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February 10, 1794 Defensive Protection of the Frontiers Isaac Shelby Henry Knox Governor Shelby fully expects that the Creek and Chickamauga Indians will attack frontier settlers as soon as winter breaks so he requests authority to take measures for the defensive protection of the frontiers of Kentucky.
April 4, 1794 Receipt payment for Virginia militia for protection of frontier Jaquelin Ambler Henry Knox Ambler received $20,000 from Henry Knox Secretary of War, by the hands of Edward Carrington, supervisor district of Virginia on account of militia pay for protection of frontiers.
February 2, 1790 Status of Frontiers Col. Benjamin Wilson George Washington Authors relate "alarming predicament" of the state of Virginia's borders. Protection provided by Arthur St.Clair, defenseless state of frontiers from Indian attacks, and decisions of General Assembly all addressed with fear. Authors seek assistance in protecting citizens.
January 17, 1797 Protection of the Frontier John Sevier Blount, Cooke, & Jackson Sevier proposes that the protection of the frontier can be accomplished by the militia, including three companies of infantry and a troop of horse.
June 24, 1793 Abstract of Pay Due Militia Southwest of the Ohio 1793 Joseph Howell David Henley Abstract of pay due the militia called into service for the protection of the frontiers South of the Ohio by order of the Governor, William Blount in the year 1793.
December 2, 1791 Calling up the militia Henry Knox Henry Lee Knox informs Governor Henry Lee of Virginia that the President feels confident that the measures that he has taken to protect the southwestern part of Virginia are sufficient for that purpose. The President feels that federal law fully authorizes him to call up militia if he deems it necessary for the protection of US territory.
November 16, 1791 Protection of Frontiers Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Federal government to pay for militia to protect frontier counties.
March 10, 1791 Certification of a True Copy Thomas Jefferson [not available] Document certified the enclosed document was a true copy of Act to raising additional troops for the protection of frontier.
January 1, 1792 Compensation of Militias Called to Protect Frontier Counties Henry Knox [not available] Report of the Secretary of War concerning the memorial of the inhabitants of the frontier counties of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Knox argues that, if militias are called upon to protect frontier counties, they ought to be paid by the general government and should not be called for a period less than six months.
June 24, 1798 Abstract of Pay Due the Militia Called into Service for the Protection of the Frontiers 1793 Joseph Howell [not available] Abstract of pay due the militia called into service for the protection of the frontiers South of the Ohio by order of the Governor, William Blount in the year 1793.
January 26, 1795 [No. 60 Protection of the Frontiers - Communicated to the House of Representatives] Timothy Pickering Frederick A Muhlenberg Submission of report to House, as ordered by the President, on the number of troops necessary for the defense and maintenance of military posts which will protect frontier of U.S.
February 26, 1791 Information on Frontiers Addressed by Congress Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Papers presented to Congress. Congress to decide on action to protect frontier.
August 28, 1793 Abstract of Pay Due the Militia Called into Service for the Protection of the Frontiers South of the Ohio by Order of the Governor William Blount in the Year 1792 Joseph Howell [not available] Abstract of pay due the militia called into service for the protection of the frontiers South of the Ohio by order of the Governor, William Blount in the year 1792. Lists warrant, number pay rolls, by whom commanded and amount of pay rolls.
January 17, 1800 Certification of payment; William Powells and John Moore, spies of Lincoln County, ordered into service by Isaac Shelby, Esquire, Governor of the State of Kentucky for the protection of the frontiers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; William Powells and John Moore, spies of Lincoln County, the sum of $23.33, ordered into service by Isaac Shelby, Esquire, Governor of the State of Kentucky for the protection of the frontiers, from 23 May to 5 June 1793. Sum is payable to W.J. Davis
January 16, 1792 Employment of Scouts Absalom Baird Henry Knox Two scouts employed for the protection of frontiers of Washington County, more to be engaged. Scouts will have to be deployed in parties of three or more.
1790 [An estimate of the expenses of scouts and rangers, for the protection of the frontiers lying along the Ohio, the Cumberland settlements, and the settlements upon and between the forks of Holston and French Broad rivers, for the year 1791] Henry Knox [not available] An estimate of the expenses of scouts and rangers, for the protection of the frontiers lying along the Ohio, the Cumberland settlements, and the settlements upon and between the forks of Holston and French Broad rivers, for the year 1791. Five men or Scouts to be averaged for each county, and the number of counties of division being estimated at 22.
March 3, 1791 Affirmation of Protection of the Frontiers Henry Knox Daniel Shepherd Knox reaffirms the government's desire to protect those on the frontier from hostilities, and informs them that they will be requested to take offensive measures against the Indians.
January 6, 1792 Knox speaks of issues related to the defeat at Wabash with Sargent Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Letter, alludes to St. Clair's campaign defeat; discusses protection of settlements on the frontiers.
March 14, 1796 Pay of Virginia Militia and Scouts William Simmons Robert Brooke Discusses the account and vouchers submitted to the War Office by the Governor of Virginia for militia pay, pay of scouts, and protection of the frontiers
December 24, 1789 Protection of Frontiers Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Protection of Virginia frontier to be addressed at next session of Congress. U.S. indebted to state for their supply of ammunition and will be reimbursed.
April 10, 1792 Protection of Frontiers Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Request for money to pay militia and spies employed to protect settlements from Indians. Enclosed copy of letter from Sargent to Wilkinson.
May 12, 1797 Accounting required William Simmons John Carson Requests that Carson provide his receipts and vouchers for monies received from the War Office for the pay of "the scouts called out for the protection of the frontiers of North Carolina" so that Simmons can close his account
December 4, 1792 Discharge of Militia Henry Knox David Shepard Discharge of militia called into service for protection of Ohio County in Virginia. Maj. Gen. A. Wayne to provide necessary aid for Western frontiers.
May 16, 1792 Protection of southern frontier of Virginia Henry Knox Henry Lee Secretary Knox discusses with the Governor of Virginia the militia call up and pay, along with the protection of Virginia's frontier. President Washington will concur in every reasonable measure for the defensive protection of the Southern frontier of Virginia. He is impressed with conviction that all parts of the Union ought to be defended at the general expense.
March 3, 1790 Copy of Instructions to the Governor of the Western Territory, or in his absence the Brigadier Gen. Harmar Copied 15th April (dated 3 March 3) 1790 Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Instructions detail protection of frontiers using the militia of Virginia and Pennsylvania. Protection by militia was applied for after the use of scouts and rangers was discontinued.