Viewing 1–25 of 3,876 documents: "Fort Pitt"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 14, 1791 Articles to Fort Pitt John Stagg William Knox The several articles being obtained should be forwarded to Fort Pitt. A wagon should also be engaged to convey the baggage of Capt. Beatty's recruits from Trenton to Fort Pitt.
July 14, 1791 Troops to March for Fort Pitt, Recruiting Discussed Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Troops to march to Fort Pitt, prior to departure for expedition to frontier in September. Deficiencies in troops must be made up through additional levy recruits.
February 15, 1791 Directions to take charge of public stores at Fort Pitt Henry Knox Isaac Craig Order to take charge of all public stores, which shall be deposited at Fort Pitt.
June 7, 1784 Pay of garrisons at Army posts Joseph Carleton John Pierce Discusses the pay of the garrisons at West Point and Fort Pitt.
February 17, 1792 Received Estimate for Work at Fort Pitt Henry Knox Isaac Craig Knox has received the estimate for the works at Fort Pitt. It looks to be more expensive than Knox was expecting, but he trusts that Craig will justify the cost.
July 28, 1791 COPY: Troops to March for Fort Pitt, Enclosures for Gen. St. Clair John Stagg Major General Richard Butler In absence of Secretary of War, Stagg transmitted info 2nd Regiment to march for Fort Pitt, shortly followed by recruits.
March 24, 1791 Knox directs Sargent to assist the campaign Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Letter, discusses campaign at Fort Pitt.
February 15, 1791 Major Craig's oath of office in taking charge of public stores at Fort Pitt Isaac Craig Henry Knox Major Craig's oath of office and acceptance of responsibilities at Fort Pitt, witnessed by John Stagg.
July 11, 1791 Articles purchased at Fort Pitt Isaac Craig Unknown Recipient Letter from Major Isaac Craig detailing articles purchased at Fort Pitt. Image not available.
December 17, 1789 Knox writes to Doctor Samuel Johnson Henry Knox Samuel Johnson Letter, advises Johnson re officer at Fort Pitt.
May 19, 1797 Charged for Packing the Stores Sent to Fort Pitt Elias Langham Samuel Hodgdon After receiving a copy of his January accounts from the Accountant's office, Langham finds that he has been charged for the packing and baling of the stores sent to Fort Pitt.
March 22, 1791 Stores for Fort Pitt Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Letter; directs St. Clair to determine what is needed at Fort Pitt and rent it.
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.
July 26, 1791 Articles purchased at Fort Pitt Isaac Craig Unknown Recipient Letter from Major Isaac Craig in regards to articles purchased at Fort Pitt. Image not available.
February 16, 1798 Major Craig sends status report from Fort Pitt to the Secretary at War Isaac Craig James McHenry Major Craig reports the arrival of two iron 24 pound cannon at Fort Pitt.
August 25, 1794 Load Taken to Fort Pitt Matthias Slough Samuel Hodgdon Slough's son [Jacob] will deliver the load to Fort Pitt. Hodgdon is asked to pay the balance for the carriage, being 33 pounds two shillings.
May 12, 1791 Possession of Fort Isaac Craig Henry Knox Inquires about representation at Supreme Court to be held at Fort Pitt. Discussed possession of Fort being given by Sheriff to Messr. Turnbul and Mannie.
June 9, 1791 Repayment Henry Knox Isaac Craig Notification that Hodgdon travels for Fort Pitt and carries means to reimburse Craig for all expenses he has accrued for public service.
February 15, 1791 Major Craig assumes charge over stores at Fort Pitt Henry Knox Isaac Craig Major Craig receives appointment from Secretary Knox to assume charge over all public stores at Fort Pitt. Knox explains his accounting expectations and refers questions to Samuel Hodgdon.
October 20, 1798 Transporting Clothing and Medicine to Fort Pitt Henry Knox Samuel & John Smith Knox explains the means by which 49 cases of clothing and two cases of medicine will be transported to Fort Pitt by way of Baltimore.
July 16, 1785 Reports Meeting with Indian Chiefs, Cornplanter, at Fort Pitt about British Treaty, Fort Stanwix Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports that 3 chiefs, 25 Indians of the Six Nations arrived at Fort Pitt wanting to speak to the commanding officer, so Harmar went to talk with them about a treaty. Cornplanter wished to get rid of Fort Stanwix, as it was too much work to maintain. Intelligence report detailing British efforts to subvert U.S. treaties with the Indian nations. Opines that U.S. treaties will have little weight...
February 1, 1799 Major Craig sends status report from Fort Pitt to the Secretary at War Isaac Craig James McHenry Major Craig provides the Secretary at War an invoice of the clothing, quartermaster, and ordinance stores sent from Fort Pitt to Natchez.
May 26, 1791 Unarmed Virginia Levies Marching to Fort Pitt Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox requested Butler assist unarmed troops marching through dangerous territory. Additional information of troops marching to arrive at Fort Pitt.
June 30, 1791 Update on Troops Henry Knox Harry Innes Troops are in position and are marching for western campaign or are defending frontier post of Fort Pitt.
September 22, 1791 Supplies and Clothing to be Forwarded Henry Knox Isaac Craig All stores received at Fort Pitt and all clothing excepting 15 suits, should be forwarded to Fort Washington under escort.