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April 23, 1790 The Ohio Company of Associates Rufus Putnam Henry Knox This document is a bond between the founders of the Ohio Company of Associates and the Secretary at War. The document identifies former officers who have land claims against the United States and establishes the Ohio Company as the broker to liquidate such claims.
August 22, 1796 Examination of Ohio Company's Books, Credit to Account of Col. Sproat Rufus Putnam Peter Hagner Putnam has completed a full examination of the books and vouchers of the Ohio Company, and duly submits pay and subsistence abstracts to Hagner.
August 5, 1796 Certificate on pay of militiamen Peter Hagner Rufus Putnam Discusses a certificate sent in by Putnam concerning the pay of "certain militia of Washington County" in the service of the Ohio Company.
January 4, 1788 Letter from the Directors of the Ohio Company Rufus Putnam Henry Knox On behalf of the directors of the Ohio Company, Rufus Putnam applies to the Secretary at War for military protection of frontier settlements.
August 27, 1798 His Excellency Should Cause Me to be Arrested, Etc., Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent provides exhaustive, and legible, details regarding an incident in which His Excellency caused him to be arrested for his own suit for the sum of two thousand dollars which are professed to be damages inflicted by the Ohio Company.
December 1797 Pay Estimate of the Troops at the Upper Posts of the Ohio Isaac Craig [not available] Craig estmates that $1630.46 is due the troops at the Upper Posts of the Ohio, including the pay of Capt. Bissell's Company, Capt. Turner's Company, the pay of Lts. Martin and Rosecrantz, and the pay and forage of Drs. Philips and Wallace. The pay for October, November, and December 1797 will bring the total to $3790.46.
September 19, 1785 Order to March to the Ohio Henry Knox Nicholas Fish Henry Knox, Secretary at War, orders Major Nicholas Fish, Commanding Officer of all troops of New York, to immediately detach one company under Captain Hamtramck to the Ohio River. Knox orders Fish to bring Hamtramck's company to full strength using New York or Connecticut recruits.
October 18, 1799 Request to pack up and hold in readiness for transportation, units of clothing for Captain Shoemaker Company at Canton, Ohio, belonging to the Eleventh Regiment of Infantry Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter requests to pack up and hold in readiness for transportation, units of clothing for Captain Shoemaker's Company at Canton, Ohio, belonging to the Eleventh Regiment of Infantry.
April 26, 1788 Outlines Travel Plans; Preparations for Indian Treaty Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Outlines travel plans from Muskingum, to Venango, to Captain Heart's post, where he assures that he will do everything in his power to assist this company. Believes this group of people to be quite industrious and capable. Nicholson, the interpreter and messenger, believes the Indians will be late in assembling for the treaty and will insist on the Ohio River as boundary. Encloses monthly return.
July 21, 1797 Credit to Craig's account and pay of troops William Simmons Isaac Craig Amount of the pay roll of Captain Edward D. Turner's company will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office. The money for the pay of the troops "on the upper Posts of the Ohio" will be sent.
July 15, 1785 Form a Company of Infantry to Attend Indian Treaties Henry Knox Nicholas Fish Congress directs that a company of Infantry be detached to Fort McIntosh to attend the Indian Commissions during the treaty being held at the falls of the Ohio and mouth of the Great Miami River. Fish is ordered to form a full company of Infantry from the recruits of the state, to be ready to march by the 25th. Fish must also make a return of camp equipage and other articles necessary for the...
June 15, 1788 Report from Colonel Josiah Harmar Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports on the movements of General St. Clair who arrived at Fort Pitt and later attended to affairs at Ligonier. Major Doughty proceeds in a barge. Large boat laden with provisions for treaty set out for Falls of Muskingum. Mentions his tour to Mississippi River and visits to several villages on American and Spanish side. Discusses provisions to Post Vincennes, volume of emigration. Discusses...
October 16, 1792 Thomas Gibson's Power of Attorney Thomas Gibson Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Gibson of the County of Hamilton, Northwest of the Ohio, gives Samuel Hodgdon of the City of Philadelphia his Power of Attorney.
July 9, 1792 Fixing a Post on the Muskingham River Rufus Putnam Henry Knox Proposal for the establishment of a fort at the Cayahoga garrisoned by one company of musket men and one company of riflemen for scouting and protection of settlers
November 28, 1786 Account of Public Securities Delivered Jonathan Phillips John Pierce Oliver Wolcott Discusses accounts of public securities delivered to Mr. Jonathan Phillips.
March 7, 1791 Census of the People South of the Ohio River William Blount [not available] Governor Blount explains the process by which the Captains of Infantry are to take the census of the people in their districts within the territory of the United States living south of the Ohio River.
October 1799 Plan for the Disposition of the Four Regiments Alexander Hamilton [not available] Hamilton outlines a plan of the locations at which the four permanent Regiments might be established, with the distribution by company for each location.
December 24, 1791 Burnham resigns his commission to Knox John Burnham Henry Knox Letter, alludes to St. Clair's campaign defeat; advises Knox of resignation; alludes to Ohio land company, Scioto company. Burnham had been sent to Gallipolis to oversee construction of log houses and block houses for the French settlers known as the "French Five Hundred."
January 10, 1788 Describes Activity at Fort Harmar; Mentions Supplies, Officers, Recruits, Indians Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Lists recent correspondence. Hopes that the treaty with the governor of the Western Territory will pacify the "savages" and land with the Ohio Company purchase. Discusses habitability of land according to several reports around the Muskingum and Ohio Rivers. Discussion of federal territory. Encounter with mutinous John Sullivan on federal land and settlers' concerns about navigation on the...
December 16, 1796 Pay of the troops at the Army posts on the Ohio William Simmons Isaac Craig Acknowledges receipt of pay roll of Captain Crawford's company and an account of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Butler for pay and forage. Discusses the pay of "the troops on the upper Posts of the Ohio." Requests a statement of Craig's payments. Cited in Craig to Simmons, 12/30/1796. Cited in Craig to Simmons, 02/10/1797.
March 27, 1796 All Spies Discharged Per Order of Sec. of War Ebenezer Sproat William Simmons Deserter from Ohio company still missing, all [spies] in county discharged per order of Secretary of War. Vouchers to be forwarded soon.
August 27, 1793 Take the Lowest Offer Alexander Hamilton David Henley Hamilton instructs Henley, the new Agent for the territory southwest of the Ohio, on the methods by which he should advertise for and negotiate contracts for the supply of the troops in service.
November 17, 1791 Quarters for Recruits Henry Knox Isaac Craig Housing for recruits secured in Pittsburgh as time to travel to Ohio river would put them at their destination around Christmas. Money advanced, but Knox stated that all future dispensations would not happen without an estimate of specific expenses.
August 20, 1796 Pay of Edward O'Connolly, Indian Captive William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $162.48 is due Corporal Edward O'Connolly of Capt. Richard Sparks' Company 3rd Sub Legion, being his pay from April 1, 1794, the day he was paid prior to being captured by Indians northwest of the Ohio, to Aug. 18 1796, the day of his arrival in Philadelphia.
May 12, 1792 Staffing of Militia Henry Knox David Shepard Discussed Biggs and militia.