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United States. War Dept.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

David Henley Letter to Richard Harrison

Identifier: MS-1871

In this letter, David Henley reports that he has "forwarded Crozier and King's accounts for sundry articles of merchandize furnished for the Indian and Quarter Masters Departments and for the use of my office from April to December 1798." In all, the men are owed $451.99, which may be paid to their attorney, Samuel Meeker.

Dates: 1799 February 12

David Henley Letters

Identifier: MS-0736

These six documents show David Henley's appointment and service as an Agent of the United States Department of War in the Territory South of the River Ohio from 1793 to 1797. Among the subjects they discuss are pay for the militia stationed in Henley's vicinity, military procurement, the sale of two enslaved individuals, and the actions of local Native Americans.

Dates: 1793 August 31-1797 August 31

David Henley Paymaster Bill

Identifier: MS-3466
Abstract This manuscript bill for $31.00 was prepared on behalf of N. H. S. Fournier, physician to Chickasaw, and is signed by David Henley (in the paymaster’s hand). An additional note indicates that the bill was received in Knoxville on February 6, 1797. Among the charges listed are 12 visits to L. Thompson, a Chickasaw Chief affected with violent dysentery, dated November 10-20, 1796; 11 visits to the Daughter of Opoie Mingo (Chickasaw Chief) in an inflammatory [sic] Fever, dated November 11-19,...
Dates: 1797 February 6

Henry Knox Indian Affairs Document

Identifier: MS-3210

This collection houses a document handwritten by Henry Knox mentioning the War Department Agent for Indian Affairs in Knoxville and The Creek Country.

Dates: circa 1793

James Seddon Commission Correspondence

Identifier: MS-3721

This collection consists of a single correspondence from the Secretary of War, James Seddon and pertained to the commission for Officer William Nelson Garrett's promotion to Major to the 64th North Carolina Infantry. The commission is dated October 9, 1862.

Dates: 1862