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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 19, 1786 Regarding accounts of John McGowan John McGowan Joseph Howell Due to sickness, the author has been delayed in regard to the accounts of the state regiment but gave properly authenticated accounts to the Council of Safety. He lost the original on the western expedition so he wants to know what actions to take as a result.
April 15, 1800 New Regulations on Reimbursement William Simmons John Henry Simmons explained new regulations issued by the Secretary of War that pertained to reimbursement of officers for the cost of quarters. Officers only allowed one room.
May 26, 1800 Payment for Room furnished to Capt Ellery Alexander Hamilton Ebenezer Stevens For room furnished to Captain Ellery for 9 and 1/2 weeks. Hamilton asks that Ebenzer Stevens reimburse Captain Ellery. Ellery notes he received $38 as reimbursement.
April 2, 1800 Enclosed Account of Philip Schwartzhouer Received William Simmons Staats Morris Regulations on quarters and room allowances for officers limited to reimbursement of reasonable amount. Simmons needed two qualifications to justify the room reimbursement of Philip Schwartzhouer. Regulations enclosed.
November 16, 1796 Is There Room in the Wagons for Soldiers' Clothing? John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War wants to know whether there will be room in the return wagons to Knoxville for soldiers' clothing intended for the troops in that quarter while reserving space for Captain Wade's baggage and a small medicine chest. If so, what quantity of clothing would be allowed?
May 7, 1800 Room Hire and Fuel William Simmons John Henry Simmons did not take into account Henry's position as commandant when calculating quantum for room hire. Therefore sum owed to Henry which he would receive from Dexter, supervisor at Providence. No allowances were made for compensation for fuel costs due to the regulations issued by Sec. of War.
September 2, 1799 Allowances of Rooms and Fuel to Officers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton explains the allowances of rooms and fuel to officers of sundry ranks.
September 1, 1796 Major Burbeck's report on Michilimackinac Henry Burbeck [not available] Major Burbeck makes report on the fort and facilities received from the British at Michilimackinac. Report cover the barracks, the fort, the store house, the powder magazine; the government house, the Council Room, the bake house, the stables, the Commandant's Garden, and the Subaltern's Garden.
April 11, 1799 Certification of payments; James Oellens for use of room for accommodation of court martial whereof Major Freeman was present William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $6 to James Oellens for use of room for accommodation of court martial whereof Major Freeman was present.
December 19, 1791 Invitation to Five Nations to Visit Philadelphia Timothy Pickering [not available] Suggests visit to Philadelphia to discuss the introduction of various skills related to goods production, all promises of gifts to be fulfilled at Great Council fire in Philadelphia.
August 27, 1795 Proceedings of the Council of Administration William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Discusses the proceedings of the Council of Administration with Lt. Nehemiah Freeman.
April 9, 1800 Shot Deposited at Fort Jay, Etc. Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Gordon explains that the shot can be deposited at Fort Jay on Governors Island. but since it belongs to the United States it should be kept separate from the state ammunition. Gordon talked to the owner of the vessel bound for New Orleans who reported that the cabin will be filled with freight so there is no room for Hodgdon's friend. Still there should be room for him in other vessels bound for...
July 9, 1794 Proceedings of a Council Held at Buffalo Creek Red Jacket [not available] Proceedings of a council held at Buffalo Creek on February 7th 1794.
August 1, 1793 Commissioners Clarifying Misunderstanding Commissioners for Indian Affairs in the Northern Department [not available] Commissioners announced they would anxiously wait for reply from Council at Rapids of the Miami River.
February 25, 1794 Council proceedings at Buffalo Creek General Israel Chapin Henry Knox General Israel Chapin encloses the Buffalo Creek council proceedings to the Secretary of War. Present at the council were representatives from the United States and Upper Canada, along with the principal leaders of the Six Nations.
November 20, 1799 Items for Factory Use and Trade William Harris Edward Wright Harris informs Wright of the measures he must take in order to operate within the budget of his factory and requests a list of the items Wright needs to trade with the Creeks.
June 27, 1794 [172] Results of Indian Council at Buffalo Isaac Craig Henry Knox Orders to reinforce garrison received by Crawford, but due to age and health, Butler ordered Capt. Heath and his garrison to provide support. Indian Council at Buffelo dissolved, commissioners expected at Le Bauf to give results of deliberations. Believed they disapprove of any further settlements.
September 20, 1792 Outcome of Council William Blount Henry Knox Inferred that the reason for so few Chocktaws at council was the influence of Mr. Brassheart, a Spanish sympathizer. Brassheart mislead the Chocktaws, telling them they would be killed if they went to council with United States. Both Chocktaw and Chickasaw nations arrived for council and treaty, goods exchanged and land will be given to U.S.
July 9, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses a claim made by Lt. William Steele. The claim includes the expenses associated with renting a room for quarters in Portland. Simmons asks the Secretary to determine if the charge is allowable.
May 20, 1791 Council with Six Nation Chiefs, Opinion on Knox Major General Richard Butler John Johnson Butler enclosed proceedings from council with Six Nation chiefs held due to agitated Indians. Knox wants to "take all nations by the hand to meet" General Sinclair at Fort Washington on the Ohio but in Butlers opinion, Knox's speeches are too haughty and cannot be delivered to the Indians.
October 25, 1794 Do Not Allow the Chain of Friendship to Grow Rusty Timothy Pickering Six Nations of Indians Colonel Pickering's speech to the Six Nations assembled at a Council held at Canandagua in which he urges them not to allow the Chain of Friendship to grow more rusty and possibly to become rotten and break off.
October 31, 1787 Relative to situation in Luzerne County; Colonel Buttler's conduct during late riot Peter Muhlenberg Timothy Pickering Colonel Dennison laid before the council several papers related to situation in Luzerne County. Council wishes to deliberate on measures. Sufficient number of troops will be sent to take part in Tioga. Captain Ross has been commissioned. Colonel Butler apologizes for his conduct during the late riot; stating reason for such conduct; council finds charges against Butler on slight grounds;
July 26, 1792 Hopes of Peace Vested in Indian Chief Rufus Putnam Henry Knox Notification that copies of speech sent to various tribes via Maj. Hamtramck. Discussed influence of Kaweahatta, great Indian chief, over Wabash tribal politics and possibility of his influence in securing council with Shawnese.
January 9, 1792 Indian Council Convened at Buffalo Creek Henry Knox Reverend Samuel Kirkland Knox asks the Reverend Samuel Kirkland to see if he can find out what transpires at an Indian council soon to be convened at Buffalo Creek.
February 27, 1796 [Copy] Rules Governing Presidental Visit with Indians James McHenry William Blount Treaty with Creeks to be held at Colerain, President to speak at council. Discussed details of President's attendance and hopes of accomplishing at council and rules to govern visits.