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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 6, 1790 Documents for William Blount Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Enclosed documents for Blount, new governor of territory ceded by North Carolina. Details of location included. Includes proclamations by President Washington concerning Indian treaties.
August 14, 1799 Instructions on the Formations and Movements of the Cavalry James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "Governor Davie of North Carolina lately transmitted to me three copies of the enclosed work, entitled 'Instructions to be observed for the formations and movements of the Cavalry' published agreeably to a resolution of the legislature of North Carolina. One of these copies the Governor requested I would present to you..."
February 10, 1799 Forwarding Assignments of North Carolina Officers in Provisional Army [not available] James McHenry In an enclosure [not included], Pinckney sends the assignments of most of the officers from North Carolina being given positions in the provisional army, having been selected by the governor from the list prepared by the War Department. Also includes several officers from Tennessee, who are in the same regiment as these North Carolinians, so that relative rank within the regiment might be fixed.
November 4, 1794 Fortifications in North Carolina Richard Dobbs Spaight Henry Knox Governor Richard Dobbs Spaight of North Carolina informs Secretary Knox that Mr. Blanks, superintendent of the works at Beacon Island, has raised the foundation over three feet above the surface. Nothing further will be done until spring.
September 30, 1794 Fortifications in North Carolina Nicholas Martinan Henry Knox Letter regarding the progress of the works off the coast of North Carolina. After two months' work, the job at the fort of Cape Fear "is not very much advanced." There are about 200 logs on the spot. The workmen have been in little activity. Mentions other various details about North Carolina coastal projects.
April 23, 1794 Legion Return Not Made Out John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The expected Legion return is not made out because there has not been sufficient leisure to attend to it. It shall be done as speedily as possible. Richard Dobbs Spaight is the Governor of North Carolina and resides at New Bern.
May 31, 1794 Fortifications in North Carolina Nicholas Martinan Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War regarding fortifications in North Carolina off the Outer Banks, particularly Wilmington.
November 6, 1793 French Privateer Taken into Port at North Carolina Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Knox discussess the French privateer captured and brought into a port at North Carolina.
April 5, 1790 Compensating Virginia and North Carolina soldiers Henry Knox Joseph Howell At the request of Congress, the Secretary at War announces that he will transmit to the governors of Virginia and North Carolina the names and sums due to the non-commissioned officers and privates belonging to those two states. The individuals will be paid in specie for two-months of service in 1782 and four-months in 1783.
August 16, 1799 Commission Appointed to Meet with the Directory James McHenry George Washington McHenry sends to Washington a copy of a work by Governor Davie of North Carolina entitled "Instructions to be observed for the formation and movements of cavalry." Governor Davie is also a member of the commission appointed to meet with the Directory and the President has directed them to proceed with their mission. Whatever opinions that may have existed regarding its original propriety, the...
January 17, 1799 Assignment of Captains & Subalterns of North Carolina in Provisional Army Charles Cotesworth Pinckney James McHenry Pinckney informs McHenry that the preparations for assigning the captains, lieutenants and ensigns allotted to North Carolina are almost complete, though assigning officers of higher rank will take longer. Will continue on to South Carolina in the coming weeks.
August 2, 1794 Fortifications of North Carolina Nicholas Martinan Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War regarding the construction of various fortifications off the coast of North Carolina.
August 10, 1796 Enclosed Statements for North Carolina William Polk William Simmons Polk encloses an account of money he has paid per instruction.
July 9, 1794 Fortifications in North Carolina Nicholas Martinan Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War, regarding various details behind fortifications off the coast of North Carolina
August 7, 1798 Certification of payments; pay of detachment at Fort Johnston, North Carolina Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification that $216 is due a detachment of recruits at Fort Johnston, North Carolina, being their pay for May and June 1798.
March 26, 1794 Knox transmits orders for embargo to Governor of North Carolina Henry Knox Richard Dobbs Spaight Letter, directs embargo on outbound vessels; mentions militia.
April 11, 1794 Fortifications in North Carolina Henry Knox Nicholas Martinan Instructions to Nicholas Francis Martinon, acting as temporary engineer in the service of the United States, regarding the fortifications at Wilmington and Ocracoke, North Carolina.
April 22, 1799 Discusses Officers in North and South Carolina and Kentucy James McHenry John Adams Expresses consideration of troops, numbering regiments, and appointment of officers. Lists officers in North and South Carolina and Kentucky.
February 16, 1791 Pay of the North Carolina Line Joseph Howell William Skinner Howell acknowledges receiving the duplicate receipts for the bills transmitted for the pay of the North Carolina line. He would have acknowledged them earlier but for the increase of business in his office during the session of Congress.
March 9, 1793 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to Governor of Georgia Edward Telfair regarding application to President of United States for calling out militia and shipment of arms and ammunition on apprehension of danger from Cherokees Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair Letter from Secretary at War Henry Knox to Governor of Georgia Edward Telfair. Knox notes that Georgia delegates have applied to President of United States to establish magazines of arms, ammunition, and provisions in Georgia, and to make provisional arrangements for calling out militia in neighboring states [North Carolina; South Carolina]. Knox notes that, although peace is expected with the...
December 19, 1788 Appointment of John Steele, esquire, commissioner of Indian Affairs; desire for peace with Cherokees and Creeks Richard Winn Henry Knox Governor of North Carolina has appointed John Steele, esquire, commissioner of Indian Affairs. State legislature also has requested that hostilities cease and to send a talk to Alexander McGillivray expressing wish for peace with Creeks.
May 2, 1799 Raising the Eventual Army James McHenry George Washington McHenry stresses the possible necessity of raising the eventual army in part or in whole. Measures should be taken for selecting the best qualified of those who are willing to serve. The course of reference has been referred to the Senators of nine States but for Virginia and South Carolina, Washington and Pinckney should be consulted. The Governor of North Carolina does not seem sufficiently...
February 8, 1790 Regarding a settlement for North Carolina Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Relays the request of the Secretary at War that Howell determine the reason that an officer was not included in the settlement for North Carolina.
August 6, 1799 Discussion of Appointment for North Carolina Regiment James McHenry William Davies Recommends Robert Goodloe as a trustworthy, hard-working gentleman. Provides his opinion on the responsibilities of the role. Understands that General Pinckney has already made his selections. Seeks a native of North Carolina.
September 29, 1787 Claims of North Carolina officers John Pierce Robert Fenner Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts regarding the claims of the North Carolina officers for subsistence.