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The Six Nations Agency was established in 1792 and was located on western New York. The majority of the Indians under this agency were Seneca, although the St. Regis Band of the Iroquois was assigned to the Six Nations Agency, even though they were not considered a part of the Six Nations. Also, the Stockbridge, Munsee, and Brotherton Indians (all of which were Algonquin) and the Oneida Indians were under the Six Nations Agency until they moved to Wisconsin.  
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The New York Agency was a continuation of the Six Nations Agency which was established in 1792. The Six Nations Agency was reduced to a subagency in 1818. At the beginning of 1835, the name of the Six Nations Agency was changed to the New York Agency.<ref>Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp. 172-173.</ref>
  
The Six Nations Agency was reduced to a subagency in 1818, At the beginning of 1835, the name of the Six Nations Agency was changed to the New York Agency.<ref>Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp. 172-173.</ref>
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The New York Agency has had its headquarters in several locations since it began operations in Buffalo. The agency offices have been located in the home of the agent is such places as Ellicottville, Versailles, Randolph and many othere places. It
  
 
== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==

Revision as of 20:52, 21 March 2009

United States Gotoarrow.png American Indians Gotoarrow.png New York Gotoarrow.png Indians of New York Gotoarrow.png New York Indian Agency (New York)

Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

Seneca, Tuscarora, Onondaga, Cayuga, Oneida, and St. Regis

History

The New York Agency was a continuation of the Six Nations Agency which was established in 1792. The Six Nations Agency was reduced to a subagency in 1818. At the beginning of 1835, the name of the Six Nations Agency was changed to the New York Agency.[1]

The New York Agency has had its headquarters in several locations since it began operations in Buffalo. The agency offices have been located in the home of the agent is such places as Ellicottville, Versailles, Randolph and many othere places. It

Records

Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs from the New York Agency, 1829-1880, have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M234, Rolls 583-597[2]. Copies are available at the National Archives and at the Family History Library and its family history centers on their microfilm roll numbers 1661313-1661327.

References

  1. Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp. 172-173.
  2. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M234, p. 8.
  • American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
  • Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
  • Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
  • Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online