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March 4, 1793 Letter from Governor of Georgia Edward Telfair to Major Henry Gaither regarding use of militia in response to recent outrages by whites and Indians Governor Edward Telfair Henry Gaither From Georgia State House 4 August, 1793. Governor Telfair cites recent outrages by whites and Indians as requiring a request for protection by available militia. Telfair inquires to Major Gaither on the status, location and numbers of militia forces. Requests that ten foot militia under command of a sergeant be stationed at Norris Station, Bush's Station, Hillhouse's Iron Works, and at a station...
September 13, 1799 Protection of the Prisoners at Norris Town James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I herewith transmit you a copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Navy of this date requesting that the Marine Guard at Norris Town may be relieved by a competent number of infantry of the Army. You will be pleased to take such order thereon as to you may appear proper."
May 8, 1787 General John Stark accounts and a matter of counterfeit public securities Charles Stark John Pierce Asks for copies of father's [presumably General John Stark] accounts. Has written before with no action. Mentions matter of Eliphalit Norris, who took to passing counterfeit public securities. His father, Captain Norris, sustains a fair and unblemished reputation.
August 26, 1786 Counterfeited certificates John Pierce Samuel Barrett Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts regarding the case of the counterfeited certificates.
March 19, 1799 Samuel Meredith receipt of William Simmons for the selectmen of Salem Massachusetts for fortifications Samuel Meredith [not available] Meredith received $2000 to be deposited in Branch Bank of Boston Massachusetts subject to orders of Benjamin Goodhue; which sum is to be paid to Edward Norris, Jonathan Waldo, Amos Hovey, Benjamin Ward Jr., and Jonathan Lambert, selectmen of Salem Massachusetts on account of fortifications.
July 25, 1797 Unlocking the Mystery James McHenry John McKee The author cites suspicions respecting an unnamed person. He believes that examining his correspondence might unlock the mystery and confirm either his innocence or guilt. Considering his high station and the confidence placed in him, it would be satisfying to find him innocent.
October 13, 1788 Orders to Seize and Confine Any Villains Involved in Murder at Sullivan's Station Josiah Harmar John Francis Hamtramck Harmar orders Hamtramck to seize and confine the Gross Tete, or any other villains involved in murder at Sullivan's station. Notes the attack on Lieutenant Peters' detachment. Hopes the new government shall not tamely suffer subjects of US to be murdered. Savages are hatching a plan of mischief. Has detached force to protect Captain Hutchins in his survey of the exterior lines of Cutler and...
November 5, 1792 Return of Persons Killed, Wounded, and Taken Prisoner William Blount [not available] A return of persons killed, wounded, and taken prisoners, from Miro District, since the 1st of January 1791.
January 4, 1784 Questions on an Officer's Status Joseph S Carth Samuel Hodgdon Requests information from Col. Hodgdon as to whether Captain Emes is to be continued the station he currently fills or be removed. Information either way will be satisfactory. Reference to letter from Mrs. Emes.
March 29, 1797 Delivery of 25 Tous Kentledge James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver 25 kentledge for use of revenue cutter.
May 17, 1790 Indian Attacks John Logan Harry Innes Synopsis of Indian attack at Ingle's Station.
April 20, 1793 Attacks by Marauding Indians William Blount Henry Knox Blount reports on a recent series of murderous attacks by marauding Indians.
May 5, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Alexander McGregor William Simmons Alexander McGregor William Simmons sends an itemized list of authorized disbursements to Alexander McGregor.
June 11, 1798 Orders for Captain Richard Dale of the ship Ganges War Department Captain Richard Dale Provides instructions for operations. Is not to delay at station, but is to proceed under former instructions. Mentions a twenty gun ship of war directly from France on the coast.
March 28, 1797 Articles to Capt.Francis Bright Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott requests that the following articles be delivered to Capt. Francis Bright, commander of the revenue cutter being built for the Virginia Station: 25 tons of iron ballast and five four-pounder cannons for cannonades.
February 6, 1793 Minutes of the Conference at Henry's Station William Blount [not available] Minutes of a conference held at Henry's Station on the 6th of February 1793 between Governor Blount and John Watts, the Hanging Maw, Double-head, and many others of the Cherokees--Susanna Spears, interpreter.
September 19, 1799 Recruiting Mulattoes as Servants, Etc. William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton Bentley suggests that even though the recruiting instructions prohibit the recruiting of mullatoes, they should be allowed to be enlisted as officers' servants. They are better suited to menial service than are white natives. He wants to know whether officers commanding a recruiting station are entitled to double rations.
August 26, 1786 Counterfeited certificates John Pierce Robert Treat Paine Letter from the Commissioner of Army Account concerning the case against several individuals involved in the passing of counterfeited certificates.
January 26, 1790 On the Wyandots, Major Doughty's peace mission, and attack by Indians within twelve miles of Danville, at Carpenter's Station Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Expresses confidence in friendly disposition of Wyandots; their influence over other tribes is considerable. Discusses Major Doughty's peace mission to the southern Indians, the establishment of a post at Mussel Shoals, the attitude of the Choctaws and Chickasaws to this event, the number of men required to man this post. Will soon be leaving for Kaskaskia. Reports on attack by Indians within...
August 26, 1786 Regarding counterfeit certificates John Pierce Robert Treat Paine Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army. Discusses counterfeit certificates, encloses depositions from various individuals.
October 10, 1792 Indian Attacks William Blount Henry Knox Received news on attack upon Buchanan's station, relayed details of attack and Indian movement since that time. Settlers of Cumberland in good spirits while erecting block houses and stockades to protect from Indian attacks.
August 22, 1799 Early Preparation for Winter Quarters Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Hamilton lists his requirements for quartering the troops during the coming winter. He prefers New Jersey as the location and huts as quarters. Sufficient wood and water must be available at the site and he would like a location intermediate between New York and Philadelphia.
May 17, 1792 Pernicious Counsels of Mr. Bowles William Blount Alexander McGillivray Governor Blount creates for General McGillivray a long list of murders, horse stealings and other depredations by the southern Indians, particulary the Creeks and Cherokees. He has been informed that William Bowles may be the mastermind behind these atrocities.
June 30, 1793 Confrontation with Indians at Spanish Creek Captain John F. Randolph James Seagrove Captain Randolph reports from Colerain Station, west of St. Marys Georgia, that Mr McDonald saw some Indians on the path. Randolph responded by sending out men. They fell in with Indians at Spanish Creek. A confrontation ensued and four Indians killed; no whites lost. Got excellent horses as a result. Alexander Young and Mr Wright want to take possession of Bullhead blockhouse; need more men and...
August 26, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Samuel Barrett Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army. Encloses depositions from Coates and Mills; mentions certificates.