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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 17, 1790 Indian Attacks John Logan Harry Innes Synopsis of Indian attack at Ingle's Station.
July 15, 1788 Attack on Party at Falls of Muskingum Arthur St. Clair General Butler Regarding attack on party at falls of Muskingum, two killed, two wounded. One Indian killed. States that the affair has been exaggerated in common report and fears effect on the settlements. Prospects for peace and war hang on the balance.
July 13, 1788 Regarding provisions for Indians and attack by party of Indians Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Reports on attack by party of Indians. St. Clair notes that it cannot be determined whether this was a wanton act or deliberately committed to embarrass the Councils and obstruct a general peace. Discusses implications of war and questions good faith of Indians.
May 23, 1790 Fear of Indian Attack James Barnett Harry Innes Expressed fear of frontier settlers due to Indian attacks.
August 10, 1786 Reports Intelligence of an Indian Attack Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Ensign Denny brings intelligence from the Miami Indians that General Clark and his men, authorized by the state of Virginia, are forming an expedition to attack the Indians.
May 16, 1790 Results of Indian Attack Henry Lee Harry Innes Details of account of Indian attack on river above Limestone.
December 25, 1797 Description of Attack on Indians Edward Price [not available] Description of attack on Indians on 22 December 1797. One Indian was killed; two others were seriously wounded, one of which was Bird Trail, an influential Creek chief. Col. Hawkins, Indian Superintendent, left to determine the damage.
October 10, 1792 Indian Attacks William Blount Henry Knox Received news on attack upon Buchanan's station, relayed details of attack and Indian movement since that time. Settlers of Cumberland in good spirits while erecting block houses and stockades to protect from Indian attacks.
May 24, 1790 Indian Attack Alex Ballit Harry Innes Man wounded near plantation, believed to be by Indians.
November 25, 1796 Confronting Intruders on Indian Land, Etc. James McHenry Richard Sparks Sparks is directed to assume whatever position on the frontier, or in Indian Country, that he and Mr. Henley feel is best calculated to cover the most exposed and greatest scope of Indian Country. He is to erect the necessary works for the security of his men and place the post in such a position as to be defended in case of attack. As to intruders on Indian land, Sparks will treat them in the...
May 12, 1790 Report of Indian Attack John Caldwell Harry Innes Miles Hart's house was attacked, several members of the family were killed or taken prisoner.
September 14, 1788 Preparations for Indian Treaty; Reports Indian Attack Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Announces Zeigler's arrival, escorted by Cornplanter and Halftown, an Oneida chief, and several of the Six Nations, to arrange the treaty. Describes attack on Lieut. Peters and Major Hamtramck's men with their provisions, with 10 killed and 8 wounded.
November 6, 1792 Indian Attack on My Camp John Adair James Wilkinson Adair describes an Indian attack on his camp and the gallant response of his officers and men.
May 28, 1790 Certificate of Robert Lemen, Jacob Seulan, & William Price William Price [not available] Certification of Indian attacks on frontier settlements listed by date, with details. Given under supervision of magistrate.
June 8, 1790 Deposition of Joseph Barnett taken before Michael Campbell James Barnett [not available] Sworn testament of Indian attack with details on murder and capture.
November 12, 1792 Indian Attack Against Mr. Byram William Blount Henry Knox Blount describes an Indian attack on the house of Mr. Byram in which one attacker was killed and another wounded.
August 31, 1793 Irregular Design of Invading Indians Daniel Smith Henry Knox Smith views a local Indian attack in which two men were killed as evidence of an imminent general Indian invasion of the district. He has recommended that General Sevier take command of the armed resistance against the Indians since they are intimidated by him.
September 9, 1788 Attack at Falls of Muskingum; measures by General Assembly regarding defence of frontier Peter Muhlenberg Arthur St. Clair Muhlenberg acknowledges receiving account of attack on troops at Falls of Muskingum. General Assembly will meet on business regarding defense of frontiers; expresses hope that measures will be adopted which fully answer St. Clair's wishes.
June 5, 1792 The State of Indian Talks; Threat of Attack Rufus Putnam Henry Knox Putnam informs Knox of the state of the negotiations between the US and some of the northern tribes and warns that any attack by the US on Indian towns would severely hinder the talks and endanger all US citizens in the vicinity of the attack.
December 26, 1793 Indian Attack on a Wagon Loaded with Corn William Blount Henry Knox Blount reports on an Indian attack, believed to be Creeks, on citizens transporting a wagonload of corn for the subsistence of local families in which two men were killed and a mulatto boy captured.
August 16, 1792 Copy: Attack on Fort Hamilton James Wilkinson Henry Knox Description of an attack on Fort Hamilton by Indians. After repelling the attack, some troops set out after them. Wilkinson has hired spies to infiltrate the belligerents' community.
September 4, 1788 Arrival of Captain Zeigler; attack on Lieutenant Peters' detachment Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Captain Zeigler arrived with Cornplanter, Halftown, an Oneida Chief, and several of the Six Nations. A party commanded by Lieutenant Peters was attacked on the Wabash. Ten killed and eight wounded.
May 1, 1797 Intelligence on Planned Indian Attack Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos Lieutenant Piercy Smith Pope Discloses intelligence regarding plans of Indians, with British involvement, to attack from Canada. Assistance from Spain against British offered. Evacuation of posts delayed.
October 27, 1792 How to Treat Indians Henry Knox Henry Gaither Advised to always be on guard for Indian attacks but to to avoid air of suspicion toward friendly Indians. Always treat them with kindness.
June 13, 1798 French Are Planning an Attack, Etc. Isaac Guion James McHenry Amidst a discussion of accounting matters, Captain Guion warns that there are reports that the French are planning an attack on the southwestern country. Considerable military forces have supposedly landed at Pensacola and at Mobile.