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October 6, 1794 Papers regarding the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander James Dallas Alexander Hamilton Transmits, for the perusal of President George Washington, the original papers received by James Lang from the County of Fayette, Pennsylvania, along with a copy of the answer from Governor Thomas Mifflin. Lang was one of the committee of conference appointed by the insurgents of western Pennsylvania during the Whiskey Rebellion to confer with the commissioners of the United States.
March 7, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Westmoreland County William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $2,492.82 is due the Scouts of Westmoreland County Pennsylvania for their services on the frontier from March 1 to Dec. 27, 1795, the time of their discharge, payable to Charles Campbell, Brigade Inspector.
August 16, 1793 Deposition from William Jones to Jared Irwin on prospects for peace following death of David Cornell William Jones [not available] In deposition given at Washington County Georgia, Jones states that having resided among the upper Creeks, has found them inclined toward peace until the death of David Cornell, whose circumstances have exasperated his family and who are determined to have satisfaction. Sworn before Jared Irwin and taken from Executive files of W. Urquhart S.E.D.
April 7, 1791 Appointment of Officers to Virginia Battalion George Washington Major General Richard Butler Washington authorized Colonel Da[nka] to appoint officers to Virginia Battalion so they can begin recruiting.
February 10, 1796 Certification of payment; Scouts of Logan County Kentucky William Simmons [not available] Simmons certifies payment of $103.34 to the Scouts of Logan County Kentucky for pay and services from 23 April to 23 June 1795 per certificate of Governor Shelby.
August 12, 1800 Letter Received Regarding Pay, Late Reply Peter Hagner Samuel Davis In absence of Simmons, P. Hagner replied to Davis. Letter from Davis was unanswered due to removal of office from Philadelphia to City of Washington. Subject regarding pay, was answered: Pay and issues related to pay must be pursued with Pay Master or Paymaster General of each specific regiment.
July 25, 1798 Forwarding of Remarks Made at Wayne County, Pennsylvania Defense Meeting Samuel Sitgreaves John Adams Sitgreaves forwards "The Address of of a Meeting of the Military Officers and other Citizens of the new County of Wayne, in Pennsylvania," dated July 20. The address is not included.
July 28, 1790 Further Protection Offered to Russell County, Virginia Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Extract of letter from Henry Knox authorizingVirginia's governor, Beverley Randolph, to organize militia for the purpose of protecting Russell County from Indian hostilities.
September 11, 1800 Conspiracy to Effect an Insurrection of the Blacks in Henrico County, Virginia Jonathan Newman Samuel Hodgdon Newman warns of a possible conspiracy by slaves to foment a rebellion in Henrico County, Virginia. He urges that Virginia's arms and equipage be moved to Harpers Ferry to keep them from being seized by the conspirators.
August 31, 1793 Deposition of James Aikens describing threats by inabitants of Georgia against Federal Indians agents their employ James Aiken [not available] James Aiken, working for James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent, describes traveling with goods and baggage of Seagrove along with a free negro named Frederick Chaves. In Washington County Georgia, Aiken and Chaves were confronted by inhabitants and threatened with death because of their service under Seagrove. A Reverend Hutchinson intervened and saved the men's lives. Aiken notes that the people...
April 27, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Mason County, Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1,297.50 is due the Scouts of Mason County, Kentucky as pay for their service between March and December 1794.
November 24, 1791 Defense of the County of Russell Beverley Randolph Henry Knox Governor Beverley Randolph of Virginia lists for Knox the actions the federal government has taken in the defense of Russell County. He expresses his desire that the government reimburse Virginia for the ammunition the State has provided for defense as well as for the Chickasaw Indians.
May 9, 1800 Certification of payment; General Henry Lee for iron ore, Berkley County Virginia William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $15,269.68 General Henry Lee for iron ore, Berkley County Virginia [now WV], for use of United States.
May 28, 1796 Pay of John & David McElmurry, Scouts of Logan County Kentucky William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $101.66 is due John and David McElmurry, Scouts of Logan County Kentucky, being their pay for protecting the frontier of that county from July 29 to Sept. 27, 1794.
September 10, 1790 Certificate of four scouts of Lincoln County Kentucky John Logan [not available] Scouts came before Logan as Justice of peace. Are of full age and made oath to serve as Scouts in Lincoln County Kentucky;
May 21, 1785 Indian Attacks Arthur Campbell Patrick Henry Arthur Campbell sends to the Governor of Virgina, Patrick Henry, a letter conveying his fears of Indian attacks along the frontier settlements of Virginia.
June 29, 1792 Troops are Marched as Fast as They are Recruited Henry Knox Anthony Wayne In order to alleviate Wayne anxiety, Knox reports on the recruitment and transportation of men and supplies to support Wayne's expedtion against the western Indians.
October 11, 1799 Land Warrant for an Enlisted Soldier, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig seeks Hodgdon's assistance in obtaining a land warrant for an enlisted soldier. Craig also mentions local elections.
October 6, 1791 Request to Forward Letter John Stagg Isaac Craig Inquiry into missing clothing for Capt. Buell's company. Orders to forward enclosed letter to lieutenants of several counties.
May 12, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Bourbon County, Kentucky William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $287.49 is due the Scouts of Bourbon County Kentucky for their pay between May 1 and August 10, 1792.
October 14, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, to Henry Knox, on Georgia efforts to undermine peace with Creeks James Seagrove Henry Knox From Fort Fidius, Seagrove laments that his failed efforts at achieving peace with the Creek Nation are entirely owing to the unruly conduct of the people of Georgia. Reports that there are two expeditions on foot against the Creek towns; one party from Green County and other from Washington. Suggests that Georgia Governor Telfair is encouraging this activity. Expresses hope that the...
March 10, 1791 Authorization for the Lieutenants of Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky to Raise Forces Henry Knox John Brown Authorized and instructed lieutenants of Washington, Westmoreland and Allegheny Counties, Pennsylvania, and Harrison, Randolph, Ohio, Monongahalia, Kenhawa Counties, Virginia, as well as John Brown, Kentucky, on raising militia to defend against the Indians. Advised economy in called up only the necessary number of men.
September 26, 1793 Letter from Colonel Melton, Green County, to Georgia Governor Telfair reporting on operations against Creek Nation [not available] [not available] From Executive files of W. Urquhart, a report from Green County, Lieutenant Colonel Melton of 1st Regiment, Green County, reports that he has burned huts in Creek town, killed Warriors, and taken prisoners. Asks that prisoners be moved away from frontier people for their own safety. In need of arms and ammunition; frontier may be evacuated if no resupply.
December 27, 1789 Indian Attacks George Clendinen George Washington Clendinen begged leave to innumerate the Indian attacks that occurred in his county. He believed if protection was not given, majority of settlers would leave frontier.
March 21, 1793 Citizens of Glynn County make criminal allegations against Creek Indians Citizens of Glynn County [not available] Collective statement given by citizens of Glynn County, Georgia that alleges various criminal conduct on the part of local Creek Indians.