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November 24, 1800 Exploration of copper mines on Lake Superior Samuel Dexter Mr. Cooper This letter directs the Commanding Officer to assist Mr. Cooper's exploration of the copper mines on Lake Superior. Cooper is introduced as the son of a Congressman from New York.
January 5, 1801 Certification of payment; Daniel Bissell, for damages recovered by an award of Superior Court of Connecticut William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; Daniel Bissell, for damages recovered by an award of Superior Court of Connecticut
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 14, 1798 My Superior Musket Patterns, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams disputes the assertion that the Charleville muskets he delivered as patterns are inferior by two dollars to Mr. Ames' pattern. In fact, they are better by two dollars due to the superior workmanship of the lock and being better finished in other respects.
December 2, 1793 Extraordinary Compensation for Cloth of Superior Quality Alexander Hamilton Richard Harrison " The dealer's catalogue description of this letter reads; 'Regarding the account of Young & Danacker for surplus clothing furnished for the use of the army. As it appears that the clothing for the Sergeants and musicians has been made of cloth of a very superior quality, it is my wish that [they] be allowed an extraordinary compensation therefore...'"
July 16, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Daniel Bissell William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $135.39 is due Lieutenant Daniel Bissell of the 1st Regiment, the sum recovered from him by the Superior Court of Connecticut by a suit of law, being for the costs and damages for enlisting William Fisher, an apprentice to John Merriam.
July 31, 1799 Evil Tendency of Correspondence with Inferior Officers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "You will see my dear friend in the case of Captain Frye the evil tendency of correspondence by the head of the War Department [McHenry] with inferior officers when there is a superior. For a thousand good reasons it cannot be too carefully avoided. Perhaps a sudden emergency where the superior officer is in a situation that recourse to him might defeat the object is the only exception."
March 13, 1795 [Memorandum.] Multiple Authors [not available] Contract between undersigned to obtain property rights near lake Superior for copper mines.
December 23, 1791 Words of encouragement in aftermath of St. Clair's defeat Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox consoles St. Clair on his defeat by the Indians, telling the general that his reputation will not be damaged by being overwhelmed by a superior force.
August 22, 1798 Your Superior Genius & Talents Timothy Pickering Alexander Hamilton Pickering affirms his unqualified support for Hamilton's appointment as second in command of the Provisional Army.
April 21, 1792 Appointment as Brigadier General; Requests Utmost Harmony among Superior Officers Henry Knox James Wilkinson Refers to business and communication with the President. Reports that money in Mr. Swan's hand is for payment for the sloops on the Ohio River. Transmits Wilkinson's appointment as Brigadier General, and hopes for the best in the new office. States the utmost importance in maintaining harmony among the superior officers.
February 11, 1796 Discussion of Paymaster's Standing Stephen Rochefontaine Nehemiah Freeman Letter, describes paymaster as an agent and staff officer of the commandant ; did not threaten to dismiss paymaster from the service.
January 29, 1799 The Virtues of Tioga Point as a Recruiting Rendezvous George W. Kirkland Alexander Hamilton Sounding like the President of the Tioga Point Chamber of Commerice, Kirkland extols the virtues of Tioga Point as a recruiting rendezvous.
August 27, 1799 Regular chain of communication should be preserved... Alexander Hamilton [not available] Circular to the Commandants of Regiments; Hamilton insists that officers communicate with each other according to the chain of command and explains where returns should be transmitted: returns of ordnance and supplies to Ebenezer Stevens, agent of the War Department in New York; inspection and recruiting returns to General North, Adjutant General, and muster and payrolls to Caleb Swan, Paymaster...
February 2, 1798 Extract of Letter, James Wilkinson to James McHenry James Wilkinson James McHenry Letter, asks for advice re Indian emissary; discusses fortifications.
July 22, 1798 A Plea for a Military Appointment Adam Hoops Alexander Hamilton Hoops makes the case for his appointment as a major of artillery.
July 12, 1799 Misleading Information Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon had not heard of Quartermaster Generals arrival, possible he is in Philadelphia. Hodgdon berated Craig for lacking "superior knowledge or attention" to certain intelligence he relayed to Hodgdon.
March 12, 1798 Naval Appointment for the Frigate Constellation James McHenry John Rogers Letter of appointment of naval superintendent with acknowledgment of the President and the Senate on board the frigate Constellation. Instructions for acceptance of appointment with request for strict compliance to superior officers.
February 2, 1791 Form of the Roman Legion Francisco de Miranda Henry Knox Sr. Miranda expresses his approval of the flouishing state of North America and agrees that the organization of the Roman Legion is superior to any other military arrangement.
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.
July 26, 1788 Report on a Plan for the Protection of the Georgia Frontier Against the Creeks Henry Knox [not available] Notes that the strength of the Wabash Indians, who were principally the object of the resolve of 21 July 1787, and the strength of the Creeks is very different. That said, the Creeks are not only greatly superior in numbers, but more united, better regulated, and headed by a man whose talents appear to have fixed him in their confidence, [presumably McGillivray]. Notes that there are no United...
July 29, 1799 The principle you suggest cannot be put into practice. Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert "The principle you suggest for my consideration, though if it could be introduced it would work well, cannot in my opinion be put into practice. It would contravene too much pretension rooted as well in the human heart as in unconquerable prejudices of the military state by which expression I include the naval department. Carrying in the very fact an avowed preference humiliating to the pride of...
July 10, 1799 John Rowley's Application for a Midshipman's Berth on One of the Frigates Edward Rowley Samuel Hodgdon Rowley requests that Hodgdon support his son's application to the Secretary of the Navy to be a midshipman aboard one of the frigates.
February 11, 1794 No Stone Unturned in the Public Service Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Lyman asserts that he has made few charges against the public relative to his recruiting. He was on horseback most of the time and even went into Vermont. Even though he was responsible for the most of the recruits that were enlisted and was using his own horse in, he has left no stone unturned in the public service. The charges he has made have not only been just but made with the strictest...
April 18, 1800 Reduction of the Garrison at Ft. Wayne John Wilkins, Jr. Alexander Hamilton When Wilkins received orders that the Garrison at Ft. Wayne was to be reduced to one company he directed that the Assistant Quartermaster be discharged but was told by Col. Hamtramck that he could not do so without permission of a superior officer.