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April 27, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Mason County, Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1,297.50 is due the Scouts of Mason County, Kentucky as pay for their service between March and December 1794.
March 18, 1794 Pay for the Scouts of Mason County Joseph Howell Henry Lee Howell explains the procedures for paying the Scouts employed in Mason County, Kentucky.
March 3, 1797 Receipt roll for Kentucky Scouts William Simmons Alexander Dalrymple Orr Forwards receipt roll for the pay of scouts employed in Mason County, Kentucky for signatures and return to the War Office. Forwards letter for J. P. Duvall
January 7, 1797 Pay of the Scouts of Mason County William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $289.96 is due the Scouts of Mason County called into service by Kentucky Governor Isaac Shelby for the protection of the frontier of said county, being their pay from April 10 to June 10, 1795.
May 12, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Alexander Orr William Simmons Alexander Dalrymple Orr William Simmons informs Alexander Orr that Robert Smith has received funds for payment of the Kentucky Scouts from Mason County.
May 14, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Lieutenant Colonel Lee William Simmons Henry Lee William Simmons informs Lt Col Lee that money for the payment of his Mason County troops has been remitted to Alexander Orr.
October 14, 1800 Power of Attorney Alexander Dalrymple Orr [not available] Alexander D. Orr of Kentucky grants John Mason in Georgetown, Maryland (District of Columbia) power of attorney solely for the purpose of receiving payments for a contract Orr has with the Department of War. Appended is a receipt for $10,000 Mason received for Orr.
July 10, 1790 Letter Citation Harry Innes Lieutenant of the County of Mason, Kentucky Cited in Knox to the Lieutenant of the County of Mason, Kentucky, 07/29/1790.
July 26, 1791 Pay abstract of scouts for Mason County Virginia Joseph Howell Henry Knox Pay abstract of scouts for Mason County Virginia includes age, county, days of service, pay in shillings and pounds
July 17, 1790 Circular to the Lieutenants of the Counties to Cease Use of Scouts Henry Knox [not available] Letter from Henry Knox, Secretary of War, to the lieutenants of various counties in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky directing them to replace scouts with small group of rangers. It also includes detailed instructions on how to document the authorization, use, and pay of said rangers.
July 25, 1791 Abstract of Scouts for Mason County Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstract of Scouts for Mason County established by orders of President of United States. Lists name, age, county, days in service, pay by pounds and pay by shillings.
March 28, 1793 Pay of Scouts in Pennsylvania Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Swan lists the counties in Pennsylvania that have been authorized to employ scouts and specifies the number of scouts for each county which has been limited to no more than eight at five to six dollars per day. He is not aware of any plan for paying those scouts employed in Kentucky.
September 15, 1803 General Lee and the Scouts of Mason County Alexander Dalrymple Orr William Simmons General Lee has shown Orr a letter from Simmons dated April 1, 1802, stating that Caleb Swan has credit in the office of the Accountant for $1156.66 advanced to Lee for the Scouts of Mason County between May and December, 1792. Orr was in charge of receiving all money for Lee at the time and submitted vouchers for all payments received. He believes the amount is correct, but does not know where...
July 29, 1790 Measures for the Protection of the Frontier Henry Knox Lieutenant of the County of Mason, Kentucky Knox discusses defensive measures for the protection of the frontier.
May 25, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Jefferson County Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $446.66 is due the Scouts of Jefferson County in Kentucky for their service between June 25, 1794 and January 2, 1795.
January 13, 1791 On receipts for payments to the Scouts of Mason County Peter Hagner Henry Lee Peter Hagnar notifies Henry Lee that receipts for payments made to the Scouts of Mason County indicate an error.
May 16, 1790 Results of Indian Attack Henry Lee Harry Innes Details of account of Indian attack on river above Limestone.
July 20, 1790 Revocation of Authorization to Use Scouts Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox informs Arthur St. Clair that authority to call out scouts to protect the frontiers from possible Indian hostilities has been revoked by the government, in favor of the use of rangers.
[not available] [Pay Roll of Scouts and Spies, 1790-1792] Joseph Howell [not available] Howell certified pay due scouts and spies, to be paid in Virginia currency.
[not available] Account of Depredations Committed in Kentucky by Savages since May 1, 1789 Unknown Author [not available] Details on murders, attacks, and horse thefts that occurred in each county of Kentucky.
April 16, 1798 Certification of payments; pay of Kentucky Militia William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $486.32 is due the three detachments of militia called out by Governor Shelby under the powers vested in him by the Secretary of War for the protection of Washington County Kentucky, and commanded by Ensign Thomas Cull, Lt. John Haydens, and Lt. George Ewing.
October 28, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Henry Lee William Simmons Henry Lee William Simmons informs Henry Lee that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
April 21, 1795 Payment of the Scouts of Woodford County William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $697.17 is due to the Scouts of Woodford County, Kentucky who were responsible for the protection of the county from April 1793 to September 1794.
October 28, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with John Caldwell William Simmons John Caldwell William Simmons informs John Caldwell that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
July 19, 1790 Current Plans for the Protection of the Frontiers Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Henry Knox, Secretary of War, informs Virginia's governor, Beverley Randolph, of the current plans for protecting the frontiers, including a proposed expedition of continental troops and county militia into the Western Territory to extirpate banditti.