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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
July 27, 1794 Mounted Volunteers of Kentucky Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War; encloses copies of General Scott's letter and the return of the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers. Discusses conflict and potential war with Britain.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 13, 1794 Call for volunteers from Kentucky [not available] Unknown Recipient Cabinet meeting on the subject of affording an auxiliary force to Major General Anthony Wayne for the purpose of enabling him to make a vigorous and offensive campaign against hostile Indians. It is adviced that he be authorized to call for 2000 mounted volunteers from Kentucky, for the period of four months, if he should judge the measure expedient.
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.
June 11, 1794 Mounted Volunteers in Kentucky Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Letter from Major General Wayne to Secretary of War Henry Knox, concerning the Mounted Volunteers of Kentucky and the delivery and purchase of supplies. Mentions that the people of Kentucky do not want to accept paper money in payment, but demand gold or silver.
June 19, 1795 Pay and subsistence to Officers of the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers William Simmons Timothy Pickering Pay and subsistence of $84,769.20 to officers of late Kentucky Mounted Volunteers under Major General Charles Scott, payable to Thomas Love, paymaster general.
July 16, 1794 Detailed Information on Hostile Indians Movement Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Mounted volunteers under Major General Scott and Captain Butler at Fort Washington ordered to Green ville to track the movement of hostile Indians. Escape path given in detail.
May 7, 1794 Regarding Kentucky Volunteers, Garrisons, Contractors' Dishonesty, & Plans to Advance Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Thanks Knox for transmitting the President's commendation. Discusses payment of Kentucky volunteers. Notes troops who will be sent to establish a post at Massac. Notes that the garrisons in his rear are made up of invalids, to free more effective troops for the advance. Notes repeated inadequacy and lies of rations contractors. Citing their dishonesty, plans to take supplying the Legion entirely...
October 15, 1794 Pay of the Mounted Volunteers & the Regular Troops, Etc. Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Howell is remitting to Swan a sum to be forwarded to the Commanding Officer at Fort Fayette to be applied on account of the mounted volunteers and the pay, subsistence, and forage of the regular troops for August. Application has been made for the pay of James Smith, late of Capt. Russell Bissell's Company, his discharge having been lost or mislaid. Howell cannot ascertain whether he has been...
May 12, 1794 Preparations for campaign by General Wayne Henry Knox James O'Hara The Secretary of War advises the Quarter Master General to make immediate preparations for a vigorous campaign soon to be undertaken by General Wayne and 1500 mounted volunteers. An additional quantity of forage will be required for the volunteers.
October 2, 1794 Funds for General Wayne's Army and Volunteers Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. The sum of $90,000 is requisitioned for the pay of the mounted volunteers of the expedition under the command of General Wayne and for the pay, subsistence, and forage of the Army.
May 17, 1794 Pay and emoluments Henry Knox Charles Scott Secretary Knox informs Major General Charles Scott that in consideration of the sums of money Scott has taken in his special charge to Fort Washington, his pay and emoluments as Major General of the mounted volunteers will commence on the 14th.
June 19, 1795 Pay for the hiring of a wagon for Major General Charles Scott baggage William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $174 is due Major General Charles Scott, late of the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers, being the hire of a wagon to transfer his baggage from May 14 to July 10, 1794.
June 12, 1795 Pay and Subsistence of John McDowell William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $273.57 is due John McDowell, being for the pay, subsistence, and the allowance for his horse, as Quartermaster General to the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers under the command of Major General Charles Scott.
1794 Commendation for Unit in Fallen Timbers Campaign; Comments on Payroll Henry Knox Charles Scott Extends gratitude of President and House of Representatives to Scott's corps of mounted Kentucky volunteers in the late campaign under Anthony Wayne [culminating in the Battle of Fallen Timbers]. Says that certain funds [whether for Scott or for each volunteer is unclear] have now been transmitted, apologizing for the delay caused by the "insurrections in the western parts of Pennsylvania" [the...
March 9, 1791 A Schedule of the Expense of Thirty Days of Corps War Department [not available] A schedule of the expence of a corps of 760 noncommissioned and privates, mounted volunteers, calculated on a scale of 30 days from the point of departure.
November 15, 1793 New Post, Greeneville, Threatens Indians at Au Glaize; Addresses Supplies and Recruitment Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Notes Legion's position threatening Miami villages and Indian town at Au Glaize, saying this protects frontier and supply convoys by keeping Indians close to protect their homes, rather than venturing further to attack U.S. settlers or Legion supply shipments. Hopes to capture or reduce Au Glaize soon, and build a fort at the place. Expresses opinions on Kentucky mounted volunteers. Notes that...
May 17, 1794 Instructions for the Conduct of Business as Paymaster Joseph Howell Thomas Love Detailed instructions are transmitted to Love, the new paymaster to the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers under the command of General Charles Scott since the year 1793.
June 28, 1791 Successful Engagement with the Enemy Charles Scott Henry Knox General Scott reports on a successful engagement with the savages in which his officers and men acted with gallantry and humanity despite insuperable obstacles created by the weather and terrain.
May 9, 1794 Estimates of Funds for the State of Georgia Joseph Howell Henry Knox Estimates are enclosed for: pay and emoluments of Capt. William Melton's Company of Mounted Volunteers of Georgia; six months salary for Mr. Freeman; and six months salary for John Whitney, conductor of Ordnance Stores.
July 7, 1790 Opinion on Indian Attacks Harry Innes Henry Knox Stated that all warfare has been due to Indian aggression. In an effort to protect and preserve land rights, an expedition of volunteers into Indian territory will commence. Volunteers will not discriminate who they injure or kill.