Viewing 1–25 of 31 documents: "excise tax"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 15, 1790 Pike requests an appointment from Knox William Pike Henry Knox Letter, asks for recommendation to Excise appointment.
January 29, 1791 Hooper seeks appointment from Knox Stephen Hooper Henry Knox Letter, asks for Excise appointment.
March 30, 1791 Davis solicits an appointment from Knox William Davis Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment to Inspector of Excise.
January 24, 1790 Jackson discusses state debt with Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, mentions state debt; asks for federal appointment; discusses petition opposing state excise.
March 6, 1790 Lillie solicits an appointment from Knox John Lillie Henry Knox Letter, mentions assumption of state debt; asks for excise appointment.
September 14, 1790 Bowles seeks an appointment from Knox Ralph H. Bowles Henry Knox Letter, asks for federal appointment; mentions Continental excise.
August 1, 1794 Deposition on the Whiskey Rebellion Francis Mentges Unknown Recipient Francis Metges makes an oath that he arrived at Pittsburgh on July 22 and continued there until the 25th. On the 17th of July, several groups of armed men made repeated attacks upon the house of General John Neville, Inspector of the Revenue, for his enforcing the unpopular excise tax on the western Pennsylvania frontier. His house, barn, and stables were burnt down by the said assailants. This...
September 17, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee Writes the Governor of Maryland on the insurrection in the western parts of his state and Pennsylvania, later known as the Whiskey Rebellion. Informs him that the Jersey militia is coming forward with "great zeal" to Carlisle.
January 6, 1794 Biddle makes recommendation to Knox Clement Biddle Henry Knox Letter, advises on civil appointment
November 17, 1789 Barrett writes of appointments to Knox Samuel Barrett Henry Knox Letter, asks for recommendation for federal appointment.
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...
May 14, 1800 Contract for Rations in North Carolina [not available] [not available] Copy of a contract for supplying rations in North Carolina by merchant Daniel Wheaton of New Hanover North Carolina.
June 26, 1790 Winslow solicits an appointment from Knox Samuel Winslow Henry Knox Letter, Winslow asks Knox for federal appointment.
September 10, 1794 Assembling the Maryland militia Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee Secretary Hamilton instructs Governor Thomas Sim Lee of Maryland to assemble and speedily march the militia to Williamsport, Maryland. The Whiskey Rebellion of western Pennsylvania still has supporters and violently resists the unpopular excise tax, but Hamilton states that support for the rebellion is waning. Given the approach of winter in a few months, its desirable to put the militia in...
April 8, 1799 Copy of contract with James Baker for supplying rations in Maryland [not available] [not available] Articles of agreement between James McHenry for Department of War and James Baker, Baltimore for supply of rations for troops in Maryland.
August 25, 1800 Rations Contract for Virginia, between Samuel Dexter and Michael McKewan [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Samuel Dexter and Michael McKewan, merchant of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, [West Virginia] to supply rations.
September 9, 1800 Contract for Rations for Pennsylvania and Delaware, Between Dexter and Thomson [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Samuel Dexter and Edward Thomson, merchant in Philadelphia, for provision of rations in Pennsylvania and Delaware.
October 1, 1801 Contract for Rations Daniel Vertner [not available] Contract between Henry Dearborn and Daniel Vertner for rations.
November 19, 1794 Speech of President Washington George Washington Congress of the United States Speech of President George Washington to the 3rd U.S. Congress, 2nd Session. Addresses several topics, including: the Whiskey Rebellion, and hostile Indians in Georgia, the Southwest, and Northwest. On the topic of the national debt, Washington urges that Congress take steps "to prevent that progressive accumulation of debt, which must ultimately endanger all governments." Washington also...
October 1, 1801 Contract for Rations [not available] [not available] Contract for supply of rations in Tennessee and along the Mississippi by Charles Wilkins of Woodford County, Kentucky.
August 15, 1800 Articles of Agreement between Samuel Dexter and Alexander Dalrymple Orr Samuel Dexter [not available] Official agreement of contractors to provide rations and supplies.
August 1, 1799 Articles of Agreement James McHenry [not available] Articles of agreement between the Secretary of War and James O'Hara from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the issue of rations at a number of posts and ports.
August 1, 1799 Articles of Agreement between James O'Hara and James McHenry, August 1799 James O'Hara [not available] Contract for the provision of rations at a number of ports and posts along the Mississippi, Ohio, Illinois, and Wabash rivers.
December 31, 1800 Contract Between Dexter and William Colfax for Rations [not available] [not available] Articles of agreement between Samuel Dexter and William Colfax of Bergen County New Jersey for provisions of rations. Describes the price and composition of rations, as well as how they should be delivered and all responsibilities of the contractor. Annexed with a memorandum extending the contract.
September 4, 1800 Contract between Samuel Dexter and Edward Thompson for Rations [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Samuel Dexter and Edward Thomson, merchant of Philadelphia for the provision of rations at Oswego, Pittsburg, Fort Franklin, LeBouf, Cincinnati; Picuge Town, Loramie's Stores, Fort Defiance, Miami River to Lake Erie.