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February 16, 1796 Regarding Marine Committee & Building of Frigates Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, asks for information regarding Marine committee; mentions Congress; alludes to raising Frigates.
May 26, 1800 Relief for Baltimore Naval Committee James McHenry John Adams Letter from the Secretary of War to the President of the United States on the case of the Baltimore Naval Committee for relief.
March 17, 1800 Report of the Committee appointed on the 5th instant to enquire into the expediency of authorizing the President of the United States to appoint an agent to purchase of the Indians, Atract Ofland on the South-side of Lake Superior which shall include the Great Copper Bed. Congress of the United States [not available] Authorization for president to appoint a representative to purchase land on Lake Superior from Indians due to its rich copper deposits.
January 19, 1796 Report of the House Committee on Fortifications Timothy Pickering Mr. Dayton Letter, discusses House fortifications committee; mentions House of Representatives; mentions Congress.
October 6, 1786 Committee of Congress John Pierce Samuel Hodgdon Encloses the report of a committee of Congress respecting the artificers.
October 14, 1788 Ruling of Connecticut Committee on Settling Accounts Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Detailed description of process for settlement of accounts as voted on by elected committee for Connecticut army.
November 17, 1792 Hodgdon Thanks Fitzsimmons for Information Provided Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Fitzsimmons Thanks Fitzsimmons for letting him know that the committee was going to meet.
April 2, 1798 Information requested by house committee James McHenry Edward Livingstone Information requested by house committee. If papers are to to printed, author wishes to have opportunity to correct proofs.
February 4, 1797 Unable to Attend the Committee of Conference J. H. Condy Samuel Hodgdon Condy informs the Common Council that he cannot attend the Committee of Conference on the Address to the President of the United States. He has to be absent from the city on business which would have prevented him from joining the Committee if he had known that it would not complete their duties prior to his departure. That being the case, another member should be appointed to take his place.
January 8, 1796 Report of the Committee of Claims Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Committee of Claims report on Jacob Beck and thirteen others serving under Colonel Benjamin Flowers, who claim they were underpaid while in service. Opinion of the Committee is that the claim is unfounded.
November 16, 1792 Fitzsimmons Informs Hodgdon of Committee Meeting Thomas Fitzsimmons Samuel Hodgdon Informs Hodgdon that a committee of the House of Representatives will meet on Monday the 19th regarding Hodgdon's memorial.
March 10, 1796 Seeks Opinion, Communication with Naval Committee James McHenry Charles Lee Refers to act of Congress and debates with Mr. Livingston. Requests opinion. Looks for communication with the naval committee explaining embarrassment.
June 3, 1799 Baltimore Naval Committee Members to Travel to Philadelphia to Consult McHenry Robert Gilmor James McHenry Acknowledges receipt of a copy of McHenry's letter to Mr. Foncin, superintendent engineer of Fort McHenry. Informs McHenry that two members of the Baltimore Naval Committee are traveling to Philadelphia to meet and negotiate with him on the Fort McHenry project, with the full authority of the whole committee.
October 6, 1798 Baltimore Naval Committee Requests Funds & Estimate of Costs for Fort McHenry Robert Gilmor James McHenry The chairman of the Naval Committee of Baltimore reiterates the sentiments of the general committee's letter, asking that $4000 be tendered to them for defense construction services already undertaken, and that the balance of the overall budget of $20,000 be made directly available to the committee. Also asks to receive a copy of Major Tousard's estimate for the cost of building the defenses at...
September 23, 1799 Settlement of Accounts James McHenry William Simmons Directs accountant to help the Marine Committee of Baltimore in settling their accounts.
August 9, 1784 Actions to be taken Charles Thomson Joseph Carleton Discusses actions to be taken in regards to a copy of a resolution of the committee of the states.
May 3, 1799 Opinion that the President Cannot Appoint Officers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Expresses opinion that the President has no power to appoint officers to battalions. Distinguishes between filling a vacancy and appointment of a new office.
April 2, 1798 Letter from the War Department to Congress on Naval Armament James McHenry Representative Edward Livingston This letter is the cover letter to the Secretary at War's 55 page submission to the Committee for Naval Armament. The committee is chaired by Edward Livingston.
1792 Debates in Congress and Samuel Hodgdon Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Dunlap Having looked over the debates in Congress the previous day as detailed in Hodgdon's paper, Hodgdon was surprised to find a statement by Mr. Steele that Mr. Hodgdon complained of not being present at the committee session. Yet he had been written to and the committee had received letters from him relative to the circumstances discussed in the debate.
August 13, 1784 Concern Charles Thomson S. Hardy Cocern about the dissolution of a committee of Congress.
October 6, 1786 Report of a committee in Congress John Pierce Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a report of a committee in Congress; mentions a claim and certificate of Captain Dubbert.
January 24, 1791 Discussion of Returns for Payment of Invalid Pensions Arthur Fenner Henry Knox Letter, discusses return of invalid pensions.
May 3, 1799 Discusses Appointments, Power to Appoint by the President Alexander Hamilton James McHenry States belief that the President has no authority to appoint officers to the battalions.
February 5, 1800 Requested Papers Transmitted James McHenry Dwight Foster "Sir: In compliance with the request contained in your letter of this date, I transmit, for the information of the committee of claims, copies of all the papers in my possession, relative to the claim of Lieutenant Campbell Smith."
August 13, 1784 Concern Charles Thomson Jonathan Bankson Concern about a dissolution of a committee of Congress.