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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 26, 1795 Military Updates and Relations with Creek Indians Timothy Pickering William Eaton Establishment of post for trade with Creek Indians on the St. Mary's River in Georgia, recently passed laws regarding military coups, new peace with Indians discussed.
August 5, 1796 Order of President to Direct Dragoons to Join Lieutenant Colonel Gaither James McHenry Anthony Wayne Per request in letter dated 07/30/1796, McHenry inquired about the assemble of dragoons to march to the frontier of Georgia. Orders of President state the dragoons are to meet Lieut. Col. Gaither at either Coleraine on the St. Mary's River or at Fort Fidius.
November 13, 1798 Comments on Inappropriate Behavior of James Jordan Edward Price James McHenry Reports that James Jordan of St. Mary has departed for Philadelphia, and that his conduct has been very inappropriate.
November 26, 1795 Ordnances for Transport Timothy Pickering William Eaton Enclosed return for ordnance and military stores to be transported to fort on St. Mary's River.
1795 Instructions for the Factor Unknown Author Edward Price Outlines the duties of Edward Price, the newly appointed Factor for the trading post on the St. Mary's River in Georgia.
January 17, 1800 Certification of payment; James Seagrove, for rent of grounds for buildings at Colerain, Fort Tammany, and Point Petre on St. Mary’s River, Georgia William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $2578.91 to James Seagrove, for rent of grounds for buildings at Colerain, Fort Tammany, and Point Petre on St. Mary’s River, Georgia, occupied by miltia as stores and garrisons, and whereon fortifications have been erected.
August 20, 1790 Regarding Treaty of New York between Creeks and United States Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair President Washington transmits copy of Treaty of New York to Georgia Governor. Asks for faithful execution of the Treaty by both parties. Discusses that land claimed by Georgia was never clearly established. Discusses Treaty of Galphinton and land lying eastward of the forks of Oconee and Oakmulgee to St. Mary's River and between the temporary line and the old line from the Altamaha to the St...
January 17, 1799 Receipt for Mary Murphy Mary Murphy Isaac Craig Payment in full for room and board of Whitner Knaggs and five Indian Chiefs.
August 3, 1795 Peace Treaty Anthony Wayne [not available] Official sealed document securing peace between U.S. and Western Indian Nations. Set boundary line between nations as Cayahoga River.
October 7, 1792 Request to Inform Creeks of Meeting with President James Seagrove Chief White Lieutenant Brought up confusion of Creeks caused by "wicked white men" and Seagrove expressed pleasure that the Creeks held fast to U.S. alliance. Informed White Lieutenant that Seagrove will meet all chiefs of the upper towns at the head of the St. Mary's River. Requests White Lieutenant make offer of friendship known to all chiefs.
August 3, 1795 Treaty with the Western Indians War Office Unknown Recipient Articles of peace proposed in a treaty between the United States and the Northwest Indian tribes; later known as the Treaty of Ghent.
October 15, 1798 Creek Factory Correspondence, Land Edward Price James McHenry Encloses papers outlining proceedings with James Jordan over the property of the U.S. at St. Mary. Refers to debts due to the factory and previous correspondence.
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 19, 1791 Treaty of Protection Henry Knox William Blount United States provides protection to the undersigned Creeks.
December 22, 1795 Treaty of Greenville George Washington Unknown Recipient Peace treaty between United States and the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanees, Chipewas, Potowatamies, Eel-River, Weeas Kickapoos, Piankashaws, Kaskaskias, and Miamis. Prisoner release negotiated and borders decided upon.
August 17, 1796 Discussion of Creek Indians A. Y. Nicoll William Simmons Nicoll at Fort Tamm[any] to deal with court martial of Capt. Eaton. Fort Washington at Point Peter still not garrisoned. Hawkins informed Nicoll's he should speak with the Secretary of War on matters related to the latest treaty with the Creek Indians. Nicoll's stated the Creek were peaceably disposed and the government should not stir them into a warlike mood.
June 3, 1797 Request for Appropriation to Make Repairs to Forts James McHenry Richard Stockton Request for list of ports and forts that require maintenance. Notification that few repairs or alterations have been made to fortifications, and military needs money to make such repairs along with regular troops to garrison forts from New York St. Mary's.
April 27, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Mary Dunn William Simmons Mrs. Mary Dunn William Simmons informs Mary Dunn that an order in her favor will be issued.
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...
January 27, 1797 [Petition of Mary Hibborn] James McHenry [not available] Requests land promised those in military service due her deceased husband.
May 19, 1796 Transportation of Supplies Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Creeks might travel to Mr. Seagrove in June, per his invitation. Discussed arrangements with Mr. Johnson for delivery of provisions and issuing them to the Indians.
May 10, 1788 Memorial of Mary Cransbury John Pierce Board of Treasury Report on the Memorial of Mary Cransbury, widow of the late Francis Cransbury in the New York battalion
October 25, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox George Washington Cited in Washington to Knox, 11/04/1790. Knox informs Washington that he has yet to receive any news of consequence pertaining to Harmar's Western expedition. He notifies the President that contractors have informed him that Harmar is well supplied. He adds that McGillivray has arrived safely at St. Mary's. He is presently out of town but is traveling back to Philadelphia.
February 2, 1797 Estimate for cost of developing a navy yard and purchase of land in Georgia for live oak and red cedar cultivation [not available] Josiah Parker Estimate includes the cost of land within 15 or 20 miles of large city; wharf; mould; stores; blacksmith shop; sheds; annual supply of live oak and red cedar. Estimate of land to provide timber supply. Purchase of an island is suggested on the St. Mary's River at coastal Georgia.
October 6, 1791 Speech given to the Kings and Chiefs of the Cussetahs and Cowetas, with all other Chiefs of the Creek Nation. James Seagrove [not available] This is a speech, probably by James Seagrove, to the Creek chiefs assuring them of the support and friendship of the federal government and the need to avoid violent confrontations with their white neighbors.