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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 3, 1795 Treaty with the Western Indians War Office Unknown Recipient Articles of peace proposed in a treaty between the United States and the Northwest Indian tribes; later known as the Treaty of Ghent.
March 10, 1797 Payment and Settlement of Accounts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon James Hamilton arrived with two wagon loads of supplies for officers. Payment of Hamilton discussed. Requested that Hodgdon appeal claims of Polhemus if they are denied by the Accountant, and asked for someone in Trenton to settle them. List of supplies requested by Col. Butler enclosed due to the lack of stores in Pittsburgh. Previous report of deaths on Auglaize River found to be false.
August 10, 1792 Postponing the Campaign Until Winter Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Regardless of the outcome of the peace negotiations, an offensive campaign should not be undertaken before winter. The peace council probably won't finish until late October nor will the recruits be assembled or trained before that time. Referring to Wayne's complaint about not receiving the stores that were requisitioned, Knox wishes he were more explicit regarding exactly what had not been...
March 3, 1797 Returns and Death Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Has not transmitted returns to Hodgdon b/c Craig assumed those sent to War Office would be copied to Hodgdon. Notification of two deaths due to the cold weather.
December 28, 1792 Situation in Ohio Country: Indians Demand Withdrawal, Soldiers Need Pay, Shortage of Officers Anthony Wayne Henry Knox The Indians continue to demand that the United States withdraw to the south of the Ohio River. There is a severe shortage of officers; non-commissioned officers are now in posts which should be held by commissioned officers. The men have not been paid for five months and need the money to purchase clothing for the winter.
November 28, 1785 Old Tassel's Map of Cherokee territorial claims The Tassel [not available] This document is a copy of the map drawn by Old Tassel to support Cherokee territorial claims at the Hopewell Treaty.
November 14, 1792 Preparations for Winter, Placement of Fortifications, Soldiers' Pay, and Food Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne explains his thinking on the placing of his fortifications and his preparations for the approaching winter. He talks of the absolute necessity of paying his men and lists several officers who, for various reasons, are no longer in the Legion. He emphasizes the critical need for flour which can't be easily transported because of the low waters in the rivers.
June 21, 1794 Knox Agrees That Volunteers Must Be Relied Upon, and That U.S.-British Relations Are Fragile Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox emphasizes the importance of the approaching campaign and warns that, since recruiting is at a standstill, dependence upon volunteers will be necessary. Relations between the US and Britain seem to be benign although there is still concern about the possible presence of British troops at Auglaize.
June 22, 1792 Peace Overtures and Spies Henry Knox Anthony Wayne It appears that most of the northern Indians are willing to discuss peace overtures although several American officers were captured and killed because their Indian captors thought they were spies.
August 3, 1795 Peace Treaty Anthony Wayne [not available] Official sealed document securing peace between U.S. and Western Indian Nations. Set boundary line between nations as Cayahoga River.
December 7, 1798 Evacuation of Spanish from the Mississippi River James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. The Spanish have abandoned posts on the Mississippi River, rendering it necessary to send a galley from Pittsburgh. The galley should be prepared to descend the Ohio River at any moment's notice.
August 16, 1793 Speech to the Indian Nations Commissioners Chiefs and Warriors Council of Indian Nations at Rapids of Miami River End of negotiations due to inability to reach agreement on boundary. Indians demanded Ohio River as boundary, U.S. requested land west of the Ohio River.
July 13, 1788 Speech to Chiefs of Nations Assembled at Tawa River and Mouth of Detroit River Arthur St. Clair Chiefs of Nations assembled at Tawa River and Mouth of Detroit River In a speech to Chiefs of Nations assembled at Tawa River and Mouth of Detroit River, St. Clair expresses impatience to hear of chiefs arrival. Expresses displeasure that instances of unprovoked hostility. United States desires peace, but if Indians desire war, they will have it. Expects an answer soon.
November 19, 1791 Treaty of Protection Henry Knox William Blount United States provides protection to the undersigned Creeks.
January 15, 1787 Delay in Correspondence Caused by Icy River William Price Henry Knox The river is so full of ice it is not possible to safely send the three pounders which Knox requested. The guns will either be sent once the river is clear or Knox can have them sent by land. Price will draw two months pay at the first opportunity. Any commands from Knox can be left at Widow Warren's in the highlands; Price will visit once a week to retrieve them.
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...
August 16, 1793 Continuation of War Benjamin Lincoln Chiefs and Warriors Council of Indian Nations at Rapids of Miami River Inability to agree on boundary line between Indian Nations and U.S. the U.S. could not reach a peace agreement with the Western Indian Nations.
December 22, 1795 Treaty of Greenville George Washington Unknown Recipient Peace treaty between United States and the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanees, Chipewas, Potowatamies, Eel-River, Weeas Kickapoos, Piankashaws, Kaskaskias, and Miamis. Prisoner release negotiated and borders decided upon.
April 13, 1793 Regarding Scouts and Garrisons on upper parts of Ohio River Henry Knox George Washington Knox's propositions relative to Scouts and Garrisons for posts on upper parts of Ohio River.
August 7, 1790 Treaty at New York with the Creek Nation Henry Knox [not available] Treaty between the United States and Creek Nation. A clear boundary is established and the Creeks cede all land to the north and east of the boundary in exchange for an annual sum of $1,500 paid by the United States government to the Creek Nation. The Creeks agree to release all prisoners and the United States government permits the Creek Nation to punish any U.S. citizen who trespasses onto...
December 7, 1792 Peace Has Failed, But No Offensives Yet; Accountability of Contractors Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Though it looks as if the peace council has failed, it is still mandatory that no offensive operations against the Indians be undertaken north of the Ohio River. Friendly Indians, such as Wyandots and Delawares, should be welcomed although with a watchful eye. Contractors must be held responsible for defective or stale stores and magazines for their stores should be located near military posts...
November 1, 1797 Send the the Remainder of the Iron Before the River Freezes David Ames Samuel Hodgdon The iron received from Philadelphia will not be sufficient to last until the river opens in the Spring so the remainder should be forwarded before the river freezes this Fall.
June 4, 1797 [No. V] Information on Indians James Wilkinson James McHenry Indians instigate violence, murder yet Shawnese are peaceful.
June 30, 1794 Information given to the Secretary of War John Goodfellow Henry Knox Summary of events leading up to to the fortification of the Rapids of the Miami River.
January 1, 1794 Articles of Agreement [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Alexander Hamilton and Robert Elliot and Elie Williams.