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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 29, 1799 Forwarding Recommendation for Officer Appointment John Adams James McHenry Encloses a recommendation for officer appointment of a Mr. Augustus.
August 14, 1799 Forwarding Recommendation of a Doctor John Adams James McHenry Forwards a recommendation for a doctor.
April 8, 1799 Forwarding of Officer Recommendation John Adams James McHenry Adams forwards an officer recommendation.
August 12, 1799 Forwarding of Recommendation for Midshipman's Post John Adams James McHenry Forwards a recommendation of a man for appointment as a midshipman.
September 9, 1799 Forwarding Recommendation for a Chaplain John Adams James McHenry Forwards recommendation of Mr. Samuel as chaplain.
September 11, 1800 Forwarding Recommendation for Captain's Appointment John Adams Samuel Dexter Forwards the recommendation of a man as a captain in the 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers. Adams adds his own opinion of the man.
May 26, 1799 Forwarding of Recommendation of a Surgeon John Adams James McHenry Forwards recommendation of Benjamin Walker as surgeon.
September 12, 1800 Forwarding Recommendation With Uncertainty John Adams Samuel Dexter Forwards a recommendation for a man to be appointed to some government office, but admits he is not sure how to respond to it; asks that the man be considered for any vacancies in the Departments of War, the Navy, or the Treasury.
1798 Letter of Recommendation in My Favor Job Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith informs Hamilton that he will be presented with a letter of recommendation from Judge Wickham of Grange County. Smith is currently indisposed but will provide additional letters of recommendation at a later date.
September 14, 1799 Approval of Recommendation & Anger at Postal Service John Adams James McHenry Approves Pinckney's recommendation of a man; expresses anger over the letter apparently being lost in the postal system [see McHenry to Adams, Sept. 21, 1799 for explanation].
May 14, 1795 Letter of Recommendation Timothy Pickering William Pennock Letter of recommendation for Mr. Josiah Fox respecting his work for the Navy Department.
August 28, 1799 Recommendation of Doctor for 6th Regiment William Grove James McHenry Recommendation of Dr. Rover Cutler for the post as surgeon of the 6th Regiment, based on his experience and his education at Edinburgh
August 1, 1798 Letters of Recommendation Enclosed Nathan Levy Alexander Hamilton Levy encloses letters of recommendation for himself for a commission as an officer in the Army.
April 29, 1799 Forwarding Recommendation for Post as Commander of 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers John Adams James McHenry Forwards a recommendation for an officer to be named lieutenant colonel commandant of the 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers.
July 12, 1799 Submits Recommendation James McHenry John Adams Submits requested recommendation [illegible recipient].
September 5, 1798 Letters of Recommendation Enclosed John Adams James McHenry Adams forwards letters of recommendation for commissions in the Army.
August 4, 1798 I Will Gladly Serve James DeHaert Alexander Hamilton Not having a family, DeHaert expresses his readiness to serve in the Army, preferably as an officer, and asks Hamilton for a recommendation.
September 1, 1798 Recommendation for a Nephew of Mine Henry Livingston Alexander Hamilton Livingston requests a recommendation from Hamilton for his nephew Robert to command a company of the troops to be trained to defend American independence.
January 31, 1790 Talbot seeks a recommendation from Knox Captain Silas Talbot Henry Knox Letter, asks for recommendation from Knox
July 22, 1799 Forwarding Hamilton's Recommendation for an Applicant for Rank of Second Lieutenant James McHenry John Adams Forwards a recommendation from General Hamilton for a man to fill a second lieutenant's post; McHenry mentions that since few volunteer to be subalterns because of the poor pay, applicants for such low offices should generally be accepted.
April 10, 1800 Recommendation of Maj. Beall Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Alexander Hamilton Pinckney confirms his recommendation of Maj. William D. Beall of the 9th Regiment to act as Deputy Adjutant General. He is the same officer recommended for the post of Deputy Inspector General.
May 14, 1795 Recommendation for Assistant Constructor Timothy Pickering William Pennock Recommendation for Josiah Fox, mentioned his work with Mr. Humphreys building frigates for the Navy Department. Fox will replace Mr. Morgan as Assistant Constructor in the construction of the frigate to be built in Norfolk.
May 6, 1792 Recommendation for Morton William Morton Samuel Hodgdon Morton feels himself under obligation to Hodgdon and the other gentlemen who recommended him and trusts that his attention to Hodgdon's instructions will meet his approbation.
July 22, 1789 Biddle seeks recommendation from Knox to Washington Clement Biddle Henry Knox Letter, mentions health of child; asks for recommendation to President.
September 1, 1791 Late Arrival of Newman, Recommendation of Nephew Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Requests from last letter to be attended to by Knox, submission of nephew's name to List for consideration.