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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 27, 1791 Update on Sons Military Whereabouts Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Letter, informs mother of son's march with army; discusses loss of Knox's son.
September 27, 1791 Knox writes to Mrs Warren regarding her son Henry Knox Mrs Warren Letter, discusses letters recommending Warren's son.
October 13, 1793 Knox writes to Sargent about commercial impact of fever in Philadelphia Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Letter, discusses the impact of the small pox illness in Philadelphia, the disorder it caused, and its impact on commerce; mentions meeting of Congress, and Army's march from the Ohio.
June 28, 1793 Block house at Wheeling; Shipments of Clothing; Movements of Troops Henry Knox Isaac Craig Has directed Colonel Clarke to proceed with the erection of block house at Wheeling. Asks that Craig lend support. Captain Pratt marched from Trenton with about 100 men. Captain Pike marched from Carlisle. Clothing and stores are to descend the Ohio. Mentions plan to consult Treasury on Indian Department expenses
September 22, 1791 Troops Marching to Fort Washington Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox acknowledges receipt of two of St. Clair's letters and informs of several troop movements toward Fort Washington.
October 6, 1791 Lack of Intermediate Posts Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair informs Knox that his army has marched from the recently named Fort Hamilton and his numbers, exclusive of militia, are at two thousand. It is so late in the year that there is no time to build intermediate posts, the lack of which may prove harmful if the army has to march to the Miami villages.
November 1, 1793 Letters will be Answered; Forward Information on Army; March of Lieutenant Whistler Henry Knox Isaac Craig Letters will be answered next post. Forward any important information from the Army. Lieutenant Whistler marched from Hagers Town Maryland for Fort Pitt with 50 recruits.
June 29, 1792 Troops are Marched as Fast as They are Recruited Henry Knox Anthony Wayne In order to alleviate Wayne anxiety, Knox reports on the recruitment and transportation of men and supplies to support Wayne's expedtion against the western Indians.
December 6, 1797 Pay of the Army in the Northwestern Territory Caleb Swan William Simmons Paymaster Caleb Swan presents a statement of the pay of the Army in the Northwestern Territory including the following posts: Detroit, Miami, Defiance, Fort Wayne, Greeneville, Fort Washington, and Fort Knox, Fort Massac. Swan laments the difficulty of making advancements to officers when the law will not define entitlements. Swan can offer no reason why troops are not paid, except that they may...
July 19, 1791 Garrisoning at Fort Washington Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter, discusses garrisoning Fort Washington.
March 7, 1791 Regulating the Military Establishment Henry Knox George Clinton Letter, directs recruits for Continental army service.
January 7, 1793 Report from Fort Washington John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Harris reports that Indians remain peaceable. Mentions Mr. Colesworthy. Harris says he is very busy and does not have time to write him. Letter from Mr Bissell to this family enclosed. Mentions Shaylor.
June 28, 1799 Seeks to Provide Musket Balls Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Seeks suitable supply of musket cartridges under care of Col. Stevens. Reports debt to the state when troops marched under Captain Henry. For payment, recommends sending box of musket balls. Suggests that Stevens's men put them together at Fort Jay. These guns will be called for when the army takes the field.
March 9, 1793 Refers to Stores at Fort Washington James O'Hara Henry Knox Refers to Mr. Belli's stores at Fort Washington and the accounts forwarded to the Treasury. Discusses his expectations for stores at Fort Washington.
December 30, 1796 Three related drafts on the Revolutionary War George Washington John Carey Discusses published forged documents; alludes to the Revolutionary War and slaves.
March 7, 1791 Raising 76 Rhode Island troops to add to the new regiment for the Army Henry Knox Arthur Fenner Knox informs Governor Fenner that the President has signed an act adding another regiment to the Army to provide further protection for the frontier. Seventy-six soldiers are to be raised from Rhode Island and then directed to Fort Pitt.
September 13, 1794 Muster Rolls of the Eastward Detachment Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Enclosed are Lyman's muster rolls of the detachment which he marched from the eastward.
[not available] Regarding the actions of Rawlings and his men at the siege of Fort Washington Colonel Moses Rawlings Henry Knox Regarding his denied claim for warrant for military bounty land, Rawling recounts the actions of himself, and his officers and men during the siege of Fort Washington during American Revolution. Of the 274 men in his Regiment, 52 officers and soldiers were killed or wounded. Says that Gordon's History of America reports that Rawling's regiment killed or wounded upwards of 600 men. Rawlings was...
July 29, 1791 Update on Troops at Fort Washington Arthur St. Clair [not available] Arrival of several battalions and companies of troops to Fort Washington.
September 15, 1791 Forward of Ammunition to Fort Washington Henry Knox Isaac Craig Know to forward lead, powder, and shells to Pittsburgh. Craig in turn to forward supplies to Fort Washington. Money to be given to Lieut. Jeffers at Fort Franklin.
June 25, 1793 Distilled Spirits to be Issued to Troops Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Hamilton has concluded to have purchases of distilled spirits made on the accounts of the government for the use of the army.
July 15, 1791 Status of Offensive Troops Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Troops will rendezvous at Fort Washington for offensive action North-West of the Ohio River. Requests input from Randolf to increase efficiency of calling up troops from Virginia.
May 25, 1791 Account of stores and ordinance sent to Fort Washington Isaac Craig Henry Knox Major Craig gives account of stores and ordnance sent to Fort Washington from Fort Pitt.
July 5, 1792 Report from Fort Washington Rufus Putnam Henry Knox Report on Army affairs on the Ohio frontier, report of an Indian attack on an Army detachment near Fort Jefferson, estimated Indian intentions, and recommendations on negotiations with the Indians
April 26, 1794 Movements of troops to Pittsburg John Stagg Isaac Craig Reports that recruits preparing to march for Pittsburg to descend Ohio River for Fort Washington. Ensign McClean marches from Philadelphia to Carlisle. A Captain and 40 men are ordered from West Point to New Brunswick, New Jersey. Mentions recruits in Virginia under Captain Heth also ordered to Pittsburg.