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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 20, 1789 Census of Six Nations Giving Numbers and Names of Tribes and Heads of Families at Grand River and on the Ohio Reverend Samuel Kirkland [not available] Census, describes Six Nations population; describes Indian population. The total of the Six Nations population is listed at 3665
September 2, 1794 Mulitiple Pay Issues Richard Sparks John Stagg Sparks discusses the pay of a number of individuals as well as the shortage of fuel and clothing.
January 8, 1799 Notification of Shipment of Writing Supplies James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of writing and office supplies.
August 25, 1798 Autograph Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, advises re state of timber supply in yard; discusses live oak timber for Frigates; discusses white oak timber; asks for information re timber supply.
November 9, 1794 Hostile Indians on frontier William Winchester William Blount Colonel Winchester writes Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory, beginning his letter by stating: "The Indians continue their depredations as usual." One individual (Evan Watkins) was shot and scalped, with a tomahawk sticking in his skull. Frontier folk in the region are complaining: "They say, if Congress knew their deplorable situation, and have the feelings of men, they would not...
May 13, 1795 Forwarding of Suggestions for Frigate Construction & Beam Preservation Timothy Pickering Josiah Fox Letter, encloses Humphrey's suggestions regarding Frigates; discusses method to preserve beams.
January 6, 1797 Regarding Frigate Construction & Ironwork Jacob Sheafe Josiah Fox Letter, discusses construction of Frigates; discusses iron work re Frigate.
July 23, 1800 Duplicate Returns for June 1800 to Agent for Department of War in Tennessee [not available] [not available] Duplicate returns from the Department of War in Tennessee. Includes weavers reeds for the use of the Cherokee Nation.
January 3, 1789 John Read discusses the cultivation of hemp John Read Henry Knox Letter, describes growing hemp and cultivating seed.