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March 24, 1794 Pay of the Detachment of Fort Franklin Joseph Howell Samuel Tinsley The money sent to Tinsley for February's pay for the detachment at Fort Franklin was mistakenly applied to month of January.
June 27, 1794 Fort Franklin Beseiged, Etc. Ebenezer Denney General William Irvine This is Denney's report from the western counties of Pennsylvania, particularly from Fort Pitt and Fort Franklin which he describes as being beseiged.
February 24, 1792 Updates on Fort Franklin Isaac Craig Henry Knox Goods forwarded to Fort Franklin, discussed financial situation and reparations due Cornplanter.
June 19, 1794 Reinforcing Fort Franklin Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Knox explains the measures he is taking to reinforce Fort Franklin.
May 11, 1792 Troops to Fort Franklin, Supply Distribution Isaac Craig Henry Knox Jeffers to march to Fort Franklin, Craig delivered provisions. Recently purchased boats are of high quality, will transport goods and people safely.l
August 12, 1794 Commander at Fort Franklin Alexander Hamilton George Washington Secretary Hamilton asks the President whether it would be advisable to put the garrison of Fort Franklin under the command of Thomas Butler. States that an attack from the Indians appears improbable
November 15, 1785 Depositing unissued certificates John Pierce Benjamin Franklin The Commissioner of Army Accounts forwards a Congressional resolution to Benjamin Franklin, President of Pennsylvania. Pierce notifies Franklin that Pennsylvania will need to appoint an agent responsible for receiving unissued certificates belonging to the inhabitants of the state.
January 4, 1794 Whiskey at Fort Franklin Henry Knox Isaac Craig Secretary of Treasury says he is content that the post of Fort Franklin be supplied with whiskey, for the time mentioned in letter, on account of contractors, and upon terms mentioned.
February 2, 1788 Cited letter or document, Benjamin Franklin to Henry Knox Benjamin Franklin Henry Knox Letter, Citation only Cited in Knox to Franklin, 02/16/1788.
January 26, 1792 Discussion of various matters Isaac Craig Henry Knox Major Craig informs Secretary Knox that the militia will not reinforce Fort Franklin because the snow is too deep. Also mentions that the Senaca Indians are willing to take up arms with the United States if called upon. Lieutenant Jeffers has been advised to send a weekly runner between Fort Pitt and Fort Franklin.
August 1795 Erection of Posts at Franklin and Le Boeuf Timothy Pickering Thomas Butler Pickering alerts Colonel Butler that Governor Mifflin has given his approval for the erection of posts at Franklin and Le Boeuf and urges haste in doing so in order to have them completed before winter.
May 13, 1793 Packet of Notes to be Delivered by Brigadier General Posey for Pay of Garrison at Fort Franklin Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Brigadier General Posey is to deliver packet to Craig containing notes intended for pay of garrison at Fort Franklin. Asks that Craig give Posey duplicate receipts.
May 26, 1795 Receipt of compensation intended for family of an Indian killed by garrison of Fort Franklin Lt. Col. Thomas Butler [not available] Dated 20 May 1795, and signed by Lieutenant Colonel Butler. Butler reported that he received of Isaac Craig, Deputy Quartermaster General, $100.00, which was to be intended for the family of an Indian killed by the garrison at Fort Franklin.
September 28, 1787 On general measures to preserve the peace between the states Arthur St. Clair Benjamin Franklin Governor Clinton is well disposed to concur in any general measure that may preserve peace of the two states, but perceives no danger from most of the persons mentioned in papers, particularly Ar. Moodrey. General Irwin and Mr. Bingham are going to Philadelphia and they can provide more information. As to Jenkins and Franklin, suggests that they be apprehended.
July 5, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Lieutenant Franklin Wharton William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $25.82 is due Lieutenant Franklin Wharton of the Marines on board the frigate "United States", being the amount of his account for recruiting Marines for service on the "United States" and for contingent expenses attending the same.
March 22, 1796 Pay of Private John Franklin, of Captain Daniel Britt's Company, 1st Sub Legion William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $36 is due John Franklin, a private of Captain Daniel Britt's Company 1st Sub Legion, being his pay from June 1795 through February 1796.
August 29, 1795 Block Houses & Garrisons at Franklin & Le Beouf Thomas Mifflin Timothy Pickering Pending approval by the Pennsylvania State Legislature of the cession of land, Governor Mifflin gives his support for the erection of block houses and garrisons at Fort Franklin and Fort Le Boeuf.
March 25, 1794 Paying the Troops of Various Detachments Joseph Howell Henry Knox No arrangements have been made for paying the detachments at Fort Fayette, Big Beaver block house, Fort Franklin, and Wheeling and provisions need to be made to meet these obligations.
May 17, 1794 Pay and Forage for the Troops at Fort Pitt and Fort Franklin Joseph Howell Isaac Craig General Scott will present Craig with funds for two month's pay and forage for the troops at Forts Pitt and Franklin and six month's subsistence for the Officers.
May 23, 1794 Murder of friendly Indian at Fort Franklin Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox Governor Mifflin of Pennsylvania orwards a copy of a letter from Brigadier General Wilkins relative to the murder of a friendly Indian at Fort Franklin, and thee prospect of opposition from British troops in laying out a town at Presqu' Isle, agreeable to the directions of the Pennsylvania legislature.
October 13, 1788 Outrages on Cherokees by people of State of Franklin Richard Winn Henry Knox Following several outrages on Cherokees by people of Franklin, Winn sent letter to Governor of North Carolina to put a stop to future hostilities. Also contacted commanding officers on frontiers of state. Discusses supplies granted by Congress to carry treaty into effect.
December 28, 1793 Money matters; whiskey for troops at Fort Franklin Henry Knox Isaac Craig Hodgdon forwards $5000 for purposes mentioned in letter of 13th. Will go to the Secretary of Treasury on supplying troops at Fort Franklin with whiskey and will transmit decision.
August 5, 1788 Destruction of Cherokee towns by Servier, from State of Franklin [North Carolina] Richard Winn Henry Knox A party from North Carolina, called Franklin State, with Sevier at the head, came over and destroyed several of their towns, killing nearly 30 Indians. Overhills seem determined for war. Winn wishes to bring the Cherokee situation before Congress.
June 14, 1794 Secretary at War appoints the Commanding Officer at Fort Franklin Henry Knox Commanding Officer, Fort Franklin From the War Department, the Secretary at War directs an unidentified officer, perhaps John Crawford, to "instantly" repair to Fort Franklin and assume command of the post.
January 12, 1792 Supplies and Update from Fort Franklin Isaac Craig Henry Knox Request to Turnbull and Marnie to cast six pound shot for United States. Due to severe winter weather, procuring materials for block house has been difficult and Craig cannot give an accurate estimate of costs. Levies have deserted for want of proper winter clothing. Military updates from Fort Franklin.