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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 17, 1794 Reports On Insurrection; Requests Clothing and Rifles Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig reports that the government has taken control over the Whiskey Rebellion. Insurrection leaders are retreating to Kentucky. They need clothing and rifles.
April 13, 1799 Discussion of Insurrection in Pennsylvania John Adams James McHenry Discusses the current insurrection in Pennsylvania, comparing it to the previous one in the state, and considering a plan concerning the region.
March 19, 1799 Insurrection and militia in Pennsylvania James McHenry Timothy Pickering Discusses insurrection in Pennsylvania and mentions militia cavalry. Requests that Pickering attend his office at half past one o'clock.
March 26, 1799 Communication on the Subject of the Insurrection Robert Goodloe Harper James McHenry Harper discusses the current insurrection and makes recommendations regarding the deployment of forces.
March 22, 1799 Progress of the Insurrection in Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton William MacPherson "...It will be satisfactory to me, as far as may be convenient, to receive from from time to time statements of the situation & progress of the insurrection in Pennsylvania."
September 17, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee Writes the Governor of Maryland on the insurrection in the western parts of his state and Pennsylvania, later known as the Whiskey Rebellion. Informs him that the Jersey militia is coming forward with "great zeal" to Carlisle.
March 25, 1799 Opposing the Insurrection William MacPherson Alexander Hamilton General MacPherson discusses the measures being taken to oppose the insurrection in Pennsylvania and notes his disapproval of those measures.
March 19, 1799 Repair Without Delay to the Seat of Insurrection Samuel H. Stackhouse Alexander Hamilton "We beg leave in behalf of ourselves and sixty more young men to offer our services & to engage to repair without delay to the seat of insurrection in Northampton County, Pennsylvania."
September 24, 1797 Regarding an insurrection involving Spanish troops James McHenry Timothy Pickering Updates Pickering on his fever and mentions an insurrection involving Spanish troops. McHenry hopes for the expulsion of the Spanish from posts in U.S. territory.
December 5, 1794 ENCLOSED: Orders and Thanks for Quelling Western Insurrection Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Enclosed official thanks of House of Representatives to the militias of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia for their successful expedition to quell western insurrection.
March 29, 1799 Reports Troops Ordered to Insurrection James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Offers $500 for the faithful discharge of duties. Refers to correspondence and post. Announces that all troops ordered to the insurrection have left their first destinations.
March 21, 1799 Insurrection in Pennsylvania, Etc. John Mackey Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a request for files and other goods, Mackey notes that he has not heard a word of the insurrection in Pennsylvania. He hopes that a few of the ringleaders are treated according to the merits of their conduct.
October 11, 1794 Receipt from James Alexander to Joseph Howell Jason Alexander [not available] Receipt for $50,000 for pay of militia army called into service for suppression of insurrection western Pennsylvania.
May 25, 1798 Accounting for Missing Articles in Maryland Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon accounts for a number of missing articles that apparently were lost in Maryland during the insurrection. It appears that the state militia still has many of the muskets given them during the insurrection.
December 15, 1794 Gratitude for Quelling the Insurrection Josiah Harmar General William Irvine Harmar transmits the several resolves expressing gratitude to those involved in the expedition to quell the western insurrection.
September 12, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Thomas Sim Lee Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Governor of Maryland to Secretary Hamilton, regarding unrest and insurrection in areas of his state. In conformity with President Washington's directions, Governor Lee has ordered for the march of the state militia to Williamsport. Goes into further details.
August 7, 1794 Plan for the Suppression of the Insurrection in Western Pennsylvania Henry Knox James Ross Knox discusses plans for the suppression of the Whiskey Rebellion in western Pennsylvania, an insurrection too great to be handled by normal legal means.
March 10, 1800 Estimate on Expenditures of Insurrection in Pennsylvannia William Simmons Joseph Nourse Nourse requested estimate of expenditures of military department for volunteer cavalry and infantry to suppress insurrection in Northampton County, Pennsylvania in 1799, Simmons replied with details. Total amount: $26,424.94. Amount did not include compensation for regular troops.
October 11, 1794 Receipt for payment of militia army called into service by President of United States for suppression of insurrection in frontier counties of Pennsylvania James Alexander Joseph Howell Alexander received $50,000 for pay of militia army called into service by President of United States General George Washington for the suppression of an insurrection in western counties of Pennsylvania.
August 15, 1794 Insurrection of the Negroes, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt recommends that his men should be paid monthly as they have become clamorous due to lack of pay. He discusses his apprehensions regarding a possible insurrection of the Negores that prompted him to call out a party of militia to guard the public stores.
March 22, 1799 Quelling the Insurrection in Pennsylvania James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses possible military responses to the apparent insurrection in Pennsylvania.
April 13, 1799 Sordid Sprit that Caused the Insurrection, Etc. John Adams James McHenry Adams contends that the sordid spirit that led to the insurrection in Pennsylvania ought to have provoked more general indignation than it did. He presents his plan for numbering the regiments and arranging the ranks of the lieutenant colonels and commandants.
January 5, 1798 Concerning domestic opposition in the United States James McHenry Robert Craig Discusses the domestic situation in the U.S., where he says the opposition has been viciously opposing the government and possibly inciting insurrection or a foreign invasion.
June 8, 1799 Troops Near the District where the Insurrection Existed Alexander Hamilton John Adlum Hamilton warns that troops should be stationed near the district where the insurrection occurred. General MacPherson has recommended the occupying of Reading, Allentown, and Easton but there should not be too few at any one point. Hamilton recommends that one company should be at Easton and the remainder at Reading.
December 5, 1794 Gratitude for Assisting in the Suppression of the Insurrection Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Knox extends the President's gratitude to Governor Mifflin and the Militia of Pennsylvania for their support of the General Government's suppression of the recent insurrection.