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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 13, 1790 Reiteration of a Call for the Militia to the Northwest Territory Henry Knox Josiah Harmar The Secretary of War, Henry Knox, reiterates to Brigadier General Josiah Harmar previously sent instructions for calling up the militia to defend the frontier against Indian hostilities and states that Harry Innes, Esq, District Judge of Kentucky, is also vested with this power.
May 2, 1792 Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers employed for the protection of the Frontier counties of the states of Pennsylvania and Virginia. Lists names and counties. Certification that the abstract was examined and compared with returns. All information verified.
July 17, 1790 Circular to the Lieutenants of the Counties to Cease Use of Scouts Henry Knox [not available] Letter from Henry Knox, Secretary of War, to the lieutenants of various counties in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky directing them to replace scouts with small group of rangers. It also includes detailed instructions on how to document the authorization, use, and pay of said rangers.
July 19, 1790 Current Plans for the Protection of the Frontiers Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Henry Knox, Secretary of War, informs Virginia's governor, Beverley Randolph, of the current plans for protecting the frontiers, including a proposed expedition of continental troops and county militia into the Western Territory to extirpate banditti.
July 26, 1791 Pay abstract of scouts for Mason County Virginia Joseph Howell Henry Knox Pay abstract of scouts for Mason County Virginia includes age, county, days of service, pay in shillings and pounds
July 25, 1791 Abstract of Scouts for Mason County Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstract of Scouts for Mason County established by orders of President of United States. Lists name, age, county, days in service, pay by pounds and pay by shillings.
May 9, 1800 Certification of payment; General Henry Lee for iron ore, Berkley County Virginia William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $15,269.68 General Henry Lee for iron ore, Berkley County Virginia [now WV], for use of United States.
October 6, 1791 Reimbursement for rangers Henry Knox Lieutenants of the counties of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington, and Allegany in Pennsylvania, and Ohio in Virginia Secretary Knox reminds the lieutenants of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington and Alleghany Counties, Pennsylvania, and Ohio County, Virginia, to submit to Congress requests for monetary reimbursement to pay for use of rangers.
December 29, 1791 Preparation of Fort Henry Knox Isaac Craig Request to forward enclosed letters to lieut. in Allegheny, Washington, and Westmoreland counties in Pennsylvania; and Ohio County in Virginia. Urged construction of block house and accommodations for Capt. Cass and Gen. St. Clair.
July 28, 1790 Further Protection Offered to Russell County, Virginia Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Extract of letter from Henry Knox authorizingVirginia's governor, Beverley Randolph, to organize militia for the purpose of protecting Russell County from Indian hostilities.
February 23, 1799 Division of New Jersey into Recruiting Districts Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton Ogden provides his suggestion for dividing New Jersey into recruiting districts.
October 28, 1791 Defense of Russell County Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Request for militia to protect Russell County. Rations to be furnished by a Cherokee.
January 13, 1791 On receipts for payments to the Scouts of Mason County Peter Hagner Henry Lee Peter Hagnar notifies Henry Lee that receipts for payments made to the Scouts of Mason County indicate an error.
October 26, 1792 Circular Henry Knox Absalom Baird Description of how scouts for Washington County will be paid via warrant.
March 14, 1791 Enclosed Letter from President Regarding Protection of Frontier Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Letter addresses County Lieutenants ability to maintain authority over rangers called into service for the protection of the frontier. Details on locations and names.
January 10, 1797 Money owed by Colonel Henry Lee William Simmons Alexander Dalrymple Orr Request for information or receipt regarding a sum of money owed by Colonel Henry Lee for pay due to Henry Cochran "a scout of Mason County"
November 16, 1791 Protection of Frontiers Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Federal government to pay for militia to protect frontier counties.
May 15, 1793 Original Receipts Required Joseph Howell Henry Knox Executive cannot reimburse Virginia without original receipts from the expenses accrued for the protection of the frontier.
November 1, 1792 Warrant Issued to State of Virginia Henry Knox Henry Lee Warrant issued to Virginia to repay advances made by state, along with pay for Scouts employed by Harrison County.
October 26, 1792 [Circular] Notification of Pay Henry Knox David Shepard Details of how scouts for Ohio County would be paid in the future with orders to pay scouts for previous service.
July 29, 1790 Security of the Frontier and Employment of Scouts Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Discusses protection on the frontier against Indian incursions. Suggests that Shawanese and outcast Cherokees may be perpetrators. President Washington has ordered extirpation of banditti. General Harmar to command expedition. Troops to be mounted. Expect that this will result in added security and tranquility. President has directed that Scouts be discontinued. Letter on the same subject is...
March 18, 1794 Pay for the Scouts of Mason County Joseph Howell Henry Lee Howell explains the procedures for paying the Scouts employed in Mason County, Kentucky.
May 31, 1795 Arms and Ammunition for Ohio County Henry Knox William Blount Request for arms and ammunition answered, supplies to be sent to Ohio County.
March 25, 1791 Regarding Men Called to Action David Shepard Henry Knox Discusses orders from Gov. of Virginia to call out fifty men. Contract secured to supply men.
March 25, 1791 Men Called Up and Supplied Colonel David Shepherd Henry Knox Notification of soldiers called up and how they were supplied.