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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 2, 1789 The recruiting of 80 non-commissioned officers and privates in Pennsylvania Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Knox has directed Captain Ferguson and Captain McCurdy to recruit 80 non-commissioned officers and privates in Pennsylvania in order to complete their respective companies on the frontiers.
March 9, 1791 Settling Accounts & Buying Lottery Tickets Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar Howell issues his instructions for settling the accountsof the men and units under General Harmar's command. He adds that even though he is in poor health, he will buy five lottery tickets for the General.
May 27, 1791 New York Lottery, Etc. Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell Howell wants Harmar to purchase for him ten tickets on his account in the New York Lottery and three on account of Howell, Harmar and Beatty. He pledges to order Capts. Asheton, Bradford, and McGurdy to forward to Harmar the returns of clothing due the men who were discharged in 1788 and 1789.
August 28, 1784 Report of the American Regiment Josiah Harmar [not available] Report of the American Regiment. Return of three companies plus an artillery company. Appears to be a report of companies being raised for service.
October 20, 1785 Regarding Pennsylvania's appointment of officers to command its quota of troops John Armstrong Henry Knox John Armstrong, Secretary of Pennsylvania, informs Henry Knox of the commonwealth's appointment of officers to command its quota of troops.
August 1, 1785 Monthly return of Pennsylvania troops, on the fitness of troops, Treaty of Wabash Josiah Harmar Jonathan Dickinson Josiah Harmar, Commanding Officer, 1st American Regiment, sends a monthly return of Pennsylvania troops to President John Dickinson. Harmar asks Dickinson not to hurry recruiting. By Harmar's estimate, out of a corps of 223 soldiers, "at least 50 men" are not fit to be re-enlisted.
April 22, 1791 The Western Country Will Swarm, Etc. Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar Howell reports on a number of accounting matters dealing with arrearages, bounties, and the shortage of gold. The recruiting effort seems successful in a number of states and levies are so plentiful that soon the Western Country will swarm with them. He has also purchased ten lottery tickets for Harmar.
September 19, 1790 Account of Indian Attack on Ohio and Wabash Rivers Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Detailed account of Mr. Vigo's defense against the Wabash Indians attack on the River and the Post St. Vincennes. Depredations on Ohio and Wabash continue. Mr Vigo's boat plundered by Indians. Related Indians hatred of French.
April 2, 1785 Monthly return of the Pennsylvania troops in the service of the United States at Fort McIntosh. Josiah Harmar Jonathan Dickinson Lt.Col Harmar sends to President John Dickinson a letter enclosed with the monthly return of the Pennsylvania troops in the service of the United States at Fort McIntosh.
December 5, 1784 Report from Fort Pitt, on Indian shore, Western side of Alleghany River Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Harmar reports the arrival of troop detachments at Fort Pitt, his intentions for marching his troops down the Ohio to the Treaty at Fort McIntosh, and the numbers of troops in his command. Writes of problems with deserters.
May 1, 1790 Estimated debts of Military Stores Department in Philadelphia Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimated debts due in the Department of Military Stores in Philadelphia.
May 27, 1791 Ten Lottery Tickets, Etc. Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell General Harmar wants Howell to buy him ten New York Lottery tickets and send him the numbers thereof. Captains Asheton, Bradford, and Mc Curdy should send the returns of clothing of the men discharged in 1788 and 1789 but the men who allege that they are due arrearages of clothing are not to be credited.
January 10, 1788 Describes Activity at Fort Harmar; Mentions Supplies, Officers, Recruits, Indians Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Lists recent correspondence. Hopes that the treaty with the governor of the Western Territory will pacify the "savages" and land with the Ohio Company purchase. Discusses habitability of land according to several reports around the Muskingum and Ohio Rivers. Discussion of federal territory. Encounter with mutinous John Sullivan on federal land and settlers' concerns about navigation on the...
May 1, 1785 Monthly return of the Pennsylvania troops at Fort McIntosh, and removal of vagabonds Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Lt.Colonel Josiah Harmar send to President John Dickinson a return of Pennsylvania troops in the service of the United States. Harmar recommends David Duncan to Dickinson for the job of taking charge of Fort McIntosh after the retrograde of 1st American Regiment. Reports on the detachment of an officer and party to remove and destroy the improvements of squatters. "Understanding that several...
August 25, 1784 Certification that officers have taken oath of allegiance to the state of Pennsylvania Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Harmar reports that his officers have taken the oath of allegiance to the state of Pennsylvania.
September 29, 1789 [United States ratification of the Treaty of Fort Harmer] Henry Knox [not available] Articles outline boundary line between U.S. and Six Nations and determined separate lands held by each of the Indian Nations. U.S. to enforce law and punishment for all violations mentioned herein. Allowances for trading posts,
April 11, 1796 Vouching for a Young Man of Good Character Thomas McElderry James McHenry McElderry answers a request from McHenry regarding the character and circumstances of Andrew Parks, who made a request of President Washington, most likely a request to marry his niece, Harriot Washington. McElderry had taken Parks as a business partner, and assures McHenry that the young man will make a good husband.
February 6, 1786 Report on Colonel Shreve's Recruiting Accounts Caleb Swan John Pierce Report on the state of Colonel Shreve's recruiting accounts for the year 1777. Lists company Captains in the regiment.
September 1788 Captain Power's claim H. Henly Joseph Howell Discusses Captain Power's claim against Henly.
November 28, 1786 Account of Public Securities Delivered Jonathan Phillips John Pierce Oliver Wolcott Discusses accounts of public securities delivered to Mr. Jonathan Phillips.
July 3, 1796 Reports Activity of Captain Lewis and Captain Bruff James McHenry George Washington Has been anxiously awaiting Captain Lewis. Reports movement of Captain Bruff's company of artillery and arrival at West Point.
November 16, 1791 Positive Report for Captain Hudang Joseph Shaylor Samuel Hodgdon Reports attention of Captain Hudang to the duties of his command.
April 8, 1785 Memorial of Captain Wyley and Captain Jordan for commutation Joseph Howell John Pierce Refers to Captain Stong and the memorial of Captain Wyley and Captain Jordan for commutation with a resolve of congress.
March 24, 1799 Recommendation of Captain Freeman George Ingersoll Alexander Hamilton Ingersoll recommends Captain Freeman to replace Captain Littlefield as commander of the company.
April 12, 1790 Captain Burbeck, Captain Savage, and Captain Smith have all Recruited their Number Henry Knox Josiah Harmar From Lieutenant Frothingham, Harmar reports that Captain Burbeck, Captain Savage, and Captain Smith have all recruited their number and are bound to sail for Georgia to protect its frontiers.