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August 8, 1793 Governor of Georgia holds a council of war with his generals Governor Edward Telfair [not available] This document records the issues presented by the Governor to the council of war for advice on forming the military expedition against the Creek Indians.
March 11, 1799 Announces Presidential Commission as Brigadier General James McHenry William MacPherson Announces his appointment by the President as Brigadier General of the provincial army. Requests his oath of affirmation.
September 11, 1799 Explains Creation of Brigade and Brigadier General with Pennsylvania Volunteer Troops James McHenry Lt. Col. J. C. Hall Refers to transition of rank from the old army to the provisional army and General Habersham's appointment as Brigadier General. Reports that Pennsylvania has supplied more troops under the name of volunteers than any other state, creating a brigade and necessitating the need for a brigadier general.
April 12, 1792 Knox informs Brooks of promotion Henry Knox John Brooks Letter, advises re appointment to Brigadier General.
April 14, 1786 Brigadier General McIntosh's account John Pierce John Wereat Discusses the details of the settlement of a Brigadier General McIntosh's account (for Revolutionary War service)
April 12, 1792 Knox informs Willett of promotion Henry Knox Marinus Willett Letter, advises re appointment to Brigadier General.
May 11, 1793 Assignment of Brigadier General Posey Henry Knox Isaac Craig Brigadier General Posey will set out for headquarters next Monday. Requests that Craig have boat ready for descending Ohio River, as soon as Posey arrives at Pittsburgh.
April 12, 1792 Appointment to Brigadier General Henry Knox John Brooks Requests response to appointment of Brigadier General.
July 7, 1791 Regrets Resignation of Brigadier General Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Expresses regret at resignation of Brigadier General Harmar, as he esteems him as a good officer.
November 29, 1800 Advance for Brigadier General Wilkinson Samuel Dexter Caleb Swan The letter authorizes the Paymaster General to issue a three month advance pay to Brigadier General James Wilkinson.
October 9, 1800 Letter from Secretary of War authorizing double rations to Brigadier General Wilkinson Samuel Dexter Caleb Swan Regarding the question of double rations to Brigadier General Wilkinson, Dexter relates that he is entitled to his claim because of the nature of his command on the western frontier. Cannot yet offer opinion on Major Cushing's claim.
January 16, 1786 Brigadier General Smallwood's Account John Pierce Board of Commissioners Discusses a recommendation concerning certain charges to the account of Brigadier General Smallwood arising during service in the Revolutionary War
July 1, 1796 Outlines Appropriate Action in regard to Charges by Brigadier Wilkinson against General Wayne George Washington James McHenry Reports tranquility with the Indians. Requests review of charges against General Wayne by Brigadier Wilkinson by the heads of departments as a measure of justice for the public. Questions appropriate court before which to bring the Commander, and requests that General Wayne be given a copy of all charges against him.
August 22, 1798 Forwarding of Correspondence from Maryland Militia Officers James McHenry John Adams Encloses an address from the brigadier and field officers of the 3d Brigade of Maryland Militia, along with an accompanying letter from Brigadier General J. Swann to McHenry. McHenry mentions that he knows most of the officers to be valuable and influential [enclosures not included].
May 20, 1792 Knox informs Hull of promotion to Brigadier General Henry Knox William Hull Knox informs Hull of his promotion to Brigadier General. Has not received word of acceptance. Has ventured to assure President Washington that Hull would certainly accept.
February 24, 1794 Account of Brigadier General Silas Dayton Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Howell settles the account to the satisfaction of Brigadier General Silas Dayton for recruiting the 3rd Regiment of New Jersey in 1784.
September 10, 1799 Encloses Letters from the Quartermaster General and Brig. Gen. Wilkinson James McHenry John Adams Encloses letter from the Quartermaster General and from Brigadier General Wilkinson.
April 21, 1792 Appointment as Brigadier General; Requests Utmost Harmony among Superior Officers Henry Knox James Wilkinson Refers to business and communication with the President. Reports that money in Mr. Swan's hand is for payment for the sloops on the Ohio River. Transmits Wilkinson's appointment as Brigadier General, and hopes for the best in the new office. States the utmost importance in maintaining harmony among the superior officers.
January 3, 1797 Pay of Brigadier General James Wilkinson William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $175.80 is due Brigadier General James Wilkinson, being his pay, subsistence, and forage for December 1796.
February 6, 1797 Pay, Subsistence, & Forage of Brigadier General James Wilkinson William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $175.80 is due Brigadier General James Wilkinson, being his pay, subsistence, and forage for January 1797.
September 28, 1799 Discussion of Money for Building Forts James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Writes of money expended to Brigadier General Wilkinson. The totals have aroused suspicion. Promises to send instructions to Wilkinson.
March 1, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of Brigadier General James Wilkinson William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $183 is due Brigadier General James Wilkinson, being his pay, subsistence, and forage, and the subsistence for his waiters, for February 1797.
December 1, 1796 Account of Brigadier General James Wilkinson William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $510.93 is due Brigadier General James Wilkinson, being his pay, subsistence and forage, and the subsistence of his waiter, from September through November 1796.
May 29, 1799 Recent Communications with Wilkinson and Pinckney James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Describes recent communication with Brigadier General Wilkinson and Major General Pinckney
January 2, 1797 Payment of Private Robert Coane and Private John Lockner, soldiers servants of Brigadier General Wilkinson William Simmons [not available] Simmons certifies payment of $26.53 to Private Robert Coane and $19.87 to Private John Lockner, soldiers, servants to Brigadier General Wilkinson.