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December 1794 Suggestions for the War Department Alexander Hamilton Unknown Recipient Secretary Hamilton advices on various measures which he believes the War Department ought to adopt. First, he suggests that the militia be reorganized, and divided into five classes. The first class consisting of all unmarried men between 18 and 25, excepting apprentices and students. The second class consisting of all unmarried men from 25 to 40; the third class all married men from 18 to 25;...
August 10, 1798 Support of Good Character George Washington James McHenry Washington enclosed document supporting the good character of Mr. Ames and listed relationship to all the man's acquaintances.
April 5, 1799 My Brother is Afflicted with Rheumatism, Etc. Ann Young Samuel Hodgdon Shortly after arriving in Baltimore, Mrs. Young's brother took a front store in the spirit and grocery line though unfortunately, he has been afflicted by rheumatism. Her sister got married to a decent young man and is now in her own house. Baltimore being a friendly large town still falls short of Philadelphia and she misses her many acquaintances in that city.
March 2, 1799 A Worthy Girl from New Brunswick, Etc. Thomas Jones Samuel Hodgdon In what appears to be a personal letter, Jones discusses his life and prospects. He is grateful that he married a most worthy country girl from the County of Brunswick. He has rented his storehouse to a worthy Quaker who keeps a store of goods worth 2000 pounds (currency).
November 18, 1799 Expenses Related to the Removal to Trenton James McHenry William Simmons Accounts related to extra expenses for the removal to Trenton should conform to the following principles: married men can charge for house rent, transportation of furniture, carriage hire for their familes and expenses on the road; single men can charge for the difference between board in Trenton and in Philadelphia and for stage-hire and expenses on the road.
August 5, 1796 Power of Attorney Ebenezer Bailey Joseph Roberts Power of attorney for Joseph Roberts to Ebenezer Bailey.
March 3, 1786 Pay for an Officer's Widow William Gordon Joseph Howell The author (William Gordon) married the widow of Colonel John White of Georgia and wants to gain possession of Col. White's papers so as to assess the payments owed to Mrs. Gordon. The papers were in the hands of the Southern Auditor who passed them on to the board of Treasury for payment and were last believed to be in the hands of the delegates from Georgia.
November 22, 1791 Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, directs measures for protection of the frontier.
November 15, 1799 Winter Billeting of Troops, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses winter billeting of troops and clothing shipments with Samuel Hodgdon. Mentions the recent marriage of Captain Lyman to Susana Reese, sister of Thomas Reese.
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.
April 28, 1792 Special Instructions to General Israel Chapin Esquire Deputy Temporary Agent on civilizing the Five Nations and Stockbridge Indians Henry Knox General Israel Chapin Following the visit of the Five Nations delegation to Philadelphia, Knox provides detailed instructions to Chapin on the appropriation of $1500 per year annuity to the Five Nations and Stockbridge Indians. Chapin is to select blacksmiths, carpenters and schoolmasters of unblemished integrity and who will set a good example. Would prefer school masters with livestock husbandry skills. Blacksmiths...
February 20, 1791 Jackson writes to Knox regarding Indians, militia, and appointments Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses Indian aggression; mentions pioneers and frontier life; discusses militia establishment; alludes to Revolutionary War; recommends Joseph Williams to appointment; letter contains an addendum that pertains to the appointment of Mr Bruce.
July 28, 1800 Dysentery is Extremely Common, Etc. Jeremiah Condy Samuel Hodgdon Condy observes that he and his family have been in distress because of the severe indisposition of his mother-in-law. Since his arrival in Georgetown he has been admitted to the courts and shall begin his practice. He warns Hodgdon not to travel there with his family if he can avoid it because of the inconveniences and potential for sickness. Dysentery is extremely common in the City of...
February 13, 1792 Disposition of the Indians in This Quarter Reverend Samuel Kirkland Henry Knox Reverend Kirkland reports on sundry councils with representatives of the western tribes and assesses the prospects for peace or war on the frontier.
March 13, 1791 State of the Creek Nation James Casey Henry Knox Comprehensive treatment of every aspect of the culture and lives of the Creek Nation of Indians in 1790-1791. Includes transcript of a journal. 132 page document.