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  • Transportation of Rolling Screen December 30, 1784 Author: Timothy Pickering Recipient: Benjamin Lincoln Summary: Timothy Pickering sends to Benjamin Lincoln a letter that indicates difficulties in shipping items due to ice on the river. This problem will bring operations at Lincoln's mill to a standstill as Lincoln requires the rolling screen that is being shipped by boat.
  • Settlement for Lee's Legion December 31, 1784 Author: A.W. Dunscomb Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: Settlement for a part of Lee's Legion and other pay matters
  • Accounting error [no date available] Author: Noble Benedict Recipient: John White Summary: Discusses an accounting error and the issuance of a certificate.
  • Resignation of Brigadier General James Wilkinson 1784 Author: James Wilkinson Recipient: President John Dickinson Summary: Wilkinson submits his resignation as Brigadier General of the Pennsylvania militia and recommends his successor. [ Gen. James Wilkinson to Pres. Dickinson, 1784 ] Sir, I shall offer no apology for this address; it must doubtless be unexpected, but the occasion will, I flatter myself, excuse it. Being about to take a long leave of the State of Pennsylvania, I conceive it my duty to abdicate...
  • Against the abolition of Military Stores 1784 Author: Samuel Hodgdon Recipient: Unknown Recipient Summary: Samuel Hodgdon argues against abolition of the Military Stores Department.
  • Report that Peter Schuyler & Peter Rightman Will Not Be Allowed to Attend Treaty at Fort Stanwix 1784 Author: Unknown Author Recipient: [not available] Summary: Memoranda from an unknow origin that discusses the tension between U.S. Indian Commissioners and New York state Indian Commissioners. Formal direction for Peter Schuyler from Mr. Campbell, through the New York Governor, concerning the forthcoming treaty at Fort Stanwix. Both Schuyler and his translator, Peter Rightman, are denied attendance due to their previous distasteful behavior and offering...
  • Report of the Committee on the Military Establishment 1784 Author: [not available] Recipient: [not available] Summary: Report of Committee on the Military Establishment discusses staffing and manpower issues related to the British relinquishment of military garrisons inside U.S. territory. Also discusses frontier and pioneer life; discusses frontier fortifications and garrisons; describes pay of troops; discusses Indian warfare; discusses Foreign affairs.