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March 27, 1791 Knox replies to Doughty's decision to decline command Henry Knox John Doughty Letter, discusses Doughty declining appointment.
December 19, 1789 Knox directs Doughty Henry Knox John Doughty Letter, encloses instructions to Doughty.
July 8, 1795 Keg of Vermilion Matthias Slough Isaac Craig In the urgency of loading Slough's wagon, a keg of vermilion was overlooked. It is now delivered by the bearer of the letter, Matthew Doughty. Doughty now submitted a receipt for said keg.
March 4, 1791 Knox appoints Doughty to command Henry Knox John Doughty Letter, informs Doughty of appointment to regiment command.
May 19, 1795 Debiting and Crediting the Smith for Copper Worked William Doughty Samuel Hodgdon Doughty wishes to know if it is proper for him to debit and credit the smith in his day book and ledger for the copper he receives from and returns to Doughty. He suggests two different procedures to deal with this process.
October 23, 1794 William Doughty clerk of shipyard Philadelphia Oath of office witnessed by Hilary Baker William Doughty [not available] Doughty oath of allegiance as clerk of shipyard port of Philadelphia.
July 5, 1795 Salary of William Doughty, navy yard clerk at Philadelphia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $187.50 is due William Doughty for his salary as Clerk of the Navy Yard at Philadelphia for April-June 1795.
July 25, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox John Doughty Cited in Doughty to Knox, 08/19/1790.
December 11, 1794 Instructions to William Doughty Clerk of the Naval Yard at Philadelphia Henry Knox William Doughty Knox orders Doughty to report weekly to Messrs. Gurney and Smith on the number of men employed at the ship yard and the amount of their wages.
October 5, 1795 Salary of William Doughty, clerk of Philadelphia Navy Yard William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $187.50 is due William Doughty, Clerk of the Navy Yard at Philadelphia, being his salary from July through September 1795.
November 2, 1795 Salary of William Doughty, Clerk of the Navy Yard at Philadelphia Peter Hagner Timothy Pickering Hagner certifies that $67.25 is due William Doughty being his salary as Clerk of the Navy Yard at Philadelphia from October 1 to November 2, 1795, the day of his resignation.
July 2, 1789 Doughty introduces Allison to Knox John Doughty Henry Knox Letter, recommends bearer.
September 12, 1789 Major Doughty Suggests Spot for Headquarters on the Big Miami Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Received notice that Major Doughty arrived at Little Miami and will go to Big Miami. Suggests location for headquarters opposite Vicking River with never failing springs.
September 1, 1784 Letter Citation John Doughty John Pierce Cited in Pierce to Doughty, 09/16/1784.
June 6, 1798 Postpones Departure for New York James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to arrival of marines in New York. His departure has been postponed. Requested the company of Lieut. Col. Doughty at Brunswick.
October 21, 1785 Doughty sends intelligence to Knox regarding Indian intentions and British efforts to actively foment hostilities between the Indian Nations and the United States John Doughty Henry Knox This is an intelligence report from Captain John Doughty to Henry Knox, Secretary at War. This report assesses Indian intentions and British efforts to actively foment hostilities between the Nations and the United States. Doughty identifies Alexander McCormick as his source of information. McCormick requests to have his identity protected because he intends to winter in British-controlled...
October 22, 1794 Recommendation for shipyard clerk Joshua Humphreys Henry Knox Shipbuilder Joshua Humphreys requests that Knox forgive him taking it upon himself to recommend William Doughty for the position of clerk in the Philadelphia shipyard. Humphreys believes Doughty to be a devoted and distinguished worker.
April 14, 1795 Directions on how to receive timbers and clarification of duties and responsibilities as clerk of ship yard John Stagg William Doughty Stagg converys guidance from Secretary of War Pickering. He instructs Doughty to coordinate with Joshua Humphreys when receiving an timber or plank purchased by naval agents for frigate construction. Advises Doughty that he will aid the constructor in any capacity he finds necessary, including copying of paper respecting the frigate constuction.
October 4, 1798 Pay Freight to William Field Samuel Doughty Samuel Hodgdon Doughty is concerned that the freight for the goods that were shipped by him has not been paid. He asks that said freight be paid by Hodgdon to William Field and a receipt taken from him.
October 23, 1794 Appointment of William Doughty as clerk of the ship yard at Philadelphia Henry Knox [not available] Memo of William Doughty appointment as Clerk Philadelphia Naval Yard. Insructions same as other clerks.
December 30, 1790 Knox requests Doughty's insights into the Harmar expedition Henry Knox John Doughty Letter, asks for details of Harmar's expedition.
June 6, 1798 Delay of Departure, Doughty and Hill to Accompany McHenry James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry to be joined by Hill, specialist in Engineering, who will advise on the state and defense of New York Harbor.
January 26, 1790 On the Wyandots, Major Doughty's peace mission, and attack by Indians within twelve miles of Danville, at Carpenter's Station Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Expresses confidence in friendly disposition of Wyandots; their influence over other tribes is considerable. Discusses Major Doughty's peace mission to the southern Indians, the establishment of a post at Mussel Shoals, the attitude of the Choctaws and Chickasaws to this event, the number of men required to man this post. Will soon be leaving for Kaskaskia. Reports on attack by Indians within...
October 21, 1800 Receipt for Pay of Armorers and Supply of Iron and Steel at Springfield William Doughty William Simmons Doughty received $4500 from Simmons to be transmitted to Samuel Hodgdon at Philadelphia, agent for Joseph Williams, paymaster and store keeper at Springfield Massachusetts, for pay of armorers.
August 26, 1791 Copy of Colonel Doughtys letter to the Secretary of War John Doughty Henry Knox Report by John Doughty to the Secretary of War on British forces and influence in the vicinity of Lake Champlain. [largely illegible burned fragment].