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  • Action depending between Colonel Mathias Ogden, First [New] Jersey Regiment and Polhemus January 1, 1789 Author: Jonathan Polhemus Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: Action depending between Colonel Mathias Ogden, First [New] Jersey Regiment and Polhemus. Asks for certified copy of account.
  • Accounts of Major Carlisle and Captain Gilbert January 2, 1789 Author: C. Richmond Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: Discusses orders of Major Carlisle and Captain Gilbert.
  • Opportunity of Doing This Little Service January 2, 1789 Author: John Adams Recipient: Benjamin Lincoln Summary: Adams welcomes the opportunity to do a favor for Lincoln's friend, Mr. Jones.
  • Salaries of the War Office Employees January 2, 1789 Author: Unknown Clerk Recipient: [not available] Summary: Salaries of the War Office employees for November and December.
  • Sayre solicits naval appointment from Knox January 3, 1789 Author: Stephen Sayre Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Letter, discusses appointment re American Navy.
  • John Read discusses the cultivation of hemp January 3, 1789 Author: John Read Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Letter, describes growing hemp and cultivating seed.
  • Knox writes to Swan January 3, 1789 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: James Swan Summary: Letter, accepts appointment; discussses ratification of Constitution.
  • Capricious Conduct of Indians, Etc . January 5, 1789 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Arthur St. Clair Summary: Notes that capricious conduct of Indians must give great anxiety. Is persuaded that St. Clair will do everything on his part to avoid a war. There is a greater prospect that Congress of seven states assembling. Improbable that congress of nine states will be convened under present confederation. [n/a]
  • Capricious conduct of Indians; need to avoid war; assembly of congress January 5, 1789 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Arthur St. Clair Summary: Notes that capricious conduct of Indians must give great anxiety. Is persuaded that St. Clair will do everything on his part to avoid a war. There is a greater prospect that Congress of seven states assembling. Improbable that congress of nine states will be convened under present confederation.
  • Captain McLane accounts January 5, 1789 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Captain Allen McLane Summary: Encloses statement of McLane's account. Asks about the status of two Bear Skins; whether they were appropriated to private or public use.