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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.
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.
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.
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.
[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.
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.
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Arthur St. Clair that authority to call out scouts to protect the frontiers from possible Indian hostilities has been revoked by the government, in favor of the use of rangers.
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 21, 1795 Payment of the Scouts of Woodford County William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $697.17 is due to the Scouts of Woodford County, Kentucky who were responsible for the protection of the county from April 1793 to September 1794.
May 25, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Jefferson County Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $446.66 is due the Scouts of Jefferson County in Kentucky for their service between June 25, 1794 and January 2, 1795.
April 22, 1795 Pay of Scouts at Crawford County Kentucky William Simmons Bennet Pemberton Discusses pay of Scouts for protection of of Crawford County Kentucky.
February 10, 1796 Certification of payment; Scouts of Logan County Kentucky William Simmons [not available] Simmons certifies payment of $103.34 to the Scouts of Logan County Kentucky for pay and services from 23 April to 23 June 1795 per certificate of Governor Shelby.
February 10, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Logan County Kentucky William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $103.34 is due the Scouts of Logan County Kentucky, being their pay for April 23 to June 23, 1795.
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.
April 16, 1795 Payment of the Scouts of Washington County Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1529.17 is due the Scouts of Washington County in the State of Kentucky for their pay during the last five months of 1794.
April 27, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Mason County, Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1,297.50 is due the Scouts of Mason County, Kentucky as pay for their service between March and December 1794.
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,...
September 10, 1790 Certificate of four scouts of Lincoln County Kentucky John Logan [not available] Scouts came before Logan as Justice of peace. Are of full age and made oath to serve as Scouts in Lincoln County Kentucky;
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 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.
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.
March 18, 1794 Pay for the Scouts of Mason County Joseph Howell Henry Lee Howell explains the procedures for paying the Scouts employed in Mason County, Kentucky.
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.
October 27, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Scott County, Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $460.00 is due the Scouts ordered into service by Governor Isaac Shelby for the protection of the frontier of Scott County, Kentucky being their pay from April 5th to Sept. 18th 1793 and between June 17th and August 17th 1794.