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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
1798 Oneida Indians to Sell Land to United States Simeon DeWitt John Jay Egbert Benson, John Taylor; and Simeon De Witt reported that their meeting with the Oneida Indians resulted in the affirmation to sell land to the United States. Conditions of sale include the allowance of Indian families to retain their lands.
July 24, 1796 Observations regarding the Saint Croix River boundary dispute James McHenry [not available] Memo regarding the St. Croix dispute between the British and United States over the northeastern boundary line, said by the Jay Treaty to be resolved through arbitration. McHenry urges that the third commissioner be "disinterested" and uncorrupted, therefore excluding inhabitants from Massachusetts and New Brunswick who may favor certain boundaries.
October 5, 1793 Letter from Major Robert Flournoy to Major James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent criticizing the Federal Government, its handling of Indian affairs, the destructive northeastern politicians, and a request for the return of his negro boy Cooper Robert Flournoy James Seagrove Flournoy submits that the people of Georgia do not want a treaty with the Indians because it will be deaf to their interests. Criticizes the northeastern politicians for making peace on any terms. It was this approach that led to the failure in New York [presumably the failed Conference at Sandusky the previous summer]. Any prisoner exchange of Creek Indians should require Creek restoration of...
November 11, 1791 Ratification of the Treaty of Holston. George Washington [not available] This is the Instrument of Ratification of the Treaty of Holston as proclaimed by President George Washington with the advice and consent of the United States Senate.
July 21, 1792 Laws of the United States Henry Knox John Pratt Document largely illegible, references the laws of the United States.
January 21, 1795 Purchase of Bricks for the Use of the United States Joseph Howell Nicholas Hoffman The sum in Hoffman's account for the purchase of bricks for the use of the United States should be paid to the branch bank of the United States at New York and passed to the credit of the Treasurer of the United Staes.
April 18, 1793 Balances due Legion of United States month of August 1792 Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Paymaster of troops of United States, Caleb Swan, submits balances due Legion of United States month of August 1792.
May 16, 1798 Secretary at War addresses the Seneka Nation James McHenry [not available] Speech, mentions Bank of the United States; discusses sale of Seneca lands.
June 6, 1797 Discussion of Frigates United States, Constitution, & Constellation James McHenry Tench Francis Letter, asks for estimate of Frigate United States; discusses Frigates United States, Constitution and Constellation.
April 1799 Designated Rendezvouses for the Distribution of Clothing & Equipage Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton designates a location within each northeastern state that will serve as the regimental rendezvous for the purpose of distributing clothing and equipage.
March 26, 1798 Request to repair defects on frigate United States [not available] Joshua Humphreys Request that Humphreys have the defects on board frigate United States repaired in a short time and will as little expense as possible.
March 2, 1797 Transmission of Commission for Commander of Frigate United States John Stagg Captain John Barry Transmits to Barry his commission in the Navy of the United States, as commander of the frigate United States [1st of the original 6 frigates of the U.S. Navy].
March 31, 1798 Relocating the USS United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Asks the commanding officer on board the USS United States to relocate the frigate so it will no longer block traffic of merchant vessels.
August 7, 1793 Foreign Policy Henry Knox George Clinton Letter, discusses policy concerning prizes allegedly taken with the limits of the protection of the United States.
June 20, 1800 Dividends for shares in the Bank of the United States James McHenry George Simpson Encloses to George Simpson, cashier at the Bank of the United States, his power of attorney. McHenry gives Simpson power as his attorney to receive any dividends due McHenry for his shares in the Bank of the United States and the funded debt of the United States.
March 9, 1801 Oath of Allegiance of Lieutenant John J. Powell John J. Powell [not available] Document, oath of allegiance to the United States of America
May 29, 1797 Discussion of Launching of Frigate United States George Claghorn Josiah Fox Letter, discusses launching Frigate United States.
December 1, 1787 Claim Against the U.S. Regarding Cannon Henry Knox Jabez Bowen Letter, discusses claim against United States regarding cannon.
June 3, 1784 Boundaries of the United States and Indian lands Charles Thomson [not available] Congressional resolution, signed by Secretary Charles Thomson, pertaining to the boundaries of the United States and Indian lands.
June 24, 1797 An Act Authorizing a Detachment from the Militia of the United States Congress of the United States [not available] This is an Act of Congress that authorizes the President to require the executives of the several States to organize, arm, equip, and hold in readiness eighty thousand effective militia to be apportioned among the States in the numbers specified in this Act. It states also that the militia shall not be compelled to serve longer than three months during any single tour of duty. Officers of the...
July 31, 1791 [Cover sheet, Topographical Analysis of the United States of America by state]. William Tatham Henry Knox Document, informs re topographical analysis of United States;
November 11, 1791 Proclamation of the Treaty of Holston [not available] [not available] Washington's official Proclamation of the Treaty of Holston. Thomas Jefferson ratifies treaty By the President.
January 27, 1790 Regarding Von Steuben's service in the Army of United States Baron Friedrich Von Steuben Alexander Hamilton Von Steuben recounts his service as a foreigner in the United States Army. Makes reference to his memorial to Congress and notes that the truth of its facts cannot be disputed without raising a doubt of the veracity of some of the most worthy and respectable characters in the United States.
May 14, 1790 Submission of Vouchers Charged Aganist the United States Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, encloses account with vouchers against the United States.
August 1, 1797 Letter from the Secretary at War to the Governor of Rhode Island James McHenry Arthur Fenner Letter, discusses an act authorizing a detachment from the militia of the United States, passed by Congress 24 June 1797