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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.
February 20, 1800 Purchasing Wylie's Farm Alexander Power Samuel Hodgdon Power is sorry that Hodgdon is unfavorable respecting the commutation but he will continue his advocacy when he visits Philadelphia. If Hodgdon wants a title to Wylie's Farm, Power can get it done at a reasonable rate. The commutation due Captain Wylie will fully pay the United States for the things he bought from vendors.
April 4, 1798 Authorization to Form Contracts James McHenry Jonathan Rhea Authorized Rhea to form contracts for the supply of troops stationed in New Jersey.
June 20, 1800 Dividends for shares in the Bank of the United States James McHenry George Simpson Encloses to George Simpson, cashier at the Bank of the United States, his power of attorney. McHenry gives Simpson power as his attorney to receive any dividends due McHenry for his shares in the Bank of the United States and the funded debt of the United States.
January 15, 1791 Protection of Virginia's Frontier Settlers Henry Knox George Washington Although Knox agrees that the western frontier of Virginia should be defended at the expense of the United States, he does not approve of the methods for providing that defense set forth by Virginia and provides his own recommendations to the President.
October 1, 1798 Not Enough Money to Pay for an Interment Jeremiah Fisher Samuel Hodgdon Because he does not have sufficient money to pay for an interment, Fisher relies on Hodgdon's friendship in settling his account in a timely manner. Or perhaps Hodgdon could attach a note to his account that it will be paid when the War Office returns to Philadelphia which would enable him to borrow the money he needs.
February 26, 1798 Suit of Law Relative to the Debt of Captain Wylie Alexander Power Samuel Hodgdon Power solicits Hodgdon's advice regarding a law suit against him relative to the debt of Captain Thomas Wylie on the presumption that Power had received his commutation and land warrant in his role as administrator of his estate. The land warrant was made out for Power, as ordered by Hodgdon, because Wylie was indebted to the United States.
August 12, 1794 Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Knox [not available] Henry Knox Letter, informs re arrangements for treaty with Six Nations; discusses Wayne's campaign; discusses hostile Indians; alludes to White encroachment; mentions frontiers and pioneer life.
April 16, 1794 Attaching Chickasaws to the United States General James Robertson Anthony Wayne Robertson has engaged Robert Thompson, a Chickasaw who speaks some English, to accompany the three Chickasaw warriors who will visit Wayne's camp. Their nation is powerful and it will be useful to attach them to the interests of the United States. They want good guns to go to war with but will return them when the campaign is over. Robertson's brother Elijah will pilot them as far as Governor...
July 10, 1793 Helping My Brothers, the Americans Big Tree Anthony Wayne Wayne had promised Big Tree that when he marched against the hostile Indians Big Tree would accompany him. Since the United States is seeking peace with the hostile Nations, Big Tree will join the Six Nations at the treaty as they endeavor to accomplish peace. He will always do whatever is in his power to help his brothers the Americans.
August 5, 1790 Street discusses Indian affairs with Wadsworth Sam Street Mr. Wadsworth Letter, discusses frontier and pioneer life; discusses Indians.
August 23, 1794 [No. 30] Safety and Threats of Insurgents Alexander Hamilton Isaac Craig Will not send money to finance additional fortifications at Fort Fayette for fear the money will fall into the hands of the insurgents. Urged confidence in the strength of the United States to enforce its laws.
June 15, 1795 Request for payment from the United States John Posey Timothy Pickering Posey asks for money due him from the United States. Has conferred authority on friend Mr. Walker to act on his behalf.
October 24, 1791 Knox copies minutes from Washington's speech Henry Knox [not available] Document, minutes for the President's speech; discusses impartial justice for Indians; mentions system for national militia.
July 9, 1792 Power of Attorney Silas Bristol [not available] Power of attorney in favor of Moses Martain for claiming all monies owed by the United States to Silas Bristol
March 21, 1793 Account of Thomas Hale Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Thomas Hale, late sergeant in the 5th South Carolina Regt.
March 18, 1786 A Plan for the General Arrangement of the Militia of the United States. Henry Knox Congress of the United States Letter, encloses plan for Militia. Discusses the nature of government and a republic, and how to convince citizens of the raising of a militia. Outlines Advanced Corps, Main Corps, and Reserved Corps, as well as responsibilities of staff. Discusses terms of service, pay, and provisions.
February 28, 1798 A Warrant for the Military Land Alexander Power Samuel Hodgdon A bill of sale is in the files for Captain Wylie. Hodgdon is asked to get a warrant for the military land made out to Alexander Power, the assignee of Thomas Wylie. The warrant is of no use to the United States or anyone else except Power because no transfer can be made by anybody but him.
February 26, 1798 Andrew Robertson v. Alexander Power Alexander Power Samuel Hodgdon Power solicits Hodgdon's advice regarding a law suit against him relative to the debt of Captain Thomas Wylie on the presumption that Power had received his commutation and land warrant in his role as administrator of his estate. The land warrant was made out for Power, as ordered by Hodgdon, because Wylie was indebted to the United States.
January 28, 1799 Transfer of Power from the President to the Treasurer Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott maintains that the power of the President ought to be given to the Treasurer in his capacity as treasurer for the War Department, subject to the warrant of the Secretary of War.
January 10, 1797 Extract of a Letter from the War Office to Major Craig James McHenry Isaac Craig Purchase of two lots for government at Le Boeuf did not warrant attention from Executive. Authorized payment for land.
July 30, 1794 Power of Attorney John Sinclair Robert Ross Reminded Ross he has power of attorney over Sinclair's accounts. Sinclair looked for updates as to the proceedings his attorney engaged in on his behalf.
March 12, 1797 Permission of Power of Attorney Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Enclosed power of attorney for Simmons who obliged Rochefontaine's request to receive "publick securities" due him. Rochefontaine requested Simmons forward all sums Simmons collects on his behalf.
May 14, 1794 Suppressing the Expedition Against Spanish Dominions Henry Knox George Mathews There is evidence that a General Clarke and others are planning an expedtion against the dominions of Spain with whom the United States is at Peace. Governor Mathews is advised to take whatever measuires may be necessary to suppress such an expedition with the understanding that if the militia is called up, it will be at the expense of the United States.
April 23, 1801 Power of Attorney Samuel Hunter John Steele Power of attorney to apply for and receive pension money