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May 10, 1798 Certification of payments; crew of the frigate "United States" William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $872.08 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen, Ordinary Seamen, and Marines of the Frigate "United States", commanded by Captain John Barry, being their pay for April 1798; to be paid to William McRea, Lieutenant of Marines.
April 6, 1798 Certification of payments; crew of the frigate "United States" William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $1254.27 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen, Ordinary Seamen, and Marines of the frigate "United States", commanded by Captain John Barry, being their pay for January through March 1798.
November 15, 1793 Jefferson sends to Knox copies of official correspondance Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Letter, encloses Jefferson's letters to the Attorneys of Pennsylvania & Delaware, and Mr. Kilty's report.
January 6, 1798 Account of Jefferson County John Thruston William Simmons Thurston assures Simmons that his receipts will verify the legitimacy of his county's accounts and confirm that no liberties have been taken with public monies.
November 28, 1796 State of Political Affairs, 1796 Charles Carroll James McHenry Carrol ruminates on contemporary politics and worries that the election of Thomas Jefferson may prove damaging to the federal government.
October 19, 1799 Requests Information for Mr. Bullet to Pay Spies in Jefferson County James McHenry William Simmons Refers to correspondence with Mr. Bullet regarding payment of spies in Jefferson County. Requests information and dates.
October 19, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons informs the Secretary of War that he has no record or recollection of a claim made by Mr. Bullet on behalf of the spies employed in Jefferson County in 1792.
February 6, 1798 Certification of payments; men of the frigate "United States" commanded by Captain John Barry William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $363.78 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen, Ordinary Seamen, and Marines of the Frigate "United States", commanded by Captain John Barry, being their pay for December 1797.
December 10, 1800 Electors Pledged to Vote for Jefferson and Burr Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Hagner received the lottery tickets, and some sums of money. General Pinckney has written that the appointed electors have pledged to vote for Jefferson and Burr in the presidential election.
April 18, 1798 List of Monthly Pay Due Those Serving on U.S. Frigates War Office [not available] Monthly pay of petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen, and marines on board the frigates of the United States.
May 11, 1798 Appointment to Captain for Ship Ganges; Instructions to Staff Ship James McHenry Captain Richard Dale Announces purchase and preparation of the ship Ganges. Presidential appointment as navy captain, to take command of the ship. Requested to get the ship to see within a week with the necessary improvements and officers and staff. Requests that each seaman be examined by the surgeon. Outlines specific responsibilities and records.
August 11, 1793 Publishing the Rules of August 3rd Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Jefferson has reflected on the proposition for publishing the rules of August 3rd and thinks that inserting them in the newspapers with the appropriate preface would be as effective as any other method.
March 2, 1798 Peter Hagner acts in the absence of William Simmons Peter Hagner John Thruston Peter Hagner informs John Thruston that the Accountant's Office has received his receipt for the spies of Jefferson County.
November 6, 1793 Hostility between Spain and Kentucky Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Letter from Secretary Jefferson to Secretary Knox. It is possible that the measures complained of by the representatives of Spain as exhibited for attempting hostilities from Kentucky against Spanish settlements may require employment of military force by Governor Isaac Shelby of Kentucky. Encloses letter to the Governor stating facts Jefferson received from Spanish gentleman.
June 11, 1793 Public Business Thomas Jefferson Major Jackson Jefferson discusses the public business which he takes the liberty of troubling Jackson with.
June 22, 1793 Regarding detention of ship William Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson writes about the detention of the ship William. Detaining her within the limits of protection. Detention can only be by the military. Takes liberty of submitting whether the governor should take possession of the vessel. Mentions the President is much engaged and it is a plain case and may require immediate interpretation. Document is highly illegible.
November 9, 1800 Unfit Federalist for Office James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Feels the Federalist candidate for presidency is unfit for office and McHenry will not support him. Bemoaned the difference in opinion of Marshall and Jefferson and Marshall's previous statement to resign if Jefferson was elected. Addressed politics with France.
August 3, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Alexander S Bullitt Simmons informs Bullitt that his pay and muster rolls were received.
December 12, 1800 Results of Diplomacy Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Pinckney informed Wolcott that all electors of South Carolina will vote for Jefferson and Burr. North Carolina gave Jefferson and Burr eight votes. Expressed disgust with results and lack of favorable results from diplomacy.
November 19, 1796 Failing to Aid Mr. Jefferson's Election James McHenry William Murray McHenry ruminates on a declamatory appeal to the people against the government arguing that laws should be repealed, court decisions should be annulled; vessels should be restored and a general change in policy from pacific to hostile should be purused toward Great Britain He believes it was intended to aid in Jefferson's election but doubts that it will do so.
January 2, 1789 Opportunity of Doing This Little Service John Adams Benjamin Lincoln Adams welcomes the opportunity to do a favor for Lincoln's friend, Mr. Jones.
April 28, 1793 Recovering Three Captured Negro Men Thomas Jefferson Beverley Randolph Jefferson discusses three Negro men that have been captured by Indians and whether or not they can be recovered. He observes that it is not a question of whether they are slave or free but whether they shall remain among the savages or in the country of their birth or connections. Mr. Innes is willing to meet any reasonable expense that will attend their recovery.
October 28, 1796 Makes Predictions about Presidential Elections Hugh Williamson James McHenry Speaks of dealings with those who do not support the treaty. Refers to local conversation about who will be the next President; predicts John Adams over Jefferson. Acknowledges differing opinions.
December 7, 1797 Stop the Holy Insurrection, Etc. David McMechin James McHenry McMechin discusses regional politics and reports the results of the election. Mr. Henry's election as governor leaves a Senate seat vacant. He speaks of those who are rallying around Mr. Jefferson and feels it is imperative to stop what appears to be a "holy insurrection."
February 23, 1793 On Information from Indian Chiefs and the Relinquishment of Fort Jefferson Henry Knox Anthony Wayne The Cornplanter's presence is no longer required because adequate information has been obtained from other chiefs. The President orders that Fort Jefferson should not be relinquished until there is sufficient information to determine whether such a step would be wise.