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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 7, 1800 Pay for George Bridges, deceased William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $25.77 balance of pay to George Bridges, deceased, late on the expedition of General Josiah Harmar in 1790.
July 7, 1791 Regrets Resignation of Brigadier General Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Expresses regret at resignation of Brigadier General Harmar, as he esteems him as a good officer.
November 24, 1787 Recommendation of Mr. Coudray Josiah Harmar Henry Knox If there is a vacancy in the Connecticut quota, General Harmar recommends Mr. Coudray who has been a volunteer in the regiment for a considerable time and has conducted himself with propriety.
May 4, 1786 Request for Increased Salary for Josiah Harmar Henry Knox David Ramsay Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar requests increased salary to compensate for the high expenses at his post. Reminds him that Harmar has no desire to take advantage of public service but seeks only reimbursement.
November 1, 1784 Harmar's Receipts Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar forwards expense receipts to Joseph Howell.
March 26, 1792 Immediate Settlement of the Balance Due Me Josiah Harmar Henry Knox General Josiah Harmar requests that Knox arrange to send the money still owed Harmar by the United States.
October 29, 1789 Cited letter or document, Henry Knox to Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Letter, Citation only Cited in Knox to Harmar, 12/19/1788, and Harmar to Knox, 01/14/1790.
June 19, 1787 Cited letter or document, Colonel Legras to Josiah Harmar Colonel Legras Josiah Harmar Letter, Citation only Cited in Harmar to Knox, 08/07/1787.
November 25, 1787 Arthur St. Clair's appointment to government of Western Territory and Josiah Harmar's promotion to brevet Brigadier General Josiah Harmar Arthur St. Clair Harmar congratulates Arthur St. Clair for his appointment to the government of the Western Territory [northwest of the Ohio River]. Reports that Congress has honored Harmar with brevet commission to Brigadier General, and thanks St. Clair for is friendship and influence upon the occasion. Mrs. Harmar sends compliments. Major Duncan left for the Falls.
June 23, 1791 Assembling a Court of Inquiry, Etc. Henry Knox Josiah Harmar General St. Clair has been ordered to assemble a Court of Inquiry, as requested by General Harmar, to assess Harmar's conduct during the late expedition against the Miami Indians.
July 21, 1790 Request for Assistance with Supply Contractors Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox requests that Otho Williams assist contractors in sending supplies to General Josiah Harmar's army in the Northwest Territory. Harmar writes that he is having to pay out of his own purse for meat, and that some other means will have to be found for supply, if force is employed against the savages.
August 1, 1787 Letter from Colonel Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox transmits letter to Congress from Colonel Josiah Harmar with enclosure containing propositions by Mr. J.C. Symmes relative to settlement on Wabash River.
May 21, 1785 Retention of Militia Jonathan Dickinson Henry Knox John Dickinson sends to Henry Knox a letter informing him that, in the interests of the state of Pennsylvania, LtCol Harmar should retain the troops in service past the expiration of their enlistments if authorized replacements are not received before hand.
July 6, 1787 Cited letter or document, Josiah Harmar to Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Letter, Citation only Cited in Harmar to Knox, 08/07/1787.
January 4, 1792 Resignation of General Harmar Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Knox accepts, upon behalf of the President, the resignation of General Harmar but assures the general that the President regrets the loss of his service to the public.
June 1, 1785 Monthly returns, request for instructions on discharge and reenlistment of men, and matters of pay Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar submits monthly returns. Requests instructions regarding discharge and reenlistment of men for three years. Reduction in officers pay considered parsimonious. Soldiers pay, provided regular monthly or weekly payments, is sufficient.
June 11, 1787 Cited letter or document, Henry Knox to Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Letter, Citation only Cited in Harmar to Knox, 08/07/1787.
December 15, 1788 Cited letter or document, Josiah Harmar to Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Letter, Citation only Cited in Knox to Harmar, 01/31/1789.
August 2, 1787 Cited letter or document, Henry Knox to Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Letter, Citation only Cited in Harmar to Knox, 11/24/1787
April 11, 1788 Cited letter or document, Henry Knox to Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Letter, Citation only Cited in Harmar to Knox, 06/15/1788.
September 12, 1789 Printed transcription/modern copy of Document, Josiah Harmar to Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Henry Knox No image available.
October 22, 1785 Harmar informs Secretary at War of his orders to subordinates Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar, Commander, First American Regiment, informs Henry Knox, Secretary at War, of the orders issued to subordinate officers prior to his departure from Fort McIntosh. Harmar is presently in Philadelphia to assist recruiting.
August 12, 1788 Cited letter or document, John Francis Hamtramck to Josiah Harmar John Francis Hamtramck Josiah Harmar Letter, Citation only Cited in Harmar to Hamtramck, 10/13/1788.
May 25, 1787 Checking the Indians on the Pennsylvania Frontier Josiah Harmar General William Irvine General Harmar discusses the orders he has received from the War Office respecting the establishment of a small post at the confluence of French Creek and the Allegheny River. The purpose of this garrison is to check the northern Indians from committing depredations on the frontier of Pennsylvania.
April 27, 1791 Deposition of John Thorp John Thorp [not available] In his deposition, John Thorp attests to General Harmar's military manner, great sobriety, and eminent viligance during the expedition against the Omee towns.