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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 13, 1797 Garrison to take over evacuated Spanish Post Lieutenant Piercy Smith Pope Captain Burguard Notification that Pope would move with troops to take over evacuated Spanish post.
April 19, 1798 Spanish Have Evacuated Their Posts, Etc. Isaac Guion James McHenry Among other matters, Captain Guion announces that the Spanish troops have evacuated their posts at Walnut Hills and Natchez. The buildings and posts were left in the same state as when they were occupied by His Majesty's troops. American troops are much in want of clothing and medical supplies. The Indians also want to know when supplies will be sent to them.
November 5, 1782 Procurement of Clothing for General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene If Greene's whole army is to remain before Charleston and the British do not leave the city, large supplies of clothing must be forwarded to Greene's army. Hopes that the necessary clothing can be procured in Charleston if it should be evacuated. Lincoln desires earliest information on these matters.
April 17, 1797 Barracks Provided Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos Lieutenant Piercy Smith Pope Discourse between Spain and U.S. must occur before post is evacuated, Governor Gayoso provided housing for Pope while they waited decision of government.
September 30, 1782 Clothing for General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln desires to be informed by General Greene if Greene will be able to provide clothing for the troops he will retain with his army. Lincoln has no doubt that the clothing can be provided if Charleston is evacuated by the British. But despite difficulties and little hope of success he will ship the clothing from Philadelphia if it cannot be obtained in Charleston.
March 13, 1790 Indian Attacks Henry Jones Jonathan Brown Details of Indian attacks and murders, fear of increase in hostilities the following spring.
December 16, 1782 Clothing for the Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln is exceedingly oblidged by General Greene's attention to the arrangement and the manner in which Greene conducted it. He is equally pleased with Greene's care in procuring clothing for his troops which has relieved Lincoln's long anxiety about supplying the clothing. Mr. Morris will honor Greene's draughts and appears satisfied with the steps Greene has taken.
May 29, 1796 Ration Supply for Troops to Staff Posts Evacuated by British Troops James McHenry Anthony Wayne McHenry provided information on troops to be stationed at forts recently vacated by British troops per treaty agreement with United States. McHenry provided information on garrisons to facilitate the timely dispensation of rations to the troops.
August 27, 1784 Request for additional information Timothy Pickering Joseph Carleton Pickering asks Carleton for additional information about the movement of troops to the frontier posts.
April 4, 1798 Discussion of Spanish Evacuation of Natchez and Burning of Walnut Hills Works Constant Freeman James McHenry Constant Freeman reports that Capt. Guion at Natchez has encountered trouble in convincing the Spanish to surrender their works, mentions that he has convinced the Spanish governor to not report on the situation to the Spanish minister in Philadelphia until Guion has had a chance to fulfill the occupation of Natchez. Laments the Choctaws' destruction of the works at Walnut Hills evacuated (by...
April 2, 1798 McHenry Instructs Guion to Inform Citizens and Spanish Garrisions of Est. of U.S. Governance in Mississippi Territory James McHenry Isaac Guion James McHenry asks the commander of U.S. troops at Natchez (Guion, at this time) to inform inhabitants that a bill establishing government for the Mississippi Territory (of which they are a part) is before Congress. Addresses possibility that the Spanish garrisons at Walnut Hills and Natchez have not evacuated as ordered -- instructs Guion to inform them of the establishment of U.S. governance...
December 15, 1796 Protest Against U.S. Encroachment of Territory at Chickasaw Bluffs Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation James McHenry Chickasaw delegation continues to protest the U.S. plans to install a garrison at Chickasaw Bluffs after the Spanish garrison is evacuated from that place. Submits documentation that proves U.S. promises regarding Chickasaw land, and asks if the Indians are now being trifled with in disregard for these promises. Says they desire the continued goodwill of the U.S. and a reaffirmation from the...
September 26, 1793 Letter from Colonel Melton, Green County, to Georgia Governor Telfair reporting on operations against Creek Nation [not available] [not available] From Executive files of W. Urquhart, a report from Green County, Lieutenant Colonel Melton of 1st Regiment, Green County, reports that he has burned huts in Creek town, killed Warriors, and taken prisoners. Asks that prisoners be moved away from frontier people for their own safety. In need of arms and ammunition; frontier may be evacuated if no resupply.
December 1, 1782 Clothing for the Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln trusts that General Greene will be able to supply his troops with clothing from the warehouses in Charleston. If the clothing cannot be supplied from Charleston, Lincoln hopes he can supply the clothing from Virginia which he thinks can be speedily forwarded in a coasting craft to Charleston.
August 22, 1793 Indians Have Been Commonly in Our Settlements General Robertson William Blount Robertson reports on the hostile actions of the Indians which, though frequent, have been committed by small parties which can be confronted by companies of cavalry.
June 7, 1787 Movements of troops, protection for surveyors, disposition of Western Indians Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Harmar reports that he is executing orders of congress and has evacuated Fort Stueben, and transmitted orders to Captain Ferguson to withdraw from Fort Pitt. Has detached Captain Strong and Captain Mercer, with their companies, for the Rapids. Surveyors have requested military escorts. Reason for assembling troops on Rapids of Ohio is to prevent Indians from attacking settlements. Western...
July 10, 1782 General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln expresses sympathy for the sufferings of General Greene's troops. Greene's army entitled to better fare. Mentions the meritorious and gallant exertions of Greene's troops under extreme difficulties. Lincoln believes they merited a better fate. He regrets that he is unable to redress the army's grievances. Other extracts mention supplies and clothing during the Revolutionary War.
June 14, 1793 Detention of Indians and Local Activity of the Spaniards James Seagrove Henry Knox Seagrove reports to Knox that he has detained some Indians on suspicion of mischief. One cut his throat; actions were his own, as he kept his intentions from his fellow prisoners. Indians being treated well and humanely. Is concerned about what the Georgia citizens will do to the Indians if released. Spirit of the people is one of violence against any leniency toward the Indians. Some of the...
November 26, 1784 Stategic Situation in the Western Territories James Monroe Joseph Carleton Writing as member of Continental Congress to the Superintendent of the War Office, Monroe discusses the military-strategic situation in the Western Territories and along the Mississippi River. Notes that posts to north not evacuated by British. Recommends maintaining posts on the lakes. Discusses situation with Spanish on Mississippi River. Discusses Indian affairs and importance of fur...
April 2, 1783 Suppression of Rumors Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Idle surmise mentioned by Greene has not reached the office of the Secretary at War's office, nor does Lincoln suppose it ever will. But he assures Greene that should anyone presume to echo the malicious whisper the most pointed contradiction shall suppress it.
September 25, 1794 Pay of Soldiers Constant Freeman Joseph Howell Pay for dragoons requested per Capt. Armstrong's submitted vouchers. Muster and pay rolls enclosed. Other account information discussed.
May 19, 1797 Value of Buildings and Forwarded Supplies Isaac Craig James McHenry Recounted the construction of buildings at Fort Pitt. Buildings were made of logs and are decayed, in addition they were built on private land which was recently sold to private citizens. Craig awaiting instructions on disposal of building materials. Requests assistance from Attorney General in processing request. Noted similar situation at Fort Randolf in Wheeling.
November 25, 1798 Recommendations Relative to the Quasi-War with France James McHenry John Adams McHenry provides detailed advice to the president as to whether he should seek from Congress a declaration of war against France.
November 23, 1790 Expedition to Omee River Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Letter, describes expedition to Omee River; describes lay of land along river; discusses frontier abbreviations for Indian names.