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December 24, 1799 Funeral Arrangements in Honor of George Washington William North Unknown Recipient Orders of Alexander Hamilton regarding the funeral arrangements to be made at all military stations and offices of the Army in honor of the late General George Washington.
July 9, 1799 Concerning the authority of General Washington James McHenry Ebenezer Huntington Refers the Brigadier General to the authority of George Washington as the head of the Provisional Army on certain matters.
December 7, 1798 Certification of payments; Tobias Lear, Secretary to Commander in Chief, Lieutenant General George Washington William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; Tobias Lear, Secretary to Commander in Chief, Lieutenant General George Washington, the sum of $359.28, being for his pay and subsistence and forage from the 1st of September, the date of his appointment, to 30 November, 1798.
July 6, 1798 Commissioning George Washington to be Lieutenant-General and Commander-in-chief John Adams James McHenry President John Adams asks James McHenry to offer George Washington the commission of Lieutenant-General and Commander-in-chief of the U.S. armies. Adams also seeks Washington's advice in the formation of a list of officers, wishing to have his opinion on the man most suitable for Inspector-General, Adjutant-General, and Quartermaster-General.
February 25, 1799 Letter to be Forwarded by Bushrod Washington George Washington Alexander Hamilton Washington will forward the letter to General Lee via his nephew Bushrod Washington who lives near the General.
December 22, 1799 Death of General Washington Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Hamilton expresses his grief at the death of Washington, encloses a copy of the General Orders of December 21 relative to mourning and funeral honors.
February 26, 1799 Letter Forwarded to General Lee George Washington Alexander Hamilton "I received your letter of the 18th instant yesterday. You refer me to enclosed letters for information on the subject therein mentioned. One letter only came, and that under a seal to General Lee which I shall forward, unopened, tomorrow by my nephew, Mr. Bushrod Washington, who is a neighbor of his.
August 14, 1798 Regarding General Washington, Ranking of General Officers, & Readiness of New England to Provide Troops John Adams James McHenry Asks that McHenry inform George Washington that he is considered fully in the public service, may appoint aides and secretaries as he sees fit, and may draw upon pay and rations. Asks that General Knox be called into service if Washington believes it proper to do so. Considers whom shall rank whom among general officers, the order being Washington, Knox, Pinckney, and Hamilton. Authorizes...
July 22, 1799 Certification of payment; Tobias Lear William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $351.09 to Tobias Lear, Secretary to George Washington, General of the Armies of the United States for pay, forage and subsistence, April, May and June 1799.
February 12, 1800 Discourses on the Death of George Washington Uzal Ogden Alexander Hamilton Ogden sends two discourses occasioned by the death of George Washingon and asks Hamilton to point out any defects in the Publication as it may be reprinted.
October 2, 1795 Speech to Indians Concluding Treaty Negotiations at Fort George Jeremiah Wadsworth [not available] Confirms that he will carry the Indians' letter to George Washington, along with a general report of the negotiations. Bids farewell.
December 23, 1799 Monument to George Washington William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Lt. Col. William S. Smith discusses his plans for a monument to the memory of General Washington, with an inscription of a poem penned by him the previous night: "Sacred to the Memory of the Illustrious George Washington, General of the Armies of the United States of America, Who paid the Great Debt of Nature, The 14th. of December, 1799. To Commemorate his virtues. To hand down to Posterity,...
January 10, 1799 General Washington's Expenses James McHenry William Simmons A letter from Lt. General George Washington indicates that his expenses exceed the pay and emoluments provided for his recent journey from Mt. Vernon to Philadelphia and returning. It will therefore be necessary to reimburse those expenses and transmit them to the General in in the next day's post.
February 25, 1799 Clarification on Command of Troops in Kentucky and Tennessee George Washington Alexander Hamilton Washington specified that all of General Wilkinson's troops should be under Hamilton's direction so as to avoid confusion in communication.
December 3, 1798 Appointment as volunteer aid-de-camp to General Washington Charles Carroll James McHenry Carroll expresses his gratitude of McHenry's recommendation that he become a volunteer aid-de-camp to General Washington as soon as he enters into active service.
November 1, 1798 Correspondence with Washington James McHenry John Adams Reports correspondence with General Washington.
January 2, 1800 Memories of George Washington Alexander Hamilton Tobias Lear Hamilton laments the death of General Washington noting that he is indebted to the General for the many kindnesses extended to him.
December 10, 1798 Application for Command of an Artillery Regiment Adam Hoops Alexander Hamilton Hoops seeks command of an Artillery Regiment and includes a letter from General Washington.
April 3, 1799 Certification of payments; Tobias Lear, Secretary to George Washington, General of the Armies of the United States for pay, subsistence, forage William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; Tobias Lear, Secretary to George Washington, General of the Armies of the United States, $470.58 for pay, subsistence, forage from 1 December 1798 to 31 March 1799.
August 23, 1798 Invoice of Stationery Sent to General Washington Samuel Hodgdon George Washington This is the invoice included in the letter to General Washington informing him of the stationery being sent to Mt. Vernon.
November 14, 1798 Correspondence with Washington James McHenry Timothy Pickering Refers to correspondence with General Washington and their meeting in Philadelphia.
July 26, 1799 Letter to General Washington Thomas Parker George Washington Letter from Thomas Parker to General George Washington. Image not available.
November 15, 1800 Account of Tobias Lear Samuel Dexter Caleb Swan The Secretary at War authorizes the pay of Tobias Lear for as long a time as was necessary to complete business pertaining to the death of General Washington.
April 21, 1792 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to the Reverend Samuel Kirkland informing that the President of United States General George Washington can accomodate twenty two of the Indians Chiefs for dinner on 22 April 1792 Henry Knox Reverend Samuel Kirkland Knox informs the Reverend Kirkland that President of United States General George Washington has invited 22 of the most respectable Indian Chiefs, exclusive of Kirkland and interpreter, to dinner on 22 April 1792.
December 23, 1799 Response of the Cincinnati to the Death of Washington William North Alexander Hamilton William North discusses the arrangements made by the Society of Cincinnati regarding the pageantry surrounding the death of George Washington.