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December 14, 1795 Replying to Pickering's recommendation on the frequency of returns Captain Silas Talbot Timothy Pickering Talbot says that, in response to a verbal observation Pickering made to him, he will now make out his returns to Pickering at the end of every fourth week instead of being done every week.
February 14, 1795 Pickering discusses military stores and shipment with Major Kirkpatrick Timothy Pickering Abraham Kirkpatrick Pickering stipulates to Kirkpatrick that only methods specified contractually can be employed in determining measures of beef, fallows, and hides. Pickering also discusses military rations and the establishment of tanning yards.
September 26, 1797 Pickering articulates the President's need for security to Hodgdon Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering informs Hodgdon that an attempted break-in was made at the home of President John Adams. The president has inquired to Pickering regarding security.
February 5, 1796 Sum Received with Receipt Thomas Butler Timothy Pickering Butler received sum and receipts from Pickering. Butler had in hand pay for Engineer [Martins]and last payment of bounty as directed by Pickering. No word from upper posts.
December 31, 1794 Letter Citation Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Cited in Stoddert to Pickering, 05/17/1795. Enclosed in Hackett to Pickering, 05/29/1795.
October 2, 1795 Chapin asks Pickering to pay a debt Israel Chapin Jr Timothy Pickering Chapin asks that Pickering pay Pell $200. Pell had advanced this money for Chapin's use in official capasities.
March 12, 1795 Cited Document [not available] Timothy Pickering Cited in Pickering to Chapin, 04/06/1795. This letter is one of two letters from Chapin to Pickering cited on this date.
March 12, 1795 Cited Document [not available] Timothy Pickering Cited in Pickering to Chapin, 04/06/1795. This letter is one of two letters from Chapin to Pickering cited on this date.
February 27, 1795 Major Craig discusses supply and logistics with Pickering Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Major Craig points out to Pickering the tremendous expenses involved in procuring, preserving, and distributing beef and pork among the outposts. Pasturage and slaughering expenses are incurred in providing fresh meat. Preserved meat entails expenses due to repackaging and salting. Additionally, Craig informs Pickering that, because an Indian has been killed at Fort Franklin, funds have been...
June 11, 1791 Request for Assistance James Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering requests a [boy], charge as before.
August 28, 1799 Approval of Salem Defenses Budget & of Naming of Fort Pickering James McHenry Jonathan Waldo McHenry replies to the Salem [Massachusetts] letter regarding money allocation for its defenses and the renaming of its fort. Approves the budget plan, and applauds the sentiments of Timothy Pickering's native place in naming its fort after him.
March 1, 1784 Pay of troops and movements of Pickering. Samuel Hodgdon Edward Carrington Discusses sending money (for pay of troops) and the movements of Colonel Pickering.
May 24, 1800 Lunch with Colonel Pickering Robert Liston James McHenry Colonel Pickering has returned to the country and will be having lunch with them on Monday. Liston hopes that the McHenrys will be able to attend.
March 26, 1784 Letter Citation Timothy Pickering John Pierce Cited in Pierce to Pickering 03/30/1784.
October 25, 1797 Military strategy on the Mississippi Timothy Pickering James McHenry Pickering gives a blistering critique of the proposal by some to attack the ports of St. Louis and New Madrid, arguing that it is folly to go on the offensive. Pickering insists that if hostilities were to commence on the Mississippi, it would best to send the greatest force possible to that quarter. If American troops were thinly spread in ports across the Mississippi, Pickering argues, the...
June 20, 1800 Elbowing Pickering Out of His Place, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Respecting his alleged "unapproachability" Sargent protests that no planter in the territory has been more courteous or more accessible than he. He is unhappy that the President is elbowing his friend Colonel Pickering out of his place as Secretary of State.
October 2, 1795 Washington writes to Pickering regarding treaty with Western Indians George Washington Timothy Pickering Washington acknowledges receipt of a copy of a treaty with the Western Indians sent by Pickering.
July 2, 1788 Regarding the ruffians who captured Pickering Timothy Pickering Benjamin Franklin Pickering encloses the petition of the ruffians who lately made him a prisoner. Suggests it may be used as evidence against the petitioners, if it serves no other purpose.
July 5, 1800 Praise to Colonel Pickering Jacob Wagner Samuel Hodgdon Wagner discusses Col. [Timothy] Pickering's ill advised removal as Secretary of State and praises him for the speed and efficiency in which he settled his extensive accounts.
January 25, 1795 Letter Citation Anthony Wayne Timothy Pickering Cited in Pickering to Wayne, 03/14/1795; Pickering to Wayne, 04/15/1795; Pickering to Wayne,04/25/1795.
January 22, 1795 Letter Citation Abraham Kirkpatrick Timothy Pickering Cited in Pickering to Kirkpatrick, 02/07/1795; Pickering to Kirkpatrick, 02/14/1795.
January 30, 1795 Letter Citation Abraham Kirkpatrick Timothy Pickering Cited in Pickering to Kirkpatrick, 02/07/1795; Pickering to Kirkpatrick, 02/14/1795.
April 25, 1795 (Private) Esteem and Respect Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Thanks for the congratulations on Pickering's appointment as Secretary of War. Glad that Wayne has succeeded in his position and that Pickering holds Wayne in high esteem.
March 27, 1796 Discusses Exchange between Pickering and Toussard about Hispaniola Stephen Rochefontaine James McHenry Refers to private communication between himself, Colonel Pickering, Major Toussard and efforts in Hispaniola.
January 25, 1796 Circular to the Naval Constructors and Superintendents Timothy Pickering Unknown Recipient Circular from Secretary Pickering to the Naval Constructors and Superintendents. Pickering recommends that because of such varying recommendations by quite reputable people regarding the proportions of the masting for the new warships, the captain and constructor of each frigate should outfit their own ships to the best of their personal judgments.