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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.
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.
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.
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.
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,.
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 23, 1784 Movements of Pickering and Knox Samuel Hodgdon Robert Morris Informs the recpient about the movements of Colonel Pickering and General Knox and asks about the disposition of a letter addressed to them.
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.
October 3, 1788 General Washington's certificate Joseph Howell James Gibbon Mr. Pierce informed that it was General Knox's opinion that Gibbon's registration was conclusive.
[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 25, 1798 Appointment to Major General James McHenry Henry Knox Letter, informs Knox re commission of Major General; discusses pay of general officers.
April 12, 1792 Knox informs Brooks of promotion Henry Knox John Brooks Letter, advises re appointment to Brigadier General.
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.
September 16, 1791 St. Clair's Complaints Henry Knox George Washington Knox informs the President of General St. Clair's complaints about General Butler's and the quartermaster's absenses and the lack of authority of the contractor to purchase the horses needed for the approaching campaign.
May 20, 1792 Knox informs Hull of promotion to Brigadier General Henry Knox William Hull Knox informs Hull of his promotion to Brigadier General. Has not received word of acceptance. Has ventured to assure President Washington that Hull would certainly accept.
September 24, 1790 Warren writes to Knox Major General Warren Henry Knox Letter, Warren asks for favor of a reply from Knox.
April 12, 1792 Knox informs Willett of promotion Henry Knox Marinus Willett Letter, advises re appointment to Brigadier General.
February 16, 1793 Power to Convene Courts Martial Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox advises Wayne to provide General Wilkinson with the power to convene courts martial. Dr. Carmichael is en route with the pay for the Army. General Putnam has resigned.
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
September 7, 1792 Nicholas Fish declines accepting appointment Nicholas Fish Henry Knox Nicholas Fish thanks Knox for his consideration in offering post of Adjutant General of the Army. Says that his views are so detached from military pursuits that an appointment in that line would be in no degree desirable, and declines accepting appointment.
May 22, 1792 Assisting General Putnam with His Mission Henry Knox Alexander Trueman Knox asks Major Trueman to assist General Putnam in an unnamed but important mission for the President.
August 22, 1798 Grade of the Generals James McHenry John Adams McHenry expresses concern related to the attempt to establish the relative grade of Generals Hamilton, Knox, and Pinckney. He also notes that he must go and be with his family because his eldest child is very sick.
July 20, 1792 Regarding Communications with General Wilkinson Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Letter, directs that General James Wilkinson will keep up a constant correspondence with Wayne. Knox will answer correspondence from Wilkinson and transmit a copy.
August 19, 1798 The Affair of General Knox Perplexes Me Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton expresses his bewilderment that General Knox seems reluctant to serve as his subordinate in the Provisional Army and encloses a draft of a letter that McHenry can use as a response to Knox.
January 28, 1797 General Knox's Account for Wine Willings & Francis Samuel Hodgdon Knox directed Willings & Francis to submit his bill with them to Hodgdon, which they did in the summer. That bill has not been paid, so they send it again with additions.