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May 16, 1795 Copies of Indian Treaties Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Duplicates of letters pertaining to treaty with western Indians that took place at Fort McIntosh, Great Miami, Fort Harmar, and Kon-on-daigua. Also enclosed document that must be authorized by the President.
February 8, 1785 Regarding returns of Pennsylvania troops and the need to maintain presence at Fort McIntosh Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Lt.Colonel Josiah Harmar encloses returns of Pennsylvania troops and reports to Pennsylvania President John Dickenson informing him of the likelihood that, upon abandoning the garrison, Fort McIntosh will be demolished by "Emigrators" to Kentucky.
February 6, 1785 Monthly Return for Pennsylvania and Jersey Troops at Fort McIntosh Josiah Harmar Richard Henry Lee A monthly return of Pennsylvania and New Jersey troops in the service of the U.S. at Fort McIntosh as of 1 February 1785.
January 15, 1785 Report from Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar to Jonathan Dickinson on status of troops, equipment and fort, and relations with Indians Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Lt.Col Josiah Harmar reports to President John Dickinson on his utilization of Pennsylvania Troops at Fort McIntosh as well as the Indian reaction to the recently commenced United States treaty with Great Britain. Reports that Indians look to lands as their own, whereas Commissioners state that, having adhered to the King of Britain during Revolutionary War, Indians are a conquered people.
July 16, 1785 Reports Meeting with Indian Chiefs, Cornplanter, at Fort Pitt about British Treaty, Fort Stanwix Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports that 3 chiefs, 25 Indians of the Six Nations arrived at Fort Pitt wanting to speak to the commanding officer, so Harmar went to talk with them about a treaty. Cornplanter wished to get rid of Fort Stanwix, as it was too much work to maintain. Intelligence report detailing British efforts to subvert U.S. treaties with the Indian nations. Opines that U.S. treaties will have little weight...
March 28, 1786 Orders to take command at Fort McIntosh Henry Knox Nicholas Fish Orders from Secretary at War Major General Knox directing Major Fish to take command of the troops at Fort McIntosh on the Ohio River, pending the arrival of Lieutenant Colonel Harmar.
October 22, 1785 Harmar informs Secretary at War of his orders to subordinates Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar, Commander, First American Regiment, informs Henry Knox, Secretary at War, of the orders issued to subordinate officers prior to his departure from Fort McIntosh. Harmar is presently in Philadelphia to assist recruiting.
August 2, 1786 Conduct of troops, location of boats Henry Knox William North Surprised by intelligence of boats at Fort McIntosh as communicated by Captain Wyllys, Knox has certificate signed by Hamtramck that states the contrary. Requests observations on troops from North in the future.
December 5, 1784 Report from Fort Pitt, on Indian shore, Western side of Alleghany River Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Harmar reports the arrival of troop detachments at Fort Pitt, his intentions for marching his troops down the Ohio to the Treaty at Fort McIntosh, and the numbers of troops in his command. Writes of problems with deserters.
December 5, 1784 Monthly Return for Pennsylvania and Jersey Troops near Fort Pitt Josiah Harmar Richard Henry Lee Josiah Harmar sends a monthly return of troops to the President of Congress for the Pennsylvania and Jersey troops. Reports visit of Commissioners for Indian Affairs to hold a treaty. Awaits orders to evacuate the British posts
March 18, 1785 Resolve of Congress President of Congress [not available] Resolution of Congress authorizing the War Department and the Indian Commissioners to hold a treaty with the Western Indian Nations to establish boundaries and promote security.
August 1, 1785 Monthly return of Pennsylvania troops, on the fitness of troops, Treaty of Wabash Josiah Harmar Jonathan Dickinson Josiah Harmar, Commanding Officer, 1st American Regiment, sends a monthly return of Pennsylvania troops to President John Dickinson. Harmar asks Dickinson not to hurry recruiting. By Harmar's estimate, out of a corps of 223 soldiers, "at least 50 men" are not fit to be re-enlisted.
April 2, 1785 Monthly return of the Pennsylvania troops in the service of the United States at Fort McIntosh. Josiah Harmar Jonathan Dickinson Lt.Col Harmar sends to President John Dickinson a letter enclosed with the monthly return of the Pennsylvania troops in the service of the United States at Fort McIntosh.
July 31, 1793 Speech Regarding Possession of Land and Past Treaties with Indian Confederacy Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Deputies of the Confederation of Indian Nations Commissioners agreed the boundary line set at the Treaty of Fort Stanwix between the Indians and the British colonies was the Ohio River, but future treaties ceded tracts of land to the U.S. and therefore they could not remove settlers from the land.
December 22, 1798 Hunters in the Woods Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins notifies McHenry of hunters that have taken to the woods, and of the Chiefs' cooperation. Also discussion of the capture and return of Mr. McIntosh's runaway slaves.
May 22, 1792 Instructions to Brig. Gen. Rufus Putnam Henry Knox Rufus Putnam The Secretary at War instructs General Rufus Putnam as follows: "Your first great object upon meeting the Indians will be to convince them that the United States requires none of their lands." Knox authorizes Putnam to allow the Indians to keep U.S. Army officers as hostages in order to secure the agreement of the Chiefs to travel to Philadelphia.
July 15, 1785 Secretary of War orders troops to escort Indian Commissioners Henry Knox Nicholas Fish Henry Knox, Secretary at War, orders Lieutenant Colonel Fish, Commanding Officer of the U.S. troops in New York, to detach one company of infantry to Fort McIntosh in order to accompany the Indian Commissioners during the upcoming treaty with the Southern Indians.
April 14, 1786 Brigadier General McIntosh's account John Pierce John Wereat Discusses the details of the settlement of a Brigadier General McIntosh's account (for Revolutionary War service)
July 15, 1785 Form a Company of Infantry to Attend Indian Treaties Henry Knox Nicholas Fish Congress directs that a company of Infantry be detached to Fort McIntosh to attend the Indian Commissions during the treaty being held at the falls of the Ohio and mouth of the Great Miami River. Fish is ordered to form a full company of Infantry from the recruits of the state, to be ready to march by the 25th. Fish must also make a return of camp equipage and other articles necessary for the...
November 28, 1785 Draught of Treaty [not available] [not available] Commissioners assembled, to include Benjamin Hawkins, Andrew Pickens, Joseph Martin, Laughlin McIntosh. From North Carolina, William Blount. From Georgia, John King and Thomas Glasscock. Interpreters James Madison and Arthur Coody. Commissioners produced draught of treaty. Previous to signing agent from North Carolina and commissioners from Georgia delivered protests. After signing, headmen...
April 3, 1785 Type Undetermined, Josiah Harmar to Joseph Carleton Josiah Harmar Joseph Carleton Image not available.
April 1785 Type Undetermined, John Armstrong to Josiah Harmar John Armstrong Josiah Harmar Image not available.
July 1, 1785 Requests Guidance about National Military Uniforms and Customs Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports that the cockade they wear is the Union black and white, but postulates that it may be better to establish a national uniform. Requests direction.
June 25, 1793 Distilled Spirits to be Issued to Troops Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Hamilton has concluded to have purchases of distilled spirits made on the accounts of the government for the use of the army.
January 10, 1788 Describes Activity at Fort Harmar; Mentions Supplies, Officers, Recruits, Indians Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Lists recent correspondence. Hopes that the treaty with the governor of the Western Territory will pacify the "savages" and land with the Ohio Company purchase. Discusses habitability of land according to several reports around the Muskingum and Ohio Rivers. Discussion of federal territory. Encounter with mutinous John Sullivan on federal land and settlers' concerns about navigation on the...