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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 12, 1800 Arrival at New Orleans James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton Wilkinson informs Hamilton that, after an arduous journey, he has at last arrived at New Orleans and peace and harmony seem to prevail everywhere except in the quarter of Mr. Bowle's usurpations.
November 7, 1799 Requests Shipping Information for Schooner to Carry Stores to New Orleans Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Reports on schooners carrying stores to New Orleans. Requests information necessary for departure.
November 1, 1798 Sending Cotton from Natchez to Orleans, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon The following are the few legible portions of this document: my expenses; Orleans; expense of sending cotton from Natchez to Orleans is eighty cents per one hundred; horseman; bristle; reins; buckles; belts;
February 12, 1800 Spirit of Amity and Conciliation at New Orleans James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton Wilkinson observes that, upon his arrival at New Orleans, he finds the same spirit of amity and concilation under the new Spanish Governor, the Marquis de Casa Calvo, as was mainifest in the time of his predecessor, the late Gov. Gayoso.
October 24, 1799 Concerning supplies to be sent to New Orleans Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Concerning supplies to be sent to New Orleans; Agent of the War Department at New York states that if he parts with these supplies, they must be replaced.
December 10, 1798 Rate of Freight to New Orleans Dan Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Coxe discusses the cost of freight to ship goods to New Orleans. He notes that iron, brass, and lead shipments will entail a steeper cost and will be loaded in the bottom of the boat.
October 23, 1799 Return of stores to be shipped to New Orleans Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Writes that he will be unable to formulate a return of stores to be shipped to New Orleans in the timely manner that Hodgdon requests.
October 29, 1799 Military stores to be sent to New Orleans Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon States that he is ordered to charter a vessel and load it with military stores for New Orleans within four days.
April 1, 1800 Procuring a Vessel Bound for New Orleans Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon There is only one vessel that may proceed to New Orleans but her owners are waiting on the decision of Congress relative to the drawback on goods. Several vessels will sail for Havanna soon so if Hodgdon's friend is agreeable, Stevens can arrange for accomodations on one of them. Gordon hopes that Simmons will soon make a remittance of clothing since he pressed for money.
September 24, 1799 Listing of ammunition, cannon and howitzer James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Lists types of cannon [pounders] and howitzers. Cartridges mentioned as well as the city of New Orleans.
August 13, 1797 Discusses Local Affairs William Henry Harrison James McHenry Announces arrival of Manuel de Lisa from New Orleans on State Department business.
September 30, 1799 Clothing to be Forwarded by way of New Orleans James Miller Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of other shipping concerns, Miller notes that General Hamilton has directed that the clothes for the posts of Fort Adams, Fort McHenry and others on the Mississippi should go by way of New Orleans.
June 12, 1797 Letter to James McHenry John McKee James McHenry This letter is marked as having been received by McHenry and communicated to the President on 22 July 1797. McKee informs McHenry of plans to travel to New Orleans.
April 8, 1792 Incarceration of Bowles in New Orleans Alexander McGillivray James Seagrove McGillivray [M'Gillivray] describes for James Seagrove the capture by the Spanish of William Bowles and Bowles' subsequent incarceration in New Orleans.
May 18, 1798 Request for David Henley to assist bearer of letters for commanding officer of Natchez post and New Orleans James McHenry David Henley McHenry informs Henley that the bearer of correspondence works for the War Department as a letter carrier. Is carrying letters for commanding officer at Natches Post and to New Orleans. Asks that Henley facilitate the man's journey.
October 9, 1800 Receipt of Thomas Cushing Thomas H. Cushing [not available] Receipt for passage for a soldier from New Orleans to New York and thence to Fort Mifflin, per General Wilkinson's orders.
April 25, 1799 Best Understanding Between Our Nations James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton Wilkinson includes an extract of a letter from Governor Gayoso in which the cordial nature of Captain Shaumburgh's expedition to New Orleans is viewed as evidence of friendly relations between the United States and Spain.
November 14, 1787 Attention to Letter from John Sullivan about Activity on Ohio and Tennessee Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Discusses a congressional resolution and New Orleans treaty. Refers to concern of local inhabitants about closing the Mississippi River. Requests opinion on enclosed letter from John Sullivan, as to if the threat is real, if British agents are involved. Seeks information about the Choctaws and Chickasaws. Seeks tract of land at the north of the Ohio. Questions adequate number of troops and hopes...
May 24, 1799 Surrender of Deserters James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton Wilkinson advises Hamilton that Governor Gayoso is cooperating in returning Army deserters who had escaped to New Orleans.
May 23, 1799 Arrangement of the Affairs of the Western Army Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Hamilton urges Wilkinson to travel to Philadelphia as quickly as possible so he can participate in planning for the arrangement of the affairs of the Western Army. He might consider traveling by way of New Orleans as an alternate route,.
November 12, 1791 List of the Killed & Wounded, Etc. Robert Barr Samuel Hodgdon Barr notes that they now have a List of the Killed and Wounded. Col. Darke is included on the list of wounded but Barr hopes that he is not mortally wounded. Mr. Duncan informs Barr that he has a large quantity of Hyson Tea that will sell well at Natchez and New Orleans.
April 25, 1799 "Sincere Friendship Between Nations" James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton Wilkinson encloses a confidential extract by Governor Gayoso of Louisiana who expresses his approval of the state of accord existing between his nation and the United States.
July 28, 1792 Translation of the Passport of Baron De Carondelet. Baron De Carondelet [not available] "I grant free and safe passport to the Cherokee Indian, called Richard, to go to his nation, with a person of the name of Deraque; from whence they may return by such ways as they may find most convenient. I order the commandants of the posts, by which they may pass, not to molest them, but, on the contrary, to give them what assistance they may stand in need of. Signed with my hand, and...
July 8, 1798 Extract of Letter, James McHenry to James Wilkinson James McHenry James Wilkinson Letter, discusses foreign affairs; discusses European powers on the frontier; directs information re French travelers; mentions Congress.
October 26, 1797 Concerning Spanish-American relations on the frontier John McKee James McHenry McKee writes from Mobile, informing McHenry that he is temporarily being held prisoner by the Spanish governor of Louisiana, Gayoso, and that he expects to set off to New Orleans the following day. McKee was suspected of being in league with William Blount, a U.S. Senator from Tennessee found to be working a plan to aid the British in conquering West Florida by inciting the Creek and Cherokee...