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July 19, 1790 Current Plans for the Protection of the Frontiers Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Henry Knox, Secretary of War, informs Virginia's governor, Beverley Randolph, of the current plans for protecting the frontiers, including a proposed expedition of continental troops and county militia into the Western Territory to extirpate banditti.
December 4, 1792 Discharge of Militia Henry Knox David Shepard Discharge of militia called into service for protection of Ohio County in Virginia. Maj. Gen. A. Wayne to provide necessary aid for Western frontiers.
September 24, 1792 Payments Forwarded for the Pay of Troops James O'Hara [not available] Status of accounts, money received, money forwarded.
August 7, 1794 Plan for the Suppression of the Insurrection in Western Pennsylvania Henry Knox James Ross Knox discusses plans for the suppression of the Whiskey Rebellion in western Pennsylvania, an insurrection too great to be handled by normal legal means.
May 10, 1790 Appointment of Spies D. Shepherd Henry Knox Details on the assignment of spies to Western side of Ohio River. Recent acts of Indians recounted.
March 20, 1800 Certification of payment; Major James Boyed, Regiment of York County Militia, commanded by Colonel May ordered into service 1794 to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $22.80 for retained rations to Major James Boyed, Regiment of York County Militia, commanded by Colonel May ordered into service 1794 to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
March 21, 1800 Certification of payment; Alexander Corbean, Regiment of York County Militia commanded by Colonel Jeremiah Mosher, ordered into service in 1794 to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $16.40 for retained rations to Alexander Corbean, Regiment of York County Militia commanded by Colonel Jeremiah Mosher, ordered into service in 1794 to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
August 1, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain Phillip Gossler, in Colonel Daniel May’s Regiment of York County Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania, 1794 William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $14.90 for retained rations to Captain Phillip Gossler, in Colonel Daniel May’s Regiment of York County Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania, 1794.
January 20, 1800 Certification of payment; Major Henry Schrupp, 1st Regiment Philadelphia County militia ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $24.20 for balance of retained rations to Major Henry Schrupp, 1st Regiment Philadelphia County militia ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
May 21, 1800 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Colonel Richard McFarlaine, Regiment of Cumberland County Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania, 1794 William Simmons Benjamin Stoddert Certification of payment; $59.60 balance due for retained rations to Lieutenant Colonel Richard McFarlaine, Regiment of Cumberland County Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania, 1794.
January 19, 1801 Certification of payment; officers in Colonel William McFarlaine’s Regiment, Franklin County, called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $27.50 balance of retained rations to officers in Colonel William McFarlaine’s Regiment, Franklin County, called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794.
January 19, 1801 Certification of payment; officers in Colonel Jeremiah Mosher’s Regiment, Franklin County, called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $28.50 balance of retained rations to officers in Colonel Jeremiah Mosher’s Regiment, Franklin County, called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794.
March 1, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain Samuel Lehman, 1st Regiment, Philadelphia County Militia, commanded by Colonel Joseph Cowperthwaite ordered into service 1794 to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $22.20 for retained rations to Captain Samuel Lehman, 1st Regiment, Philadelphia County Militia, commanded by Colonel Joseph Cowperthwaite, ordered into service 1794 to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
August 8, 1794 [No. 26] Protection of Western Counties Henry Knox Isaac Craig Assured Craig that the residents of the western counties were protected by the law from the insurgents, who recently staged an uprising. Noted governments attempts to pacify the insurgents.
April 17, 1800 Certification of payment; Major George Hague, Regiment of Cumberland County militia commanded by Colonel William McFarland, ordered into service 1794 to suppress an insurrection in Western Counties Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $24.90 for retained rations to Major George Hague, Regiment of Cumberland County militia commanded by Colonel William McFarland, ordered into service 1794 to suppress an insurrection in Western Counties Pennsylvania.
July 29, 1790 Security of the Frontier and Employment of Scouts Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Discusses protection on the frontier against Indian incursions. Suggests that Shawanese and outcast Cherokees may be perpetrators. President Washington has ordered extirpation of banditti. General Harmar to command expedition. Troops to be mounted. Expect that this will result in added security and tranquility. President has directed that Scouts be discontinued. Letter on the same subject is...
March 19, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain Jacob Darling, 1st Regiment of Philadelphia County Militia commanded by Colonel Joseph Cowperthwaith ordered to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsyvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $20.20 balance retained rations to Captain Jacob Darling, 1st Regiment of Philadelphia County Militia commanded by Colonel Joseph Cowperthwaith ordered to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
June 3, 1800 Certification of payment; Major Jacob Sawersroy, 1st Regiment, Philadelphia County Militia, commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney, called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $28 for retained rations to Major Jacob Sawersroy, 1st Regiment, Philadelphia County Militia, commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney, called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania.
March 30, 1796 Establishing trading houses on the western frontier Thomas Dillon James McHenry Thomas Dillon expresses his wish to open up a trading house in Knoxville on the western frontier, in order to open up trade with the Indians. Since Congress has appropriated $150,000 for the purpose of establishing trading houses, Dillon asks to be appointed.
February 21, 1800 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Colonel Jeremiah Mosher, Commander of Regiment of Lancaster County Militia ordered to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania in 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $42.50 balance due for retained rations to Lieutenant Colonel Jeremiah Mosher, Commander of Regiment of Lancaster County Militia ordered to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania in 1794.
February 23, 1799 Division of New Jersey into Recruiting Districts Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton Ogden provides his suggestion for dividing New Jersey into recruiting districts.
September 13, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Thomas Sim Lee Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Governor of Maryland, relating to recent riots and other disturbances in Washington and Allegany Counties in his state. The rebellion is linked to western Pennsylvania's Whiskey Rebellion. In the words of Governor Lee, "they have made declarations in favour of a Revolution."
February 24, 1801 Certification of payment; Officers belonging to Colonel William McFarlane’s Regiment of Franklin county Militia ordered into service 1794 to suppress and insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $89.40 retained rations to officers belonging to Colonel William McFarlane’s Regiment of Franklin county Militia ordered into service 1794 to suppress and insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania.
March 3, 1790 Copy of Instructions to the Governor of the Western Territory, or in his absence the Brigadier Gen. Harmar Copied 15th April (dated 3 March 3) 1790 Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Instructions detail protection of frontiers using the militia of Virginia and Pennsylvania. Protection by militia was applied for after the use of scouts and rangers was discontinued.
April 13, 1790 Notification of the Power to Call Upon the Militia Henry Knox Robert Johnson Secretary of War Henry Knox informs Robert Johnson, lieutenant of Woodford County, that his account of recent Indian hostilities in the area has been received and names those given authority to call up scouts to protect the frontier against any further incursions.