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May 24, 1800 Lunch with Colonel Pickering Robert Liston James McHenry Colonel Pickering has returned to the country and will be having lunch with them on Monday. Liston hopes that the McHenrys will be able to attend.
March 1, 1784 Pay of troops and movements of Pickering. Samuel Hodgdon Edward Carrington Discusses sending money (for pay of troops) and the movements of Colonel Pickering.
December 26, 1799 Letter of Introduction Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Introduces to Hodgdon a good friend and colonel; also mentions Timothy Pickering and supplies of powder.
March 27, 1796 Discusses Exchange between Pickering and Toussard about Hispaniola Stephen Rochefontaine James McHenry Refers to private communication between himself, Colonel Pickering, Major Toussard and efforts in Hispaniola.
July 5, 1800 Praise to Colonel Pickering Jacob Wagner Samuel Hodgdon Wagner discusses Col. [Timothy] Pickering's ill advised removal as Secretary of State and praises him for the speed and efficiency in which he settled his extensive accounts.
January 20, 1790 Transmittal of Several Estimates Peter Anspach Alexander Hamilton Transmittal of several estimates signed by Colonel Timothy Pickering, late Quarter Master General
February 21, 1784 Payment to Mr. Morris and Col. Pickering's account Samuel Hodgdon Edward Carrington Discusses payment of money owed to Carrington by Mr. Morris and the intentions of Colonel Pickering in regards to closing his accounts as Quartermaster General.
January 23, 1784 Movements of Pickering and Knox Samuel Hodgdon Robert Morris Informs the recpient about the movements of Colonel Pickering and General Knox and asks about the disposition of a letter addressed to them.
June 20, 1800 Elbowing Pickering Out of His Place, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Respecting his alleged "unapproachability" Sargent protests that no planter in the territory has been more courteous or more accessible than he. He is unhappy that the President is elbowing his friend Colonel Pickering out of his place as Secretary of State.
March 15, 1795 Major Craig discusses supply and logistics with Pickering Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Major Craig acknowledges the receipt of correspondance intended for Colonel Miegs. Craig also mentions the enlistment of troops by Colonel Butler.
December 15, 1785 Regarding certificates, charges and pay Joseph Howell General Edward Hand Mentions that the certificates of Colonel Pickering are not canceled in his office. A discussion on the matter of certificates. Notes that Mr. Denning has exhibited a charge against Hand for clothing delivered to Hand's Regiment; asks for information on this matter. Mentions the pay of Colonel Chambers.
November 10, 1796 Delays in the Delivery of Vouchers James Byers Samuel Hodgdon Invoices of goods, including those from Hodgdon, Colonel Henley, and Colonel Pickering, have not been arriving in a timely manner. Byers attributes these delays to the neglect of one of the Post Officers and recommends that in the future invoices be sent with the goods.
January 3, 1795 Knox has Resigned John Stagg Isaac Craig Informs that Knox resigned and Pickering will replace him.
May 23, 1800 Resignations and New Appointments Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discussed Col. Pickering's ailing health, the resignation of the Sec. of War, and the appointment of Dexter (from the Senate) to the post of Secretary of War.
August 16, 1800 Allegation Against Sargent, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent sent a letter to Colonel Pickering as Secretary of State before he knew he was out of office. Fortunately he marked it private before committing it to the postmaster in Philadelphia. The Justice in charge of the Grand Jury has denied the principal allegation against Sargent which was that he assumed to aggress the people. The Justices formally attested to same but the judgement is omitted...
February 27, 1795 Major Craig discusses supply and logistics with Pickering Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Major Craig points out to Pickering the tremendous expenses involved in procuring, preserving, and distributing beef and pork among the outposts. Pasturage and slaughering expenses are incurred in providing fresh meat. Preserved meat entails expenses due to repackaging and salting. Additionally, Craig informs Pickering that, because an Indian has been killed at Fort Franklin, funds have been...
September 5, 1787 Commission of Colonel Butler and claims of inhabitants at Tioga Timothy Pickering Benjamin Franklin Acceptance of Commission by Colonel Butler. Pickering administered oath of allegiance. Franklin and Jenkins at Tioga to receive and examine claims of inhabitants. Colonel McInster, from Hudson, and Allen from Rhode Island, met them there. Has a deposition regarding plan to erect independent state
August 6, 1800 Denial of Principal Allegation Against Me Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent sent a letter to Colonel Pickering as Secretary of State before he knew he was out of office. Fortunately he marked it private before committing it to the postmaster in Philadelphia. The Justice in charge of the Grand Jury has denied the principal allegation against Sargent which was that he assumed to aggress the people. The Justices formally attested to same but the judgement is omitted...
November 24, 1795 Shipment to Colonel Hughes' Furnace Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Mr. DaCosta has informed Pickering that the [?] have been wrought for the frigate 24-pound cannon at Cecil furnace. They should be packed in a box and sent on the stage to the Charleston office located between the Head of Elk and the Susquehannah and three miles from Colonel Hughes' furnace where they are needed.
May 21, 1800 Removal of Pickering from the Office of Secretary of State Ebenezer Bowman Samuel Hodgdon Among a discussion other matters, Bowman comments on the disagreeable intelligence respecting the removal of Colonel Pickering from the office of Secretary of State. He observes that it is impossible for the people at large to understand the reasons for the conduct of the chief magistrate in this matter.
October 31, 1795 Recommendation for Quartermaster Timothy Pickering Jeremiah Wadsworth Secretary Pickering asks Colonel Jeremiah Wadsworth whether Colonel Return Jonathan Meigs would make a good replacement for the Quarter Master General who recently resigned, i.e., James O'Hara
June 7, 1785 Requsition from the Detachment at Albany Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Timothy Pickering, Quartermaster General, has received a requistion from the detachment at Albany. Because Pickering lacks the means to answer Albany, he forwards the request to the Secretary at War, Henry Knox. This document is the cover letter to the request forwarded by Pickering.
April 21, 1791 Brightening the Chain with the Five Nations, Etc. Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair General St. Clair discusses the preparations for the "coming contest" against the hostile western Indians including the actions being taken to strengthen the alliance with the Five Nations.
February 25, 1790 Knox writes to Pickering Henry Knox Timothy Pickering Letter, Pickering discusses Indian warfare and politics.
July 21, 1795 Goods for the Chickasaws and Choctaws Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Nothing remains to be procured for the Chickasaws and Choctaws except some steel to accompany the blacksmith and some gunsmith tools. Pickering will write Colonel Carrington to ask him to procure the wagons of which Captain Chisholm thinks that seven or eight will be required.