Viewing 1–17 of 17 documents: "Liston"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 25, 1800 Social Matters & Praise of Minister James McHenry Robert Liston Accepts offer of dinner for himself and his wife; praises Liston's "wise and prudent conduct" as a minister, etc. References the Listons possibly returning to England.
May 24, 1800 Lunch with Colonel Pickering Robert Liston James McHenry Colonel Pickering has returned to the country and will be having lunch with them on Monday. Liston hopes that the McHenrys will be able to attend.
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.
October 23, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Henry Glenn Simmons informs Glenn that settlement was delayed because of the disorganized nature of his record keeping.
April 11, 1797 Your Kindness to Me William Vans Murray James McHenry In his typically bad handwriting, Vans Murray seems to be informing McHenry of the details of his impending journey to the Netnerlands and thanking him for his support.
February 15, 1797 Enclosed Memo James McHenry Robert Liston Letter, encloses memo re British block house.
February 15, 1797 Enclosing a memorandum on British block house James McHenry Robert Liston Encloses a memorandum on the construction of a British block house in American territory.
September 14, 1785 Request for Payment awaiting funding John Pierce Captain Churchill Jones John Pierce sends to Captain Churchill Jones affirmation that the requested payment will be transmitted as soon as it is funded.
July 22, 1796 [Copy Private] Algiers Frigate Construction George Washington James McHenry No delays found in construction of Algiers frigate construction.
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.
January 24, 1798 Circular to the Heads of the Departments on Foreign Policy John Adams [not available] Presidents request to Heads of Department for their opinions on foreign policy. Special notice to be given to relations with France which Washington believed are tied to relations with Spain, Great Britain, and Holland. Instructions on how to conduct themselves overseas and questions on how to proceed with alliances along with asserting political, economic, and military power.
1797 Memorandum regarding neutral vessels James McHenry President of the United States Discusses rules of engagement between a neutral vessel and a belligerent power. Questions whether or not a neutral vessel has a right resist - by force - a search of their ship, or if a belligerent power has a right to search a neutral ship and carry the vessel back to their country for a trial. McHenry adds that the United States has no obligation to return deserters from British vessels, and...
1797 Memorandum regarding neutral vessels James McHenry President of the United States Discusses rules of engagement between a neutral vessel and a belligerent power. Questions whether or not a neutral vessel has a right resist - by force - a search of their ship, or if a belligerent power has a right to search a neutral ship and carry the vessel back to their country for a trial. McHenry adds that the United States has no obligation to return deserters from British vessels, and...
April 16, 1800 Capturing of merchant vessels James McHenry John Adams Letter to the President of the United States regarding the belligerent capture of neutral merchant vessels, particularly by Great Britain. The letter addresses neutral vessels carrying enemy goods, seizure of cargo, and the delivery of deserters from British Vessels.
April 8, 1798 Diplomatic conversation with the Chevalier Yruho James McHenry [not available] Account of a conversation with the Chevalier Yruho, who visited the Adamses in Quincy, Massachusetts. Mentions that Yruho engaged in a non-personal diplomatic dispute with Secretary Pickering respecting what he thought were American plans to invade Louisiana. Stresses that Spain should act reasonably and that the United States is the best neighbor that Spanish colonies could have, as long as they...
February 15, 1797 Summary of intelligence gathered on a British post James McHenry Timothy Pickering Informs the Secretary of State of the erection of a British post on American lands; requests that the evacuation of the post by the British appear voluntary and not done through diplomatic means.
February 23, 1800 Discussion of Belligerent and Neutral Ships; Relations with Great Britain Charles Lee John Adams Responds to the British Minister to the Secretary of State. Refers specifically to the British vessels--brigantine Experience, ship Lucy, and brigantine Fair Columbian, and to the British sailors and deserters. Discussion of American ships and demands for restitution, with rights to search belligerent and neutral ships.