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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 10, 1793 Governor Blount's Letters in Hand Henry Knox Tobias Lear "Mr. Allison has just arrived from Governor Blount with the enclosed letters. He says he thinks the Governor may be here in about three weeks."
February 9, 1793 Letter to Governor Blount Tobias Lear Henry Knox The President has inspected the letter to Governor Blount and it meets his approval but he would like to have the enclosed included in a postscript or in the main body of the letter.
February 9, 1793 Proposed Letter to Governor Blount Henry Knox Tobias Lear "Please submit to the President of the United States the enclosed proposed draft of a letter to Governor Blount."
June 15, 1793 I think you are afraid of those bad men. Hanging Maw Secretary Smith Upon Governor Blount's departure from the country, Hanging Maw was attacked and almost killed by some bad white men. He accuses Smith of not protecting him because he fears these men.
September 9, 1790 Request to Forward Letter Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Request to forward enclosed letter to Governor Blount.
July 17, 1791 Leave of Absence for Governor Blount William Blount Henry Knox Governor Blount requests a leave of absence to attend to some important business and to move his family to his current location south of the River Ohio.
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."
December 17, 1794 Enclosed letters from Governor Blount Henry Knox George Washington Secretary Knox encloses letters from Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory, requesting that they be laid before Congress immediately.
January 23, 1793 Reduce the Size of Blount's Militia Henry Knox George Washington Knox presents to the President a draft of a letter to Governor Blount in which the concerns of the Secretrary of the Treasury are expressed regarding the great expense entailed in maintaining the large number of troops Blount's militia currently has in service.
October 11, 1792 Enclosed Letter from Governor Blount Henry Knox Henry Lee Letter received, to be transmitted to President. Enclosed letter from Blount states contrary information from that stated by Knox in earlier communication.
December 11, 1794 Enclosed letter from Governor Blount Henry Knox George Washington Secretary Knox encloses a letter to President Washington from Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory.
September 6, 1790 Documents for William Blount Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Enclosed documents for Blount, new governor of territory ceded by North Carolina. Details of location included. Includes proclamations by President Washington concerning Indian treaties.
June 15, 1793 Measures Adopted for the Defense of Cumberland Henry Knox Tobias Lear "Please to submit to the President a letter from Governor Blount of the 9th of May relatively to the measures he adopted for the defense of Cumberland--the last letters before the present from Governor Blount were dated the 15th of May."
November 18, 1791 Letter to Governor Blount submitted to the President Tobias Lear Henry Knox Washington's secretary, Tobias Lear, returns a letter to Governor Blount with several recommended deletions that Washington marked with a pencil.
[not available] Conversation between Governor Blount and Captain Handley William Blount Handley Blount interviews Handley about his captivity with the Cherokee and information he may have gathered while there.
December 20, 1790 Information on Lost Letters Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Letter packet to William Blount miscarried, Knox requested route the letters traveled prior to their miscarriage. Lieutenant Governor Wood currently had the letters in his possession and would distribute them accordingly.
June 27, 1795 Eulogy for Blount Timothy Pickering Bartholomew Dandridge Requested enclosed letter from D. Campbell be presented to the President. Mentioned the contents as eulogy on Gov. Blount. The writer, "aims at the poetic stile; and perhaps very properly; as poets deal in fiction." Mentioned governor's dealing with the Indians and his lack of explanation.
February 28, 1793 Letters from Blount and Sevier Henry Knox Tobias Lear "I enclose you a copy of the President's note of this morning and also two letters from Governor Blount--one dated the 24th of January and the other the 1st of February and also a letter from General Sevier of the 6th of February 1793."
April 20, 1793 Letters from Blount, Lee, and Telfair Tobias Lear Henry Knox The President considers the letters from Governor Blount to contain information of major interest to the United States so Knox should respond to them accordingly. The letters from Governors Lee and Telfair should also be evaluated.
December 17, 1794 Letters from Governor Blount Bartholomew Dandridge Henry Knox By the President's order, Bartholomew Dandridge has returned to Secretary Knox the letters from Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory, to be copied for Congress.
December 29, 1794 Draft of letter to Governor Blount Henry Knox George Washington Secretary Knox submits a draft of a letter to Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory. According to Knox, the situation of the Mero District - facing Indian attacks - demands instant provisions for its protection.
February 13, 1795 Letter from Gov. Blount Timothy Pickering George Washington "The Secretary respectfully lays before the President of the United States a letter from Governor Blount this momenet received by Express, with Gen. Robertson's letter of the 13th of January & the Governor's answer. Gen. Robertson's letter of Jany 9th mentioned by the Governor is his answer to the General was not enclosed."
January 24, 1791 Pension of Willis Wilson Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Thanks Randolph for forwarding a letter to Governor Blount. Discusses the commutation and pension of W. Wilson.
June 24, 1793 Pay due sundry militia for services Joseph Howell David Henley Abstract pay due sundry militia officers for services in 1793 called into service by Governor William Blount for defense of Territory of United States south of Ohio River. Blount is Governor of Southwest Territory
November 1, 1794 Illegal attack on Lower Cherokee towns William Blount Colonel Whitley Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory discusses General Benjamin Logan's illegal invasion of Lower Cherokee towns, who are at peace with the United States. Blount calls this action an "illegal and unauthorized enterprise," states that "he has no legal authority for so doing." Blount claims that his "feelings of humanity" should compel him to desist.