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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
1795 Discussion of Cutlery for Navy Yard William Pennock Josiah Fox Letter, discusses knives & forks for Naval yard.
1790 [An estimate of the expenses of scouts and rangers, for the protection of the frontiers lying along the Ohio, the Cumberland settlements, and the settlements upon and between the forks of Holston and French Broad rivers, for the year 1791] Henry Knox [not available] An estimate of the expenses of scouts and rangers, for the protection of the frontiers lying along the Ohio, the Cumberland settlements, and the settlements upon and between the forks of Holston and French Broad rivers, for the year 1791. Five men or Scouts to be averaged for each county, and the number of counties of division being estimated at 22.
February 17, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Miller Simmons makes Miller aware of the objectionable charges submitted by Brigadier General McPherson.
February 5, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons provides a detailed account to the Secretary at War of all the extraordinary expenses claimed by Brigadier General McPherson durng the Northampton expedition.
December 1, 1794 Regarding Joshua Humphreys; woodcutters at Georgia; request for money Henry Knox William Pennock Mentions Joshua Humphreys and Norfolk. Forks for wood cutters has been provided. Treasury will furnish money if needed; forward an estimate.
September 13, 1800 Credit to Inventory John Harris Edward Wright Inclosed draft from Col. Hawkins in favor of Wright received, notification of credit to account. List of items in inventory of goods.
[not available] Articles of Stores Belonging to Hodgdon to be Placed to Mess account. Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Samuel Hodgdon listed stores belonging to himself and noted that they are to be placed in the mess account. Items include plates, silverware, wine, brandy, coffee and cheese.
July 21, 1798 Delivery of Sundries and Articles to the Secretary of Navy James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the listed articles to the order of the Secretary of Navy.
January 26, 1798 Request for payment for articles purchased by Major Craig James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. McHenry submits list of articles purchased by Major Isaac Craig and and delivered to Major Freeman. He asks that they be paid for out the monies in Quarter Master General's Department.
February 12, 1789 [Estimate of Expenses for the Treaty with the Cherokees agreed to February 12, 1789.] Unknown Author Unknown Recipient List of items and their estimated values for a treaty with the Cherokee Nation.
August 20, 1790 Regarding Treaty of New York between Creeks and United States Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair President Washington transmits copy of Treaty of New York to Georgia Governor. Asks for faithful execution of the Treaty by both parties. Discusses that land claimed by Georgia was never clearly established. Discusses Treaty of Galphinton and land lying eastward of the forks of Oconee and Oakmulgee to St. Mary's River and between the temporary line and the old line from the Altamaha to the St...
January 15, 1791 Protection of Virginia's Frontier Settlers Henry Knox George Washington Although Knox agrees that the western frontier of Virginia should be defended at the expense of the United States, he does not approve of the methods for providing that defense set forth by Virginia and provides his own recommendations to the President.
February 24, 1799 Building Dams John Bull Samuel Hodgdon Advises on securing water power for works at Harpers Ferry.
March 4, 1793 Letter from Timothy Barnard [Bernard] to Major Henry Gaither regarding translator Mr George Cornells, son of Joseph Cornells Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither Timothy Bernard, writing to Major Henry Gaither, notes that delivery of the letter is by Mr. George Cornell, son of Joseph Cornell, linguist [translator] for the United States who did business for the Mad Dog of the Tuchabatches to Cussetah, which favors the United States. Refers to the Shawnee talks; that they would bring destruction on the land. Bernard wants to acquaint Gaither with Cornell;...
September 4, 1793 Accounts of Joseph Ellicott Joseph Elliot William Simmons Lists accounts kept by Joseph Ellicott, surveyor.
October 5, 1793 Letter from Timothy Bernard [Barnard] to Major Gaither regarding Cowetas horse thieves and revenge for those killed at Little Oakfuskee Village Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither In addressing horse theft, identifies the Cowetas as the culprits and who will be objects of revenge for those killed at Little Oakfuskee Village. Asks Gaither to warn people to be on guard along the river and avoid unnecessary exposure.
May 30, 1798 Order to Arm and Stock Ship for Defense of Cape Henry James McHenry Captain Thomas Truxtun The Secretary of War wants to have as much naval force at sea as soon as possible due to the number of French privateers on the US coast. He hopes that Truxtun is ready to sail, but any articles wanting should be purchased at his present location or at Norfolk. Enclosed are letters to Lt.s Triplett and Dyson with orders. McHenry also encloses instructions for Truxtun from Congress. His cruising...
March 13, 1790 Indian Attacks Henry Jones Jonathan Brown Details of Indian attacks and murders, fear of increase in hostilities the following spring.
December 31, 1799 Estimation of Tools and Utensils On Hand David Ames [not available] Estimation of all tools and utensils on hand at the Armory in Springfield as returned by the Superintendent per his return, December 31st 1799.
1798 Stores Necessary for Equipping the Frigate for Algiers Unknown Author [not available] Statement of stores necessary for the equipment of the Frigate for Algiers.
August 2, 1799 Outlines Trade Tips with Indians; List of Items in Need by Creeks Benjamin Hawkins Edward Wright Ben Hawkins (Indian Agent) provides detailed description to Edward Wright of how to successfully trade with the Creek Indians. Most Indians don't meet their obligations with regard to credit and debt so all trade must be accomplished by bartering one item for another. Also included is a list of items in demand by the Creeks.
July 12, 1798 Sundries for the Frigate "United States" John Harris Captain John Barry A ten-page list of sundries for the Frigate "United States," commanded by Captain John Barry.
September 7, 1792 Training, supplies, and pay Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox believes that the Indians might ask for more in the peace negotiations than the U.S. can accept so it is crucial that Wayne's forces be well trained and supplied. All the requested supplies have been forwarded and it is necessary that they be used wisely and not wasted. Payment for the troops is being sent with as much security as can be provided.
[not available] Dimensions and Sizes of Materials for Building a Frigate of 44 guns. Unknown Author [not available] Document, describes material dimensions for a 44 Gun Frigate.
June 19, 1794 Articles for a 44-Gun Frigate Joshua Humphreys Unknown Recipient Document reporting on the dimensions of materials for a 44-gun frigate, and fittings and stores for same. Joshua Humphreys is a reputed shipbuilder.