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April 19, 1794 Fortifications in South Carolina and Georgia Henry Knox Paul Hyacinte Perault The Secretary of War informs Perault that his commission will now extend to the fortifications of Charleston and Georgetown, South Carolina, and to Savannah and St. Mary's, in Georgia. The places first to be attended to are Charleston and Savannah. Upon his arrival at Charleston, he is to send Mr. Stouff to survey the Savannah River.
November 28, 1785 Old Tassel's Map of Cherokee territorial claims The Tassel [not available] This document is a copy of the map drawn by Old Tassel to support Cherokee territorial claims at the Hopewell Treaty.
June 15, 1795 Extracts from a Conference Held with the Creeks in Savannah James Seagrove William Blount Lists proceedings of various treaties between Indian tribes and between tribes and United States related to hunting ground rights.
October 9, 1800 Release of Doctor Peters, Etc. Constant Freeman Samuel Hodgdon Freeman notes that as soon Dr. Griffith arrives at Fort Johnson he will release Dr. Peters to proceed to his new post at Fort Green on the River Savannah. As soon as Griffith arrives, he will purchase the authorized medicines.
May 9, 1797 Pay for acting as regimental surgeon William Simmons Captain A. Y. Nicholl Notification that his account for pay for acting as surgeon to a detachment of Army troops at Fort St. Tammany in Georgia has been approved and that he will receive his pay from John Habersham, collector of customs at Savannah.
November 19, 1791 Treaty of Protection Henry Knox William Blount United States provides protection to the undersigned Creeks.
February 6, 1796 Compensation of Isadore Stouf, temporary engineer at Savannah William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $244 is due Isadore Stouf, temporary engineer at Savannah, being his compensation from September though December 1795.
May 10, 1798 Request for Issue of Arms, Accoutrements & Ammunition to Savannah James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of muskets, accoutrements & cartridges to Savannah, Georgia.
March 14, 1796 Account of the Savannah Customs Inspector William Simmons Samuel Meredith Sends receipt of John Habersham, collector of customs for Savannah, Georgia for 110 dollars and a warrant for that sum
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...
February 27, 1799 Regarding Confusion Surrounding Military Stores Sent to Savannah in 1793 Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Refers to enclosed account of military stores sent to Savannah in 1793, describes some confusion which occurred over delivery.
July 16, 1794 Funds for Mounting the Artillery at Savannah Joseph Howell John Matthews The Secretary of War has directed a remittance of five hundred dollars to Matthews to be transmitted to John Berrien at Savannah for the purpose of mounting the Artillery.
May 27, 1798 Iron 24-Pounders Shipped to Charleston, Etc. Joseph Elliot Samuel Hodgdon The iron 24-pounders have been shipped to Charleston since there are no vessels bound for Savannah or Georgetown at this time of the year. The four for Savannah and the four for Georgetown have been sent to James Simmons who will see that they are sent to their destinations since vessels leave almost daily from Charleston to Savannah and Georgetown.
April 21, 1800 Request for Issue of Clothing to Savannah Troops James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing to troops at Savannah, GA.
September 7, 1798 Forwarding the 24 Pounders to Savannah Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Stoddert Hodgdon informs Stoddert of the means by which the 24 pounders were forwarded to John Habersham in Savannah.
September 12, 1789 Report of Federal Commissioners for making treaty with Indians south of Ohio River Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Henry Knox From Savannah, the Federal Commissioners for making treaty with Indians south of Ohio River report to Knox. The number of Indians attending Alexander McGillivray estimated at three to four thousand. They announced their mission to the Governor of Georgia and they discuss issues relating to provisions, with reference to Major Habersham. Had difficulty hiring horses and purchased five of them...
July 24, 1795 Account of John Habersham, Collector of the Customs at Savannah Georgia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $164 from duties on imposts and tonnages has been discounted by John Habersham, Collector of the Customs at Savannah, for which he is to be held accountable in pursuance of a warrant to be issued in his favor.
November 3, 1796 Account of John Habersham, Collector of the Customs for Savannah, Georgia William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $27.58 is due John Habersham, Collector of the Customs for Savannah, Georgia, the amount he discounted from the monies arising from duties on imposts and tonnage and for which a warrant should be issued in his favor.
February 27, 1799 Account of Military Stores Sent to Savannah, April-July 1798 Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Account of military stores sent to Savannah for the use of the state of Georgia, April - July 1798
November 12, 1798 Seeks to Replace Position Edward Price James McHenry Requests payment for Joseph Clay. Clay has been recommended in place of Mr. McWallace. Several have declined the offer.
July 24, 1795 Account of John Habersham, Collector for the Customs at Savannah Georgia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $14.50 has been discounted by John Habersham, Collector for the Customs at Savannah, from the monies from duties on imposts and tonnage for which he is accountable in pursuance of a warrant to be issued in his favor.
September 13, 1789 Message to the Cherokee from the Commissioners Plenipotentiary for Restoring and Establishing Peace and Amity Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department [not available] A message to the Cherokee nation of Indians, from the commissioners plenipotentiary for restoring and establishing peace and amity between the United States of America and all the Indian nations situated within the limits of the said States, southward of the river Ohio. From Savannah, the commissioners transmitted friendly talks to the Cherokees, Chickasaws, and Choctaws. The talks mention...
September 26, 1797 Goods to and from Savannah and Augusta Samuel Lewis Edward Price The Secretary of War has declared that until a permanent arrangement can be made for the transportation of goods to and from Augusta and Savannah, Price can employ the persons he mentioned in his recent letter.
December 9, 1795 Account of John Habersham, Collector of Customs for Savannah Georgia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $54.50 is due John Habersham, Collector of Customs for Savannah Georgia, being the sum he discounted from duties on imposts and tonnage and for which he is held accountable in pursuance of a warrant for that sum.
May 20, 1796 A receipt and a warrant William Simmons Samuel Meredith Simmons sends a receipt of John Habersham, collector of customs at Savannah, for expenses and a warrant for the sum