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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 26, 1789 Protection of Frontier Unknown Author [not available] Kentucky militia capable of offering assistance to frontier settlements from Indian attacks, federal troops not sufficient to offer help.
March 13, 1790 Indian Attacks Henry Jones Jonathan Brown Details of Indian attacks and murders, fear of increase in hostilities the following spring.
May 13, 1790 Indian Attacks Harry Innes Henry Knox Murder of several whites and Negros in Jefferson County by Indians related; many instances in numerous accounts that have occurred on the frontier.
July 7, 1790 Hostile Indians Harry Innes Henry Knox Discussed dealing with hostile Shawnee Indians. Treaty at Fort Harmar, relations b/w settlers and Indians. Innes asserts Indians are aggressors and that settlers are defending their safety.
July 7, 1790 Opinion on Indian Attacks Harry Innes Henry Knox Stated that all warfare has been due to Indian aggression. In an effort to protect and preserve land rights, an expedition of volunteers into Indian territory will commence. Volunteers will not discriminate who they injure or kill.
July 8, 1790 Report from St. Clair about Failure to Achieve Peace with the Wabash; Seeks Militia Harry Innes Henry Knox Report from Governor St. Clair of failure to produce peace with the Wabash. Requests permission for authority to raise militias for protection based on orders from the President.
August 22, 1791 Military Report from Danville John Brown General William Irvine General Wilkinson has enjoyed some success in destroying two Indian towns but General St. Clair is struggling to secure the aid of the Kentucky militia who are averse to cooperating with the regular army.
August 23, 1791 Wilkinson's Success at L'Anguille Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox General St. Clair reports that General Wilkinson has been completely successful during his engagement against the Indians at L'Anguille and has destroyed a Kickapoo village of thirty-two houses.
August 24, 1791 Letter Citation Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Cited in Knox to St. Clair, 09/22/1791.
November 3, 1793 Sums Charged to the Quartermaster General Major John Belli Samuel Hodgdon By order of the Quartermaster General, Bellie has drawn sums for individuals who have rendered services to the public which sums, after payment, will be charged to the Quartermaster General.