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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 10, 1795 Confirms receipt of pay vouchers William Simmons David Allison Confirms receipt of a letter sent by David Allison that contains pay vouchers for the militia of the southwestern territory.
November 9, 1793 Letter Citation Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Cited in St. Clair to Knox, 99/99/1793. Copy of letter from Knox to governor of Northwestern Territory enclosed, President requested St. Clair follow instructions to governor of Kentucky as if it was written to himself. Advises military force against French.
June 15, 1796 An Army agent's request for paper William Simmons James McHenry Forwards an extract of a request for a supply of paper from David Henley, agent of the War Department in the Southwest Territory, along with Simmons' comments
November 26, 1798 Pecans for the President Samuel Hodgdon John Adams Hodgdon informs President Adams that he is sending him some pecans, a highly estimated nut that grows in the Mississippi Territory.
June 19, 1793 Report from the Territory of the South Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox The Secretary of State has received from the Secretary of the Territory of the South a report on the activities of the territorial government to be presented to the President. There does not appear to be anything for the President to act on unless, as suggested by Mr. Smith, it should be necessary to lay before Congress the act of their legislature in 1792. Jefferson recommends consulting the...
August 18, 1791 Letter to the Governor of Southwest Territory Henry Knox William Blount Largely illegible letter from Secretary Knox to Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory.
October 11, 1800 Annuities for Indians of Indiana Territory John Wilkins, Jr. Israel Whelen Informs Whelan of plans for annuities to Indians of Indiana Territory, and lists the planned presents.
June 10, 1797 James McHenry forwarding letter concerning orders to Isaac Guion James McHenry Isaac Guion McHenry forwards to Guion letters written 9th and 10th of June to General Wilkinson, presumably concerning Guion's deployment to make the rounds of posts in territory claimed by both Indians and Spanish. Advises Guion on drawing funds to pay troops and purchase fortification materials.
July 20, 1795 Northwest Territory and Indians J. Smith Samuel Hodgdon One hundred Indians are at Greenville awaiting the completion of the treaty. As some appear to be of a hostile disposition, Smith doubts that there will be a peaceful resolution. There has been rapid immigration to the territory and it provides much hope to the landed speculators. He himself has traveled in the Ohio Country west of the Miami River and believes to to have the finest soil and...
July 9, 1788 Supplement to the Land Ordinance of 1785 Congress of the United States [not available] A supplement to an ordinance entitled An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing lands in Western territory.
November 22, 1799 Certification of payment; Isaac Williams, late an Indian interpreter and Deputy Superintendant in the Northwestern Territory William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $224.75 Isaac Williams, late an Indian interpreter and Deputy Superintendant in the Northwestern Territory, for furnishing supplies to sundry Indians, express hire, and balance of pay.
September 7, 1799 The Indians in this quarter seem much dissatisfied... David Strong Alexander Hamilton "I received your favor of the 22d July and am pleased with the hopes of greater uniformity in the clothing in future. The Indians in this quarter seem much dissatisfied at the promises made them by the Secretary of War, that the Governor fo the Territory should be at Detroit in the course of the present summer to redress any complaints (many of which they have) which might be laid before him and...
April 27, 1795 Money Issues with Territory David Henley Joseph Howell Henley cites money-related tasks as his responsibility-related to the territory. Movement of militia hindered by money. Plea for pension of injured soldier by name of James Gillespy.
August 2, 1798 Discussion of Activity in the Northwestern Territory James McHenry James Wilkinson Reports interaction with the Paymaster General for bills in the Northwestern Territory. Refers to French troops. Mentions governors' discretion at calling up militias. Discussion of reports from Captain Guion and the erection of fortifications.
September 15, 1800 Receipt for Delivery of Annual Supply of Stationery Samuel Hodgdon James Miller Receipt for delivery of stationary furnished by Secretary of State for North Western or Indianna territory.
November 23, 1799 Enclosed Invoice for Stationery Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Enclosed invoice for stationary sent to Capt. Harrison of the North Western Territory. Requests Craig copy the invoice and send it to Cincinnati.
September 17, 1799 Trade Monopoly in the North Western Territory James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry encloses a copy of a memorial from persons engaged in trade in the North Western Territory regarding a possible trade monopoly in that region by the Commanding General.
July 7, 1790 Opinion on Indian Attacks Harry Innes Henry Knox Stated that all warfare has been due to Indian aggression. In an effort to protect and preserve land rights, an expedition of volunteers into Indian territory will commence. Volunteers will not discriminate who they injure or kill.
October 1794 Protection in Southwest Territory Doyle General James Robertson Major Doyle informs General James Robertson that Ensign Bird and his detachment has arrived. Discusses protecting the territory at the mouth of the Cumberland River, along with much of the Tennessee River.
October 6, 1789 Act of Congress Calling for Militia Defense of the Western Territory George Washington Arthur St. Clair Extract of a letter from George Washington to Arthur St. Clair, Governor of the Territory of the United States northwest of Ohio, and Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Northwestern District. The letter describes a September 29, 1789 act of Congress calling forth the militia for the protection of the frontier from hostile Indian incursions. He instructs St. Clair to ascertain the...
March 10, 1794 Kentucky expedition against Spanish territory [not available] Unknown Recipient Cabinet meeting concerning expeditions being prepared in Kentucky to invade Spanish territory to the West. A proclamation will be issued to Governor Isaac Shelby against the expedition. Secretary of State Edmund Randolph dissented.
April 4, 1798 Enclosed Letter Edward Price James McHenry Enclosed correspondence of Col. Hawkins regarding the personal store of Mr. Bi[annant] on Indian territory.
August 3, 1799 Letter from the Governor of Northwest Territory Arthur St. Clair Chiefs of the Nations on the Wabash and Mississippi Rivers Letter from Governor Arthur St. Clair of the Northwest Territory to the Indians on the Wabash and Mississippi Rivers. Image not available.
August 20, 1794 Pay Due the Militia of the Southwestern Territory David Henley Joseph Howell Howell assures Howell that he will provide the necessary information regarding the pay due eighteen officers of the Militia of the Southwestern Territory.
September 18, 1799 Forwards Packages from Natchez David Henley James McHenry Forwards two packages from the Natchez territory.