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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 19, 1794 Recall of Citizen Genet Cabinet Unknown Recipient Cabinet meeting concerning a Presidential message to Congress on the recall of Edmond Charles Genet - "Citizen Genet" - French minister to the United States. The cabinet declares Genet's conduct to have been unequivocally disapproved.
1800 Citizen Genet's Account with the U.S. Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Citizen Genet's account with the United States.
March 28, 1797 Rules and regulations relative to Maritime and Frontier posts or fortified places. James McHenry [not available] Numbered list of regulations discussing post security, integrity of Indian country, surveillance of foreigners, etc.
August 7, 1790 Treaty at New York with the Creek Nation Henry Knox [not available] Treaty between the United States and Creek Nation. A clear boundary is established and the Creeks cede all land to the north and east of the boundary in exchange for an annual sum of $1,500 paid by the United States government to the Creek Nation. The Creeks agree to release all prisoners and the United States government permits the Creek Nation to punish any U.S. citizen who trespasses onto...
October 21, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Adams Simmons answers to the President regarding a complaint made by a private citizen. The citizen complained to the President that he was denied the reward for apprehending a deserter. Simmons states his grounds for rejecting the claim.
January 23, 1799 Principles Upon Which My Conduct Must Be Founded David Strong James McHenry Strong chronicles the ongoing disputes betwen the residents and the soldiery on the northwestern frontier and asks McHenry to clarify the principles upon which he must act to resolve these disputes.
August 16, 1793 Arms for Vessels Henry Knox George Clinton Describes new rules concerning the fitting and arming of ships by belligerent nations in ports or harbors of the United States.
November 29, 1796 Recommendation of a French appointee in Saint-Domingue Frederick Folger James McHenry Folger, acting as soon-to-be Consul in Saint-Domingue, recommends a French appointee - Citizen Lamontagne - to aid in the service of commerce between France and the United States.
October 16, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons states the policy of the Accountant's Office governing settlements for expenses incurred in pursuit of deserters.
April 28, 1798 Problems Settling Mr. Cudworth's Account David Hale William Simmons Cudworth not a citizen of the state of New York, probate judge must be appealed to for settlement. Unanticipated costs.
August 2, 1793 Notes Concerning the Conduct of the French Minister Alexander Hamilton [not available] Hamilton cites eleven examples of the improrieties of Citizen Genet while in the United States.
July 27, 1792 Subversive role of Spaniards and Alexander McGillivray James Seagrove George Washington Letter from the Indian Agent in the Southern Department, to President Washington. Provides information regarding actions of Spaniards, which confirms Seagrove's opinion that they act to do injury to United States and that General McGillivray has verified Seagrove's predictions of him. Expresses opinion that Spaniards wish to involve United States in war with four Southern Nations of Indians....
August 16, 1793 No Armed Vessel Fitted Out as a Privateer Shall Have Asylum in U. S. Ports Henry Knox Joshua Clayton Knox warns that no foreign vessel fitted out as a privateer should be allowed in any port of the United States. The militia should be used to enforce this prohibition and prizes taken by said privateers should be returned to their home countries.
August 26, 1790 Proclamation by the President regarding treaties made at Hopewell, on the Keowee River between United States and Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations of Indians George Washington [not available] Washington states that it is particularly necessary to warn the citizens of the United States against a violation of treaties made at Hopewell on Keowee River in 1786; and to "enforce an act to regulate trade and commerce with the Indian tribes." All officers and citizens will govern themselves according to the treaties and act aforesaid. Discussed land rights for citizens of North Carolina.
May 28, 1798 Instructions to the Commanders of Armed Vessels Given at Philadelphia from President of United States John Adams by Command James McHenry Secretary of War [not available] [not available] Initiation of the undeclared war with France [Quasi War]. Document heading denotes John Adams President of United States, signed by command, James McHenry Secretary of War. McHenry gives instructions to Commanders of armed vessels belonging to the United States given at Philadelphia. By Act of Congress that armed vessels are sailing under authority or pretense of authority of Republic of...
January 22, 1798 Malignant and Ambitious Desires John Sevier James McHenry Governor Sevier warns of the malignant and ambitious desires of France.
November 13, 1793 Smith writes to Knox about Citizen Genet William S. Smith Henry Knox Letter, Col. Smith discusses military accoutrements ordered by Citizen Genet but not paid for.
November 11, 1791 Ratification of the Treaty of Holston. George Washington [not available] This is the Instrument of Ratification of the Treaty of Holston as proclaimed by President George Washington with the advice and consent of the United States Senate.
July 21, 1792 Laws of the United States Henry Knox John Pratt Document largely illegible, references the laws of the United States.
January 21, 1795 Purchase of Bricks for the Use of the United States Joseph Howell Nicholas Hoffman The sum in Hoffman's account for the purchase of bricks for the use of the United States should be paid to the branch bank of the United States at New York and passed to the credit of the Treasurer of the United Staes.
June 15, 1800 Temporary Position William North Alexander Hamilton North alluded to "playing a part" and is writing to Hamilton as "a plain, private Citizen, who is anxious for the wellfare of his country, & for the personal happiness of the man who under heaven, eh hopes will one day, save that country from ruin." Enclosed mail Hamilton requested before forwarded to his residence in New England.
May 9, 1799 A Preference for Natives in the Military Service James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry makes the case for recruiting only those foreigners of the highest moral character. The preference is for native Americans who have an innate attachment to the United States.
August 3, 1793 Quarrels with Genet, Etc. Rufus King [not available] Senator King states his objections to the actions of Citizen Genet who he believed was endangering US neutrality with regard to France's war with Spain and Britain.
June 17, 1793 Seizure of a French Vessel Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Citizen Genet has written the Secretary of State on the subject of the seizure of a French vessel by the Governor of New York (George Clinton) because it was armed and manned and prepared to prey on the enemies of France. It is Secretary Knox's opinion that French privateers should be required to depart to the dominions of their own sovereign. Document is highly illegible.
April 18, 1793 Balances due Legion of United States month of August 1792 Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Paymaster of troops of United States, Caleb Swan, submits balances due Legion of United States month of August 1792.