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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 12, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Bourbon County, Kentucky William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $287.49 is due the Scouts of Bourbon County Kentucky for their pay between May 1 and August 10, 1792.
October 7, 1794 Pay of the Scouts of Bourbon County Joseph Howell Horatio Hall Lt. Col. Hall is responsible for the $940 due the Scouts of Bourbon County so payments should be effected as soon as possible and receipts transmitted to the Accountant's Office.
January 18, 1793 Money in Swan's Possession Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Swan provides a statement of the money in his possession including sums related to transactions with the following: the contractor at Fort Washington, Captain Mills, Daniel Britt (refund for amount paid the Scouts of Bourbon County Kentucky), and James O'Hara.
May 12, 1790 Proof of Agression John Edwards Harry Innes Murders by Indians related, with anger.
August 21, 1797 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons Horatio Hall Simmons requests monies owed to Treasury by Hall. Letter was motivated by the Resolve of the House of Representatives. The balance of the funds owed should be refunded to the Treasury of the United States or vouchers must be produced.
May 12, 1790 Enclosed Affidavit Regarding Murder by Indians John Edwards Harry Innes Notification of murders by Indians, enclosed affidavit affirming murder.
August 25, 1797 Settlement of Accounts with Details William Simmons Thomas Marshall Simmons requests monies owed to Treasury by men listed below. Letter was motivated by the Resolve of the House of Representatives. The balance of the funds owed should be refunded to the Treasury of the United States or vouchers must be produced. Simmons requests assistance in distribution of letters and collection of debts, vouchers owed. Lists of letters to be forwarded: John Caldwell,...
June 13, 1791 Updates on Troops, Missing Officer Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Unknown location and occupation of officer, others questioned as to his location.
October 28, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Joseph Lewis William Simmons Joseph Lewis William Simmons informs Joseph Lewis that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
October 28, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with John Edwards William Simmons John Edwards William Simmons informs John Edwards that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
June 11, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Edwards Simmons provides Edwards a balance of his account.
October 28, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Thomas Todd William Simmons Thomas Todd William Simmons informs Thomas Todd that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
[not available] Account of Depredations Committed in Kentucky by Savages since May 1, 1789 Unknown Author [not available] Details on murders, attacks, and horse thefts that occurred in each county of Kentucky.
July 20, 1790 Revocation of Authorization to Use Scouts Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox informs Arthur St. Clair that authority to call out scouts to protect the frontiers from possible Indian hostilities has been revoked by the government, in favor of the use of rangers.
November 10, 1798 Availability of a Quantity of Powder Samuel Ward Alexander Hamilton Ward reminds Hamilton of fifty tons of powder that is available for the use of the War Department at a reasonable price.
May 5, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Alexander McGregor William Simmons Alexander McGregor William Simmons sends an itemized list of authorized disbursements to Alexander McGregor.
August 21, 1797 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons John Edwards Simmons requests monies owed to Treasury by Edwards. Letter was motivated by the Resolve of the House of Representatives. The balance of the funds owed should be refunded to the Treasury of the United States or vouchers must be produced.
July 29, 1790 Offensive Action Against Shawnee Henry Knox Harry Innes Circular letter forwarded to several counties. Due to countless depredations on the Ohio, President authorized use of mounted militia to act offensively against Shawnee Indians. Outlined method of payment for rangers and scouts.
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 28, 1793 Pay of Scouts in Pennsylvania Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Swan lists the counties in Pennsylvania that have been authorized to employ scouts and specifies the number of scouts for each county which has been limited to no more than eight at five to six dollars per day. He is not aware of any plan for paying those scouts employed in Kentucky.
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.
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.
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...
May 21, 1792 Pay Account of Major General Arthur St. Clair Joseph Howell Unknown Recipient Account and expenses of Major General Arthur St. Clair.
July 20, 1790 Secretary of War to General Harmar Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Thanks for "break[ing] up the next of vagabond Indians near Scioto" and encouraged Harmar to pursue them until they are eliminated. Discussed methods for transporting and obtaining provisions. Knox informs Harmar of McGillivray's impending arrival at Philadelphia and also mentions potential frontier ramifications of war between England and Spain. Emphasized employing and the payment of...