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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 5, 1793 Request to Nullify Arrest of Brother Soldier Charles Scott Anthony Wayne Letter, mentions arrest of Major Smith and request to allow Smith to tender resignation.
October 16, 1794 Arrest the President's Wagon Henry Knox Ephrain Blaine Knox orders Blaime to arrest the President's wagon until his orders are received but the shipment of clothing should be sent on.
February 11, 1799 Extending My Confinement Samuel Osborne Alexander Hamilton Osborn laments that sixteen days have passed since his arrest and requests that his confinement be extended from the island to the city. .
March 21, 1786 [The Secretary at War to whom was referenced certain letters from Major John Palsgrave Wyllys to the said Secretary] Henry Knox Congress of the United States General Knox's recommendations to Congress in regards to the case of Major Wyllys for illegally trying two soldiers and placing them under sentence of death. Believed suspension was a better punishment than arrest. If Congress does not agree, Knox asks for them to offer an acceptable alternative.
February 20, 1799 Consider Yourself Under Arrest James McHenry Samuel Vance McHenry advises Captain Vance that William Simmons will press charges against him for grossly insulting him while he was performing the duties of his office. Vance is to remain in Philadelphia and, pending the issuance of formal charges, will consider himself under arrest.
April 8, 1799 References Captain Vance's Case; Questions Military Court Process James McHenry [not available] Explains misunderstanding between Captain Vance and Lieut. Simmons, accountant of the War Department. General Hamilton ordered a court martial, which released Vance from arrest. Submits letter as evidence, and raises questions about process of arrest and trial with a military court.
July 28, 1792 Acknowledged Receipt of Orders Reorganizing Sublegions, Update on Troop Movement Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne gave locations and marching orders for troops in Ohio County, information on new recruits acquired in Pennsylvania, and details on the arrest of Lieut. Smith.
June 5, 1795 Amount Due the State of Virginia to militia for protection of frontier William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $8,622.84 is due Virginia for the pay and subsistence of the militia and scouts, their ammunition and expenses in the protection of her frontier, and the expenses related to the arrest of a Privateer out of Smithfield in July 1794.
July 23, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain Theodore Meminger, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers for expenses and Lieutenant George Ross for going to Reading to arrest Captain John Bishop and bringing him to Fort Mifflin William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $33.06 to Captain Theodore Meminger, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers for expenses, and to Lieutenant George Ross for going to Reading to arrest Captain John Bishop and bringing him to Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania;
May 10, 1800 Certification of payment; 2d Lieutenant Tobias V. Cruyler, 12th Regiment of Infantry William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $21.03 to 2d Lieutenant Tobias V. Cruyler, 12th Regiment of Infantry, for stationary, postage of letters, and expenses incurred in liberating from arrest sundry soldiers.
May 19, 1798 Arrest and Court Martial James McHenry Campbell Smith Official. Documents arrest and court martial of Samuel Parnele for fraud. Presidential appointment of multiple officiers to judge Parnele on charges.
September 8, 1795 Integrity of Ensign Remington Discussed William Eaton William Simmons Remington put under civil arrest by creditors for debts, and Eaton had the ensign in close confinement. Man who arrested the ensign deserve no thanks from his country due to the debauchery and dissipation that tainted his personal record.
September 15, 1797 May God in His Mercy Arrest the Fever, Etc. John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Mrs. Harris is suffering from a sore mouth and throat. Mr. Bass tells Harris that the Watch Coats and blankets are finishing up for the Western posts and that the order for the clothing in general is in the contract. Harris expresses his fervent wish that the fever raging in Philadelphia may be arrested.
February 13, 1800 Reports Activity of David Fero upon His Arrest Thomas H. Cushing James McHenry Received letter for David Fero in July, but he was not in the area until December. Fero reported giving up all books, papers, and public properties to the proper officer when he was arrested. Fero had seen the Secretary of War in his absence.
April 5, 1799 Troop Movements & Considerations Regarding the Insurrection in Northampton, Pennsylvania James McHenry John Adams Reminds Adams of his earlier letter regarding troops sent to put down the insurrection at Northampton, Pennsylvania. McHenry had believed that 5 companies of regulars and two companies of volunteer horsemen would be sufficient, but the small size of the volunteer companies and the perceived greater threat of the insurgents have caused him to ask the governors of Pennsylvania and New Jersey to...
September 17, 1795 Remit Balance to Virginia William Simmons Robert Brooke Virginia paid for money used to protect frontiers.
February 21, 1799 No Unnecessary Delay in Furnishing the Charges Samuel Vance James McHenry Since he is under arrest for his confrontation with William Simmons, Capt. Vance asks that there be no delay in furnishing the charges against him.
October 25, 1794 Continuing the Expedition Alexander Hamilton George Washington Hamilton discusses the expedition's progress as it arrives in Berlin, Pennsylvania. [Whiskey Rebellion]
April 4, 1800 Resignation of Maj. Mahlon Ford Mahlon Ford Alexander Hamilton Ford contends that when he reported to Fort Norfolk the post was a picture of destruction due to the incompetence of Capt. Richard Blackburn. He was faced with the choice of either giving up the command or arresting Blackburn. He chooses the former.
August 6, 1797 Plan of Zachariah Cox & Co. for Land Acquisition from the Chickasaws Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins summarized Cox's plan to obtain the Tennessee Company's claim from the Chickasaws. He expected Cox had been arrested and would soon be brought to justice.
June 14, 1799 Increased Exertion in the Business of Supplies Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton stresses the importance of punctuality in supplying the new recruits and providing for their pay.
October 26, 1795 Court Martial to Investigate the Charges Against Capt. Kalteisen Lewis Tousard William Cox Lewis Tousard notes that a Court of Inquiry does not have the same authority as a Court Martial but its findings will be presented to the Court Martial. He observes that Cox has had a month to prepare his defense related to his charges against Captain Kalteisen who could labor no longer under the weight of Cox's accusations. Since he is under arrest, Cox will be confined to his barracks pending...
April 22, 1799 Forwarding of Correspondence with General MacPherson James McHenry John Adams Forwards letter from General MacPherson, as well as McHeny's response to the same.
April 1, 1800 Deposition in favor of John Dyer Mercier John Halsted Unknown Recipient John Halsted attests to John Dyer Mercier's status as a profitable businessman in Canada before the American invasion. Halsted further attests to Merciers arrest by the British for his assistance of American troops at the request of Benedict Arnold.
September 16, 1795 Concerning remitted funds William Simmons Governor Robert Brooks Informs Governor Brook that the Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Jackquilin Ambler, will be remitted funds from the federal government for services rendered by the state militia.