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June 19, 1793 Report from the Territory of the South Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox The Secretary of State has received from the Secretary of the Territory of the South a report on the activities of the territorial government to be presented to the President. There does not appear to be anything for the President to act on unless, as suggested by Mr. Smith, it should be necessary to lay before Congress the act of their legislature in 1792. Jefferson recommends consulting the...
August 1, 1793 Notification of Appointment Henry Knox David Henley Henley temporarily appointed Agent for Dept of War in territory south of the Ohio. Information on pay.
July 23, 1795 Payment Due George Farragut David Henley William Blount The United States owes Farragut $612.22 for services in the militia in Washington and Hamilton District in the Territory south of the Ohio.
August 30, 1793 Instructions respecting the paying of troops Joseph Howell David Henley As agent to War Department in territory of United States south of Ohio, Howell provides Henley with instructions respecting part of agency appertaining to paying of troops.
June 7, 1796 Account of Robert Hays, muster master of the militia of a district in the territory south of the Ohio William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $716.64 is due Robert Hays, being the balance of his account for his pay as muster master of the militia of a district in the territory south of the Ohio from January 1795 through May 1796, payable to his brother in law attorney Andrew Jackson.
[not available] Abstract pay due sundry militia for services Joseph Howell [not available] Abstract pay due sundry militia officers for services in 1793 called into service by Governor William Blount for defense of Territory of United States south of Ohio River, i.e., Southwest Territory
March 7, 1791 Census of the People South of the Ohio River William Blount [not available] Governor Blount explains the process by which the Captains of Infantry are to take the census of the people in their districts within the territory of the United States living south of the Ohio River.
July 3, 1794 Personal Allowances David Henley Joseph Howell Henley lists his expenses as agent for Southwestern Territory.
August 27, 1793 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to Daniel Smith, Esquire, Secretary of Treasury of United States South of Ohio River Henry Knox Daniel Smith Knox informs Daniel Smith that his letters have been forwarded to President of United States General George Washington. Smith was present at Hanging Maw's house during the attack and murders by Major Beard and his men. Knox discusses the excesses Smith reported on; is sympathetic to Smith's plight. The President will be meeting with Governor Blount to discuss reestablishing order in his...
July 17, 1791 Leave of Absence for Governor Blount William Blount Henry Knox Governor Blount requests a leave of absence to attend to some important business and to move his family to his current location south of the River Ohio.
August 9, 1791 Indian attacks on Cumberland settlements Henry Knox William Blount Letter regarding Native American attacks on the Cumberland settlements in the frontier south of the Ohio River. Knox requests that Blount insist on immediate punishment. Blount is governor of Southwest Territory.
August 27, 1793 Take the Lowest Offer Alexander Hamilton David Henley Hamilton instructs Henley, the new Agent for the territory southwest of the Ohio, on the methods by which he should advertise for and negotiate contracts for the supply of the troops in service.
June 24, 1793 Pay due sundry militia officers Joseph Howell David Henley Abstract pay due sundry militia officers for services in 1793 called into service by Governor William Blount for defense of Territory of United States south of Ohio River. Blount is Governor of Southwest Territory. Mr. Allison, paymaster, has list of amounts of pay due each person. Howell instructs Henley to give paymaster necessary instructions for paying troops.
February 8, 1793 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to William Blount, Governor of Territory of United States South of Ohio River Henry Knox William Blount Knox relays to Governor Blount, President Washington's desire to invite John Watts, Little Turtle, and as many of the real chiefs of Cherokees to pay a visit to Philadelphia where they would be abundantly supplied for themselves and their nation. President Washington believes such a journey would help remove causes of hostility. Knox discusses expenses of presents and asks Blount to keep the...
August 31, 1793 Abstract for pay due the militia Joseph Howell David Henley Abstract pay due sundry militia officers for services in 1793 called into service by Governor William Blount for defense of Territory of United States south of Ohio River, i.e., Southwest Territory. Henley was just appointed agent of the War Department for Southwest.
August 30, 1793 Instructions Respecting Paying the Troops Joseph Howell David Henley Henley, appointed as Agent of War Department in territory of United States South of Ohio, receives instructions respecting his duties paying troops of United States.
August 31, 1793 Copy: Appointment of David Henley as an Agent of the War Department. Henry Knox David Henley Temporary appointment as agent of the War Department to the area south of the Ohio river.
November 11, 1791 Ratification of the Treaty of Holston. George Washington [not available] This is the Instrument of Ratification of the Treaty of Holston as proclaimed by President George Washington with the advice and consent of the United States Senate.
December 26, 1793 Barbarous and Treacherous Murders William Blount Henry Knox Blount reports on the murder of two peaceful Cherokees by villainous North Carolinians who tried to transfer the blame for their barbarous acts to the people of the territory south of the Ohio. It is important to note that no citizens of North Carolina have been killed by Indians since the Treaties of New York and Holston.
August 31, 1793 Appointment as agent in Southwest Territory Henry Knox David Henley Secretary Knox notes that the objects of expense, having been considerably multiplied by recent occurrences in the Southwest Territory, has been deemed advisable with approbation of President of United States to appoint Henley as agent of War Department. Appointment to be temporary until more regular measures ordained by Congress of United States.
June 24, 1793 Pay due sundry militia for services Joseph Howell David Henley Abstract pay due sundry militia officers for services in 1793 called into service by Governor William Blount for defense of Territory of United States south of Ohio River. Blount is Governor of Southwest Territory
March 17, 1798 Edward Price request to pay Alexander Bilsland for year 1797 Edward Price James McHenry Price requests that Secretary of War make payment of $500 to Alexander Bilsland for his services to Department of Indian Affairs South of Ohio River. In related document, Bisland acknowledges receipt of payment.
August 31, 1793 Abstracts of pay due militia Joseph Howell David Henley Encloses sundry abstracts of pay due militia called into service by Governor Blount for defense of territory of United States south of Ohio River;
October 1791 Estimate of the Expenses for Frontier Defenses War Department Unknown Recipient Report of the number of men supplied and an estimate of expenses incurred by counties in Pennsylvania and Virginia and posts in the territories northwest and south of the Ohio.
July 17, 1789 Resolution Regarding the Militia [not available] [not available] Requests information regarding lands reserved for troops south of the Ohio River.