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Comanche | Pawnee | Tonkawa | Wichita
Language(s): English
Date: April 2, 1812
Type:Text
Extent: 4 pages
Description: Original in Missouri Historical Society, Sibley Papers. Sibley (Indian agent at Nachitoches) mentions Spanish-Indian conflict, naming Hietans, Tankaways, Comanches, Tanakenos, and Panies. Bad behavior of American troops. He has journal and maps of George the Factor from a trip to the Kansas and Pawnees, during which he experienced the earthquakes. Worries about becoming a state and French majority without annexation of West Florida.
Collection: Zebulon Montgomery Pike biographical materials (Mss.B.P63)

Mandan | Osage | Pawnee | Dakota
Language(s): English
Date: 1807
Type:Text
Extent: 2 items
Description: Two letters, both copies. John Sibley wrote to Samuel H. Sibley of Indians under his agency, the Burr and Wilkinson affair, and Pike's expedition. Hopes Spanish affair will be settled soon. In an enclosure, William Clark wrote to Henry Dearborn (Secretary of War) of Indian agency affairs: mentions Mandan, Osage, Padoucers, Panias, Saukee, and especially the Sioux. Talks of new fur trading companies and makes recommendations for conduct of Indian affairs.
Collection: Zebulon Montgomery Pike biographical materials (Mss.B.P63)