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April 18, 1796 Pay of Captain Uriah Springer's Men at Fayette County, Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $251.73 is due the men commanded by Captain Uriah Springer at Fayette County Pennsylvania, being their pay from the dates of their enlistment through March 1796.
October 6, 1791 Reimbursement for rangers Henry Knox Lieutenants of the counties of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington, and Allegany in Pennsylvania, and Ohio in Virginia Secretary Knox reminds the lieutenants of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington and Alleghany Counties, Pennsylvania, and Ohio County, Virginia, to submit to Congress requests for monetary reimbursement to pay for use of rangers.
October 13, 1791 Request to Forward Letters John Stagg Isaac Craig Duplicates of letters to Lieutenants of Alleghany, Washington, Fayette, Ohio counties and to several personal letters to be forwarded.
October 6, 1794 Papers regarding the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander James Dallas Alexander Hamilton Transmits, for the perusal of President George Washington, the original papers received by James Lang from the County of Fayette, Pennsylvania, along with a copy of the answer from Governor Thomas Mifflin. Lang was one of the committee of conference appointed by the insurgents of western Pennsylvania during the Whiskey Rebellion to confer with the commissioners of the United States.
July 22, 1796 Pay of Captain Uriah Springer's Troops Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $232.49 is due the troops under the command of Captain Uriah Springer at Union Town, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, being their pay from April through June 1796.
April 14, 1790 Extracts from the Lieutenants of Fayette, Woodford and Mercer to the Secretary of War Lieutenants of Counties in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Kentucky Henry Knox Reports status of frontier; Indians from several tribes continue to attack settlers and steal property.
August 5, 1794 On the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton George Washington Secretary Hamilton writes to President Washington on the Whiskey Rebellion. Mentions that the Collector of the Revenue, Robert Wilson, was attacked by the rebels: "stripped of his Cloaths which were afterwards burnt, and after having been himself inhumanly burnt in several places with a heated Iron was tarred and feathered - and about day light dismissed - naked wounded and otherwise in a very...
August 22, 1794 Council and Defending Fort Fayette Isaac Craig Henry Knox Letters from Sec. of Treasury and Jonathan Staggs received. Results of conference between commissioners and deputies of western counties not yet known. Meeting with more delegates to take place at Redstone. Efforts to increase defensibility of Fort Fayette accrued unforeseen expenses not noted in estimate.
November 29, 1790 Expedition Against Wabash Indians Josiah Harmar [not available] Citizens of counties in Kentucky request an expedition against the hostile Wabash Indians and will supply men for the mission. Harmar authorized the assembly of volunteers for expedition.
September 8, 1794 Letter from the Marshall of Pennsylvania David Lenox Alexander Hamilton The Marshall for the Pennsylvania District writes Secretary Hamilton on his personal experiences with Whiskey rebels in western Pennsylvania; at one point, he was even fired at.
October 9, 1790 Assembly of Troops under General Harmar Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Troops and supplies prepared for expedition, reinforcements called from Fayette and Woodford counties. Details of march west by militia troops from Kentucky under direction of General Harmar.
February 23, 1799 Division of New Jersey into Recruiting Districts Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton Ogden provides his suggestion for dividing New Jersey into recruiting districts.
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.
April 18, 1798 Supply Order for Fort Fayette in Pittsburg James Wilkins [not available] Request for two large padlocks and a key to the stock lock. Signed by Lieutenant James Wilkins
November 30, 1792 Report from Pittsburgh Regarding Garrison at Fort Fayette Isaac Craig Henry Knox Reports that a small garrison, artillery and infantry descended the Oteo River to Legionville. Cavalry crossed the Allegheny Mountains.
September 12, 1794 Barracks at Fort Fayette Isaac Craig Henry Knox Butler urged the building of additional barracks at Fort Fayette due to current and anticipated problems in the area surrounding the fort. Craig notified that building is in process and is being done with the "strictest economy."
October 6, 1791 Request to Forward Letter John Stagg Isaac Craig Inquiry into missing clothing for Capt. Buell's company. Orders to forward enclosed letter to lieutenants of several counties.
April 18, 1796 Springer's Musters and Pay for his men William Simmons Uriah Springer Muster and Pay rolls; Springer's pay; recruiting money unaccounted for.
October 15, 1794 Pay of the Troops at Fort Fayette Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Samuel Fisher is entrusted with funds due the troops at Fort Fayette and its dependencies including the detachments of Capt. Heth and Capt. Howe and the pay and forage for Col. Thomas Butler and the pay due Ensign John McClary.
November 25, 1793 Major Winston; letters for St. Clair and Shelby; Title to Lots at Fort Fayette Isaac Craig Henry Knox Major Winston set off for Fort Washington. Letters for Governor St. Clair and Governor Shelby sent forward. St. Clair is at Marietta. Discusses necessity of obtaining title to the lots on which Fort Fayette is erected.
November 20, 1795 Receipt of Lewis for militia infantry and cavalry pay at Fort Fayette Presley Nevill [not available] Nevill received $14,000 from Lewis, on account of pay of militia infantry and cavalry at Fort Fayette.
July 4, 1800 Return of Clothing for One Recruit Edward D. Turner Jacob Hafe Return of clothing for one recruit in garrison at Fort Fayette.
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 18, 1796 Pay for Captain Springer's Men William Simmons Brigadier General Henry Miller Directs Miller to provide a sum of money to Captain Springer for the pay of his men
July 27, 1799 Certification of payment; Doctor Hugh Scott, for medicines furnished the garrison at Fort Fayette William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $160 to Doctor Hugh Scott, for medicines furnished the garrison at Fort Fayette.