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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 26, 1785 Entering receipts, pay matters and rental of home Philip Audebert Joseph Howell Discussion on matter of entering receipts. Asks about Audebert's arrival at the office. Discusses rental of house and pay of old and new troops;
November 9, 1794 Entering Another Employment Zenas Kimberly Samuel Hodgdon Kimberly informs Hodgdon that since they have not been able to reach an agreement on his wages, Hodgdon should have no objection to his entering another employment. Given his low circumstances in life, he feels he owes it to himself to pursue a line that tends most to his advantage.
May 2, 1799 Want of Clothing & The Officers' Oath Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamitlon acknowledges McHenry's letter informing him of the want of clothing and blankets and encloses the oath to be taken by officers enter the Army.
1791 Discussion of Debts and Imprisonment of Recruits Bezaleel Howe Henry Knox Questions the practicality of the law regarding small debts of men recruited for military service.
December 13, 1785 Regarding settlement of accounts Joseph Howell John White Discusses Colonel Richardson's pay in 1776. Major Lloyd has not yet settled account. There was no Captain Hughes listed in the regiment. Mentions that the printers are entering a complaint; they are sick of the contract. Mr Pierce is absent on a visit to his friends. Would be unhappy were any thing to arise to his prejudice or Howell's dishonor.
August 23, 1799 Outlines Activity in Response to Fever Alarm Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Has not wasted any time in entering documents for the Commissariate. Shall try to obtain a complete list of items for Oswego and Niagara, or shall make the principal of the department responsible. Mr. Kirkpatrick and Mr. Day will be in charge of all affairs west of Fort Washington, and Craig will look over all affairs east. The fever causes removal of public offices within 4 or 5 days. Believes...
September 11, 1798 Extract of a Letter from the Secretary of War to His Excellency the Governor of Georgia James McHenry James Jackson Congratulations on adoption of state constitution. Admiration of Georgia and South Carolina for their vigilance in preventing three refugees from Port-au-Prince from entering their respective states.
March 26, 1794 Embargo Henry Knox Henry Lee Letter from Secretary of War, Henry Knox, which instructs the Governor of Virginia that Congress has just passed an embrago on all ships entering from foreign ports for the next thirty days. Knox hopes that the Governor will enforce this embargo fully and promptly.
December 16, 1784 Forgeries M. Weare Abiel Foster Discusses forged pay notes.
May 24, 1787 Captain Watts' account; Mr. Pierce's good health Joseph Howell John Pierce Has seen the papers necessary to the entering of Captain Watts' account. Mrs. Pierce reports that Mr. Pierce is in good health despite the fatigues of the journey; Howell is happy to hear this. Compliments to Mr. Dunscomb.
February 12, 1798 Inaccuracies in Your Account Samuel Hodgdon Caleb Gibbs Letter, directs return of ordnance & stores; discusses inaccurate accounting.
October 31, 1791 Manifestation of Your Zeal George Washington Senate of the United States Washington thanks the Senate for their kind words in response to his message of 10/25/1791 and assures them that his efforts on behalf of his country will continue unabated. He congratulates them for their contributions to the welfare and progress of the United States.
July 1, 1799 Orders to remain at Fort Mifflin Garrison on Mud Island James McHenry Francis Gibson Orders to remain at Fort Mifflin Garrison on Mud Island as Quarter Master and superintendent of artificers and workmen. Describes duties upon entering upon office.
September 28, 1791 Knox discusses frontier lands and boundaries with King Henry Knox Rufus King Letter, discusses ensigncy in regular regiment; discusses state boundaries.
August 1, 1786 Documentation for Francis Farren Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Francis Farren is included on the rolls of the 3rd Regiment PA. up to Oct. 1, 1778 but after that, his name is missing. Since the recipient has the appropriate musters, perhaps he can provide the necessary documentation. The author also does not have the rolls of the 12th Regiment and therefore cannot ascertain the time of Farren's enlistment although he is on the pay rolls for May 1777.
May 27, 1798 Commends General Henry Jackson; Discusses Position of Neutrality Henry Knox Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Knox commends General Jackson as the appropriate agent for building the frigate "Constitution". He is a capable man, knowledgeable of men and things, and of perfect integrity. His services to the United States and his attachment to the government entitle him to expect a continuance of his naval appointment. Devotion to the independence of the nation requires action against French influence and a...
November 26, 1798 Discusses Volunteer for Washington James McHenry Charles Carroll Reports conversation with General Washington about Carroll's volunteering. Can not recommend his name to the President.
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 7, 1799 I protest against the arms... William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith feels obligated to warn that many of the arms and horseman's tents supplied to his regiment are not fit for service.
August 18, 1794 Illicit French Privateers Flouting U.S. Authority to Be Stripped of Military Equipment If Entering U.S. Ports Again Alexander Hamilton Samuel Huntington Explains that the government has suffered much embarrassment from illicit French privateers running from one American port to the next, effectively getting the asylum that was to be denied to them because of their illegality. Transmits the president's new order, that all these privateers be informed that if they enter American ports again they will be stripped of all their military equipment;...
January 16, 1801 Recommendation of Military Officer Jeremiah Olney Samuel Dexter Recommends candidate for military command; a previous recommendation was destroyed by the fire in War Office.
May 24, 1799 Best Modes of Supplying Recruits Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice believes that a district deposit of clothing and issue thereof is the best mode of proceeding and notes that Jackson has said that one-quarter of the coats he contracted for will soon be ready for delivery. He wants to know where he can apply for arms and recommends Lieutenant Daniel Hastings for the post of regimental quartermaster.
August 9, 1790 Ogden discusses Indian affairs with Knox Samuel Ogden Henry Knox Letter, discusses Indian delegation.
September 13, 1792 Treaty Violated William Blount Bloody Fellow Admits President failed to meet promises he made to Cherokees by keeping settlers from encroaching on Cherokee land but denied any settlement happened after the treaty was signed. Advised that Bloody Fellow keep Cherokees from entering Cumberland and Blount will keep white settlers from moving farther west. Discussed seizure of horses by Cherokees and rights to ownership. Mentioned talks with...
August 21, 1798 Recommends Captain Robert Hamilton as Naval Lieutenant Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Alexander Hamilton seeks a response to a letter he wrote two weeks previously about the appointment of his cousin, Robert Hamilton, to full lieutenancy. He desires to know the prospect of such appointment as soon as possible. Hamilton suggests his cousin as superior to Capt. Talbert, assigned to a frigate in port at the time.