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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 25, 1787 Letter to the Governor of Virginia John Pierce Edmund Randolph Letter to the Governor of Virginia; encloses the copy of a paper lodged by Mr. Pollard; mentions provisions.
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.
December 8, 1798 Warrants for Pay James McHenry James Wood Claims and Warrants for pay due soldiers in Virginia as issued by Governor Brooke discussed.
March 14, 1796 Pay of Virginia Militia and Scouts William Simmons Robert Brooke Discusses the account and vouchers submitted to the War Office by the Governor of Virginia for militia pay, pay of scouts, and protection of the frontiers
February 13, 1793 Letter from the Governor of Virginia; request for information on the Indian Wars Henry Lee Henry Knox Refers to letter from Lieutenant Governor of Virginia; asks for execution of payment of specified demands. Lee then asks for information on Indian Wars in order to make preparations, to include the prospect of calling up men into service;
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.
December 31, 1794 Letter from the Governor of Virginia Henry Lee Alexander Hamilton Letter from Henry Lee III, Governor of Virginia, to the Secretary of the Treasury
March 26, 1794 Embargo Henry Knox Henry Lee Letter from Secretary of War, Henry Knox, which instructs the Governor of Virginia that Congress has just passed an embrago on all ships entering from foreign ports for the next thirty days. Knox hopes that the Governor will enforce this embargo fully and promptly.
September 17, 1795 Remit Balance to Virginia William Simmons Robert Brooke Virginia paid for money used to protect frontiers.
September 3, 1795 Payment to Robert Brooke Governor of Virginia for conducting Indians from Philadelphia to Knoxville John Chisholm Timothy Pickering Request to pay Robert Brooke, Governor of Virginia $1000, the sum advanced to Chisholm for purpose of conducting Indians and goods from Philadelphia to Knoxville.
September 9, 1790 Request to Forward Letter Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Request to forward enclosed letter to Governor Blount.
March 6, 1793 Power Which Must be Granted Governor of Kentucky Rufus King Henry Knox King writes that Knox must give the Governor of Kentucky the power to protect the road between Virginia and Kentucky.
August 21, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Virginia Alexander Hamilton Henry Lee Secretary Hamilton writes the Governor of Virginia, praising him for his patriotism and loyalty to the United States government and its laws. Concludes the letter by stating that if a requisition for the marching of the militia shall be made - an action which may be unavoidable - measures will be announced for supplying the deficiency of arms from the magazines. The militia may need to be called...
December 29, 1788 Request for Information on the Militia Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Requested information on Virginia militia in response to the recently passed act of Congress.
January 9, 1792 Faulty Returns and Promises of Land Henry Knox Henry Lee Poor quality of documents submitted by Virginia has made the payment of soldiers difficult. Promise of land in return for service disputed.
March 6, 1793 Autograph Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, advises protecting the road between Kentucky and Virginia.
March 24, 1785 Treaty with Indians Charles Thomson Patrick Henry Charles Thomson sends to the Governor of Virginia, Patrick Henry, notification of Congressional resolves relative to conducting a treaty with the Southern Indians. Thomson encloses a letter to Joseph Martin, Indian Commissioner from Virginia, and asks the Governor to forward it to him.
July 28, 1794 Failed revolt at Smithfield, Virginia Henry Lee Henry Knox The Governor of Virginia reports to Secretary Knox with "real concern" on a "daring attempt" made by some individuals to resist the government. Calls it a "wicked effort." Still, the governor was encouraged by the conduct of the militia in stopping the revolt. These militiamen were, in his view, motivated by "zeal, love of order, and determination to support the civil authority," which in turn...
August 29, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Maryland Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury to the Governor of Virginia.
November 22, 1794 Movement of Troops Isaac Craig Henry Knox Detachments arrived and residing in Pittsburgh. No news on Governor Lee's on removing troops to post on Monongahela river, but presumed it would be settled before the Governor's return to Virginia.
November 1, 1788 Regarding the killings of Cherokees and desire for peace Headmen and Warriors of the Cherokee Nation Brig. Gen. Martin Authors recount the killings of Cherokees and the pledges of satisfaction by Congress and Governor of Virginia. Express the wish for peace. Ask that they not be blamed for actions of Creeks.
September 14, 1795 Request for Scouts in Virginia Counties Timothy Pickering Robert Brooke Pickering will request approval from President for spies to be employed in Virginia counties to protect against hostile Indians. Informed Brooke of peace accord between Indian tribes and U.S.
April 5, 1790 Compensating Virginia and North Carolina soldiers Henry Knox Joseph Howell At the request of Congress, the Secretary at War announces that he will transmit to the governors of Virginia and North Carolina the names and sums due to the non-commissioned officers and privates belonging to those two states. The individuals will be paid in specie for two-months of service in 1782 and four-months in 1783.
September 3, 1793 Letter to the Governor of Virginia Henry Knox Henry Lee Letter from the Secretary of War to the Governor of Virginia, Henry Lee III. No image available.
September 16, 1795 Concerning remitted funds William Simmons Governor Robert Brooks Informs Governor Brook that the Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Jackquilin Ambler, will be remitted funds from the federal government for services rendered by the state militia.