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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 24, 1784 Unable to exchange notes George Olney John Pierce Lack of ability to exchange notes for cash.
March 30, 1785 Regarding half pay or commutation for officers Captain Silas Talbot Joseph Howell Discusses entitlements to half pay, or commutation, for officers who left service in consequence of Resolve of Congress 31 December 1781. They are equally entitled as those who were deranged before that time, or continued to the close of the War.
April 23, 1787 Regarding Storage of Public Goods in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses storage of public goods in Rhode Island.
May 21, 1787 Military Stores in Rhode Island; Request for Cash Advance for Laborers Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, asks for advance for laborers; describes disposition of U.S. military stores in Rhode Island.
June 15, 1787 Regarding Examination of Military Stores in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, Regarding Examination of Military Stores in Rhode Island
August 12, 1787 Regarding Examination of Military Stores in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses examination of military stores.
November 13, 1787 Regarding Heavy Cannon & Defenses of Rhode Island Jabez Bowen Henry Knox Letter, asks for compensation for heavy cannon; discusses defense of Rhode Island.
December 4, 1787 Regarding Pay Claim for Examination of Military Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses claim against U.S. for services rendered in examining public stores.
February 17, 1788 Regarding Proof of Cannon Claim in Expense Account; Ratification of Constitution in Massachusetts Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses proof of claim for cannon; mentions adoption of the Constitution in Massachusetts.
November 5, 1788 Olney Discusses Rejection of Constitution in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses rejection of Constitution in Rhode Island.
November 26, 1788 Discussing Return of Military Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, mentions enclosed return of military stores [Return itself not included].
December 8, 1788 Discussion of Robbery at Military Storehouse Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, describes burglary of military stores.
March 16, 1789 Request for Appointment as Collector of Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, encloses letter to the President; asks for appointment to Collector of Rhode Island.
September 24, 1789 Regarding Society of Cincinnati and Federalist Matters Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, mentions the Society of the Cincinnati; recommends Federalist merchant.
October 10, 1789 Discussion of Robbery at Military Storehouse Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, describes burglary of public stores.
December 14, 1789 Discussion of Robbery at Public Magazine & State Convention Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Olney plans to make the public powder more secure. He has not yet been able to bring to justice the people who burgled the magazine. News has reached them that North Carolina ratified the Constitution; Olney is optimistic about the future of government. Olney draws on Knox to discharge a debt in New York.
January 28, 1790 Regarding Invalid Pensions, the Constitution, Rhode Island Convention, & Office of Collector of Imports Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses returns of Invalid pensions; mentions Constitution; discusses state convention; asks for appointment to Collector of Imports.
February 8, 1790 Discussion of Pension Payment to Rhode Island Invalids (4) Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses payment of Invalid pensions.
February 15, 1790 Peck solicits appointment from Knox William Peck Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment in Revenue department; mentions Constitution.
March 2, 1790 Discussion of Pension Payment to Rhode Island Invalids Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Olney has received the list of pensioners from Knox. There is a discrepancy between it and the one which Olney prepared: Abiel Weaver is being overpaid.
April 2, 1790 Discussion of Invalid Pensions, and Federal/State Disagreements on Them (2) Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses inspection of Invalids in Rhode Island; alludes to federal and state conflict regarding invalid pensions.
April 15, 1790 Discussion of Pension Payment to Rhode Island Invalids (7) Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses payment of Invalid pensions in Rhode Island.
April 25, 1790 Regarding the Society of the Cincinnati, Invalid Pensions, & Rhode Island Politics Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Hopes to attend meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati in Philadelphia. Crossed-out portion of letter mentions business of Rhode Island invalid pensioners. Mentions Rhode Island's choice of deputies to the "General Assembly," but seems disappointed in outcome.
May 14, 1790 Request for Submission of Pay Draft to Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney James Olney Jeremiah Olney asks his cousin to submit a draft for payment to Henry Knox.
May 14, 1790 Submission of Vouchers Charged Aganist the United States Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, encloses account with vouchers against the United States.