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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 15, 1791 Assignment and Power of Attorney Adam Sheeman George Carlinger Document certifying the service of Adam Sheeman, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
March 29, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Washington County, Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $567.50 is due the Scouts of Washington County, Pennsylvania for their services on the frontier of said County from Dec. 1, 1795 to Jan. 28, 1796.
May 2, 1792 Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers employed for the protection of the Frontier counties of the states of Pennsylvania and Virginia. Lists names and counties. Certification that the abstract was examined and compared with returns. All information verified.
April 4, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $3,453.33 is due the Scouts of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania for their services on the frontier of that County from September 1794 through January 1796.
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.
January 2, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Washington County, Pennsylvania William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $2,948.65 is due the Scouts of Washington County Pennsylvania, being their pay from Jan.-Nov. 1795.
September 18, 1794 Instructions to Brigade Inspector Thomas Mifflin Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania, enclosing a letter of instructions to the Brigade Inspector of York County, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of furnishing any reinforcement, that Lieutenant Daniel Bissel may require on his march to Williamsport in Maryland, in order to rendezvous with troops
August 1, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain Phillip Gossler, in Colonel Daniel May’s Regiment of York County Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania, 1794 William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $14.90 for retained rations to Captain Phillip Gossler, in Colonel Daniel May’s Regiment of York County Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania, 1794.
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.
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.
April 4, 1799 Suggests Sending Judge Richard Peters to Oversee Legal Matters with Cases of Treason in Pennsylvania James McHenry William MacPherson Suggests that Judge Richard Peters attend the troops for whatever judicial capacity to facilitate the people charged with treason in Pennsylvania. Requests that the Judge be supplied anything necessary.
September 17, 1794 Whiskey Rebellion in Maryland and Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Rufus King Secretary Hamilton writes Rufus King, U.S. Senator from New York. Mentions John Jay's relations with the Portuguese Ministry. Concludes the letter by discussing the insurrection in western Maryland and Pennsylvania, later known as the Whiskey Rebellion. States that there is a "very insurgent spirit & some insurrection" in these areas of the country. Discusses the militia plans to respond.
March 20, 1800 Certification of payment; Major James Boyed, Regiment of York County Militia, commanded by Colonel May ordered into service 1794 to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $22.80 for retained rations to Major James Boyed, Regiment of York County Militia, commanded by Colonel May ordered into service 1794 to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
March 21, 1800 Certification of payment; Alexander Corbean, Regiment of York County Militia commanded by Colonel Jeremiah Mosher, ordered into service in 1794 to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $16.40 for retained rations to Alexander Corbean, Regiment of York County Militia commanded by Colonel Jeremiah Mosher, ordered into service in 1794 to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
July 17, 1790 Circular to the Lieutenants of the Counties to Cease Use of Scouts Henry Knox [not available] Letter from Henry Knox, Secretary of War, to the lieutenants of various counties in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky directing them to replace scouts with small group of rangers. It also includes detailed instructions on how to document the authorization, use, and pay of said rangers.
March 27, 1792 Letter of administration Jacob Bowes Unknown Recipient Letter of administration from Berks County, Pennsylvania.
April 18, 1796 Pay of Captain Uriah Springer's Men at Fayette County, Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $251.73 is due the men commanded by Captain Uriah Springer at Fayette County Pennsylvania, being their pay from the dates of their enlistment through March 1796.
March 21, 1799 Instructions to General MacPherson James McHenry William MacPherson These are McHenry's orders to General MacPherson respecting the suppression of the insurrection in the Counties of Northhampton, Montgomery, and Bucks in Pennsylvania (Fries's Rebellion). He is to form a detachment from the volunteers of that state as part of the provisional army that includes two volunteer companies of cavalry from Philadelphia.
March 19, 1799 Repair Without Delay to the Seat of Insurrection Samuel H. Stackhouse Alexander Hamilton "We beg leave in behalf of ourselves and sixty more young men to offer our services & to engage to repair without delay to the seat of insurrection in Northampton County, Pennsylvania."
March 10, 1791 Circular Letter from the Secretary of War to the County Lieutenants of the Frontier Counties of Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Kentucky Henry Knox [not available] Authorization to employ militia in response to the situation in Ohio County. Enclosed pay and ration schedule for militia and rangers. Details on payment, supply, and activity of those volunteering for service.
January 11, 1791 Concerning the Pay of Pennsylvania Militia R.J. Vandenbrock Joseph Howell Writes that he has presented Howell's report to the War Secretary on the pay of the militia of Alleghany County, who recommended that a certificate be produced from the State Comptroller of Pennsylvania.
December 29, 1791 Protection of Northwest Territory Henry Knox Lieutenant of Washington County, Pennsylvania The Lieutenant of Washington County, Pennsylvania is authorized by Knox to muster men for the protection of the Northwestern Territory.
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 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.
September 8, 1794 Letter from the Marshall of Pennsylvania David Lenox Alexander Hamilton The Marshall for the Pennsylvania District writes Secretary Hamilton on his personal experiences with Whiskey rebels in western Pennsylvania; at one point, he was even fired at.