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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 30, 1796 Enclosed Opinion of the Attorney General William Simmons James McHenry Enclosed the Attorney General's opinion regarding the claims of General Wayne and Captain De Butts.
April 11, 1799 Forwarding Correspondence Concerning Attorney General & Prisoners James McHenry John Adams Forwards correspondence, some concerning the Attorney General and some concerning prisoners currently held by the military units under General MacPherson.
December 2, 1791 Power of Attorney William Wyman Eliphalet Downer Power of attorney for William Wyman of Suffolk, Massachusetts
December 12, 1800 Requesting assistance from Attorney General Samuel Dexter Charles Lee Requests assistance with procuring necessary acknowledgments and certificates to the papers.
March 11, 1800 Enclosed copy of the Attorney General's opinion James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Encloses a copy of the Attorney General's opinion on the case of the captain of the 4th Regiment - whether he should be delivered to a municipal court in Maryland. McHenry considers Lee's opinion a sound one.
December 29, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with General Wilkinson William Simmons James Wilkinson William Simmons informs General Wilkinson on the procedure for obtaining the opinion of the Attorney General.
July 30, 1794 Power of Attorney John Sinclair Robert Ross Reminded Ross he has power of attorney over Sinclair's accounts. Sinclair looked for updates as to the proceedings his attorney engaged in on his behalf.
September 23, 1798 Power of Attorney Joseph Whitton Unknown Recipient Power of attorney
April 11, 1799 Encloses Letters James McHenry John Adams Encloses an illegible letter, as well as a letter to the Attorney General from Mr. B. Reeder.
October 26, 1786 Enclosed Power of Attorney John Pierce Thomas Shields Encloses a copy of the Power of Attorney given James Spence, late of General Hazen's Regiment, to Richard Murthwaite.
July 25, 1798 General Wilkins' Power of Attorney B. Wood Samuel Hodgdon "Pursuant to your request, I have the honor to transmit the enclosed copy of General Wilkins' Power of Attorney."
January 7, 1799 Reports Activities of Attorney General James McHenry John Muschett Refers to activities of the US Attorney General. Speaks of departmental reports. Encloses regulations [not included].
July 1, 1798 Questions of military strategy for the Attorney General James McHenry Charles Lee Submits questions to the attorney general for consideration. In the event that an officer commanding American troops on the Mississippi receive word that French troops were ascending under a Spanish flag, should the officer permit them to pass through forts? Should he receive evidence that a hostile military force is approaching, may he move beyond national boundaries and attack, or wait until...
June 1, 1796 Enclosed Approval of Attorney General for Compensation William Simmons Anthony Wayne Simmons notified Wayne that his request for compensation was approved by the Attorney General, approval attached.
July 14, 1794 Mrs. Pike's Receipts Jonathan Dayton Joseph Howell Pike's receipts from expenses related to providing for five children. Power of attorney enclosed.
October 19, 1796 Power of Attorney George Cavinder [not available] Power of attorney granted to John Winnins by George Cavinder.
April 14, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney James Dorren Samuel Maus Power of attorney for James Dorren, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
August 5, 1796 Power of Attorney Ebenezer Bailey Joseph Roberts Power of attorney for Joseph Roberts to Ebenezer Bailey.
October 20, 1796 Power of Attorney Joshua Ball [not available] Power of attorney given to John Winnins by Joshua Ball.
June 27, 1792 Assessing the Claim of the Secretary at War Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Attorney General must make the determination as to whether the current claim of the Secretary of War is to be considered under the Act making alterations in the Treasury and War Department. Should the determination be made on the old or the new application?
March 7, 1799 Records Converation about Appointment Nominations before the Senate James McHenry Uriah Tracy Responds to a request to record the events of a conversation in his office from the previous summer with Tracy, McHenry, and Mr. Lee, Attorney General. Comments were made about military appointments, with objections by Mr. Mason of Mr. Blackburn.
June 20, 1796 Power of Attorney from Samuel Chapman to John Brady Samuel Chapman [not available] Document assigns John Brady as attorney to Samuel Chapman.
July 6, 1796 Power of Attorney Robert Battersby John Brady Power of Attorney for John Brady
January 27, 1796 Assignment and Power of Attorney William Reed Christopher Ottinger Power of attorney of William Reed - soldier in the 1st Pennsylvania Regiment during the Revolutionary War - for Christopher Ottinger.
November 22, 1793 Request for delivery of pay and certificates Gideon Merkle Joseph Howell Requests the delivery of all pay and certificates on three powers of attorney filed in the War Office.