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March 4, 1793 Letter from Governor of Georgia Edward Telfair to Major Henry Gaither regarding use of militia in response to recent outrages by whites and Indians Governor Edward Telfair Henry Gaither From Georgia State House 4 August, 1793. Governor Telfair cites recent outrages by whites and Indians as requiring a request for protection by available militia. Telfair inquires to Major Gaither on the status, location and numbers of militia forces. Requests that ten foot militia under command of a sergeant be stationed at Norris Station, Bush's Station, Hillhouse's Iron Works, and at a station...
July 25, 1797 Unlocking the Mystery James McHenry John McKee The author cites suspicions respecting an unnamed person. He believes that examining his correspondence might unlock the mystery and confirm either his innocence or guilt. Considering his high station and the confidence placed in him, it would be satisfying to find him innocent.
October 13, 1788 Orders to Seize and Confine Any Villains Involved in Murder at Sullivan's Station Josiah Harmar John Francis Hamtramck Harmar orders Hamtramck to seize and confine the Gross Tete, or any other villains involved in murder at Sullivan's station. Notes the attack on Lieutenant Peters' detachment. Hopes the new government shall not tamely suffer subjects of US to be murdered. Savages are hatching a plan of mischief. Has detached force to protect Captain Hutchins in his survey of the exterior lines of Cutler and...
January 4, 1784 Questions on an Officer's Status Joseph S Carth Samuel Hodgdon Requests information from Col. Hodgdon as to whether Captain Emes is to be continued the station he currently fills or be removed. Information either way will be satisfactory. Reference to letter from Mrs. Emes.
March 29, 1797 Delivery of 25 Tous Kentledge James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver 25 kentledge for use of revenue cutter.
May 17, 1790 Indian Attacks John Logan Harry Innes Synopsis of Indian attack at Ingle's Station.
April 20, 1793 Attacks by Marauding Indians William Blount Henry Knox Blount reports on a recent series of murderous attacks by marauding Indians.
May 5, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Alexander McGregor William Simmons Alexander McGregor William Simmons sends an itemized list of authorized disbursements to Alexander McGregor.
June 11, 1798 Orders for Captain Richard Dale of the ship Ganges War Department Captain Richard Dale Provides instructions for operations. Is not to delay at station, but is to proceed under former instructions. Mentions a twenty gun ship of war directly from France on the coast.
March 28, 1797 Articles to Capt.Francis Bright Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott requests that the following articles be delivered to Capt. Francis Bright, commander of the revenue cutter being built for the Virginia Station: 25 tons of iron ballast and five four-pounder cannons for cannonades.
February 6, 1793 Minutes of the Conference at Henry's Station William Blount [not available] Minutes of a conference held at Henry's Station on the 6th of February 1793 between Governor Blount and John Watts, the Hanging Maw, Double-head, and many others of the Cherokees--Susanna Spears, interpreter.
September 19, 1799 Recruiting Mulattoes as Servants, Etc. William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton Bentley suggests that even though the recruiting instructions prohibit the recruiting of mullatoes, they should be allowed to be enlisted as officers' servants. They are better suited to menial service than are white natives. He wants to know whether officers commanding a recruiting station are entitled to double rations.
January 26, 1790 On the Wyandots, Major Doughty's peace mission, and attack by Indians within twelve miles of Danville, at Carpenter's Station Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Expresses confidence in friendly disposition of Wyandots; their influence over other tribes is considerable. Discusses Major Doughty's peace mission to the southern Indians, the establishment of a post at Mussel Shoals, the attitude of the Choctaws and Chickasaws to this event, the number of men required to man this post. Will soon be leaving for Kaskaskia. Reports on attack by Indians within...
October 10, 1792 Indian Attacks William Blount Henry Knox Received news on attack upon Buchanan's station, relayed details of attack and Indian movement since that time. Settlers of Cumberland in good spirits while erecting block houses and stockades to protect from Indian attacks.
August 22, 1799 Early Preparation for Winter Quarters Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Hamilton lists his requirements for quartering the troops during the coming winter. He prefers New Jersey as the location and huts as quarters. Sufficient wood and water must be available at the site and he would like a location intermediate between New York and Philadelphia.
May 17, 1792 Pernicious Counsels of Mr. Bowles William Blount Alexander McGillivray Governor Blount creates for General McGillivray a long list of murders, horse stealings and other depredations by the southern Indians, particulary the Creeks and Cherokees. He has been informed that William Bowles may be the mastermind behind these atrocities.
June 30, 1793 Confrontation with Indians at Spanish Creek Captain John F. Randolph James Seagrove Captain Randolph reports from Colerain Station, west of St. Marys Georgia, that Mr McDonald saw some Indians on the path. Randolph responded by sending out men. They fell in with Indians at Spanish Creek. A confrontation ensued and four Indians killed; no whites lost. Got excellent horses as a result. Alexander Young and Mr Wright want to take possession of Bullhead blockhouse; need more men and...
[not available] Application for Inspector of Fortications. Unknown Author Secretary of War Based on his demonstrated military character during the late war, the author asks that he be considered for the Offfice of Inspector of Fortifications, which is still vacant, or for any other station for which he may be deemed qualified.
August 17, 1793 Our Settlements Much Distressed by Indians General Robertson Secretary Smith Robertson reports on the depredations of the marauding Indians in his district and his efforts to combat them with military force.
[not available] Account of Depredations Committed in Kentucky by Savages since May 1, 1789 Unknown Author [not available] Details on murders, attacks, and horse thefts that occurred in each county of Kentucky.
March 14, 1799 Request for Employment William Cumming Samuel Hodgdon Having been recommended for employment by James Ash, Cumming takes the liberty of asking a great favor of "Hodgkison" to employ him in the same station once held by John Lee.
January 30, 1793 They Dispersed to Their Respective Homes Lieutenant Colonel White William Blount White reports on the eventual adherence of the people of Gamble's station to Blount's proclamation ordering them to disperse and abandon their plans to invade the Upper Cherokee towns. White ascribes their intentions to a misguided zeal to serve their country.
July 6, 1793 Murder of Indians and David Cornell, son of Joseph Cornell, the mutinous withdrawal of Georgia militia, and his affidavit regarding financial interest in Indian trade or commerce James Seagrove Henry Knox Seagrove reports the circumstances surrounding the confrontation and murder of friendly Indians vicinity of Colerain Station and Spanish Creek on St Marys. Reports on McDonald's inconsistent account of events to his commanding officer. Reports on death of David Cornell, son of Joseph Cornell who acted as interpreter with General McGillivray' entourage during treaty negotiations at New York 1790....
December 6, 1792 Jackson makes recommendation for appointment of John Tyler Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, recommends John Tyler for military appointment; mentions Presidential vote.
December 21, 1796 Salary Increase for John McKee. James McHenry John McKee McHenry informs McKee that in consideration of his station and duties within the Cherokee Nation, his salary has been increased to $500 per annum