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August 26, 1799 Communication from the Officer Commanding Fort Massac James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton "Brigadier General Wilkinson has the honor to transmit Major General Hamilton an original communication from the officer commanding Fort Masac near the mouth of the Ohio River which appears to him to merit some attention. He sends the original because the retention of it is important to the Brigadier and may be most properly deposited with the Major General. The debauch and consequent absence of...
May 7, 1800 Assembling of the Reserve Corps Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck Due to a communication from General Wilkinson, it is fixed that the assembling of the reserve corps on the lower parts of the Ohio shall be deferred until Autumn.
November 14, 1798 Communication between the State Departments James McHenry Timothy Pickering Transmits a copy of correspondence between him and Washington, where Washington suggests that communication between the Secretary of War, State, and Treasury occur.
August 17, 1792 Discussion of Communication and Transportation of Supplies James O'Hara Henry Knox Discusses communication between the Secretary of the Treasury and Samuel Hodgdon, as well as estimates of supplies. Outlines lines of communication and transportation.
May 31, 1799 Comments on Previous Communication James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Comments on previous [illegible] communication.
August 6, 1798 Requests Careful Communication and Explanation James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Encloses explanation. Requests careful communication, not in writing.
April 21, 1792 Appointment as Brigadier General; Requests Utmost Harmony among Superior Officers Henry Knox James Wilkinson Refers to business and communication with the President. Reports that money in Mr. Swan's hand is for payment for the sloops on the Ohio River. Transmits Wilkinson's appointment as Brigadier General, and hopes for the best in the new office. States the utmost importance in maintaining harmony among the superior officers.
December 10, 1799 Receipt of Hodgdon's Communication William Young Samuel Hodgdon Young acknowledges receipt of Hodgdon's very kind communication which puts him even more deeply in Hodgdon's debt.
July 24, 1797 Presents for the Chickasaws, Etc. Unknown Author James McHenry Among a number of matters, the author discusses the distribution of presents to the Chickasaws at Chickasaw Bluffs. He apologizes for his late communication which is due to a violent intermittent which has attacked him and affected to such an extent that he is barely able to hold his pen.
March 10, 1796 Seeks Opinion, Communication with Naval Committee James McHenry Charles Lee Refers to act of Congress and debates with Mr. Livingston. Requests opinion. Looks for communication with the naval committee explaining embarrassment.
August 31, 1799 Discusses Previous Communication, Quartermaster James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to previous communication. Discusses quartermaster.
December 9, 1800 Regarding communication with Doctor Stevens Samuel Dexter [not available] Says there is no communication between the department and Doctor Stevens.
January 23, 1784 Letters to Officers of the War Office Samuel Hodgdon Edward Carrington Delivery of letters to officers absent from the War Office. Communication with Mr. Frothingham.
May 17, 1799 Responds to Request for Communication with General Darke James McHenry Philip Pendleton Responds to request for copies of communication with General Darke as noted in newspapers.
October 10, 1794 Information Regarding Proceedings of the Council at the Big Rock Chiefs of the Wyandots [not available] Verbal communication sent by the Chief of the Wyandols through Enus Khon, a confidential warrior. Rather than long term peace, a truce with the United States was proposed until a council could meet in the spring to discuss terms. It was decided that the British were to guarantee the Indians lands west of the Ohio River if the U.S. did not abandon their forts on the West bank and to fight the...
March 25, 1791 Men Called Up and Supplied Colonel David Shepherd Henry Knox Notification of soldiers called up and how they were supplied.
November 30, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Ensign McCall William Simmons Hugh McCall William Simmons has received no communication from Georgia.
May 19, 1791 Order to Dismiss Militia, Supply Distribution Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Requested information on the upper battalion due to lack of communication from Major Clarke. Knox entrusted dismissal of militia to arrive at Fort Pitt to Butler.
September 27, 1791 Update on Sons Military Whereabouts Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Letter, informs mother of son's march with army; discusses loss of Knox's son.
September 8, 1798 I Will Not Hold the Position on the Plan Proposed Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton assures McHenry that he will not hold the commission on the proposed plan and will say so when given the opportunity.
September 4, 1794 Communication from Pennsylvania Governor Alexander Hamilton George Washington Secretary Hamilton requests that President Washington send him communication from Thomas Mifflin, governor of Pennsylvania, containing imputations on the conduct of the officers of the United States employed in the western counties against the Whiskey rebels.
December 28, 1792 Situation in Ohio Country: Indians Demand Withdrawal, Soldiers Need Pay, Shortage of Officers Anthony Wayne Henry Knox The Indians continue to demand that the United States withdraw to the south of the Ohio River. There is a severe shortage of officers; non-commissioned officers are now in posts which should be held by commissioned officers. The men have not been paid for five months and need the money to purchase clothing for the winter.
August 1, 1793 Savages Against Savages William Blount Henry Knox Governor Blount and General Pickens discuss the implications of building a post at the mouth of the Bear Creek which may help to cut off water communication between the northern and southern Indians. They mention the benefits that may incur by enlisting the Chickasaws and Choctaws in the war against the Creeks who might be joined by the Cherokees.
August 10, 1798 [PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL] Communication and Role of Commander-in-Chief George Washington James McHenry Prefaces communications with assumption that he, Commander-in-Chief, would receive particular attention from the Sec. of War. Washington is frustrated with the lack of communication regarding all actions of the military and is completely cut off from all decisions that have taken place. He describes himself as "ignorant".
July 22, 1798 My Zeal for Public Service, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton pledges to travel to Philadelphia to meet with McHenry as soon as the official communication of his appointment arrives.