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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.
November 1, 1791 Resolution Pertaining to Arthur St. Clair. Unknown Author [not available] A resolution referring to Arthur St. Clair, the Governor of the Western Territories.
June 6, 1794 Settlement of the Account of Arthur St. Clair Joseph Howell Richard Harrison According to Howell's books, Governor St. Clair is currently accountable for one thousand dollars, being for the expenses of the Indian Department for which St. Clair is responsible.
November 9, 1793 Letter Citation Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Cited in St. Clair to Knox, 99/99/1793. Copy of letter from Knox to governor of Northwestern Territory enclosed, President requested St. Clair follow instructions to governor of Kentucky as if it was written to himself. Advises military force against French.
July 8, 1790 Report from St. Clair about Failure to Achieve Peace with the Wabash; Seeks Militia Harry Innes Henry Knox Report from Governor St. Clair of failure to produce peace with the Wabash. Requests permission for authority to raise militias for protection based on orders from the President.
November 5, 1793 Salary of Governor Arthur St. Clair Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John Kean Kean is asked to pay five hundred dollars to Arthur St. Clair, being St. Clair's salary as Governor of the Western Territory for the period from July through September 1793. This sum should be charged to a separate account with the Treasury of the United States.
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.
June 26, 1795 Letter from the Secretary at War Timothy Pickering Arthur St. Clair Timothy Pickering forwards a letter to Governor St. Clair. The enclosed letter is from St. Clair's daughter.
September 30, 1791 Militia for the Approaching Campaign Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox tells St. Clair that he has asked the Governor of Virginia to instruct the county lieutenants of Kentucky to provide militia for the approaching campaign.
October 6, 1789 Act of Congress Calling for Militia Defense of the Western Territory George Washington Arthur St. Clair Extract of a letter from George Washington to Arthur St. Clair, Governor of the Territory of the United States northwest of Ohio, and Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Northwestern District. The letter describes a September 29, 1789 act of Congress calling forth the militia for the protection of the frontier from hostile Indian incursions. He instructs St. Clair to ascertain the...
November 2, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with General St.Clair William Simmons Arthur St. Clair William Simmons informs General Arthur St. Clair that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
August 17, 1797 Charges on Accountant Office books; request for vouchers of expenditures received by Indian Dept. William Simmons Arthur St. Clair Simmons tells Governor St. Clair that he stands charged on the books for the sum of $850.00 paid on account of the Indian Department. Simmons notes that in pursuance with a resolution of the House of Representatives made March 3, 1797, he must lay before Congress, an abstract of all who stand charged with monies at the Accountant's Office, Department of War. Simmons requests vouchers to be...
June 5, 1791 COPY: Request to Five Nations for Assistance Major General Richard Butler [not available] Request to Five Nations to accompany De Bartzet and Governor St. Clair to deal with hostile western tribes.
January 22, 1792 Knox informs Washington of St.Clair's arrival Henry Knox George Washington Letter, mentions St. Clair's return.
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...
March 3, 1790 Copy of Instructions to the Governor of the Western Territory, or in his absence the Brigadier Gen. Harmar Copied 15th April (dated 3 March 3) 1790 Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Instructions detail protection of frontiers using the militia of Virginia and Pennsylvania. Protection by militia was applied for after the use of scouts and rangers was discontinued.
August 3, 1799 Letter from the Governor of Northwest Territory Arthur St. Clair Chiefs of the Nations on the Wabash and Mississippi Rivers Letter from Governor Arthur St. Clair of the Northwest Territory to the Indians on the Wabash and Mississippi Rivers. Image not available.
May 16, 1795 Proposed Visit of Indian Chiefs Timothy Pickering George Washington Pickering forwards a letter from Governor St. Clair regarding the proposed visit by chiefs of some of the Western Tribes, which Pickering thinks ought to be postponed. He is concerned about the establishment of US forts on the Western frontier.
August 27, 1796 Standardized Classification Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon will send Craig a list of how he classifies items in returns and what departments those items belong to. Discussed Sec. of War's decision on Craig's reimbursement for services performed for the Ordnance and Clothing Deparments.
November 4, 1790 Misgivings Regarding the Announcement of Troop Movements George Washington Henry Knox Washington expresses misgivings about Governor St. Clair announcing troop movements to the British garrison at Detroit prior to execution, "since the Indians through that channel might receive such information as would frustrate the expedition."
November 30, 1799 Quarterly returns of clothing and Indian goods Jonathan Schieffelin Samuel Hodgdon Encloses duplicate quarterly returns of the clothing and Indian goods. Governor St. Clair's non-attendance at a conference at the Miamis has caused considerable Indian discontent.
November 14, 1794 Commanding officer at Fort Le Boeuf Arthur St. Clair Alexander Hamilton Letter from Governor Arthur St. Clair of Northwest Territory, regarding the post which has been established at Le Boeuf by the state of Pennsylvania, which St. Clair believes is of critical importance. The present commanding officer there is a "prudent Man, and a good officer." St. Clair is worried that the command will soon go to Captain William Miller, who is "strongly in the Interest of the...
March 26, 1792 Letter to the President of the United States Arthur St. Clair George Washington St Clair thanks Washington for the honor of the appointment as Commander of the Army in the last campaign. He declines any further appointment as a commander due to declining health. St. Clair wants to clear his name regarding the failure of the most recent campaign and then resign his commission as Major General.
July 26, 1791 Speech to the Northwestern Indians Major General Richard Butler Northwestern Indian Chiefs Speech delivered to the Indians concerning a letter from the Governor of the Northwestern Territory, Arthur St. Clair. Speech delivered by Lieutenant Jeffers and endorsed by Richard Butler.
September 2, 1788 Letters to Governor of Virginia and President of Pennsylvania requesting that they prepare militias Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair has written to Governor of Virginia and President of Pennsylvania requesting that they give orders to their Lieutenants in the frontier counties to have their proportions of militia required in readiness. Discusses plans if Indians have hostile designs at treaty talks. Makes reference to invasion and dispossession of Cherokees by people of Franklin and wonders how the Northern Indians...