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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 14, 1800 Removal of Stores from Fort Wayne John Francis Hamtramck Alexander Hamilton Hamtramck inquires as to whether quartermaster stores can be moved from one fort to another, as was done from Fort Wayne by the Quartermaster General, without the consent of the principal officer in command of the fort.
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.
August 21, 1794 Letter Citation William Campbell Anthony Wayne Cited in Wayne to Campbell, 08/22/1794; Wayne to Campbell, 08/21/1794. Major William Campbell, commander of the British post on the banks of the Miami, writes Major General Anthony Wayne. Asks General Wayne what he should make of U.S. troops amassing in the last 24 hours near that same fort.
July 1, 1799 Delivery of Indian annuities to Fort Wayne Jonathan Schieffelin Samuel Hodgdon Forwards the returns of vouchers for the last quarter. Announces that he has been ordered to proceed to Fort Wayne to deliver Indian annuities and then to return to Philadelphia with Ottawa and Wyandot chiefs.
August 10, 1796 Exaggerated Claims of Illness at Fort Miamis, Necessity of Fort Discussed Anthony Wayne James McHenry Wayne en route for Detroit to meet with several nations of Indians, noted the claims of illness that afflicted British troops at Fort Miamis were exaggerated. Captain Andrew Marschalk sent to investigate condition of fort and report to Wayne.
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.
December 6, 1797 Pay of the Army in the Northwestern Territory Caleb Swan William Simmons Paymaster Caleb Swan presents a statement of the pay of the Army in the Northwestern Territory including the following posts: Detroit, Miami, Defiance, Fort Wayne, Greeneville, Fort Washington, and Fort Knox, Fort Massac. Swan laments the difficulty of making advancements to officers when the law will not define entitlements. Swan can offer no reason why troops are not paid, except that they may...
February 24, 1796 News from Fort Wayne John Francis Hamtramck James Wilkinson Major Hamtramck reports on current affairs at Fort Wayne, and adds that Major Henfrer is headed down the Wabash River to visit various Indian nations. Encloses returns of the garrison, and some wampum, to General Wilkinson.
November 5, 1799 Sundry returns for Detroit and Fort Niagara Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses sundry returns for the posts of Detroit and Fort Wayne.
August 22, 1794 British post at the Miami William Campbell Anthony Wayne Major William Campbell, commander of an allegedly illegal British fort along the banks of the Miami, responds to Major General Anthony Wayne's assertion that the erection of the post was an act of hostility and aggression. States that he does not want conflict with the United States, but that Wayne's letter was insulting to the British flag and King.
November 1794 Summary of Speech on English Anthony Wayne [not available] Details of how Wayne would drive out the English presence in the West.
October 5, 1799 Goods for the Shawnee Arthur St. Clair Chiefs of the Shawnees The goods which St. Clair had arranged to have available for the Shawnee at Fort Miami will be at Fort Wayne instead.
April 1, 1797 Statement of Brass Howitzers and Carriages Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of brass howitzers and carriages as they appear in the Intendant of Stores' books.
June 20, 1794 Speech delivered Mr. Jaques Lassell by the Hurons, Ottowas and Chipawas asof Detroit. To be deleivered to General Wayne. J. Lassell Anthony Wayne Hurons, Ottawas, Chipawas gave speeches to Jaques Lassell to be delivered to General Wayne. Speeches assured Wayne the tribe representatives were detained by weather or other reasons, but would be at Fort Recovery shortly.
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.
August 23, 1793 Federal Commissioners to Major Craig [letter no. 2] on delivery of letters to Major General Anthony Wayne Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Isaac Craig Federal Commissioners report they are sending letter via Sylvester Ash; use of Indian runners to carry letters to Fort Franklin and Fort Pitt. Refer to letters for General Wayne
1796 Quantity of troops at various posts James McHenry [not available] McHenry lists the number of troops stationed at each post.
September 2, 1796 Enclosed Letter with Allegations Against Wayne James McHenry Anthony Wayne Copy of letter written by Major Cushing with allegations against Wayne's conduct. McHenry advised Wayne on future interactions. McHenry requested Wayne hold a company at ready to meet company of Infantry for defense of frontier.
June 3, 1795 Advice of Wayne Followed, Ottawas and Chipawas Turned from British and McKee Malchipinchimichi Anthony Wayne Chiefs of Chipawas and Ottawas present or by proxy through their sons due infirmity. Malchipininchilliche joyful of peaceful reception chiefs at fort and notified Wayne the speech he gave encouraged his people to turn from McKee and the British. Deceit of McKee mentioned, Indians have turned away from his advice to NOT sign treaty. Key to garrisons mentioned by author.
June 27, 1796 Evacuation Orders James McHenry Anthony Wayne McHenry informs Wayne that the governor of Canada has instructed the British army's evacuation of Fort Miami, Fort Detroit and Fort Michilimackinac. McHenry requests that Wayne make an account of the action.
October 4, 1799 Shipment of Provisions Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Does not have documents requested on hand. Notification that provisions to be delivered with quantities listed, clothing to be forwarded to Fort Wayne immediately.
July 26, 1797 Statement of Powder at Various Places Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of the quantity of powder at various places.
August 3, 1795 Treaty with the Western Indians War Office Unknown Recipient Articles of peace proposed in a treaty between the United States and the Northwest Indian tribes; later known as the Treaty of Ghent.
April 4, 1794 Important Dispatches for Major General Wayne to be Delivered Without Delay John Stagg Isaac Craig Mr. Carpenter bears important dispatches for Major General Wayne. Secretary of War requests a boat immediately, with guard, to take bearer down Ohio River to Fort Washington.
May 11, 1798 Suggests Location for Quarters, Indian Stipends James McHenry James Wilkinson Suggests Fort Washington or Cincinnati for desired quarters as a strategic location along the Mississippi River. Refers to stipends for Indians destined for Fort Wayne.