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August 10, 1792 Goods for General Sargent Daniel Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Daniel Sargent sends goods requested by his uncle, Winthrop Sargent (father of the general), on board the brig Swallow. Hodgdon is to forward the goods to General Sargent. Request of Sargent's uncle, Winthrop Sargent, answered. Goods shipped to care of Hodgdon.
July 18, 1791 Salary of Winthrop Sargent Joseph Howell Winthrop Sargent Sargent is paid $187.50 for his salary as Secretary to the territory northwest of the Ohio River for the second quarter of 1791, as part of his salary per annum of $750.
May 31, 1794 Pay of Winthrop Sargent as Adjutant General Joseph Howell Winthrop Sargent Even though Congress did not authorize, during Winthrop's time of service, the position of Adjutant General, the recognition of same is apparent by his appointment by the Secretary of War to that position and the approbation of Congress for his pay, subsistence, and forage.
January 29, 1791 Advance of Salary for Winthrop Sargent Winthrop Sargent Alexander Hamilton Please pay to Joseph Howell, acting Paymaster General, five hundred dollars received of him in pursuance of directions from the Secretary of War, being an advance on account of Sargent's salary as Secretary to the Territory northwest of the Ohio River.
April 12, 1794 Cousin Winthrop's Trunk Daniel Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent consigns to Hodgdon's care a trunk belonging to his cousin Winthrop Sargent. It has been shipped on board the sloop Abby, under Capt. Samuel Eames, as per the enclosed bill of laden. Hodgdon is to take care of it until he hears further respecting its disposal.
October 14, 1791 Account of Winthrop Sargent Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. States the salary due Winthrop Sargent, Secretary to the Territory Northwest of the Ohio River, for the third quarter of 1791. The subscriber is due $125 for which he requests payment.
August 16, 1800 Allegation Against Sargent, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent sent a letter to Colonel Pickering as Secretary of State before he knew he was out of office. Fortunately he marked it private before committing it to the postmaster in Philadelphia. The Justice in charge of the Grand Jury has denied the principal allegation against Sargent which was that he assumed to aggress the people. The Justices formally attested to same but the judgement is omitted...
October 29, 1798 Matters of Clothing for Myself and My Servants, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon In a typically inscrutable Sargent missive, the following are the legible portions: two fashionable [?]; Mrs. Sargent; young lady; whole length of tape or measure; her daughter, Miss Mary Williams; lace; transportation-land or water; twenty or thirty pounds;
January 25, 1798 Dispositon Amongst the Indians, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Writing in his own code, Sargent comments on a disposition among the Indians.
April 4, 1792 Knox informs Sargent of adjutant general position Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Letter, discusses post of adjutant general; alludes to St. Clair's campaign failure.
May 10, 1792 Letter Citation Winthrop Sargent John Symmes Cited in Knox to Sargent, 07/23/1792.
January 11, 1799 Discussion of Shipping to Mississippi Territory with Threats of Privateers Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Acknowledges letter and information from Governor Winthrop Sargent's goods. Includes figures for shipping items to the Natchez by sea. Adds value of insurance with the great risk of privateers. Hopes to resolve issues soon with Forrest and with Campbell.
April 20, 1791 Letter Citation Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Sargent, 05/19/1791.
May 1, 1791 Letter Citation Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Sargent, 05/19/1791.
May 2, 1791 Letter Citation Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Sargent, 05/19/1791.
January 29, 1798 Turner's Silence Respecting Sargent's Engagement, Etc. George Blake Samuel Hodgdon Blake has seen Captain Turner and perceives that his silence while at Philadelphia respecting Winthrop Sargent's engagement was inadverent. Though the note bore Turner's signature it was in truth issued on behalf of Colonel Sargent.
July 9, 1796 The Tea Business Should Be Settled, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Writing mostly in code, Winthrop discusses sundry topics and hopes that the tea business will soon be settled.
September 29, 1789 Winthrop Sargent writes to the Secretary at War Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Letter, discusses Congress, Indians, family matters and the appointment of Marshall.
August 6, 1800 Denial of Principal Allegation Against Me Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent sent a letter to Colonel Pickering as Secretary of State before he knew he was out of office. Fortunately he marked it private before committing it to the postmaster in Philadelphia. The Justice in charge of the Grand Jury has denied the principal allegation against Sargent which was that he assumed to aggress the people. The Justices formally attested to same but the judgement is omitted...
May 21, 1798 I Have Indeed Been Suffering, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Ignoring, as usual, the principle that the purpose of handwriting is to communicate, Sargent mentions accepting an appointment, and that he has indeed been sufffering. He refers to the Secretary's office and offers his respects to Mrs. Hodgdon.
January 10, 1787 Request for Military Appointment Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox is responding to Winthrop Sargent's letter requesting an office. He is offering the possibility that Sargent be appointed to the Office of the Inspector of the Troops; but that the election will be dependent upon Congress. He also mentioned Sargent's desire to remain with the Massachusetts line. Described role and duties of the officer.
May 4, 1798 Goods for the Wyandots & Pottawatomies, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon discusses the Indian goods intended for the Wyandot and Pottowatomie tribes. Colonel Winthrop Sargent apparently will be confirmed by the Senate as Governor of the Mississippi government.
May 20, 1796 My Land Purchase Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a letter from Captain Turner regarding Sargent's land purchase.
October 6, 1798 Upon the Death of Dr. Hodge, I Mourn for His Friends, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon As usual, Sargent has much to say but his untelligible scrawl renders his letter meaningless except for the following: the death of Dr. Hodge; looking glasses.
August 2, 1799 Gov. Sargent's Leave of Absence Samuel Hodgdon Edward D. Turner Refers to outstanding note. Governor Sargent has obtained a leave of absence to visit his eastern friends and is expected in Philadelphia on his way to Boston, where he will attend to the business. Reminds Col. Wilkins of the wine.