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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
[not available] Letter from William Rawle William Rawle Unknown Recipient The Mayor has agreed to do something with Shaffer if the addressee will attend. Mrs Minks has just been with Rawle and he has instructed her to attend to someone. They have heard where Ireclaus is and have sent a man after him.
July 28, 1800 Letter from the Mayor of Elizabethtown Elias B. Dayton William Simmons Letter from Mayor Elias Dayton of Elizabethtown, New Jersey to William Simmons, War Department Accountant. Citation only.
April 17, 1797 MacRea's Account William MacRea William Simmons MacRea discusses his account and hopes that the certificate respecting the contingent money proven before the Mayor of the City will be sufficient to have said account credited with $57.
August 30, 1793 Fire Powder in the Streets of the City John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to deliver to Capt. Jeremiah Fisher two brass three-pounders with their implements in order to fire powder in the streets of the city by direction of the Mayor. As soon as this service is performed, the pieces are to be returned.
[not available] COPY: Deposition to Jury Unknown Author Casper Iserloan Threat to good name and soul if account given to Thomas the Constable is not repeated word for word before the jury.
1797 Letter Regarding Testimony [not available] Casper Iserloan Sends copy of letter regarding forgery and fraud, offers original copy for Rawle's perusal.
April 26, 1798 Request for Issue of Artillerists' Clothing to Fort Mifflin James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of artillerists' clothing to Fort Mifflin.
August 24, 1800 Private Conference with Merchants, Etc. Benjamin Hodgdon Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin has arrived safely in Alexandria and visited a third party in jail. Relates to a vessel and business. However, no one can now talk to the imprisoned man without the jailer being present.
January 21, 1791 Deposition of James Wadsworth James Wadsworth [not available] Wadsworth affirms that he was present when Oliver Phelps paid the Chiefs of the Seneca Nation money and goods in exchange for parcels of Indian land and that the Chiefs seemed well satisfied with the transaction.
April 13, 1799 Deposition before Mayor Richard Varick of NYC Edward Chinn [not available] Chinn certified he knew Joseph Biden and that Biden had to leave his home and property during the American invasion.
April 5, 1797 Anonymous Letter from a "Brother" Casper Iserloan William Simmons Iserloan has received a letter from someone who identifies himself only as a "brother." The letter warns Iserloan that Hubard is doing all he can to make him appear black and will send him to hell if he can. A comparison of other writings in his possession leads Iserloan to conclude that the letter was sent by Jonathan Schaffer. He asks Simmons to peruse the letter and provide whatever advice he...
August 17, 1800 Preventing Bail for Captain Merchants, Accused of Piracy Charles Page Jeremiah Condy Page discusses the case of Captain Merchants who, having been charged with piracy, escaped confinement and was recaptured.
August 16, 1800 Probably Not Guilty of Acts of Piracy, Etc. Jeremiah Condy Samuel Hodgdon Condy discusses a number of matters including the illness of his mother-in-law and the escape of Capt. Merchant who had been charged with acts of piracy.
December 1796 Deposition of John Shannon John Shannon [not available] Testament of illegal impersonation of soldiers by John Hindman and John Connor.
August 29, 1798 On Relative Rank, Both for General Officers & New Field Officer Appointments in New Corps James McHenry John Adams Discusses the fort at Castle Island [Massachusetts], and the relative suitability of various officers. The latter largely concerns the abilities of a Major Brooks to one of the new regiments. Discusses various officers for the corps of artillerists & engineers, noting the problems which arise when an army is expanded quickly, and normal lines of promotion are thrown off track.
August 19, 1799 Wintering of troops stationed in New Jersey Jonathan Dayton James McHenry Senator Dayton corresponds with McHenry on the wintering of troops stationed in New Jersey, requesting that a new contract for the supplying of rations be immediately drawn up for Dayton's brother, the mayor of Elizabethtown. Dayton adds that the present contractor may be upset with the annulment of the old contract, but that the public would be glad to learn of the savings that will be produced...
August 30, 1798 Proposed Arrangement for the Pay of the Troops Porteous, Murdoch & Co. William Simmons They have heard that the troops in New York State are complaining that they do not receive their pay. As the firm has successful business in Canada but worry about the safe transmission of money, they propose that they pay cash to the troops and receive government bills in return.
April 14, 1800 Moving the Military Stores to a State Arsenal, Etc. Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Military stores belonging to the United States are kept in a wooden building along with combustible articles for which the rent is $500 per annum. Stevens has obtained permission from the legislature to have the Commissary of Stores move the military stores to an arsenal soon to be completed. The state will deposit its military stores at the arsenal but there will be room for the stores of the...
May 26, 1797 Deposition of George Gordon in Commonwealth v. John Shaffer et al George Gordon [not available] Deposition of George Gordon in the case of the Commonweatlh of Pennsylvania versus John Shaffer et al.
September 12, 1789 Compiled List Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Bulleted list of questions and statements. Mentioned "hawk notes" and the Pioneer Association of Cincinnati, an essay or writing of some type on the Historical Collections of Tuskcarawa Valley, a transcribed letter from Harmar to Knox regarding construction near a river, the proceedings of the Judiciaries of the Reformed Church of America relative to tyranny and personal suffering. Diagram...
January 14, 1792 Extracto de una Carta de James Seagrove y Major General Knox James Seagrove Henry Knox Los Espanoles in Florida estan muy temerosos de Bowles.
September 21, 1790 Court of Spain accedes to right of navigation on Mississippi Alexander Hamilton George Washington Through Dr. Craigie and Mr. Daniel Parker, Hamilton reports that Mr. De Miranda has conversed with the Marquis Del Campo, Spanish Minister to Great Britain, that the Court of Spain has acceded to the United States' right of navigating the Mississippi River. Colonel William Stephens Smith, John Adam's son in law, read Hamilton a passage, which mentions that orders were sent to the Vice Roy of...
April 15, 1792 Tea and Chocolate for Sick Isaac Craig Jonathan Cass Enclosed tea and chocolate for sick men. Surgeon ordered to post. Updates on troops locations and numbers. Major Zeigler planning to resign.
May 3, 1793 Deposition of James Aikin [Aiken] given to William Stephens, Mayor of Savannah Geogia, regarding the aftermath of robbery and murder at Traders Hill on St Marys James Aiken [not available] Copy of deposition given by James Aikin [Aiken], a resident of Creek Nation. Aikins left the Creek Nation when there was no probability of compliance with James Seagrove's demands to turn over the perpetrators of the robbery and murder at Seagrove's brother's store at Traders Hill, St Marys. Aikins notes that the Creeks planned to give up the plunder until Seagrove demanded the perpetrators....
May 16, 1796 Pay of Kentucky Militia William Simmons James McHenry Discusses reasons for rejection of claims submitted by a Colonel for the pay of Kentucky militia; discusses the general plan of certifying claims for militia pay.