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June 17, 1793 I want to redress your wrongs. Secretary Smith Double-head Smith assures Double-head that the wrongs committed against the Cherokees will be redressed if they will only delay seeking satisfaction themselves.
July 3, 1795 Demand for Hats [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Bryan writes Hodgdon to complain about an apparently insistent claim by Hodgdon for a large number of hats. Bryan claims that this is a significant imposition which is detrimental to his interests. Bryan also suggests the possibility of a lawsuit to achieve some form of redress.
November 14, 1791 Mrs Welsh requests widow's pension from Knox Anna Welsh Henry Knox Letter, Anna Welsh asks Knox for widow's pension.
March 3, 1800 Officers Who Sustain Injury Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Wells Hamilton agrees that officers who sustain injury in their exertions to carry out the laws should be indemnified by the public.
September 27, 1794 Indians of Sandusky Chiefs of the Sandusky Anthony Wayne Leaders of the Indian tribe at Sandusky write Major General Anthony Wayne about the distress of their people, demanding "redress" from the United States, by sending an army to the place as soon as possible. The chief expresses faith that the United States will show justice.
September 7, 1799 The Indians in this quarter seem much dissatisfied... David Strong Alexander Hamilton "I received your favor of the 22d July and am pleased with the hopes of greater uniformity in the clothing in future. The Indians in this quarter seem much dissatisfied at the promises made them by the Secretary of War, that the Governor fo the Territory should be at Detroit in the course of the present summer to redress any complaints (many of which they have) which might be laid before him and...
June 20, 1793 Do not suffer bad men to injure whites or steal their horses. Secretary Smith Chiefs of the Cherokees Smith warns the Cherokees not to hinder the President's attempts to redress the wrongs committed against them by allowing bad men of their nation to kill whites or steal their horses.
February 25, 1793 Paying Our Debt to France Thomas Jefferson George Washington In response to the request of the President to assess the application to redress the debt to France in an amount equivalent to three million livres, Jefferson, Knox, and Randolph favor providing the whole amount. Hamilton argues that the sum should not exceed $318,000 because of the effect of depreciation.
May 5, 1788 Regarding whether officer received money James Wilkinson John Pierce From the letter book of Joseph Howell, Assistant Commissioner of Army Accounts in the Board of Treasury's Office of Army Accounts. Request for information regarding monies supposedly received by an officer which he denied having ever received.
September 14, 1789 Regarding Constant Hostilities Between Indians who Live on Wabash River and People of Kentucky Arthur St. Clair George Washington Regarding constant hostilities between Indians who live on Wabash River and people of Kentucky: it must be considered by the government of Western Territory. Requests that Washington take matter into consideration and asks for orders based on what is though proper. Kentucky people will likely retaliate and this will undermine the government's treaty efforts. Makes inquiry regarding the calling up...
July 10, 1782 General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln expresses sympathy for the sufferings of General Greene's troops. Greene's army entitled to better fare. Mentions the meritorious and gallant exertions of Greene's troops under extreme difficulties. Lincoln believes they merited a better fate. He regrets that he is unable to redress the army's grievances. Other extracts mention supplies and clothing during the Revolutionary War.
October 15, 1797 Replying to Leith, Shepherd and Duff's petition James Wilkinson Multiple Recipients Wilkinson responds to Leith, Shepherd and Duff’s petition to be able to continue trade in the Ottawa towns. Wilkinson notes that recent military regulations were designed to bring the misdeeds of James McDonald to light. Wilkinson feels he is authorized to regulate within the military reservations, however he is not empowered to authorize Leith, Shepherd and Duff to trade. However, the agent...
December 12, 1792 In Support of Hodgdon Samuel Colesworthy Samuel Hodgdon Colesworthy regrets he cannot do more to help Hodgdon but hopes that Congress will decide in his favor.
June 9, 1792 Discharging My Duties to the Best of My Abilities Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Sargent assures Knox that he is performing his duties as Adjutant General to the best of his abilitiies. He hopes that Knox's opinion of him will not be unjustly swayed by the complaints of those who are unqualified to issue such complaints. He also believes that Colonel Hodgdon is performing ably under difficult circumstances despite the criticism of a Congressional Committee.
February 20, 1791 Jackson writes to Knox regarding Indians, militia, and appointments Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses Indian aggression; mentions pioneers and frontier life; discusses militia establishment; alludes to Revolutionary War; recommends Joseph Williams to appointment; letter contains an addendum that pertains to the appointment of Mr Bruce.
April 2, 1783 Suppression of Rumors Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Idle surmise mentioned by Greene has not reached the office of the Secretary at War's office, nor does Lincoln suppose it ever will. But he assures Greene that should anyone presume to echo the malicious whisper the most pointed contradiction shall suppress it.
September 30, 1782 Clothing for General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln desires to be informed by General Greene if Greene will be able to provide clothing for the troops he will retain with his army. Lincoln has no doubt that the clothing can be provided if Charleston is evacuated by the British. But despite difficulties and little hope of success he will ship the clothing from Philadelphia if it cannot be obtained in Charleston.
December 1, 1782 Clothing for the Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln trusts that General Greene will be able to supply his troops with clothing from the warehouses in Charleston. If the clothing cannot be supplied from Charleston, Lincoln hopes he can supply the clothing from Virginia which he thinks can be speedily forwarded in a coasting craft to Charleston.
November 5, 1782 Procurement of Clothing for General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene If Greene's whole army is to remain before Charleston and the British do not leave the city, large supplies of clothing must be forwarded to Greene's army. Hopes that the necessary clothing can be procured in Charleston if it should be evacuated. Lincoln desires earliest information on these matters.
December 16, 1782 Clothing for the Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln is exceedingly oblidged by General Greene's attention to the arrangement and the manner in which Greene conducted it. He is equally pleased with Greene's care in procuring clothing for his troops which has relieved Lincoln's long anxiety about supplying the clothing. Mr. Morris will honor Greene's draughts and appears satisfied with the steps Greene has taken.
April 29, 1797 Should the U.S. Send another Minister to France after the treatment M. Pickney received [?] James McHenry [not available] Document, discusses whether or not the United States should send another minister to France, after the ill treatment Mr. Pinckney received from the Directorate.
June 2, 1789 Grievances from the Five Nations to Congress Chiefs and Warriors of the Five Nations George Washington The Five Nations address grievances pertaining to land sales to Congress.
May 19, 1785 Account of the Voyage to China Samuel Shaw John Jay This is Shaw's account of his voyage to China and his encounters with the Chinese people, often contentious, after his arrival in that country.
January 14, 1794 Release of Prisoners Anthony Wayne Indians Northwest of Ohio River Speech of Captain Big Tree: His Nephews were too proud last summer but came to their senses and lowered the asking price regarding the release of prisoners.