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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 25, 1791 Balancing Accounts Surrounding U.S. Military Stores in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses balance of accounts re public stores in Rhode Island.
April 25, 1790 Regarding the Society of the Cincinnati, Invalid Pensions, & Rhode Island Politics Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Hopes to attend meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati in Philadelphia. Crossed-out portion of letter mentions business of Rhode Island invalid pensioners. Mentions Rhode Island's choice of deputies to the "General Assembly," but seems disappointed in outcome.
September 24, 1789 Regarding Society of Cincinnati and Federalist Matters Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, mentions the Society of the Cincinnati; recommends Federalist merchant.
January 9, 1786 Account settlements with the Society of the Cincinnati John Pierce Colonel Talmadge Discusses the state of the account of the Society of the Cincinnati with a regiment of dragoons
July 8, 1790 Pay Notice from the Society of Cincinnati Joseph Howell Unknown Recipient Notice of payment available for members of the Society of Cincinnati as received from the Paymaster General.
January 19, 1787 Deduction for the Society of Cincinnati John Pierce James Tilton Informs Dr. Tilton that his assertion in his recent letter is correct and the deduction for the Society of Cincinnati was not properly entered in the public books because of a clerk's error.
July 12, 1787 Certificate: General Mecklenberg's on order in favor of Society of Cincinnati Joseph Howell Matthew McConnell Encloses certificate, General Mecklenberg's on order in favor of Society of Cincinnati of Ohio. Also a return of officers from whose one months pay of their several grades has been retained on the settlement of their accounts.
December 23, 1799 Response of the Cincinnati to the Death of Washington William North Alexander Hamilton William North discusses the arrangements made by the Society of Cincinnati regarding the pageantry surrounding the death of George Washington.
October 24, 1788 Pay as Brigade Chaplain William Plumb John Pierce Pay as Brigade Chaplain in favor of Plumb was retained by Howell of the Society of Cincinnati. Plumb asks that the note be delivered to him.
May 11, 1791 Statement of the Claim of Thomas Church Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. The United States in account with Thomas Church, late a Major in the 4th Pennsylvania Regiment.
May 31, 1790 Olney Announces the Ratification of the Constitution in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Colonel Olney announces the ratification of the U.S. Constitution in Rhode Island to Knox.
March 7, 1791 Raising 76 Rhode Island troops to add to the new regiment for the Army Henry Knox Arthur Fenner Knox informs Governor Fenner that the President has signed an act adding another regiment to the Army to provide further protection for the frontier. Seventy-six soldiers are to be raised from Rhode Island and then directed to Fort Pitt.
October 12, 1798 Regarding defense of Newport Rhode Island Lewis Tousard James McHenry Tousard gives impressions on defense of Newport Rhode Island.
August 18, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Rhode Island Alexander Hamilton Arthur Fenner Letter, discusses French privateers. Hamilton addresses the Governor of Rhode Island in the absence of the Secretary at War.
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.
March 16, 1789 Request for Appointment as Collector of Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, encloses letter to the President; asks for appointment to Collector of Rhode Island.
December 8, 1788 Discussion of Robbery at Military Storehouse Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, describes burglary of military stores.
February 4, 1790 Selection as collector to pay pensions to invalids at Providence Rhode Island Alexander Hamilton Jeremiah Olney Olney has been selected by the President to pay pensions to invalids for the space of one year.
May 18, 1799 Discussion of Harbor Defenses in Rhode Island James McHenry Lewis Tousard Explains process of designing harbor defenses, based on opinion of engineer appointed to that purpose. Responds to request for activity on Goat Island and other Rhode Island locations. Suggests use of older cadets in service and reference to Mr. Wilson.
July 1, 1790 Peck asks Knox to meet with Wadsworth William Peck Henry Knox Letter, asks Knox to meet with Wadsworth regarding nominations for Rhode Island.
February 5, 1784 Letter Citation John Pierce Henry Jackson CITATION Only. Cited in Jackson to Pierce 02/19/1784 which discusses a meeting of the Society of Cincinnati with ninety members present. Delegates were appointed to a meeting in Philadelphia in May 1784, including General Pitman, Col. Cobb, and Col. Hull. Jackson says that sixty of us dined together at Marstons Tavern and were all in "high spirits."
November 15, 1798 Fortification of Rhode Island James McHenry Christopher G Champlin Directs fortifications for Rhode Island, advised taking cannons from Marblehead.
June 6, 1790 Discussion of Constitution & Revenue Appointment Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Letter, mentions Constitution; discusses Revenue appointment.
February 26, 1794 Claims for Services of Negroes in the Rhode Island Line Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Howell encloses a list of all claims for services of Negroes in the Rhode Island line, the amount of each to average about $330.
August 10, 1799 Creation of a Hospital in Rhode Island Alexander Hamilton Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hamilton has been told by the Secretary of War to provide a hospital in Rhode Island but he is not aware that he has the statutory authority to purchase land for such a project or to erect a building to house the hospital.