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February 20, 1788 John P. De Haas discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell John P. de Haas Joseph Howell John De Haas informs Joseph Howell that Colonel Willet will testify that taking receipts was impossible.
July 15, 1790 They will be fully clothed at this place. Henry Knox Marinus Willett Knox expresses his approval of Colonel Willet's efforts to ensure that the chiefs of the Creek Nation are fully clothed when they visit New York.
June 15, 1790 Letter Citation Marinus Willett Henry Knox Cited in Willet to Knox, 07/03/1790.
May 22, 1790 Letter Citation Marinus Willett Henry Knox Cited in Willet to Knox, 07/03/1790.
July 3, 1790 Keep an attentive eye on the said Captain Howard Henry Knox Marinus Willett Knox warns Colonel Willet of Captain Howard who is acting as a Spanish agent whose mission is to monitor the visit of the Creek chiefs to New York.
July 7, 1790 Letter Citation Marinus Willett Henry Knox Cited in Willet to Knox, 07/15/1790.
July 6, 1790 Letter Citation Marinus Willett Henry Knox Cited in Willet to Knox, 07/15/1790.
August 5, 1791 [PRIVATE] Appointment Henry Knox Marinus Willett Discussed Willet's refusal of appointment to marshall for city and county of New York.
March 5, 1791 Expenditures for McGillivray & the Chiefs of the Creek Nation Henry Knox Marinus Willett The account of the expenditures of Colonel McGillivray and the chiefs of the Creek Nation have been lost so Knox asks Colonel Willet to forward a duplicate of the account.
March 17, 1788 De Haas's petition regarding father's account Joseph Howell John P. de Haas From the letter book of Joseph Howell, Assistant Commissioner of Army Accounts in the Board of Treasury's Office of Army Accounts. Discusses De Haas's petition regarding his father's account and charges brought by him against a Colonel Willet.
April 12, 1792 Knox informs Willett of promotion Henry Knox Marinus Willett Letter, advises re appointment to Brigadier General.
April 12, 1791 Indian Wars Henry Knox George Clinton Knox informs Governor Clinton that it seems likely that the Indian tribes northwest of the Ohio will unite against the United States. The President wants to avoid a war with the Indians, and the Government is trying to find ways to prevent full war. One step is to meet with the Six Nations, who might easily become enemies. Colonel Pickering has been requested to invite the Six Nations to a...
April 18, 1792 Knox attempts to get Willet to reconsider promotion Henry Knox Marinus Willett letter, discusses declining commisssion of Brigadier General; discusses Indian council. Knox assures Willet that the position of Brigadier General will entail little personal hazard.
July 3, 1790 The President's Approbation of Your Visit Henry Knox Alexander McGillivray Knox informs McGillivray of President Washington's satisfaction regarding the visit of the chiefs of the Creek Nation to the seat of government.
July 14, 1790 William Knox discusses Indian affairs and politics with Henry Knox William Knox Henry Knox Letter, discussses Indian expedition; mentions French settlers; mentions House of Representatives.
March 12, 1790 Instructions Regarding Willet's Mission to the Creek Nation Henry Knox Marinus Willett Knox informs Colonel Marinus Willet of his instructions for meeting with the Creek Nation of Indians and their leader, Alexander McGillivray. His primary mission is to prevent a war and to encourage McGillivray and other Creek chiefs to travel to New York for treaty talks.
August 29, 1787 Caleb Swann discusses Pay Office business with Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Caleb Swan informs Joseph Howell that certificates for Willet's Regiment have come to hand and a letter from Mr. Nicholson has also arrived.
April 11, 1788 Certification of army pay accounts John P. de Haas Joseph Howell From the letter book of Joseph Howell, Assistant Commissioner of Army Accounts in the Board of Treasury's Office of Army Accounts. Discusses the certification of army pay accounts.
April 2, 1798 Letter Citation William Simmons Marinus Willett Cited in Willett to Simmons, 05/27/1798.Willett requests Simmons assistance in ensuring that the rent for the use of his wharf is promptly paid by Mr. Francis.
May 24, 1786 Report on the Memorial of Marinus Willett John Pierce Charles Thomson Pierce's report to Congress on the memorial of Colonel Marinus Willet, commander of a New York militia regiment in the Revolutionary War, concerning the settlement of his regiment's pay
April 27, 1791 Treating with the Six Nations George Clinton Henry Knox Clinton discusses the State governments, treating with the Indians, and the state of Indian politics.
April 22, 1784 Letter Citation John Pierce Marinus Willett Cited in Willett to Pierce, 05/24/1784.
February 10, 1784 Accounting Matters Philip Audebert John Pierce Discusses various accounting issues; also notes that several account books and papers have been forwarded to Pierce's office.
May 24, 1784 Settlement of subsistence account Marinus Willett John Pierce Marinus Willet sends John Pierce a letter in which he requests the settlement of his subsistence account.
June 11, 1796 Vouchers, estimates, and Indian curiosities William Simmons David Henley Notes receipt of vouchers. Notifies Henley that the money to cover his estimates will be forwarded as soon as available. Mentions receipt of a bag of "Indian curiosities" destined for a Mr. Dinsmoor.