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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 27, 1790 Swan discusses American war debts James Swan [not available] Letter, discusses plan to pay American debt; alludes to Amsterdam bankers.
April 8, 1799 Certification of payments; Robert McCormick for repairing carbines William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $64.75 to Robert McCormick for repairing carbines with side barrs [side bars].
July 31, 1793 Border Disputes and other issues Commissioners for Indian Affairs in the Northern Department Northwestern Indian Chiefs Speech to be delivered to the Indians. Referring to the Treaty of Fort Stanwix, the Indians have demanded that all whites be removed from the Indian side of the Ohio as a condition of peace. The U.S. commissioner expresses surprise that the Indians felt they were misunderstood previously, and reiterates a sentiment that the Indians, too, must make concessions; says that each sides' concessions...
April 24, 1800 Impressment of American Seamen Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Hamilton sends a paragraph from the [Hartford] "Connecticut Courant" respecting an account of the British capture of any American vessel that affords the slightest pretext for impressing American seamen.
May 21, 1791 We Are Neither on One Side or the Other Young King of the Six Nations [not available] The Young King stakes out a position of neutrality between the British and the Americans and intends to send representatives to the treaty at Painted Post where the American will try to reach a peaceful settlement with the western tribes.
February 2, 1797 Late Depredations on American Commerce Timothy Pickering James McHenry Pickering laments deteriorating relations with France whose privateers continue to capture American vessels despite American declarations of neutrality.
December 11, 1788 Discharged men of American Regiment Joseph Howell Henry Knox Refers to enclosure of return of sundry discharged men of American Regiment showing the several balances due them.
September 23, 1789 Regarding request to receive talks on west side of Oconee River Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Alexander McGillivray Commissioners agree to receive talks on the west side of Oconee River.
February 12, 1789 American Cloth Available in New York Henry Knox George Washington Knox responds to Washington's request for American cloth. Knox informs Washington that American cloth is inferior in quality to English cloth Knox also states that he has recently been ill.
July 26, 1784 Affidavit from the American Regiment Office of Army Accounts, Paymaster General, Pay Office (1783-1792) General Edward Hand Letter covering an affidavit from the paymaster of the American Regiment, answering Edward Hand's questions.
October 28, 1799 Deposition for William Maxwell Thomas Faulkner [not available] Describes Maxwell's destitute conditions after abandoning his profitable business for the American Revolution against the British.
September 7, 1793 Further Explanation of Federal Policy on the Return of Ships Captured by Illicit French Privateers; Regarding Funds for Connecticut Militia Henry Knox Samuel Huntington Knox further explains the president's decision that American shipowners seeking to have remanded to them ships captured by the "illicit" French privateers [those outfitted in American ports, to the violation of American neutrality] do so in the courts. He also explains that preparations for the payment of the expenses of the Connecticut militia are underway.
August 2, 1799 Ill-Judged and Unlucky Mission Robert Goodloe Harper James McHenry Harper provides his assessment of American-French relations.
April 1, 1800 Deposition in favor of John Dyer Mercier John Halsted Unknown Recipient John Halsted attests to John Dyer Mercier's status as a profitable businessman in Canada before the American invasion. Halsted further attests to Merciers arrest by the British for his assistance of American troops at the request of Benedict Arnold.
September 27, 1799 Statement of William Maxwell William Maxwell [not available] Statement of "sufferings and losses in the Cause of American Liberty." Maxwell, originally from Rhode Island lived in Nova Scotia, but moved from the British Province due to his patriotism.
February 12, 1797 Request for Monies Due Ebenezer Wood for Services in the American War William Keteltas William Simmons Keteltas submits Ebenezer Wood's claim for money due him for serving the American War. Among his claims are request for compensation for his horse, fulfillment of a bounty, and proportion of captured booty.
April 25, 1786 Estimate of supplies for the First American Regiment Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for procuring articles to supply the First (1st) American Regiment with the required numbers of each article
June 7, 1794 Examination of two Pattawatamies Alexander Gibson Unknown Recipient Examination of two Pattawatamies, captured by Captain Alexander Gibson, on the north side of the Miami of the Lake; Discusses the British and various Indian tribes, with their relationships with the American nation.
August 28, 1798 Notification of and Comments on French Raising of Embargo on American Ships Joseph Fenwick Timothy Pickering Forwards the U.S. Consul-General at Paris' letter informing of the French Directory's decision to raise the embargo on American ships. Comments on how this will affect American ships now detained in French ports, and other ships bound for France.
April 9, 1788 Receipt for American Magazine subscription Noah Webster Samuel Hodgdon Receipt for Hodgdon's subscription to the American Magazine, costing him two shillings.
January 3, 1789 Sayre solicits naval appointment from Knox Stephen Sayre Henry Knox Letter, discusses appointment re American Navy.
August 16, 1793 European Privateers Outfitted in America to Be Barred from Ports; List of Known Offending Ships Henry Knox Samuel Huntington Notes that the federal government has tried in vain to outlaw the practice of European nations outfitting privateers in American ports, and passes down a firmer strategy to preserve American neutrality: no cruisers or privateers originally outfitted in American ports will have no asylum in those ports. Authorizes Huntington to see to causing any such ships to leave, by force if necessary. Also...
March 7, 1800 [John Starr Depostion fav.r of John McGowan] John Starr [not available] Certified residency of John McGowan and his service with American troops in fighting against British during American Revolution. His subsequent losses described.
1796 Extract Regarding Artillery George Washington James McHenry Suggests submitting an extract from Chapin's letter regarding movement to the British side of Niagara to Fenno's paper for inclusion, provided that the information is authentic
July 1, 1794 Illegal Actions for Belligerent Ship Outfitting in American Ports, to Extend to Neutral Nations & Most American Ships Henry Knox Samuel Huntington Establishes a uniform principle of what outfitting actions taken by belligerent European ships in American ports are illegal. Any alterations to guns or creation of new carriages or portholes are illegal. Describes how a British privateer was made to conform to these rules. To keep neutrals from outfitting privateers for belligerents, these bans are extended to all vessels. Declares that American...