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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 2, 1798 Peter Hagner acts in the absence of William Simmons Peter Hagner Thomas Davis Peter Hagner asks Representative Thomas Davis to forward a letter to John Thruston of Jefferson County.
February 23, 1799 Interpretation of Articles Governing Courts Martial Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton provides a detailed interpretation of those parts of the the Articles of War that relate to those officers who have the authority to convene Courts Martial. He concludes that none but a general officer or his representative has this authority.
March 2, 1798 Peter Hagner acts in the absence of William Simmons Peter Hagner Samuel Cabell Peter Hagner provides the certificate of Capt. Lewis and an account of the monies due him to Rep. Samuel Cabell.
March 17, 1800 Report of the Committee appointed on the 5th instant to enquire into the expediency of authorizing the President of the United States to appoint an agent to purchase of the Indians, Atract Ofland on the South-side of Lake Superior which shall include the Great Copper Bed. Congress of the United States [not available] Authorization for president to appoint a representative to purchase land on Lake Superior from Indians due to its rich copper deposits.
December 29, 1795 Richard Villes Speech John Foster Williams [not available] Assurance that the Miami Nation supports peace by representative Richard Villes.
August 29, 1796 On the Appointment of an Envoy to Trade, Negotiate & Civilize the Creek Indians James McHenry George Washington Informs the president that the Creek Indians now in negotiations with U.S. commissioners desire a representative to arrange trade, explain boundaries and criminal procedures as they relate to the Indians. Notes that Georgia wishes to make sure the representative is prepared to contend for their interests in purchasing land from the Creeks, as well as establishing a program for civilizing them, as...
April 5, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Thomas Sumpton Simmons informs Rep. Sumpton that the soldier's claims are inadmissible.
December 2, 1800 Regarding pay and emoluments Samuel Dexter Caleb Swan This letter authorizes the Paymaster General to disburse the pay of Captain Campbell Smith to a designated representative, Captain Francis Huger.
September 7, 1796 Request for Date of Death of Cornelius Van Tessell William Keteltas William Simmons Date of death of soldier in the 2nd New York Regiment Commanded by Col. Ian Cortland and what pay was due him so Tessell's representative can receive was is due him.
May 12, 1798 Fear of Mailing Vouchers, Request to Settle with Agent of Accountants Office John Francis Hamtramck William Simmons Hamtramck wont send vouchers through the mail, requested Simmons send representative to settle account.
January 14, 1790 Pay claims Joseph Howell George Thacher Letter from the Paymaster General to Massachusetts Representative George Thatcher pertaining to various pay issues and claims.
February 17, 1791 Man to Instruct Indians on Farming Arthur St. Clair [not available] St. Clair sent U.S. representative [Baldwin] to teach Indians about farming, per request made in Philadelphia.
May 24, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Milledge Simmons discusses the account of Edward Wood with Rep. John Milledge of Georgia.
April 9, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Dwight Foster Simmons discusses the claim of Rueben Pike with Rep. Dwight Foster.
January 13, 1800 [No. 39. Military Academy, and Reorganization of the Army] John Adams Congress of the United States "A report, made to me on the fifth of this month, by the Secretary of War, contains various matters, in which the honor and safety of the nation are deeply interested; I transmit it, therefore, to Congress, and recommend it to their serious consideration." Refers to major reorganization of the military.
July 31, 1798 Letter to the Secretary at War George Salmon James McHenry In this letter George Salmon conveys to the Secretary at War the public reaction to a dinner given on behalf of Colonel Howard. Those not invited to the dinner have taken offense.
May 29, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Richard Sprigg Jr. Simmons discusses the account of Ensign William Gassaway with Mr. Sprigg.
May 2, 1793 Separation of Military and Civil Authority Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Inquiry into William Preston's interference with Congressional representative election. Requests additional details to be taken under oath.
April 26, 1790 Attendance at Meeting Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Believed there would not be a sufficient number of representatives of the Cincinnati at the meeting in Philadelphia to perform essential business. Knox "earnestly hopes" he and his party will form a majority.
December 12, 1795 Presidential Response to Congressional Address George Washington United States Senate Presidential response to address by Congress regarding peace with Indians and treaties with Spain and Algiers. Noted God was to thank for all the happiness enjoyed in America.
April 1, 1798 Controversy over the lack of a commission for a Massachusetts local Theodore Sedgwick James McHenry Representative Sedgwick writes to McHenry expressing his constituent's disappointment in the failure of the War Department to offer a local gentleman Samuel Church a commission.
November 11, 1796 South Carolina accounts Peter Hagner Arnoldus Vanderhorst Forwards copies of the accounts of South Carolina settled in the War Department Accountant's Office. Accounts listed in the enclosure.
January 27, 1800 Suspension of Cavalry and Infantry Enlistments James McHenry Alexander Hamilton The House of Representatives voted to suspend enlistments for the six additional Companies of Cavalry and the twelve Regiments of Infantry. Orders should be issued accordingly.
April 7, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nathaniel Macon Simmons discusses the claim of John Branham with Rep. Nathaniel Macon.
May 6, 1800 Hiring Israel Whelen as Purveyor James McHenry John Adams Describes an interview with a representative of Israel Whelen, considering Whelen for the position of purveyor at Philadelphia. Also discusses salary and moving arrangements. McHenry expects Whelen's response soon.