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October 12, 1794 Women attacked by Indians Constant Freeman Henry Knox Constant Freeman, agent for the Department of War, reports that Indians in Georgia killed and scalped a white woman and black woman, near the Cow Ford on the Oconee River. They have also stolen horses and negroes from Liberty County. Colonel Gaither has received letters from them that the Tallassee king has gone out for war, with the chiefs disapproving of his conduct.
May 13, 1790 Indian Attacks Harry Innes Henry Knox Murder of several whites and Negros in Jefferson County by Indians related; many instances in numerous accounts that have occurred on the frontier.
August 26, 1788 Claim of Eleanor Montgomery Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Eleanor Montgomery claim for half pay. Asks for a speedy answer as the poor woman is in distress and has several children to maintain
November 23, 1785 Preliminary Speeches by Cherokee Headmen at Treaty of Hopewell [not available] [not available] Tassel of Chota. Refers to red people as the original people of the the land. Presents beads as confirmation of friendship. Refers to encroachment by whites on indian land. Recalls past treaties, then introduces War Woman of Chota, who says she is fond of hearing of peace. The commissioners ask for the boundary lines and Tassel agrees to provide it the following day. Unsuckanail, of New Cusse...
March 13, 1790 Indian Attacks Henry Jones Jonathan Brown Details of Indian attacks and murders, fear of increase in hostilities the following spring.
June 3, 1800 Contemporary Copy of Letter, Zebulon M. Pike to David Henley Zebulon M. Pike David Henley Letter, seeks instructions re: slaves seeking asylum from Cherokees.
May 3, 1787 Claim upon property of late soldier A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Received certificates in favor of George Moxley. Mentions a late soldier of 4th Regiment of Artillery. To obtain a certificate in amount which although not actual specie, will be better than nothing, for the supplies to and care of the soldier-in order to do the poor woman the best justice, asks that money come from pay of 1782.
August 1, 1800 Merchandise Arrived Edward Wright John Harris Notification that merchandise listed on enclosed invoice arrived, excepting kegs of powder. Request to dispose of Negro woman and her children. Account information on Colonel Hawkins.
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.
September 21, 1794 Ownership of a woman transferred from slaveholder to Indian William Blount Henry Knox William Blount, Governor of the Southwest Territory, reports a "continuance of Indian depredations." On September 6th a "Negro woman belonging to Peter Turney," who resides in the Mero District, was stolen by Indians.
March 5, 1800 List of Materials for Factory Required John Harris Edward Wright List yet to be received; urgently required in order to request materials from agent in London. Request for ruling on whether or not Negro woman was public or private property.
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.
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.
July 28, 1797 Transport to Natchez and Compensation for Care of Indians Isaac Craig James McHenry Craig provided R. Knox with a boat for a quick decent of the Ohio and Mississippi river to Natchez along with boatmen, arms, and ammunition. Mentioned case of Indian woman in distress who was cared for by Ann Girty who now requests compensation for the expenses. Account enclosed.
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.
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.
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.