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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 16, 1798 A Lamentable Lack of Necessaries & Organization Caleb Gibbs Alexander Hamilton Gibbs assesses the recruiting potential and deficiencies in stores, equipage, and organization of the Provisional Army.
September 13, 1792 "Articles & Necessaries" for the Army Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne sends Knox a long list of "articles & necessaries" that he requires. Clothing, muster rolls, powder sieves, and Baron Steuben's Blue Book are among the items requested.
October 24, 1795 Pay and Necessaries of Benjamin O'Brien and Sarah Waldrom William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $27.48 is due Benjamin O'Brien and Sarah Waldrom being their pay for nursing the sick soldiers at Spring Garden New Jersey, and for sundry necessaries purchased by them for the use of the sick, payable to George Carpenter.
November 13, 1794 Holt's Returns from New London Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt transmits the returns of the arms repaired and work performed at the armory at New London for October. Included are the stores, tools, and materials on hand at the armory. The payrolls and estimates for the month are also enclosed. Five hands have been discharged and two added who have skills in the smithing business.He is making provisions for the supply of the men and the necessaries which...
November 29, 1796 Osborn explaining his submission of his commission for resignation Samuel Osborne James McHenry Discussing and explaining Osborn's submitting his commission for resignation, primarily the perceived injustice of Col. Rochefontaine's behavior.
1785 Project l'establishment des acadimies a manufactureer militaries calculee pour produre dous L espure de neufs aud le noumbre des officers instruits [davi] les destereiter branches des [seicurer] militaries, at de sergents disciplines pour un armee de 3000 hommes. Les manufactures prod[unious] dous le [mieve] esp[acdetent] l'artilleries a siege et au Canprague les armes a seu les [a ] blanket, la produce canon les affects et trains d'artilleries et les a[untrements] necessaries pour au armee et 3000 hommes. [not available] [not available] Project l'establishment des acadimies a manufactureer militaries calculee pour produre dous L espure de neufs aud le noumbre des officers instruits [davi] les destereiter branches des [seicurer] militaries, at de sergents disciplines pour un armee de 3000 hommes. Les manufactures prod[unious] dous le [mieve] esp[acdetent] l'artilleries a siege et au Canprague les armes a seu les [a ] blanket,...
May 11, 1791 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to the Reverend Samuel Kirkland on recommendation of Captain Hendricks for employment, and Colonel Brant's letter Henry Knox Reverend Samuel Kirkland Knox is responding to letter from Kirkland dated 28 April 1791. Knox expresses approval of Kirkland's recommendation of Captain Hendricks for employment. Instructs that he have Hendricks call on Colonel Pickering at Wyoming New York for clothing and other necessaries. General Schuyler mentioned another Chief of the Oneidas of great respectability, but notes that Cornplanter may have anticipated...
May 11, 1791 Conquest Ought to be Relinquished Henry Knox Reverend Samuel Kirkland Knox discusses the embassy to the Western Indians. He stresses that in the future the idea of conquest ought to be relinquished in favor of fair purchases.
July 7, 1794 Authorization to hire woodcutters Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue informs Secretary Hamilton that he has authorized the agents of Georgia and South Carolina to hire for John Morgan any wood cutters he might want, and to provide them with axes and other implements and necessaries.
October 6, 1799 Lack of Pay, Shoes, Coats, Etc. Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton Parker laments the fact that his recruits have not been paid which renders them open to the insinuations of the enemies of the government. Many of them also do not have basic necessities like shoes, shirts, and tents.
January 19, 1795 Speech to the Sachams, Chiefs & Warriors of the Chipawas, Ottawas, Putawatimes Anthony Wayne [not available] Wayne commends the interest in peace on the part of the Indian tribes. He reminds them of the call for an exchange of American prisoners held by the tribes for Indian prisoners held by the US. Negotiations result in arrangements for a treaty meeting at Greenville in June.
May 11, 1789 Autograph Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, discusses apointees re Federal Government; discusses personal misfortunes.
June 2, 1799 Requests Supplies for George Druger for Fort Massac David Henley [not available] Instructs the commanding officer at South West Point to supply George Druger, an express rider, with the necessary provisions and supplies he needs to reach Fort Massac.
November 27, 1791 Due Bill for Major Henry Gaither Matthew Earnest [not available] This is an account by Matt. Earnest, for Wm. Duer, of the inadequate performance by contractors and their agents and the subsequent controversy between the US and the contractors regarding the payment for their services and the inability of officers to draw a cash payment to cover the cost of their rations so they were issued a "due bill" in lieu thereof.
December 21, 1789 Tracy solicits a Customs appointment from Knox John Tracy Henry Knox Letter, asks for Customs appointment; mentions loss of Knox's son.
1791 Proceedings of the Council with the Six Nations Timothy Pickering Chiefs & Warriors of the Six Nations These are the proceedings of the Council with the Six Nations. The following matters are discussed: the Revolutionary War; Indians and Indian warfare; white aggression; Indian aggression; war with Western Indians; civilizing the Indians; benefits of writing; white encroachment; and the proof of the general government's good will.
June 3, 1788 Recruiting and Pay Henry Knox David Zeigler Recruiting prospects, large company books forwarded. Knox does not approve of soldiers selling their pay arrears. Lists all the supplies and money they currently receive as substantial benefits.
December 9, 1799 Compensation for Doctor Brown Doctor Charles Brown James McHenry Dr. Brown complains to McHenry that he was promised compensation for his many services providing medical care for the Indian prisoners and other Indians, including renting a house for their care, and has yet to be paid.
March 22, 1793 Negotiations with Indians on Ohio River Boundary; Expectation of War Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne discusses the meeting he had with the Corn Planter and other chiefs and warriors and expresses his belief that the Indians have established the Ohio River as a firm boundary between the U.S. and Indian territory. Apparently there will be war unless a satisfactory treaty is negotiated.
June 24, 1786 Account of General Clark Thomas Clark War Department Account of Colonel Clark's expenditures as commander of the North Carolina Brigade in the Revolutionary War
May 30, 1796 Attachment of Pay for a Discharged Soldier Charles Lee James McHenry The attorney general is writing to McHenry with regard to a case of a soldier who used his pay arrearage as a guarantee. Lee is attempting to clarifying what the paymaster's responsibilities are in such a situation. Lee feels that a discharged soldier can, while one in service cannot.
March 30, 1790 Embarkation Orders for Captain Burbeck Henry Knox Henry Burbeck Knox issues his orders regarding the embarkation, supply, and pay of three companies who are to board two vessels whose destination is to be revealed once they arrive at Philadelphia.
July 28, 1790 Schedule B Additional Estimate For Which No Provision Hath Been Made By Congress. Joseph Nourse Alexander Hamilton Schedule B Additional Estimate For Which No Provision Hath Been Made By Congress. Mentions Indian affairs, treaties, extinguishing Indian claims to lands, government of Western Territory, treaties with Wabash Indians, pay for officers and men, contractor warrants, debts due to foreign officers.
May 8, 1792 Report on the Failure of the 1791 St. Clair Expedition Thomas Fitzsimons House of Representatives This is a detailed report by Thomas Fitzsimons to the House of Representatives on the failure of the 1791 St. Clair expedition against the northern Indians.
August 16, 1793 Indian Council refuses to meet U.S. Commissioners Indian Council at the Rapids of the Miami Commissioners Confederation of Indian tribes refuse to meet with U.S. Commissioners until the boundary agreed upon at the Treaty of Fort Stanwix [Ohio River] is affirmed.