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October 8, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Southwest Territory General James Robertson William Blount General James Robertson writes the Governor of Southwest Territory, William Blount. Robertson encloses a copy of his order to Major Ore, and offers details about relations with the Creek, Cherokee, and Chickasaw Indians.
November 18, 1794 Murders by Cherokee Indians William Blount Henry Knox Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory insists that in case of a murder committed by a Cherokee, "satisfaction shall instantly be demanded of the town, or towns, in which the murderer, or murderers, live." This action, he believes "will probably prevent a repetition of murders, without bringing on a national war." If it does bring war, "it could be terminated in the course of a few...
August 16, 1794 Requests Information and Supply Lists for 1795 for Western Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the Northwest Territory Tench Coxe John Stagg Requests information about garrisons, detachments, and army in western Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the Northwest Territory, specifically about rations, supplies, and quartermasters for 1795.
March 5, 1799 Arrangement of Recruiting Districts in Massachusetts John Brooks [not available] The proposed arrangement of the recruiting districts in Massachusetts. Because of the need to include whole counties, achieving equal numbers of inhabitants in the individual districts is not practical.
May 14, 1794 [Extract of a letter from the Secretary of War, to Lieut. Col. Gaither, dated 14th May, 1794] Henry Knox Henry Gaither Orders to assist the governor of Georgia in suppressing the unauthorized assembly of troops under Gen. Clark who plan to invade Spanish territory on North American continent.
September 14, 1790 Indian Campaign in the Northwest Territory Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox recommends to St. Clair that a military post be established northwest of the Ohio in Miami Indian territory, in order to awe the Indian tribes living in the vicinity as well as provide a "respectable appearance" to the British troops at Detroit and Niagara. He acknowledges that this endeavor may require many more troops than its objective is worth or that the country would allow, and it...
December 29, 1791 Protection of Northwest Territory Henry Knox Lieutenant of Washington County, Pennsylvania The Lieutenant of Washington County, Pennsylvania is authorized by Knox to muster men for the protection of the Northwestern Territory.
December 17, 1794 Enclosed letters from Governor Blount Henry Knox George Washington Secretary Knox encloses letters from Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory, requesting that they be laid before Congress immediately.
January 23, 1801 Certification of payment; detachment of militia under Major Thomas Johnson, against the Indians on the frontier of the Southwestern Territory 1794 William Simmons Henry Wood Certification of payment; $3326.40 to detachment of militia under Major Thomas Johnson, against the Indians on the frontier of the Southwestern Territory 1794, in conformity with Act of Congress 13 May 1800.
November 3, 1794 Illegal attack on Cherokees William Blount M'Clellan Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory orders Sergeant McClellan to immediately intercept General Logan and his illegal attack on the Lower Cherokees.
December 17, 1795 Acknowledged Recommendations House of Representatives George Washington Mentioned Indian wars in Northwestern Territories, but otherwise fortuitous state of the U.S. Acknowledged receipt of G. Washington's address, and that the House will analyze and consider his recommendations.
December 29, 1794 Draft of letter to Governor Blount Henry Knox George Washington Secretary Knox submits a draft of a letter to Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory. According to Knox, the situation of the Mero District - facing Indian attacks - demands instant provisions for its protection.
August 9, 1791 Indian attacks on Cumberland settlements Henry Knox William Blount Letter regarding Native American attacks on the Cumberland settlements in the frontier south of the Ohio River. Knox requests that Blount insist on immediate punishment. Blount is governor of Southwest Territory.
July 23, 1795 Payment Due George Farragut David Henley William Blount The United States owes Farragut $612.22 for services in the militia in Washington and Hamilton District in the Territory south of the Ohio.
August 31, 1793 Instructions from Henry Knox Secretary of War Henry Knox David Henley Temporary appointment of Henley as agent of U.S. to territory Southwest of Ohio River. Details of duties.
December 11, 1794 Enclosed dispatches Henry Knox George Washington Secretary Knox submits to President Washington the enclosed dispatches just received from Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory
November 19, 1791 Presidential Approval of Commissioners to Run Cherokee line Tobias Lear Henry Knox Lear informs Knox that Washington approved the names of the commissioners appointed to run the boundary line between US and Cherokee territory.
August 23, 1795 Valuable Lands Return Jonathan Meigs Winthrop Sargent Someone has been marking public land, in an attempt to make a claim on it. Meigs alerts Sargent to this illegal act.
November 1, 1792 Sargent Recommends Sebastian for Judge Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Letter, discusses provision for Judge Advocate of the Army; recommends Sebastian for Judge of territory.
September 14, 1789 Regarding Constant Hostilities Between Indians who Live on Wabash River and People of Kentucky Arthur St. Clair George Washington Regarding constant hostilities between Indians who live on Wabash River and people of Kentucky: it must be considered by the government of Western Territory. Requests that Washington take matter into consideration and asks for orders based on what is though proper. Kentucky people will likely retaliate and this will undermine the government's treaty efforts. Makes inquiry regarding the calling up...
July 20, 1801 Supplies for Recruits James Wilkinson John Wilkins, Jr. General Wilkinson orders Wilkins, the Quartermaster General, to furnish supplies for recruits in Kentucky and the Northwest Territory.
September 15, 1794 Schedule of sums of money John Stagg David Henley In absence of the Secretary of War, clerk John Stagg encloses a schedule of several items of money furnished David Henley as agent for War Department in the Southwest Territory
September 18, 1794 Schedule of sums of money [not available] [not available] In the absence of Secretary of War, clerk John Stagg encloses a schedule of several items of money furnished David Henley as agent for War Department in the Southwest Territory.
June 22, 1795 Disputes Among Indians Timothy Pickering William Blount Enclosed copies of Creek talks submitted to Pickering. Disputes between tribes discussed.
February 7, 1800 Pestilence that Has Ravaged Philadelphia, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of a number of matters, Sargent warns Hodgdon that in the summer he should be in the country, rather than stay in the city. Sargent addresses business matters which Hodgdon is handling for him.