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1839 March 1 - Debt Claims Submitted - Saginaw Chippewa

Modified on Tuesday, 27 September 2011 03:01 PM by Patricia Hamp Categorized as Annuities
Office of Indian Affairs Detroit March 1st 1839.


Agreeably to instructions from the War Department, H. R. Schoolcraft Esq. acting Supt. Indian Affairs designated the following chiefs, to whom the debt claims are to be submitted under the Treaty of January 14th 1837, which I deem proper to transmit you.

  • Wa ba to wance From Saganaw Bay
  • Oge ma ke keegido from Saganaw
  • Don da fun nbe From Flint River
  • Ca ge be ga From From Tatepaywasake (Tittabaswassee?)
  • Wasse From Saline
  • Ma she ga shink From Cass River
  • Muckuday Kaniew From River Au Sable
  • Oge maus From Cedar River

Henry Conner Esq. Sub Agent is instructed to assemble the above named chiefs, at such time as you may require their action on said claims.

Very Respectfully Your Obt. Servant Jno. Hulbert Act. Sup. Ind. Affairs Protem

To: Ten Eyck Esq. Com. Sag. Debt. Claims Detroit

National Archives Microfilm Publications
Microcopy No. 234
Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs 1824-1881
Roll 745
Saginaw Agency 1824-1850
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