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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 20, 1790 Transmittal of Several Estimates Peter Anspach Alexander Hamilton Transmittal of several estimates signed by Colonel Timothy Pickering, late Quarter Master General
December 26, 1799 Letter of Introduction Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Introduces to Hodgdon a good friend and colonel; also mentions Timothy Pickering and supplies of powder.
July 5, 1800 Praise to Colonel Pickering Jacob Wagner Samuel Hodgdon Wagner discusses Col. [Timothy] Pickering's ill advised removal as Secretary of State and praises him for the speed and efficiency in which he settled his extensive accounts.
June 7, 1785 Requsition from the Detachment at Albany Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Timothy Pickering, Quartermaster General, has received a requistion from the detachment at Albany. Because Pickering lacks the means to answer Albany, he forwards the request to the Secretary at War, Henry Knox. This document is the cover letter to the request forwarded by Pickering.
January 3, 1795 Knox has Resigned John Stagg Isaac Craig Informs that Knox resigned and Pickering will replace him.
May 21, 1800 Removal of Pickering from the Office of Secretary of State Ebenezer Bowman Samuel Hodgdon Among a discussion other matters, Bowman comments on the disagreeable intelligence respecting the removal of Colonel Pickering from the office of Secretary of State. He observes that it is impossible for the people at large to understand the reasons for the conduct of the chief magistrate in this matter.
May 23, 1800 Resignations and New Appointments Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discussed Col. Pickering's ailing health, the resignation of the Sec. of War, and the appointment of Dexter (from the Senate) to the post of Secretary of War.
April 11, 1795 Letter from the Secretary at War Timothy Pickering Colonel Neville The Secretary at War informs Colonel Neville that the Secretary of the Treasury has directed that the pay of the New Jersey Militia be suspended until 20 April.
June 6, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Timothy Pickering William Simmons Timothy Pickering William Simmons discusses the allowable expenses of Major Howe with the Secretary at War, Timothy Pickering.
September 29, 1795 Claims of John White William Simmons Timothy Pickering Discusses the claims of John White with the Secretary at War, Timothy Pickering.
July 10, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Timothy Pickering William Simmons Timothy Pickering William Simmons reports the case against Doctor William Lawton to the Secretary at War, Timothy Pickering. Simmons charges Lawton with stealing public monies.
June 20, 1800 Elbowing Pickering Out of His Place, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Respecting his alleged "unapproachability" Sargent protests that no planter in the territory has been more courteous or more accessible than he. He is unhappy that the President is elbowing his friend Colonel Pickering out of his place as Secretary of State.
April 22, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Timothy Pickering William Simmons Timothy Pickering William Simmons discusses pay settlements for militia involved in "suppressing the insurgents" [Whiskey Rebellion] with Secretary at War, Timothy Pickering.
July 3, 1795 Major Craig discusses supply and logistics with Secretary Pickering Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Major Craig informs Timothy Pickering, Secretary at War, of the logistical efforts involved in opening a garrison at Presque Isle.
November 26, 1795 Warrant issued by the War Secretary William Simmons Ebenezer Sproat Informs Colonel Sproat that the War Secretary has issued a warrant in his favor for 15,721 dollars.
March 24, 1795 My Knowledge of the Business, Etc. Joseph Howell Timothy Pickering In a largely illegible letter, Howell appears to be discussing sundry accounting concerns with Secretary of War Timothy Pickering.
March 15, 1795 Major Craig discusses supply and logistics with Pickering Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Major Craig acknowledges the receipt of correspondance intended for Colonel Miegs. Craig also mentions the enlistment of troops by Colonel Butler.
November 26, 1795 Letter Citation Timothy Pickering Isaac Craig Cited in Craig to Pickering, 12/11/1795. Letter from Timothy Pickering, interim Secretary of War, to Major Isaac Craig.
January 2, 1796 Pay & Forage of Major Lewis Tousard William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $65 is due Maj. Lewis Tousard, being his pay and forage for Dec. 1795, payable to Colonel Timothy Pickering, his assignee.
June 9, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Timothy Pickering William Simmons Timothy Pickering William Simmons forwards an extract of letters from Caleb Swan to Secretary at War, Timothy Pickering. Simmons requests that policy be formulated to regulate the payment of subsistence rations to officers.
June 12, 1798 Authorization to assume the seat of Secretary of War in James McHenry's absence John Adams Timothy Pickering President John Adams authorizes Secretary of State Timothy Pickering to assume the duties of the Secretary of War James McHenry in his absence from the seat of government.
October 31, 1795 Recommendation for Quartermaster Timothy Pickering Jeremiah Wadsworth Secretary Pickering asks Colonel Jeremiah Wadsworth whether Colonel Return Jonathan Meigs would make a good replacement for the Quarter Master General who recently resigned, i.e., James O'Hara
June 14, 1798 Regarding pay of seamen and Marines aboard frigate Constellation Timothy Pickering John Fitzgerald In the absence of the Secretary at War, James McHenry the President has charged Timothy Pickering with interim duties. Accordingly, Pickering writes to John Fitzgerald. Colonel John Fitzgerald is the Collector of the Port of Alexandria. Issue is matter of pay for seaman and Marines aboard frigate Constellation. Requests that Fitzgerald advance $700 to Triplett.
August 28, 1799 Approval of Salem Defenses Budget & of Naming of Fort Pickering James McHenry Jonathan Waldo McHenry replies to the Salem [Massachusetts] letter regarding money allocation for its defenses and the renaming of its fort. Approves the budget plan, and applauds the sentiments of Timothy Pickering's native place in naming its fort after him.
August 27, 1784 Request for additional information Timothy Pickering Joseph Carleton Pickering asks Carleton for additional information about the movement of troops to the frontier posts.