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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 27, 1800 Slow Ascent of America to Greatness Alexander Hamilton Theodore Sedgwick Hamilton observes that by the jealousy and envy of some, the miserliness of others, and the concurring influence of all foreign powers, America, if she reaches greatness, must creep to it.
April 23, 1798 Offer to Purchase Merchant Ship, America, by the United States James McHenry Henry Philips Philips owns a ship called the America, which is capable of carrying 16 nine or six pound guns. McHenry asks if Philips is interested in selling the ship, and if so at what price and could he also provide a description of the ship and stores.
August 30, 1798 Regarding Mr. Dandridge William Vans Murray James McHenry The U.S. Minister to the Netherlands writes the Secretary of War concerning one Mr. Dandridge, who is desirous of coming to America.
February 1, 1790 Walley seeks to determine Knox's interest in buying maps Thomas Walley Henry Knox Letter, advises re map of Nort America coast.
March 9, 1801 Oath of Allegiance of Lieutenant John J. Powell John J. Powell [not available] Document, oath of allegiance to the United States of America
July 31, 1791 [Cover sheet, Topographical Analysis of the United States of America by state]. William Tatham Henry Knox Document, informs re topographical analysis of United States;
October 12, 1791 Regarding a Vessel Henry Knox Don Joseph de Jaudenes Knox inquires after a vessel, possibly bound to South America.
October 26, 1798 America's Guardian Sits at the Helm, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig In addition to his continued concern about the disease afflicting Philadelphia, Hodgdon expresses relief that the Federalists have done well in the recent election and will have a strong presence in the next Congress.
March 1797 Confidential Letter on Foreign Policy of U.S. Government Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton advised McHenry on sending an envoy to France to discuss terms of peace and land holding in North America. Hamilton feared that once Britain and Austria were eliminated from North America, France would try to gain control of North America. Advised providing naval force to convoys, and to form a provisional army.
February 2, 1791 Form of the Roman Legion Francisco de Miranda Henry Knox Sr. Miranda expresses his approval of the flouishing state of North America and agrees that the organization of the Roman Legion is superior to any other military arrangement.
February 7, 1790 Knox writes to General Wayne Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Letter, discusses Indian politics and warfare.
February 26, 1798 Reports Treaty Negotiations; European Attitudes toward America William Pinckney James McHenry Apologizes for not writing earlier. Discusses the status of treaty negotiations. Mentions his state of health. Speaks of attitude toward America and attitudes of individual cabinet members precluding a sense of unity. Is anxious to return to Maryland.
October 20, 1791 Maunsell delivers a British diplomatic message to Knox John Maunsell Henry Knox Copied letter, General Maunsell, acting on behalf of the King of England, delivers this diplomatic message to Knox.
September 15, 1791 Enclosed Bank Notes Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Bank notes from Bank of North America enclosed, request to cash notes and transmit month to Lieut. John Jeffers.
September 17, 1794 America as an Asylum to the Oppressed of Europe John Jay Alexander Hamilton John Jay reflects on the war, discord, and oppression he witnesses while in London and hopes that America might become an asylum to the oppressed peoples of the world.
May 2, 1797 Regarding Frigate Construction Contracts Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Thompson Letter, discusses contracts for construction of Frigates.
November 17, 1791 Enclosed Post Notes Joseph Howell Isaac Craig By order of Secretary of War, post notes from the Bank of America enclosed for use by Quartermaster Department.
August 7, 1790 [Affidavit] Alexander McGillivray [not available] Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America.
1789 Draft of a treaty entitled: Articles of peace and amity agreed upon between the President of the United States of America and Creeks Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department [not available] Draft of a treaty entitled: Articles of peace and amity agreed upon between the President of the United States of America, in behalf of the said States, by the underwritten commissioners plenipotentiary, on the one part, and the undersigned kings, head-men, and warriors, of all the Creeks, in behalf of themselves and the Creek nation, on the other.
September 4, 1790 Seeking the Murderers of Two Men Timothy Pickering [not available] Pickering requests custody of the murderers of two men and expresses his regret at continued Indian aggression.
May 2, 1789 Writings published in Fenno's Paper that critique President Washington D. Humphreys [not available] Document, describes rules to meet with President Washington.
March 4, 1790 Autograph Draft Document [not available] [not available] Speech, asks custody of murderers; discusses Indian aggression.
March 4, 1790 Autograph Draft Document [not available] [not available] Speech, asks custody of murderers; discusses Indian agression
July 9, 1800 Cheaper Arms from Germany, Etc. Joseph Pitcairn Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Enclosed are the accounts of several shipments of arms made by the order of Rufus King, U.S. minister in England. Pitcairne notes that these arms are much cheaper than those made in America and England even when including the cost of freight and insurance. They might even be had at a cheaper rate as the War in Europe draws to a close.
January 4, 1790 Williams writes Knox from London Jonathan Williams Henry Knox Jonathan William writes Henry Knox from London to discuss the French Revolution. William believes the the French Revolution is a just war for freedom which continues the American tradition of liberty, linking events in France to the American Revolution. He also hopes that the revolution may spread to the Spanish and Portuguese colonies so that they too could have democratic governments.