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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 26, 1792 Request for Immediate Answer Henry Knox Benjamin Walker Knox requests protection of the enclosed and asks that Walker endeavor to obtain an immediate answer or write upon the subject mentioned.
July 10, 1800 Authorization to Receive Answer On Subject of James Miller's Warrant William Miller William Simmons Secretary of War told William Miller he should have answer on warrant applied for by Miller's brother, James. Encloses letter authorizing Miller to received it
February 13, 1795 Letter from Gov. Blount Timothy Pickering George Washington "The Secretary respectfully lays before the President of the United States a letter from Governor Blount this momenet received by Express, with Gen. Robertson's letter of the 13th of January & the Governor's answer. Gen. Robertson's letter of Jany 9th mentioned by the Governor is his answer to the General was not enclosed."
November 29, 1797 Speedy answer will be considered a particular favor. Philip Rodrigue William Simmons Rodrique references several letters in response to Simmons' letter of the 20th and requests a speedy answer from him.
April 24, 1794 Request for Answer Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Request for answer to question on enclosed paper to be returned with document.
July 26, 1792 Requests Answers from Benjamin Walker and William Duer Henry Knox Benjamin Walker Letter, Knox asks wealthy businessman William Duer and Benjamin Walker for explicit and immediate answers.
May 1, 1797 Angry Letter Regarding No Answer for Forwarded Receipts Philip Williams William Simmons Williams forwarded receipt rolls and vouchers two or three times without payment or answer. Lately received partial payment from Messr. Potts and Gibbs. Requested further information on accounts and process of settlement.
September 3, 1794 Enclosed Letter John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed a copy of a letter from the Comissioner of Revenue. Stagg requested Hodgdon's answer to the commissioner's questions.
August 22, 1792 Enclosed Return and Request for Answer William Winston Henry Knox Request to answer questions posed by Winston so as to finish business.
January 29, 1796 Answer on Petitioners Timothy Pickering William Simmons Requests opinion on whether or not petitioners have right to complain.
August 14, 1793 No Answer from the Indians Has Arrived Benjamin Lincoln Colonel Alexander McKee Commissioners Lincoln, Randolph, and Pickering express their disappointment that they have yet to receive an answer from the deputation of Indian Nations in response to the Commissioners' speech at the rapids of the Miami. They request McKee's assistance in prodding the Indians to produce an answer.
May 22, 1793 Answer of W. Payne to James Seagrove Chief of Simanola Tribe of Creeks [Seminoles] W. Payne James Seagrove Payne tells Seagrove that the has heard his talk; cannot answer all on this day. Will answer next day after consulting his people. Says that his Indians don't know so much as the white people. Has been here [Colerain] for some days. White people have used us like brothers. Will give a talk tomorrow.
March 13, 1795 Answer Regarding Payment Timothy Pickering Harry Innes Presidential consideration of letter from James Smiley yields opinion that scouts should be paid by paymaster. Mr. Howell's answer to Mr. Smiley was improper.
May 3, 1792 Knox replies to the inquiries of Brooks regarding promotion Henry Knox John Brooks Letter, discusses terms of commission to Brigadier General.
July 9, 1793 Answer of the Commissioners to Captain Brandt's Speech Benjamin Lincoln Joseph Brandt Answer of the Commisioners of the United States to the speech delivered yesterday by Captain Brandt in behalf of the Western Indians.
May 29, 1797 Failure to Reply to Letters George Washington James McHenry Letter, describes the reasons he has been unable to answer McHenry's letters.
July 20, 1799 Whether an Officer might take his slave into service... Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton "One [query] in my last letter you did not answer (to wit) whether an officer had permission to take his slave into service and whether any or what compensation would be allowed him. I observe in the Regulations for Straw and Fuel, servants and batmen, not soldiers, are mentioned. But I have seen no law that allows them either pay, clothing, or provisions. You will oblige me by enabling me to...
June 11, 1787 Regarding wages due to Benjamin Durrell Jeremiah Hills John Pierce Mentions that he wrote regarding wages due to Benjamin Durrell. Pierce's answer was that there is pay due to Durrell. Hill sent the papers required, but has heard nothing back on the matter.
July 26, 1784 Cover Letter Charles Thomson Commissioners for Treating with the Indians South of the Ohio Cover letter forwarding a letter from General Clark.
February 5, 1786 Question on a Resolve of Congress William Williams Joseph Howell The author wants to know whether a recent resolve of Congress relative to the settling of Army accounts applies to his case. He has written twice and has yet to receive an answer.
November 17, 1797 Response to Inquires to Follow Samuel Henley Samuel Hodgdon Promises answers on inquiries regarding affairs of Ordnance and QM Departments.
November 30, 1787 Army Accounts Joseph Howell William Ellery Howell requests an answer from the auditor or comptroller of Rhode Island on the enclosed accounts, but as he doesn't know that person, he sent the letter to several people with the hopes they would forward it to the appropriate person.
September 16, 1784 Subsistence of the Garrison at West Point John Pierce John Doughty John Pierce sends to Major John Doughty a response to the Major's previous inquiry pertaining the subsistence of the garrison at West Point. In answer to letter, will not forget the subsistence of garrison.
February 29, 1792 Appropriate Answer to St. Clair's Letters George Washington Henry Knox Washington asks Knox to prepare appropriate responses to General St. Clair's enclosed letters so that the general will not believe he is being slighted or ignored. (See transcipt below.)
June 27, 1795 Letter from the War Office on resignation of Messrs. Gurney and Smith as Naval Agents at Philadelphia [not available] Tench Francis Mr Smith and Mr. Gurney intend to resign as naval agents at Philadelphia at the end of June 1795. Pickering's answer on this matter depends on whether Francis can take over without employing another agent. Copy of answer enclosed. Francis to assume agency on 1 July. Expects that predecessors will turn over all papers and other matters.