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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 26, 1799 Explains Efforts to Put Down Insurgents James McHenry Robert Goodloe Harper Speaks of possibility of government enforcement against insurgents. Presumes organization of volunteer militia. Hopes to surprise insurgents with troops from Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
March 20, 1799 Suppressing the Insurrection in Pennsylvania James McHenry Thomas Mifflin To suppress the insurrection now existing in Pennsylvania, the President will deploy a military force composed partly of the state militia of Pennsylvania. Governor Mifflin should hold the militia in a state of preparation to march within the week under the command of General MacPherson.
September 12, 1794 Supplies and Transportation for the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Militias Alexander Hamilton Ephrain Blaine Blaine, the assistant quartermaster general of the militia army, is asked for his agency to supply transportation, forage straw, and fuel for the Pennsylvania and New Jersey militias moving agains the insurgents in western Pennsylvania.
August 9, 1785 Congressional requisition for Pennsylvania troops Henry Knox President John Dickinson Henry Knox, Secretary at War, transmits the Congressional requisition for Pennsylvania troops to President John Dickinson.
October 10, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury to the Governor of Pennsylvania.
June 30, 1794 Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania to the Secretary of War, regarding the refusal by Indians to acknowledge the validity of certain tracts in western Pennsylvania around Lake Erie.
November 25, 1794 Departure of Col. Nichols Tench Coxe Henry Knox Announces departure of Col. Francis Nichols to provide aid to the Pennsylvania divisions of the militia army. Requests directions for his brother Col. W. Nichols.
September 9, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Secretary Hamilton writes the Governor of Pennsylvania on the latest plans on the progress of the militia in moving to suppress the Whiskey Rebellion.
March 14, 1799 Requests Immediate Removal to Reading, Pennsylvania James McHenry Zebulon M. Pike Request to remove immediately to Reading, Pennsylvania with orders under Captain Shoemaker.
September 10, 1794 Assembling the Pennsylvania militia Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania, regarding the detachment of militia assembling and marching to combat the insurrection in western Pennsylvania, later known as the Whiskey Rebellion.
January 20, 1784 Pay of Pennsylvania Officers Unknown Author Henry Bickner In this unsigned letter, the author advises Bickner that the officers of the Pennsylvania line should present their charges immediately to Joseph Howell or forego any possibility of receiving credit for their service because the accounts are currently being closed.
February 9, 1792 Pennsylvania Governor's Authority Over Soldiers Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Responds to Mifflin's inquiry, saying that as governor of Pennsylvania he has the right to give orders to the scouts employed in the defense of the Pennsylvania frontier; also discusses troop musters and returns.
April 4, 1794 Knox directs Hodgdon to deliver artillery to Pennsylvania Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Knox asks that Hodgdon fill the Governor of Pennsylvania's request for artillery.
April 13, 1799 Discussion of Insurrection in Pennsylvania John Adams James McHenry Discusses the current insurrection in Pennsylvania, comparing it to the previous one in the state, and considering a plan concerning the region.
July 20, 1785 Report of a Committee to whom was referred a Letter of the 18th, from the Secretary at war. Congress of the United States [not available] Resolution of Congress authorizing Secretary at War to direct Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar to "use his best endeavors" to retain the Pennsylvania troops in service past their enlistments.
March 27, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Henry Shrupp Simmons discusses settlement of the account for the Pennsylvania Militia during the Whiskey Rebellion.
March 22, 1798 Alexander Dallas accounts William Simmons Alexander James Dallas Discusses payment of ration accounts of Pennsylvania militia on Western Expedition 1794.
December 13, 1794 Militia army sent to western Pennsylvania Ephrain Blaine Alexander Hamilton Letter from the assistant quartermaster general of the militia army sent to western Pennsylvania. Discusses the Jersey troops.
July 1, 1785 Monthly return of Pennsylvania troops Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Josiah Harmar sends to John Dickinson a monthly return of Pennsylvania troops in the service of the United States.
June 25, 1788 Resolution by Sec. of War Charles Thomson [not available] Secretary of War issued marching orders for troops with locations across Pennsylvania.
February 27, 1794 Military pensions Stephen Moylan Alexander Hamilton The commissioner of loans for Pennsylvania informs the Secretary of the Treasury that the Secretary of War has sent to his office a list of the names and the sums to which the military invalids of Pennsylvania are entitled to six months of their annual pension.
December 6, 1786 Whether John Christman was of a Pennsylvania Company Jonathan Nicholson John Pierce Asks that Howell examine rolls of German Regiment and see if John Christman was of one of the Pennsylvania Companies.
June 15, 1792 Order of Arms for Pennsylvania Henry Knox Isaac Craig Secretary Knox requests that Major Craig deliver two hundred stand of arms to Governor Mifflin or to Clement Biddle, the Quartermaster General of Pennsylvania. The arms are for the use of the militia of the western frontier.
September 4, 1794 Communication from Pennsylvania Governor Alexander Hamilton George Washington Secretary Hamilton requests that President Washington send him communication from Thomas Mifflin, governor of Pennsylvania, containing imputations on the conduct of the officers of the United States employed in the western counties against the Whiskey rebels.
April 6, 1784 Accounts for the Pennsylvania Line Sam Hay Joseph Howell Hay requests that Howell settle all accounts for the Pennsylvania line as he, Hay, will be leaving the army to become a private citizen and wishes to have his accounts in order before his departure.