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March 19, 1794 Regarding General Anthony Wayne Edmund Randolph Henry Knox The Secretary of State delivers instructions to the Secretary of War prepared by General Anthony Wayne, the sole negotiator with the Indians.
August 20, 1794 General Wayne's plan of battle Unknown Author Unknown Recipient General Anthony Wayne's plan of battle, march and encampment, with an oversized map of the region.
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.
July 5, 1796 Charges against General Anthony Wayne James McHenry Timothy Pickering McHenry directs the opinion of George Washington on the charges brought against General Anthony Wayne by James Wilkinson.
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.
October 17, 1795 Pickering writes to Anthony Wayne regarding the General's request for leave Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Letter, discusses leave of absence from the army for Wayne. Decision to grant or deny leave has been delayed by the absence of General Washington.
January 1, 1795 Presidential Support and charges against General Wayne James Wilkinson Henry Knox Use of flowery language to discuss court of inquiry and charges against General Anthony Wayne.
June 8, 1796 Account of Major General Anthony Wayne William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $828.45 is due Major General Anthony Wayne, being for the support of a detachment of dragoons from Philadelphia to Pittsburg in 1792 and the subsistence of a detachment of dragoons from headquarters to Philadelphia, and for sundry other expenses.
1794 Non Commissioned Officers and Privates War Department Unknown Recipient Brief listing of those not under the immediate command of Major General Anthony Wayne.
August 13, 1794 Message to the Hostile Indians Anthony Wayne Unknown Recipient Message to Indians from Major General "Mad" Anthony Wayne. Image not available.
[not available] Summary of correspondence from General Knox to General Wayne Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Summary of correspondence from General Henry Knox to General Anthony Wayne, with specific mention of Brigadier General James Wilkinson and Colonel Clarke. Also briefly discusses posts along the Ohio and in Pittsburgh.
February 27, 1797 Discussing General Wayne's search of a foreign national James McHenry Timothy Pickering Discusses General Anthony Wayne's search of a foreign national; recommends searching Powers's boat and papers because there is reason to believe that he has been engaged in practices "highly injurious" to the United States.
August 14, 1794 No. 33 Extract from a Major General Anthony Wayne's letter John Stagg [not available] Notification that Wayne's army took control of post at Grand Glaize. Enemy abandoned all settlements the evening prior to U.S. military arrival. Believed enemy had received information on Wayne's movement from a deserter.
May 8, 1793 Letter from the Secretary of War Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Letter from the Secretary of War to General Anthony Wayne. Image not available.
January 16, 1796 Autograph Letter, James Wilkinson to James McHenry James Wilkinson James McHenry Letter, discusses arrival of Anthony Wayne; mentions United States flag.
November 15, 1793 Concern about Kentucky Troops Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Extract from General Anthony Wayne to Secretary Knox. Discusses late arrival and concern about General Scott's Kentucky troops.
November 18, 1794 Speech of Northwestern Indians Northwestern Indian Chiefs United States Letter from Northwestern Indian chiefs to Major General Anthony Wayne and the United States, discussing potential peace.
November 4, 1794 Peace with the Wyandots Anthony Wayne Wyandot Chief Major General Anthony Wayne delivers speech to the Wyandots, who have pleaded for peace. Wayne states, "I hope and trust that your eyes are now opened." Urges that a "permanent and lasting peace" may be established upon establishing a just boundary.
April 26, 1796 Recommendation of Thomas Lewis Anthony Wayne James McHenry Major General Anthony Wayne recommends Captain Thomas Lewis to Secretary James McHenry for service with Lord Dorchester.
August 9, 1793 Estimate of Expenses; Dispatches for General Wayne Henry Knox Isaac Craig Estimate of expenses will be analyzed. Notes that expenses have already exceeded estimates. Asks that dispatches for General Wayne be secretly delivered by express boat.
September 25, 1794 Speech to the chiefs and warriors of Sandusky Anthony Wayne Chiefs of the Sandusky Speech from Major General Anthony Wayne to the chiefs and warriors of Sandusky, whom the United States happens to be friendly with. Mostly propaganda about how General Wayne is concerned about their distressed position, and that they should follow the Wyandots in trusting the United States.
July 26, 1793 Orders to March to Frontier Henry Knox William Winston Reiterated orders to march to frontier post of Major General Anthony Wayne so as to accept the command of a cavalry squadron recently vacated by Major Rudolph.
December 7, 1793 Dispatches for Major General Wayne Henry Knox Isaac Craig Directs Craig to forward dispatches for Major General Wayne. Requests report on state of Ohio River. Detachment ordered from Carlisle has not commence march.
March 3, 1794 Mysterious Lack of Indian Activity Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Major General Anthony Wayne comments that no Indians have been encountered since mid January, neither for peace purposes or further attacks. Wayne hopes the Indians are inclined to peace, but vows to make good on plans to build a new post further inside their territory. Details scouting parties sent out, and mentions necessity of quick action -- as many enlistments expire in May. Brief mention...
September 12, 1793 Proper Handling of Correspondence to General Wayne Isaac Craig Henry Knox Major Craig seek clarification from Secretary Knox regarding the proper handling of correspondance intended for General Wayne.