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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 18, 1791 Bayer Dismissed Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Due to undesirable practices, Bayer dismissed. Hodgdon asked Craig to take responsibility for his safety. Complaints of stores not matching invoices noted.
August 3, 1798 Most of the Ship Carpenters Have Been Dismissed Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon By order of the Secretary of War, Craig has dismissed and paid off all the ship carpenters from Philadelphia except the superintendent and five others who are needed to complete and launch the galley. This cannot happen until a considerable rise of the waters of the Allegheny takes place.
October 1, 1798 Dismissal of Ship Carpenters, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of the settlement of the accounts of John Lafbury [?], William Turner, and Henry Turner, Craig notes that all of the Philadelphia ship carpenters have been dismissed except James Owner [?], the Superintendent, and Duncan Campbell. Campbell will also be dismissed after the galley waiting for the use of the Allegheny River is launched.
October 1, 1798 Dismissal of Ship Carpenters, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of the settlement of the accounts of John Lafbury [?], William Turner, and Henry Turner, Craig notes that all of the Philadelphia ship carpenters have been dismissed except James Owner [?], the Superintendent, and Duncan Campbell. Campbell will also be dismissed after the galley waiting for the use of the Allegheny River is launched.
January 17, 1797 Edmund Quincy's retention at Portsmouth New Hampshire [not available] Captain Thomas Thompson Edmund Quincy previously dismissed as clerk of shipyard at Portsmouth New Hampshire, to be reinstated in capacity overseeing property at ship yard. Informs that Captain Turner has been dismissed as inspector. Discusses keeping business distinct from the frigate suspended.
November 12, 1800 Results of court martial proceedings; discusses presidential order Samuel Dexter James Wilkinson Letter, discusses results of court martial proceedings; discusses presidential order. Captain John Bishop of 2nd Regiment Artillerists and Engineers and Lieutenant Stephen Simmons of cavalry are to be dismissed from service of United States.
September 18, 1799 Approval of a Lieutenant's Dismissal from the Service John Adams James McHenry Approves the court martial sentencing of a lieutenant of the 1st Infantry, which dictates that he be dismissed from the service.
May 1, 1800 Court Martial Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Lieutenant Kreemer has been dismissed from service by the Court Martial. There is an addendum stating that Vance has been notified regarding his pay and his subsistence.
November 12, 1800 Verdict of Court Martial of Lieutenant Stephen G. Simmons [not available] [not available] Lieutenant Stephen Simmons is dismissed from military service for malconduct.
May 23, 1800 Recommendation of Claude Pourcheresse James Byers Samuel Hodgdon Claude Pourcheresse has been employed by the public but has been dismissed. Byers believes he has conducted himself with fidelity. He and his family are returning to Philadelphia in hopes of finding employment in some form of public or private business. Byers views him as an object of compassion and hopes that he succeeds in procuring a livelihood.
September 30, 1797 Detachment Sent Down the Mississippi Isaac Craig Isaac Guion Reports that he has sent men down the Mississippi bearing a packet from the War Office to Guion
November 12, 1800 Verdict of Court Martial of Captain John Bishop [not available] [not available] Captain John Bishop is dismissed from military service for "malconduct."
May 22, 1800 Reaction to Col. Smith's Proposal John Adams Alexander Hamilton Adams encloses a letter from Lt. Col. William S. Smith to which he requires Hamilton's reaction. Smith asks that his brigade, which has been dismissed, be taken to fill up the second regiment of the Artillerists and Engineers which is currently vacant.
April 15, 1790 Edwards solicits an appointment from Knox Richard Edwards Henry Knox Letter, asks for military appointment.
July 5, 1799 Regarding Letter Received from Court-Martialled Officer John Adams James McHenry Appears to state that Adams received a letter from Ensign David Fero, recently court-martialled and sentenced to be dismissed from the service, inquiring about the status of his case; remits the matter to McHenry to resolve.
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.
May 19, 1800 Explanation of McHenry's Resignation from Office of Secretary of War James McHenry Charles Carroll James McHenry explains the circumstances which led to his resignation from the office of Secretary of War.
June 30, 1798 A Charge of Insubordination James McHenry William Simmons McHenry discusses the payment of clerks in the War Department and the reconciliation of funds assigned differently from the previous year. He expresses outrage at the appointment of an additional clerk by Simmons without his consent. He considers this an act of insubordination and orders that the new clerk be dismissed.
November 16, 1799 Complaints Relative to the Pay of the Troops James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry assures Hamilton that it pains him greatly that, for whatever reason, the troops are not being paid promptly and that he will take the necessary steps to correct the situation.
May 1, 1794 General Wayne's complaints of inferior hats and shoes Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Secretary Knox forwards a letter from Major General Anthony Wayne complaining of the inferior quality of hats and shoes. President Washington wants the contractors to be held accountable. Knox says he is at a loss as to how to do this, since the articles passed inspection. The shoe inspector was dismissed. Asks for ideas on how to carry out President's wish.
June 8, 1800 Musings of Maria Hodgdon Maria Hodgdon Samuel Hodgdon Maria discusses the whereabouts of her brother and wonders about the news of the political world and new appointments to replace those worthy characters who have been dismissed. She wants to know whether the children have made progress in their education. She prays that no other eyes but Hodgdon will peruse her scrawl.
March 15, 1800 Request from Mr Lyman to have Mr Williams' duties and power more strongly defined at Springfield Armory Mr. Lyman [not available] Lyman conveyed Mr. Williams' request for more strongly defined powers. The superintendent, Mr. Ames, indicated that Mr. Williams has no authority regarding the internal regulation of the works. The workmen also claim they are abused by Ames.
December 26, 1796 Letter from the War Office to Naval Agents, Samuel & Joseph Sterrett regarding provision of security detachment for frigate at Navy Yard at Baltimore [not available] [not available] Captain Staats Morris has been given orders to furnish a guard for the protection of frigate and other public property at Baltimore ship yard. Since not much is being accomplished on account of the weather, recommend that the workers be dismissed until spring.
August 5, 1794 On the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton George Washington Secretary Hamilton writes to President Washington on the Whiskey Rebellion. Mentions that the Collector of the Revenue, Robert Wilson, was attacked by the rebels: "stripped of his Cloaths which were afterwards burnt, and after having been himself inhumanly burnt in several places with a heated Iron was tarred and feathered - and about day light dismissed - naked wounded and otherwise in a very...
January 6, 1796 Letter Timothy Pickering informing of dismissal of Samuel Shore, clerk of yard at Norfolk [not available] William Pennock Pickering informs naval agent William Pennock that he has dismissed Samuel Shore as clerk of shipyard at Norfolk. Shore has been ordered to return all articles, papers and books. Asks that Pennock give him receipt.