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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 16, 1784 Resolutions of Congress and Pierce's business John Pierce Thomas Mifflin Discusses two resolutions of Congress and their bearing on Pierce's business.
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.
February 13, 1799 Report for Congress Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Williams Recognizes need for a more detailed account for Congress and the Secretary of War, who wishes Hodgdon to view all public accounts. Will present a report to Congress.
January 14, 1790 Reply to Speech of Congress George Washington United States Senate Expression of thanks for address from Congress. Relying on the continuance of Congress' exertions for the public good, anticipates salutary effects of prudent and upright counsels.
February 12, 1784 Officer's Pay Edward Antill John Pierce Antill requests to be paid subsistence due him by act of Congress.
May 7, 1784 Not authorized by Congress John Pierce Minister of France John Pierce sends a letter to the Minister of France informing him that he is not authorized by Congress to grant half pay to Mr. McHenry.
November 25, 1794 Military Forces in 1794 George Washington [not available] Addressed to Congress with mention of enclosed document from Sec. of War.
March 24, 1784 Returns Mandated by Congress Samuel Hodgdon Timothy Pickering Discusses returns (probably of stores) mandated by Congress.
April 29, 1784 To be brought before Congress Hezekiah Wetmore John Pierce Discusses a matter he wishes brought before Congress.
March 2, 1796 Letter to the President of Congress John Pierce John Hancock The Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General writes John Hancock - the President of Congress - on the subject of officers in the Continental Army.
March 21, 1785 The election of Indian Commissioners by Congress Congress of the United States [not available] These documents announce the election by Congress of Indian Commissioners.
March 10, 1797 Act of Congress William Simmons John Francis Hamtramck Encloses copies of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States"
March 10, 1797 Act of Congress William Simmons Isaac Craig Encloses copies of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States"
February 25, 1801 Enclosing an Abstract of Certain Expenditures William Simmons Samuel Dexter Enclosing an abstract of certain expenditures in conformity with the resolution of Congress of February 17th.
December 29, 1788 Request for Information on the Militia Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Requested information on Virginia militia in response to the recently passed act of Congress.
September 2, 1800 Allowances Paid through Act of Congress William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Allowances were made by act of Congress and therefore no further allowances could be dispensed without the interference of that governing body.
December 29, 1800 [Report submitted to Congress]. Oliver Wolcott [not available] Compensation of specific Canadian refugees relative to law passed by Congress April 7, 1798.
May 18, 1786 Disposition of Wetmore's Claim John Pierce Hezekiah Wetmore Discusses Wetmore's financial claims before Congress and gives his summary of Wetmore's account.
October 6, 1786 Committee of Congress John Pierce Samuel Hodgdon Encloses the report of a committee of Congress respecting the artificers.
December 4, 1788 Regarding settlement of accounts John P. de Haas Joseph Howell Asks if Congress will pass an act for settling deHaas' accounts. Was obliged to pay Mr. Williams and believes this was wrong.
December 7, 1785 Newspaper advertisements regarding Act of Congress limiting claims of army Joseph Howell Benjamin Edes Was not Mr. Pierce's intention to publish the Act of Congress limiting the claims of the Army in every newspaper. Asks that Edes not promise any recompense to printers in his states.
April 11, 1798 Documents from the War Office to Congress [not available] Representative Edward Livingston Transmittal of documents referred to in ltr of 2 April 1798.
May 16, 1797 Speech to Congress Regarding French Trade Policy and Negotiations John Adams Congress of the United States 5th Congress, First Session: Adams discussed new official policy to be pursued with France due to insult suffered by Pinckney. Outlined naval policy and protection of merchant ships.
May 21, 1797 Regarding Navy Stores & Congress Josiah Fox John Scott Letter, mentions stores; mentions Congress.
March 10, 1797 Act of Congress William Simmons Caleb Swan Encloses copies of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States" for Swan to distribute to officers