The secretary at war reports, that it may be a subject worthy the attention of Congress, whether it would not be necessary to appoint some confidential person, with a small salary, either resident with the Six Nations, or upon the frontiers nearest to them, to whom they might apply, as the intermediate person between them and Congress.
Lets take a look at the two words ”Information” and ”Intelligence”, I like to check wikipedia to get a common usage of the words then look in historical references, wikipedia works for these purposes.
Information in its most restricted technical sense is a message (utterance or expression) or collection of messages that consists of an ordered sequence of symbols, or it is the meaning that..
To the contribution of the Iroquois Confederacy of Nations to the development of the US Constitution and to reaffirm the continuing Government-to-Government relationship between Indian Tribes and the United States established in The Constitution – December 2, 1987 Washington, DC
All Indians are free of duties passing or repassing the boundary lines of the United States and Canada, and also free of taxes, licences in trading and selling bead-work, bark-work, baskets, snow shoes, medicines, (etc, etc:.) of their own manufacturing in premises.