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September 22, 1797 Regarding the appointment of an assistant for Dr. Gillespy [not available] George Gillaspy If an assistant is required it should be the gentleman recommended by Dr. Rush.
August 8, 1797 Permission for Construction of Supporters for Cat Head and Faces Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Fox informed Truxtun he had permission from Sec. of War to construct supporters for a ship in Baltimore. Suggested a worker of Mr. Rush's for assistance in cutting the pieces.
September 20, 1796 Regarding Artist for Figurehead for Boston Frigate [not available] Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Rush has recommended an artists for the figurehead of the frigate under construction in Boston. Letter request Wolcott to give orders so that the figurehead can be made.
July 2, 1799 Certification of payment; Captain Lewis Rush, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney ordered out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $29.60 to Captain Lewis Rush, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney ordered out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794, for retained rations.
May 19, 1797 Pay of Private Hudson, Deceased, 4th US Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $12.80 is due Alexander Hudson, late a private in the 4th US Regiment, being the balance of his pay from July 3 to December 10, 1792, the day of his death, which sum is payable to Alexander Gibson, Attorney for Rush Hudson, father of and legal heir to Alexander Hudson.
July 2, 1799 Certification of payment; Ensign Jacob Beck, in Captain Lewis Rush’s Company, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney ordered out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $9.90 for retained rations to Ensign Jacob Beck, in Captain Lewis Rush’s Company, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney ordered out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794.
July 2, 1799 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Peter Gravenstine, in Captain Lewis Rush’s Company, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $13.10 for retained rations to Lieutenant Peter Gravenstine, in Captain Lewis Rush’s Company, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794
August 22, 1797 Concerning the spread of fever in Philadelphia James McHenry Benjamin Rush McHenry asks Benjamin Rush, a physician, for his advice on whether or not he should remove the War Office from the city of Philadelphia, which was suffering from the spread of fever.
August 16, 1799 Printed Document-No Available Image Benjamin Rush James McHenry No available image.
May 14, 1795 Enclosed Designs of Figureheads for Frigates Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Designs by Mr. Rush enclosed, suggestions for ship design.
January 22, 1795 Pickering discusses Indian affairs with Chapin Timothy Pickering [not available] Letter, discusses Chapin's illness; mentions rumors of Chapin's death; discusses medicine; informs re ratification of Treaty with Six Nations; asks for information re hostile Western Indians.
August 26, 1799 RE Administration of Individual Officers and Soldiers Thomas Underwood Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning the appointment, transfer, promotion, discharge, desertion, leave, and assignment of individual officers and soldiers
December 1, 1789 Assignment and Power of Attorney of William Wade William Wade [not available] Document related to the service of William Wade, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line.
December 1, 1789 Letter of Attorney William Wade Robert Prise Document certifying the service of William Wade, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line.
November 19, 1789 Letter of Attorney John Sagasue Robert Prise Document certifying the service of Richard Savage, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line, and John Sagasue.
May 28, 1795 Recommendations for Design of Frigates Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Discussed naming and changes to frigates. Mentioned naming one "the Revolution", sterns to be crested with eagles surrounded by a constellation and supported by the figures of Liberty and Justice.
September 6, 1795 Request for Delineation of Duties as Indian Commissioner Jeremiah Wadsworth Timothy Pickering Appears to be noting the particular information needed by an Indian commissioner to accomplish his duties; complains that he will not have time to wait for a reply from Pickering, as he must rush to Albany to meet the other commissioners. Requests that Pickering send a reply to that city.
September 20, 1796 Carving Figurehead James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Mentioned J. Skillen as skilled artist who has been commissioned to carve the figurehead of Hercules for the frigate Constitution.
October 18, 1796 Draft to the head of frigate construction at Boston [not available] Henry Jackson Draught drawn for the head of frigate construction at Boston. Asks for confirmation that it is brought to hand.
August 30, 1785 Retirement from Commericial Enterprises to Pursue the Study of Law William Jackson Benjamin Lincoln William Jackson writes to Benjamin Lincoln to solicit his opinions regarding his intention to retire from commercial enterprises and pursue the study of law. Discussed "general embarrassment of commerce" and that he was unwilling to sustain a loss of reputation due to current economy. Listed several men who influenced Jackson's choice to study law.
August 16, 1798 Billious Fever in Chester John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of accounting and supply matters, Harris addresses his concern regarding the effects of disease in Chester.
August 8, 1797 Regarding the cast heads and cast faces being done in Baltimore and gaining assistance in cutting the pieces Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox informs of Secretary of War James McHenry's approval that supporters of cast heads and cast faces be done in Baltimore. Discusses matter of gaining local assistance in cutting the pieces
July 27, 1799 Dismal State of U.S. and European Fiscal Affairs John Adams James McHenry Adams waxes depressedly about the state of U.S. financial affairs, comparing them to the similar dismal state of "debt and taxes" in Europe.
July 28, 1795 Attending to Mrs. Skinner's Illness, Etc. William Skinner Samuel Hodgdon Skinner received a letter informing him that his wife was very sick so he had to leave his business with a friend so he could rush to her side.
December 3, 1794 Decline of Whiskey Rebellion; Reports Duties Isaac Craig Henry Knox Discusses Whiskey Rebellion; discusses offer of head of Commissary but declines; recommends another. Refers to domestic responsibilities as well as responsibilities at his post.