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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 18, 1791 Campaign Against the Indians Henry Knox Timothy Pickering Knox discusses Indian hostilities and the campaign against the Indians. He alludes to the possibility of a treaty that would eliminate the need for warfare.
January 6, 1792 Sargent discusses the Adjutant General with Knox Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Letter, alludes to St. Clair's campaign defeat; discusses post of Adjutant general.
March 24, 1791 Knox directs Sargent to assist the campaign Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Letter, discusses campaign at Fort Pitt.
August 18, 1791 Stores Ordered Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Stores ordered, 5 1/2 shells to arrive shortly but won't be ready for campaign.
August 12, 1791 Report from the Frontier Campaign Major General Richard Butler Arthur St. Clair General Roberts reports on the events taking place near Wheeling as he makes preparations for the campaign to defend the frontier.
April 4, 1792 Ensuing Campaign Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon The arrangements of the general staff for the ensuing campaign are not yet made but whoever is appointed Quartermaster General will be required instantly to execute the highest activity. All the preparations for the campaign are going forward here with all possible dispatch. Whether or not Hodgdon is reappointed, it is expected that he will use every exertion in making preparations at Fort...
October 16, 1792 Settlement of accounts and pay for St. Clair's Campaign under Colonel Darke Thomas Gibson Samuel Hodgdon Letter, discusses settlement of accounts and pay for St. Clair's Campaign. Hopes to receive his pay from Colonel Darke's Regiment.
May 12, 1794 Preparations for campaign by General Wayne Henry Knox James O'Hara The Secretary of War advises the Quarter Master General to make immediate preparations for a vigorous campaign soon to be undertaken by General Wayne and 1500 mounted volunteers. An additional quantity of forage will be required for the volunteers.
September 17, 1794 Sober, Industrious, & Active Men Joseph Eastburn Samuel Hodgdon If more artificers are wanted, Eastburn recommends two Johns, Langdon and Barras, who are known to be sober, industrious, and active men.
July 28, 1791 General Scott's Campaign John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Notification of the success of General Scott's campaign is available. Enclosed is a newspaper containing the particulars.
August 12, 1794 Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Knox [not available] Henry Knox Letter, informs re arrangements for treaty with Six Nations; discusses Wayne's campaign; discusses hostile Indians; alludes to White encroachment; mentions frontiers and pioneer life.
September 29, 1791 Knox discusses St.Clairs campaign with General Wilkinson Henry Knox James Wilkinson Letter, Knox discusses St. Clair's campaign; mentions appointment.
March 26, 1792 Letter to the President of the United States Arthur St. Clair George Washington St Clair thanks Washington for the honor of the appointment as Commander of the Army in the last campaign. He declines any further appointment as a commander due to declining health. St. Clair wants to clear his name regarding the failure of the most recent campaign and then resign his commission as Major General.
September 8, 1791 Knox advises Washington on St.Clair Henry Knox George Washington Letter, discusses St. Clair's campaign.
May 27, 1793 Supply Issues, Interfort Roads, Mischief of Indians, and Call for Volunteers from Kentucky Anthony Wayne Henry Knox The Chickasaws will be given the arms and stores as ordered but that leaves the stores at Hobson's Choice depleted to an alarming extent. New roads are being built between various forts in order to expedite transportation. The Indians do not seem interested in peace and continue to make mischief in the region. The Governor of Kentucky is being asked to provide volunteers for the coming campaign.
April 4, 1792 Knox informs Sargent of adjutant general position Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Letter, discusses post of adjutant general; alludes to St. Clair's campaign failure.
August 3, 1791 St.Clair writes to Knox Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter, describes St. Clair's campaign.
July 14, 1791 Preparations for the Campaign Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Hodgdon has not eaten or slept for the previous two days but feels his labors have been crowned with success for all went off well. He followed the boats downriver for five miles and then left them when all seemed well. The stores, however, are a dangerous load and need continued care. The standards, the horse bells, and the remainder of the axes Hodgdon will be happy to receive along with any...
March 30, 1791 Estimated Costs for Campaign Against the Indians Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Estimate of the money required by the Quarter Master Department before July 1, 1791, in order to make the necessary preparations for an upcoming campaign against Indians
September 15, 1791 Requirements for the Court of Inquiry Arthur St. Clair Major General Richard Butler St. Clair's letter in which he describes the requirements for the Court of Inquiry's investigation into General Harmar's military performance during the recent campaign against the Miami Indians.
July 30, 1798 Duties of the Inspector General, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton discusses the functions of the Inspector General, the contributions of General Knox, and his disgust with the policy of withholding emoluments from officers until they are on active service.
August 25, 1791 Highest Exertions by All Parts of the Army Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Unless the detention of the troops on the upper parts of the Ohio is ended, the President fears that the season will be lost and the expenses made for the campaign will be for naught.
September 18, 1791 Every Possible Exertion Shall be Made Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair informs Knox of his readiness for the approaching campaign including preparations for the shelter of the troops during the winter months.
December 26, 1791 A View of the Troops Authorized by the Acts of Congress, for the Campaign of 1791. Henry Knox [not available] A detailed account of the various categories of troops authorized by Congress for the campaign of 1791.
[not available] Request for Returns Edward Carrington Henry Knox Two pages of multi-page document requests documents that will amend a situation. Carrington requests returns from the campaign of 1781. Carrington is certain that the troops in question in South Carolina were smaller than stated, and never visited any posts except Fort Motte, where Colonel Lee was. Officers in that army are considering giving a plain narrative of events to set the record...