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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 7, 1791 Danger to the Settlements Near Marietta Henry Knox Rufus Putnam The levies and regular troops being raised will not be available for a month so the protection of the settlements near Marietta must be effected by the militia.
May 26, 1790 Settlements of sundry foreign officers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War that he has examined settlements of sundry foreign officers made by the previous Commissioner of Army Accounts; states that it appears that no settlements have been made with any foreign officers who left the service prior to 1780.
July 14, 1794 Regarding purchase of final settlements Elbridge Gerry Samuel Hodgdon Discusses various financial matters and the purchase of final settlements.
November 6, 1797 Request for Information on Indian Settlements James Wilkinson Col. Edgar Letter, asks for information re indian settlements; asks for information re river navigation.
July 7, 1800 Returned Account William Simmons David Ames Settlements not considered conclusive.
December 20, 1787 Enclosed Returns Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Records of returns from settlements made by the State.
May 8, 1786 Business of the Pay Office John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Cover letter for copies of account settlements that Wolcott had requested.
January 22, 1787 Error in settlements John Pierce Peter Manifold Since both Virginia and Pennsylvania have adopted Colonel Moyland's regiment, Pierce warns Captain Manifold that there has been a considerable error in the settlements that must be corrected.
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.
May 19, 1791 Requests Congressional Law to Raise Militia Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Refers to need for a Congressional law to outline the raising of a militia. Discusses security of upper settlements along the Ohio. Reports need to compensate Colonel Sproat.
April 12, 1785 Regarding certificates of final settlements Joseph Howell Mr. Ellery Certificates of final settlements were issued by John Pierce, commissioner for settling accounts of late army of United States.
November 18, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Secretary at War William Simmons James McHenry William Simmons requests guidance from the Secretary at War regarding troop settlements.
January 20, 1791 Settlements at the Yazoo John Armstrong Henry Knox Lieutenant Armstrong expresses his misgivings regarding the settlements by a number of "adventurers" on the Yazoo territory that seem to be contrary to the President's proclamation requiring the sanction of the government before such settlements could be authorized.
March 22, 1790 Concerning pensions and settlements Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton concerning pensions and settlements, offering information from the books of the office.
January 1789 Settlements with Colonel Carrington Jonathan Burrall Joseph Howell Mentions that [certificates] are directed to Colonel Edward Carrington. Appears that settlement has been made. Carrington has desired that no claims be settled without his approbation.
July 19, 1785 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Mr. Reid John Pierce asks Joseph Reid to continue settlements past 1 August.
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.
December 7, 1793 Strict Neutrality Toward Spain Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Responding to an alleged enterprise against Spanish settlements by General Clarke of Kentucky and by a group of Frenchmen, St. Clair proclaims a posture of strict neturality toward Spain by all those who are part of the military establishment of the United States.
January 16, 1784 Accounting Matters Samuel Hodgdon Robert Morris Discusses accounts, balances, receipts, and quarterly settlements.
April 25, 1794 Decision on States' Payment of Militias Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Does not find any authority given by law to make payments to a state for the services of militia, on different principles from those which govern in other cases. Therefore conceives that the practice which has been pursued must continue, and state must pay until settlements are made.
November 7, 1794 Southwest Indian relations General James Robertson William Blount General James Robertson tells Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory that he does not believe that any enemy Indians are in or around settlements, although some have taken off with horses. His son, Jonathan, had his horse stolen. According to the Chickasaws, the Indians lately on the borders of the white settlements have been Creeks.
April 25, 1786 Copies of settlements Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John Pierce CITATION Only. Cited in Pierce to Wolcott, 05/08/1786. Wolcott requested copies of settlements.
February 5, 1800 Treaty Allocations for Roads Thomas Butler James McHenry Tellico Treaty, Kentucky Treaty, and Holsten Treaty cited in reference to the building of permanent roads from northern and southern settlements in the U.S. Difficulties building roads due to Cherokees discussed.
September 24, 1788 John Marshall's accounts John Marshall Joseph Howell Marshall laments Howell's decision to detain final settlements on account of Colonel Woods not settling his.
October 16, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons states the policy of the Accountant's Office governing settlements for expenses incurred in pursuit of deserters.