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Submissions from 1840

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Letter from the Secretary of War, in reply to a resolution of the House of Representatives of 24th ult., in relation to troops employed to guard the payment of annuities to Indians on the Des Moines River

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Letter from the Secretary of War, in reply to a resolution of the House of Representatives of 9th instant, respecting the progress which has been made in the settlement of claims for horses lost in the Creek and Seminole Wars

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Letter from the Secretary of War, in reply to a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 23d ult., in relation to horses lost by the Tennessee volunteers in the Florida War, &c..

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Letter from the Secretary of War, in reply to a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 9th instant, in relation to claims growing out of the Florida war

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Letter from the Secretary of War, in reply to the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 23d ultimo, respecting the interference of any officer or agent of the government with the Cherokee Indians in the formation of a government for the regulation of their own internal affairs, &c..

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Letter from the Secretary of War, in reply to the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 24th ultimo, relative to the plan proposed for the defence of the western frontier; also, what tribes of Indians inhabit the country immediately west of Arkansas and Missouri.

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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a plan for the reorganization of the Indian Department, in compliance with the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 2d of March last

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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a statement of the appropriations and expenditures for the year 1839, and of the balances unexpended

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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a statement of the names, &c., of persons employed in the service of the Indian Department during the year 1839

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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting proceedings, under joint resolution of Congress of the 13th of February last, in relation to the purchase of the island at the confluence of the St. Peter's and Mississippi Rivers

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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting the information required by the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 23d of March last, respecting the progress which has been made in effecting a treaty with the Wyandot Indians, for the purchase of their lands in Crawford County, &c., &c..

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Letter from the Secretary of War, upon the subject of the claim of the State of Georgia for services of the militia and volunteers of said state during the years 1835 and 1836, &c., &c..

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Memorial of Richard K. Call

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Memorial of Stephen R. Riggs et al

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Memorial of the Delegates and Representatives of the Cherokee Nation, West.

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Memorial of the Delegation of the Cherokee Nation

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Memorial of the Legislature of Alabama, asking Congress to compensate certain citizens of Alabama for depredations by the Creek Indians

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Message from the President of the United States, in relation to lands sold which lie within the Chickasaw cession, &c..

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a statement of amounts paid to persons concerned in negotiating Indian treaties since 1829, &c..

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a statement showing the purchases of Indian lands since the establishment of the present Federal Government

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting information of the assemblage of Indians on the northwestern frontier, &c..

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Military road in Iowa. Memorial of the Legislature of Iowa, praying for an appropriation to construct a military road from Bloomington to Iowa City.

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Petition of inhabitants of Wisconsin, to separate the offices of Governor and Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Wisconsin; and that the people have leave to elect the Governor, and that the Superintendent reside among the Indians

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Petition of the Stockbridge Nation of Indians in Wiskonsin, for remuneration for the expenses of their removal from New York; and that the title to their lands be guarantied to them by the United States

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Preamble and joint resolutions of the General Assembly of Alabama, claiming restitution for money advanced by that state on account of Indian hostilities within the same

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Statements showing 1st, appropriations made during the 1st session of the 26th Congress; 2d, the offices created, and the salaries thereof; 3d, the offices, the salaries of which have been increased, with the amount of such increase, during the same period

Submissions from 1841

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Annual report -- Commissioner General Land Office. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting the annual report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office

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Appropriations -- new offices, &c. Report of the Clerk of the House of Representatives of the United States, in compliance with the "Act to authorize the appointment of additional paymasters, and for other purposes," passed July 4, 1836

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Caddo Indian Treaty. Testimony taken under a commission from the Committee on Indian Affairs, under an order of the House of Representatives of the United States, by R. V. Marye, Esq., and Judge C. E. Greneaux

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Claims for horses, &c. lost in Florida. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting the information required by the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 22d December last, respecting claims presented to the department for horses, &c. lost in the several campaigns in Florida, against the Seminole Indians, &c

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Estimate of appropriations for the year 1842. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting an estimate of the appropriations for the service of the year 1842

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Estimates for the Army -- for the year 1841. (To accompany bill H.R. no. 580.)

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Finance. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a report upon the State of the finances

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Indians -- Choctaw citizens of Mississippi. Memorial of the Choctaw citizens of the State of Mississippi, to the Congress of the United States

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Message from the President of the United States to the two Houses of Congress, at the commencement of the second session of the Twenty-seventh Congress : State of the Union, 1841

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Treaty with the Seneca Indians. Memorial of Benjamin Ferris, in behalf of the four yearly meetings of Friends, of Genesee, New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, remonstrating against any appropriation being made to carry out the treaty with the Seneca Indians.

Submissions from 1842

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Boundary between Missouri and Iowa. Letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting the information required by the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 28th ultimo, in relation to the boundary line between the State of Missouri and territory of Iowa.

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Cherokee Indians. Letter from the Secretary of War, in reply to the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 18th ultimo, relative to the affairs of the Cherokee Indians

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Choctaw Academy. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting the information called for on the 14th of February last, in relation to the Choctaw Academy for the education of Indian youths, established at the Great Crossings, in Kentucky

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Claims against the Pottawatomie Indians. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting the information called for by the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 11th ultimo, relating to the settlement of claims of citizens of the United States against the Pottawatomie Indians.

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Correspondence -- Secretary of War and commanding officer in Florida. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting the correspondence between the War Department and the commanding officer in Florida, since the 1st of January last.

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Defence of the State of Georgia. Documents submitted to the House of Representatives, relating to the defence of the State of Georgia against the Indians in Florida, by the Hon. Mark A. Cooper

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Depredations by Indians and United States troops in Georgia

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Disbursements to the Indians. Letter from the Second Auditor of the Treasury, transmitting copies of the accounts of persons charged with the disbursement of money, goods, or effects, for the Indians, &c.

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Estimates of appropriations for 1843-1844. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting the estimates of appropriations for the half calendar year ending 30th June, 1843, and for the fiscal year ending 30th June, 1844

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Expenditure in 1841 -- Florida Indians, &c. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting Information required by the resolution of the House of Representatives of 24th May, 1841, respecting the expenditure of $15,000 for expenses of the delegation of Indians, west of the Mississippi, to the Florida Indians; also, the expenditure of $100,000 for the benefit of such Seminole Indians as surrendered for emigration.

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Extra pay to General Scott. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting the information required by a resolution of the House of Representatives of 28th ultimo, in relation to extra compensation allowed to General Scott, in addition to his full pay, &c., as a major general of the army of the United States, &c.

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Indian hostilities in Florida. Message from the President of the United States, upon the subject of a system of defence for the Territory of Florida, &c.

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Message of the President of the United States to The Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the Third Session of the Twenty-Seventh Congress : State of the Union, 1842

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Murders on the Neutral Ground. Letter from the Secretary of War, in reply to a resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 22d ultimo, calling for a report of the names of American citizens lately murdered by the Indians on the neutral ground, in the Territory of Iowa, &c

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Payments made to Joseph M. Hernandez and general Duncan L. Clinch. Letter from the Secretary of War, in reply to the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 2d instant, respecting allowances to Joseph M. Hernandez and General Duncan L. Clinch.

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State of the finances. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, on the state of the finances

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Texas. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report from the Secretary of State, upon the subject of the relations between the United States and the Republic of Texas.

Submissions from 1843

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Annual statement of appropriations for the War Department, &c. -- 1842. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting the annual statement of appropriations for the War Department, &c. in 1842

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Cherokee Treaty. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a copy of instructions to commissioner under Cherokee Treaty of 1835

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Civilization of the Indians. Letter from the Second Auditor of the Treasury, transmitting a statement showing the amount of money annually disbursed for the civilization of the Indian tribes, &c

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Site for a western armory. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a letter from the Secretary of War, submitting a report of the board of officers appointed to select a site for a western armory, together with a counter report from the Surgeon General

Submissions from 1845

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Chickasaw Fund. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a report of the investigation into the investment of the Chickasaw Fund.

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Contingent expenditures -- War Department. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting statements of expenditures from the contingent funds of the War Department, &c

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Estimates of appropriations. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimates of appropriations required for the service of the fiscal year ending 30th June, 1847.

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Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting the Annual Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office.

Submissions from 1846

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Balances of appropriations, &c. &c. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting the annual statement of the Second Comptroller, showing the balances of appropriations on the 1st of July, 1844, &c. &c

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Boundary line between Iowa and Missouri. Memorial of the convention of the State of Missouri, on the admission of Iowa into the Union, and on the northern boundary of the State of Missouri

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Captain J. Allen's expedition. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting the report, journal, and map of Captain J. Allen, of the first regiment of dragoons, of his expedition to the heads of the Rivers Des Moines, Blue Earth, &c., in the northwest, in compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 29th of January, 1845.

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Cherokee disturbances. Message from the President of the United States, relative to the Cherokee difficulties.

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Cherokee Indians. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting information relative to outrages lately committed in the Cherokee Nation

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Chickasaw fund. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting annual statement of credits and expenditures made on account of fund appropriated to carry into effect the treaties concluded by Chickasaw Indians on the 20th October, 1832, and 24th May, 1834

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Chickasaw Indians. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report from the Secretary of War relative to the claims of the Chickasaw tribe of Indians, in compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 19th of December last.

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Chickasaw Indians. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting reports from the Secretary of War and Secretary of the Treasury, relative to the claims of certain Chickasaw Indians, in compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 19th of December last.

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Choctaw Treaty. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report of the Secretary of War relative to the claims arising under the Choctaw Treaty, in compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 31st of December last.

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Disbursements to Indians. Letter from the Second Auditor, transmitting a report of disbursements to Indians for the year ending 30th September, 1845

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Estimates of appropriations. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimates of appropriations required for the service of the fiscal year ending 30th June, 1848

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Extinguishment of Indian titles. Resolutions of the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin, relative to the extinguishment of the Indian title to certain lands

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Message from the President of the United States to the two Houses of Congress, at the commencement of the second session of the Twenty-ninth Congress : State of the Union Address, 1846

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Miami Indians. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to the removal of the Miami Indians, in compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives of February 21, 1846.

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Mineral lands. Resolutions of the Legislature of Michigan, relative to leasing the mineral lands.

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New Indian Territory in Oregon, &c., &c. Memorial of the Board of Managers of the American Indian Mission Association

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Pre-emption settlers on the Miami Reserve. Joint Resolution of the Legislature of Indiana, instructing its Senators and requesting its Representatives in Congress to procure the passage of a law for the relief of pre-emption settlers on the Miami Reserve

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Stockbridge Indians. Memorial of the chiefs and sachems of the "Indian Party" of the Stockbridge Indians, praying for the repeal of the law of Congress of 1842 for their relief

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War Department -- Contracts. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting statements of contracts made under authority of that department during the year 1845

Submissions from 1847

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Balances of appropriations. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting the annual statement of the Second Comptroller, showing the balances of appropriations on the 1st of July, 1845, &c.

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Chickasaw fund. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting annual statement of credits and expenditures made on account of fund appropriated to carry into effect the treaties concluded by Chickasaw Indians on the 20th October, 1832, and 24th May, 1834.

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Clerks and others employed in the War Department. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a statement showing the names of the clerks and other persons employed in all the branches of that department.

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Comanche and other Indians. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a communication from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, accompanied by a report relative to the Comanche and other Indians of Texas and the southwestern prairies.

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Contingent expenses War Department. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting statements of expenditures from the contingent funds of the War Department, &c.

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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting statements of contracts made under authority of that department during the year 1846.

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Texas Indians -- Report of Messrs. Butler and Lewis. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a report of Messrs. Butler and Lewis relative to the Indians of Texas and the southwestern prairies.

Submissions from 1849

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Message of the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of State, and accompanying papers, in compliance with resolutions of the House of Representatives, of the 5th instant, relative to the treaty of peace concluded at Guadalupe Hidalgo on the 2d of February, 1848

Submissions from 1856

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Clerks -- Department of Interior. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a list of the names of clerks and others employed in that department.

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Creek and Seminole Indians. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report as to the cause of the difficulties between the Creek and Seminole Indians.

Submissions from 1893

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Fourteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1892-93, Pt. 1

Submissions from 1895

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Annual Report of the Attorney-General of the United States for the year 1895.

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Indian depredations.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a communication from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with accompanying statements of disbursements for the Indian Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1895, and of salaries and incidental expenses of each agency.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a statement of the expenditure of the appropriation "Contingent expenses, Department of the Interior," for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1895.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury transmitting a combined statement of receipts and expenditures of the government for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1895.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a reply to the resolution of the House relating to the allotment of Wichita Indian lands in the Territory of Oklahoma, and also transmitting accompanying documents

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimates of appropriations required for the service of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1897.

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Reports to be made to Congress.

Submissions from 1896

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Chippewa Indians in Minnesota. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a communication from the Chief of Engineers, with an inclosure, recommending action for the protection of the interests of the United States in the sale and disposal of certain lands situated in the Chippewa Indian Reservation in the State of Minnesota.