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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 31, 1789 Knox sends thanks to General Maunsell Henry Knox John Maunsell Memorandum from Knox to General Maunsell.
April 4, 1789 Knox is notified that his military account with Treasury is closed Joseph Nourse Henry Knox Letter, account of Henry Knox as Major General is settled.
January 12, 1793 Requests Communication and Collaboration with General Knox William Perkins Samuel Hodgdon Requests that Hodgdon confer with General Knox, with whom he has written requesting some sort of aid on behalf of General Lincoln.
September 24, 1790 Warren writes to Knox Major General Warren Henry Knox Letter, Warren asks for favor of a reply from Knox.
August 11, 1798 Enclosed Letter from General Knox James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry encloses a letter from General Knox in which Knox expresses his desire to serve in the Provisional Army but objects to being subordinate to officers who were subordinate to him in the War for Independence.
[not available] Summary of correspondence from General Knox to General Wayne Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Summary of correspondence from General Henry Knox to General Anthony Wayne, with specific mention of Brigadier General James Wilkinson and Colonel Clarke. Also briefly discusses posts along the Ohio and in Pittsburgh.
July 24, 1785 Hints for consideration of the Committee Samuel Hodgdon Unknown Recipient Announces appointments for Committee made by the Secretary at War Henry Knox, including Samuel Hodgdon and General Lincoln.
May 21, 1792 Waiting for Heckenwelder Henry Knox John Heckenwelder Knox informs Heckenwelder that General Putnam plans to meet with him at Pittsburgh and will wait for him if necessary.
August 13, 1798 What is to be said to General Knox? James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry notes that he has had to leave Philadelphia for reasons of health, but inquires as to Hamilton's response to General Knox's letter regarding the relative seniority of Major Generals in the Provisional Army,.
November 12, 1792 Account of monies owed by Knox to the United States Joseph Nourse [not available] Account of Henry Knox includes warrants, contingencies, Indian Department, and General Josiah Harmar.
September 10, 1787 Giving Thanks to General Knox DuPlesses Henry Knox DuPlesses gives effusive thanks to Knox for his attentiveness and friendship during his time in America. Outlines the political situation in Europe.
August 20, 1798 Pained Reaction to Knox's Refusal, Etc. Alexander Hamilton George Washington Among other matters, Hamilton expresses dismay at General Knox's negative response to his subordination to Hamilton in the Provisional Army and voices his gratitude at Washington's continued support during the ongoing controversy.
March 1, 1789 General Jackson recommends Captain Bartlett to General Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, advises Knox re Capt Bartlett.
July 25, 1798 Appointments by Authority to Military Commands, July 1798. War Department [not available] A list of military appointments including Alexander Hamilton to Major General, Henry Knox to Major General, Henry Lee to Major General, Edward Hand to Major General, et al.
November 19, 1793 A Letter for General Knox's Examination Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Jefferson encloses for Knox's examination and wisdom a letter on a subject that has already been examined and approved by the Secretary of the Treasury. Knox's clerk will retain the proofs copy. It is agreed that the letter should be sent to Mr. Hammond.
April 13, 1792 Acceptance of Appointment Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne informs Knox that he accepts his appointment as Major General and commanding general of the United States Army
June 7, 1785 Requsition from the Detachment at Albany Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Timothy Pickering, Quartermaster General, has received a requistion from the detachment at Albany. Because Pickering lacks the means to answer Albany, he forwards the request to the Secretary at War, Henry Knox. This document is the cover letter to the request forwarded by Pickering.
April 12, 1792 Knox informs Brooks of promotion Henry Knox John Brooks Letter, advises re appointment to Brigadier General.
April 12, 1792 Knox informs Willett of promotion Henry Knox Marinus Willett Letter, advises re appointment to Brigadier General.
March 11, 1792 Notification of Building Boats Isaac Craig Henry Knox Notification that Craig has contracted the building of additional boats as the boats purchased last year were not the appropriate size.
September 6, 1794 Letter from Andrew Pickens to Henry Knox on the troops and militia Andrew Pickens Henry Knox Letter from Major General Andrew Pickens to Secretary of War Henry Knox on the concentration of troops and the militia on the southern frontier.
February 3, 1794 Conference between Knox and Humphreys Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Confirmation of meeting between Henry Knox and Joshua Humphreys at the War Office at any time before three o'clock 4 February 1794 if convenient to Joshua Humphreys.
September 9, 1793 Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox on deposition of Henry Carrel and extract of letter from General Twiggs on recent depredations of Creek Indians Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox on deposition of Henry Carrel and extract of letter from General Twiggs on recent depredations of Creek Indians.
July 30, 1798 Duties of the Inspector General, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton discusses the functions of the Inspector General, the contributions of General Knox, and his disgust with the policy of withholding emoluments from officers until they are on active service.
January 3, 1784 Knox's Terms for Appointment as Secretary of War Henry Knox George Washington From West Point, New York, Henry Knox sends to George Washington a letter indicating the terms under which he'd be willing to accept a future appointment. Asks that pay be equivalent to that of Major General. If Congress is willing to make an offer, Knox will accept, on the above terms. Will soon depart for Boston. Expresses affection and gratitude to Washington.