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October 24, 1791 Knox copies minutes from Washington's speech Henry Knox [not available] Document, minutes for the President's speech; discusses impartial justice for Indians; mentions system for national militia.
July 25, 1794 [No. 24] Happiness Henry Knox Isaac Craig Letter to be forwarded to President. Lamented happiness is sacrificed for the "black p[ers]ons". Hopes just and right actions will be taken. Noted medicine would be forwarded.
January 2, 1795 Wilkinson's Various Accusations Against Generals Wayne & Scott, & Defense of Own Reputation James Wilkinson Henry Knox Explains that his pursuit of the charges against General Wayne arose from a desire to "elucidate the consistency of my conduct." Waxes long on the wrongs Wayne has done to him, and his long-suffering endurance of them. Says Wayne has only praised Wilkinson in the past because his excellent conduct at the Battle of Fallen Timbers was irrefutable. Submits to the judgment of the War Department...
December 17, 1795 Presidential Response George Washington House of Representatives Concurred with House on state of national happiness and peace due to Divine Providence. Glad that his recommendations were accepted for analysis
September 7, 1791 Assurances of Exemplary Recruiting Services John Stagg Bezaleel Howe Letter, discusses conduct as a recruiting officer.
April 22, 1786 Indian Treaties Signed Charles Thomson John Langdon Letter to the President of New Hampshire covering copies of treaties signed by the commissioners of Congress with the Shawnee, Cherokee, Choctaw, and Chickasaw Indians.
July 26, 1791 My Independence & Happiness Depend on Congress Catharine Greene Alexander Hamilton Mrs. Greene asks for Hamilton's assistance as she petitions Congress for reimbursement of the personal funds spent by her husband in payment for supplies needed by the army during the War for Independence,.
July 30, 1793 Further Light on the Conduct of the Cherokees Daniel Smith Henry Knox Further light on the conduct of the Cherokees can be gained by contrasting the letters from General Roertson and Piamingo with the letter from Little Turkey.
November 9, 1792 Your Confidence in My Administration George Washington Senate of the United States Washington expresses his gratitude for the Senate response to his annual address.
July 25, 1798 Testimonies of My Military Conduct Lewis Murarius Alexander Hamilton Murarius presents testimonies of his military conduct for Hamilton's perusal.
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...
August 23, 1799 Approval of the Conduct of Colonel Hawkins John Adams James McHenry Asks McHenry to convey his satisfaction regarding the conduct of Colonel Hawkins.
March 25, 1790 Langdon seeks an appointment from Knox John Langdon Henry Knox Letter, asks for federal appointment.
February 16, 1792 Macomb discusses Indian affairs with Knox Alexander Macomb Henry Knox Letter, discusses conduct of interpreters and Indian captain.
October 18, 1797 Captain Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Secretary at War Israel Chapin Jr James McHenry Letter, describes disposition of Six Nations; discusses fears of Indian aggression.
April 8, 1794 Annely's Questionable Conduct John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon [Joseph] Cranch, the armorer at West Point, has complained to the Secretary of War about the conduct of Mr. [Thomas] Annely, the gunsmith, who has tried to entice away from Cranch several people employed by him. Hodgdon is to investigate this business and communicate the result.
September 30, 1800 Everything Relative to My Conduct Must Be Thoroughly Examined Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams discusses the need for an investigation into the conduct of the officers of his department, including himself but assures Hodgdon that he is innocent of wrongdoing.
April 15, 1785 Officer commutations Ebenezer Jackson Joseph Howell Mentions the proceedings of two boards of officers. It is a matter of consequence to those officers as their commutation entirely depends on the determination of the Secretary of War. Asks to send duplicate to Knox.
April 22, 1786 Indian treaties signed Charles Thomson Patrick Henry Letter to the Governor of Virginia covering copies of treaties signed by the commissioners of Congress with the Shawnee, Cherokee, Choctaw, and Chickasaw Indians.
March 26, 1797 Conduct of Guard on Frigate Joshua Humphreys James McHenry Guards drunk, asleep, or vacate post. Humphrey's had to notify the Secretary of War of their conduct.
August 17, 1798 Mortification Due to the Conduct of the Wretch, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Along with a discussion of a number of supply and arms matters, Hodgdon expresses his mortification at the conduct of the individual who sought to move the furniture of the public offices to Trenton.
October 31, 1791 Manifestation of Your Zeal George Washington Senate of the United States Washington thanks the Senate for their kind words in response to his message of 10/25/1791 and assures them that his efforts on behalf of his country will continue unabated. He congratulates them for their contributions to the welfare and progress of the United States.
December 13, 1798 Concerning the balance due to Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Mentions the balance due to Hamilton, along with other accounting matters.
September 5, 1795 Ruling on Conduct of British Officers Timothy Pickering Phineas Bond The United States government waited for sufficient responses from Captain Rodham Home and the Vice Consul before issuing ruling on conduct to punish officers. Protest of U.S. officers included.
October 23, 1790 General Orders: Conduct of Brigade Major Ormsby Josiah Harmar [not available] Harmar recognizes the conduct of Brigade Major Ormsby, in rallying a party of militia and firing upon savages, whereby he destroyed several of them and expresses his thanks. Although they have been galled, the enemy may hover about the encampment. Cautions to maintain vigilance. Wounded militia to be collected in one place, where Doctor Allison and Doctor Carmichael will attend and dress them....