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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 26, 1793 Questions Respecting the Expedition Against the Creeks George Washington [not available] The President has eight questions regarding the planned expedition against the Creek Indians, including whether the expedition ought also to be against the Cherokees.
November 2, 1790 Request for Information on the Harmar Expedition George Washington Henry Knox There's been no news regarding Brigadier General Harmar's expedition against the Wabash Indians; the President requests the most recent information regarding the expedition.
December 30, 1790 Knox requests Doughty's insights into the Harmar expedition Henry Knox John Doughty Letter, asks for details of Harmar's expedition.
March 7, 1800 Vouchers and disbursements on the expedition to Northampton James Miller William Simmons Miler transmits vouchers in order to answer Simmons' query regarding amount disbursed in the Quarter Master's Department on the expedition to Northampton.
May 14, 1795 [Extract of a Letter from the Secy. of War] Henry Knox [not available] Discussed Governor Clark's expedition against the Spanish and the illegality of its nature. Authorized employment of militia to capture expedition.
January 11, 1797 Settlement of accounts from the Western Expedition William Simmons Presley Nevill Simmons requests that Colonel Nevill settle his account as paymaster general for the militia on the "Western Expedition" so that the he can complete the settlements with the expedition's paymasters and then settle the arrears of pay due to officers of the expedition
October 10, 1798 Payment of Militia David Henley William Simmons Militia pay suspended due to travels to Indian country. Pay must be authorized by Sec. of War. Henley requested Simmons converse with Sec. of War to authorize dispersal of pay.
November 29, 1790 Expedition Against Wabash Indians Josiah Harmar [not available] Citizens of counties in Kentucky request an expedition against the hostile Wabash Indians and will supply men for the mission. Harmar authorized the assembly of volunteers for expedition.
October 13, 1791 May the Expedition Succeed in All Its Parts Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox gives St. Clair information regarding the movements of the troops of Captains Haskell and Cushing and prays for the success of the expedition.
June 23, 1800 Abstract of vouchers to include the Northampton expedition James Miller William Simmons Abstract of vouchers include US laboratory, transportation, miscellaneous, Northampton Expedition and transportation of Indians.
December 5, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Jonathan Williams Simmons requests that Williams submit his vouchers for the expedition to Northampton County.
January 21, 1800 Payment for Expenses Related to Expedition Jonathan Williams William Simmons Williams is retiring and requested Simmons submit balance due Williams for "the Expedition" to the Secretary of War for his approval.
September 14, 1790 Refers to Provisions for Upcoming Expedition against Indians Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Believes upcoming expedition expense will be great, but believes economic foresight will help. Discusses supplies provided by contractors who should pay themselves for pack horses. Advised Harmar to be as light as possible. The President will be anxious to hear details of the expedition and its success.
December 8, 1790 Secretary of War reports to the President of the U.S. Senate on the Harmar Expedition Henry Knox John Adams Knox submits information pertaining to Harmar's expedition to the U.S. Senate. This is a cover letter to the report.
September 3, 1790 Preparations for Expedition Henry Knox [not available] Orders to prepare Commissary and Quartermasters line for supplying expedition. Colonel Samuel Smith has made financial arrangement. Therefore, there are no restraints in preparations for want of pecuniary assistance.
July 6, 1791 Expedition to Frontier Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Expedition report by General Scott submitted. Other news from post.
July 27, 1798 Expedition Against the Insurgents Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses the operations of the War Department during the expedition against the insurgents in 1793 when the Secretary of War was absent and Colonel Hamilton was in charge.
December 1, 1800 Request to Forward Muster and Payrolls of Militia of Johnsonís Expedition William Simmons David Henley Simmons requests that Henley forward muster, payrolls, other documents to establish claims in order to pay militia of Johnson's Expedition.
August 23, 1790 An Estimate of the Expense of Troops for an Expedition Against the Wabash Henry Knox [not available] An estimate of the expense of employing, for three months, one thousand seven hundred militia, and four hundred continental troops, in an expedition against the Wabash Indians--two hundred of the militia to be mounted. Includes pay and subsistence of militia and Continental troops; Quarter Master's Department, including hire of horses and boats.
December 7, 1790 Lear conveys the directions of the President to Knox Tobias Lear Henry Knox Letter, Washington asks for papers re Indian expedition.
December 1, 1800 Simmons Requesting that Henley Forward Papers Relating to Johnson's Expedition William Simmons David Henley Simmons is notifying Henley that the militia of Johnson's expedition must be settled agreeably to the provisions of law, and thus requests that Henley forward to Simmons the muster and payrolls as well as any other documents in his possession which establish that payment should be authorized.
July 10, 1800 Success of Expedition; William Augustus Bowles Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter Letter, discusses expedition along southern frontier. Deputation from the nation went down the Chattahootchee River. Ships cannonaded the St. Marks fort. Mentions William Augustus Bowles and the taking of goods by Indians.
September 3, 1790 Expresses Concern about Expedition; Encourages Participation of Col.s Logan and Shelby Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Expresses concern about tension between militia and troops regarding the expedition. Encourages participation of Colonel Logan and Colonel Shelby to influence the militia.
October 29, 1799 Vouchers and disbursements on the expedition to Northhampton James Miller William Simmons James Miller, agent to John Wilkins, Quarter Master General, sends sundry vouchers of disbursements in the Quarter Master Department on the Expedition to Northampton.
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.