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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 1, 1799 Promises Assistance to Request James McHenry Hugh Williamson Acknowledges receipt of letter and has discussed it. Promises assistance.
August 5, 1800 Promises and Land Rights Arthur St. Clair Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation Promises made in Philadelphia by Sec of War to be kept. Currently searching for an agent through whom the Indians can communicate to the U.S. Government. Land rights addressed.
August 22, 1799 Promises to Send Clothing Requested Samuel Hodgdon John Macwharton Had received clothing order and is doing everything he can to complete the full return. Promises to write in a few days to give more a more detailed report.
December 29, 1798 Has Received Letter; Encloses Account; Promises Attention Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Acknowledges receipt of several late favors. Encloses the requested account. Promises his best attention, advice, and information as soon as he can collect it.
March 2, 1796 Promises Payment from Hodgdon; Explains Late Payment from Army Isaac Gregg [not available] Hodgdon will pay $150 of the amount due; Gregg apologizes for the delay in payment.
December 6, 1786 Reports Congressional Act in Favor of Moravians; Promises Assistance Josiah Harmar Moravian Indians Reports the passing of a congressional act in their favor. Promises to deliver requested articles. Congress has granted permission for them to return to their former settlements on the Muskingum with promises of friendship and protection. Seeks to know the name of their leader.
December 19, 1791 Invitation to Five Nations to Visit Philadelphia Timothy Pickering [not available] Suggests visit to Philadelphia to discuss the introduction of various skills related to goods production, all promises of gifts to be fulfilled at Great Council fire in Philadelphia.
April 29, 1793 Large Army of Creeks Coming Against This Nation Piamingo General Robertson Piamingo alerts General Robertson that his Chickasaws will soon be attacked by a Creek army. He hopes that the general will recall past promises of assistance to his nation in dire circumstances such as these.
March 31, 1797 Regarding Appointment of Quartermaster Officer to Philadelphia, & the Forwarding of Cost Estimates for Various Posts John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Mentions that he has been ordered to appoint a quartermaster officer to Philadelphia, and promises to send a letter authorizing Hodgdon to do so. Also promises to send the latest Quartermaster Department estimates along soon, with various estimates for different posts to come on a defined schedules.
December 15, 1796 Protest Against U.S. Encroachment of Territory at Chickasaw Bluffs Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation James McHenry Chickasaw delegation continues to protest the U.S. plans to install a garrison at Chickasaw Bluffs after the Spanish garrison is evacuated from that place. Submits documentation that proves U.S. promises regarding Chickasaw land, and asks if the Indians are now being trifled with in disregard for these promises. Says they desire the continued goodwill of the U.S. and a reaffirmation from the...
August 3, 1793 Finding the Missing Letter Thomas Jefferson [not available] In this mostly illegible letter, the author promises to send the letter written by him if he can find it.
January 9, 1799 States Terms of Service James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Commences pay and responsibilities. Promises to define duties and command as soon as possible. Seeks Hamilton's ideas. Explains nominations.
April 17, 1796 Do Not Trust Professions or Promises James McHenry Robert Oliver McHenry expresses his wish that the instructions have been received and that Oliver will urge the return of Mr. Smith.
July 29, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove to the Mad Dog of Tucabachee, Upper Creeks on death of David Cornell and expected meeting 10 September 1793 James Seagrove Mad Dog Seagrove laments the death of mutual friend David Cornell. Promises full satisfaction for his death and pleads for restraint among the Creeks. Informs Mad Dog of expected meeting and asks that he take measures both to attend himself, and to provide for Seagrove's security. Says he has informed President of United States General Washington that Mad Dog is reliable friend. Promises to settle all...
March 16, 1796 Reply Promised Peter Hagner Stephen Rochefontaine Acknowledges receipt of Rochefontaine's letter and promises to reply.
July 1, 1799 Settles Adjustment with Secretary of War Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Cranch Seeks to separate communication with Secretary of War and himself. Promises no difficulty in obtaining an adjustment for work done.
October 20, 1794 Every Necessary Dispatch in My Power John Davis Samuel Hodgdon Davis promises to make every necessary dispatch in his power to ensure that his wagons arrive promptly
March 17, 1799 Sends Draft of a 3rd Bill Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Sends draft of a third bill and promises to send a fourth soon.
March 16, 1796 Reply Promised Peter Hagner Nehemiah Freeman Acknowledges receipt of Freeman's letters and promises to reply.
January 16, 1797 Outlines Chickasaw Treaty James McHenry Dwight Foster Refers to treaty with Chickosaw Indians. Requests release of all prisoners, blacks, and property taken from citizens. Promises sovereignty and protection to Chickosaws.
April 20, 1799 Sends Clothing for Recruiting Service Samuel Hodgdon Alexander Hamilton According to request, returns clothing in store and promises a similar return weekly as a guide to the recruiting service.
June 26, 1797 Receipts from Jacob Slough Jacob Slough [not available] Slough promises to deliver $100 to Capt. Cornelius Lyman and take his duplicate receipts for this sum and forward them by post from Pittsburgh.
May 5, 1797 Promise to Respond to Further Questions James McHenry John Adams McHenry promises to respond in detail to Adams' further questions as soon as possible.
November 13, 1798 Settlement of Recruiting Account William Simmons Nathaniel Leonard Simmons responding to earlier letters concerning Leonard's recruiting account, promises matter will be looked into by "proper authorities."
November 18, 1790 Opening of the Council Fire Timothy Pickering Brothers Pickering thanks the Indians for their speech and promises a heartfelt answer the following day.