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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 7, 1795 Request for Information on Copy of Statement of Facts Phineas Bond Timothy Pickering Bond requests confirmation on the mailing of the Copy of Statement of Facts relative the the case on Capt. Home and detained officers.
December 15, 1792 Facts in the Communications of the Six Nations, Etc. Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox wants Wayne to meet with the Cornplanter and Red Jacket to explain the facts contained in the communications of the Six Nations. The hostile Indians have been asked to meet with representatives of the United States at the appointed time and place.
December 15, 1792 Desire to Meet Cornplanter; Unlikelihood of Congressional Action on Recruiting Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox wants to meet with the Cornplanter so that the latter can explain the communication received from the Six Nations in preparation for the next meeting with them. It seems unlikely that Congress will take any action on the recruiting service.
June 5, 1795 Copy of a page from a Joshua Humphries letterbook Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Letter, discusses Jonathan Humphries' and Josiah Fox's roll in planning and constructing the early frigates.
July 24, 1794 Commutation for Exchanged Officers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Upon examination of the facts stated on behalf of Capt. Peter Perrit, Howell finds that commutation has not been allowed officers who were exchanged in 1778-79 unless they were in service afterwards and continued to the 1st January 1781.
June 25, 1793 Letters Appear Proper Alexander Hamilton Thomas Jefferson "The letters to Mr. Hammond & Mr. Pinckney appear to me proper according to the facts stated in them. The object of that to Mr. Genet also appears to me desirable but I am not wholly without scruple as to the proposition going from the United States."
September 8, 1795 Copy of Statement of Facts Not Found Timothy Pickering Phineas Bond No document from Moore to Governor Fenner found, inclosed extract of letter from Moore to Governor.
September 12, 1799 Mr. Glen's Account Samuel Hodgdon David Tomlinson ` Responding to Tomlinson's inquiry to the Secretary of War, Hodgdon discusses the facts relative to the account of Mr. Glen.
December 10, 1800 Confirming the Status of John McDonald William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara has exhibited a charge against the United States for twenty barrels of pork delivered to John McDonald at Michilimackinac. He states that McConald was acting as Assistant Commissary at the time and that he became his agent on June 1st 1797. Simmons asks Hodgdon to confirm these facts.
August 31, 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic and Clothing Samuel Hodgdon Henry Knox Hodgdon does not believe that the clothing was infected from the recent yellow fever epidemic and explains why. He has also consulted a Doctor Hodge, who says that there is no danger of infection. Recommends that the last load, for the 4th Sub Legion, be aired before sent to destination.
November 14, 1794 Comments on the Payment Claim of a Commanding Officer Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Wolcott inquires about the claim for pay of an officer who is the colonel of a regiment of militia in Washington County and was directed by the Secretary of War to command a detachment of one hundred men. The propriety of the claim cannot be established until the facts are proven.
December 19, 1791 Travel Robert Barr Samuel Hodgdon Request for supplies from Fort Hamilton, travel route of Hodgdon discussed.
September 30, 1798 Credibility of General Smith's Statements John Eager Howard James McHenry McHenry notified Howard that he would write Bayard regarding facts of General Smiths statements as related by Captain Micheal.
September 20, 1784 Compensation for widow John Pierce Mrs. Vergereau Informs Mrs. Vergereau of the process required to receive compensation as a widow of a fallen soldier.
June 23, 1791 Assembling a Court of Inquiry, Etc. Henry Knox Josiah Harmar General St. Clair has been ordered to assemble a Court of Inquiry, as requested by General Harmar, to assess Harmar's conduct during the late expedition against the Miami Indians.
August 10, 1797 Facts Sufficient for His Conviction Seth Wigginton Samuel Hodgdon Wigginton suspects James Perkins of malfeasance with respect to cannon shot purchased for the United States and believes he can gather enough proof to find him guilty. He can prove that his wagons have carried cannon shot through Falmouth and delivered them to the forge but cannot ascertain the exact quantity taken.
September 21, 1796 Should Evidence of Treason be Made Public? James McHenry James Ross McHenry believes that the secret did not escape from his office since none of the clerks could have obtained the secret except by way of false keys. Nothing related to the subject has been entrusted to them to either keep or copy. Such being the case, is there any purpose in concealing from the public what has already been discovered?
July 19, 1796 Regarding Claim of Samuel Hull for Pension Jonathan Dayton William Simmons Forwards a letter regarding the claim of Samuel Hull, former soldier, whose application for a pension has apparently been suspended. Dayton asks to be informed what is needed to complete the application to make it valid.
November 6, 1793 Hostility between Spain and Kentucky Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Letter from Secretary Jefferson to Secretary Knox. It is possible that the measures complained of by the representatives of Spain as exhibited for attempting hostilities from Kentucky against Spanish settlements may require employment of military force by Governor Isaac Shelby of Kentucky. Encloses letter to the Governor stating facts Jefferson received from Spanish gentleman.
September 21, 1798 Washington's Advancements Against Knox's Pretensions James McHenry George Washington McHenry is of the opinion that the President should support Washington's advancement against General Knox's pretensions. The President has expressed suspicions which might affect McHenry or Mr. Pickering. McHenry still depends upon the President acting wisely despite the obstinancy he has shown because he cannot resist the display of facts which has been laid before him.
January 27, 1790 Regarding Von Steuben's service in the Army of United States Baron Friedrich Von Steuben Alexander Hamilton Von Steuben recounts his service as a foreigner in the United States Army. Makes reference to his memorial to Congress and notes that the truth of its facts cannot be disputed without raising a doubt of the veracity of some of the most worthy and respectable characters in the United States.
February 19, 1800 Reports Questions about Lieutenant Davidson's Claims David Henley William Simmons Seeks to understand the facts of Lieutenant Davidson's claims. Received report from William Blount. Information proves that Mr. Allison was paid. Refers to records of Mr. Howell, late paymaster. Refers to tribute to the late General Washington.
April 14, 1788 Settling the Accounts of a Former Dragoon in Lee's Legion Joseph Howell William Simmons Detail of Flease's pay as a dragoon in Lee's Legion. Settlement of his account, as well as the charges lodged with Andrew Duscomb. Due to Lee and Heards' accounts still open, Howell cannot ascertain if Flease was paid the full amount due him so Howell decided to suspend Flease's account until all facts are obtained.
November 8, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Captain Butler William Simmons Captain Edward Butler William Simmons informs Capt. Butler that the receipts given by Caleb Swan have been passed to his credit.
August 26, 1799 Complaint Regarding Obsorne's Court Martial Samuel Osborne James McHenry Obsorne complains of the delay and manner of his court martial. He complains about the behavior of Major Hoops, saying he prevented Osborne from mounting a proper defense. The proceedings of the Court have still not been submitted to the War Office, in violation of proper procedure. He requests from the War Department of copies of documents relating to his defense.