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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 9, 1796 Intelligence report on Chief Red Pole and the Chickasaws James McHenry [not available] Intelligence report on Chief Red Pole and Chickasaws.
December 1793 Update on Indian Treaty and Intelligence Henry Knox [not available] Submitted instructions issued to the commissioners appointed to "treat" with the Indians North of the Ohio river. Their report of the proceedings, return of the troops, and intelligence gathered by Gen. Wayne was also included in this submission.
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.
January 28, 1797 McKim provides intelligence to Secretary at War Isaac McKim James McHenry McKim sends an intelligence report to the Secretary at War regarding the impact of the U.S. presidential election on international trade. McKim was made privy to the information while in Saint Domingo.
September 23, 1790 Intelligence Report on Relations between Spain and Britain Henry Knox George Washington Letter, mentions war averted between Great Britain and Spain. Newspapers confirm intelligence.
February 2, 1792 Intelligence Report to the Secretary at War Anonymous Henry Knox This letter is an anonymous intelligence report from the frontier to Henry Knox, asking him not to reveal the correspondence between them to Judge McComb. Also, in order to prevent the Saganaw and Michillimakina Indians from assisting other hostile tribes on the frontier, the sender of the report recommends that Knox authorize the release of Indian prisoners. Further states that the paroled...
May 5, 1786 Intelligence from the Western Frontier Henry Knox General William Irvine Knox thanks Irvine for referring officers to him with recent information from the western frontier and he asks for any additional information that Irvine can gather. He briefly mentions the lack of intelligence concerning British intentions to evacuate the western Army forts.
October 21, 1785 Doughty sends intelligence to Knox regarding Indian intentions and British efforts to actively foment hostilities between the Indian Nations and the United States John Doughty Henry Knox This is an intelligence report from Captain John Doughty to Henry Knox, Secretary at War. This report assesses Indian intentions and British efforts to actively foment hostilities between the Nations and the United States. Doughty identifies Alexander McCormick as his source of information. McCormick requests to have his identity protected because he intends to winter in British-controlled...
July 26, 1792 Discussions of Peace and Land Rights Joseph Brandt Henry Knox Intelligence on the murder of Maj. Trueman by an Indian boy arrived. Discussed possible routes attributes and drawbacks to transmit information. Land rights of United States and Indians discussed as issue U.S. cannot win. Brandt plans to travel to settle peace with Indians.
October 21, 1786 [Circular] Increasing Troops Charles Thomson Patrick Henry Enclosed Congressionally approved act for increasing the number of troops.
May 7, 1786 Alarming Report from the Miami Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports alarming intelligence he has received from Capt. Finney at the Miami River on the activities of Indians operating from forts in America's western territory. Believes that peace treaties were farcical as long as the British retain possession of the posts. Questions General Butler's leadership abilities among the Indians.
September 2, 1792 Intelligence on Indians and Spaniards Leonard Shaw William Blount Requests opinion on conveying intelligence on movement of Creeks. Hopes to communicate movement of Spaniards soon. Mentioned gun promised to Notewego by J. Thompson.
June 17, 1793 Intelligence from the Lower Towns Secretary Smith Major King Smith has written letters to John Watts, Double-head, the Hanging Maw, and Edward Adair and asks Major King to obtain whatever intelligence he can from the Lower towns respecting what they intend to do.
August 27, 1798 My Situation Has Become Disagreeable, Etc. B. H. Phillips Samuel Hodgdon Because he has received no letters, intelligence, or information, Phillips complains that his situation has become very disagreeable. Still he will endeavor to do his duty.
June 21, 1790 The Secretary for the Department of War to whom was referred the petition of Caleb Brewster Henry Knox [not available] Report - Secretary of War approved the pension for Brewster who was wounded during his duty keeping the seaway between Long Island and Connecticut open for military communication.
January 15, 1784 Commissary Department's Accounts John Pierce General Huntington No intelligence received of the success of the compulsory measures adopted in bringing in the commissary's accounts.
December 4, 1793 Instructions to the Commissioners, Etc. Henry Knox John Adams "In obedience to the direction of the President of the United States, I have the honor to submit to the Senate the instructions to the Commissioners appointed to treat with the hostile Indians north of the Ohio and their report in the form of a journal of their proceedings. And also a statement of the troops of the legion of the United States and certain intelligence from Major General Wayne."
August 10, 1786 Reports Intelligence of an Indian Attack Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Ensign Denny brings intelligence from the Miami Indians that General Clark and his men, authorized by the state of Virginia, are forming an expedition to attack the Indians.
May 9, 1797 Fortification of Post Lieutenant Piercy Smith Pope James McHenry Intelligence report stating that the posts at Walnut Hills and Natchez are being reinforced by Spanish soldiers contrary to orders of evacuation.
November 10, 1794 Confidential intelligence on Northwest Unknown Author Anthony Wayne Confidential intelligence given at Greenville to Major General Anthony Wayne, regarding Indians in the Northwest region - particularly the Six Nations - and a proposed treaty of the British. Also mentions Governor John Graves Simcoe of Upper Canada.
July 12, 1799 Misleading Information Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon had not heard of Quartermaster Generals arrival, possible he is in Philadelphia. Hodgdon berated Craig for lacking "superior knowledge or attention" to certain intelligence he relayed to Hodgdon.
March 15, 1796 Report on pay and discussion of raises since appointed Alexis De Leyritz William Simmons De Leyritz forwards an authentic piece as requested by Simmons in order to provide better intelligence of the matter of pay. He reminds that when called in by Major Rivardi he was to be paid $45 per month and later, the Secretary of War approved his pay at $2 per day.
February 4, 1784 Letter from Connolly and Rensselaer Jere. V. Rensselaer John Pierce Connolly and Rensselaer say that they are not able to attend Pierce's office but may able to do so in the future. They add that the intelligence Pierce obtained regarding the forwardness of the General is not dependable.
September 9, 1796 No Certain Intelligence from the Governor, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon He has had no news from the Governor, only a rumor that he is very sick. Sargent is at Fort Miami, near Detroit. Updates Hodgdon on the prices of goods in the vicinity.
May 1, 1797 Intelligence on Planned Indian Attack Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos Lieutenant Piercy Smith Pope Discloses intelligence regarding plans of Indians, with British involvement, to attack from Canada. Assistance from Spain against British offered. Evacuation of posts delayed.