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1797 Memorandum regarding neutral vessels James McHenry President of the United States Discusses rules of engagement between a neutral vessel and a belligerent power. Questions whether or not a neutral vessel has a right resist - by force - a search of their ship, or if a belligerent power has a right to search a neutral ship and carry the vessel back to their country for a trial. McHenry adds that the United States has no obligation to return deserters from British vessels, and...
1797 Memorandum regarding neutral vessels James McHenry President of the United States Discusses rules of engagement between a neutral vessel and a belligerent power. Questions whether or not a neutral vessel has a right resist - by force - a search of their ship, or if a belligerent power has a right to search a neutral ship and carry the vessel back to their country for a trial. McHenry adds that the United States has no obligation to return deserters from British vessels, and...
June 20, 1790 Jackson discusses politics with Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses personal issues; mentions war between England and Spain discusses elections.
August 21, 1798 Recommends Captain Robert Hamilton as Naval Lieutenant Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Alexander Hamilton seeks a response to a letter he wrote two weeks previously about the appointment of his cousin, Robert Hamilton, to full lieutenancy. He desires to know the prospect of such appointment as soon as possible. Hamilton suggests his cousin as superior to Capt. Talbert, assigned to a frigate in port at the time.
August 8, 1798 Recommends Captain Robert Hamilton as Naval Lieutenant Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Alexander Hamilton recommends his first cousin, Robert Hamilton, as a Navy Lieutenant, with experience at sea in the West Indies since the age of 14. Alexander Hamilton considers the appointment "a peripheral favour to myself."
March 7, 1800 [John Starr Depostion fav.r of John McGowan] John Starr [not available] Certified residency of John McGowan and his service with American troops in fighting against British during American Revolution. His subsequent losses described.
October 2, 1795 Instructions to pay John Vermonnet William Simmons John Kilty Directs John Kilty to pay John Vermonnet at Georgetown.
April 3, 1799 Advantageous Placement of John Perkins, Etc. John Mackey Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of other matters, Mackey observes that Mr. Perkins, with a solicitude peculiar to all parents, wants to ensure the future independence and happiness of his son John. He wants John placed under the supervision of an able merchant and good citizen and asks for Hodgdon's assistance in seeing that John is advantageously placed.
July 13, 1799 Certification of Payment Due Captain John Bishop and John Dickens William Simmons James McHenry Certifies that $76.06 is due Captain John Bishop for subsistence and pay of John Dickens.
January 24, 1787 Irregularities in accounts John Pierce Andrew Dunscomb The Commissioner of Army Accounts discusses with Dunscomb the accounts of Col. Harrison, Col. Cropper, John Trotter, John Reasoner, and John McDowell, each of which have irregularities that must be resolved.
April 10, 1798 Account of John Holly William Simmons Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for John Holly, late private and artificer in Capt. Lt. John Bryant's company of Massachusetts Artillery.
December 16, 1786 Return of Monies due the Officers of the Virginia Line John Pierce Unknown Recipient Return of monies due the Officers of the Virginia Line.
February 23, 1800 Discussion of Belligerent and Neutral Ships; Relations with Great Britain Charles Lee John Adams Responds to the British Minister to the Secretary of State. Refers specifically to the British vessels--brigantine Experience, ship Lucy, and brigantine Fair Columbian, and to the British sailors and deserters. Discussion of American ships and demands for restitution, with rights to search belligerent and neutral ships.
May 27, 1800 Instructions for Delivery James McHenry John Harris Money to be delivered to Natchez.
October 2, 1795 Future payment William Simmons John Vermonnet Informs John Vermonnet that John Kilty will pay him.
October 27, 1786 Money drawn from office John Pierce John White Informs John White that Major John Davidson drew from the office the sum of 4826 dollars, which was charged to Albert Denny.
March 31, 1789 Secretary at War certifies the military service of John Bryce. Henry Knox [not available] Certificate of service for John Bryce, Captain of Artillery.
December 16, 1786 Return of Monies paid to Virginia Officers John Pierce Unknown Recipient Return of Monies paid to the Officers of the Virginia Line
August 18, 1797 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons John Kilty Letter for Mr. John D[?] sent to Kilty regarding debt. John D[?] received a sum from George Gale, Esq. for mounting artillery and money was never repaid.
May 13, 1788 Affidavit of John Kumel Jeremiah Wool Unknown Recipient Affidavit of John Kumel regarding a horse stolen from John Story.
August 25, 1786 Claim of John Faceland John Pierce Richard Stockton Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts concerning the demand of John Faceland for pay.
July 20, 1798 Receipts for Major John B. Buel John Chester William Simmons Letter, encloses three receipts of Major John H. Buel agreeably to directions of Accountant's letter of July 9, 1798.
June 22, 1784 Request for certificates Isaac Ledyard John Pierce Doctor Issac Ledyard sends a request for certificates to the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General.
June 26, 1800 Receipt of John Foncin Peter Hagner John Kilty Encloses receipt for John Foncin;
July 21, 1795 Concerning future pay William Simmons John Jacob Rivardi Informs Major John Jacob Rivardi that John Kilty will pay him.