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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 27, 1792 Letter of administration Jacob Bowes Unknown Recipient Letter of administration from Berks County, Pennsylvania.
February 28, 1792 Letter of Administration Jacob Bowes Unknown Recipient Letter of administration of the estate of Alexander Warwick. The court does not find the account in question to the United States settled.
July 17, 1792 Power of Attorney and Deed Poll Richard Bishoff Unknown Recipient Power of attorney for Richard Bishoff, late a soldier in the 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment.
August 4, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney Charles White Jacob White Power of attorney of Charles White, late a soldier in the 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment, to Jacob White.
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.
September 4, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney Jacob Doddrige Unknown Recipient Power of attorney for Jacob Doddrige, late a soldier in the Pennsylvania Line.
October 11, 1791 Assignment and Power of Attorney Michael Faust Unknown Recipient Power of Attorney for Michael Faust to John Snell. Document certifying the service of Michael Faust, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
May 9, 1794 Assignment and Power of Attorney John Spohn War Office Power of attorney for John Spohn, late a Captain in the 5th Pennsylvania Regiment.
April 18, 1799 Request for Instructions Samuel Vance William Simmons Vance is clearly frustrated by the lack of instruction he has received regarding the number of officers, etc. which are permitted on the muster rolls. He feels that is he is to perform his duties as described by the act of Congress, he cannot account for the various men who request payment for their duties.
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.
March 25, 1799 Opposing the Insurrection William MacPherson Alexander Hamilton General MacPherson discusses the measures being taken to oppose the insurrection in Pennsylvania and notes his disapproval of those measures.
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.
April 24, 1792 Hats for the War Department Alexander Hamilton Nagle & Zeiber A contract between Hamilton and the hatters Peter Nagle and Philip Zieber in which the hatters agree to deliver 4,608 hats to the War Department. (See transcript)
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.
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.
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.
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.