Viewing 1–25 of 188 documents: "immediate danger"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
June 10, 1793 Regarding the degree of danger in Georgia Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair Possible danger to Georgian frontier, Knox agreed to increase in troops necessary but advised that once danger of invasion subsided that number of troops should be reduced.
September 19, 1794 Hamilton Volunteers to Fight the Insurrection Alexander Hamilton George Washington Hamilton expresses his wish to join in the effort to combat the insurrection in western Pennsylvania. [Whiskey Rebellion]
September 14, 1798 In the Midst of Imminent Danger, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Along with a discussion of a number of other matters, Craig expresses his pleasure that the Hodgdon family is safe though still in the midst of imminent danger. He has received four Freneau papers though publication may be discontinued should the editor fall victim to the traveling malady.
May 1, 1799 Appointing officers for the Provisional Army James McHenry Benjamin Goodhue Argues that it would be better to fully prepare and appoint officers for the Provisional Army now than wait until immediate danger comes.
April 13, 1790 Protection of Frontier Counties Henry Knox Lieutenant of Harrison County Knox speaks of adopting a temporary method of protecting the frontier counties until danger ceases or a more permanent solution is presented.
August 9, 1798 Removal of Stores Due to Danger of Infection Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon refutes the argument of those who claim that the public stores should be moved due to the risk of infection. The stores exist to support the Army and every effort should be made to see that they are available for that purpose.
December 29, 1791 Warning Citizens of Imminent Danger from Indian Attacks Henry Knox [not available] Knox tells the militia lieutenants of three Pennsylvania counties to recruit scouts whose purpose will be to warn citizens of imminent danger from Indian attacks; also he specifies how much these scouts will be paid and the procedures for mustering them into and out of the service.
October 5, 1793 United States Relieved from a Heavy Expense William Blount Henry Knox After being warned of the danger of the fever at Philadelphia, the Chickasaw delegation have cancelled their trip to meet the President which saves the United States the expense of their journey.
May 23, 1793 Our Nation is Determined to be at Peace Chiefs of the Cherokees William Blount The Cherokee chiefs offer assurances that, unlike the Creeks, they seek peace with the United States. They do not want to be blamed for any of the Creek depredations.
March 28, 1799 Discusses the Dangerous Implications of Nitre Storage in the Public Store Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Refers to deposits of nitre in public stores belonging to Wheelen's firm in Frankford. Wheelen thought it was an improper location for such a deposit, causing danger to the other buildings. Wheelen had never even stored salt petre in any of his contiguous buildings. The purveyor stored the nitre there as a matter of convenience with the intention of making it into powder. Neither the purveyor nor...
June 20, 1792 Troop and Supply Movements Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox discusses various troop and supply movements and urges Wayne to be sure that stores are protected from the Indians while being transported. Horses have been purchased and rifles are being forwarded to Pittsburgh.
November 8, 1799 Establishing a Medium Price for Rations on Both Sides of the Ohio Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton discusses a change from the current situation whereby different prices for rations are charged on the two sides of the Ohio River.
June 4, 1799 Discusses Current Disposition of the Cherokees Colonel Silas Dinsmoor James McHenry Writes of interaction with the governor. Refers to Indian danger.
September 12, 1794 Receipt for Cartridges Manning, Wychoff & Co. Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is Capt. George Fleming's receipt for boxes of cartridges sent to him at West Point.
July 29, 1790 Measures for the Protection of the Frontier Henry Knox Lieutenant of the County of Mason, Kentucky Knox discusses defensive measures for the protection of the frontier.
March 7, 1800 Enlistments Suspended due to Activity in France James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Congressional act has suspended further enlistments unless war shall break out between the US and the French Republic or there is imminent danger of invasion of their territory by the said Republic.
September 15, 1798 Regarding Military Stores Sent to Georgia, Major Brooks Affair, and Merits & Use of Foreign-Born Engineers Vs. Natives James McHenry John Adams Comments that it seems hard to please the governor of Georgia. Notes that substantial shipments of cannon, arms & ammunition have been sent to Savannah. McHenry has had them stockpiled there to be used by the militia if sudden danger should strike; the governor apparently wants them distributed now. Refers to the affair of libel by Major Brooks by saying that he has no more real knowledge of...
January 24, 1793 Protecting Hats from Moths John Miller Alexander Hamilton Miller offers his suggestion for protecting the 1500 soldiers' hats from the depredations of moths.
June 7, 1793 Allocation of Money, Dispatches Henry Knox Isaac Craig Estimate for cost of horses by Quartermaster General enclosed. Block house to be build at mouth of Wheeling, requests information on hostile Indians near locations. Dispatches for General Wayne enclosed, orders fast and safe delivery.
June 10, 1797 Receipt for Two Trunks Jason Irving Unknown Recipient A receipt signed by Irving, dated June 10, 1797, New York, in which he confirms receipt of two trunks on board the sloop "Maria" bound for the port of Philadelphia and addressed to Samuel Hodgdon.
September 11, 1798 The Desertion of Philadelphia, Etc. John Clifford Samuel Hodgdon Clifford wants a check for $1000 sent to him and his brother as soon as it is convenient. They have large engagements to meet but are deprived of their ususual sources due to the desertion of Philadelphia. He hopes that Hodgdon and his family are safe from danger during the present calamity.
January 21, 1792 Request for Price List Henry Knox Isaac Craig Requests explicit price list from Turnbull and Marnie for the cost of casting various arms. Urges speed in finishing work, asked for a detachment of militia be sent to Lieut. Jeffers.
June 27, 1799 Expresses Concern about Wilkinson's Promotion James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to General [James] Wilkinson's claims to promotion and his own promise not to oppose, but warns of the danger of half-confidences. Concerned about expectations from Spain. Requests that Hamilton not say anything to him about this discussion.
August 31, 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic and Clothing Samuel Hodgdon Henry Knox Hodgdon does not believe that the clothing was infected from the recent yellow fever epidemic and explains why. He has also consulted a Doctor Hodge, who says that there is no danger of infection. Recommends that the last load, for the 4th Sub Legion, be aired before sent to destination.