Viewing 51–75 of 3,713 documents: "Washington County"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 4, 1792 Power of Attorney of John Philips [not available] [not available] John Philips of Washington County, NY, grants Ebenezer Farnham power of attorney.
January 7, 1792 Defensive Measures Along the Northwestern Territory Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Secretary Knox believes that the defense of the frontiers demands instant attention and asks about defensive measures being taken in Kentucky, Muskinghum and Galliapolis, and Pittsburgh.
January 6, 1792 Defense Henry Knox Isaac Craig Knox believed Cornplanters fears were justified, request for militia to defend Fort Franklin. List of ammunition forwarded by the governor. Discussed defense of frontier.
February 26, 1798 Peter Hagner acts in the absence of William Simmons Peter Hagner James Marshall Peter Hagner informs James Marshell that an account current and the applicable receipts need to be on hand at the Accountant's Office before an examination can begin.
July 20, 1790 Revocation of Authorization to Use Scouts Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox informs Arthur St. Clair that authority to call out scouts to protect the frontiers from possible Indian hostilities has been revoked by the government, in favor of the use of rangers.
August 29, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Marshell Simmons informs Marshell that his pay vouchers were received.
February 22, 1799 Divsion of New Hampshire into Recruiting Districts Samuel Livermore Alexander Hamilton Livermore provides his opinion as to how New Hampshire should be divided into recruiting districts with each county comprising a district and a town within each county as the district headquarters.
August 7, 1794 Plan for the Suppression of the Insurrection in Western Pennsylvania Henry Knox James Ross Knox discusses plans for the suppression of the Whiskey Rebellion in western Pennsylvania, an insurrection too great to be handled by normal legal means.
November 11, 1794 Seizing delinquent distilleries Alexander Hamilton George Washington Secretary Hamilton writes President Washington on the measures to be taken tomorrow for apprehending persons and seizing delinquent distilleries.
March 28, 1793 Pay of Scouts in Pennsylvania Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Swan lists the counties in Pennsylvania that have been authorized to employ scouts and specifies the number of scouts for each county which has been limited to no more than eight at five to six dollars per day. He is not aware of any plan for paying those scouts employed in Kentucky.
October 20, 1794 Dealing with the Whiskey Rebels Alexander Hamilton Henry Lee Secretary Hamilton writes Governor Henry Lee of Virginia on dealing with the Whiskey Rebellion. Conveys instructions for command of the militia army, to suppress the insurgents in western Pennsylvania, through military force and the judiciary process. When arrived within an insurgent county and armed opposition appears, Hamilton recommends that he publish a proclamation inviting all citizens to...
April 16, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John P. Duvall Simmons forwards to Duvall a copy of the payroll of the Harrison County Militia.
January 6, 1798 Account of Jefferson County John Thruston William Simmons Thurston assures Simmons that his receipts will verify the legitimacy of his county's accounts and confirm that no liberties have been taken with public monies.
June 11, 1791 Supply of Arms and Ammunition Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Provision of arms and ammunition to be made by the public.
October 10, 1794 Pay of the Scouts of Shelby County Joseph Howell Acquilla Whitager Attorney James Smiley has received $188.33 due the Scouts of Shelby County for their service during the period May 16 - Nov. 8, 1793.
October 9, 1794 Pay of the Scouts of Jefferson County Joseph Howell John Thurston The sum of $1,633.34 has been handed to attorney James Ware for the pay of the Scouts of Jefferson County during the period August 11 - Nov. 26, 1792 and April 13 - Dec. 28, 1793.
April 14, 1794 Remonstrance of the Democratic Society Edmund Randolph [not available] The Secretary of State informs Washington's Cabinet that the President thinks it improper that the petition of the "Democratic Society of the Count of Washington, in Pennsylvania" is inadmissible, since it is a body whose constitution is not known by law. The Democratic Society petitioned for the undisturbed navigation of the Mississippi River, which they deemed inseparable from prosperity.
May 15, 1793 Original Receipts Required Joseph Howell Henry Knox Executive cannot reimburse Virginia without original receipts from the expenses accrued for the protection of the frontier.
July 26, 1791 Pay abstract of scouts for Mason County Virginia Joseph Howell Henry Knox Pay abstract of scouts for Mason County Virginia includes age, county, days of service, pay in shillings and pounds
April 21, 1795 Payment of the Scouts of Woodford County William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $697.17 is due to the Scouts of Woodford County, Kentucky who were responsible for the protection of the county from April 1793 to September 1794.
July 29, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Ohio County Virginia Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $840.48 is due the Scouts of Ohio County Virginia ordered into service by Brig. Gen. Benjamin Biggs for the protection of said county.
January 1, 1795 Employment of Militia, Spies, and Scouts Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Extended occupation of militia in Washington County for the protection of the settlers. Letter regarding the employment of scouts and spies via order by Col. Sproat was received, it was the first evidence St. Clair received of Sproat's authority on that issue. St. Clair assumed that authorization go directly through the executive authority of the Territory.
November 29, 1790 Expedition Against Wabash Indians Josiah Harmar [not available] Citizens of counties in Kentucky request an expedition against the hostile Wabash Indians and will supply men for the mission. Harmar authorized the assembly of volunteers for expedition.
May 25, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Jefferson County Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $446.66 is due the Scouts of Jefferson County in Kentucky for their service between June 25, 1794 and January 2, 1795.
October 13, 1796 Regarding an Election William Vans Murray James McHenry Murray writes of the election results for members of Congress, and fears what will happen if the next President is not a Federalist.