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June 8, 1792 Reference to order of General Knox of this date to Thomas Proctor. Thomas Procter [not available] Proofs of various cannons and amount of powder required.
May 6, 1796 Loan of Medium Horseman's Tent Thomas Procter Samuel Hodgdon General Proctor wants to borrow a medium horseman's tent for three days and hopes for its safe delivery and return.
May 17, 1791 Second Letter on Subject of Letter from Sec. of War to the Six Nations Thomas Procter A. Gordon Fearing letter from Secretary of War enclosed in correspondence from Proctor, Proctor sent a second copy of information.
November 2, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Thomas Proctor William Simmons Thomas Procter William Simmons informs Thomas Proctor that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
March 1, 1793 Regarding Authority in Courts Martial and General Returns of Legion Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne explains that General Wilkinson is authorized to render decisions in Courts martial except in capital cases involving an officer or in cases in which an officer might be dismissed from the service. The General Return for the month of February is enclosed with the prospect that a General Return for the Legion of the U.S. will be forthcoming. He is still awaiting orders for the movement of...
July 13, 1786 Letter Citation Thomas Procter Joseph Howell Cited in Howell to Proctor 07/26/1786
June 8, 1791 Reports Travels of Colonel Proctor to the Western Indians Henry Knox George Washington Reports activity of Colonel Proctor and his journey to the Western Indians, requiring an escort from the Six Nations. Describes mode of journey along rivers and lakes. Reports efforts of Cornplanter and Six Nations for peace.
March 11, 1791 Request to Six Nations to Accompany Proctor on Message Delivery Henry Knox Chiefs Six Nations Request by Knox to accompany Thomas Proctor to meet the Miami and Wabash Indians for delivery of warning by President of punishment if murder and invasion continue.
December 11, 1794 Request for shoes for General Proctor’s Brigade Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Governor Mifflin suggests that General Procter's brigade of militia is deficient of shoes. Asks Tench Francis to provide 500 pairs, to be forwarded on road to Lancaster to meet troops. Requests that those who receive shoes be charged with them.
August 6, 1789 Colonel Proctor solicits information from Knox on appointments Thomas Procter Henry Knox Letter, asks for Ordnance appointment.
May 5, 1791 Letter Citation Thomas Procter A. Gordon Cited in Gordon to Proctor, 05/18/1791.
July 16, 1791 Proctor complaints to Knox about selections for appointment Thomas Procter Henry Knox Letter, discusses appointment of Superintendant General.
March 4, 1793 Training Artillerists, Payment Issues, Officer Shortage, and Dealings with Cornplanter Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne apologizes for antagonizing the President by delaying Col. Proctor's move to the west but Proctor has been very helpful at his present location in training young officers in the use of howitzers. There continue to be complications regarding pay. Gen. Wilkinson complains of a shortage of officers which is true of Wayne's army also. The Cornplanter will be angered by the cancellation of his...
June 29, 1791 Account of Colonel Proctor Joseph Howell Henry Knox Howell discusses Colonel Proctor's account who wishes that the sums he owes be left in his account for the benefit of his creditors.
March 21, 1791 Appointment of Knox as Major General, Commander of Troops on Frontier Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Official appointment of Knox as Major General with general instructions for his duties on the frontier. Just and liberal peace with Indians, avoid war.
August 14, 1797 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Thomas Procter Simmons informs Proctor that his account is delinquent.
May 1, 1793 Meeting on Tuesday at About One O'Clock Thomas Procter Samuel Hodgdon [Partly illegible] If it is convenient for Hodgdon, Thomas Proctor would like to see him at Tuesday at one o'clock.
June 9, 1791 Letter from the Secretary of War Henry Knox Butler Alerts Butler that Samuel Hodgdon is on his way to Fort Pitt and should be able to supply the campaign. There should be enough flour for Butler's post, but they will have to rely on live cattle for meat. Major Butler has been appointed to the Eastern Battalion. Colonel Proctor's mission failed, so General Scott's expedition will go forward; Butler is to send copies of Proctor's dispatches to...
June 9, 1792 Supply of Cannon and Shot John Stagg Isaac Craig Cannon and shot proved by Colonel Proctor, it will be sent forward and more will follow once it has been proved.
July 25, 1792 Account of William Sims Joseph Howell Richard Harrison The United States in Account with William Sims, late a mattross in Proctor's Artillery, payment of $50.
February 15, 1792 Casks of Powder John Stagg William Knox The Secretary of War directs Knox to respond to the request of Col. Thomas Proctor and furnish him the number of quarter casks of powder that he requires.
June 27, 1794 Ammunition Needed for the Fourth of July Celebration Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Knox directs Hodgdon to comply with General Proctor's request for ammunition to be used in the celebration of the Fourth of July.
June 1, 1793 Requests portfires for the firings of this day Thomas Procter Samuel Hodgdon Colonel Proctor requests 12 port fires for the firings of this day.
May 29, 1793 Reports the Completion of an Order of Military Stores Thomas Procter Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Proctor reports that he tested artillery pieces. Used a double charge of powder, and 3 pound bullets in each. He takes the liberty of pronouncing them fully complete for the service of the United States.
June 19, 1792 Receipt of Thomas Proctor for cannons for celebration of the 4th of July Thomas Procter [not available] Receipt for cannons and powder for 4th of July celebration.