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  • Clothing Recieved, Returns Enclosed January 4, 1790 Author: William Price Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Captain Conklin delivered the boxes and cask of clothing to Peekskill, it was brought the rest of the way by Mr. Garrison's sloop. Price forwards in the care of Doctor Hayward the returns of ordnance and quartermasters stores for December 1789. Price repeats his request from December 2, asking that the General send an order for the delivery of articles expended in the public service in the past...
  • Duplicate receipt for payment to recruits January 4, 1790 Author: John Pierce Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: Duplicate receipt from Captain Isaac Concklin for advancing pay to recruits.
  • Receipt of James Wilkinson. January 4, 1790 Author: James Wilkinson Recipient: William Clark Summary: Wilkinson acknowledges receipt of the sum of sixty-two pounds [currency] seven shillings from William Clark, being the amount due to John Griswald by said Clark.
  • Charges and W. Caffry January 5, 1790 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Samuel Hodgdon Summary: Knox asks for return of signed receipts, disallowed charges of McCaffry's services, and agrees to pay Colonel Callaway for his services in Virginia.
  • Letter Citation January 5, 1790 Author: Arthur St. Clair Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Cited in St. Clair to Knox, 01/05/1790
  • Estimate of the Expenditure for the Civil List of the United States, on the Present Establishment for the Year 1790. January 5, 1790 Author: Joseph Nourse Recipient: [not available] Summary: Estimate of the Expenditure for the Civil List of the United States, on the Present Establishment for the Year 1790. Includes expenditures for Department of War, Government of Western Territory, Pensions, and costs and pay and subsistence for infantry and artillery officers and enlisted.
  • Safe Delivery of Pensions January 7, 1790 Author: Joseph Nourse Recipient: Benjamin Lincoln Summary: Nourse enclosed remittance for payment of pensions owed children of Major General Warren and Richard Gridley, Esq.
  • Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to the Reverend Samuel Kirkland requesting intelligence on the outcome of great council at Buffaloe Creek; meeting of Chiefs at Philadelphia January 7, 1790 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Reverend Samuel Kirkland Summary: Knox informs that Good Peter and French Peter will return with Kirkland. Captain Hoops spoke with Farmer's Brother who indicated that a great council was taking place at Buffaloe Creek (Buffalo Creek). Knox wants Kirkland to find out the object of this council. Knox goes on to reiterate the importance of bringing the chiefs to Philadelphia and stresses that they must be persuaded of good...
  • Articles of Clothing Needed January 8, 1790 Author: William Price Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Price has counted the clothing which was sent to Peekskill by Captain Conklin. The following items are missing and are needed to make up complete suits for the artillery clothing: 1 blanket, 2 pair shoes, 20 stocks, 20 clasps. There are also 3 stocks missing out of the 35 suits of infantry. Price says the boxes do not appear to have been opened on their way to West Point.
  • Moses Hazen's Ongoing Dispute Regarding Disbursements January 8, 1790 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Nicholas Eveleigh Summary: General Moses Hazen demands payment for the enlistment of men into the Army.