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February 25, 1800 Court Martial of Uriah Stafford Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice describes the circumstances leading to the Court Martial of Uriah Stafford, a soldier of the 16th Regiment, charged with disobedience of orders and striking an officer. He was found guilty and sentenced to 100 lashes on his bare back. Discussed rations and supplies and entitlement to certain quantities of subsistence. Enclosed extracts from Court Martial hearing.
December 21, 1792 Worthlessness of Peace Council; Necessity of Keeping Force in Readiness Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne proclaims that the terms of the peace council were so demeaning as to render them worthless. More than ever he proposes a state of readiness that will enable the Legion to move against the Indians at the earliest possible time, pending Congressional and public reaction to the affair at Ft. St. Clair.
October 20, 1789 Census of Six Nations Giving Numbers and Names of Tribes and Heads of Families at Grand River and on the Ohio Reverend Samuel Kirkland [not available] Census, describes Six Nations population; describes Indian population. The total of the Six Nations population is listed at 3665
March 16, 1794 Regarding the Affairs of the U.S. Government & of Europe, with Expectation of War with England or France John Stagg Henry Burbeck Reports on the status and health of friends and family in the East, and on the status of Burbeck's ticket in the Washington Lottery. Mentions a meeting with an officer who gave Stagg an account of Burbeck's unit's march to "the battleground" [site of St. Clair's Defeat] of November 1791 [in which Burbeck buried bodies, recovered cannon, and established Fort Recovery]. Comments on numerous army...
May 4, 1793 Gunn discusses Indian affairs in the South with Knox James Gunn Henry Knox Letter, describes troublesome Indian affairs and role of Indian Agent.
June 10, 1793 Gunn warns Knox of impending hostilities with Indians James Gunn Henry Knox Letter, describes Indian aggression; advises Knox of Indians gathering on the frontier.
January 3, 1789 John Read discusses the cultivation of hemp John Read Henry Knox Letter, describes growing hemp and cultivating seed.
November 23, 1790 Expedition to Omee River Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Letter, describes expedition to Omee River; describes lay of land along river; discusses frontier abbreviations for Indian names.
August 24, 1792 Wayne's Campaign Strategy Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne explains in detail his strategy for the campaign against the Indians who he insists are being aided, behind the scenes, by the British. He argues against a Fall campaign because his troops are not adequately trained or supplied and the Indians are strongest in the Fall and weakest in the Spring.