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March 13, 1791 State of the Creek Nation James Casey Henry Knox Comprehensive treatment of every aspect of the culture and lives of the Creek Nation of Indians in 1790-1791. Includes transcript of a journal. 132 page document.
August 4, 1793 Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs Alexander Hamilton [not available] In a Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of Customs, Hamilton transmits a schedule of rules for said Collectors especially as they regard the treatment of vessels of belligerents in the war with France. Privateers, for example, are only allowed to use American ports except for the purchase of victuals.
December 17, 1798 Certification of payments; John Habersham of the customs of Savannah Georgia William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $123.25 John Habersham, collector of the customs of Savannah Georgia, which he has accounted of the monies on import and tonnage.
April 7, 1790 Higginson discusses affairs of the Union with Knox Stephen Higginson Henry Knox Letter, discusses affairs of the Union and mentions Hamilton's report.
May 23, 1799 Selecting Officers for the Eventual Army James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry believes it is time to begin selecting officers to fill the ranks of the eventual army. He wants men of courage and ability and warns against partiality toward friends who have bad habits. Military appointments will not correct those habits.
March 14, 1796 Account of the Savannah Customs Inspector William Simmons Samuel Meredith Sends receipt of John Habersham, collector of customs for Savannah, Georgia for 110 dollars and a warrant for that sum
April 21, 1795 Account of John Habersham, Collector of the Customs in Savannah, Georgia William Simmons Timothy Pickering John Habersham, Collector of the Customs in Savannah, Georgia, is to be held accountable for the sum of two dollars in pursuance of a warrant to be issued in his favor by the Secretary of War.
February 13, 1787 Instructions to the Superintendant of Indian Affairs. Henry Knox Superintendant of Indian Affairs Knox's printed instructions for the Superintendant of Indian Affairs with additional handwritten notations.
January 15, 1786 Journal of the Treaty at Hopewell Commissioners Plenipotentiary Congress of the United States PRINT document. Journal of the Treaty at Hopewell 7-15 January 1786
December 9, 1795 Enclosed receipt of customs collector William Simmons Samuel Meredith Encloses the receipt of John Habersham, Collector of the Customs for Savannah, Georgia, amounting to 54 dollars.
[not available] James McHenry answer to Letter from Samuel Osborne Samuel Osborne James McHenry McHenry answers letter from Mr. Samuel Osborn.
December 4, 1795 Murder Committed by Georgians on Creeks Timothy Pickering William Eaton Following the murder of Creeks by some Georgians, Pickering discusses necessary measures for maintaining the peace.
June 21, 1796 Account of John Habersham, Collector of the Customs for Savannah in Georgia William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that John Habersham, Collector of the Customs for Savannah in Georgia, has discounted the monies arising from Duties, Imposts, and Tonnage the sum of $4.37 for which he is to be held accountable in pursuant of a warrant to be issued in his favor.
October 4, 1798 Interaction with the Creeks James McHenry James Wilkinson Reports satisfaction on progress with the Creeks. Provides suggestions.
January 8, 1797 Farming Equipment for the Creeks Benjamin Hawkins Constant Freeman Hawkins requests that "implements of husbandry" intended for the Creeks be forwarded to him.
March 18, 1786 A Plan for the General Arrangement of the Militia of the United States. Henry Knox Congress of the United States Letter, encloses plan for Militia. Discusses the nature of government and a republic, and how to convince citizens of the raising of a militia. Outlines Advanced Corps, Main Corps, and Reserved Corps, as well as responsibilities of staff. Discusses terms of service, pay, and provisions.
July 24, 1795 Account of John Habersham, Collector of the Customs at Savannah Georgia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $164 from duties on imposts and tonnages has been discounted by John Habersham, Collector of the Customs at Savannah, for which he is to be held accountable in pursuance of a warrant to be issued in his favor.
March 1, 1797 Report on the Creeks Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins reports on the situation among the Creeks, their intentions, and their complaints. Also discusses the necessity of regulations for Indian traders
May 19, 1795 Account of John Habersham, collector of customs Savannah Georgia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that John Habersham, Collector of the Customs for Savannah in Georgia, has discounted the monies arising from Duties, Imposts, and Tonnage the sum of twelve dollars for which he is to be held accountable.
August 7, 1797 Certification of payments due; account of John Habersham, collector of customs Savannah Georgia William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $168.65 is due John Habersham, Collector of the Customs for Savannah, Georgia, the amount he discounted from the monies arising from duties on imposts and tonnage and for which he is accountable in pursuit of a warrant to be issued in his favor.
July 19, 1796 Account of John Habersham, Collector of the Customs for Savannah, Georgia Peter Hagner James McHenry Simmons certifies that $2.14 is due John Habersham, Collector of the Customs for Savannah, Georgia, the amount he discounted from the monies arising from duties on imposts and tonnage and for which a warrant should be issued in his favor.
May 9, 1796 Account of John Habersham, Collector of the Customs in Savannah, Georgia William Simmons James McHenry John Habersham, Collector of the Customs in Savannah, Georgia, is to be held accountable for the sum of $7.50, the amount he discounted from the monies arising from imposts and tonnage in pursuance of a warrant to be issued in his favor by the Secretary of War.
March 9, 1796 Account of John Habersham, Collector of the Customs for Savannah, Georgia William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $7.13 is due John Habersham, Collector of the Customs for Savannah, Georgia, the amount he discounted from the monies arising from duties on imposts and tonnage and for which a warrant should be issued in his favor.
November 3, 1796 Account of John Habersham, Collector of the Customs for Savannah, Georgia William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $27.58 is due John Habersham, Collector of the Customs for Savannah, Georgia, the amount he discounted from the monies arising from duties on imposts and tonnage and for which a warrant should be issued in his favor.
July 24, 1795 Account of John Habersham, Collector for the Customs at Savannah Georgia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $14.50 has been discounted by John Habersham, Collector for the Customs at Savannah, from the monies from duties on imposts and tonnage for which he is accountable in pursuance of a warrant to be issued in his favor.