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April 21, 1792 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to the Reverend Samuel Kirkland informing that the President of United States General George Washington can accomodate twenty two of the Indians Chiefs for dinner on 22 April 1792 Henry Knox Reverend Samuel Kirkland Knox informs the Reverend Kirkland that President of United States General George Washington has invited 22 of the most respectable Indian Chiefs, exclusive of Kirkland and interpreter, to dinner on 22 April 1792.
June 11, 1793 Georgia Militia Not Discriminating between Creek Friends and Foes Henry Gaither Henry Knox Gaither reports that [contrary to guidance from Federal authorities] Georgia militia General Twiggs does not intend to discriminate between Creek friend and foe, with the exception of Cussetahs. Gaither surmises that this will do mischief to United States strategic intentions. Reports that many militia are in open rebellion against federal government since 1 November 1792, violating the [Treaty...
August 3, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove to Georgia Governor Telfair regarding his instructions from the President of United States General George Washington to meet with Creek leadership James Seagrove Governor Edward Telfair Seagrove writes to inform the Governor of Georgia that he intends to meet with the Creek leadership on 10 September 1793, having received orders to do so from the President of the United States General George Washington. Makes reference to the death of David Cornell and its effect of postponing earlier plans for a visit with the Creeks. Asks that Telfair keep information confidential so as to...
June 10, 1793 Orders to go about the heart of country to visit the Creek leadership Henry Knox James Seagrove Secretary of War Knox conveys orders from President of United States General George Washington to Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove to go into the heart of the country. Capitalize on friendship of White Lieutenant, Mad Dog of Upper Creeks and White Bird, King of the Cussetahs. Purpose should be to demonstrate peaceful intentions of United States and to emphasize the existence of Creek Nation...
June 10, 1793 Rendering Assistance to Georgia with the South Carolina Militia Henry Knox Governor William Moultrie Knox conveys President of United States General George Washington guidance. If general Indian war erupts, Governor of South Carolina Moultrie should be prepared to render military assistance if requested by Governor of Georgia Telfair. Expenses responsibility of United States. Place of rendezvous to be determined. Supply assistance to be provided by contractors of continental troops.
August 27, 1793 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to Daniel Smith, Esquire, Secretary of Treasury of United States South of Ohio River Henry Knox Daniel Smith Knox informs Daniel Smith that his letters have been forwarded to President of United States General George Washington. Smith was present at Hanging Maw's house during the attack and murders by Major Beard and his men. Knox discusses the excesses Smith reported on; is sympathetic to Smith's plight. The President will be meeting with Governor Blount to discuss reestablishing order in his...
March 1, 1793 Appointment of Thomas Posey as Brigadier General Henry Knox Brigadier General Thomas Posey President of United States, with advice and consent of senate, has appointed Posey a Brigadier General in the Army of United States. Asks to signify acceptance. Encloses pay, rations, and emoluments.
March 16, 1795 Acknowledgement and appreciation for book on "The Elements and Practice of Rigging, Seamanship, and Naval Tactics." Timothy Pickering Christopher Richmond Pickering expresses thanks to Mr Raymond for sending a 2 volume set on the "The Elements and Practice of Rigging, Seamanship, and Naval Tactics." Pickering notes that since the marine of the United States is under the Department of War, it will be applied to the new frigates. Work will first be presented to President of United States General George Washington.
June 5, 1794 Letter to Captains Barry, Nicholson, Talbot, Barney, Dale, and Truxton appointing them Captains of the first six frigates constructed Henry Knox [not available] Regarding Captains commissions. President of United States General George Washington, with advice and consent of Senate, has appointed these Captains to command ships provided under Act of Naval Armament. Relative rank in following order: Barry, Nicholson, Talbot, Barney, Dale, Truxton.
August 26, 1793 Knox to Governor Blount expressing President of United States General George Washington's concern regarding inroads by whites into peaceable part of Cherokee Nation Henry Knox William Blount Knox informs Southwest Territorial Governor Blount that President Washington is concerned about late violent and lawless inroads made by whites into peaceable parts of Cherokee Nation. President Washington wants Blount to use his highest exertions to bring to perpetrators to justice. Knox expresses Washington's commitment to moderation and justice with regard to the Indians. Asks Blount to take...
October 11, 1794 Receipt for payment of militia army called into service by President of United States for suppression of insurrection in frontier counties of Pennsylvania James Alexander Joseph Howell Alexander received $50,000 for pay of militia army called into service by President of United States General George Washington for the suppression of an insurrection in western counties of Pennsylvania.
January 14, 1790 Reply of President Washington to Congress George Washington Congress of the United States Receives with pleasure, the assurances of Congress. Expresses confidence that Congressional deliberations will be directed by enlightened and virtuous zeal for the happiness of our country.
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.
July 25, 1792 On a letter and documents regarding artificers at garrison, to be forwarded to President of United States John P. Smith [not available] Promises a full and accurate statement at first opportunity. The letter to the President will come unsealed, which Smith requests that Hodgdon peruse, seal, and deliver to the President.
May 18, 1794 Letter to the President of the United States Henry Knox George Washington Letter from the Secretary of War to the President of the United States; illegible.
October 18, 1796 Regarding the duties and responsibilities of the frigate inspector [not available] John Langdon Duties and responsibilities of the frigate inspector described, presumably at Portsmouth New Hampshire. Should Colonel Thompson accept the terms, McHenry will submit name to President of United States General George Washington for approval.
August 16, 1793 Letter from Federal Commissioners Sandusky conference to Chiefs of Six Nations regarding end of peace talks Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Chiefs Six Nations Commissioners resending message to Chiefs of Six Nations. They also inform the Chiefs of the break down in peace talks over the Council at rapids of Miami River insistence that Ohio River be mutually agreed upon as the boundary between Indian and United States lands. Commissioners will return home with the first fair wind for Ft. Erie, and report proceedings to President of United States General...
June 4, 1796 Suspension of pay and subsistence in cases of Captains Sever and Talbot [not available] [not available] Congress, having limited the number of frigates to three. Therefore pay and subsistence is suspended for Captain James Sever at Portsmouth New Hampshire and Captain Silas Talbot at New York. If future opportunities arise, President of United States General George Washington will cheerfully reinstate both Captains.
August 26, 1793 Instructions from President of United States General George Washington to Governor Blount on late violent inroads by white settlers from the southwestern territory into the Cherokee Nation Henry Knox William Blount In this letter to William Blount, Governor of Southwest Territory, Knox conveys President Washington's concerns about white inroads onto peaceable parts of Cherokee lands. President Washington asks that Blount ensure that white perpetrators be brought to justice. Warns Blount that efforts at peace, moderation and justice will be in vain unless crimes are punished. Treaties will be at an end, and...
May 14, 1794 Illegal invasion of Spanish Florida by General Elijah Clarke Henry Knox George Mathews General Elijah Clarke has illegally formed a military corps, under the banner of the United States, to set upon an expedition against the Spanish Floridas, a nation whom are at peace with the United States. Governor George Mathews of Georgia has already issued a proclamation against the action, but Knox believes it may be necessary to punish the actors. President Washington wants Mathews to take...
November 11, 1791 Ratification of the Treaty of Holston. George Washington [not available] This is the Instrument of Ratification of the Treaty of Holston as proclaimed by President George Washington with the advice and consent of the United States Senate.
December 4, 1793 Submission to House of Representatives Knox's instructions to the Federal Commissioners appointed to treat with Indians north of Ohio, their reports, and statement of troops of Legion of United States and certain intelligence from Major General Wayne Henry Knox Speaker of the House Jonathan Trumbull Jr. Ordered by President of United States General George Washington, Knox submits to the Speaker of the House of Representatives his instructions to the Federal Commissioners for the Sandusky Conference, their journal reports, statements regarding troops in Legion of United States and intelligence from Major General Anthony Wayne.
September 24, 1794 Letter to the President of the United States Alexander Hamilton George Washington Letter from the Secretary of Treasury to President Washington on the subject of accompany him, as Colonel, against the Whiskey Rebellion
December 30, 1794 Letter from the President of the United States George Washington Henry Knox Personal letter from President Washington to the Secretary of War
July 21, 1793 A talk from the heads of the Upper and Lower Creeks, by order of the Mad Dog, of the Tuckabatchees to be forwarded to His Excellency General George Washington, President of United States Timothy Barnard [Bernard] [not available] Translated by Timothy Bernard at Cussetahs. A talk from the heads of the Upper and Lower Creeks, by order of the Mad Dog, of the Tuckabatchee, to be forwarded to His Excellency General Washington, President of United States. Heads of Creek Nation report that Chickasaw Nation holding talks with Governor Blount, Southwest Territorial Governor, and report on the dispatch of several thousand men to...