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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 16, 1800 Conduct of the Courts of Maryland James Ash James McHenry Ash requests that McHenry allow him to make use of his library in Baltimore and discusses his recent unpleasant experiences in the Baltimore County Court.
July 10, 1786 Signed document regarding power of attorney Joseph Howell Unknown Recipient On a judge of the Court of Commissioners (document partially illegible).
July 21, 1795 Members of the Court Martial Included in Guard John Mills Thomas Jones The members of the general court martial will be included in the details for guards.
December 4, 1798 Related to the Sentence Imposed by Judge Carnes James Jackson James McHenry In this letter fragment, Govenor Jackson refers to a petition from some of the inhabitants of the County of Richmond and a communication from Thomas P. Carnes, one of the Judges of the Superior Court. Enclosed is a copy of the sentence passed by Judge Carnes during the current session of the Circuit Court.
September 24, 1791 Proceedings of the Court of Inquiry Major General Richard Butler Arthur St. Clair This is the letter from Butler accompanying the transcipt of the proceedings of the Court of Inquiry into the military performance of General Harmar. Without any evidence being provided by members of the Kentucky militia, the proceedings are closed and the transcript presented to General St. Clair.
October 26, 1795 Court Martial to Investigate the Charges Against Capt. Kalteisen Lewis Tousard William Cox Lewis Tousard notes that a Court of Inquiry does not have the same authority as a Court Martial but its findings will be presented to the Court Martial. He observes that Cox has had a month to prepare his defense related to his charges against Captain Kalteisen who could labor no longer under the weight of Cox's accusations. Since he is under arrest, Cox will be confined to his barracks pending...
February 2, 1799 Deposition of James Robichaux, supporting claim of Abraham Livingston James Robichaux [not available] Gave oath on Livingston's character, location, and allegiance.
April 26, 1799 Charles Lee to James McHenry Charles Lee James McHenry Captain Vance court martial discussed and the supposed threats of personal punishment of Vance by W. Simmons. Civil and military court rules described.
June 29, 1789 Biddle solicits a judicial appointment from Knox Clement Biddle Henry Knox Letter, mentions a Bill for establishing a Judiciary; asks for Judicairy appointment.
February 23, 1799 Division of New Jersey into Recruiting Districts Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton Ogden provides his suggestion for dividing New Jersey into recruiting districts.
January 21, 1799 Questions Affecting the Legality of the General Court Martial James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry has two questions bearing on the legality of the General Court Martial: Can the Commandant of a Port or Garrison , where there a sufficient number of officers, order a General Court Martial? Do the Articles of War make the Judge Advocate, or some person properly appointed, essential to a Court Martial?
May 2, 1792 Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers employed for the protection of the Frontier counties of the states of Pennsylvania and Virginia. Lists names and counties. Certification that the abstract was examined and compared with returns. All information verified.
September 22, 1791 Defer Closing the Proceedings Arthur St. Clair Winslow Warren St. Clair informs Warren that, since more testimony may be offered to the court on the present day, the Court of Inquiry should defer closing the proceedings until the next day.
June 28, 1789 Knox relays court decision to Winslow Henry Knox Isaac Winslow Letter, advises Winslow of court decision.
October 26, 1795 Court Martial Defence Lewis Tousard William Cox In response to Cox's charges against him, Captain Kalteisen has requested a Court Martial to investigate his conduct. A Court of Inquiry brought the charges against Cox that were read during parade and have no relation to the charges that Cox brought against Kalteisen. Bot officers will be accorded equal justice.
April 6, 1798 Discussion of Case of Lieut. Col. Stephen Rochefontaine in Court of Inquiry James McHenry John Adams Encloses documents supporting Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Rochfontaine. Describes Court of Inquires. Discusses charges, observations, and potential court martial.
June 13, 1798 COPY: [Copy of court martial proceedings at Spring Garden 5/11/1798. Enclosed in Tousard to Simmons 06/13/1798.] Lewis Tousard [not available] Record of court martial proceedings against deserters. Court found 2 prisoners guilty.
September 22, 1791 Ready to Close the Proceedings Winslow Warren Arthur St. Clair The Court of Inquiry is prepared to close the proceedings unless General St. Clair has additional evidence.
June 13, 1799 Discussion of Legal Questions Surrounding Accused's Refusal to Plead at Court Martial John Adams James McHenry Discusses the legal particulars arising from Ensign David Fero's refusal to lodge a plea at his court martial; believes any different action by the court would not have affected Fero's stance, and so concurs with McHenry that Fero should be dismissed.
July 17, 1790 Circular to the Lieutenants of the Counties to Cease Use of Scouts Henry Knox [not available] Letter from Henry Knox, Secretary of War, to the lieutenants of various counties in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky directing them to replace scouts with small group of rangers. It also includes detailed instructions on how to document the authorization, use, and pay of said rangers.
November 2, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Lt Col. Crockett William Simmons Walter Crockett William Simmons informs LtCol. Walter Crockett that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
July 19, 1790 Current Plans for the Protection of the Frontiers Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Henry Knox, Secretary of War, informs Virginia's governor, Beverley Randolph, of the current plans for protecting the frontiers, including a proposed expedition of continental troops and county militia into the Western Territory to extirpate banditti.
March 31, 1792 Regarding Court of Inquiry & Resignation of General St. Clair Arthur St. Clair George Washington Discusses a proposed investigation of St. Clair's conduct, which cannot occur; also mentions St. Clair's prior decision to retire from the army once the inquiry had taken place, and why he has retained his commission thus far despite a threatened full court martial. Offers to send resignation immediately, if this is required by the service and the public good.
July 3, 1799 Process of Appointments and Commissions; Court Martial of Richard Hunt Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Describes the process of appointment of officers and commissions. Refers to the court martial case of Richard Hunt and wonders if military officers should not have been judges. Questions the unlawful assumption of authority. Refers to a court certificate of 29 April 1799.
November 24, 1793 Opinion Respecting the Proceedings Against Ensign Morgan Edmund Randolph George Washington Attorney General Randolph gives his opinion that the President does not have the authority to review dismissals of officers resutling from a court martial. The regulations related to court martials are discussed in detail.