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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 8, 1789 Knox replies to Freeman's request for appointment Henry Knox Captain Jeremiah Freeman Letter, advises all positions filled in War Office.
June 16, 1789 Knox discusses federal appointments with Carrington Henry Knox Edward Carrington Letter, alludes to Constitution; discusses federal appointments.
July 26, 1797 Statement of Powder at Various Places Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of the quantity of powder at various places.
July 10, 1799 Promotion of Eli Forbes Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton observes that the promotion of Eli Forbes to Captain should take place unless the rules of promotion to be adopted would be an obstacle to the promotion.
March 12, 1800 Suspension in Filling Vacancies Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Major General Alexander Hamilton indicates that he is confused regarding the filling of vacancies caused by staff appointments or other reasons. Are these vacancies never to be filled or will they be filled at a later date? Letter addressed to the Secretary of War.
May 6, 1800 Supplies Requested by Governor Sargent Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent requests a cask of madeira and a cask of sherry which should be selected by Henry Scheaff who is a accomplished judge of wines. He also wants a case of twelve bottles, half filled with olives and half filled with capers. A case arrived that should have contained these articles but instead was filled with cucumbers, already common in the Mississippi Territory so the freight was not...
March 11, 1790 Knox informs Rickard that all appointed positions are filled Henry Knox William Rickard Knox informs William Rickard that he is unable to secure employment for him.
August 2, 1797 Extract rules and regulations relative to maritime, frontier posts, or fortified places James McHenry [not available] Extract on rules and regulation relative to remittance and frontier posts or fortified places. Discusses methods for security and safeguarding plans for forts or fortified places.
August 17, 1799 Filling Vacancies Within the Regiment William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton Bentley complains of the method by which the vacancies within his regiment were filled. He would have expected that the vacancies would have been filled by the junior officers and that those who were already in service would have been promoted. The two reports respecting the relative rank of these officers do not agree so Bentley requests that the reports be reconciled.
April 27, 1799 A Printed Notice of Places of Rendezvous Unknown Author [not available] A Printed Notice of Places of Rendezvous, Enclosed in Carrington to Hamilton
September 27, 1799 Expectation of Promotion by Succession Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton explains his conception of the appropriate manner in which vacancies in the officer corps are to be filled. Generally, vacancies are to be filled by succession and not by the insertion of new men.
March 19, 1784 Resolution, Indian Commissioners Charles Thomson [not available] Resolution of Congress regarding the pay of commissioners appointed for negotiations with the Indians.
February 13, 1797 Request for Statement of Kentledge On Hand & Places Where it is Deposited Josiah Fox Samuel Hodgdon Asks that Hodgdon report to the Secretary of War on the amount of kentledge [metal naval ballast] now available, and the places where it is deposited.
July 21, 1794 Supply of rations and clothing Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests that he be informed of what measures have been taken for the supply of the recruits and troops at places other than those which are included in the general contract for the Army and the western posts. States that it would be useful to have a statement detailing times, places, and quantities, of rations, clothing, quarter masters, and hospital stores, for...
May 1, 1798 Cause of Detention of Articles Ordered to Sundry Places Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon warns McHenry that the cause of dentention of articles ordered but not yet purchased should be identified and blame assigned.
December 31, 1798 Mr. McKee's Expenses James McHenry William Simmons It is recognized that the expenses entailed in the pursuit of Mr. [Griffith] McKee's duties, including the employment of special messengers to convey his corrspondence, the need for quarters at the various places he was required to visit, and horses he had to hire, should be born by the United States.
March 28, 1797 Rules & Regulations Relating to Maritime & Frontier Posts or Fortified Places. James McHenry [not available] McHenry explains the rules and regulations pertaining to maritime and frontier posts or fortified places. For example, the President forbids the admittance of any foreigner to these places without the written permission of the Secretary of War. No officer shall give to any person a copy of a plan of any fort or fortification within the United States unless instructed to do so by the Department of...
September 23, 1799 Clothing Forwarded for John W. Connahy & John Glendinings' Wagons James Miller Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed are invoices and receipts for clothing forwarded to Pittsburgh which then should be forwarded to their places of destination. Money would have been received sooner from Mr. Miller but for the death of his child.
January 9, 1795 Ports for Disbursing Whiskey for the Use of the Army Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Hamilton notes that the custom has been to receive whiskey at the ports of Pittsburgh, Whelen, and Fort Washington and suggests that, since there are no places more convenient, the practice should be reinstated at the port of Whelen.
May 13, 1793 Contractors Must Keep Measure with Movements of the Army Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Hamiliton stresses his differences with contractors Elliott & Williams regarding the imperative that all contractors must be prepared to fullfill their contracts not only for fixed garrisons but for the Army and detachments wherever they may be located.
June 2, 1798 Compliance with Orders for Military Stores Josiah Fox Samuel Hodgdon Fox encloses a list of military stores that have been ordered to Boston. He wants Hodgdon to inform him of the extent to which these orders have been filled.
December 31, 1798 Receipt for Shot Cannisters for the Navy Tench Francis [not available] Acknowledges receipt of 865 shot cannisters for the purposes of being filled for the use of the Navy.
1799 [Recruiting Instructions] War Department [not available] Template of recruiting instructions, with no specifics filled in. Outlines general rules of conduct of recruiting officers.
May 3, 1798 Articles Needed to Prove Eight Inch Howitzers James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver the following articles needed for proving the eight inch howitzers on the frigate "United States": shells, paper cartridges filled, a rammer and sponge, and a worm and ladle,
July 15, 1795 Ordnance for Mud Island Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering asks Hodgdon to deliver to James Gamble for the use of the garrison at Mud Island the following: half a barrel of cannon powder, fifty tubes filled and forty empty cartridges for four-pounders.