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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 25, 1791 Balancing Accounts Surrounding U.S. Military Stores in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses balance of accounts re public stores in Rhode Island.
June 28, 1789 Knox relays court decision to Winslow Henry Knox Isaac Winslow Letter, advises Winslow of court decision.
March 7, 1792 Final Decision on the Grant Point Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Governor St. Clair advises Henry Knox that he awaits word from him regarding a decision on a concern already discussed. St. Clair needs a decision so he can act on related matters that are causing him considerable anxiety.
March 27, 1799 A Decision in the Case of Captain Vance Alexander Hamilton Charles W. Hare Hamilton notifies Hare of his decision regarding the case of Capt. Vance [relative to his confrontation with William Simmons].
August 21, 1800 Decision on Account to be made by Department of Treasury William Simmons John Pollard Simmons examined account submitted by Pollard as much as his office required. Balance sent to Comptroller of Treasury for his decision. Department of Treasury holds jurisdiction over decision, papers returned to Pollard.
January 17, 1801 Clarifying the Jurisdiction and Span of a Decision by the Secretary of War William Simmons Samuel Dexter Simmons refers Secretary Dexter to his decision of January 8th in favor of Lt. Saunders' claim for expenses claimed while detained at Simmons' office by order of the commanding officer. Claims by others have come forward, and Simmons wishes for Dexter to clarify whether this decision is meant to work in favor of all like claims or only in the case of Lt. Saunders.
July 15, 1797 Decision of Court Martial Effects on Payment Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons The June pay roll for West Point included two soldiers who were past their service time, but who have been detained due to a court martial. The decision of the court martial was sent to the Secretary of War in May but there has been no reply. Freeman believes it is proper to pay them as they were detained as soldiers.
August 16, 1793 Asylum Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair Presidential decision not to grant asylum to any armed vessel or privateer. Requests Governor's assistance in enforcing this new mandate.
November 14, 1792 Serious and Early Attack Being Meditated Governor Edward Telfair Henry Gaither Governor Telfair urges that a reinforcement of federal cavalry be ordered to the western frontier in anticipation of a possible attack by Cherokees as retribution for the murder of several of their own by whites.
July 9, 1796 Private Note Regarding Charges Entered Against Wayne by Wilkinson James McHenry Anthony Wayne McHenry advised Wayne to take comfort in the good will and confidence of his officers, notified Wayne of General Wilkinson's objective to request for decision inquiry or a court martial against Wayne.
March 22, 1796 Confirming McHenry's opinion to wait until Congress has made a decision to appoint a new clerk of the New York naval yard Josiah Fox Captain Silas Talbot Fox confirms McHenry's opinion not to make an appointment to replace the deceased clerk of the New York naval yard until the wishes of Congress are known. The business is being dealt with, but until a decision is made Talbot should simply make preparations to make the appointment as soon as a decision is reached.
July 27, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Isaac Craig Simmons informs Craig that his account is suspended pending a decision by the Secretary at War.
April 17, 1790 Bourne seeks appointment from Knox Sylvanus Bourne Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment as public agent abroad.
May 18, 1800 Request for Decision on Case of Double Rations William Simmons James McHenry Simmons sent second letter requesting decision on case of double rations issued an officer, Brigadier General Wilkinson.
April 30, 1796 Decision of the Secretary of War William Simmons Caleb Swan Notifies Swan of a decision of the Secretary of War on the pay of non commissioned officers and privates related to the claim of Major Morrison.
June 22, 1795 Request to Meet with Chiefs of Indian Nations Regarding Loyalty George Ironside Augoshaway Principal Chief of the Ottawas Ironside requested on behalf of messengers from Capt. Brant a meeting per agreement from last council fire. Upcoming decision by Indian nations mentioned.
June 3, 1800 Uniting Two Battalions of Artillery Benjamin Stoddert Alexander Hamilton Regarding Hamilton's suggestion that two battalions of artillery be united, Stoddert says that he has just assumed the duties of the office of Secretary of War and is still too ignorant to make a determination. He asks for a postponement of the decision.
April 30, 1800 Acknowledged Receipt and Account Update William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Simmons received letter from Jackson with receipts for account of the fortifications, books to be updated. Decision by secretary of war sought by Jackson, Simmons requested an update once decision was made.
December 1799 Encloses New Plan for Uniform of Army Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton encloses a plan for the uniform of the Army, per an earlier request from McHenry. He stresses the importance of proper appearance and complains about the current uniform. He also includes an estimate of clothing needed for the current troops, and hopes that materials for warm winter clothing will be sent as soon as possible.
April 9, 1800 Account Suspended William Simmons Jacob Sheafe Sheafe's account suspended because Secretary of War was yet to make a decision regarding commission to be allowed for Sheafe's expenses. Decision rendered by Secretary of War, account adjusted, and balance due to Sheafe to be paid by Nathaniel Rogers.
January 16, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Board of Commissioners Requested decision by board on topic (possibly credits or money) and "in what manner I shall apply them."
September 9, 1798 Notification of Adams Decision to Appoint P. Church to Captaincy Alexander Hamilton James McHenry In order not to inconvenience the president further, A. Hamilton wrote McHenry of Adams' decision to appoint Philip Church, Hamilton's nephew, to Captaincy. Hamilton requested McHenry expedite the appointment.
August 27, 1796 Standardized Classification Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon will send Craig a list of how he classifies items in returns and what departments those items belong to. Discussed Sec. of War's decision on Craig's reimbursement for services performed for the Ordnance and Clothing Deparments.
June 1, 1798 Capt. Hacker Seeking Employment, McHenry Requests Decision by Hamilton James McHenry Alexander Hamilton A Captain Hacker, formerly of the Navy, has asked for employment with the military and has some recommendations. However, McHenry is uncertain about Hacker's politics and merits and requests that Hamilton respond as soon as possible.
August 5, 1796 Instructions and Reimbursement Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Letter containing bank notes issued by late Quartermaster General received. Requests Secretary of War's decision on being compensated for additional services in ordnance and clothing departments.