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364. Present at the review of Sulli by commissioners, 114. Must be en-
van's brigade, 391. Treaty with them gaged, 147, 155. Hindered from ren-
at German Flats, 408. Bounty offer dering assistance, 199. Fifty of them
ed to, for prisoners, 430. Employed return home, 202. Are on a scout,
by British and Americans, 494. First 208. Their misbehaviour, 293. Visit
movements of Congress towards em- the President at Mount Vernon, XI.
ploying, 496. Of no essential service 153.
during the Revolutionary war, 497. Indians, Cayuga, desire peace, VI.
Colonel Gist authorized to procure, 240.
IV. 272. Their favorable disposition Indians, Cherokec, II. 10, 111. Visited
to be cultivated, V. 3. Employment by commissioners, 114. Must be en-
of them, 273. Disposition of, towards gaged, 147. Few, join the Virginia
the Americans, 354, 387, 414 West- forces, 159. Are hindered from ren-
ern expedition against them, VI. 184- dering assistance, 199. Aid of, neces-
189, 205, 235, 247, 336, 384. Some sary, 244. Troubles with them, 260.
of them desire peace, 240, 384. Gen. Disposed to aid the British, but dis-
eral rules upon attacking, 265. In couraged, 269. Wander toward the
cursions of, at Skenesborough and Maryland and Pennsylvania Indian
Tryon County, 495. Vaudreuil's token settlements, 283. Perfidy and repulse
to them; their visit to Rochambeau, of, 3:35. Sue for peace, 336 ; IV. 272;
and his speech, VII. 183, 184. Their X. 107. Disapprove a settlement by
incursions stopped by authority, VIII. the whites at Muscle Shoals, 196. Å
360. Measures proposed in regard to deputation from them visits the Presi-
them after the war, 477. Justice to dent, 219, 225, 240; 261. Murders
be the basis of proceedings with, X. among them, 316. On running the
107. On the mode of civilizing and boundary line between, and the United
educating, 132, 228. Difficulty with, Slates, XI. 152. Treaty with them,
from land-jobbing, and the proceed. XII. 23, 28, 57, 87. Commit depre-
ings of the New York legislature, 156, dations, 28. Outrages and intrusions
172. Measures taken for their pro- upon them; proclamations, 40, 57, 88,
tection, 195. Causes of the difficulties 124.
with them, 240, 261, 208, 434. Major Indians, Chickamaga, their situation ;
Trueman murdered, 260, 202. Allack commit de predations, XII. 28. Meas-
the station at Nashville, 202, 279. ures taken in regard to them, 29.
Hints about treaties with, 263, 265, Indians, Chickasaw, II. 10. Plan pro-
207. Spanish interference, 267, 278. posed for bringing them in, 237; X.
Movements for a treaty with them 196, 220, 261.
at the Lower Sandusky, 323, 335, 343. Indians, Chippewa, II. 10, 13.
Remarks for and against annuities to, Indians, Choctaw,' X. 196, 220, 261,
and respecting treaties, XI. 10, 12. . 348.
The constitutionality of a negotiation Indians, Creek, plan proposed for bring-
with, by an individual State, question. ing them in, II. 237. Treaty with
ed, 39. How to be treated, XII. 20, them, X. 75. Disapprove offers for
30. Measures should be taken for a settlement at Muscle Shoals, 196 ;
restraining the commission of outrages 220, 349, 367, XII. 40. Treaty with
upon them, 30. Measures recom them, and embarrassments, 57, 84 -
mended for conciliating their attach 87, 108, 181. Meeting of their depu-
ment, 40, 52, C2, 65. Commerce with, ties at Colerain; measures for perpet-
and trading-houses recommended, 40, uating peace with them, 65. Relin-
53. Inadequacy of the ineasures to quish land to Georgia, 86.
protect them from violence, 61. Mes. Indians, Delaware, sue for peace, II.
sage to Congress respecting hostilities 322. Attack the Virginia frontiers,
with them, 79. Message respecting 340 ; 433. Claim compensation for
treaties with them, 81. See United lands, 531.
Indians, Fire Nations, X. 228.
Indians, Caghnaraga, near Montreal, Indians, Iroquois. See Six Nations.
a chief of, visits the American campi Indians, Miami, commit murders, X.
communicates information, III. 54. A 213.
party of, visit Schuyler, 245. Visit Indians, Micmac, treaty with, IV.38.
Washington, 260. 'Embarrassments Indians, Mingoes, claim compensation
about employing them, 262. Visit for lands, II. 531; VI. 384.
Rochambeau at Newport, VII. 183. Indians, Muncey, expedition against,
Indians, Catawba, JI. 10, 111. Visited VI. 384, 337.
Indians, Norridgewock, Natanis, the last with the, 203. Depredations by them,
of the, III. 112.
XII. 13. Expedition against them,
Indians, Nottovoay, II. 170.
Indians, Nova Scotia, aid solicited of, Indians, Western, the dissatisfaction of
III. 460, 497.
the, IX. 58, 76, 81, 114. Treaty with
Indians, 'Ohio, attack the frontiers in thein, 105, 114. Their depredations,
1763, II. 340.
X. 140, 154, 213, 222, 225. Propose a
Indians, Oneida, visit head-quarters conference at Auglaise ; commission-
and profess friendship, IV. 370. At- ers appointed and receive instruc-
tached to the Americans, V. 274; tions, 313, 317. Their hostilities and
414. Deputation from them visits Ro depredations, 343, XII. 8, 13. Expe-
chambeau, VII. 183.
dition against them, 14. Further
Indians, Ottova, II. 10, 13.
measures adopted, and recommended,
Indians, Passamaquoddy, III. 272. 19. Unsuccessful attempts to con-
Indians, Penobscot, aid of the, solicited, ciliate, 27, 39. Wayne's provisional
III. 460, 496, 497.
treaty with them, 56. See WAYNE.
Indians, St. Francis, visit head-quarters, Indians, Wyandot, XII. 82.
III. 60, 63. Referred to General Inland Nurigation, XII. 281. See West-
ern Inland Navigation.
Indians, St. John's, 111. 272. Aid of the, INNES, HARRY, on secret propositions
solicited, 460, 497. Treaty of, with made to the Kentuckians, IX. 473.
Massachusetts, IV. 38.
His report to the governor of Ken-
Indians, Seneca, with others, visit the tucky, XI. 99.
army, and Philadelphia, V. 414; VI. INNES, JAMES, Colonel, commander of
387. Two murdered, and measures the Ohio expedition in 1754, JI. 41.
taken to prevent hostilities, X. 113. Ordered to construct a fort at Will's
Their chiefs ; an address to them by Creek, 63. Left with the command
the President, 128 - 131. Reply to there by Braddock, 86. Goes to North
the speech of the chiefs, and presents Carolina, 112. Consulted after the
made to them, 210 - 214; 240.
skirmish at Edwards's Fort, 142. Goes
Indians, Shawanee, II. 135, 340. Their to Fort Cumberland, 161.
residence ; claim compensation for INNES, Colonel, declines the office of
lands, 531, X. 107.
attorney-general, XI. 79.
Indians, Sim Nations, various names Inspectorship, in the army, temporary
given to the, II. 36 ; 433; 531. Ad institution of the, V. 347. Impor-
dress to, by Congress, IlI. 496. Ex tance and good management of the,
pedition against, VI. 206, 224, 225, VIII. 315, XI. 251. See STEUBEN.
264, 356, 384. Impolicy of expelling Intemperance, in the camp, discounte-
from the country they inhabited be- nanced, II. 141. The penalty for, 149.
fore the war, VIII. 479. Treaty with Prevalence of, 188.
them, IX. 76, 79; X. 156. Treaty Inventions, encouragement of, recom-
with, laid before the Senate, XII. 23. mended, XlI. 9.
Message to Congress concerning en- Invoices of goods to be sent from Eu-
croachments by the, 104.
rope, XII. 253.
Indians, Southern, measures taken for a TREDELL, James, appointed associate
treaty with the, X. 23, 73, 75. Opin. justice of the Supreme Court, X. 53.
ions of the Cabinet respecting the Iron-works, persons employed in, should
affairs with, 348. Commit depreda- not be exempted from military duty,
tions, XII. 8. Measures suggested in IV. 397.
regard to them, 79. Representations IRVINE, WILLIAM, Brigadier-General,
made to the Spanish government re V.168. Wounded and made prisoner,
specting them, 100.
181. In want of provisions, and re-
Indians, Stockbridge, III. 439. Early ceives directions. VI. 432. His expe-
enlisted by the Massachusetts Provin. dition under Stirling to Staten Island,
cial Congress, 495. Join the camp at 441 - 444. In the expedition to Bull's
Cambridge, 496. Several of them en. Ferry, VII. 116. Exertions of, in
gaged at different times, VII. 203, 204. quelling a ferment in the Pennsylva.
Indians, Tuscarora, 11. 170 ; V. 414 A nia line, 188; 336 ; 436 ; VIII. 80.
deputation of, visits Rochambeau, VII. To take the command at Fort Pitt,
248. Queries proposed to, in regard
Indians, Twigtree, visited by Gist, in to the fur trade, IX. 303, 326, 445.
1751, and described, II. 37.
IRVINE, Captain, escapes from Boston,
Indians, Wabash, X. 119. On a treaty III. 306.
Irvine, a British major, killed at A writer in The Federalist, 284. On
Georgetown, VII. 439.
the Constitution, 286, 287, 289, 367,
IRWIN, MATTHEW and Thomas, a ves. 393, 408; 485. Queries to, by the
sel belonging to, captured by an Al President, X. 3, 464. Discharges the
gerine cruiser, X. 15.
duties of secretary of state, Il, 41.
Isle-aux-Noir, 'III. 85. Americans re Appointed chief justice of the Su-
tire to, 110. Sullivan stops at, for preme Court of the United States,
35. Favors Gardoqui's proposals for
Izard, Ralph, VII. 175; 380 ; X. 443. a treaty with Spain, 73; 113. A lel.
On sending ministers abroad, 479. ter from, 186, 499. His appointment
as envoy extraordinary to Great Brit.
ain, 405, 406, 409, 413, 418. His suc-
cess in his negotiation, 445. Signs
the British treaty, XI. 32. Resigns
Jackson, Henry, Lieutenant-Colonel, the office of chief justice, 33, 34.
makes an unsuccessful descent on Chosen governor of New York, 34.
Montresor's Island, IV. 136. Is to Cited respecting the British treaty,
attend Arnold, V. 412. Joins the ar- 64, 104, 123, 481; respecting the Fare-
my, 422. Detached to join Sullivan well Address, XII. 395.
in Rhode Island, VI.8, 11 ; 52. Effi- Jay's Treaty.' See British Trcaty and
ciency of his regiment in the action at Great Brituin.
Springfield, VII. 507.
JEFFERSON, Thomas, chosen to the
JACKSON, William, accompanies the second general Congress, II. 405.
President in his tour through the east On the early purpose of the colonists
ern States in 1789, X. 46.
to become independent, 501; VI. 152.
Jackson, Major, exchanged, VII. 290. Directs James Monroe's studies, 264.
Jackson's River, Il, 190, 194.
Chosen governor of Virginia; writes
James River, a project for connecting to Washington in regard to the treat-
the navigation of, with the western ment of the British governor Hamil-
rivers, IX. 31, 64, 80, 91, 115, 147, ton, 315 - 317, 407. Requested to pro-
vide against the arrival of the French
James River Company, on the appro feet, VII. 35. Permits Hamilton and
priation of one hundred shares in the, Hays to go to New York, 291. De-
IX. 83, 108, 116, 133, 142, XI. 3, 19, sires Washington to take the com-
20, 25, 172, 473.
mand in Virginia, VIII. 73. A com-
JAMESON, John, Lieutenant-Colonel, missioner for a treaty of peace, 372.
his conduct and agency in the capture On a committee of arrangements for
of André, VII. 214, 219, 256, 524, the last audience of the Commander-
in-chief, 569. Favors a project for
Jay, Sir JAMES, IX. 86.
western inland navigation, ix. 30.
JAY, John, on the early intention of On a committee that reports a plan of
the colonists to become independent, government for the Western Territo-
II. 500. Opposed to the Canada expe-
ry; appointed a commissioner for form-
dition, VI. 113. Chosen president ing commercial treaties in Europe, 47.
of Congress, 141, 378. His letter Employs Houdon to execute a statue
to Lafayette respecting the Canada of Washington, 51, 131. His plan of
expedition, 149. * On communicating a coinage, 125. His appointment as
important events to the people in an secretary of state, X. 11, 40, 54, 77.
official manner, 179. Sends to Wash His arrival in America, 42. Written
ington an extract from Gates's letter, to about the proclamation for a perma-
214. Cited, 223, 241, 343. His com: nent seat of government, 147. . Cited
mendation of Gérard, 348. Appointed respecting difficulties on the north-
minister plenipotentiary to negotiate western boundary, 151. His agency
a treaty between the United States in the republication of Paine's “ Rights
and Spain, 377,378, 385. His voyage, of Man,' 159. On the invitation from
469. Despatches sent to, after the Florida for foreigners to settle there,
capitulation of Cornwallis, VIII. 188. 163. His letter, urging the President
Appointed a commissioner to negotiate to be a candidate for a second elec.
a treaty of peace, 372. A ppointed sec tion, 254, 504. His disagreement with
retary of foreign affairs, IX. 135. His Hamilton, 280, 283, 306, 515, 517.
difficulty with Littlepage, 157, 166. His opinion as to the place of admin.
On the principles and features of a istering the inaugural oath to the
new form of government, 230, 510. President, 321. His conversation with
M. Genet, 336, 536. His resolution master-general, 150. Letters to, re-
to resign, 364. On the power of the specting ithe affair of the Newburg
Executive to change the place of con- Addresses, VIII. 393, 400. Cited in
vening Congress, 375, 549. On mak- regard to reports in Philadelphia of
ing public the negotiations with Great dangerous combinations in the army,
Britain, 388. His resignation, 390. 394.
Remarks attributed to, respecting the Jones, Paul, concerts with Lafayette
President's sentiments, 430, 432. On the plan of an altack on the west coast
the proclamation against the Penn- of England, VI. 546, 547. Answers
sylvania insurgents, 531. On trans questions of the Board of Admiralty,
planting the College of Geneva to the VII.45 ; IX. 259. Returns to France,
United States, XI. 19, 473. Last let. 262, 305. Employed by Russia against
ter to, from Washington, 137. Elected the Turks, 424. Death of, X. 357.
Vice-President of the United States, Jones, a clergyman of Morristown, an.
194. His friendship for Washington, ecdote of, XII. 410.
223. Declaration attributed to, respect. Josian, lieutenant in the Continental
ing Monroe, 229; XII. 349.
navy, IV. 41. Capture and ill-treat-
JESKAKAKE, an Indian chief, II. 438, ment of; exchange of, proposed by
order of Congress, 50; acceded to
JOHNSON, Guy, Colonel, an Indian by Lord Howe, 512, 555.
agent, III. 12. Strongly suspected of Journal. See Diary.
exciting the Indians, 41, 496. Ar- Judiciary, proposed nominations for the,
rives at New York, IV. 39.
and its importance, X. 26, 34, 35, 36,
JOHNSON, Sir John, Indians attached 49, 55, 66, 86. On alterations in the
to, III. 400. Violates his parole, 409. system of the, 182, XII. 31, 37. In-
Escapes to the Lakes; finds his way competent to enforce the laws in
to New York, 410. Reports respect. Pennsylvania, 46. See Supreme Court.
ing, 418, 419, 496. Penetrates New JUMONVILLE, and his party, skirmish
York with a body of the enemy from with, II. 26, 32, 451. 'Killed, 32, 447.
Canada, VII. 63. Commits ravages Number and intentions of the party,
on the Mohawk River, 201; VII. 33, 39, 47. Prisoners taken,' how
disposed of, 458, 467.
Johnson, M., wife of Sir John, at Al. Jumonville, a poem, by M. Thomas,
bany, III. 410, 431.
Johnson, SAMUEL, declines the Presi- Justice, public national, urged, VIII.
dency of Congress, VIII. 112.
443, 449. Want of, IX. 168. To be
Johnson, Thomas, in Congress, nomi. the basis of proceedings with the In-
nates Washington for Commander-in- dians, X. 107. Enjoined, XII. 228,
chief of the American army, III. 480. 392.
Governor of Maryland, IV. 386. Fa-
vors inland navigation, IX. 32. On
the election of the first president, 438.
Declines being district judge, X. 55, KALB, Baron de, arrives in America
66. Appointed associate justice, 182. with Lafayette ; appointed major-gen-
Resignation of, 318. Declines the eral, v. 62; 97; 154, 157, 163 ; 449,
offer of the secretaryship of state, XI. 450 ; 531. Disapproves an attack on
Philadelphia, 168. Conway's remon-
JOHNSON, SIR WILLIAM, finishes his fort strance against his appointment as
at Lake George, II. 117. Indian agent; major-general, 204 ; 531. Ordered to
proposes a colony on the Ohio, 484. return to camp, 291. In the council
Johnsrone, SIR GEORGE, a commis. of war at Valley Forge, 360; VI. 347.
sioner for carrying into effect Lord Commands at Elizabethtown and Am-
North's bills, V. 307, 398. Facts re. boy, 487. Commands the Maryland
specting, 402. Writes to members of troops, VII. 8, 19. Directions to, 15.
Congress; the proceedings of Con. Mortally wounded at the battle of
gress thereon, VI. 31, 32, 79.
Camden; commended for his bravery
JoncaiRE, a French officer, II. 438 - by General Gates, 185, 239. Buried
ai Camden, XII. 200.
Jones, Joseph, his letter respecting KEAN, JOHN, X. 256.
Conway's Cabal, V. 499. Cited re- KELLY, Lieutenant, wounded and mur-
specting the powers of Congress, VII. dered, IV. 310.
63; on Greene's resignation, and Kentucky, IX. 134, 180, 510. Secret
Pickering's appointment as quarter propositions made to the inhabitants
of, by the British, 473, 485; X. 137.
Admission of, into the Union, 139, XII.
13, 32. Governors of, 419. Members
of Congress from, during Washing.
ton's administration, 432.
KEPPEL, Admiral, arrives in the Ches.
apeake with Braddock's forces, and
furnishes thirty sailors for his expedi-
tion, II. 68, 409. Declines taking
French prisoners on board his ships,
KJASHUTA, an Indian sachem, II. 525,
KURSE, Quartermaster, VII. 262.
King, Rufus, on the value and settle-
ment of the western lands, and the
war with the Wabash Indians, X. 156.
Appointed minister to London, XI.
King, the proposition to make Wash-
ington, VIII. 302.
Kingsbridge, fortifications near to, and
their importance, III. 430, IV. 10.
Encampment at, 41. Favorable con-
dition and situation of. 83. Plan to
surprise the enemy at, 435; V. 211.
Post evacuated by the British, 381.
King's County, resolves not to oppose
the enemy; a committee of the Con-
vention sent thither, IV. 42.
King's Ferry, American troops ordered
to, VII. 125.
Kingston, burnt by the British, V. 129,
KIRKLAND, John THORNTON, cited re-
specting Fisher Ames's speech on the
British treaty, XI. 127.
KIRKLAND, SAMUEL, missionary to the
Oneida Indians; his influence with
them; visits head-quarters, III. 110,
IV. 370, V. 274, X. 228.
KIRKLAND, Colonel, secured, III. 204.
Sent to Congress for examination, 213.
KIRKPATRICK, JOHN, secretary to Wash-
ington, II. 110.
Kitianing, III. 72. Troops detached
to, VI. 205.
Knight, John, Captain, a British pris-
oner, III. 501.
Knighthood, a proposition for, disap-
proved by Congress, IX. 14.
Knowledge, essential to a free govern-
ment, XII. 9, 227.
Knowlton, Major, attacks the enemy
near Bunker's Hill, III. 241. Sta.
tioned at Bergen, IV. 20. Mortally
wounded near Haerlem, 98, 104. His
connexion with Nathan Hale's going
as a spy to Long Island, VII. 550.
Krox, HENRY, assists in planning the
encampments around Boston, III. 138.
Supersedes Gridley in the command
of the artillery, 148, 197. Instructions
to, on going to Ticonderoga, 160.
His departure, 174. Overcomes great
difficulties and effects his purpose,
211. Goes to Newport to give sug-
gestions for its defence, 308. His
plan for the artillery, IV. 14. Recom-
mended for promotion, 237. Pre-
sents a memorial to the Massachusetts
government respecting bounties, 316.
Associated with Greene in planning
the defence of the North River, 416,
434. His efficiency in the artillery
department; must not be supersed-
ed by Ducoudray; commendation of,
444 - 446. His laconic letter to Con-
gress, declining to serve under Du-
coudray, and the resolve of Congress,
47, 401; V. 154, 157, 163. Disap-
proves an attack on Philadelphia, 168.
His great success in his department,
339. In the council at Valley Forge,
340, 360. His return of the artillery,
in April, 1779, VI. 197. Despatched
to the New Jersey legislature, VII.
79; 108. To forward artillery to the
south, 289. Directions to, on ihe pro-
posed attack upon York Ísland, 306 ;
308. Despatched with a circular to
the eastern States, 353-356. Instruc-
tions to, respecting the siege of New
York, 407, 415. Directions to, about
the proposed attack on the north end
of York Island, VIII. 94. His exer-
tions for the army's supplies in Vir-
ginia, 151. His interview with Count
de Grasse, 162. Difficulty about the
promotion of; appointed major-gen-
eral, 202 - 204, 214. His appointment
to meet commissioners in relation to
prisoners, 215, 249, 260, 264, 267, 334.
To command at West Point, 339. A
commissioner at the meeting for a
general cartel, at Tappan, 342. To
forward ordnance and stores to Alba-
ny for the frontier posts, 472. Com-
mands the army during the Com-
mander-in-chief's attendance on Con-
gress at Princeton, 474 ; 497; 500.
Ordered to reduce the army, 502.
Returns to West Point from New
York, 503. His connexion with the
Newburg Addresses, 552, 564. Sug.
gests the idea of the Society of the
Cincinnati, IX. 22. On powers to raise
troops in time of peace, 36. Secre-
tary at war, 108. On donations to
Washington by Virginia, 108. Cited
respecting Greene's son, 202. Cor-
respondence with, respecting the con-
duct and sentiments of the eastern
States, 207, 225, 228, 233. On the
convention of 1787, 228, 236, 251,
513; on a form of government, 230,