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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...
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...
October 23, 1798 Suit Between Colonel Sargent and General St. Clair M. Cutler Samuel Hodgdon Colonel Sargent has asked Cutler to forward information with legal documents respecting a suit pending between him and General St. Clair of the Northwestern Territory. Even though Cutler is unable to provide information, he thought it important to Sargent that Hodgdon be informed of the situation.
January 29, 1798 Turner's Silence Respecting Sargent's Engagement, Etc. George Blake Samuel Hodgdon Blake has seen Captain Turner and perceives that his silence while at Philadelphia respecting Winthrop Sargent's engagement was inadverent. Though the note bore Turner's signature it was in truth issued on behalf of Colonel Sargent.
April 5, 1798 Payment to Colonel Sargent Caleb Swan Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a memorandum from Colonel Sargent in which he makes application for payment of the money owed him. Since it is not in Swan's power to obtain the money, Hodgdon is asked to obtain payment for Sargent if it is within his power.
August 10, 1792 Goods for General Sargent Daniel Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Daniel Sargent sends goods requested by his uncle, Winthrop Sargent (father of the general), on board the brig Swallow. Hodgdon is to forward the goods to General Sargent. Request of Sargent's uncle, Winthrop Sargent, answered. Goods shipped to care of Hodgdon.
May 22, 1793 Report from Fort Washington near Cincinnati John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Reports that Commander in Chief of Army has arrived, encamped below the town, waiting further orders. Very busy forwarding forage to the outposts. Makes mention of Doctor Brown in Kentucky. Asks for a ticket from the Federal City lottery. Colonel Sargent is constantly gardening. No recent news regarding Indians.
July 5, 1800 Paying Off the Note of Colonel Sargent, Etc. Benjamin Hodgdon Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Hodgdon has received the bill of lading for the flour but the vessel has not yet arrived. He has received the inquiry of Mr. Blake respecting the note of Colonel Sargent. It amounts to $625, including interest, and Blake is anxious to have it paid and Hodgdon has paid it without injury to himself.
June 6, 1794 General Things to Attend To Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon (Difficult handwriting] Hodgdon is requested to make to Col. Sargent a statement of his affairs when the opportunity presents.
June 10, 1794 Jacket for Colonel Sargent Thomas Butler Samuel Hodgdon An express arrived with a jacket for Col. Sargent who had already left. Since the express horse is lame it will not be able to overtake him on his way to Pittsburgh.
April 3, 1794 Hamilton's Receipt for his Wagon Load Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Encloses receipt of Hamilton's wagon load. Is to give Hamilton two certificates. Gives instructions for delivery of stationary. Reports on delivery of medicine chest. Colonel Sargent's stores will remain with Craig until further direction.
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.
October 29, 1798 Matters of Clothing for Myself and My Servants, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon In a typically inscrutable Sargent missive, the following are the legible portions: two fashionable [?]; Mrs. Sargent; young lady; whole length of tape or measure; her daughter, Miss Mary Williams; lace; transportation-land or water; twenty or thirty pounds;
August 27, 1798 His Excellency Should Cause Me to be Arrested, Etc., Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent provides exhaustive, and legible, details regarding an incident in which His Excellency caused him to be arrested for his own suit for the sum of two thousand dollars which are professed to be damages inflicted by the Ohio Company.
May 28, 1798 Forward the Enclosed Speedily Judith Sargent Murray Samuel Hodgdon Mrs. Murray wrote copiously in response to Hodgdon's letter and asks him to forward the enclosed as speedily as possible.
March 8, 1792 Unauthorized Action James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon Wilkinson never authorized the building of a government house by Col. Sargent.
July 18, 1791 Salary of Winthrop Sargent Joseph Howell Winthrop Sargent Sargent is paid $187.50 for his salary as Secretary to the territory northwest of the Ohio River for the second quarter of 1791, as part of his salary per annum of $750.
August 29, 1792 Offer of Adjutant General and Inspector of Western Army Henry Knox Nicholas Fish Knox makes offer of position of Adjutant General and Inspector of Western Army on the pay and emoluments of Lieutenant Colonel. Notes that Colonel Sargent has declined. Law does not authorize rank, but believes this will be rectified next session of Congress. If accepts position, repair to city as soon as may be. In case of declining, asks that Fish make no mention of the offer.
May 7, 1798 What Became of the Garden Seeds? Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Among other matters, Hodgdon wonders about the missing garden seeds the loss of which Col. [Winthrop] Sargent deeply regrets.
August 4, 1793 Advance to Col. Sargent, Etc. Caleb Swan Joseph Howell The advance of $620 to Colonel Wintrhop Sargent for his pay, subsistence, and forage as Adjutant General in 1791 appears to Swan to have been authorized by Gen. Wilkinson's letter of January 1792 to him. Gen. Wilkinson has raised some scruples because the payment was not authorized by his signature but, if there is a difficulty, Wintrhop has pledged to refund the money.
May 19, 1791 Requests Congressional Law to Raise Militia Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Refers to need for a Congressional law to outline the raising of a militia. Discusses security of upper settlements along the Ohio. Reports need to compensate Colonel Sproat.
July 12, 1792 Separating Certain Tribes from Those at War Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Sargent believes that a number of tribes located about the Lakes and the Illinois might be separated from those at war if properly approached. The Indians fear Mayet so he should be attached to the cause of the United States or else the rascal will decidedly oppose it. Sargent has petitioned Hamilton for compensation but has received no response.
April 28, 1797 Money and Transportation of Package Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Vowed to find Polhemus and get Craig's money. Mentioned package addressed to Col. Sargent contained a delicate thermometer and hoped it would reach Craig safely.
August 2, 1799 Gov. Sargent's Leave of Absence Samuel Hodgdon Edward D. Turner Refers to outstanding note. Governor Sargent has obtained a leave of absence to visit his eastern friends and is expected in Philadelphia on his way to Boston, where he will attend to the business. Reminds Col. Wilkins of the wine.
February 16, 1798 Bills Drawn for Sargent, Cunningham, & Coffin John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Wilkins has been advised by Mr. Ernest of the bill mentioned in Hodgdon's letter. Harrison has been charged with the bill in favor of Colonel Sargent. Bills have also been drawn for John Cunningham and Thomas Coffin.