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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
September 13, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Thomas Sim Lee Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Governor of Maryland, relating to recent riots and other disturbances in Washington and Allegany Counties in his state. The rebellion is linked to western Pennsylvania's Whiskey Rebellion. In the words of Governor Lee, "they have made declarations in favour of a Revolution."
April 28, 1797 Payment for the Scouts of Washington County Peter Hagner Francis D'Hebecourt Payment for the Scouts of Washington County made to John Davis, merchant of Philadelphia, attorney to Charles Green, substitute to Col. Sproat, attorney to the Scouts
March 7, 1797 Request for vouchers William Simmons Absalom Baird Requests that Baird provide his vouchers for monies received by him from the War department for the pay of the scouts of Washington County so that Simmons can clear the charge.
November 16, 1791 Protection of Frontiers Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Federal government to pay for militia to protect frontier counties.
April 14, 1794 Protection of Districts Henry Knox William Blount Secretary Knox informs Governor William Blount that he is authorized by President of United States to make arrangements for the protection of districts in Southwest Territory, provided that the measures are judged necessary. Mentions protection and manning and equipment levels at crossing at Cumberland River, Tennessee County and Davidson County.
April 13, 1790 Authorization of Militia Use in Washington County, Pennsylvania Henry Knox Multiple Recipients Letter acknowledges receiving a letter from inhabitants of Washington County, Pennsylvania, regarding recent Indian hostilities and authorizes the Lieutenant of Washington County to call up scouts if they feel the threat sufficient.
March 10, 1791 Request to Forward Letter John Stagg Isaac Craig Forward enclosed letter to the Lieut. of Washington County, Pennsylvania.
March 3, 1791 Affirmation of Protection of the Frontiers Henry Knox Daniel Shepherd Knox reaffirms the government's desire to protect those on the frontier from hostilities, and informs them that they will be requested to take offensive measures against the Indians.
January 5, 1792 Letters to be Forwarded Henry Knox Isaac Craig Duplicates of original letters intended for lieutenants of several counties in Pennsylvania and Virgina. If Craig believes the originals will reach the lieuts before an express of the duplicates, he can send the duplicates by regular mail.
October 6, 1791 DUPLICATE: [Circular] Henry Knox Absalom Baird Reminder that Baird could employ militia for 2 months to protect Washington County from Indians afterwhich they should be disbanded and records submitted to War Department.
November 14, 1794 Comments on the Payment Claim of a Commanding Officer Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Wolcott inquires about the claim for pay of an officer who is the colonel of a regiment of militia in Washington County and was directed by the Secretary of War to command a detachment of one hundred men. The propriety of the claim cannot be established until the facts are proven.
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.
August 5, 1796 Certificate on pay of militiamen Peter Hagner Rufus Putnam Discusses a certificate sent in by Putnam concerning the pay of "certain militia of Washington County" in the service of the Ohio Company.
March 25, 1791 Regarding Men Called to Action David Shepard Henry Knox Discusses orders from Gov. of Virginia to call out fifty men. Contract secured to supply men.
April 17, 1795 Payment of a Detachment of Militia in Washington County territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1273.06 is due to a detachment of Militia responsible for the defense of Washington County, territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio, and commanded by Captain William Miles during early 1795.
December 3, 1798 North Carolina Officers for the Provisional Army William Davies George Washington Sends a list of officers applying for commissions in the Provisional Army being raised for the Quasi-War with the French with his comments on each officer (enclosure)
March 14, 1791 [No. 19] Regarding a Letter Sent to Pennsyvlania Counties Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Coverpage stating enclosure contains letters to Lieutenants of several Pennsylvania counties.
December 22, 1791 Maria Butler speaks of the death of General Butler to Washington Maria Butler George Washington Letter, discusses death of Butler; discusses pioneeers and frontier life; discusses militia and protection of the frontier.
April 16, 1798 Certification of payments; pay of Kentucky Militia William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $486.32 is due the three detachments of militia called out by Governor Shelby under the powers vested in him by the Secretary of War for the protection of Washington County Kentucky, and commanded by Ensign Thomas Cull, Lt. John Haydens, and Lt. George Ewing.
July 6, 1792 Solution for Small Pox in Recruiting Camp Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne sent some troops to Block house to protect borders of Washington and Ohio Counties. Wayne awaits orders from Knox regarding vaccination for small pox. Hostile Indians supported by British are assembled, Wayne can not ascertain if they desire peace or war.
March 14, 1791 Enclosed Letter from President Regarding Protection of Frontier Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Letter addresses County Lieutenants ability to maintain authority over rangers called into service for the protection of the frontier. Details on locations and names.
January 18, 1793 Money in Swan's Possession Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Swan provides a statement of the money in his possession including sums related to transactions with the following: the contractor at Fort Washington, Captain Mills, Daniel Britt (refund for amount paid the Scouts of Bourbon County Kentucky), and James O'Hara.
May 10, 1797 Account and receipts needed at the War Office William Simmons James Marshall Requests that Marshall provide his account and receipts for monies received from the War Office for the pay of the Militia of Washington County so that Simmons can examine and settle his account. Cited in Simmons to Marshall, 11/02/1797.
April 29, 1793 Killing and Scalping of William Pugh Benjamin Harrison W. Urquhart Extracts from the deposition of Benjamin Harrison and Francis Pugh, of Washington County. Describes the killing and scalping of William, the son of Colonel William Pugh, and the taking of Dick, a negro.