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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 20, 1799 Suppressing the Insurrection in Pennsylvania James McHenry Thomas Mifflin To suppress the insurrection now existing in Pennsylvania, the President will deploy a military force composed partly of the state militia of Pennsylvania. Governor Mifflin should hold the militia in a state of preparation to march within the week under the command of General MacPherson.
January 11, 1794 Delivery of powder in the year 1794, in the State of Pennsylvania. Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Stores. Itemized list of powder delivered in 1794 and 1795 to State of Pennsylvania.
January 5, 1792 Financial Responsibility for Defense of the Frontiers Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox Governor Mifflin assures Knox that he will take the necessary steps with the state legislature to support the plan of the president to have the General Government take financial responsibility for the defense of the frontiers by state militias.
January 3, 1792 Reimbursement of the State Legislature Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox Mifflin asks Knox how the Pennsylvania state legislature will be reimbursed by the General Government since the state has appropriated funds for the county militias who were called up to protect the frontiers.
April 25, 1795 Opposing the Town at Presqu' Isle Timothy Pickering Thomas Mifflin Pickering responds to Governor Mifflin's declaration that a town is needed at Presque Isle to provide a garrison for state troops to supplement the federal garrison at Fort Le Boeuf. He lists the reasons he opposes this action. He discusses the difficulty of manning both posts.
September 2, 1788 Report on the state of Indian affairs Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair expresses anxiousness over the state of Indian affairs. Delawares appear to be friendly. Expects information on the Six Nations soon. Discusses preparations by Pennsylvania and Virginia to prepare militias. General Butler and Senecas not yet arrived.
January 1789 Copy of Deed from the Six Nations of Indians to the State of Pennsylvania Chiefs Six Nations [not available] Copy of Deed from the Six Nations of Indians to the State of Pennsylvania ceding land within territory of United States, bounded by New York, Pennsylvania and Lake Erie.
April 13, 1799 Discussion of Insurrection in Pennsylvania John Adams James McHenry Discusses the current insurrection in Pennsylvania, comparing it to the previous one in the state, and considering a plan concerning the region.
January 7, 1786 Settlement of Accounts John Pierce A.W. Dunscomb Discusses the settlement of Dunscomb's account and the state of settlements with regiments from several states.
November 20, 1795 Personal Opinion on Suggested Appointees Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Personal preference for someone from a state south of Pennsylvania to assume Pickering post of Secretary of War (Pickering recently appointed to Secretary of State). Hamilton believes a man from the north would "do the Lord knows what mischief." Objects to proposal of Henry Lee, prefers J. Howard.
December 26, 1800 Transfer of Pensioner Samuel Dexter Stephen Moylan Letter, advises that a pensioner has been transferred from one state's list to another.
May 19, 1791 Orders to Deliver Arms and Accoutrements Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to deliver arms and accoutrements to Clement Biddle, Quartermaster General, and charge the amount to the state of Pennsylvania.
June 21, 1794 Harmony Between the General and Particular Governments Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Knox assures Governof Mifflin of the General Government's desire for harmony with the State Governments. He explains the suspension of the establishment of the town at Presque Isle as the means of maintaining harmony with the Six Nations following the murder of one of their Indians.
May 19, 1785 Regarding measures adopted by Pennsylvania to raise troops in accordance with congressional mandate Henry Knox Jonathan Dickinson Henry Knox sends to President John Dickinson a letter asking to be informed of the measures adopted by the state of Pennsylvania to raise troops in accordance with congressional mandate. Notes that troops are to attend the commissioners of Indian affairs upon the Wabash or Illinois
January 11, 1791 Concerning the Pay of Pennsylvania Militia R.J. Vandenbrock Joseph Howell Writes that he has presented Howell's report to the War Secretary on the pay of the militia of Alleghany County, who recommended that a certificate be produced from the State Comptroller of Pennsylvania.
August 30, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania Edmund Randolph Thomas Mifflin Letter from the Secretary of State to the Governor of Pennsylvania, regarding measures to be taken in relation to the militia, in response to the Whiskey Rebellion.
August 25, 1784 Certification that officers have taken oath of allegiance to the state of Pennsylvania Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Harmar reports that his officers have taken the oath of allegiance to the state of Pennsylvania.
April 6, 1784 Accounts for the Pennsylvania Line Sam Hay Joseph Howell Hay requests that Howell settle all accounts for the Pennsylvania line as he, Hay, will be leaving the army to become a private citizen and wishes to have his accounts in order before his departure.
August 30, 1794 Militia Requirements to Suppress Rebellion John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Requires militia troops from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia to suppress Whiskey Rebellion.
December 26, 1791 Defensive protection of Western part of Pennsylvania Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Knox explains to Governor Thomas Mifflin the military steps he is taking to protect the Pennsylvania frontier.
August 22, 1799 Certification of payment; Samuel G. Vans, acting paymaster for the expedition to Northampton, state of Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $76.23 pay to Samuel G. Vans, acting paymaster for the expedition to Northampton, state of Pennsylvania.
April 19, 1786 Extract of Pennsylvania Council Minutes James Grimble Unknown Recipient Order for delivery of rifles stored in Pennsylvania to Samuel Hodgdon for the use of the United States
November 15, 1785 Depositing unissued certificates John Pierce Benjamin Franklin The Commissioner of Army Accounts forwards a Congressional resolution to Benjamin Franklin, President of Pennsylvania. Pierce notifies Franklin that Pennsylvania will need to appoint an agent responsible for receiving unissued certificates belonging to the inhabitants of the state.
April 3, 1790 Charges by Pennsylvania Against the United States Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson On the subject of charges by the State of Pennsylvania against the United States, relating to certificates.
November 19, 1785 Account of rent paid for Stores in Philadelphia Quartermaster General's Department Henry Knox From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. An account of rents paid by the United States for stores occupied by them in Philadelphia.