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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 9, 1785 Act of Congress for Relief of Revolutionary War Veterans Charles Thomson John Langdon Charles Thomson, Secretary of Congress, forwards notification of an act of Congress to John Langdon, President of New Hampshire. This Congressional resolution provides for the relief of disabled veterans of the Revolutionary War. Copy of Act enclosed.
April 13, 1793 Mounted Infantry for the Relief of Cumberland William Blount Henry Knox Blount reports that he has ordered two companies of mounted infantry from the District of Washington to provide relief for the Cumberland settlement.
September 12, 1800 Relief of Refugees from British Provinces Constant Freeman Samuel Dexter Freeman discusses his claim against the United States respecting the relief of refugees from the British provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia. He cites his own experiences living with his father in the city of Quebec.
May 26, 1800 Relief for Baltimore Naval Committee James McHenry John Adams Letter from the Secretary of War to the President of the United States on the case of the Baltimore Naval Committee for relief.
June 9, 1785 Relief for Veterans Charles Thomson Patrick Henry Charles Thomson, Secretary of Congress, forwards notification of an act of Congress to Patrick Henry, Governor of Virginia. This Congressional resolution provides for the relief of disabled veterans of the Revolutionary War.
December 11, 1797 Request for Information Regarding Petition of State of Tennessee Thomas Pinckney James McHenry Committee of the House of Rep. requested Pinckney seek out information regarding the Remonstrance and Petition of the State of Tennessee. Information needed from McHenry to determine what relief can be given per request.
September 9, 1796 Trial William Vans Murray James McHenry Correspondence offers comfort from recent grave illness. Vans Murray discussed Cherokees and offers opinion on trial.
April 12, 1796 Health & Comfort of Eaton's Troops Samuel Hodgdon William Eaton Hodgdon discusses the provisioning of clothing, supplies, arms, and equipage for Eaton's troops at Colraine on the St. Marys River.
December 29, 1800 Allowances of Land Recommended for Refugees Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Senate of the United States Wolcott, Dexter, and Steele respond favorably to the claims of refugees Francis Carean, Martha Bogart, Abraham Bogart, and Daniel Tucker with recommendations for allowances of parcels of land.
March 27, 1800 Request for payment to Captain Josiah Hazard, sailing master, whose family is in distress Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Request for payment of $100 to sailing master Captain Josiah Hazard whose family is in distress and this sum will aid in their relief.
December 9, 1799 Compensation of Doctor Brown Doctor Charles Brown James McHenry Dr. Charles Brown complains to Secretary McHenry that he was promised compensation for his many services providing medical care for the Indian prisoners, including renting a house for their care, and has yet to be paid.
September 25, 1799 I can have but faint hopes of relief in case of accident... Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton Although he is able to send the money to the regiments soon, Swan worries that a robbery of the mail or other accident may interfere and therefore damage his reputation irreparably.
August 20, 1799 Certification of payment; R. and George Webster for advertising notices to pensioners entitled to lands respecting bounty lands, and a law for the relief of Nova Scotia refugees William Simmons James McHenry Payment Charles R. and George Webster $27.00 for advertising notices to invalid pensioners, persons entitled to land, persons respecting bounty lands, and a law for relief of Canadian Nova Scotia refugees, sum payable to Walter Easton.
December 29, 1800 Claims of Certain Canadian Refugees Samuel Dexter Thomas Jefferson "I have the honor to enclose to you a Report on the claims of certain Canadian refugees, under the Act of the 7th of April 1798."
April 10, 1800 Documents on Relief Act for Canadian Refugees James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Annexed papers regarding refugees from Canada, transferred to the Secretary of the Treasury in conformance with an Act of Congress.
November 30, 1799 Claims of Refugees from Canada James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Claims and supporting documents of refugees from Canada and Nova Scotia enclosed.
December 29, 1789 Requests from soldiers for relief John Avery Jr Joseph Howell Writes about the soldiers who have frequently applied for relief; mentions certificates.
April 25, 1793 Additional Hostilities Against the United States, Etc. William Blount Henry Knox Blount has received additional evidence of the intentions of the Creeks to commit hostilities against the United States. McKee and Watts are to attend a council in which McKee is to represent the interests of the U.S. The mounted infantry ordered to provide relief to the Mero Distrct has not demonstrated the readiness that would have been expected.
December 20, 1797 Land Claim Dispute Thomas Pinckney House of Representatives Pinckney spoke on behalf of the Committee of the House of Rep. on the remonstrance and petition of the Legislature of the State of Tennessee. Committee found that relief was due citizens of Tennessee who were moved from their land that was granted in a treaty to the Indian Nation of Cherokees. Citizens were found to be owed compensation regardless of the secession of North Carolina.
June 5, 1793 Search and Pursuit of the Creeks, Etc. William Blount Chiefs of the Cherokees Blount assures the Cherokee chiefs that he has informed the President of their peaceful intentions and he is looking forward to their visit to Philadelphia. He has ordered the continued pursuit of the marauding Creeks but mounted militia.
June 13, 1799 Discussion of Clothing, Comfort, and Cost for Soldiers Samuel Hodgdon James Bruff Refers to responsibility as Intendent of Stores and desire to be more useful to the army and the U.S. Mentions deficiency of supplies, some of which were sent but were lost by the boatmen and for which they will be accountable. Refers to contract with Mr. Billington for coats for privates and sergeants and the trimmings and cloth for a musician's coat; if one has already arrived, please advise....
June 26, 1799 Certification of payment; John Scull, Printer William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $18.29 to John Scull, Printer for publishing in the Pittsburg Gazette, a law of the United States for the relief of the refugees from the British provinces of Nova Scotia, Canada agreeable to a letter from the Secretary of War.
October 7, 1794 Blankets for the Comfort of Sick Recruits John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Doctor who attends the recruits at Spring Garden has reported that several of the men are seriously ill with fluxes and fevers. Unless they are made more comfortable many of them will die so blankets are requested for this purpose which may be charged to the Hospital Department.
October 15, 1799 Certification of payment; Thomas and Thomas for advertising William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $14.93 to Thomas and Thomas for advertising "act for relief of the refugees from the British Provinces and Nova Scotia" and "frauds practiced to obtain grants for bounty lands."
December 9, 1799 Compensation for Doctor Brown Doctor Charles Brown James McHenry Dr. Brown complains to McHenry that he was promised compensation for his many services providing medical care for the Indian prisoners and other Indians, including renting a house for their care, and has yet to be paid.