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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 10, 1794 Defensive Protection of the Frontiers Isaac Shelby Henry Knox Governor Shelby fully expects that the Creek and Chickamauga Indians will attack frontier settlers as soon as winter breaks so he requests authority to take measures for the defensive protection of the frontiers of Kentucky.
November 3, 1792 Defensive Protection of Virginia Henry Knox Henry Lee Letter, discusses temporary defensive protection of Virginia. Measures taken must only be defensive in nature.
October 9, 1792 Defensive Protection Henry Knox Henry Lee Indian towns south of Knoxville have declared war on Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory, who has called up militia to mount defensive action.
January 1, 1799 Payments to Messrs. Kennedy and Lynch for Nickajack Expedition David Henley James McHenry Pay Messrs. Kennedy and Lynch $1500 for value received payment of Nickajack Expedition on account of defensive protection estimate.
October 13, 1793 Payment to John Hopkins on account of expenses incurred by State of Virginia for defensive protection of frontier Henry Lee [not available] Lee requests payment of $10,000 to John Hopkins on account of commissions of federal building, account of commonwealth of Virginia, and expenses for protection of frontier.
December 26, 1791 Defensive protection of Western part of Pennsylvania Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Knox explains to Governor Thomas Mifflin the military steps he is taking to protect the Pennsylvania frontier.
March 3, 1792 Extract of a Letter from the Secretary of War, to Lieut. Col. Commandant Wilkinson Henry Knox James Wilkinson Based on provision devised by Gen. St. Clair, scouts and rangers to be hired at discretion of Wilkinson or Gen. Scott for protection of Kentucky frontier.
October 14, 1792 Militia to Protect Frontier Henry Knox Henry Lee No requirements from Virginia's military for protection of frontier during the ensuing year. All protection to come from federal government.
December 2, 1791 Calling up the militia Henry Knox Henry Lee Knox informs Governor Henry Lee of Virginia that the President feels confident that the measures that he has taken to protect the southwestern part of Virginia are sufficient for that purpose. The President feels that federal law fully authorizes him to call up militia if he deems it necessary for the protection of US territory.
October 30, 1792 Protection of Frontier Henry Knox Henry Lee Congress to discuss war and peace with Chiccamagas. Only defensive action by state to be taken in dealing with Indians.
January 6, 1792 Knox speaks of issues related to the defeat at Wabash with Sargent Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Letter, alludes to St. Clair's campaign defeat; discusses protection of settlements on the frontiers.
April 8, 1797 Plans for Defense against France and Spain to Protect Commerce James McHenry [not available] Reports quarantine and defensive draft needed for protection against France and Spain. Seeks protection of commerce. Requests artillerists, engineers, and troops.
June 2, 1798 Defensive Protection of Portland Maine James McHenry Lemuel Weeks With regard to the protection of Portland, nine cannon of various sizes are to be provided along with ammunition. Week is asked to immediately seek proposals and contract for the carriages necessary for mounting the cannon at the fort and battery.
December 24, 1791 Reimbursement Henry Knox Henry Lee General government approved of Virginia's calling up of militia to protect frontiers. Virginia will be reimbursed.
March 28, 1798 Request for expenditures of the War Department, in comformity with enclosed resolution of the House of Representatives dated 28 March 1798 James McHenry William Simmons In comformity with the enclosed resolution of the House of Representatives dated 28 March 1798, Simmons is ordered to arrange the expenditures of the War Department under the following heads: Indian Department, Bounties, Defensive Protection, and Contingent Expenses of the War Department. Under each head include abstracts of the warrants of all money drawn under that head and the sum for each...
May 16, 1792 Protection of southern frontier of Virginia Henry Knox Henry Lee Secretary Knox discusses with the Governor of Virginia the militia call up and pay, along with the protection of Virginia's frontier. President Washington will concur in every reasonable measure for the defensive protection of the Southern frontier of Virginia. He is impressed with conviction that all parts of the Union ought to be defended at the general expense.
June 12, 1797 Payments for Militia Services William Simmons [not available] Amount of payments made by the Accountant of the War Department in pursuance of warants issued by the Secretary of War in the years 1794-96 for Militia services performed in the defensive protection of the frontiers of the United States.
August 8, 1794 Pay Due the Dismounted Infantry Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Enclosed is an abstract of the pay due the dismounted infantry for the defensive protection of the Ohio under the command of General Sevier in 1793 and part of 1794, with additional funds for Governor Blount and for the offensive operations.
October 26, 1792 Circular Henry Knox Absalom Baird Description of how scouts for Washington County will be paid via warrant.
December 24, 1791 Defense of the frontier Henry Knox Henry Lee Secretary Knox writes that President Washington has directed him to assure Governor Lee of Virginia that he considers the United States responsible for the necessary expenses to defend the frontier. Discusses other measures in relation to the defense of the frontier.
November 24, 1792 President's Opinion on Frontier Protection Henry Knox Henry Lee Discussed President's opinion for protecting frontier using Block Houses and how to staff them. Updates on General Wayne.
March 3, 1791 Results of Congressional Debate on the Protection of Frontier Henry Knox Daniel Shepherd Rally of volunteers, repair of Fort Pitt, and protection against Indians alluded to in general terms.
August 8, 1794 Southwest Territory Infantry Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Secretary Knox encloses an abstract of pay due to the dismounted Infantry for the defensive protection of the Southwestern Territory, where William Blount is governor.
July 23, 1792 Authorization to Call Up Militia Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent In the absence of the governor, acting governor Sargent authorized to call up militia. Discussed pending nature of peaceful overtures of Indians. Offensive operations authorized.
April 6, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons forwards to the Secretary at War a statement of expenditures in the War Department for the year 1797.