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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 12, 1796 Location of Head Quarters Anthony Wayne James McHenry Travel to and from Detroit inhibited by weather and distant location of post, Wayne advised Head Quarters should not be held in Detroit. Advised Pittsburgh as appropriate location for HQ.
1800 Articles for the Use of Headquarters [not available] [not available] List of goods from John Wilkins Jr. requested for the use of Head Quarters.
July 7, 1797 Assurances, provisions and musical instruments James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon Provisions always to be made and honored at Head Quarters.
June 2, 1799 Letters for the Commanding Officer at Head Quarters David Henley [not available] Informs the commanding officer of the accompanying packet of letters for the Commanding Officer at Head Quarters and other persons.
December 6, 1793 Money sent to Head Quarters Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Received money of Colonel Mentges and sent packet to Head Quarters, Captain Crawford in charge. Expresses thanks for the wine; further supply of nails wanted. Asks for account of monies remitted on account of present Quarter Master General.
August 1794 Cash Advance for Services Treasury Department Elijah Robertson Cash due Robertson for services related to transporting Chickasaws and Chacktaws to Head Quarters.
August 11, 1791 Counties Sufficiently Protected, Orders to Move Troops Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler No additional protection needed for counties against a few Indians, Knox ordered Butler to march for Head Quarters with troops and supplies.
October 29, 1796 Retention of Officer After Court Martial Anthony Wayne James McHenry Lieutenant Gregg never resigned, Wayne requested he be placed in a sub-legion with current vacancies after the Lieut. returns from Head Quarters.
October 21, 1794 [No. 40] Transportation of Deserter Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to transport R Newman, captured deserter, down river at the first opportunity to Fort Washington. From the post he will be escorted to Head Quarters by Anthony Wayne.
September 8, 1791 Transportation to Head Quarters, Indian Activity Isaac Craig Henry Knox Troops to descend Ohio River for Headquarters shortly. Indians are quiet, some are confirmed to "be in the neighborhood."
November 6, 1797 Tranquility Restored to Settlements, Winter Quarters in Pittsburgh James Wilkinson Col. Edgar Letter, discusses Indian aggressions and peace in Massac, Wilkinson to take up winter quarters in Pittsburgh.
December 2, 1794 Money Due Troops Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Notification that Fisher transporting money due troops for pay, subsistance, and forage at Head Quarters and the lower parts of the Ohio river. Requests receipt and to forward money to paymaster.
August 8, 1794 Mail Returned Isaac Craig Henry Knox Packet of vouchers returned safely after being stolen from the mail carrier. Craig to forward them to the comptroller's office immediately. Mail addressed to Knox received by Craig, he will forward to Head Quarters.
May 30, 1800 Recruiting Artillerists Alexander Hamilton William S. Smith Major Tousard has arrived for the purpose of recruiting six companies of Artillerists. A facility is requested for the accomplishment of that object.
October 7, 1794 Transport of Prisoner, Provisions for Troops Isaac Craig Henry Knox Upon receipt of letter from Knox, Craig applied to Butler for an escort to Newman, a prisoner, to Fort Washington for further transport to Head Quarters. Payment due troops in the upper posts of the Ohio river arrived. Requests information on troops under Gov. Lee that could join Colonel Butler so that proper provisions are made.
July 8, 1796 Receiving Supplies Isaac Craig James McHenry Late Quartermaster Gen. gave Craig letter of credit prior to departing for Head Quarters. Requests instructions on how to obtain cash. Noted contractors made deal with Tench Francis for the purchase of 1000 barrels of flour, requests orders to receive flour from contractors.
September 23, 1799 Winter quarters on the Potomac near Harper's Ferry Alexander Hamilton Unknown Recipient Highly illegible letter written by General Alexander Hamilton; written from his winter quarters near Harper's Ferry, off the Potomac River.
May 27, 1800 Proper Length & Speed of the Step Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck Hamilton asserts that it is very important in tactics to ascertain the proper length and speed of the step so he is causing experiments to be made in various quarters with this in mind.
December 14, 1792 Knox thanks Morris for information provided Henry Knox Robert Morris Letter, discusses the purpose of Smellie's information.
September 20, 1799 Supplies, Quarters, and Pay James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army supplies, quarters, and pay.
August 18, 1791 Commissions for Major Clarke's Battalion Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Commissions to be sent along, good news of harmony among troops well received.
December 10, 1795 General Orders of Head Quarters John Mills James McHenry Transmits copy of general orders.
July 31, 1797 EXTRACT: [Extract of General Orders] Thomas H. Cushing William Simmons Inspector will furnish to the Paymaster General the names and dates of absentees to be struck from the muster roll.
March 31, 1800 Descriptions of Regulations for Supplies Rendered by Contractors William Simmons Samuel Richards Richards notified of regulations respecting supplies and objects of special and extra expenses. All to be furnished by contractors. Rules regarding what can be provided by contractors.
May 31, 1793 Travel from Pittsburgh Isaac Craig Henry Knox Several officers leave for Head Quarters on Kentucky boat. The water is low which makes slows boat traffic. Cornplanter's nephew brought speech to Colonel O'Hara a copy of which is now enclosed.