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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 16, 1800 Conduct of the Courts of Maryland James Ash James McHenry Ash requests that McHenry allow him to make use of his library in Baltimore and discusses his recent unpleasant experiences in the Baltimore County Court.
September 13, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Thomas Sim Lee Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Governor of Maryland, relating to recent riots and other disturbances in Washington and Allegany Counties in his state. The rebellion is linked to western Pennsylvania's Whiskey Rebellion. In the words of Governor Lee, "they have made declarations in favour of a Revolution."
September 6, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee Secretary Hamilton informs the Governor of Maryland that some riots have apeared in the upper part of Baltimore County, Maryland, connected with the Whiskey Rebellion of western Pennsylvania. Urges that the governor quickly take steps to eradicate the "evil, which radially threatens the order, peace and tranquility of the Country."
July 22, 1794 Requests that Mr. Rancey be Sent to the Cecil Iron Works Tench Coxe Henry Knox Mr. Hughes requests that Mr. Rancey be sent to the Cecil Iron Works in Cecil County, Maryland, near to the stage route.
September 17, 1794 Whiskey Rebellion in Maryland and Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Rufus King Secretary Hamilton writes Rufus King, U.S. Senator from New York. Mentions John Jay's relations with the Portuguese Ministry. Concludes the letter by discussing the insurrection in western Maryland and Pennsylvania, later known as the Whiskey Rebellion. States that there is a "very insurgent spirit & some insurrection" in these areas of the country. Discusses the militia plans to respond.
September 4, 1794 Letter from the Governor of Maryland Thomas Sim Lee Alexander Hamilton The Governor of Maryland writes Secretary Hamilton, informing him that he will comply with the President's desire that the Eastern Shore part of the militia immediately march to Baltimore, from Georgetown. Also mentions that the people of Maryland vary in their sympathies for the insurgents.
January 17, 1797 Pay of Alexis DeLeyritz, Assistant Engineer of the fortifications near Baltimore, Maryland William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $368 is due Alexis [Alexander] DeLeyritz, Assistant Engineer of the fortifications near Baltimore, Maryland, being his pay from July through December 1796.
September 12, 1795 Shipment of live oak; authority to use a Maryland oak [not available] Captain Thomas Truxtun Live oak received at Baltimore. Authorized to use a Maryland oak for the lower stem piece if the live oak does not arrive.
April 5, 1797 Pay of Lieutenant Joseph Guimpie and the men under his command at Whetstone Point, Baltimore, Maryland William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $488 is due Lieutenant Joseph Guimpie and the men under his command at Whetstone Point, Baltimore, Maryland being his and their pay for February and March 1797.
January 5, 1797 Compensation of David Stoddert, Naval Constructor at Baltimore, Maryland William Simmons James McHenry Certification of $500 due David Stoddert, Naval Constructor at Baltimore, Maryland, being his compensation from October through December 1796.
March 8, 1796 Recommendations for a Mission to England James McHenry George Washington In the cases of illegal captures under the British treaty, it might be better to trust a man of the law rather than one of the mercantile characters. Perhaps a Justice of the Supreme Court could be appointed or Jeremiah Chase of the Maryland General Court who, however. might be reluctant to travel to England. Other possible nominees are listed.
September 15, 1791 Assignment and Power of Attorney Adam Sheeman George Carlinger Document certifying the service of Adam Sheeman, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
August 29, 1794 Militia to Baltimore Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee By order of the President, Secretary Hamilton requests that the Governor of Maryland send a detachment of militia immediately to Baltimore.
July 12, 1796 Pay of Lieutenant Jonathan Robeson & men under his command at Baltimore Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $735.67 is due Lieutenant Jonathan Robeson and the men under his command at Baltimore, Maryland, being his and their pay through June 1796.
September 15, 1799 Enclosed passport from Secretary of State James McHenry Stephen Raphel Encloses a passport by the Secretary of State. Had hoped that the recipient could enjoy his farm in Hartford County.
August 22, 1793 Ship Taken to Baltimore Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox In a letter received from Maryland, Jefferson has learned that a ship has been taken into Baltimore. He is forwarding to Knox the letters that have come into his hands that should go to the War Department.
September 12, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Thomas Sim Lee Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Governor of Maryland to Secretary Hamilton, regarding unrest and insurrection in areas of his state. In conformity with President Washington's directions, Governor Lee has ordered for the march of the state militia to Williamsport. Goes into further details.
July 16, 1794 Funds for Mounting the Artillery at Baltimore Joseph Howell Samuel Dodge The Secretary of War has directed a remittance of five hundred dollars to George Gale, Supervisor of Maryland, to be transmitted to Dodge for the purpose of mounting the Artillery.
October 26, 1798 Forwarding of Correspondence from Maryland Militia Brigades John Adams James McHenry Forwards correspondence from two brigades of Maryland militia.
November 5, 1795 Pay of Captain James Bruff at Baltimore Peter Hagner Timothy Pickering Hagner certifies that eighty dollars is due Captain James Bruff at Baltimore being his pay for September and October 1795.
August 23, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Baker Simmons informs Baker to expect payment from John Kilty.
April 20, 1794 Fortifications of Baltimore John Jacob Rivardi Henry Knox Letter from the Secretary of War regarding the fortifications in Baltimore, Maryland.
July 7, 1797 Pay of Captain Staats Morris and detachment of Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Whetstone Point, Baltimore, Maryland William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $195 is due Captain Staats Morris, Lieutenant Samuel T. Dyson, and the Detachment of Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Whetstone Point, Baltimore, Maryland, being his and their pay for June 1797.
September 17, 1795 Concerning future pay William Simmons James Bruff Informs Capt. Bruff that John Kilty will pay him.
October 7, 1795 Future payment William Simmons William Lewis Informs Capt. Lewis that John Kilty will pay him.