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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 22, 1788 Warrant granted to General Scott Joseph Howell James Wilkinson Encloses copy of warrant certified by register of treasury granted to General Scott for pay.
April 13, 1790 Concern about Indian Activities on the Ohio; Requests Authority to Act Henry Knox Harry Innes Concern about activities of Indians in Ohio. Requests need for conditional authority for local leaders to protect inhabitants of the frontier counties.
July 29, 1790 Offensive Action Against Shawnee Henry Knox Harry Innes Circular letter forwarded to several counties. Due to countless depredations on the Ohio, President authorized use of mounted militia to act offensively against Shawnee Indians. Outlined method of payment for rangers and scouts.
March 10, 1791 Authorization for the Lieutenants of Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky to Raise Forces Henry Knox John Brown Authorized and instructed lieutenants of Washington, Westmoreland and Allegheny Counties, Pennsylvania, and Harrison, Randolph, Ohio, Monongahalia, Kenhawa Counties, Virginia, as well as John Brown, Kentucky, on raising militia to defend against the Indians. Advised economy in called up only the necessary number of men.
August 28, 1791 Extract of a letter that discusses frontier violence W. Priestly W. Lapsly Letter, describes White aggression; mentions rescue of kidnapped white child; mentions casualties.
April 2, 1792 CIRCULAR: Notification of President's Offer to Indians for Peace James Wilkinson Commanding Officer, Militia of Kentucky Notification of President's final offer to hostile Indians for peace, messengers dispatched. Advised against hostilities toward Indians.
March 18, 1794 Pay for the Scouts of Mason County Joseph Howell Henry Lee Howell explains the procedures for paying the Scouts employed in Mason County, Kentucky.
March 31, 1794 Money to Discharge the Arrears of the Kentucky Militia Joseph Howell Peter January Because certain arrears of the Militia of Kentucky have been refused discharge payment by William Morton, an advertisement has been transmitted to be published in Mr. Bradford's paper.
March 31, 1794 Advertisement Promulgated to the Citizens of Kentucky Joseph Howell John Bradford Howell submits an advertisement to John Bradford, printer, to be promulgated to the citizens of Kentucky regarding the intentions of the Government to promptly reward them for their services.
April 24, 1794 Refusal of Demands for Pay of the Militia Joseph Howell William Morton An advertisement for the Kentucky Gazette was transmitted to notify the Militia that applications for pay should be made to Morton despite his previous refusals to respond to such demands.
August 21, 1794 Pay of the Kentucky Militia Joseph Howell Isaac Shelby As soon as the rolls come forward with proper evidence of the service of the Kentucky Militia, the obligations of the Secretary of War to Gov. Shelby will be discharged.
August 21, 1794 Pay and Allowance for Lt. Shackleford's Detachment Joseph Howell Thomas Todd $152 have been advanced for one month's pay and allowance in lieu of rations to a detachment of militia commanded by Lt. Edward Shackleford in October 1792.
October 9, 1794 Pay of the Scouts of Jefferson County Joseph Howell John Thurston The sum of $1,633.34 has been handed to attorney James Ware for the pay of the Scouts of Jefferson County during the period August 11 - Nov. 26, 1792 and April 13 - Dec. 28, 1793.
October 10, 1794 Pay of Scouts and Militia of Nelson County Joseph Howell Joseph Lewis Funds have been handed to attorney James Smiley for the pay of the Scouts of Nelson County and for the party of militia commanded by Ensign Luke Calvin.
October 10, 1794 Pay of the Scouts of Shelby County Joseph Howell Acquilla Whitager Attorney James Smiley has received $188.33 due the Scouts of Shelby County for their service during the period May 16 - Nov. 8, 1793.
October 10, 1794 Pay of Scouts and Militia of Hardin County Joseph Howell Patrick Brown Attorney James Smiley has received funds for the pay due the Scouts of Hardin County and for pay due a party of militia commanded by Sergeant Matthew Howells.
October 10, 1794 Pay of Scouts and Militia of Washington County Joseph Howell John Caldwell Attorney James Smiley has received funds for the pay of the Scouts of Washington County and for three parties of militia commanded by John Hayden, John Davidson, and John Ewing.
February 9, 1795 Knox's absence; payments to militia Joseph Howell Rhodes Thompson Discusses Knox's absence in the eastern states and his subsequent resignation as having an effect on the progress of business. Addresses militia payment claims.
February 26, 1795 Accountability of Lieutenant Guillion Joseph Howell Isaac Shelby After examining the rolls of the detachment of militia under the command of Lieutenant Jeremiah Guillion, Howell concludes that Lieutenant Guillion is held accountable for the disbursal of pay agreeable to the enclosed receipt rolls.
April 22, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Bennet Pemberton William Simmons Bennet Pemberton William Simmon notifies Bennet Pemberton that money has been disbursed for which he is accountable for ensuring the pay of the scouts involved in the protection of Woodford County.
May 2, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Richard Young William Simmons Richard Young William Simmons directs Richard Young to disburse funds for the pay of the 11th Regiment of Kentucky Militia.
May 14, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Lieutenant Colonel Lee William Simmons Henry Lee William Simmons informs Lt Col Lee that money for the payment of his Mason County troops has been remitted to Alexander Orr.
May 25, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Lieutenant Colonel Thurston William Simmons John Thurston William Simmons informs Lieutenant Colonel John Thurston that funds for the payment of Jefferson County Scouts has been remitted to James McDonald.
November 21, 1795 Financial Reimbursement for State Expenses Timothy Pickering Isaac Shelby The Secretary at War discusses the protection of the Kentucky frontier with Governor Shelby. Kentucky is seeking financial reimbursement from the federal government for military expenditures. Addressed peace with Indian Nations and that it is unnecessary to expend energy on quickly reimbursing expenses.
April 13, 1797 Receipts required William Simmons Joshua Barbee Requests that Captain Barbee forward receipts to the War Office for money paid to him for the pay his company of "mounted cavalry" (mounted riflemen or dragoons?) in 1792.