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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.
August 19, 1797 Report from Captain Obrian, having just returned from the Eastward, regarding the Algerine frigate Crescent [not available] Captain Thomas Thompson Captain Obrian having just returned from Eastward reports that it would be proper to have the quarters of the frigate boarded up with their stuff and filled in with cork. Parts should be painted red.
September 13, 1794 Muster Rolls of the Eastward Detachment Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Enclosed are Lyman's muster rolls of the detachment which he marched from the eastward.
May 10, 1800 Compensation for Soldiers Employed to the Eastward James McHenry William Simmons The soldiers employed by Major [Lewis] Tousard as laborers on the fortifications to the eastward, and as artificers, are to be allowed the per diem compensation promised them for their services.
September 24, 1790 Enclosed Letter to Governor of Virginia John Stagg Beverley Randolph In absence of Sec. of War, Stagg enclosed letter from him to Randolph.
June 5, 1800 Who has taken charge of the War Department? Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of several matters, Craig declares that he would have expected Hodgdon to inform him who had taken charge of the War Department. He had hoped that his friend Henry would have had an invitation. Colonel Strong and part of the 2nd Regiment have arrived at the encampment on the Allegheny River where he will stay until joined by troops coming from Staunton and Winchester. They...
1793 Wayne Letter & Enclosures Forwarded to Knox Philip Audebert Anthony Wayne One of the War Office clerks forwards Wayne's letter and enclosures to Knox.
December 20, 1799 Payment and Death of Washington Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Assured Craig that payment of the Armourer will fall under settlement with the Quartermaster General. Remarked on the extraordinary nature of troops moving from Pittsburgh Eastward. General melancholy over death of "the immortal Washington."
October 4, 1794 [No. 34] Apprehension of Man Under O'Hara's Employ John Stagg Isaac Craig Enclosed in confidence, an extract of a letter from Gen. Wayne regarding Robert Newman of Kentucky. Newman stated to Col. Hamilton that he was captured by Indians near Niagara, but allowed to return home by Gov. Simcoe by way of Philadelphia. Hodgdon advanced Newman $20. By order of the President, Newman is to be apprehended and put under guard at Fort Washington. The government hoped to...
September 16, 1792 Letter to the President of the United States Henry Knox George Washington Letter from the Secretary of War to the President of the United States. Discusses visitors to Mount Vernon along with affairs in France.
April 26, 1799 Rules for rank and promotion Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Discusses rules for rank and promotion.
August 15, 1794 Absence of the Secretary of War. Joseph Howell Edward Carrington After discussing allowances that extend to remittances of money from the War Department, Howell notes that the Secretary of War has set out to the eastward and is expected to be absent for over two months.
August 30, 1794 Allowance to the Supervisors Joseph Howell George Gale An allowance to the supervisors for disbursing monies not connected with their office is currently not permitted, but they should receive some compensation that must be approved by the Secretary of War upon his return from the eastward.
May 1, 1791 Developments on Frontier Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Informant told St. Clair that Wyandots joined Shawnees and Delawares in alliance. Further details on military operations on frontier.
June 3, 1796 Regarding Naval Shipments Josiah Fox Forman Cheesman Letter, discusses cargo and vessel.
December 11, 1794 Enclosed Muster Rolls for Recruits of Artillerists and Engineers at Govenor's Island Alexander Thompson Joseph Howell Some recruits (noted) joined from Lieut. McCullen's unit from Albany, request for more blank muster rolls.
May 28, 1798 Orders for Captain Richard Dale War Department Captain Richard Dale Two pilot boats dispatched with instructions. One to southward of Capes of Delaware; other to the eastward. Adds that Dale's zeal, courage, and prudence is relied upon for execution of instructions.
September 30, 1798 Enlistments and Request for Blank Rolls William Littlefield William Simmons Dates recruits joined army, some questions on procedures.
November 6, 1790 McKnight forwards bill for medical care to Knox Charles McKnight Henry Knox Letter, discusses medical services provided and cost.
December 7, 1788 Knox writes to Morris Henry Knox Gouverneur Morris Letter, mentions Morris' departure for Europe.
May 23, 1793 Marching of recruits; public clothing at Middletown Henry Knox John Pratt Is glad to hear of arrangements made to march recruits from Eastward. Approves of proposition relative to clothing. Is to leave in charge Ensign Bissell all the public clothing at Middletown Connecticut; recruits will be clothed at either New Brunswick or Trenton. Requests return of clothing.
December 7, 1785 Regarding James Bray's whereabouts during the late war James Bray Joseph Howell Bray outlines his various assignments and whereabouts in the Army during the late war in order to procure over due payment.
August 6, 1796 Enclosed Certificate for Not Drawing Susistance John Saunders William Simmons Saunders answered Hagner's request for certificate of subsistance. Saunders hoped that a Contractor would be appointed to the garrison to furnish men with rations.
April 24, 1798 Final Resolution of this Unprofitable Business John Jacob Faesch Samuel Hodgdon Faesch had long since hoped to see Hodgdon to discuss the subject of shot but so far has been disappointed. If the Secretary of War agrees, there should be a final resolution of this unprofitable business because Faesch is threatened with prosecution by the Comptroller if it is not.
November 21, 1788 Request of information on Prince Negroe Joseph Howell Captain Moses Cleaveland Howell for information on Prince Negroe, to include his assigned Regiment, his commander, when he was sent home, whether he joined the Invalid Regiment.