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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
March 10, 1791 Authorization for the Lieutenants of Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky to Raise Forces Henry Knox John Brown Authorized and instructed lieutenants of Washington, Westmoreland and Allegheny Counties, Pennsylvania, and Harrison, Randolph, Ohio, Monongahalia, Kenhawa Counties, Virginia, as well as John Brown, Kentucky, on raising militia to defend against the Indians. Advised economy in called up only the necessary number of men.
August 21, 1794 Disruptions from the Whiskey Rebellion George Washington Alexander Hamilton President Washington writes Secretary Hamilton from Germantown, Pennsylvania regarding questions about the feasibility of sending two months of pay for troops, in light of the ongoing Whiskey Rebellion. Washington advises that such a move be delayed, at least until the commissioners who were sent into the insurgent counties make their report. At present, however, it is too hazardous to send the...
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.
July 7, 1800 Certification of payment; Major George Stevenson, in Colonel Jeremiah Mosher’s Regiment of Pennsylvania Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania, 1794 William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $28.90 for retained rations to Major George Stevenson, in Colonel Jeremiah Mosher’s Regiment of Pennsylvania Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania, 1794
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.
January 3, 1792 Reimbursement of the State Legislature Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox Mifflin asks Knox how the Pennsylvania state legislature will be reimbursed by the General Government since the state has appropriated funds for the county militias who were called up to protect the frontiers.
August 2, 1800 Certification of payment; Major Andrew Johnston, Regiment of Pennsylvania Militia, commanded by Colonel Jeremiah Mosher, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania, 1794 William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $25.50 to Major Andrew Johnston, Regiment of Pennsylvania Militia, commanded by Colonel Jeremiah Mosher, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania, 1794.
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.
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.
September 16, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania, informing him that "disagreeable symptoms" have appeared in the two most western counties of Maryland, related to the Whiskey Rebellion. States that the Jersey militia is being sent to Carlisle.
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 Receipt for $50,000 from Thomas Fisher for payment of militia.
January 19, 1801 Certification of payment; officers in Colonel Jeremiah Mosher’s Regiment, Franklin County, called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $28.50 balance of retained rations to officers in Colonel Jeremiah Mosher’s Regiment, Franklin County, called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794.
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.
March 20, 1799 Suppressing the Insurrection in Pennsylvania James McHenry Thomas Mifflin To suppress the insurrection now existing in Pennsylvania, the President will deploy a military force composed partly of the state militia of Pennsylvania. Governor Mifflin should hold the militia in a state of preparation to march within the week under the command of General MacPherson.
June 13, 1799 Certification of payment; Major Phillip Pancake William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $38 to Major Philip Pancake 1st Regiment Philadelphia militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney, called out to suppress an insurrection in Western Counties of Pennsylvania, 1794.
February 6, 1800 Certification of payment; Lieutenant George Fox in the Battalion of Philadelphia Militia called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $9.30 for retained rations to Lieutenant George Fox in the Battalion of Philadelphia Militia called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
March 27, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Henry Shrupp Simmons discusses settlement of the account for the Pennsylvania Militia during the Whiskey Rebellion.