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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 23, 1792 Policy Toward the Five Nations George Washington [not available] United States policy toward the Five Nations: This document authorizes money to be spent on clothing, domestic animals, implements of husbandry, and for encouraging useful artificers among the Indians of the Five Nations.
January 19, 1791 Speech of the President to the Seneca Chiefs George Washington Seneca Chiefs Washington refuses to restore any of the lands ceded by the Indians in the treaties of Fort Stanwix and Fort Harmar but assures them that he is still their friend and protector and will help them achieve prosperity by teaching them to raise domestic animals, the use of the plow, and how to raise corn.
November 11, 1794 Treaty with the Six Nations of Indians Timothy Pickering [not available] Pickering concludes a treaty with the Six Nations in which empahsis is placed on providing domestic animals and instruments of husbandry intended to introduce the blessings of civilizations to the Indians.
June 28, 1794 Domestic or Foreign Sail Cloth for Frigates Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Lincoln Hamilton inquires as to whether domestic of foreign sail cloth should be used on the frigates. He would prefer the use of domestic cloth but it must be really good.
January 5, 1798 Concerning domestic opposition in the United States James McHenry Robert Craig Discusses the domestic situation in the U.S., where he says the opposition has been viciously opposing the government and possibly inciting insurrection or a foreign invasion.
April 4, 1792 Speech to the Indians Henry Knox [not available] Captain Alexander Trueman delivers this speech, written by the Secretary at War, to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Western Indians.
November 19, 1791 Treaty of Protection Henry Knox William Blount United States provides protection to the undersigned Creeks.
August 7, 1790 Treaty at New York with the Creek Nation Henry Knox [not available] Treaty between the United States and Creek Nation. A clear boundary is established and the Creeks cede all land to the north and east of the boundary in exchange for an annual sum of $1,500 paid by the United States government to the Creek Nation. The Creeks agree to release all prisoners and the United States government permits the Creek Nation to punish any U.S. citizen who trespasses onto...
November 19, 1784 Report on a speech to the Indians Arthur Lee Thomas Mifflin Indian Commissioner, Arthur Lee writes randomly to Congress so as to provide a status report on activities.
November 16, 1798 Account of US Revenue, Commerce, & Expenditures, 1795-1798 Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Response to request from Secretary of War about state of U.S. revenue. Lists amounts, 1795-1798, commerce. Includes sales of domestic and foreign spirits, post office stamp sales and duties, bank stock; foreign debts, domestic debts, and various expenditures for auxiliaries. Establishment of duties on imported salt, stamps, refined sugar, and other items. Refers to loans based on congressional...
1790 Minutes from Creek Treaty Henry Knox [not available] Document, Minutes for Creek treaty; discusses Indians and husbandry.
July 13, 1792 Proper Use of Cavalry Horses Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Letter, discusses potential misappropriation of cavalry horses: one for the aide de camp, one for a servant. Knox is apt to think this is a mistake, and asks that the horses be returned to the troop. Cavalry horses must be cherished and sacredly appropriated to the service for which they are designed.
February 10, 1798 Enclosed Accounts Current John Jacob Rivardi William Simmons Asks for Simmons help in settling his account. Requests Simmons settle several accounts for different people.
April 28, 1800 Opinion regarding an official printer for the president Samuel Chase James McHenry Discussed question of appointing an official printer for national gazette. Stated Constitution authorized the President to nominate a printer. Chase supported the proposal to authorize a public printer.
August 25, 1791 Domestic Troubles Are Settled, Etc. Michael McKewan William Simmons McKewan discusses John Fleece's pay and his and his partner Captain O'Hara's account along with other accounting matters.
March 10, 1796 Ordnance Receipt Rolls Enclosed George Fleming William Simmons Fleming in correspondence with Fish for money to reimburse troops. Ordnance receipts and vouchers enclosed. Measurements of public buildings and estimates of cost to be sent with next post. Clarification on General Knox's use of the word "rations". Issues with public land and pasturing animals.
October 13, 1797 Refers to Troop Needs, March James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Refers to activities of Blount, Cox, and the Mississippi affair and his inability to follow current needs of the troops. Nothing has come to his notice of domestic or foreign affairs.
June 4, 1799 Discusses National Military in Light of Foreign Affairs James McHenry Theodore Sedgwick Questions officers' pay. Lists his highest priorities, including preservation of internal peace balanced by a strong military force. Speaks of diplomatic relations in terms of domestic military efforts.
January 1, 1798 Enclosed List of Public Stores Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon List of public stores at Lamberton. Those soldiers given horses for the Western Expedition were not returning the animals and demanded pay for keeping them.
March 11, 1796 Secretary at War directs the conduct of Indian affairs with Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr Letter, directs expenditures for Indian affairs; describes 6th Article of Treaty of 1794; directs Indian goods furnished for annuity; mentions Indian department.
September 29, 1785 Response to inquiry on Putnam John Pierce Colonel Hull Pierce responds to Colonel Hull's inquiry into the business of Mr. Putnam.
June 30, 1794 Sail cloth for frigates Alexander Hamilton William Seton Secretary Hamilton asks William Seton whether domestic or foreign sail cloth ought to be used for American frigates.
October 17, 1792 Dispatch about Food for Animals at Various Posts James O'Hara Major John Belli Refers to dispatches about horses and oxen. Reports that the Commander in Chief has ordered 50 bushels oats and corn in addition to previous orders. Lists requests of General Wilkinson and Brigadier General Rudolph. Encloses list of regulations.
February 6, 1800 Letter on accounts and request for use of a public horse John Hooker David Henley Enclosed bill from McGhee for the Secretary of War. Requested a public horse for his use as Hooker's horse "kicked the bucket". Mentioned health of Henley's mare and bull.
August 29, 1796 Outlines Plan for Civilizing Cherokees James McHenry Colonel Silas Dinsmoor Requests report of Cherokee Nation. Laments lack of success in civilizing the Indians. Suggests weaning Indians from hunting and trapping. Refers to the President's plan. Suggests that women are more docile than men. Lists plans to work with farming, animals, supplies, property, dealings with U.S. citizens, etc. Requests regular reports. Outlines salary.