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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 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.
May 28, 1787 Request for documentation on Christian Kuhn Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Christian Kuhn of Don Hier's troop. Claims to be of Pennsylvania quota, but is not on Nicholson's list. Asks if Howell has any authentic document of states to which the men of corps belonged.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
October 24, 1796 John Heth Travelling With a Number of Indian Chiefs, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon General Wilkerson has arrived on his way to Philadelphia and Captain John Heth is expected on his journey to the same city with a party including a number of Indian chiefs. Craig is required to equip this party with supplies and horses. Enclosed is a list of lots in the proposed town of Erie and adjoining lots purchased by Alexander Power. Power has offered them to George Balfour who has proposed...
November 28, 1786 Account of Public Securities John Pierce Oliver Wolcott Informs Wolcott that his request for the accounts of the State of Connecticut will be attended to. Encloses an original receipt given by Jonathan Phillips and John Thomas for over 10,000 dollars of certificates unaccounted for.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
October 30, 1794 Destruction of Lower Cherokee Towns Henry Knox Bartholomew Dandridge Secretary Knox requests that Mr. Dandridge submit to President Washington the enclosed letter from Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory, regarding the destruction of two lower Cherokee towns, Running Water and Nickajack.
February 21, 1800 Arrangement of Officers of the Western Army Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton encloses his arrangement of the officers of the Western Army in which he tries as much as possible to prevent the dislocation of Officers from their men. Requested McHenry to review list. Included list of officers appointed to position of Inspector along with an enclosure of the previously mentioned list of officers.