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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 10, 1794 Pay of the Scouts of Shelby County Joseph Howell Acquilla Whitager Attorney James Smiley has received $188.33 due the Scouts of Shelby County for their service during the period May 16 - Nov. 8, 1793.
May 18, 1793 Letters from Blount, Shelby, and Wilkinson Henry Knox Tobias Lear "Please to submit to the President of the United States the enclosed letters from Governor Blount of the 18th, 20th, and two of the 25 ultimo, also one from Governor Shelby of the 18 ultimo and two from Brigadier General Wilkinson, one dated the 31 of March and the other the 10 of April."
April 2, 1793 Information from Macklin and Shelby William Blount Henry Knox "I have the honor to enclose a copy of the information this morning received by Mr. William Macklin, and of a letter written to his Excellency Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky, in consequence thereof and to be with very great rspect and esteem, etc."
January 10, 1794 Letter Citation Henry Knox Isaac Shelby Cited in Shelby to Knox, 02/10/1794.
November 25, 1793 Major Winston; letters for St. Clair and Shelby; Title to Lots at Fort Fayette Isaac Craig Henry Knox Major Winston set off for Fort Washington. Letters for Governor St. Clair and Governor Shelby sent forward. St. Clair is at Marietta. Discusses necessity of obtaining title to the lots on which Fort Fayette is erected.
May 17, 1794 Pay of Sundry Troops in the Wilderness of Kentucky Joseph Howell Isaac Shelby Funds have been transmitted to Thomas Love, paymaster to the Kentucky Volunteers, for the pay of sundry troops stationed under Gov. Shelby's authority in the Wilderness of his State.
May 11, 1792 Purchasing Cavalry Horses Henry Knox Isaac Shelby Secretary Knox asks Colonel Shelby to assist in the purchase of horses for the cavalry.
March 10, 1794 Kentucky expedition against Spanish territory [not available] Unknown Recipient Cabinet meeting concerning expeditions being prepared in Kentucky to invade Spanish territory to the West. A proclamation will be issued to Governor Isaac Shelby against the expedition. Secretary of State Edmund Randolph dissented.
July 12, 1792 If Pacific Overtures Should Fail Henry Knox Isaac Shelby Knox informs Shelby that the United States intends to negotiate with the Indians for a treaty of peace and requests that Shelby issue orders to prevent the Kentucky Militia from raiding the Indian country, but if peace fails he informs Shelby that the President expects the Kentucky Militia to aid the U.S. Army in any campaign.
September 3, 1790 Expresses Concern about Expedition; Encourages Participation of Col.s Logan and Shelby Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Expresses concern about tension between militia and troops regarding the expedition. Encourages participation of Colonel Logan and Colonel Shelby to influence the militia.
May 17, 1794 Pay for Kentucky Volunteers of 1793 Henry Knox Isaac Shelby The Secretary of War submits pay for troops under the authority of Isaac Shelby.
July 15, 1796 Pay of Lieutenant Jacob Dooley and a detachment of militia called into service by Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $202.46 is due Lieutenant Jacob Dooley and a detachment of militia called into service by Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky, being for his services performed on the frontiers of Clarke County from April 27 to June 27, 1795.
November 22, 1793 Boats to Carry Dispatches, Indian Attacks and General Engagement Isaac Craig Henry Knox Knox apprehensive that detachment will come too late to descend Ohio River. Orders a light boat to be prepared to carry dispatches. Letters for Governor St. Clair and Governor Shelby to be sent forward. Detachment was attacked. Clothing has gone forward. Lieutenant Lowry killed. Reports of a general engagement with Indians and a complete victory.
April 1, 1796 Pay of Detachments on the Wilderness Trace, Kentucky, called into service by Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $4,064.64 is due three detachments of militia stationed on the Wilderness Trace in Kentucky, called into service by Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky.
February 10, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Logan County Kentucky William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $103.34 is due the Scouts of Logan County Kentucky, being their pay for April 23 to June 23, 1795.
1793 A List of Murders and Depredations Committed by Indians William Blount [not available] A list of murders and depredations committed by Indians from the 16th to the 26th January 1793 in the District of Mero.
February 6, 1796 Enclosed Act Regarding Pay of Militia Isaac Shelby Timothy Pickering Kentucky State Legislature passed act regarding pay of militia, as a consequence Shelby enclosed pay rolls for state militia. Details on rations supplied.
January 7, 1797 Pay of the Scouts of Mason County William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $289.96 is due the Scouts of Mason County called into service by Kentucky Governor Isaac Shelby for the protection of the frontier of said county, being their pay from April 10 to June 10, 1795.
November 21, 1795 Financial Reimbursement for State Expenses Timothy Pickering Isaac Shelby The Secretary at War discusses the protection of the Kentucky frontier with Governor Shelby. Kentucky is seeking financial reimbursement from the federal government for military expenditures. Addressed peace with Indian Nations and that it is unnecessary to expend energy on quickly reimbursing expenses.
November 6, 1793 Hostility between Spain and Kentucky Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Letter from Secretary Jefferson to Secretary Knox. It is possible that the measures complained of by the representatives of Spain as exhibited for attempting hostilities from Kentucky against Spanish settlements may require employment of military force by Governor Isaac Shelby of Kentucky. Encloses letter to the Governor stating facts Jefferson received from Spanish gentleman.
March 18, 1794 Proclamation against Kentucky invasion of Spanish territory George Washington Isaac Shelby Proclamation issued by Washington's Cabinet forbidding Kentucky troops from invading Spanish territory, who the United States is at peace with. Proclamation delivered to Kentucky governor Isaac Shelby.
February 10, 1796 Certification of payment; Scouts of Logan County Kentucky William Simmons [not available] Simmons certifies payment of $103.34 to the Scouts of Logan County Kentucky for pay and services from 23 April to 23 June 1795 per certificate of Governor Shelby.
February 10, 1794 Defensive Protection of the Frontiers Isaac Shelby Henry Knox Governor Shelby fully expects that the Creek and Chickamauga Indians will attack frontier settlers as soon as winter breaks so he requests authority to take measures for the defensive protection of the frontiers of Kentucky.
December 12, 1797 Certification of payments; Lieutenant Campbell & Militia called into service by Governor Shelby of Kentucky William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $121.28 is due Lt. Duncan Campbell and a detachment of militia under his command called into service by Governor Isaac Shelby of Kentucky, in pursuant of orders from the Secretary of War, for the protection of Big Bone Lick on the Ohio River, being his and their pay from March 25 to May 27, 1795, payable to Bickham and Rees, substitutes for John Hinds, Attorney for said...
August 21, 1794 Pay of the Kentucky Militia Joseph Howell Isaac Shelby As soon as the rolls come forward with proper evidence of the service of the Kentucky Militia, the obligations of the Secretary of War to Gov. Shelby will be discharged.