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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 10, 1791 Permission to Pass into Cherokee Nation Henry Lee Joseph Martin Authorized Martin to pass through Cherokee territory safely.
July 19, 1789 Act of Senate Yet to Pass Elbridge Gerry Samuel Hodgdon Act yet to pass, if left unpublished after confirmation, Gerry to send a copy of Act to Hodgdon.
September 30, 1793 Capt Sedam's Stores, Etc. A. Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Hunt does not believe the wagoner will be permitted to pass through Trenton or over the ferry. However, at the ferry above Trenton they pass everyone that applies at Brunswick. Capt. Sedam should receive the stores two or three miles out of Brunswick. The carter can buy what he wants on the road to maintain himself and Harris.
July 6, 1798 Women's Letters Pass Through the War Department Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon observes that the women are perplexed to find that some of the letters from their friends pass through the War Department. That being the case, the letters should be sent under one cover to only one office.
May 11, 1799 Reports Conditions of South West Point Ferry, where Indians Will Pass for Free David Henley Little Turkey Agree to hire the ferry at South West Point. Mr. Clark is to build house and cut timber to accommodate travelers. Indians will pass free.
July 17, 1789 Request for a Passport Denied Henry Knox John C. Vance Request for passport as a personal favor to Vance, Knox denied the request and stated it was improper.
June 8, 1795 Barrels of Whiskey in Public Store Andrew Marschalk Miller Marschalk informs Miller that he has taken one barrel of whiskey into the public store and allowed 37 barrels to pass, per the enclosed certificate.
January 13, 1794 Applications Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Instructs the Commissary of Military Stores that applications should pass through the office of the Secretary of War, where they will then come to the Treasury.
April 19, 1799 Outlines Procedures to Charge Stores Samuel Hodgdon James Miller Quartermaster Stores--hospital stores and medicines--are to pass through Miller's books. Clothing and military stores forwarded to Miller must include invoices, charged to specific officers and posts.
July 7, 1789 Autograph Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, advises unable to provide passport.
January 31, 1790 Knox solicits Lincoln's opinion of his militia plan Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Knox solicits General Lincoln's opinion of his plan for the establishment of a national militia.
December 4, 1788 Regarding settlement of accounts John P. de Haas Joseph Howell Asks if Congress will pass an act for settling deHaas' accounts. Was obliged to pay Mr. Williams and believes this was wrong.
January 12, 1785 Regarding methods used by a forger to alter certificates of pay Joseph Howell Abriel Foster Discusses the methods used by a forger to alter certificates of pay.
March 29, 1797 Pass for Merchant at Michilimackinac War Department [not available] Directs the commander of the post at Michilimackinac to not restrict the bearer, a merchant, in his travels.
April 10, 1796 Passes Charge to Captain Boyd M. Reeve James McHenry Intends to pass charge to Captain Boyd.
[not available] Description of Proportions for 44 Gun Frigates Joshua Humphreys Josiah Fox Describes proportions for 44 gun Frigates. Discusses the dimensions of rooms for a 44 gun frigate, making them as small as possible without being too small. Chain pumps to work between the decks. Lengths of timbers, beams, and futtocks for the frigates (in list form).
September 23, 1794 Account of John Bryant Joseph Howell John Bryant Enclosed are remarks regarding Bryant's account for payments made in part to Joseph Frost for timber which cannot pass to Bryant's credit until his account is paid in full.
May 9, 1798 Explanation of Pay and Muster Roll Amount Frederick Frye William Simmons Differing totals in pay and muster rolls exist due to mistake on Asa Hall's account, extract from Hall's claim. Frye hopes that appropriation law will pass soon so Simmons is able to pay troops.
May 12, 1798 Request for Orders to Pass Along to Frigate Captains James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry to sail in a few days, requested orders for captain of U.S. ships of war regarding approved interactions with French privateers.
May 21, 1800 Request for Additional Information on Accounts William Simmons William S. Smith Simmons requested additional information on the accounts of Dayton in order to pass information to the credit of Smiths account.
May 23, 1797 Letter to James McHenry Felix D. St. Hilaire James McHenry In this letter St. Hilaire asks for money from James McHenry to serve a purpose that cannot be stated. St. Hilaire also requests authorization from McHenry to pass through American forces unmolested enroute to the Spanish possession on the Mississippi.
January 8, 1795 Iron Trucks for Cannon Carriages John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Samuel Richards has notified the Secretary of War that he is ready to deliver, agreeably to a contract made with Tench Coxe, iron trucks for the cannon carriages. Hodgdon should have them inspected and store those that pass inspection.
May 1798 Instructions to Captain Richard Dale, Commander of the United States ship of war, The Ganges Thomas Pickering Captain Richard Dale Notified Dale that Congress has yet to pass act authorizing ships of war authority to protect U.S. commerce vessels, therefore Dale's power was limited. Outlines U.S. maritime boundaries and authorized acts by U.S. vessels.
November 8, 1794 Only Two Expresses Have Called, Etc. Matthias Slough Samuel Hodgdon Slough is pleased that all expresses are supposed to pass through Lancaster so he will have the opporunity to forward important letters. However, he is sorry to report that only two of the expresses have called on him on their way to the Army. He thinks it only right that Hodgdon should be aware of the disappointment of the people of Lancaster that they are being bypassed by the expresses.
July 9, 1791 Pass Over the Light and Immaterial Parts Thomas Procter Henry Knox This is the cover letter for Colonel Procter's narrative in which he asks Knox to ignore the light and immaterial parts and focus his attention on the business Procter was committed to transact.