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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 19, 1791 Garrisoning at Fort Washington Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter, discusses garrisoning Fort Washington.
1794 British fort at Sandusky [not available] [not available] General Israel Chapin informs Knox that the British have begun to erect a fort at Sandusky. The British are much alarmed at the garrisoning of Presqu' Isle, and endeavor to persuade the Indians that the property at that place was fraudulently purchased.
May 5, 1794 Indian affairs and British activity on frontier General Israel Chapin Henry Knox Letter from General Chapin to Secretary Knox; discusses Indians, garrison at Presque Isle, Indian land sales. Also advises Indian claims to Presque Isle, and the threat of Indian attack. Mentions shortage of arms & ammunition. Also discusses frontiers and pioneer life; asks for arms.
April 29, 1793 Extracts from depositions indicating likelihood of general war, construction and garrisoning of blockhouses, and measures taken to secure help from Governor of South Carolina Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Georgia Governor Telfair cites some depositions [extracts follow letter] which he says support notion that a general war is imminent with Creeks and Cherokees. Is building and garrisoning block houses. These he considers expedients until the President of United States General George Washington can better provide protection for the settlers. Plans to coordinate with governor of South Carolina...
March 1, 1793 Copy of document [not available] [not available] Document, Memorandum providing opinion on the time, place and manner of taking the President's oath of office.
February 23, 1787 Regarding sold certificates John Pierce Samuel Keeler Orders Captain Keeler to reveal the name, organization, and place of abode of the person to whom he sold his certificates including the time and place where they were sold. Likely has to do with counterfeiting.
December 5, 1784 Monthly Return for Pennsylvania and Jersey Troops near Fort Pitt Josiah Harmar Richard Henry Lee Josiah Harmar sends a monthly return of troops to the President of Congress for the Pennsylvania and Jersey troops. Reports visit of Commissioners for Indian Affairs to hold a treaty. Awaits orders to evacuate the British posts
June 20, 1800 Elbowing Pickering Out of His Place, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Respecting his alleged "unapproachability" Sargent protests that no planter in the territory has been more courteous or more accessible than he. He is unhappy that the President is elbowing his friend Colonel Pickering out of his place as Secretary of State.
June 28, 1794 [No. 29] Care of Powder Henry Knox Isaac Craig Powder forwarded to Pittsburgh, request that it is stored in a dry and secure place.
March 19, 1784 Resolution, Indian Commissioners Charles Thomson [not available] Resolution of Congress regarding the pay of commissioners appointed for negotiations with the Indians.
February 27, 1793 Time, Place, and Manner for the Oath of Qualification George Washington Alexander Hamilton Washington asks the four members of his Cabinet to provide their opinions as to the time, place, and manner in which the President-elect [i.e., himself] should take the oath of qualification.
July 10, 1799 Promotion of Eli Forbes Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton observes that the promotion of Eli Forbes to Captain should take place unless the rules of promotion to be adopted would be an obstacle to the promotion.
July 2, 1799 I decline moving a detachment to Easton... John Adlum Alexander Hamilton Adlum notifies Hamilton that he will not move a detachment from Reading to Easton and declares that in fact his force should be augmented if they are to maintain peace in the region.
April 26, 1800 Removal of Stores From One Place to Another Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Hamilton believes that the QM general does not necessarily have to receive the approbation of the principal officer under whom he serves to move stores from once place to another but must do so when moving stores from a magazine.
October 25, 1796 Draught showing where to place pumps on frigate [not available] Captain Thomas Truxtun Draught is not complete but should be suitable to show where to place the pumps on frigate. When Josiah Fox returns, will submit more suitable draught.
March 1, 1793 Time, Place, and Manner for Taking the Oath of Office. Henry Knox George Washington Three cabinet members provide their opinions on the time, place, and manner in which the President-elect [Washington] should take the oath of office.
December 24, 1793 Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, directs conference at Venango.
April 4, 1799 A Place for My Son John Joseph Perkin Samuel Hodgdon Perkins' son John is dissatisfied with his current employment so Perkins asks Hodgdon to find John a position as an apprentice in some Philadelphia mercantile house in the shipping line.
March 30, 1791 Davis solicits an appointment from Knox William Davis Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment to Inspector of Excise.
April 12, 1798 Request for Gunner for Frigate Constellation Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, asks for gunner for Frigate Constellation.
March 3, 1796 Treat with the Creeks at Colraine James McHenry Jared Irwin Colraine is selected as the site of the treaty with Creeks over Fort Fidius because the troops at that place are sufficient to protect and give respectability to the negotiations.
November 12, 1799 Duties of the Marine Corps James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton General Wilkinson affirms to Hamilton his belief that the Marine Corps should perform all duties relative to the Navy and four sentinals should be sufficient to protect the unlaunched hull of a vessel at a place of peace and safety.
October 9, 1786 Extracts of General Clark's Speeches to the Different Nations of Indians on the Wabash and their Answers George Rogers Clark [not available] Clark invites the Indian nations to a Grand Council in November. Location of grand council disputed; Clark says the meeting will be at Clarksville but the Indian leaders state that councils are always held at port St. Vincennes.
May 23, 1800 Oh Mad! Mad! Mad! Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "Your letter with the enclosed came to hand the day preceding my leaving the city for this place. The hurry of the first moments here prevented my sending it sooner."
June 2, 1786 Report on Recent Desertion to Connecticut William Price Henry Knox Informs Knox of a recent desertion incident, and that a party has been sent to Connecticut in pursuit.