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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 12, 1792 Document Signed [not available] [not available] Payment Warrant for quartermaster of the Maryland Battalion of Levies.
March 21, 1792 Payment Warrant, for Robert Swails, Quartermaster of Battalion of First Regiment of Levies. Henry Knox Joseph Howell Payment Warrant, for Quartermaster of Battalion of First Regiment of Levies.
June 30, 1791 Money for a Battalion of Levies on the Frontier Joseph Howell Samuel Hodgdon Howell transmits to Hodgdon the amount of $2,225 for the purpose of raising a battalion of levies on the frontier.
March 12, 1792 Account of Robert Swails Joseph Howell Henry Knox Account, Robert Swails, Quartermaster, pay and subsistence, Maryland Levies.
March 12, 1792 Payment to Robert Swaits, Quarter Master Maryland Battalion of Levies Henry Knox Joseph Howell Payment to Robert Swaits, Quarter Master Maryland Battalion of Levies commanded by Major Henry Gaither.
April 20, 1791 Supplies and Inspection Henry Knox Isaac Craig Suits to be delivered by Hodgdon, Knox ordered muster and inspection of Major Clarke's battalion.
April 8, 1791 Take the Command of General St. Clair, Etc. Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler General Butler should locate the person commanding the Virginia battalion and give him the necessary money and orders. Colonel Rawlings has declined the Maryland battalion but might accept the regiment if Colonel Hall declines. General Butler is to go to Carlisle to repair deficiencies in the battalions of levies at that place and then he should proceed to the frontier to take the command of...
May 26, 1791 Infestation of Predatory Indians, Etc. Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair The western frontier of Pennsylvania is infested with Indians but the arrival of troops should push them further west. Although there is a deficiency of regular troops that same is not true of levies. It is hoped that the battalion being raised by General Sevier will be at Fort Washington by early July.
November 19, 1791 Questions about Rations for Discharged Men Edward Butler Samuel Hodgdon Refers to command of the 2nd battalion and relationship with Mr. Ward, quartermaster. Expresses concerns about battalion bills for rations and discharged men.
May 12, 1791 Status of Sundry Forces Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports on the status of the sundry forces that will join General St. Clair's expedition. Indian goods are being sent should St. Clair have the opportunity to treat with the Indians.
May 12, 1791 Delivery of Equipment and Supplies Henry Knox Isaac Craig Instructions for outfitting recruits to rendezvous at Pittsburgh.
May 22, 1791 Surgeon's Mate James Woodhouse John Stagg Major General Richard Butler James Woodhouse has been appointed a Surgeon's Mate to Major Clarke's battalion of levies and is to report to Fort Pitt to assume his duties.
March 30, 1791 Regarding Appointment to Command Battalion of Levies William Jackson Colonel Moses Rawlings Jackson reports that Secretary of War wished to be informed of Rawling's intentions relative to appointment to command battalion of levies. President of United States General George Washington requests a response to General Knox.
June 16, 1791 Brandt's Mission of Peace, Etc. Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports on the status of sundry troops and supplies as well as the mission of Joseph Brandt to be establish peace between the Western Indians and the United States.
1791 Recruiting Instructions for a Regiment of Levies. Unknown Author [not available] Document, recruiting instructions given to the Commanding Officer of the Regiment of Levies; discusses protection of the frontiers; discusses troops and recruiting.
May 18, 1791 Receipt for the Pay of Major Clark's Battalion William Ferguson Joseph Howell Enclosed is Major Clark's receipt for the pay of his Battalion which is the balance of the monies paid to Ferguson for two battalions of the 2nd Regiment of Levies.
June 30, 1791 Preparing the Indians for Peace Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports on the progress of the levies of Jersey, Maryland, and Pennsylvania and hopes soon to forward a return of all the troops who have actually marched. If the expedition results in peace with the Indians, then the expense will have been worth it.
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.
May 5, 1791 Additional Forces for the Western Campaign Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports on the progress of the enlistment of additional forces for the upcoming campaign. He warns that the United States does not have the resources to provide rations for the women and children who have been forced to abandon their settlements but remain at advanced posts.
March 25, 1791 Arrangement of Levies. Henry Knox [not available] A chart showing the arrangement of levies into regiments, battalions and companies and the personnel assigned to the regimental staff, the battalion staff, and the officers, non-commissioned officers, privates, and musicians assigned to companies.
April 21, 1791 Preparations for the Expedition to the Westward Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox reports on the preparations for the expedtion to the western frontiers. Levies from Jersey and regulars from Delaware are on the march and supplies of clothing and tents are at Winchester.
June 30, 1791 Troops & Supplies for the Expedition Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox reports on the progress of sundry battalions and the availability of supplies, equipage, and provisions for the expedition against the Western Indians.
January 30, 1784 Pay for Officers of a Disbanding Battalion E. Bunschoton John Pierce Bunschoton requests that Pierce provide pay for the officers of the Battalion now being disbanded. He says that the orders for discharge did not arrive until the 5th so the men could not be discharged until the 6th. Most of the men have not been paid for four months and are far from home. Without their pay, they would have a difficult time getting home.
May 17, 1784 Account settlements for Georgia levies John Pierce John Werriot John Pierce sends to John Werriot a letter containing instructions on account settlements for Georgia levies.
March 14, 1791 [Plan for the Corps of Levies] Henry Knox George Washington Document describes the manner in which two thousand recruits will be raised and arranged into two regiments for the purpose of protecting the frontiers. Provided details of the rank and type of officer or soldier required for each battalion. Assigned posts to specifically named officers.