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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 9, 1796 Trial William Vans Murray James McHenry Correspondence offers comfort from recent grave illness. Vans Murray discussed Cherokees and offers opinion on trial.
May 30, 1798 Letter from the War Office to the Governor of Massachusetts requesting cannon to outfit USS Constitution James McHenry [not available] With preparations for war with France underway, Captain Nicholson, commander of USS Constitution has examined cannons and desires they be used for ship use. They are improper cannons for fortification and harbor defense anyway. By direction of President of United States John Adams, in order to arm the frigate Constitution, the War Office requests a loan of 14 or 16 cannon [eighteen pounders] from...
May 21, 1798 I Have Indeed Been Suffering, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Ignoring, as usual, the principle that the purpose of handwriting is to communicate, Sargent mentions accepting an appointment, and that he has indeed been sufffering. He refers to the Secretary's office and offers his respects to Mrs. Hodgdon.
November 24, 1794 Military Service Henry Knox George Washington Offers personal view on the regulations governing military service.
March 29, 1799 Reports Troops Ordered to Insurrection James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Offers $500 for the faithful discharge of duties. Refers to correspondence and post. Announces that all troops ordered to the insurrection have left their first destinations.
October 15, 1795 Directions for Ship Building Josiah Fox Joshua Humphreys Offers suggestions for measurements related to frigates.
July 3, 1797 Secretary at War directs the conduct of Indian affairs with Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr McHenry informs Chapin to relay the willingness of the U.S. to receive offers from the Senecas to sell land.
November 10, 1797 Pig Lead for the Troops in Tennessee John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Along with sundry accounting matters, Wilkins notes that he has had offers from Mississippi to supply pig lead that might be wanted by the troops in Tennessee. The cheapest places for delivery would be Caskarkias and Massac and at Natchez for about eight dollars per hundred.
1794 Reassures that the President Loves His Red Children Henry Knox Conyatauyou Wants to reassure the chief that the President heard him talk, and that the President's door is always open to the just complaints of his red children. He will give him a written instrument, which he may consider a guarantee of his rights to the land. Offers him money to make him comfortable on the path.
October 27, 1794 A Liberal Allowance for Carrying Dispatches Samuel Hodgdon Stephen Page Hodgdon offers Page a liberal allowance to be the express rider for Army dispatches to start on Wednesday at 10am.
January 24, 1793 Protecting Hats from Moths John Miller Alexander Hamilton Miller offers his suggestion for protecting the 1500 soldiers' hats from the depredations of moths.
July 2, 1796 Furlough Issued James McHenry Solomon Van Rensselaer Letter; assures Van Rensselaer of appointment and places him on furlough.
July 28, 1795 Concerning pay due to armorers William Simmons Timothy Pickering Offers his opinion of the pay due to armorers at New London to the War Secretary Timothy Pickering.
February 15, 1798 Making Up Orders for London Thomas Biggs Samuel Hodgdon Biggs is presently making up an order for London and needs a set of gunner's calipers that are better adapted for his use than those previously received. Since Hodgdon may already have them on hand, Biggs asks for a description so that he can assess whether they will meet his needs. He offers to order any other military instruments, such as shot gauges, that are not available locally.
February 18, 1797 Filling a Clerk's Vacancy in Hodgdon's Office Michael Kennedy Samuel Hodgdon Having heard of a vacancy for a clerk in Hodgdon's office, Kennedy offers his services. He has previously been employed by Joseph Nourse, Register of the Treasury, for three years who should be consulted regarding Kennedy's character and abilities.
May 30, 1800 Hodgdon discusses military stores and accounting matters with Major Craig Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon offers opinions to Major Craig regarding recent political changes and military reductions.
May 10, 1794 Indian relations in Georgia Captain Richard B. Roberts Henry Knox Offers intelligence to the Secretary of War regarding Indian relations in Georgia.
September 16, 1800 Cool Weather Favorable for Escaping the Fever, Etc. Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Stevens offers to send Governor Sargent's trunk to New Orleans by the vessel "Julian" which sails soon. Since the weather is cool, the prospects of escaping the fever this season. It is, however, sickly in the country. Mr. Osgood on Long Island has had 18 members of his family sick and he has lost two of his children.
July 15, 1796 Can the President Declare a Court Martial? Alexander Hamilton James McHenry He believes the President ex officio as Commander in Chief has the power to order a court martial. But it seems like a bad idea. Offers a suggestion on how to conduct the business.
June 22, 1792 Appointment of Wiliam Preston Henry Knox William Preston Secretary Knox advises William Preston on the conditions of his appointment as captain, pending the approbation of the Senate at their next session. Also offers the names of his subalterns.
January 7, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Jonathan Cass Simmons discusses expenditures made in the recruiting service and offers clarification regarding double rations.
1797 Letter Regarding Testimony [not available] Casper Iserloan Sends copy of letter regarding forgery and fraud, offers original copy for Rawle's perusal.
February 27, 1788 Offering condolences for loss John Pierce John White Offers his condolences to John White, who recently lost a family member. Briefly mentions the account of Governor Smallwood of Maryland.
June 24, 1792 Letter Signed, Henry Knox to Thomas Pinckney Henry Knox Thomas Pinckney Enclosed several reports relative to removal of Indian tribes from land desired by the U.S. along with the offers made to them by Maj. Freeman.
July 5, 1794 Knox appoints Gurney and Smith as agents for the port of Philadelphia Henry Knox Lieutenant Smith Henry Knox offers the agency of the port of Philadelphia to Mr. Gurney and Mr. Smith. Responsibilities of the position are elaborated in the letter.