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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 15, 1791 List of 41 Indian Prisoners Josiah Asheton [not available] List of the Indian prisoners taken by the army under the command of Brigadier General Scott, on the Wabash River, at the Ouiatanon town and neighboring villages, June 1st, 1791.
January 12, 1798 Short Cartridges for Lieutenant Mullowney James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver 25 short cartridges of two pounds each for 24 pounders to Lieutenant Mullowney for sealing the guns on the frigate "United States." Also needed are three sticks of port fire.
February 5, 1784 Pay of Connecticut Short Levees John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Discusses pay of the short levees of the State of Connecticut
May 22, 1799 Letter of Introduction for Peter Schermerhorn Jr Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Writes that Peter Schermerhorn Jr intends to make a short visit to Philadelphia on an "excursion of pleasure"; requests that Hodgdon do what he can to help him see the city.
March 2, 1798 Desirous of Closing as Many Accounts as Can Be Taken Up Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter, discusses closing as many accounts as can be taken up; mentions cannon.
March 27, 1789 Six Members Short of Forming a Government Henry Knox George Washington Knox reports that Congress is 6 members short of forming a government. He estimates it will be 1 April before sufficient members are present in New York. He mentions that Colonel Hanson of Alexandria will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of the desired Hartford cloth and federal buttons (made in New York) to Washington.
September 19, 1792 Every Exertion to Complete the Troop William Winston Henry Knox Winston writes from Richmond, where he hopes to be absent from his public duties only a short time. Moreover, he hopes to do some recruiting while in Richmond. Major Rudolph has only twenty men at the Head of Elk; Rudolph had promised Winston that his troops would be complete at that place and so Winston has not been recruiting. He will make ever exertion to complete his troops as soon as he can.
1799 Unsigned Presidential Endorsement of Capital Punishment for Andrew Anderson John Adams [not available] States the particulars of the court martial and conviction of Andrew Anderson, and affirms his sentence to hang, in the name of "the beneficial influence of well-placed examples in Military Service." [Note: Adams signaled his intent to pardon Andrew Anderson at the last minute in his letter to McHenry of September 18, 1799].
April 16, 1792 An Attack in Our Canoe by Five Indians Ezekiel Abel Joel Rice This is a deposition given by Ezekial Abel to Joel Rice, with regard to an incident in which Abel and another man were attacked in their canoe by five Indians.
December 11, 1783 Pay of Connecticut Soldiers Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John Pierce Explains that the Connecticut men who enlisted for 8 months in 1782 were considered by the state government to be militia in the service of the United States and were paid by the state accordingly. Notes that these men are also on Pierce's accounts for pay from the United States and requests a proposal for a remedy of the situation. Requests a list of their names, regiments, and time in service...
February 8, 1797 Discussion of Shipyard, Masts & Yardarms for Frigate, & Algerian Frigate Captain Thomas Thompson Josiah Fox Letter, discusses blocks at yard; discusses masts and yard arms re Frigate; discusses dimensions of Frigate; advises re receiving iron; mentions Algerian Frigate.
June 2, 1799 Requests Money for George Drager, Having Lost His Horse David Henley James Wilkinson George Druger's horse was sick so he had to hire another, for which Henley advanced him a total of $110. Receipts enclosed.
February 22, 1798 Absence From This Town Caleb Swan William Simmons Swan inquires as to whether the present circumstances of his accounts will allow him to be absent from Philadelphia for a short time without causing any undue inconvenience.
August 31, 1798 Appointing a lieutenant James McHenry John Rutledge States that he will keep Rutledge's letter to the Secretary of the Navy and writes that he will be able to find a lieutenant in a short time.
March 28, 1798 Request for Vacation Samuel Vance James McHenry Lieutenant Samuel Vance requests a short time of leave, after six years at work without relaxation.
September 4, 1797 Discussion of Removal of War Office & Illness of Secretary of War William Doughty Josiah Fox Letter, mentions McHenry illness; mentions removal of War Office.
March 14, 1799 Requests March through Pennsylvania James McHenry William MacPherson Requests march on short notice from Philadelphia through Pittsburgh. Requests promptness.
December 14, 1785 Forward the registers, as time is short Joseph Howell A.W. Dunscomb Mentions the opening of Dunscomb's office. Printers go on rapidly with the registers. Asks that Duncomb forward registers immediately.
September 28, 1799 Note from War Office Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Short note from Hodgdon to Harris.
April 12, 1798 Request for Issue of Marquee Tents James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of marquees (tents) for a short period.
November 12, 1788 William Knox writes to his brother William Knox [not available] Letter, discusses shipping uniform suits of clothing.
March 4, 1799 Request for Issue of Powder & Shot for Proving Carbines James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of powder and ball sufficient to test 100 carbines. A short note by Hodgdon is appended.
July 10, 1795 Uncertainty as to My Continued Service, Etc. John Vermonnet William Simmons Enclosed is Vermonnet's salary account even though he has still received no information regarding whether or not he shall continue his service to the United States. The work at Annapolis was pursued until the end of December when the days became too short and the season too precarious. He assures Simmons that he is bound to the government until he is notified of his release.
April 5, 1799 My Brother is Afflicted with Rheumatism, Etc. Ann Young Samuel Hodgdon Shortly after arriving in Baltimore, Mrs. Young's brother took a front store in the spirit and grocery line though unfortunately, he has been afflicted by rheumatism. Her sister got married to a decent young man and is now in her own house. Baltimore being a friendly large town still falls short of Philadelphia and she misses her many acquaintances in that city.
April 20, 1793 Letter from Timothy Bernard to Major Gaither regarding Major James Seagrove's demands in aftemath of violations Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither Three parts out of four of the Creek Nation are in favor of peace. At Cupetah talks, concluded to give satisfaction to Major Seagrove's demands. Mr John Galphin largely responsible of the incident at Traders Hill. Upper Creeks asking for more time from Major Seagrove, as his demands fixed a time too short. Buzzard Roost people report that Cowetas doing mischief. Concern that the white men will...