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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 10, 1792 Contractor Offer Alexander Hamilton Clement Biddle Official offer to be contractor for rations of U.S. military. Compensation of $800.00 per annum.
December 6, 1794 No News on Acceptance Henry Knox Isaac Craig Notification that Craig has not responded to offer of Commissary's department.
September 12, 1799 Declines Offer to Lead American Military Academy Count Rumford Rufus King Acknowledges receipt of letter and invitation. Expresses humble gratitude. Declines offer based on commitments, but hopes to visit America and pay his respects to the President. [Known previously as Benjamin Thompson]
June 24, 1799 Recommendation of Count Rumford, & Authorization to Offer Him Military Appointment John Adams James McHenry Adams lists the qualities of Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, acknowledging that it it is complicated to offer positions to those who left the country as he did [as a Tory], but authorizes McHenry to offer him any of the officer appointments listed in McHenry's previous letter - lieutenant colonel of an artillery & engineer regiment, independent lt. col. of engineers, inspector of artillery,...
December 6, 1794 Regarding the Commissary Department Henry Knox Isaac Craig Extract Letter, informs that Craig has not responded to offer of Commissary's department.
June 11, 1798 Order to Go to Sea Immediately James McHenry Edward Miller The ship of war Delaware, formerly the Hamburg Packet, nearly complete. McHenry ordered Miller to set sail and offer sailors pay for service at sea, response to offer to be reported to the War Dept. immediately. Men to return to Infantry duty after sea voyage.
July 21, 1794 Offer of clerk of shipyard duties at Baltimore or Boston Henry Knox John Hancock Bowes Offer of position clerk of shipyard and duties at either Boston or Baltimore. Pay about $750 per year. Duties specified, and will require incessant attention.
August 29, 1792 Offer of Adjutant General and Inspector of Western Army Henry Knox Nicholas Fish Knox makes offer of position of Adjutant General and Inspector of Western Army on the pay and emoluments of Lieutenant Colonel. Notes that Colonel Sargent has declined. Law does not authorize rank, but believes this will be rectified next session of Congress. If accepts position, repair to city as soon as may be. In case of declining, asks that Fish make no mention of the offer.
April 2, 1792 CIRCULAR: Notification of President's Offer to Indians for Peace James Wilkinson Commanding Officer, Militia of Kentucky Notification of President's final offer to hostile Indians for peace, messengers dispatched. Advised against hostilities toward Indians.
March 19, 1799 Repair Without Delay to the Seat of Insurrection Samuel H. Stackhouse Alexander Hamilton "We beg leave in behalf of ourselves and sixty more young men to offer our services & to engage to repair without delay to the seat of insurrection in Northampton County, Pennsylvania."
May 3, 1798 Regarding offer of conversion of ship as a war vessel [not available] John Stomby War Office informs that offers to sell vessels to the U.S. government for naval service are to be directed to the Secretary of Treasury. Will transmit proposal. Expect due consideration of offer.
August 16, 1795 Offer to Chickasaw Nation Timothy Pickering George Washington Maj. Colbert will not communicate with Chickasaws until he hears directly from the President regarding an offer to be made to the Indian Nation. Draft of ratification of treaty, requests instructions.
May 6, 1792 Contingent appointment to Colonel Hull Henry Knox William Hull Secretary Knox makes a contingent offer to appoint Colonel Hull, a Brigadier. The decision of General Brooks to accept appointment will impact the offer made to Hull.
May 8, 1786 Certificate to Herbert Joseph Howell Stewart Herbert The author is prepared to issue the Certificate for the recipient as soon as he receives the appropriate orders. If friends are not available to pick it up for him, he may direct the request to John Pierce and the Certificate will be forwarded in whatever manner the recipient prefers.
September 6, 1787 Second Offer to Purchase Iron William Price Henry Knox Joshua Arden, bearer of the letter, has offered to buy the iron ordnance at West Point, offering six pounds per ton, but will not take them on the spot. Price refers to his letter of the same date regarding Mr. Williams' offer to buy the same iron ordnance, in which Price gives the locations of the guns.
April 23, 1798 Offer to Purchase Merchant Ship, America, by the United States James McHenry Henry Philips Philips owns a ship called the America, which is capable of carrying 16 nine or six pound guns. McHenry asks if Philips is interested in selling the ship, and if so at what price and could he also provide a description of the ship and stores.
August 15, 1798 Forwarding of Response to Address from Rensselaer County, New York Militia, & Request for Clarification John Adams James McHenry Forwards an address from the Rensselaer County, New York militia, as well as his response to them. Seems to have found their address unclear; asks McHenry if he can discern whether the militia meant to offer themselves as a volunteer corps. If that is the case, Adams, directs McHenry to send them an appropriate official response.
December 3, 1794 Extract of a letter from Isaac Craig to Henry Knox dated 3rd December 1794 Isaac Craig Henry Knox Craig tells Knox that he is grateful for the offer of the position of Principal Commissary but declines and recommends Major Abraham Kirkpatrick for the position.
April 19, 1799 Buckley and Brooke at Birdsborough Forges offer to deliver [not available] Samuel Hodgdon An offer indicating that Buckley and Brooke at Birdsborough forges in Pennsylvania have offered to deliver in Philadelphia to Mr Hodgdon three forms of guns made of grubbs iron. Communicated through Mr Jolly.
August 27, 1793 Take the Lowest Offer Alexander Hamilton David Henley Hamilton instructs Henley, the new Agent for the territory southwest of the Ohio, on the methods by which he should advertise for and negotiate contracts for the supply of the troops in service.
April 27, 1791 Land Purchase John Wendell Henry Knox Wendell has no idea on quality of his land in the Muscongus Tract. Writes to Knox, who also has land there, to tender the first offer and suggest a price.
April 23, 1800 Information About Willing Shoe Contractor James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Informs Wadsworth of an offer from a shoe-maker to manufacture shoes for the Army
June 17, 1796 Hodgdon discusses military stores and accounting matters with Major Craig Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon requests that Major Craig offer all possible assistance to James Prince
February 11, 1790 Knox Sends Washington Birthday Wishes Henry Knox George Washington Elaborate birthday wishes to President.
April 2, 1792 Circular James Wilkinson Henry Lee To avoid unnecessary bloodshed, no hostilities are permitted. Messengers have been sent to Indian villages to offer one last attempt at peace.