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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 31, 1795 Arms and Ammunition for Ohio County Henry Knox William Blount Request for arms and ammunition answered, supplies to be sent to Ohio County.
July 29, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Ohio County Virginia Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $840.48 is due the Scouts of Ohio County Virginia ordered into service by Brig. Gen. Benjamin Biggs for the protection of said county.
July 17, 1795 Pay of Isaac Edington, Scout on the frontiers of Ohio County, State of Virginia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $35.83 is due Isaac Edington being his pay as a Scout on the frontiers of Ohio County, State of Virginia from January 11th to April 29th 1793.
September 23, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Ohio County, in Virginia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $1,574.18 is due the Scouts of Ohio County in Virginia, called into service by Brigadier General Benjamin Biggs, being their pay from September 25th 1794 to May 21st 1795 for the protections of the frontiers of said County.
October 26, 1792 [Circular] Notification of Pay Henry Knox David Shepard Details of how scouts for Ohio County would be paid in the future with orders to pay scouts for previous service.
October 6, 1791 Reimbursement for rangers Henry Knox Lieutenants of the counties of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington, and Allegany in Pennsylvania, and Ohio in Virginia Secretary Knox reminds the lieutenants of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington and Alleghany Counties, Pennsylvania, and Ohio County, Virginia, to submit to Congress requests for monetary reimbursement to pay for use of rangers.
December 29, 1791 Preparation of Fort Henry Knox Isaac Craig Request to forward enclosed letters to lieut. in Allegheny, Washington, and Westmoreland counties in Pennsylvania; and Ohio County in Virginia. Urged construction of block house and accommodations for Capt. Cass and Gen. St. Clair.
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.
March 25, 1791 Regarding Men Called to Action David Shepard Henry Knox Discusses orders from Gov. of Virginia to call out fifty men. Contract secured to supply men.
October 13, 1791 Request to Forward Letters John Stagg Isaac Craig Duplicates of letters to Lieutenants of Alleghany, Washington, Fayette, Ohio counties and to several personal letters to be forwarded.
July 27, 1791 Need for Arms and Ammunition Henry Knox David Shepard Ohio County required arms and ammunition. Ordered delivery of necessary supplies with loan from U.S. Will notify Governor of Virginia of action.
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.
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.
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.
December 29, 1791 [Duplicate] Protection of Washington County Henry Knox Absalom Baird Recuits marching for Fort Pitt to support the regular troops in protection of Washington County and all settlements along the Ohio River. Orders to call up men to serve as scouts.
February 25, 1792 Protection of Washington County Henry Knox Absalom Baird Urgency of dispatching scouts to Washington County. Congress to authorize offensive action by militia.
December 4, 1792 Discharge of Militia Henry Knox David Shepard Discharge of militia called into service for protection of Ohio County in Virginia. Maj. Gen. A. Wayne to provide necessary aid for Western frontiers.
May 10, 1790 Appointment of Spies D. Shepherd Henry Knox Details on the assignment of spies to Western side of Ohio River. Recent acts of Indians recounted.
May 31, 1791 Arms & Ammunition to Ohio County Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Due to the deplorable situation of the citizens of Ohio County, Knox is ordering arms, ammunition, and powder to be sent to them from the magazine at Fort Pitt the cost of which is to be born by the State of Virginia.
April 18, 1795 Payment of the Scouts of the County of Washington territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1006.66 is due to the Scouts responsible for the protection of the County of Washington and territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio from October 1794 through February 1795.
March 25, 1791 Men Called Up and Supplied Colonel David Shepherd Henry Knox Notification of soldiers called up and how they were supplied.
May 27, 1791 Loan of Arms and Accoutrements for Ohio County Henry Knox Colonel David Shepherd Major Craig ordered to provide supplies assigned from Fort Pitt to Ohio County.
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.
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...
February 21, 1797 Accounting for money William Simmons David Shepard Requests that Shepard provide his account and vouchers for monies paid to him by the War Department and charged to him so that Simmons can settle his account