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Letter not found: from William Blount, 20 Sept. 1791. Henry Knox reported to GW on 28 Oct. (first letter) on “a letter from governor Blount of the 20th of September last” that GW had referred to him on 10 October. The letter was offered for sale in the Collector, 55, no. 3 (Jan. 1941), item 631. The original apparently covered the memorial that the officers of the Mero District wrote to GW...
answer to the Presidents questions To the second question Georgia 1 Regt   640 South carolina 2 Regts Do 1 Do 1920 No. Carolina 2 Regts 1280 3840 Virginia 2 Regt 1280 5120 July 31st 1793 In Case of a War with the Cherokees as well as the Creeks General Seveir is a fit Character to command that Part of the force which may be employed against the Cherokees.
Agreeably to your request, we present you with such Observations on the Subject of establishing a permanent military and trading Post at the mouth of Bear Creek as at present occur to us. The Creeks, if not the Cherokees must be chastized by the hand of Government before they will desist from killing and robbing the Frontier Inhabitants of the United States. The Chickasaws and Chocktaws must...
We beg your Permission to recommend to you for your Nomination for District Judge of the District of Tennessee John Rhea Esquire: We recommend him upon the following grounds; In the late Revolution he embraced every opportunity to give Proofs by rendering personal services and otherwise of his firm Attachment to the Principles upon which the Independence of the United States was established,...
In reply to your Request for the specific Charges against David Campbell to opperate (as I presume) as Reasons why he should not be nominated to the office of federal Judge of the District of Tennessee, I offer the following, That at the first Session of the Legislature held for the State of Tennessee that Gentleman caused himself to be put in Nomination for a Judge, was himself upon the spot,...
We recommend Robert Hays of Davidson County for Mashal Thomas Gray of Jefferson County for Attorny and Morgan Brown of Palmyra for Collector of the Impost in the State of Tennessee. Mr Hays was an officer in the Revolutionary army, is at present Colonel of a Regiment of Cavalry and a Citizen of great Respectability. Mr Gray is a Lawyer of upwards of twenty years standing in No. Carolina and...