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December 13, 1790 Reply of President Washington to Congress George Washington Congress of the United States Expresses thanks for the assurances of favorable attention to the subjects he has recommended.
December 13, 1790 Reply of President Washington to Congress George Washington Congress of the United States Washington acknowledges the sentiments of Congress in their address. Looks forward to happiest consequences from deliberations during present session.
February 25, 1791 Knox submits report on Henry Laurens' petition to Congress Henry Knox Congress of the United States Knox transmits his report on Henry Laurens's petition to Congress. Laurens is seeking payment for rice provided to troops during the Revolutionary War.
March 5, 1792 Monthly Pay Scale of Army Congress of the United States [not available] Account of monthly pay with individual amounts listed.
February 17, 1793 Act to regulate the claims of invalid persons Henry Knox Congress of the United States Discusses adjudication by Supreme Court on the validity of the rights claimed by invalids under the act entitled "An Act to provide for the settlement of the claims of widows and orphans, barred by the limitations heretofore established, and to regulate the claims of invalid pensions."
February 19, 1794 Purveyor of Public Supplies Congress of the United States Unknown Recipient Resolution that a committee be appointed to bring in a bill providing for the compensation which will be required in the establishment of an office, under the Department of War, for the receiving, safe-keeping, and distributing of military stores and supplies.
March 27, 1794 An Act to provide Naval Armaments Congress of the United States [not available] No available image.
April 16, 1794 Copy of the Report of the Committee on Indian Affairs Received at Knoxville April 16, 1794 Congress of the United States [not available] Copy of the report of the Committee on Indian Affairs received at Knoxville April 16, 1794, forwarded for the information of Mero District. Discusses measures for protection of citizens against Indians, and prevention of unauthorized attacks by whites on the Indian tribes.
November 19, 1794 Speech of President Washington George Washington Congress of the United States Speech of President George Washington to the 3rd U.S. Congress, 2nd Session. Addresses several topics, including: the Whiskey Rebellion, and hostile Indians in Georgia, the Southwest, and Northwest. On the topic of the national debt, Washington urges that Congress take steps "to prevent that progressive accumulation of debt, which must ultimately endanger all governments." Washington also...
December 17, 1794 Dispatches of Major General Wayne Henry Knox Congress of the United States President Washington has instructed Secretary Knox to communicate to Congress, in confidence, the dispatches from Major General Anthony Wayne dated October 17 and November 12 of the same year.
December 19, 1794 Communications from Governor Blount Henry Knox Congress of the United States Secretary Knox submits to Congress communications from Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory on the southwestern tribes of Indians.
January 2, 1795 An Act of Congress to Regulate the Pay of Non-Commissioned Officers of the Militia When Called into Actual Service Congress of the United States [not available] Rules governing pay, clothing, and allowances of bounty with details.
December 8, 1795 Review of Political Alliances and State of Military George Washington Congress of the United States War with Northwestern Indian tribes concluded with treaty, which will be laid before Senate for approval. Discussed murders of Georgian citizens by Creek parties, treaty with Morocco, negotiations with Spain and Great Britain, and status of military.
March 3, 1797 Act Authorizing President to Apply Money to Negotiations with the Dey and Regency of Algiers Congress of the United States [not available] 4th Congress, Second Session. Acts authorize President by Congress to appropriate money to negotiations with Algiers and additional money for discharging two-years annuity to Dey and Regency of Algiers per treaty agreement.
May 16, 1797 Speech to Congress Regarding French Trade Policy and Negotiations John Adams Congress of the United States 5th Congress, First Session: Adams discussed new official policy to be pursued with France due to insult suffered by Pinckney. Outlined naval policy and protection of merchant ships.
November 23, 1797 Address to Congress on Commerce, Treaty with Spain, and National Debt John Adams Congress of the United States Recommends protection of commerce and securing treaty with Spanish. Mentioned negotiations for peace with Europe. Western frontier and Indian relations discussed, national debt, revision of funding systems.
June 21, 1784 West Point Officers' Statement to Congress on Extralegal Financial Matters Officers of Garrison at West Point Congress of the United States A signed statement from the officers of the garrison of West Point who were being discharged from the army as to their reasons for appropriating, without legal authorization, monies intended for the subsistence of the garrison's remaining officers.
May 28, 1798 Act Authorizing President to Command Navy for Seizure of French Ships Violating Treaties Congress of the United States [not available] Congress authorized seizure of French ships who captured vessels of commerce in U.S. waters; a violation of treaty.
December 3, 1799 Address to Congress by the President John Adams Congress of the United States President Adams' address on the occasion of the 1st session of the Sixth Congress. Adams touches on the wars in Europe, unrest in Pennsylvania, displomatic mission to France, and relations with Great Britain. Adams calls for revision to the judiciary system. The government is one year off from moving from Philadelphia to the new federal seat in the District of Columbia;
January 13, 1800 [No. 39. Military Academy, and Reorganization of the Army] John Adams Congress of the United States "A report, made to me on the fifth of this month, by the Secretary of War, contains various matters, in which the honor and safety of the nation are deeply interested; I transmit it, therefore, to Congress, and recommend it to their serious consideration." Refers to major reorganization of the military.
November 22, 1800 Successful Move to City of Washinton, Treaty with King of Prussia John Adams Congress of the United States Congratulated government offices on their move to the District of Columbia. Urged Congress to maintain "pacific policy" with European nations relative to maritime shipping and trade. Fortification of sea ports and harbors necessary, however additional allocation of funds was for Congress to decide.
December 29, 1800 Claims of Canadian Refugees Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Congress of the United States Pursuant to the "Act for the Relief of Refugees from the Canadian Provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia," claims are submitted for Francis Cozeau, late of the city of Montreal, and Martha Bogart, wife of Abraham Bogart and before him of Samuel Tucker, formerly an officer in the service of His Britannic Majesty.
December 30, 1800 Docket for Letter [not available] [not available] Docket for a letter from the Secretary of War enclosing a report on the claims of certain Canadian refugees, made in pursuance of the act for the relief of said refugees. Referred to the committee appointed to prepare a bill relating to the act.
February 23, 1801 Approval of Report John Adams Congress of the United States Enclosed report by the acting Sec. of War was favorable to Adams, he recommended it be reviewed and ratified by Congress.
October 26, 1787 Instructions to the Commissioners for negotiating with the tribes of Indians in the Southern Department. Congress of the United States Commissioners Congress reports to the commissioners of Indian Affairs that hostilities have commenced between the state of North Carolina and the Cherokee Nation, and the state of Georgia and the Creek Nation, with boundaries as the general source of contention. The commissioners are instructed to make peace without demanding the cession of any land from the Indians; the commissioners are also instructed to...