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June 7, 1791 Order in Favor of Thomas Heart Jonathan Heart Joseph Howell Jonathan Heart warns Howell that the order claimed by Thomas Heart should not be paid.
May 3, 1796 Pay of Private Joseph Walcutt, Captain Jonathan Heart's Company William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $23.07 is due Joseph Walcutt, late a private in Captain Jonathan Heart's Company 1st Regiment, being his pay from January 1 to June 23, 1791, the day of his discharge.
February 18, 1796 Pay of Corporal John Bartlet, of Captain Jonathan Heart's Company 1st US Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $11 is due John Bartlet, being his pay as late Corporal in Captain Jonathan Heart's Company 1st US Regiment from Jan. 1 to April 30, 1791, the day of his discharge.
February 18, 1796 Pay of Private Amos Seymour, of Captain Jonathan Heart's Company, 1st US Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that six dollars is due Amos Seymour, late private in Captain Jonathan Heart's Company 1st US Regiment, being his pay for Jan. 1 to April 1, 1791, the day of his discharge.
February 18, 1796 Additional Pay of Amos Seymour, private in Captain Jonathan Heart's Company, 1st US regiment William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $12 is due Amos Seymour, late a private in Captain Jonathan Heart's Company, 1st US regiment, being the balance of his pay from Jan. 1 to April 1, 1791 the day of his discharge.
April 27, 1787 Concerning Indians and the Seneca Nation William Butler Josiah Harmar Col. Butler writes to Col. Harmar on Indian Chiefs and the Seneca nation. The Congress has declared Harmar to be the commanding officers, find Captain Heart, and build a fort at Venango.
February 18, 1796 Additional Pay of John Bartlet William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $20 is due John Bartlet, being his pay as late Corporal in Captain Jonathan Heart's Company 1st US Regiment from Jan. 1 to April 30, 1791, the day of his discharge.
April 26, 1788 Outlines Travel Plans; Preparations for Indian Treaty Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Outlines travel plans from Muskingum, to Venango, to Captain Heart's post, where he assures that he will do everything in his power to assist this company. Believes this group of people to be quite industrious and capable. Nicholson, the interpreter and messenger, believes the Indians will be late in assembling for the treaty and will insist on the Ohio River as boundary. Encloses monthly return.
October 29, 1787 Report from French Creek Jonathan Heart Henry Knox Heart gives his report on the events occurring in the vicinity of French Creek with particular emphasis on the activities of the local tribes who are anxious to continue trading with Americans.
October 18, 1787 Events of Immediate Consequence; Jonathan Heart Henry Knox Heart reports on the events of immediate consequence occurring in the vicinity of French Creek with particular emphasis on the actions of the local Indian tribes.
March 24, 1801 Explanation of Departure from Washington as Mourning for Son's Death John Adams Samuel Dexter Addresses an apparent inquiry into his sudden and unannounced departure from the capital before the inauguration of Thomas Jefferson by stating that he left in the midst of mourning the recent death of his son Charles Adams. Reports quietude in New England.
August 14, 1800 Lyman is Dangerously Sick, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams will contact Major Buel to request a return of all articles wanted for recruits. A return of the articles from Oxford will soon be furnished if Williams' health allows it. Samuel Lyman is dangerously sick. The palpitations of his heart cause the doctors to suspect his case may be incurable.
September 6, 1789 Knox speaks to Williams regarding Captain Newman Henry Knox Jonathan Williams Letter, discusses case of Capt. Newman.
1792 Brighten the Chain of Friendship Rufus Putnam [not available] Putnam invites the chiefs of the western tribes to travel to Philadelphia, at government expense, to attempt to reach a settlement that will avoid war between them and the United States.
February 14, 1784 Cash and Receipts Major John Sumner John Pierce Notes delivery of money in cash after exchange (presumably of notes). Requests receipts for the sum delivered.
October 22, 1785 Harmar informs Secretary at War of his orders to subordinates Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar, Commander, First American Regiment, informs Henry Knox, Secretary at War, of the orders issued to subordinate officers prior to his departure from Fort McIntosh. Harmar is presently in Philadelphia to assist recruiting.
August 7, 1792 Requesting Postponment of a Campaign and Lamenting the Death of Two Officers Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox wants to postpone the campaign until after winter unless the possibility of success is so high that the hardships to be endured would be justified. The troops are not sufficiently trained to undertake a major campaign. He despairs at the murder of two officers who were messengers to the hostile Indians and discusses potential sites for future posts.
June 10, 1793 Orders to go about the heart of country to visit the Creek leadership Henry Knox James Seagrove Secretary of War Knox conveys orders from President of United States General George Washington to Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove to go into the heart of the country. Capitalize on friendship of White Lieutenant, Mad Dog of Upper Creeks and White Bird, King of the Cussetahs. Purpose should be to demonstrate peaceful intentions of United States and to emphasize the existence of Creek Nation...
September 14, 1788 Preparations for Indian Treaty; Reports Indian Attack Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Announces Zeigler's arrival, escorted by Cornplanter and Halftown, an Oneida chief, and several of the Six Nations, to arrange the treaty. Describes attack on Lieut. Peters and Major Hamtramck's men with their provisions, with 10 killed and 8 wounded.
July 24, 1792 Letter to the Wyachtenos and other tribes living on the Wabash River Rufus Putnam [not available] "Brothers: I am on my way to you from the great council fire of the United States, where the great and good chief, General Washington, resides. I am coming with the wishes of his heart to you which are very good, and which I hope will make your heart rejoice, when you hear them. Brothers: Out of love to you I am come this long way. I wish you to become a happy people; and, believe me, nothing...
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...
September 27, 1800 A Most Singular Burglary Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams ponders the motives behind the burglary of duplicate payrolls which would seem of little value to anyone other than public officials.
September 17, 1791 Warren writes to Knox Major General Warren Henry Knox Letter, Warren encloses letter to Knox.
July 25, 1798 Recommendation of Mr. Whitney for the Corps of Artillery Constant Freeman Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Whitney has a great desire to enter the Corps of Artillery and Freeman recommends him to Hodgdon as an honest man who has faithfully discharged his duty to his country and possesses a heart filled with sentiments of honor and integrity .
May 14, 1787 Report from Colonel Josiah Harmar Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Harmar reports on the politics of the country. Captain Heart says a council of all Indian tribes was holding at Buffalo Creek, near Fort Erie, to discuss the matter of giving up their lands. Discusses free navigation of Mississippi. If Congress wants to stop navigation on the Ohio River, recommends situating a post at Ohio and Wabash rivers. Reports on robberies of ships cargo and scalping,...