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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
November 27, 1800 Request for Inventory of Factory John Harris Edward Wright Previous letter requesting information unanswered, second letter sent requesting inventory, debts, contracts of factory under command of Wright. Request for Mr. Price's private account, information on Negro woman.
March 4, 1795 She Has Neither Wood Nor Bread Jacob Sorber Samuel Hodgdon Sorber requests a small trifle of money for a woman who has neither bread nor wood. He had previously given her nine dollars from the twenty he had been given.
March 13, 1790 Indian Attacks Henry Jones Jonathan Brown Details of Indian attacks and murders, fear of increase in hostilities the following spring.
February 22, 1788 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell discusses the claim of Hugh Bradley with John Nicholson.
September 24, 1794 Massacre of Indians in Tennessee James Ore William Blount Letter to William Blount, Governor of Southwest Territory. Describes his march from Nashville, with 550 mounted infantry, pursuing the trace of the Indians who had lately committed murders in the Mero District, and of the party that captured Peter Turney's negro woman. The infantry destroyed the Cherokee towns of Nickajack and Running Water. Nickajack was entirely surrounded and attacked by...
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...
June 28, 1793 Mr. Hodges' Bellyache Joseph Bayard Samuel Hodgdon Bayard laments his many disappointments with Mr. Ball's friends and Mr. Hodges' bellyache.
January 15, 1791 Enclosed applications A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Encloses for the Commissioner of Army Accounts two applications; mentions deficiencies that will need to be redressed.
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 27, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons discusses the suspension of Captain Miller's account with Caleb Swan.
March 6, 1791 Alarm on the Frontier Isaac Craig Henry Knox Major Craig warms of hostile Indians marauding in the region surrounding Fort Pitt. In one incident, three men and one woman were killed by Indians who called to them in English.
May 26, 1800 Private Property and Accounts Edward Wright John Harris Opinion that Negro woman is private property, information on private accounts of Benjamin Hawkins. Requests orders on how to act if Indians were to engage the U.S. in war, cites his location as badly supplied and dangerous.
February 15, 1799 Report of Investigation into Jacob Death; Muskets Samuel Hodgdon John Kilty Response to report on Jacob Death with information from Isaac Craig about how Death only worked for three days, then left town with a woman of irreputable fame. News from Levi Hollingsworth about shipment of muskets, promising to investigate.
September 3, 1794 Report of Prisoners with the Indians Anthony Wayne Unknown Recipient Detailed chart of names, date taken, kidnapping tribe, and remarks regarding capture or others killed/taken.
November 1, 1792 Letter from Samuel Colesworthy to Samuel Hodgdon Samuel Colesworthy Samuel Hodgdon Colesworthy reports arriving at his native Boston. He finds his connections and friends in good health. He wishes joy at the arrival of Captain Hodgdon in Philadelphia. Mentions that a poor woman wants to be paid for boarding Captain Phelan. There are other demands against Phelan.
March 31, 1792 News from Pittsburgh Isaac Craig Henry Knox Craig passes along various bits of information he has received from various sources. Reports on an Indian murder of woman and children;
December 26, 1797 Delivery and Distribution of Fuel and Straw James McHenry [not available] "Regulations to be observed in the distribution of fuel and straw to the garrisons on the seacoast and recruiting parties."