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December 30, 1794 Conversation with French Minister Edmund Randolph Alexander Hamilton Secretary of State Edmund Randolph mentions French Minister Jean Antoine Joseph Fauchet, and the latter's request for the right to arm merchant vessels for the purpose of defending them and their cargoes.
July 1, 1794 Regarding the British ship "Pilgrim" Edmund Randolph [not available] Secretary of State Randolph submits to Washington's Cabinet an enclosed letter from Zebulon Hollingsworth, the attorney of the United States for the district of Maryland, regarding the case of the British vessel Pilgrim, determined to be captured on the coast.
April 13, 1795 Legal opinion regarding declaration of French minister that vessel belong to France William Rawle Timothy Pickering Presumably in reference to effects of Jay's Treaty. Refers to declaration of French minister that the vessel in question belonged to France. Filed a suggestion on behalf of United States removing judicial power as not amenable to ordinary process of law. Discusses proof of time property came into French possession.
April 25, 1788 Information Regarding Jean Black Philip Liebert John Pierce Document in French. Asks for the address of Mr. Jean Black, relating to some books and merchandise.
March 13, 1794 Payments of the French debt Edmund Randolph [not available] Letter from the Secretary of State to the Attorney General, Secretary at War, and Secretary of Treasury. Randolph had a discussion with French agent Mr. Fauchet concerning French requests for a million dollars instalment payment of the debt. Randolph attempted to convince him the impracticability of the request, but Fauchet urged that the French government was in a desperate fiscal situation and...
February 20, 1795 Regarding Joining Rebels J. Lassell Antoine Lassell Nephew to Antoine Lassell expressed his fear for his uncle being scalped due to his joining the Rebels out West.
February 1, 1799 Certification of payments; Jean Foncin, employed for drawing plates on a book on artillery William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $60 to Jean Foncin, employed for drawing plates on a book on artillery, conformably to letter from Secretary of War.
March 11, 1794 French request for payment of debt Edmund Randolph Unknown Recipient Cabinet meeting discussing the French request for payment of installments on the debt. The cabinet unanimously advises that Mr. Fauchet be informed that he shall be supplied with the instalments. The United States will not be able to pay beyond the instalments due next September and November.
December 12, 1798 Certification of payments; Jean Foncin for completing sundry drafts of furnaces for the purposes of heating shot for guns of Charleston William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $60 to Jean Foncin for completing sundry drafts of furnaces for the purposes of heating shot for iron battering rams for the harbor Charleston South Carolina.
August 28, 1794 Examination of Antoine Lassell Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Examination of Antoine Lassell, a native of Canada, and a volunteer in Captain Caldwell's company of refugees, friends and allies of the hostile Indians. Lassell reports the numbers of various Indian tribes, including the Delawares, Miamies, Shawanese, Tawas, and Wyandots.
May 12, 1800 Qualifications of Engineer James McHenry Alexander Hamilton In McHenry's opinion, Jean Xavier Bureaux de Pusy, known through an introduction by the Marquis de Lafayette, is the best instructed engineer in the US and is highly qualified to give the soundest ideas relative to the proper works for the defense of the harbor at New York.
October 25, 1798 Speech to Captain Thomas Pasteurs Jean Baptiste Duquesne [not available] Speech, by Ducayne, discusses murder & horse theft; discusses White encroachment; alludes to Indian retaliation. Document also contains Capt. Pasteurs reply to Jean Baptist Ducayne.
January 24, 1795 Peace with Indians Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Expressed thanks for the resolutions and approbations of the House of Representatives for his men's work in the latest campaign. Enclosed speeches from various Indian tribes related to peace agreement. Also transmitted a map of areas through which Wayne's troops marched and abstract and returns of rations.
April 5, 1790 Letter Citation Antoine Gamelin Unknown Recipient Cited in St Clair to Knox, 08/23/1790
July 22, 1792 Peace with Most of the Western Tribes Rufus Putnam Henry Knox Despite the murders of several American officers by Indians, Putnam is still optimistic about the prospects of achieving peace with most of the western tribes, thereby detaching them from the tribes who originated the war.
February 21, 1804 The Prospect of Selling Some Land Benjamin Stoddert Jean Baptiste Duquesne Stoddert is anxious to sell some of his lots in the city but is concerned about the prospect of selling at a price that reflects what he considers the appropriate value of the property.
October 9, 1796 Asks for Housing, General News William Vans Murray James McHenry Murray writes a friend letter to McHenry, discussing his need for a boarding house during the session, as well as political news from Baltimore, French politics, and casual greetings.
December 14, 1795 Edmund Randolph's Printed Vindication Timothy Pickering Alexander Hamilton Pickering discusses Edmund Randolph's written vindication following his forced resignation from the office of Secretary of State. Fauchet's letter, which had allegedly exposed Randolph's disloyalty to Washington, will be translated by George Taylor although Pickering wants to see Hamilton's translation also in order to get a sense of the true meaning of the letter.
October 6, 1795 A New Treaty of Commerce Timothy Pickering Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Mr. Randolph has agreed to meet with Mr. Adet to "digest" a new treaty of commerce between the United States and France with the understanding that the articles of a new agreement must meet the approbation of their respective governments before anything is concluded.
March 17, 1794 Petitions of Chartier, Labrientoy, Page, Gingrass, and Deton Henry Knox United States Senate Knox addresses the United States Senate regarding the claims of five petitioners, none of whom have produced sufficent evidence to support their claims of service during the American Revolution.
December 9, 1795 Letter of Introduction for Mr. Bertholet John Francis Hamtramck John Mills Mr. Bertholet, a Canadian, is on his way to Greenville on business for his uncle. Hamtramck asks Mills to provide assistance to him if possible.
March 22, 1800 Letter from the Commandant at Detroit John Francis Hamtramck James Wilkinson Letter from John Francis Hamtramck, Commandant at Detroit, to General James Wilkinson. Image not available.
April 9, 1800 Letter from the Commander at Detroit John Francis Hamtramck James Wilkinson Letter from John Francis Hamtramck, Commander at Detroit, to General James Wilkinson. Image not available.
August 3, 1795 Treaty of Greenville Timothy Pickering [not available] Certified copy of official Treaty of Greenville that secures peace between the United States and the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawnees, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chippewas, Potawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weeds, Kickapoos, Piankashaws, and Kaskaskias. Outlines boundaries, trade, agriculture, and civil rights.
June 27, 1800 Scarcity of Cash in Circulation, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig notes the slow down in operations to Samuel Hodgdon. Craig mentions that stores have not been arriving lately and merchants are complaining of scarcity of cash in circulation.