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June 24, 1797 An Act Authorizing a Detachment from the Militia of the United States Congress of the United States [not available] This is an Act of Congress that authorizes the President to require the executives of the several States to organize, arm, equip, and hold in readiness eighty thousand effective militia to be apportioned among the States in the numbers specified in this Act. It states also that the militia shall not be compelled to serve longer than three months during any single tour of duty. Officers of the...
November 11, 1791 Ratification of the Treaty of Holston. George Washington [not available] This is the Instrument of Ratification of the Treaty of Holston as proclaimed by President George Washington with the advice and consent of the United States Senate.
July 21, 1792 Laws of the United States Henry Knox John Pratt Document largely illegible, references the laws of the United States.
December 2, 1793 An Act directing a Detachment from the Militia of the United States House of Representatives [not available] Outlines the regulations for states to call up militias.
January 20, 1789 Settling of accounts William Irvine Joseph Howell Authors observe by the ordinance of Congress for settling accounts between United States and states, the commissioners of districts are directed to lodge in Howell's office the claims of the several states. Mention that they are ready to receive any papers and communications.
May 14, 1790 Submission of Vouchers Charged Aganist the United States Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, encloses account with vouchers against the United States.
September 16, 1799 The President is much divested of his prejudices against me... Lewis Tousard Alexander Hamilton States that "In general the fortifications of the New England States are in the most shabby condition," that they have been incorrectly constructed by unqualified personnel and that the mounted guns are altogether inadequate. Also states: "I may tell you, dear sir, that as long as an Inspector of Artillery is not appointed and charged alone with that department--a great deal of money will be...
April 18, 1793 Balances due Legion of United States month of August 1792 Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Paymaster of troops of United States, Caleb Swan, submits balances due Legion of United States month of August 1792.
May 16, 1798 Secretary at War addresses the Seneka Nation James McHenry [not available] Speech, mentions Bank of the United States; discusses sale of Seneca lands.
June 6, 1797 Discussion of Frigates United States, Constitution, & Constellation James McHenry Tench Francis Letter, asks for estimate of Frigate United States; discusses Frigates United States, Constitution and Constellation.
August 24, 1798 Appointment of Hamilton to Frigate in New York Benjamin Stoddert Alexander Hamilton Stoddert planned to mention Hamilton to the President for an appointment to a ship in the south, due to possible objections of his status as "foreigner" from the northern states. There a few qualified men in the south, and Hamilton's appointment would be no difficulty due to his qualifications.
March 26, 1798 Request to repair defects on frigate United States [not available] Joshua Humphreys Request that Humphreys have the defects on board frigate United States repaired in a short time and will as little expense as possible.
March 2, 1797 Transmission of Commission for Commander of Frigate United States John Stagg Captain John Barry Transmits to Barry his commission in the Navy of the United States, as commander of the frigate United States [1st of the original 6 frigates of the U.S. Navy].
March 31, 1798 Relocating the USS United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Asks the commanding officer on board the USS United States to relocate the frigate so it will no longer block traffic of merchant vessels.
June 20, 1800 Dividends for shares in the Bank of the United States James McHenry George Simpson Encloses to George Simpson, cashier at the Bank of the United States, his power of attorney. McHenry gives Simpson power as his attorney to receive any dividends due McHenry for his shares in the Bank of the United States and the funded debt of the United States.
March 9, 1801 Oath of Allegiance of Lieutenant John J. Powell John J. Powell [not available] Document, oath of allegiance to the United States of America
May 29, 1797 Discussion of Launching of Frigate United States George Claghorn Josiah Fox Letter, discusses launching Frigate United States.
December 1, 1787 Claim Against the U.S. Regarding Cannon Henry Knox Jabez Bowen Letter, discusses claim against United States regarding cannon.
June 3, 1784 Boundaries of the United States and Indian lands Charles Thomson [not available] Congressional resolution, signed by Secretary Charles Thomson, pertaining to the boundaries of the United States and Indian lands.
July 31, 1791 [Cover sheet, Topographical Analysis of the United States of America by state]. William Tatham Henry Knox Document, informs re topographical analysis of United States;
August 9, 1799 States Responsibilities Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig States duties discussed.
January 21, 1795 Purchase of Bricks for the Use of the United States Joseph Howell Nicholas Hoffman The sum in Hoffman's account for the purchase of bricks for the use of the United States should be paid to the branch bank of the United States at New York and passed to the credit of the Treasurer of the United Staes.
November 11, 1791 Proclamation of the Treaty of Holston [not available] [not available] Washington's official Proclamation of the Treaty of Holston. Thomas Jefferson ratifies treaty By the President.
August 9, 1784 Actions to be taken Charles Thomson Joseph Carleton Discusses actions to be taken in regards to a copy of a resolution of the committee of the states.
January 27, 1790 Regarding Von Steuben's service in the Army of United States Baron Friedrich Von Steuben Alexander Hamilton Von Steuben recounts his service as a foreigner in the United States Army. Makes reference to his memorial to Congress and notes that the truth of its facts cannot be disputed without raising a doubt of the veracity of some of the most worthy and respectable characters in the United States.