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September 25, 1793 Statement of Frederick Dalcho Surgeons Mate Legion of United States on Georgia Militia efforts to intercept James Seagrove during peace overtures with Creeks Frederick Dalcho [not available] Statement by Frederick Dalcho Surgeons Mate given on 25 September 1793, attested by James Seagrove. Dalcho reports that some Georgia militia were pursuing some Indians in order to recover stolen horses. During this pursuit, they were ambushed by Indians. As a result, party headed out led by Colonel Alexander, Colonel Melton, Colonel Lemar, Major Fauche, Major Adams and other officers and men....
October 1, 1793 Letter from Timothy Bernard [Barnard] from Oakmulgee on peace efforts with Creek Nation Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Timothy Bernard [Barnard] reporting from Oakmulgee, addressed to James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent, at Ft Fidius on Oconee. Has sent written correspondence to Warrior King of Cussetahs and spoke with White Lieutenant of Oakfuskees. Has asked White Lieutenant to gather heads of lower towns to explain matters on frontier of Georgia. Reports that Cowetas stole horses and shot at whites and killed...
October 17, 1793 Letter from Timothy Barnard [Bernard] to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, on the prospects for peace prior to the onset of winter Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Prospects for peace are fairly good if the Georgia militia stops coming over the Oconee searching for Indians. Spaniards and Panton are advising Indians to be at peace. Indians want Seagrove to come up to settle matters, but he should do so soon, as the Indians will be going into the woods with the onset of winter. Surmises that without Federal support, the inhabitants of Georgia might give...
October 17, 1793 Letter from Timothy Barnard [Bernard] to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, on the prospects for peace, Warrior King's meeting with lower Creeks, White Lieutenant and upper Creek Chiefs Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove From Flint River, prospects for peace are good it seems. The Warrior King trying to reconcile matters. Met with leadership of Lower Creeks at Cussetah, and with White Lieutenant and upper Creek Chiefs at Tuckabatchee. Cowetas promise to lay quiet; talk strongly of killing horse thieves. Seek to get women prisoners back. Ask Seagrove to mediate and bring prisoners with him when he comes to visit....
October 18, 1793 Letter from Timothy Barnard [Bernard] to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, reporting on favorable prospects for peace Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Barnard [Bernard] remains ill and can hardly collect his sentiments on paper. Reports that the Warrior King of the Cussetahs returned from meeting with upper Creeks; all towns in that quarter want peace. To demonstrate sincerity, White Lieutenant and other leaders will join Warrior King to Oakmulges to conduct Seagrove into the nation. White Lieutenant asks Seagrove to bring the women and...
May 9, 1794 Pay Procedures for the State of Georgia Joseph Howell Constant Freeman Transmitted are a bundle of muster and pay rolls for the regulars and officers of the State of Georgia with detailed instructions for disbursing the appropriate sums.
May 12, 1794 Additional Instructions for the Pay of the Troops of Georgia Joseph Howell Constant Freeman Various Muster and pay rolls are returned for corrections and further instructions are provided regarding the pay of the officers and troops of the State of Georgia.
June 13, 1794 Delay in Settling the Account of Lt. Staats Morris Joseph Howell Staats Morris The reason for the delay in settling Lt. Morris' account was his desire to receive an extra allowance that required the sanction of the Secretary of War, a situation that was exacerbated by the late calamity in Philadelphia.
July 1, 1794 Ensign Voorhis' Refund to the Government Joseph Howell Constant Freeman Howell has directed Ensign Garret L. Voorhis to refund to Freeman, Agent for the War Department, the balance remaining after he has disbursed the pay of hisdetachment.
July 31, 1794 Pay of the Georgia Militia Joseph Howell Constant Freeman Procedures are explained for the prompt payment of the militia of Georgia before they are disbanded. Payment of Scouts should be in accordance with the instructions of the Secretary of War.
August 1, 1794 Pay and Forage of the Troops in Georgia Joseph Howell Constant Freeman The Treasurer had been directed to remit to John Matthews, Supervisor of Georgia, $2802 for the pay and forage of the troops in Georgia for June and July 1794.
August 7, 1794 Blank Muster Rolls and Pay Rolls for Georgia Joseph Howell Constant Freeman One ream of blank company muster rolls and one of pay rolls have been forwarded to Freeman through the hands of John Habersham of Savannah.
August 27, 1794 Instructions for Handling Pay Rolls and Receipts Joseph Howell Constant Freeman In the future, Sub-Paymasters are directed to express the sum in dollars for each name on the pay roll, and it should be expressed in the body of the receipt that the payment is in full and should specify the time of service.
August 28, 1794 Counterfeiting the Notes of Branch Banks Joseph Howell Constant Freeman As regards the counterfeiting of the notes of the Branch Banks of Baltimore and Charleston, the Cashier of the Bank of the United States has provided four sheets of impressions of five and ten dollar notes which may help to detect the fraud.
August 29, 1794 Pay, Subsistence, and Forage of the Troops of Georgia Joseph Howell Constant Freeman $1,802 is to be transmitted to John Matthews, Supervisor, for the pay, subsistence, and forage for the regular troops in Georgia for the months of August and September 1794.
September 1, 1794 Travel Expences of Paymasters Joseph Howell Frederick Dalcho Reasonable travel expences incurred in the performance of the duties of paymasters should be allowed as long as they are substantiated by receipts.
September 5, 1794 Failure of Receipt of Funds for the Troops Joseph Howell Constant Freeman Howell expresses surprise that Freeman has not received the remittance for the pay and forage of the troops in Georgia and South Carolina since the funds were remitted to John Matthews on the 1st August 1794.
September 5, 1794 Capt. Thomas Martin's Returns Joseph Howell Captain Thomas Martin Mr. Minor produced Capt. Martin's receipts for twenty dollars which is the premium for the ten men named in Martin' s return.
September 18, 1794 Whereabouts of Funds Transmitted to John Matthews Joseph Howell Constant Freeman There is great apprehension regarding the apparent loss of funds transmitted for the pay of the troops of Georgia and Freeman must conduct an investigation to ascertain the whereabouts of this large sum of money.
November 15, 1794 Pay, Subsistence, and Forage of the Troops in Georgia Joseph Howell Constant Freeman James Seagrove is charged with funds to complete the pay, subsistence, and forage of the troops in Georgia under the command of Lt. Col. Henry Gaither as well as Capt. James Armstrong and the men under his command. .
November 17, 1794 Money for which Mr. Seagrove is Responsible Joseph Howell Constant Freeman Mr. Seagrove has charge of one bundle of current notes of the Bank of the United States, in the amount of $11,407.63, and are marked in the right hand corner with Freeman's initials, "C.T."
December 4, 1794 Deficiencies of Lt. Dalcho's Receipts Joseph Howell Frederick Dalcho Lt. Dalcho's account current and vouchers have been received but an examination indicates that the receipts should either have been taken separately or in a manner that embraced all the estimates of separate receipts.
December 9, 1794 Transmission of a Duplicate Letter Joseph Howell Frederick Dalcho A duplicate of Howell's letter of Dec. 4, 1794 is transmitted.
March 12, 1795 Apprehension Respecting Offensive Operations Against Indians Joseph Howell Constant Freeman The militia has been called out for defensive operations in pursuit of Indians. However, there are apprehensions that said militia has been employed in offensive operations contrary to the intent of the Executive of the United States.
March 10, 1797 Act of Congress William Simmons Henry Gaither Encloses copies of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States"