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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 26, 1798 Delivery of Files, Tools, etc. James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver tools to Pittsburgh.
June 24, 1800 Purchase and deposit of supplies for armory at Harper's Ferry, Virginia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase and deposit of supplies for armory at Harper's Ferry, Virginia [West Virginia].
January 7, 1795 Price of Salt Petre Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton ". . .the House of Whelen & Miller propose to set a part a specimen of Salt Petre for the Standard, above or below which they are content to vary the price of 12 50/100 Dolls. It is called rough Salt Petre, and is 10 Ct. below the requisite degree of refinement."
August 20, 1798 [Inventory of Tools wanted for the Armoury to be established at Harpers Ferry on the Potomac in Virginia] Joseph Perkin [not available] Lists items required to stock Harper's Ferry armory.
April 9, 1790 Enclosed Letter to Governor of Georgia Henry Knox Tobias Lear Letter, encloses draft of a letter for President's inspection.
August 5, 1793 Methods for Postponing a Creek War Henry Knox William Blount "Can there be any practicable modes suggested which would probably postpone a Creek War? If so will you have the goodness to point out such as you may think most effectual for that purpose."
May 15, 1793 Rough Copy of Minutes Relative to Pay Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Memo, Hodgdon argues that his pay as both Quartermaster General and Commissary of Military Stores was not unreasonable.
June 8, 1790 Deposition of Joseph Barnett taken before Michael Campbell James Barnett [not available] Sworn testament of Indian attack with details on murder and capture.
August 31, 1784 All is Well at French Creek Frederick Foose Samuel Hodgdon Reports that all is well at the magazine at French Creek and requests one month's pay to be given to the bearer, Henry Smith.
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.
June 18, 1800 Note from the Chiefs of the Creek Nation Franco Gelabert Benjamin Hawkins Gelabert has received Hawkins' letter inclosing a note from the Chief of the Creek Nations to the Spanish government in Florida.
June 16, 1795 Peace with Creek Nation James Seagrove Timothy Pickering Announced he was leaving for frontier with Creek Chiefs after confirming peace with the Creek Nation and the U.S.
June 24, 1798 Negotiations Between Hawkins and the Creek Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry A lengthy letter addressing the negotiations between Hawkins and the Creek Indians. The peace belt is also mentioned as well as the introduction of farming and manufacturing.
January 7, 1800 Payment to Edward Wright Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry From the Creek Agency, Hawkins makes payment of $1656.80 to Edward Wright, United States factor, expenditures in the Creek Department for final quarter of 1799.
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.
October 2, 1789 Notification that commissioners have not concluded a treaty of peace between United States and Creek nation Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department George Walton US Commissioners inform Governor of Georgia that they have not concluded treaty between United States and Creek nation. However, positive and repeated assurances were given by Alexander McGillivray and all the Creek chiefs that peace would not be violated.
July 15, 1790 Regarding Alexander McGillivray and the Creek chiefs passing through Philadelphia Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox Knox can assure President Washington that, if Alexander McGillivray and the Creek chiefs pass through Philadelphia on their way to New York, they will receive every proper attention.
March 21, 1793 Deposition by eleven inhabitants of Glynn County Inhabitants of Glynn County Georgia W. Urquhart Extract from files of Ex Dept. William Urquhart. Inhabitants' report being robbed and plundered by Creek Indians, including cattle and horses. They say the Creek Indians have been treated kindly. Another extract comes from Mr Cooke to the Honorable Judge Houston dated at Williamsburg 21 March 1793 indicating that amount of cattle stolen around 2000.
August 7, 1790 Treaty at New York with the Creek Nation Henry Knox [not available] Treaty between the United States and Creek Nation. A clear boundary is established and the Creeks cede all land to the north and east of the boundary in exchange for an annual sum of $1,500 paid by the United States government to the Creek Nation. The Creeks agree to release all prisoners and the United States government permits the Creek Nation to punish any U.S. citizen who trespasses onto...
1798 Account with the Creek Nation Unknown Author [not available] Itemized listing of an account of the Creek Nation with the United States
May 26, 1793 Deposition of James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent regarding financial interest in Creek trade of commerce James Seagrove Justice of Peace William Moubray Deposition of James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent indicates that he had no direct or indirect financial interest in Creek trade or commerce
September 25, 1799 RE Army Supplies, Quarters, and Pay Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army supplies, quarters, and pay
January 2, 1797 Concerning the Creek delegation James McHenry Benjamin Hawkins Discusses Creek delegation to the federal government and discloses five hundred dollars to be delivered to disperse to any chiefs who did not attend and may feel jealous that those who attended received gifts or special treatment.
May 21, 1797 Regarding Frigate Stern Draft Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Thompson Letter, encloses plan for draft of stern.
June 18, 1784 Charge of stores at French Creek Frederick Foose Samuel Hodgdon Agreement to take charge of the U.S. military stores at French Creek.