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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 31, 1799 Delivery Request James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of medical instruments to Fort Mifflin, including amputation & trepanning tools.
1791 Ratification of the deed of Assignment for the two Indian children of Ebenezer Allan. [not available] Henry Knox Document, ratification of a deed of assignment executed by the Chiefs of the Seneka Nation to the two Indian Children of Ebenezer Allan.
January 2, 1792 Land Warrant Assignment William Wade George Moore Assignment pertaining to a land warrant right, of William Wade, late a soldier in Capt. Ceyles' company in the 2nd Pennsylvania regiment.
December 1, 1800 Requests Particulars for Machine to Made for Navy George Harrison Thomas Turner George Harrison has unable to contact Simon Messinger regarding the details of the machine directed to be made for the use of the Navy. Mr. Francis might have advanced $100 in vouchers, but Harrison is not sure.
March 14, 1791 Power of Attorney for Various Soldiers Ephraim Steel Unknown Recipient Power of attorney for various soldiers and officers.
January 28, 1784 Receipt of certificate and writing supplies John Pierce John Holt Paymaster General is notifying Holt that he has gratefully received his letter, the certificate, writing paper, money, and a newspaper. Any blank certificates from Philadelphia should also be forwarded.
March 1, 1799 Request for Issue of Writing Materials James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of writing materials.
August 2, 1785 Value of U.S. property in possession of Robert Morris Gunning Bedford Samuel Hodgdon Gunning Bedford sends an inventory and valuation of government property in the possession of Robert Morris to Samuel Hodgdon.
March 23, 1799 Request for Issue of Writing Supplies to Knoxville James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of records-keeping and writing supplies to be sent to Knoxville.
March 16, 1799 Request for Issue of Writing Supplies James McHenry John Harris Issues writing supplies.
July 1, 1799 Request for Purchase & Delivery of Mess Kits, Tools, & Writing Supplies for the 13th Regiment James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Requests that Wadsworth procure specified articles (mess kits, tools, and writing supplies) for equipping the 13th Regiment.
March 29, 1799 Request for Issue of Military Stores to Troops Readying for Movement James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of many articles, including writing materials, tack & harness, & equipment, for "troops now under marching orders."
December 12, 1799 Request for Issue of Writing Materials for 10th Regiment James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of writing materials to the quartermaster of the 10th Infantry Regiment.
March 31, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain Abraham R. Ellery, assistant Adjutant General for writing done in conformity with authority of Major General Hamilton William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; Captain Abraham R. Ellery, assistant Adjutant General, for writing done in conformity with authority of Major General Hamilton.
1794 Reassures that the President Loves His Red Children Henry Knox Conyatauyou Wants to reassure the chief that the President heard him talk, and that the President's door is always open to the just complaints of his red children. He will give him a written instrument, which he may consider a guarantee of his rights to the land. Offers him money to make him comfortable on the path.
June 1, 1799 Payment to William Dobbins for work done Caleb Swan Isaac Craig Payment for a desk leaf and putting it up and for a stool for writing upon.
May 24, 1800 Request for Issue of Writing Materials for Use at Knoxville, Tennessee James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of writing materials for use at Knoxville, TN.
January 14, 1794 Release of Lafayette from Prussian prison Cabinet Unknown Recipient Cabinet meeting concerning the writing to the King of Prussia, Frederick William II, regarding the Marquis de Lafayette, currently imprisoned by the former. President Washington is pondering writing the King in a private and unofficial manner about releasing Lafayette on parole, given Lafayette's immense services to the United States during the Revolution.
June 22, 1799 Request for Issue of Clothing, Tools & Writing Materials to 12th Regiment, New York James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing, tools, and writing materials to the 12th Regiment in New York.
December 10, 1793 Responsibilities to Discharge Accounts, Proper Paperwork Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Hamilton describes a plan to pay commissioned officers who wish to paid in Philadelphia. They should execute an instrument to be lodged with the Paymaster of the Army who will grant a certificate to be lodged with the accountant of the War Department, with a Power of Attorney from the officer. The accountant wil then discharge the aproriate sums.
August 13, 1798 Delivery of Instrument Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver tents, drum heads and sticks.
June 23, 1794 Arrival of Pay Abeited Desertion Frederick Dalcho Joseph Howell Money arrived at Fort Fidius for pay of troops. The late arrival was the reason many used for plea of desertion. Writing expressing dissatisfaction of men found outside barracks. Howell's assurance of regular pay assuaged men.
September 29, 1797 Supply Line Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Inquiry into statement that Northern posts of Niagara, Detroit, and Michilemacinac would be supplied via Albany and Schenectady. Requested stationary and writing paper.
January 8, 1799 Notification of Shipment of Writing Supplies James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of writing and office supplies.
January 21, 1795 [Instrument of Ratification: Treaty with the Cherokee Nation] George Washington [not available] Outlines treaty agreement b/w Cherokee Nation and U.S. and gives Presidential seal of approval.