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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 29, 1794 Account of George Hinds Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for George Hinds, late private in the 1st Regiment of Light Dragoons.
December 3, 1800 George Wells' request for discharge Samuel Dexter Noah Cook Dexter provides conditions under which George Wells can be discharged from service. Mr. Wells enlisted while underage. Dexter states that Wells must find a replacement.
July 11, 1797 Recommended Appointment in the Medical Line Samuel Moale James McHenry Henry Wells, a pupil of Dr. Buchanan and Moale, wants an appointment in the medical line on board the frigate being built at Baltimore. Wells has been studying medicine for four years and is well suited to act as a Surgeon's Mate. Any act of friendship to Mr. Wells will be remembered with gratitude.
[not available] Memorandium of Discharges for 1792 John Hinds [not available] Memorandum of discharges in the hands of John Hinds for services performed in 1792.
July 8, 1797 Surgency on the New Frigate Miles Littlejohn James McHenry A student of Dr. Buchanan, Mr. Wells, wants to obtain the surgency of the frigate now building at Baltimore. He is even willing to be a mate if a better situation cannot be found. Littlejohn confesses that he is not sufficiently acquainted with Wells to judge his abilities but knows of his conduct while learning his profession.
May 30, 1798 Recommends Henry Wells as Surgeon's Mate Miles Littlejohn James McHenry Littlejohn calls attention to Henry Wells who wishes an appointment as a Surgeon's Mate on one of the armed vessels of the United States now fitting for sea. Wells formerly lived with Coale & Buchanan and is qualified to act in that capacity. He is the same young man recommended by Colonel Howard and, based on the general goodness of his character, will fill this station with honor to himself and...
May 17, 1798 Renews Application for a Surgeoncy in the Navy Dr. Henry Wells James McHenry Dr. Wells had applied for an appointment in the surgeon's department of the frigate "Constellation," an appointment given to Mr. Henry of Pennsylvania. Wells has decided to renew his application for an appointment to one of the 12 vessels established by Congress and includes recommendations already forwarded by Dr. Coale, Dr. Littlejohn, and Dr. Buchanan.
March 30, 1792 Drum & Fife for Capt. Wells John Stagg William Knox Knox is directed to issue a drum and fife with drumsticks for Capt. Wells' company.
May 16, 1792 Indian Provocations and Hostilities William Blount Henry Knox Despite hopes for peace, Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory sends Knox a letter describing the murder of two young boys by Indians and an extract from General Pickens referring to murders and horse stealing by young Indian warriors that are provoking the frontier settlers. Blount believes that the murder of the boys was by southern Indians since northern tribes rarely venture so far...
March 12, 1800 The Case of Benjamin Wells Alexander Hamilton Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Since Benjamin Wells distinguished himself during the disturbances in the western part of Pennsylvania and the losses he sustained in support of the government were considerable, he should be indemnified by the government.
April 27, 1792 Suits of Clothing for Wells' Recruits R.J. Vandenbrock William Knox Knox is asked to deliver to Ensign William Diven thirty full suits of clothing for Capt. Wells' recruits.
May 19, 1791 Deposition of William Wells William Wells [not available] Wells attests to the competence and sobriety of General Harmar during the expedition against the Omee Indians.
June 16, 1798 Appointment as a Surgeon's Mate Dr. Henry Wells Benjamin Stoddert Dr. Wells had applied to the Secretary of War for an appointment as a Surgeon's Mate in the Navy but has learned that the appointment will be made by Stoddert as Secretary of the Navy. If appointed, Wells promises to conduct himself with honor and utility to the United States rising Navy.
March 4, 1799 Suggests Additional Wells to Guard against Fire of Armories Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports that the armory buildings used for filing and finishing has burned. Joseph Williams has suggested building more wells to prevent future fires. Suggests the same for the public building at Harpers Ferry.
May 7, 1792 Arms for Wells's Recruits John Stagg William Knox Knox is directed to have packed up and transported by water to Christiana bridge, in the care of Solaman Maxwell, one hundred stand of arms and accoutrements complete for Capt. Wells' recruits along with the same number of knapsacks, if ready.
July 2, 1798 Application as Surgeon or Mate on a Navy Vessel Dr. Henry Wells Benjamin Stoddert Dr. Wells asks to be considered as an applicant for appointment as a surgeon on one of the ships of war and, if that cannot be done, he wants to be considered for a Mate's commission.
May 12, 1796 Pay of William Wells and Andrew Wolf William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $186.66 is due William Wells and Andrew Wolf, Scouts of Clark County Kentucky, being their pay from June 21 to Oct. 14, 1794.
March 28, 1792 Clothing for Captain Wells' Company John Stagg William Knox Knox is directed to have infantry clothing packed up for Lt. Bines to transport to Capt. Wells' Company.
July 11, 1797 Henry Wells as Surgeon's Mate for the Frigate George Buchanan James McHenry Buchanan recommends Henry Wells for a position as a Surgeons Mate on board a frigate. Wells has studied medicine for four years including a lecture course at the University of Pennsylvania. His attention to his studies and his improvement in the line of his profession constitute good qualifications respecting his application to be a physician on board the "Constellation."
July 11, 1797 Requests Appointment as a Surgeon or Surgeon's Mate Dr. Henry Wells James McHenry Dr. Wells takes the liberty of offering himself for the position of surgeon or surgeon's mate. Since he is unknown, he has asked some of his medical mentors to write to McHenry on his behalf. He has studied medicine for four years and attended a course of lectures at the University of Pennsylvania.
January 20, 1797 Muster and Pay rolls William Simmons Richard S. Blackburn Acknowledges receipt of muster and pay roll of Blackburn's detachment. Comments on the rolls.
December 12, 1797 Certification of payments; Lieutenant Campbell & Militia called into service by Governor Shelby of Kentucky William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $121.28 is due Lt. Duncan Campbell and a detachment of militia under his command called into service by Governor Isaac Shelby of Kentucky, in pursuant of orders from the Secretary of War, for the protection of Big Bone Lick on the Ohio River, being his and their pay from March 25 to May 27, 1795, payable to Bickham and Rees, substitutes for John Hinds, Attorney for said...
August 31, 1793 Indian Depredations. William Blount [not available] The author describes the murder by Indians of Samuel Miller, the widow Baker and all but two of her children, and the family of Robert Wells.
October 25, 1794 Dialogue between U.S. Agent and Cherokee Chief James Davidson John McKee A talk delivered at Tellico block house by James Davidson, a distinguished chief of the Valley and Overhill Towns of the Cherokees, to John McKee, agent to the Cherokees and resident at that post. Davidson states that he consistently urges the Cherokee not to attack or steal from whites. Also states that the Creeks are determined to strike the United States, and that he will assist in taking down...
August 11, 1794 Examination of a Shawanese prisoner Captain Wells Unknown Recipient Examination of a Shawnee prisoner taken by Captain Wells near the foot of the Rapids. Interrogates the prisoner on the position of the British and their numbers, which are allegedly about 200 men, at work at a fort at least four "great guns." Asks about Indian numbers as well.