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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
July 20, 1793 Preparations for Operations Against the Indians Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox assures Wayne that his orders are sufficiently broad to include whatever preparations are needed to execute successful offensive operations against the Indians should the treaty negotiations fail.
October 17, 1799 Preparing to Transport the 3rd Regiment James Miller Samuel Hodgdon Miller wants Hodgdon to forward him the orders that Mr. Harris sent him respecting the preparations for the 3rd Regiment to be transported to Mr. Crafts of Charlestown, South Carolina and to Griffith McRee of Wilmington, North Carolina. Miller needs one day's notice to notify these gentlemen of these preparations.
December 8, 1798 Our Lack of Laboratory Preparations Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon worries that no provisions have been made for the buildings or materials needed for the preparation of the laboratories. The lack of all kinds of stores for the magazines will soon be felt if immediate steps are not taken.
December 18, 1798 Preparations for the Work on the Canal Samuel Hodgdon John Mackey Hodgdon informs Mackey of the preparations being made for work on the new canal.
May 12, 1794 Preparations for campaign by General Wayne Henry Knox James O'Hara The Secretary of War advises the Quarter Master General to make immediate preparations for a vigorous campaign soon to be undertaken by General Wayne and 1500 mounted volunteers. An additional quantity of forage will be required for the volunteers.
June 21, 1792 Updates on Preparations for War, Information on Superiors James Wilkinson Henry Knox No word from enemy on possible peace, preparations at fort made for war.
September 1, 1792 Regarding Censure for Lack of Preparations and Tardiness of Stever Samuel Hodgdon Henry Knox Hodgdon notes that he is happy to state that no censure is due to any involved in preparing or transporting public stores. Stever alone was tardy, and he will be refused any further employment by way of punishment.
December 2, 1791 Preparations Henry Knox Isaac Craig Upon Mr. Swan's arrival, orders to prepare housing. Mentions no problems providing accommodations for troops to winter over at Fort Pitt.
April 4, 1792 Ensuing Campaign Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon The arrangements of the general staff for the ensuing campaign are not yet made but whoever is appointed Quartermaster General will be required instantly to execute the highest activity. All the preparations for the campaign are going forward here with all possible dispatch. Whether or not Hodgdon is reappointed, it is expected that he will use every exertion in making preparations at Fort...
December 1, 1791 Suspend Preparations Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to suspend preparations of accommodations for Capt. Mitt's and Capt. Cass's companies. They are ordered on different business and will not winter over at Fort Pitt.
March 17, 1800 March to Harper's Ferry, Etc. Alexander Hamilton George Ingersoll Hamilton directs Ingersoll to make the necessary preparations for his company to march to Harper's Ferry in two or three weeks. Requested the number and calibre of field pieces at West Point which were modeled after the French plan.
October 27, 1792 Advised Defensive Action Against Indians Henry Knox Charles Pinckney Discussed tribes of friendly and hostile Indians with locations of settlements. Notified Pinckney that Congress must authorize war, advised preparations for defensive actions against hostile Indians. President advised ammunition should be provided from public arsenal.
June 9, 1791 Defense of Ohio River Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Orders to obtain all necessary supplies before embarking on campaign to defend Ohio river.
March 14, 1798 Request to Forward Enclosed Letters to Commissioned Officers of the Ship Constitution James McHenry Captain Samuel Nicholson Preparations for authorizing official navy under way. Officers to be appointed.
December 12, 1798 Preparations for Work on the Canal Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses the preparations being made for the digging of the proposed canal.
June 9, 1791 Preparations for the Coming Campaign Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports on the preparations for the imminent campaign against the western Indians, including the deployment of troops, the availability of supplies, and the peace mission of Joseph Brandt.
October 25, 1794 The President Will Be Here Tomorrow Matthias Slough Samuel Hodgdon Slough discusses the preparations being made for the President's visit and assesses the progress he is making on his journey through Pennsylvania.
July 18, 1799 I am in readiness and await your orders. Thomas Y. Howe Alexander Hamilton "Since the receipt of your letter of the 3rd instant, which did not come into my hands until the 11th, I have been making the necessary preparations. I have now the honor to inform you that I am in readiness and wait your orders."
February 4, 1798 Letter Citation Captain Samuel Nicholson James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Nicholson, 03/14/1798. Preparations for authorizing official navy under way. Officers to be appointed.
July 14, 1791 Preparations for the Campaign Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon The clothing has gone forward along with every other thing, the additional shoes and colors excepted, that will be in motion in a few days. [Caleb] Swan has not returned from Maryland but, if the employment is agreeable to him, he soon will join Hodgdon. Capt. [Michael] Houdin will set out today.
July 10, 1793 Warning that Wayne's Preparations Signal to Indians that U.S. is Preparing for War Commissioners for Indian Affairs in the Northern Department Henry Knox The Commissioners are warning Knox that Wayne's recent movements and provisioning send a strong signal to the Indians at the Niagara peace council that US forces are preparing for war.
May 17, 1800 Preparations for My Arrival Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Hamilton informs Ogden that his baggage is being sent with a servant to Elisabeth Town and Ogden should take measures to send them immediately to camp. The horse that Ogden had offered should be waiting for Hamilton at Powles Hook.
August 16, 1793 Wayne to Continue War Preparations While Not Antagonizing Indians; Reasons for Not Launching Supporting Movement Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Wayne is to continue to make appropriate preparations for war without unduly alarming the Indians, thereby rendering the position of the peace Commissioners dangerously precarious. The reasons are expressed as to why the President has not approved Wayne's proposal for a collateral expedition from the upper parts of the Ohio to the rapids of the Miami.
August 18, 1793 Preparations for War Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox assures Wayne that every preparation for war must be made in case the treaty negotiations fail, with the understanding that no actions should be taken that might hinder the negotiations or endanger the treaty commissioners.