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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 25, 1798 Request for Issue of Portfires for Cannon Proving at Eagle Furnace James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of portfires for the purpose of proving guns at Eagle Furnace.
June 26, 1798 Land Allocation from Treaty with Oneida Tribe Joseph Hopkinson Timothy Pickering Pickering relayed the desires of the Oneida tribe to allocate land to the Northern Missionary Society and Mr. Chapin, superintendent of Indian affairs.
October 2, 1794 Requests Assistance to Prove Guns Tench Coxe John Stagg Reports letter from Mr. Hughes, a Maryland contractor who casts cannons, requesting someone to prove guns. Requests shot powder. Carving on guns includes an eagle which must be done in Philadelphia.
January 3, 1791 Recommendation from Chiefs of the Stockbridge Tribe. Stockbridge Tribal Chiefs [not available] The Chiefs of the Stockbridge tribe of Indians seek relief from the State of New York.
September 13, 1798 Request for Order to Military Stores to Produce Weapons for Cutters, Eagle and Diligence Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Revenue Cutters, Eagle and Diligence required cutlasses, pistols, flints, and powder before they could set sail. Due to current state of calamity in Philadelphia, Stoddert requested and order be sent to Mr. Hodgdon or Mr. Harris for the articles required.
February 12, 1799 Insufficient Quantity of Gold Thread, Etc. James McHenry George Washington McHenry has learned that there is not a sufficient quantity of gold thread in Philadelphia and New York to complete the enbroidery of the coats. Production therefore would have to be suspended pending the arrival of the Spring ships. At present, the President's cockade is without an eagle. Instructions have been dispatched to Major General Hamilton and those for General Pickney will be sent soon.
March 25, 1798 Discussion of Officers & Frigates Constellation & Congress Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, asks for names of officers; discusses sails of Frigate Constellation; mentions Congress; mentions British fleet.
1792 Symbols on the American Medal Rufus Putnam [not available] The author explains to the Indians the symbols on the American medal.
April 26, 1795 Letter from John Sergeant to Secretary of War Timothy Pickering on the claims of the Nimham Tribe, purchase of Oneida lands and setting out for New Stockbridge New York John Sergeant Jr. Timothy Pickering From John Sergeant, missionary to the Stockbridge Indians, to Timothy Pickering Secretary of War. He discusses pamphlet of the Nimham tribe claiming lands in New York, which he cannot find. Asks who will be the commissioner to make treaty with Indians in upcoming summer. Says that [Captain] Hendricks will attend and will want instructions. He mentions that State of New York has appointed new...
September 17, 1794 Indian chiefs discouraged from alliance with Americans Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Secretary Knox provides Major General Anthony Wayne information about talks between two Indian tribes along the Miami River. The one tribe, which is preparing to open diplomatic relations with the United States, has been requested by the other tribe to refrain from doing so, insisting that they "must not believe the Americans, for they only wish to decoy us into a snare, with their fine speeches...
December 31, 1789 Statement of $20,000 Appropriated by Congress Henry Knox [not available] Statement of $20,000 appropriated by Congress on the 20th August, 1789, for the expense of negotiations with the Indian tribes. Monies expended by the commissioners, by superintendent of Northern Department for George M. White Eyes, an Indian youth of the Delaware tribe, in order to return to his country, having been educated at the expense of United States.
April 11, 1793 Report of Indian tribe Land Deeds in New York and Pennsylvania George Clinton [not available] From the Governor of New York, report of Indian tribe Land Deeds, New York and Pennsylvania.
February 24, 1795 Please Meet at Dunwoody's Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Coxe announces that they are meeting in the evening at Dunwoody's with Spread Eagle to discuss musket shirts. He hopes that Hodgdon can attend for at least an hour.
March 16, 1793 News of Cornplanter, Recruiters, New Ensigns, Pay, and Commissions Henry Knox Anthony Wayne The Cornplanter may be on his way to Legionville. Those recruiting officers who can be spared will be ordered to join the Legion. Newly appointed ensigns are not ready to join the Legion but may be able to do so in two months. One month's pay is being forwarded as well as the commissions for the officers.
August 20, 1798 Receipt of John Brown. John Brown Capt. Smith Browne acknowledges receipt of two sticks of port-fire and fifteen four-pound flannel cartridges to prime cannon at the Eagle Furnace agreeable to an order of the War Office.
February 27, 1798 Oneida Intent to Sell Land Claim in New York, Appointment of Commissioners John Jay Jonathan Taylor Declaration of Oneida tribe to sell land claim with the caveat that they retain use of some of the land. Jay appointed Egbert Benson, Simeon De Witt, and John Taylor to confer with the chiefs to determine Indian land claims.
September 13, 1794 Account Respecting Certain Horses William Bradford Samuel Hodgdon Bradford needs to arrange accounts respecting certain horses that he purchased during his journey to the westward.
March 6, 1798 Concerning galleys and peace with the Miami tribe James McHenry James Wilkinson Encourages Wilkinson to reprimand the officer responsible for leaking orders to the Pittsburgh Gazette, who promptly published them without the army's consent. Informs Wilkinson that it is desirable that the 24 pounders for galleys on the Mississippi be employed and their carriages completed as soon as possible. Concludes letter with a mention of Little Turtle - chief of the Miami tribe - and...
1796 Conference with Cheroenhaka James McHenry [not available] Lists supplies, etc.
November 14, 1795 Expense Account of Johnny Carson John Carson Timothy Pickering In examining Carson's expenses, Simmons is asked to consider the time it takes Carson to execute his duties. A total of 74 days has been required to travel to his present location and make the required adjustments to the accounts. He also should receive an allowance for paying the patrols their first and second payments.
June 15, 1798 Request for Issue of Theodolite to Baltimore Timothy Pickering John Harris Directs issue of currently held theodolite [surveying tool] to Baltimore.
October 10, 1798 Autograph Letter Signed, Samuel Hodgdon to Jonathan Williams Samuel Hodgdon Jonathan Williams Letter, dis receipt of Wilkinson's goods.
July 3, 1798 Return of Cannon Searcher James McHenry John Harris Request to return cannon searcher to the Eagle Works, located on the Schuylkill River.
May 24, 1794 [No. 184] Accounts and Money Delivered Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Matters of money required and money allocated by Quartermaster General.
May 28, 1795 Recommendations for Design of Frigates Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Discussed naming and changes to frigates. Mentioned naming one "the Revolution", sterns to be crested with eagles surrounded by a constellation and supported by the figures of Liberty and Justice.