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October 6, 1791 Reimbursement for rangers Henry Knox Lieutenants of the counties of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington, and Allegany in Pennsylvania, and Ohio in Virginia Secretary Knox reminds the lieutenants of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington and Alleghany Counties, Pennsylvania, and Ohio County, Virginia, to submit to Congress requests for monetary reimbursement to pay for use of rangers.
October 13, 1791 Request to Forward Letters John Stagg Isaac Craig Duplicates of letters to Lieutenants of Alleghany, Washington, Fayette, Ohio counties and to several personal letters to be forwarded.
January 11, 1791 Concerning the Pay of Pennsylvania Militia R.J. Vandenbrock Joseph Howell Writes that he has presented Howell's report to the War Secretary on the pay of the militia of Alleghany County, who recommended that a certificate be produced from the State Comptroller of Pennsylvania.
November 10, 1794 Seizing delinquent distilleries Alexander Hamilton Brigadier General Henry Miller Secretary Hamilton writes General Henry Miller, stating that a seizure of delinquent distilleries may be advisable in the township of Elizabeth in Alleghany County, Pennsylvania. In order to do this it will be necessary to employ Collectors of the Revenue, along with an additional number to protect the operation. The seized stills will be sent to Fort Pitt.
August 5, 1794 On the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton George Washington Secretary Hamilton writes to President Washington on the Whiskey Rebellion. Mentions that the Collector of the Revenue, Robert Wilson, was attacked by the rebels: "stripped of his Cloaths which were afterwards burnt, and after having been himself inhumanly burnt in several places with a heated Iron was tarred and feathered - and about day light dismissed - naked wounded and otherwise in a very...
January 5, 1792 Letters to be Forwarded Henry Knox Isaac Craig Duplicates of original letters intended for lieutenants of several counties in Pennsylvania and Virgina. If Craig believes the originals will reach the lieuts before an express of the duplicates, he can send the duplicates by regular mail.
June 22, 1792 Units Recently Arrived and Precautions to Protect Settlers Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne reports on the various military units that are now with him at Pittsburgh and the precautions he will be taking to protect the neighboring settlers from Indian attacks.
April 24, 1800 Request for Receipts William Simmons Presley Nevill Simmons requested receipts from Pay of the detachments of militia for services rendered in 1792.
October 20, 1794 Dealing with the Whiskey Rebels Alexander Hamilton Henry Lee Secretary Hamilton writes Governor Henry Lee of Virginia on dealing with the Whiskey Rebellion. Conveys instructions for command of the militia army, to suppress the insurgents in western Pennsylvania, through military force and the judiciary process. When arrived within an insurgent county and armed opposition appears, Hamilton recommends that he publish a proclamation inviting all citizens to...
February 23, 1799 Division of New Jersey into Recruiting Districts Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton Ogden provides his suggestion for dividing New Jersey into recruiting districts.
May 2, 1792 Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers employed for the protection of the Frontier counties of the states of Pennsylvania and Virginia. Lists names and counties. Certification that the abstract was examined and compared with returns. All information verified.
July 17, 1790 Circular to the Lieutenants of the Counties to Cease Use of Scouts Henry Knox [not available] Letter from Henry Knox, Secretary of War, to the lieutenants of various counties in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky directing them to replace scouts with small group of rangers. It also includes detailed instructions on how to document the authorization, use, and pay of said rangers.
July 19, 1790 Current Plans for the Protection of the Frontiers Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Henry Knox, Secretary of War, informs Virginia's governor, Beverley Randolph, of the current plans for protecting the frontiers, including a proposed expedition of continental troops and county militia into the Western Territory to extirpate banditti.
April 13, 1790 Reiteration of a Call for the Militia to the Northwest Territory Henry Knox Josiah Harmar The Secretary of War, Henry Knox, reiterates to Brigadier General Josiah Harmar previously sent instructions for calling up the militia to defend the frontier against Indian hostilities and states that Harry Innes, Esq, District Judge of Kentucky, is also vested with this power.
February 22, 1799 Divsion of New Hampshire into Recruiting Districts Samuel Livermore Alexander Hamilton Livermore provides his opinion as to how New Hampshire should be divided into recruiting districts with each county comprising a district and a town within each county as the district headquarters.
December 29, 1791 Preparation of Fort Henry Knox Isaac Craig Request to forward enclosed letters to lieut. in Allegheny, Washington, and Westmoreland counties in Pennsylvania; and Ohio County in Virginia. Urged construction of block house and accommodations for Capt. Cass and Gen. St. Clair.
November 10, 1798 Captain Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Secretary at War Israel Chapin Jr James McHenry Letter, informs re Indian demands for interest money; discusses bank stock dividends; alludes to Genesee Treaty.
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.
January 6, 1798 Account of Jefferson County John Thruston William Simmons Thurston assures Simmons that his receipts will verify the legitimacy of his county's accounts and confirm that no liberties have been taken with public monies.
July 29, 1790 Security of the Frontier and Employment of Scouts Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Discusses protection on the frontier against Indian incursions. Suggests that Shawanese and outcast Cherokees may be perpetrators. President Washington has ordered extirpation of banditti. General Harmar to command expedition. Troops to be mounted. Expect that this will result in added security and tranquility. President has directed that Scouts be discontinued. Letter on the same subject is...
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 28, 1791 Defense of Russell County Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Request for militia to protect Russell County. Rations to be furnished by a Cherokee.
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.
May 15, 1793 Original Receipts Required Joseph Howell Henry Knox Executive cannot reimburse Virginia without original receipts from the expenses accrued for the protection of the frontier.
March 29, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Washington County, Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $567.50 is due the Scouts of Washington County, Pennsylvania for their services on the frontier of said County from Dec. 1, 1795 to Jan. 28, 1796.