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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 20, 1799 Ellis's Statement: Confrontation between Vance & Simmons Unknown Clerk [not available] The formal statement of Robert Ellis, bookkeeper in the Accountant's office, regarding an angry confrontation between Captain Samuel Vance and William Simmons.
February 21, 1799 Knight's Statement: Confrontation between Vance & Simmons John Knight [not available] This is a formal statement by Lieut. John Knight of the 2nd Regiment of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers regarding the angry confrontation between William Simmons, Accountant for the War Department, and Captain Samuel Vance.
February 20, 1799 Hagner's Statement: Confrontation Between Samuel Vance & William Simmons Peter Hagner [not available] This is a formal statement by Peter Hagner regarding the confrontation between William Simmons and Captain Samuel Vance in which Vance accused Simmons of being a villain.
April 23, 1785 Regarding the treachery of Joseph Jones, Second New York Regiment Michael Connolly Joseph Howell Regarding the treachery of Joseph Jones, Second New York Regiment, he is a villain, having bargained away his wages and clothing, and imposed upon his acquaintances. Apologizes and asks that Howell take no notice of the villain further. If he contacts debts, send him to jail.
January 27, 1800 Protecting Bills from Villains Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon $1500 in post notes on account of the armory have been received. Williams recommends cutting bills into halves as a safe way of ensuring that they would be of no value to villains who take them. The villain would have half while the other half would be in the possession of the lawful owner who could procure from the bank a new bill from the half he retains. Instructions have been received...
January 11, 1785 Regarding punishment of forger of pay certificates Joseph Howell William Thompson Cited in Thompson to Howell, 01/23/1785. Discusses the case of and the punishment of a forger of pay certificates.
November 15, 1800 Burning of War Department Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Nothing is known about a treaty with France save what was published in the papers. Secondary mention to the burning of the War Department. Cause of fire is now believed to be from a neighbors fire which became uncontrolled and burned through the "thin partition wall" shared by the War Department and the adjoining house.
July 25, 1786 Concerning Judiciary and Counterfeit Certificates John Pierce [not available] Discusses a Major accused of counterfeiting certificates; notes that he will travel to New Hampshire tomorrow morning. Mentions Judge Sullivan, Judge Morris, and chief justices.
June 20, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce John Winslow Pierce's intentions in regards to a forged securities and his plans for apprehending the forger (an officer) of a particular note. Also mentions a person he has confined in jail for passing forged securities.
November 21, 1796 Conspiracy Unknown Author John Steele Intelligence on a conspiracy masterminded by Israel Loan. Sought to clear the name of Hubbard with information on his character. The conspiracy involved receiving pay due to soldiers, using a false seal.
April 8, 1793 Letter from Timothy Barnard [Bernard] to Major Henry Gaither regarding meeting with Cussetahs, scalpings, robbery and murder at Robert Seagrove's store Traders Hill on St Mary's River, Spaniard Dons Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither An enclosure to Gaither to Secretary of War letter 17 April 1793, Timothy Bernard writes from the Flint River. Reports on Indians arriving from St. Marys and Sattelles with scalps and plunder. Perpetrators from settlements near Jack Kinnard's, who are under influence of villain Willbanks and northward Indians. Describes a ship arriving from Spaniard dons with goods. Talks about the death of...
January 31, 1785 Forgery of pay certificates; officer's claim for commutation pay. Joseph Howell John Pierce Discusses the forgery of pay certificates presented in Howell's office and an officer's claim for commutation pay.
October 10, 1789 Discussion of Robbery at Military Storehouse Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, describes burglary of public stores.
April 21, 1792 Indians Revenging Themselves on the Innocent James Seagrove Henry Knox James Seagrove writes to Knox regarding the subversive actions of several of William Bowles' friends and dispairs at the failure of the State of Georgia to prosecute the murderer of an Indian, the result of which was the revenge killing of two innocent Americans by the murdered Indian's relations.
December 8, 1788 Discussion of Robbery at Military Storehouse Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, describes burglary of military stores.
June 20, 1793 Report on Events in Aftermath of Robbery & Murder at Traders Hill St. Marys Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove From Flint River Georgia, Bernard report to Seagrove that he has been to Cussetah Towns with David Cornell, head warrior of Tuchabachees. Conclusion was to give satisfaction for robbery and murders at Traders Hill. Men were sent by Cussetahs to kill the perpetrators. Daniel Dourouzeaux, villain who turned Spaniard, at behest of Panton, interfered with the business. Nevertheless, both upper and...
February 2, 1792 Intelligence Report to the Secretary at War Anonymous Henry Knox This letter is an anonymous intelligence report from the frontier to Henry Knox, asking him not to reveal the correspondence between them to Judge McComb. Also, in order to prevent the Saganaw and Michillimakina Indians from assisting other hostile tribes on the frontier, the sender of the report recommends that Knox authorize the release of Indian prisoners. Further states that the paroled...
May 24, 1792 My Want of Faith in McGillivray's Integrity James Seagrove Henry Knox An extract of a letter from Seagrove to Knox in which Seagrove questions the sincerity of McGillivray in his professions of friendship for the United States. One of McGillivray's shortcomings is his failure to take seriously the subversive activities of William Bowles. McGillivray is partially responsible for the state of confusion that exists in the Creek nation.
June 20, 1793 Events in Aftermath of Robbery and Murder at Traders Hill St. Marys Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Bernard, in reporting to Seagrove from Flint River Georgia, notes that the upper Creeks held a meeting at the Tuchabachees of the upper and lower Creeks. Those who attended agreed to would take steps to ensure peace with United States; would take measures to satisfy Seagrove's demands to for satisfaction for murders at Traders Hill St Marys. Bernard notes that the old villain Daniel Dourouzeaux,...
May 21, 1792 Alliance of the Southern Indians with the Hostile Western Tribes James Seagrove Alexander McGillivray Seagrove informs McGillivray of the positive nature of the negotiations between the United States and the southern tribes. Many of the Creek headmen agree that the activities of William Bowles are subversive in nature and endanger the peace. Seagrove warns particularly of the danger of the southern Indians allying themselves with the hostile western tribes against the US.
August 14, 1794 Capture of Post at Grand Glaize Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Letter, describes Wayne's campaign; discusses defection of Newman, field quartermaster; discusses Indians and Indian warfare; describes Indian lands; discusses stockade fort; discusses forts and fortifications; mentions militia.