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October 21, 1794 Taken prisoner by Shawanese James Neill Henry Knox The author was a pack-horseman at Fort Recovery aged 17 years and taken prisoner by the Shawanese Indians, along with two others. Neill was then taken to a British fort at the Miami, then to Detroit and Michilimackinac. 1,500 Indians and whites were involved in the attack of Fort Recovery.
June 30, 1794 Return of the killed, wounded, and missing John Mills Unknown Recipient Return of the killed, wounded, and missing, of a detachment under the orders of Major William McMahon, in the action near Fort Recovery, on June 30, 1794. McMahon was among the officers killed.
July 16, 1794 Expected Arrival of Kentuckians; Intelligence About Indian Retreat from Fort Recovery Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Notes that Kentucky volunteers are coming up. Cites evidence of the trails of the Indian force retreating from Fort Recovery to show that some have split off, but the rest continued back to Grand Glaize. Plans to move out within 4-5 days, once divisions of Kentuckians start arriving, with any arriving after his departure ordered to follow immediately.
July 7, 1794 Report of Battle at Fort Recovery; Supposition of British Involvement Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Report of battle at Fort Recovery, on the site of St. Clair's Defeat, with the Indians driven off after 2 days. Reports loss of officers; believes Indians to be low on provisions, but a force of between 1500 and 2000 men. Lists reasons suggesting British militia assisted the Indians in the assault. Notes that the Indians expected to retrieve plunder hidden on the site of St. Clair's defeat,...
June 20, 1794 Speech delivered Mr. Jaques Lassell by the Hurons, Ottowas and Chipawas asof Detroit. To be deleivered to General Wayne. J. Lassell Anthony Wayne Hurons, Ottawas, Chipawas gave speeches to Jaques Lassell to be delivered to General Wayne. Speeches assured Wayne the tribe representatives were detained by weather or other reasons, but would be at Fort Recovery shortly.
1796 Quantity of troops at various posts James McHenry [not available] McHenry lists the number of troops stationed at each post.
February 7, 1798 Sale of Coach George Washington James McHenry Received enclosures from McHenry that discuss navigation of Potomack River. Washington asked McHenry to notify Mr. Small of the personal coach that could be sold. Congratulations given for recovering from gout and rheumatism.
September 26, 1790 My Sick Have Astonishingly Multiplied, Etc. Robert Todd Anthony Wayne Todd laments that his sick--both officers and privates--are astonishing multiplied to the extent that he does not expect to march with more than 200 privates. Two-thirds of the men will be expected to foot it to headquarters and horses have become so weak that they cannot convey flour.
January 14, 1794 Speech To the Chiefs and Warriors of the Delawares, Shawanese & Miami Nations or tribes of Indians & to all others whom it may Concern. Anthony Wayne [not available] Message delivered from Steven Young, George White Eyes, and another warrior as interpreter by Robert Wilson received by George Washington and member of the Council of Congress. Stated that if the Nations desire peace they will release all American prisoners to officers at Fort Recovery. United States offered protection to Indians in return for prisoners and a stop to all raids and murders by...
1797 Uncle Alex's Health Benjamin Hodgdon Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Hodgdon discusses the critical condition of Uncle Alex and believes the prospects for his recovery are poor.
November 6, 1790 McKnight forwards bill for medical care to Knox Charles McKnight Henry Knox Letter, discusses medical services provided and cost.
April 28, 1793 Recovering Three Captured Negro Men Thomas Jefferson Beverley Randolph Jefferson discusses three Negro men that have been captured by Indians and whether or not they can be recovered. He observes that it is not a question of whether they are slave or free but whether they shall remain among the savages or in the country of their birth or connections. Mr. Innes is willing to meet any reasonable expense that will attend their recovery.
March 4, 1790 Knox sends to Congress the petition of General Greene's widow Henry Knox Congress of the United States Report, describes petition of Catherine Greene.
August 21, 1798 Return of [Cherokee Indian] Talk John Adams James McHenry Returns duplicate of "talk" [presumably a missive to be sent to the Cherokee, which had earlier been sent to Adams for approval]. Congratulates McHenry upon his recovery from illness.
September 13, 1798 Money for Stores Elias Langham Samuel Hodgdon Letter, urges timely settlement of a bill because of the scarcity of money in Shepardstown and the need for cash to maintain public credit. Mentioned the depopulation of Philadelphia due to yellow fever, expressed gladness in the recovery of the Sec. of War. Attempting to procure all the Maryland stores that were lost.
October 27, 1797 Regarding Philadelphia's Recovery from Sickness Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John Adams Wolcott informs Adams that the city of Philadelphia is returning to life after the recent outbreak of sickness there.
September 11, 1791 Family News & Business Henry Knox John Adams Notes that Adams' steward has recovered from illness. Knox's son Marcus has died.
April 13, 1798 Abstract of Provisions Issued Over Six Months Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry List by post of provisions issued between December 1, 1796 and May 31, 1797.
September 10, 1798 Load Intended to Go Forward by Phillips Samuel Hodgdon Col. Alexander Anderson The load intended for Colonel Henley at Knoxville has arrived safely but late so money should be deducted from Phillips' advance. If he refuses to pay, a suit should be instituted to recover what the law allows.
October 6, 1786 Settlement with Broadhead, Advice on Recouping Business Jonathan Nicholson John Pierce Settled with L. Broadhead, noted he was no longer within Nicholson's immediate contact. Advised that if Pierce came into contact with Broadhead he should attempt to "recover a vast multiplicity of business" from him.
September 12, 1787 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Joseph Clay The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes that in light of the Treasury Board's durations, he has transmitted acknowledgments of a receipt.
May 23, 1799 Defer the Report of Condemned Shot David Ford Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon's letter to J. J. Laeschky has come to hand but he is so ill that there is no expectation of recovery but Ford and Brinkerhoff are still interested in the contract with the public.Therefore, they are surprised at the lack of acquiescence in Hodgdon's report of condemned shot in New York and Elizabeth Town. They want him to defer his report until they have an opportunity to answer more...
August 10, 1789 We Have the Worst to Apprehend, Etc. Henry Knox Clement Biddle Knox has found Biddle's certificate respecting his account while in the Army and has consulted Mr. Burrall who will be honorable regarding Biddle's pursuits. Knox is in despair regarding the prospect of his son's recovery from the fever.
June 21, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Hugh McCall Simmons discusses accounting practices with McCall.
June 22, 1795 Participation During an Impending Council Fire Chiefs of the Potawatomies, Ottawas, & Chippewas [not available] Speeches delivered by chiefs of sundry tribes regarding participation in an impending council meeting.