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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 1, 1797 Money for Mrs. Wilkinson William Simmons John Pierce Cover for letter forwarded from Brigadier General Wilkinson to Pierce. Also requests that Pierce pay him two hundred dollars owed to Wilkinson that Wilkinson wants Pierce to pay over to Mrs. Wilkinson.
March 29, 1799 Correspondence from General Wilkinson & Others Alexander Hamilton James McHenry In order to keep track of current military affairs, McHenry asks Hamilton to forward to him letters from General Wilkinson and any others that may be important.
May 5, 1797 Money to Mrs. Wilkinson William Simmons James Wilkinson Reports that he has paid General Wilkinson's wife the money owed to Wilkinson by Captain John Pierce..
April 12, 1793 Knox writes to Wayne regarding Mrs. Wilkinson Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Letter, asks for assistance for Mrs Wilkinson in traveling down the Ohio River.
July 1800 Thanks for Observations and Pecans Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Hamilton replies to Wilkinson's of June 29th and says that, while he will miss Wilkinson's company, he agrees that it makes sense for him to go straight to Pittsburgh. Hamilton thanks Wilkinson for his observations on the Havannah. Mrs. Hamilton sends thanks for a box of pecans.
February 8, 1792 Request for money to a little girl James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon James Wilkinson asks Col Hodgdon to give 3 shillings and 9 pence to the "little girl" who bears the note. Hodgdon notes that he made the payment.
June 27, 1799 Expresses Concern about Wilkinson's Promotion James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to General [James] Wilkinson's claims to promotion and his own promise not to oppose, but warns of the danger of half-confidences. Concerned about expectations from Spain. Requests that Hamilton not say anything to him about this discussion.
August 25, 1797 Forwarding of Correspondence with Wilkinson & Others James McHenry John Adams Forwards letters to and from General Wilkinson, as well as others from various sources.
March 30, 1798 McHenry Instructs Guion to Observe Instructions from Wilkinson James McHenry Isaac Guion James McHenry directs the officer in charge at Natchez (Guion at this time) to observe instructions from BG Wilkinson.
December 8, 1797 Charles Carroll recommends Wilkinson to McHenry Charles Carroll James McHenry Charles Carroll recommends Joseph Wilkinson, the son of Colonel Wilkinson of Calvert County, to the Secretary at War for appointment into the army. Carroll asks for news from Europe and France.
July 20, 1792 Regarding Communications with General Wilkinson Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Letter, directs that General James Wilkinson will keep up a constant correspondence with Wayne. Knox will answer correspondence from Wilkinson and transmit a copy.
June 9, 1797 McHenry to Wilkinson Concerning Situation in Indian/Spanish Country James McHenry James Wilkinson James McHenry writes General James Wilkinson on sending an officer to investigate an affair concerning the possible demolition of U.S. forts in Indian country and the claims of Spanish subjects to land in the region. Instructions outlined. Asks Wilkinson to report on situation, and to recommend the reinforcements and posture he sees necessary.
February 23, 1798 Wilkinson & McHenry Correspond on Regulations for Insubordination & Discipline (2) James McHenry James Wilkinson Wilkinson mentions requisitions for the Army, and promises his frank opinion on the insubordination and discipline of the troops in a future letter. Reply from McHenry surmises that Wilkinson should come to Philadelphia to report on these matters, but to avoid doing so until McHenry has collected and weighed the information available. Appears to address the reformation of regulations on these...
October 12, 1797 Wilkinson's Proclamation and Related Documents Timothy Pickering James McHenry Pickering encloses General Wilkinson's proclamation at Detroit, John Askin's petition to General Wilkinson complaining about the proclamation, and Wilkinson's response to the complaint. Also included is Wilkinson's letter to the Justices of the British western district of Upper Canada and their answer.
February 16, 1799 Forwarding the Letter to General Wilkinson James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry assures Hamilton that he has received his letter for General Wilkinson and that it will be forwarded to Knoxville and sent from there by express to Wilkinson.
April 17, 1798 Wilkinson's Return Does Not Agree with the Quartermaster General's Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon finds that Gen. Wilkinson's return and that of the Quartermaster General are different which is due to the fact that Wilkinson's is confined to a specific object of which the QMG has no knowledge.
September 28, 1799 Discussion of Money for Building Forts James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Writes of money expended to Brigadier General Wilkinson. The totals have aroused suspicion. Promises to send instructions to Wilkinson.
January 26, 1792 Letter from Wilkinson to Hodgdon James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon Report from General James Wilkinson to Samuel Hodgdon.
January 4, 1798 Wilkinson & McHenry Correspond on Regulations for Insubordination & Discipline James Wilkinson James McHenry Wilkinson mentions requisitions for the Army, and promises his frank opinion on the insubordination and discipline of the troops in a future letter. Reply from McHenry surmises that Wilkinson should come to Philadelphia to report on these matters, but to avoid doing so until McHenry has collected and weighed the information available. Appears to address the reformation of regulations on these...
October 3, 1797 Encloses Dispatches from General Wilkinson James McHenry John Adams Encloses dispatches from Wilkinson.
June 10, 1797 Enclosed Letter to Wilkinson James McHenry Isaac Guion Letter enclosed in case Wilkinson had left post and not conveyed orders.
July 9, 1796 On Personal Enemies, Especially James Wilkinson James McHenry Anthony Wayne Reports to Wayne on Wayne's personal enemies, especially including Gen. James Wilkinson.
October 10, 1798 Autograph Letter Signed, Samuel Hodgdon to Jonathan Williams Samuel Hodgdon Jonathan Williams Letter, dis receipt of Wilkinson's goods.
June 15, 1797 General Wilkinson's account William Simmons James McHenry Requests that McHenry advise him as to which of the charges in General Wilkinson's account statement are to be admitted to his credit. Mentions payments for "secret service."
December 4, 1794 Addressing Military Situation, Dispute Between Wilkinson & Wayne, & Wilkinson's Reputation Henry Knox James Wilkinson Notes that the military situation on the whole seems favorable, especially in terms of avoiding war with any European powers. Is distressed by reports of differences between Generals Wayne and Wilkinson; assures Wilkinson that the only mention of him in letters received from Wayne have praised him. Knox and the president are both in favor of a conciliation. Discusses dissension in the army;...