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January 14, 1790 Reply of President Washington to Congress George Washington Congress of the United States Receives with pleasure, the assurances of Congress. Expresses confidence that Congressional deliberations will be directed by enlightened and virtuous zeal for the happiness of our country.
November 26, 1800 New Seat of Government in Washington United States Senate John Adams Letter from the United States Senate to President John Adams, respecting the new seat of government in Washington, D.C., and subjects of legislative consideration.
September 21, 1798 Washington's Advancements Against Knox's Pretensions James McHenry George Washington McHenry is of the opinion that the President should support Washington's advancement against General Knox's pretensions. The President has expressed suspicions which might affect McHenry or Mr. Pickering. McHenry still depends upon the President acting wisely despite the obstinancy he has shown because he cannot resist the display of facts which has been laid before him.
July 3, 1790 The President's Approbation of Your Visit Henry Knox Alexander McGillivray Knox informs McGillivray of President Washington's satisfaction regarding the visit of the chiefs of the Creek Nation to the seat of government.
May 23, 1790 Regarding pay and subsistence; President Washington's illness Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar Bills of exchange for pay and subsistence have been honored. President Washington was critically ill, but is greatly on the mending. Send Beatty as soon as possible. Speculations that have taken place with discharged men has given Howell great trouble. Compliments to Mrs. Harmar.
September 10, 1796 Memo: Washingtons Resignation from Office James McHenry [not available] Memo stating President Washington would resign in March of 1797 and would shortly notify the people.
September 24, 1794 Letter to the President of the United States Alexander Hamilton George Washington Letter from the Secretary of Treasury to President Washington on the subject of accompany him, as Colonel, against the Whiskey Rebellion
December 30, 1794 Letter from the President of the United States George Washington Henry Knox Personal letter from President Washington to the Secretary of War
November 22, 1794 President Washington to U.S. Senate George Washington United States Senate President Washington responds to the statement by the U.S. Senate. Reiterates that, in response to the Whiskey Rebellion, he was compelled "to lay aside my repugnance to resort to arms," and was pleased by the "patriotism" of the citizens who resisted the insurrection.
March 21, 1796 Seeks Approval of President William Pickney James McHenry Refers to influence and confidence of the President and values his good opinion.
April 11, 1794 Report to President Washington Henry Knox George Washington Report from Secretary Knox to President Washington. Image not available.
December 30, 1794 Letter to the President of the United States Henry Knox George Washington Letter from the Secretary of War to President Washington, regarding money and stipulations to the Indians
July 18, 1789 Lincoln discusses federal nominations with Knox Benjamin Lincoln Henry Knox Letter, discusses President's nominations.
1798 Whereabouts of President Adams, Etc. James McHenry Unknown Recipient McHenry speculates on the whereabouts of the President and wonders whether or not the Republican militia paraded since they dislike the President. Did the blues parade? Did the new army parade? The Congress has ordered it do so without consulting the President.
March 3, 1796 Requests Approval of the President David Harris James McHenry Includes advice and references to various families. Refers to the necessary stringent approval of the President.
December 28, 1798 Distribution of General Officers, Etc. James McHenry George Washington McHenry assures Washington that his ideas relative to the distribution of the general officers and their respective duties and commands correspond with his own. McHenry has reported to the President on the military points which will also be presented to the Congress. Several of the officers named for the eastward will not accept and a few others do not deserve to be appointed. Washington's letter...
May 16, 1800 Changes and Relocation of Capitol Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Order to move to City of Washington just received, it is said the President wanted to have all Public Offices open at that location by the fifteenth of the month. Recent changes are great and unexpected.
August 26, 1793 Knox to Governor Blount expressing President of United States General George Washington's concern regarding inroads by whites into peaceable part of Cherokee Nation Henry Knox William Blount Knox informs Southwest Territorial Governor Blount that President Washington is concerned about late violent and lawless inroads made by whites into peaceable parts of Cherokee Nation. President Washington wants Blount to use his highest exertions to bring to perpetrators to justice. Knox expresses Washington's commitment to moderation and justice with regard to the Indians. Asks Blount to take...
August 1793 Dandridge communicates the directions of the President to Knox B. Dandridge Henry Knox Letter, advises Knox re meeting at President's residence.
April 14, 1794 Remonstrance of the Democratic Society Edmund Randolph [not available] The Secretary of State informs Washington's Cabinet that the President thinks it improper that the petition of the "Democratic Society of the Count of Washington, in Pennsylvania" is inadmissible, since it is a body whose constitution is not known by law. The Democratic Society petitioned for the undisturbed navigation of the Mississippi River, which they deemed inseparable from prosperity.
July 11, 1794 Meeting with President cancelled Edmund Randolph [not available] Secretary Randolph informs the rest of Washington's Cabinet that the President can no longer meet with them at noon next Monday, and instead wishes that they send their opinions in writing. Washington desires for them to take into consideration the resolutions lately passed by the inhabitants of Kentucky, and offer their opinions. The Kentucky resolutions outline the right of its citizens to...
October 24, 1800 Travel Plans Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Accounts and returns submitted by Craig will be examined. President expected to arrive in Philadelphia soon, Sec. of War will accompany him to the "New City" (City of Washington). Notification that Wilkinson will not be in Pittsburgh for a long time, his current location is the City of Washington.
March 11, 1793 Submit the Enclosed to the President Henry Knox Tobias Lear "Please to submit the enclosed to the President of the U. S. Mr. Lea who departs tomorrow will take charge of it, if approved."
May 2, 1789 Writings published in Fenno's Paper that critique President Washington D. Humphreys [not available] Document, describes rules to meet with President Washington.
December 28, 1798 Requests List of Nominations for the President James McHenry Alexander Hamilton The President has requested a list of nominations for observations from the department heads. Smith's name will stand. Has heard nothing from General Pinckney about a military school. Seeks President's opinion, as well as Gen. Washington and Congress. Mentions artillery requirements.