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November 22, 1797 Cited letter or document, William Winchester to General James Robertson William Winchester General James Robertson Letter, CITATION Only. Cited in McHenry to Robertson, 12/12/1799.
April 22, 1792 Robertson Temporary Agent Henry Knox William Blount Mentioned President approving General Robertson as temporary agent for Chickasaws. Discussed conciliatory actions between Chocktaws and Chickasaws.
January 20, 1795 Important Letter from Gen. Robertson Forwarded William Blount Timothy Pickering Received urgent letter from Gen. Robertson, felt it contained important information that Sec. of War must read; forwarded letter express. Pickering enclosed his answers to Gen. Robertson.
June 6, 1795 Certificate of Jailer Nicholas Robertson Refering to the Escape of James Chamber. Nicholas Robertson [not available] Certificate, Nicholas Robertson's report regarding James Chambers escape from jail.
December 2, 1799 Discussion of Accounts with Foster, General Robertson and Wolf's Friend James McHenry William Simmons Encloses accounts for supplies for A. Foster, General Robertson, and Wolf's Friend, with questions about General Robertson's authority to authorize expenses. Encloses copy of letter from General Wilkinson
April 16, 1794 Attaching Chickasaws to the United States General James Robertson Anthony Wayne Robertson has engaged Robert Thompson, a Chickasaw who speaks some English, to accompany the three Chickasaw warriors who will visit Wayne's camp. Their nation is powerful and it will be useful to attach them to the interests of the United States. They want good guns to go to war with but will return them when the campaign is over. Robertson's brother Elijah will pilot them as far as Governor...
November 22, 1794 Enclosed order to General Robertson William Blount Henry Knox Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory encloses a copy of his order to General James Robertson, and states that adequate degrees of protection are being afforded to the Mero District.
November 22, 1794 Protection of the Mero District William Blount General James Robertson Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory writes Brigadier General James Robertson on the degree of protection for the Mero District. Discusses the militia to be in service. Also requests that Robertson report any murders or thefts by hostile Indians on the frontier.
September 9, 1799 Citation Only General James Robertson James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Robertson, 12/12/1799.
July 12, 1795 Spanish at Chickasaw Bluff William Glover General James Robertson Extract of letter from William Glover to General James Robertson concerning the Spanish Governor erecting a fort in the Chickasaw region.
June 4, 1799 Account of Elijah Robertson Not Paid David Henley Nathan Jones Henley forwards the account of Elijah Robertson with an extract of a letter explaining why the account was not paid.
November 7, 1794 Southwest Indian relations General James Robertson William Blount General James Robertson tells Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory that he does not believe that any enemy Indians are in or around settlements, although some have taken off with horses. His son, Jonathan, had his horse stolen. According to the Chickasaws, the Indians lately on the borders of the white settlements have been Creeks.
October 2, 1794 Letter Citation William Blount General James Robertson Cited in Robertson to Blount, 10/08/1794.
February 3, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Secretary at War William Simmons James McHenry William Simmons forwards a letter from David Henley to the Secretary at War.
October 8, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Southwest Territory General James Robertson William Blount General James Robertson writes the Governor of Southwest Territory, William Blount. Robertson encloses a copy of his order to Major Ore, and offers details about relations with the Creek, Cherokee, and Chickasaw Indians.
September 19, 1794 Additional woodsmen requested Thomas Doyle General James Robertson Major Thomas Doyle, commanding officer at Fort Massac, informs General James Robertson that several men at his garrison are sick, and so he is unable to track the movements of the Indians in his quarter, which requires about "fifteen or twenty woodsmen." Requests that he sends a sufficient number for a few weeks, arguing that "it is for the public good."
February 13, 1795 Letter from Gov. Blount Timothy Pickering George Washington "The Secretary respectfully lays before the President of the United States a letter from Governor Blount this momenet received by Express, with Gen. Robertson's letter of the 13th of January & the Governor's answer. Gen. Robertson's letter of Jany 9th mentioned by the Governor is his answer to the General was not enclosed."
September 22, 1794 Massacre of Indians in Tennessee William Blount Henry Knox Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory (Tennessee) writes that he has been informed of a detachment of the militia of Mero district, by order of General James Robertson, has lately pursued the trail of a party of Indians to the Tennessee River. The militia then crossed over and destroyed the towns of Nickajack and Running Water, killing upwards of 50 Indians and carrying away twenty...
September 20, 1794 Letter to Cherokee Chief General James Robertson John Watts Letter from General James Robertson to John Watts, halfbreed chief of the Cherokee Indians. Image not available.
November 8, 1794 Aggression by Creek Indians General James Robertson William Blount General Robertson comments on the murder of Colonel Isaac Fitzworth and his family by Creek Indians, along the waters of Red River. Seven persons total were killed and scalped. This, along with other expressions of aggression, "proves the information given us by the Chickasaws, that the Creeks had declared publicly their intensions of distressing this district, or, if able, to extirpate it...
April 11, 1794 Howitzers for General Robertson at Nashville Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is ordered to have six 3 & 1/2 inch iron howitzers, with ammunition for 100 rounds for each piece including 25 grape or case shot, transported to Fort Pitt and then sent down the Ohio to General Robertson at Nashville.
July 9, 1795 Spanish at Chickasaw Bluff General James Robertson William Blount Extract of letter from General James Robertson to William Blount, Governor of the Southwest Territory. The Governor reports that the Spanish Government has erected cannons and other works at the Chickasaw Bluff on the east bank of the Mississippi River.
October 1794 Protection in Southwest Territory Doyle General James Robertson Major Doyle informs General James Robertson that Ensign Bird and his detachment has arrived. Discusses protecting the territory at the mouth of the Cumberland River, along with much of the Tennessee River.
May 17, 1794 Supplies for New Posts Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Forward howitzers and grape shot to Nashville for General Robertson who will establish posts in the West.
1792 Great Worth of Yourself and Your People William Blount Piamingo Governor Blount, governor of American territory south of the Ohio River and Superintendent of Indian Affairs, assures Piamingo of the appreciation of the United States for the Chickasaw people and his hope that they will join the impending campaign against the western Indians.