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January 16, 1800 General Washington's Papers Tobias Lear Alexander Hamilton Lear assures Hamilton that he shall deal with General Washington's papers with the utmost care and discretion with the most sacred of them being delivered to Judge Washington. He asks if any of Washington's recent military papers need to be sent to Hamilton or someone else in the military.
September 22, 1791 Troops Marching to Fort Washington Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox acknowledges receipt of two of St. Clair's letters and informs of several troop movements toward Fort Washington.
February 25, 1799 Letter to be Forwarded by Bushrod Washington George Washington Alexander Hamilton Washington will forward the letter to General Lee via his nephew Bushrod Washington who lives near the General.
July 25, 1798 Praises Mr. Carroll, Washington's Aid; Believes Washington Will Not Make Appointments James McHenry Richard Caten Expresses pleasure at seeing Mr. Carroll, an aid to Washington. Does not believe the General will make any appointments for some time.
November 1, 1798 Correspondence with Washington James McHenry John Adams Reports correspondence with General Washington.
December 27, 1799 Death of Washington Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig laments the death of Washington in a letter to Samuel Hodgdon.
November 26, 1800 New Seat of Government in Washington United States Senate John Adams Letter from the United States Senate to President John Adams, respecting the new seat of government in Washington, D.C., and subjects of legislative consideration.
November 26, 1800 Hope that New Seat of Government is Sound John Adams United States Senate Acknowledged G. Washington's memory, hoped that new seat of government will be sound and that Congress will be productive under Divine guidance.
May 22, 1799 Washington writes to Knox regarding Wormeley George Washington Henry Knox Washington informs Knox that a friend, Ralph Wormeley, is travelling to Boston to enroll his son at Harvard. Washington requests that Knox provide any necessary assistance to Wormeley in this process. Washington vouches for Wormeley's character by calling him a friend of the Constitution.
November 14, 1798 Correspondence with Washington James McHenry Timothy Pickering Refers to correspondence with General Washington and their meeting in Philadelphia.
August 15, 1798 Discusses Public Service, Rank of Washington, Knox, and Pinckney John Adams James McHenry Refers to the public service of Washington, and promises the assistance of a secretary. Compares rank of Knox and Washington.
September 16, 1798 Conditional Appointment George Washington James McHenry Detailed description of Washington's appointment and the conditions he set on his appointment.
December 22, 1799 Death of General Washington Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Hamilton expresses his grief at the death of Washington, encloses a copy of the General Orders of December 21 relative to mourning and funeral honors.
August 14, 1799 RE Recommendations for Army and Navy Appointments George Washington Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence recommending individuals for Army and Navy appointments
May 31, 1794 Letter Citation Deputy Quartermaster General Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Washington, 06/25/1794.
December 13, 1790 Reply of President Washington to Congress George Washington Congress of the United States Washington acknowledges the sentiments of Congress in their address. Looks forward to happiest consequences from deliberations during present session.
June 5, 1800 Papers enroute to Washington Peter Hagner David Ames Cannot provide information requested until papers from office arrive at Washington.
January 24, 1796 Williams solicits Washington's opinions regarding scientific experiments John Williams George Washington Williams seeks Washington's advice regarding the atmospheric experiments he has been conducting with thermometers and barometers.
June 26, 1800 Movement of the office to Washington Peter Hagner Jonathan Dayton Matters would have been attended to had it not been for the removal of the office to Washington.
September 12, 1798 Correspondence with Washington and Adams James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Encloses copy of letter to George Washington [not included]. Requests return of letter. The President is still considering.
June 26, 1800 Movement of office to Washington Peter Hagner Edward Carrington Letters and enclosures will be attended to when office is moved from Philadelphia to Washington.
March 9, 1793 Refers to Stores at Fort Washington James O'Hara Henry Knox Refers to Mr. Belli's stores at Fort Washington and the accounts forwarded to the Treasury. Discusses his expectations for stores at Fort Washington.
January 14, 1790 Reply of President Washington to Congress George Washington Congress of the United States Receives with pleasure, the assurances of Congress. Expresses confidence that Congressional deliberations will be directed by enlightened and virtuous zeal for the happiness of our country.
December 29, 1791 Protection of Northwest Territory Henry Knox Lieutenant of Washington County, Pennsylvania The Lieutenant of Washington County, Pennsylvania is authorized by Knox to muster men for the protection of the Northwestern Territory.
May 15, 1800 [Order of the President to the Heads of the Departments concerning the transfer to Washington.] John Adams [not available] Notification that the construction of all Federal buildings in Washington D.C. are complete and that the movement of public offices to that location from Philadelphia was authorized by John Adams.