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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 12, 1787 Request for response on Colonel Harmer's account Major Erkuries Beatty Joseph Howell Beatty had written an earlier letter to Howell asking for a prompt response on Colonel Harmer's account and has yet to receive a reply.
November 6, 1790 Letter from Governor of Northwest Territory Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter from the Governor of the Northwest Territory to the Secretary at War; mentions General Josiah Harmer.
January 3, 1787 Settlement of Major Erkuries Beatty account Major Erkuries Beatty Joseph Howell Beatty has sent copies of receipts for payments to Colonel Harmer's Regiment so that his account can be settled promptly.
October 13, 1791 Errors on Ordnance Return Isaac Craig Henry Knox Politics of officers and resignations. Apologies for mistakes in ordnance return. Letters forwarded to noted recipients.
April 11, 1788 Certification of army pay accounts John P. de Haas Joseph Howell From the letter book of Joseph Howell, Assistant Commissioner of Army Accounts in the Board of Treasury's Office of Army Accounts. Discusses the certification of army pay accounts.
June 6, 1784 Settlement of account Captain La Colombe John Pierce Discusses settlement of his account.
November 2, 1790 Request for Information on the Harmar Expedition George Washington Henry Knox There's been no news regarding Brigadier General Harmar's expedition against the Wabash Indians; the President requests the most recent information regarding the expedition.
February 1, 1792 Power of Attorney Barney Cox Unknown Recipient Barney Cox, sergeant and private in the 5th and 6th Pennsylvania Line, assigns his power of attorney to Samuel Maus.
August 18, 1797 Itemized list of debt William Simmons Richard Harrison Detailed account of John Thorpe, Superintendent of artificers. Joseph Howell and Josiah Harmer received $54.00/person, $72.00 debt on account, $40.00 on account Sum total: $166.00. Simmons requests confirmation of the amount from the Quarter Master's settlements.
June 11, 1790 War Department's financial account with the United States Ezekiel Freeman Henry Knox Financial account of War Department
August 23, 1790 Instructions for Mounting Militia Against Wabash Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Militia to be raised in defense of frontier from raids by Wabash Indians. Politics with Great Britain addressed, regarding suspicions of US intentions toward Canadian territory.
August 25, 1790 Speeches to Indians and Unnecessary Expenses Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Lists the Indian Nations and their reception of the speech given by St. Clair on behalf of the U.S. gov't. Supplies also discussed.
July 7, 1790 Hostile Indians Harry Innes Henry Knox Discussed dealing with hostile Shawnee Indians. Treaty at Fort Harmar, relations b/w settlers and Indians. Innes asserts Indians are aggressors and that settlers are defending their safety.
September 2, 1790 Campaign Against Wabash Indians Henry Knox Beverley Randolph St. Clair's plan for campaign against Wabash approved by President, all materials afforded. Jealousy among militia and regular troops and consequences outlined. It is thought proper for political reasons to give the expedition the appearance of being leveled at the Shawanese.
October 6, 1791 Movement of Troops, Possession of Stores Isaac Craig Henry Knox Updates and request for information in troops movement. Messrs. Turnbull and Marmie selling off stores, very ill natured about property rights.
August 8, 1793 Governor of Georgia holds a council of war with his generals Governor Edward Telfair [not available] This document records the issues presented by the Governor to the council of war for advice on forming the military expedition against the Creek Indians.
March 8, 1799 Outlines Process of Payment through Paymaster General and Quartermaster General James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to conversation about payment for the troops and subsequent bill. Speaks of process with paymaster general and quartermaster general.
August 28, 1799 Acknowledging Receipt of General Orders Abraham R. Ellery [not available] General Orders: "As some difficulties have arisen and may hereafter arise in consequence of it's not being known whether the general orders and forms issued from the Adjutant General's office have been regularly received, it is in future directed that the receipts of all general orders, all letters enclosing forms or the alteration of forms, [and] all letters containing new arrangements in...
November 12, 1799 Office of Clothier General Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Until the office of Clothier General has been appointed, the Deputy Paymaster General will perform his duties.
September 16, 1799 Instructions for the Paymaster General, Inspector General, and Comptroller James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to express instructions for the Treasury and the paymaster general, including money advances and payment forms. Writes of efforts of Inspector General to muster the troops and the Comptroller to work with the paymaster general.
December 10, 1795 General Orders of Head Quarters John Mills James McHenry Transmits copy of general orders.
September 29, 1789 [United States ratification of the Treaty of Fort Harmer] Henry Knox [not available] Articles outline boundary line between U.S. and Six Nations and determined separate lands held by each of the Indian Nations. U.S. to enforce law and punishment for all violations mentioned herein. Allowances for trading posts,
December 16, 1790 Reports on Harmar's Expedition against the Hostile Western Tribes Henry Knox George Washington Knox's letter to the President includes the General Orders from General Harmer's expedition against the hostile western Indians.
May 9, 1799 Wilkinson's Brigade Should Be Under Your Superintendance Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton provides directions regarding the disposition of troops and quotes a letter from General Washington in which the general observes that the whole of General Wilkinson's brigade should be under Hamilton supervision.
April 11, 1799 Forwarding Correspondence Concerning Attorney General & Prisoners James McHenry John Adams Forwards correspondence, some concerning the Attorney General and some concerning prisoners currently held by the military units under General MacPherson.