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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 23, 1799 Submission of Land Deeds for New London, Connecticut Fortifications Jonathan Trumbull James McHenry Trumbull acknowledges receipt of the findings of the land survey done in preparation for Connecticut's ceding two plots of land to the U.S. for the construction of forts to protect a harbor [New London, Connecticut]; Trumbull encloses the deeds to the plots.
January 22, 1798 Malignant and Ambitious Desires John Sevier James McHenry Governor Sevier warns of the malignant and ambitious desires of France.
February 22, 1791 Decisive Action Against the Indians on the Frontier Henry Knox George Washington Henry Knox's report to the President discusses the coming year's goals of peace in the frontiers and explains in detail how best to meet those goals, using both peaceful and military measures. He provides an in-depth analysis of the force required and the cost involved in taking decisive action against the Indians along the frontier, and the potential political and military implications of the...
April 1, 1800 [CONFIDENTIAL] Status of Military James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Discusses the power of the President to dismiss military officers and instances where such action is or has been appropriate. Also considers the attitudes of Congress towards the Army.
August 20, 1798 I Decline Any Military Appointment Matthew Clarkson Alexander Hamilton Due to obligations to his family and his present pursuits, Clarkson declines any appointment in the Provisional Army and expresses doubt that there will even be a need for serious military operations in the United States.
November 24, 1794 Military Service Henry Knox George Washington Offers personal view on the regulations governing military service.
January 31, 1785 Military Stores Unknown Author Samuel Hodgdon An unidentified military officer writes to Samuel Hodgdon seeking clarification on how to properly dispose of military stores near New London.
1797 On the nation's resistance to a large military establishment James McHenry [not available] Requests the attention of the President and Congress to be directed to - what he considers - much-needed improvements in the military. Notes that this is difficult due to the country's resistance to maintaining a large military establishment. Insists that the military needs more organization and discipline, and scolds those who are opposed to an enlarged military. Compares it to a shepherd...
January 1, 1799 Certification of payments; Samuel Hodgdon, Superintendant of Military Stores William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $1300 to Samuel Hodgdon, Superintendant of Military Stores, salary for himself and clerks employed in his office, the military storekeeper and assistant military storekeeper.
July 25, 1798 Testimonies of My Military Conduct Lewis Murarius Alexander Hamilton Murarius presents testimonies of his military conduct for Hamilton's perusal.
February 18, 1797 Appropriations for the MIlitary Establishment 1796 Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott offers a summary of the appropriations for the military for 1796 and the views of the Treasury Department on military appropriations in general.
June 4, 1799 Discusses National Military in Light of Foreign Affairs James McHenry Theodore Sedgwick Questions officers' pay. Lists his highest priorities, including preservation of internal peace balanced by a strong military force. Speaks of diplomatic relations in terms of domestic military efforts.
[not available] Plan for the Providing and Issuing of Military Supplies. Alexander Hamilton Unknown Recipient This is a detailed plan for the provision and issuance of military supplies, with specific regulations that apply to the Quartermaster General, the Superintendent of Military Stores, Purveyors and their deputies, the Paymaster General, Division Quartermasters, and Regimental Paymasters,
January 4, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Samuel Hodgdon William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $1017.30 is due Samuel Hodgdon, Superintendent of Military Stores, being expenditures made by him in the Military Store Department from October through December 1797.
March 14, 1796 Answer Submission James McHenry Abraham Baldwin "I have the honor to submit to the committee on the military establishment, the thoughts that have occurred to me on the question respecting which they seemed to desire my opinion."
December 13, 1794 Whiskey for the military Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue writes that it may be possible that inconveniences arise from the want of information concerning the purchases of whiskey in Pennsylvania, for the military supply of 1795.
December 2, 1793 Baron's Military Instructions John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Stagg announces that they have none of the Baron's [Von Steuben] Military Instructions and only four copies remaining of the Articles of War which they want. A number of the Military Instructions were sent to the army.
February 6, 1790 Warren solicits a military appointment from Knox Winslow Warren Henry Knox Letter, asks for military appointment.
July 30, 1798 Candidates for Military Promotion James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry solicits Hamilton's opinion of each of the gentlemen who are on a list of candidates for military promotion.
February 16, 1784 Military Stores to Springfield Samuel Hodgdon Captain John Briant Orders Briant to ensure that U.S. military stores in outlying areas of Connecticut are gathered into the Springfield depot.
June 19, 1789 McLance solicits a federal appointment from Knox David McLane Henry Knox Letter, asks for military appointment.
March 7, 1800 Military Land Lottery Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the military land lottery with Samuel Hodgdon.
October 6, 1798 Concerning a shipment from Military Stores Nathaniel Leonard Samuel Hodgdon Informs Hodgdon that a shipment from the Military Stores has arrived in good order.
December 17, 1787 Surveying the military tract at the mouth of the Ohio River Henry Knox Thomas Hutchins Knox recommends that the survey of the military tract at the mouth of the Ohio be done military officers thereby incurring little expense to the public.
December 4, 1797 Certification of payments; account of Samuel Hodgdon William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $494.82 is due Samuel Hodgdon, Superintendent of Military Stores, being for expenditures made by him in the Military Stores Department between July 6 and September 30, 1797.