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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 3, 1798 Drafts Without Stamps Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon discusses letters and drafts with and without stamps. Drafts without stamps will not be received by the banks.
August 28, 1794 Counterfeiting the Notes of Branch Banks Joseph Howell Constant Freeman As regards the counterfeiting of the notes of the Branch Banks of Baltimore and Charleston, the Cashier of the Bank of the United States has provided four sheets of impressions of five and ten dollar notes which may help to detect the fraud.
March 16, 1793 Regarding Claims, Payments, Residence on Banks of Monongahela River Isaac Craig Thomas Forrest Discusses advances, certificates, payments and claims. Anticipates pleasure of Forest's company. Endeavors to render residence on banks of Monongahela River as agreeable as possible.
May 6, 1800 Concerning a cannon foundry and ore banks James McHenry Benjamin Stoddert Mentions his coming resignation as Secretary of War; inquires about a cannon foundry and ore banks.
January 3, 1783 Certification on Greene's Conduct John Banks [not available] Banks certifies that Major General Greene never had nor did hold any commercial connection with him and that Greene never expressed an interest or desire for such a connection.
February 27, 1792 Contracts with Banks Edward Carrington Unknown Recipient Discussed newspaper article that cited a contract falsely closed and was not left open for competition.
August 31, 1798 An act for the further defense of this State [New York] and for other purposes, 27 Aug 1798 Daniel Hale [not available] Authored by the New York state legislature. Declares that the current defenses of New York City are inadequate, and allocates $150,000 to complete & expand existing fortifications and erect new ones at various listed locations. Also allocates $160,000 for the purchase of arms for the state militia. Addresses issue of military stores [partially illegible], and affirms a continual honoring of...
May 31, 1794 Fortifications in North Carolina Nicholas Martinan Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War regarding fortifications in North Carolina off the Outer Banks, particularly Wilmington.
July 21, 1790 Refuting claims of impropriety on the part of General Greene William Burnet Henry Knox Burnet confirms that he received a message from Knox informing him of the suggestions that General Greene was conducting an improper business relationship with John Banks and Company, and that the evidence was in Burnetís possession by way of his sonís papers. The allegations were also that Greene compelled Burnet to relinquish this evidence to him. Burnet addresses these allegations and...
March 2, 1790 Carrington discusses contracting measures for the Southern Army with Knox Edward Carrington Henry Knox Letter, discusses affidavits re contract to supply Southern army.
February 5, 1783 Refutation of Financial Impropriety Nathaniel Greene Benjamin Lincoln Greene enclosed letters and certificates to refute rumors of financial impropriety in his contracts with Charleston merchants to supply his army with clothing. Greene wants to give Lincoln the letters necessary to silence any insinuations that may arise in Virginia. Malicious reports have also appeared in South Carolina concerning improper financial dealings between Banks and Morris.
January 27, 1792 Report on the Pay of Capt. Hugh Beard's Company of Militia Joseph Howell Henry Knox Howell says he examined the pay roll for the pay of militia raised at Goverenor Blount's direction as a guard to attend the treaty held with the Indians on the banks of Holston and, despite the absence of muster rolls, found no irregularities.
December 19, 1782 Clothing for the Southern Army from Charleston Nathaniel Greene Benjamin Lincoln Greene informs Lincoln that in consequence of Lincoln's orders Greene had taken measures to provide winter clothing to his soldiers. Greene reports that Banks and Company have furnished most of the articles wanted and will provide the rest. Complains that prices goods are high. Reports that demand for cloths among the planters is so great that clothing can sell at high prices. Contracts cannot be...
December 30, 1784 Accounting practices John Pierce Philip Audebert John Pierce sends to Philip Audibert a letter discussing accounting practices.
July 11, 1794 Counterfeit Bank Notes Constant Freeman Joseph Howell Freeman not yet received money from Supervisor. Bank notes from the Branch Banks of Baltimore and Charleston had been counterfeit in "this state". Freeman can not discern the counterfeit marks. Requested Treasury obtain bills of exchange from Bank of Charleston to obviate the difficulties regarding counterfeit.
November 11, 1782 General Greene's Report on Clothing for the Southern Army Nathaniel Greene Benjamin Lincoln Greene informs Lincoln that he is taking measures to obtain clothing for the troops. He reports that he has on hand only a small part of his army's winter clothing. After issuing clothing to the troops going to the north he will have only a small pittance left. Greene discusses his financial arrangements for paying for the clothing through bills drawn on the Continental Army's Financier.
September 18, 1800 Beckwith Confirms the Quality of the Coal Joseph Williams [not available] Elisha Beckwith certifies that as a blacksmith in business in the City of Hartford, he has examined the Virginian coal laying on the banks of that city and has found it of good quality.
August 21, 1794 American troops near British post along Miami Anthony Wayne William Campbell Major General Anthony Wayne responds to Major William Campbell (British commander of the fort along the banks of the Miami), who inquired upon why the U.S. is amassing troops nearby. Wayne points to the supposed Indian threat.
July 20, 1794 Impending Revolution William Rickard David Henley Kind words from Henley appreciated. Noted mounting insurrection, and the possibility of a revolution. Request advice on muster rolls.
August 3, 1798 Drafts Without Stamps, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Among other matters, Hodgdon discusses the policy regarding sending drafts with or without stamps. The Quartermaster General may receive them without stamps but the banks will not, so it is best to draw on stamped paper.
August 22, 1794 British post at the Miami William Campbell Anthony Wayne Major William Campbell, commander of an allegedly illegal British fort along the banks of the Miami, responds to Major General Anthony Wayne's assertion that the erection of the post was an act of hostility and aggression. States that he does not want conflict with the United States, but that Wayne's letter was insulting to the British flag and King.
April 11, 1798 Missing Letter Containing Post Notes Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Willing Hodgdon is trying to find a letter, containing post notes and addressed to Thomas Holt, that appears to be missing. It now appears necessary to apply to the bank for payment of the amount of the notes.
August 22, 1791 Military Report from Danville John Brown General William Irvine General Wilkinson has enjoyed some success in destroying two Indian towns but General St. Clair is struggling to secure the aid of the Kentucky militia who are averse to cooperating with the regular army.
October 14, 1794 Bonds from Amsterdam Banks, Disbursement of Funds, Etc. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Wolcott discusses several Treasury matters including bonds placed to the credit of the United States by bankers at Amsterdam, and bills of lading for casks of saltpeter shipped from Hamburg on the ship "Bacchus".
April 11, 1794 Fortifications in North Carolina Henry Knox Nicholas Martinan Instructions to Nicholas Francis Martinon, acting as temporary engineer in the service of the United States, regarding the fortifications at Wilmington and Ocracoke, North Carolina.