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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 13, 1791 Red Jacket's Speech Red Jacket [not available] In his speech, Red Jacket discusses the peace talks, the British forces on the frontier, British and Indian relations, and Indian independence.
1791 Affidavit of Colonel John Harding, John Hardin [not available] This is the affidavit of Colonel John Harding relative to the inquiry into the conduct of General Harmar during the 1790 Indian campaign. Colonel Hardin found no fault with General Harmarís conduct.
May 3, 1797 Suspension of the Evacuation of These Posts Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos Lieutenant Piercy Smith Pope Gayoso de Lemos assures Lieutenant Pope that political reasons require a minimal and temporary Spanish presence in United States territory and no disrespect is intended by the King of Spain.
January 16, 1792 Reasons for Going to War with the Northwestern Indians George Washington Henry Knox Washington asks Knox for a public statement explaining the causes of the Indian conflict; discusses Indian aggression. Washington tells Knox that the public must know the reasons for their sacrifices.
November 24, 1799 Trials and Punishment of Several Prisoners Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice informs Hamilton that several prisoners have been tried and punished. The Court found that the evidence on Robinson was insufficient but Carlton was found guilty and sentenced to fifty lashes which he received this morning.
November 13, 1795 Conveyance for a Poor Fellow Found Unfit for Duty Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon A fellow discharged for being unfit for duty has his residence in North Carolina. The Secretary of War will pay for his passage to that State if conveyance can be found. Are there any vessels bound there?
May 9, 1787 Request for Detailed Return of Military Stores in Rhode Island Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Letter, asks for detailed return and condition of stores.
August 29, 1796 A Letter Found in the Woods Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon A letter was found near the trailhead of the road leading from Lynchburg to New London which had coincidentally been in the New London mail. In order to know whether the public has sustained any injury, Hodgdon is asked whether he has sent any money since his letter of the 28th of June which enclosed $721.41.
September 8, 1795 Copy of Statement of Facts Not Found Timothy Pickering Phineas Bond No document from Moore to Governor Fenner found, inclosed extract of letter from Moore to Governor.
May 27, 1792 Declined promotion William Hull Henry Knox Colonel Hull advises Secretary Knox of his declining a position that he had previously solicited. Cites his family, wife, and children. Also appears to have been offended that General Brooks was preferred.
June 21, 1784 Reasons for seizure of public funds William Hull John Pierce Cover letter for signed statement of officers of the garrison at West Point as to their reasons for an authorized seizure of public funds. (See "content notes")
June 30, 1800 Irregularities in Mail Delivery Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams continues to worry about irregularities in mail delivery. He believes they are the fault of the post office in Philadelphia that places letters in the wrong bundles and gives them wrong directions. He is grateful, however, that cash still comes directly.
August 19, 1795 Captain Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Pickering Israel Chapin Jr Timothy Pickering Letter, informs re New York treaty with Oneida Indians; discusses Wayne's campaign; mentions hostile Western Indians; discusses rumors of campaign against Six Nations.
March 23, 1799 Why Was the Officer Not Found Guilty? William W. Wands Alexander Hamilton Though he was the youngest officer on the board of a recent Court Martial, Wands can obtain no reason why the officer on trial was not found guilty.
June 21, 1784 West Point Officers' Statement to Congress on Extralegal Financial Matters Officers of Garrison at West Point Congress of the United States A signed statement from the officers of the garrison of West Point who were being discharged from the army as to their reasons for appropriating, without legal authorization, monies intended for the subsistence of the garrison's remaining officers.
October 24, 1796 Whereabouts of the Powder Intended for the Six Nations, Etc. Michael G. Houdin Samuel Hodgdon It is a mystery to Houdin that the order from the War Office respecting the powder for the Six Nations of Indians in 1794 remains unsatisfied but he assures Hodgdon that it was not his fault. He wants Hodgdon to represent him to the Secretary of War in seeking an addition to his salary since he is having a hard time supporting himself in the character of a gentleman.
August 1, 1795 Pay matters Nathaniel Gorham William Simmons Discusses reasons for not paying out certain monies sent to him due to lack of progress on fortifications. Other financial matters
September 21, 1799 Reasons for Discontinuance of Augustus de Grasse, Engineer; Explanation for Letter Supposedly Lost in Postal System, & Recommendations for 6th Regiment Ensign James McHenry John Adams Lists reasons for Augustus de Grasse being "left out of the service" after being employed as an engineer, citing gambling with government money and lack of usefulness as an engineer. Advises that the man not be encouraged to expect an appointment to the corps of Artillerists & Engineers. Confirms the apparently long time a letter took to reach Adams as the result of a mis-dating on McHenry's...
January 31, 1801 Simmons Informing Anderson that the Discovery of Pitchlynn's Statement may Help Settle his Account William Simmons Alexander Anderson Found a statement of John Pitchlynn that may help settle his account
March 18, 1795 Forage pay William K. Blue William Simmons Requests to know the reasons why he received no allowance in his pay account for forage as adjutant and quartermaster. Refers to an Act of Congress authorizing the pay.
January 6, 1784 Pay Office Business and other Matters Samuel Hodgdon Morgan Discusses the disposition of a valuable horse. Hodgdon desires to receive accounts as as soon as possible. Mentions Morgan's state taking actions regarding land encroachments by Virginia.
June 17, 1790 Sherburne asks Knox to reveal the reasons why his application was neglected Henry Sherburne Henry Knox Sherburne makes inquiry to Knox for an explanation pertaining to the rejection of his application.
December 13, 1793 Muster, Payrolls and Detention of Pay Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Discusses officers at the Upper Posts of Ohio River. Should be enabled to make out authentic muster and pay rolls. Wants to put that part in train without delaying Captain Crawford's return as they are much in want of money. If they do not execute, the detention of pay will be their fault.
November 1, 1799 Peltries to be Shipped Edward Wright John Harris Cover letter for a report from Colonel Hawkins (not found). Expresses hope that a new assistant factor will arrive from Philadelphia. He expects to ship all his skins within the month.
May 24, 1793 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Reasons for the Opinion of the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary at War Respecting the Brigantine Little Sarah, 07/08/1793