Front cover image for Thomas G. Anderson papers, 1812-1824

Thomas G. Anderson papers, 1812-1824

Miscellaneous documents related to Captain Anderson as well as to Colonel William McKay, Lieutenant Colonel Robert McDouall, and Captian Joseph Rolette, all in the British service in Wisconsin and the Northwest. Included are letters; minutes of councils held with the Winnebagoes in 1814 and 1820, and a council between the Menominee and Chippewa Indians; record on an 1815 court-martial at Fort McKay on the Mississippi; a statement regarding an Indian convicted of murder and sentenced to die; and speeches from Indian chiefs including Sioux Chief La Feuille (or Wabasha) in 1814 or 1815, by Sauk Chief Black Hawk requesting a cannon, 1815, and by Kickapoo Chief Barbouiller, 1815; and a speech by William McKay to the Sioux, Winnebago, Menominee, Chippewa, and Ottowa at a council at Drummond Island with replies by the chiefs
Archival Material, English, 1812