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May 23, 1784 Concerning army accounts John Pierce Thomas Mifflin John Pierce encloses a letter to the President of Congress pertaining to Army accounts.
October 24, 1798 Our Situation Relative to Clothing for the Army Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon expresses his concern regarding clothing for the Army at the northern posts. As winter approaches, clothing should be transported immediately.
October 12, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Edward Carrington Letter to Colonel Carrington from the Commissioner of Army Accounts regarding rations, the Northern Army and Southern Army.
June 21, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Henry Knox Pierce provides an estimate of the pay due to commissioned officers.
October 29, 1798 Clothing Ordered to the Northern Posts, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Billington Hodgdon expresses the uneasiness of the Secretary of War regarding the clothing intended for the northern posts which must be forwarded before winter arrives.
October 12, 1786 Rations for officers John Pierce Edward Carrington Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts to Colonel Carrington on the subject of rations for the officers of the Army.
June 19, 1787 Request for copy of pay roll for Captain Jonathan Thatcher Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John Pierce Requests pay roll for Captain Jonathan Thatcher of Colonel Swifts's Regiment, in the Northern Army, year 1776.
February 20, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, to leader of Courtas [Courlas] warning of the northern tribes James Seagrove Courtas [Courlas] Indians Letter from Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove to leader of Courtas [Courlas]. Reports that great and kind father General Washington, President of United States is pleased to hear of the peaceable conduct of his Creek children. Glad to hear the talks of upper towns continue good. Will be at Cussetah 1 May, where talk will be straight. Beware of the northern Indians giving bad talks. Chiefs of...
July 21, 1788 Regarding the dispositions of the Northern and Western Indians as stated by St. Clair Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair The dispositions of the Northern and Western Indians as stated by St. Clair will require great address in order to render them friendly to United States. Refers to Acts of Congress of 2 July. Congress will be anxious to hear of St. Clair's success.
1787 Instructions to the Governor of Territory of United States Northwest of Ohio River relative to an Indian Treaty in the Northern Department Charles Thomson Arthur St. Clair St. Clair is instructed to examine temper of Indian Tribes in Northern Indian Department. If hostile, and if treaty is required, hold a general one with all the tribes, in conjunction with Superintendent Indian Affairs Northern Department. Purpose of treaty is to promote peace by removing causes of controversy. Do not depart from existing treaties unless change of boundary is beneficial to United...
August 18, 1788 Resolution of Congress dated 12 August 1788, and extension of Superintendent Indian Affairs Northern District William Knox Arthur St. Clair William Knox sends resolution of Congress dated 12 August 1788. Also encloses copy of Secretary of War letter with resolve continuing Superintendent Indian Affairs Northern District in office for two months.
August 29, 1799 Discussion of Clothing Supply for Northern and Southwestern Frontier James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Discusses correspondence with General Wilkinson and Massac about clothing on the northern and southwestern frontier. Refers to failure of contract and his perception of the role of commanding general. Discusses responsibility of paymasters and quartermaster.
July 6, 1784 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce A.W. Dunscomb Pierce discusses recent legislation, certificates for commutation, musters, and other business. Pierce also encloses a return of prisoners of the Southern Army.
August 1, 1788 Decision to continue in office the superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Northern District; Creek concurrence in Treaty Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports that Congress has thought it proper to to continue in office the superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Northern District for two months. Alexander McGillivray, Chief of Creeks, and the other Creek chiefs, have concurred in treaty to be held with the commissioners on frontiers of Georgia
November 13, 1795 Updates on Pay and Muster Rolls Isaac Craig William Simmons Receipt rolls enclosed, information on pay and muster rolls for troops from northern Ohio territories.
March 14, 1796 Questions on reducing military forces James McHenry [not available] McHenry argues for the necessity of a strong military force to counteract the force maintained by Great Britain and Spain on the northern and southern boundaries of the United States. McHenry advises against reducing the U.S. military below its present force.
February 20, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove to the White Lieutenant, of the Oakfuskies James Seagrove Chief White Lieutenant Letter from Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove to Chief White Lieutenant of the Oakfuskies. Received a talk from White Lieutenant through medicine of Mr Townsend and Mr Timothy Barnard (interpreter). Seagrove notes that White Lieutenant had not received his letter or present of silverware. Seagrove speaks highly of the Chief. Reports that the great and good father General Washington has high...
November 22, 1792 Peace & Friendship with the United States James Seagrove Henry Knox After his meeting with eighteen Creek chiefs, Seagrove confirms that the Creeks have no interest in joining the northern tribes against the forces of the United States.
July 6, 1784 Settlement of Army accounts John Pierce John White Discusses the settlement of various army accounts and other accounting issues.
December 21, 1791 Clothing, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig has forwarded care of Captain Cushing several articles, including clothing. Mentions a defeat, general panic, and the Northern Indians. No news yet received from Congress.
May 27, 1793 Failure to meet demands in aftermath of robbery and murder at Traders Hill, St Marys James Seagrove [not available] Seagrove expresses disappointment that the friendly leadership of the Creeks has not been able to hand over the culprits involved in the murder and robbery at Traders Hill at St Marys. Warns them that to make enemies with United States spells ruin for Creek Nation. Creeks cannot expect mercy when acting such as this. Seagrove is heartened by the good conduct of so many Creeks; such towns will...
August 17, 9800 British and Indians on the northern frontier Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox The Governor of Pennsylvania encloses a copy of a letter from Brigadier General Wilkins in which he represents some circumstances relative to the disposition of the British and Indians on the northern frontier.
May 15, 1785 Resolution, Indian Commissioners Charles Thomson [not available] Appointment of commissioners for treating with Northern Indians.
November 11, 1782 General Greene's Report on Clothing for the Southern Army Nathaniel Greene Benjamin Lincoln Greene informs Lincoln that he is taking measures to obtain clothing for the troops. He reports that he has on hand only a small part of his army's winter clothing. After issuing clothing to the troops going to the north he will have only a small pittance left. Greene discusses his financial arrangements for paying for the clothing through bills drawn on the Continental Army's Financier.
August 1, 1793 Savages Against Savages William Blount Henry Knox Governor Blount and General Pickens discuss the implications of building a post at the mouth of the Bear Creek which may help to cut off water communication between the northern and southern Indians. They mention the benefits that may incur by enlisting the Chickasaws and Choctaws in the war against the Creeks who might be joined by the Cherokees.