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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 7, 1792 Request to Inform Creeks of Meeting with President James Seagrove Chief White Lieutenant Brought up confusion of Creeks caused by "wicked white men" and Seagrove expressed pleasure that the Creeks held fast to U.S. alliance. Informed White Lieutenant that Seagrove will meet all chiefs of the upper towns at the head of the St. Mary's River. Requests White Lieutenant make offer of friendship known to all chiefs.
November 18, 1785 Pierce directs White to settle pay claims of Marbury and Lucketts John Pierce John White John Pierce, Commissioner of Army Accounts, directs John White to settle the pay accounts of Captain Marbury and Lieutenant Lucketts in the same manner.
July 7, 1788 On the memorial on account of Colonel Antony Walton White Joseph Howell Commissioners of Treasury Regarding memorial on account of Colonel Antony Walton White.
September 21, 1785 Settlement for Lt. Luckett's Detachment John Pierce John White John Pierce sends to John White information pertaining to the status of settlements for Lieutenant Luckett's detachment.
March 24, 1796 Regarding White Oak Timbers for Frigate Construction at Baltimore Josiah Fox Joshua Humphreys Letter, discusses white oak for Frigate at Baltimore.
October 25, 1788 Certificate for Captain White Jonathan Bankson Joseph Howell Asks to render favor to Captain Simon White who bears the letter. Requests certificate for Captain White. Condolences on the loss of Mr. Pierce.
October 17, 1793 Letter from Timothy Barnard [Bernard] to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, on the prospects for peace, Warrior King's meeting with lower Creeks, White Lieutenant and upper Creek Chiefs Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove From Flint River, prospects for peace are good it seems. The Warrior King trying to reconcile matters. Met with leadership of Lower Creeks at Cussetah, and with White Lieutenant and upper Creek Chiefs at Tuckabatchee. Cowetas promise to lay quiet; talk strongly of killing horse thieves. Seek to get women prisoners back. Ask Seagrove to mediate and bring prisoners with him when he comes to visit....
September 10, 1784 Settlement of White's account Office of Army Accounts, Paymaster General, Pay Office (1783-1792) Major Joseph Marbury Unknown author [pay office] issues a letter directing Major Joseph Marbury to issue settlement to John White.
December 10, 1791 Certificates of John Bennett and John Strahan Joseph Howell Robert Denny The certificates issued for John Bennett and John Strahan of Lee's Legion and issued to Mr. White are found to have been cancelled by the Treasury but it is not evident who funded them or who disposed of them. Richmond is of the opinion that Mr. White lodged all the certificates remaining in his hands with Mr. Harwood or Mr. Johnston. Denny is asked to examine all the receipts lodged by Mr. White...
June 1, 1800 Account of Lt. Col. Timothy Taylor Regarding Purchase of Cockades Timothy Taylor [not available] Taylor's account for for funds spent on cockades for his men. Taylor includes a copy of a circular letter sent by Hamilton regarding cockades in 1799, as well as the individual vouchers for cockade expenses from each Captain or Lieutenant.
February 28, 1794 Account of Mr. White Joseph Howell John Steel Howell instructs Steel to inform Mr. White that his account is to be settled upon the same terms of the wagons employed by Mr. Allison which it is hoped will be to Mr. White's satisfaction.
June 10, 1793 Orders to go about the heart of country to visit the Creek leadership Henry Knox James Seagrove Secretary of War Knox conveys orders from President of United States General George Washington to Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove to go into the heart of the country. Capitalize on friendship of White Lieutenant, Mad Dog of Upper Creeks and White Bird, King of the Cussetahs. Purpose should be to demonstrate peaceful intentions of United States and to emphasize the existence of Creek Nation...
September 19, 1786 Vouchers of Colonel White John Pierce Walton White Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts to Col. Walton White regarding his vouchers.
November 6, 1791 Contemporary Copy of Letter made from Recipient's Files, Joseph Ellicot to Henry Knox Joseph Ellicot Henry Knox Surveyor Joseph Ellicott tells Knox of his contacts with several southern chiefs, each of whom expressed a desire for peace
May 27, 1793 Request for White Wampum Timothy Pickering Henry Knox On behalf of commissioners, Pickering laments that the white wampum has not arrived from New York or Albany. Therefore, ask Major Craig's help in obtaining a quantity, not exceeding 80,000.
September 14, 1785 Concerning letters received John Pierce John White John Pierce notes letters received from John White. Pierce also wishes White well as he struggles with sickness.
April 27, 1786 Concerning the accounts of John White John Pierce John White Acknowledges receipt of letters covering John White's accounts and a settlement estimate. Also discusses White's sending certain papers to Pierce's office.
August 1, 1792 Desire for Peace Chief White Lieutenant James Seagrove Assurances that the council talks are being debated and that Indians desire peace with U.S. Lack of head man, confusion, and need for a commissary to advise Indians has delayed formal response.
June 26, 1794 Announces Engagement of Alex White to Inspect Mines Tench Coxe Henry Knox Announces the intention to engage Alex White to inspect the mines. White will work with Mr. Zane in Winchester.
June 13, 1785 Instructions for closing office John Pierce John White John Pierce sends John White instructions for closing his office. Pierce instructs White to advertise a deadline by which local claims are to be filed with White's office. After this deadline, Pierce desires White's accounts to be closed and his papers to be forwarded to Philadelphia where all subsequent settlements will be made.
May 11, 1799 Specifications for Uniforms James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry quotes Washington on the color of the cavalry's breeches (buff instead of white) and McHenry goes into some detail on the regulations related to the uniforms of artillery and infantry officers.
November 15, 1786 Recommendation for John White John Pierce John White The Commissioner of Army Accounts informs John White that he can with pleasure recommend him and attest to his good character.
November 19, 1784 Letter from Richmond to John White [not available] John White An unsigned letter sent to John White that is enclosed with another letter from William Shirburne. White is directed to respond to Shirburne.
January 14, 1794 Conditions for Peace Anthony Wayne Delaware Chiefs In order to create a lasting peace white prisoners would be released, all Indians traveling on U.S. land must bear a white flag, and chiefs must come to settle disputes.
September 1, 1785 Pierce concurs with White regarding Marbury John Pierce John White John Pierce, Commissioner of Army Accounts, discusses administrative matters with John White. Pierce tells White that his sum against Major Marbury is correct. Also, Pierce discusses other charges against officers of the line and asks if White should need more certificate paper.