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October 26, 1787 Congressional resolves pertaining to treating with Indians Congress of the United States [not available] Resolves derived from report submitted to Congress by Messers Kean, Clarke, and Grayson.
June 19, 1788 [Resolve of Congress] Congress of the United States [not available] Congressional resolve to appoint agent to act as liaison for Cherokee Indians. Joseph Martin elected by ballots.
July 9, 1788 Supplement to the Land Ordinance of 1785 Congress of the United States [not available] A supplement to an ordinance entitled An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing lands in Western territory.
August 12, 1788 Military command authority established for governor of western territories by Congress Congress of the United States [not available] Congress resolves to establish military authority of the governor of the western territories. Congress resolves to have state militia and federal troops put at the disposal of the governor of the western territories.
November 28, 1785 Public notification of legal boundary with Cherokee Nation Congress of the United States [not available] Public notice of treaty with the Cherokee Nation.
September 19, 1788 Petition of Doctor Baird Joseph Howell Congress of the United States Petition of Doctor Baird before congress asks for commutation of half pay for life. Howell says he is not authorized to grant this without congressional direction.
July 17, 1789 Resolution Regarding the Militia [not available] [not available] Requests information regarding lands reserved for troops south of the Ohio River.
January 8, 1790 Speech of President Washington to House and Senate George Washington Congress of the United States In an address to Congress George Washington discusses the importance of common defense and need to be prepared for war; mentions dashed hopes for peace with certain tribes of Indians; mentions that it is important that the terms for admitting foreigners be speedily ascertained by a uniform rule of naturalization; and mentions advancement of agriculture, commerce, and manufactures, science and...
August 10, 1790 Virginia Military Land Warrants Congress of the United States [not available] Virginia Military Land Warrants.
December 8, 1790 Loan from Holland; admission of Kentucky; Northwest Indians George Washington Congress of the United States President Washington reports that Holland has provided a loan of three million florins. Kentucky is to become a state. Discusses the frequent incursions made on frontier settlements by certain banditti of Indians from the northwest side of the Ohio River. Relates that a military force consisting of regulars and militia, are making up an offensive expedition against the aggressors. The disturbed...
December 13, 1790 Reply of President Washington to Congress George Washington Congress of the United States Expresses thanks for the assurances of favorable attention to the subjects he has recommended.
December 13, 1790 Reply of President Washington to Congress George Washington Congress of the United States Washington acknowledges the sentiments of Congress in their address. Looks forward to happiest consequences from deliberations during present session.
February 25, 1791 Knox submits report on Henry Laurens' petition to Congress Henry Knox Congress of the United States Knox transmits his report on Henry Laurens's petition to Congress. Laurens is seeking payment for rice provided to troops during the Revolutionary War.
March 5, 1792 Monthly Pay Scale of Army Congress of the United States [not available] Account of monthly pay with individual amounts listed.
February 17, 1793 Act to regulate the claims of invalid persons Henry Knox Congress of the United States Discusses adjudication by Supreme Court on the validity of the rights claimed by invalids under the act entitled "An Act to provide for the settlement of the claims of widows and orphans, barred by the limitations heretofore established, and to regulate the claims of invalid pensions."
February 19, 1794 Purveyor of Public Supplies Congress of the United States Unknown Recipient Resolution that a committee be appointed to bring in a bill providing for the compensation which will be required in the establishment of an office, under the Department of War, for the receiving, safe-keeping, and distributing of military stores and supplies.
March 27, 1794 An Act to provide Naval Armaments Congress of the United States [not available] No available image.
April 16, 1794 Copy of the Report of the Committee on Indian Affairs Received at Knoxville April 16, 1794 Congress of the United States [not available] Copy of the report of the Committee on Indian Affairs received at Knoxville April 16, 1794, forwarded for the information of Mero District. Discusses measures for protection of citizens against Indians, and prevention of unauthorized attacks by whites on the Indian tribes.
November 19, 1794 Speech of President Washington George Washington Congress of the United States Speech of President George Washington to the 3rd U.S. Congress, 2nd Session. Addresses several topics, including: the Whiskey Rebellion, and hostile Indians in Georgia, the Southwest, and Northwest. On the topic of the national debt, Washington urges that Congress take steps "to prevent that progressive accumulation of debt, which must ultimately endanger all governments." Washington also...
December 17, 1794 Dispatches of Major General Wayne Henry Knox Congress of the United States President Washington has instructed Secretary Knox to communicate to Congress, in confidence, the dispatches from Major General Anthony Wayne dated October 17 and November 12 of the same year.
December 19, 1794 Communications from Governor Blount Henry Knox Congress of the United States Secretary Knox submits to Congress communications from Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory on the southwestern tribes of Indians.
January 2, 1795 An Act of Congress to Regulate the Pay of Non-Commissioned Officers of the Militia When Called into Actual Service Congress of the United States [not available] Rules governing pay, clothing, and allowances of bounty with details.
December 8, 1795 Review of Political Alliances and State of Military George Washington Congress of the United States War with Northwestern Indian tribes concluded with treaty, which will be laid before Senate for approval. Discussed murders of Georgian citizens by Creek parties, treaty with Morocco, negotiations with Spain and Great Britain, and status of military.
March 3, 1797 Act Authorizing President to Apply Money to Negotiations with the Dey and Regency of Algiers Congress of the United States [not available] 4th Congress, Second Session. Acts authorize President by Congress to appropriate money to negotiations with Algiers and additional money for discharging two-years annuity to Dey and Regency of Algiers per treaty agreement.
May 16, 1797 Speech to Congress Regarding French Trade Policy and Negotiations John Adams Congress of the United States 5th Congress, First Session: Adams discussed new official policy to be pursued with France due to insult suffered by Pinckney. Outlined naval policy and protection of merchant ships.