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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 15, 1792 Hodgdon discusses military stores with Major Craig Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon discusses the procurement of suitable river boats and clothing to be sent to Major Craig at Fort Pitt. Hodgdon also discusses the resignation of Major Zeigler.
April 26, 1788 Cited letter or document, David Zeigler to Henry Knox David Zeigler Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Zeigler, 05/20/1788.
April 28, 1788 Cited letter or document, David Zeigler to Henry Knox David Zeigler Henry Knox Letter, Citation only Cited in Knox to Zeigler, 05/20/1788.
May 16, 1788 Cited letter or document, David Zeigler to Henry Knox David Zeigler Henry Knox Letter, Citation only Cited in Knox to Zeigler, 05/20/1788.
May 9, 1788 Cited letter or document, David Zeigler to Henry Knox David Zeigler Henry Knox Letter, Citation only Cited in Knox to Zeigler, 05/20/1788.
May 28, 1788 Cited letter or document, David Zeigler to Henry Knox David Zeigler Henry Knox Letter, Citation only Cited in Knox to Zeigler, 06/03/1788.
May 30, 1788 Cited letter or document, David Zeigler to Henry Knox David Zeigler Henry Knox Letter, Citation only Cited in Knox to Zeigler, 06/03/1788.
August 2, 1798 Payment to David Zeigler Caleb Swan James McHenry Payment of $1000 to David Zeigler for pay of the Army.
September 4, 1788 Arrival of Captain Zeigler; attack on Lieutenant Peters' detachment Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Captain Zeigler arrived with Cornplanter, Halftown, an Oneida Chief, and several of the Six Nations. A party commanded by Lieutenant Peters was attacked on the Wabash. Ten killed and eight wounded.
June 28, 1790 Action on the Arrarages of Widow Joseph Howell David Zeigler Widow of William Grubb, late Serjeant of Zeigler's Company requested arrarages, Howell requested information on the account of Grubb.
December 10, 1788 Knox sends notice of payment to Biddle Henry Knox Clement Biddle Knox notifies Biddle that payment for rations provided to Captain Zeigler's Company has been sent via Robert Gilchrest.
September 14, 1788 Preparations for Indian Treaty; Reports Indian Attack Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Announces Zeigler's arrival, escorted by Cornplanter and Halftown, an Oneida chief, and several of the Six Nations, to arrange the treaty. Describes attack on Lieut. Peters and Major Hamtramck's men with their provisions, with 10 killed and 8 wounded.
February 14, 1792 Wilkinson discusses crimes in the village of Cincinnati James Wilkinson Henry Knox Letter, discusses violence against civil magistrate in Cincinnati.
November 3, 1785 Knox notifies contractor of suspension of recruiting Henry Knox Clement Biddle Henry Knox, Secretary at War, notifies Clement Biddle, contractor, that following the march of Captain Zeigler's company the recruiting service will be suspended. Knox directs Biddle to forward his accounts to the Comptroller for payment. Biddle has issued rations to these troops.
November 1, 1791 Account of an Attack and Retreat Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair gives details of an early morning attack on the army and militia in their camp. Overcome by the power of the enemy, the Americans retreated to Fort Jefferson. St. Clair attributes some of the loss to the disorder and confusion of the newly enlisted troops.
September 9, 1788 Money for recruiting service, appointments, and rank disputes Peter Muhlenberg Josiah Harmar Discusses issue of paper currency relative to money allocated for recruiting service. Board has appointed R. Allison Surgeon Mate to J.F. Carmichael of Harmar's Regiment. Discusses disputes of rank between Zeigler and Ferguson.
April 10, 1792 Protection of Frontiers Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Request for money to pay militia and spies employed to protect settlements from Indians. Enclosed copy of letter from Sargent to Wilkinson.
June 3, 1788 Recruiting and Pay Henry Knox David Zeigler Recruiting prospects, large company books forwarded. Knox does not approve of soldiers selling their pay arrears. Lists all the supplies and money they currently receive as substantial benefits.
January 19, 1792 Invoices and Delivery Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Outlined discrepancies between the invoice and actual delivery of supplies and clothing. Hodgdon hopes to return to Philadelphia soon.
October 2, 1794 Indian conflict in Tennessee William Blount Henry Knox Letter from the Governor of Southwest Territory, enclosing a copy of a report of Major Ore of the destruction of the towns of Running Water and Nickajack, "two of the most hostile of the Lower Cherokee towns." Accuses the Indians of "depredations" in the district of Mero.
November 4, 1790 General Orders to Kentucky and Pennsylvania militia Josiah Harmar [not available] Harmar says the order and regularity of the militia on their return to the Ohio River was highly commendable. Notwithstanding losses, notes the destruction of corn and vegetables, and killing of 100 warriors. Militia from Kentucky to receive pay until 10th instant, then draw provisions and march home. General returns thanks to every officer and private for good conduct, and discharges them with...
February 24, 1790 Letter Citation Zeigler Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Harmar, 04/12/1790.
July 7, 1787 Reports Activities of Indians, Contractors, Settlers on Kentucky Shore Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Refers to fear of Indian attack on the Miami. Will save public money by conducting operations on water rather than land. Describes different types of boats in use. Will overtake Captain Zeigler. Transportation of goods along the rivers requires guards. Reports arrival of Captain Ferguson with supplies for the troops. Expresses concern about necessary provisions and their contractors, and hopes...
April 15, 1792 Tea and Chocolate for Sick Isaac Craig Jonathan Cass Enclosed tea and chocolate for sick men. Surgeon ordered to post. Updates on troops locations and numbers. Major Zeigler planning to resign.
April 15, 1788 Pennsylvania recruiting quotas and appointments of commissioned officers Henry Knox Benjamin Franklin Letter, describes recruiting service; discusses Pennsylvania recruiting quota. Knox asks that Commissioned Officers be appointed to the quota of Pennsylvania conforming to resolve of Congress of 10 November. If Captain Zeigler receives reappointment, hopes that Council will make him advances for the recruits.