Viewing 1–25 of 480 documents: "King of Prussia"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 14, 1794 Release of Lafayette from Prussian prison Cabinet Unknown Recipient Cabinet meeting concerning the writing to the King of Prussia, Frederick William II, regarding the Marquis de Lafayette, currently imprisoned by the former. President Washington is pondering writing the King in a private and unofficial manner about releasing Lafayette on parole, given Lafayette's immense services to the United States during the Revolution.
January 31, 1801 Request for Preparation of Documents Recalling John Quincy Adams from Foreign Service John Adams John Marshall Asks the Secretary of State to prepare appropriate letters to the King of Prussia recalling John Quincy Adams as minister to that country and thank him for the kind treatment the younger Adams has received. Asks that several copies be sent through different nations; notes that he would prefer J.Q. Adams to continue as a European minister, but the only acceptable posts (as minister to France or...
November 22, 1800 Successful Move to City of Washinton, Treaty with King of Prussia John Adams Congress of the United States Congratulated government offices on their move to the District of Columbia. Urged Congress to maintain "pacific policy" with European nations relative to maritime shipping and trade. Fortification of sea ports and harbors necessary, however additional allocation of funds was for Congress to decide.
April 13, 1793 Letter from Bird King Cussetas King to Major Gaither on trouble caused by Halfway King Bird King Cussetas King Henry Gaither Bird King has heard that Halfway King is causing trouble. Says it is not wish of Creek nation be at war; it is only one town, the Halfway House King and obstinate mad persons who will not listen. Says he abides by talks from Major Seagrove. Expects matters to be settled when he arrives. Says it is a pity United States should suffer because of a party of bad people. Advises to guard against...
July 28, 1798 My Qualifications for Service Frederick Augustus deZeng Alexander Hamilton DeZeng presents his qualifications to serve in the provisional Army and offers to serve without emoluments.
June 2, 1792 Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document, James Durouzeaux to James Seagrove James Durouzeaux James Seagrove Durouzeaux reports on the activies of sundry Indian chiefs.
April 17, 1799 Comparing Cavalry Systems Alexander Hamilton John De Barth Walbach Hamilton instructs Walbach, a native German, to study the cavalry systems of Prussia, France and Great Britain in order to assess which would be the best for use by the United States.
June 7, 1799 No End to the Folly of Potentates, Etc. Alexander Hamilton George Washington Hamilton reports to the Commander in Chief on the status of the recruiting service, the appointment of officers in the northeast, and the distribution of officers in the western army. He also has information on events in Europe resulting from the publication of the Treaty of Camp Formio.
August 20, 1798 Payment to William King David Henley James McHenry Request for money due W. King for payment of army.
February 15, 1794 [PRIVATE] Meeting with King and Jay George Washington Henry Knox Discusses offensive correspondence and possibility of meeting with King and Jay to discuss its contents.
August 19, 1785 Cited letter or document, Joseph King to John Pierce Joseph King John Pierce cite only Cited inPierce to King, 09/01/1785.
October 25, 1797 On Family Matters, and Appointment to the Legation to Berlin (Copy 2) John Adams John Quincy Adams Adams mentions that he has only learned of his son's marriage through newspapers, but nonetheless wishes him and his bride a happy life together. Expresses surprise at Quincy's being "less than pleased" with his posting to Berlin [as part of the Legation to Prussia], and lists reasons why he should be enjoying it. Tries to ease any fears Quincy might have of nepotism from his father. Mentions...
July 18, 1799 Foreign Affairs James McHenry John Dennis McHenry discusses the situation in Europe and notes that negotiations between the Emperors of Germany and Prussia respecting preparations to meet the army of the Directory so as to extinquish their power in Italy and Switzerland. He discusses the Marquis de Lafayette who has the vanity to presume that he might become the instrument to reconcile the two hemispheres.
April 22, 1795 Meeting with Mr King on the matter of reducing copper Timothy Pickering Tench Francis Mr King will reduce the large copper. Terms of payment discussed. Mr King can reduce the copper bolts at Baltimore. Discusses how much copper should be forwarded.
April 19, 1793 Letter from Major Henry Gaither to Secretary of War Henry Knox on the robbery and murder at Traders Hill St Marys Henry Gaither Henry Knox Report, based on information from Bird King and Cussetah King, that Halfway House King and his warriors are determined to shed blood. Has informed militia officers; some have offered services and are scouting. Many fires on Indian side of Oconee. Will send spy for more information. Soldiers are healthy; received stores from Rocklanding.
August 16, 1793 Regulations for Preservation of Neutrality Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair Itemized list by President of rules to promote neutrality of U.S. Requests the governor suppress any actions that are contrary to the above mentioned rules.
[not available] Catalogue of Books and Maps purchased of the Hon. Rufus King ($1334) Rufus King William Faden Catalog of Books and Maps purchased of the Hon. Rufus King ($1334).
August 26, 1799 Requests Payment for Mr. King and Mr. Cozier to Pay Army David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Mr. King and Mr. Cozier to pay the army from April to June 1799.
March 9, 1798 Enlistment Pledge of Mathias King Mathias King [not available] King acknowledges that he has voluntarily enlisted to serve one year in the Marine Service, unless sooner discharged, according to the Act passed July 1st 1797 which provides a Naval Armament. The rules and articles of the Navy against mutiny and desertion have been read to him and he will be paid six dollars per month.
April 4, 1794 Account of Robert King Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for Robert King, late lieutenant in the 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment.
June 14, 1799 Paid Advance to Mr. King; Sent Letter to Broome Littler & Co. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Includes Mr. King's receipt for his advance. Delivery of letter to Broome Littler & Co.
April 16, 1788 Certificates of Joseph King John Pierce Captain Thomas Patton Discusses the settlement with Joseph King for the certificates he received as agent for Colonel Baldwin's Regiment.
March 13, 1785 Rufus King encourages Knox to accept nomination to Secretary at War Rufus King Henry Knox Rufus King sends to Henry Knox a letter acknowledging the insufficiency of the salary of Secretary of War. But King asks Knox to consider reimbursement for travel and rent to assuage any inclinations Knox may have about rejecting the appointment due to low pay.
September 1, 1798 Seeks Commission for Mr. King for France William Vans Murray James McHenry Seeks commission for Mr. King, who recently agreed to take Mr. Dandridge for his secretary. Briefly mentions diplomatic efforts with France. Requests that he be firm and persuasive.
November 6, 1791 Contemporary Copy of Letter made from Recipient's Files, Joseph Ellicot to Henry Knox Joseph Ellicot Henry Knox Surveyor Joseph Ellicott tells Knox of his contacts with several southern chiefs, each of whom expressed a desire for peace