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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 21, 1800 No Advance Necessary for Fort McHenry Henry Dearborn William Linnard Refers to a previous letter from Linnard to Dearborn; states that "no advance for Fort McHenry need be made at present."
February 3, 1794 Knox asks Dearborn for the return of maps Henry Knox Henry Dearborn Letter, directs the return of a book of maps.
March 23, 1801 Details of Post-Presidential Journey Home John Adams Samuel Dexter Adams relates the details of his journey home after the end of his term as president, and of the state of his home, sending respects to Jefferson, and compliments to Madison, Lincoln, Dearborn and Stoddert.
February 15, 1793 Hobby solicits appointment as Marshall for the District of Maine from Knox John Hobby Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment as Marshall for the District of Maine, since the present Marshall, Henry Dearborn, has been elected into Congress.
August 2, 1801 Regarding the Appointment of Pike to Pay Master James Wilkinson Samuel Vance Discusses the necessity of appointing Pike pay master, and asks if he would oppose transferring Pike to his company. Visited home after a perilous voyage, but he is in good health.
October 1, 1801 Contract for Rations Daniel Vertner [not available] Contract between Henry Dearborn and Daniel Vertner for rations.
July 16, 1801 Davis Declines Appointment as Commissioner Henry Dearborn James Wilkinson Mr. Davis has declined the appointment of joint commissioner with Wilkinson and Hawkins to treat with the Indians south of the Ohio. Andrew Pickens is appointed as his replacement.
December 16, 1784 Forgeries M. Weare Abiel Foster Discusses forged pay notes.
August 4, 1798 Proposed Plans & Preparations for Raising 12 New Regiments of Infantry James McHenry John Adams McHenry states that the provisions for raising the 12 new regiments of infantry will be too time-consuming if orchestrated from one central location; proposes that 3 districts be created for this purpose. Adams (with the help of Generals Knox and Brooks) will handle New England; McHenry will take care of the states between New York and Maryland, and Washington will take care of Virginia and all...
March 27, 1802 Articles of Account Not Admitted By War Department Accountant Lewis Tousard [not available] Lewis Tousard submits remarks on articles on his account which were not admitted by the Accountant of the War Department;
July 3, 1801 Articles of agreement made between the Secretary of the Department of War and William Colfax of the State of New Jersey Henry Dearborn William Colfax A contract between Secretary Dearborn and contractor Colfax for the provision of supplies for the troops and recruits in New Jersey and New York.
October 1, 1801 Contract for Rations [not available] [not available] Contract for supply of rations in Tennessee and along the Mississippi by Charles Wilkins of Woodford County, Kentucky.
August 8, 1793 Governor of Georgia holds a council of war with his generals Governor Edward Telfair [not available] This document records the issues presented by the Governor to the council of war for advice on forming the military expedition against the Creek Indians.
March 8, 1799 Outlines Process of Payment through Paymaster General and Quartermaster General James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to conversation about payment for the troops and subsequent bill. Speaks of process with paymaster general and quartermaster general.
August 28, 1799 Acknowledging Receipt of General Orders Abraham R. Ellery [not available] General Orders: "As some difficulties have arisen and may hereafter arise in consequence of it's not being known whether the general orders and forms issued from the Adjutant General's office have been regularly received, it is in future directed that the receipts of all general orders, all letters enclosing forms or the alteration of forms, [and] all letters containing new arrangements in...
November 12, 1799 Office of Clothier General Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Until the office of Clothier General has been appointed, the Deputy Paymaster General will perform his duties.
September 16, 1799 Instructions for the Paymaster General, Inspector General, and Comptroller James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to express instructions for the Treasury and the paymaster general, including money advances and payment forms. Writes of efforts of Inspector General to muster the troops and the Comptroller to work with the paymaster general.
December 10, 1795 General Orders of Head Quarters John Mills James McHenry Transmits copy of general orders.
May 9, 1799 Wilkinson's Brigade Should Be Under Your Superintendance Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton provides directions regarding the disposition of troops and quotes a letter from General Washington in which the general observes that the whole of General Wilkinson's brigade should be under Hamilton supervision.
April 11, 1799 Forwarding Correspondence Concerning Attorney General & Prisoners James McHenry John Adams Forwards correspondence, some concerning the Attorney General and some concerning prisoners currently held by the military units under General MacPherson.
[not available] Appointment of the Quartermaster General, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Among a number of supply matters, McHenry notes that no one can be appointed Deputy Quartermaster General until the Quartermaster General is appointed and the gentleman contemplated for that post has made his acceptance dependant upon the event that General Washington takes the field.
May 30, 1796 Enclosed Opinion of the Attorney General William Simmons James McHenry Enclosed the Attorney General's opinion regarding the claims of General Wayne and Captain De Butts.
January 22, 1799 Thoughts of the General in Chief James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses General Washington's wishes to be excluded from anything other than actual field operations. The General also wants to divide the military command between the existing general officers.
December 29, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with General Wilkinson William Simmons James Wilkinson William Simmons informs General Wilkinson on the procedure for obtaining the opinion of the Attorney General.
February 14, 1800 Extra Labor to Assist Adjutant and Inspector General Samuel Dexter John Adams Mentioned "great inconveniences for want of a competent general staff". Requested additional labor to assist the Adjutant and Inspector General with their duties. Stated that the current Adjutant and Inspector General's can not be expected to perform all their tasks at their current pay grade.