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May 11, 1794 Conflict between Indians and Georgia militia Constant Freeman Henry Knox Letter from the agent for the War Department in Georgia regarding conflict between the Indians there and the militia. 150 militiamen had attacked a camp of Creek Indians, part in retaliation for the death of Lieutenant Hay. Supposedly a "large party of militia" crossed the Oconee River last night in order to attack Creek towns.
January 1, 1794 Indians attacked by whites Constant Freeman Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War, from Georgia, that an unfortunate event on December 28 has destroyed hopes for peace between the United States and the Creek nation. The Bird-tail king and eight of his town were treacherously attacked by a party of whites, killing two Creek Indians.
January 1, 1794 Indians attacked by whites Constant Freeman Governor Edward Telfair Informs the Governor of Georgia of an unfortunate event harming the state's relationship with the Creek Indians. On December 28th the White Bird-tail king and eight Cussetahs, encouraged by assurances of safety from Mr. Seagrove, were hunting when two of them were treacherously murdered by a party of whites. Three white men had appeared to the Indians without arms. The Indians received and...
January 19, 1795 Large Amount of Shot and Iron Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering discusses a large quantity of shot and iron.
March 21, 1798 Large Box Containing Soldiers' Clothing, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter, discusses storing Army uniforms.
April 15, 1793 Talks from Bird King to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent regarding perpetrators at robbery and murder Traders Hill St Marys Bird King Cussetas King James Seagrove Talks from Bird King, also known as Bird Tail King. He sends the beloved white wing and asks that Seagrove see it as a symbol of friendship. Asks that Seagrove send the white wing and talks to great father General Washington. Bird King wishes for peace; wants his women and children to grow up. Reports that upper towns have sent off to have Galphin and Upton taken. Indians say Galphin was the...
July 23, 1800 Duplicate Returns for June 1800 to Agent for Department of War in Tennessee [not available] [not available] Duplicate returns from the Department of War in Tennessee. Includes weavers reeds for the use of the Cherokee Nation.
August 26, 1794 A Need for Large Paper Samuel Lewis Samuel Hodgdon Lewis requests that his son be given some large paper like the kind that Capt. Hill used for the purpose of drawing plans of cannon. Major [John] Stagg requests a set of drawings for Tench Cox.
June 2, 1792 Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document, James Durouzeaux to James Seagrove James Durouzeaux James Seagrove Durouzeaux reports on the activies of sundry Indian chiefs.
November 14, 1799 Procuring a Large Iron Press of Suitable Construction David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Ames observes that a large iron press of suitable construction would be useful in punching locks and mounting and patterns might be cut with less trouble. Since it is very difficult to obtain good castings, Hodgdon is asked to procure one made after the pattern of Mr. MacCarmoth in Philadelphia. If it is constructed for strength and usefullness it can be sent it to New York or New Haven as soon...
May 10, 1794 Georgia militia attack friendly Indians Captain Richard B. Roberts Henry Knox Reports to the Secretary of War that Georgian militia have attacked friendly Indians.
December 11, 1797 Large Jack Screws for Captain Barry James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver a pair of large jack screws to Captain John Barry of the frigate "United States."
January 19, 1795 Dangers of Forwarding Large Quantities of Money Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Sum requested for the Jersey militia greatly exceeds amount thought necessary by Hamilton. Lists dangers associated with large sums advanced without adequate information.
May 10, 1787 Surprised over large account Stephen Bayard John Pierce Bayard is surprised that there is a large account against him. In order to have it speedily settled and closed has put under cover to Pierce an answer to the matter, with such information that will enable Howell to fully settle matter.
January 2, 1794 Indians attacked by whites Captain Richard B. Roberts Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War regarding the attacks upon the Creek nation by a party of whites in Georgia.
November 21, 1796 Loss of Steel & Large Files, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon The articles forwarded in response to Holt's last requisition have arrived except for 24 pounds of steel and fifteen large files. The steel must have been lost during the passage from Philadelphia to Manchester because the quantity delivered corresponded to the receipt the wagoner gave in Manchester. Enclosed is a letter from Adam Bowser on the stoppage of pay during the time of sickness.
May 17, 1798 Iron Grape for the "Ganges" Are Too Large James McHenry John Harris It appears that the iron grape delivered to Mr. Francis for the "Ganges" are too large. Therefore, Harris is asked to deliver to Francis an equal quantity in weight of four ounce grape upon his returning to the store those already delivered.
March 31, 1800 Difficulty of Procuring Silver for Large Notes, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon $1000 in post notes on account of the Armory has been received which closes the amount of the estimate of expenditures for February. The mode of remitting a proportion of large and small bills is accomodating to Williams because of the difficulty of procuring silver for notes larger than one hundred dollars. The cutlasses are suitable for ships of war but they are destitute of scabbards.
December 11, 1797 Large Jack Screws for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Captain John Barry for the Frigate United States a pair of large jack screws."
January 27, 1796 Cease the Reduction of Copper Bolts Timothy Pickering Henry Jackson Pickering directs a halt in reducing copper bolts because this practice may result in spoiling the temper of the bolts.
December 8, 1794 Supply of large anchors Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue states that contracts for the large anchors cannot be made in the United States upon terms more favorable than 13 cents, whereas an importation of them from England can be made at 10 cents.
1799 Large Districts Pennsylvania Unknown Author [not available] Discusses the large recruiting districts of the State of Pennsylvania.
July 31, 1799 Retail List of Brass Mounting; Instructions for Gunsmiths Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Cranch Retail list of brass mounting. Requests that he redirect items as directed by the Secretary of War. Reports allowance of gunsmiths.
December 18, 1798 Recommend Me to be the Agent Ebenezer Stevens Alexander Hamilton Stevens insists that he be appointed the agent for laying out the money appropriated by the State of New York for its defense. He has a large a large family to provide for and if he not given this appointment with appropriate compensation he must quit.
April 29, 1793 Large Army of Creeks Coming Against This Nation Piamingo General Robertson Piamingo alerts General Robertson that his Chickasaws will soon be attacked by a Creek army. He hopes that the general will recall past promises of assistance to his nation in dire circumstances such as these.