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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 13, 1800 Requesting Mr. Denny to Forward Loaned Books, Etc. Jacob Wagner Samuel Hodgdon Wagner asks Hodgdon to assist him in urging Mr. Denny to return the books that Wagner had loaned him.
December 14, 1790 Reports on the Recent Harmar Expedition Henry Knox George Washington Knox encloses reports from Lieutenant Ebenezer Denny, Governor St. Clair, and Brigadier General Harmar about the recent western expedition, which includes a list of killed and wounded. He references a separate expedition of federal troops under Majors Whitely and Hamtramck. Hamtrack destroyed Indian towns on the Wabash without opposition. Knox speaks highly of Lieutenant Denny.
April 24, 1798 Very Few in the Country Who Favor the French David Denny James McHenry In addition to recommending Washington Carmichael for a lieutenancy in the Army, Denny assures McHenry that very few in the countryside have regard for the French during the ongoing controversy [Quasi-War].
May 16, 1788 Seniority of commissioned officers Peter Muhlenberg Josiah Harmar Letter, discusses rank of quota officers. The ranks of Denny and Spear to remain suspended until pretensions are laid out before the board. If Denny is senior officer, he may be commissioned accordingly.
November 26, 1791 Letter Citation Robert Denny Joseph Howell Cited in Howell to Denny, 12/10/1791.
June 20, 1796 Submits Voucher Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Has altered the enclosed voucher because Denny, the person signing it, has been absent and will be for some time, and Hunt believed Hodgdon wanted it immediately.
May 29, 1791 Poor Beatty, Lottery Tickets, Etc. Ebenezer Denny Joseph Howell Poor Beatty could stand it in New Brunswick no longer so Denny had to go up so Beatty could retire to his brothers in Prince Town [Princeton] where he will remain for at least a fortnight. Six of Denny's and Howell's [lottery] tickets turned out blanks, there were three prizes of 50, and one still on the wheel. Captain Steadford had great success. General Harmar should have had the opportunity to...
May 25, 1799 Notification of Commissioning of Three Officers James McHenry John Adams Acknowledges receipt of Adams' order for the commissioning of several individuals -- one captain, one first and one second lieutenant -- and states that he has mailed their commissions.
October 27, 1786 Money drawn from office John Pierce John White Informs John White that Major John Davidson drew from the office the sum of 4826 dollars, which was charged to Albert Denny.
December 10, 1791 Certificates of John Bennett and John Strahan Joseph Howell Robert Denny The certificates issued for John Bennett and John Strahan of Lee's Legion and issued to Mr. White are found to have been cancelled by the Treasury but it is not evident who funded them or who disposed of them. Richmond is of the opinion that Mr. White lodged all the certificates remaining in his hands with Mr. Harwood or Mr. Johnston. Denny is asked to examine all the receipts lodged by Mr. White...
November 4, 1790 Report of engagement with Indians vicinity Miami village Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Harmar reports that he marched 320 Federal troops and 1453 militia. His forces made it to the Miami village. He found it abandoned. Upon engagement, his forces suffered heavy losses, about 180. But the headquarters of iniquity were broken up. Estimates 100-120 slain warriors, 300 log houses burned, 20,000 bushels of corn destroyed. Laments loss of Major Wyllys and Lieutenant Frothingham of the...
May 9, 1794 Town at Presqu' Isle Alexander James Dallas Henry Knox Encloses copies of letters which have been received from General Wilkins and Captain Denny relative to the arrangements being made for laying out a town at Presqu' Isle in Pennsylvania, and the possible opposition which the Indians may give to the accomplishment of that object.
June 1, 1798 Land Allocation Chiefs of the Oneidas Joseph Hopkinson Four Indian Chiefs of the Oneida nation state that the twelve hundred and eighty acres should not be given to Lewis and John Denny. It was specified the land be divided into five equal lots to be granted to Sarah Docksteder, Jacob Docksteder, Cornelius Docksteder, Jan Joost, and Nicholas.
October 11, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790
June 27, 1798 Act of Oneida Chiefs on Land Allocation Joseph Hopkinson Sachems and Warriors Oneida Nation Documentation of Oneida chiefs intent for the land ceded to the United States.
October 20, 1785 Regarding Pennsylvania's appointment of officers to command its quota of troops John Armstrong Henry Knox John Armstrong, Secretary of Pennsylvania, informs Henry Knox of the commonwealth's appointment of officers to command its quota of troops.
March 5, 1798 Speech to the Oneida Nation on Land Purchase John Jay [not available] Jay promised treaty with President for the purchase of land, with exceptional use of certain areas by the Oneida Indians. Indian families are to be allowed to live on the aforementioned land.
May 18, 1799 Appointment & Recommendations of Officers from Massachusetts Volunteers John Adams James McHenry Notifies McHenry of the appointment to a regular army officer's post a Captain Chandler and Lieutenant Flagg of the Massachusetts volunteers, and recommends others from the same source.
November 6, 1790 Letter from Governor of Northwest Territory Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter from the Governor of the Northwest Territory to the Secretary at War; mentions General Josiah Harmer.
August 10, 1786 Reports Intelligence of an Indian Attack Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Ensign Denny brings intelligence from the Miami Indians that General Clark and his men, authorized by the state of Virginia, are forming an expedition to attack the Indians.
November 4, 1790 Return of the Killed and Wounded upon the Expedition against the Miami Towns Josiah Harmar [not available] Return of the killed and wounded upon the expedition against the Miami towns, under the command of Brigadier General Harmar. Federal troops killed: 75; militia; 108. Total wounded: 31. Killed included Major Wyllys, Lieutenant Frothingham, Major Fontaine, Captain Thorp, Captain, Scott, Captain McMurtry, Lieutenant Clark, Lieutenant Worley, and Ensign Arnold.
June 30, 1788 Monies for recruiting service; appropriate specie, and disputes over rank Josiah Harmar Peter Muhlenberg Harmar discusses monies for recruiting service; the matter of paper money and specie, and disputes over rank between Ensigns Denny and Spear. Indicates that Spear is the senior officer. The same principles should operate in case of Captains Ferguson and Ziegler.
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.
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.
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.