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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 4, 1794 Pay for the Scouts of Allegheny County Joseph Howell Presley Nevill John Wilkins has received the sum of $800 for pay due the Scouts employed in Allegheny County for four months in 1793.
April 4, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $3,453.33 is due the Scouts of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania for their services on the frontier of that County from September 1794 through January 1796.
December 14, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Wm. Wusthoff William Simmons William Wusthoff William Simmons directs William Wusthoff to forward receipts for monies he disbursed as paymaster of the Allegheny County Militia.
December 1, 1791 Bad Weather Prevents the Expense Report Thomas H. Cushing Joseph Howell Reports bad weather that has prevented him from submitting and expense report, but will send it at the next post.
November 30, 1792 Report from Pittsburgh Regarding Garrison at Fort Fayette Isaac Craig Henry Knox Reports that a small garrison, artillery and infantry descended the Oteo River to Legionville. Cavalry crossed the Allegheny Mountains.
September 8, 1797 Transportation of Supplies, Value Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Hoped lack of communication was not due to "fatal malady" that prevails in Philadelphia. Requested money advanced to T. Martin be credited to account of Craig. Suggested the cost of lost supplies from sunken boat in Allegheny be recovered from the captain.
March 14, 1791 [No. 19] Regarding a Letter Sent to Pennsyvlania Counties Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Coverpage stating enclosure contains letters to Lieutenants of several Pennsylvania counties.
July 20, 1799 Statement of Stores and Payment Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig (first half of letter illegible) Advised a correct statement of stores, not a hastily compiled and incorrect statement. Discussed payment for transportation, relationship of Craig to Mr. Mead, mentioned damage sustained by sinking boat on Allegheny river. Blocks for hauling supplies to arrive shortly.
May 25, 1787 Checking the Indians on the Pennsylvania Frontier Josiah Harmar General William Irvine General Harmar discusses the orders he has received from the War Office respecting the establishment of a small post at the confluence of French Creek and the Allegheny River. The purpose of this garrison is to check the northern Indians from committing depredations on the frontier of Pennsylvania.
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.
December 26, 1797 Payment of Allegheny County Scouts and Spies Presley Nevill William Simmons Vouchers for scouts and spies employed on frontiers of Allegheney County enclosed, Nevill recounted the method used to properly submit paperwork. Accounts of William Wiesthoff, acting Paymaster to the militia, Clement Biddle, and Mr. Wilkins discussed.
June 5, 1800 Who has taken charge of the War Department? Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of several matters, Craig declares that he would have expected Hodgdon to inform him who had taken charge of the War Department. He had hoped that his friend Henry would have had an invitation. Colonel Strong and part of the 2nd Regiment have arrived at the encampment on the Allegheny River where he will stay until joined by troops coming from Staunton and Winchester. They...
September 18, 1795 Clothing for Troops on the Upper Posts of the Ohio Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon A considerable amount of clothing has come to hand so Major Craig is preparing to send it to Fort Washington after selecting 200 suits of clothing for the troops on the upper posts of the Ohio. Also discussed is Craig's lust for land on the west side of the Allegheny opposite Fort Fayette. Hodgdon is asked to negotiate with Mr. Green for the purchase of the land.
June 21, 1794 [No. 19] Faulty Blame of Six Nations Henry Knox Isaac Craig Chapin, agent for the Six Nations did not report any aggressive behavior of Six Nations therefore Knox believed the hostilities on the Allegheny river attributed to the Six Nations to actually be from "scoundrels". Recruits to halt at War Department excepting those to march to Fort Franklin.
July 14, 1797 Status of and Request for Provisions Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Last post Craig sent Hodgdon list of sundry articles shipped to Fort Franklin via boat that sank while traveling on Allegheny. Still awaiting list of items damaged, lost, or in good repair. Requested information on land purchase from Mr. Physick. Requests barrel of muscavado sugar and a barrel of coffee.
June 29, 1796 Pay of Pursuers of David Bradford William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $361.32 is due Henry and William Jolly, James Ryan, Thomas Miller and William Boggs for their services in pursuit of David Bradford by order of Henry Lee, Commander of the Army sent to quell the insurgents west of the Allegheny Mountains.
December 21, 1797 Secretary at War directs the conduct of Indian affairs with Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr Letter, discusses Seneca interest money; asks for return of Seneca numbers; discusses treaty at Genesee; discusses Indian land sales.
July 14, 1797 Status of Supplies Lost in Sunken Boat Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter and packages received, will be examined shortly. Deplores loss of supplies that were damaged or sunk with boat traveling up Allegheny.
May 25, 1792 Updates on Supplies Isaac Craig Henry Knox List of supplies forwarded under the care of the Quartermaster General. Major Smith in pursuit of Indians that crossed Allegheny River. Turnbull and Marnie notified Craig that shot is ready, it must be inspected and paid for at furnace.
August 23, 1793 Letter from Federal Commissioners to Lieutenant Tinsley, commanding officer Fort Franklin, [no. 2] requesting assistance in delivery of letters to Pittsburg Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Lieutenant Tinsley Federal commissioners at Sandusky conference request assistance in getting letters to Major Craig at Pittsburg as quickly as possible. They recommend use of Indian Runners; but if available can use trustworthy Allegheny Indians who are knowledgeable of the path the Pittsburg. Request help for Sylvester Ash with passage by water; asking for canoe men. Letter closes by suggesting one letter by...
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.
September 8, 1794 Letter from the Marshall of Pennsylvania David Lenox Alexander Hamilton The Marshall for the Pennsylvania District writes Secretary Hamilton on his personal experiences with Whiskey rebels in western Pennsylvania; at one point, he was even fired at.
January 3, 1792 Reimbursement of the State Legislature Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox Mifflin asks Knox how the Pennsylvania state legislature will be reimbursed by the General Government since the state has appropriated funds for the county militias who were called up to protect the frontiers.
November 30, 1798 Instructions for Payment of Indian and Accommodations for Troops Isaac Craig James McHenry Enclosed letter delivered by Wyandot Indian yesterday with letter from Isaac Williams of Sandusky directing payment of Indian. Quartermaster General will not admit the charge, so Craig requests instructions on how to handle payment. Requests final destination of Miller's detachment that marches for Pittsburgh in order to provide appropriate accommodations. Water level of Allegheny river is...
December 26, 1791 Defensive protection of Western part of Pennsylvania Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Knox explains to Governor Thomas Mifflin the military steps he is taking to protect the Pennsylvania frontier.