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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 16, 1796 Regarding Marine Committee & Building of Frigates Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, asks for information regarding Marine committee; mentions Congress; alludes to raising Frigates.
May 26, 1800 Relief for Baltimore Naval Committee James McHenry John Adams Letter from the Secretary of War to the President of the United States on the case of the Baltimore Naval Committee for relief.
January 19, 1796 Report of the House Committee on Fortifications Timothy Pickering Mr. Dayton Letter, discusses House fortifications committee; mentions House of Representatives; mentions Congress.
[not available] Regarding the Treaty of Holston and Survey Lines Senator Joseph Inslee Anderson James McHenry Line run pursuant to the Treaty of Holston runs from the River Clinch. Large number of inhabitants ordered off land pursuant to the running to the line. Ferry across Clinch has been disrupted by Indians, not charging exorbitant rates. An armed force is preventing people from traveling down the Holston River. Senate committee requests any information that McHenry might have on these matters.
February 22, 1799 Eligible Divisions of Massachusetts, Etc. Theodore Sedgwick Alexander Hamilton Among numerous other matters, Senator Sedgwick gives his opinion of how Massachusetts should be divided into recruiting districts. He is highly critical of Adams' insistance on communicating directly with a Senate committee on the nomination of William Vans Murray to be Minister Plenipotentiary to France.
October 6, 1786 Committee of Congress John Pierce Samuel Hodgdon Encloses the report of a committee of Congress respecting the artificers.
October 14, 1788 Ruling of Connecticut Committee on Settling Accounts Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Detailed description of process for settlement of accounts as voted on by elected committee for Connecticut army.
November 17, 1792 Hodgdon Thanks Fitzsimmons for Information Provided Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Fitzsimmons Thanks Fitzsimmons for letting him know that the committee was going to meet.
January 14, 1799 Presents Corrected Names to Senate for Nomination James McHenry John Adams Reports list of nominations to present to the Senate for appointments in the army. Refers to a misnaming of one candidate.
April 2, 1798 Information requested by house committee James McHenry Edward Livingstone Information requested by house committee. If papers are to to printed, author wishes to have opportunity to correct proofs.
November 28, 1797 Response to Senate Address 11/23/1798 John Adams United States Senate Adams thanks the Senate for their response, and reemphasized the importance of maritime military to a mercantile marine commerce.
January 30, 1795 [No. 61: The Northwestern Tribes - Communicated to the Senate] Timothy Pickering John Adams Notification that confidential dispatches from Maj. Gen. Wayne are transmitted to the Senate.
February 4, 1797 Unable to Attend the Committee of Conference J. H. Condy Samuel Hodgdon Condy informs the Common Council that he cannot attend the Committee of Conference on the Address to the President of the United States. He has to be absent from the city on business which would have prevented him from joining the Committee if he had known that it would not complete their duties prior to his departure. That being the case, another member should be appointed to take his place.
December 12, 1796 Service to U.S. George Washington United States Senate Glad that the Senate concurs with Washington's views on the developments of the U.S. and the progress of the nation. Thanks the government for allowing him to serve. Peaceful transfer of power.
January 8, 1796 Report of the Committee of Claims Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Committee of Claims report on Jacob Beck and thirteen others serving under Colonel Benjamin Flowers, who claim they were underpaid while in service. Opinion of the Committee is that the claim is unfounded.
December 8, 1790 Secretary of War reports to the President of the U.S. Senate on the Harmar Expedition Henry Knox John Adams Knox submits information pertaining to Harmar's expedition to the U.S. Senate. This is a cover letter to the report.
November 16, 1792 Fitzsimmons Informs Hodgdon of Committee Meeting Thomas Fitzsimmons Samuel Hodgdon Informs Hodgdon that a committee of the House of Representatives will meet on Monday the 19th regarding Hodgdon's memorial.
March 10, 1796 Seeks Opinion, Communication with Naval Committee James McHenry Charles Lee Refers to act of Congress and debates with Mr. Livingston. Requests opinion. Looks for communication with the naval committee explaining embarrassment.
June 3, 1799 Baltimore Naval Committee Members to Travel to Philadelphia to Consult McHenry Robert Gilmor James McHenry Acknowledges receipt of a copy of McHenry's letter to Mr. Foncin, superintendent engineer of Fort McHenry. Informs McHenry that two members of the Baltimore Naval Committee are traveling to Philadelphia to meet and negotiate with him on the Fort McHenry project, with the full authority of the whole committee.
April 12, 1798 Neglected Mohawk Treaty Submitted to Senate John Adams United States Senate By accident, a treaty with the Mohawk Nation was neglected, and is now submitted to the Senate for their consideration.
December 12, 1798 Presidential Response to Senate Address on French Policy John Adams United States Senate President gratefully received Senate approval of policy to continue defense of sea from French privateers and seizure of merchant goods.
October 6, 1798 Baltimore Naval Committee Requests Funds & Estimate of Costs for Fort McHenry Robert Gilmor James McHenry The chairman of the Naval Committee of Baltimore reiterates the sentiments of the general committee's letter, asking that $4000 be tendered to them for defense construction services already undertaken, and that the balance of the overall budget of $20,000 be made directly available to the committee. Also asks to receive a copy of Major Tousard's estimate for the cost of building the defenses at...
September 23, 1799 Settlement of Accounts James McHenry William Simmons Directs accountant to help the Marine Committee of Baltimore in settling their accounts.
August 9, 1784 Actions to be taken Charles Thomson Joseph Carleton Discusses actions to be taken in regards to a copy of a resolution of the committee of the states.
November 15, 1791 Construction of frigate Henry Knox Pierce Butler The Secretary of War writes Senator Pierce Butler of South Carolina on the construction of a ship of forty guns