Viewing 1–25 of 27 documents: "passport"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 11, 1789 Passport Request submitted to Secretary at War John C. Vance Henry Knox Letter, asks for passport.
March 31, 1794 Request for a passport [not available] Unknown Recipient Cabinet meeting concludes that a passport ought to be granted to the petitioners.
April 2, 1794 Cabinet meeting on a passport request [not available] Unknown Recipient Washington's Cabinet gives the opinion that a passport ought to be granted for a particular vessel in question, with appropriate restrictions.
September 15, 1799 Enclosed passport from Secretary of State James McHenry Stephen Raphel Encloses a passport by the Secretary of State. Had hoped that the recipient could enjoy his farm in Hartford County.
July 7, 1789 Autograph Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, advises unable to provide passport.
October 25, 1799 Encloses Passport for Raphel Family James McHenry Stephen Raphel Expresses sympathy. Encloses a passport for him, his wife, and children as approved by the Secretary of State.
July 28, 1792 Translation of the Passport of Baron De Carondelet. Baron De Carondelet [not available] "I grant free and safe passport to the Cherokee Indian, called Richard, to go to his nation, with a person of the name of Deraque; from whence they may return by such ways as they may find most convenient. I order the commandants of the posts, by which they may pass, not to molest them, but, on the contrary, to give them what assistance they may stand in need of. Signed with my hand, and...
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.
December 10, 1791 Permission to Pass into Cherokee Nation Henry Lee Joseph Martin Authorized Martin to pass through Cherokee territory safely.
March 23, 1798 Regarding passports held by state governors James McHenry Thomas Butler Informs Colonel Butler that no passports from state governors shall divert him from resisting the invasion of Indian lands by those bodies. McHenry insists that if they actually hold a passport, it was likely obtained under false pretenses with intention to violate the laws of the United States, and therefore all passports should be disregarded.
August 15, 1791 Knox advises Jones to obtain a sea letter for passport Henry Knox John Coffin Jones Letter, advises re procuring sea letter.
March 2, 1798 Altering the Present Indian Boundary James McHenry Thomas Bulter McHenry asks Butler to lend his presence to the impending treaty negotiations with the Cherokees which may require the alteration of the present Indian boundary. He warns that Zachariah Coxe is to be prevented from making any attempt to settle and defend Indian land.
October 21, 1799 Un Nouveau Passeport Unknown Author James McHenry This document is in French. The author could not be determined from this document. The author's family is ill and he writes regarding a passport.
June 18, 1797 Report on Suspicious Activity by Thomas Powers and General Wilkinson Robert Newman James McHenry Newman gives an account of the efforts of Judge Sebastian, Thomas Powers and General James Wilkinson to use him to their advantage against General Wayne while in Natchez.
August 5, 1792 Report from Fort Washington James Wilkinson Henry Knox Wilkinson reports on the operations of the Kentucky Rifle Corps and Cavalry, his plans for establishing supply magazines, letters sent to General Wayne, and plans for his future movements.
August 24, 1797 Adventures En Route to Portugal William Loughton Smith Timothy Pickering Smith relates his adventures on the way to Lisbon as well as the state of relations between Portual and its neighbors Spain and France.
August 10, 1790 Knox discusses Indian affairs Henry Knox [not available] Letter, discusses Indian treaty; advises re details of passage.
October 29, 1799 Defense of the Mississippi Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Pending McHenry's approval, Hamilton has authorized the erection of a fort at Loftus's Height so long as it built within the estimate of the cost provided by General Wilkinson. He does not recommend paying for boats to transport 3,000 men down the Mississippi but the vessel is ready to transport the artillery and stores.
March 12, 1790 Instructions Regarding Willet's Mission to the Creek Nation Henry Knox Marinus Willett Knox informs Colonel Marinus Willet of his instructions for meeting with the Creek Nation of Indians and their leader, Alexander McGillivray. His primary mission is to prevent a war and to encourage McGillivray and other Creek chiefs to travel to New York for treaty talks.
May 18, 1792 Infamous Falsehoods of the Imposter Bowles, Etc. George Washington Kings, Chiefs, & Warriors of the Creek Nation A talk delivered by James Seagrove from the President in which Seagrove excoriates the subversive activities of William Bowles and warns the Creeks that attacks upon innocent Americans will be dealt with harshly. He assures the Creeks that the terms of the Treaty of New York will be met and boundary lines established as agreed to in the treaty.
1792 The U.S. Will Fall on the Southern Indians Richard Finnelson [not available] Finnelson discusses in detail the efforts of the Governor of New Orleans to persuade the southern Indians to reject their treaties with the United States and ally themselves with the Spanish.
July 29, 1788 Regarding the pursuit of the men who apprehended Pickering Timothy Pickering Benjamin Franklin Pickering reports on the status of the men who apprehended him and the subsequent pursuit of the suspects by Captain Rosewell Franklin. Captain Franklin followed the offenders up the river. Joseph Dudley, Nathan Abbot, and Benjamin Abbot were all apprehended after a confrontation. Captain Franklin is coordinating with people upriver to ensure the capture of all offenders. John Jenkins is...
July 2, 1791 Treaty of Holston with the Cherokee Nation of Indians William Blount [not available] Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the U.S. and the Cherokee Nation of Indians regarding land rights and peace.
August 7, 1790 Treaty with Creek Nation: 1790 Henry Knox [not available] Treaty of Peace with Creek Nation, 1790. Treaty conducted under the authority vested in the Secretary at War, Henry Knox.
February 13, 1796 Concerning the protection of Lafayette's son and diplomatic relations with France James McHenry George Washington McHenry advises that Washington publicly receive and accept Lafayette's son under his protection and into his family, for Lafayette was currently imprisoned in Austria after attempting to flee France. McHenry argues that this action would aid relations the pro-French opposition in the United States, and that France could not rightfully object.