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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."
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.
February 10, 1798 Contract price of rations for 1797 and 1798 R. J. Heath William Simmons Contract prices of rations Fort Fayette, Fort Massac, Fort Knox, Michilamackanac, Fort Wayne.
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.
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.
June 23, 1797 Condition of Old Fort and Storage of Powder Isaac Craig James McHenry Status of magazine at old fort no longer appropriate for storage of powder. Advised the storage at Fort Fayette and notified McHenry he will attempt to sell the old magazine and its building materials.
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.
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.
July 9, 1799 Account of Medicines Expended July to Dec 1798 by Doctor Hugh Scott at Fort Fayette Doctor Hugh Scott William Simmons Attaches an account of medicines expended July to Dec 1798 by Doctor Hugh Scott at Fort Fayette. Scott notes that the proper vouchers are contained, but if more are necessary, General Wilkerson will give it. Scott asks that he be paid money that is overdue.
March 25, 1794 Paying the Troops of Various Detachments Joseph Howell Henry Knox No arrangements have been made for paying the detachments at Fort Fayette, Big Beaver block house, Fort Franklin, and Wheeling and provisions need to be made to meet these obligations.
November 13, 1795 Receipt of Simmons for militia infantry and cavalry pay at Fort Fayette Samuel Lewis [not available] Lewis receipt for $14,000 on account of pay due militia infantry and cavalry at Fort Fayette to be transmitted to Presley Nevill paymaster to militia army or to Isaac Craig at Pittsburgh.
June 27, 1794 [173] Enclosed Muster and Pay Rolls Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Enclosed muster and pay rolls for Fort Fayette, summary of charges listed in letter. Request for money to dispense to settle debts. Capt. Crawford is assembling rolls for Fort Franklin.
August 23, 1794 [No. 30] Safety and Threats of Insurgents Alexander Hamilton Isaac Craig Will not send money to finance additional fortifications at Fort Fayette for fear the money will fall into the hands of the insurgents. Urged confidence in the strength of the United States to enforce its laws.
July 23, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses the account of Dr. Hugh Scott with the Secretary at War.
March 25, 1794 Estimate of Pay & Forage Due the Detachments Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Howell lists estimates of pay & forage due the detachments of Fort Fayette & Big Beaver Block House, Fort Franklin & Wheeling.
November 13, 1799 Colonel Hamtramck's Winter Quarters Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Hamilton affirms to Gen. Wilkinson that Col. Hamtramck should winter at Fort Fayette with the army rather than at Cincinnatti as he has requested.
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.
May 22, 1795 Small Pox Infections Thomas Butler Timothy Pickering Need to have men stationed at Fort Fayette inoculated for small pox due to the widespread infections in its camps. Cited the clothing to be shipped down the Ohio river as possibly carrying the small pox virus. Ordnance from Gen. Wayne received.
September 6, 1794 [No. 33] Building Barracks at Fort Fayette John Stagg Isaac Craig No permanent arrangement for additional troops at Fort Fayette, advised best judgment in determining if building additional barracks is necessary. If council held at Redstone yields overtures of more violence, Craig is authorized to build more barracks after the approbation of Lieut. Col. Butler.
December 18, 1798 Account of Medicines Expended June - Dec 1798 by Doctor Hugh Scott at Fort Fayette Doctor Hugh Scott [not available] Agreeably to order of Secretary of War, Scott transmits account against United States for medicines furnished to garrison of Fort Fayette. Scott laments that he has not yet been paid.
April 19, 1794 Estimate of Subsistence for Officers at Fort Fayette & Big Beaver block house, Fort Franklin & at Wheeling for 1793. Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Estimate of Subsistence for Officers at Fort Fayette & Big Beaver block house, Fort Franklin & at Wheeling for 1793.
September 19, 1800 Quarters for the General, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig is fitting out quarters for the General at Fort Fayette. The Quartermaster General is expected in a few days. Craig is happy that Philadelphia remains healthy during the advanced season.
August 22, 1794 Peace or Civil War Continued, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig requests five thousand dollars in order to comply with the requisitions of the Quartermaster General for forage and sundry other articles and to defray the expenses of the further work at Fort Fayette. He warns that on the following Thursday it will be determined whether there will be peace or civil war continued.