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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 29, 1792 Knox writes to Washington about Mr. Penn Henry Knox George Washington Letter, Knox informs Washington that Penn was well received.
November 10, 1796 Certificate of William Bleecker William Bleecker [not available] Verified Barney Merkel's identity, relative to charges of fraudulent claims.
November 9, 1796 Certificate of Thomas Smith Thomas Smith [not available] Smith verified his signature and seal, but stated he did not write the body of power of attorney document, nor is the information familiar to him.
October 1, 1796 Secretary at War discusses legal issues with Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr Letter, discusses the legal jurisdiction of state and federal authorities; mentions Supreme Court.
March 23, 1798 Regarding passports held by state governors James McHenry Thomas Butler Informs Colonel Butler that no passports from state governors shall divert him from resisting the invasion of Indian lands by those bodies. McHenry insists that if they actually hold a passport, it was likely obtained under false pretenses with intention to violate the laws of the United States, and therefore all passports should be disregarded.
March 28, 1793 Letter from Governor Telfair to Major Gaither regarding murders and outrages by Creeks against whites in County of Glynn Governor Edward Telfair Henry Gaither Governor Telfair has received a report regarding murder of whites at Glynn County by Creeks. He asks Major Gaither to find out what can be obtained by Federal Government in order to deal with emergency.
October Information regarding Iserloan and Seal [not available] [not available] Letter relates to a reward for Iserloan, a power of attorney, John Winers, and the location of a notarial seal. The author apparently knows where the seal and Iserloan are and will inform the recipient if there is in fact a reward for the information. The author can be reached at the White Swan Tavern in Race Street.
November 26, 1800 Regarding the War Department seal Israel Whelen Samuel Dexter The Post Master has Received the War Department Large Seal; Hogdon Requests Information about the Small Seal
December 1, 1800 Seal for War Department Samuel Dexter Israel Whelen This letter informs Whelen that the Department Seal has been received. Whelen is also directed to complete the commissions.
May 9, 1788 Account of Doctor Gould John Pierce A.W. Dunscomb Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts respecting the settlement of Doctor Gould's account with the State of Virginia.
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.
July 28, 1791 Expedited Transport of Correspondence Tobias Lear John Stagg President thought it best that communications between Pickering and St. Clair go directly to General Butler without a seal, expediting the transfer of letters.
October 20, 1796 Certification of Power of Attorney James Booth [not available] Certification of John Lea's position as Justice of the Peace.
March 20, 1799 Suppressing the Insurrection in Pennsylvania James McHenry Thomas Mifflin To suppress the insurrection now existing in Pennsylvania, the President will deploy a military force composed partly of the state militia of Pennsylvania. Governor Mifflin should hold the militia in a state of preparation to march within the week under the command of General MacPherson.
September 23, 1794 Whiskey Rebellion in Maryland ended Thomas Sim Lee Alexander Hamilton Governor of Maryland gleefully informs Secretary Hamilton that the Whiskey Rebels in Maryland have been "entirely crushed without the loss of one life." According to Governor Lee, the "alacrity" of the State militia and the "general spirit" of the citizens in support of the State discouraged the "Insurgents" and induced them to abandon their attack on the arsenal "without a trial of their...
December 12, 1800 Regarding War Department Seal Purveyor's Office Samuel Dexter Sends the small War Department Seal. Describes time lines for completion.
January 14, 1792 Autograph Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, mentions state of arsenals.
March 10, 1791 Certification of a True Copy Thomas Jefferson [not available] Document certified the enclosed document was a true copy of Act to raising additional troops for the protection of frontier.
July 6, 1786 Memorial of Jesse Cook and Jesse Grant John Pierce Charles Thomson Report by the Commissioner of Army Accounts on the Memorial of Jesse Cook and Jesse Grant, former captains from Connecticut.
September 23, 1796 Secretary at War directs the conduct of Indian affairs with Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr Letter, discusses Indian murder in New York.
February 26, 1799 Letter Forwarded to General Lee George Washington Alexander Hamilton "I received your letter of the 18th instant yesterday. You refer me to enclosed letters for information on the subject therein mentioned. One letter only came, and that under a seal to General Lee which I shall forward, unopened, tomorrow by my nephew, Mr. Bushrod Washington, who is a neighbor of his.
November 29, 1790 Expedition Against Wabash Indians Josiah Harmar [not available] Citizens of counties in Kentucky request an expedition against the hostile Wabash Indians and will supply men for the mission. Harmar authorized the assembly of volunteers for expedition.
October 17, 1798 Further Defense of the State of New York John Adams John Jay Adams acknowledges the $150,000 appropriated by the legislature of New York for the defense of the state and assures Governor Jay that he will cooperate with the understanding that his action will have no influence on any question that comes before the Congress of the United States.
September 26, 1793 Letter from W Urquhart on behalf of Georgia Governor Telfair to James Seagrove on conditions for peace with Creek Indians W. Urquhart James Seagrove From the Georgia Statehouse in Augusta, Urquhart relays Governor of Georgia Telfair's requirements on the part of the state of Georgia for peace with the Creek Indians. Captured property and contracts restored; prisoners returned; perpetrators of murders (13) be surrendered; requires 10 headmen of the lower Creek Towns as hostages until requirements fulfilled. State of Georgia will not recognize...
September 12, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Thomas Sim Lee Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Governor of Maryland to Secretary Hamilton, regarding unrest and insurrection in areas of his state. In conformity with President Washington's directions, Governor Lee has ordered for the march of the state militia to Williamsport. Goes into further details.