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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.
July 19, 1791 Garrisoning at Fort Washington Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter, discusses garrisoning Fort Washington.
March 9, 1793 Refers to Stores at Fort Washington James O'Hara Henry Knox Refers to Mr. Belli's stores at Fort Washington and the accounts forwarded to the Treasury. Discusses his expectations for stores at Fort Washington.
July 29, 1791 Update on Troops at Fort Washington Arthur St. Clair [not available] Arrival of several battalions and companies of troops to Fort Washington.
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.
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.
May 9, 1796 Return of Clothing on Hand at Fort Washington Requested Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War requests, via Jones, a return of all the clothing on hand at Fort Washington and vicinity, to help determine what needs to be procured.
May 31, 1794 Letter Citation Deputy Quartermaster General Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Washington, 06/25/1794.
December 30, 1792 Notification of Arrival at Fort Washington Caleb Swan Anthony Wayne Swan arrived at Fort Washington and planned to travel to Legion ville after his baggage arrived.
August 4, 1791 Immediate Assembly of Troops at Fort Washington Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Location of troops disclosed, importance of rapid gathering at Fort Washington emphasized. Relations with Western Indians discussed.
October 13, 1797 Recent Bill Drawn, Recent Expenditure Estimates for Fort Washington, Pittsburgh, & Detroit John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Forwards letter from Mr. Ernest which informs of a recent bill he has drawn; also encloses expenditure estimates for Fort Washington, Pittsburgh and Detroit for September-November 1797. Asks that Hodgdon forward a memorandum to the commander at Fort Washington, and encloses a list of supplies wanted by Wilkins.
May 21, 1792 Delivery of Corn to Kentucky from Fort Washington Major John Belli James O'Hara Discusses navigation and delivery of corn between Fort Washington and Kentucky.
1792 Rations at Fort Washington Major John Belli Henry Knox Report titled "Short Sketch of the cost of a ration at Fort Washington" with a detailed list of provisions with their cost
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.
February 10, 1797 Indians Travelling to Fort Washington Isaac Craig James McHenry Notification that Indians will travel by boat to Fort Washington under the charge of Capt. Britt. Good relations b/w U.S. and Shawnee.
May 15, 1792 Safe Conduct to Fort Washington John Moylan Samuel Hodgdon Moylan hopes to meet the official guard for their safe conduct to Fort Washington. He has been particular in the choice of horses in the hope that they will be adequate for the expedition.
October 14, 1797 Forwarding Expenditure Estimates for Posts Around Fort Washington, Pittsburgh & Delaware John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Encloses expenditure estimates for posts dependent on Fort Washington, Pittsburgh & Detroit for September-November 1797.
January 7, 1793 Report from Fort Washington John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Harris reports that Indians remain peaceable. Mentions Mr. Colesworthy. Harris says he is very busy and does not have time to write him. Letter from Mr Bissell to this family enclosed. Mentions Shaylor.
November 7, 1791 Relieving the Wounded Robert Buntin Samuel Hodgdon The clothing sent on is a little wet having gone through the river and there is no place here to open the bales with any kind of safety. The General thinks that they should be sent as they are on to Fort Washington as soon as possible. All the horses here, including those with the clothing, have gone with provisions to relieve the wounded that lie between this place and Fort Washington. There is...
May 9, 1794 Supplies and Store Sent to Fort Washington Isaac Craig Henry Knox Hospital stores and stationary supplies sent forward to Fort Washington. More pack horses and drivers to be sent soon.
December 10, 1791 Delivery of Boxes Michael G. Houdin Samuel Hodgdon Delivery of boxes to Fort Washington desired.
March 4, 1792 Pay for the Troops, Etc. Henry Gaither Samuel Hodgdon Nothing of consequence happened on Gaither's march from Fort Washington home. Only his horse was tired and was left in the wilderness which caused some difficulty but he arrived in Elk Ridge on January 6th and found all was well. Gaither inquires as to when and how the troops are to be paid.
May 3, 1793 Report on troops under Major General Wayne Isaac Craig Henry Knox Troops under Major General Anthony Wayne embarked in good order for Fort Washington, in high spirits, with boats well fitted for transportation. Should reach Fort Washington in six days.
March 4, 1796 Request for Artillery and Ammunition for Fort Defiance James McHenry Anthony Wayne McHenry needed directions to be given to an officer for the transport of artillery and ammunition from Fort Washington to Fort Defiance.
October 27, 1791 Dismissal of Patrick Lacy Michael G. Houdin Samuel Hodgdon Houdin declares that Hodgdon no doubt will be surprised to see Patrick Lacy again at Fort Washington. He is no soldier and the boys seem to be so displeased with him that, in the interests of harmony, it seemed best to send him back to Hodgdon who might be able to employ him to greater advantage.