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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 25, 1786 Enclosed return John Pierce Oliver Wolcott Agreeable to Wolcott's request, the Commissioner of Army Accounts has enclosed a return of the names of the men remitted by Capt. Samuel Granger.
August 15, 1796 Action on the Southwestern Frontier John Sevier James McHenry Governor Sevier discusses action on the southwestern frontier, some of which may require a response by the militia.
October 25, 1786 Return of Recruited Soldiers John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Agreeable to Wolcott's request, Pierce encloses a return of the names of the men recruited by Capt. Samuel Granger and his officers, specifying the date enlisted.
June 1, 1798 Receipt for Express Riding Services from Philadelphia to New Castle Samuel Fisher [not available] Fiscal, receipt for express/dispatch riding services from Philadelphia to New Castle.
May 22, 1796 Land speculation and the western frontier Thomas Dillon James McHenry Dillon describes Tennessee and other western lands, while promoting land speculation and the surefire profits that come with speculating. Dillon mentions peace with Indians, but alludes to White encroachment and aggression.
November 10, 1794 Relations with Cherokee Indians William Blount Henry Knox Letter from Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory to Secretary Henry Knox, regarding relations with Indians in the region. Blount desires to maintain peace with the Cherokee Indians, especially considering the hostility experienced with the Creek Nation. One point of hostility with the Cherokee has been horse stealing, and so the governor has ordered citizens to not buy horses from...
June 1, 1798 Recommendation of James Burnes to be a Second Lieutenant Thomas Tingey James McHenry Tingey recommends James Burns for an appointment as a Second Lieutenant in the rising navy of the United States. Burns studied physic and surgery and was engaged in that capacity on the ship "Granger," under Tingey's command, during a voyage to Madeira and the East Indies. He applied himself to the practice of seamanship and navigation so assiduously that on a second voyage he was employed as a...
December 5, 1794 Abstract of services perfomed in the Indian Department David Henley Unknown Recipient Abstract of payments made by David Henley, agent for the Department of War in the state of Tennessee, on account of services performed and for other contingent expenses in the Indian Department from October 21 to December 5, 1794.
July 26, 1797 Statement of Powder at Various Places Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of the quantity of powder at various places.
April 1, 1797 Statement of Brass Cannons and Carriages Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of brass cannons and carriages on books of intendant of stores
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.
September 22, 1791 Troops Marching to Fort Washington Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox acknowledges receipt of two of St. Clair's letters and informs of several troop movements toward Fort Washington.
December 29, 1786 State Funding for a Fort Samuel Hodgdon Jonathan Nicholson Letter, mentions state funding of fort..
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.
June 5, 1794 Return of the non-commissioned officers Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Return of the non-commissioned officers and privates belonging to the legion of the United States.
July 19, 1791 Garrisoning at Fort Washington Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter, discusses garrisoning Fort Washington.
1796 Quantity of troops at various posts James McHenry [not available] McHenry lists the number of troops stationed at each post.
December 11, 1800 Articles requested by Samuel Hodgdon for various Forts Purveyor's Office Samuel Dexter List of articles requested by Samuel Hodgdon for various Forts.
January 23, 1801 Clothing Delivery to Fort Massac and Fort Adams Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig packing clothing for troops at Fort Pickering and Fort Adams which is proving "most troublesome" due to General's instructions. Craig must open and repack all boxes and irregularities still exist. General will not accept office of the Minister of War if it was offered to him.
April 19, 1798 Statement of Ordnance at Various Locations Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry List of ordnance belonging to the United States at forts and major cities.
April 11, 1796 Route from Albany to Fort Erie Henry Glen Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Describes the 995-mile route from Albany to Fort Erie.
April 16, 1792 Orders for Fort Hamilton James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon Lists supplies that are to be taken to Fort Hamilton without delay, including bar iron.
September 15, 1791 Forward of Ammunition to Fort Washington Henry Knox Isaac Craig Know to forward lead, powder, and shells to Pittsburgh. Craig in turn to forward supplies to Fort Washington. Money to be given to Lieut. Jeffers at Fort Franklin.
April 13, 1798 Abstract of Provisions Issued Over Six Months Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry List by post of provisions issued between December 1, 1796 and May 31, 1797.
May 25, 1791 Account of stores and ordinance sent to Fort Washington Isaac Craig Henry Knox Major Craig gives account of stores and ordnance sent to Fort Washington from Fort Pitt.