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December 10, 1789 Map of Counties in Kentucky and Western Virginia Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Request for map of counties in Virginia and Kentucky due to outdated maps in public possession. Maps will assist in Indian affairs.
August 8, 1794 Whiskey for the army Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue states that in light of the Whiskey Rebellion, there is now little probability that the military may obtain a timely supply for 1795 of whiskey lawfully distilled in western Pennsylvania. There is also a possibility that the same cause may prevent a supply of whiskey from Kentucky and western Virginia. Urges that it is a matter of importance that eventual...
December 29, 1788 Request for Information on the Militia Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Requested information on Virginia militia in response to the recently passed act of Congress.
August 25, 1794 Orders to Command Militia Alexander Hamilton Henry Lee Militia called up from Virginia to deal with insurgents in Western Pennsylvania.
December 5, 1794 ENCLOSED: Orders and Thanks for Quelling Western Insurrection Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Enclosed official thanks of House of Representatives to the militias of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia for their successful expedition to quell western insurrection.
September 14, 1799 Certification of payment; Sergeant Major Thomas Simmons, Virginia Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $27 to Sergeant Major Thomas Simmons, Virginia Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794.
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund George Deneale, late a Captain in Virginia Militia of Cavalry William Simmons George Deneale Money advanced to Deneale by warrant for pay of Virginia militia called up to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania 1794 must be refunded to War Office since no vouchers were transmitted to Treasurer to exonerate Deneale. Col. Neville was furnished with corrections to attend to final settlement of said expedition. Neville will visit Office on the 15th by which time...
April 12, 1788 Regarding Warrants for Recruiting Service & Political Conventions in Virginia Henry Knox Col. Wadsworth Apologizes for lateness of warrants; mentions that an officer lately returned from the western recruiting service will take charge of them. Apparently the amount will exceed $29,000 -- seemingly to fund the whole recruiting service. Discusses the recruiting service and Virginia politics. Informs Wadsworth about his own family, and inquires after that of Wadsworth.
September 14, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Edward Carrington Simmons authorizes Carrington to make payment to Sergeant Major Thomas Simmons for service during the Whiskey Rebellion.
June 26, 1800 Acknowledged Receipt of Letter on Accounts of Virginia Militia Peter Hagner William Heth Peter Hagner, clerk, acknowledged receipt of letter due to absence of Simmons. Examination of accounts will happen after books of the Office arrive from Philadelphia and Simmons will settle the accounts of the Virginia militia employed to suppress the Western insurrection.
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund to Walter Leak for pay of militia to suppress rebellion in Western Pennsylvania William Simmons Walter Leak Simmons urgently requests account details regarding monies advanced to Leak by Pressley Neville for pay of militia to suppress an insurrection in western Pennsylvania. Money was advanced to Leak by warrants, who then paid Col. Hunter's regiment from Virginia. Simmons gave specific details on the appropriate manner to file account.
August 16, 1794 Requests Information and Supply Lists for 1795 for Western Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the Northwest Territory Tench Coxe John Stagg Requests information about garrisons, detachments, and army in western Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the Northwest Territory, specifically about rations, supplies, and quartermasters for 1795.
December 16, 1799 Certification of payment; Private Stephen Chaffin, in Captain Hubbard’s Company of Virginia Militia ordered into service to suppress an Insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $5.86 pay Private Stephen Chaffin, in Captain Hubbard’s Company of Virginia Militia ordered into service to suppress an Insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund to Lynn Shackleford, late paymaster Colonel Hunter's Regiment Virginia Militia, employed in suppression of insurrection, western Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons Lynn Shackleford Simmons urgently requests account details regarding monies advanced to Shackleford by Presley Neville for pay of militia to suppress an insurrection in western Pennsylvania 1794. Money was advanced to Shackleford by warrants, who then paid Col. Hunter's regiment from Virginia. Simmons gave specific details on the appropriate manner to file account.
December 4, 1792 Discharge of Militia Henry Knox David Shepard Discharge of militia called into service for protection of Ohio County in Virginia. Maj. Gen. A. Wayne to provide necessary aid for Western frontiers.
June 25, 1793 Reception & Safe Keeping of Distilled Spirits Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Hamilton asks Knox to give the necessary directions for the reception and safekeeping of the distilled spirits that have been purchased for the use of the Army in the western parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Kentucky at Forts McIntosh, Washington, and Steuben.
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund William Simmons Adrian Hunn Simmons requests vouchers or refund to Treasury of United States for monies advanced by Presley Neville pursuant to warrants in favor of Adrian Hunn, former paymaster of Virginia Militia. Money used to pay militias from Virginia and New Jersey employed to suppress insurrection in Pennsylvania.
August 25, 1794 Insurrection in western Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Henry Lee Hamilton has been ordered by the President to direct Governor Henry Lee of Virginia to prepare militia if necessary to suppress the revolt in western Pennsylvania, later known as the Whiskey Rebellion. Informs the Governor of the places of rendezvous for the militia.
October 2, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Thomas Vowel Simmons discusses claims for rations made by officers of the Virginia Militia during the Western Expedition (Whiskey Rebellion) in 1794.
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund regarding monies advanced to Captain Cornelius O'Laughlin by Pressley Neville for pay of Virginia militia to suppress an insurrection in western Pennsylvania in 1794 William Simmons Cornelius O'Laughlin Simmons urgently requests account details regarding monies advanced to Captain Cornelius O'Laughlin by Presley Nevill for pay of militia to suppress an insurrection in Pennsylvania in 1794. Money was advanced to O'Laughlin by warrants, who then paid troops of Virginia militia cavalry under O'Laughin's command. Simmons gave specific details on the appropriate manner to file account.
October 17, 1797 Enclosed sundry receipts for the paymasters of Virginia militia called out suppress insurrection in western Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons William Heth Simmons enclosed sundry receipts for different Paymasters of the Virginia militias called out to suppress the insurrection in Western counties of Pennsylvania. Simmons requested all unappropriated funds of Paymasters be refunded to the Treasurer of the United States. The tenor of the letters was one of expediency. Simmons requests the assistance of Heth in the dispersal of the letters to their...
September 14, 1789 Regarding Constant Hostilities Between Indians who Live on Wabash River and People of Kentucky Arthur St. Clair George Washington Regarding constant hostilities between Indians who live on Wabash River and people of Kentucky: it must be considered by the government of Western Territory. Requests that Washington take matter into consideration and asks for orders based on what is though proper. Kentucky people will likely retaliate and this will undermine the government's treaty efforts. Makes inquiry regarding the calling up...
July 9, 1785 Regarding Commissioners negotiating treaty with Western Indians Charles Thomson [not available] References commissioners for negotiating treaties with the Western Indians and a company of infantry, presumably for security.
March 3, 1790 Copy of Instructions to the Governor of the Western Territory, or in his absence the Brigadier Gen. Harmar Copied 15th April (dated 3 March 3) 1790 Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Instructions detail protection of frontiers using the militia of Virginia and Pennsylvania. Protection by militia was applied for after the use of scouts and rangers was discontinued.
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund; Captain Thomas Sandford William Simmons Thomas Sandford Simmons urgently requests account details regarding monies advanced to Sandford by Presley Neville for pay of militia to suppress an insurrection in Pennsylvania. Money was advanced to Sanford by warrants, who then paid his militia cavalry regiment from Virginia. Simmons gave specific details on the appropriate manner to file account.