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December 17, 1794 Dispatches of Major General Wayne Henry Knox Congress of the United States President Washington has instructed Secretary Knox to communicate to Congress, in confidence, the dispatches from Major General Anthony Wayne dated October 17 and November 12 of the same year.
June 8, 1796 Account of Major General Anthony Wayne William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $828.45 is due Major General Anthony Wayne, being for the support of a detachment of dragoons from Philadelphia to Pittsburg in 1792 and the subsistence of a detachment of dragoons from headquarters to Philadelphia, and for sundry other expenses.
January 1, 1795 Presidential Support and charges against General Wayne James Wilkinson Henry Knox Use of flowery language to discuss court of inquiry and charges against General Anthony Wayne.
August 21, 1794 Letter Citation William Campbell Anthony Wayne Cited in Wayne to Campbell, 08/22/1794; Wayne to Campbell, 08/21/1794. Major William Campbell, commander of the British post on the banks of the Miami, writes Major General Anthony Wayne. Asks General Wayne what he should make of U.S. troops amassing in the last 24 hours near that same fort.
March 5, 1794 Receipt of Packets and Letters for Major General Wayne Michael Jones Henry Knox Received packet addressed to Major Craig enclosing letters for Major General Wayne. Captain Crawford not yet arrived by hourly expected.
July 26, 1793 Orders to March to Frontier Henry Knox William Winston Reiterated orders to march to frontier post of Major General Anthony Wayne so as to accept the command of a cavalry squadron recently vacated by Major Rudolph.
December 7, 1793 Dispatches for Major General Wayne Henry Knox Isaac Craig Directs Craig to forward dispatches for Major General Wayne. Requests report on state of Ohio River. Detachment ordered from Carlisle has not commence march.
1794 Non Commissioned Officers and Privates War Department Unknown Recipient Brief listing of those not under the immediate command of Major General Anthony Wayne.
March 19, 1794 Regarding General Anthony Wayne Edmund Randolph Henry Knox The Secretary of State delivers instructions to the Secretary of War prepared by General Anthony Wayne, the sole negotiator with the Indians.
December 28, 1796 Death of General Wayne, Dangerous Navigation Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon of the death of General Anthony Wayne. Craig also acknowledges the receipt of funds. Describes the danger of navigation on the river, with some boats being damaged or wrecked.
August 21, 1794 American troops near British post along Miami Anthony Wayne William Campbell Major General Anthony Wayne responds to Major William Campbell (British commander of the fort along the banks of the Miami), who inquired upon why the U.S. is amassing troops nearby. Wayne points to the supposed Indian threat.
May 17, 1794 Extract of Instructions to Major General Charles Scott Henry Knox Charles Scott Temp appointment as Major General of Voluntary troops of Kentucky to support the army under command of Anthony Wayne. Instructions to govern conduct.
August 13, 1794 Message to the Hostile Indians Anthony Wayne Unknown Recipient Message to Indians from Major General "Mad" Anthony Wayne. Image not available.
December 23, 1796 Death of Wayne Isaac Craig James McHenry Letter to Shawnee received and will be forwarded. Death of Anthony Wayne at Presque Isle noted.
August 23, 1793 Federal Commissioners to Major Craig [letter no. 2] on delivery of letters to Major General Anthony Wayne Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Isaac Craig Federal Commissioners report they are sending letter via Sylvester Ash; use of Indian runners to carry letters to Fort Franklin and Fort Pitt. Refer to letters for General Wayne
November 22, 1793 Boat in Readiness; Dispatches to Major General Wayne; Pay Matters War Department Isaac Craig Have boat in constant readiness to receive dispatches for Major General Wayne. Captain Crawford to provide guard for boat. Discusses Joseph Howell and pay of troops.
August 20, 1794 General Wayne's plan of battle Unknown Author Unknown Recipient General Anthony Wayne's plan of battle, march and encampment, with an oversized map of the region.
April 12, 1792 Wayne Appointed Major General Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox notifies Wayne of his appointment as a Major General and as commanding officer of U.S. forces. He is to respond as to whether or not he accepts this appointment.
November 18, 1794 Speech of Northwestern Indians Northwestern Indian Chiefs United States Letter from Northwestern Indian chiefs to Major General Anthony Wayne and the United States, discussing potential peace.
January 16, 1796 Autograph Letter, James Wilkinson to James McHenry James Wilkinson James McHenry Letter, discusses arrival of Anthony Wayne; mentions United States flag.
July 10, 1793 Requesting Orders to General Wayne to Abstain from Hostilities Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky George Washington In this letter the Federal Commissioners for Sandusky Conference request that President Washington issue fresh orders to Major General Anthony Wayned to abstain from hostilites and to remain quietly at posts.
August 22, 1794 British post at the Miami William Campbell Anthony Wayne Major William Campbell, commander of an allegedly illegal British fort along the banks of the Miami, responds to Major General Anthony Wayne's assertion that the erection of the post was an act of hostility and aggression. States that he does not want conflict with the United States, but that Wayne's letter was insulting to the British flag and King.
November 4, 1794 Peace with the Wyandots Anthony Wayne Wyandot Chief Major General Anthony Wayne delivers speech to the Wyandots, who have pleaded for peace. Wayne states, "I hope and trust that your eyes are now opened." Urges that a "permanent and lasting peace" may be established upon establishing a just boundary.
August 14, 1794 No. 33 Extract from a Major General Anthony Wayne's letter John Stagg [not available] Notification that Wayne's army took control of post at Grand Glaize. Enemy abandoned all settlements the evening prior to U.S. military arrival. Believed enemy had received information on Wayne's movement from a deserter.
April 4, 1794 Important Dispatches for Major General Wayne to be Delivered Without Delay John Stagg Isaac Craig Mr. Carpenter bears important dispatches for Major General Wayne. Secretary of War requests a boat immediately, with guard, to take bearer down Ohio River to Fort Washington.