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July 10, 1792 Letter Citation Henry Knox John Jeffers Cited in Jeffers to Howell, 07/27/1792.
April 22, 1794 Account of Allen Jeffers Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Allen Jeffers, late private in the 3rd South Carolina Regiment.
June 30, 1791 Money Sent for Bounty Paid Joseph Howell John Jeffers Jeffers reimbursed for bounty paid, remaining accounts settled.
January 13, 1794 Account of George Jeffers Joseph Howell [not available] Certification of service and settlement of pay for George Jeffers, late private in the 3rd Regt. South Carolina.
February 11, 1794 Account of Drury Jeffers Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Drury Jeffers, late private in the North Carolina line.
June 7, 1797 Account of Captain John Jeffers William Simmons James McHenry Certification that, agreeably to an account admitted by the Secretary of War, $204.63 is due John Jeffers, late a Captain in the 1st Regiment, being his sundry expenses in the Indian Department between September 8, 1789 and March 31, 1797.
July 27, 1792 Letter from John Jeffers regarding settlement of accounts and payment for services John Jeffers Joseph Howell John Jeffers notes that the $158 he received was not as much as he expected. Discusses payment for his services in Indian Department. Notes that General Knox stated he was to receive an allowance but did not specify how much. Would like to receive allowance soon; expects to be ordered down the river. Hopes to see Howell in the fall. Expects four years of service will entitle him to furlough.
December 27, 1799 Use of Horses for General Washington's Funeral Edward Jeffers [not available] Jeffers makes his mark to acknowledge receipt of a sum to pay him for the use of horses during the funeral of General Washington.
September 15, 1791 Enclosed Bank Notes Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Bank notes from Bank of North America enclosed, request to cash notes and transmit month to Lieut. John Jeffers.
June 8, 1792 Escort to Fort Franklin, Carmichael's Subsistence, etc. Daniel Britt Joseph Howell Britt arrived in Pittsburgh in good order and and will proceed on to Fort Franklin to settle with Capt. Cass and the Indians. Lt. Jeffers' party of Rangers will escort him there and he has waited for them since the woods are lined with hostile Indians. Jeffers made a final stroke at them the previous week as indicated in the papers at Pittsburgh. Howell should look at the subsistence roll of 1790...
May 11, 1792 Troops to Fort Franklin, Supply Distribution Isaac Craig Henry Knox Jeffers to march to Fort Franklin, Craig delivered provisions. Recently purchased boats are of high quality, will transport goods and people safely.l
January 21, 1792 Request for Price List Henry Knox Isaac Craig Requests explicit price list from Turnbull and Marnie for the cost of casting various arms. Urges speed in finishing work, asked for a detachment of militia be sent to Lieut. Jeffers.
January 26, 1792 Discussion of various matters Isaac Craig Henry Knox Major Craig informs Secretary Knox that the militia will not reinforce Fort Franklin because the snow is too deep. Also mentions that the Senaca Indians are willing to take up arms with the United States if called upon. Lieutenant Jeffers has been advised to send a weekly runner between Fort Pitt and Fort Franklin.
July 26, 1791 Speech to the Northwestern Indians Major General Richard Butler Northwestern Indian Chiefs Speech delivered to the Indians concerning a letter from the Governor of the Northwestern Territory, Arthur St. Clair. Speech delivered by Lieutenant Jeffers and endorsed by Richard Butler.
September 15, 1791 Forward of Ammunition to Fort Washington Henry Knox Isaac Craig Know to forward lead, powder, and shells to Pittsburgh. Craig in turn to forward supplies to Fort Washington. Money to be given to Lieut. Jeffers at Fort Franklin.
January 7, 1792 Continuing the War Against the Hostile Indians Henry Knox Cornplanter, Chief of the Senecas Knox, speaking for the President, assures the Cornplanter and the other friendly chiefs that the United States, despite past defeats, will continue the war against the hostile Indians and will afford their peoples whatever protection that it is in the power of the United States to provide.
April 6, 1792 Requested Instructions Isaac Craig Henry Knox Requested instructions on how to repair damaged arms that were delivered to Pittsburgh. Notification that Cornplanter and other Indians were at Fort Franklin to receive Indian goods in possession of Jeffers. Boats traveling to Fort Franklin carry remaining amount of Indian goods. Ordered money to be obtained from Paymaster for recruiting services.
March 24, 1792 Payment for Appointments Henry Knox Isaac Craig Money for Richard Sparks pending his acceptance of the appointment. Remarks on the tardiness of the post.
May 4, 1792 Accounts Henry Knox Isaac Craig Approval of various charges and accounts.
February 10, 1792 Indian Attacks and Employment of Spies Henry Knox John Jeffers Discussion over attacks from Allegheny Indians. Advised seeking help from Big Tree and other Indians that would defend the U.S. Promised support and supplies from U.S. for all involved. Advised employment of scouts from Fort Franklin to Fort McIntosh with movement to Lake Erie. Request for returns.
July 10, 1793 Helping My Brothers, the Americans Big Tree Anthony Wayne Wayne had promised Big Tree that when he marched against the hostile Indians Big Tree would accompany him. Since the United States is seeking peace with the hostile Nations, Big Tree will join the Six Nations at the treaty as they endeavor to accomplish peace. He will always do whatever is in his power to help his brothers the Americans.
February 4, 1792 Care of Powder Henry Knox Isaac Craig Notification of powder delivery, advised extreme care of delivery. Advised putting powder in flannel or canvas bags.
March 24, 1792 Assembly of Troops Henry Knox John Jeffers Permission to assemble commissioned officers and voluntary friendly Indians. Emphasized treating Indians with respect.
December 8, 1789 Hazen seeks the assistance of Knox Moses Hazen Henry Knox Letter, Hazen asks Knox for aid in settling his accounts.
February 29, 1792 Indian Attack on Fort Franklin, Etc. James Stewart Samuel Hodgdon Stewart has moved to Pittsburgh to establish a dry and wet goods business. He expects the fortifications to be finished by the end of March. He states that inhabitants of Pittsburgh would join with the troops to repel an Indian attack. From a letter received from Lt. Jeffers, Stewart has learned that the Indians are likely to attack Fort Franklin early in the Spring, and if successful there, more...