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Title Memorandum [manuscript]: of the meddels in the box for the Chickasaw Chiefs, [c.1791]
Document Type Official Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Undated memorandum regarding the medals and bands given to sixteen Chickasaw chiefs. The document states that a total of 18 armbands and 18 wrist bands were to be distributed, along with one large round medal and gorget for Chief Piomingo. These gifts were probably sent to the Chickasaw chiefs as official thanks for their participation in St. Clair’s army during the 1791 campaign against the insurgent Northwest tribes.
Names Piomingo; St Clair, Arthur, (1734-1818); Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796)
Places Oklahoma, United States
Keywords war, soldiers, alliance, government relations, British Colonialism
Theme Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 594
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue