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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 13, 1786 Settlement of the Continental Lines John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Copies of documents needed to settle the accounts of the Continental Lines of the states are to be transmitted to the state executives
June 19, 1799 List of Supplies for Lieutenant Cole Butler's Troops David Henley James McHenry Sends returns of clothing, quartermaster stores, and stationary for troops under Lieutenant Cole Butler. Includes lists of items.
November 23, 1796 A Few Lines of the Address to Spain William Vans Murray James McHenry Murray notes that he has copied a few lines of the address to Spain and sent it on to Cowan with some remarks.
November 19, 1800 Request for Purchase of Carpenter's Tools for Artificers at Schuylkill Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of carpenter's tools for use of artificers employed at the Schuylkill laboratory.
January 27, 1794 Account of John Howard Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for John Howard, late private in Gist's detachment in the Virginia and Maryland Lines.
November 21, 1800 Request for Issue of Carpenter's Tools for Artificers at Schuylkill Laboratory Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of carpenter's tools for the use of artificers employed at Schuylkill laboratory. Two notes are appended -- one, presumably from Hodgdon, states that the purveyor has been directed to purchase the above supplies, and one presumably from Harris confirms that the items were delivered on November 25.
April 11, 1793 Estimate of Money wanted for Quartermaster's Department for 1793 Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of money wanted in the Quarter Masters Department to purchase the listed supplies for the year 1793. Indicates estimated amounts of each item required for the year.
July 23, 1800 Duplicate Returns for June 1800 to Agent for Department of War in Tennessee [not available] [not available] Duplicate returns from the Department of War in Tennessee. Includes weavers reeds for the use of the Cherokee Nation.
April 24, 1797 Report on boundary line survey Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Report on the progress of the survey of boundary lines. Reports gathering of Indians to meet the commissioners, difficulties with the Army officer commanding in the area, and that "lawless persons" were planning to attack the Indians accompanying the commissioners on the survey.
May 11, 1798 Estimate of Quartermaster Supplies for Army of 20,000 Men Samuel Hodgdon [not available] A thorough estimate of the supplies needed for an army of 20,000 men, not counting contingent expenses such as repairs, transportation, etc.
[not available] Regarding the Treaty of Holston and Survey Lines Senator Joseph Inslee Anderson James McHenry Line run pursuant to the Treaty of Holston runs from the River Clinch. Large number of inhabitants ordered off land pursuant to the running to the line. Ferry across Clinch has been disrupted by Indians, not charging exorbitant rates. An armed force is preventing people from traveling down the Holston River. Senate committee requests any information that McHenry might have on these matters.
September 10, 1784 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce John White Pierce informs White that the States have each pursued their own measures in seeking financial settlements with members of their respective Lines. This circumstance, Pierce states, will likely result in a financial hardship for the United States. Pierce hopes this matter will soon be addressed by Congress but, in the meanwhile, Pierce urges White to be careful at establishing precedent with...
January 1800 Returns of Quarter Master's Stores issued in the month of January at the Post of Southwest Points Tennessee [not available] [not available] Returns of Quartermaster stores for month of January 1800 from the War Department of Tennessee, specifically at Southwest Point. This includes receipt of a horse for the use of an agent for the Indian Department in the Cherokee Nation
March 18, 1797 Running the Lines Agreeable to the Treaty of August 1795 James McHenry James Wilkinson McHenry discusses the process by which the surveyors will run the lines on the lands northwest of the Ohio River according to the treaty negotiated by General Wayne in August 1795.
April 7, 1800 Duplicate Returns (issued) of QM Stores [not available] [not available] Return for sundry articles wanting in the Quartermaster's Department at the post of Southwest Point. Documents note return of wagon wheels and ploughs for the use of the Cherokee Nation.
July 23, 1799 Submission of Land Deeds for New London, Connecticut Fortifications Jonathan Trumbull James McHenry Trumbull acknowledges receipt of the findings of the land survey done in preparation for Connecticut's ceding two plots of land to the U.S. for the construction of forts to protect a harbor [New London, Connecticut]; Trumbull encloses the deeds to the plots.
November 12, 1800 Duplicate Returns Issued in the Month of October for the Quarter Masters' Stores [not available] [not available] Returns issued in month of October Department of War in Tennessee at Southwest Point post
March 7, 1792 Final Decision on the Grant Point Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Governor St. Clair advises Henry Knox that he awaits word from him regarding a decision on a concern already discussed. St. Clair needs a decision so he can act on related matters that are causing him considerable anxiety.
November 30, 1792 Boundaries between Cherokee Land & the United States David Campbell William Blount Campbell, McClung, and McKee describe their efforts to lay accurate boundary lines between Cherokee land and the United States as established by the Treaty of Holston.
April 11, 1799 Protecting the Surveyors James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Since the party of troops ordered to assist the Surveyor General in marking the boundary lines designated by the Treaty of Greenville has refused to do so, McHenry orders that a military escort be provided to cover the surveyors while the run the required lines.
March 20, 1799 Marking Permanent Indian Boundary Lines Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry The Surveyor General has recommended marking the permanent Indian boundary lines in an expedient manner. Since the assistance of troops will be required and the lines marked in concert with agents of the War Department, the Secretary of War should issue the necessary directives. Since the troops failed to cooperate in the drawing of the northern boundary, it was marked in the same manner as...
April 2, 1791 Excerpts of Treaties Establishing the Western Border with the Creek and Cherokee Indians. Henry Knox [not available] Knox's letter establishes that the western boundary of the United States, where it comes into contact with the territory of the Creek and Cherokee Indians, has been firmly established by several treaties the tribes have signed with Georgia and South Carolina. The letter contains excerpts from several of the various treaties to illustrate where boundary lines were considered to have been drawn in...
February 9, 1785 Request for materials wanted William Price Samuel Hodgdon Delivers a request for materials wanted from the Commissary Military Stores, including powder and ammunition
March 15, 1793 Estimate of Quarter Master Stores wanted for the Year 1793 James O'Hara [not available] Inventory of Quartermaster's tools, livestock, food, ammunition, and various office and repair supplies.
November 8, 1791 Report Concerning Indian Boundary Lines Thomas Jefferson [not available] Jefferson delineates the boundaries of the United States and Indian Nations.