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June 6, 1793 Letters to Cherokee Chiefs and McKee William Blount Henry Knox "I have the honor to enclose you a copy of a letter of yesterday's date to the Chiefs of the Chrokees and an extract of a letter from Mr. John McKee which will inform you of the state in which I leave the Indian business. I set out for Philadelphia tomorrow morning, shall pass through the upper part of North Carolina but shall make no delay in my journey"
January 6, 1784 Settlement of Regiments' Pay William Winder John Pierce Discusses pay of a regiment and settlement of accounts.
January 18, 1790 Sherburne solicits an appointment from Knox Henry Sherburne Henry Knox This letter discusses the Rhode Island convention to ratify the Constitution. Sherburn then asks to be appointed to the Collector of the port of Newport.
March 17, 1797 Accounts of Isaac Craig William Simmons James McHenry Certification that that $820.34 is due Isaac Craig, being the balance of his accounts for payments to the troops on the upper part of the Ohio, and his compensation as paymaster, during 1796.
July 5, 1793 Seagrove's Indian Houseguests and Washington's Orders for Georgia Militia to Temporarily Halt Operations against Bad Towns James Seagrove John Kinnard In letter to Kinnard, Creek intermediary, Seagrove acknowledges receipt of talk by George Galphin. Refers to Chehaw fellow living at Seagrove's house as a fool. Notes that he should have sent the guests, including the Cussetahs, away some time ago, but he was afraid they might be killed by whites. Georgia militia troops in upper part of Georgia that crossed Oconee were called back by order of...
December 13, 1793 Muster, Payrolls and Detention of Pay Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Discusses officers at the Upper Posts of Ohio River. Should be enabled to make out authentic muster and pay rolls. Wants to put that part in train without delaying Captain Crawford's return as they are much in want of money. If they do not execute, the detention of pay will be their fault.
July 7, 1789 Deplorable Situation of the Cherokees Henry Knox George Washington Knox addresses the current situation pertaining to the Cherokee nation. He estimates the number of Cherokee warriors between 2,000 and 2,650. He observes that the Treaty of Hopewell "has been entirely disregarded by the white people inhabiting the frontiers." This is the third report in a four part series of briefs regarding Indian Affairs that Knox sent to the President.
April 21, 1791 Preparations for the Expedition to the Westward Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox reports on the preparations for the expedtion to the western frontiers. Levies from Jersey and regulars from Delaware are on the march and supplies of clothing and tents are at Winchester.
April 15, 1793 Letter from Alexander Cornell on behalf of self and upper Creeks on the robbery and murder at Traders Hill St Marys Alexander Cornell James Seagrove Cornell reports that war is imminent. Old Tallissic [sp] King, and his people are at war, joined by the Colummys. Indians are like mad people; running crazy. Cornell says he has done in the upper towns what Seagrove instructed and there is nothing more to do. Upper towns want peace, except for two towns. This King, who once gave land away; now wants to do mischief against whites. Whatever...
January 7, 1795 Pay of the Men on the Upper Parts of the Ohio Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Fisher leaves this morning with $3,630, being the pay of the troops on the upper parts of the Ohio for the last quarter of 1794. Mr. Fisher will deliver the money to Colonel Butler who will give it to Craig who should provide signed receipts.
December 26, 1791 Defensive protection of Western part of Pennsylvania Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Knox explains to Governor Thomas Mifflin the military steps he is taking to protect the Pennsylvania frontier.
January 24, 1790 Jackson discusses state debt with Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, mentions state debt; asks for federal appointment; discusses petition opposing state excise.
1793 Letter from Timothy Bernard [Bernard] to Henry Gaither Major Commandant on the state of affairs on the frontier, the prospects for peace, and whether military operations will make distinctions between Creek friend and foe Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither Undated letter, presumably written spring or summer 1793. Barnard discusses the danger of traveling, presumably in the aftermath of the robbery and murder at Traders Hill St Marys. Matters may have to be settled by an army coming against the offenders. Does not see war as general yet. Hopes that distinctions can be made by army between hostile and peaceful towns. Cussetahs want peace. Mad Dog of...
December 23, 1796 Pay of the Troops on the Upper Posts of the Ohio Samuel Lewis William Simmons Lewis acknowledges receipt of a warrant for $2500 to be transmitted to Isaac Craig on account of the pay of the troops on the upper posts of the Ohio,.
August 25, 1791 Highest Exertions by All Parts of the Army Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Unless the detention of the troops on the upper parts of the Ohio is ended, the President fears that the season will be lost and the expenses made for the campaign will be for naught.
August 13, 1795 Pay & Forage of Troops on the Upper Parts of the Ohio William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons estimates that $31,442 will be required for the pay and forage of the troops stationed at the upper parts of the Ohio for June and July 1795.
April 24, 1795 Pay and Forage Isaac Craig William Simmons Enclosed list of expenditures; notification that Craig paid DeButts for the pay and forage of the troops in the upper parts of the Ohio river.
July 3, 1795 Money Delivered Isaac Craig William Simmons Woodson delivered money for pay and forage of troops stationed at the upper posts of the Ohio.
April 28, 1797 Pay of the troops on the upper posts of the Ohio Peter Hagner Isaac Craig Craig's estimate for the pay and forage of the troops on the upper posts of the Ohio River approved.
December 6, 1798 Response to Information that Inferior Muskets Distributed Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Williams Hodgdon responds to Williams' letter stating the that muskets delivered are not the same as the pattern muskets examined and approved by Hodgdon and the Secretary of War. He asks Williams to write those who have received muskets to point out the defects. In a post script Hodgdon describes features of a pattern or model musket.
June 23, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts to the Auditors of the States John Pierce [not available] Pierce sends a circular letter to the Auditors of each state. Enclosed Pierce provides a list of individuals within each state that received sums as part of earlier pension settlements for invalids.
December 30, 1796 $2500 for the Troops of the Upper Posts of the Ohio Isaac Craig Samuel Lewis Craig acknowledges receipt of a post note of $2500 on account of the pay of the troops of the upper posts of the Ohio for which he accepts responsibility.
December 15, 1786 Enclosed Vouchers John Pierce Walton White The Commissioner of Army Accounts encloses the whole of the vouchers to be presented to the state for allowance.
July 28, 1794 Illegal settlement on Creek land Henry Knox George Mathews Secretary Knox informs the Governor of Georgia, George Mathews, that President Washington is quite upset that a group of Georgians in the upper part of the State have illegally erected an "independent government" on territory belonging to the Creek Indians, and erecting forts from the Oconee River to the Oakmulgee River - contrary to the laws of the United States. Knox insists that "we cannot...
January 28, 1799 Iron for Upper Bands & Trigger Plates Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams discusses the need for iron of various weights for upper bands and trigger plates.