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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 3, 1800 Officers Who Sustain Injury Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Wells Hamilton agrees that officers who sustain injury in their exertions to carry out the laws should be indemnified by the public.
August 4, 1791 A Minor Accident, Etc. Major General Richard Butler Henry Knox Amongst other matters, General Butler reports on an accident in which a boat struck a rock. The only injury is to the boat.
March 26, 1799 Injury from Moths, Etc. John Bray Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a statement of the public stores received since October 1797. Though there have been thirty different deliveries, Bray has made entries only in those cases where stores have been receipted for. Also, no entrees have been made for the several stores that have been forwarded at the request of certain officers. He is concerned that some of the clothing might suffer from injury by moths.
October 10, 1800 Injury to the Public of Arms Dispersal, Etc. Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon Dexter is concerned about the injury to which the public interest is exposed by arms being dispersed to places where no one is responsible for their safekeeping.
June 20, 1793 Indians must refrain from acts of violence. Secretary Smith John Thompson Smith is pleased by the pacific acts of the Cherokees but warns them against hostile acts against whites, such as stealing horses or killing them, that will provoke them to commit similar acts against Indians.
February 26, 1790 Responding to Indian Incursions Henry Knox George Washington Due to the discharge of scouts and rangers from the western counties of Virginia, there have been increased incursions by the Indians resulting in great injury to the inhabitants of the region. Colonel Duvall has asked to be authorized to call the scouts and rangers back into service at the expense of the United States.
July 6, 1792 Acting Governor Sargent's Woes Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Acting Governor Sargent complains of his lack of experience in Indian affairs and abuses in the department at Vincennes.He will deliver the Indian goods to General Putnam and will endeavor to prevent the lack of information from causing injury to the public.
December 28, 1788 Letter from the Secretary at War Henry Knox Isaac Winslow Knox expresses alarm over an unidentified subject. Knox states that if business is protracted then "great injury" is liable to happen.
May 25, 1792 Extract of Instructions from Knox to Wayne Henry Knox Anthony Wayne "But if there should be any defect in the transportation or supplies of provisions you will make instant arrangements at the public expence to remedy the evils in order to prevent any injury to the service."
September 18, 1800 Avoiding Injury to the Arms Phelps & Sanford Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Phelps & Sandford state that unless the arms in their store are overhauled they will be much injured. That includes the wood part as well as the iron.
March 28, 1800 Enclosed Affidavit of Joseph Cove John Cummings James McHenry Cummings submits Cove's claim for relief as a refugee. Cove was injured by frostbite and cannot make the journey to submit the papers himself.
December 27, 1789 Indian Attacks George Clendinen George Washington Clendinen begged leave to innumerate the Indian attacks that occurred in his county. He believed if protection was not given, majority of settlers would leave frontier.
February 16, 1792 Safe Return of the Cherokee Chiefs Henry Knox William Blount Knox informs Blount of the arrangements being made for the safe return of the Cherokee chiefs to their home and the imperative of immediately notifying the federal government if the southern Indians intend to ally themselves with the United States in its campaign against hostile tribes.
October 15, 1800 Transfer to Fort Johnston James Wilkinson James Bruff Captain Bruff receives official notification that he has been transferred to Fort Johnston on the Cape Fear River in South Carolina. He is charged with guarding the country from maritime depredations and protecting the harbor from injury or insult.
May 9, 1794 Injury to a Private Vessel by Unauthorizede Persons Alexander Hamilton George Hammond Hamilton discusses a case in which a private vessel, engaged by the British Consul at Norfolk, has been damaged by unauthorized persons. This constitutes a private trespass which must be redressed through the ordinary course of law.
August 29, 1796 A Letter Found in the Woods Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon A letter was found near the trailhead of the road leading from Lynchburg to New London which had coincidentally been in the New London mail. In order to know whether the public has sustained any injury, Hodgdon is asked whether he has sent any money since his letter of the 28th of June which enclosed $721.41.
June 1, 1798 Paying for the Sloop Samuel Hodgdon John Steel Hodgdon is puzzled as to how to resolve the question of how to pay for the sloop purchased by Mr. DeButts who seeks an advance from the United States.
August 13, 1798 DUPLICATE : Reasons for Late Pay to Militia Constant Freeman William Simmons Freeman anxious due to "clamorous" militia who have not been paid. Simmons could not pay soldiers. Extract from letter by Col. Fauche to Freeman to described injury to character sustained by Fauche due to the lack of pay given to soldiers under his command in Georgia.
March 1, 1799 Reports Loss of Key to Mr. Smith's Store; Injury and Ruin of Stores Samuel Hodgdon William Nichols The key to Mr. Smith's store has not been returned. This will cost the US. Requests return of key. Smith is not entitled to the rent already received. He has removed stores for his own accommodation. Many articles injured; some ruined.
March 21, 1789 Sherman solicits appointment from Knox Isaac Sherman Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment in War Office.
August 20, 1798 I Decline Any Military Appointment Matthew Clarkson Alexander Hamilton Due to obligations to his family and his present pursuits, Clarkson declines any appointment in the Provisional Army and expresses doubt that there will even be a need for serious military operations in the United States.
April 21, 1791 Preparations for the Expedition to the Westward Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox reports on the preparations for the expedtion to the western frontiers. Levies from Jersey and regulars from Delaware are on the march and supplies of clothing and tents are at Winchester.
November 19, 1798 Forwarding a Box of Charleville Muskets Samuel Hodgdon John Dexter Hodgdon apoligizes for what he deems the mortifying delay in the shipment of a box of Charleville muskets intended for Dexter.
February 18, 1796 Discussion of Ship Timbers & Construction Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, discusses timber & frigate construction.
August 8, 1799 Refers to Injury and Pension of Pat Fouber Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Reports that rearer Pat Fouber received half his pension prior to enlisting with the Marines aboard the frigate United States after breaking his arm on board and before being put on the pension list.