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June 19, 1793 Report from the Territory of the South Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox The Secretary of State has received from the Secretary of the Territory of the South a report on the activities of the territorial government to be presented to the President. There does not appear to be anything for the President to act on unless, as suggested by Mr. Smith, it should be necessary to lay before Congress the act of their legislature in 1792. Jefferson recommends consulting the...
July 3, 1794 Personal Allowances David Henley Joseph Howell Henley lists his expenses as agent for Southwestern Territory.
September 15, 1797 Delivery Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Noted assistants quitting service and general malady in Philadelphia. W. Weekly delivered two casks w/o invoices addressed to Governors of Kentucky and North West Territory which will be forwarded immediately.
July 9, 1794 Request for Expenses Henry Knox David Henley Expenses in the Southwestern Territory and expeditions to Cherokee Country requested for accounting.
August 31, 1793 Appointment as agent in Southwest Territory Henry Knox David Henley Secretary Knox notes that the objects of expense, having been considerably multiplied by recent occurrences in the Southwest Territory, has been deemed advisable with approbation of President of United States to appoint Henley as agent of War Department. Appointment to be temporary until more regular measures ordained by Congress of United States.
May 11, 1799 Reports Conditions of South West Point Ferry, where Indians Will Pass for Free David Henley Little Turkey Agree to hire the ferry at South West Point. Mr. Clark is to build house and cut timber to accommodate travelers. Indians will pass free.
August 1, 1793 Notification of Appointment Henry Knox David Henley Henley temporarily appointed Agent for Dept of War in territory south of the Ohio. Information on pay.
July 23, 1795 Payment Due George Farragut David Henley William Blount The United States owes Farragut $612.22 for services in the militia in Washington and Hamilton District in the Territory south of the Ohio.
February 10, 1800 Reports Delivery and Shipment of Order of Clothing for Troops David Henley James McHenry Announces arrival of five wagons from Philadelphia with clothing for the troops. Lightened the load, then sent the wagons to South West Point.
August 31, 1793 Abstract for pay due the militia Joseph Howell David Henley Abstract pay due sundry militia officers for services in 1793 called into service by Governor William Blount for defense of Territory of United States south of Ohio River, i.e., Southwest Territory. Henley was just appointed agent of the War Department for Southwest.
February 4, 1796 Request for Advanced Salary David Henley Timothy Pickering Request for warrant to be issued to Anthony Foster (of this territory) to receive Henley's pay as agent of War Department.
[not available] Abstract pay due sundry militia for services Joseph Howell [not available] Abstract pay due sundry militia officers for services in 1793 called into service by Governor William Blount for defense of Territory of United States south of Ohio River, i.e., Southwest Territory
June 24, 1793 Pay due sundry militia for services Joseph Howell David Henley Abstract pay due sundry militia officers for services in 1793 called into service by Governor William Blount for defense of Territory of United States south of Ohio River. Blount is Governor of Southwest Territory
December 23, 1796 Militia service William Simmons James McHenry Cover letter with explanation for an abstract of an estimate received from David Henley, agent for the War Department in the South-Western Territory for payments made to militia for service under the U. S. government, including service in "Indian Country."
August 30, 1793 Instructions respecting the paying of troops Joseph Howell David Henley As agent to War Department in territory of United States south of Ohio, Howell provides Henley with instructions respecting part of agency appertaining to paying of troops.
November 12, 1795 Spanish Treaty with Chickasaw on U.S. Land Anthony Wayne Timothy Pickering Enclosed a copy of Spanish treaty with Chickasaw Nation allowing them to build a fortification in the south western territory (U.S. territory), believed this was contrary to the Spaniards official position of peace with United States. Enclosed letter and affidavit of Gov. St. Clair that supports aggressive intentions of Spanish. Wayne advised Gov. Manuel Gayose de Lemos to immediately remove...
September 3, 1795 Intelligence on Spanish Land Possession Anthony Wayne Timothy Pickering Enclosed information on Spanish possession of Chickasaw Bluffs. Wayne therefore reinforced the garrison at Massac and sent forward provisions and ammunition. Provides details of Spanish location and its effect on foreign relations.
March 11, 1795 Extract from Secretary of Treasury to Henley: Policy on government supplies for Indians Alexander Hamilton David Henley Outlines regulations for supplies for Indians. Discusses requirement that purchases be made by contracts or through agents designated by Henley. Mentions that Governor of South Western Territory will direct what stores will be addressed to agents. Details on how to manage accounts and requirement to report to Samuel Hodgdon, Superintendent of Military Stores.
June 7, 1796 Account of Robert Hays, muster master of the militia of a district in the territory south of the Ohio William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $716.64 is due Robert Hays, being the balance of his account for his pay as muster master of the militia of a district in the territory south of the Ohio from January 1795 through May 1796, payable to his brother in law attorney Andrew Jackson.
February 5, 1800 Treaty Allocations for Roads Thomas Butler James McHenry Tellico Treaty, Kentucky Treaty, and Holsten Treaty cited in reference to the building of permanent roads from northern and southern settlements in the U.S. Difficulties building roads due to Cherokees discussed.
October 1791 Estimate of the Expenses for Frontier Defenses War Department Unknown Recipient Report of the number of men supplied and an estimate of expenses incurred by counties in Pennsylvania and Virginia and posts in the territories northwest and south of the Ohio.
November 5, 1799 Requests Payment for Josiah Watson for Barracks David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Josiah Watson appropriated for the Quartermaster's Department for barracks at South West Point and Tellico.
April 2, 1791 Excerpts of Treaties Establishing the Western Border with the Creek and Cherokee Indians. Henry Knox [not available] Knox's letter establishes that the western boundary of the United States, where it comes into contact with the territory of the Creek and Cherokee Indians, has been firmly established by several treaties the tribes have signed with Georgia and South Carolina. The letter contains excerpts from several of the various treaties to illustrate where boundary lines were considered to have been drawn in...
July 20, 1795 Northwest Territory and Indians J. Smith Samuel Hodgdon One hundred Indians are at Greenville awaiting the completion of the treaty. As some appear to be of a hostile disposition, Smith doubts that there will be a peaceful resolution. There has been rapid immigration to the territory and it provides much hope to the landed speculators. He himself has traveled in the Ohio Country west of the Miami River and believes to to have the finest soil and...
November 13, 1799 Accounts, Estimates for 1794 for South Western Territory Militia David Henley William Simmons Encloses copies of entries in public books for September 1799. Includes 1794 estimates for services performed by the US militia of the Southwestern Territory. Encloses claim by Elijah Robertson and Robert Corsby.