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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 3, 1797 Concerns with Spanish and the Northwest Territory James McHenry [not available] References relations with Spanish and Indians. Mentions militia, President, and Congress. Concerned about administration of the Northwest Territory.
July 13, 1787 Congressional resolution regarding government of the northwest territory Charles Thomson [not available] Congressional ordinance establishing governing authority in the northwest territories.
May 15, 1792 Prospects for Peace in the Northwest Henry Knox George Washington Knox informs Washington that the meeting with the Cherokees went well although the Indians complained about the behavior of the frontier settlers. So far, the prospects for peace in the northwest appear favorable.
November 28, 1788 Militia Northwest of the Ohio Arthur St. Clair [not available] Laws to establish militia northwest of the Ohio River.
December 15, 1797 Concerning a possible forgery by the Northwest Indians James McHenry Henry DeButts McHenry writes of a conference that General Wilkinson held with the Northwest Indians where they produced a document claiming it was an original counterpart to the Treaty of Greenville, but believes its a forgery. McHenry also encloses a letter written to Robert Oliver with an instruction to meet with DeButts as soon as he reaches Baltimore.
October 5, 1798 Purchase of Land Northwest of the Ohio Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the transacting of funds relative to the purchase of land northwest of the Ohio with Samuel Hodgdon.
April 6, 1784 Official Congressional Approval of Treaty with Northwest Indians Thomas Mifflin [not available] Official naming and appointment of commissioners. Commissioners given permission by Congress to agree upon boundary line.
August 3, 1799 Letter from the Governor of Northwest Territory Arthur St. Clair Chiefs of the Nations on the Wabash and Mississippi Rivers Letter from Governor Arthur St. Clair of the Northwest Territory to the Indians on the Wabash and Mississippi Rivers. Image not available.
April 18, 1795 Payment of the Scouts of the County of Washington territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1006.66 is due to the Scouts responsible for the protection of the County of Washington and territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio from October 1794 through February 1795.
November 6, 1790 Letter from Governor of Northwest Territory Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter from the Governor of the Northwest Territory to the Secretary at War; mentions General Josiah Harmer.
September 13, 1796 Affirming Arthur St. Clair's Position in the Northwest Territory James McHenry Arthur St. Clair McHenry confirms St. Clair's official position with Indian affairs in the Northwest territory, and states he expects St. Clair to personally attend the investigation into the murder of two Indians at Fort Vincennes, and enforce the terms of our treaties.
October 1791 Estimate of the Expenses for Frontier Defenses War Department Unknown Recipient Report of the number of men supplied and an estimate of expenses incurred by counties in Pennsylvania and Virginia and posts in the territories northwest and south of the Ohio.
January 12, 1796 Discharge of Militia and Scouts Northwest of Ohio River Timothy Pickering Robert Brooke Peaceful actions of fourteen Indian tribes per agreement of peace treaty shows the employment of militia and scouts is no longer warranted. Order to discharge those still in service.
December 23, 1794 British allied with Northwest Indians Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Letter from General Wayne to the Secretary of War, concerning British agents enticing the Indians of the Northwest region to attack the United States. Desires that Congress raise troops to garrison.
April 17, 1795 Payment of a Detachment of Militia in Washington County territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1273.06 is due to a detachment of Militia responsible for the defense of Washington County, territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio, and commanded by Captain William Miles during early 1795.
August 16, 1794 Requests Information and Supply Lists for 1795 for Western Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the Northwest Territory Tench Coxe John Stagg Requests information about garrisons, detachments, and army in western Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the Northwest Territory, specifically about rations, supplies, and quartermasters for 1795.
September 14, 1790 Indian Campaign in the Northwest Territory Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox recommends to St. Clair that a military post be established northwest of the Ohio in Miami Indian territory, in order to awe the Indian tribes living in the vicinity as well as provide a "respectable appearance" to the British troops at Detroit and Niagara. He acknowledges that this endeavor may require many more troops than its objective is worth or that the country would allow, and it...
July 20, 1801 Supplies for Recruits James Wilkinson John Wilkins, Jr. General Wilkinson orders Wilkins, the Quartermaster General, to furnish supplies for recruits in Kentucky and the Northwest Territory.
May 23, 1800 Letter to the President of the United States James McHenry John Adams Letter from the Secretary of War to the President of the United States; also endorsed by the Secretaries of the Treasury and Navy. Discusses the Northwest Territory, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
July 20, 1795 Northwest Territory and Indians J. Smith Samuel Hodgdon One hundred Indians are at Greenville awaiting the completion of the treaty. As some appear to be of a hostile disposition, Smith doubts that there will be a peaceful resolution. There has been rapid immigration to the territory and it provides much hope to the landed speculators. He himself has traveled in the Ohio Country west of the Miami River and believes to to have the finest soil and...
July 11, 1794 Speech to the Chickasaw Indians Henry Knox George Washington Secretary Knox submits a draft of a speech to the chiefs and warriors of the Chickasaw Nation of Indians. The speech starts out by expressing gratitude in the Chickasaws joining with the U.S. Army in combating the "hostile tribes northwest of the Ohio," who allegedly had been "deaf to the voice of reason and peace."
November 8, 1799 Establishing a Medium Price for Rations on Both Sides of the Ohio Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton discusses a change from the current situation whereby different prices for rations are charged on the two sides of the Ohio River.
August 13, 1794 Anthony Wayne's Declaration to the Indian Nations Anthony Wayne Nations of Indians Northwest of the Ohio This is General Wayne's declaration to the Delawares, Shawnees, Miamis, Wyandots, and all other Nations of Indians northwest of the Ohio in which he offers the friendly hand of peace and promises to preserve them and their helpless women and children from the danger of famine.
November 7, 1792 State of Relations with the Indians Henry Knox Congress of the United States Knox provides sundry information to both Houses of Congress on the state of relations with the northern and southern tribes.
March 21, 1791 Campaign against Northwest Indians Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox writes St. Clair - Governor of Northwest Territory - regarding the government's Indian policies in the territory northwest of the Ohio River and the forthcoming campaign against the hostile Indian tribes.