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July 26, 1791 Speech to the Northwestern Indians Major General Richard Butler Northwestern Indian Chiefs Speech delivered to the Indians concerning a letter from the Governor of the Northwestern Territory, Arthur St. Clair. Speech delivered by Lieutenant Jeffers and endorsed by Richard Butler.
February 20, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove to Fine Bones, Chief of the Broken Arrow James Seagrove Fine Bones Seagrove acknowledges receipt of talks brought by John Galphin. He assures Fine Bones of his commitment to keep the path clear between Fine Bones' people and the United States. He notes that the future happiness depends on friendship with the United States. Seagrove reminds Fine Bones that he will meet with him on 1 May 1793 at Cussetah. Here he will hear his talks. He advices Fine Bones not to...
December 11, 1795 Whiskey Rebellion fine William Simmons Alexander James Dallas Defends Peter Hagner, a fellow clerk in the War Accountant's Office, against a fine that he received for failing to serve in the militia deployed against the insurgents of the Whiskey Rebellion.
September 10, 1793 Return of the Ship "Betsy" Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox The enclosed memorial of one thousand pounds satisfies the public fine so the ship "Betsy" can be returned to her owner.
May 27, 1785 Account of Requisitions Made for Lincoln's Mill Timothy Pickering Benjamin Lincoln Timothy Pickering sends to Benjamin Lincoln an updated account of the requisitions made for Lincoln's mill. Discussed current low prices, believed harvest would alter prices.
July 27, 1792 Regarding Quality of Powder Forwarded Henry Knox Isaac Craig Powder forwarded in point of strength is high quality. Some may not be fine as desired, or average more than double London proof. Some sufficiently fine grain. Sieves will separate it.
September 17, 1800 Stationery to Captain McRea at Fort Mifflin Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Major William McRea at Fort Mifflin the following stationery items: large folio post paper, common size fine cut paper, fine letter paper, and best Dutch quills. The supply being furnished for particular and special purposes is expected by the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
October 6, 1789 Account of Goods for treating with the Southern Indians. John Meals [not available] Account of goods for treating with the Indians.
April 21, 1798 Six Pounder Cannon at Newport vs.Twelve Pounders at Baltimore Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends that the United States not pursue the six pounder cannon located at Newport, Delaware because he doubts the quality of their construction. However, the twelve pounders at Baltimore are a fine set of guns and should be purchased.
December 1, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies & Tools for Posts at Detroit & Niagara Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of supplies to complete the stock of military stores at Detroit, to wit: cannon implements, drum heads, raw minerals, paper, files, vises, wire, & crucibles. A postscript by Hodgdon asks that a duplicate of the above order be assembled and sent to Fort Niagara.
April 19, 1791 Report from the Western Frontier Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Governor St. Clair reports from the western frontier on the actions of the local militia who have been called up to provide protection for the inhabitants and the attempts to pacify the friendly Indians after acts of violence against them by unscrupulous frontier settlers.
March 5, 1789 Required Quorums of the New Government Henry Knox George Washington Knox informs Washington that members of the new government are assembling in New York but have not yet reached sufficient numbers to constitute a quorum. Knox reports that 12 will be a quorum in the Senate and 30 in the House. By Knox's count, only 8 Senators and 17 Congressman are now present in New York. Knox also mentions that Colonel Wadsworth has obtained "super fine" brown Hartford cloth...
February 3, 1790 Receipt of clothing for Corps of Artillery Henry Knox [not available] Reciept of clothing for Corps of Artillery.
October 18, 1799 Election of James Ross is Rather Doubtful, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon In addition to speculating on the possible election of James Ross, Craig observes that Dan Fisher arrived with the clothing for Fort Wayne. He also delivered a barrel of sugar and was paid for the transportation. The clothing will be sent on to Presqu'isle and should be delivered by winter if the fine weather continues. The clothing for Detroit has not arrived so it probably cannot reach that...
May 7, 1788 Stores Ready to be Delivered William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that the stores which he inquired about are ready to be delivered to Captain Bradford.
March 12, 1790 Bryant announces the birth of his son to Knox John Bryant Henry Knox Letter, Bryant informs Knox of the birth of his son.
December 4, 1800 Purchase of Supplies for Fort Independence on Castle Island near Boston, Massachusetts Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase of supplies for Fort Independence on Castle Island near Boston, Massachusetts.
March 30, 1793 Furnishment of Military Stores; Sending of Spies Requested Henry Knox Anthony Wayne The stores requested by the Commander of artillery will be furnished except the "battle powder" which is not suited to the current needs of the army. Scouts/spies are essential so Knox requests that they be posted immediately.
December 30, 1794 Reports Completion of Sail Cloths in Boston Tench Coxe Henry Knox Received notice from Samuel Breck that the Boston Manufacturing Company has sail cloth ready for delivery. Requests information about how to act and inspect. Reminds the risk of fire in Boston.
March 28, 1785 Procurement of Cloth Benjamin Lincoln Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln sends to Samuel Hodgdon a letter requesting the procurement of cloth. Requested method of reimbursing Hodgdon for the cost of supplies.
September 21, 1792 Resignations of Unfit Officers, Etc. Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne says he is only too willing to accept resignations from officers who are either unqualified or have poor habits but he also has some names of fine young men he would like to see promoted. Arrangements for paying the troops are discussed as well as the need for additional commissioned officers and a plan for meeting this need.
October 29, 1800 Request to deliver to John Wilkins Junior, sundries to be forwarded to Fort Detroit and Fort Niagara Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of military and laboratory stores for post at Detroit.
July 20, 1797 Modes of Proofing Powder Joseph Miller Samuel Hodgdon The requested powder has been ready for some time. As soon as Miller's team returns from Jersey the powder will be delivered. It is fine powder that must be proved. Miller will not make common powder for Hodgdon until some other mode has been found to prove it.
March 27, 1800 Procuring Clothing for John Strong Philip Church Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a paper signed by Captain Nicholls certifying one suit of clothes due to John Gold and a Power of Attorney from Gold to John Strong. Church wants to know how to procure clothing for Strong who is an orderly to Major General Hamilton.
September 1, 1792 Provisions, Plans, Powder, and Pay Henry Knox Anthony Wayne It is assuredly most wise to begin laying up forage and provisions and salting meat in preparation for the coming winter. Without further intelligence, it does not seem prudent to begin an expedition against the Indians at Sandusky.The fine grained powder that Wayne insisted upon has been sent and he is urged to finish paying the amount owed to the troops through August 1st. Recruiting continues...