Viewing 1–25 of 372 documents: "Beverly Randolph"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 5, 1791 Letter Citation Beverley Randolph Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Randolph, 06/11/1791.
January 3, 1791 Letter Citation Beverley Randolph Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Randolph, 01/24/1791.
January 7, 1791 Letter Citation Beverley Randolph Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Randolph, 01/24/1791.
July 31, 1793 Speech of the Commissioners of the United States Commissioners of the United States Deputies of the Confederation of Indian Nations Speech of the Commissioners of the United States to the Deputies of the Confederate Nations assembled at the Rapids of the Miami River. Mention disputes over the boundary lines, along with past treaties. Commissioners of the United States include Benjamin Lincoln, Beverly Randolph, and Timothy Pickering.
July 28, 1790 Further Protection Offered to Russell County, Virginia Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Extract of letter from Henry Knox authorizingVirginia's governor, Beverley Randolph, to organize militia for the purpose of protecting Russell County from Indian hostilities.
September 9, 1790 Request to Forward Letter Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Request to forward enclosed letter to Governor Blount.
May 27, 1793 Commissioners Advise No Movement, Lest Indians Interpret it as Hostile Commissioners for Indian Affairs in the Northern Department Henry Knox Peace commissioners advise Knox that Wayne should not undertake any movement, lest it provoke the Indians.
July 21, 1793 Meeting with the Council of the Indians Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Colonel Alexander McKee The Commissioners inform McKee that they have arrived at the Detroit River and are ready to move to Sandusky in preparation for their meeting with the nations of Indians at the rapids of the Miami. They ask him to expedite the Council of the Indians so that they meet with them without further delay. They hope to arrive at Sandusky at the same time as the Indians.
March 14, 1791 Enclosed Letter from President Regarding Protection of Frontier Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Letter addresses County Lieutenants ability to maintain authority over rangers called into service for the protection of the frontier. Details on locations and names.
April 14, 1790 Authority to Call Up Scouts Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Copies of letters giving authority to Lieutenants of Harrison, Randolph, Ohio, Monongahalia, and Kenhawa counties to call up scouts for the temporary protection of the settlers. Proof of United States desire to protect its citizens.
February 8, 1793 Journal of Commissioners of United States appointed to hold treaty at Sandusky for purpose of making peace with Western Indians Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Journal of the commissioners of the United States appointed to hold a treaty at Sandusky for the purpose of making peace with the Western Indians. Commissioners: Benjamin Lincoln, Massachusetts; Beverly Randolph, Virginia; Timothy Pickering, Pennsylvania. Two commissions outlined. First gives the commissioners full power to confer, conclude and sign with such persons of Indian nations a treaty of...
April 28, 1793 Recovering Three Captured Negro Men Thomas Jefferson Beverley Randolph Jefferson discusses three Negro men that have been captured by Indians and whether or not they can be recovered. He observes that it is not a question of whether they are slave or free but whether they shall remain among the savages or in the country of their birth or connections. Mr. Innes is willing to meet any reasonable expense that will attend their recovery.
December 31, 1789 Sundry Claims to be Considered Beverley Randolph Henry Knox Encloses a resolution from the Virginia General Assembly to War Secretary Henry Knox, in order to determine whether there is a federal office to take cognizance of various claims. Randolph thinks the claims ought to be sent to the War Department but asks Knox to confirm.
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.
May 2, 1793 Separation of Military and Civil Authority Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Inquiry into William Preston's interference with Congressional representative election. Requests additional details to be taken under oath.
February 26, 1790 Responding to Indian Incursions Henry Knox George Washington Due to the discharge of scouts and rangers from the western counties of Virginia, there have been increased incursions by the Indians resulting in great injury to the inhabitants of the region. Colonel Duvall has asked to be authorized to call the scouts and rangers back into service at the expense of the United States.
December 17, 1789 Forwarding Letters to Kentucky Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Due to no formal mode of mail delivery Knox enclosed public letters for people in Kentucky with request to forward and deliver.
March 10, 1791 Authorization to Call Up Militia Henry Knox Beverley Randolph President authorized use of militia for protection of Virginia frontier from hostile Indians. Details on employment, rations, etc.
March 28, 1791 Assembly of troops to combat Northwest Indians Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Three thousand levies are to be assembled in July for offensive expedition against Indians. Until that time, troops will be used to protect the frontier. Provides details on how the levies should be used.
May 27, 1793 Request for White Wampum Timothy Pickering Henry Knox On behalf of commissioners, Pickering laments that the white wampum has not arrived from New York or Albany. Therefore, ask Major Craig's help in obtaining a quantity, not exceeding 80,000.
March 2, 1793 Commissioners Appointed to Deal With Indians; Howitzers to Be Sent Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Upon approval of the President, the howitzers requested by Wayne will be provided. The President has appointed three Commissioners to negotiate with the Indians.
March 9, 1793 Appointment as Commissioner to Treat with Hostile Indians Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Lincoln is notified of his appointment as a Commissioner to treat with the Indians north of the Ohio. The other Commissioners will be Governor Randolph and Colonel Pickering.
November 4, 1791 Letter Citation Beverley Randolph George Washington Cited in Knox to Randolph, 02/26/1791.
December 29, 1788 Request for Information on the Militia Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Requested information on Virginia militia in response to the recently passed act of Congress.
August 22, 1791 Military Report from Danville John Brown General William Irvine General Wilkinson has enjoyed some success in destroying two Indian towns but General St. Clair is struggling to secure the aid of the Kentucky militia who are averse to cooperating with the regular army.