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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 17, 1799 Refers to Death of a Dear, Close Friend; Seeks to Settle Accounts Samuel Hodgdon David Ford Refers to the death of a dear, close friend. Hodgdon will make the necessary adjustments to his account. They should find a replacement for castings contracts. Believes the Secretary of the Navy should know something about kentledge [pig iron].
August 23, 1789 Jackson expresses condolences and asks for job Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses death of Knox's son; asks for judicial appointment.
January 2, 1789 Opportunity of Doing This Little Service John Adams Benjamin Lincoln Adams welcomes the opportunity to do a favor for Lincoln's friend, Mr. Jones.
November 19, 1791 Commissioners to run the Cherokee line Henry Knox Tobias Lear Knox indicates to Lear, Washington' s secretary, the names of the commissioners who will be given the task of establishing the boundaries between US and Cherokee territory. Dear Sir. You mention in yours of last evening, "the blanks for the commissioners to run the Cherokee line, will be filled by the names agreed upon this day." The following characters were mentioned by me to Mr. Hawkins...
April 19, 1787 Warmest Sympathies Expressed Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox offered sincere sympathy for injuries sustained by Butler in the service of his country.
September 27, 1789 Congratulations Henry Knox Clement Biddle Personal letter congratulating Biddle on recent appointment as Marshall of district in Pennsylvania.
August 14, 1792 Transmission of Petitions & Vouchers of Men Desiring Placement on Pension List Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Transmits petitions and vouchers of two men, Eliphalet Easton and Salmon Burr, who wish to be placed on the U.S. pension list.
April 21, 1800 Too Busy to Examine the Invoice, Etc. Constant Freeman Samuel Hodgdon The clothing sent by Captain Garman has been received. Freeman admits that he has been too much occupied to examine the voucher but will do it soon. Enclosed is a note from Captain Kalteisen respecting his company's clothing.
January 2, 1784 Settlement of an Officer's Account Jedediah Huntingdon John Pierce Asks if Pierce is yet in a condition to adjust Huntington's commissary account; discusses certificates of pay.
August 22, 1790 Knox sending Samuel Savage letters from his son Henry Knox Samuel Phillips Savage Knox forwarded Samuel Savage letters from his son, who is a captain. Mentioned publication of Savages son's death in the paper, as unexplained.
February 28, 1797 Military Bounty Lands James McHenry Benjamin Walker Lady Stirling claim on deceased General Stirling's military bounty land rights denied.
November 3, 1785 Knox notifies contractor of suspension of recruiting Henry Knox Clement Biddle Henry Knox, Secretary at War, notifies Clement Biddle, contractor, that following the march of Captain Zeigler's company the recruiting service will be suspended. Knox directs Biddle to forward his accounts to the Comptroller for payment. Biddle has issued rations to these troops.
April 26, 1789 Discussion of Communication With President & Application for Collector Office Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Letter, discusses letter to the President; discusses application for appointment.
August 8, 1786 Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Waudin John Pierce Letter from Doctor John Waudin to the Commissioner of Army Accounts
June 11, 1787 Settlement for cattle taken Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Outlines the procedures for Mr. Greenfield to settle the matter of the two cattle which were taken for the use of the public in 1777.
July 15, 1785 Payment for Swords & Medals Henry Knox D. Humphreys Henry Knox sends to D. Humphreys a letter regarding payment for swords and medals to be procured so that they may be issued to designated officers.
June 30, 1799 Washington writes to McHenry regarding uniform insignia George Washington James McHenry Washington remits the cost expended by the Secretary at War in sending rank insignia to Mount Vernon. Washington states that he is expecting to have his uniform sent to Alexandria.
October 27, 1797 Correspondence on military matters John Adams James McHenry Basic correspondence between President John Adams and Secretary of War James McHenry in which Adams largely agrees with the sentiments of McHenry and other officers such as General James Wilkinson.
September 8, 1798 Yellow Fever John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Harris discusses impact of yellow fever in Philadelphia.
July 9, 1789 Sickness of Child Henry Knox Samuel Odgen Discussed illness of child and the return to health.
April 24, 1798 Final Resolution of this Unprofitable Business John Jacob Faesch Samuel Hodgdon Faesch had long since hoped to see Hodgdon to discuss the subject of shot but so far has been disappointed. If the Secretary of War agrees, there should be a final resolution of this unprofitable business because Faesch is threatened with prosecution by the Comptroller if it is not.
January 8, 1789 Winthrop Sargent writes to the Secretary at War Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Letter, discusses Indian agents and warfare.
April 23, 1785 Regarding German frauds and untrue discharges C. Richmond Joseph Howell Regarding German frauds, believes there is fresh reason that Bunner signed the untrue discharges. Says many of the men whose names are on discharges actually deserted to the enemy.
May 17, 1786 Damaged Pay Certificates Joseph Howell William McKennan The author refuses the request of a soldier to replace damaged Certificates because the fragments provided are in such poor condition that they cannot be matched with the appropriate records. The Commissioner of Army Accounts even made the effort to show the fragments to the Board of Treasury who also is of the opinion that the Certificates cannot legitimately be replaced.
October 15, 1797 Request for Information on Pertinent to Congress, Especially Regarding Sickness in Philadelphia John Adams James McHenry Informs McHenry that the Adams family will be at either East Chester or New York until the next meeting of Congress; tells McHenry how to address letters so they will reach him. Asks McHenry to inform him of any issues he thinks should be brought up at the next meeting of Congress, especially of the state of the current sickness in Philadelphia, as Adams is anxious to safeguard the health of the...