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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 3, 1794 Report of Prisoners with the Indians Anthony Wayne Unknown Recipient Detailed chart of names, date taken, kidnapping tribe, and remarks regarding capture or others killed/taken.
April 18, 1795 Payment of Sarah Brooks, nurse at Carlisle Pennsylvania William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $24 is due to Sarah Brooks for her pay as a nurse at Carlisle, Pennsylvania from August to November 1794.
March 6, 1792 Subsistence Money due Mr. Greaton Sarah Greaton Henry Knox Sarah Greaton has written the Secretary at War, for the second time, concerning subsistence pay for her husband, Mr. Greaton. Sarah Greaton writes that she has worked exceptionally hard just to afford basic necessities for her and her children.
July 8, 1793 Cabinet Meeting: Opinion on the Case of the "Little Sarah" Thomas Jefferson [not available] The British brigantine "Little Sarah" has been captured by the French and brought to Philadelphia to be fitted out as a privateer. Hamilton and Knox believe she should not be allowed to leave port until a decision has been made by the President as to her disposition. Jefferson dissents.
March 7, 1795 Delivery of Muskets Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Notification of delivery of common muskets via sloop Sarah & Mary.
October 24, 1795 Pay and Necessaries of Benjamin O'Brien and Sarah Waldrom William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $27.48 is due Benjamin O'Brien and Sarah Waldrom being their pay for nursing the sick soldiers at Spring Garden New Jersey, and for sundry necessaries purchased by them for the use of the sick, payable to George Carpenter.
May 3, 1790 Report on the petition of the Curtis's Joseph Howell Henry Knox Report on the petition of Elijah and Sarah Curtis on behalf of the children of the late Capt. Robert Lewis of the Connecticut line.
June 1, 1798 Land Allocation Chiefs of the Oneidas Joseph Hopkinson Four Indian Chiefs of the Oneida nation state that the twelve hundred and eighty acres should not be given to Lewis and John Denny. It was specified the land be divided into five equal lots to be granted to Sarah Docksteder, Jacob Docksteder, Cornelius Docksteder, Jan Joost, and Nicholas.
May 24, 1793 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Reasons for the Opinion of the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary at War Respecting the Brigantine Little Sarah, 07/08/1793
[not available] Request for certificates Mrs. Sarah Brown Samuel Hodgdon Asks that Hodgdon send certificates.
July 10, 1798 Application for Public Work Sarah Beates Samuel Hodgdon Mrs. Beates states that she is anxious to do everything in her power to support her little daughters but she feels her fate relative to the Army is still undetermined. She has asked Mr. Billington for public work but he requires a recommendation from a person of character so she asks Hodgdon to recommend her.
July 31, 1798 Fate of the Appointment of Peter Beates Sarah Beates Samuel Hodgdon Mrs. Beates knows of Hodgdon's sensibility and his friendship with her revered parents. Most of her meager earnings support her and her impaired health. Peter is anxious to know the fate of his petition and will probably get on board some vessel if he is not successful. She asks for Hodgdon's prediction as to when the appointments will be made and adds that Peter would prefer the Navy.
June 24, 1798 My Husband Wishes to Enter into the Service of His Country Sarah Beates Samuel Hodgdon Mrs. Beates has been told that noone has more weight with the War Department than Hodgdon. Mr. Beates will soon be visiting him so that he will see that her husband is not undeserving of Hodgdon's attention. He wants to enter into the service of his country and she believes that he is deserving of whatever opportunities that are available.
June 16, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Cummings Simmons forwards to Cummings the half-pay due to the widow of an officer killed in action.
October 29, 1798 Clothing Ordered to the Northern Posts, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Billington Hodgdon expresses the uneasiness of the Secretary of War regarding the clothing intended for the northern posts which must be forwarded before winter arrives.
July 30, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Griffith James McRee Simmons informs McRee to expect payment from the Treasurer of the United States.
June 13, 1800 Recommendation of Mr. Jones Sarah Beates Samuel Hodgdon Beates recommends her brother-in-law Mr. Jones to fill a vacancy in the War Department. He is a young man from a genteel family with worthy expectations. Unfortunately he has received unkind treatment from his guardian and from her husband's family not unlike the treatment she has received from them. Mr. Jones is her neighbor and she attests to his honesty and principles.
November 30, 1796 Enclosed Accounts and Request for Information for his Mother Richard H. Greaton William Simmons Greaton encloses accounts for November for himself and his servant. He conveys a request from his mother for information on how to receive lands due her late husband.
June 27, 1798 Act of Oneida Chiefs on Land Allocation Joseph Hopkinson Sachems and Warriors Oneida Nation Documentation of Oneida chiefs intent for the land ceded to the United States.
September 13, 1800 Exchange, payment to Benjamin Smith for erecting fortifications at Fort Johnston, Cape Fear, North Carolina Griffith James McRee Samuel Dexter McReapaid $1000 to Benjamin Smith regarding contract for erecting fortifications at Fort Johnston at Cape Fear River.
March 5, 1798 Speech to the Oneida Nation on Land Purchase John Jay [not available] Jay promised treaty with President for the purchase of land, with exceptional use of certain areas by the Oneida Indians. Indian families are to be allowed to live on the aforementioned land.
1798 Oneida Indians to Sell Land to United States Simeon DeWitt John Jay Egbert Benson, John Taylor; and Simeon De Witt reported that their meeting with the Oneida Indians resulted in the affirmation to sell land to the United States. Conditions of sale include the allowance of Indian families to retain their lands.
June 1, 1798 A Treaty with the Oneida Nation of Indians Joseph Hopkinson [not available] A Treaty held with the Oneida nation or tribe of Indians, at their village in the State of New York on June 1st 1798.
July 12, 1793 Vessels Arming and Arriving in American Ports Thomas Jefferson [not available] Jefferson, Hamilton, and Knox provide their opinion respecting the disposition of sundry foreign vessels arming and arriving in American ports. The President has declared that each case should be decided strictly according to the law and comforming with treaties negotiated by the United States and will therefore refer these cases to persons knowledgeable in the said laws.
June 16, 1792 Spanish Arming the Creeks, Etc. James Ore [not available] In this deposition, James Ore describes his experiences while residing in the Creek nation. He testified that he believes the Spanish were arming the Creeks against the Americans. He also observed firsthand the harsh treatment of the white prisoners of the Creeks, including women and children. He also saw several fresh scalps.