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  • Claim for subsistence January 15, 1790 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Addison Richmonds Summary: Letter from Joseph Howell to Addison RIchmonds concerning Richmonds' claim for subsistence as prisoner. Howell does not feel comfortable with approving the claim.
  • Request for Camp Kettles and Straw January 15, 1790 Author: William Price Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Informs the Secretary at War Henry Knox that Lt. Privee has requested camp kettles and straw for his men at the garrison. Tells Knox that there are only two camp kettles at the store and that straw can be purchased for 3 to 4 pence per bundle.
  • Letter Citation January 16, 1790 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Josiah Harmar Summary: Cited in Knox to Harmar 04/05/1790
  • Pay Claim January 16, 1790 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Samuel Carlton Summary: Discussing pay claims to Lt. Col. Samuel Carlton; the claims have been examined by Benjamin Goodhue.
  • Letter about requirement for multiple receipts January 16, 1790 Author: Joseph Savage Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: Discusses request for a receipt. Explains he gave receipt to Colonel Smith. Has asked Smith to forward receipt.
  • Letter Citation January 17, 1790 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Henry Jackson Summary: Cited in Jackson to Knox, 01/24/1790.
  • Letter Citation January 17, 1790 Author: William Eustis Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Cited in Knox to Eustis, 01/31/1790.
  • Newman solicits an appointment from Knox January 17, 1790 Author: Samuel Newman Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: In this letter Samuel Newman asks Henry Knox for a military appointment.
  • Knox submits revised militia plan to Washington January 18, 1790 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: George Washington Summary: Secretary of War Henry Knox submits to President Washington the revised militia plan. Knox hopes the plan will assist in erecting adequate defenses. Posed question regarding a military supported by the citizens.
  • Report on the Organization of the Militia January 18, 1790 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: [not available] Summary: Unless a Republic prepares itself by proper arrangements to meet those exigencies to which all states are in degree liable, that its peace and existence are more precarious than the forms of government in which the will of one directs the conduct of the whole, for the defense of the nation. An energetic national militia is to be regarded as the capital security of a free republic. Knox goes on to...