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February 11, 1784 Murders in the Cumberland Gap Alexander Martin Joseph Martin Governor Martin (of North Carolina) directs an investigation into murders committed in the Cumberland Gap. He states that if Cherokee or Chickamauga Indians are responsible a military expedition will be sent into their nation to obtain "satisfaction" unless they surrender the murderers. Directs that squatters be ordered off Indian Lands. Discusses an agreement between Spain and the Delaware...
[not available] Accounting error Noble Benedict John White Discusses an accounting error and the issuance of a certificate.
July 4, 1798 Certification of Military Service E. Starr Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a certificate that testifies to the service of Jonathan Phillips as a Lieutenant in the Corps of Artificers during the Revolutionary War, at which time he served with "faithfulness and approbation".
June 8, 1799 Enlistment of Minors After They Arrive at the Age of 18 Timothy Taylor Alexander Hamilton Taylor requests Hamilton's opinion regarding whether recruiting officers may enlist those over the age of 17 without the consent of their parents, masters, or guardians.
June 12, 1799 Drawn to Their Rendezvous Almost Naked, Etc. Timothy Taylor Alexander Hamilton "From the progressive state of the recruiting service in the Circle under my command, I have the honor to inform you that a further supply of bounty money will be wanted as soon as it can conveniently be sent forward. There has been but a small supply of clothing furnished for the recruits and a number are now enlisted and drawn to their rendezvous almost naked, arms are much wanted for some [of]...