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July 28, 1794 Failed revolt at Smithfield, Virginia Henry Lee Henry Knox The Governor of Virginia reports to Secretary Knox with "real concern" on a "daring attempt" made by some individuals to resist the government. Calls it a "wicked effort." Still, the governor was encouraged by the conduct of the militia in stopping the revolt. These militiamen were, in his view, motivated by "zeal, love of order, and determination to support the civil authority," which in turn...
June 5, 1795 Amount Due the State of Virginia to militia for protection of frontier William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $8,622.84 is due Virginia for the pay and subsistence of the militia and scouts, their ammunition and expenses in the protection of her frontier, and the expenses related to the arrest of a Privateer out of Smithfield in July 1794.
July 30, 1794 Fortifications at Norfolk and revolt at Smithfield Henry Knox Henry Lee Secretary Knox informs the Governor of Virginia that the sum of money to be deployed for the fortifications of Norfolk amounts to $6737. Knox has requested Secretary Hamilton to enter into immediate arrangements for purchasing the land necessary. Finally, Knox comments on the failed revolt in Smithfield, Virginia, which he calls an "open and violent resistance to the laws."
September 2, 1799 Federalist anger over Adams's peace commission to France Uriah Tracy James McHenry Senator Tracy expresses intense anger over John Adams' decision to send a peace commission to France, demanding that McHenry answer whether or not the rumors of such a peace commission are true. Tracy stresses how much he has sacrificed to "root out Democracy and French principles," and threatens to resign.
March 4, 1790 Backpay request Luke Broadhead Joseph Howell Asks the Commissioner of Army Accounts to inform him of the exact amount of backpay to which he, Broadhead, is entitled.
September 17, 1795 Remit Balance to Virginia William Simmons Robert Brooke Virginia paid for money used to protect frontiers.
August 4, 1794 Letter Received Henry Knox Henry Lee Letter regarding the disarmament of a privateer received.
September 16, 1795 Concerning remitted funds William Simmons Governor Robert Brooks Informs Governor Brook that the Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Jackquilin Ambler, will be remitted funds from the federal government for services rendered by the state militia.
September 16, 1795 Receipt of Simmons for balance due State of Virginia for pay, subsistence and protection of frontier [not available] [not available] Writing for Samuel Meredith, Treasurer of United States, Graydon received $28,622.84, balance due state of Virginia in settlement of account for pay and subsistence of militia, pay for protection of frontier, pay for militia at Smithfield, for detachment at Fort Nelson in 1791, to transmitted to Jacquelin Ambler, Treasurer Virginia, per order of Governor Brook.
March 4, 1790 Return of Invalids of Rhode Island Paid Their Annual Pension Jeremiah Olney [not available] Return of Invalids of Rhode Island paid.