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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 23, 1792 Visit of Captain Brandt to Philadelphia Henry Knox Joseph Brandt Knox expresses regret to Indian chief Captain Joseph Brandt that his visit to Philadelphia had to be postponed but assures him that he will be just as wecome as if he had arrived at the appointed time.
May 16, 1795 Proposed Visit of Indian Chiefs Timothy Pickering George Washington Pickering forwards a letter from Governor St. Clair regarding the proposed visit by chiefs of some of the Western Tribes, which Pickering thinks ought to be postponed. He is concerned about the establishment of US forts on the Western frontier.
May 31, 1800 Visit of Gen. Hunter & the Duke of Kent Alexander Hamilton John Jacob Rivardi Since we live in jealous times a visit from General Hunter and the Duke of Kent is not to be encouraged, but if they do visit, they should be accorded the same ceremonies as would be observed toward similar characters in our own country.
June 20, 1800 Visit of the Duke of Kent and Gen. Hunter, Etc. John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Rivardi says that there is little possibility of a visit from the Duke of Kent but General Hunter may visit without giving notice in which case he will be received with proper courtesy. Rivardi expresses his regrets at Hamilton quitting the service and thanks him for his kindness.
June 19, 1792 Visit from Captain Joseph Brant Richard Varick Henry Knox Richard Varick discusses the arrival of Captain Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea) of the British Army from Ontario to visit friends and acquaintances. Varick knows Brant personally, and discusses how he distinguished himself during the late war, and that he is now head of the Six Nations. Varick states that Brant intends to visit the President in Philadelphia.
March 8, 1800 Administration of Individual Officers and Soldiers William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Urgently required to visit Hamilton, the nature of which timing did not allow for previously obtaining official permission from Hamilton. Believed his reasons for visiting would excuse his lack of protocol.
March 9, 1793 Chief Cornplanter's visit to Philadelphia Henry Knox Isaac Craig Secretary Knox is glad to learn that Doctor Carmichael arrived safe with money. Also sorry that Cornplanter will not visit Philadelphia as if disaffected with United States. Says this idea is unfortunate. Senecas residing at Buffalo Creek were offended by his former visit as unauthorized by council, and prohibited his visit.
July 3, 1790 The President's Approbation of Your Visit Henry Knox Alexander McGillivray Knox informs McGillivray of President Washington's satisfaction regarding the visit of the chiefs of the Creek Nation to the seat of government.
February 27, 1796 [Copy] Rules Governing Presidental Visit with Indians James McHenry William Blount Treaty with Creeks to be held at Colerain, President to speak at council. Discussed details of President's attendance and hopes of accomplishing at council and rules to govern visits.
February 25, 1792 Invitation by President to Visit Philadelphia Henry Knox Joseph Brandt Reiteration of invitation to visit Philadelphia to discuss welfare of Indians.
November 21, 1793 Unexpected Cessation of Hostilities William Blount Henry Knox "We still continue to enjoy an unexpected cessation of hostilities, the Indians as yet not having committed a single murder since the visit General Sevier paid the nation by order of Secretary Smith. I am unable to offer any positive reason for this cessation as all friendly communication between the Indians and citizens of the United States is cut off; but my opinion is that it is fear of a...
August 8, 1792 Ogden sends recommendation to Knox regarding visit of Prince Edward's family Samuel Ogden Henry Knox Letter, Ogden recommends royal bearer to Knox. Prince Edward and family traveling from Quebec to England wish to visit southern states.
November 18, 1784 Accomodations for visit John Pierce Ebenezer Jackson John Pierce sends to Ebenezer Jackson a letter requesting accomodations for his visit.
November 13, 1786 Reports Journey with Lafayette; Hopes to Visit Mount Vernon James McHenry George Washington Reports the Marquis de Lafayette has spared no expense on their journey. Would like to spend a few days at Mount Vernon, when the two of them could visit about the Revolutionary history.
April 29, 1800 Secretary at War directs the conduct of Indian affairs with Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr Applauded Chapin for his endeavors to stop the proposed visit to the Indians.
October 24, 1795 Arrangements for Absence from Command Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Notification that papers and treaty delivered to the President. Pickering believed that Wayne should make all arrangements for his absence from command at Greene Ville to visit friends.
April 22, 1800 Request for Visit to Settle Accounts William Simmons Henry Glenn Simmons requested a visit from Henry Glenn to settle objections regarding Glenn's accounts and vouchers submitted to the Office.
August 24, 1797 [Uniforms for the United States Navy] James McHenry [not available] [possibly a journal entry] Noted visit of Mary Logan and other visitor. Discussed the "coloured gentry". Attached newspaper article pertaining to riot in town.
May 22, 1799 Letter of Introduction for Peter Schermerhorn Jr Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Writes that Peter Schermerhorn Jr intends to make a short visit to Philadelphia on an "excursion of pleasure"; requests that Hodgdon do what he can to help him see the city.
July 3, 1799 Count Rumford's proposed visit to the US, etc James McHenry Rufus King Responds to the request from Count Rumford to visit the United States, where he was born, if possible, for the purpose of donating his collection of military materials to an academy. McHenry forwarded the request to the President, with recommendations, and conveys the President's response. Mc Henry also thanks King and Trumbull for items sent from England.
December 19, 1791 Invitation to Five Nations to Visit Philadelphia Timothy Pickering [not available] Suggests visit to Philadelphia to discuss the introduction of various skills related to goods production, all promises of gifts to be fulfilled at Great Council fire in Philadelphia.
October 30, 1799 Reports Visit to Tellico; Reports Accounts David Henley William Simmons Reports visit to Tellico to deliver Cherokee annuities. Reports accounts and refers to estimates and papers which will come in the next post to prepare for questions from Judge Anderson and Mr. Claiborn.
July 27, 1791 Smith appeals to Knox to authorize military leave for a brother William Smith Henry Knox Letter, due to family hardship Smith asks for leave for his brother, Captain Smith.
July 1, 1796 [PRIVATE] Reliability of Mail, Visitors to Mount Vernon George Washington James McHenry Discussed speed of mail and various possible visitors to Mount Vernon. Requests McHenry to ascertain if Adet would visit.
August 27, 1795 Josiah Fox's request to visit Philadelphia John Stagg Josiah Fox On behalf of Secretary of War, request granted to Josiah Fox to visit Philadelphia. Fox's Pay will be forwarded to Colonel Carrington, supervisor at Richmond.