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April 28, 1793 Creeks Have Declared War Andrew Pickens General Clarke Pickens states that the Creeks have declared war on the United States and that John Galphin has moved to join the Seminoles.
May 23, 1799 Conference with the Creek Indians Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry The Superintendent of Southern Indian Affairs reports on a conference with the Creeks, also mentioning diplomatic relations and cooperation with Spain. States that if there is to be any Indian opposition, it will come from the Seminoles in East Florida.
December 2, 1791 Knox discusses post bank notes with Sargent Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Letter, discusses post notes for pay of army.
July 21, 1794 Post Notes and Remittance of Money Jonathan Dayton Joseph Howell Methods of payment addressed in detail. Post notes remit in lieu of branch bank notes.
April 30, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, to Henry Knox Secretary at War regards aftermath of robber and murder at Traders Hill on St Marys James Seagrove Henry Knox Seagrove reports that he has received notification that Chiefs of Creek Nation will comply with demands to hand over the perpetrators and hostages. Seagrove is embarrassed by the lack of a secure jail facility; and Fort St. Tammany [on the St. Mary river] is no more secure. Previous Indian captives have escaped. Reports that interpreter Mr. Bryant has returned from a visit with the Simonolas...
April 14, 1792 Enclosed Bank Notes Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Enclosed bank notes from Bank of United States, remit receipts.
March 31, 1792 Enclosed Bank Notes Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Enclosed bank notes for Lieut. Cummings for recruiting.
April 27, 1798 Payment of the Missing Notes Samuel Hodgdon Directors of the Bank of the United States Hodgdon asks the Directors to provide the specific reasons why they refuse to make payments for the missing post notes.
January 3, 1800 Preference for Post Notes Instead of Checks Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Since he has had no difficulty in obtaining cash for post notes, Williams expresses his preference for receiving post notes for his department rather than checks on the Bank of New York. He asks that the notes not exceed five hundred dollars because of the difficulty in getting large bills changed.
May 10, 1794 Obtaining Current Notes Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Notes made out to Caleb Swan, therefore Howell advised that Craig apply to Lieut. Smith for current bank notes to pay troops. Noted transportation of silver.
September 15, 1791 Enclosed Bank Notes Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Bank notes from Bank of North America enclosed, request to cash notes and transmit month to Lieut. John Jeffers.
June 8, 1798 Advancing the Amount of the Missing Notes Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Holt Hodgdon discusses the missing post notes and assures Holt that the Secretary of War has agreed to advance him the amount of the missing notes.
April 11, 1798 Missing Letter Containing Post Notes Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Willing Hodgdon is trying to find a letter, containing post notes and addressed to Thomas Holt, that appears to be missing. It now appears necessary to apply to the bank for payment of the amount of the notes.
November 16, 1792 Forwarding banknotes Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara The Commissary of Military Stores sends the Quartermaster General $10,000 in bank notes. Describes denominations and hopes to hear acknowledgment of receipt.
October 3, 1800 Check the Payment of Notes at the Bank Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Because of the anxiety attached to the disappointment of not receiving two thousand dollars in post notes in the mail, Williams recommends checking the payment of these notes at the bank to guard against accidents.
August 28, 1794 Counterfeiting the Notes of Branch Banks Joseph Howell Constant Freeman As regards the counterfeiting of the notes of the Branch Banks of Baltimore and Charleston, the Cashier of the Bank of the United States has provided four sheets of impressions of five and ten dollar notes which may help to detect the fraud.
June 3, 1792 ENCLOSURE: Delivery of National Bank Notes Henry Bowyer John Hopkins Bpwyer eceived the $500 in National Bank notes from Hopkins in May. As his business does not allow personal application, asks Hopkins to deliver to Archibald Murray. Has also written the Secretary of War and asks Hopkins to forward the letter.
March 24, 1792 Enclosed Bank Notes Joseph Howell Isaac Craig By direction of the Secretary of War, Howell enclosed bank notes to Craig for appointments. Request correspondence on whether or not officers accept or decline appointments.
April 21, 1784 Requests notes John Pierce Robert Morris Requests 653 dollars in notes for the pay of a foreign officer.
February 24, 1784 Unable to exchange notes George Olney John Pierce Lack of ability to exchange notes for cash.
August 1, 1800 $1000 in Post Notes Received One Day Late Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams declares that his anxiety was much relieved when he broke open the letter which enclosed one thousand dollars in post notes on account of the Armory. The letter was one day late because it was routed through Boston from the southward.
August 7, 1794 Encloses Notes on Timber for Frigate Planks Tench Coxe Henry Knox Encloses more detailed notes on size and quantity of white oak and pine timbers for planks for the frigates as requested by Mr. Humphreys. If these notes are approved, he will send copies out to agents.
July 26, 1793 Post Notes and Arms Forwarded Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Per request, post notes forwarded. Requests communication on receipt of money. Arms and armaments forwarded. Cartouch boxes forwarded with all speed.
January 15, 1800 Sending the Notes One Half at a Time Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Given the restriction of not hazarding a remittance of more than one thousand dollars at a time, Williams suggests cutting the notes through the middle and sending one half at a time. Once receipt is acknowledged for the first half, the other half can then be remitted.
March 30, 1792 Enclosed Bank Notes Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Enclosed bank notes from the Bank of the United States to be given to Capts Crawford and Biggs for appointments. Requested information on their acceptance of refusal of promotion.