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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 7, 1795 Indian Treaty, British Relations, Deceit Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Noted submission of letters and a treaty which he seemed to meet his approval. President advised that Wayne remain on his guard for a large contingency of Indians Mentioned the treachery of Pontiac towards the British. Discussed providing clothing to Indians, but will not provide Commissions to the Chiefs. Discussed the intervention of Lord Dorchester in controlling the Irish priest E. Burke.
August 13, 1792 Payment of pensions to invalids in Massachusetts Henry Knox Nathaniel Appleton Knox directs payment of pensions to listed army invalids in Massachusetts.
March 1, 1792 [List of Invalid Pensioners who were not Paid by General Lincoln] Henry Knox Nathaniel Appleton Knox agrees that the list of names submitted all appear to be owed a complete year's pension. States that the Supreme Court has recently overturned a lower court ruling regard commissioners. Listed a few names that were the exception to payment as records show they were paid, despite being included on the aforementioned list.
April 24, 1798 Concerning the Society of United Irishmen or United Men James McHenry Leander Neale Regarding the activities of a Catholic priest named Madgit, believed to be a spy in the employment of the Directory. Substance of information by the superior of the Roman Catholic clergy in Philadelphia. A Catholic priest had lately arrived at New York, who had been a spy in France for Pitt. Had escaped by means of gold in Paris of the new order. Had acted in Ireland as a spy for Pitt. Had to...
March 1, 1794 Unpaid Invalid Pensioners Henry Knox Nathaniel Appleton Secretary Knox encloses a list of Invalid Pensioners to the Commissioner of Loans for Massachusetts. The pensioners were not paid by General Benjamin Lincoln from September 1789 to March 1790. Notes that the Supreme Court has decided against the validity of the adjudications of the judges of the Circuit Court in the the capacity of commissioners.
February 27, 1794 List of unpaid invalid pensioners to Massachusetts Henry Knox Nathaniel Appleton Secretary Knox forwards a list of unpaid invalid pensioners to Massachusetts who were not been paid by General Benjamin Lincoln in 1790. Appleton is Commissioner of Loans for Massachusetts.
March 8, 1795 Preliminary Peace Anthony Wayne Timothy Pickering Mentioned submitting preliminary articles of peace b/w U.S. and Indian Nations. Wyandots of Sandusky now join in peace agreement. Discussed Father Edmond Burke and British agents trying to foil peace b/w Indian Nations and U.S. Discussed depredations and murder being committed by select groups of Indians. Submitted requests for "trinkets" and medals to be awarded the Indian currently in...
April 25, 1795 Recruiting and Enlisting Soldiers, Etc. Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Pickering discusses recruiting and reelnisting soldiers and mentions the conduct of Indian agents and Wayne's Campaign.
1790 Present State of the Military and Naval Forces Upon the Island of Cuba James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Detailed accounting of the military and naval forces of Cuba which included an assessment of the dissatisfaction of the people with their form of government. Author argued that if the inhabitants were allowed to purchase slaves in proportion to their ability to pay for them, the island's productivity would increase significantly.
March 13, 1791 State of the Creek Nation James Casey Henry Knox Comprehensive treatment of every aspect of the culture and lives of the Creek Nation of Indians in 1790-1791. Includes transcript of a journal. 132 page document.