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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 20, 1793 Update on March John Clark Henry Knox Troops marching for HQ (Fort Washington), (Ohio) river not navigable due to rising waters.
July 29, 1796 Accurate Information about the Northwestern Frontier & the Mississippi River Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Anthony Wayne Wolcott is preparing a report for the House of Representatives on the establishment of districts for the collection of duties upon the Mississippi River and upon the northern boundary of the United States. He requests information about the state of the northwestern frontier. He asks about trading posts, settlements, and waterways along Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, and between the...
December 4, 1786 Shortcomings of the Current System of Government Benjamin Lincoln George Washington Lincoln appears to be commenting on the weaknesses of the central government of the Confederation. Those whose interests are undercut by the current system, namely creditors and holders of securities, will probably support strengthening the government with a revised constitution.
December 15, 1797 Ice and Travel Isaac Craig James McHenry River will be navigable shortly, Major Freeman to travel with his troops tomorrow.
September 19, 1796 Pay of George Waters, matross William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $44 is due George Waters, Matross of Captain John Lewis's Company of Artillery, being his pay from October 1795 through August 1796.
November 21, 1794 Account of Thomas Waters, drummer Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Thomas Waters, late private and drummer in the 4th South Carolina Regiment.
January 11, 1794 Money Arrived; Ohio River may be Navigable Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Happy that $5000 reached Craig. Delaware river navigable again; Captain Cook with recruits may descend Ohio River. If Major Cass has not resigned, asks for settlement of his transportation. Hamilton not yet arrived. Compliments to Quarter Master General O'Hara and Mrs. Craig.
November 13, 1798 Comments on Inappropriate Behavior of James Jordan Edward Price James McHenry Reports that James Jordan of St. Mary has departed for Philadelphia, and that his conduct has been very inappropriate.
April 27, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Mary Dunn William Simmons Mrs. Mary Dunn William Simmons informs Mary Dunn that an order in her favor will be issued.
January 27, 1797 [Petition of Mary Hibborn] James McHenry [not available] Requests land promised those in military service due her deceased husband.
May 10, 1788 Memorial of Mary Cransbury John Pierce Board of Treasury Report on the Memorial of Mary Cransbury, widow of the late Francis Cransbury in the New York battalion
February 7, 1798 Requests Purchase of Articles for Western Galleys be Delivered to Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry John Harris Directs the purchase of articles for the construction of galleys on the Western Waters. Requests items be sent to Samuel Hodgon for transportation to Pittsburgh.
[not available] Waters' account John White John Betts Remarks that he is sensible that Betts has left nothing untried respecting Waters' account.
November 26, 1795 Military Updates and Relations with Creek Indians Timothy Pickering William Eaton Establishment of post for trade with Creek Indians on the St. Mary's River in Georgia, recently passed laws regarding military coups, new peace with Indians discussed.
April 29, 1785 Charges against Captain Richard Waters John White Joseph Howell White disagrees with Howell respecting the charges against Captain Richard Waters. Says there were two officers of that name. Encloses receipt for Dennis Carson's certificate.
December 24, 1798 Account of Mary Fountain, matron to the hospital at Bedloe’s Island [not available] [not available] Payment of $27.61 to Mary Fountain, matron to the hospital at Bedloe's Island, New York (today known as Liberty Island - location of the Statue of Liberty).
September 14, 1798 The Account of James Seagrove Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry James Seagrove, late collector for the district of Saint Mary's in Georgia, has retained a number of revenue bonds on the grounds that certain demands may have to be paid by the War Department. Wolcottt requests information about what sums may be admitted as being due to Mr. Seagrove.
January 23, 1799 Certification of payments; Mary Fountain, matron of hospital, Bedlows Island, New York William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $27.61 pay to Mary Fountain, matron of hospital, Bedlows Island, New York
October 13, 1794 Fortifying the harbor at St. Mary's, Georgia Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests that a warrant be issued to James Seagrove for the balance of money granted by Congress for the purpose of fortifying the harbor of St. Mary's, Georgia. Seagrove has already received $1000.
November 2, 1792 Receipt of Joseph Howell for pay to Mary Dearing, widow of Andrew Dearing Mary Dearing Joseph Howell Mary Dearing received $5 from Joseph Howell on account of husband Andrew by virtue of letter of attorney.
October 1, 1794 Army of Creek Indians John Easten General James Robertson Transmits to General Robertson a copy of a letter from Doctor R.J. Waters relative to an army of Creeks coming against the Southwest Territory.
February 19, 1800 Declaration in favor of Gedion and Mary De Lesdernier Unknown Author [not available] Certified residency of Gedion and Mary De Lesdernier in the U.S., citing fits of insanity as prohibiting travel to defend their status as refugees from Nova Scotia to Congress.
August 5, 1796 Order of President to Direct Dragoons to Join Lieutenant Colonel Gaither James McHenry Anthony Wayne Per request in letter dated 07/30/1796, McHenry inquired about the assemble of dragoons to march to the frontier of Georgia. Orders of President state the dragoons are to meet Lieut. Col. Gaither at either Coleraine on the St. Mary's River or at Fort Fidius.
April 2, 1799 Sends Invoice for Clothing Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Forgot to enclose invoice for clothing shipped on Sloop Mary. Hopes that supplies arrive safely.
October 19, 1796 Major Craig's claim for compensation Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Major Craig is uneasy about not hearing of any measures taken to compensate him for his services at the posts of the upper waters of Ohio River.