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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 3, 1796 Accepting the position of Consul in Saint-Domingue Frederick Folger James McHenry Folger expresses thanks to McHenry for mentioning him to Pickering as a qualified individual to fill the position of Consul in Saint-Domingue, which he is currently waiting to accept.
November 29, 1796 Recommendation of a French appointee in Saint-Domingue Frederick Folger James McHenry Folger, acting as soon-to-be Consul in Saint-Domingue, recommends a French appointee - Citizen Lamontagne - to aid in the service of commerce between France and the United States.
January 9, 1799 Forwarding Plan for English & American Interests Relative to Saint-Domingue [Haiti] Lord Grenville Rufus King Encloses a plan for the mutual commercial interests and safety of English Caribbean possessions and the southern American states in relation to Saint-Domingue [now Haiti, currently in slave revolt]. Requests a meeting, that the matter may be discussed and a recommendation be sent to America.
October 3, 1797 Surgeon for the USS Constitution James McHenry Timothy Pickering Discusses the appointment of a surgeon for the USS Constitution, along with Mr. Oliver's recommendation of Mr. Yates for Aux Cayes.
October 18, 1797 Notification of Forwarded Sundry Receipts of Posts Saint Tammany & Pickering John Habersham Constant Freeman Submission of receipts from posts Saint Tammany and Pickering received and approved by H. McCall. Details of the receipts included.
August 21, 1793 Creek Desire for Peace John Galphin Jared Irwin Galphin informs Irwin of Creek desire for peace that is tempered with firm resolve to repell intrusion.
January 28, 1797 McKim provides intelligence to Secretary at War Isaac McKim James McHenry McKim sends an intelligence report to the Secretary at War regarding the impact of the U.S. presidential election on international trade. McKim was made privy to the information while in Saint Domingo.
June 13, 1799 Correspondence with the War Department Agent in New York Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Writes that he is in want of the articles of war"and other supplies including axes, bowls, camp kettles, tents, stationary, and wagons. Complains that the Secretary of War is underpaying him. Concludes by stating that he wishes he had declined the position of Agent for the War Department in New York, grounding his complaint in his loss of money and inability to collect compensation, but that...
July 20, 1792 Letter to the Secretary of War Monsieur Beauvoir Henry Knox Letter from Monsieur Beauvoir to Secretary Knox, written in French. Beauvoir makes mention of the island of St. Dominque, held by the French.
April 13, 1794 French expedition against Spanish Florida Henry Gaither Henry Knox Major Henry Gaither, commander of the federal troops in Georgia, writes the Secretary of War. Writes that the French are on an expedition against the Spanish Floridas, and have the support of the inhabitants of Georgia. There is now at anchor nearby Saint Mary's fort, a sloop of war Las Casas, of eighteen guns and two hundred French men. There is a recruiting post at Temple. The French sloop of...
September 28, 1793 Captain Fauche writes the Governor regarding Indian crimes Captain Jonas Fauche Governor Edward Telfair Captain Jonas Fauche reports his military activities to the Governor. Also, Fauche passes intelligence gleaned from Indian women and children taken captive.
April 22, 1794 Application of Money to St. Domingo Edmund Randolph George Washington Washington's Cabinet advises the President to apply the remainder of the money, given by law to the indigent of St. Domingo, to the furnishing of several vessels now bound thither from different parts of the U.S. with passports for the purpose of conveying them.
August 3, 1796 Concerning the Saint Croix dispute James McHenry Timothy Pickering Discusses the St. Croix dispute over the boundary line between British Canada and the United States. McHenry disagrees with Pickering's assertion that the British commissioner must fulfill certain preliminary conditions before arbitration.
August 27, 1798 His Excellency Should Cause Me to be Arrested, Etc., Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent provides exhaustive, and legible, details regarding an incident in which His Excellency caused him to be arrested for his own suit for the sum of two thousand dollars which are professed to be damages inflicted by the Ohio Company.
June 2, 1797 Strengthening the Garrison at St. Louis James Wilkinson James McHenry Lieutenant Colonel Howard and his regiment have arrived in Saint Louis. He is strengthening the works at that place and organizing the militia. General Wilkinson has confidential information that the Spanish determined as early as September that they would not give up their posts on the Mississippi.
November 26, 1795 Military Updates and Relations with Creek Indians Timothy Pickering William Eaton Establishment of post for trade with Creek Indians on the St. Mary's River in Georgia, recently passed laws regarding military coups, new peace with Indians discussed.
September 14, 1798 The Account of James Seagrove Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry James Seagrove, late collector for the district of Saint Mary's in Georgia, has retained a number of revenue bonds on the grounds that certain demands may have to be paid by the War Department. Wolcottt requests information about what sums may be admitted as being due to Mr. Seagrove.
July 24, 1796 Observations regarding the Saint Croix River boundary dispute James McHenry [not available] Memo regarding the St. Croix dispute between the British and United States over the northeastern boundary line, said by the Jay Treaty to be resolved through arbitration. McHenry urges that the third commissioner be "disinterested" and uncorrupted, therefore excluding inhabitants from Massachusetts and New Brunswick who may favor certain boundaries.
March 20, 1794 New Locations for Garrison Henry Knox George Mathews Orders and locations for garrisons to set up new posts which will serve as first alarm of attacks by Indians for frontier settlements in Georgia.
December 13, 1792 Peace with Cornplanter, Enclosed Letters from Fort Washington Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne enclosed copies of letters from Fort Washington and Captain Hughes, discussed proposed peace communicated by Cornplanter.
[not available] Articles of a treaty concluded at Galphinton Multiple Authors [not available] Treaty between Creek Nation and U.S. specifying boundaries for the Creek Nation and the state of Georgia and code of conduct for both parties.
August 17, 1796 Discussion of Creek Indians A. Y. Nicoll William Simmons Nicoll at Fort Tamm[any] to deal with court martial of Capt. Eaton. Fort Washington at Point Peter still not garrisoned. Hawkins informed Nicoll's he should speak with the Secretary of War on matters related to the latest treaty with the Creek Indians. Nicoll's stated the Creek were peaceably disposed and the government should not stir them into a warlike mood.
November 12, 1785 Treaty at Galphinton with the Creeks Commissioners for Treaty of Galphinton, November 1785 [not available] U.S. Commissioners for Indian Affairs in tandem with the Indian Commissioners for the State of Georgia issue this treaty at Galphinton between themselves and the warriors of Creek Nation. Georgia demands that the Creeks restore all Negroes, horses, and other property to their owners.
August 5, 1796 Order of President to Direct Dragoons to Join Lieutenant Colonel Gaither James McHenry Anthony Wayne Per request in letter dated 07/30/1796, McHenry inquired about the assemble of dragoons to march to the frontier of Georgia. Orders of President state the dragoons are to meet Lieut. Col. Gaither at either Coleraine on the St. Mary's River or at Fort Fidius.
September 11, 1798 Measures for Georgia's Defense & Interactions with Blacks James McHenry James Jackson Apologizes for not responding earlier, due to the evacuation of the public offices from fever-stricken Philadelphia. Congratulates the recipient on Georgia's adoption of a new constitution, and hopes for a new period in which the federal government will not have headaches caused by "the western lands" [presumably of Georgia]. Also approves of Georgia and South Carolina's barring entrance to...