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  • Speech of President Washington to House and Senate January 8, 1790 Author: George Washington Recipient: Congress of the United States Summary: In an address to Congress George Washington discusses the importance of common defense and need to be prepared for war; mentions dashed hopes for peace with certain tribes of Indians; mentions that it is important that the terms for admitting foreigners be speedily ascertained by a uniform rule of naturalization; and mentions advancement of agriculture, commerce, and manufactures, science and...
  • Accounts and vouchers of General Hazen January 9, 1790 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Nicholas Eveleigh Summary: Encloses the accounts and vouchers of Gen. Moses Hazen to the Comptroller of the Treasury, Nicholas Eveleigh.
  • Enclosed return of each regiment January 9, 1790 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: John Avery Jr Summary: Joseph Howell encloses a descriptive return of each regiment with a receipt to the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts John Avery, who is asked to sign.
  • Pay Claim January 11, 1790 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Discusses the claim of a Mr. Purcell for extra pay for service as Judge Advocate to the Southern army in the Revolutionary War (1783)
  • Letter Citation January 11, 1790 Author: Beverley Randolph Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Cited in Knox to Randolph, 02/08/1790.
  • Letter Citation January 12, 1790 Author: John Doughty Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Cited in Knox to Harmar, 04/12/1790.
  • Gorham discusses state debt and appointments with Knox January 12, 1790 Author: Nathaniel Gorham Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Nathaniel Gorham writes Secretary of War Henry Knox regarding recommendations for appointments and concerns over state debts.
  • Evaluating several enclosed accounts January 12, 1790 Author: Eleazer McComb Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: Enclosing amount settled by Major John Patten with John Yeates, inlistments for five men, and sundry inlistments for Captain Thomas Holland’s company. Also enclosed is Robert Kirkwood’s affidavit confirming expenditure of 97 pounds, 10 shillings which he received from George Read. McComb requests Howell examine these accounts to ensure the proper credit is admitted to the state and a correct...
  • Enclosed accounts settled January 12, 1790 Author: Eleazer McComb Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: Encloses accounts settled by Maj. John Patton with John Yeates, late Paymaster of the Delaware regiment; encloses other amounts as well.
  • Accounts of the Late Virginia Line January 13, 1790 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Letter discusses the accounts of two members of the late Virginia line, Reverend John Hurt and John McGarragh.