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Key to Arrangement

Box 1, folder 1-4

Ulloa, Antonio de, 1716-1795

 

[Correspondence and papers, 1767-1768]

folder 5-6

O'Reilly, Alexander, 1722-1794

 

[Correspondence and papers, 1770]

folder 7-30

Unzaga, Luis de

 

[Correspondence and papers, 1770]

folder 31-84

Gálvez, Bernardo de, 1746-1786

 

[Correspondence and papers, 1777-1782]

Box 2, folder 85-224

Miró, Estevan Rodríguez, 1744-1795

 

[Correspondence and papers, 1782-1791]

Box 3, folder 225-359

Carondelet, Francisco Luis Hector, barón de, ca. 1748-1807

 

[Correspondence and papers, 1792-1797]

 

Outgoing

 

Incoming, A-L

Box 4, folder 360-493

Carondelet, Francisco Luis Hector, barón de, ca. 1748-1807

 

[Correspondence and papers, 1792-1797]

 

Incoming, M-Z

Box 5, folder 494-527

Gayoso de Lemos, Manuel, ca. 1752-1799

 

[Correspondence and papers, 1797-1799]

folder 528-544, 557-570

Calvo de la Puerta y O'Farrell, Sebastian, marqués de Casa Calvo

 

[Correspondence and papers, 1799-1806] (The later papers are from 1804-1806, when Louisiana was already under American rule)

folder 545-556

Salcedo, Manuel Juan de

 

[Correspondence and papers, 1802-1803]

folder 571-572

Documents, 1810-1816

folder 573

Pinart transcripts (4 items) from the Archivos del Arzobispado de Cuba, 1772-1805, relating to Louisiana

Partial list of correspondents and documents

 

Acosta, Tomás de

folder 11-12

1775, to Unzaga

folder 40

1777, to Galvez

 

Written from Manchak

 

Alvarez, Eugenio

See folder 192.

 

Andru, M.

folder 270

Oct. 14, 1793, to Carondelet

 

Austin, Moses, 1761-1821

folder 272

Jan. 26, 1797, to Carondelet

 

Memoire requesting concession of lead mines situated in Ste. Geneviève. Also neg. phot.

 

Barker, William

folder 101

Sept. 12, 1778, to John McGillivray, from Manchak.

 

Beauregard, Elias

folder 274-275

1795-1797, to Gayoso de Lemos.

 

Sept. 16, 1795 (274) includes letter from Chickasaw warriors and chiefs.

 

Bernardo, Father F.

folder 102

Apr. 27, 1787, to Miró?, from St. Louis.

 

Blanco, Diego

folder 103

Aug. 13, 1782, to Miró, from St. Louis. Pinart transcript - excerpts.

 

Blommart, John

folder 104-105

1778, to John McGillivray from Natchez.

 

Bloody Fellow

folder 276

Aug. 14, 1793, to Carondelet.

folder 494

Nov. 28, 1797, to Gayoso de Lemos; report of trip to Pensacola.

 

Blount, William, 1749-1800

folder 277

Apr. 27, 1792, to Governor of West Florida, from Knoxville.

 

Bouligny, Francisco, 1736-

folder 106-111

1785, to Miró from Natchez.

 

Aug. 17, 1785 (106) is Pinart transcript.

 

Oct. 12, 1785, (109) includes letter from Louis Chacheré addressed to Felipe Trevino, dated Sept. 5, 1785.

 

Nov. 13, 1785 (110) includes letters from Louis Chaceré, Nov. 7, 1785, and from Thomas Green of Sept. 10, 1785. (Original and translation)

 

Bruce, James

folder 112

Mar. 24, 1790, to Miró, from Dominica.

 

Bruin, Bryan

folder 113

June 27, 1790, to Miró, enclosing two letters from James O'Fallon, dated May 13, 1790.

 

Burgess, James

folder 278

May 9, 1796, to Diego de Vegas, from Flint River.

See also folders 476 and 482.

 

Cabello, Domingo

folder 41-42

1779-1780

 

Mar. 20, 1779 (41) document: Extracto del catastrofe acaesido en la costa del Norte con una goleta de S.M. ...

 

Oct. 7, 1780 (42) to Etienne Vaugine, copy, certified by Vaugine, Feb. 23, 1781.

folder 114-118

1783-1785, mainly to Miró.

 

Jan. 13, 1783 (114) is to Piernas

 

Pinart transcripts: Sept. 21, 1783 (116) and June 14, 1785 (118), this last including copy of Miró's reply, Dec. 10, 1785, from New Orleans.

 

These letters were all written from San Antonio de Bexar.

 

Cailhol, François

folder 495

Journal Mar.-May 1798

 

Kept as Indian interpreter on board the La Flèche on trip from St. Louis to the Prairie du Chien.

 

Calvo de la Puerta y O'Farrill, Sebastian, marqués de Casa Calvo

folder 528-531

1800, from New Orleans.

 

Mar. 6, 1800 (529) to Felix Trudeau re measures to be taken against the Choctaws.

 

July 9, 1800 (530) is Pinart transcript.

 

Oct. 8, 1800 (531) to Mariano Luis de Urquijo is the draft of a letter concerning William Panton's firm.

folder 557-559

1804, from New Orleans, relate to boundaries and problems pertaining to Spanish withdrawal from Louisiana.

 

Campbell, Archibald, 1739-1791

folder 43

Nov. 29, 1781, to Gálvez, from Jamaica.

folder 119

May 1, 1784, to Miró, from Jamaica, enclosing letter from M. de Bellecombe, Governor of Santo Domingo, Jan. 14, 1784, with portion of Gazette describing lost slaves.

 

Campbell, David

folder 280

May 11, 1792, to Carondelet.

 

Campbell, John, d. 1806

folder 44

May 19, 1781, to Gálvez, from Pensacola.

 

Carondelet, Francisco Luis Hector, barón de, ca. 1748-1807

folder 225-268

1792-1797, from New Orleans.

 

Pinart transcripts: 233, 239, 240, 252, 257

 

Documents:

 

Instruccion para el comandante del Fuerte de Tombecbec, Apr. 3, 1792, copy only (228)

 

[Tratado con la nación Creek], July 6, 1792, copy only (231)

 

[Concesión de la treta exclusiva con la nación Ponca a Juan Meunier], Sept. 21, 1793 (243)

 

Proclamations, May 24, 1797 (266) and May 30, 1797 (draft) (267)

 

Letters:

 

Jan. 8, 1796? (255) incomplete draft, concerning English and American instrusions into Spanish territory, and activities of the Missouri Co.

 

Mar. 15, 1796 (256) to Felix Trudeau, enclosing orders to him.

 

Jan. 26, 1797 (260) to Zénon Trudeau, enclosing copy of letter written to Pierre Chouteau re misbehaviour of Osages.

 

Feb. 15, 1797 (261) To Gayoso de Lemos, concerning American activities in Spanish territory.

 

Apr. 19, 1797 (262) to Jean de la Villebeuvre, containing copy of letter to Pedro Olivier re Choctaws.

 

See also folder 492 (Pinart transcript)

 

Casa Yrujo, Marqués de

folder 560

Feb. 4, 1806, to Calvo, from Philadelphia, informing him that pirates are heading for Santo Domingo to plot an uprising in Caracas.

 

Chacheré, Louis

folder 120

Aug. 14, 1785, to Felipe Trevino, from Yazoo.

See also folders 109-110

 

Chester, Peter

folder 45

Jan. 1778, to Gálvez, from Pensacola

 

Chouteau, Pedro

See folders 341, 533

 

Claiborne, William Charles Cole, 1775-1817

folder 561-563

1804, to Calvo from New Orleans.

 

Clamorgan, Jacques

folder 283-284

1793-1796, to Carondelet

 

Plan de population pour les Illinios, Oct. 4, 1793 (283)

folder 497

June 18, 1798, to Trudeau? from Saint Louis, concerning the Missouri Co. and requesting financial support in this enterprise.

 

Collell, Bonaventura

folder 285

Oct. 20, 1794, to Carondelet, from St. Louis.

 

Colburt, James

folder 121

Oct. 6, 1782, to Miró, from the Chicksaw Nation.

 

Córdoba, Cristóbal

folder 286

July 26, 1794, to Carondelet, from Nacogdoches.

 

Cortés, Juan

folder 287

Mar. 22, 1792, to Carondelet, from Nacogdoches.

 

Croix, Teodoro de, Caballero de Croix, 1730-1791

folder 46-50

1778-1780, to Gálvez, from Chihuahua.

 

Jan. 5, 1778 (46) Informe sobre la Junta de guerra, contemporary copy.

 

Sept. 10, 1778 (47) includes copy of Croix's letter to De Mézières.

 

Sept. 11, 1778 (48) includes copy of letter from José de Gálvez, Jan. 30, 1778.

 

Sept. 12, 1778 (49) includes copy of letter from De Mézières concerning the Pueblo de Nuestra Señora del Pilar de Bucareli.

 

Cruzat, Francisco, 1739-1798

folder 51-64

1777-1781, to Gálvez, from St. Louis.

 

Pinart transcripts: Nov. 1, 1777 Informe, concerning traders of the Missouri (51); Nov. 15, 1777 "Recopilacion de las naciones del Rio Misury", a census (52); (63).

 

Dec. 18, 1780 (61) includes papers relating to Antoine Le Fevre, alias Le Chapeau: letter from John Dodge to Cruzat, with Cruzat's reply; examination of Le Fevre; petition of the people of Vincennes with copy of Cruzat's reply; copy of Cruzat's letter to Mr. Roger.

 

Jan. 18, 1781 (64) includes letter from Malliet, Jan. 9, 1781.

folder 122-135

1781-1787, mainly to Miró, from St. Louis.

 

Aug. 6, 1781 (122) includes document of the act of possession at St. Joseph signed by Eugène Pouré.

 

July 9, 1782 (123) includes testimony of Silvestre Labadie, Pedro Picoté de Belestre and Francisco Valle. Also minutes and notes on Junta de Guerra held July 9, 1782.

 

Aug. 5, 1782 (124) includes copy of letter of officials of Kaskasia and Cahokia, Aug. 4, 1782.

 

Feb. 14, 1785 (127) copy by Trudeau of land grant to Carlos Gratiat.

 

Mar. 10, 1786 (131) to Benito Vasquez.

 

With letter no. 74, Aug. 23, 1786 (133) enclosure of letter of J. M. P. Le Gras to George Rogers Clark concerning Indian troubles at Vincennes.

 

Dec. 2, 1786 (134) includes reports by Beauvais and Pratt concerning George Rogers Clark at Vincennes. Report by Pratt consists of original in French and translation into Spanish.

 

July 29, 1787 (135) includes report concerning Benito Vasquez, June 22-23, 1787.

 

Cyrillo, F.

folder 136

Aug. 27, 1783, to Miró.

 

Dallas, James

folder 137

July 2, 1778, to John McGillivray, from Manchak, giving a report on travels in Natchez district.

 

Dalling, John, d. 1798

folder 65

June 29, 1779, to Gálvez, from Jamaica.

 

Damas de Marillac, Claude Charles, vicomte de, 1731-ca. 1800

folder 138

July 4, 1783, to Miró, from Martinique.

 

De Blanc, Louis Charles

folder 141-147

1788-1790, to Miró, from Natchitoches.

 

Proclamation communicating order from Miró forbidding issuance of passports to Texas and introduction of contraband goods from Texas, June 24, 1788 (142)

folder 288-293

1792-1795, mainly to Carondelet, from Natchitoches.

 

Feb. 18, 1792 (288) is a report concerning to post of Natchitoches.

 

May 20, 1794 (292) is Pinart transcript of letter to Gayoso de Lemos.

folder 499-501

1798, to Gayoso de Lemos from Atakapas.

 

Feb. 24, 1798 (499) includes report of arbitration between inhabitants of Vermillon and Grand-Prairie districts, Feb. 5-19, 1798, with separate report of one of the arbitrators, François Goussoulin, Feb. 14, 1798.

 

July 7, 1798 (500) reports talk with chief Red Shoes of the Chetimacha Nation complaining about Joseph Prévost's grant in his lands.

 

July 23, 1798 (501) includes letter from John O'Reilly.

 

Decoigne, Jean Baptiste

folder 294

Oct. 8, 1792, to Zénon Trudeau from Kaskasias Nation, enclosing copy of Putnam's invitation to a talk at Fort Vincennes, addressed to Indians of Illinois.

 

D'Eglise, Jacques

folder 295

June 19, 1794, to Carondelet from St. Louis

 

Degoutin, Josef Deville

folder 296-298

1792-1797, to Carondelet.

 

May 27, 1792 (296) Orders to which to inhabitants of Tinsa must confrom - two copies, one signed by inhabitants, undated. The other, dated and signed by Degoutin and John K. Eli.

 

Dec. 18, 1796 (297) is report on Chickasaw talks held Dec. 16, 1796.

 

Mar. 20, 1797 (298) includes letter of Ugulaycabe, Chicksaw chief, and copy of reply. Also letter of Lassus and note from Charles Howard.

 

Delabeaume, L.

folder 299

Jan. 12, 1796, to Carondelet from New Orleans, contains a description of New Madrid.

 

Delino, Ignacio Chalmet

folder 148

Mar. 4, 1791, to Miró from Arkansas.

folder 300-301

1793, to Carondelet, from San Estevan, Arkansas.

 

Apr. 12, 1793 (300) includes copy of agreement of Arkansas hunters to make war on the Osages.

 

De Mézières y Clugny, Athanase, ca. 1715-1779

folder 13-14

1770-1772, to Unzaga from Natchitoches.

See also folder 49.

 

Dodge, John

folder 66

Dec. 25, 1780, to Cruzat.

See also folder 61.

 

Doyle Thomas, d. 1805

See folder 397

 

DuBreuil, Jacobo

folder 149-152

1783-1786, from Arkansas. Addressed to Miró (one to Cruzat).

 

Oct. 25, 1786 (150) to Francisco Cruzat.

 

Dec. 29, 1786 (152) includes expense account of mission to the Osage Indians, Dec. 16, 1786.

folder 502

Sept. 19, 1797, to Gayoso de Lemos, concerning results of a Junta with inhabitants of the region relating to keeping cattle enclosed.

folder 546

Jan. 20, 1802, to Salcedo from San Marcos de Apalache, re Indian hostility led by Bowles.

 

Durnford, Elias

folder 67

July 12, 1780, to Gálvez.

 

Durouzeaux, James

folder 302-306

1793-1795, to O'Neill and to White, from Kawita.

See also folder 484.

 

Oct. 30, 1794 (305) includes Mad Dog's talk.

 

Jan. 18, 1795 (306) is copy only.

 

Elguezabal, Juan Bautista de

folder 503

Aug. 29, 1799, to Gayoso de Lemos, from San Antonio de Bexar.

folder 564

June 27, 1805, two letters to Calvo from San Antonio de Bexar.

See also folder 536.

 

Ezpeleta, José de

folder 68-69

1780-1781, to Gálvez from Mobile. Pinart transcripts.

See also folder 72.

 

Favre, Simon

folder 153-154

1783-1785, from the Choctaw country.

 

Nov. 25, 1783 (153) is copy, certified by Grimarest, of letter to P. Juzan.

 

Nov. 8, 1785 (154) to Bouligny?

folder 307-308

1792-1795

 

June 29, 1792 (307) to Carondelet, enclosing copies of talks of Americans with the Choctaws, Feb. 19-June 9, 1792 (translated copy).

 

Nov. 26, 1795 (308) Relacion de los indios - census, also signed by Villebeuvre.

 

See also folder 352.

 

Favrot, Pedro

folder 155

May 30, 1786, to Miró, from Mobile.

 

Fernández, Bernardo

folder 309

Aug. 15, 1796, to Carondelet, from Nacogdoches.

 

Filhiol, Jean

folder 156-157

1787-1790, from Ouachita

 

May, 1787 (156) letter to De Blanc.

 

Mar. 16, 1790 (157) to Miró.

 

Folch, Vicente

folder 310

Oct. 8, 1795, to Carondelet from San Fernando de las Barrancas, concerning building of a fort.

See also folder 541.

 

Forstall, Nicolas

folder 158

June 10, 1787, to Miró, from Opelousas.

 

Foucher, Pedro

folder 159

Oct. 20, 1790, to Miró from New Madrid, enclosing report of council held at New Madrid, July 30, 1790.

 

Franchismastabe

See folders 170, 312, 315, 350

 

Gaignard, J.

folder 70

Nov. 10, 1777, to Gálvez, enclosing journal, Oct. 1, 1773 to Sept. 24, 1774, of voyage to Indian villages starting from Natchitoches.

 

Galphin, John

See folders 476, 482.

 

Gálvez, Bernardo de, 1756-1786

folder 31-39

1777-1782, mainly from New Orleans. 31-37 are Pinart transcripts.

 

July 1, 1781 (38) is a certificate for Santiago, Negro slave.

 

Gálvez, José de

See folder 48.

 

Gayoso de Lemos, Manuel ca. 1752-1799

folder 311-319

1792-1797, from Natchez. See also folder 486 for Pinart transcipt of document, Apr. 4, 1794 - Resumen general de Indios del distrito de Natchez a fin del año de 1794.

 

ca. Mar. 1792 (311) Draft of letter to inhabitants of Coles Creek, mastabe, and copy of letter from Creeks to Choctaws.

 

May 22, 1794 (313) to Benjamin Fooy, copy enclosing copy of letter to Ugulayacabe.

 

May 1794 (314) to Little Turkey. Copy only.

 

Correspondence, June 1794 (315) 5 items: Letter to Gayoso de Lemos signed by traders of Natchez region, with appended letters from Franchimastabe and Poymulahaw; copies of replies, copy of letter to Villebeuvre, and letter from Turner Brashears.

 

June 17, 1795 (317) Enclising copy of document by George Washington concerning limit of Chicksaw lands, dated July 21, 1794. Also copies of letter from Payamingo, June 8, 1795, and Malcolm McGee, June 9, 1795.

 

July 23, 1796 (318) copies of 3 letters addressed to various Chickasaw chiefs.

 

Mar. 29, 1797 (319) Proclamation, as Governor of Natchez.

 

Gibault, Father Pierre

folder 161

July 29, 1782, to Miró from Ste. Geneviève.

 

Gil Ybarvo, Antonio

folder 71

Oct. 12, 1780, to Piernas from Nachitos.

folder 504

Aug. 9, 1799, to Gayoso de Lemos, from Nacogdoches.

 

Gottard, Pierre

See folder 484.

 

Grande, Agustín

folder 547

Aug. 18, 1803, to Salcedo, from Campo de la Esperanza, copying letter he wrote to Lassus on this same date. Mutilated.

 

Grand-Pré, Carlos de

folder 162-167

1782-1790, to Miró, from Natchez.

folder 320-327

1796-1797, to Carondelet, from Avoyelles.

 

July 30, 1796 (320) relates to depredations of the Choctaw Indians on hunting preserves of other Indian nations.

 

Sept. 27, 1796 (321) is report on trip to Natchitoches.

 

(322) re Choctaw's peace messenger

 

(323) report on Avoyelles and Indian population in and around the area.

 

Oct. 19, 1796 (324) re peace between Choctaws and Caddos, enclosing letter from Layssard, dated Oct. 16, 1796, and copy of Grand-Pré's letter to the Commandant of Natchitoches.

 

Jan. 1, 1797 (325) describes Black river and Ouichita Territory, enclosing copy of letter to Filhiol.

 

Feb. 1, 1797 (326) includes document from Valentin Layssard, Jan. 9, 1797, giving news of the Choctaws and Grand-Louis.

 

Apr. 27, 1797 (327) includes three letters of Nicolas Lamathe relating to American incursions into Spanish territory, Oct. 12-13, 1796.

 

Greenup, Christopher, 1750-1818

folder 328

Nov. 23, 1795, from Danville.

 

Grimarest, Enrique

folder 168-169

1782, from Mobile

 

June 11, 1782 (168) to Payemataha, chief of the Chickasaws.

 

[ Sept. 1782?] [Informe de la misión de Paulous con los indios Chis]

 

Guadiana, José María

folder 329

Mar. 2, 1797, to Carondelet from Nacogdoches, concerning Choctaw depredations

folder 505

Dec. 3, 1798, to Gayoso de Lemos, from Nacogdoches.

 

Guion, Isaac, d. 1823

folder 506

Dec. 1, 1797, to Burgarrat, Dec. 1, 1797

 

Hallowing King

folder 330

Dec. 1793, to Henry White, original and copy (copy by White.)

 

Hawkins, Benjamin, 1754-1818

folder 171-172

1786

 

Pinart transcripts:

 

(171) [Tratado concluido entre Benjamin Hawkins, Andrew Pickins y Joseph Martin, comisarios plenipotenciarios de los Estado Unidos y la nación Chocta], Jan. 3, 1786

 

(172) Two letters to Alexander McGillivray (Spanish translations)

folder 548

Aug. 30, 1802, to Salcedo re meeting of the Creeks.

 

See also folders 498, 510, 540

 

Hay, Philip

folder 170

July 30, 1788?, to Miró. Written for Franchimastabe, Choctaw chief.

 

Howard, Carlos

folder 331-341

1796-1797, mainly to Carondelet from St. Louis. See also folder 400.

 

Nov. 6, 1796 (331) contains report on poitical conditions in the U.S.

 

May 13, 1797 (332) includes letter from Prévost to Trudeau.

 

(333) includes copy of letter from Trudeau, May 10, 1797.

 

June 7, 1797 (334) includes copy of Nicolas Finiel's instructions.

 

June 14, 1797 (335) includes copy of letter fro Louis Honore to Governor of Messelimachinac, May 18, 1797.

 

June 18, 1797 (336) includes translated copy of talk with Sauk Indians.

 

June 27, 1797 (337) includes letter from Cerré to Trudeau, June 18, 1797.

 

[ June 1797] (338) Noticias ó rumores, tales come corren en Sn Luis de Illinois en la presente fecha

 

July 15, 1797 (340) to Carlos Martínez de Irujo. Copy only.

 

July 25, 1797 (341) includes letter from Pedro Chouteau with Howard's reply.

 

James, Benjamin

See folder 352.

 

Juzan, P.

folder 72-73

1780-1781, as Commissioner to Choctaws

 

July 11, 1780 (72) to Galvéz.

 

Feb. 19, 1781 (73) is copy of letter to Ezpeleta, containing requests of Choctaw Indians. Includes Ezpeleta's reply, Feb. 19, 1781.

 

La Forge, Pierre Antoine, 1751-

folder 347

June 12, 1794, to Carondelet, from New Madrid, with draft of reply from Carondelet, Oct. 29, 1795, granting request.

 

La Mathe, Nicolas de

folder 348

June 28, 1797, to Carondelet.

See also three letters in folder 327.

 

Lanzos, Manuel de

folder 349-353

1792-1795, mainly to Carondelet, from Mobile.

 

Apr. 25, 1793 (350) includes report of talk of Franchismastabe, chief of the Choctaws.

 

Sept. 19, 1793 (351) is Pinart transcript of letter to chief Naofumanacho, of Guamy.

 

Feb. 19, 1794 (352) includes report of talk with Choctaws, letter of Simon Favre, and letter of Benjamin James enclosing letter from Creeks to Choctaws.

 

Mar. 26, 1795 (353) is a Pinart transcript.

folder 532

Dec. 20, 1799, to Calvo.

 

See also folder 391.

 

Lassus, Carlos Dehault de, 1764-1842

folder 354

July 6-9, 1797, to Carondelet, from New Madrid, enclosing plan for new regulations for land grants, petition from inhabitants of Mason Co., Kentucky and list of advantages for settlers in Louisiana.

folder 507

Oct. 14, 1797, to Gayoso de Lemos from St. Louis, re talks with Ayoa Indians.

folder 533-534

1800, to Calvo, from St. Louis.

 

Apr. 24, 1800 (533) includes letter from Pedro Chouteau.

folder 549-551

1801-1803, to Salcedo, from St. Louis.

 

Oct. 15, 1801, (549) is Pinart transcript.

 

Nov. 30, 1802 (550) is a copy of report on visit of William Henry Harrison, U.S. Governor of Indian Territory.

 

Mar. 29, 1803 (551) includes memorial by François Saucier and copies of letters written by Trudeau and Lassus.

 

See also folder 298.

 

Lavallé, Juan

folder 564

Mar. 18, 1804, at New Madrid: [Cesión de la Nueva Madrid a los Estados Unidos.]

 

Layssard, Valentin

See folders 324, 326

 

Le Breton d'Orgenoy

folder 355

Apr. 30, 1795, to Carondelet, enclosing copy of circular addressed to inhabitants of the Chapitoulas concerning the negro revolt.

 

Le Dru, Father

folder 174

Aug. 1, 1791, to F. Dunegant, from St. Louis.

 

Le Gras, J. M. P.

See folder 133.

 

Leyba, Fernando de, d. 1780

folder 74

Nov. 16, 1778, to Gálvez, from St. Louis.

 

Linder, John

folder 175

Nov. 13, 1786, to Pedro Favrot. Copy, certified by Favrot.

 

Little Turkey

folder 356

Apr. 8, 1794, to Gayoso de Lemos, from the Cherokee Nation.

See Gayoso de Lemos' reply, May 1794, folder 314.

 

Long, Nicolas

folder 176

Oct. 13, 1785, to Miró.

 

Lorimier, Louis

folder 357-358

1793-1795, to Carondelet, from Cap Girardeau.

folder 508

Oct. 31, 1798, to Gayoso de Lemos, enclosing talk of Chavuesnon Indians.

 

See also folders 519, 549.

 

Lorty, Charles

folder 177

Dec. 28, 1785, to Benito Vasquez, Coy, certified by Cruzat, June 22, 1787.

 

Lyons, Denis

folder 359

Aug. 11, 1795, to Carondelet, from Tinsan.

 

McDonald, John

folder 360-362

1794-1795, to Carondelet, from the Cherokee Nation. See also folders 481, 485.

 

Dec. 31, 1795 (362) to White, copy in White's handwriting.

 

McGillivray, Alexander, 1740-1793

folder 178-181

1785-1789, from Tallahassee. See also folder 224.

 

178-179, 181 are letters to Miró, contemporary translations into Spanish.

 

Nov. 8, 1786 (180) to Peter Favrot.

 

McHenry, James, 1753-1816

folder 363

Dec. 19, 1796, to the Chickasaws, from Philadelphia.

 

Mackay, James, 1759-1822

folder 364-365

1795-1796. Copies and extracts concerning trade in Missouri territory. Include instruction for John Evans for his trip to discover a passage to the Pacific (365).

 

Mad Dog

folder 366

June 1, 1795, to Diego de Vegas, from Georgia. Copy made by Vegas. See also folders 484, 305.

 

Maison Rouge

folder 509

Apr. 6, 1798, to Gayoso Lemos, from Ouichita, proposing plan for introducing a good breed of horses into the territory and enclosing a mémoire on the subject.

 

Maxent, Antonio

See St. Maxent, Gilbert Antoine de

 

Menard, François

See folder 82.

 

Meunier, Jean

folder 368-369

1794, at St. Louis. See also folder 243.

 

Apr. 26, 1794 (368), agreement with Rolland for trading with the Ponkas.

 

Milford, Louis Le Clerc de, d. 1817

folder 370-376

1793-1794, mainly to Carondelet, from Cloali. See also folder 243.

 

Apr. 31, 1793 (370) - two letters to Arthur O'Neill de Tyrone.

 

Minor, Stephen

folder 510

June 3, 1799, to Gayoso de Lemos, from Pensacola, enclosing copies of correspondence with Benjamin Hawkins, Apr. -May 1799. Complete?

 

Miró, Esteban Rodríguez, 1744-1795

folder 85-100

1785-1789, from New Orleans.

 

Pinart transcripts, 85-86, 88, 91-93

 

Dec. 12, 1785 (87) draft of letter to José Antonio Rengal, containing description of Louisiana. Original and photocopy. Please use photocopy, original copy very fragile.

 

May 15, 1787 (96) to Cruzat includes copy of letter from La Vallierè to Miró, Apr. 29, 1787.

 

Jan. 30, 1788 (97): Instrucciones que deberá observar el comandante de Arkanzas...

 

Feb. 10, 1789 (100): Pasaporte a José Antonio Diepa.

 

Morales, Bartolomé

folder 377

June 20, 1795, to Diego de Vegas, from St. Augustine. Copy.

 

Morefoot, William

folder 535

Apr. 18, 1800, at Cap Girardeau. Testimony.

 

Muñoz, Manuel

folder 378

Apr. 30, 1794, to Carondelet, from San Antonio de Bexar.

 

Muttishico

folder 182

Aug. 5, 1786, to Miró, reporting on mission to Creeks.

 

Nava, Pedro de

folder 380-381

1794-1795, to Carondelet, from Chihuahua.

folder 536-537

1800-1801, to Calvo, from Chihuahua.

 

Mar. 26, 1800 (536) concerns annual gift to Indians, enclosing Juan Bautista Elguezabal's report of articles needed for such presents, dated Nov. 12, 1799.

 

Neve, Felipe de, ca. 1740-1784

folder 183

Dec. 18, 1873, to Miró, from Arispe.

 

O'Conor, Hugo de, d. 1779

folder 2-3

1767-1768, to Ulloa.

 

O'Fallon, James, 1749-1794?

folder 184

July 16, 1790, to Miró, from Lexington, Kentucky. Copy.

See also folder 113.

 

Olivier, Pedro

folder 383-387

1792-1793, mainly to Carondelet, as commissioner for the Creek Indians.

 

Aug. 14, 1792 (383) to James Burgess.

 

384, 386 are Pinart transcripts.

folder 538

Aug. 29, 1800, to Calvo from San Marcos de Apalache.

 

See also folder 476.

 

O'Neill de Tyrone, Arthur, 1736-1814

folder 185

Aug. 29, 1786, to Miró, from Pensacola. Pinart transcript, enclosing copy of letter from Daniel McMurphy.

folder 388-389

1793, to Carondelet, from Pensacola.

 

Apr. 2, 1793 (388) includes letter from George Pearis, dated Jan. 15, 1793.

 

Apr. 12, 1793 (389) includes letter, Apr. 4, 1793, from Charles Weatherford.

 

O'Reilly, Alexander, 1722-1794

folder 5

Instrucion...de los efectos que deven darse a las tres Naciones de Indios de Puesto de Natchitoches, contemporary copy, [ Jan. 22, 1770?]

 

Palao, Martín

folder 186

Sept. 23, 1782, to Miró from Manchac.

 

Panton, William, 1742?-1801

folder 390

Sept. 30, 1794, to Carondelet, from Pensacola. Copy, with note by Carondelet at end.

See also folder 476.

 

Payemingo

See Piomingo

 

Pauly, Joseph

folder 187

Apr. 13, 1784, information concerning the Choctaw Indians.

 

Peña, José de la

folder 16-18

1772-1773, to Unzaga from Natchitoches.

folder 188-189

1787, to Miró from Natchitoches.

 

Perchet, Juan María

folder 392

Sept. 25, 1796, to Carondelet, from Arkansas.

 

Pérez, Manuel

folder 190-202

1788-1792, to Miró from St. Louis.

 

May 31, 1788 (192) includes letter from Eugenio Alverez to Pérez.

 

June 8, 1789 (195) encloses memorial of the inhabitants of New Madrid.

 

Oct. 8, 1789 (196)

 

With letter marked 99, encloses copy of letter to Great Osage Chiefs.

 

With letter marked 100, returns memorial sent to Valliere by the hunters of Arkansas.

 

Oct. 10, 1789 (197) encloses regulations formulated by Henri Peyroux de la Coudreniere for the post of L'Anse a la Graisse.

 

Oct. 5, 1791 (199) is copy only.

 

Peyroux de la Coudrenière, Henri

folder 203-204

1788, to Miró, from Ste. Geneviève. See also folder 197.

 

Mar. 12, 1788 (204) is copy only.

 

Piernas, José

See folder 542.

 

Piernas, Pedro

folder 19-24

1770-1773 to Unzaga, from St. Louis

 

July 8, 1770 (19) includes copies of census of Indian slaves at Ste. Geneviève and St. Louis.

 

July 14, 1772 (20) encloses letters from Rouquière and Clermond concerning the Great Osage Indians.

 

Aug. 1, 1772 (22) contains bill of lading, New Orleans to Ste. Geneviève, Mar. 18, 1772, and testimony of Pablo Segond relating to goods belonging to the British firm of Murray and Ramsey, dated June 1, 1772.

 

Apr. 12, 1773 (23) concerns trade with Indians.

 

Sept. 11, 1773 (24) letter is copy of passport given to traders of the Oto Nations.

folder 75-76

1780-1781, to Gálvez. Pinart transcripts and extracts.

folder 205-207

1782-1783, to Miró from Natchez.

 

Oct. 28, 1782 (205) includes "Relacion de lo Referido por el Indio Correo enviado por los jefes de la nacion chactas..."

 

Mar. 23, 1783 (207) includes St. Germain's accounts of the British in Florida, Mar. 9, 11, 1783.

 

See also folder 36 (extract. Pinart transcript)

 

Piomingo

See folders 317, 457

 

Pitchlynn, John

See folder 449

 

Portell, Tomás

folder 393-399

1791-1796, mainly to Carondelet, from New Madrid.

 

393: correspondence, numbered 1-8, sent to Carondelet, Dec. 1791-June 1792. Includes: letter and declaration by Richard Waters, 2 letters from General James Robertson, letter from Andrés Fage, Portell's reply to Robertson's first letter, and letter from John Montgomery.

 

Apr. 29, 1793 (394) includes two letters from the Chickasaw chief.

 

Jan. 3, 1794 (395) includes copy of instructions given to Louis Lorimier.

 

June 21, 1794 (396) includes letter of May 17, 1794 from James Robertson.

 

July 15, 1794 (397) includes letter from Major Doyle, July 6, 1794.

folder 511

Statement, copy of translation made by Thomas Powers, Sept. 14, 1799.

 

Putnam, Rufus, 1738-1824

See folder 294.

 

Quesada, Juan Nepomuceno de

folder 400

Nov. 12, 1794, to Carondelet from St. Augustine, enclosing copy of news given him by Carlos Howard.

 

Qui Te Sain

folder 77

Nov. 4, 1780, to Gálvez, as Tawehash Indian chief.

 

Rengal, Joseph Antonio

folder 208

Apr. 27, 1785, to Miró, from Chihuahua.

 

Revilla Gigedo, Juan Vicente Güémez Pacheco de Padilla Horcasitas y Aguayo, conde de, 1740-1799

folder 209

Mar. 2, 1791, to Miró, from Mexico, explaining Lipan Indian problem. Copy only.

 

Ripperdá, Juan Maria, barón de

folder 25-30

1771-1773, to Unzaga, from San Antonio de Bexar.

folder 78-79

1777, to Gálvez.

 

Oct. 28, 1777 (79) is copy of letter from Ripperdá to Teodoro de Croix.

 

Rivas, Francisco

folder 210

Aug. 13, 1787, to Miró, from Manchak.

 

Robertson, Elijah

folder 402

May 25, 1792, to Carondelet, from Nashville.

 

Robertson, James, 1742-1814

folder 403-404

1792-1795, from Nashville. See also folders 393, 396

 

May 21, 1795 (404) is to the Choctaw chiefs.

 

Robidoux, Joseph M

folder 512-513

1798-1799, to Gayoso de Lemos.

 

Mar. 7, 1798 (512) is complaint against Clamorgan, head of the Missouri Co.

 

Mar. 15, 1799 (513) concerns Missouri Co., with note by Zénon Trudeau at end.

 

Rousseau, Pierre

folder 211

Mar. 20, 1787, Natchitoches: Etat des marchandises...nécessaires pour les présents del trois nations sauvages. Also signed by Louis de Blanc.

folder 405

Journal, Jan. 5 -Mar. 25, 1793, kept on board of the Le Fleche.

 

St. Germain

See folder 207

 

St. Maxent, Gilbert Antoine de

folder 212-214

1782, from Galveztown

 

June 16, 1782 (212) letter to Piernas.

 

Sept. 24, 1782 (213) letter to Bouligny.

 

Dec. 5, 1782 (214) letter to Miró.

 

Salcedo, Manuel Juan de

folder 545

June 17, 1803, to Jacobo Du Breuil, from New Orleans, concerning Bowles.

See also folder 530 (Pinart transcript.)

 

Salcedo y Salcedo, Nemesio

folder 552-555

1803, to Salcedo and to Calvo, from Chihuahua.

 

Sept. 26, 1803 (554) re boundaries of Louisana.

folder 566-567

1805, to Calvo from Chihuahua, concerning relationships with America in Spanish withdrawal from Louisiana.

 

Seagrove, James

folder 407

July 5, 1793, to Alexander Cornell from St. Mary's. 2 copies.

 

Shaumburgh, B.

folder 539-540

1799, from Fort Stoddert.

 

Oct. 24, 1799 (539) to Benigno García Calderón.

 

Nov. 23, 1799 (540) to Manuel de Lanzos, enclosing copies of letter and report by Hawkins.

 

Simcoe, John Graves, 1752-1806

folder 408

Apr. 11, 1794, to Zénon Trudeau, from the rapids of Miami River.

 

Swaine, Thomas, d. 1808

folder 556

Dec. 4, 1802, to Joaquín de Osorno, from Fort Stoddert, concerning Bowles.

 

Tardiveau, Barthélemi

folder 409

July 17, 1792, to Carondelet from Kaskasia.

 

Taskiniahatkie

See White Lieutenant

 

Todd, Isaac

See folder 429.

 

Trudeau, Felix

folder 410

Sept. 19, 1797, to Carondelet from Natchitoches. Pinart transcript.

folder 514

Oct. 16, 1797, to Gayoso de Lemos, from Natchitoches, concerning peace talks between the Choctaws and the Caddos.

folder 568

Mar. 10, 1805, to Calvo from Natchitoches.

 

Trudeau, Zénon

folder 411-430

1792-1797, mainly to Carondelet, from St. Louis.

 

July 25, 1792 (411): Proclamation re permits for traders.

 

Oct. 11, 1792 (413) includes report on treaty between U.S. and Wabash Indians.

 

Dec. 15, 1792 (416) contains information concerning the Kaskasias region.

 

May 19, 1793 (418) contains report concerning English trade.

 

Oct. 20, 1793 (419) returns Carondelet's Reglement pour la traitte del Illinois, annotated.

 

May 31, 1794 (420) includes copy of statement concerning trade along the Missouri.

 

May 31, 1794 (421) is Pinart transcript.

 

Aug. 12, 1794 (422) includes copy of talk of Thomas Pasteur to the Saques, Foxes and Kaskasias tribes, July 17, 1794.

 

May 26, 1795 (424) includes memorial from Father Pedro José Didier, dated May 24, 1795, with note added by Trudeau, May 26, 1795.

 

Oct. 31, 1795 (426): Relacion del padron general de los Estabtos Occles de Illinois (Pinart transcript)

 

May 14, 1797 (428): Questioning of Francisco Derouin. Also signed by Josef Deville Degoutin, Federico Auteman and with Derouin's mark.

 

July 21, 1797 (429) includes letter of Isaac Todd.

folder 515-527

1797-1799, from St. Louis.

 

Feb. 28, 1798 (516) includes map of plan for settlement of river property.

 

Mar. 16, 1798 (517) gives notice of big meeting between Indians and white traders to be held at Prairie du Chien, and measures taken concerning the meeting.

 

May 6, 1798 (518) contains notes concerning commerce in his territory.

 

July 17, 1798 (519) includes letter from Lorimier and Prévost.

 

Aug. 19, 1798 (520) includes copy of talk of the U.S. to Indians of the Wabash and vicinity, dated Mar. 10, 1798.

 

Nov. 14, 1798 (522) includes letter from Auguste Gabriel dated June 20, 1798.

 

(523) relates to Robidoux' complaint against Clamorgan.

 

524 is Pinart transcript.

 

Nov. 19, 1798 (525) relates to Clamorgan and Joseph Robidoux' mémoire.

 

June 20, 1799 (527) re misdemeanors of the Ayoa Indians.

 

Aug. 22, 1800 (541) to Calvo, enclosing copy of talk given by Vicente Rolch to the Seminole Indians.

 

See also folders 513, 551, 333.

 

Ugarte, José Joaquín

folder 569

July 31, 1804, to Calvo from Nacogdoches.

 

Ugulayacabe

See folder 298.

 

Ulloa, Antonio de, 1716-1795

folder 1

Jan. 1, 1767, from Balise: Instruccion segunda para el establecimiento de los dos fuertes que ce han de hacer en la entrada del Rio Misuri. Pinart transcript.

 

Unzaga y Amezaga, Luis de

folder 7-10

1770-1773, to Athanase de Mézières y Clugny and passport for him.

 

Valinière, Huet de la

folder 216-218

1788, to Miró complaining about Henri Peyroux de la Coudreniere.

 

Vallé, François

folder 433

Jan. 27, 1797, to Carondelet, from Ste. Geneviève

See also folder 123.

 

Vallière, Joseph

folder 219-222

1787-1790, from Arkansas.

 

May 19, 1787 (219) is information concerning the sale of alcohoic beverages to Indians.

 

Sept. 10, 1789 (221) is to Jean Filhiol.

 

Other letters to Miró.

 

Vegas, Diego de

folder 435-438

1794-1795, to Carondelet from San Marcos de Apalache. 435 is a Pinart transcript.

See also folder 482.

 

Vidal, Joseph

folder 542-543

1800-1801, to Calvo.

 

Mar. 11, 1800 (542), from Natchez, enclosing colonization project of José Piernas, Dec. 4, 1799.

 

Jan. 28, 1801 (543) is report on talk with the chief of the Delaware Indians.

 

Vilemont, Carlos de

folder 439

Aug. 31, 1797, to Carondelet, from Arkansas.

 

Villebeuvre, Jean Louis Fidel Farault de la, chevalier de Garrois, 1731-1797

folder 440-462

1792-1797, mainly to Carondelet, as Commissioner to the Choctaws and Chickasaws.

 

441, 446 are to Gayoso de Lemos.

 

443 is to Manuel de Lanzos.

 

July 22, 1794 (449) includes letter from John Pitchlynn, July 16, 1794.

 

June 9, 1795 (454) explains difficulties in stopping war between the Chis and Talapcosa Indians.

 

June 28, 1795 (455) gives news of Indian tribes in the neighborhood.

 

Aug. 8, 1795 (456) mainly relates to Choctaws.

 

Sept. 16, 1795 (457), two letters, enclosing Payemingo's letters of Sept. 1, 1795 to Villebeuvre and Seagrove, copy of Villebeuvre's reply to Payemingo.

 

Sept. 27, 1795 (458) relates to Chickasaws and Talapoosas.

 

Apr. 28, 1797 (460) re Choctaw affairs.

 

Villiers, Balthazar de

folder 4

ca. Aug. 1768: Précis de l'information faite...contre un nomme Pierre Simon, traitteur...

folder 81-83

1780-1781, to Gálvez.

 

Feb. 27, 1780 (81) includes letter from María Benancia, Feb. 27, 1778, (misdated?) with draft of Gálvez's reply, May 6, 1780.

 

June 25, 1780 (82) relates to François Menard. Encloses letter from Menard to Villiers, dated May 29, 1780.

 

July 11, 1781 (83) includes letter from James Stilman.

 

Villiers, Luis, chevalier de

folder 463

Sept. 16, 1795, to Carondelet, from Confederation.

See also folders 479, 481, 487.

 

Villiers, Marios de

folder 223

Aug. 30, 1787, to Miró from Galveztown.

 

Washington, George, 1732-1799

See folder 317

 

Waters, Richard Jones

folder 464

Sept. 20, 1792, to Portell, from Louisville.

See also folder 393.

 

Watkins, John

folder 54

Mar. 4, 1800: Plan...para el aumento de población y fomento de la agricultura, comercio e industria del País de Ilinsa.

 

Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796

See folder 431.

 

Wetherford, Charles

See folder 389

 

White, Enrique

folder 224

Oct. 23, 1789, to Miró, from Pensacola, enlosing copy of letter of Alezander McGillivray to William Panton, Oct. 8, 1789.

folder 465-492

1793-1796, to Carondelet from Pensacola.

 

469: Enclosing copy of report of conference held by Indians.

 

476: Enclosing copy of letters from Milford, from Pedro Olivier, extract of letter from James Burgess, copy of letter from John Galphin to William Panton, and extracts of letters from Panton.

 

477-480, 486, 492: Pinart transcripts. 479 includes copy of letter from Luis de Villiers.

 

481: Enclosing 2 letters from John McDonald and one from Villiers.

 

482: Enclosing copies of correspondence - letters from James Burgess, John Galphin and Diego de Vegas.

 

484: Copies of correspondence to White, include Mad Dog's talk, letter of Durouzeaux, and letter of Pierre Gottard.

 

485: Enclosing copy of letter from John McDonald of Dec. 28, 1794.

 

487: Enclosing copy of letter from Luis de Villiers, Oct. 4, 1795.

 

White Lieutenant

folder 493

Nov. 14, 1794, to Carondelet, from the Creek Nation. Copy and original.

Letters and documents from various Indian tribes

 

Caddo Indians

folder 279

Apr. 29, 1795, to Commandant of Natchitoches.

 

Cherokee chiefs

folder 281

June 20, 1794, to Carondelet from Pensacola.

 

Chickasaw chiefs

folder 282

Apr. 1, 1797, to Jame McHenry? copy? (See also talk of McHenry (363))

See also folders 274, 297, 298 and 394.

 

Choctaw Indians

See folders 73, 307, 352.

 

Creek chiefs

folder 498

June 29-30, 1799: Extract from the proceeding with the Creek chiefs at Fort Williams. Copy certified by Benjamin Hawkins.

 

Indian chiefs (Choctaws?)

folder 344-345

1795-1797

 

344: Talks, transcribed by Villebeuvre at Confederation, Nov. 28, 1795.

 

345: Reponce...faitte au sujet de la Paix...avec les Cadeaux, July 23, 1797. Transcribed by Simon Favre.

 

Kasihta chiefs

folder 346

Nov. 20, 1794, talk to White and Panton.

 

Northern Indians

folder 382

Nov. or Dec. 1792, to Trudeau.

Other documents relating to Indians

folder 84

[Plan de expedición contra los Karankawas, 1779]

folder 139

Extracto de la conferencia tenida con los Indios Alimamones...(Alibamon), Apr. 21, 1783. Pinart transcript.

folder 140

Tarifa para la treta con las naciones Chicachás, Chactas y Alibemones. June 22-23, 1784. Pinart transcript.

folder 431

Preliminary articles entered into ... between ... Anthony Wayne ... commissioner plenipotentiary of the United States of America, for settling a permanent peace with all the Indian nations, Northwest of the Ohio ... Greenville, Jan. 1, 1795. Copy.

Petitions and documents signed by inhabitants of various towns and regions

 

Attakapas

folder 271

Nov. 25, 1795, petition to Carondelet.

 

Illinois

folder 342

1792, to Carondelet: Tribute to Carondelet upon his assuming the governorship of Louisiana.

folder 343

July 7, 1793, to Charles IV.

 

Natchitoches

folder 379

June 5, 1795, to Carondelet. Petition to retain curate.

 

Pascagoula

folder 391

June 15, 1792, to Carondelet. Complaint about Indians, with, at end, note by Manuel de Lanzos, dated Aug. 1, 1792.

 

Rapide

folder 401

Aug. 10, 1794, to Carondelet. See also folder 293.

 

St. Louis

folder 406

Mar. 14, 1797 to Zénon Trudeau. Petition concerning agricultural and pasture lands. Copy.

 

Ste. Geneviève

folder 80

Mar. 29, 1779, to Leyba, re thefts by Petits Os and Missouri Indians.

 

Upper Creek Nation

folder 432

Apr. 1, 1795. Petition to Governor White.

 

West Florida

folder 570

Aug. 7, 1804. Declaration of independence. Copy.