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February 11, 1799 Withholding Security for Payment of the Money, Etc. John Kilty Samuel Hodgdon Kilty found the person in question, not at Price's, but at another shipyard and he was informed of Hodgdon's claim. He did not immediately consent to provide security for the payment of the money but promised to discuss the business the next day. He continued to withhold security until his letter is answered by Hodgdon.
January 28, 1790 Knox forwards his ideas on the National Militia to John Hancock Henry Knox John Hancock Letter, encloses report on National Militia.
February 1794 Better Security for the Arsenal Henry Lee Henry Knox Lee reveals his plan to afford better security to the arsenal at New London by engaging a fixed guard under a trusty sergeant for the same daily pay.
May 8, 1798 Saltpeter to Philadelphia Under Perfect Security Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Lloyd Halsey Hodgdon orders Halsey to deliver a quantity of saltpeter to Philadelphia with all convenient speed and under perfect security.
August 28, 1798 Request for Response to Letter Concerning National Defense John Adams James McHenry Forwards a letter of application [type undetermined] from Governor John Henry of Maryland, asking that McHenry respond to it in the manner determined by the laws for national defense.
July 1, 1785 Requests Guidance about National Military Uniforms and Customs Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports that the cockade they wear is the Union black and white, but postulates that it may be better to establish a national uniform. Requests direction.
January 6, 1800 Report on the National Armory James McHenry Thomas Jefferson McHenry transmits a report of the expenses of the National Armory at Springfield, Massachusetts.
May 28, 1794 Prohibiting the Exportation of Arms and Ammunition Alexander Hamilton [not available] (CIRCULAR) Notification of a temporary ban on the exportation of arms and ammunition. Enclosed is a translation of a Decree of the National Convention altering the national flag of France.
October 24, 1791 Knox copies minutes from Washington's speech Henry Knox [not available] Document, minutes for the President's speech; discusses impartial justice for Indians; mentions system for national militia.
January 18, 1790 Report on the Organization of the Militia Henry Knox [not available] Unless a Republic prepares itself by proper arrangements to meet those exigencies to which all states are in degree liable, that its peace and existence are more precarious than the forms of government in which the will of one directs the conduct of the whole, for the defense of the nation. An energetic national militia is to be regarded as the capital security of a free republic. Knox goes on to...
May 5, 1800 Authorization for Preparations to be Made for National Cannon Foundry John Adams James McHenry Authorization for purchase of land and other operations to be undertaken for the purpose of building a national cannon foundry.
April 22, 1786 Indian Treaties Signed Charles Thomson John Langdon Letter to the President of New Hampshire covering copies of treaties signed by the commissioners of Congress with the Shawnee, Cherokee, Choctaw, and Chickasaw Indians.
March 14, 1796 First Report to the Senate; Expresses Concerns for National Navy James McHenry [not available] Persuades importance for a national navy, comparing the US to France and England. Deplores challenge of not being able to depend upon the current navy for protection.
April 7, 1790 Indian Attacks on Ohio River James Wilkinson Josiah Harmar Relates several stories of Indian attacks on travelers on Ohio River, states Indian party must be disbursed for safety and security of region.
February 22, 1798 Security of the Bridge Charles Lowndes James McHenry Lowndes, Templeman, and Stoddert warn that the bridge may not be safe due to the need for additional work. The only available means of financing the work will be for the stockholders to advance fifteen dollars for each share. This is essential because, without the work, the bridge may be dangerous to use.
December 18, 1796 Refers to National and State Constitutions and Delegations to the Governor Samuel Chase James McHenry Speaks of delegate to Governor. Requests information. Refers to national and state constitutions.
June 3, 1792 ENCLOSURE: Delivery of National Bank Notes Henry Bowyer John Hopkins Bpwyer eceived the $500 in National Bank notes from Hopkins in May. As his business does not allow personal application, asks Hopkins to deliver to Archibald Murray. Has also written the Secretary of War and asks Hopkins to forward the letter.
May 5, 1800 Establishing a National Foundry for Casting Cannon, Shot, and Shells John Adams James McHenry Grants McHenry and Stoddert permission to establish a National Foundry for casting cannon, shot, and shells.
January 10, 1800 Submission of Proposed Amendments to U.S. Military Establishment James McHenry John Adams Submits proposed amendments to the military establishment of the United States, aimed at refining the system while maintaining U.S. security.
April 19, 1799 Agricultural Arrangements Must Give Way to National Affairs John Mackey Samuel Hodgdon Mackey asks Hodgdon to use his influence with the Secretary of War to get him to insist on Mr. Brindley's compliance with the order that his agricultural arrangements must give way to national affiairs.
July 7, 1799 Discussion of Hamilton's Plan of Military Supply, Navy Department, & National Economy John Adams James McHenry Letter, discusses plan to provide and issue supplies; mentions Navy Department; mentions national economy.
April 22, 1786 Indian treaties signed Charles Thomson Patrick Henry Letter to the Governor of Virginia covering copies of treaties signed by the commissioners of Congress with the Shawnee, Cherokee, Choctaw, and Chickasaw Indians.
April 15, 1799 Military Defense of the Mississippi Territory George Davis Alexander Hamilton This letter provides a detailed assessment of the hazardous conditions created by enemies, both foreign and domestic, on the southwestern frontier.
September 26, 1797 Pickering articulates the President's need for security to Hodgdon Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering informs Hodgdon that an attempted break-in was made at the home of President John Adams. The president has inquired to Pickering regarding security.
August 13, 1792 Grand National Council, Indian Affairs Henry Knox James Wood Advises against disputes with neighboring Indians for fear it will spread to all southern tribes. Result of Grand National Council was peace among Cherokees towards U.S.