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November 19, 1800 Regarding the Federalist Party James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Letter from the former Secretary at War to Alexander Hamilton; discusses President Adams, the Federalists, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, and Major Tousard.
May 13, 1800 Resignation as Secretary of War James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Letter to Major General Charles Cotesworth Pinckney concerning McHenry's resignation as Secretary of War, effective June 1.
October 23, 1798 Knox Declines Appointment to Major General Henry Knox James McHenry Knox refuses his commission, based on his being ranked below both Alexander Hamilton and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, his "juniors." States that since this is his decision, he will not travel to Philadelphia; he will also forward to the War Office all requests for military commissions which have been sent to him.
November 26, 1797 Concerning Franco-American relations and upcoming negotiations James McHenry Uriah Forrest Discusses eroding Franco-American relations and attacks the opposition party in Congress who he believes are working for the benefit of the French Directory, arguing that it strengthens France's position against the United States. McHenry alludes to the upcoming negotiations with France that will ultimately become the XYZ Affair, quoting Charles Cotesworth Pinckney who worries that successful...
June 13, 1799 Certification of payment; Major General Charles Pinckney William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $1302 to Major General Charles Pinckney, for pay and forage.
October 1, 1800 Presidential Election of 1800 James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Secretary at War to Alexander Hamilton about the presidential election of 1800. The Federalists are running John Adams and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney.
August 22, 1800 On the Presidential Election of 1800 James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Letter from the former Secretary at War to Alexander Hamilton concerning the 1800 presidential election. McHenry discusses Charles Cotesworth Pinckney's prospects, a candidate whom he prefers to Adams. On Adams, McHenry writes that he "absolutely exhausts and kills himself by being President."
January 7, 1800 Cited letter or document, Alexander Hamilton to Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Cited in Pinckney to Hamilton, 01/23/1800. Syrett listed this document in the appendix to Vol. 24.
September 19, 1797 Report on the journey to Paris and French attitudes toward internal divisions in America Charles Cotesworth Pinckney James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney informs James McHenry that he and General Marshall are on their way to Paris so that the delay of their journey is not attributed to bad motives. Pinckney reports that the French are very aware of the internal divisions in America on foreign policy and that this may make negotiations very difficult.
October 12, 1800 Hopes for a President Charles Pinckney James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Requests that Hamilton deliver the enclosed letter to Oliver Wolcott, Jr. as he passes through New York to visit Connecticut. McHenry also states emphatically that "Gen. Pinckney will be our next President."
1797 Concerning Franco-American relations and the ambassador to France James McHenry [not available] McHenry considers the possibility that French colonists in the West Indies will begin demanding from their mother country that freer and more liberal trade with the United States be allowed. McHenry then contemplates how this development would play out with Charles Cotesworth Pinckney - the U.S. Minister to France - involved, who McHenry claims has neither the authority nor instruction to improve...
October 17, 1798 Pinckney's Appointment as Major General James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney McHenry discusses Pinckney's appointment as a Major General in the Provisional Army of the United States, a rank he shares with Alexander Hamilton and Henry Knox.
December 12, 1799 Citation Only Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Alexander Hamilton Cited in Hamilton to Pinckney, 03/17/1800.
March 25, 1800 Letter to the Paymaster General of the Army Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Caleb Swan Letter from General Charles Cotesworth Pinckney to Caleb Swan, Army Paymaster General. Image not available.
October 17, 1798 Pinckney's Appointment as Major General James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney McHenry expresses his satisfaction at Pinckney's acceptance of his commission as a Major General in the Provisional Army. The relative rank of Major Generals is based on the order of appointment as follows: Major General Alexander Hamilton, Major General Pinckney, and Major General Henry Knox.
January 17, 1799 Letter Citation Charles Pinckney Alexander Hamilton Cited in Hamilton to Pinckney, 03/07/1799.
May 17, 1800 Cited Letter Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Cited in Pinckney to Hamilton, 05/30/1800.
May 19, 1800 Cited Letter Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Cited in Pinckney to Hamilton, 05/30/1800.
March 7, 1799 Alarm at Rumored Accident Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Hamilton thanks PInckney for his remarks on the planned military school and expresses alarm at the rumors regarding Pinckney's being shot at Charleston.
December 2, 1799 Tactics and Police of the Cavalry Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Lt. Walbach has been directed to repair to Pinckney's headquarters for the purpose of preparng a system for the tactics and police of the Cavalry.
May 31, 1800 Letter from the Secretary at War James McHenry Unknown Recipient Largely illegible letter from the Secretary at War; mentions General Pinckney. McHenry is serving his final days as Secretary at War.
May 16, 1800 Reducing the Twelve Regiments, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry has received a letter from the President to reduce the twelve regiments to Maj. Generals Hamilton and Pinckney and orders Hamilton and Pinckney to make immediate arrangements to reduce the regiments on June 14th.
April 29, 1800 Continuance of the Recruiting Service Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Hamilton admonishes Gen. Pinckney respecting the continuance of the recruiting service in several corps of Pinckney's command. The General Order related to this subject should be communicated to the posts immediately.
October 18, 1798 Enclosed copies of correspondence with Pinckney James McHenry George Washington Encloses a copy of the correspondence between McHenry and Pinckney over the commission of Major General in the Provisional Army.
May 12, 1800 Regarding General Pinckney's visit to Fort Wilkinson James McHenry John Adams Discusses General Pinckney, who had recently visited Fort Wilkinson with instructions to correct all abuses and leave things in good order. Also discusses candidates for the artillery.