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May 21, 1799 Outlines Instructions for Indian Relations with the House of Panton and Leslie James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to House of Panton and Leslie, a trading establishment supplying Indians in Pensacola and efforts to collect debts and close books. Must guard against improper conduct.
June 7, 1797 Letter to Secretary at War regarding trading house of Panton, Leslie and Company John McKee James McHenry Writing from Pensacola, John McKee informs James McHenry that the trading house of Panton, Leslie and Company have monopolized the Choctaw and Chickasaw trade but lost the Cherokee business. McKee discusses the role of trade in maintaining peace on the frontier and the role of the Spanish Court in granting Panton, Leslie and Company privileged access to Indian markets. McKee speculates that...
November 28, 1797 Letter from the Representatives of Panton, Leslie and Company [not available] James McHenry This letter accompanies a packet of information sent by John McKee for James McHenry. Representatives from Panton, Leslie and Company (PLC) indicate that McKee is in New Orleans meeting with the Governor. The representatives from PLC also say McKee's first conversation with the Govrenor dispelled suspicions of a connection with William Blount. The representatives of PLC thank McHenry for...
June 30, 1799 Encloses Orders for Western Army and Indian Affairs John Francis Hamtramck Thomas H. Cushing Encloses orders to Western Army with instructions from General Hamilton on Indian affairs. Requests attention to the House of Panton and Leslie.
August 29, 1797 Assumption of Indian Debts of Panton Leslie & Co. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Assumption of Indian debts required consent of Congress, thus making the act difficult to fulfill. Instead offered assistance to Panton Leslie & Co. to help them collect debts owed them by the Indian Nations. Remarks on conduct of Spanish officers towards U.S.
May 21, 1799 The House of Panton and Leslie of Pensacola James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Requests Hamilton to issue orders to military stationed near the recently vacated lands of the Spanish that allow traders to peaceably collect debts owed them.
May 23, 1793 Indian Activity on the Southwestern Frontiers William Blount Henry Knox Blount reports on Indian activity on the southwestern frontiers, noting that the Creek-Chickasaw War is not as fierce as might be expected, owing probably to the threat of Panton to withhold arms and ammunition if the war continues. The Creek chiefs have apparently refused the bloody hatchet offered them by the Shawanese ambassadors. Though professing to be friends of the United States, the...
October 29, 1800 Certification of payment; Jesse Bowles, Richmond Virginia for rent of house, occupied as a hospital by the sick of Captain Eddins’ Company William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $70 to Jesse Bowles, Richmond Virginia for rent of house, occupied as a hospital by the sick of Captain Eddins’ Company at Richmond.
March 27, 1800 Report of Small Pox Infection Adam Hoops Alexander Hamilton Lt. Pope reports that that one of the men in Capt. Eddins' company now has symptoms of small pox so there is concern about infecting others of the 58 persons now residing at Fort Jay. Blamed "frequenting a house on white hill dock" for the infection.
May 3, 1793 Deposition of James Aikin [Aiken] given to William Stephens, Mayor of Savannah Geogia, regarding the aftermath of robbery and murder at Traders Hill on St Marys James Aiken [not available] Copy of deposition given by James Aikin [Aiken], a resident of Creek Nation. Aikins left the Creek Nation when there was no probability of compliance with James Seagrove's demands to turn over the perpetrators of the robbery and murder at Seagrove's brother's store at Traders Hill, St Marys. Aikins notes that the Creeks planned to give up the plunder until Seagrove demanded the perpetrators....
January 8, 1799 Letter to the Secretary at War John McKee James McHenry In the event of war with France, John McKee makes his terms of service known to the Secretary at War. McKee stipulates that his salary must be equal to that of an agent to the Cherokee.
May 16, 1798 Letter to the Secretary at War John McKee James McHenry McKee expresses his desire for a military appointment to the Secretary at War.
September 5, 1798 Accommodation for the Company James McHenry Lemuel Weeks McHenry authorizes Weeks to purchase a building to house his Company, as the current public building is too small. The suggested repairs on the fortification should go forward.
August 15, 1794 Deposition of William Jones William Jones Unknown Recipient William Jones of the county of Wilkes makes an oath that four months ago he was employed to go through the Creek country, to carry a letter to Ford, Reid, & Co. at Pensacola, from Willing, Morris, and Swanwick of Philadelphia. After arriving in Pensacola, the Lieutenant Governor directed him to go to the governor at New Orleans. Discusses large quantity of goods for the Creek nation.
November 6, 1799 Receipt for Two Tumbrils and One Traveling Forge [not available] [not available] William Bass for John Harris received of Frederick Rupp two trumbills and one traveling forge said to contain sundries agreeable to invoice received at Reading of Lieutenant House of Captain Elliott's Company.
July 4, 1792 Report on Indian Activity in the Southeast William Blount Henry Knox Governor Blount informs Knox of sundry activities involving the Southern tribes, the Spaniards, and William Panton whom Blount suspects of subversive actions involving the Creek Indians.
May 10, 1794 House construction at Thomaston Henry Knox Jackson Letter from the Secretary of War regarding the construction of his house at Thomaston, begun in 1793. Knox is anxious that it be completed by the end of 1794. The house is costing him around $15,000.
May 12, 1800 Explanation of Account Differences William Simmons Elijah House & Son Simmons examined accounts of Elijah House, contractor, and found difference in account balance, leaving House in debt to United States. Account details below.
January 27, 1800 Suspension of Cavalry and Infantry Enlistments James McHenry Alexander Hamilton The House of Representatives voted to suspend enlistments for the six additional Companies of Cavalry and the twelve Regiments of Infantry. Orders should be issued accordingly.
June 8, 1797 Request for Reimbursement John McKee James McHenry In this letter McKee requests 300 dollars in post notes from the Secretary at War. McKee justifies the funds as being necessary for "purchasing horses and paying my expenses here and on my action." To secure the reply, McKee suggests the answer be entrusted to the care of Messrs. Gardner & Mitchell of Savannah. Gardner and Mitchell will then forward the reply to Panton, Leslie and Company. This...
August 21, 1793 Seeking Peace with the Southern Tribes James Seagrove Henry Knox Seagrove reports that despite the suspicious machinations of the Spanish government and their agents McGillivray and Panton & Co., the Indians are quiet on the frontier. He hopes soon to enter the Creek nation to obtain justice for all injuries done and restore peace to the territory.
May 24, 1793 Deposition on Spanish Complicity in Robbery & Murder at Traders Hill St Marys George Galphin [not available] George Galphin [presumably the son of wealthy trader of same name who died 1790] states that he was at house of John Kinnard at Hutcheta when James Burges, Indian trader, was accused by Kinnard of complicity in the murder and robbery at Traders Hill. Burges denied involvment and went on to state that some Indians had told him they had come from Pensacola, sent by the governor and William Panton,...
January 27, 1797 New Regulations and Burned Printer's House Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Notification that Craig will comply with new regulations. Disbanding cavalry and a note from the House of Representatives. Mentioned the burning of Brown the printer's house and the death of his wife, children, and servants.
December 10, 1799 Reply to the Address of the House of Representatives John Adams House of Representatives President Adams' reply to the House of Representatives' address, which was in reply to Adams' speech the of the 9th. Adams expresses confidence that the legislative and executive branches of the government will work well together during the coming legislative session.
May 23, 1799 Acquisition of Lands Useful to the United States, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton has authorized Colonel Strong to withdraw from the post at Michilimacnac since Strong could not be reinforced at that post and his force could be better utilized elsewhere on the northwestern frontier. It will be better to arrange a treaty with the Indians relative to the sale of their land rather than have the land go to private individuals. He worries that his letter requiring General...