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August 18, 1796 Pay for Colonel Gaither's troops in Georgia William Simmons Daniel Stevens Notifies Stevens that he will receive funds to be delivered to Constant Freeman for the pay of the Army troops in Georgia under the command Lt. Col. Henry Gaither.
October 2, 1793 Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox on enclosed documents respecting inimical Creek Towns Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor of Georgia Telfair indicates to Secretary of War Knox that enclosed documents respecting the inimical Creek Towns will give information as to why it is useless to stop citizens of Georgia from going in quest of their property. Prisoners directed to Augusta, await exchange for white captives
June 14, 1793 Georgia's Militia Activity against the Creeks Henry Gaither Henry Knox Gaither reporting to Secretary of War Henry Knox, notes that Georgia Militia Major General Twiggs crossed the Oakmulgee River and laid out a fort. Most of the command mutinied and returned. Gaither has heard reports of families killed by Indians in Franklin County [northwest of Augusta near SC], but cannot confirm veracity.
September 3, 1793 Extract of letter from Major Henry Gaither to Secretary of War Henry Knox reporting that Governor of Georgia Telfair has improperly called up militia and in greater numbers than is necessary Henry Gaither Henry Knox Gaither reports that the Georgia militia in service has been improperly called up by the Governor of Georgia Telfair, and in excessive numbers. Gaither has proposed using the authorized federal troops to defend the frontier. If this were to prove insufficient, then he would recommend calling out the necessary numbers of militia. Because to the current arrangement, Gaither wants nothing to do with...
September 6, 1793 James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent to Secretary of War Henry Knox on meeting with Georgia Governor Telfair James Seagrove Henry Knox Writing from Augusta Georgia, Seagrove informs Knox that after meeting Georgia Governor Telfair, he has written a follow-on letter in order to inform the Governor of his movements to meet the Creeks on 10 September 1793. Seagrove will remain in Augusta for the day in case the Governor needs to speak with him.
May 8, 1793 Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox on the Creek barbarities and additional troops Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox From the State House in Augusta Georgia, Governor Telfair notes horrid barbarities and carnage on the frontier caused by the Creeks. As such is adding troops and establishing camp at Shoulderbone to be commanded by General Officer. Says that no idea of peace should divert from preparations for war; people of Georgia must be protected. Acknowledges receipt of supplies.
September 18, 1794 Whereabouts of Funds for the Troops of Georgia Joseph Howell John Matthews The sum of $9,911 was transmitted to Constant Freeman for the pay of the troops of Georgia and much time has elapsed with no information as to its whereabouts, causing great anxiety in the Accountant's Office.
September 15, 1798 Discussion of Affairs with Georgia Governor, Brooks, Morgan, Rhode Island James McHenry John Adams Recognizes difficulty to please governor of Georgia; lists items sent to troops there. Has no relationship with Brooks. Encloses correspondence from several different people about different movements in different locations.
May 13, 1794 Pay for the Troops of Georgia Joseph Howell John Matthews The Treasurer will remit funds for the pay of the troops of Georgia which Matthews will forward to Constant Freeman at Fort Fidius who will receive the funds and forward duplicate receipts to the Secretary of War.
September 21, 1795 Estimate Cost for Troops in Georgia William Simmons James McHenry Forwards McHenry an estimate of the cost of pay for the troops in Georgia for June and Jul 1796.
September 18, 1789 Notes of assurance from State of Georgia regarding negotiations with Creek Indians George Walton Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Governor forwards expression of support from the Georgia executive authority, noting every assistance to give facility and effect to negotiations with Creek Indians.
May 30, 1797 Accounts Within the State of Georgia John Habersham William Simmons Habersham discusses sundry accounts and related matters respecting the State of Georgia.
September 18, 1793 Report from Captain Constant Freeman to Henry Knox on Georgia resistance to Seagrove's peace efforts and Seagrove's relationship with the people of Georgia Constant Freeman Henry Knox Freeman suggests that reports of Seagrove in personal danger are exaggerations. Georgia people mad at Seagrove, but would not openly oppose the government. Seagrove believes he is disliked because he is a federal officer and is zealous about achieving peace. Reports that Alexander has 90 men determined to prevent Seagrove from meeting with the Creeks.
September 11, 1789 Report from Federal Treaty Commissioners to Governor of Georgia Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department George Walton Federal Commissioners for negotiating treaty with Indians south of Ohio River report to governor of Georgia. They note that the negotiations are to be held at Rock Landing, and discuss the procurement of provisions there. They inquire as to whether supplies can be procured in Georgia.
July 5, 1793 Seagrove's Indian Houseguests and Washington's Orders for Georgia Militia to Temporarily Halt Operations against Bad Towns James Seagrove John Kinnard In letter to Kinnard, Creek intermediary, Seagrove acknowledges receipt of talk by George Galphin. Refers to Chehaw fellow living at Seagrove's house as a fool. Notes that he should have sent the guests, including the Cussetahs, away some time ago, but he was afraid they might be killed by whites. Georgia militia troops in upper part of Georgia that crossed Oconee were called back by order of...
March 19, 1797 Indian Agent Report from Hopewell in Georgia Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins' report on his activities as Indian agent at Hopewell in Georgia and general observations on his travel through Georgia.
October 4, 1789 Regarding legitimacy of previous treaties between Creeks and Georgia George Walton Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Governor of Georgia notes that previous treaties, namely Augusta 1783, Galphinton 1785, and Shoulderbone 1786, between Georgia and Creeks, were legitimately agreed upon by both parties.
August 31, 1793 Accounts with Mr. Habersham Relative to Military Expenses in Georgia Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Henry Knox Wolcott affirms that John Habersham, in the district of Savannah, has been authorized to enter into contracts and make disbursements for various objects in relation to the military establishment in Georgia. He describes the process by which Habersham carries out his duties.
May 10, 1794 Indian relations in Georgia Captain Richard B. Roberts Henry Knox Offers intelligence to the Secretary of War regarding Indian relations in Georgia.
November 15, 1794 Pay, Subsistence, and Forage of the Troops in Georgia Joseph Howell Constant Freeman James Seagrove is charged with funds to complete the pay, subsistence, and forage of the troops in Georgia under the command of Lt. Col. Henry Gaither as well as Capt. James Armstrong and the men under his command. .
September 7, 1793 Request from Major Gaither to Governor Telfair to raise troops under Gaither's command for defense of Georgia Henry Gaither Governor Edward Telfair From Augusta Georgia, Major Henry Gaither expresses opinion that number of Georgia militia in service is excessive for defense of Georgia frontier. Proposes addition of 100 cavalry and 100 infantry to Federal Troops, to be placed under his command which, Gaither believes, if properly deployed, would be sufficient to guard and protect inhabitants. Notes that the above addition was ordered by...
May 24, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Milledge Simmons discusses the account of Edward Wood with Rep. John Milledge of Georgia.
November 30, 1785 Adjusts pay to Georgia Line John Pierce William Few John Pierce, Commissioner of Army Accounts, explains the adjustment of his payment to the Georgia Line to William Few. Pierce reduced his payment because the state of Georgia previously made partial settlement to the Line.
September 11, 1798 Extract of a Letter from the Secretary of War to His Excellency the Governor of Georgia James McHenry James Jackson Congratulations on adoption of state constitution. Admiration of Georgia and South Carolina for their vigilance in preventing three refugees from Port-au-Prince from entering their respective states.
May 17, 1784 Account settlements for Georgia levies John Pierce John Werriot John Pierce sends to John Werriot a letter containing instructions on account settlements for Georgia levies.