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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 25, 1800 Regarding French Prisoners Held at New York John Jay Samuel Dexter Letter, discusses French prisoners in New York City jail and their proper treatment.
June 13, 1800 Recommendation of Mr. Jones Sarah Beates Samuel Hodgdon Beates recommends her brother-in-law Mr. Jones to fill a vacancy in the War Department. He is a young man from a genteel family with worthy expectations. Unfortunately he has received unkind treatment from his guardian and from her husband's family not unlike the treatment she has received from them. Mr. Jones is her neighbor and she attests to his honesty and principles.
February 16, 1795 A Liberal Allowance for the Militia Joseph Howell David Henley The militia have been advanced their pay and forage, having been given a very liberal allowance considering that they were not constantly employed. It will be proper for Henley to pay Colonel Hay whatever is allowed for his services.
October 27, 1794 A Liberal Allowance for Carrying Dispatches Samuel Hodgdon Stephen Page Hodgdon offers Page a liberal allowance to be the express rider for Army dispatches to start on Wednesday at 10am.
April 22, 1794 Liberal Supply of Money Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt thanks Hodgdon for the liberal supply sent him which enables him to comply with all his contracts.
March 21, 1791 Appointment of Knox as Major General, Commander of Troops on Frontier Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Official appointment of Knox as Major General with general instructions for his duties on the frontier. Just and liberal peace with Indians, avoid war.
February 16, 1795 Settlement of Colonel Hays' account as muster master Joseph Howell David Henley Howell reports to Henley that he received Colonel Hays account as muster master. Allowance described by Simmons as very liberal considering that the militia not constantly employed.
September 14, 1798 Request for Assistance in Providing Doctors for Sick Men Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Sick sailors left at Newport, RI and Norfolk, VA. Stoddert noted that in the future sailors will be left at New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. Doctors employed at considerable expense to tend to the sick, Stoddert requested arrangements be made for treatment by surgeons stationed at noted locations for future sick sailors.
March 28, 1791 Assurances of Justice Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox stresses the need to assure the Seneca Chiefs that the murderers of the friendly Indians will be brought to justice and that liberal compensation for the loss of property will be provided to the friends and relations of the deceased.
September 11, 1797 On the treatment of sick ashore; and delivery of guns for Algerine frigate [not available] Tench Francis Recommends the treatment of sick ashore as more conducive to recovery. Refers to delivery of guns for Algerine frigate under contract to Mr. Hughes. If he fails in contract, Samuel Hodgdon ordered to procure guns from public magazine and deliver to Portsmouth New Hampshire.
May 11, 1791 Indian Relations Henry Knox George Clinton Indian relations and peace keeping efforts.
March 19, 1793 Report on Cherokee Grievances James Carey William Blount Carey compares the ill treatment of the Cherokees by the government with the favorable treatment of the Lower Creeks who had a good man to represent them.
November 24, 1794 Expedition Against the Insurgents in the Western Country, Etc. Matthias Slough Samuel Hodgdon Among other matters, Slough assures Hodgdon that he has onlty charged the commons commission for his disbursements so he hopes a more liberal allowance will be provided.
May 23, 1792 Sympathies for Lack of Recruits Henry Knox Bezaleel Howe Letter, mentions recruiting and treatment of deserters.
June 16, 1789 Debarkation of Troops from Carolina at Wilmington Arthur St. Clair Anthony Wayne Refers to orders to debark troops from Carolina at Wilmington as the most contiguous place to Lancaster. Commanding officers will march detachment to Lancaster and lodge them in barracks there. Discusses movement of baggage and treatment of the sick.
July 14, 1796 Pay Due Alexander Scott, Etc. A.W. Dunscomb William Simmons Among sundry other accounting matters, Dunscomb discusses an order from Alexander Scott in favor of Daniel Broadhead for pay due Scott. Certificates related to circumstances similar to this one were sent to Dunscomb by Colonel Carrington and in every case but one certificates have been delivered. Scott received the same treatment and a receipt was taken but he has yet to receive his pay.
January 2, 1797 Concerning the Creek delegation James McHenry Benjamin Hawkins Discusses Creek delegation to the federal government and discloses five hundred dollars to be delivered to disperse to any chiefs who did not attend and may feel jealous that those who attended received gifts or special treatment.
June 5, 1799 Recommends J. Stanley to Apply for the Public Armory at Springfield Samuel Hodgdon J Stanley Encourages Stanley to join the public armory at Springfield. His service will be appreciated and the pay is liberal.
May 14, 1798 Recommending John McRea for a Lieutenancy in the Navy James Craik [not available] John McRea has applied for a lieutenancy in the Navy and Craik declares that he has no doubt that McRea would do justice to such an appointment. His education has been liberal, his abilities are good, and he is a worthy young man.
May 14, 1798 Recommends McRea for a Lieutenancy in the Navy Charles Simms Unknown Recipient John McRea wishes to be appointed a lieutenant in the Navy of the United States. Simms recommends McRea as a young man with a liberal education, good talents, and respectable character. McRea is theoretically and practically acquainted with navigation and is in every way deserving of the appointment he seeks.
August 20, 1796 Cases Involving Foreign Privateers Bringing Prizes into American Ports Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James Read Wolcott discusses the complexities related to the treatment of French vessels who have captured prizes and wish to bring them into American ports. The handling of these cases has significant implications with regard to the neutrality of the United States vis a vis the war between Britain and France.
December 30, 1800 American Treatment of Armed French Vessels Benjamin Stoddert Commodore Barry Despite the fact that a treaty with the French Republic is before the U. S. Senate, Secretary of the Navy Stoddert orders Barry to treat French armed vessels as hostile so long as they continue their depredations against American trading vessels.
January 31, 1801 Request for Preparation of Documents Recalling John Quincy Adams from Foreign Service John Adams John Marshall Asks the Secretary of State to prepare appropriate letters to the King of Prussia recalling John Quincy Adams as minister to that country and thank him for the kind treatment the younger Adams has received. Asks that several copies be sent through different nations; notes that he would prefer J.Q. Adams to continue as a European minister, but the only acceptable posts (as minister to France or...
November 14, 1798 Propietors Have Treated Me Shamefully, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Along with discussing the means of settling Smith's account, Hodgdon expresses his dismay at the shameful treatment to which he has been subjected by the proprietors of the Amboy conveyances who have apprently not delivered the muskets to New York.
June 7, 1794 Chapin discusses Indian affairs and British activity on frontier with Knox [not available] Henry Knox Letter, discusses Treaty at Buffalo Creek; discusses treatment of Indians; discusses British relations with Indians; mentions Indian murder.