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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 17, 1798 Steuben army regulations James McHenry John Harris Requests that Steuben army regulations be sent to Ensign George W. Stall.
May 10, 1794 Receipt and delivery of whiskey Henry Knox Commanding Officer at Wheeling The Secretary of War orders the Quarter Master General to examine into the receipt and delivery of whiskey at Forts Washington, Steuben and Knox.
March 20, 1797 Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, asks for a copy of Baron Steuben's military regulations.
February 4, 1800 Request for Issue of Steuben's Regulations for War Office James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of 3 copies of Baron Steuben's regulations for the use of the War Office.
May 22, 1799 Request for Issue of Steuben's Regulations to New York James McHenry John Harris Requests issue of 60 copies of Baron von Steuben's regulations to New York.
October 10, 1795 Remitting funds for troop payment William Simmons Caleb Swan Informs Caleb Swann that Major Haskell will remit funds to him for payment to the troops at headquarters, Forts Knox and Steuben.
February 12, 1800 Request for Issue of Steuben's Regulations James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of one copy of Baron von Steuben's regulations to Lewis Tousard. A note from Tousard is appended.
August 8, 1792 Report from Fort Hamilton James Wilkinson Henry Knox Wilkinson reports on his monthly returns of the garrisons of Forts Jefferson and Steuben, the 1st Regiment, and the Corps of Kentucky Riflemen, including its strength and reorganization, his supply situation, and plans for furure movement
June 19, 1786 Requesting Webb come to meet Baron de Steuben Robert Pemberton Webb Pemberton asks General Webb to come meet with Baron de Steuben to observe ceremonial acts, ostensibly as part of the Order of the Cincinnati.
May 10, 1794 General Bookkeeping Henry Knox James O'Hara General accounting, supply information. Knox wants the system of delivering the whiskey to be examined; he thinks there is something defective in the arrangements at Forts Steuben, Washington, and Knox. The revenue officer at Wheeling needs a boat.
January 24, 1798 Request for Delivery of Camp Accoutrements & Regulations James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of kettles, buckets and regulation books for garrison at Mud Island.
June 25, 1793 Distilled Spirits to be Issued to Troops Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Hamilton has concluded to have purchases of distilled spirits made on the accounts of the government for the use of the army.
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 10, 1794 Whiskey Distribution Henry Knox James O'Hara Secretary Knox would like Quartermaster General James O'Hara to address the issue of the receipt and delivery of whiskey, which some suggest is defective. He wants the quarter masters of Forts Washington, Steuben, and Knox to receive and distribute spirits according to his direction. He also requests that a boat be provided to the Revenue officer at Wheeling, and that the commanding officer of...
March 20, 1797 Request for Military Regulations James McHenry John Harris Request for a copy of Baron's Steuben's military regulations.
January 27, 1790 Regarding Von Steuben's service in the Army of United States Baron Friedrich Von Steuben Alexander Hamilton Von Steuben recounts his service as a foreigner in the United States Army. Makes reference to his memorial to Congress and notes that the truth of its facts cannot be disputed without raising a doubt of the veracity of some of the most worthy and respectable characters in the United States.
December 4, 1793 Statement of the non commisssioned officers and privates in the service of the United States. Henry Knox [not available] Major General Wayne has 3229 troops under his immediate command, including the garrisons of Fort Washington, Fort Hamilton, Fort St. Clair and Fort Jefferson. At Forts Knox and Steuben: 104 Upper parts of Ohio: 113 Recruits on march to Pittsburg: 95 Recruits at the several Rendezvous: 53 West Point: 31 Southwestern territory: 79 Georgia: 157 Deficient: 1259 Establishment: 5120 Note:...
December 13, 1796 List of contract prices for rations for the year of 1796 Comptroller of the Treasury [not available] List of contract prices of rations for the year 1796 received from the Comptroller of Treasury. Locations include Grenville [Greenville], Fort Wayne, below Fort Wayne on Miami River to Lake Erie, Fort Franklin, Picque Town, Sandusky, Fort Adams, Presque Isle, Fort Bruenton on Oneida Lake, Detroit, Michilamackanac, Oswego, Niagara, Fort Steuben, Fort Messac.
June 26, 1798 Request for Issue of Copies of Baron Steuben's Regulations James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of 8 copies of Baron Steuben's regulations to Major Tousard.
October 20, 1791 Appoint George Demelar to be an Ensign Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox orders St. Clair to find out about a young surveyor named George Demelar [Demlar] and if Demelar's character is satisfactory, appoint him an ensign in the infantry. This is in response to a request by Baron de Steuben.
May 1, 1795 Requests Order of Spirits for Western Military Tench Coxe Timothy Pickering Encloses letter from agents to purchase spirits for the western military. Requests amount needed by the western military.
August 11, 1794 Payment of Troops and Mounted Militia Under General Wayne Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Henry Knox Wolcott explains the sums provided for the pay of the troops and mounted militia serving under Major General Wayne.
May 22, 1798 Request for Issue of Medicine to Fort Mifflin Garrison James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of medicine to Maj. Tousard's garrison at Fort Mifflin. Tousard acknowledges forwarding of the same.
1796 Quantity of troops at various posts James McHenry [not available] McHenry lists the number of troops stationed at each post.
April 5, 1792 A Permanent Peace Thomas Doyle Samuel Hodgdon Doyle assures Hodgdon that any intelligence that is worth communicating from Fort Steuben will be done. He is astonished that his friend Ziegler may be induced to resign since his soul lays in the Army. He requests a supply of money for contingencies in accordance with Gen. Wilkinson's wishes. The express from Fort Knox mentions that the Indians wish for a permanant peace which he hopes is true...