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April 10, 1790 Orders Relative to the Protection of Frontier Inhabitants Henry Knox Henry Burbeck Knox gives Captain Burbeck detailed orders relative to his mission to Georgia to protect the frontier inhabitants of that state. He urges particular care in Burbeck's relations with the state government of Georgia and with the neighboring Spanish garrison.
April 8, 1799 Reports Lieut. Leonard's Need for Assistance James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Reports that Lieutenant Leonard may not be able to march with his men without assistance, and that inhabitants are very anxious that they move along.
December 29, 1791 Warning Citizens of Imminent Danger from Indian Attacks Henry Knox [not available] Knox tells the militia lieutenants of three Pennsylvania counties to recruit scouts whose purpose will be to warn citizens of imminent danger from Indian attacks; also he specifies how much these scouts will be paid and the procedures for mustering them into and out of the service.
1789 Call of Militia into Service to Protect Frontier from hostile Indian Incursions Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Protecting inhabitants of frontiers from Indians; President is authorized to call militia into service.
July 23, 1799 RE Administration of Individual Officers and Soldiers William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning the appointment, transfer, promotion, discharge, desertion, leave, and assignment of individual officers and soldiers
May 23, 1793 State of Alarm Among Inhabitants of Georgia Frontier, Etc. Henry Gaither Henry Knox From Fort Fidius, Major Gaither reports many of inhabitants have left their homes; some have built forts on their soil. Gaither has furnished many with arms; militia Generals have ordered rations. Federal contractor issuing about 2000 rations per day to militia. Male negroes and some of their families included in the ration returns. Major Habersham asked that Gaither certify these issues....
August 12, 1800 Health of My Native City, Etc. Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Hagner is pleased to hear of the health of Philadelphia and its inhabitants. Whatever may be his partiality for other places he still has a prediliction for his native city. The North Carolina contractors have arrived but have not been examined.
June 22, 1792 Muster of Allegheny and Westminster Militia Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Will determine the best time and place to muster troops to defend inhabitants of the Western frontiers of U.S. borders.
August 16, 1793 Rules of neutrality Samuel Huntington Henry Knox Rules of governance as agreed upon by President Washington and the Minister of France. Huntington believes it absurd that rules will be followed. Notes that the inhabitants of Connecticut appear disposed to observe rules of neutrality as laid out by the President.
[not available] Council meeting at Captain Elliot's, with the Commissioners of the United States, the Deputation of Indians and the British Officers and Inhabitants Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky [not available] Council at Captain Elliott's near mouth of Detroit River. Elliott is assistant to Colonel Alexander McKee. Those present were the Federal Commissioners of United States, Benjamin Lincoln, Timothy Pickering and Beverley Randolph, the Deputation of Indians, and British Officers and Inhabitants. Wyandot Chief addressed the commissioners and presented a paper that puts collective thoughts in writing....
January 21, 1792 Request for Price List Henry Knox Isaac Craig Requests explicit price list from Turnbull and Marnie for the cost of casting various arms. Urges speed in finishing work, asked for a detachment of militia be sent to Lieut. Jeffers.
September 18, 1794 On the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee Secretary Hamilton writes Governor Thomas Sim Lee of Maryland. Hamilton informs the governor that intelligence has reported that while "a great proportion of the inhabitants" are non-violent and wish to avoid the insurgency, "there is a large and violent party which can only be controuled by the application of Force."
December 15, 1788 Reports Activity at Fort Harmar; Concern for Supplies; Intents of Inhabitants to Separate from Virginia and U.S. Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Discusses contracting out of border and land maintenance. Refers to the inhabitants of Kentucky and their intent to declare independence of Virginia and the U.S. Expresses concern to watch interests of Mr. Connolly, not trusting his character.
July 2, 1794 Wilmington opposition to fortification Pierre Charles L' Enfant Henry Knox Letter from Major L'Enfant to Secretary of Knox, regarding the motives of the opposition made by the inhabitants of Wilmington respecting the emplacement L'Enfant has designated to fortify upon.
May 24, 1790 Horses Stolen Christopher Greenough Harry Innes Greenough thought that horses stolen from settlement could have been prevented.
August 13, 1794 [No. 27] Scouts Intelligence Alexander Hamilton Isaac Craig Scouts intelligence forwarded to Hamilton because of Secretary of Wars absence. Details on movement of insurgents, and advised on importance of conveying information on their activities.
July 12, 1794 Request for Information on Guidelines for Travel Frederick Dalcho Joseph Howell Request for information regarding rules for travel expenses. Galcho traveled often to obtain information as pay master and the distance between posts on the frontier was extensive and through savage country. Galcho cant obtain receipts for his travels because the inhabitants of the frontier are largely illiterate.
July 26, 1787 Petition of the Inhabitants of Post Vincennes. Inhabitants of Post Vincennes [not available] Petition comes from French settlers at Post Vincennes who profess their loyalty to the United States. Petitioners ask for 500 acres of land and that a public district be established.
May 10, 1790 Appointment of Spies D. Shepherd Henry Knox Details on the assignment of spies to Western side of Ohio River. Recent acts of Indians recounted.
April 24, 1793 Hostile Incursions of White Inhabitants Henry Knox Isaac Shelby Knox warns that any hostile white incursions onto Indian lands north of the Ohio River must be prohibited as they would endanger the proposed treaty negotiations with the hostile Indians.
September 13, 1798 Musket Stocks Being Shipped to Springfield Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Williams Hodgdon informs Colonel Williams of the 3000 musket stocks being shipped to him by way of Hartford.
March 17, 1796 Describing Incidents of Horse Stealing and Threats of Violence Jonathan Cass James Wilkinson Major Cass is describing troubles among the Indians and the inhabitants. The Indians have stolen many horses. Some were returned as a result of imprisoning a Delaware Indian. The Indians have been threatening to take up the tommahawk, and he fears murder is not far away.
August 31, 1792 Expenses and Responsibility of Leased Horses Alexander Hamilton George Nicholas Cost of horses killed during Gen. Harmar's expedition should not be admitted based on previous cases heard in court of law. Debates law and responsibility of losses.
February 12, 1784 Subsistence Money Due Edward Antill John Pierce Requests subsistence money due to him by an act of Congress
July 11, 1794 Opinion on the Kentucky resolutions Edmund Randolph [not available] Secretary Randolph informs the rest of Washington's Cabinet that the President desires for them to take into consideration the resolutions lately passed by the inhabitants of Kentucky, and offer their opinions. The Kentucky resolutions outline the right of its citizens to navigation of the Mississippi River.