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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 9, 1794 Transmission of a Duplicate Letter Joseph Howell Frederick Dalcho A duplicate of Howell's letter of Dec. 4, 1794 is transmitted.
April 24, 1797 Equipment Intended for Taylor's Troop John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The equipment that the Secretary of War intends for Taylor's Troop at Fort Fidius in Georgia should be addressed to Colonel Gaither's headquarters.
May 9, 1794 Pay Procedures for the State of Georgia Joseph Howell Constant Freeman Transmitted are a bundle of muster and pay rolls for the regulars and officers of the State of Georgia with detailed instructions for disbursing the appropriate sums.
November 17, 1794 Money for which Mr. Seagrove is Responsible Joseph Howell Constant Freeman Mr. Seagrove has charge of one bundle of current notes of the Bank of the United States, in the amount of $11,407.63, and are marked in the right hand corner with Freeman's initials, "C.T."
June 27, 1797 Discusses Travel and High Expenses Edward Price James McHenry Discusses travel and expenses.
September 1, 1794 Travel Expences of Paymasters Joseph Howell Frederick Dalcho Reasonable travel expences incurred in the performance of the duties of paymasters should be allowed as long as they are substantiated by receipts.
July 31, 1794 Pay of the Georgia Militia Joseph Howell Constant Freeman Procedures are explained for the prompt payment of the militia of Georgia before they are disbanded. Payment of Scouts should be in accordance with the instructions of the Secretary of War.
May 12, 1794 Additional Instructions for the Pay of the Troops of Georgia Joseph Howell Constant Freeman Various Muster and pay rolls are returned for corrections and further instructions are provided regarding the pay of the officers and troops of the State of Georgia.
December 4, 1794 Deficiencies of Lt. Dalcho's Receipts Joseph Howell Frederick Dalcho Lt. Dalcho's account current and vouchers have been received but an examination indicates that the receipts should either have been taken separately or in a manner that embraced all the estimates of separate receipts.
September 5, 1794 Capt. Thomas Martin's Returns Joseph Howell Captain Thomas Martin Mr. Minor produced Capt. Martin's receipts for twenty dollars which is the premium for the ten men named in Martin' s return.
August 1, 1794 Pay and Forage of the Troops in Georgia Joseph Howell Constant Freeman The Treasurer had been directed to remit to John Matthews, Supervisor of Georgia, $2802 for the pay and forage of the troops in Georgia for June and July 1794.
September 13, 1797 Unsettled Account Explained Surgeon's Mate Thomas Farley William Simmons Unsettled account notification just received by Farley who was unaware of the status of his accounts. Farley provided account details.
September 11, 1793 James Seagrove report to Captain Constant Freeman on visit with Creeks, and instances of resistance to visit in Georgia countryside, James Seagrove Constant Freeman Writing from Fort Fidius, James Seagrove, Creek Indian agent, in a defiant tone, reports that he persists in his plans to meet with the Creeks, despite plans meditated for his destruction by some on the Georgia frontier. Met up with Captain Dickinson and twenty continental troops detached in order to provide security for Seagrove and his party against Georgia inhabitants. Arrived at Ft Fidius 9...
May 13, 1794 Request for Information on Receipt of Vouchers Constant Freeman Joseph Howell Freeman anxious to know about receipt of vouchers for militia transmitted by Freeman. Recounts information in previous letter with enclosures.
August 29, 1794 Pay, Subsistence, and Forage of the Troops of Georgia Joseph Howell Constant Freeman $1,802 is to be transmitted to John Matthews, Supervisor, for the pay, subsistence, and forage for the regular troops in Georgia for the months of August and September 1794.
June 9, 1793 Reporting on the Georgia Militia's March against Hostile Indian Towns Henry Gaither Henry Knox In this letter from Ft Fidius, Gaither reports that Georgia Militia, under leadership of Major General Twiggs and Brigadiers Irwin Clark and Blackburn with about 600 officers and men, about half mounted, marched against hostile towns, crossed the Oconee. Gaither believes current effort is to avoid the friendly towns. Gaither received answer to Seagrove's demands and sent Ensign Sedgewick with...
May 14, 1794 Georgia Indians Constant Freeman Henry Knox Letter from the Agent for the War Department in Georgia, regarding relations with the Indians on the frontier there.
November 24, 1796 Wagons Are Able to Take Some Clothing John Harris Samuel Hodgdon The wagons engaged for Fort Fidius will be able to take whatever clothing is considered just because Harris has engaged the same wagons that just returned from that place.
July 1, 1794 Ensign Voorhis' Refund to the Government Joseph Howell Constant Freeman Howell has directed Ensign Garret L. Voorhis to refund to Freeman, Agent for the War Department, the balance remaining after he has disbursed the pay of hisdetachment.
August 28, 1794 Counterfeiting the Notes of Branch Banks Joseph Howell Constant Freeman As regards the counterfeiting of the notes of the Branch Banks of Baltimore and Charleston, the Cashier of the Bank of the United States has provided four sheets of impressions of five and ten dollar notes which may help to detect the fraud.
May 23, 1793 State of Alarm Among Inhabitants of Georgia Frontier, Etc. Henry Gaither Henry Knox From Fort Fidius, Major Gaither reports many of inhabitants have left their homes; some have built forts on their soil. Gaither has furnished many with arms; militia Generals have ordered rations. Federal contractor issuing about 2000 rations per day to militia. Male negroes and some of their families included in the ration returns. Major Habersham asked that Gaither certify these issues....
March 12, 1795 Apprehension Respecting Offensive Operations Against Indians Joseph Howell Constant Freeman The militia has been called out for defensive operations in pursuit of Indians. However, there are apprehensions that said militia has been employed in offensive operations contrary to the intent of the Executive of the United States.
September 18, 1794 Whereabouts of Funds Transmitted to John Matthews Joseph Howell Constant Freeman There is great apprehension regarding the apparent loss of funds transmitted for the pay of the troops of Georgia and Freeman must conduct an investigation to ascertain the whereabouts of this large sum of money.
September 5, 1794 Failure of Receipt of Funds for the Troops Joseph Howell Constant Freeman Howell expresses surprise that Freeman has not received the remittance for the pay and forage of the troops in Georgia and South Carolina since the funds were remitted to John Matthews on the 1st August 1794.
May 13, 1794 Pay for the Troops of Georgia Joseph Howell John Matthews The Treasurer will remit funds for the pay of the troops of Georgia which Matthews will forward to Constant Freeman at Fort Fidius who will receive the funds and forward duplicate receipts to the Secretary of War.