Viewing 1–9 of 9 documents: "vagabonds"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 1, 1785 Monthly return of the Pennsylvania troops at Fort McIntosh, and removal of vagabonds Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Lt.Colonel Josiah Harmar send to President John Dickinson a return of Pennsylvania troops in the service of the United States. Harmar recommends David Duncan to Dickinson for the job of taking charge of Fort McIntosh after the retrograde of 1st American Regiment. Reports on the detachment of an officer and party to remove and destroy the improvements of squatters. "Understanding that several...
April 8, 1792 Incarceration of Bowles in New Orleans Alexander McGillivray James Seagrove McGillivray [M'Gillivray] describes for James Seagrove the capture by the Spanish of William Bowles and Bowles' subsequent incarceration in New Orleans.
April 5, 1790 Court of inquiry relative to Lacassagne's complaint; return of troops; Lieutenant Armstrong's mission Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Mentions court of inquiry relative to Lacassagne's complaint against Captain Ashton. Although Ashton's conduct not justified, the fellows in the vicinity of the garrison are such vagabonds as not to be entitled to the privileges of citizens. Encloses monthly return of troops. Lieutenant Armstrong left rapids of Ohio. Major Doughty, with Mr Vigo, at Wabash Island, preparing to start for...
May 16, 1790 Jackson seeks letters of introduction from Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, mentions the assumption of state debt; discussses military establishment; asks for letters of introduction.
June 1, 1791 Violations of the Treaty of New York; Alexander McGillivray Henry Knox Creek Chief General McGillivray reports on the many serious violations by Georgians and other adventurers of the Treaty of New York. These transgressions may eventually result in considerable bloodshed if the Chiefs are unable to control their warriors who seek vengeance against the whites who are illegally settling on their land.
March 29, 1792 Recruiting Instructions for John Stake Henry Knox [not available] Recruiting instructions issued by the War Dept. and handwritten note regarding the pay of non-commissioned officers.
April 12, 1792 Recruiting Instructions John Stagg [not available] Instructions, recruiting.
May 7, 1792 Recruiting Instructions for Captain Jedediah Rodgers Henry Knox [not available] Recruiting Instructions for Captain Jedediah Rodgers, appointed to command a troop of light dragoons in service of United States. Principal rendezvous point at West Point New York.
June 15, 1788 Describes Activity Surrounding Fort Harmar, French Creek, Preparations for Indian Treaty Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Describes journey to French Creek and Captain Heart's work on his garrison and with the Seneca and Munsee. Describes geography. Discusses efforts to prepare for treaty. Refers to provisions and supplies and transportation by public expense. Reports numbers of boats and emigrants to pass through. Discusses land reserved by Congress and the lower land. Mentions dismantling of Fort McIntosh....