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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 27, 1798 Issues Account for Tents for the Health Office Samuel Hodgdon William Jones Encloses U.S. account against the Health Office for tents, poles ordered by the Secretary of War. Lists current prices of new common tents to judge value of shipment.
June 9, 1798 Preservation of the Health of Persons Working in the Public Stores Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon lists the articles needed to protect the health of the people working in the public stores during the summer months.
January 14, 1800 Recommendation of Mr. W. Wilson Samuel Smith Alexander Hamilton In the past Smith had recommended W. Wilson and he obtained a commission that he had to relinquish due to ill health. His health restored, Smith recommends him again to command a Company in the 4th battalion of the 2nd Regiment of Artillery.
August 27, 1796 Delayed Recruiting Account & Receipt Rolls Alexander Gibson William Simmons Gibson apologizes for the delay in submitting his account which is due to the poor state of his health. He had recruited most of his men before he learned that he needed a certificate from the magistrate for each one attesting to their good health. He presumes they are in good health except for James Moss who deserted.
May 3, 1800 Passing Through the Small Pox, Etc. Constant Freeman Samuel Hodgdon Freeman has received the General Orders relative to the clothing. He hopes that Hodgdon's children have passed through the smallpox safely. Freeman's child is not yet born. Freeman and his family are in good health.
June 27, 1799 My health is I hope perfectly restored... John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Encloses "a map of river Miami, also a plan of the fort of the same name." States: "My health is I hope perfectly restored and as the fever has left me I trust soon to recover my usual strength." States that he is willing to remain at Niagara throughout the winter. Maintains that "a public vessel on this lake...would I am sure prove economical in the end."
October 26, 1796 Due to Health, Request for Pay Through Irregular Channel Donald G. Mitchell William Simmons Mitchell plans to visit West Point when his furlough ends. He asks Simmons to send his pay and subsistence to Colonel Chester.
November 13, 1800 Mr. Lyman's Health is Critical, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is an estimate of the expenditures of the Armory for November. Mr. Lyman's condition is critical and he is confined to his bed. Hodgdon's wishes for his improved health are gratefully received.
August 31, 1798 Delivery of Tents and Two Horsemen James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver tents per request of William Jones, President of Board of Health in Philadelphia.
February 22, 1796 Forwarding Documents James Watson Jeremiah Wadsworth Encloses asked-for papers [not included], and informs Wadsworth of the health of a mutual acquaintance.
September 7, 1798 The Melancholy State of Our City Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Although he and his family enjoy good health, Hodgdon mourns the deaths caused by the disease infecting Philadelphia.
June 7, 1796 Sorrow over the declining health of a loved one William Vans Murray James McHenry Murray expresses extreme sorrow at the rapidly declining health of his wife, concluding the letter with an inquiry into bounty lands. Murray blames himself at one point for his wife's illness, suggesting that his frequent absence may have worsened her condition.
May 6, 1792 Williams Declines Promotion on the Grounds of Health Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Letter, declines command commission; describes health as precarious over the past two years.
January 12, 1795 Indisposition of My Health Samuel Shore Samuel Hodgdon Shore apologizes for the indisposition of his health which has prevented him from sending his accounts to Hodgdon in a timely manner. Since he seems to be recovering, he will send them off without delay.
December 9, 1797 Account of Paul McDermott Paul McDermott William Simmons McDermott explains that his ill health has prevented him from maintaining his account in the proper manner but, as as his health permits, he will settle his account.
August 12, 1800 Health of My Native City, Etc. Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Hagner is pleased to hear of the health of Philadelphia and its inhabitants. Whatever may be his partiality for other places he still has a prediliction for his native city. The North Carolina contractors have arrived but have not been examined.
August 29, 1798 Cited letter or document, William Jones to James McHenry William Jones James McHenry Letter, asks for horseman and common tents for Philadelphia Board of Health
July 31, 1786 Insufficient documentation to secure claims Joseph Howell James F. Armstrong The documentation received is sufficient to secure the recipient's claims. It is understood that poor health prevents the recipient from coming to New York to settle this matter so it can be postponed until he is well enough to travel.
July 26, 1788 Pierce's account and the state of his health John Hopkins John Pierce Found Pierce's account for money advanced. Inquires on state of health. Hopes for restoration.
May 6, 1792 Appointment Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Williams honored with Knox's opinion, but cannot accept appointment due to health problems and his current engagement taking care of orphan children.
October 27, 1794 Settlement of Regimental Accounts Ebenezer Jackson John Pierce Jackson explains that his failure to transmit his regimental settlement has been due to his poor health. He notes that Governor Martin [of North Carolina] has been helpful in all matters relative to the settlement.
October 17, 1797 Returning Originals of Forwarded Correspondence John Adams James McHenry Adams writes to enclose all the originals of letters McHenry had sent to him, that McHenry may have them for his records. Expresses concern over McHenry's health.
March 25, 1800 Cover Letter of Supporting Documents on Refugee Status John Torrey James McHenry Explains that his health and remote residence are the reason why his request for compensation offered by Congress to refugees from Canada is submitted so late.
May 3, 1795 Davis's Health Prevents Him from Taking a More Demanding Position Theodore Lyman Timothy Pickering Lyman warns that Mr. Davis probably will not accept the post for which he is being considered because his health is not sufficiently good for him to undertake more demanding duties that those he performs in his present position.
October 24, 1798 Danger Risked by Remaining in Town, Etc. Michael Kepple Samuel Hodgdon Kepple is glad to have heard from Mr. Henry that Hodgdon has continued in good health despite the danger he risked by remaining in town.