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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 1793 Appointing a Confidential Agent of the Quartermaster's Department Henry Knox Isaac Craig Craig must appoint a confidential agent of the quartermaster department if one does not already exist and balance [Lieutenant Colonel] Sprout in Marietta.
October 13, 1797 Transportation to Fort Massac Isaac Craig James McHenry Will forward letter under confidential express along with order to boatmen transporting medicine to Fort Massac to continue on under the direction of the commanding officer of Fort Massac. Boats ready to transport detachment and their baggage to Fort Massac.
September 29, 1797 Confidential Letter Isaac Craig James McHenry Letter to Guion to be forwarded under confidential supervision who should be instructed to make necessary inquiries at Massac and the Chickasaw Bluffs.
September 13, 1794 A Confidential Person Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of the Treasury [Alexander Hamilton] requests an express to go Richmond in Virginia and he should be a confidential person.
June 16, 1791 Regarding memorial from officers relative to pay; Harmar's court of inquiry; confidential letters and preparations for campaign Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Knox will present memorial from officers regarding pay to Congress as soon as they are in session. President Washington has not yet arrived from his southern tour. Harmar's application for a court of inquiry will be made to Washington. Knox is unacquainted with any member of Congress obtaining any confidential letter from War Office since the adoption of a new government; under the old...
July 6, 1796 Forwarded Orders Isaac Craig James McHenry Delivery of package to A. Wayne. Orders sent forward to commanding officer at Fort Washington.
May 15, 1786 Suspicion of Revolt May Stop Officer's Pay John Pierce Jonathan Nicholson Pierce cannot comply with an officer's request for pay as the officer is under suspicion of being involved in the mutiny of the Pennsylvania Continental Regiments in the Revolutionary War and Congress has not provided direction on the matter.
July 27, 1800 Request for Confidential Opinions of Department Heads Regarding Uriah Tracy John Adams Samuel Dexter Encloses a letter concerning Uriah Tracy and a justice of the peace; as Tracy is currently serving as an agent of the War Office, inspecting government installations & property on the frontiers, Adams transmits the matter to Dexter. He also asks that Dexter submit the papers to all the department heads, and that they send him their confidential opinions on the matter.
October 21, 1788 Concerning Immediate Need for Money for the Dispatching and Clothing of Troops Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Says that since he is informed that there is no congress planned for New York, he will remain in his present location, Boston, to conclude the "complex and important private business in which I am engaged." Mentions his writing to the War Department concerning the dispatch of Lt. Pratt's detachment and the transportation of clothing to the frontiers. Reminds Wadsworth that the money to be...
December 22, 1792 Confidential Letters Forwarded, Modification to Law on Assembly of Officers Addressed Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Highly confidential letters from Wilkinson to be transmitted to Wayne. Proper methods for assembling officers discussed. Mr. James Seagrove made amicable agreement with Creek Indians.
February 12, 1793 Approval to Transport Money John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Secretary of War approved transport with confidential driver.
November 22, 1793 Confidential Trusty Man John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Ensign George Baynton is ordered to readiness as he will repair to the headquarters of General Wayne with the pay for the army. Hodgdon is directed to furnish him with a horse, saddle, and bridle and also a confidential trusty man--mounted, armed and equipped--to accompany Ensign Baynton to Pittsburgh.
October 27, 1797 Forwarded Letter Isaac Craig James McHenry Letter with enclosure for Commandant of Detroit received and will be forwarded.
October 17, 1787 Vacancies Filled Samuel Huntington Henry Knox Letter, describes Connecticut appointments.
February 12, 1784 Officer's Pay Edward Antill John Pierce Antill requests to be paid subsistence due him by act of Congress.
April 1, 1800 [CONFIDENTIAL] Status of Military James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Discusses the power of the President to dismiss military officers and instances where such action is or has been appropriate. Also considers the attitudes of Congress towards the Army.
December 4, 1784 Certification of service John Pierce Unknown Recipient John Pierce's notes regarding James Wood's certification of the service of a Continental officer in the Revolutionary War
September 12, 1787 Deputy Paymaster of the Southern Army John Pierce Nathaniel Pendleton Discusses Joseph Clay, the Deputy Paymaster to the Southern Army, and money which was lost, along with provisions and related acts of Congress; also mentions Treasury Board.
January 17, 1784 Denial of an Officer's Pay John Pierce Robert Troup Explains that Troup's commutation pay is being denied because of his acceptance of an appointment by Congress to a civil office during the war.
May 6, 1791 Land for an Officer of the Hospital Department Joseph Howell John Stagg Writes that it is the opinion of the Secretary of War that the officer of the Hospital Department is entitled to a more fair proportion of land, equal to that of a Lieutenant Colonel.
June 3, 1784 Pay Claim David Brearly John Pierce Discusses his claim for pay as an officer while also holding a civil commission during the Revolutionary War
March 10, 1791 Confidential Information on Act by Congress Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Enclosed act to be passed by Congress in near future, requests confidentiality. Notified Randolf that the President authorized an expedition against the Wabash Indians to protect frontier.
1788 Certificate of Valor Delegates of United States Joseph Cone Official appointment of officer. Noted valor and loyalty.
October 26, 1785 Application for commutation John Pierce Richard Henry Lee John Sullivan, an officer involved in a revolt of Pennsylvania troops, has applied for commutation after having fled the country. Due to these unique circumstances, John Pierce, Commissioner of Army Accounts, requests guidance from Richard Henry Lee, President of Congress, on how best to proceed.
May 7, 1784 Not authorized by Congress John Pierce Minister of France John Pierce sends a letter to the Minister of France informing him that he is not authorized by Congress to grant half pay to Mr. McHenry.