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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 26, 1800 Private Property and Accounts Edward Wright John Harris Opinion that Negro woman is private property, information on private accounts of Benjamin Hawkins. Requests orders on how to act if Indians were to engage the U.S. in war, cites his location as badly supplied and dangerous.
November 27, 1800 Request for Inventory of Factory John Harris Edward Wright Previous letter requesting information unanswered, second letter sent requesting inventory, debts, contracts of factory under command of Wright. Request for Mr. Price's private account, information on Negro woman.
May 9, 1797 Receipt of Clothing and Private Property Stephen Rochefontaine Samuel Hodgdon Rochefontaine has received the return of clothing delivered to friendly detachments for the month of April. The articles of private property sent to the care of Mr. Smith at New York have also come to hand and the freight has been paid.
1792 Payment for St. Clair's horses killed during the Expedition of November 4, 1792 [not available] Arthur St. Clair General Arthur St. Clair documents the horses killed during the fighting with the Indians of November 4th, 1792. Three horses killed were his private property. Losses amounted to $600. One horse was killed under him. Another was killed as the servant brought him up to mount. Third was killed under one of his aides. A fourth was killed, but it belonged to the public.
December 29, 1797 False Claims Hugh McCall William Simmons Capt. Webb's verbal answers to Simmons' inquiries have been ill natured and evasive. Lt. Hough has received the pay due him, knowing that the horse claimed by him is the property of the US. Capt. Webb had previously asserted that his and Lt. Hough's horses were private property.
April 13, 1799 Deposition before Mayor Richard Varick of NYC Edward Chinn [not available] Chinn certified he knew Joseph Biden and that Biden had to leave his home and property during the American invasion.
June 18, 1792 Property Loaded & Delivered Richard Parker William Knox Parker asks Knox to have the bearer load the property . He will take good care of any property given him and deliver it promptly.
April 25, 1792 Two Chests of Tea, Etc. Charles Wilkins Samuel Hodgdon Upon inquiry, Wilkins finds that Mr. Levy, one of the gentlemen that purchased the remains of Mr. Duncan's goods, has Hodgdon's two chests of tea in his possession. If Hodgdon has any ideas as to how to dispose of the tea, Wilkins awaits his instructions.
September 22, 1784 Discharge of public property Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Timothy Pickering sends to Samuel Hodgdon a letter asking him to discharge public property as he sees best.
January 27, 1801 Simmons Asking McCall to Evaluate the Accounts Regarding the Rent of Certain Property of Jamwes Seagrove William Simmons Hugh McCall Accounts for rent of a property in Georgia.
May 22, 1800 Indemnification for Injuries to Property James Simmons James McHenry Simmons claims that sundry injuries to his property have been sustained while such property was leased to the public. He maintains that he is owed indemnification for the listed damages.
February 12, 1794 Reach an agreement on rental property John Steinmetz Samuel Hodgdon Steinmetz assures Hodgdon that he has fixed the rent lower than he by any means intended so he expects an answer from Hodgdon because he has it in his power to make more of the property if he has the opportunity to do so.
October 13, 1791 Ownership of Property Henry Knox Isaac Craig Referred to previous order to turn over stores and magazine to Turnbull and Marnie. Authorized building or demolition if there were no additional claims to property.
February 17, 1797 Recommendations for Property Use at Detroit John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry United States succeeded to a great deal of property around Detroit previously occupied by the British. Wilkins advised the United States act quickly to claim land and build or sell lots before tradesmen and settlers assume possession.
May 29, 1799 Expresses Concern about Indians Stealing Horses and War Dept. Response David Henley Charles Hicks Expresses concern about Indians plundering and stealing horses and causing problems for neighbors. If the Indians want horses, they should raise horses and range for them in order to instill honor for the Cherokees. Will complain to the Secretary of War about the manner of handling the horse problems with the Indians. Asks Henley to continue working with Indian chiefs and nation.
January 18, 1799 [Receipt for transportation of goods from Philadelphia to Harper's Ferry.] United States John Allison Receipt for transportation of goods from Philadelphia to Harper's Ferry.
May 7, 1799 Pleased with Indian Translator Mr. Thompson and Efforts to Restore Horses in Possession of Little Turkey; High Hopes for Meeting of Creek Nation David Henley Charles Hicks Approves Mr. Thompson as interpreter to Mr. Maclin. Hopes talk will have good effect and that Little Turkey will restore stolen horses. Hopes that all property will be returned in good condition.
March 5, 1800 List of Materials for Factory Required John Harris Edward Wright List yet to be received; urgently required in order to request materials from agent in London. Request for ruling on whether or not Negro woman was public or private property.
November 29, 1799 Claims of the United States at Detroit John Francis Hamtramck Alexander Hamilton Hamtramck informs Hamilton of the claims that had been the property of the Crown that should now be the property of the United Staes.
March 15, 1800 Regarding payment to Benjamin Overholser James Miller William Simmons Refers to articles for which Benjamin Overholser received payment for transportation. Were private property of Major George Stevenson of 10th Regiment.
September 12, 1800 Muster rolls of the Cherokee David Henley [not available] Muster rolls of the Cherokee Indians under command of Will Shorey for punishment of offenders.
February 9, 1791 Invoice of Pay and Pensions for Invalids Henry Knox James Tilton The letter provides a list of pay and pensions due to military invalids in Delaware, with notation of those who have moved or are deceased. The second page concludes with an order to pay the pensions out of treasury funds.
June 20, 1792 Troop and Supply Movements Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox discusses various troop and supply movements and urges Wayne to be sure that stores are protected from the Indians while being transported. Horses have been purchased and rifles are being forwarded to Pittsburgh.
September 12, 1798 Wanton Detention & Exposure of Public Property Samuel Hodgdon Mr. D. Buchanon Hodgdon is extremely critical of the detaining of public wagons which delays Hamilton's effects and will be particulary egregious if the peltry are damaged.
March 13, 1795 [Memorandum.] Multiple Authors [not available] Contract between undersigned to obtain property rights near lake Superior for copper mines.