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November 24, 1787 Recommendation of Mr. Coudray Josiah Harmar Henry Knox If there is a vacancy in the Connecticut quota, General Harmar recommends Mr. Coudray who has been a volunteer in the regiment for a considerable time and has conducted himself with propriety.
January 18, 1789 Report on the Treaty of Fort Harmar Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Reports that the business related to the Treaty of Fort Harmar has finished. They have renewed their former engagements; that is the Six Nations, Wyandots, Chippewas, Delawares, Pottawatamies, and Sacs. They seem well satisfied. States that one good consequence is that the confederacy is broken and Joseph Brant has lost his influence. River is presently frozen and communications by water cut off....
September 29, 1789 Proclamation of the Treaty of Fort Harmar George Washington [not available] Washington's offcial proclamation of the Treay of Fort Harmar with the Chiefs and Warriors of the Wyandot, Delaware, Ottawa, Chippawa, Pattiwatima, and Sac Nations.
August 12, 1788 Cited letter or document, John Francis Hamtramck to Josiah Harmar John Francis Hamtramck Josiah Harmar Letter, Citation only Cited in Harmar to Hamtramck, 10/13/1788.
September 12, 1789 Printed transcription/modern copy of Document, Josiah Harmar to Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Henry Knox No image available.
April 10, 1787 Cited letter or document, Josiah Harmar to Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Letter, Citation only Cited in Harmar to Knox, 05/14/1787, Harmar to Knox, 07/07/1787.
October 22, 1789 Treaty at Fort Harmar George Washington [not available] In pursuance of order of Congress, treaties between United States and several nations of Indians have been negotiated and signed. Washington lays before the Senate for their consideration and advice, by hand of Henry Knox, whose official superintendence, the business was transacted.
January 19, 1791 Speech of the President to the Seneca Chiefs George Washington Seneca Chiefs Washington refuses to restore any of the lands ceded by the Indians in the treaties of Fort Stanwix and Fort Harmar but assures them that he is still their friend and protector and will help them achieve prosperity by teaching them to raise domestic animals, the use of the plow, and how to raise corn.
September 2, 1790 Matters of pay; government removal to Philadelphia; pay reductions; the lottery Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell From Headquarters Fort Washington, Harmar mentions that punctual payments always ensure discipline. Is happy that Congress had determined to remove to Philadelphia. Will discontinue forwarded subscription of Tenno's paper as he will send a copy directly to Harmar in the future. Reductions of officer's pay is a very hard case indeed, does not think much about the soldiers. Harmar himself subjected...
May 25, 1787 Checking the Indians on the Pennsylvania Frontier Josiah Harmar General William Irvine General Harmar discusses the orders he has received from the War Office respecting the establishment of a small post at the confluence of French Creek and the Allegheny River. The purpose of this garrison is to check the northern Indians from committing depredations on the frontier of Pennsylvania.
September 29, 1789 Instrument of Ratification: Treaty of Fort Harmar. George Washington [not available] Treaty between United States and Wyandot, Delaware, Ottawa, Chippawa, Pattawattima, and Sac Nations at Fort Harmar by Arthur St. Clair Governor of Territory North west of Ohio River. Ratification took place at Fort Harmar on 9 January 1789.
October 22, 1785 Harmar informs Secretary at War of his orders to subordinates Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar, Commander, First American Regiment, informs Henry Knox, Secretary at War, of the orders issued to subordinate officers prior to his departure from Fort McIntosh. Harmar is presently in Philadelphia to assist recruiting.
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.
September 1, 1785 Expiration of enlistments for 1st American Regiment Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Josiah Harmar, Commanding Officer, 1st American Regiment, sends a monthly return of troops in federal service to President John Dickinson. In this return, Harmar states that, contrary to his initial estimates, he has found it impossible to keep the men in service past the terms of their enlistment. Harmar expects to recoup some of the discharged men after they have had their frolic and...
May 27, 1791 New York Lottery, Etc. Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell Howell wants Harmar to purchase for him ten tickets on his account in the New York Lottery and three on account of Howell, Harmar and Beatty. He pledges to order Capts. Asheton, Bradford, and McGurdy to forward to Harmar the returns of clothing due the men who were discharged in 1788 and 1789.
December 9, 1787 Account of People Emigrating to Kentucky Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Lists numbers of people, boats, horses, wagons, cattle, sheep, and hogs passing along the river bound for Kentucky.
April 27, 1787 Concerning Indians and the Seneca Nation William Butler Josiah Harmar Col. Butler writes to Col. Harmar on Indian Chiefs and the Seneca nation. The Congress has declared Harmar to be the commanding officers, find Captain Heart, and build a fort at Venango.
June 7, 1786 Cited letter or document, Henry Knox to Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Letter, Citation only Cited in Harmar to Knox, 07/03/1786.
January 12, 1790 Letter Citation John Doughty Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Harmar, 04/12/1790.
February 8, 1785 Regarding returns of Pennsylvania troops and the need to maintain presence at Fort McIntosh Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Lt.Colonel Josiah Harmar encloses returns of Pennsylvania troops and reports to Pennsylvania President John Dickenson informing him of the likelihood that, upon abandoning the garrison, Fort McIntosh will be demolished by "Emigrators" to Kentucky.
May 16, 1795 Copies of Indian Treaties Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Duplicates of letters pertaining to treaty with western Indians that took place at Fort McIntosh, Great Miami, Fort Harmar, and Kon-on-daigua. Also enclosed document that must be authorized by the President.
June 12, 1789 Request for estimate of expenses for treating with Wabash Indians Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Request for estimate of expenses for treating with Wabash Indians. Asks for one estimate of contingent expenses such as subsistence and presents in order to conciliate Indians to peace; other estimate relates to amounts that would induce Indians to sell so much territory as to extend the east-west line established by the Treaty of Fort Harmar to the Mississippi.
August 1, 1785 Monthly return of Pennsylvania troops, on the fitness of troops, Treaty of Wabash Josiah Harmar Jonathan Dickinson Josiah Harmar, Commanding Officer, 1st American Regiment, sends a monthly return of Pennsylvania troops to President John Dickinson. Harmar asks Dickinson not to hurry recruiting. By Harmar's estimate, out of a corps of 223 soldiers, "at least 50 men" are not fit to be re-enlisted.
March 28, 1786 Orders to take command at Fort McIntosh Henry Knox Nicholas Fish Orders from Secretary at War Major General Knox directing Major Fish to take command of the troops at Fort McIntosh on the Ohio River, pending the arrival of Lieutenant Colonel Harmar.
May 2, 1789 A report on the Treaty of Fort Harmar, concluded with several of the Indian Nations Arthur St. Clair George Washington St. Clair presents the treaties concluded with several of the Indian Nations in January 1789. Discusses extension of northern boundary to the 41st degree of north latitude, which was not accomplished for fear of defeating the peace process. The negotiation was tedious and tiresome. There are still some ill-disposed tribes. There were separate treaties with the Six Nations and Wyandots because of...