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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 30, 1787 Proposed Sale of Scow to Mr. Foot William Price Henry Knox Discusses proposed sale of an old scow to Mr. Foot.
December 11, 1785 Regarding certificate to Mr. Steele General Edward Hand Joseph Howell Mentions having presented enclosed certificate to Mr. Steele who says it cannot settle. Passes this to Howell or Pierce. Asks that it be changed for one of the certificates of a like sum. The bearer, Mr. Slough, will sign a receipt in Hand's name. Mentions pay as Colonel in the 1st Regiment of Foot in 1777.
March 22, 1798 Estimate of Copper Required for Sheathing Vessels By Ton Joshua Humphreys Tench Francis Letter, describes quantity of copper needed for vessels by tonnage.
March 19, 1798 Request to dispose of unnecessary property; rent of Mr. Morris's building [not available] William Pennock After review of public stores at the Navy Yard at Gosport, requests that 18 foot boat and yoke of oxen be disposed. Also inform of compensation expected for rent of property used for ship yard clerk's office.
November 15, 1799 Repairing Fort Niagara & Friendly Relations with the British John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Describes his plans for repairing [Fort Niagara] and discusses the friendly relations between British and American forces stationed on the Niagara River. States: "Two regiments have arrived at Quebec and the British force which will remain in Canada this winter amounts to upwards of eight thousand regulars exclusive of two provincial battalions." [Refers to the arrival of the Sixth Regiment of...
1792 Symbols on the American Medal Rufus Putnam [not available] The author explains to the Indians the symbols on the American medal.
October 5, 1795 Protection of Frontier, Illness, Request for Stores Anthony Wayne Timothy Pickering Mentioned the liberation of prisoners held by Indians, and specifically noted James Thompson. British repairing fortification at the foot of the rapids of the Miamis of the lake. Mentioned Spaniards erecting a second fort on the East side of the Mississippi, possibly an act of aggression. Post is in want of hospital stores, there is a fear of typhus.
August 8, 1793 Letter from Governor of Georgia Edward Telfair to Secretary of War Knox on council of war held by Telfair Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor of Georgia Telfair informs Knox at the Council of War based its meeting on assumption that an expedition needed to be taken against the hostile towns. Following questions and issues discussed: Best season: Fall Best place to engage enemy: Oconee at Tom's Path crossing Number of men required: 2000 horse and 3000 foot. Draft militia for term not exceeding 60 days. Use of Federal...
March 4, 1793 Letter from Governor of Georgia Edward Telfair to Major Henry Gaither regarding use of militia in response to recent outrages by whites and Indians Governor Edward Telfair Henry Gaither From Georgia State House 4 August, 1793. Governor Telfair cites recent outrages by whites and Indians as requiring a request for protection by available militia. Telfair inquires to Major Gaither on the status, location and numbers of militia forces. Requests that ten foot militia under command of a sergeant be stationed at Norris Station, Bush's Station, Hillhouse's Iron Works, and at a station...
February 22, 1799 Supplies at the Governor's Island fortifications Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Statement by the New York Agent of the War Department on the supplies at the fortification at Governor's Island. Mentions muskets and bayonets.
June 19, 1789 McLance solicits a federal appointment from Knox David McLane Henry Knox Letter, asks for military appointment.
July 27, 1793 Speech of the Wyandot Chief to the Commissioners Wyandot Chief Commissioners of the United States In his speech to the Commissioners, the Wyandot Chief admonishes them that they know very well that the boundary line established by the White People at the Treaty of Fort Stanwix was the Ohio River.
July 1, 1797 Pay Roll Muster for June, 1797; Inquiry about William Nesbitt Edward Miller William Simmons Capt Miller has enlisted a man named William Nesbitt who is about five foot six inches in height, well built, short hair, dark eyes, fair complexion, 36 years of age, born in England, and has been a resident of America for ten years. Does Simmons have such a man on his books?
July 28, 1793 Notification of the Meeting at Sandusky Colonel Alexander McKee Benjamin Lincoln Captain Elliot delivered a letter from Colonel McKee in which Mckee informs the Commissioners that he will inform them of the time the Indians will meet at Sandusky as soon as he receives that information.
March 9, 1800 Organizing the Corps of Artillerists & Engineers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Enclosed is an Act which enacts a reorganization in which the present Corps of Artillerists and Engineers will hereafter be composed of a Regiment of Engineers, a Regiment of Horse Artillerists, and a Regiment of Foot Artillerists.
February 20, 1795 Regarding Joining Rebels J. Lassell Antoine Lassell Nephew to Antoine Lassell expressed his fear for his uncle being scalped due to his joining the Rebels out West.
January 16, 1796 Autograph Letter, James Wilkinson to James McHenry James Wilkinson James McHenry Letter, discusses arrival of Anthony Wayne; mentions United States flag.
September 1, 1796 Major Burbeck's report on Michilimackinac Henry Burbeck [not available] Major Burbeck makes report on the fort and facilities received from the British at Michilimackinac. Report cover the barracks, the fort, the store house, the powder magazine; the government house, the Council Room, the bake house, the stables, the Commandant's Garden, and the Subaltern's Garden.
March 1800 An Act for better organizing the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers to be hereafter denominated the Corps of Engineers and Artillerists. Alexander Hamilton [not available] Separated the corps of artillerists and engineers by those on foot and those on horse. Details on how the corps should be subdivided and who should be in which group. Gave President power to raise two regiments of horse artillerists if danger is imminent.
October 22, 1799 Quartermaster's Supplies Needed for One Regiment Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice "At foot you will find a list of Articles of Quartermaster's supply necessary for hutting and providing fuel for a regiment, two-thirds of which, it is supposed, on account of the regiment's not being full, will suffice; which you are desired to procure without delay."
August 28, 1788 Claim of Eleanor Montgomery Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Eleanor Montgomery is not on the list of pensioners in Pennsylvania. Half pay is granted to widows and children of non commissioned officer only in the Federal Army whose husbands were killed or died in service.
August 28, 1786 Report on David Henley John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report on the accounts of Colonel David Henley for his service during the Revolutionary War.
September 26, 1790 My Sick Have Astonishingly Multiplied, Etc. Robert Todd Anthony Wayne Todd laments that his sick--both officers and privates--are astonishing multiplied to the extent that he does not expect to march with more than 200 privates. Two-thirds of the men will be expected to foot it to headquarters and horses have become so weak that they cannot convey flour.
April 1797 [Memo discussing negotiation and war with France.] James McHenry [not available] Document, memorandum advises care in negotiating with France.
August 11, 1794 Examination of a Shawanese prisoner Captain Wells Unknown Recipient Examination of a Shawnee prisoner taken by Captain Wells near the foot of the Rapids. Interrogates the prisoner on the position of the British and their numbers, which are allegedly about 200 men, at work at a fort at least four "great guns." Asks about Indian numbers as well.