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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 21, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John King Simmons informs King to expect payment from the Treasurer.
June 28, 1799 Expenses Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Doesn't know cost of transporting W. King's baggage, but authorized a, "reasonable sum". Enclosed bill of articles forwarded to C. Lyman. Clothing order to be assembled and sent shortly.
September 12, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John King Simmons explains why he rejected a claim made by King for reimbursement of monies expended for the transportation of provisions.
August 1800 Receipt of Edward Pearson Edward Pearson [not available] Payment of $19.29 to Private Edward Pearson.
July 17, 1795 Instructions for paying Edward Voss William Simmons Edward Carrington Directs Edward Carrington to pay Ensign Voss at Fort Nelson.
July 27, 1787 Talk of the Fat King to His Honor Governor Mathews of Georgia and his Council [not available] George Mathews Have seen the talk sent by commissary Mr. Barnard. It is the whites who have forgot the talks at Shoulderbone, not the Creeks. Laments the hasty revenges taking place. Cannot be accountable for measures of Upper Towns; they can answer for themselves. Refer to promise made to southern Indian superintendent Mr. White. Make demands for satisfaction, life for life; and equal number for twelve people...
August 24, 1795 Politics with Foreign Nations Phineas Bond Timothy Pickering Wrote Capt. Home and King's Vice Consul in Newport, RI for answers regarding accusations, expects answer shortly. Discussed insult and ill feelings toward government.
July 29, 1793 Account of Edward Kelly Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Edward Kelly, late private in Spencer's Regiment.
August 21, 1798 Request for Status of Appointment to Navy Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Fearful that his letter was lost, Stoddert again recommended his relative for a position in the navy, despite his status as a foreigner.
June 7, 1799 Records of Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Urgently needs abstracts for the first, third, and fourth quarters, vouchers for entire year of 1798, and an account of all stores on hand. Hoped William King arrived and fulfilled expectations of his talents.
[not available] Certification of Arrears due Edward Armstrong Henry Knox [not available] The return of invalids residing in the State of Delaware shows that Edward Armstrong, late a lieutenant in the service of the United States, is entitled to arrearages in the amount of 1,321dollars and 77 & 1/3 cents.
April 21, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Edward Carrington William Simmons Edward Carrington William Simmons notifies Edward Carrington that money for the pay of Ensign Edward Voss will be remitted by the Treasurer.
January 31, 1801 Request for Preparation of Documents Recalling John Quincy Adams from Foreign Service John Adams John Marshall Asks the Secretary of State to prepare appropriate letters to the King of Prussia recalling John Quincy Adams as minister to that country and thank him for the kind treatment the younger Adams has received. Asks that several copies be sent through different nations; notes that he would prefer J.Q. Adams to continue as a European minister, but the only acceptable posts (as minister to France or...
August 23, 1799 Receipt for shoes delivered by Caleb Swan Paymaster General William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon From Simmons to Hodgdon indicating that Caleb Swan paymaster general has received a credit on the books for the purchase of shoes for delivery to men of Captain Edward Miller. Includes a list of the men who received shoes, with some written in their own hand.
November 26, 1793 Genet's Appeal from the President to the People John Jay Alexander Hamilton Jay and King ask Hamilton and Knox to certify their rebuttal to Genet's denial that he warned that he would appeal from the President to the people.
September 11, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Simmons forwards David Henley's accounts with King and Crozier to Samuel Hodgdon.
June 17, 1793 A General War Will Ensue Daniel Smith Henry Knox Follows up on his letter of the 13th. Copies of letters from leaders on both sides indicate that a general war with the Cherokee nation seems inevitable.
August 21, 1799 Certification of payment; John King, Contractor for rations and quartermaster stores for troops at Elizabeth Town William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $174.63 to John King, Contractor for rations and quartermaster stores for troops at Elizabeth Town, New Jersey.
April 20, 1795 Payment of Ensign Edward Voss William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $153.33 is due to Ensign Edward Voss for his pay from August 1794 to March 1795.
December 30, 1784 Seeking compensation John Pierce Joseph King John Pierce sends Joseph King a letter that offers recommendations for seeking compensation.
June 3, 1793 Cherokee Chiefs Not Going to Congress Soon, Etc. John McKee William Blount Major King reports that Double-head,Otter-lifter, and other Cherokee chiefs are not disposed at this time to travel to Philadelphia to meet with the Congress.
November 16, 1792 It is our desire for your people to lay down their arms. [not available] [not available] Representatives of the Six Nations report on their mission to the Westward Indians to get them to agree to a peaceful settlement.
November 15, 1786 On the Killing of Shawanese King Melanthy, General Clarke's Expedition, Surveying Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Colonel Logan's expedition burned seven Shawanese towns, took scalps and prisoners. Melanthy, the Shawanese King, was killed. Harmar laments that he was a friend of United States. There are reports that 400 men have deserted from General Clarke's expedition. Surveying business with Captain Hutchins goes on, but accompanying troops are ill equipped for winter operations. Requests new clothing.
November 22, 1799 Sanction of the Executive for military operations Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Secretary McHenry acknowledges to General Hamilton that in ordinary cases, when no pressing exigencies require the contrary, the sanction of the Executive may not be necessary for certain operations.
January 1, 1794 Indians attacked by whites Constant Freeman Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War, from Georgia, that an unfortunate event on December 28 has destroyed hopes for peace between the United States and the Creek nation. The Bird-tail king and eight of his town were treacherously attacked by a party of whites, killing two Creek Indians.