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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 5, 1789 Your expectations will be disappointed Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Knox expresses his appreciation of Lincoln's situation but feels that his expectations will not be fulfilled.
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.
January 24, 1793 Order to enlist men and expectations Henry Knox John Pratt Expectations for office and orders to enlist men. Asks for weekly report
July 14, 1794 Expectations Samuel Dodge Samuel Hodgdon [Mostly illegible] Dodge expects the other four soon.
April 20, 1798 Expectations Relative to Your Pay, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon discusses sundry aspects of Craig's account.
June 7, 1799 Requests Abstracts, Vouchers, and Accounts Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Requests abstracts, vouchers, and an account of all stores according to previous instruction. Refers to the arrival of Mr. King; hopes his actions have merited their expectations.
November 11, 1796 Outlines Instructions for Storekeepers James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Sends instructions for storekeepers, purveyors, and public supplies. Lists expectations for books and military purchases.
June 6, 1799 Letter, Type Undetermined, James Wilkinson to Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton Letter, informs re travel arrangements.
June 27, 1799 Expresses Concern about Wilkinson's Promotion James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to General [James] Wilkinson's claims to promotion and his own promise not to oppose, but warns of the danger of half-confidences. Concerned about expectations from Spain. Requests that Hamilton not say anything to him about this discussion.
June 5, 1789 Knox acknowledges Lincoln's request for appointment Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Letter, Knox acknowledges receipt of Lincoln's letter.
May 4, 1792 Requests Support for Firearms Experiment Joseph G Chambers Henry Knox Letter, discusses rounds of cartridges; asks more guns ordered. Chambers proposes a firearms experiment whereby 60 rounds are fired in 3 minutes time.
December 19, 1789 Knox directs Doughty Henry Knox John Doughty Letter, encloses instructions to Doughty.
July 5, 1788 Deteriorating Relations with the Western Indians Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair informs Knox that he is proceeding with plans for a meeting with the Six Nations, although with diminished expectations that such a meeting will be successful given the Indians' anger at the continued incursions of American settlers on their land.
June 7, 1799 Records of Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Urgently needs abstracts for the first, third, and fourth quarters, vouchers for entire year of 1798, and an account of all stores on hand. Hoped William King arrived and fulfilled expectations of his talents.
April 15, 1800 Instruction for Shoes to Be Shipped to Philadelphia, & That More Be Contracted For James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Directs that two thousand pairs of shoes be shipped to Philadelphia and that an additional two thousand pairs be contracted for.
March 26, 1793 Estimates for Cash James O'Hara Henry Knox Encloses estimate of cash required at the Quarter Master's Department, according to request of the Commander in Chief. Promises readiness of estimate as promised. Expresses expectations for Hodgdon to procure money and to make estimate official.
March 17, 1793 Refers to Rations and Accounts James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Refers to rations and accounts of the Comptroller. Outlines expectations. Requests invoice for goods.
March 9, 1793 Refers to Stores at Fort Washington James O'Hara Henry Knox Refers to Mr. Belli's stores at Fort Washington and the accounts forwarded to the Treasury. Discusses his expectations for stores at Fort Washington.
October 16, 1796 Regarding Frigate Construction Josiah Fox Timothy Pickering Letter, discusses construction of Frigate.
August 29, 1798 Articles of Agreement James McHenry [not available] Articles of agreement outlining agreed prices on rations and other articles, outlining expectations for both parties. Contractor to deliver articles to several posts,
June 13, 1800 Recommendation of Mr. Jones Sarah Beates Samuel Hodgdon Beates recommends her brother-in-law Mr. Jones to fill a vacancy in the War Department. He is a young man from a genteel family with worthy expectations. Unfortunately he has received unkind treatment from his guardian and from her husband's family not unlike the treatment she has received from them. Mr. Jones is her neighbor and she attests to his honesty and principles.
April 19, 1787 Report of the Secretary at War Relative to Intruders on Public Lands. Henry Knox [not available] Knox says that the country is liable to be disappointed in their just expectations of the great national advantages resulting from a wise administration of the western territory, by the evils of usurpation and intrusion, than by any other causes. Says that the usurpation of public lands must be curbed before the numbers become unmanageable. Opinion is that commanding officers on the Ohio River...
February 15, 1791 Major Craig assumes charge over stores at Fort Pitt Henry Knox Isaac Craig Major Craig receives appointment from Secretary Knox to assume charge over all public stores at Fort Pitt. Knox explains his accounting expectations and refers questions to Samuel Hodgdon.
September 4, 1790 Knox comments on Sayre's proposal to the President Henry Knox Stephen Sayre Letter, discusses Sayre's plan; mentions expectations of war between Great Britain and Spain.
July 30, 1799 Rules which are to regulate promotions should be fixed and promulgated. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton insists on the necessity on having specific rules regulating promotions that apply to all regiments.