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June 30, 1794 Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania to the Secretary of War, regarding the refusal by Indians to acknowledge the validity of certain tracts in western Pennsylvania around Lake Erie.
September 9, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Secretary Hamilton writes the Governor of Pennsylvania on the latest plans on the progress of the militia in moving to suppress the Whiskey Rebellion.
October 10, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury to the Governor of Pennsylvania.
February 9, 1792 Pennsylvania Governor's Authority Over Soldiers Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Responds to Mifflin's inquiry, saying that as governor of Pennsylvania he has the right to give orders to the scouts employed in the defense of the Pennsylvania frontier; also discusses troop musters and returns.
March 20, 1799 Suppressing the Insurrection in Pennsylvania James McHenry Thomas Mifflin To suppress the insurrection now existing in Pennsylvania, the President will deploy a military force composed partly of the state militia of Pennsylvania. Governor Mifflin should hold the militia in a state of preparation to march within the week under the command of General MacPherson.
September 4, 1794 Communication from Pennsylvania Governor Alexander Hamilton George Washington Secretary Hamilton requests that President Washington send him communication from Thomas Mifflin, governor of Pennsylvania, containing imputations on the conduct of the officers of the United States employed in the western counties against the Whiskey rebels.
September 20, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Hamilton sends Thomas Mifflin, Governor of Pennsylvania, the same letter he sent to Governor Thomas Sim Lee of Maryland on September 18, 1794. [document not available]
September 10, 1794 Assembling the Pennsylvania militia Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania, regarding the detachment of militia assembling and marching to combat the insurrection in western Pennsylvania, later known as the Whiskey Rebellion.
April 4, 1794 Knox directs Hodgdon to deliver artillery to Pennsylvania Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Knox asks that Hodgdon fill the Governor of Pennsylvania's request for artillery.
October 17, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Informs the Governor of Pennsylvania that the Quartermaster and Commissary General will leave Fort Cumberland for Bedford to remedy various defects in supplies.
August 30, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania Edmund Randolph Thomas Mifflin Letter from the Secretary of State to the Governor of Pennsylvania, regarding measures to be taken in relation to the militia, in response to the Whiskey Rebellion.
September 6, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee Secretary Hamilton informs the Governor of Maryland that some riots have apeared in the upper part of Baltimore County, Maryland, connected with the Whiskey Rebellion of western Pennsylvania. Urges that the governor quickly take steps to eradicate the "evil, which radially threatens the order, peace and tranquility of the Country."
March 31, 1794 Pennsylvania troops being raised Henry Knox William Bradford Letter from the Secretary of War to the Attorney General, regarding Pennsylvania Governor Thomas Mifflin raising four companies of troops for the port of Philadelphia and the defense of the frontier.
June 15, 1792 Order of Arms for Pennsylvania Henry Knox Isaac Craig Secretary Knox requests that Major Craig deliver two hundred stand of arms to Governor Mifflin or to Clement Biddle, the Quartermaster General of Pennsylvania. The arms are for the use of the militia of the western frontier.
December 2, 1796 Election Favorites Charles Carroll James McHenry Inclosed Governor's Address printed in Green's paper. Pennsylvania ticket in favor of Jefferson, some say Adams will be elected by a majority of 6 votes. McHenry doesn't believe an election will be made by the Electors due to poor health or remote residences.
September 17, 1794 New Jersey militia arriving Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Informs the Governor of Pennsylvania that Governor Richard Howell of New Jersey is sending the militia of that state in today. Requests that the cavalry and artillery be hastened onward. These military movements are in response to the Whiskey Rebellion.
June 24, 1794 Enclosed letter from General Chapin Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin The Secretary of War transmits to the Governor of Pennsylvania an extract of a letter just received from General Israel Chapin.
July 7, 1794 Delivery of Powder Unknown Author Samuel Hodgdon Note, directs charge of powder to Colonel Biddle.
August 25, 1794 Insurrection in western Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Henry Lee Hamilton has been ordered by the President to direct Governor Henry Lee of Virginia to prepare militia if necessary to suppress the revolt in western Pennsylvania, later known as the Whiskey Rebellion. Informs the Governor of the places of rendezvous for the militia.
June 24, 1794 Establishment at Presqu' Isle Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania to the Secretary of War. In it, Governor Mifflin addresses the establishment of a garrison at Presqu' Isle (now Erie, Pennsylvania), which is hostilely received by the Six Nations. Mifflin mentions that British agents, particularly under the guidance of Lord Dorchester, have "excited that hostile disposition." Mifflin is of the opinion that the settlement...
June 14, 1794 Establishment at Presqu' Isle Thomas Mifflin George Washington Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania to the President of the United States, requarding the suspension of the Presqu' Isle establishment on the western frontiers of Pennsylvania. Such an establishment will likely provoke conflict with the native Indians, particularly the Six Nations.
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...
October 4, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Virginia Alexander Hamilton Henry Lee Letter to the Governor of Virginia regarding concerns he has about General Samuel Smith, who Governor Lee believes is mistaken regarding various issues surrounding the infantry.
October 6, 1794 Papers regarding the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander James Dallas Alexander Hamilton Transmits, for the perusal of President George Washington, the original papers received by James Lang from the County of Fayette, Pennsylvania, along with a copy of the answer from Governor Thomas Mifflin. Lang was one of the committee of conference appointed by the insurgents of western Pennsylvania during the Whiskey Rebellion to confer with the commissioners of the United States.
September 18, 1794 Instructions to Brigade Inspector Thomas Mifflin Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania, enclosing a letter of instructions to the Brigade Inspector of York County, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of furnishing any reinforcement, that Lieutenant Daniel Bissel may require on his march to Williamsport in Maryland, in order to rendezvous with troops