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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 12, 1795 Chickasaw Goods from Pittsburgh to Nashville Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon The interim Secretary of War requests information from the Commissary of Military Stores regarding the carriage of Chickasaw goods from Pittsburgh to Nashville, specifically the weight.
March 31, 1792 Chickasaws & Choctaws to Nashville Henry Knox William Blount Regarding Chickasaws and Choctaws.
June 28, 1792 Transporting Goods for the Conference at Nashville William Blount Henry Knox Governor Blount describes the difficulties in transporting the public goods intended for the conference with the Chickasaws and Choctaws at Nashville.
April 11, 1794 Howitzers for General Robertson at Nashville Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is ordered to have six 3 & 1/2 inch iron howitzers, with ammunition for 100 rounds for each piece including 25 grape or case shot, transported to Fort Pitt and then sent down the Ohio to General Robertson at Nashville.
May 22, 1799 Payment to Cochran & Thursbay David Henley James McHenry Drawn in favor of Cochran & Thursbay $1500 for remittance by Thomas Hickman of Nashville.
May 17, 1794 Supplies for New Posts Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Forward howitzers and grape shot to Nashville for General Robertson who will establish posts in the West.
April 18, 1793 Relieving the District of Mero William Blount General Robertson Upon his arrival in Nashville, Major Beard will receive his orders as to his operation to protect the district of Mero from invasion by the Creeks.
January 2, 1801 Regarding Request for Furlough James Wilkinson John Wallington Informs Wallington that his request for a furlough must be sent to his colonel.
July 10, 1795 Goods for the Chickasaws Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon It appears that the Chickasaw goods should have arrived in time for Mr. Foster to take with him if Ricard the wagoner had done his duty. Enclosed is a list of articles delivered from the stores at Pittsburgh to the Chickasaws. Pickering requests an invoice of those articles delivered to Foster so that deficient articles can be identified, purchased, and sent on to Nashville.
July 2, 1797 Anthony Foster to David Henley Anthony Foster David Henley No image.
March 20, 1792 Grow Up and Then We'll Kill You! Elijah Robertson William Blount Colonel Elijah Robertson describes for Governor Blount the Indian raids on two frontier families in which all but two small children were killed.
August 8, 1797 Status of Northwest Indians, U.S.-Cherokee Boundary Project, & Frontier Military Movements James McHenry John Adams Reports that the Indians of the Northwest appear to desire remaining at peace with the U.S. Also reports on the progress of the commissioners running the boundary line between U.S. and Cherokee land, and informs of the recent movements of U.S. troops on the western frontier, particularly in Tennessee.
May 21, 1800 Fifty Dollars Reward for Suspects in the Murder of William Shelly William Rickard [not available] This is a printed notice declaring that General Winchester delivered to Rickard a pocketbook proven to be the property of William Shelly, a sergeant of the 3rd Regiment, who is believed to have been murdered by Joseph Hargrove and William Johnson while travelling from Knoxville to Nashville. If these two deserters are found, they should be apprehended and delivered to the headquarters of the 4th...
May 12, 1793 Alliance of Southern Tribes Against the Creeks William Blount Henry Knox Blount reports on a possible Indian attack near Nashville and speculates on the possiblity that the Chickasws and Choctaws may join together in a war against the Creeks. It is not known whether the Cherokee chiefs will accept the invitation to travel to Philadelphia to meet with the President.
September 22, 1794 Massacre of Indians in Tennessee William Blount Henry Knox Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory (Tennessee) writes that he has been informed of a detachment of the militia of Mero district, by order of General James Robertson, has lately pursued the trail of a party of Indians to the Tennessee River. The militia then crossed over and destroyed the towns of Nickajack and Running Water, killing upwards of 50 Indians and carrying away twenty...
March 30, 1798 Instructions to Proceed to Knoxville to Finish Treaty with Cherokees James McHenry John Steel Instructions to negotiate treaty with Cherokee Indians. Secondary options for desirable land trade listed. Cherokees to be guaranteed payment in farm goods or money. United States to become sovereign over Indian nation.
July 28, 1792 Updates on Indian Relations in Southwest Territory Henry Knox George Washington Results of council between friendly Indians and U.S. included protection of U.S. boats and travelers from hostile tribes. Land disputes also addressed at council, hopes that Gov. Blount will devise a just settlement between Creeks and settlers. Hostile acts against U.S. continue.
September 13, 1792 Treaty Violated William Blount Bloody Fellow Admits President failed to meet promises he made to Cherokees by keeping settlers from encroaching on Cherokee land but denied any settlement happened after the treaty was signed. Advised that Bloody Fellow keep Cherokees from entering Cumberland and Blount will keep white settlers from moving farther west. Discussed seizure of horses by Cherokees and rights to ownership. Mentioned talks with...
October 2, 1792 Various News Items Henry Knox Henry Lee Treaty of Nashville with Chickasaws and Chocktaws was successful. Glov. Blount's official report yet to be received on the escape of Col. Hardin. Politics of France discussed.
May 22, 1799 Requests Money for Cochran and Thursby David Henley James McHenry Requests payment to Cochran & Thursby for remittance of Thomas Hickman.
July 23, 1798 Claim of James Ore James Ore William Simmons To support his claim, Ore describes his service under Capt. William Henderson and General Robertson at Nashville,
October 10, 1794 Request for Name of Unauthorized Collection of Monies William Long David Hemey Long sought name of person who drew money due him so he may recover money owed him. William Fait previously authorized to draw money, but returned power to Long.
September 24, 1794 Massacre of Indians in Tennessee James Ore William Blount Letter to William Blount, Governor of Southwest Territory. Describes his march from Nashville, with 550 mounted infantry, pursuing the trace of the Indians who had lately committed murders in the Mero District, and of the party that captured Peter Turney's negro woman. The infantry destroyed the Cherokee towns of Nickajack and Running Water. Nickajack was entirely surrounded and attacked by...
May 13, 1797 Account of David Smith David Smith William Simmons Smith explains the details of his account.
October 7, 1795 Receipt of William McClish William McClish [not available] Money received for job of interpreter to Chickasaw Indians.