 Harrison to Secretary of war The Prophet and his followers 518
1811, June 19 Harrison to William Clark Pottawattomie bandits who murdered Capt. Cole 519

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1811, June 20 Harrison to Tipton, commission as justice of the peace for Harrison county 521
1811, June 24 Harrison to Tecumseh Attack on the settlers meditated by Tecumseh 522
1811, June 25 Harrison to Secretary of war Shawnee and Pottowatamie Indians 524
1811, July 2 Harrison to Secretary of war Murder of settlers in Illinois by Indians and killing of Lieut. Jennings by Capt. Posey 622
1811, July 3 Governor Clark to Secretary of War The Prophet 528
1811, July 4 Tecumseh to Harrison Announcing his intended visit to Vincennes 529
1811, July 6 Governor Edwards to Secretary of War Indian dangers 530
1811, July 7 J. Lalime to John Johnson Indian depredations in Illinois 530
1811, July 10 Harrison to Secretary of war Indian outrages in Illinois 531
1811, July 10 Harrison to Secretary of war Danger of an Indian attack on Vincennes 532
1811, July 17 Secretary of war to Harrison Threatening attitude of the Prophet 535
1811, July 20 Secretary of war to Harrison Desire for peace with the Indians on the Wabash 536
1811, July 24 Harrison to Secretary of war Alarm over a visit of Tecumseh 537
1811, July 31 Resolutions at a public meeting at Vincennes Indian dangers 538
1811, July 31 Petition of citizens of Vincennes to the President Danger from Indians 540
1811, August 6 Harrison to Secretary of war Visit of Tecumseh July 27 542
1811, August 6 Harrison to Secretary of war Payment of militia 547
1811, August 7 Harrison to Secretary of war Conspiracy of Tecumseh 548
1811, August 9 Harrison to Daniel Bissell Military affairs at Fort Knox 551
1811, August 11 Gov. Edwards to Secretary of war The Prophet and his band 553

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1811, August 13 Harrison to Secretary of war Breaking up Indian camp at Prophetstown 554
1811, August 14 Harrison to Secretary of war Col. Boyd's regiment 556
1811, August 18 J. Shaw to Secretary of war Indians around Ft. Wayne 557
1811, August 21 John P. Boyd Embarks from Newport for Vincennes 557
1811, August 21 Harrison Proclamation postponing meeting of General Assembly 557
1811, August 24 Jo. Daviess to Harrison Joining the expedition up the Wabash 558
1811, August 27 John P. Boyd Military order to prepare to leave Newport for Vincennes 559
1811, August 27 John Johnson to editor of Liberty Hall Alarm among settlers 559
1811, August 29 Secretary of war to Harrison Use of Col. Boyds' regiment in Wabash expedition 560
1811, August 29 J. H. Daviess Call for volunteers Directions for rendezvous 561
1811, August 30 John P. Boyd Military order Leaving sick at Newport 562
1811, August 31 John P. Boyd Military order Leaving Garrison at Newport in charge of Lieut. Bryson 562
1811, August 31 John P. Boyd military order on way to Vincennes 563
1811, September 3 Harrison to Secretary of war Disposition of Col. Boyd's regiment 563
1811, September 6 James Miller Military order Order of boats down Ohio 564
1811, September 10 James Miller Military order Ascending the Wabash 565
1811, September 13 Parke to Harrison Report concerning Indians on the Wabash 565
1811, September 15 John Paul to Solomon Manwaring Territorial politics 567
1811, September 15 Waller Taylor to Harrison Indians on Wabash 568
1811, September 16 Harrison Military orders 569

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1811, September 17 Harrison to Secretary of war Expedition up the Wabash Enclosures: Messages to Miamies, Eel Rivers; Speeches by LaPrusieur, Ocenut, Charley, Little Turtle, White Loon and extract of a letter to Johnson 570
1811, September 20 Henry Hurst Military order Organization of the army at Vincennes 584
1811, September 20 John P. Boyd Military order Col. Boyd joins his regiment and takes command Maj. G. R. C. Floyd 587
1811, September 22 John P. Boyd Military order Troops at Fort Knox to join the army of march 587
1811, September 22 Henry Hurst Military order Reorganizing the army 587
1811, September 25 James Miller Military order Marching orders and equipment 588
1811, September 25 Harrison to Secretary of war Troops and Expedition up the Wabash 589
1811, September 27 William McFarland Military orders on the March to Bosseron creek 592
1811, September 29 James Miller Military order, Capt. Baen reported for duty 594
1811, October 4 Henry Hurst Military order Detail on special duty 594
1811, October 6 Harrison to Secretary of war Army on its march up the Wabash 595
1811, October 12 Harrison to Secretary of war A general return of the army 597
1811, October 13 Harrison to Secretary of war March up Wabash and disposition of Indians 599
1811, October 14 Harrison Proclamation postponing session of General Assembly 603
1811, October 16 G. R. C. Floyd Military order Careful inspection of arms 603
1811, October 25 John P. Boyd Military order Leaving Fort Harrison Conduct in case of battle Sickness of Col. Miller 604
1811, October 29 Harrison to Secretary of war Campaign up the Wabash 604
1811, November 2 Harrison to Secretary of war Campaign up the Wabash 606

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1811, November 3 John P. Boyd Military order Apponting George Croghan aid 608
1817, November 7 Tippecanoe account taken from McAfee 608
1817, February 22 Waller Taylor Account of the Battle of Tippecanoe

as written Feb. 22, 1817

613
1811, November 8 Harrison to Secretary of war

Report of Battle of Tippecanoe

614
1812, January 12 Matthew Elliott to Gen. Brock

Kickapoo account of the Battle of Tippecanoe

616
1811, November 18 Harrison to Secretary of war

Detailed report of Battle of Tippecanoe

618
1811, November 18 Resolution of territorial legislature

Concerning Tippecanoe

631
1811, November 18 John P. Boyd Military order

Dissolving the brigade and complimenting the troops

632
1811, November 18 Log of the Army to Tippecanoe Orderly Book 633
1811, November 19 Officers of Tippecanoe Conduct of Harrison 634
1811, November 19 Harrison to Council

Response to a resolution

635
1811, November 19 Harrison to the House of Representatives

Response to a resolution

635
1811, November 19 House of Representatives of Indiana

territory to Harrison On Tippecanoe

636
1811, November 19 Detailed report of losses at Tippecanoe 637
1811, November 20 Captain Snelling to Harrison

Conditions at Fort Harrison

643
1811, November 20 John P. Boyd Military order Complimenting Fourth

regiment on their conduct in the battle

646
1811, November 23 John P. Boyd Military order Disposing of troops

for winter and making promotions

646
1811, November 25 Vanderburg and others to Boyd Resolutions

praising their conduct at Tippecanoe

647
1811, November 25 Boyd to Vanderburg and others

Response to Resolutions

648

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1811, November 26 Harrison to Secretary of war Indians after the Battle of Tippecanoe 649
1811, November 27 Charles Scott to Harrison On his return from the Tippecanoe campaign 653
1811, November 29 J. Neilly to Secretary of war Creeks gone to join Tecumseh 653
1811, November 29 J. L. Eastman Military order Quarter Master arrangement for the winter 654
1811, December 4 Resolution of legislature Praising Colonel Boyd 655
1811, December 4 Boyd acknowledging Resolution of House 655
1811, December 4 Harrison to Secretary of war Kickapoos after the Battle of Tippecanoe 656
1811, December 6 Jolui P. Boyd Military order Cutting off pantaloons and ordering inspection 658
1811, December 6 John P. Boyd military order regulating suttling 658
1811, December 7 James Beggs and General W. Johnson Resolutions of address to Harrison on his return from Tippecanoe 659
1811, December 9 Elliott to Claus British intelligence system among the Indians 660
1811, December 9 Harrison to Territorial legislature Response to congratulations 662
1811, December 9 Harrison to legislature Criticising their unlimited praise of Boyd 664
1811, December 11 Harrison to Secretary of war Sentiment at Vincennes Enclosure: letter of Jackson dated November 28, 1811 665
1811, December 13 Harrison to Governon Scott Tippecanoe campaign 666
1811, December 17 Legislature to Harrison Explainuig their resolution to Boyd 673
1811, December 18 President to congress Battle of Tippecanoe including reference in his message of Nov. 5 673
1811, December 19 Secretary of war to congress Harrison's expedition to Tippecanoe 674
1811, December 20 Nathaniel J. Adams Military order General Harrison relinquishes command and compliments troops 675

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1811, December 21 Resolutions and notes Western Sun Public sentiment at Vincennes By officers at Vincennes Dec. 7; by officers and men at home of Gen. Wells, Dec. 27; by Masonic Lodge 676
1811, December 24 Harrison to Secretary of war Conduct of campaign against the Prophet 683
1811, December 25 Secretary of War to Harrison Receipt of report of Battle of Tippecanoe 685
1811, December 28 Harrison to Secretary of war Criticism of Harrison by the press 686
1811, December Nath. W. Adams to Harrison Battle of Tippecanoe 688
1811, December Harrison to John M. Scott concerning his horses at the battle of Tippecanoe 689
1811, December Adam Walker's Journal Harrison and the Tippecanoe campaign 693
1823, July 15 Waller Taylor to Moses Dawson Harrison at the Battle of Tippecanoe 710
1823, July 25 Thomas Scott to Dawson Battle of Tippecanoe 712
1823, October 13 C. Larrabee to M. Dawson Harrison and the Tippecanoe campaign 713
1840, February 10 William Polke to National Intelligencer Battle of Tippecanoe 715
1862 Narrative of Peter Funk Tippecanoe campaign 717
1811, March 7 Bartholomew to Harrison Appointment to militia 723
1811, August 11 Bartholomew to Harrison Return of Clark county militia 724
1811, August 20 Petition to Harrison Appointment of justice for Clark county 724