List of persons in confinement at the Town of Washington
|Col John Hamilton||John Flannigin14|
|Col William Crauford||John Crawford (son of Col Crawford)|
|Major John Powers11||John Gaston15|
|The Reverend John Corbly||John Husy16|
|Thomas Sedgwick||John McGill17|
|James Kerr12||Robert Martin18|
|John Laughery||Nathaniel Martin19|
|David Lock||David McComb20|
|John Munn||James Robinson21|
|William Porter13||William Johnson22|
10. AD, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
11. Powers, a resident of Westmoreland County, was a delegate to the meeting between the insurgents and the commissioners of the United States and Pennsylvania on August 21–23, 1794. See William Bradford to H, August 23, 1794, note 3.
12. James Kerr of Washington County was granted bail on January 13, 1795.
13. H is referring to Captain Robert Porter, an officer during the American Revolution, who refused to sign the amnesty. On May 18, 1795, he was acquitted in the Circuit Court of the United States for the Pennsylvania District (Wharton, State Trials description begins Francis Wharton, State Trials of the United States During the Administrations of Washington and Adams (Philadelphia, 1849). description ends , 174–75, and Brackenridge, Insurrection description begins Henry M. Brackenridge, History of the Western Insurrection in Western Pennsylvania, Commonly Called the Whiskey Insurrection, 1794 (Pittsburgh, 1859). description ends , 331). Porter kept an account of the Whiskey Insurrection, which is published in part in Brackenridge, Insurrection description begins Henry M. Brackenridge, History of the Western Insurrection in Western Pennsylvania, Commonly Called the Whiskey Insurrection, 1794 (Pittsburgh, 1859). description ends , 328–32.
14. John Flanagan had been a delegate from Cline’s district to a meeting of Washington County insurgents on August 23, 1791. For the resolutions of the meeting, see H to Washington, August 5, 1794, note 6.
15. John Gaston, a client of Hugh H. Brackenridge, had received the following note from “Tom the Tinker”: “You will please to have this [notice] printed in the Pittsburgh paper, this week, or you may abide by the consequence” (Brackenridge, Incidents description begins Hugh H. Brackenridge, Incidents of the Insurrection in the Western Parts of Pennsylvania, in the Year 1794 (Philadelphia, 1795). description ends , II, 9). Gaston took the notice to John Scull, printer of The Pittsburgh Gazette, and the item appeared in the issue of September 13, 1794. For “Tom the Tinker,” see H to Washington, November 17, 1794.
16. Husy was a resident of Washington County.
17. McGill was a resident of Cannonsburg, Washington County.
18. Martin was a resident of Washington County.
19. Nathaniel Martin came from Washington County.
22. Johnson was a resident of Westmoreland County.