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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 16, 1793 Regarding Claims, Payments, Residence on Banks of Monongahela River Isaac Craig Thomas Forrest Discusses advances, certificates, payments and claims. Anticipates pleasure of Forest's company. Endeavors to render residence on banks of Monongahela River as agreeable as possible.
September 27, 1791 Delivery of Arms to West Point Henry Knox Vice Consul General of France De La Forest Notification that arms and other articles will be delivered to West Point by Capt. Freeman.
October 15, 1800 Letter Signed, James Wilkinson to Samuel Dexter James Wilkinson Samuel Dexter Letter, encloses testimonials re lieutenancy candidates.
November 3, 1797 Cannons and Carriages Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Timber for cannons arrived, inconvenient to send iron for carriages from Philadelphia. Advised searching stores for old carriages. If Col. Forrest declines request for service from Craig, responsibility will fall on Hodgdon. Mentioned illness in Philadelphia with hopes that good health has returned to the city.
April 3, 1801 Glass Works and Pay for Read Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Hopes to maintain correspondence regardless of Hodgdon's future pursuits. Requests selling price of pot ash and pearl ash. Inquires due to the increase in glass manufacture. Anticipated free time to visit Hodgdon after his removal from office. Read cannot pay his bills because he hasn't received pay since last November.
May 11, 1795 Use in the Fortifications and On Shipboaard Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering expresses his disappointment that Mr. Francis declined receiving the ash [?] which could have been used in the fortifications as well as on ship board for working the great guns. He is apprehensive about receiving them in the public stores where they will take up more room than they are worth.
September 4, 1790 Seeking the Murderers of Two Men Timothy Pickering [not available] Pickering requests custody of the murderers of two men and expresses his regret at continued Indian aggression.
September 10, 1787 Giving Thanks to General Knox DuPlesses Henry Knox DuPlesses gives effusive thanks to Knox for his attentiveness and friendship during his time in America. Outlines the political situation in Europe.
March 4, 1790 Autograph Draft Document [not available] [not available] Speech, asks custody of murderers; discusses Indian aggression.
March 4, 1790 Autograph Draft Document [not available] [not available] Speech, asks custody of murderers; discusses Indian agression
October 29, 1790 Regarding Receipt for Transport of Public Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, encloses receipt for transport of public stores.
January 29, 1792 Recommendations for Military Appointments Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Letter, asks for recommendations for military appointments.
1798 Candidates for Army Appointments from Massachusetts Alexander Hamilton [not available] Extensive list of men reviewed for appointments to army officer positions. Prior military service, professions, and character reviewed.
December 6, 1792 Wayne Will Not Overextend His Forces; Peaceful Meeting with Chiefs; Winter Quarters Completed Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne assures Knox that everything that can be done is being done regarding the defense of the frontier but does not want to overextend, and therefore weaken, his forces. He has met with some friendly Indian chiefs and assured them of his peaceful intentions towards them. After a considerable effort, the soldiers are now under cover in preparation for winter.