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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
1798 Whereabouts of President Adams, Etc. James McHenry Unknown Recipient McHenry speculates on the whereabouts of the President and wonders whether or not the Republican militia paraded since they dislike the President. Did the blues parade? Did the new army parade? The Congress has ordered it do so without consulting the President.
August 10, 1798 Overhauling Carriages, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Captain John Briant Along with a reference to musket cases, Hodgdon discusses the process for overhauling carriages so that pieces can be removed at a moment's notice.
July 4, 1785 Appointment as Officer of the Day Joseph Carleton Nicholas Fish Request to order officer and men to parade and fire salutes in honor of July 4th (Independence Day). Appointed Fish as Officer of the Day who will preside over the days celebrations and ceremonies.
September 22, 1799 Search for Winter Quarters Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice compares Uxbridge and Oxbridge as potential sites for winter quarters. He views Oxford as the most favorable site.
October 26, 1795 Court Martial Defence Lewis Tousard William Cox In response to Cox's charges against him, Captain Kalteisen has requested a Court Martial to investigate his conduct. A Court of Inquiry brought the charges against Cox that were read during parade and have no relation to the charges that Cox brought against Kalteisen. Bot officers will be accorded equal justice.
July 19, 1789 Jackson discusses federal nominations with Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses forts and stores; discusses President's nominations.
June 14, 1798 Garrison Orders [not available] [not available] Garrison orders per the Secretary of War's instruction for the companies of Captains McRee, Littlefield, and Ingersoll.
December 1799 Formation and Disposition of a Regiment of Infantry. Alexander Hamilton [not available] Instructions for the formation and disposition of a regiment of infantry. Describes the number of battalions, divisions, companies, platoons, sections, and squads. Gives the station for officers and non-commissioned officers in order of battle.
January 15, 1799 Charges Against Major Rivardi James Bruff James McHenry Capt. Bruff lists and explains his grievances against Major Rivardi which he promises to substantiate.
January 25, 1798 Suggested Changes to Regulations John Francis Hamtramck James McHenry Hamtramck's changes to the regulations sent by McHenry. The regulations relate to command structure, the sick and medicine, arms, goods, appearance, ammunition exercises, absentees, garrison books, returns, fortifications,
April 12, 1789 Federalist Politics Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, describes John Adams tour.
March 10, 1792 Letter from the Reverend Samuel Kirkland to Secretary of War Henry Knox on arrival of Five Nations delegation at Bethlehem, and accomodations upon arrival Reverend Samuel Kirkland Henry Knox Kirkland reports the arrival of the Five Nations delegation to Bethlehem Pennsylvania. Expresses gratitude for assignment of Colonel Procter and Captain Sedam and their help in getting the delegation through the settlements along the Susquehanna River. Goes on to describe the requested lodging requirements of the different nations; Seneka, Buffaloe, Ononadagos, Cayogas, Genesee, Oneidas,...
December 29, 1798 Proceedings of a Garrison Court Martial Held on Governors Island Frederick Frye [not available] The transcipt of the trials of two soldiers both of whom were found guilty.
July 20, 1793 Our frontiers, I never saw them so dispirited. General James Robertson General Smith Robertson reports on the turmoil and bloodshed on the southwestern frontier with most of the Indian tribes arrayed against the United States, with the notable exception of the Chickasaws. He has had to call up a company of mounted infantry to protect the settlers and seeks Smith's approbation for doing so.
March 25, 1800 Memorial of John Torrey, Canadian Refugee John Torrey [not available] Torrey is a native of Boston who was in St. John's and Montreal. Recounts his service to the American troops after they captured St. Johns. Requests compensation for money spent and disbursed on behalf of the troops as well as for losses sustained.
June 9, 1792 Discharging My Duties to the Best of My Abilities Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Sargent assures Knox that he is performing his duties as Adjutant General to the best of his abilitiies. He hopes that Knox's opinion of him will not be unjustly swayed by the complaints of those who are unqualified to issue such complaints. He also believes that Colonel Hodgdon is performing ably under difficult circumstances despite the criticism of a Congressional Committee.
April 22, 1799 Forwarding of Correspondence with General MacPherson James McHenry John Adams Forwards letter from General MacPherson, as well as McHeny's response to the same.
May 22, 1797 [General Orders] James Wilkinson [not available] Directs compliance with regulations designed to make practices uniform through hierarchy of necessity.
November 1, 1791 St.Clair provides details of campaign to Knox Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter, describes St. Clair's campaign progress.
April 3, 1797 French policy and Construction at Mount Vernon George Washington James McHenry Request simple report from McHenry's office. Conduct of French. Notes on construction of his house. Requests forwarding of letter to Messr. Read and Ford.
November 30, 1800 Disposition of Command for the Army of the United States, Etc. Thomas H. Cushing [not available] The Quartermaster General's office, the Inspector's office, the Paymaster General's office, and the Commanding Officer of the Artillerists & Engineers are all established at the Headquarters at the City of Washington. These General Orders establish the disposition of command for the Army throughout the United States and explain the duties of the officers at the sundry posts.
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.
April 11, 1796 Vouching for a Young Man of Good Character Thomas McElderry James McHenry McElderry answers a request from McHenry regarding the character and circumstances of Andrew Parks, who made a request of President Washington, most likely a request to marry his niece, Harriot Washington. McElderry had taken Parks as a business partner, and assures McHenry that the young man will make a good husband.
July 14, 1797 Pessimism over Public Affairs William Vans Murray James McHenry Letter, discusses foreign affairs; discusses French military.
March 21, 1799 Answering the Charges Against Me John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton In exhaustive detail, Major Rivardi answers the charges against him by Captain Bruff and laments the hardships and ill health he and his family have endured in the service of the United States.