Viewing 1–21 of 21 documents: "Halifax"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 10, 1784 Business in Halifax John Pierce Ebenezer Jackson The Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General writes Ebenezer Jackson, telling Jackson that he will likely find Halifax to be a proper place for his business.
November 24, 1798 Outlines Transportation and Payment for Guns from Halifax to Charleston Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Encloses letter from Gibbs & Channing to charter transportation of guns at Halifax to Charleston. Outlines payment plan.
October 14, 1790 Regarding Carriage Accident & Vessel from Halifax Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Mentions a recent carriage accident, which the occupants escaped from unharmed; postscript appears to tell about a vessel which sailed from Halifax which brought whalers who left fearing they would be impressed by the British.
October 4, 1798 Enclosed Engagement for the Loan of Cannons James McHenry Timothy Pickering Enclosed Official Document that stipulates the loan of cannons from ship Foudroyant, currently in Halifax Nova Scotia. Loan proposed by British Envoy Mr. Liston, and given by Prince Edward and Minister Plenepotentiary.
November 23, 1798 Delivery of Cannons and Shot to Charleston John Murray Alexander Hamilton Notification by John Murray that Captain Sever of the Herald sloop of war left Halifax Nova Scotia with cannons and shot requested by General Washington and are en route to be delivered to Charleston, SC per the order of Benjamin Stoddert.
March 24, 1800 [Account of Halsted's losses] John Halsted [not available] Lists losses sustained by Halsted during his service in American Army. He was forced to abandon his home and property
October 25, 1791 Compensation claim and account settlement Joseph Howell Robert Fenner Informs Captain Fenner of Wolcott's decision on his claim and advises him to prepare his accounts to aid the settlement of his claim
October 31, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Nicholas Long William Simmons Nicholas Long William Simmons informs Nicholas Long that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
January 16, 1797 Account of Ensign Polk William Simmons William Polk Simmons explains his findings regarding the account of Ensign Polk, specifically regarding the bounty and premium for enlisting soldiers and Polk's subsistence and rations.
January 22, 1791 Troops in the Service of the United States. Henry Knox [not available] Statement of the number of troops in the service of the United States in Georgia and on the Western Frontiers.
September 12, 1784 Brevet commissions for the Southern Army Joseph Carleton Arch Lytle Discusses brevet commissions and pay of officers due for service in the Revolutionary War with the Southern Army.
March 18, 1800 Certification of service of John Delesdernier Jeremiah Olney James McHenry Certification of service of John Delesdernier, who was a private in the Rhode Island Regiment.
August 16, 1784 Commissioners Arriving and Purchase of Indian Lands Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Commissioners arriving from the Governor of Halifax, discussed their transportation. Bemoaned delayed travel arrangements and personal agenda. Negotiations for Indian lands required acquiescing to any demands Indians make on U.S.
December 5, 1800 Simmons Asking McRea to Obviate Contradictory and Complicating Contracts William Simmons Griffith James McRee McRea had to do with the forming of contracts in North Carolina for 1800, and many of these are obtuse and contradictory. Simmons feels that McRea is well-positioned to smooth out the inconsistencies between various orders and contracts. Simmons wishes McRea to explain satisfactorily the causes of so many contracts being given out and how they are to be understood. Simmons asks that if McRea...
July 7, 1790 Brett discusses war with Spain to Knox P. Brett Henry Knox Letter, discusses prospects of war with Spain.
February 19, 1800 Application for Refugee Aid Lewis Frederick Delesdernier Commissioners Recounts travails of De Lesderniers, and seeks financial assistance for hardships. Petition for relief is on behalf of the author's parents, Gideon and Mary deLesdernier.
August 27, 1790 Instructions to Governor Blount Regarding the Treaty of Holston Henry Knox William Blount Henry Knox instructs Governor Blount on the President's policies on Indian affairs in the territory south of the Ohio River, especially regarding the Cherokee Indians. He also requests that Blount renegotiate the geographical boundaries of the treaty, and provides detailed instructions on the desired results. He tells Blount about the attack on Major Doughty's party by a small band of Indians,...
1800 Supporting Documents for Canadian Refugees [not available] [not available] Table of supporting documents for claims of refugees from Canada.
January 9, 1791 Jackson discusses appointments and the militia with Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, Jackson discusses Federal appointments; mentions militia; wishes for war between England and Spain.
December 3, 1798 North Carolina Officers for the Provisional Army William Davies George Washington Sends a list of officers applying for commissions in the Provisional Army being raised for the Quasi-War with the French with his comments on each officer (enclosure)
July 30, 1799 Regarding Officer & Surgeon Appointments for 5th Regiment, & Pinckney's Request for Family Leave James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Informs Pinckney that the officers he recommended for the 5th Regiment have all been appointed, and sent notifications of that fact; at Pinckney's request, McHenry encloses duplicates of those letters of appointment. Promises to send a recommendation for a replacement officer to the president, as well as Lt. Col. Smith's recommendation for a regimental surgeon. Grants permission to Pinckney to...