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November 21, 1796 Ensign Lewis Carrying Dispatches Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Ensign Meriwether Lewis arrived from Detroit with dispatches from the Commander in Chief to the Secretary of War which should be forwarded immediately by a confidential person. Ensign Lewis, being such a person, has been charged with carrying the packets with the dispatches to the Secretary. He has been furnished with a horse and forty dollars for his journey.
April 12, 1797 Pay for carrying mail Jas. Gould Matthew Brown Requests payment for carrying mail to Oswego for the Army. Lists his charges.
May 25, 1799 Payment to Mr Fisher for services carrying orders for General Macpherson Thomas Fisher [not available] Payment to Thomas Fisher for services carrying orders of General Macpherson to sundry officers on the Northampton expedition.
April 25, 1797 Pay for carrying the mail Peter Hagner Matthew Brown Discusses the pay of James Gould and his assistant for carrying the mail from Rome to Oswego.
September 13, 1794 A Confidential Person Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of the Treasury [Alexander Hamilton] requests an express to go Richmond in Virginia and he should be a confidential person.
August 29, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Aaron Dunham William Simmons James McHenry Certification that six dollars is due Aaron Dunham, Supervisor at Trenton New Jersey, being the sum paid to an express for carrying a sum of money to Mrs. Isabel Pike at Rahway.
October 17, 1794 Name of the Person Who Goes Express Samuel Lewis Samuel Hodgdon Lewis asks for the name of the person taking the express the next day and whether he is going to Carlisle. Money is being sent to a recruiting officer at that place and this inquiry is made at the request of Major Stagg.
April 2, 1795 Discussion of Naval Constructor & Construction of Frigates Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Letter, discusses Naval constructor; discusses frigate construction.
June 25, 1794 Indian attack on escort carrying provisions Henry Knox George Washington Secretary Knox encloses a copy of a letter from Major General Anthony Wayne, to President Washington. Informs the President that a group of "savages" attacked an escort carrying provisions from Fort Washington to Fort Hamilton, killing 5 out of 6 of the advanced Guard, also carrying off some horses. Also informs the President that General Wayne believes General James Wilkinson might be the cause...
September 13, 1800 No Recollection of Account or Person Mentioned William Simmons William Wilcocks Simmons denied an acquaintance with Lieutenant Wheeler or any other person presenting Wilcock's account for settlement.
July 31, 1798 Appointment and Instructions Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Perkin Appoints superintendent and gives preliminary instructions on starting work on armory at Harpers Ferry.
January 18, 1799 Suitable Person for Inspecting the Saddlery Work Samuel Dana Samuel Hodgdon Dana has received Hodgdon's note with a description of the proposed pistol. He has responded to Hodgdon's request to locate a suitable gentleman in the Connecticut representation to inspect the saddlery work at New London but is unable to name a person who would be sufficiently responsible in this business.
August 26, 1799 Memoir of the New Bavarian Field Pieces Count Rumford [not available] Rumford describes the new Bavarian field pieces which were constructed under his direction. He explains various design elements, such as a mode of carrying the gunners, dual lines of sight, and modifications to the elevation machine.
October 20, 1789 Census of Six Nations Giving Numbers and Names of Tribes and Heads of Families at Grand River and on the Ohio Reverend Samuel Kirkland [not available] Census, describes Six Nations population; describes Indian population. The total of the Six Nations population is listed at 3665
November 28, 1798 Suitable Person to Inspect the Arms Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends Colonel Stevens as the most qualified person to inspect the arms at York.
July 18, 1796 Report on a Suspicious Person Arthur St. Clair James McHenry St. Clair reports on the activities of a person suspected of disloyal activities in the West.
May 6, 1797 Continued Harmony Between Our Nations Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos Lieutenant Piercy Smith Pope Gayoso de Lemos assures Pope that he continues to be convinced of the harmony that exists between Spain and the United States and strongly condemns the person who has provided information that argues otherwise.
March 8, 1787 Certifying the Certificate John Pierce William Inlay Orders William Imlay to include in his deposition specific information identifying the person, including a description, who presented a certificate for $480 to Imlay's office, the place where he belonged, and the time when it was presented. (Probably relates to counterfeiting)
May 11, 1789 Autograph Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, discusses apointees re Federal Government; discusses personal misfortunes.
November 30, 1787 Army Accounts Joseph Howell William Ellery Howell requests an answer from the auditor or comptroller of Rhode Island on the enclosed accounts, but as he doesn't know that person, he sent the letter to several people with the hopes they would forward it to the appropriate person.
June 14, 1794 Avoiding a General Indian War Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Discusses how a proposed move against "the more Western tribes" might provoke the Six Nations; notes that these factors, in addition to "precarious" relations with the Creeks, could well bring on a general Indian war. Mentions ongoing negotiations with European nations whose colonies border the U.S., saying that urgent reasons should be sought after to "embarrass or embroil" [whom is unclear],...
April 3, 1799 Challenges Captain Vance's Conduct James McHenry William MacPherson Reports Captain Vance's challenge to a War Department accountant. Requests appointment of another person to lead volunteers and that the Quartermaster General should appoint another person. Believes that actions should be taken against Vance's conduct.
September 12, 1788 Regarding claim of John Henry Ebert Joseph Howell John Stagg Regarding claim of John Henry Ebert, it appears that he is the same person as Henry Abert and is the person entitled to the land.
September 15, 1795 Regarding receipt rolls William Simmons Alexander Gibson Informs Capt. Gibson that Edward Carrington will pay him. Reminds the Captain that men making their marks on receipt rolls must be witnessed by a respectable person.
February 23, 1787 Regarding sold certificates John Pierce Samuel Keeler Orders Captain Keeler to reveal the name, organization, and place of abode of the person to whom he sold his certificates including the time and place where they were sold. Likely has to do with counterfeiting.