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November 15, 1797 Waste Book of the Agent for the War Department Stephen Hillis William Simmons Hillis encloses a copy of the Waste Book [daily diary of all transactions in chronological order] of the Agent for the War Department for the month of October 1797.
1798 Cash Advanced to Recruits for the Frigate "Constitution" John B. Cordis [not available] Cash advanced sundry seamen recruited for the United States Frigate "Constitution."
August 30, 1797 Regarding the launching of frigate United States and plans to take on stores and ordnance [not available] Captain John Barry Expresses satisfaction that the careening business is over and that the damage sustained from launching has been repaired. Discusses replacement of ballast; and then putting ship in the stream a safe distance from the wharf and then take on guns and such articles required by the purveyor. Lieutenant McRea will be on board with his men from Fort Mifflin. Has no objection to seamen hired to help...
August 14, 1799 Instructions on the Formations and Movements of the Cavalry James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "Governor Davie of North Carolina lately transmitted to me three copies of the enclosed work, entitled 'Instructions to be observed for the formations and movements of the Cavalry' published agreeably to a resolution of the legislature of North Carolina. One of these copies the Governor requested I would present to you..."
October 5, 1792 Return of Defective Supplies and state of command Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Defective supplies returned. List of vacancies that opened up at Pittsburgh. Recommendation of a clerk.
June 29, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Lieutenant Charles Stuart William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $50.82 is due Lieutenant Charles Stuart on board the frigate "United States", being the balance due him upon the settlement of his account for recruiting seaman for the "United States", and for contingent expenses attending same.
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 24, 1798 Abstract of Pay Due the Militia Called into Service for the Protection of the Frontiers 1793 Joseph Howell [not available] Abstract of pay due the militia called into service for the protection of the frontiers South of the Ohio by order of the Governor, William Blount in the year 1793.
October 5, 1792 Personnel and Equipment Issues Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne discusses a number of personnel concerns including the discharging of men of no value and promoting those who are worthy. There are several vacancies to be filled in the officer corps and a need to replace or repair three defective howitzers.
March 7, 1792 List of Insufficient Vouchers Joseph Howell Richard Harrison List of insufficient vouchers for the account of William Stevens, agent in the 6th Regiment of Artillery.
March 5, 1789 Return of Pensions Paid to Invalids of Rhode Island. Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Return of pensions paid to invalids of Rhode Island.
June 20, 1790 Jackson discusses politics with Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses personal issues; mentions war between England and Spain discusses elections.
July 31, 1795 Chapin discusses state and federal authority to treat with Indians with Pickering Israel Chapin Jr Timothy Pickering Letter, informs re unauthorised treaty; discusses New York purchase of Cayuga & Onandaga reservations; discusses State rights and Federal Governement; informs re land sales.
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.
March 20, 1793 Information Respecting the Intentions of the Southern Indians James Carey William Blount Carey responds to Governor Blount's inquiries regarding the violence of the southern Indians against American settlers and the possibility of an alliance between the southern and northern tribes in a general war against the United States.
1801 List of contractors and prices for rations for the year 1801 [not available] [not available] List of contractors for 1801, with the locations contracted and the prices for rations.
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."
June 9, 1785 Relief for Veterans Charles Thomson Patrick Henry Charles Thomson, Secretary of Congress, forwards notification of an act of Congress to Patrick Henry, Governor of Virginia. This Congressional resolution provides for the relief of disabled veterans of the Revolutionary War.
August 16, 1791 Inducements to ratify Indian treaty Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Report describing what is necessary to induce the Indians to ratify certain provisions of a recent treaty.
September 28, 1792 Importance of Gathering Accurate Intelligence Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Along with a discussion of promotions and other personnel matters, Knox reminds Wayne of the crucial importance of acquiring accurate intelligence regarding the strength and movement of the Indian tribes that may oppose the Legion in a possible war. The location of the winter quarters for the troops won't be determined until the President returns in mid-October but preparations for sheltering and...
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.