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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 5, 1789 Return of Pensions Paid to Invalids of Rhode Island. Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Return of pensions paid to invalids of Rhode Island.
September 1, 1800 Payment to Lieutenant Tharp of Cavalry and his men Samuel Dexter [not available] Dexter authorizes the paymaster general to settle accounts of Lieutenant Tharp, Sergeant James Johnston, trumpeter Morgan Eddy, Private William Swift and Private Dennis McBee.
September 9, 1796 Trial William Vans Murray James McHenry Correspondence offers comfort from recent grave illness. Vans Murray discussed Cherokees and offers opinion on trial.
April 12, 1796 Health & Comfort of Eaton's Troops Samuel Hodgdon William Eaton Hodgdon discusses the provisioning of clothing, supplies, arms, and equipage for Eaton's troops at Colraine on the St. Marys River.
March 4, 1790 Return of Invalids of Rhode Island Paid Their Annual Pension Jeremiah Olney [not available] Return of Invalids of Rhode Island paid.
September 18, 1799 Deposition for William Maxwell David Alverson [not available] Confirms Maxwell's good reputation and his allegiance to the United States.
November 9, 1799 Deposition of Samuel Fales on behalf of John Pascell Samuel Fales [not available] Affirmed acquaintance with John Pascell during their time at Fort Cumberland.
June 13, 1799 Discussion of Clothing, Comfort, and Cost for Soldiers Samuel Hodgdon James Bruff Refers to responsibility as Intendent of Stores and desire to be more useful to the army and the U.S. Mentions deficiency of supplies, some of which were sent but were lost by the boatmen and for which they will be accountable. Refers to contract with Mr. Billington for coats for privates and sergeants and the trimmings and cloth for a musician's coat; if one has already arrived, please advise....
October 7, 1794 Blankets for the Comfort of Sick Recruits John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Doctor who attends the recruits at Spring Garden has reported that several of the men are seriously ill with fluxes and fevers. Unless they are made more comfortable many of them will die so blankets are requested for this purpose which may be charged to the Hospital Department.
November 9, 1799 Request for Aid John Paskel Thomas Rice Request for assistance offered to refugees of Canada and Nova Scotia. Cited patriotism and support for American cause against Great Britain in Revolution.
March 7, 1800 [John Starr Depostion fav.r of John McGowan] John Starr [not available] Certified residency of John McGowan and his service with American troops in fighting against British during American Revolution. His subsequent losses described.
November 12, 1799 Certificate in favor of John McGown William Freeman [not available] McGown served the United States during the Revolutionary War, lost his property, and is a refugee of British provinces in Canada.
February 12, 1799 Proposes Tentmaker Contract Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis Sends a common tent; suggests its use for the army. Suggests contract to Mr. Moyes. If Francis can purchase canvas at a better price, the tents will cost less.
November 15, 1799 Certificate in favor of John McGown Unknown Author [not available] Certified McGown's role in the storming of Fort Cumberland and the seizure of some British troops. Supporting his claim for compensation for loss of capital due to his involvement with the American Rebellion.
December 14, 1799 Certificate in Favor of John McGowen, Nova Scotia Refugee John Allan [not available] Certification of John McGowen's loss of property in Nova Scotia, and his patriotism and support of Americans in Revolutionary War.
October 4, 1798 Sickness that Prevails in Our City, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon George Ingersoll Along with noting a shortage of private's clothing, Hodgdon observes that the sickness that is ravaging Philadelphia has necessarily resulted in disappointments in his office. His continued presence has prevented some difficulties, however.
April 22, 1786 Indian Treaties Signed Charles Thomson John Langdon Letter to the President of New Hampshire covering copies of treaties signed by the commissioners of Congress with the Shawnee, Cherokee, Choctaw, and Chickasaw Indians.
December 2, 1797 Regarding Spanish-Indian relations on the frontier James McHenry [not available] Memorandum of Indian information from William Claiborne. Discusses Cherokee settlement and an Indian delegation to the Spanish. The Spanish allegedly sought to place the southern tribes under Spanish protection, in violation of Pinckney's Treaty.
February 18, 1800 Assurances of Rights to Claims John McGowen James McHenry Recounts evidence of support for American cause in Revolutionary war and property losses sustained entitling McGown to compensation for refugees.
September 29, 1794 Instructions to the Militias Confronting the Insurgents Alexander Hamilton Samuel Smith Recognizes Smith's desire to proceed to Frederick Town; instructs him to instead take militia to Fort Cumberland to unite with the troops from Virginia. Has ordered adequate jackets and overalls for the troops at Fort Cumberland. Promises to do everything possible to assure comfort of troops. Acknowledges money requests. The New Jersey and Pennsylvania troops will proceed immediately to Bedford.
October 15, 1799 Certification of payment; Thomas and Thomas for advertising William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $14.93 to Thomas and Thomas for advertising "act for relief of the refugees from the British Provinces and Nova Scotia" and "frauds practiced to obtain grants for bounty lands."
July 20, 1794 Fortifications at Norfolk John Jacob Rivardi Henry Knox Letter from Engineer John Jacob Rivardi to the Secretary of War regarding the fortifications at Norfolk, the process of which has stressed the aforementioned engineer. Rivardi also notes that, "There is a large number of dissatisfied men who object altogether to fortification, from the same principle for which they object to every measure of Government" - attesting to the prevalent view at the...
April 22, 1786 Indian treaties signed Charles Thomson Patrick Henry Letter to the Governor of Virginia covering copies of treaties signed by the commissioners of Congress with the Shawnee, Cherokee, Choctaw, and Chickasaw Indians.
1794 Autograph Document [not available] [not available] Document, speech re Government policy toward Indians--President's promise to Senecas of a written General Guarantee of all lands they are entitled to by reservation or otherwise.
July 9, 1796 Private Note Regarding Charges Entered Against Wayne by Wilkinson James McHenry Anthony Wayne McHenry advised Wayne to take comfort in the good will and confidence of his officers, notified Wayne of General Wilkinson's objective to request for decision inquiry or a court martial against Wayne.