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April 13, 1793 Mounted Infantry for the Relief of Cumberland William Blount Henry Knox Blount reports that he has ordered two companies of mounted infantry from the District of Washington to provide relief for the Cumberland settlement.
January 24, 1800 Request for Payroll and Muster Roll of mounted infantry under command of Cornet George L Davidson William Simmons David Henley Application made to Mr Claiborne of Congress regarding claims of detachment of mounted infantry under command of Cornet George Davidson. Simmons cannot find the original muster or payrolls. Asks Henley to forward them if he has them in his possession.
January 24, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons David Henley Simmons asks Henley to produce any rolls in his possession that pertain to Cornet George Davidson's detachment of mounted infantry.
June 21, 1799 Let One Troop of Cavalry be Raised and Mounted Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton expresses his dismay at the postponement of the raising of additional cavalry troops and argues that at least one such troop should be raised and mounted. Let all the officers be collected for instruction and exercise at one rendezvous where tactics for both cavalry and infantry can be taught.
April 25, 1793 Additional Hostilities Against the United States, Etc. William Blount Henry Knox Blount has received additional evidence of the intentions of the Creeks to commit hostilities against the United States. McKee and Watts are to attend a council in which McKee is to represent the interests of the U.S. The mounted infantry ordered to provide relief to the Mero Distrct has not demonstrated the readiness that would have been expected.
June 12, 1793 Attack on the People at the Hanging Maw's Major King Secretary Smith Major King reports on the murderous and unwarranted attack by Captain Beard and his mounted infantry on the people at the Hanging Maw's which seemed to be aimed as much at the white people as at the Indians.
April 13, 1797 Receipts required William Simmons John Adair Requests that Captain Adair forward receipts to the War Office for money paid to him for the pay his company of "mounted cavalry" (mounted riflemen or dragoons?) in 1792
April 13, 1797 Receipts required William Simmons Joshua Barbee Requests that Captain Barbee forward receipts to the War Office for money paid to him for the pay his company of "mounted cavalry" (mounted riflemen or dragoons?) in 1792.
June 13, 1797 "Mounted spies" and refund William Simmons Ephraim Kibley Requests that Mr. Kibby refund a sum of money to Caleb Swan, Paymaster General, in order to clear Kibby's account at the War Office. Mentions that Kibby formerly commanded a company of "mounted spies."
May 15, 1794 Pay and Subsistence of the Mounted Volunteers of Kentucky Joseph Howell Henry Knox Enclosed is an Abstract of pay and subsistence of the mounted volunteers of Kentucky for their services under the command of Major General Scott in the year 1793.
June 15, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Joshua Barbee Simmons confirms that Barbee's pay roll was received.
October 29, 1800 Items to be procured for infantry regiments in Philadelphia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs issue of accouterments for use of Infantry regiments, to be deposited in public stores.
1794 Estimate of expenses for mounted volunteers Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Estimate of expenses surrounding the raising and paying of 2,000 mounted volunteers, of Kentucky, for four months, exclusive of forage and subsistence. Total expenses come out to $264,996.
July 20, 1793 Our frontiers, I never saw them so dispirited. General James Robertson General Smith Robertson reports on the turmoil and bloodshed on the southwestern frontier with most of the Indian tribes arrayed against the United States, with the notable exception of the Chickasaws. He has had to call up a company of mounted infantry to protect the settlers and seeks Smith's approbation for doing so.
October 21, 1795 Horse Equipments for the Georgia Mounted Militia William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Simmons requires an accurate list of horse equipments that were shipped to the mounted militia of Georgia, including the prices for each so that he can make the proper deductions.
April 19, 1794 Deserter Forfeit Pay, Enclosed Muster Rolls for Mounted Volunteers of Kentucky Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Letter, discusses problem of desertion and pay of deserters.
February 11, 1793 Security for delivery of money John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Knox has determined that the money shall go forward to D. Carmichael. Asks that Hodgdon engage someone to accompany Carmichael, well mounted and armed.
January 4, 1793 Peace overtures towards Indians, reinforcements, and mounted militia Henry Knox James Wilkinson Letter, mentions overtures of peace towards Indians; informs regarding reinforcements; discusses mounted militia. Mounted militia useful but expensive.
June 19, 1795 Pay, Subsistence, and Forage for General Charles Scott, Kentucky mounted volunteers William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $737.40 is due Maj. General Charles Scott, late of the mounted Volunteers of Kentucky, being his pay, subsistence, and forage through January 26, 1795.
July 21, 1794 Requests Advances to Pay Troops Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John Kean Requests advances of funds. Lists amounts and purposes, including payment of troops, officers, mounted militia.
June 14, 1794 Enclosed Receipts Charles Scott Joseph Howell Receipts of Capt. Pierce enclosed to Howell due to absence of Mr. Swan. Payment due for the reimbursement of pay given to mounted volunteers and the legion.
September 7, 1794 Request for brass-mounted muskets Clement Biddle Samuel Hodgdon Biddle requests from Hodgdon, Commissary of Military Stores, that the artillery have brass-mounted muskets in lieu of some other item which is illegible.
November 19, 1796 Account of Thomas Love, late Paymaster of the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $804.38 is due Thomas Love, late Paymaster of the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers, being the balance of his accounts for payments to said volunteers and his compensation from June 1795 through May 1796.
September 24, 1794 Massacre of Indians in Tennessee James Ore William Blount Letter to William Blount, Governor of Southwest Territory. Describes his march from Nashville, with 550 mounted infantry, pursuing the trace of the Indians who had lately committed murders in the Mero District, and of the party that captured Peter Turney's negro woman. The infantry destroyed the Cherokee towns of Nickajack and Running Water. Nickajack was entirely surrounded and attacked by...
July 25, 1794 Cannon Mounted in Seacoast Fortifications Henry Knox [not available] Return of the Cannon to be mounted in the fortifications on the seacoast of the respective states agreeably to law and the quantity of ammunition to be issued by the superintendent of military stores as a supply to each. Listed by port with remarks.