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March 16, 1793 Regarding Claims, Payments, Residence on Banks of Monongahela River Isaac Craig Thomas Forrest Discusses advances, certificates, payments and claims. Anticipates pleasure of Forest's company. Endeavors to render residence on banks of Monongahela River as agreeable as possible.
August 3, 1798 Drafts Without Stamps Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon discusses letters and drafts with and without stamps. Drafts without stamps will not be received by the banks.
July 21, 1790 Refuting claims of impropriety on the part of General Greene William Burnet Henry Knox Burnet confirms that he received a message from Knox informing him of the suggestions that General Greene was conducting an improper business relationship with John Banks and Company, and that the evidence was in Burnetís possession by way of his sonís papers. The allegations were also that Greene compelled Burnet to relinquish this evidence to him. Burnet addresses these allegations and...
August 28, 1794 Counterfeiting the Notes of Branch Banks Joseph Howell Constant Freeman As regards the counterfeiting of the notes of the Branch Banks of Baltimore and Charleston, the Cashier of the Bank of the United States has provided four sheets of impressions of five and ten dollar notes which may help to detect the fraud.
May 6, 1800 Concerning a cannon foundry and ore banks James McHenry Benjamin Stoddert Mentions his coming resignation as Secretary of War; inquires about a cannon foundry and ore banks.
January 3, 1783 Certification on Greene's Conduct John Banks [not available] Banks certifies that Major General Greene never had nor did hold any commercial connection with him and that Greene never expressed an interest or desire for such a connection.
February 27, 1792 Contracts with Banks Edward Carrington Unknown Recipient Discussed newspaper article that cited a contract falsely closed and was not left open for competition.
August 31, 1798 An act for the further defense of this State [New York] and for other purposes, 27 Aug 1798 Daniel Hale [not available] Authored by the New York state legislature. Declares that the current defenses of New York City are inadequate, and allocates $150,000 to complete & expand existing fortifications and erect new ones at various listed locations. Also allocates $160,000 for the purchase of arms for the state militia. Addresses issue of military stores [partially illegible], and affirms a continual honoring of...
January 27, 1792 Report on the Pay of Capt. Hugh Beard's Company of Militia Joseph Howell Henry Knox Howell says he examined the pay roll for the pay of militia raised at Goverenor Blount's direction as a guard to attend the treaty held with the Indians on the banks of Holston and, despite the absence of muster rolls, found no irregularities.
December 19, 1782 Clothing for the Southern Army from Charleston Nathaniel Greene Benjamin Lincoln Greene informs Lincoln that in consequence of Lincoln's orders Greene had taken measures to provide winter clothing to his soldiers. Greene reports that Banks and Company have furnished most of the articles wanted and will provide the rest. Complains that prices goods are high. Reports that demand for cloths among the planters is so great that clothing can sell at high prices. Contracts cannot be...
May 31, 1794 Fortifications in North Carolina Nicholas Martinan Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War regarding fortifications in North Carolina off the Outer Banks, particularly Wilmington.
November 11, 1782 General Greene's Report on Clothing for the Southern Army Nathaniel Greene Benjamin Lincoln Greene informs Lincoln that he is taking measures to obtain clothing for the troops. He reports that he has on hand only a small part of his army's winter clothing. After issuing clothing to the troops going to the north he will have only a small pittance left. Greene discusses his financial arrangements for paying for the clothing through bills drawn on the Continental Army's Financier.
March 2, 1790 Carrington discusses contracting measures for the Southern Army with Knox Edward Carrington Henry Knox Letter, discusses affidavits re contract to supply Southern army.
November 28, 1786 Account of Public Securities Delivered Jonathan Phillips John Pierce Oliver Wolcott Discusses accounts of public securities delivered to Mr. Jonathan Phillips.
February 5, 1783 Refutation of Financial Impropriety Nathaniel Greene Benjamin Lincoln Greene enclosed letters and certificates to refute rumors of financial impropriety in his contracts with Charleston merchants to supply his army with clothing. Greene wants to give Lincoln the letters necessary to silence any insinuations that may arise in Virginia. Malicious reports have also appeared in South Carolina concerning improper financial dealings between Banks and Morris.
November 1, 1799 Autograph Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, directs preparation of woolen overalls for company at Baltimore.
January 22, 1791 Troops in the Service of the United States. Henry Knox [not available] Statement of the number of troops in the service of the United States in Georgia and on the Western Frontiers.
October 11, 1800 Request for Company Book Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of company book for Hodgdon's office.
July 6, 1793 Letter from the Secretary of War Henry Knox John Pratt The men intended for a rifle company are to be mustered accordingly. Mentions the Secretary of the Treasury.
July 20, 1794 Impending Revolution William Rickard David Henley Kind words from Henley appreciated. Noted mounting insurrection, and the possibility of a revolution. Request advice on muster rolls.
February 9, 1787 The Formation of a Company Henry Knox [not available] Knox explains how a company is to be formed and Includes a diagram to illustrate his explanation.
December 4, 1799 Want of Clothing for Kalteisen's Company Constant Freeman Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a return of the clothing due to Captain Kalteisen's company of the 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers. What was sent appears to have been intended for Captain Huger's company of the 2nd Regiment so the clothing for Kalteisen's company still must be sent as his men are in great want of clothing. If there is any particular mode adopted for making returns of clothing, Freeman...
July 20, 1793 Our frontiers, I never saw them so dispirited. General James Robertson General Smith Robertson reports on the turmoil and bloodshed on the southwestern frontier with most of the Indian tribes arrayed against the United States, with the notable exception of the Chickasaws. He has had to call up a company of mounted infantry to protect the settlers and seeks Smith's approbation for doing so.
May 14, 1800 Placement of the Captain in the Formation, Etc. Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Pinckney proposes putting the Captain in the rear of the center of his company which will place him in the best situation to attend to his whole company. Detailed argument.
October 6, 1797 Standing orders issued to the Commander of troops at Massac James McHenry [not available] Letter, discusses foreign influence on frontiers; discusses foreign powers' Indian relations; discusses hostile indians; informs re ammunition & provisions contracts; directs detachment to occupy Spanish fort.