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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 17, 1794 Payroll of the Scouts of Westmoreland County Joseph Howell Charles Campbell Howell encloses the pay roll of the scouts of Westmoreland County, which sums are to be paid to each scout while ensuring that receipts are obtained.
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.
January 27, 1794 Pay for Additional Scouts Joseph Howell Charles Campbell Enclosed is the duplicate of an abstract of pay, in the amount of $459.10, due to four additional Scouts employed in Westmoreland County for five months in 1792.
March 25, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Westmoreland County Joseph Howell Charles Campbell Howell is pleased to deliver to William Ladd the pay of the Scouts employed in Westmoreland County from March 1794 to January 1795.
September 21, 1792 EXTRACT: Letter from Wayne on Protection of Frontier Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Wanye demanded Westmoreland be protected by erecting posts or sending patrols.
April 9, 1793 Payment of the Scouts Employed in Westmoreland County Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Although Howell has been presented with the return for the scouts employed in Westmoreland County by Colonel Campbell, settlement should be made by Swan so it is referred accordingly. The County lieutenant has employed fourteen men of which eight are authorized by the Secretary of War. Swan should investigate the possibility that the remaining six will be paid by General Wayne.
November 2, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Lt Col Campbell William Simmons Charles Campbell William Simmons informs Lt Col. Charles Campbell that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
March 27, 1788 Memorial of Hannah Pierce John Pierce Board of Treasury Report on the Memorial of the widow of Lieutenant Pierce, late in Captain Simon Spaulding's company, raised in the town of Westmoreland, Pennsylvania.
February 5, 1796 Account of Charles Campbell William Simmons Secretary of War Discusses the account of Charles Campbell, Brigade Inspector of Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania.
September 28, 1792 Measures to Protect the Frontier Anthony Wayne Henry Knox In response to a complaint by a militia officer, Wayne explains all the measures he is taking to ensure the safety of the frontier, including the use of frequent and multiple patrols to intercept any marauding Indians.
October 6, 1791 Reimbursement for rangers Henry Knox Lieutenants of the counties of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington, and Allegany in Pennsylvania, and Ohio in Virginia Secretary Knox reminds the lieutenants of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington and Alleghany Counties, Pennsylvania, and Ohio County, Virginia, to submit to Congress requests for monetary reimbursement to pay for use of rangers.
May 16, 1795 Payment of Indian claims for Revolution Samuel Lewis [not available] Payment to Oneida and Stockbridge Indians to satisfy claims for services and losses in late Revolution; to James Dean, Westmoreland, near Oneida; to Lewis, for expenses between Oneida, New York and Philadelphia.
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 29, 1791 Preparation of Fort Henry Knox Isaac Craig Request to forward enclosed letters to lieut. in Allegheny, Washington, and Westmoreland counties in Pennsylvania; and Ohio County in Virginia. Urged construction of block house and accommodations for Capt. Cass and Gen. St. Clair.
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.
January 3, 1792 Reimbursement of the State Legislature Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox Mifflin asks Knox how the Pennsylvania state legislature will be reimbursed by the General Government since the state has appropriated funds for the county militias who were called up to protect the frontiers.
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.
May 24, 1794 Account of Col. Zebulon Butler Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Herewith transmitted is an account of Col. Zebulon Butler for his expenditures as paymaster and Commissary to two companies stationed at the Town of Westmoreland in 1776.
December 29, 1791 Use of Scouts to Provide Security for Local Inhabitants Henry Knox [not available] Extract taken from records of the War Office, signed by John Stagg, War Office Clerk. The Secretary of War informs the Lieutenants of the Pennsylvania Counties of Allegheny, Westmoreland and Washington that a detachment of recruits of regular troops has been marched for Fort Pitt in order to provide security for the inhabitants, presumably from Indians. In addition, Knox gives the authority to...
June 18, 1792 Payment receipt received General Edward Hand Henry Knox General Hand acknowledges the receipt of Knox's previous letter, and the money advanced to pay the waggoners.
February 17, 1792 Pay Voucher Henry Knox Joseph Howell Official printed voucher for pay of Charles Campbell.
June 25, 1791 Pay of Capt. Guthrie's Company of Levies John Guthrie Henry Knox Guthrie informs Knox that he is unable to come to Philadelphia to draw the pay of his company of levies so his book will be sent by post so that the pay can be sent to Mr. Lindley in Greensburgh. .
January 10, 1797 Accounting for monies received William Simmons Charles Campbell Requests an accounting from Campbell for monies received from the War Department and charged to his account
June 23, 1788 Meeting with the Indians Delayed Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox The meeting of the Indians delayed. Probably will assemble next month. Indians got to Sandusky prepared for war, but stopped and turned back. This a favorable omen. Requests fresh instructions.
December 4, 1794 A Tedious and Disagreeable Journey James Jones Matthias Slough Jones complains of his tedious and disagreeable journey due to the total incapacity of the horses hired at Lancaster. One of the horses gave out at Wright's Ferry and another one at Laurel Hill. He has had to hire a second team to draw his wagon and baggage. The bearer was offered a third horse to take the wagon home but he refused due to the state of the roads over the mountains.