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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 27, 1793 Speech of the General Council to the Commissioners Deputies of the Confederation of Indian Nations Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Speech of the Deputies of the Confederate Indian Nations, assembled at the Rapids of the Miami River, to the Commissioners of the United States.
March 29, 1797 Treaty with the Mohawk Nation of Indians Isaac Smith [not available] A Treaty, held under the authority of the United States, with the Mohawk nation of Indians, residing in the province of Upper Canada, within the dominions of the King of Great Britain.
February 23, 1798 Receiving Money from Young Clifford Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. Letter, asks for help collecting money from young Clifford.
March 7, 1799 Pay of the Troops James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry explains the process by which the troops of the Provisional Army will be paid.
April 25, 1790 Regarding the Society of the Cincinnati, Invalid Pensions, & Rhode Island Politics Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Hopes to attend meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati in Philadelphia. Crossed-out portion of letter mentions business of Rhode Island invalid pensioners. Mentions Rhode Island's choice of deputies to the "General Assembly," but seems disappointed in outcome.
March 6, 1795 Pickering discusses Indian affairs with Chapin Timothy Pickering [not available] Letter, discusses Wayne's campaign; informs re suspension of hostilities; discusses plans to hold a Treaty at Greenville; mentions Chapin's illness.
1799 Error in Balancing Accounts of Quartermaster Generals Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Hodgdon admits to having erred in declaring that all bills drawn on the deputies of John O'Hara, Quartermaster General of the Army, are chargeable to O'Hara prior to his resignation and after his resignation, such bills are charged to his successor, John Wilkins. However, it appears that bills number 1 - 11 are chargeable to Daniel Haragan.
October 21, 1794 Letter to the Secretary of Treasury Ephrain Blaine Alexander Hamilton Ephraim Blaine writes that, as the army is to march and the Quartermaster General to take immediate charge, he concludes that his services will no longer be necessary. Blaine will thus conclude his business in a few days. He will lay in sufficient supplies at the encampment, and take charge of the magazines of forage at Timothy Ryan's estate upon the Pennsylvania road to Carlisle. There are 3000...
July 10, 1793 General Wayne Should Abstain from Hostilities Benjamin Lincoln George Washington Commissioners Lincoln, Randolph, and Pickering stress to the President that General Wayne should remain quietly at his posts until the outcome of the negotiations with the Western Indians are fully known.
July 31, 1793 Speech of the Commissioners of the United States Commissioners of the United States Deputies of the Confederation of Indian Nations Speech of the Commissioners of the United States to the Deputies of the Confederate Nations assembled at the Rapids of the Miami River. Mention disputes over the boundary lines, along with past treaties. Commissioners of the United States include Benjamin Lincoln, Beverly Randolph, and Timothy Pickering.
July 30, 1793 Indian Council questions the authority of U.S. Indian Commissioners Indian Council at the Rapids of the Miami Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Speech, discusses boundary line re Treaty of Fort Stanwix; asks for intentions towards boundary line; alludes to White encroachment; questions authority of commissioners based on inability to enforce Treaty of Fort Stanwix
October 2, 1791 Promoting the Peace of the Frontiers George Beckwith Alexander Hamilton Beckwith, a British officer, sends Hamilton a copy of a letter from Lord Dorchester to the western Indians in which he allegedly refused to support the Indians in a war against the United States but offered to mediate an agreement between the two sides.
September 19, 1799 The Business of Paying the Troops Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton Swan discusses his proposals for improving the process of paying the troops. The appointment of deputy paymasters to the various regions would help immensely as would the addition of regimental paymasters.
September 23, 1799 Not a moment may be lost in fowarding the money... Alexander Hamilton Caleb Swan Hamilton stresses the need to immediately forward the money for bounty and pay to the additional regiments. He criticizes Swan for not having done so and emphasizes the importance of appointing deputy paymasters whose presence will aid in the disbursement of moneys to the troops.
April 15, 1799 Outlines Responsibilities and Chain of Command Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Has examined plans for army duty reconfiguration. Requests information about how the parts apply to the whole, particularly pay, provisions, clothing, and stores. The Purveyor is to procure all supplies not immediately contracted for by department heads, and will require assistants. Outlines chain of command among deputies, the superintendent, and storekeepers. Requires precision at all times....
August 22, 1794 Council and Defending Fort Fayette Isaac Craig Henry Knox Letters from Sec. of Treasury and Jonathan Staggs received. Results of conference between commissioners and deputies of western counties not yet known. Meeting with more delegates to take place at Redstone. Efforts to increase defensibility of Fort Fayette accrued unforeseen expenses not noted in estimate.
July 9, 1799 Expresses Concern about Appointed Duties; Requests Assistance Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry As Intendent of Stores appointed by Congress, he outlines his duties to oversee the military stores. Seeks to comply with the requisition to be aware of all people involved with military stores but worries that the size of such a task is impossible. Questions who acts as his deputies for assistance. Is anxious to perform duties but needs to have means to accomplish them
[not available] Plan for the Providing and Issuing of Military Supplies. Alexander Hamilton Unknown Recipient This is a detailed plan for the provision and issuance of military supplies, with specific regulations that apply to the Quartermaster General, the Superintendent of Military Stores, Purveyors and their deputies, the Paymaster General, Division Quartermasters, and Regimental Paymasters,
May 16, 1789 Regarding appropriations for services performed in Northern Indian Department Arthur St. Clair [not available] St. Clair, presumably addressing Congress, details costs and required appropriations for services performed in Northern Indian Department to include; Treaty with Six Nations and Western Indians, costs for conveyances of land; provisions issued to Indians during treaty negotiations; costs for extinguishing Indian titles to lands on Mississippi; measures yet to be taken with Shawanese, Miamies, and...
April 8, 1799 The Business of Procuring Supplies Alexander Hamilton Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hamilton argues that the Quartermaster General should not be burdened with the business of procuring supplies, a responsiblity which will interfere with his numerous military functions.
September 28, 1797 An Undigested Mass of Receipts Samuel Hodgdon William Simmons Hodgdon registers his complaints about the poor state of his predecessor's accounts.
February 2, 1795 Treaty of Peace with the Indians, Etc. James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Among other matters, O'Hara notes that the Indians have by their deputies applied for a treaty of peace with the United States. Preliminary articles are being drawn up to meet for that purpose at Greenville on June 15th of the present year.
August 16, 1793 U.S. & Indian Differences Regarding Ohio River Boundary Irreconcilable; War Will Continue Commissioners for Indian Affairs in the Northern Department Northwestern Indian Chiefs The Indians have acknowledged the receipt of the recent treaty commissioners' speech, which declared that the U.S.-Indian Boundary could no longer be the Ohio; the Indians have stated that they will accept no other boundary. The commissioners now state that the negotiations are now ended, and the war will go on.
August 13, 1793 Message to the Indians Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Chiefs and Warriors Council of Indian Nations at Rapids of Miami River Message sent to Indian Nations represented at the Council at the Rapids of the Miami River. Request an answer. Message relates to disputes over the boundary line.
July 27, 1793 Speech from the Confederate Indians at Miami Rapids General Council of Indians Commissioners Speech of the Confederate Indians at the Miami Rapids to the U.S. Commissioners of Indian Affairs, where they ask if the United States government will honor the boundary set forth in the Treaty of Fort Stanwick, the Ohio River.