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July 13, 1791 Pickering's Letter to the Indians Timothy Pickering Sachems, Chiefs, & Warriors of the Six Nations In his letter to the Six Nations, Pickering discusses the hostile Western Indians, the peace treaty, civilizing the Indians, Indian aggression, and trade and instruction.
September 4, 1799 Request for Ruling on Pay James McHenry William Simmons Discussion, with exceprts from letters between McHenry and Hamilton, of whether to compensate members of the military who serve on courts martial as judge advocates, and if so what expenses to allow. Other topics related to various instances of compensation follow, largely addressing claims and accounts which Simmons has rejected.
December 24, 1798 A Report to the President Relative to the Military Establishment James McHenry [not available] The report suggests ways to improve the management and operations of the military. The report is partly inspired by the prospect of war with France and political events in Europe. McHenry outlines and explains his proposed organizational system.
May 6, 1795 Captain Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Pickering Israel Chapin Jr Colonel Pickering Letter, discusses appointment to Superintendant of Affairs to the Six Nations; describes business conduct of the late General Israel Chapin; encloses extract of letter from Capt. Brant.
1792 Estimate of Supplies required in the Quartermaster's line for 1792 Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of supplies required in the quartermaster Lines for 1792. Lists equipment with required numbers.
April 3, 1799 Status of Fortifications, Etc. John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Along with a detailed report of the status of the fortifications of the United States, Rivardi expresses dismay that the charges against him by Captain Bruff have yet to be investigated. He is certain that once they are fully investigated, he will be completely exonerated.
October 30, 1790 Estimate of Expenditures for Construction of Frigates of Various Tonnage John Foster Williams Henry Knox Knox solicits an expert to provide one of many estimates for the cost of constructing frigates of various tonnage for Navy. Foster notes that Knox may be a better judge of the cost of the guns and the warlike stores. Recommends that timber be cut in the fall of the year of construction.
February 7, 1798 Speech of the Little Turtle to the President of the United States John Adams regarding a proposal for exchange of land Chief Little Turtle John Adams Speech of Little Turtle. He thanks the Great Spirit for giving him opportunity to speak with President of United States John Adams. He speaks on behalf of the nine nations, who know that Little Turtle speaks on their behalf. Points out he was at Treaty of Greenville and notes the inconveniences of war. Not all in favor of the boundaries proposed by General Wayne, but weighed against prospect of...
December 16, 1793 Henry Knox to President of United States George Washington: recommendations on locations of arsenals and magazines, development of a national arms industry, and return of ordnance, arms and military stores in possession of United States Henry Knox George Washington Included in this return are some recommendations regarding strategic location of magazines and arsenals across the United States and the importance of developing an arms industry in the United States. The state of returns he owes to the casual circumstances of the War for Independence. Principal locations: New London Virginia, Philadelphia, West Point on Hudson River and Springfield on...
May 1795 General Return of Quartermaster's Stores George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Return of all the Public Property belonging to the Quarter Master's Department at West Point taken for May 1795.
March 13, 1791 State of the Creek Nation James Casey Henry Knox Comprehensive treatment of every aspect of the culture and lives of the Creek Nation of Indians in 1790-1791. Includes transcript of a journal. 132 page document.