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October 10, 1794 Pay of Scouts and Militia of Nelson County Joseph Howell Joseph Lewis Funds have been handed to attorney James Smiley for the pay of the Scouts of Nelson County and for the party of militia commanded by Ensign Luke Calvin.
May 26, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Lt. Nelson William Simmons William Nelson William Simmons informs Lieutenant Nelson that he will receive pay from Edward Carrington.
July 17, 1790 Circular to the Lieutenants of the Counties to Cease Use of Scouts Henry Knox [not available] Letter from Henry Knox, Secretary of War, to the lieutenants of various counties in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky directing them to replace scouts with small group of rangers. It also includes detailed instructions on how to document the authorization, use, and pay of said rangers.
May 13, 1795 Sum Due Richard Stephens for supplies to Kentucky Militia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $89.90 is due Richard Stephens for supplies furnished a detachment of Kentucky Militia under the command of Ensign Luke Colvin for the protection of Nelson County.
July 19, 1790 Current Plans for the Protection of the Frontiers Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Henry Knox, Secretary of War, informs Virginia's governor, Beverley Randolph, of the current plans for protecting the frontiers, including a proposed expedition of continental troops and county militia into the Western Territory to extirpate banditti.
July 20, 1790 Revocation of Authorization to Use Scouts Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox informs Arthur St. Clair that authority to call out scouts to protect the frontiers from possible Indian hostilities has been revoked by the government, in favor of the use of rangers.
July 29, 1790 Security of the Frontier and Employment of Scouts Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Discusses protection on the frontier against Indian incursions. Suggests that Shawanese and outcast Cherokees may be perpetrators. President Washington has ordered extirpation of banditti. General Harmar to command expedition. Troops to be mounted. Expect that this will result in added security and tranquility. President has directed that Scouts be discontinued. Letter on the same subject is...
August 7, 1792 Letter from Ensign Edward Voss to Simmons on dates of enlistments of recruits at Fort Nelson Edward Voss William Simmons Voss discusses dates of enlistments of recruits at Fort Nelson. Voss paid money agreeably to the payroll. Refers to Captain Richards and Captain Blackburn or Lieutenant Nelson if there is question of accuracy. On the question of blanks for the muster rolls, was not acquainted with filling up the blanks of muster roll. Asks that Simmons send blanks to serve as guide in future.
1793 A List of Murders and Deprediations Committed on the Frontiers William Blount [not available] A list of murders and depredations committed on the frontiers of Jefferson and Knox counties in Washington District.
[not available] Account of Depredations Committed in Kentucky by Savages since May 1, 1789 Unknown Author [not available] Details on murders, attacks, and horse thefts that occurred in each county of Kentucky.
July 17, 1795 Concerning future pay William Simmons Edward Voss Informs Ensign Edward Voss that Edward Carrington will pay him and the recruits at Fort Nelson.
July 2, 1798 Delivery of Blank Cartridges James McHenry John Harris 2000 blank cartridges to be delivered to Captain Andrew Nelson and to be charged to Pennsylvania.
July 17, 1795 Instructions for paying Edward Voss William Simmons Edward Carrington Directs Edward Carrington to pay Ensign Voss at Fort Nelson.
February 23, 1799 Division of New Jersey into Recruiting Districts Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton Ogden provides his suggestion for dividing New Jersey into recruiting districts.
March 28, 1793 Pay of Scouts in Pennsylvania Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Swan lists the counties in Pennsylvania that have been authorized to employ scouts and specifies the number of scouts for each county which has been limited to no more than eight at five to six dollars per day. He is not aware of any plan for paying those scouts employed in Kentucky.
May 2, 1792 Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers employed for the protection of the Frontier counties of the states of Pennsylvania and Virginia. Lists names and counties. Certification that the abstract was examined and compared with returns. All information verified.
May 26, 1795 Pay of Lieutenant William Willson Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at Fort Nelson, Virginia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $104 is due Lieutenant William Willson of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at Fort Nelson in Virginia for his pay for the first four months of 1795.
May 20, 1799 Certification of payment; Henry Latrobe for sundry work concerning fortifications at Fort Nelson and Fort Norfolk William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $302 to Henry Latrobe for sundry work concerning fortifications at Fort Nelson and Fort Norfolk, and for traveling expenses.
August 25, 1797 Settlement of Accounts with Details William Simmons Thomas Marshall Simmons requests monies owed to Treasury by men listed below. Letter was motivated by the Resolve of the House of Representatives. The balance of the funds owed should be refunded to the Treasury of the United States or vouchers must be produced. Simmons requests assistance in distribution of letters and collection of debts, vouchers owed. Lists of letters to be forwarded: John Caldwell,...
October 28, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Patrick Brown William Simmons Patrick Brown William Simmons informs Patrick Brown that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
July 17, 1795 Pay of men of Ensign Edward Voss, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Nelson Virginia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $447.81 is due the non-commissioned officers and privates of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Nelson Virginia under the command of Ensign Edward Voss, being their pay from August 22nd 1794 to June 30th 1795.
February 24, 1800 Certification of payment for Joseph Trumble William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $169.53 to Joseph Trumble for boarding, wearing apparel and education of Thomas Nelson, Indian youth.
March 6, 1800 Payment of William Westwood William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon List of articles delivered to Fort Nelson in Norfolk, Virginia harbor upon orders of Capt. Blackburn. Simmons requested Hodgdon make necessary entries on the books of the Superintendent of Military Stores.
April 13, 1790 Reiteration of a Call for the Militia to the Northwest Territory Henry Knox Josiah Harmar The Secretary of War, Henry Knox, reiterates to Brigadier General Josiah Harmar previously sent instructions for calling up the militia to defend the frontier against Indian hostilities and states that Harry Innes, Esq, District Judge of Kentucky, is also vested with this power.
February 22, 1799 Divsion of New Hampshire into Recruiting Districts Samuel Livermore Alexander Hamilton Livermore provides his opinion as to how New Hampshire should be divided into recruiting districts with each county comprising a district and a town within each county as the district headquarters.