Viewing 1–25 of 43 documents: "Geskaga (Billy), i.e. a worm"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 5, 1798 One Worm and Ladle for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Lieutenant Mullowny for the frigate U.S. one worm and ladle for 24 pounders."
November 15, 1794 Seneca War Chief Little Billy -- Character & Annuity Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Pickering states that Little Billy, the Seneca chief, is a good friend of the United States, and that he has promised the chief an annuity of $50 to keep his allegiance. Hopes this meets Knox's approval. Vouches for the chief's character, and says he is of great influence with the Seneca, which justifies Pickering's promise to him.
August 27, 1785 Murder of Billy Nation Unknown Author [not available] A speech delivered at the Falls of the Ohio to unnamed Indian Nations intended to preserve the peace. The speech indicates that an Inidan named "Billy Nation" was murdered by a white man who subsequently fled into the woods. The speech asks that the chain of friendship not be broken on account of one villian.
November 15, 1794 Chapin informs Knox of annuity provided to the Seneca Chief Little Billy [not available] Henry Knox Letter, Chapin advises Knox of lifetime annuity to Seneca Chief, Little Billy.
March 29, 1797 List of Items for Cannon Casting James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver materials to Mr. Francis for cannon casting.
May 22, 1795 Pickering discusses Seneca Chief Little Billy with Captain Chapin Timothy Pickering Israel Chapin Jr Letter, directs re lifetime annuity for Seneca War Chief, Little Billy; informs re money due Oneidas & Tuscaroras; mentions Treaty.
December 30, 1796 Three related drafts on the Revolutionary War George Washington John Carey Discusses published forged documents; alludes to the Revolutionary War and slaves.
November 16, 1794 Closing remarks for the Conference between the Six Nations and the U.S. Timothy Pickering [not available] Document, Pickering issues a statement praising Chief Little Billy for making the conference productive.
July 19, 1798 Articles for Lemuel Weeks in Portland Samuel Hodgdon John Harris A list of articles to be put on board a vessel bound for Portland, to be delivered to Lemuel Weeks.
January 14, 1790 Officer information Samuel Toms George Thatcher Information on various officers, from an exchange (the same day) with Joseph Howell.
May 3, 1798 Articles Needed to Prove Eight Inch Howitzers James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver the following articles needed for proving the eight inch howitzers on the frigate "United States": shells, paper cartridges filled, a rammer and sponge, and a worm and ladle,
May 25, 1798 Proving the Nine Pounders for the Ship "Delaware" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver, via Mr. Humphreys' office at Southwark, to Captain Decatur for proving the nine pounders for the warship "Delaware": a barrel of powder, wads, sticks of portfire, rammer, sponge, ladle and worm, shot, searcher with its ring, and a priming wire.
January 18, 1798 Articles Intended for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver to Lieutenant John Mullowney for the frigate "United States" the following items: paper cartridges, a powder horn, bit and priming wire, a rammer and sponge, a worm and ladle proper for 24 pounders, cannon powder, and sticks of portfires.
January 18, 1798 Accoutrements for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the following to Lieutenant John Mullowny for the frigate "United States": paper cartridges, a powder-horn, bit and priming wire, a rammer and sponge, a worm and ladle proper for 24 pounders, cannon powder, and sticks of portfire.
April 24, 1800 Request for Issue of Artillery Materials to Major Lewis Tousard James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of cannon, with carriages, implements, and ammunition, to Maj. Lewis Tousard.
May 25, 1798 Articles Needed to Prove the Nine-Pounders James McHenry John Harris McHenry directs Harris to deliver to the ship of war "Delaware" the articles needed to prove its nine pounders.
February 10, 1784 Accounting Matters Philip Audebert John Pierce Discusses various accounting issues; also notes that several account books and papers have been forwarded to Pierce's office.
November 25, 1790 Speech of Red Jacket to Timothy Pickering Red Jacket [not available] Red Jacket makes speech to Colonel Pickering. Red Jacket complains about compensation received for land.
May 24, 1799 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies to 12th Infantry Regiment at New York James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of arms & accoutrements, tents, & equipment to the 12th Regiment of Infantry at New York.
March 3, 1799 Invoice of cannon implements at the Garrison in Portland. Amos Stoddard [not available] Inventory includes cannon, ammunition, and powder. Signed by Captain Amos Stoddard of 2d Regiment of Artillery and Engineers.
April 3, 1785 Enclosed return of military stores Donaldson Yeates Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a return of military stores to the Commissary of Commissary Stores.
May 3, 1793 Legionville, Knox's Eastern tour, war in Europe, and Burbeck's rank John Stagg Henry Burbeck Letter, mentions affairs in Legionville, Knox's Eastern tour, war in Europe, and Burbeck's rank.
January 31, 1800 Request for Issue of Cannon Implements & Ammunition for Proving a Cannon Barrel James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of various ammunition & cannon implements for testing a three-pounder cannon at Foxall's Furnace.
March 3, 1799 Invoice of cannon implements at Portland Maine Amos Stoddard [not available] Inventory includes cannon, artillery equipment, ammunition and powder. Signed by Captain Amos Stoddard of 2nd Regiment of Artillery and Engineers.
February 25, 1792 Letter from the Reverend Samuel Kirkland to Secretary of War Henry Knox on Indian delegation to Philadelphia; British views on boundary lines Reverend Samuel Kirkland Henry Knox Kirkland reports that he has arrived with a complete delegation of Chiefs and Warriors of the Five Nations with exception of Fish Carrier and a village on Allegheny. Praises Farmer's Brother and Little Billy for their alliance with U.S. Although the delegation is large, because of the critical situation, it is justified. Could not diminish the numbers without giving offense. They refused to...