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  • Accounts and vouchers January 13, 1790 Author: Stephen Moylan Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: Account of monies advanced to the officers of the Fourth Regiment of Light Dragoons. Accounts and vouchers from regimental officers.
  • Pay claims January 14, 1790 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: George Thacher Summary: Letter from the Paymaster General to Massachusetts Representative George Thatcher pertaining to various pay issues and claims.
  • Letter Citation January 14, 1790 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Eleazer McComb Summary: Cited in McComb to Howell, 02/04/1790.
  • Enclosed settled account January 14, 1790 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Eleazer McComb Summary: Encloses a captain's settled account with John Yeates, the late Paymaster of the Delaware Regiment.
  • Reports Plans for Fort Washington; Fears Trouble from Creek Indians January 14, 1790 Author: Josiah Harmar Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Reports visit from the Governor of the Western Territory [Arthur St. Clair], who then left for a visit of the new country, furnished with escorts under Lieut. Doyle and Major Wyllys. Believes Fort Washington will be one of the most solid garrisons in the Territory, describing the layout and construction. Describes surrounding area and inhabitants. Fears trouble from the Creek Nation in Georgia...
  • Reply by Congress to President Washington January 14, 1790 Author: Congress of the United States Recipient: George Washington Summary: Congress refers to accession of North Carolina to the constitution, agrees that one of most effectual means of preserving peace is to prepare for war, and because of this support Washington's proposals for strengthening military, with a due regard for economy. The speech then goes on to support Washington's proposals for uniformity of currency and a uniform rule for naturalization. They also...
  • Officer information January 14, 1790 Author: Samuel Toms Recipient: George Thatcher Summary: Information on various officers, from an exchange (the same day) with Joseph Howell.
  • Reply to Speech of Congress January 14, 1790 Author: George Washington Recipient: United States Senate Summary: Expression of thanks for address from Congress. Relying on the continuance of Congress' exertions for the public good, anticipates salutary effects of prudent and upright counsels.
  • Speech from Speaker, attended by House of Representatives, to President Washington January 14, 1790 Author: Congress of the United States Recipient: George Washington Summary: Reciprocate congratulations on accession of North Carolina; express concurrence with Washington's sentiments on agriculture, commerce, manufactures. Express support for measures that might obviate ill effects failed negotiations and of Indian hostilities.
  • Reply of President Washington to Congress January 14, 1790 Author: George Washington Recipient: Congress of the United States Summary: Receives with pleasure, the assurances of Congress. Expresses confidence that Congressional deliberations will be directed by enlightened and virtuous zeal for the happiness of our country.