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  • Prospects of Continuation in Office, Etc. January 4, 1791 Author: James Livingston Recipient: Alexander Hamilton Summary: Along with an assessment of Congressional matters, Livingston asks about his prospects of continuing in the office of Deputy Superintendent of Indian Affairs.
  • Protecting Virginia's Frontier January 5, 1791 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: George Washington Summary: Given the Indian threat to the frontier counties of Virginia, Knox recommends that experienced hunters and woodsmen be employed by the General Government to supplement the defensive measures provided by the Army.
  • Bruce seeks appointment from Knox January 5, 1791 Author: Stephen Bruce Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Letter, asks for advice & recommendation to federal appointment; mentions plan for establishing a militia.
  • Miserable Pittance, Lottery Tickets, Etc. January 5, 1791 Author: Josiah Harmar Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: Harmar complains bitterly about his subsistence allowance which will not enable him to "keep a table" without taking from his private purse. He asks Howell to buy ten tickets in the New York lottery for him.
  • Pay warrant and receipt for War Office salaries January 6, 1791 Author: War Department Recipient: [not available] Summary: Payment Warrant, War Office salaries paid.
  • On the Claims of George Smith January 6, 1791 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Summary: The Auditor of the Federal Treasury on the claims of George Smith, late deputy judge advocate of the army. Smith was in fact overpaid.
  • Letter Citation January 6, 1791 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: R.J. Vandenbrock Summary: Cited in Vandenbrock to Howell 01/11/1791.
  • Appropriations of Money for Certain Purposes. January 6, 1791 Author: Alexander Hamilton Recipient: Unknown Recipient Summary: Report on Appropriations of Money for Certain Purposes. Outlines the expenditures and appropriations for government operations by topic. Recommendations for budget appropriations and how to deal with debt.
  • Account of Colonel Wood January 6, 1791 Author: Nicholas Eveleigh Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: The Comptroller of the Treasury discusses the settlement of the account of Colonel James Wood.
  • Letter Citation January 7, 1791 Author: Beverley Randolph Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Cited in Knox to Randolph, 01/24/1791.