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November 6, 1790 Hardin informs Knox of a successful expedition for the militia John Hardin Henry Knox Colonel Hardin reports of a successful expedition to Knox. Hardin also recommends Major Paul as an officer of ability.
October 10, 1794 Pay of Scouts and Militia of Hardin County Joseph Howell Patrick Brown Attorney James Smiley has received funds for the pay due the Scouts of Hardin County and for pay due a party of militia commanded by Sergeant Matthew Howells.
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,...
October 2, 1792 Various News Items Henry Knox Henry Lee Treaty of Nashville with Chickasaws and Chocktaws was successful. Glov. Blount's official report yet to be received on the escape of Col. Hardin. Politics of France discussed.
October 11, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790
November 18, 1792 Information of Movements & Situation in Northwest Indian Conflict, & Pension for the Family of Colonel Hardin James Wilkinson Henry Knox Reports his situation -- he has recently gained knowledge of the size and population of all the nearby Omee River Indian villages and the location of British agents among the Indians; notes the open support of Indians by the British, who have supplied arms & ammunition. Estimates Indian strength at 1200-1500 warriors; ranged against his own regulars and Kentucky mounted volunteers, Wilkinson...
October 20, 1790 Expedition against hostile Indians Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
October 21, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790. Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
October 17, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790. Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
October 22, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790. Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
October 22, 1790 Private account of expedition against Indians Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Private account of an expedition against hostile Indians, told by a militiaman in the Pittsburgh newspaper.
April 25, 1792 Two Chests of Tea, Etc. Charles Wilkins Samuel Hodgdon Upon inquiry, Wilkins finds that Mr. Levy, one of the gentlemen that purchased the remains of Mr. Duncan's goods, has Hodgdon's two chests of tea in his possession. If Hodgdon has any ideas as to how to dispose of the tea, Wilkins awaits his instructions.
1791 Affidavit of Colonel John Harding, John Hardin [not available] This is the affidavit of Colonel John Harding relative to the inquiry into the conduct of General Harmar during the 1790 Indian campaign. Colonel Hardin found no fault with General Harmarís conduct.
August 21, 1797 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons Patrick Brown Simmons requests monies owed to Treasury by Brown. 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.
September 15, 1792 Peace and Politics with Frontier Indians Henry Knox Henry Lee State of tranquility on frontier attributed to peaceful overtures made by U.S. towards Cherokees.
July 5, 1792 Report from Fort Washington Rufus Putnam Henry Knox Report on Army affairs on the Ohio frontier, report of an Indian attack on an Army detachment near Fort Jefferson, estimated Indian intentions, and recommendations on negotiations with the Indians
June 28, 1791 Successful Engagement with the Enemy Charles Scott Henry Knox General Scott reports on a successful engagement with the savages in which his officers and men acted with gallantry and humanity despite insuperable obstacles created by the weather and terrain.
October 18, 1790 General Orders: On Unsoldier-Like Behavior Josiah Harmar [not available] Expresses mortification at the unsoldier-like behavior of many of the men in the army, who make it a practice to straggle from camp in search of plunder. Harmar forbids this practice. Guards will be answerable to prevent it. Plunder will be collected and distributed equally amongst the army. Kettles and other articles taken will be collected by commanding officers and turned over to Mr Belli, the...
January 1, 1791 Report of Indian Expedition, Including Battles and Sedition Lieut. Denny Henry Knox Suggests drawing upon reports of Captain Ferguson and Doctor Carmichael while waiting for official accounts from Harmar. Describes Indian attacks and different campaigns, often conflicting under different leaders and with discouraged militia members. Discusses provisions and inadequate clothing. Lists plunder of Indian towns for the quartermaster. Refers to leaving wounded on the field while the...
July 28, 1792 Updates on Indian Relations in Southwest Territory Henry Knox George Washington Results of council between friendly Indians and U.S. included protection of U.S. boats and travelers from hostile tribes. Land disputes also addressed at council, hopes that Gov. Blount will devise a just settlement between Creeks and settlers. Hostile acts against U.S. continue.
September 23, 1791 Proceedings of a Court of Inquiry Winslow Warren Arthur St. Clair The transcript of the entire proceedings of the Court of Inquiry into the conduct of General Harmar during his campaign against the Miami Indians. (A common theme in the testimony is that the failure of the campaign was due to the incompetence and cowardice of the state militia.)
January 12, 1787 Request for response on Colonel Harmer's account Major Erkuries Beatty Joseph Howell Beatty had written an earlier letter to Howell asking for a prompt response on Colonel Harmer's account and has yet to receive a reply.
January 18, 1787 Account of Colonel Harmar John Pierce Major Erkuries Beatty Informs Beatty that the most efficient method of settling Colonel Harmar's account is by a settlement with the Corps in which all of Harmar's vouchers are available and in which he is given credit for all his payments.
June 30, 1788 Settlement of Colonel Woods accounts Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Will endeavor to have a copy of all accounts of Colonel Wood prepared. Not in his powers to close the accounts without Colonel Bayard's vouchers.
February 26, 1793 Payment to Colonel Benjamin Holden Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Payment of $434.16 to Colonel Benjamin Holden of Massachusetts Line in Colonel Hutchinson's Regiment.