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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 25, 1800 Packet Forwarded Via Havanna Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon The packet for the matches has been forwarded via Havanna since an immediate conveyance to New Orleans was not immediately available. Stevens wrote Mr. Simmons and the Secretary of War relative to remitting to Stevens the balance due him on the clothing he furnished the government.
April 1, 1800 Procuring a Vessel Bound for New Orleans Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon There is only one vessel that may proceed to New Orleans but her owners are waiting on the decision of Congress relative to the drawback on goods. Several vessels will sail for Havanna soon so if Hodgdon's friend is agreeable, Stevens can arrange for accomodations on one of them. Gordon hopes that Simmons will soon make a remittance of clothing since he pressed for money.
June 14, 1792 Bowles is a Mere Tool of Other Persons Governor Quesada James Seagrove Governor Quesada thanks Seagrove for keeping him informed of events that may be of concern to the Spanish. He is convinced that Bowles and others have attempted to turn the Indians against the Spanish and the Americans, although he believes Bowles is not acting on his own but is being controlled by others.
April 8, 1792 Incarceration of Bowles in New Orleans Alexander McGillivray James Seagrove McGillivray [M'Gillivray] describes for James Seagrove the capture by the Spanish of William Bowles and Bowles' subsequent incarceration in New Orleans.
1790 Present State of the Military and Naval Forces Upon the Island of Cuba James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Detailed accounting of the military and naval forces of Cuba which included an assessment of the dissatisfaction of the people with their form of government. Author argued that if the inhabitants were allowed to purchase slaves in proportion to their ability to pay for them, the island's productivity would increase significantly.