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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 18, 1794 Letter to the President of the United States Henry Knox George Washington Letter from the Secretary of War to the President of the United States; illegible.
June 24, 1797 An Act Authorizing a Detachment from the Militia of the United States Congress of the United States [not available] This is an Act of Congress that authorizes the President to require the executives of the several States to organize, arm, equip, and hold in readiness eighty thousand effective militia to be apportioned among the States in the numbers specified in this Act. It states also that the militia shall not be compelled to serve longer than three months during any single tour of duty. Officers of the...
July 25, 1792 On a letter and documents regarding artificers at garrison, to be forwarded to President of United States John P. Smith [not available] Promises a full and accurate statement at first opportunity. The letter to the President will come unsealed, which Smith requests that Hodgdon peruse, seal, and deliver to the President.
September 26, 1789 Articles of Instruction from the President Commissioners for Treating with the Indians South of the Ohio Andrew Pickens "We have received the following Articles of Instructions from the President of the United States which we do ourselves the honor to communicate to you and wished to be favored with an answer."
November 23, 1798 Delivery of Powder James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver powder for salute for President.
April 10, 1800 Launching of the Frigate "President" W. W. Buchanan Samuel Hodgdon Buchanan discusses the launching of the frigate "President" and encourages adoption by the Army and Navy of a new form of tourniquet.
December 18, 1793 Information Relative to the Southwestern Frontiers Henry Knox John Adams "In pursuance of directions from the President of the United States, I have the honor to submit to the Senate further information relatively to the Southwestern frontiers."
July 16, 1790 Authorizing Payment to Invalid Pensioners Congress of the United States Thomas Jefferson An Act providing military pensions for one year to invalids who were wounded or disabled during the Revolutionary War.
December 4, 1793 Instructions to the Commissioners, Etc. Henry Knox John Adams "In obedience to the direction of the President of the United States, I have the honor to submit to the Senate the instructions to the Commissioners appointed to treat with the hostile Indians north of the Ohio and their report in the form of a journal of their proceedings. And also a statement of the troops of the legion of the United States and certain intelligence from Major General Wayne."
August 7, 1793 Foreign Policy Henry Knox George Clinton Letter, discusses policy concerning prizes allegedly taken with the limits of the protection of the United States.
1799 [Rules Adopted by the President of the United States] [not available] [not available] Enclosed in McHenry to Washington, 09/03/1800, title given as The following Rules adopted by the President of the United States relative to Rank and promotion in the Army.
July 1790 Secretary at War summarizes instructions received from the President Henry Knox [not available] Memorandum from Secretary of War.
August 1794 Letter to the President of the United States Alexander Hamilton George Washington Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury to the President of the United States.
April 24, 1794 Funds for Articles and Repairs by the President Joseph Howell John Bryant One thousand dollars will be remitted to Nathaniel Gorham for repairs to be done and articles to be purchased at Springfield by the President of the United States.
December 10, 1792 Letter from the Governor of Georgia Henry Knox President of the Senate of the United States "In obedience to the orders of the President of the United States, I have the honor to submit to the Senate the copy of a letter from His Excellency the Governor of Georgia, dated the 20th of November last, with certain enclosures related to Indian affairs."
March 1, 1793 Appointment of Thomas Posey as Brigadier General Henry Knox Brigadier General Thomas Posey President of United States, with advice and consent of senate, has appointed Posey a Brigadier General in the Army of United States. Asks to signify acceptance. Encloses pay, rations, and emoluments.
July 5, 1790 Authorization of the Purchase of West Point Congress of the United States Thomas Jefferson Congress authorizes the President to purchase for the use of the United States a tract of land situated in the State of New York, commonly called West Point, as shall be judged by him requisite for such fortifications and garrisons for the defense of same.
November 11, 1791 Proclamation of the Treaty of Holston [not available] [not available] Washington's official Proclamation of the Treaty of Holston. Thomas Jefferson ratifies treaty By the President.
June 30, 1790 Knox informs Sherburne that his rejection was not for personal reasons Henry Knox Henry Sherburne Letter, Knox advises Sherburne that the motivations of the President in making appointments is unknown to him.
January 10, 1797 Extract of a Letter from the War Office to Major Craig James McHenry Isaac Craig Purchase of two lots for government at Le Boeuf did not warrant attention from Executive. Authorized payment for land.
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.
August 27, 1793 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to Daniel Smith, Esquire, Secretary of Treasury of United States South of Ohio River Henry Knox Daniel Smith Knox informs Daniel Smith that his letters have been forwarded to President of United States General George Washington. Smith was present at Hanging Maw's house during the attack and murders by Major Beard and his men. Knox discusses the excesses Smith reported on; is sympathetic to Smith's plight. The President will be meeting with Governor Blount to discuss reestablishing order in his...
March 1, 1793 Promotion of Cornelius Sedam to Captain Henry Knox Cornelius Sedam President of United States, with advice and consent of senate, has promoted Sedam to Captain in 1st Sub Legion in service of United States, vice Captain Montfort, killed 23 April 1792.
[not available] Notes on Good Peter's Speech Good Peter [not available] In his speech Good Peter discusses White aggression and Indian aggression.
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.