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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 23, 1791 Settlement of Accounts Henry Knox Isaac Craig All accounts to be settled with Quartermaster's office. Knox pleased to learn of Major Clarke's successes.
February 1, 1797 Settlement of Clarke's account William Simmons John Clarke Requests vouchers from Clarke that are needed to settle his accounts with the War Department.
August 8, 1793 Governor of Georgia holds a council of war with his generals Governor Edward Telfair [not available] This document records the issues presented by the Governor to the council of war for advice on forming the military expedition against the Creek Indians.
April 20, 1791 Supplies and Inspection Henry Knox Isaac Craig Suits to be delivered by Hodgdon, Knox ordered muster and inspection of Major Clarke's battalion.
April 16, 1800 Double Rations Drawn on Error William Simmons Lieutenant Carey Clarke Simmons received a letter from Major Darling regarding the officers under his command who drew rations for waiters. Simmons explained rules and the violation, holds Clarke accountable for $44.89 drawn by him in error for a waiter.
August 23, 1793 Federal Commissioners to Lt. Col Clarke, or officer commanding at Pittsburg Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Colonel Clarke Western Indians have refused to make peace. Federal Commissioners inform Lt Col Clarke that pursuant to instructions from Secretary of War Henry Knox, they send letters to Major General Wayne, to be forwarded from Pittsburgh. They ask for the aid of troops if necessary to assist conveyance.
May 23, 1791 Appointment of Surgeon's Mate John Stagg Major General Richard Butler Woodhouse appointed surgeon's mate to Major Clarke's battalion along with orders to march to Fort Pitt and await further direction.
May 22, 1791 Surgeon's Mate James Woodhouse John Stagg Major General Richard Butler James Woodhouse has been appointed a Surgeon's Mate to Major Clarke's battalion of levies and is to report to Fort Pitt to assume his duties.
May 13, 1800 Payment for Pursuit and Apprehension of Deserters William Simmons Ray Greene Simmons enclosed a letter to Lieut. Carey Clarke regarding expenses incurred in pursuit and apprehension of deserters. Simmons requested Greene transmit letter to Clarke.
January 22, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Lieutenant Carey Clarke In order to effect the necessary pay stoppages, Simmons directs Clarke to provide names of deserters.
June 28, 1793 Letter Citation Lieutenant Col. Clarke Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Clarke, 07/06/1793.
June 21, 1793 Letter Citation Lieutenant Col. Clarke Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Clarke, 06/28/1793.
August 15, 1792 Certificate of Bail for Morris Clarke Henry Shryock [not available] Certificate of bail for Sergeant Morris Clarke to enable him to travel to Philadelphia and press his petition to the Secretary of War for aid in paying debts owed to townsmen in Hagars Town
May 22, 1798 Certification of payments; pay of Private Clarke William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $24 is due Private Robert Clarke, late of Capt. Kersey's Company 1st Sub Legion, being his pay from August 1793 through March 1794, for which period he was returned as an absentee by Daniel Britt, Paymaster to the 1st Sub Legion.
September 29, 1794 Indian conflict in Georgia Constant Freeman Henry Knox Letter from the Indian agent to the Creek Nation in Georgia, regarding Governor George Mathew's proclamation against General Elijah Clarke, who illegally ordered a massacre of Indians on the frontier.
August 4, 1796 Pay of Francis Clarke, musician Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that five dollars is due Francis Clarke, Musician in Captain James Bruff's Company in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being his pay for July 1796.
January 24, 1800 Certification of payment; militia called out for protection of Clarke County Kentucky William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $110.81 to militia called out for protection of Clarke County Kentucky, for balances due.
October 29, 1791 Family in Distress Richard Clarke Samuel Hodgdon Since his family is likely to be distressed, Clarke has nobody else to turn to but Hodgdon. Clarke lives in the little hut near the slaughterhouse and had even made improvements to it. His wife has informed him that Mr. Hunt wants to turn her out so he asks Hodgdon to intercede on her behalf until he returns.
April 6, 1793 Need for Scouts on the Frontier; Forthcoming Banners, Pay & Commissions Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox again emphasizes the need for scouts on the frontier. He defends the promotion of Lt. Col. Clarke ahead of some of the other officers. Silk standards left over from the previous war will be made available to the Legion for the coming campaign. The month's pay and commissions are being transported.
May 25, 1792 Letter from Knox to Craig Henry Knox Isaac Craig Major Clarke will muster and inspect his riflemen. James O'Hara will set out today or tomorrow for Pittsburgh.
October 2, 1793 Statement by Brigade Major Buckner Harris, 1st Brigade, 1st Division to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent Brigade Major Buckner Harris James Seagrove Harris states that a party of militia brought in 8 prisoners and killed several Indians, which was consistent with the orders of Georgia Governor Telfair, who instructed several officers on the frontier that they should pursue any Indians who stole horses or committed hostilities. Telfair also instructed Harris to inform Brigadier General Clarke to pursue and kill any Indians committing outrages....
August 18, 1791 Commissions for Major Clarke's Battalion Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Commissions to be sent along, good news of harmony among troops well received.
July 3, 1800 Certification of payment; Conrad Brem, contractor, for rations, and quarter master stores furnished for detachment of 4th and 6th Regiment under command of Captain Ross bird, payable to Baylie and Clarke William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $260.22 to Conrad Brem, contractor, for rations, and quarter master stores furnished for detachment of 4th and 6th Regiment under command of Captain Ross Bird, payable to Baylie and Clarke.
May 14, 1794 Illegal invasion of Spanish Florida by General Elijah Clarke Henry Knox George Mathews General Elijah Clarke has illegally formed a military corps, under the banner of the United States, to set upon an expedition against the Spanish Floridas, a nation whom are at peace with the United States. Governor George Mathews of Georgia has already issued a proclamation against the action, but Knox believes it may be necessary to punish the actors. President Washington wants Mathews to take...
November 15, 1786 On the Killing of Shawanese King Melanthy, General Clarke's Expedition, Surveying Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Colonel Logan's expedition burned seven Shawanese towns, took scalps and prisoners. Melanthy, the Shawanese King, was killed. Harmar laments that he was a friend of United States. There are reports that 400 men have deserted from General Clarke's expedition. Surveying business with Captain Hutchins goes on, but accompanying troops are ill equipped for winter operations. Requests new clothing.