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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 15, 1799 Discussion of Treaty with Tennessee Indians James McHenry Alfred Moore Refers to a US treaty with Tennessee Indians and necessary legislation.
[not available] Estimate of the Pay Due the Militia of the State of Tennessee [not available] William Simmons Estimate of the pay due the militia of the state of Tennessee for services performed in Mero district between the first day of May 1996 and thirteenth day of June, 1797
June 1, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons David Henley Simmons asks Henley to specify the date up to which the armies in Tennessee were paid.
October 11, 1799 Requests Payment for John W. Hook to Pay Army Officers in Tennessee David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for John W. Hook to pay officers of the army in Tennessee.
August 29, 1799 Requests Payment for George Bell for Troops in Tennessee David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for George Bell, appropriated for the quartermaster's department, to pay troops in Tennessee.
May 30, 1799 Seeks Formal Organization of Tennessee Troops James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Concerns about the troops in Tennessee and their lack of formal organization with the provisional army. Discussion of Northwestern Territory.
December 4, 1800 Soldier's clothing and map of Tennessee Samuel Dexter Israel Whelen This letter informs Whelen that Samuel Hodgdon will provide military clothing. Also, the Secretary at War directs Whelen to contact Mr. Lewis about obtaining maps of Tennessee.
July 10, 1796 Recommendation for an appointment to Tennessee Thomas Hollingsworth James McHenry Recommendation of Stephen Hillis for a clerk appointment in the Tennessee country.
May 27, 1799 Authority Over the Troops in Tennessee James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I have this moment received your letter of the 24th and several enclosures, among the latter a letter to Lt. Col. Hamtramck which I return for your reperusal. You will recollect that the troops in Tennessee and on the Georgia frontier are within General PInckney's command. Your letter to Hamtramck extends his authority to the troops in Tennessee. Will you be pleased to have this corrected..."
April 9, 1794 Solicitation for troops in Tennessee Henry Knox George Washington The Secretary of War encloses to the President a letter from Doctor White of the Southwestern Territory (Tennessee) soliciting permanent troops for protection of the citizenry.
August 27, 1799 Requests Payment for Joseph McKean for the Army in Tennessee David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Joseph McKean to pay the Tennessee armies.
October 4, 1797 Payment to Major James Grant, Tennessee Thomas Lewis James McHenry Captain Lewis, 3d U.S. Regiment and messenger to the committee, states that the committee of congress late in session at Germantown, having given Major James Grant a discharge and certificate, deem it proper that he be paid upon return to Tennessee.
September 30, 1799 Requests Payment for Francis Sappington to Pay Army in Tennessee David Henley James McHenry Requests payment to Francis Sappington to pay army in Tennessee.
September 30, 1799 Requests Payment for Sampson Williams to Pay Army David Henley James McHenry Requests payment to Sampson Williams to pay the army in Tennessee.
October 2, 1799 Requests Payment for Michael Deadvich to Pay Tennessee Army David Henley James McHenry Requests payment to Michael Deadvich to pay the troops in Tennessee under Colonel Butler.
August 27, 1799 Requests Payment for Mr. Cheny & Mr. Elder for the Army in Tennessee David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Mr. Cheny and Mr. Elder to pay the armies of Tennessee from April to June 1799.
May 27, 1799 Corrects Assumption of Pinckney's Command in Tennessee and Georgia James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Returns copy of letter to Colonel Hamtramck. Reminds him that troops in Tennessee and the Georgia frontier were under General Pinckney's command. Seeks transportation assistance from the Secretary of the Navy for Captain Fry's company to Charleston.
September 28, 1799 Requests Payment to George Bell & Co.to Pay Troops in Tennessee David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for George Bell & Co. to pay regular troops in Tennessee under Colonel Butler.
March 29, 1797 Arrangements for Contracts to Provide for Men in Tennessee Oliver Wolcott, Jr. David Henley Discusses intent to supply troops of Tennessee. Acknowledges challenge of providing for an extra 500 men. Suggests that provisions come from a general fund under Col. James O'Hara rather than the district funds. Asks that he continue to provide the troops with rations temporarily until O'Hara is prepared. O'Hara will not provide until his contract is issued. Requests communication between the two...
March 23, 1798 Expresses Concern about Zacharias Coxes and Citizens of Tennessee James McHenry John Sevier Encloses two letters on the subject of Zacharias Coxes. Hopes to explain measures taken to defeat this matter with Lieut. Col. Butler and Silas Dinsmore, with concern for the citizens of Tennessee.
January 30, 1799 Subsistence Due Tennessee Officers David Henley James McHenry Estimate of the subsistence due the Officers of the 3rd and 4th United States Regiments in the State of Tennessee from August through December 1798, which sum is $1680.30.
March 21, 1798 Establishing a Military Post at Palmyra, Tennessee Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Referring to a letter from Morgan Brown, Collector for the District of Tennessee, Wolcott recommends the establishment of a small military post at Palymyra in Tennessee which is located on the Cumberland River.
November 16, 1799 Requests Payment for John W. Hooker to Pay Tennessee Army under Col. Butler David Henley James McHenry Requests payment to John W. Hooker to pay the Tennessee army under Colonel Butler for October, November, and December.
February 26, 1800 Requests Payment for Henry & Boggs to Pay Troops in Tennessee David Henley James McHenry Requests payment to Henry & Boggs. Explains bills to pay regular troops in Tennessee under Colonel Butler.
January 10, 1801 Explaining the Amount of Compensation Which can be Permitted for Captain Guion William Simmons Nathaniel Macon Simmons informs Congressman Macon that Captain Guion cannot receive more than the expressly allowed amount of $20 per month for the position of Temporary Paymaster in Tennessee.