Thomas Jefferson Papers

Notes on Indian Affairs, Tripoli, Louisiana, Great Britain, 8 January 1805

[8 Jan. 1805]

1805. Indian affairs.
Jan. 8. √ Sac murderer pardon him.
Osages. their mill to be built.
the seceders under le grande piste. Persuasn not force
Sioux, Sacs, Ayouas, recieve their visit.
Commerce. forts at Chickago & mouth of Ouisconsing to prevt interlopers
with nations bordering on us, the US. to carry it on
with distant nations let individuals
license none but natives of American territory
permit no liquor
Chambers’s idea as to Choctaws of annl paimt in lands
Little Turtle. let a joint right to lands be proved & we will pay.
new instrns not to give a dollar for peace.
if the enterprise in the spring does not produce peace &
delivery of prisoners, ransom them.
G. Britain. countervail their duty on exports, by refusing entry to
merchandise which has pd a greater export duty coming
here, then would have been paid going to any other forn country
countervail their proptn to our vessels to carry our produce
to their possns by not permittg. their vessels to do it
after the 21st. of May 1805.
Gov. Harrison’s lre Dec. 14. property stolen by Indns. arrears to be pd by public
Hawkins do. Dec. 15. road thro Creeks to N.O.
Spanish alarm & proposns to Indians.

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