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April 26, 1788 Preparation for Indian Treaty; Reports Indian Trading Efforts Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Expresses frustration that Tardiveau has not delivered the letter. Describes his travels and explains Nicholson's intelligence about how the Indians will approach the treaty with the intent to establish the border on the Ohio River. Reports Ensign Spear's duty to collect the commissioner's goods from the Rapids of the Ohio. Plans for arrival of Governor of the Western Territory and the...
August 7, 1787 Petition to Congress from the American inhabitants at Post Vincennes. Bartholomew Tardiveau Congress of the United States American inhabitants at the Post of Vincennes express concern that the rights of their neighbors the French had not a more solid foundation than a gift from the Indians. Hope that Congress will grant a tract of 500 acres to every male inhabitant of district adjoining French settlers.
September 14, 1796 Appointment of Captain Bartholomew Shombergs James McHenry Anthony Wayne Notification that Captain Joseph Dickinson was a deranged officer and Captain Bartholomew Shombergs should receive a new appointment.
July 23, 1792 Account of Bartholomew Von Heer Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Payment of $158.40 to Bartholomew V. Heer late Captain Light Dragoons. Includes pay as Brigade Major.
February 5, 1794 Accounts of McKinson and Shaumburgh Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Caleb Swan encloses account of Brigadier General James McKinson and Lieutenant Bartholomew Shaumburgh.
December 17, 1794 Letters from Governor Blount Bartholomew Dandridge Henry Knox By the President's order, Bartholomew Dandridge has returned to Secretary Knox the letters from Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory, to be copied for Congress.
March 14, 1795 Response to Captain Richard Dale's request for furlough Timothy Pickering Captain Richard Dale Secretary of War Pickering forwards response to Captain Richard Dale's request for furlough during frigate construction in order that he may undertake a voyage to China. Response is from President Washington's Secretary Bartholomew Dandridge who informs that request for furlough has been approved by the President. Pickering reminds Dale that one of the conditions of the furlough is that he...
March 17, 1800 Certification of payment; detachments of militia under Lieutenant Joseph Bartholomew, and Lieutenant Joseph Hunter, and a detachment of spies called into service by the Governor of Kentucky for the protection of the frontier of Jefferson County William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $834.58 to detachments of militia under Lieutenant Joseph Bartholomew, and Lieutenant Joseph Hunter, and a detachment of spies called into service by the Governor of Kentucky for the protection of the frontier of Jefferson County.
May 25, 1799 Declines Presidential Nomination Bartholomew Dandridge James McHenry Refers to his presidential appointment to captain of the infantry. Cannot accept appointment, although considers it an honor.
January 10, 1788 Describes Activity at Fort Harmar; Mentions Supplies, Officers, Recruits, Indians Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Lists recent correspondence. Hopes that the treaty with the governor of the Western Territory will pacify the "savages" and land with the Ohio Company purchase. Discusses habitability of land according to several reports around the Muskingum and Ohio Rivers. Discussion of federal territory. Encounter with mutinous John Sullivan on federal land and settlers' concerns about navigation on the...
May 25, 1792 Account of Bartholomew Von Heer Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Account of Bartholmew Von Heer, captain in the late regiment of light dragoons.
December 19, 1787 Reports Activity at Fort Harmar; Expresses Concern for Supplies Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Refers to several recent congressional resolutions, one for Virginia to provide militia to support the troops against the Indians (savages). Expresses concern about people of Kentucky forming expeditions against federal efforts to work with Indians. Reports payment of provisions to Mr. Bradshaw for recent expedition to Post Vincennes. Expresses discouragement over lack of supplies and use of...
April 2, 1799 Encloses Information about Appointment as Captain of Infantry James McHenry Bartholomew Dandridge Encloses information about his official appointment as Captain of Infantry. Makes reference to request for French to join his regiment.
June 10, 1791 Assignment and Power of Attorney Philip Frederick Piccard Unknown Recipient Document certifying the service of James McFarland, late dragoon in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
August 7, 1787 Describes Activities at Post Vincennes, Plans to Work with Indians, French Settlers Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports arrival of Captain Zeigler with his men and goods. Sent Major Hamtramck with 100 men to assist from the landing to the post. Describes an arduous journey with the rapids, the heat, the thickets, with the need to lighten the load. French settlers welcomed them on their arrival. Describes houses at the post--both log and bark, and number of American and French settlers. Met Monsieur...
November 24, 1787 Describes Geography, Inhabitants, Indians, Activity Surrounding Kaskaskias Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Impossibility to gather in all Indian chiefs--rather, he traveled the fatiguing journey to Kaskaskia. Describes geography and inhabitants, including Indians and chiefs with peace pipes, and French and American settlers. Describes settlements and buildings. Explains to settlers the proprietary of possessions on contested land. Visited with Spanish settlers. Advised settlers to rouse their militias...
December 30, 1796 Payment to Isaac Craig for Extraordinary Expenses Bartholomew Shaumburg James McHenry Requests payment to Isaac Craig $50 for conducting Indians from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh.
June 1, 1799 Captain of Infantry for the Provisional Army Bartholomew Dandridge James McHenry Dandridge informs McHenry that he must turn down his appointment to be Captain of Infantry for the Provisional Army due to engagements in Europe out of his control.
November 17, 1798 Payment to George Walton for holding and concluding a treaty with the Cherokee Nation David Henley James McHenry Payment of $500 as salary to George Walton as commissioner for holding and concluding a treaty with the Cherokee Nation 1798.
December 30, 1796 Returns and Stores Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon that he can expect to receive an explanatory abstract to accompany the previous return of stores. Langham has sent blankets and shoes.
April 27, 1795 Abstract of Payments Made by David Henley Office of Army Accounts [not available] Abstract of payments made by David Henley, Agent to the Department of War, on account of expenses arising in his office from October 1794 to April 1795.
February 1, 1796 Mail and Clothing John Pierce James Wilkinson John Pierce acknowledges General Wilkinson's letter of January 26th, mentions the recent arrival of mail and newspapers, remarks on the Wilkinson family's safe arrival to Greenville and health, and reports on supplies of clothing.
August 27, 1796 Rule of Seniority Used to Designate New Arrangements of Legion and Cavalry James McHenry Anthony Wayne McHenry gave details of new arrangements of legion and cavalry as designated by the President of the United States. Promotions of officers included.
February 28, 1795 Enclosed Results from Conference at Greenville Timothy Pickering Bartholomew Dandridge Orders to hand enclosed letter and papers to President. Enclosures are results from Conference at Greenville which will be followed by Treaty of Greenville around the 15th of next June in1796. Remaining hostile tribes would like to pursue peace.
November 24, 1787 Describes Territory, People, Indians Surrounding Kaskaskia Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports a fatiguing march with Ensign McDowell, 30 men, and 2 Indians: Pachan, a Miami chief, and his commande, who hunted and supplied the company with meat. Describes geography. Welcomed by magistrate and inhabitants of Kaskaskia and Baptiste DeCoigne, the Kaskaskian chief, who presented him with a peace pipe. Received visits also from Peoria, Cahokia, Mitchi, and Illinois Indians. Describes...