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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 10, 1788 Courts of quarter sessions and common pleas Timothy Pickering Peter Muhlenberg Letter, describes proceedings at court sessions. Some of Franklin's quondam officers were on the grand and petit juries and behaved unexceptionally well.
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.
January 25, 1787 Suppression of Insurgents Henry Knox Gouverneur Morris Knox tells Morris of the actions of General Sheppard and General Lincoln's forces as they sought to confront the insurgents during Shays' Rebellion.
July 10, 1786 Signed document regarding power of attorney Joseph Howell Unknown Recipient On a judge of the Court of Commissioners (document partially illegible).
October 28, 1799 Deposition for William Maxwell Thomas Faulkner [not available] Describes Maxwell's destitute conditions after abandoning his profitable business for the American Revolution against the British.
November 9, 1799 Deposition of Samuel Fales on behalf of John Pascell Samuel Fales [not available] Affirmed acquaintance with John Pascell during their time at Fort Cumberland.
November 8, 1794 Power of Attorney for Robert Price Robert Price John Schaffer Power of Attorney for Robert Price; addressed to John Schaffer.
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 2, 1799 Deposition of Jane Vander Heyden, supporting claim of Abraham Livingston Jane VanderHeyden John Taylor Certified employment of Livingston and that he did not return to "the domains of his Britanick Majesty".
January 3, 1792 Land Warrant Agreement Dinah McEntire George Moore Land warrant agreement of Dinah McEntire, wife of late soldier in the 3rd Pennsylvania regiment.
January 2, 1800 Guardianship Letter Stephen Jones [not available] Guardianship of Gideon De Lesdernier and his estate is given to Lewis Frederick De Lesdernier by Judge of Probate of Wills. Gideon has been declared a lunatic by the selectmen of the town.
January 20, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney George Moore John Moore Assignment and Power of Attorney for George Moore; Moore is making his son, John, attorney, to take out warrants specified in the document.
November 29, 1791 Assignment of Land Warrant John Foster Williams [not available] Assignment of land warrant by John Williams, late a soldier belonging to Col. Butler in the Seventh Regiment of the Pennsylvania Line.
August 31, 1792 Expenses and Responsibility of Leased Horses Alexander Hamilton George Nicholas Cost of horses killed during Gen. Harmar's expedition should not be admitted based on previous cases heard in court of law. Debates law and responsibility of losses.
January 2, 1792 Land Warrant Assignment William Wade George Moore Assignment pertaining to a land warrant right, of William Wade, late a soldier in Capt. Ceyles' company in the 2nd Pennsylvania regiment.
July 11, 1799 Reports State of Tents Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports 120 common tents remain in public store. 9 horseman's tents are damaged but may be repaired. 144 common tents are packed up, ready for delivery to the 6th regiment. 23 common tents need repair.
May 19, 1791 Deposition of William Wells William Wells [not available] Wells attests to the competence and sobriety of General Harmar during the expedition against the Omee Indians.
April 19, 1785 Massachusetts: Cession of western Land Claims. Rufus King [not available] General Court of Massachusetts passed Act relinquishing certain lands the property of the Commonwealth, for the common benefit of the United States. Such tract lies between Rivers Hudson and Mississippi.
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...
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.
February 24, 1800 Affadavit in favor of Lewis Frederick Delesdernier John McGowen [not available] McGown's testifies in support of the De Lesdernier's claims as Canadaian refugees. He certifies their losses and current residence in the United States.
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?
1800 Supporting Documents for Canadian Refugees [not available] [not available] Table of supporting documents for claims of refugees from Canada.
March 24, 1790 Power of Attorney for Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates Ephraim Steel Unknown Recipient Document grants General William Irvine power of attorney for a large number of officers, non-commissioner officers, and privates of the army residing in Cumberland County.
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.