Viewing 1–9 of 9 documents: "ransom"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 14, 1792 Account of George Ransom Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Payment of $80 to Private George P. Ransom of the Connecticut line. Finds that Ransom had not been paid.
May 1, 1792 Petition of Samuel B. Turner Henry Knox United States Senate In considering the petition of Samuel B. Turner, Knox wrestles with the question as to whether a prisoner of the Indians should receive full pay and emoluments while in captivity and also be rembursed the amount of his ransom. While refusing to establish a general precedent for such cases, he concludes that the $42 requested by Turner is not unreasonable.
April 8, 1795 Articles of Treaty Negotiations Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Timothy Pickering - interim Secretary of War - provides General Wayne with instructions relative to the approaching treaty with the Indians.
June 16, 1792 Spanish Arming the Creeks, Etc. James Ore [not available] In this deposition, James Ore describes his experiences while residing in the Creek nation. He testified that he believes the Spanish were arming the Creeks against the Americans. He also observed firsthand the harsh treatment of the white prisoners of the Creeks, including women and children. He also saw several fresh scalps.
September 3, 1794 Report of Prisoners with the Indians Anthony Wayne Unknown Recipient Detailed chart of names, date taken, kidnapping tribe, and remarks regarding capture or others killed/taken.
February 2, 1797 Land Claims Charles Lee James McHenry Cited original land charter of Virginia and the state is not obliged to assist John Nelson with his bounty claim who currently resides on Indian land.
July 14, 1797 Pessimism over Public Affairs William Vans Murray James McHenry Letter, discusses foreign affairs; discusses French military.
May 2, 1791 A Report on Travels Through the Creek Country, 1791 Caleb Swan [not available] Document, report describes the Creek country, people, culture, and government. Refers to horse theft and trials.
March 13, 1791 State of the Creek Nation James Casey Henry Knox Comprehensive treatment of every aspect of the culture and lives of the Creek Nation of Indians in 1790-1791. Includes transcript of a journal. 132 page document.