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March 19, 1794 Regarding General Anthony Wayne Edmund Randolph Henry Knox The Secretary of State delivers instructions to the Secretary of War prepared by General Anthony Wayne, the sole negotiator with the Indians.
August 20, 1794 General Wayne's plan of battle Unknown Author Unknown Recipient General Anthony Wayne's plan of battle, march and encampment, with an oversized map of the region.
July 5, 1796 Charges against General Anthony Wayne James McHenry Timothy Pickering McHenry directs the opinion of George Washington on the charges brought against General Anthony Wayne by James Wilkinson.
December 17, 1794 Dispatches of Major General Wayne Henry Knox Congress of the United States President Washington has instructed Secretary Knox to communicate to Congress, in confidence, the dispatches from Major General Anthony Wayne dated October 17 and November 12 of the same year.
1794 Non Commissioned Officers and Privates War Department Unknown Recipient Brief listing of those not under the immediate command of Major General Anthony Wayne.
August 21, 1794 Letter Citation William Campbell Anthony Wayne Cited in Wayne to Campbell, 08/22/1794; Wayne to Campbell, 08/21/1794. Major William Campbell, commander of the British post on the banks of the Miami, writes Major General Anthony Wayne. Asks General Wayne what he should make of U.S. troops amassing in the last 24 hours near that same fort.
August 13, 1794 Message to the Hostile Indians Anthony Wayne Unknown Recipient Message to Indians from Major General "Mad" Anthony Wayne. Image not available.
January 16, 1796 Autograph Letter, James Wilkinson to James McHenry James Wilkinson James McHenry Letter, discusses arrival of Anthony Wayne; mentions United States flag.
October 17, 1795 Pickering writes to Anthony Wayne regarding the General's request for leave Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Letter, discusses leave of absence from the army for Wayne. Decision to grant or deny leave has been delayed by the absence of General Washington.
November 4, 1794 Peace with the Wyandots Anthony Wayne Wyandot Chief Major General Anthony Wayne delivers speech to the Wyandots, who have pleaded for peace. Wayne states, "I hope and trust that your eyes are now opened." Urges that a "permanent and lasting peace" may be established upon establishing a just boundary.
May 8, 1793 Letter from the Secretary of War Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Letter from the Secretary of War to General Anthony Wayne. Image not available.
April 26, 1796 Recommendation of Thomas Lewis Anthony Wayne James McHenry Major General Anthony Wayne recommends Captain Thomas Lewis to Secretary James McHenry for service with Lord Dorchester.
November 18, 1794 Speech of Northwestern Indians Northwestern Indian Chiefs United States Letter from Northwestern Indian chiefs to Major General Anthony Wayne and the United States, discussing potential peace.
March 10, 1794 Indians' Intentions; Inadequacy of Troops' Clothing; Plans to Advance Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Major General Anthony Wayne mentions the capture of two Delaware Indians, who reported recent council among the hostile Indians to consider Wayne's proposals, and seemed inclined to return the white prisoners and send another envoy to Wayne. Wayne believes this all to be a fictitious ruse, as no direct communication has occurred. Mentions complete inadequacy of soldiers' hats and shoes. ...
June 8, 1796 Account of Major General Anthony Wayne William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $828.45 is due Major General Anthony Wayne, being for the support of a detachment of dragoons from Philadelphia to Pittsburg in 1792 and the subsistence of a detachment of dragoons from headquarters to Philadelphia, and for sundry other expenses.
March 3, 1794 Mysterious Lack of Indian Activity Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Major General Anthony Wayne comments that no Indians have been encountered since mid January, neither for peace purposes or further attacks. Wayne hopes the Indians are inclined to peace, but vows to make good on plans to build a new post further inside their territory. Details scouting parties sent out, and mentions necessity of quick action -- as many enlistments expire in May. Brief mention...
August 21, 1794 American troops near British post along Miami Anthony Wayne William Campbell Major General Anthony Wayne responds to Major William Campbell (British commander of the fort along the banks of the Miami), who inquired upon why the U.S. is amassing troops nearby. Wayne points to the supposed Indian threat.
April 10, 1795 Cited letter or document, John Francis Hamtramck to Anthony Wayne John Francis Hamtramck Anthony Wayne Cited in Wayne to Pickering, 05/15/1795.
August 14, 1794 No. 33 Extract from a Major General Anthony Wayne's letter John Stagg [not available] Notification that Wayne's army took control of post at Grand Glaize. Enemy abandoned all settlements the evening prior to U.S. military arrival. Believed enemy had received information on Wayne's movement from a deserter.
January 1, 1795 Presidential Support and charges against General Wayne James Wilkinson Henry Knox Use of flowery language to discuss court of inquiry and charges against General Anthony Wayne.
August 3, 1795 Message to the Cherokee Indians Anthony Wayne Cherokees Message from Major General "Mad" Anthony Wayne to the Cherokees settled on the headwaters of the Scioto. Image not available.
February 27, 1797 Discussing General Wayne's search of a foreign national James McHenry Timothy Pickering Discusses General Anthony Wayne's search of a foreign national; recommends searching Powers's boat and papers because there is reason to believe that he has been engaged in practices "highly injurious" to the United States.
July 20, 1792 Payments Isaac Craig Henry Knox Lists various payments made, promised receipts. Wayne satisfied with powder, much stronger than previous orders.
August 13, 1794 Anthony Wayne's Declaration to the Indian Nations Anthony Wayne Nations of Indians Northwest of the Ohio This is General Wayne's declaration to the Delawares, Shawnees, Miamis, Wyandots, and all other Nations of Indians northwest of the Ohio in which he offers the friendly hand of peace and promises to preserve them and their helpless women and children from the danger of famine.
July 26, 1793 Orders to March to Frontier Henry Knox William Winston Reiterated orders to march to frontier post of Major General Anthony Wayne so as to accept the command of a cavalry squadron recently vacated by Major Rudolph.