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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 1, 1800 Merchandise Arrived Edward Wright John Harris Notification that merchandise listed on enclosed invoice arrived, excepting kegs of powder. Request to dispose of Negro woman and her children. Account information on Colonel Hawkins.
October 3, 1800 Merchandise, Sale of Goods Edward Wright John Harris Enclosed copy of invoice from J. Clay, goods arrived for Creeks, request for approval of sale of merchandise.
November 13, 1799 Certification of payment; King and Crozier for articles and merchandise furnished for the Indian Quartermaster and War Department William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $411.89 to King and Crozier for articles and merchandise furnished for the Indian Quartermaster and War Department.
June 2, 1800 Delivery of Goods, Indian Relations Edward Wright John Harris Information on invoices, waggon load of merchandise arrived yesterday. Request for orders on how to act if Indians "become troublesome" following meetings with Colonel Hawkins. Wright is particularly concerned because his family is with him.
April 30, 1800 Articles Shipped, Money Due N. Wright John Harris Edward Wright Enclosed invoice of merchandise shipped on the sloop Independence, N. Wright to receive salary for E. Wright.
November 11, 1799 Certification of payment; Anthony Foster for sundry articles of merchandise and provisions delivered to Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $308.89 to Anthony Foster for sundry articles of merchandise and provisions delivered to Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians.
July 18, 1798 Invoice of sundry merchandise. John Harris [not available] Stores, describes Six Nations annuity goods.
April 25, 1788 Information Regarding Jean Black Philip Liebert John Pierce Document in French. Asks for the address of Mr. Jean Black, relating to some books and merchandise.
June 9, 1797 Cash Invoices Received, Transportation of Merchandise Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Discussion of location/status of Shawnee, Ottawa, Miami, Wyandot, and Delaware Indian goods. Requested assistance with J.Heath's account, mentioned W. Simmons help with the draft. Transportation of provisions discussed in details.
August 8, 1799 Invoice of goods for Six Nations annuity John Harris [not available] John Harris, Keeper of Miltary Stores, endorses this invoice for merchandise delivered for the Six Nations annuity to John Wilkins of the Quarter Master General's office. Upon orders of the Secretary at War, the goods are forwarded to Captain Israel Chapin in Canadaigua.
June 3, 1796 Compensation and Payment of Accounts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Requested attention to drafts to be made on accounts, noted lack of money available to settle accounts due to expenses of contractors and transportation of provisions. Enclosed general return of stores.
February 10, 1792 An invoice of goods used for trade with Indians Samuel Hodgdon [not available] A return of merchandise forwarded from Philadelphia by Colonel Clement Biddle for Indian purposes.
January 11, 1784 Pay of Massachusetts Continental Army Regiments Samuel Young John Pierce Pay of three Massachusetts regiments and pay of Massachusetts troops.
December 12, 1798 Sugar and Coffee Needed at Knoxville Edward Wright Samuel Hodgdon Sugar and coffee and other merchandise are costly to the purchaser in Knoxville. Therefore, Wright asks that a small quantity of these articles be sent with Colonel Henley's wagoner. He will pay for them, including freight, upon their arrival.
August 6, 1799 Acknowledged Receipt of Goods for Trade Edward Wright John Harris Acknowledgment of receipt of shipment of various goods for the Indian trading post at Fort Wilkinson. He also mentions the supplies most needed by the Southern Indians.
December 12, 1798 Presidential Response to Senate Address on French Policy John Adams United States Senate President gratefully received Senate approval of policy to continue defense of sea from French privateers and seizure of merchant goods.
June 16, 1794 Ships of Belligerent Nations [not available] Unknown Recipient Cabinet decision regarding rules for the departure of ships of belligerent nations from the ports of the United States. The Cabinet asserts that any vessel of war belonging to a belligerent nation in United States waters has violated the "laws of nations" and that the government may seize her cargo. Likely referring to British or French ships.
November 2, 1791 Purchase of 200 Horses, Etc. Robert Barr Samuel Hodgdon Barr has noted the time the agent agreed to purchase 200 horses. After six days Barr is certain that no more than twenty horses have been purchased and that it will be from twenty to thirty days before they are delivered to the headquarters at Fort Washington.
July 20, 1800 Articles That Can Be Disposed Of to the Jews in Lieu of Cash, Etc. John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith discusses his experiences dealing with the rulers of Algiers and the Jews with whom he does business.
March 1796 Memorandum on Indians and military affairs James McHenry [not available] Memorandum discussing treaty with Indians; recruiting service; army pay and ration, and other military matters.
December 12, 1798 Congregational Response to Adams Address on Relations with France United States Senate John Adams John Laurance, president of Senate responded to Adams address and stated the U.S. gov't concurred with the continuation of defense of seas against French-sanctioned privateers and capture of British goods.
August 22, 1793 Restoration of the Ship "Ann and Susan" to Its Owners Henry Knox Joshua Clayton Knox orders that the passengers be liberated and the property on board the illegally captured ship "Ann and Susan" be restored to its owners. The ship was captured contrary to the provisions of the treaty with France and the privateers involved should be denied asylum in U. S. ports.
May 18, 1798 Mounting of Howitzers on Galleys, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the mounting of howitzers on galleys with Samuel Hodgdon. Craig also informs that the first gally will be launched the next day. Contains letter from Dudley Woodbridge - April 28th 1797 - about confusion surrounding payment for the transportation of goods to Philadelphia via Pittsburg. He includes a certified copy for Hodgdon.
August 16, 1793 Regulations for Preservation of Neutrality Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair Itemized list by President of rules to promote neutrality of U.S. Requests the governor suppress any actions that are contrary to the above mentioned rules.
August 3, 1793 Proposed Rules Governing Belligerents' Use of American Ports Alexander Hamilton [not available] The cabnet members provide proposed rules governing vessels of the belligerents in the war between Britain and France being armed and equipped in American ports. Privateers or those vessels adapted solely for war are deemed unlawful while those fitted for commerce or for commerce and war are lawful.