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August 8, 1797 Regarding the cast heads and cast faces being done in Baltimore and gaining assistance in cutting the pieces Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox informs of Secretary of War James McHenry's approval that supporters of cast heads and cast faces be done in Baltimore. Discusses matter of gaining local assistance in cutting the pieces
October 30, 1790 Provisions for the Senecas Timothy Pickering Chiefs of the Seneca Nation Captain Ross, a trusted men, has been directed to travel to the Painted Post to provide beef, corn, and meal for the Indians. It is hoped that this will provide proof of the good will of the United States.
August 8, 1797 Permission for Construction of Supporters for Cat Head and Faces Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Fox informed Truxtun he had permission from Sec. of War to construct supporters for a ship in Baltimore. Suggested a worker of Mr. Rush's for assistance in cutting the pieces.
May 29, 1797 Failure to Reply to Letters George Washington James McHenry Letter, describes the reasons he has been unable to answer McHenry's letters.
December 28, 1792 Letter to Quartermaster General Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara The Commissary of Military Stores discusses requests for money. Expresses happiness that General Anthony Wayne and his troops are comfortably quartered. Expects army to operate early in spring. Believes that no terms will be accepted by Indians unless they are given a sound drubbing. Makes mention of events in France. Remarks with "chearfulness" at news of the French Revolution; condemns the...
June 22, 1786 Accounts of Israel Putnam and John Stevens John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Requests update on the accounts of I. Putnam and J. Stevens.
October 20, 1789 Census of Six Nations Giving Numbers and Names of Tribes and Heads of Families at Grand River and on the Ohio Reverend Samuel Kirkland [not available] Census, describes Six Nations population; describes Indian population. The total of the Six Nations population is listed at 3665
September 16, 1793 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to James Seagrove, Agent to the Creek Nations on his efforts to bring about peace with the Creek Nation, a proposal to invite Creek Chiefs to meet President Washington and Congress, and Knox's letter to Governor Telfair regarding offensive operations against the Creek Nation Henry Knox James Seagrove From the War Department, Knox informs James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, that his recent correspondence has been received and forwarded to President of United States General George Washington. Knox applauds Seagroves efforts at trying to bring about peace. Knox notes that if Seagrove's efforts are fruitful, then he will be doing a great service to his country which will be highly acceptable to...
May 14, 1793 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to Governor Blount on the Mero district, on offensive operations against the hostile Indians and President Washington's policies, the role of congress, use of the militia, return of stores for the Chickasaws, and Blount's expected arrival with the heads of the Cherokees Henry Knox William Blount Discusses defense of citizens of Mero District. Refers to the difficulties that President Washington faces since Congress is not in session. Notes the seriousness of plunging nation into war with Southern Tribes. Knox advises Blount that if war and depredations continue, protection must be defensive. Offensive operations require authority of congress. If militia is employed, take care to ensure...
October 3, 1790 American Debt and Bondholders James Swan Henry Knox Letter, Businessman in Europe asks for Knox to exert his influence on Washington and Jefferson
August 17, 1792 Indian engagement, training, and Putnam's strategy Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne discusses the loss of two officers in an engagement with the Indians as well as the probable failure of peace overtures. He talks of a mock-attack in which Americans pretended to be Indians and which provided an effective training exercise for his green troops. He disagrees with Gen. Putnam's strategy because it depends upon on veteran troops rather than the inexperienced ones that are on...