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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 29, 1798 Feneau's Newspaper Instead of the Aurora, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig requests that Hodgdon not send him the Philadelphia Aurora newspaper. Craig asks to be sent Fenno's newspaper instead. Craig acknowledges advances received for carpenters.
June 27, 1786 Unable to comply with request John Pierce Colonel Oswald Informs Col. Oswald that it out of Pierce's power to comply with his wishes until given direction by Congress. Mentions a "newspaper controversy" that makes the situation particularly disagreeable.
December 7, 1785 Newspaper advertisements regarding Act of Congress limiting claims of army Joseph Howell Benjamin Edes Was not Mr. Pierce's intention to publish the Act of Congress limiting the claims of the Army in every newspaper. Asks that Edes not promise any recompense to printers in his states.
May 3, 1799 Certification of payment; John Marc Feno, printer, for furnishing paper and newspaper Peter Hagner [not available] Certification of payment; $319.90 to John Marc Feno, printer, for furnishing paper and newspaper, including subscription advanced 31 December 1799 for the War Department.
October 22, 1797 Concerning a published letter in the newspaper James McHenry Timothy Pickering McHenry comments on a letter written by Pickering that found itself published in a newspaper. Also encloses a packet that he requests be sent to the President.
September 6, 1799 Concerns Respecting Yellow Fever, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses private matters with Samuel Hodgdon. Craig mentions concerns regarding Yellow Fever in Philadelphia and notifies Hodgdon of his application for a military land warrant.
October 22, 1790 Private account of expedition against Indians Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Private account of an expedition against hostile Indians, told by a militiaman in the Pittsburgh newspaper.
August 24, 1797 [Uniforms for the United States Navy] James McHenry [not available] [possibly a journal entry] Noted visit of Mary Logan and other visitor. Discussed the "coloured gentry". Attached newspaper article pertaining to riot in town.
January 28, 1784 Receipt of certificate and writing supplies John Pierce John Holt Paymaster General is notifying Holt that he has gratefully received his letter, the certificate, writing paper, money, and a newspaper. Any blank certificates from Philadelphia should also be forwarded.
February 25, 1795 Search for Muskets Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Voorhes to deliver cannon. Missing muskets, bayonets, and pistols need to be found. Hunt proposed placing an advertisement in newspaper for arms but requests advice on subject.
January 23, 1799 Settles Various Accounts Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Holt Has examined the accounts of cash transactions. Includes money to make up the difference and to pay transportation costs. Hopes to resolve difference of lost money. Wants to know how to account for money from Mr. Perkins with his certificate. Mr. Ball's account has been paid to Andrew Brown's newspaper.
May 22, 1800 [Private] Political Agenda of President Discussed James McHenry Samuel Chase Cabinet and executive administration politics and personal opinion of presidents agenda discussed.
October 14, 1798 Acceptance of Commission as Major General; Requests for Care of Family & a Commission for Former Secretary Charles Cotesworth Pinckney James McHenry Pinckney states that he learned of his appointment as major general via a newspaper while en route from France to America; asks that McHenry inform Adams that he will accept the commission. Requests permission to see his wife and daughter to Carolina before returning northward, and also requests a commission for his former secretary, who has spent time studying military books and observing...
February 7, 1796 Discussion of Newspaper References to Frigate Building Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, describes article on Frigate building at Baltimore; informs Fox re false newspaper article.
September 23, 1790 Intelligence Report on Relations between Spain and Britain Henry Knox George Washington Letter, mentions war averted between Great Britain and Spain. Newspapers confirm intelligence.
July 28, 1791 General Scott's Campaign John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Notification of the success of General Scott's campaign is available. Enclosed is a newspaper containing the particulars.
August 11, 1799 Convention George Washington James McHenry Washington thanks McHenry for forwarding a copy of J.B. Bordley's Essays and Notes on Husbandry (1799). Discusses the complications of international politics, the Convention of 1800, and allegations of bribery by the editor of the Aurora (newspaper).
January 8, 1794 On the subject of newspapers John Pierce John Holt Discusses papers sent, receipt of newspapers, and subscription to a newspaper.
July 31, 1798 Reports Poor Conduct of Col. Howard George Salmon James McHenry Reports disappointing conduct of Colonel Howard, although the newspaper reports will probably not affect his congressional election.
November 4, 1796 Land Speculation, Etc Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Ignoring as usual the fact that the function of letters is to communicate, Sargent mentions the following; land speculation, Benjamin, Boston, chimney, Quartermaster General, township of 5000 acres, public offices, ample testimonials, public land, republican, newspaper, my home,
April 24, 1800 Impressment of American Seamen Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Hamilton sends a paragraph from the [Hartford] "Connecticut Courant" respecting an account of the British capture of any American vessel that affords the slightest pretext for impressing American seamen.
February 27, 1792 Contracts with Banks Edward Carrington Unknown Recipient Discussed newspaper article that cited a contract falsely closed and was not left open for competition.
December 3, 1799 Commenting on the President's Speech James McHenry George Washington The enclosed newspaper contains the President's speech. McHenry finds it nearly what it ought to be and is relieved that it did not enter into the kind of reasoning that might have attracted disapprobation from a part of the federalists. He has no information respecting the letter sent to Coxe except that it seems to represent the author's preconceived theory.
March 17, 1797 Enclosed Return Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed general return of commissary stores. Noted Mrs. Butler dangerously ill.
July 19, 1794 Transport and Packaging Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Noted better packaging of goods in the future to prevent problems with ants. Promised discussion with Stagg about forwarding newspapers.