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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 1, 1801 Notification of Received Payment Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Addressed to the Gazette of the United States, received payment.
August 29, 1800 Certification of payment; John Scull, Printer, for printing proposals for supply of rations in Pittsburg Gazette William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $45 to John Scull, Printer, for printing proposals for supply of rations in Pittsburg Gazette.
April 23, 1800 Proposing the Establishment of a National Gazette John Adams Timothy Pickering Adams wrote the heads of the departments about the need for a gazette similar to those in France and Britain, provided justification for the use of the gazette. Such a gazette in the U.S. would print proclamations, articles of war, articles of the navy, appointments in the army and navy and other branches of public service. To publish said gazette he requested the appointment of a President's...
March 6, 1798 Concerning galleys and peace with the Miami tribe James McHenry James Wilkinson Encourages Wilkinson to reprimand the officer responsible for leaking orders to the Pittsburgh Gazette, who promptly published them without the army's consent. Informs Wilkinson that it is desirable that the 24 pounders for galleys on the Mississippi be employed and their carriages completed as soon as possible. Concludes letter with a mention of Little Turtle - chief of the Miami tribe - and...
August 14, 1794 Charges for Advertising in the South Carolina Gazette Joseph Howell James Iredell Daniel Houger was paid $27, on the order of Daniel Constable, for publishing an advertisement from the War Department in the South Carolina Gazette and it appears that the account paid was overcharged.
May 11, 1795 Information on Georgia Invalids in the Georgia Gazette Joseph Johnston War Department A receipt for $3.25 for the publishing in the Georgia Gazette of information to Georgia invalids.
August 31, 1789 Expresses Gratitude for Federal Gazette and Support for the President Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell Thanks him for sending the Federal Gazette, and requests future copies. Wishes to address the President on behalf of their regiment to voice their support and respect.
[not available] Publication in the Gazette of the United States Mr. Coxe Henry Drinker "Mr. Coxe requests to Mr. Drinker and Mr. Hodgdon to publish the enclosed in the Gazette of the United States."
April 1, 1794 Pay of the Scouts of Kentucky Joseph Howell Henry Knox Since the Paymaster of the Troops is far advanced, it would be advisable to pay the Scouts at the Accountant's Office and an advertisement to that effect will be published in the Kentucky Gazette.
February 9, 1798 On the conduct of General Wilkinson James McHenry James Wilkinson Scolds Wilkinson for the publication of orders in the Pittsburgh Gazette, which he argues may undermine morale. Criticizes Wilkinson for not informing him of his change of plans from going to Fort Massac into going to Pittsburgh instead. Also criticizes Wilkinson for suggesting that he has not acted in accordance to the will of President Adams, explaining that he does not feel it necessary to...
April 23, 1800 Need for a Presidential Printer and Gazette John Adams Unknown Recipient President Adams discusses the need for an official President's printer and a government gazette..
April 23, 1800 Government Gazette John Adams James McHenry President addressed the Heads of Departments regarding the need for a printer in the service of the government. Provided examples across Europe. Cited examples in which the president would require the use of mass printing. President requested opinions of all Heads of Departments on how to proceed.
June 26, 1799 Certification of payment; John Scull, Printer William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $18.29 to John Scull, Printer for publishing in the Pittsburg Gazette, a law of the United States for the relief of the refugees from the British provinces of Nova Scotia, Canada agreeable to a letter from the Secretary of War.
June 4, 1800 Enclosed Document Advocating Peace with Indians Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Stoddert directing business at War Dept. after the departure/retirement of the Sec. of War. All Public Offices, except Hodgdon's, are moving to City of Washington. Hodgdon will remain in Philadelphia to wrap up remaining business. Enclosed documents that advocate for peace with Indians, advised it be published in the Philadelphia Gazette.
April 28, 1800 [Confidence] Opinion regarding an official printer for the president James McHenry Samuel Chase Asked for opinion concerning the appointment of a printer to the president.
March 10, 1796 Amount Due John Woods, printer at Newark New Jersey William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that seven dollars is due John Woods, printer at Newark, for advertising in the Newark Gazette deserters Thomas Smith, Edmund Brinson, and Samuel Hugg of the late militia army of General Morgan on the Monongahela River.
February 6, 1801 Certification of payment; G. Craft, Printer, Trenton, for printing proposals in the New Jersey Gazette for supply of rations to U.S. Army William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $56.60 to G. Craft, Printer, Trenton, New Jersey for printing proposals in the New Jersey Gazette for supply of rations to U.S. Army.
April 24, 1794 Refusal of Demands for Pay of the Militia Joseph Howell William Morton An advertisement for the Kentucky Gazette was transmitted to notify the Militia that applications for pay should be made to Morton despite his previous refusals to respond to such demands.
May 30, 1795 Disposition of Advertisements Young & Faust Timothy Pickering The advertisement in the enclosed account was taken from the Gazette of the United States. A note was attached to the advertisements requesting the printers of the various states to insert them in their newspapers. The payment for such will be gratefully received
August 2, 1794 Conference on the Whiskey Rebellion Cabinet Unknown Recipient Conference concerning the insurrection in western Pennsylvania. Washington begins the conference by stating that the "most spirited and firm measures" are necessary to counteract the Whiskey Rebellion because it threatens the very existence of the Constitution. That said, Washington insisted that the federal government not overreach beyond the bounds of the Constitution, and to work with the...
January 2, 1790 Pay for Harmar's Troops Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar Howell discusses the plan for making the first and second installments of the pay for Harmar's troops but wishes to postpone the third installment until the regiment's account is settled with the help of Captain Beatty.
January 25, 1798 Request for Delivery of Iron to Pittsburgh James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of iron for use with cannons at Pittsburgh [presumably for shot].
May 19, 1791 Supplies for Major Clark Henry Knox Isaac Craig Maj. Clark furnished with clothing, tents, accoutrements, and ammunition for his recruits. Knox applied to Governor Mifflin for allocation of ammunition.
February 27, 1792 Contracts with Banks Edward Carrington Unknown Recipient Discussed newspaper article that cited a contract falsely closed and was not left open for competition.
April 2, 1798 Request for Pay to be Forwarded Before Travel to Pittsburgh James Sterrett William Simmons Sterret has not yet received the pay and forage due him for January and February. He is only staying in Carlisle until the next post, at which point he will leave for Pittsburgh.