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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 2, 1789 Doughty introduces Allison to Knox John Doughty Henry Knox Letter, recommends bearer.
August 28, 1789 Autograph Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, recommends bearer for appointment.
August 3, 1791 Ramsay recommends Harper to Knox David Ramsay Henry Knox Letter, recommends Mr. Harper, the bearer.
May 2, 1792 Recommending William Mumford to Knox [not available] Henry Knox Letter recommends bearer, William Mumford, who had been employed in public service in Rhode Island but is now out of work.
January 28, 1791 Macomb recommends Van Slyck to Knox Alexander Macomb Henry Knox Letter, recommends the bearer.
July 25, 1792 Request for Assistance to Bearer of Public Letters Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig The bearer has public letters to Pittsburg and Fort Washington. Hodgdon directs him to return a public horse. Asks Craig to provide assistance in providing assistance to enable him to proceed expeditiously to Fort Washington. Respects to Mrs. Craig.
March 16, 1786 Certificates Due for Army Service William Feltman Joseph Howell The author feels confident that he is still due payment for his service as an Officer in the service of his country. He asks that the bearer of this letter be given any Certificates that the recipient feels are due him. The Auditors sent him the amount he deserved but the Certificates were kept from him.
April 21, 1798 Recommendation for Military Commission James Deblois Josiah Fox Letter, recommends bearer for military commission; mentions Army.
February 18, 1799 Public Work for Mr. Vanderherchen James VanHusen Samuel Hodgdon The bearer, Mr. Vanderherchen, is believed to be an honest and industrious man with a family to support. He is out of work and, if given public work, he will do whatever he undertakes with integrity.
February 20, 1800 Request for Issue of a Shovel to the War Office James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of a shovel to the bearer, for use by the War Office.
May 29, 1792 Furnish the Bearer Nathan Jones William Knox The Secretary of War directs Knox to furnish the bearer a load to Pittsburgh if he knows of no objection against it.
May 18, 1798 Request for David Henley to assist bearer of letters for commanding officer of Natchez post and New Orleans James McHenry David Henley McHenry informs Henley that the bearer of correspondence works for the War Department as a letter carrier. Is carrying letters for commanding officer at Natches Post and to New Orleans. Asks that Henley facilitate the man's journey.
October 2, 1788 Application for certificate of Doctor Green Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell The bearer will apply for certificate of Doctor Green late of Armand's Legion.
October 4, 1790 Regarding Receipt for Transport of Public Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, encloses receipt for transport of public stores.
September 9, 1793 Protection for Bearer of Money Henry Knox Isaac Craig Requests protection for Jacob H[a]deman who was entrusted with transporting money down the Ohio River for army.
January 14, 1800 Request for Issue of Sergeant's Sword & Belt, & Return for the Same James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of one sergeant's sword & belt to the bearer. A return for the same is included.
April 16, 1788 Large Warrant Transmitted to Fund the Recruiting Service Henry Knox Col J. Wadsworth Thanks Wadsworth for willingness to attempt to obtain payments on warrants from the Treasury Board; transmits warrants for $25,000, itemized. The bearer, Lt. Pratt, has been given instructions to recruit and to apply to Wadsworth for various items and lodging needed by the recruits. Gives instructions for prices to be paid for goods; mentions instructions to Pratt regarding when to march...
April 1800 Request for Issue of Musket Ball Cartridges John Harris Major Nichols Directs issue of musket ball cartridges to the bearer.
September 23, 1789 David Burtsier, Cooper William Price Henry Knox The bearer, David Burtsier, was employed as a cooper in the ordnance department for three months and is now discharged.
September 17, 1786 Deserters William Price Henry Knox Four men from Jersey have deserted, probably on board a ship recently arrived from New Brunswick. The bearer of the letter, Sergeant Mattison, is to try to apprehend the deserters; if he does not find them, they will advertise in Brunswick. The deserters left behind their clothing.
July 27, 1796 Request to Deliver Warrant to Bearer Mr Dristeau Samuel Hodgdon Peter Hagner Hagner requests that Hodgdon deliver Hagner's warrant to Mr Dristeau.
August 2, 1792 Regarding the duties of bearer, Mr. Henley Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Mentions the bearer as Mr. Henley, who goes forward to serve with Army as conductor of military stores. He is to deliver to Craig a horse, saddle, bridle, and cloth. Pays respects to Mrs. Craig, the General's family, and all friends.
June 1, 1798 Request for Cooperation with Mr. Williamson at Natchez James McHenry Isaac Guion McHenry to officer commanding at Natchez (Guion at this time), recommending the bearer, a Mr. Williamson, as a "worthy and deserving gentleman," and asking that Guion help Williamson during the latter's time at Natchez.
October 12, 1794 Notifcation of Payment Owed, Deserter Captured Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Money drawn in favor of Jeremiah Barkey, the bearer of the letter. Deserter Robert Newman apprehended this morning, to be transported to Fort Fayette.
September 6, 1787 Second Offer to Purchase Iron William Price Henry Knox Joshua Arden, bearer of the letter, has offered to buy the iron ordnance at West Point, offering six pounds per ton, but will not take them on the spot. Price refers to his letter of the same date regarding Mr. Williams' offer to buy the same iron ordnance, in which Price gives the locations of the guns.