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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 29, 1800 Issue of Painted Knapsacks for Recruits Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs issue of painted knapsacks for recruits.
December 20, 1791 Translated letter (implies transcription), Henry Knox to Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Timothy Pickering Letter, directs invitations to Six Nations chiefs.
October 30, 1790 Provisions for the Senecas Timothy Pickering Chiefs of the Seneca Nation Captain Ross, a trusted men, has been directed to travel to the Painted Post to provide beef, corn, and meal for the Indians. It is hoped that this will provide proof of the good will of the United States.
April 17, 1791 Treaty Signing Location Proposed to Six Nations Timothy Pickering Six Nations of Indians Pickering proposed Painted Post as meeting place to discuss peaceful relationship and signing of treaty between United States and Six Nations.
May 21, 1791 We Are Neither on One Side or the Other Young King of the Six Nations [not available] The Young King stakes out a position of neutrality between the British and the Americans and intends to send representatives to the treaty at Painted Post where the American will try to reach a peaceful settlement with the western tribes.
February 14, 1794 Your Word as Your Bond Samuel Hodgdon John Steinmetz In order to end the business between him and Steinmetz, Hodgdon consents to receive all the stores comprehended in their first agreement. To commence the rent already mentioned after the present quarter is settled.
August 7, 1798 Repairing and Painting the Carriages John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon The fifty boxes for the muskets will be finished soon and a thousand muskets will be cleaned and packed up for transportation. The carriages in the store need to be overhauled since the bands of the hubs are loose and need to be made smaller. Some of the older carriages need to be painted. Bryant asks permission to have them repaired so they will be ready to be transported on the next vessel...
May 21, 1798 Receipt for Supplies Received by John Harris Anthony Gale John Harris Lt. Gale writes a receipt to John Harris for materiel obtained for the use of the Navy Department.
December 14, 1799 Return of Clothing and other supplies Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses returns of clothing; discusses the supplies of coats and other articles.
December 12, 1800 Request for Issue of Military Articles for Use in Recruiting at Carlisle Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of clothing, equipment, & musical instruments for the use of the recruiting service at Carlisle.
July 1, 1791 COPY:Pickering Speech to the Six Nations Timothy Pickering [not available] Speech regarding peaceful intentions of U.S. and Six Nations; dispelled rumors of bad whitemen and evil Indians.
December 29, 1800 Request for Issue of Clothing & Equipment To New Haven Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of artillerists' clothing & equipment to New Haven, CT. Stresses that the clothing be "made up."
October 31, 1790 Knox discusses accomodations with Hodgdon Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Letter, discusses Knox's accomodations in Philadelphia.
August 19, 1797 Report from Captain Obrian, having just returned from the Eastward, regarding the Algerine frigate Crescent [not available] Captain Thomas Thompson Captain Obrian having just returned from Eastward reports that it would be proper to have the quarters of the frigate boarded up with their stuff and filled in with cork. Parts should be painted red.
August 9, 1800 Request to deliver knapsacks to Navy Department Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Hodgdon requests that Harris deliver to George Harrison, Esquire, Navy Agent, 300 painted knapsacks and charge them for the same to the Navy Department.
May 26, 1793 Report on preliminary proceedings of Federal Commissioners for Treaty at Sandusky Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Henry Knox Document details the route of the commissioners to the treaty area. Pickering and Randolph traveled together. Lincoln came separately with stores and baggage. Pickering and Randolph route comprised Sunbury PA, Northumberland, Munsey, Licoming, Painted Post and Bath New York, Williamsburg, Genesee River, New York. Lincoln traveled from Philadelphia to Albany, Mohawk River and Oswego. Upon arrival...
May 16, 1798 Ordnance Concerns at West Point George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a detailed discussion of ordnance matters, Fleming notes that the cannons and carriage have been boarded on a sloop that sailed that morning with a fine fair wind. The receipt of the master of the sloop is enclosed and the vessel should arrive in New York that afternoon.
August 17, 1791 Disavowal of the Conduct of Said Commissioner Henry Knox George Clinton Knox disavows the ratification by Commissioner Pickering of a lease of lands belonging to the Cayuga Indians to John Richardson and the certification of an assignment of the lands of the Seneca Indians to the daughters of Ebenezer Allen.
June 8, 1791 Reports Travels of Colonel Proctor to the Western Indians Henry Knox George Washington Reports activity of Colonel Proctor and his journey to the Western Indians, requiring an escort from the Six Nations. Describes mode of journey along rivers and lakes. Reports efforts of Cornplanter and Six Nations for peace.
June 9, 1794 Indians Now Assembing to Engage Americans; Request for Hurons to Assemble As Well Colonel Alexander McKee Chiefs of the Huron Informs the Hurons that the Chippewa, Poutawatomie, Shawnee, Mingo, Delaware, and Miami are assembling after hearing cannon fire near a Chippewa settlement [presumably the American army approaching]. Summons the Hurons and "all the others along with you."
July 8, 1799 State of Arms, Supplies, and Recruiting Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice reports on the state of arms, supplies, and recruiting at Hingham.
May 5, 1791 Additional Forces for the Western Campaign Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports on the progress of the enlistment of additional forces for the upcoming campaign. He warns that the United States does not have the resources to provide rations for the women and children who have been forced to abandon their settlements but remain at advanced posts.
December 20, 1791 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to the Reverend Samuel Kirkland on Colonel Pickering's meeting with members of Six Nations at Painted Post and instruction to Kirkland regarding Indian chief delegation to Philadelphia Henry Knox Reverend Samuel Kirkland In letter to Reverend Kirkland, Knox informs that Colonel Pickering held a conference with members of Seneca and Six Nations, with exception of Mohawks. Here it was agreed that certain chiefs should repair to Philadelphia while congress is in session to put into execution certain principles concerning civilization of said Indians. Colonel Pickering writes to those chiefs at Buffaloe Creek and...
June 16, 1791 Supply of Troops to March to Frontier Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox satisfied requests for supplies and clothing made by Butler for troops to march to frontier. Knox mentioned letter from Butler to Five Nations would arrive at Niagara.
July 3, 1795 Invoice of Public Stores Shipped to Captain Thompson. Samuel Hodgdon Alexander Thompson Invoice of public stores shipped on board the Sloop "Sally," Captain Nicholas Frambes, Master, addressed to Captain Alexander Thompson, Governors Island, New York, July 3rd, 1795.