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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.
October 4, 1791 General Maunsell requests information from Knox John Maunsell Henry Knox Letter, asks for President's arrival date.
December 31, 1789 Knox seek financial relief for Hazen from Maunsell Henry Knox John Maunsell Letter, Knox seeks financial aid for Hazen from Maunsell.
May 20, 1797 Advice Regarding Forwarded Letter Josiah Fox Forman Cheesman Letter, advises regarding forwarded letter and enclosures.
July 7, 1790 Brett discusses war with Spain to Knox P. Brett Henry Knox Letter, discusses prospects of war with Spain.
October 20, 1791 Maunsell delivers a British diplomatic message to Knox John Maunsell Henry Knox Copied letter, General Maunsell, acting on behalf of the King of England, delivers this diplomatic message to Knox.
June 8, 1794 Maunsell informs Knox of French naval activities John Maunsell Henry Knox Letter, mentions French navy on American coast; encloses treatise on the culture of potatoes.
December 5, 1792 European affairs of state P. Brett Henry Knox London correspondent describes French victories in Europe. Also describes the government response to Republican movements in London. Mentions reform in House of Commons.
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.
July 11, 1798 Burr Will Not be Appointed Quartermaster General Timothy Pickering Oliver Wolcott, Jr. General Washington can not confide in Aaron Burr and therefore he will not be appointed Quartermaster General.
March 27, 1799 Extends Invitation as Adjutant General under General Hamilton James McHenry William North Outlines act to better organize US troops and the responsibilities of the Adjutant General. Reports needs of General Hamilton for such a position and calls North to the commission.
February 21, 1785 Regarding claims of General Officers of Virginia Line Joseph Howell A.W. Dunscomb Applied to Mr. Charleton for information on the General Officers of Virginia line. Discusses General Weedon's claims, the matter of his captivity, and death of General Woodford, who preceded Weedon.
September 26, 1799 Instructions Regarding New Paymaster General's Office Abraham R. Ellery [not available] Directs all pay and muster rolls to go to the new Paymaster General's office, rather than the Adjutant General's office.