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  • 125 Indians killed

    Article celebrating death of Apaches in Aravaipa Canyon

  • Akimel O'odham calendar stick

    Excerpt from Frank Russell's "The Pima Indians" from the Twenty-Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1904-05.

  • Allotment applications

    Letter from C.T. Hauke recommending the allotment of lands to Captain Chiquito Bullis and Elin Chiquito Bullis

  • Apache land claims in Aravaipa Canyon and along San Pedro River

    Letter from Lewis Weaver of the San Carlos Apache Reservation forwarding report of F. Rabinowitz relative to Apache land claims in Aravaipa Canyon and along the San Pedro River

  • Apache statements relating to San Carlos Apache Reservation

    Letter from James Kitch of the San Carlos Apache Reservation forwarding several statements from Apaches unhappy with conditions on the reservation

  • Apaches in Arizona

    An article decrying the brutality of the Camp Grant Massacre

  • Apaches in theory and reality

    Article critiquing Vincent Colyer and the federal government's "Peace Policy."

  • Apaches; opinions of the press and public men thereon

    A survey of coverage of the Camp Grant Massacre from a variety of different newspapers.

  • Aravaipa Apaches; sketch of affairs at Camp Grant anterior to the massacre

    Reprint of a letter from Lt. Royal Whitman describing conditions at Camp Grant after the peace treaty with the Apaches and before the massacre.

  • Arizona massacre

    Article calling for a reassessment of the Camp Grant Massacre based on recent information that the Apache in Aravaipa Canyon were peaceable

  • Arizona massacre; narrative of an eye-witness

    Reprint of a letter from Arizona describing an eye-witness account of the aftermath of the Camp Grant Massacre among the Apache.

  • Arizona--from Tucson

    Article celebrating U.S. Army victory over the Apache in the Whitestone Mountains and George Crooks' imminent arrival as Arizona's military commander.

  • Bloody retaliation

    The first newspaper account of the attack on the Apache in Aravaipa Canyon known as the Camp Grant Massacre

  • Camp Grant massacre

    Excerpt from Sidney R. DeLong's The History of Arizona: From the Earliest Times Known to the People of Europe to 1903

  • Camp Grant massacre

    An article relating Lt. Royal Whitman's account of the Camp Grant Massacre

  • Camp Grant massacre

    Article reprinting a letter from Arizona lamenting the brutality of the Camp Grant Massacre.

  • Captain Chiquito's estate

    Letters from James Kitch of the San Carlos Apache Reservation forwarding testimony relating to Captain Chiquito Bullis's family and estate.

  • Captain Chiquito's heirs

    Letter from the Office of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior relating to the heirs of Captain Chiquito Bullis

  • Captain Chiquito's Indian allotment application and supporting materials

    Letter from John Terrell of the San Carlos Apache Reservation forwarding documentation about Captain Chiquito Bullis's application for lands in Aravaipa Canyon

  • Charge to the jury

    Judge John Titus's charge to the jury in U.S. v. Sidney R. DeLong.

  • Christianization of the Indians

    Article calling for settler attacks on the Apache

  • Elin Chiquito's Indian allotment application

    Application of Elin Chiquito Bullis for land in Aravaipa Canyon

  • Feed the murderers!

    Article critiquing the recent peace arrangements between the Apache and the U.S. Army at Camp Grant

  • From San Pedro Valley; the slaughter, continued

    Article describing recent Apache raids along the San Pedro River and the probably abandonment of the area.

  • Horrible massacre of peaceable Indians

    Article calling for the federal government to investigate the Camp Grant Massacre.

  • Indian depredation claim

    Claim filed by Juan Elías against the federal government for the livestock lost in Apache raids after the Gadsden Purchase.

  • Indian extermination

    Article criticizing Arizona's settlers for the brutality of the Camp Grant Massacre

  • Indians always

    Article decrying recent attacks by the Apache and calling upon settlers in Arizona to do "anything" to stop the Apache.

  • Interview with Apache Chiefs, Camp Grant

    Excerpt from the 1871 Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs describing Vincent Colyer's interview of several Apache survivors of the Camp Grant Massacre, including Eskiminzin and Captain Chiquito.

  • Joaquin Vicente Elias named prime leader of nine patriotic Pueblos

    Letter from several communities along Sonora's northern frontier, May 1832, announcing the creation of a "Patriotic Section," focused on countering the Apache threat to the regions' O'odham and Mexican communities.

  • Late massacre in Arizona

    Article depicting the Camp Grant Massacre as a necessary response to government indifference to Apache raids in Arizona.

  • Letter from Camp Grant; peace agreement by the Pinals--delightful hopes expressed

    Article describing the recently completed peace negotiations at Camp Grant between the U.S. Army and the Pinal Apache..

  • Letter from Camp Grant; peace agreement by the Pinals--delightful hopes expressed

    Article describing the recently completed peace negotiations at Camp Grant between the U.S. Army and the Pinal Apache..

  • Letter from Custagio Martínez

    Letter from Custagio Martínez, justice of the peace of San Igancio to the Governor of Sonora, June 1832, requesting guns and ammunition for protection against the Apache in the aftermath of the recent attack by the "Patriotic Section" on the Apache in Aravaipa Canyon.

  • Letter from José Maria Elías Gonzalez

    Letter from José Maria Elías Gonzalez, commander of the Tucson presidio, to the Governor of Sonora, June 1832, discussing the forces available along the frontier to be used against the Apache, including the O'odham communities.

  • Letter from José Maria Elías Gonzalez

    Letter from José Maria Elías Gonzalez, commander of the Tucson presidio, to the Governor of Sonora, June 1832, as to the "sad situation" of Tubac and other frontier communities because of hostilities with the Apache.

  • Letter from Ramón Morales

    Letter from Ramón Morales to Governor of Sonora, September 1832, discussing peace negotiations with the Pinal Apaches.

  • Peace with the Apaches of New Mexico and Arizona

    Vincent Colyer's report to the Board of Indian Commissioners in 1871, describing his trip to Arizona and New Mexico on behalf of the "Peace Policy."

  • pioneers; the story of the Camp Grant Massacre of 1871

    William S. Oury's speech before the Society of Arizona Pioneers defending his participation in the Camp Grant Massacre.

  • Premeditated falsehoods

    Article accusing Lt. Royal Whitman and others of spreading fabrications about the Camp Grant Massacre

  • Presidential chit-chat; a quiet conversation on Indian affairs

    Interview with President Ulysses S. Grant about Indian Policy and the Camp Grant Massacre. Grant decries the attack on the Apache in Aravaipa Canyon as "murder, purely."

  • Sección Patriótica 36, Junio 8 1832

    Letter from Joaquín Elías to Governor of Sonora, May 1832, discussing Elías's leadership of the "Patriotic Section," a group of frontier communities united in opposition to the Apache.

  • Sección Patriótica 51, Julio 21 1832

    Letter from Joaquín Elías to Governor of Sonora, June 1832, responding to a letter from the Governor and describing the recent campaign of the "Patriotic Section" against the Apache.

  • Sección Patriótica 52, Junio 21 1832

    Letter from Joaquín Elías to Governor of Sonora, June 1832, responding to a letter from the Governor.

  • Sección Patriótica, Junio 8 1832

    Letter from Joaquín Elías to Governor of Sonora, May 1832, discussing a campaign by the "Patriotic Section" against the Apache in the vicinity to Tres Alamos and Aravaipa Canyon.

  • Talk at Grant (part one)

    First half of newspaper account of Arizona-wide peace negotiations held near Camp Grant in the spring of 1872.

  • Talk at Grant (part two)

    Second half of newspaper account of Arizona-wide peace negotiations held near Camp Grant in the spring of 1872.

  • Tohono O'odham calendar stick

    Excerpt from Ruth Underhill's "A Papago Calendar Record" from the University of New Mexico Bulletin: Anthropological Series 2

  • Triunfo sobre los Apaches en el estado de Sonora

    Bando (broadside) from State of Sonora, 1832, describing attack on the Apache in Aravaipa Canyon, in which some seventy-one Apaches were killed, several children were taken captive, and two hundred and sixteen head of livestock were recovered.

  • Triunfo sobre los Apaches; en el Rio de Gila

    Bando (broadside) from State of Chihuahua, 1832, celebrating the defeat of Apaches along the Gila River.

  • U.S. vs. Sidney R. DeLong et al.

    Transcript of the trial held in Tucson of one hundred of the accused participants on the attack on the Apache in Aravaipa Canyon known as the Camp Grant Massacre

  • War of the rebellion

    Excerpts describing Civil War campaigns of the U.S. Army against the Apache.