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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 25, 1799 The Democrats Have Prevailed in the Election, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig laments the victory of the Democrats in the recent election and discusses various supply concerns. Encloses a draft on Caleb Swan in favor of Robert Andrews.
December 1, 1800 Presidential Election of 1800 James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Letter from the former Secretary at War to Alexander Hamilton concerning the late presidential election, which produced a tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr.
April 6, 1797 Request for Delivery of Indian Presents for Cherokees James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of annual gifts for Cherokee nation.
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.
October 18, 1799 Election for State of Pennsylvania Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Certificate to be printed the remnant will be forwarded to Craig. Fears gubernatorial election is against "us" (Federalists) in "this city" (Philadelphia). York and Lancaster counties "deserted" Federalist party. Must submit to the system and noted that the state of Pennsylvania is Democratic (which Craig stated was synonymous with French).
October 13, 1796 Regarding an Election William Vans Murray James McHenry Murray writes of the election results for members of Congress, and fears what will happen if the next President is not a Federalist.
November 9, 1796 Close of the Election; Report about France William Vans Murray James McHenry Reports on the close of a local election, in which one of the candidates only received one vote. Also discusses a rumor about the French.
December 2, 1796 Election Favorites Charles Carroll James McHenry Inclosed Governor's Address printed in Green's paper. Pennsylvania ticket in favor of Jefferson, some say Adams will be elected by a majority of 6 votes. McHenry doesn't believe an election will be made by the Electors due to poor health or remote residences.
December 31, 1800 Presidential Election of 1800 James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses with Hamilton the late presidential election of 1800. McHenry puts a positive spin on the Federalist defeat, however, stating: "We undoubtedly are threatened with a change in some of the most essential points in government and our national affairs; but who will venture to say, that equal evils did not await us, had Mr. Adams been elected. The case at least affords us this kind...
October 19, 1798 Election of Gallatin & Smiley to Congress, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig announces the arrival of the Quartermaster General and mentions the election of Democrats Gallatin and Smilie to Congress.
October 17, 1800 Travel Plans Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Quartermaster General traveling to Pittsburgh, Secretary of War and President expected in Philadelphia shortly. Secretary of Treasury travels to Connecticut. Best wishes for a better turn out in local election, mentioned federal election as going poorly.
September 30, 1800 Discussion of Political Matters John Adams Samuel Dexter Appears to be a political discussion concerning the upcoming election, ministers, and American policy.
October 1, 1800 Presidential Election of 1800 James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Secretary at War to Alexander Hamilton about the presidential election of 1800. The Federalists are running John Adams and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney.
February 4, 1797 Military Hospital of the Southern Department Nathan Alexander Unknown Recipient Discusses the Military Hospital of the Southern Department. Also mentions election for the presidency.
June 18, 1798 Annual Annuities for the Six Nations of Indians Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Hodgdon informs Chapin of the annual annuities being sent to the Six Nations of Indians via Melancton Smith at New York and Capt. Houdin at Albany.
November 2, 1796 About Southern Elections William Vans Murray James McHenry Discusses elections, and the nature of them, and how he has never known of such an election of principles before. He asks that his regards be given to a number of people.
September 18, 1796 Delivering Annual Presents to the Six Nations of Indians, Etc. Michael G. Houdin Samuel Hodgdon Among sundry other matters, Houdin describes the journey he undertook to deliver two hogsheads and nine bales of annual presents to the Six Nations of Indians.
June 26, 1800 Request for Purchase of Vinegar for Annual Military Stores Fumigation Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs Whelen to purchase ten galllons of vinegar, for use in the annual fumigation of the military stores, which is described.
February 28, 1786 Provision for Disabled Soldiers Charles Thomson John Langdon Requests information regarding action taken by New Hampshire on Congress's recommendation to make an annual provision for those officers, soldiers, and seamen disabled in the United States service in the Revolutionary War.
March 30, 1798 Annual Supply for the Chickasaw Nation of Indians James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is an order on the Storekeeper to deliver the annual supply to the Chickasaw Nation of Indians. It should be transported to Major Craig at Pittsburgh and forwarded to Fort Washington to be deposited there in the care of the commanding officer pending further orders. .
November 7, 1800 Election and Personal Business Thomas Butler Francis Mentges Butler wants the news from Philadelphia so he can ascertain what face Pennsylvania put on respecting the election of electors. Asks for some clothing to be made for his daughters.
February 16, 1789 Information on Requested Cloth and Election Results Henry Knox George Washington Knox assures Washington that when the requested cloth arrives it will be shipped by stage without delay. Knox also relays election news indicating that Washington received every vote for President from Maryland and all other states in the south. Voting from New Jersey and Delaware, Knox notes, is not yet available.
October 13, 1791 Errors on Ordnance Return Isaac Craig Henry Knox Politics of officers and resignations. Apologies for mistakes in ordnance return. Letters forwarded to noted recipients.
April 6, 1797 Annual Supply to the Cherokee Nation James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to receive from the storekeeper the goods selected for the annual supply to the Cherokee Nation and the medicine and hospital stores for the troops in that quarter. They should be transported by land to Knoxville, Tennessee and addressed to David Henley, agent of the War Department.
April 7, 1797 Delivery of Indian Goods James McHenry John Harris Annual supply of goods for Creek Indians in Georgia to be delivered to Hodgdon for transport to Colerain in Georgia, via water.