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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 9, 1784 Funds from the state legislatures. Robert Morris John Pierce Discusses the state of of obtaining funds from the state legislatures.
September 6, 1798 Instructions on Obtaining Feed Edward Miller Samuel Hodgdon Miller requests to be informed of the preferred method for obtaining feed for a public horse.
August 10, 1799 Obtaining a Commission in the Standing Army William Cumming Samuel Hodgdon As coppersmith's and tinman's business is currently very slow, Cumming requests Hodgdon's assistance in obtaining a lieutenant's commission in the standing army of the United States. He is a man of strong conviction with a recommendation from James Ash.
December 10, 1790 Objections to Obtaining Land from the Wabash Indians Henry Knox George Washington Knox states his objections to St. Clair's proposal to obtain land from the Wabash Indians. He warns that, at this time, obtaining lands from the Wabash would give the people of Georgia, the Yazoo Company, and the Tennessee Company cause for "impeaching the rectitude" of the federal government. Furthermore, he observes that the addition of more land will reduce the profits for which the existing...
February 12, 1798 Obtaining Patents James McHenry William Simmons Since the books and documents relative to obtaining patents are in the office of the Accountant, McHenry requests that Simmons provide the necessary documents to those urgently requesting patents pertinent to the Virginia List.
March 15, 1795 Difficulties in Obtaining Supplies at the Treasury Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Though Hodgon had written Craig regarding the difficulties of obtaining from the Treasury the necessary supplies for the Quartermaster's Department, Craig had earlier responded via Colonel McNair with information obviating many of the difficulties Hodgdon mentioned. Craig currently needs cash and a set of books ruled for dollars and cents.
September 1790 Cook requests the assistance of Knox in obtaining commutation David Cook Henry Knox Letter, asks for aid obtaining arrears in pay.
August 29, 1798 Request for Assistance in Obtaining Information from Soldier Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Refers to this period as a "time of calamity;" discusses the difficulty getting things printed. Requested assistance in obtaining "attestation" from soldier on verity of printed documents.
November 14, 1794 Difficulties in Obtaining Saltpeter Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Henry Knox Wolcott discusses a letter from the bankers in Holland which describes the unfavorable prospects of obtaining significant quantities of saltpeter in Europe. Information from Hamburg demonstrates that the prices of saltpeter has increased dramatically as a result of the war.
November 24, 1798 Obtaining My Son's Discharge John Dover Representative Edward Livingston Dover enlists Livingston's assistance in obtaining his son's discharge from the War Department.
September 16, 1784 Requirements for obtaining a certificate John Pierce Richard Platt John Pierce sends to Richard Platt a letter that states the requirements for obtaining a certificate.
September 29, 1797 Obtaining Guns for the Algerian Frigate Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon The guns on board the revenue cutter will be returned unless they are taken for the Algerian frigate. Worries it is possible that in all the public magazines no six pounders can be found in Philadelphia. There appears to be an improved possibility of obtaining guns from Mr. Hughes so that prospect should be investigated.
September 22, 1797 Obtaining Cannon for the Frigate Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Wolcott considers the prospect of obtaining the six pounders from Mr. Hughes to be remote so the question arises as to whether the short six pounders on hand can be mounted with the long nine pounders that Hughes has cast. If this is the case, then it must be determined if a suitable and uniform assortment of nine pounders can be obtained. Mr. Francis has made arrangements for the colors to be...
October 11, 1794 Means of the Treasury Are Adequate, Etc. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Among a number of other financial matters, Wolcott assures Hamilton that the means of the Treasury are sufficient to address any emergency that may emerge.
April 24, 1799 Reports Progress in Obtaining Returns for all Deliveries Samuel Hodgdon Alexander Hamilton Current system requires returns of all quartermaster clothing and Indian stores received, issued, expended, and forwarded to all garrisons, forts, arsenals, and public stores. Reports tardiness of obtaining reports but expresses optimism in progress.
July 2, 1784 Pay, Powder Casks, & Arms Chests William Price Joseph Carleton Discusses the means of his receiving his pay and emoluments; discusses the condition of the department's powder casks and arms chests and boxes.
September 22, 1797 Obtaining the Articles Required by the Algerian Treaty, Etc. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Tench Francis Wolcott wants a report on the preparations for obtaining the articles required by the Algerian Treaty. Can anything be done to accelerate the production of masts and spars. He also wants Francis's proposals for the lost contracts and the state of all unfinished orders.
February 24, 1794 Knox informs Nazro of patent process Henry Knox John Nazro Letter, advises that there is a new mode of applying for a patent.
December 21, 1798 Extending Our Internal Means of Defense Harrison Gray Otis Alexander Hamilton Since Otis has been appoined Chairman of a committee to consider extending American internal means of defense, he asks to meet with Hamilton to obtain his advice on a number of related concerns.
September 5, 1795 Joshua Humphreys' means of furnishing pitch pine plank for frigates [not available] Tench Francis Letter from Joshua Humphreys expressing his means of furnishing pitch pine plank for frigates submitted for consideration.
May 8, 1793 Water transportation for the Indian Chiefs and Captain Prior Henry Knox Isaac Craig Knox asks that Craig furnish Captain Prior and the Indian Chiefs under his care the means of transportation by water from Pittsburgh to Fort Washington. Make their accommodations safe and comfortable.
November 16, 1798 A View of the Finances of the United States Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Responding to a request from the Secretary of War, this is a presentation of US revenues: duties, imports, and finances from 1795-1798. It discusses debt: interest and the proposed payment. It includes a list of expenditures: diplomatic expenses, military pensions, light house estimates, annuities and grants, treaties with the Barbary Pirates, Indian expenses, military and naval establishments....
November 16, 1798 View of the Finances of the United States Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Responding to a request from the Secretary of War, this is a presentation of US revenues: duties, imports, and finances from 1795-1798. It discusses debt: interest and the proposed payment. It includes a list of expenditures: diplomatic expenses, military pensions, light house estimates, annuities and grants, treaties with the Barbary Pirates, Indian expenses, military and naval establishments....
August 23, 1793 Federal Commissioners to Major Craig [letter no. 3] on delivery of letters to Major General Wayne by multiple means Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Isaac Craig Federal Commissioners sending letters by multiple means of dispatch for General Anthony Wayne, reporting that the treaty talks with the western Indians have collapsed.
September 15, 1799 Sending a Vessel to the Isle of France Richard Caton James McHenry Not knowing Mr. Pickering, Caton solicits McHenry's assistance in obtaining a permit to send a vessel to "the Isle of France."