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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 30, 1797 Recommending a consular candidate James McHenry [not available] Recommends a consular candidate to France.
September 19, 1789 Ogden makes recommendation to Knox Abraham Ogden Henry Knox Letter, recommends candidate for Marshall.
March 13, 1800 Supervisor of the State of New Jersey William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith recommends Maj. William Shute of the 11th as a candidate for the office of Supervisor of the State of New Jersey.
June 4, 1799 Candidate for a position in the Provisional Army James McHenry Alexander Patterson Briefly responds to a recommendation from Alexander Patterson for a potential candidate for a position in the Provisional Army.
April 4, 1790 Autograph Letter Signed, Joseph Pierce to Henry Knox Joseph Pierce Henry Knox Letter, recommends candidate for militray appointment.
May 10, 1790 Biddle makes a recommendation to Knox Clement Biddle Henry Knox Letter, recommends candidate for appointment.
November 9, 1800 Unfit Federalist for Office James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Feels the Federalist candidate for presidency is unfit for office and McHenry will not support him. Bemoaned the difference in opinion of Marshall and Jefferson and Marshall's previous statement to resign if Jefferson was elected. Addressed politics with France.
November 9, 1796 Close of the Election; Report about France William Vans Murray James McHenry Reports on the close of a local election, in which one of the candidates only received one vote. Also discusses a rumor about the French.
October 11, 1789 Jackson recommends an appointment candidate to Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, recommends candidate for appointment.
January 23, 1799 A Fair and Disinterested Candidate Samuel Mackay Alexander Hamilton MacKay laments the absense of his name from the lists of military appointments, probably due to his birth in a foreign country. He wants Hamilton to know that he is still available for service.
August 4, 1798 Candidate for a Commission, Etc. William Smith James McHenry Smith denies the charges brought against him of violently advocating an election upon principles unfriendly to the Constitution which he fears may cause the Senate to reject his nomination as Adjustant General of the Army. He asks McHenry to present him to the President as a candidate for a commission in the twelve thousand being raised.
August 1789 Brooks solicits a federal appointment from Knox J Brooks Henry Knox Letter, asks for federal appointment.
August 19, 1798 Candidate for Appointment in the Army Bezaleel Howe Alexander Hamilton Howe makes his case for an appointment in the Provisional Army.
October 12, 1793 Recommendation of Candidate for District Attorney Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, recommends candidate for district attorney.
January 16, 1801 Recommendation of Military Officer Jeremiah Olney Samuel Dexter Recommends candidate for military command; a previous recommendation was destroyed by the fire in War Office.
June 12, 1798 Recommending Major Winslow Henry Knox James McHenry Knox is touting Major Winslow as an excellent candidate for an officer position, recommending him first as a major of cavalry. Knox lists Winslow's qualities which confirm his gentleman status and his fitness as an officer.
September 4, 1798 Discussion of Officer Appointments John Adams James McHenry Discusses the appointment of a man suggested by General Hamilton as a candidate for Inspector of Artillery. Adams also comments on the nomination of a Major Brooks to an officer's post in the army, saying he will never sign his commission until he receives explanation for terrible insults Brooks has supposedly pronounced. Says he has been convinced by McHenry's reasoning to alter the assignment...
April 24, 1789 Samuel Cooper solicits an appointment from Knox Samuel Cooper Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment in War Office.
January 14, 1799 Presents Corrected Names to Senate for Nomination James McHenry John Adams Reports list of nominations to present to the Senate for appointments in the army. Refers to a misnaming of one candidate.
July 11, 1790 Jackson asks Knox to find employment for Captain Phelon Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, recommends candidate for appointment.
December 3, 1800 Comment on Ongoing Dispute & Recommendation for Next Secretary of War Samuel Dexter John Adams Comments on Congress' possible intervention in some dispute; recommends a "Mr. Paine of Vermont" as a good candidate to serve as the next Secretary of War.
May 15, 1799 Recommends Colonel Alexander Macombe Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Recommends Colonel Alexander Macombe.
June 4, 1799 Pay Attention to Patterson's Letter James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I think the information contained in the enclosed letter from Mr. Patterson [is] entitled to attention. The writer stands high in the opinion of Mr. Sitgreaves and I have always heard him spoken of as a man of honor and veracity. He was a candidate for one of the regiments. Be pleased to return me the letter."
August 16, 1799 Acknowledgement of Receipt of Medical Officer Recommendation James McHenry John Adams Acknowledges receipt and filing of recommendations for Dr. David King to be appointed medical officer.
June 21, 1798 Recommendation of Captain Thomas Robinson Benjamin Walker James McHenry Walker has learned that his brother-in-law, Captain Thomas Robinson, is a candidate for appointment as a commander of one of the vessels to be fitted out for service. Walker is unable to judge Robinson's nautical abilities but can attest to his character as a gentleman of honor and strict integrity. He believes him imminently qualifed for command.