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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 21, 1799 Letter Concerning the Replacement of a Man with a Substitute John Adams James McHenry Forwards a letter from Daniel Marrow, asking if McHenry can "gratify the parents by accepting a substitute."
June 8, 1799 Enlistment of Minors After They Arrive at the Age of 18 Timothy Taylor Alexander Hamilton Taylor requests Hamilton's opinion regarding whether recruiting officers may enlist those over the age of 17 without the consent of their parents, masters, or guardians.
October 6, 1800 Two Indian Boys in the Care of the Society of Friends Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon Dexter discusses the necessity of procuring the conveyance to their parents in Savannah of two Indian boys currently in the care of the Society of Friends [Quakers] in Philadelphia.
February 2, 1793 Treaty Negotiations; Hopes for Leniency Toward Deserter Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Treaty negotiations will be held on the St. Dusky [Sandusky] River to determine once and for all whether or not there will be war with the Indians. A deserter named Richardson is the son of worthy parents in Maryland so it is hoped that, if he is caught, some resolution of his fate might be reached short of death.
June 2, 1800 Regrets at Hamilton's Departure John Francis Hamtramck Alexander Hamilton "No person sir will regret your leaving the army more than myself. The profession meets with an irreparable loss and both officers and soldiers lose one of their best parents."
April 7, 1800 Deposition in favour of his Claims Lewis Frederick Delesdernier [not available] Cover paper regarding supporting documents for claims by refugees Lewis Frederick Delesdernier and his parents.
April 3, 1799 Advantageous Placement of John Perkins, Etc. John Mackey Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of other matters, Mackey observes that Mr. Perkins, with a solicitude peculiar to all parents, wants to ensure the future independence and happiness of his son John. He wants John placed under the supervision of an able merchant and good citizen and asks for Hodgdon's assistance in seeing that John is advantageously placed.
July 31, 1798 Fate of the Appointment of Peter Beates Sarah Beates Samuel Hodgdon Mrs. Beates knows of Hodgdon's sensibility and his friendship with her revered parents. Most of her meager earnings support her and her impaired health. Peter is anxious to know the fate of his petition and will probably get on board some vessel if he is not successful. She asks for Hodgdon's prediction as to when the appointments will be made and adds that Peter would prefer the Navy.
July 10, 1796 Recommendation for an appointment to Tennessee Thomas Hollingsworth James McHenry Recommendation of Stephen Hillis for a clerk appointment in the Tennessee country.
August 19, 1798 Recommendation of Garret DeBow Abraham Russel Alexander Hamilton Russel and Stephens recommend Garret DeBow for a post in the Provisional Army.
May 2, 1795 Recruitment Matters Timothy Pickering William Eaton Letter from the interim Secretary of War on the subject of recruiting. Makes mention of Samuel Huntington, governor of Connecticut.
February 2, 1793 Negotiation of Treaty and Politics of Desertion Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox updated Wayne on plans for representatives to travel to Niagara for signing of treaty, appointment of surgeon's mate, and politics relative to deserter who happens to have respectable parents.
January 27, 1799 Withdraw Troops from Their Own Neighborhoods, Etc. Amos Stoddard James McHenry Capt. Stoddard complains of the size of the barracks in which his troops are forced to live and recommends that troops not be stationed in their own neighborhoods where the influence of family and friends can be detrimental.
January 22, 1800 Dinner With the Schuylers Alexander Hamilton Angelica Church Hamilton expresses his pleasure at dining with Mrs. Church's parents, Philip and Catharine Schuyler, and his delight at being able to admire her portrait which he faced while at the dinner table.
July 10, 1799 John Rowley's Application for a Midshipman's Berth on One of the Frigates Edward Rowley Samuel Hodgdon Rowley requests that Hodgdon support his son's application to the Secretary of the Navy to be a midshipman aboard one of the frigates.
October 1, 1799 Right to Vote in the Ensuing Election Stephen Merrill Samuel Hodgdon Stephen Merrill states that he was born in the United States of federal parents who were, from his infancy, for independence. He has never been out of the U.S. or away from the east coast and he fought in the Revolutionary War and was wounded before he was fifteen years old. For thirteen years he has never been denied the right to vote at an election but has discovered that he cannot vote in...
September 27, 1791 Update on Sons Military Whereabouts Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Letter, informs mother of son's march with army; discusses loss of Knox's son.
January 27, 1790 John Mason discusses militia training with Knox John Mason Henry Knox No man shall be permitted to keep school in any of the United States who among other qualifications is not prepared for instructing his male pupils with great exactness in the rudiments of Military Art; every such school master shall be bound under severe penalties to devote every day for that purpose one half hour of the time allowed his boys for play; parents or master shall be compelled to...
July 16, 1792 Message to Hostile Indians of the Delaware Nation Captain Hendrick Aupaumut [not available] Speech of Captain Aupaumut to the Delaware Indians. Asks for show of peace; mentions frontier forts; mentions Indian land complaints.
August 23, 1789 Jackson expresses condolences and asks for job Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses death of Knox's son; asks for judicial appointment.
February 19, 1800 Application for Refugee Aid Lewis Frederick Delesdernier Commissioners Recounts travails of De Lesderniers, and seeks financial assistance for hardships. Petition for relief is on behalf of the author's parents, Gideon and Mary deLesdernier.
July 13, 1787 An Ordinance for the Government of the Teritory of the United States, North-West of the River Ohio Congress of the United States [not available] Land rights of decedents of property owners in the territory north-west of the Ohio River. Outlines duties of governor, commissioner, election of assembly, civil and religious liberty.
March 13, 1791 State of the Creek Nation James Casey Henry Knox Comprehensive treatment of every aspect of the culture and lives of the Creek Nation of Indians in 1790-1791. Includes transcript of a journal. 132 page document.