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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 7, 1790 Draft of the Proposed Treaty with the Creek Nation Unknown Author [not available] This is a draft of the proposed treaty with the Creek nation with an emphasis on the education of Creek children.
1790 Minutes from Creek Treaty Henry Knox [not available] Document, Minutes for Creek treaty; discusses Indians and husbandry.
June 19, 1794 Delivery of Silver Indian Ornaments Henry Knox Jonathan Burrall Letter, orders the delivery of silver Indian ornaments to Nicholas Hoffman and Co.
May 22, 1792 Putnam's Receipt for Indian Goods Rufus Putnam [not available] A receipt signed by General Putnam for the Indian goods he received.
1792 Symbols on the American Medal Rufus Putnam [not available] The author explains to the Indians the symbols on the American medal.
January 3, 1786 Articles of a Treaty with the Choctaw Nation Treaty Treaty Treaty Concluded at Hopewell on the Keowee River near Seneca Old Town between the commissioners plenipotentiary of the Choctaw Nation and the U.S. 11 Articles
February 14, 1793 Meeting with Friendly Tribes at Vincennes Rufus Putnam Henry Knox Putnam descirbes his meeting with friendly tribes at Vincennes where the Indians were given clothing, blankets, and ornaments to confirm the friendship of the American government.
July 21, 1794 Silver for the Chickasaws Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Request for Tench Francis to provide silver arm bands, broaches, nose jewels, and ear bobs of varying sizes for the Chickasaw Indians.
February 17, 1792 Treat the Cherokees with Utmost Diplomacy Henry Knox Leonard Shaw These are Knox's detailed instructions to Leonard Shaw, the temporary agent to the Cherokee nation. The Cherokees must be treated with utmost diplomacy to ensure that they don't ally themselves with the northern Indians. Scupulous accounts must be kept of all expenses and the Indian languages should be mastered, a history of the southern Indians should be written, among other requirements.
March 10, 1791 Contesting Blount's Boundary Changes Henry Knox George Washington Knox objects to the boundary changes suggested by Governor Blount, arguing that they would violate the Treaty of Hopewell and would anger all four of the southern tribes.
April 26, 1799 Reflects on Proper Promotions Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Reflects upon the proper role of promotions in the provisional army.
July 29, 1799 Plan for the Uniforms of the Army Alexander Hamilton Ebenezer Stevens Hamilton encloses a plan for the uniforms of the army and asks that models of clothing be made according to the plan, beginning with the uniform for privates.
June 25, 1793 Letters Appear Proper Alexander Hamilton Thomas Jefferson "The letters to Mr. Hammond & Mr. Pinckney appear to me proper according to the facts stated in them. The object of that to Mr. Genet also appears to me desirable but I am not wholly without scruple as to the proposition going from the United States."
January 28, 1797 Proper vouchers for settlement William Simmons Joseph Brock Requests that Brock submit a statement of account with "proper vouchers" for the expenditure of money received by him in 1792.
April 21, 1800 Men of Colour, Etc. Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Hamilton explains that he does not think it is proper that men of color [colour] should be enlisted but it is proper that persons who can be useful in instructing others should be retained for that purpose.
[not available] [Speech to the Indians] Henry Burbeck [not available] Partial text. Assurances of U.S. strength as ally and encouragement to maintain peaceful relations with the white settlers. Appears to advise Indians not to listen to the French or Spaniards who might be encouraging them to go to war with the U.S. Says that a bounty of arms and ammunition will be paid to any Indian who takes a spy or their papers and turns them in to the U.S. Government.
September 12, 1793 Proper Handling of Correspondence to General Wayne Isaac Craig Henry Knox Major Craig seek clarification from Secretary Knox regarding the proper handling of correspondance intended for General Wayne.
June 9, 1794 Knox requisitions supplies Henry Knox [not available] Stores, describes goods for treating with Indians; mentions Treaty of 1793.
August 4, 1797 Request to Forward Enclosed Request for Secretary Rufus King James McHenry Enclosed letter to William Hemsley of Baltimore requesting him to sail to London and serve as King's secretary in place of King's brother. King uncertain if he can send medals to McHenry. Trumbull promised to "prepare the devices" and "Bollen is ready to receive and execute them."
April 22, 1800 Advice on Proper Record Keeping William Simmons Joseph Williams Simmons noted that Williams did not record credits from Warrants issued by Samuel Hodgdon appropriately and referred Williams to a previous letter that outlined proper record keeping.
July 1, 1799 Discussion of Claims of Elisah Hall with Commission to the Cherokees James McHenry William Simmons Reports on Elisha Hall's report on expenses during his service with the Cherokees, and requests proper documentation from Hall. Seeks to distinguish between Hall's private business and public service, and questions proper charges according to the treaty. Suggests claiming other expenses.
August 30, 1784 Proper liquidation of stores Samuel Hodgdon John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon send to John Bryant a letter that discusses the proper liquidation of stores.
May 27, 1800 Proper Length & Speed of the Step Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck Hamilton asserts that it is very important in tactics to ascertain the proper length and speed of the step so he is causing experiments to be made in various quarters with this in mind.
June 1, 1797 Discussion of Foreign Affairs & Frigates James P. Catheart Josiah Fox Letter, mentions foreign affairs; discusses frigates.
April 3, 1792 Instructions to Capt. Alexander Trueman Henry Knox Alexander Trueman The Secretary at War orders Captain Trueman to repair directly to the Miami village to deliver the President's desire for peace in a speech to the Indians. Captain Trueman is to attempt to convince the Chiefs to visit Philadelphia.