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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 1, 1796 Invalid Pensioners from Virginia James McHenry John Hopkins War Secretary encloses a list of invalid pensioners from the State of Virginia, with monthly allowances to each, to the Commissioner of Loans in Virginia
January 10, 1798 Assignment and Power of Attorney John Maddis Robert Prise Document certifying the service of John Maddis, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
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.
1798 Cash Advanced to Recruits for the Frigate "Constitution" John B. Cordis [not available] Cash advanced sundry seamen recruited for the United States Frigate "Constitution."
July 30, 1799 Regarding Officer & Surgeon Appointments for 5th Regiment, & Pinckney's Request for Family Leave James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Informs Pinckney that the officers he recommended for the 5th Regiment have all been appointed, and sent notifications of that fact; at Pinckney's request, McHenry encloses duplicates of those letters of appointment. Promises to send a recommendation for a replacement officer to the president, as well as Lt. Col. Smith's recommendation for a regimental surgeon. Grants permission to Pinckney to...
April 15, 1799 Report from General Wilkinson James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton Letter, informs re motives to occupy post; discusses foreign encroachment on national boundary; discusses foreign affairs; mentions robbery in territory; alludes to Indian hostility & aggression; mentions White encroachment; describes frontier and pioneer life; mentions Baton Rouge. Likely, though not confirmed recipient is Hamilton.
October 18, 1796 Claim of Continental Army soldier Peter Harris William Simmons Theodore Foster Discusses the claim of the administrator to the estate of Peter Harris, a late soldier of the Rhode Island Line (Continental Army), and its relation to the Act of Limitations.
January 26, 1797 Claims of William Matthews William Simmons Dwight Foster Discusses the claims contained in the petition of William Matthews.
November 29, 1791 Assignment of Land Warrant John Foster Williams [not available] Assignment of land warrant by John Williams, late a soldier belonging to Col. Butler in the Seventh Regiment of the Pennsylvania Line.
August 13, 1794 Speech Requesting U.S. to Converse with the Indian Nations John Foster Williams Anthony Wayne Warriors request peace with U.S. and to converse in the manner of the Indian Nations.
September 27, 1794 Extract of a speech to the Wayandols at Sandusky. John Foster Williams [not available] J. Williams called for peace and justice to be administered by the United States against those guilty of prolonging the war.
December 29, 1795 Richard Villes Speech John Foster Williams [not available] Assurance that the Miami Nation supports peace by representative Richard Villes.
May 7, 1795 Deceit of Creek Indians Discussed John Foster Williams Anthony Wayne Williams believed war would continue due to the encouragement of the Creek Indians by the British to make war against United States. Warriors take war path by Wayandol and Delaware towns with hopes they will strike and give the warriors a right to commence hostilities. Danger to women and children discussed. Request for hasty assistance.
May 25, 1795 Extract of a letter from Detroit dated 5/25/1795, Communicated by W. J. Williams. John Foster Williams [not available] Indians are timid to sign peace treaty due to the lies told by traitors. Blue Jacket doing his best to persuade them to join the United States, writer feels they will acquiesce once they are away from the "Hell hole". Change in posts for Col. McKee to upper Canada.
June 10, 1795 Pursuit of Peace by Indians John Foster Williams Anthony Wayne Williams advised Wayne that the emergency at hand should not have been ignored and caused the Indians to assume mischief. Letter from Wayne received and explained to the Council as best as possible by Williams for understanding of United States desire for peace. Indians enthusiastically pursue peace and have sent "bad people" from town.