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August 8, 1794 [No. 26] Protection of Western Counties Henry Knox Isaac Craig Assured Craig that the residents of the western counties were protected by the law from the insurgents, who recently staged an uprising. Noted governments attempts to pacify the insurgents.
November 10, 1794 Receipt for payment of militia army called into service by President of United States for suppression of insurrection in frontier counties of Pennsylvania Thomas Fisher Joseph Howell Fisher received $50,000 for pay of militia army called into service for suppression of insurrection western counties of Pennsylvania.
August 24, 1790 Request for Opinion on Scouts and Rangers Protection of Counties Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair knox requested St. Clair to comment on the expedition to frontier, discipline of troops, and the ability to protect the outlying counties.
April 7, 1792 Notification of Pay Due Virginia Henry Knox Henry Lee Money due Commonwealth of Virginia per report of Joseph Howell enclosed. Additional protection to frontier counties will be provided upon application.
September 14, 1795 Request for Scouts in Virginia Counties Timothy Pickering Robert Brooke Pickering will request approval from President for spies to be employed in Virginia counties to protect against hostile Indians. Informed Brooke of peace accord between Indian tribes and U.S.
November 23, 1794 Receipt for payment of militia army called into service by President of United States for suppression of insurrection in frontier counties of Pennsylvania Presley Nevill Joseph Howell Nevill received $50,000 from Joseph Howell in bank notes to pay the militia army in western counties of Pennsylvania.
June 27, 1794 Fort Franklin Beseiged, Etc. Ebenezer Denney General William Irvine This is Denney's report from the western counties of Pennsylvania, particularly from Fort Pitt and Fort Franklin which he describes as being beseiged.
January 1, 1792 Compensation of Militias Called to Protect Frontier Counties Henry Knox [not available] Report of the Secretary of War concerning the memorial of the inhabitants of the frontier counties of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Knox argues that, if militias are called upon to protect frontier counties, they ought to be paid by the general government and should not be called for a period less than six months.
October 11, 1794 Receipt for payment of militia army called into service by President of United States for suppression of insurrection in frontier counties of Pennsylvania James Alexander Joseph Howell Alexander received $50,000 for pay of militia army called into service by President of United States General George Washington for the suppression of an insurrection in western counties of Pennsylvania.
March 14, 1791 [No. 19] Regarding a Letter Sent to Pennsyvlania Counties Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Coverpage stating enclosure contains letters to Lieutenants of several Pennsylvania counties.
October 1794 Receipt for payment of militia army called into service by President of United States for suppression of insurrection in frontier counties of Pennsylvania Presley Nevill [not available] Receipt for $50,000 in bank notes on account of pay of militia called into service by President of United States for suppression of an insurrection in Western Counties Pennsylvania.
November 14, 1794 [No. 43] Movement of Troops Henry Knox Isaac Craig Captain Lyman and his detachment to remain in Pittsburgh and not descend Ohio river this season. Hutchins detachment to march from Pittsburgh and will be joined by recruits. Gov. Lee to make provisions for troops and protection in Western counties.
July 17, 1790 Circular to the Lieutenants of the Counties to Cease Use of Scouts Henry Knox [not available] Letter from Henry Knox, Secretary of War, to the lieutenants of various counties in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky directing them to replace scouts with small group of rangers. It also includes detailed instructions on how to document the authorization, use, and pay of said rangers.
May 2, 1792 Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers employed for the protection of the Frontier counties of the states of Pennsylvania and Virginia. Lists names and counties. Certification that the abstract was examined and compared with returns. All information verified.
May 13, 1799 Certification of payment to Edward Carrington Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification of payment; $1009.01 Edward Carrington, Agent for paying sundry detachments of Militia in Maryland and Virginia called out to suppress an insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania.
October 1794 Receipt for payment of militia army called into service by President of United States for suppression of insurrection in frontier counties of Pennsylvania Presley Nevill Ephrain Blaine Nevill received $50,000 in bank notes on account of pay of militia called into service by President of United States for suppression of an insurrection in Western Counties Pennsylvania.
December 20, 1798 The Practice of Annexing Counties to Names Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton notes that the practice of annexing counties to the names of military nominations will almost certainly lead to errors and provides one example of such an error.
August 11, 1791 Counties Sufficiently Protected, Orders to Move Troops Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler No additional protection needed for counties against a few Indians, Knox ordered Butler to march for Head Quarters with troops and supplies.
June 25, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Private Taylor William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $11.59 is due to Private William Taylor of Captain Samuel A. Harper's Company of Maryland Militia called into service in the year 1794 to suppress an insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania, being additional compensation allowed him by an Act of Congress of January 2, 1795.
April 13, 1790 Concern about Indian Activities on the Ohio; Requests Authority to Act Henry Knox Harry Innes Concern about activities of Indians in Ohio. Requests need for conditional authority for local leaders to protect inhabitants of the frontier counties.
March 5, 1799 Arrangement of Recruiting Districts in Massachusetts John Brooks [not available] The proposed arrangement of the recruiting districts in Massachusetts. Because of the need to include whole counties, achieving equal numbers of inhabitants in the individual districts is not practical.
April 21, 1792 Discusses Expense of Horses and Transportation in Kentucky James O'Hara Henry Knox Discusses number of horses required for the western counties of Kentucky and the expense of transportation.
April 3, 1800 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Forrest, Infantry, ordered out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $133.06 pay to Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Forrest, Infantry, ordered out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794.
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund William Simmons Adrian Hunn Simmons requests vouchers or refund to Treasury of United States for monies advanced by Presley Neville pursuant to warrants in favor of Adrian Hunn, former paymaster of Virginia Militia. Money used to pay militias from Virginia and New Jersey employed to suppress insurrection in Pennsylvania.
November 10, 1794 Receipt for payment of militia army called into service by President of United States for suppression of insurrection in frontier counties of Pennsylvania Thomas Fisher Joseph Howell Receipt for payment of militia army called into service by President of United States for suppression of insurrection in frontier counties of Pennsylvania