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November 22, 1800 State of Anxiety Relative to the Outcome of the Inquiry, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Common politeness should have dictated to the General the propriety of calling on Hodgdon on his way out of the city. No apology can be made except as applies to a uniformity in his conduct. The delay in the inquiry is apparently due to an indisposition on the part of one of the Commissioners. A state of anxiety and suspense will remain with Williams until this business is finished. Poor Lyman is...
March 12, 1800 Anxiety Regarding Money Transactions, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams feels that the mode adopted by Hodgdon of remitting one thousand dollars at a time will, despite the risk, enable him to meet his payments. He understands Hodgdon's anxiety in making these payments since his own anxiety is allevieated only after he has submitted his vouchers and the amount is placed to his credit. A machine for cutting bayonet jackets has been received at the Armory.
March 7, 1792 Final Decision on the Grant Point Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Governor St. Clair advises Henry Knox that he awaits word from him regarding a decision on a concern already discussed. St. Clair needs a decision so he can act on related matters that are causing him considerable anxiety.
June 2, 1787 Expresses empathy for fatigue and anxiety on Howell's mind Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Expresses empathy for fatigue and anxiety on Howell's mind. Has finished Major Fenner's business. Signed returns in behalf of paymaster general. Mentions General Knox.
August 13, 1784 Concern Charles Thomson S. Hardy Cocern about the dissolution of a committee of Congress.
June 5, 1800 My Debits and Credits, Etc. Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton Paymaster Swan alerts Hamilton that the comparative state of Swan's debits and credits on the books of the accountant is alarming. He has the appropriate vouchers but is concerned that accidents by fire, water, or vermin has damaged them, this is a source of continual anxiety to his mind.
June 29, 1792 Troops are Marched as Fast as They are Recruited Henry Knox Anthony Wayne In order to alleviate Wayne anxiety, Knox reports on the recruitment and transportation of men and supplies to support Wayne's expedtion against the western Indians.
February 6, 1792 Letter from the Reverend Samuel Kirkland to Secretary of War Henry Knox on Indian Council at Buffaloe; smallpox outbreak on Genesee River Reverend Samuel Kirkland Henry Knox Letter, discusses private Indian council, which Kirkland would have attended but for the exclusion of whites. To have pushed the matter would have excited jealousies. Speaks highly of Good Peter as a source of information and aid. Will report on results of council as soon as information comes available. Farmer's Brother has anxiety of mind and wished to absent self from Council at Buffaloe....
June 29, 1792 Troops, Recruits, and Stores to Pittsburgh Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox assures Wayne that his troops, recruits, and stores are moving with dispatch toward Pittsburgh and discusses the movement of specific units. Although the President wants the troops trained at Pittsburgh, it is left up to Wayne as to whether that is the appropriate location.
March 4, 1799 Wagon in Which My Baggage is Being Sent John McKee Samuel Hodgdon McKee observes that he arrived at the post without any complaint against the horse other than his frequently stumbling during the journey. To allay his anxiety, he wants information by post of the wagon in which Mr. Harrison is forwarding his baggage
October 3, 1800 Check the Payment of Notes at the Bank Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Because of the anxiety attached to the disappointment of not receiving two thousand dollars in post notes in the mail, Williams recommends checking the payment of these notes at the bank to guard against accidents.
September 18, 1794 Whereabouts of Funds for the Troops of Georgia Joseph Howell John Matthews The sum of $9,911 was transmitted to Constant Freeman for the pay of the troops of Georgia and much time has elapsed with no information as to its whereabouts, causing great anxiety in the Accountant's Office.
June 10, 1791 Concerning the settlement of claims A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Writes the Commissioner of Army Accounts of the anxiety he feels in anticipation of his advice relative to the applications for a settlement of claims, which he says has been the subject of "perpetual trouble".
January 5, 1789 Capricious Conduct of Indians, Etc . Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Notes that capricious conduct of Indians must give great anxiety. Is persuaded that St. Clair will do everything on his part to avoid a war. There is a greater prospect that Congress of seven states assembling. Improbable that congress of nine states will be convened under present confederation. [n/a]
August 1, 1800 $1000 in Post Notes Received One Day Late Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams declares that his anxiety was much relieved when he broke open the letter which enclosed one thousand dollars in post notes on account of the Armory. The letter was one day late because it was routed through Boston from the southward.
September 8, 1796 Safe Delivery of Ames' Accounts David Ames William Simmons Ames expresses his anxiety regarding the safe delivery of his accounts and asks Simmons to confirm delivery by return post.
November 10, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox George Washington Cited in Washington to Knox, 11/19/1790. Knox informs Washington that no news of any material interest regarding Harmar's expedition is yet received. He expresses his anxiety over the lack of information and assures the President that the news will be transmitted the moment it is received.
December 3, 1794 Lack of Pay for Soldiers, Etc. Michael Kalteisen Joseph Howell Among many other concerns, Kalteisen expresses his anxiety at not receiving any communications from General Knox, Hodgdon, or anyone else in the War Office. He has been most attentive in writing both by post and by vessel and has given the strictest attention to every particular. He notes that there have been many complaints by the soldiers about their not receiving their pay. He has been obliged...
1794 Potential war with Indians James Jordan Henry Gaither James Jordan writes Lieutenant Colonel commandant Henry Gaither that William Gray is spreading falsehoods about the likelihood of Indians going to war, and that his earlier letter expressing anxiety of this was therefore mistaken.
February 4, 1794 Negotiations with Madame Laval Henry Knox Colonel B. Walker Mentions the subject that gives Colonel Walker much anxiety. Madame Laval is making negotiations that would exonerate Walker from responsibility, but without effect. The sum is uncertain. At present she demands $40,000, a sum not probable for him to be able to obtain.
September 30, 1798 Request to Notify Freeman of Vouchers Hugh McCall William Simmons McCall enclosed vouchers for Freeman, but Freeman's travel to Fort Wilkinson from Philadelphia might cause him to miss the receipt of the vouchers. McCall expressed anxiety regarding reimbursement for travel to Savannah and questioned a future trip to visit the Paymanster.
June 2, 1798 My Willingness to Serve Alexander Hamilton George Washington Should an emergency arise, Hamilton expresses his willingness to serve in an army under Washington's leadership so long as the service he renders is proportional to the sacrifice he would make.
October 8, 1800 Delay in the Arrival of Post Notes Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams has at last received from the southard the two thousand dollars in post notes on account of the Armory. He expresses his anxiety at the length of time they took to arrive and wrote several letters to Hodgdon on that subject. He hopes to see Hodgdon in Springfield soon since, without his presence, little or nothing can be done.
December 22, 1791 Maria Butler speaks of the death of General Butler to Washington Maria Butler George Washington Letter, discusses death of Butler; discusses pioneeers and frontier life; discusses militia and protection of the frontier.
June 14, 1798 Payment for Repaired Boxes and Caps Henry Bedinger Samuel Hodgdon The boxes and caps were delivered by Adam Bishop and found to be repaired so, in accordance with the agreement, payment was made to him. Major Langham will inform Hodgdon if those boxes are part of the returned stores loaned to the State of Virginia. It is still not known who is to succeed Major Langham in the care of the stores so, despite his anxiety, Bedinger will continue to transact the...