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B.F. Johnson to General James William Denver

B.F. Johnson to General James William Denver
Creator: Johnson, Benjamin F.
Date: January 23, 1858
In this letter to General James W. Denver, B.F. Johnson asks Denver if the New York Indians had made a treaty with the United States Government. Johnson also asks Denver if the land set aside for the New York Indians near Fort Scott, Kansas, was open "for settlement either by Preemption or in any other way." Johnson is writing from Wyandotte City, Kansas Territory.


B.F. Robinson to General James William Denver

B.F. Robinson to General James William Denver
Creator: Robinson, B.F.
Date: March 15, 1858
In this letter to General James W. Denver, Indian Agent B.F. Robinson addresses the subject of the ferry near Lawrence, Kansas. Robinson explains that "the question presents itself whether or not the Delawares under the late treaty with the United States returned the right of the ferry up from their side."


Charles E. Mix to James William Denver

Charles E. Mix to James William Denver
Creator: Mix, Charles E.
Date: October 07, 1858
In this letter to James William Denver, Bureau of Indian Affairs Commissioner Charles E. Mix addresses the issue of Native American lands in the Kansas Territory. Mix explains to Denver that he would like him to "determine whether those portions of the aforesaid Blocks were designed for the use and benefit of the lotholders in said city [Leavenworth]."


George A. Crawford to General James William Denver

George A. Crawford to General James William Denver
Creator: Crawford, George A. (George Addison), 1827-1891
Date: June 07, 1858
In this letter to General James William Denver, Governor of the Kansas Territory, George A. Crawford addresses recent happenings in Washington related to Kansas, including the issue of Native Indian lands. Crawford explains that "our N.Y. Indian Bill has passed the Senate and is likely to become a law."


George W. Clarke to General James William Denver letters

George W. Clarke to General James William Denver letters
Creator: Clarke, George W.
Date: April 18, 1858-April 19, 1858
In these two letters to General James W. Denver, Governor of the Territory of Kansas, George W. Clarke addresses injustices done to him. Clarke explains that a company controlled by George A. Crawford had begun to claim land that had been declared as off limits for settlement by the General Land Office of the United States.


George W. Manypenny to General James William Denver

George W. Manypenny to General James William Denver
Creator: Manypenny, George Washington, 1808-1892
Date: December 03, 1857
In this letter to General James W. Denver, George W. Manypenny addresses a "Kaw Half Breed Tract" of land that he believed should have been "ceded to the United States, and sold for the benefit of the families named in the treaty of 1825."


Hugh S. Walsh to General James William Denver

Hugh S. Walsh to General James William Denver
Date: December 21, 1858
In this letter to General James W. Denver, Hugh S. Walsh tells Denver that the Shawnee tribe "intend sending a delegation to Washington" because they want "some important alterations respecting their schools."


Hugh S. Walsh to James William Denver

Hugh S. Walsh to James William Denver
Creator: Walsh, Hugh Sleight
Date: October 03, 1867
In this letter to James W. Denver, Hugh S. Walsh addresses matters related to railroad expansion following the Civil War. Walsh states that he was informed that the Union Pacfic Railroad "had notified the Secretary of Interior that they declined taking the surplus Pottawatomie lands over and above the allotment."


John J. Davies to General James William Denver

John J. Davies to General James William Denver
Creator: Davies, John
Date: January 16, 1858
In this letter to General James W. Denver, John Davies addresses a treaty between the United States and the Ottawas in the Kansas Territory. Davies explains that the treaty must be finalized because its delay could "put them [Ottawas] back very much in their improvements" with regard to "the arts of civilization."


Johnston Lykins to General James William Denver

Johnston Lykins to General James William Denver
Creator: Lykins, Johnston, 1800?-1876
Date: December 14, 1857
In this letter to General James W. Denver, Lykins addresses the then-pending case of the Wyandotte land float. Lykins explains that "Jenkins right to the claim, was the testimony of a Kansas City clerk." The "Floats" were granted to the Wyandotte Nation in 1854. According to the agreement, 32 640-acre sections of land west of the Mississippi river were set aside for the Wyandotte Nation.


R.S. Stevens to General James William Denver

R.S. Stevens to General James William Denver
Creator: Stevens, Robert S.
Date: April 15, 1858
In this letter to General James W. Denver, Governor of the Kansas Territory, R.S. Stevens explains in the post script (p.s.) section of the letter that he had just interviewed the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury [Howell Cobb] who recommended "that 320 acres be set apart to each New York Indians." However, Stevens also explains that Cobb "will go no further," and that he, Stevens, plans on talking with the U.S. Commissioner of Indians Affairs the day after this letter was written.


R.S. Stevens to General James William Denver

R.S. Stevens to General James William Denver
Creator: Stevens, Robert S.
Date: March 17, 1859
In this letter to General James W. Denver, R.S. Stevens addresses events in Kansas Territory. Stevens suggests to Denver that "the management of Indian Affairs property in Kansas can at this time be made an all powerful lever in bringing about an entire political revolution" that he hopes might enable the Democrats to increase their presence in the U.S. Congress.


W. B. Almond to General James William Denver

W. B. Almond to General James William Denver
Creator: Almond, W.B.
Date: August 23, 1857
In this letter to General James W. Denver, W.B. Almond explains that a case involving Wyandott land was about to be closed by the U.S. Land Office, which was part of the Department of the Interior. Almond informs General Denver that "every tith to the lots in Lawrence" depended upon the outcome of the case, which involved "at least half a million of dollars."


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