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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."
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
October 27, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Scott County, Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $460.00 is due the Scouts ordered into service by Governor Isaac Shelby for the protection of the frontier of Scott County, Kentucky being their pay from April 5th to Sept. 18th 1793 and between June 17th and August 17th 1794.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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...
November 9, 1793 Designs of Frenchmen to excite military enterprise against possessions of Spain Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Letter from Secretary Knox to the Governor of Northwest Territory. Mentions letter from Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson regarding designs of Frenchmen attempting to excite some military enterprise against possessions of Spain. President Washington asks that a letter to Governor Isaac Shelby of Kentucky be considered as written to Governor St. Clair, and should take measures to prevent the...
November 14, 1793 Movement of Detachment; Descending Ohio River Before the Ice; Letter for Governor of Kentucky Henry Knox Isaac Craig Detachment has marched from Carlisle to Pittsburgh. Hopes they arrive in season to descend Ohio River before onset of ice on the river. Light boat well manned will be wanted for conveying dispatches to Head Quarters. Hopes Lieutenant Whistler's party can be used as convoy. Encloses letters for Governor Isaac Shelby of Kentucky.
October 18, 1796 Pay of George Moore & Richard Glover William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $153.36 is due George Moore and Richard Glover, spies ordered into service by Governor Isaac Shelby of Kentucky, being their pay for protecting the frontier of Logan County from March through May 1796.
April 16, 1798 Certification of payments; pay of Kentucky Militia William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $486.32 is due the three detachments of militia called out by Governor Shelby under the powers vested in him by the Secretary of War for the protection of Washington County Kentucky, and commanded by Ensign Thomas Cull, Lt. John Haydens, and Lt. George Ewing.
January 17, 1800 Certification of payment; William Powells and John Moore, spies of Lincoln County, ordered into service by Isaac Shelby, Esquire, Governor of the State of Kentucky for the protection of the frontiers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; William Powells and John Moore, spies of Lincoln County, the sum of $23.33, ordered into service by Isaac Shelby, Esquire, Governor of the State of Kentucky for the protection of the frontiers, from 23 May to 5 June 1793. Sum is payable to W.J. Davis
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.
May 16, 1794 Mustering of Two Scouts in Clark County Isaac Shelby War Department This is documentation from Governor Shelby of Kentucky to the Secretary of War regarding the mustering of two scouts in Clark County under the command of Lieutenant John McIntire. Included is the muster roll certified by a Justice of the Peace.
December 21, 1795 Authorization for Governor to Transmit Papers to Secretary of War Isaac Shelby Timothy Pickering Authorizes the Governor of Kentucky to contact the Secretary of War directly for assistance in instances where no provision has been made for the defense of the state's frontier.
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.
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.