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July 2, 1793 Treaty Talks as Delaying Action; Desire for Offensive to Capture Supplies Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne continues to believe that the treaty talks are simply the means by which the Indians and British seek to procrastinate until the military situation is most favorable to their interests. He believes that his Army is ready for the campaign but continues to lament the lack of supplies. He argues that a campaign against the location of Indian stores should be taken immediately so as to capture...
August 3, 1792 Disease, Indian Raids, and Lack of Supplies Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne reports a number of unfortunate occurances including many deaths at the hands of marauding well-supplied Indians, illness in a number of soldiers and a lack of medical personnel, and a lack of supplies and clothing. He vows that the Indians will pay for their misdeeds.
July 17, 1792 Indian Relations and Troop Status Henry Knox James Wilkinson Secretary Knox discusses peace with Indians and white aggression with General Wilkinson. Details on recruiting service, desertion, and discipline.
March 30, 1793 Assessment of Strength at All Posts & Garrisons, Disposition of Spies, and Details of Officer Shortage Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne provides an assessment of troop and officer strength at each of the posts and garrisons under his command. He laments the shortage of qualified officers which has required the posting of sergeants in positions normally reserved for officers.
May 22, 1797 [General Orders] James Wilkinson [not available] Directs compliance with regulations designed to make practices uniform through hierarchy of necessity.
April 17, 1800 Return of Officers James McHenry Unknown Recipient Return of the officers who have been appointed under the act entitled "An Act to augment the Army of the United States," aka the Provisional Army. Document written up by Secretary James McHenry.
January 1, 1800 Balances Due the United States, 1st of January 1800 Unknown Author [not available] This is a 37 page list of those who have balances owed to the United States.
February 13, 1792 Disposition of the Indians in This Quarter Reverend Samuel Kirkland Henry Knox Reverend Kirkland reports on sundry councils with representatives of the western tribes and assesses the prospects for peace or war on the frontier.
March 21, 1799 Answering the Charges Against Me John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton In exhaustive detail, Major Rivardi answers the charges against him by Captain Bruff and laments the hardships and ill health he and his family have endured in the service of the United States.
September 17, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove to Georgia Governor Telfair regarding Georgia inhabitant resistance toward his efforts to meet with Creek leadership James Seagrove Henry Knox From Ft Fidius on the Oconee River, Seagrove describes the Georgia inhabitants as being violently against peace with the Creek Nation. Notes that parties of militia are kept out to intercept Seagrove if he attempts to enter the Creek Nation. Describes a scene at Long Bluff whereby some Indians were attacked by Captain Stokes of the militia, an affair which has kept the Indians from coming forward...
April 25, 1783 Payment of Soldiers General William Irvine [not available] Extract of orders, noting that privates in the infantry of the Continental service receive on account of their pay one half dollar specie per week and the non-commissioned officers and privates of these corps in the same proportion. Mr. Rose will pay the troops of the garrison until a properly authorized person is appointed. Irvine requests that a commissioned officer from each company attend the...
January 14, 1794 Release of Prisoners Anthony Wayne Indians Northwest of Ohio River Speech of Captain Big Tree: His Nephews were too proud last summer but came to their senses and lowered the asking price regarding the release of prisoners.
September 13, 1797 Unsettled Account Explained Surgeon's Mate Thomas Farley William Simmons Unsettled account notification just received by Farley who was unaware of the status of his accounts. Farley provided account details.
October 17, 1797 Notification of Closed Account William Simmons Surgeon's Mate Thomas Farley Simmons searched records in Office prior to the arrival of Farley's letter and was able to close Farley's account. Farley was exonerated from every charge.