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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 15, 1785 Cited letter or document, John Pierce to George Clinton John Pierce George Clinton cite only Cited in Clinton to Curtenius, 11/23/1785.
April 27, 1790 Burned Document George Clinton Henry Knox This document is a surviving fragment of the George Clinton Papers, which suffered extensive damage in a 1911 fire at the State Capitol in Albany, NY.
April 27, 1791 Letter Citation Henry Knox George Clinton Cited in Clinton to Knox, 04/27/1791.
June 19, 1792 Letter Citation George Clinton Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Clinton, 06/27/1792.
April 28, 1791 A Subject of Considerable Import Henry Knox George Clinton Having received no response to an earlier letter of considerable import, Knox assumes that it was miscarried and sends now a copy and requests an answer from Governor Clinton as soon as possible.
July 26, 1798 Powder Magazine at Fort Clinton James McHenry William Simmons George Fleming has been directed to purchase materials and employ workmen to rebuild the wall of the powder magazine in Old Fort Clinton at West Point. Fleming should be given whatever instructions are necessary for his government of the premises.
November 23, 1785 Appointment of New York Auditor for certificates George Clinton Peter Curtenius Governor George Clinton of New York informs Peter Curtenius, Auditor of New York, that he will be responsible for handling business from John Pierce concerning certificates.
July 24, 1792 Politics, appointments, and Indian wars Henry Knox Edward Carrington Secretary Knox acknowledges Carrington's recommendations for appointments into the army and shares his personal views on politics and Indian wars. Asks about the state of the government in Virginia (where Carrington resides) and briefly mentions Governor George Clinton of New York.
June 17, 1793 Seizure of a French Vessel Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Citizen Genet has written the Secretary of State on the subject of the seizure of a French vessel by the Governor of New York (George Clinton) because it was armed and manned and prepared to prey on the enemies of France. It is Secretary Knox's opinion that French privateers should be required to depart to the dominions of their own sovereign. Document is highly illegible.
October 15, 1785 Congressional Resolution regarding certificates President of Congress Unknown Recipient A copy of a Congressional Resolution pertaining to the issuance of certificates to veterans of the Continental Army. This copy was enclosed in letter from George Clinton, Governor of New York, to Peter Curtenius, Auditor of New York, on 23 November 1785. Clinton received this copy from John Pierce, Commissioner of Army Accounts. Pierce's letter to Clinton is dated 15 November 1785.
October 26, 1798 The Powder Magazine at Old Fort Clinton George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Fleming is forwarding to the Secretary of War a sketch of the rebuilt north wall of the powder magazine in old Fort Clinton. After having viewed the side wall taken down and the ends of the timber of the bomb proof, he believes that with some small repairs, it should last 12 or 15 more years. It would be expensive to build a new magazine of masonry large enough to contain the amount of powder now...
January 12, 1784 Letter from the Governor of New York George Clinton John Pierce Letter to the Paymaster General from the Governor of New York.
September 1795 Indian Speech to U.S. Commissioner at Fort George in Fall 1795 Anusene [?] [not available] Disputes U.S. statement that the Americans had no knowledge of prior Indian arrangements with "Governor Clinton" [presumably former Governor George Clinton of New York]. Refers to previous, intra-Indian land disputes which preceded the current negotiations. Rails against some third party for inciting war and bloodshed, but reaffirms that the Iroquois tribes have not made war on the United...
February 10, 1784 Concerning financial issues and the Treasury Thomas Tillotson John Pierce Discusses financial issues and prospects for money coming into the Treasury. Mentions money provided by George Clinton to General Washington.
April 12, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox George Clinton Cited in Olney to Knox, 04/25/1790.
April 15, 1796 Reports Activity with Medicine, Powder, and Military Stores George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Received boxes of medicine for the engineers and artillerists. Has delivered some to Col. Rochefontaine, and he will probably send orders for the remainder within a few days. Encloses return of round shot. Requests assistance of Captain Williams to ascertain military store. Has removed the good powder from Fort Putnam to Fort Clinton, because the new magazine in Fort Putnam is not sufficient for...
March 30, 1798 Major Craig's Needs Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses his needs, including the invoices of Hamilton's loading, his application to Clinton for clothing, and an assortment files.
April 27, 1791 Treating with the Six Nations George Clinton Henry Knox Clinton discusses the State governments, treating with the Indians, and the state of Indian politics.
October 31, 1800 Certification of payment; Doctor E.A. Smith, Wilmington Delaware, for attendance on and medicine administered to Lieutenant Samuel Clinton William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $39.61 to Doctor E.A. Smith, Wilmington Delaware, for attendance on and medicine administered to Lieutenant Samuel Clinton.
April 12, 1791 Indian Wars Henry Knox George Clinton Knox informs Governor Clinton that it seems likely that the Indian tribes northwest of the Ohio will unite against the United States. The President wants to avoid a war with the Indians, and the Government is trying to find ways to prevent full war. One step is to meet with the Six Nations, who might easily become enemies. Colonel Pickering has been requested to invite the Six Nations to a...
June 27, 1792 Strict Oversight of Indian Commerce Henry Knox [not available] Knox advises Chapin to employ individuals of character and to exercise meticulous accounting practices in transacting business with the Indians.
November 25, 1791 Indian Affairs George Clinton Henry Knox Discusses current Indian Affairs [largely illegible burned fragment].
September 3, 1784 Regarding Powder Stores & Orders for Airing & Salvaging Damaged Powder William Price Samuel Hodgdon Discusses the state of powder stores, and comments that the damaged powder at Fort Clinton cannot be aired out in the current season. Refers to orders from Knox for airing and rotation of powder between casks.
August 2, 1793 Detained Frigate Henry Knox George Clinton Discusses case of prize taken by French Frigate.
December 31, 1794 Compensation for Duties Performed Henry Knox George Fleming Knox congratulated Fleming on the work he performed over the past year and felt Fleming was due monetary compensation for his labors. If the repairs to Fort Clinton and Fort Duham were not carried on then the rate of compensation was to decrease.