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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 23, 1785 Civil trial of an alleged counterfeiter William Thompson Joseph Howell Discusses civil trial of an alleged counterfeiter of U.S. government pay certificates.
May 11, 1791 Treating with the Six Nations Henry Knox George Clinton Knox discusses treating with the Six Nations and State government and laws respecting Indian affairs. He alludes to the planned embassy to the Western Indians.
October 10, 1798 Relative Rank of Major Generals, Knox's Pecuniary Situation, Etc. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Wolcott refers to the fact that the three Major Generals for the Provisional Army were appointed the same day although it is clear that Hamilton was intended to be the first Major General. He believes Knox should decline service as his pecuniary situation makes him a likely tool for speculators. There should be nothing done regarding the organization of the Army until deliberate consultations...
September 14, 1797 Discontinued Claims Submissions William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Claims of pecuniary nature sent from West Point to the Office may be discontinued as Simmons nor any civil Magistrate are not vested with powers to satisfy Rochefontaine's claims.
September 12, 1799 Turning down the position of Inspector General Count Rumford Rufus King Politely turns down the United States' offer to make him Inspector General of the Artillery, explaining that he already has too many engagements and obligations. Concludes, however, by stating his intention to make a visit to America, his native country.
January 21, 1787 Requests for Information Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Knox tells Lincoln that he expects to be regularly and promptly informed of operations undertaken.
October 12, 1792 Money to Discharge Engagements Henry Knox Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon has forwarded a sum of money to enable Craig to discharge engagements with former Quarter Master General.
September 17, 1784 Delay in reporting the practices of General Hazen John Pierce William Henry John Pierce sends to Judge William Henry a letter explaining his delay in reporting the practices of General Hazen to Congress.
November 1, 1792 Sargent Recommends Sebastian for Judge Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Letter, discusses provision for Judge Advocate of the Army; recommends Sebastian for Judge of territory.
June 10, 1789 Winslow solicits a federal appointment from Knox Samuel Winslow Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment in Revenue Department.
January 14, 1797 Manufacturing Small Arms in Virginia James McHenry James Wood Mr. McCormick is introduced to Govenor Wood of Virginia so that he can present proposals respecting the manufacture of small arms in that State. McCormick's friends have convinced McHenry that if he is given the means to erect proper works and competent workmen, he can execute any engagements the State may form with him.
March 7, 1798 Notification of Receipt of Letter Regarding Assault of Judge Campbell James McHenry Andrew Jackson President received letter from authors regarding aggression against Judge Campbell made by Lieut. Col. Butler. Letter sent to Butler, commencement of investigation.
August 9, 1790 Letters for Judge Innes of Kentucky Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Enclosed packet of letters addressed for Judge Innes of Kentucky. Knox requested that Randolf forward them in the safest manner possible.
April 4, 1799 Suggests Sending Judge Richard Peters to Oversee Legal Matters with Cases of Treason in Pennsylvania James McHenry William MacPherson Suggests that Judge Richard Peters attend the troops for whatever judicial capacity to facilitate the people charged with treason in Pennsylvania. Requests that the Judge be supplied anything necessary.
July 2, 1793 Account of John Laurence, Judge Advocate General Joseph Howell Auditor Statement of the account of John Laurence, Judge Advocate General; by Joseph Howell in the War Accountant's Office, to the Auditor of the Treasury.
December 7, 1789 Major Winthrop Sargent requests the influence of Knox Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Letter, discusses judicial system, indians, and solicits appointment.
August 26, 1799 Complaint Regarding Obsorne's Court Martial Samuel Osborne James McHenry Obsorne complains of the delay and manner of his court martial. He complains about the behavior of Major Hoops, saying he prevented Osborne from mounting a proper defense. The proceedings of the Court have still not been submitted to the War Office, in violation of proper procedure. He requests from the War Department of copies of documents relating to his defense.
February 17, 1798 Enclosed Letter from Judge Rattoone Regarding Use of Perth Amboy as Port Captain Thomas Truxtun Jonathan Dayton Copy of letter from Judge Rattoone regarding the depth of the channel at Perth Amboy for the use of the city as a port. Believed it would be a suitable port for ships of war. Contains testimony from Captain Angus.
February 1, 1798 Pay of Lt. Campbell Smith James McHenry William Simmons Pending the Attorney General's decision on the appointment of Lt. Campbell Smith as Judge Advocate, his pay as lieutenant should be separated from that of Judge Advocate and provided to him so that he will have money on hand
July 25, 1786 Concerning Judiciary and Counterfeit Certificates John Pierce [not available] Discusses a Major accused of counterfeiting certificates; notes that he will travel to New Hampshire tomorrow morning. Mentions Judge Sullivan, Judge Morris, and chief justices.
July 2, 1793 Account of John Laurence, Judge Advocate General Joseph Howell Auditor Account of John Laurence, Judge Advocate General; from Joseph Howell at the Accountant's Office to the Auditor of the Treasury.
September 3, 1790 Preparations for Expedition Henry Knox [not available] Orders to prepare Commissary and Quartermasters line for supplying expedition. Colonel Samuel Smith has made financial arrangement. Therefore, there are no restraints in preparations for want of pecuniary assistance.
May 11, 1786 Pay of Continental Army Judge Advocates John Pierce John Kean Pierce discusses the pay and entitlements of judge advocates in the Continental Army at various periods of the Revolutionary War
March 7, 1798 Unlawful Aggression Against Judge Campbell James McHenry Senator Joseph Inslee Anderson The President has been informed of an aggression against Judge Campbell in violation of the laws by Lieutenant Colonel Butler, commander of U. S. troops in Tennessee. An investigation of this incident should be commenced as early as possible.
April 23, 1801 Power of Attorney Samuel Hunter John Steele Power of attorney to apply for and receive pension money