Viewing 1–20 of 20 documents: "Wilkes"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 14, 1798 Journey to Wilkes County to Pay Troops Constant Freeman William Simmons Fauche and Randolf could not meet Freeman and therefore Freeman had to travel to Wilkes County to transmit pay for troops.
April 29, 1793 Six Persons Were Murdered Joseph Dobbs [not available] "That on Tuesday, the 22nd of April, he saw General Clarke at the town of Washington, Wilkes County, who informed him that six persons were murdered by a party of Indians at or near the Skull Shoals of Oconee in Greene County, on Monday last about 10 o'clock in the morning."
August 15, 1794 Deposition of William Jones William Jones Unknown Recipient William Jones of the county of Wilkes makes an oath that four months ago he was employed to go through the Creek country, to carry a letter to Ford, Reid, & Co. at Pensacola, from Willing, Morris, and Swanwick of Philadelphia. After arriving in Pensacola, the Lieutenant Governor directed him to go to the governor at New Orleans. Discusses large quantity of goods for the Creek nation.
August 1, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Wylie Pope Simmons provides an account balance to Pope.
February 24, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Wylie Pope Simmons informs Pope that his receipt rolls for the Georgia militia were not received. Simmons also forwards a copy of Pope's account current.
January 29, 1789 Regarding the number of justices in a county town; the organization of government in districts; the naming of Wilkesborough and Wilkes Barre Timothy Pickering Thomas Mifflin Pickering discusses the structure of government in the area of Wilkesborough Pennsylvania.
September 5, 1797 Acknowledgment of Receipt William Simmons Wylie Pope Simmons acknowledged receipt of letter sent by Pope on August 4th which was accompanied by a package of receipt rolls for payments made by Pope to the militia of Georgia which Simmons will place under examination.
December 10, 1800 Accounts of paymaster of Georgia militia William Simmons Wylie Pope Asks that previously requested accounts and vouchers be sent by paymaster of Georgia militia.
April 12, 1794 Balance Due Colonel Butler Butler Joseph Howell Colonel Willis to receive balance due Colonel Butler as his proxy.
January 23, 1791 Incomplete vouchers Zebulon Butler Joseph Howell Letter from Colonel Zebulon Butler, who had transmitted his vouchers to the office but they were incomplete.
August 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Alexander Pope Simmons adjusts Lt. Pope's recruiting account.
September 29, 1794 Indian conflict in Georgia Constant Freeman Henry Knox Letter from the Indian agent to the Creek Nation in Georgia, regarding Governor George Mathew's proclamation against General Elijah Clarke, who illegally ordered a massacre of Indians on the frontier.
August 24, 1791 Horses and Transport of Supplies Arthur St. Clair Wilkes No one arrived to make arrangements for transportation of contractor's supplies, so the letter writer did it himself. Mr. Ernest appears to have duplicated his arrangements.
April 22, 1792 Hodgdon Needed in Philadelphia, Clothing for Captain Haskell Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig insists that Hodgdon find someone to take charge of his business at Fort Washington so that no time is lost in returning by the quickest route to Pittsburgh.
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)
October 2, 1793 Letter Citation Constant Freeman Henry Knox Cited in Freeman to Simmons, 02/13/1799. Freeman reports that James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent is being prevented from going over to meet the Creeks by Georgia militia. The Cherokee have invited the Creeks to go to war against Cumberland. Reports on Georgia Governor Telfair's conditions for peace. Gives an account of the horse militia going after Indian horse thieves and the subsequent...
April 29, 1793 Extracts from depositions indicating likelihood of general war, construction and garrisoning of blockhouses, and measures taken to secure help from Governor of South Carolina Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Georgia Governor Telfair cites some depositions [extracts follow letter] which he says support notion that a general war is imminent with Creeks and Cherokees. Is building and garrisoning block houses. These he considers expedients until the President of United States General George Washington can better provide protection for the settlers. Plans to coordinate with governor of South Carolina...
November 28, 1788 Letter to General Alexander McGillivray and the Creek Nation George Mathews Creek Chiefs Letter admonishing the Creek Nation for alleged violations of peace, including the destruction and theft of property on nearby plantations.
July 21, 1791 Embassy to the Western Indians, Etc. Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Pickering discusses the embassy to the Western Indians, land surveying, and a letter's mistranslation.
April 2, 1791 Dealing with Discrepancies in Treaties Signed with the Creeks and Cherokees Henry Knox Ralph Izard Knox thanks Izard for communicating General Pinckney's observations regarding the boundary between the Creeks and the Cherokees. Knox states that from Pinckney's observations it would seem that the treaty gave the Creeks a right to lands which were clearly in the possession of the Cherokees, and that the boundary between the two Indian tribes was clearly established and known. However, the...