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December 13, 1794 Militia army sent to western Pennsylvania Ephrain Blaine Alexander Hamilton Letter from the assistant quartermaster general of the militia army sent to western Pennsylvania. Discusses the Jersey troops.
October 31, 1794 Report from the Camp Near Cherry's Mill Alexander Hamilton George Washington Hamilton reports on the progress of the expedition to confront the insurgency in western Pennsylvania. Delegates from the four western counties have been appointed to confer with President Washington.
March 22, 1798 Alexander Dallas accounts William Simmons Alexander James Dallas Discusses payment of ration accounts of Pennsylvania militia on Western Expedition 1794.
August 16, 1794 Regarding the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton George Washington Secretary Hamilton tells the President that it appears probable that advantages will result from giving to the citizens information on the subject of the disturbances on the western frontier of Pennsylvania -- what later became known as the Whiskey Rebellion.
September 4, 1794 Communication from Pennsylvania Governor Alexander Hamilton George Washington Secretary Hamilton requests that President Washington send him communication from Thomas Mifflin, governor of Pennsylvania, containing imputations on the conduct of the officers of the United States employed in the western counties against the Whiskey rebels.
August 17, 1794 Mustering Troops for the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton Abraham Hunt Refers to militia detachment assembling in New Jersey to march against insurgents in Western Pennsylvania. Requests supplies and transportation be provided and to locate points of rendezvous.The militia of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are to assemble at Carlisle.
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.
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund to Walter Leak for pay of militia to suppress rebellion in Western Pennsylvania William Simmons Walter Leak Simmons urgently requests account details regarding monies advanced to Leak by Pressley Neville for pay of militia to suppress an insurrection in western Pennsylvania. Money was advanced to Leak by warrants, who then paid Col. Hunter's regiment from Virginia. Simmons gave specific details on the appropriate manner to file account.
August 25, 1794 Orders to Command Militia Alexander Hamilton Henry Lee Militia called up from Virginia to deal with insurgents in Western Pennsylvania.
June 15, 1792 Order of Arms for Pennsylvania Henry Knox Isaac Craig Secretary Knox requests that Major Craig deliver two hundred stand of arms to Governor Mifflin or to Clement Biddle, the Quartermaster General of Pennsylvania. The arms are for the use of the militia of the western frontier.
December 5, 1794 ENCLOSED: Orders and Thanks for Quelling Western Insurrection Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Enclosed official thanks of House of Representatives to the militias of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia for their successful expedition to quell western insurrection.
May 5, 1786 Intelligence from the Western Frontier Henry Knox General William Irvine Knox thanks Irvine for referring officers to him with recent information from the western frontier and he asks for any additional information that Irvine can gather. He briefly mentions the lack of intelligence concerning British intentions to evacuate the western Army forts.
August 16, 1794 Requests Information and Supply Lists for 1795 for Western Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the Northwest Territory Tench Coxe John Stagg Requests information about garrisons, detachments, and army in western Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the Northwest Territory, specifically about rations, supplies, and quartermasters for 1795.
August 25, 1794 Insurrection in western Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Henry Lee Hamilton has been ordered by the President to direct Governor Henry Lee of Virginia to prepare militia if necessary to suppress the revolt in western Pennsylvania, later known as the Whiskey Rebellion. Informs the Governor of the places of rendezvous for the militia.
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund William Simmons Adrian Hunn Simmons requests vouchers or refund to Treasury of United States for monies advanced by Presley Neville pursuant to warrants in favor of Adrian Hunn, former paymaster of Virginia Militia. Money used to pay militias from Virginia and New Jersey employed to suppress insurrection in Pennsylvania.
July 7, 1800 Certification of payment; Major George Stevenson, in Colonel Jeremiah Mosher’s Regiment of Pennsylvania Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania, 1794 William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $28.90 for retained rations to Major George Stevenson, in Colonel Jeremiah Mosher’s Regiment of Pennsylvania Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania, 1794
December 26, 1791 Defensive protection of Western part of Pennsylvania Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Knox explains to Governor Thomas Mifflin the military steps he is taking to protect the Pennsylvania frontier.
August 8, 1794 Whiskey for the army Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue states that in light of the Whiskey Rebellion, there is now little probability that the military may obtain a timely supply for 1795 of whiskey lawfully distilled in western Pennsylvania. There is also a possibility that the same cause may prevent a supply of whiskey from Kentucky and western Virginia. Urges that it is a matter of importance that eventual...
August 2, 1800 Certification of payment; Major Andrew Johnston, Regiment of Pennsylvania Militia, commanded by Colonel Jeremiah Mosher, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania, 1794 William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $25.50 to Major Andrew Johnston, Regiment of Pennsylvania Militia, commanded by Colonel Jeremiah Mosher, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania, 1794.
June 25, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Private Taylor William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $11.59 is due to Private William Taylor of Captain Samuel A. Harper's Company of Maryland Militia called into service in the year 1794 to suppress an insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania, being additional compensation allowed him by an Act of Congress of January 2, 1795.
September 12, 1794 Supplies and Transportation for the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Militias Alexander Hamilton Ephrain Blaine Blaine, the assistant quartermaster general of the militia army, is asked for his agency to supply transportation, forage straw, and fuel for the Pennsylvania and New Jersey militias moving agains the insurgents in western Pennsylvania.
September 6, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee Secretary Hamilton informs the Governor of Maryland that some riots have apeared in the upper part of Baltimore County, Maryland, connected with the Whiskey Rebellion of western Pennsylvania. Urges that the governor quickly take steps to eradicate the "evil, which radially threatens the order, peace and tranquility of the Country."
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund; Captain Thomas Sandford William Simmons Thomas Sandford Simmons urgently requests account details regarding monies advanced to Sandford by Presley Neville for pay of militia to suppress an insurrection in Pennsylvania. Money was advanced to Sanford by warrants, who then paid his militia cavalry regiment from Virginia. Simmons gave specific details on the appropriate manner to file account.
June 30, 1794 Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania to the Secretary of War, regarding the refusal by Indians to acknowledge the validity of certain tracts in western Pennsylvania around Lake Erie.
November 23, 1794 Receipt for payment of militia army called into service by President of United States for suppression of insurrection in frontier counties of Pennsylvania Presley Nevill Joseph Howell Nevill received $50,000 from Joseph Howell in bank notes to pay the militia army in western counties of Pennsylvania.