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March 24, 1784 War office salaries John Pierce Philip Audebert Discusses the salary of the gentlemen in the war office. Also discusses family matters.
March 29, 1785 Concerning counterfeit certificates John Pierce Joseph Howell John Pierce laments to Joseph Howell the impact of counterfeit certificates on the public interest and his own character.
March 29, 1785 Regarding counterfeit certificates, commutation of Captains Wylis and Jordan John Pierce Joseph Howell Expresses utmost astonishment respecting counterfeit certificates, the conveyance being material not only to the public, but to Pierce's character, as they may injure the reputation of the true and give occasion to the malicious to blame Pierce's want of attention. Mr Burrall may be able to supply Howell with a small sum for his private purposes. Expresses disappointment that Congress provided no...
March 29, 1785 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Joseph Carleton John Pierce sends to Joseph Carleton a letter regarding the commutation of Major Archer.
March 30, 1785 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Francis Tate John Pierce writes Francis Tate a letter disclosing the proper channels to be used for settlement.
May 9, 1785 Request to meet at the office at New York; movement of government offices John Pierce Joseph Howell Request to meet at the office at New York in order to pursue business. Mentions the movement of offices. Business should be conducted wherever the Treasury Board sits.
July 17, 1785 Settlement of Continental Accounts William Pierce Edward Carrington William Pierce asks Edward Carrington to have his Continental accounts settled with Andrew Dunscomb. Pierce, now a Georgia rice planter, inquires into the price of slaves in Virginia.
December 23, 1785 Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts Joseph Clay John Pierce Joseph Clay writes the Commissioner of Army Accounts, thanking him for taking the trouble to settle his accounts. Discusses pay issues and vouchers. Also mentions specie payment.
August 8, 1786 Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Waudin John Pierce Letter from Doctor John Waudin to the Commissioner of Army Accounts
January 20, 1787 Letter Citation Joseph Clay John Pierce Cited in Pierce to Board of Treasury, 03/22/1787. Cited in Pierce to Clay, 03/22/1787.
June 19, 1789 McLance solicits a federal appointment from Knox David McLane Henry Knox Letter, asks for military appointment.
August 29, 1789 Habersham accepts appointment as Collector John Habersham Henry Knox Letter, Habersham thanks Knox for the appointment received.
September 11, 1789 Report from Federal Treaty Commissioners to Governor of Georgia Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department George Walton Federal Commissioners for negotiating treaty with Indians south of Ohio River report to governor of Georgia. They note that the negotiations are to be held at Rock Landing, and discuss the procurement of provisions there. They inquire as to whether supplies can be procured in Georgia.
September 11, 1789 Report of proceedings of Federal Commissioners for restoring and establishing peace between United States and Indians south of Ohio River Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Henry Knox Federal Commissioners report that they sailed from New York on 31 August and arrived at Savannah on 10 September. They wrote letters to Governor of Georgia, George Walton, and Mr. Pickens and Mr. Osbourne, the commissioners then at Rock Landing.
September 12, 1789 Report of Federal Commissioners for making treaty with Indians south of Ohio River Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Henry Knox From Savannah, the Federal Commissioners for making treaty with Indians south of Ohio River report to Knox. The number of Indians attending Alexander McGillivray estimated at three to four thousand. They announced their mission to the Governor of Georgia and they discuss issues relating to provisions, with reference to Major Habersham. Had difficulty hiring horses and purchased five of them...
September 13, 1789 Message for the Citizens Bordering on Towns and Settlements of Cherokee Nation Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Henry Knox Commissioners forward copy of message intended for the citizens bordering on towns and settlements of Cherokee nation. Note that any infraction of the tranquility will incur the displeasure of the supreme authority of the United States. Attested by David S. Franks Secretary. Copy given to Mr. Ballew.
September 13, 1789 Message for the White Inhabitants Contiguous to Cherokee Nation Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Bennet Ballew Federal commissioners entrust friendly messages to Ballew. They request that Ballew transmit message to white inhabitants contiguous to Cherokee nation. Informs them of a truce just negotiated between North Carolina and the Cherokee and that any disruption of the truce will result in repercussions from the federal government.
October 25, 1789 General Wayne writes to the Secretary at War Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Letter, discusses Indian agents and warfare; discusses Indian aggression.
November 1, 1790 Judge Pendleton discusses war, land, and treaties with Knox Nathaniel Pendleton Henry Knox Letter, discusses land companies; discusses settlers' aggression toward Indians; war for profit; describes the Combined Society.
April 4, 1791 Receipts from Officers John Habersham Joseph Howell The nine post notes of the Bank of North America, amounting to $185, shall be applied as directed by Howell . Habersham had not previously transmitted Captain Rudolph's receipts but those will be sent together with those of Captains Smith and Savage.
June 10, 1791 Receipts for the Pay of Several Officers John Habersham Joseph Howell Habersham transmits to Howell receipts for the pay of several officers in his regiment.
June 13, 1791 Receipts for Officers' Pay John Habersham Joseph Howell Habersham transmits to Howell the receipts for the pay of numereous officers in his regiment.
August 12, 1791 Lillie discusses international politics with Knox John Lillie Henry Knox Letter, describes politics of Morocco; discusses present to Emperor.
August 4, 1792 Updates on East Florida, Georgia, Recommendation of Leonard James Seagrove Henry Knox News that reinforcements have arrived. Requests employment for Mr. James Leonard.
November 10, 1792 Receipt of Box of Shoes and Invoice for Same John Habersham Samuel Hodgdon Letter from John Habersham (Agent for the supply of troops in Georgia) to Samuel Hodgdon acknowledging receipt of letter dated Sept 29th and enclosed invoice and bill of lading for one box of shoes for the troops of Georgia.