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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 27, 1796 Receipts Edward Price Samuel Hodgdon Recount of receipts with values.
July 29, 1796 Honor Requests for Docments Edward Price James McHenry Will attempt to comply with Hodgdon's request for documents, but it will take time due to the lack of clerk and poor health. Trade with Indians mentioned.
March 15, 1796 Cited Document Samuel Hodgdon Edward Miller Cited in Miller to Hodgdon, 04/14/1796.
April 14, 1796 Acknowledges Receipt of Clothing Edward Miller Samuel Hodgdon Received clothing in good order; sends an invoiced receipt. Regrets that shipment did not include music clothing as requested.
February 10, 1797 Credit to Miller's account and muster and pay rolls William Simmons Edward Miller Acknowledges receipt of receipt roll that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office. Acknowledges receipt of muster and pay rolls. Money for the pay will be forwarded by John Chester, federal supervisor for Connecticut
January 1, 1792 Letter Citation General Edward Hand Henry Knox Cited in Hand to Knox, 01/04/1792.
January 4, 1792 Authorization to Contract with Manufacturer for Rifles Henry Knox General Edward Hand Rifle manufacturers proposal received; discusses contract and penalties for rifle manufacture.
June 15, 1792 Notification of Advanced Payment for Waggoners Henry Knox General Edward Hand Directs inspected rifles forwarded to Pittsburgh; directs payment of Waggoners.
April 8, 1793 Prospects of aid, magazine of arms, calling up militia of neighboring states Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Georgia Governor Telfair expresses peculiar satisfaction in contemplating prospect of aid and arrangement of calling militia from neighboring states in case of general hostility. Refers to the depredations of Creeks as serious.
April 29, 1793 Extracts from depositions indicating likelihood of general war, construction and garrisoning of blockhouses, and measures taken to secure help from Governor of South Carolina Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Georgia Governor Telfair cites some depositions [extracts follow letter] which he says support notion that a general war is imminent with Creeks and Cherokees. Is building and garrisoning block houses. These he considers expedients until the President of United States General George Washington can better provide protection for the settlers. Plans to coordinate with governor of South Carolina...
May 8, 1793 Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox on the Creek barbarities and additional troops Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox From the State House in Augusta Georgia, Governor Telfair notes horrid barbarities and carnage on the frontier caused by the Creeks. As such is adding troops and establishing camp at Shoulderbone to be commanded by General Officer. Says that no idea of peace should divert from preparations for war; people of Georgia must be protected. Acknowledges receipt of supplies.
June 12, 1793 Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox on war with Creek Nation, requirement for additional reinforcements, arms, supplies Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox From the State House, Augusta Georgia, Governor Telfair reporting to Secretary of War Henry Knox, that Georgia in a state of alarm. Number of militia drawn into service greater that he expected. From General Twiggs, a report that 700 volunteers will move into the enemy's country. Requests more supplies, swords, pistols. Inquires about the general system to be adopted by President of United...
August 18, 1793 Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox on General Twiggs' unsucessful expedition to the Oakmulgee Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox From the State House Augusta Georgia, Governor Telfair reports on General Twiggs' failed offensive expedition against the Creeks from the Oconee River to the Oakmulgee. The governor attributes the failure to lack of provisions, tired horses and other adverse events, but nevertheless applauds the prudence of General Twiggs.
June 13, 1793 Extract of letter from General Twiggs with additional reason why troops did not proceed during expedition against Creeks at Oakmulgee General John Twiggs [not available] From the files of Executive, William Urquhart and presumably addressed to Governor Telfair, Twiggs notes an additional reason why his troops did not proceed on in the expedition against Creeks at Oakmulgee. Notes that in addition to lack of provisions, he foresaw the likelihood that troops would have killed some of Cusseta nation hunting in small parties. This would have united friendly towns...
July 24, 1793 Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox on General Twiggs' assessment of Creek dispositions, and death of half breed Cornell Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox From the State House Augusta Georgia Telfair informs Knox that Twiggs assesses that Creeks are not confident of their strength, that those who have been friendly remain so, and that those inimical towns should be punished, captives liberated, property restored. David Cornell was killed by a detachment of Georgia militia horse while carrying dispatches for James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent...
July 30, 1793 Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox giving assurance that President Washington will be advised of any troop movements Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox From the State House in Augusta Georgia, Governor Telfair assures Secretary of War Knox that he will keep the President of United States General Washington advised of any movements of troops and expresses hope that the system pursued will in the end bring peace.
August 13, 1793 Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox on convening of council of General Officers on subject of reducing five inimical Creek towns Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox From the State House at Augusta, Georgia Governor Telfair informs Secretary of War Knox that he has convened a council of Georgia militia General Officers on the subject of reducing the five inimical towns of the Creek Nation, the contents of which to be transmitted separately for review by the President of United States General George Washington. If properly supplied, expresses optimism that...
September 6, 1793 Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox describing the remote prospects for peace with the Creek Nation Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Telfair implies that the 19 July letter's call for restraint from Knox in the hope that those who committed crimes at Traders Hill can be brought to justice will not give security to the people of Georgia. Notes that Harrison's Fort has been fired upon, depredations at Fort St. Saville. Creek Indian Agent Seagrove cannot accomplish anything unless the savages understand that force will be used....
September 9, 1793 Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox on deposition of Henry Carrel and extract of letter from General Twiggs on recent depredations of Creek Indians Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox on deposition of Henry Carrel and extract of letter from General Twiggs on recent depredations of Creek Indians.
October 2, 1793 Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox on enclosed documents respecting inimical Creek Towns Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor of Georgia Telfair indicates to Secretary of War Knox that enclosed documents respecting the inimical Creek Towns will give information as to why it is useless to stop citizens of Georgia from going in quest of their property. Prisoners directed to Augusta, await exchange for white captives
September 26, 1793 Letter from Colonel Melton, Green County, to Georgia Governor Telfair reporting on operations against Creek Nation [not available] [not available] From Executive files of W. Urquhart, a report from Green County, Lieutenant Colonel Melton of 1st Regiment, Green County, reports that he has burned huts in Creek town, killed Warriors, and taken prisoners. Asks that prisoners be moved away from frontier people for their own safety. In need of arms and ammunition; frontier may be evacuated if no resupply.
September 28, 1793 Extract of letter from Captain Jonas Fauche from the files of executive, Georgia Governor Telfair, reporting on killings of Creek warriors, taking of prisoners Captain Jonas Fauche [not available] In this extract addressed to Georgia Governor Telfair, executive files, Captain Jonas Fauche reports on the Indian theft of horses, killing of Creek warriors, the taking of prisoners, discovery of scalps, and a report that warriors have gone to Cumberland.