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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 4, 1786 Request for Increased Salary for Josiah Harmar Henry Knox David Ramsay Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar requests increased salary to compensate for the high expenses at his post. Reminds him that Harmar has no desire to take advantage of public service but seeks only reimbursement.
January 18, 1787 Account of Colonel Harmar John Pierce Major Erkuries Beatty Informs Beatty that the most efficient method of settling Colonel Harmar's account is by a settlement with the Corps in which all of Harmar's vouchers are available and in which he is given credit for all his payments.
March 28, 1786 Orders to take command at Fort McIntosh Henry Knox Nicholas Fish Orders from Secretary at War Major General Knox directing Major Fish to take command of the troops at Fort McIntosh on the Ohio River, pending the arrival of Lieutenant Colonel Harmar.
May 7, 1788 Regarding the state quota of troops Charles Biddle Henry Knox Letter, advises Knox re command state quota of troops. Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar and other officers therein named are continued in the command of the state's quota of troops to be raised for the defence of the western frontiers
May 8, 1786 Draft for the Pay of Harmar's Regiment John Pierce Samuel Hodgdon Pierce informs Hodgdon that he is enclosing the a draft for the pay of Colonel Harmar's regiment; instructions for the payment of the funds
August 20, 1784 Funding for Colonel Harmar's Army in the West John Pierce Mr. Morris Requests money to pay the warrant for the pay of Colonel Harmar's troops being raised for the defense of the Western Posts.
July 12, 1787 Regarding the matter of bringing on Mr. Caleb Swan Joseph Howell John Pierce Discusses matter of bringing on Caleb Swan. Argues that it would be a saving to the government. His salary was no additional expense to public. Is settling Colonel Harmar's Regiment; the most complex piece of business he has yet taken on hand.
January 22, 1787 Assessing the Pay of Harmar's Regiment John Pierce Major Erkuries Beatty Tells Beatty that the best way to asses the pay Colonel Harmar's regiment is to settle the balance of the entire Corps thereby ascertaining the balance for each individual
October 22, 1785 Harmar informs Secretary at War of his orders to subordinates Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar, Commander, First American Regiment, informs Henry Knox, Secretary at War, of the orders issued to subordinate officers prior to his departure from Fort McIntosh. Harmar is presently in Philadelphia to assist recruiting.
September 15, 1791 Requirements for the Court of Inquiry Arthur St. Clair Major General Richard Butler St. Clair's letter in which he describes the requirements for the Court of Inquiry's investigation into General Harmar's military performance during the recent campaign against the Miami Indians.
August 1, 1787 Letter from Colonel Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox transmits letter to Congress from Colonel Josiah Harmar with enclosure containing propositions by Mr. J.C. Symmes relative to settlement on Wabash River.
October 20, 1790 Expedition against hostile Indians Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
September 20, 1784 Funding for the Pay of Harmar's Army John Pierce Morris John Pierce sends to Robert Morris a request for funding to pay Colonel Harmar's troops.
September 20, 1784 Estimate for Commissioners & Harmar Detachment Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for supplies for the commissioners and detachment under the command of Colonel Harmar.
May 8, 1786 Funds for the Pay of Harmar's Regiment John Pierce Josiah Harmar Pierce sends by Samuel Hodgdon funds for the pay of Colonel Harmar's regiment.
October 22, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790. Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
October 21, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790. Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
October 17, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790. Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
May 10, 1785 Resolutions of Congress for raising new regiment; & Council request for names of officers willing to continue service under present circumstance John Armstrong Josiah Harmar Secretary Armstrong sends to Lieutenant Colonel Harmar a letter enclosed with congressional resolutions pertaining to raising a new regiment. Additionally, Armstrong provides the following direction to Harmar: provide to the Council names of officers willing to continue service under present circumstances and, absent orders, keep troops in service past enlistment. Armstrong indicates the Council...
January 4, 1792 Resignation of General Harmar Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Knox accepts, upon behalf of the President, the resignation of General Harmar but assures the general that the President regrets the loss of his service to the public.
August 20, 1784 Pay of troops Joseph Carleton John Pierce Discusses warrant for pay to Colonel Harmar for pay of troops.
August 2, 1799 Paymaster Accounts William Simmons Caleb Swan Accounts of paymasters and their debits. Lists payments for regiments as well as their commanding officers. Has furnished instructions relative to duties.
May 21, 1785 Retention of Militia Jonathan Dickinson Henry Knox John Dickinson sends to Henry Knox a letter informing him that, in the interests of the state of Pennsylvania, LtCol Harmar should retain the troops in service past the expiration of their enlistments if authorized replacements are not received before hand.
June 19, 1787 Cited letter or document, Colonel Legras to Josiah Harmar Colonel Legras Josiah Harmar Letter, Citation only Cited in Harmar to Knox, 08/07/1787.
August 4, 1787 Address to Colonel Josiah Harmar from American Settlers at Post Vincennes American inhabitants at Post Vincennes Josiah Harmar American settlers at Port Vincennes maintain hope that Congress will condescend to look favorably upon their petition, which they have transmitted to Harmar.