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August 31, 1793 Deposition of James Aikens describing threats by inabitants of Georgia against Federal Indians agents their employ James Aiken [not available] James Aiken, working for James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent, describes traveling with goods and baggage of Seagrove along with a free negro named Frederick Chaves. In Washington County Georgia, Aiken and Chaves were confronted by inhabitants and threatened with death because of their service under Seagrove. A Reverend Hutchinson intervened and saved the men's lives. Aiken notes that the people...
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....
April 9, 1793 Letter from Timothy Bernard, distressed friend to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Bernard received express from Seagrove via Mr Aiken who says he cannot stay at Chehaw town any longer because too dangerous. Says Kinnard also in danger. Indians accuse them of being instruments to set towns against each other. Bernard pledges loyalty to US. Mentions Mordecai as having already pointed out that based on Bernard's meeting at Cussetah, there are prospects for peace. Some of Cowetas...
September 7, 1793 A report of a council of federal officers requesting party of federal troops to provide security for James Seagrove and his party during peace visit to Creeks Captain Richard B. Roberts [not available] Federal Officers request [recipient unknown, perhaps Major Gaither] that protection be given to James Seagrove. Base this recommendation on James Aiken's deposition which describes threats from Georgia citizens against Indian Agent Peace overtures. Officers identify a party of militia stationed at Rock Landing headed by Jeremiah Oats which may run into Seagrove's party. Recommended security...
September 11, 1793 James Seagrove report to Captain Constant Freeman on visit with Creeks, and instances of resistance to visit in Georgia countryside, James Seagrove Constant Freeman Writing from Fort Fidius, James Seagrove, Creek Indian agent, in a defiant tone, reports that he persists in his plans to meet with the Creeks, despite plans meditated for his destruction by some on the Georgia frontier. Met up with Captain Dickinson and twenty continental troops detached in order to provide security for Seagrove and his party against Georgia inhabitants. Arrived at Ft Fidius 9...
September 28, 1793 Extract of Letter from James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, to Constant Freeman James Seagrove Constant Freeman From Fort Fidius reports that frontier militia continue to attempt to disrupt peace efforts with Creeks. Believes he could settle matters with satisfaction if not counteracted by bad conduct of people of Georgia. Reports of party under Colonel Alexander, and another from Green County that killed an Indian and took prisoners. Reports that he has written to Georgia Governor Telfair questioning...
October 17, 1793 Letter from Timothy Barnard [Bernard] to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, on the prospects for peace, Warrior King's meeting with lower Creeks, White Lieutenant and upper Creek Chiefs Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove From Flint River, prospects for peace are good it seems. The Warrior King trying to reconcile matters. Met with leadership of Lower Creeks at Cussetah, and with White Lieutenant and upper Creek Chiefs at Tuckabatchee. Cowetas promise to lay quiet; talk strongly of killing horse thieves. Seek to get women prisoners back. Ask Seagrove to mediate and bring prisoners with him when he comes to visit....
October 18, 1793 Letter from Timothy Barnard [Bernard] to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, reporting on favorable prospects for peace Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Barnard [Bernard] remains ill and can hardly collect his sentiments on paper. Reports that the Warrior King of the Cussetahs returned from meeting with upper Creeks; all towns in that quarter want peace. To demonstrate sincerity, White Lieutenant and other leaders will join Warrior King to Oakmulges to conduct Seagrove into the nation. White Lieutenant asks Seagrove to bring the women and...
January 22, 1801 Invalid Pensioners from Virginia Samuel Dexter Unknown Recipient List of invalid pensioners belonging to the state of Virginia, with the monthly allowances to each for the period from September 5, 1800 to March 4, 1801.
September 17, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove to Georgia Governor Telfair regarding Georgia inhabitant resistance toward his efforts to meet with Creek leadership James Seagrove Henry Knox From Ft Fidius on the Oconee River, Seagrove describes the Georgia inhabitants as being violently against peace with the Creek Nation. Notes that parties of militia are kept out to intercept Seagrove if he attempts to enter the Creek Nation. Describes a scene at Long Bluff whereby some Indians were attacked by Captain Stokes of the militia, an affair which has kept the Indians from coming forward...
January 22, 1797 Approves Nomination of Uncle James James Winchester James McHenry Approves of presidential decision to nominate his uncle James.
August 29, 1798 Articles of agreement regarding supplies between James McHenry and James O'Hara [not available] [not available] Articles of agreement for the provision of supplies between Secretary of War James McHenry and James O'Hara.
October 2, 1797 Receipt of James Frazer Caleb Swan James McHenry This letter documents that, by the authority of the Secretary of War, $1000 has been drawn for James Frazer for the pay of the Army through September 1797.
August 26, 1799 Requests Payment for James Miller to Pay Army David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for James Miller to pay the army from April to June 1799.
July 7, 1795 Pay of James Harrington, soldier in Captain James Taylor's Troop of Dragoons William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $18.45 is due James Harrington, late a soldier in Captain James Taylor's Troop of Dragoons, being his pay from January 1st to May 19th 1795.
October 9, 1799 Requests Payment for James & William Park to Pay Army under Lieutenant Colonel Butler James McHenry David Henley Payment to James and William Park, an appropriation of Quarter Master Department in purchasing forage for cavalry in Tennessee.
July 25, 1798 Recommendation of James Blain James O'Hara James McHenry O'Hara recommends James Blain of Carlisle for a Majority [appointment as a Major] in one of the regiments to be raised in the present military establishment. Blain is a man of strict honor and unblemished character.
June 15, 1793 Money for James O'Hara William Knox Isaac Craig William Knox writes on behalf on Hodgdon, who is out of town. Forwards money, for which James O'Hara, Quarter Master General, is accountable. Also sends on the present week's newspapers for O'Hara.
February 6, 1797 Pay of Private James Staffs, 4th US Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $26.19 is due Pvt. James Staffs of the 4th US Regiment, being his pay from August 15, 1796, the day of his enlistment, to January 31, 1797.
February 28, 1794 Account of James Craig Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for James Craig, late Captain in the 8th Virginia Regiment.
May 6, 1799 Court Proceedings for Lieut. James Triplett; Barracks for Officers James McHenry Richard S. Blackburn Refers to court proceedings for Lieutenant James Triplett. States that it is proper for the US to provide barracks for officers, distinguishing between captain and field officer. Requests information about proposals.
April 27, 1796 Account of James Harrison William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $8.67 is due James Harrison, being the amount due from the estate of Lieutenant Israel Young for whiskey furnished him on July 16, 1794.
March 2, 1796 Pay of James Devine, Deceased William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $53.83 is due the estate of James Devine, late a corporal in Lieutenant Underhill's detachment, being his pay from June 1, 1793 to April 23, 1794, the day of his death.
February 23, 1797 Subsistence of Captain James Bruff William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $176.25 is due Captain James Bruff, being his subsistence from June 10, 1796 to January 31, 1797.
November 7, 1786 Certificate for James Armstrong Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell The author has a Certificate for $1500 in the name of James Armstrong. He was in Lees Legion and lives in Carolina. He asks the recipient to confirm that Armstrong is due this amount.