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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 23, 1799 Division of New Jersey into Recruiting Districts Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton Ogden provides his suggestion for dividing New Jersey into recruiting districts.
May 2, 1792 Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers employed for the protection of the Frontier counties of the states of Pennsylvania and Virginia. Lists names and counties. Certification that the abstract was examined and compared with returns. All information verified.
July 17, 1790 Circular to the Lieutenants of the Counties to Cease Use of Scouts Henry Knox [not available] Letter from Henry Knox, Secretary of War, to the lieutenants of various counties in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky directing them to replace scouts with small group of rangers. It also includes detailed instructions on how to document the authorization, use, and pay of said rangers.
July 19, 1790 Current Plans for the Protection of the Frontiers Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Henry Knox, Secretary of War, informs Virginia's governor, Beverley Randolph, of the current plans for protecting the frontiers, including a proposed expedition of continental troops and county militia into the Western Territory to extirpate banditti.
February 11, 1784 Murders in the Cumberland Gap Alexander Martin Joseph Martin Governor Martin (of North Carolina) directs an investigation into murders committed in the Cumberland Gap. He states that if Cherokee or Chickamauga Indians are responsible a military expedition will be sent into their nation to obtain "satisfaction" unless they surrender the murderers. Directs that squatters be ordered off Indian Lands. Discusses an agreement between Spain and the Delaware...
April 13, 1790 Reiteration of a Call for the Militia to the Northwest Territory Henry Knox Josiah Harmar The Secretary of War, Henry Knox, reiterates to Brigadier General Josiah Harmar previously sent instructions for calling up the militia to defend the frontier against Indian hostilities and states that Harry Innes, Esq, District Judge of Kentucky, is also vested with this power.
February 22, 1799 Divsion of New Hampshire into Recruiting Districts Samuel Livermore Alexander Hamilton Livermore provides his opinion as to how New Hampshire should be divided into recruiting districts with each county comprising a district and a town within each county as the district headquarters.
October 6, 1791 Reimbursement for rangers Henry Knox Lieutenants of the counties of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington, and Allegany in Pennsylvania, and Ohio in Virginia Secretary Knox reminds the lieutenants of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington and Alleghany Counties, Pennsylvania, and Ohio County, Virginia, to submit to Congress requests for monetary reimbursement to pay for use of rangers.
December 29, 1791 Preparation of Fort Henry Knox Isaac Craig Request to forward enclosed letters to lieut. in Allegheny, Washington, and Westmoreland counties in Pennsylvania; and Ohio County in Virginia. Urged construction of block house and accommodations for Capt. Cass and Gen. St. Clair.
July 29, 1790 Security of the Frontier and Employment of Scouts Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Discusses protection on the frontier against Indian incursions. Suggests that Shawanese and outcast Cherokees may be perpetrators. President Washington has ordered extirpation of banditti. General Harmar to command expedition. Troops to be mounted. Expect that this will result in added security and tranquility. President has directed that Scouts be discontinued. Letter on the same subject is...
October 10, 1794 Pay of the Scouts of Shelby County Joseph Howell Acquilla Whitager Attorney James Smiley has received $188.33 due the Scouts of Shelby County for their service during the period May 16 - Nov. 8, 1793.
October 28, 1791 Defense of Russell County Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Request for militia to protect Russell County. Rations to be furnished by a Cherokee.
October 9, 1794 Pay of the Scouts of Jefferson County Joseph Howell John Thurston The sum of $1,633.34 has been handed to attorney James Ware for the pay of the Scouts of Jefferson County during the period August 11 - Nov. 26, 1792 and April 13 - Dec. 28, 1793.
April 21, 1795 Payment of the Scouts of Woodford County William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $697.17 is due to the Scouts of Woodford County, Kentucky who were responsible for the protection of the county from April 1793 to September 1794.
April 4, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $3,453.33 is due the Scouts of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania for their services on the frontier of that County from September 1794 through January 1796.
July 29, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Ohio County Virginia Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $840.48 is due the Scouts of Ohio County Virginia ordered into service by Brig. Gen. Benjamin Biggs for the protection of said county.
May 15, 1793 Original Receipts Required Joseph Howell Henry Knox Executive cannot reimburse Virginia without original receipts from the expenses accrued for the protection of the frontier.
March 29, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Washington County, Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $567.50 is due the Scouts of Washington County, Pennsylvania for their services on the frontier of said County from Dec. 1, 1795 to Jan. 28, 1796.
July 26, 1791 Pay abstract of scouts for Mason County Virginia Joseph Howell Henry Knox Pay abstract of scouts for Mason County Virginia includes age, county, days of service, pay in shillings and pounds
May 25, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Jefferson County Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $446.66 is due the Scouts of Jefferson County in Kentucky for their service between June 25, 1794 and January 2, 1795.
November 16, 1791 Protection of Frontiers Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Federal government to pay for militia to protect frontier counties.
February 10, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Logan County Kentucky William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $103.34 is due the Scouts of Logan County Kentucky, being their pay for April 23 to June 23, 1795.
October 13, 1791 Request to Forward Letters John Stagg Isaac Craig Duplicates of letters to Lieutenants of Alleghany, Washington, Fayette, Ohio counties and to several personal letters to be forwarded.
January 17, 1794 Payroll of the Scouts of Westmoreland County Joseph Howell Charles Campbell Howell encloses the pay roll of the scouts of Westmoreland County, which sums are to be paid to each scout while ensuring that receipts are obtained.
October 26, 1792 Circular Henry Knox Absalom Baird Description of how scouts for Washington County will be paid via warrant.