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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 24, 1793 Letter Citation William Blount Unknown Recipient Cited in Blount to Knox, 01/24/1793. Minutes of a Conversation between Blount and Handley.
August 3, 1795 Pay for Jesse Craft William Blount David Henley Blount discusses Jesse Craft's application for pay for military service which Blount has transferred from the State to the War Office.
August 11, 1791 Presidential Assurances, Indian Affairs Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair President has faith in St. Clair's command of troops, urgency of moving to Fort Washington. Cherokees signed treaty negotiated with Governor Blount; some Creeks "committing some depredations" on settlements in Cumberland.
November 25, 1797 Secretary at War writes to Silgreaves regarding Blount James McHenry Samuel Silgreaves McHenry informs Silgreaves that all expences accured by Mr. Blount are considered payable under contingency funds.
March 20, 1793 Proposed Posts at Cumberland and Fort Massac Henry Knox George Washington Knox informs the President that the post proposed for the Cumberland River would come under the dominion of Governor Blount who must therefore construct it using either militia or regular troops.Construction of the post at Fort Massac should be postponed until the boundaries of the Wasbash Indians have been established.
February 9, 1793 Letter to Governor Blount Tobias Lear Henry Knox The President has inspected the letter to Governor Blount and it meets his approval but he would like to have the enclosed included in a postscript or in the main body of the letter.
May 12, 1791 Receipt of William Blount for Money from the Department of War William Blount [not available] Blount acknowledges receipt, via General Sevier, of the gold transmitted to him from the War Department .
January 23, 1793 Reduce the Size of Blount's Militia Henry Knox George Washington Knox presents to the President a draft of a letter to Governor Blount in which the concerns of the Secretrary of the Treasury are expressed regarding the great expense entailed in maintaining the large number of troops Blount's militia currently has in service.
May 20, 1793 Letter Citation Chiefs of the Cherokees William Blount Cited in Blount to Knox, 06/04/1793.
March 13, 1793 Letter Citation Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation William Blount Cited in Blount to Knox, 03/23/1793.
May 10, 1793 Governor Blount's Letters in Hand Henry Knox Tobias Lear "Mr. Allison has just arrived from Governor Blount with the enclosed letters. He says he thinks the Governor may be here in about three weeks."
March 2, 1792 Letter Citation William Blount Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Blount, 03/31/1792, Knox to Blount, 04/22/1792, and McHenry to US House, 01/05/1798.
May 8, 1790 Regarding the account of William Blount Nicholas Eveleigh Joseph Howell The Comptroller of the Treasury Department requests from the Commissioner of Army Accounts to transmit to his office the papers of William Blount for examination.
February 9, 1793 Proposed Letter to Governor Blount Henry Knox Tobias Lear "Please submit to the President of the United States the enclosed proposed draft of a letter to Governor Blount."
December 20, 1799 Account Current with With Jacob Blount Samuel Tredwell William Simmons An account current with Jacob Blount for making ten carriages of the seacoast kind at a cost of $120 each. Tredwell certifies that the carriages have been made in conformity with the directions of the Secretary of War.
April 27, 1792 Letter Citation William Blount [not available] Cited in Blount to Knox, 05/05/1792.
February 12, 1792 Letter Citation William Blount Unknown Recipient Cited in Craig to Blount, 03/15/1792; McHenry to US House, 01/05/1798.
October 5, 1792 Letter Citation John Christian William Blount Cited in Blount to Knox, 10/07/1792.
September 17, 1792 Letter Citation John Boggs William Blount Cited in Blount to Knox, 10/07/1792.
February 28, 1792 Letter Citation Elijah Robertson William Blount Cited in Blount to Knox, 03/20/1792.
March 28, 1793 Letter Citation John McKee William Blount Cited in Blount to Knox, 04/09/1793.
December 3, 1794 Letter Citation William Blount Henry Knox Cited in Pickering to Blount, 03/23/1795.
April 12, 1793 Letter Citation William Blount Isaac Shelby Cited in Blount to Knox, 04/12/1793.
December 17, 1794 Letter Citation William Blount Henry Knox Cited in Pickering to Blount, 03/23/1795.
December 5, 1794 Letter Citation William Blount Henry Knox Cited in Pickering to Blount, 03/23/1795.