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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 19, 1794 Delivery of Money for Pay and Forage of Troops of Upper Parts of Ohio River Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Lieutenant Campbell Smith has charge of $4881.50 for pay and forage of troops of upper parts of Ohio River.
April 13, 1793 Regarding Scouts and Garrisons on upper parts of Ohio River Henry Knox George Washington Knox's propositions relative to Scouts and Garrisons for posts on upper parts of Ohio River.
December 7, 1798 Evacuation of Spanish from the Mississippi River James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. The Spanish have abandoned posts on the Mississippi River, rendering it necessary to send a galley from Pittsburgh. The galley should be prepared to descend the Ohio River at any moment's notice.
August 11, 1791 Safe Arrival Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Checking on safe arrival, hopes that stores descended Ohio River safely as well. Much is expected from his exertions and activity.
May 28, 1796 Pay for soldiers on the Ohio River posts William Simmons Isaac Craig Directs that Craig use the money he has on hand to pay the troops on the "upper posts of the Ohio"
March 31, 1797 Pay of troops on the Ohio William Simmons John Lovell Directs Lieutenant Lovell to deliver the money in his charge to Isaac Craig for the pay of the troops on the upper posts of the Ohio River.
August 16, 1793 Speech to the Indian Nations Commissioners Chiefs and Warriors Council of Indian Nations at Rapids of Miami River End of negotiations due to inability to reach agreement on boundary. Indians demanded Ohio River as boundary, U.S. requested land west of the Ohio River.
August 16, 1793 U.S. & Indian Differences Regarding Ohio River Boundary Irreconcilable; War Will Continue Commissioners for Indian Affairs in the Northern Department Northwestern Indian Chiefs The Indians have acknowledged the receipt of the recent treaty commissioners' speech, which declared that the U.S.-Indian Boundary could no longer be the Ohio; the Indians have stated that they will accept no other boundary. The commissioners now state that the negotiations are now ended, and the war will go on.
December 1, 1797 Cost estimate and draught of galley for protection of ports on Ohio and Mississippi River [not available] John Wilkins, Jr. References the construction of galleys which would afford protection of ports on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Would be constructed at Pittsburgh. Requests details on material, procurement of workers and terms by which paid. Galleys would be completed in time to sail from Pittsburgh in the spring.
October 14, 1796 Receipt of Payment for Troops at Upper Posts of Ohio River Samuel Lewis William Simmons Lewis receipt of William Simmons for $2600 on account of pay, subsistence and forage of troops of Upper Posts of Ohio river.
August 16, 1793 Continuation of War Benjamin Lincoln Chiefs and Warriors Council of Indian Nations at Rapids of Miami River Inability to agree on boundary line between Indian Nations and U.S. the U.S. could not reach a peace agreement with the Western Indian Nations.
June 30, 1786 Resolution of Congress to Secretary at War Charles Thomson Henry Knox Resolution to protect inhabitants north of the Ohio river. Orders Commanding Officer to detach two companies of troops to the rapids of Ohio River to protect against and prevent Indian attacks.
April 12, 1793 Knox writes to Wayne regarding Mrs. Wilkinson Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Letter, asks for assistance for Mrs Wilkinson in traveling down the Ohio River.
January 12, 1796 Discharge of Militia and Scouts Northwest of Ohio River Timothy Pickering Robert Brooke Peaceful actions of fourteen Indian tribes per agreement of peace treaty shows the employment of militia and scouts is no longer warranted. Order to discharge those still in service.
November 14, 1793 Movement of Detachment; Descending Ohio River Before the Ice; Letter for Governor of Kentucky Henry Knox Isaac Craig Detachment has marched from Carlisle to Pittsburgh. Hopes they arrive in season to descend Ohio River before onset of ice on the river. Light boat well manned will be wanted for conveying dispatches to Head Quarters. Hopes Lieutenant Whistler's party can be used as convoy. Encloses letters for Governor Isaac Shelby of Kentucky.
September 20, 1793 Update on March John Clark Henry Knox Troops marching for HQ (Fort Washington), (Ohio) river not navigable due to rising waters.
January 11, 1799 Delay of Stores Destined for Natchez Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig reports to Samuel Hodgdon that the stores destined for Natchez have arrived safely at the falls of the Ohio. However, due to ice on the river, further transportation of the stores is delayed.
August 31, 1793 Copy: Appointment of David Henley as an Agent of the War Department. Henry Knox David Henley Temporary appointment as agent of the War Department to the area south of the Ohio river.
March 17, 1798 Edward Price request to pay Alexander Bilsland for year 1797 Edward Price James McHenry Price requests that Secretary of War make payment of $500 to Alexander Bilsland for his services to Department of Indian Affairs South of Ohio River. In related document, Bisland acknowledges receipt of payment.
January 11, 1794 Money Arrived; Ohio River may be Navigable Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Happy that $5000 reached Craig. Delaware river navigable again; Captain Cook with recruits may descend Ohio River. If Major Cass has not resigned, asks for settlement of his transportation. Hamilton not yet arrived. Compliments to Quarter Master General O'Hara and Mrs. Craig.
October 10, 1795 Payment for Ohio troops William Simmons Isaac Craig Informs Major Craig that Major Haskell will remit funds for payment to the troops at the upper posts of the Ohio.
June 4, 1797 [No. V] Information on Indians James Wilkinson James McHenry Indians instigate violence, murder yet Shawnese are peaceful.
May 4, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Isaac Craig Simmons informs Craig that the responsibility to pay the upper posts in the Ohio will continue to be his.
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.
December 1793 Update on Indian Treaty and Intelligence Henry Knox [not available] Submitted instructions issued to the commissioners appointed to "treat" with the Indians North of the Ohio river. Their report of the proceedings, return of the troops, and intelligence gathered by Gen. Wayne was also included in this submission.