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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 6, 1800 Requests Relief from His Post, Etc. John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Rivardi again requests that he be relieved and sent to West Point because of his health and his inability to afford the expenses of the command at Fort Niagara.
May 6, 1800 Furnishing of Guards Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice At present things will continue with a guard being furnished from the Artillerists at New Port [Newport] although it is not improbable that Rice's brigade will be removed to Rhode Island in which case the Artillerists will be relieved.
October 28, 1792 Dr. Hammell Relieved from His Post, Etc. Joseph Shaylor Samuel Hodgdon Dr. Hammell has been relieved from his post and therefore his feelings have been much wounded. He is on his way to Philadelphia so that he can find out why he was turned out after having suffered as much hardship and trials as any member of his profession. A man in the packhorse department has been accused of murder of a discharged soldier.
October 16, 1795 Request for Relief or Winter Clothing and Construction Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Notification that the term of active duty for Joseph McCutcheon and the men under his command will expire in January, and wish to be relieved or furnished with winter clothing as none of the men at Fort Le Boeuf have appropriate uniforms for the upcoming season. Discussed expenditures for new buildings being erected under Colonel Butler.
September 27, 1798 A Check to Pay for the Two Orders John Clifford Samuel Hodgdon Clifford is relieved that Hodgdon and his family are feeling well during the present calamity. He requests a check to make the large payment for the two orders made earlier.
July 8, 1792 Request for Removal of Remainder of Public Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Asks for Knox to remove remainder of stores. Olney finds that a considerable inconvenience arises in superintending the deposits of public stores yet remaining in Rhode Island, which are principally in the state house cellar and powder magazine in Providence. Is desirous of being relieved from this service and the trust of the public stores.
August 1, 1800 $1000 in Post Notes Received One Day Late Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams declares that his anxiety was much relieved when he broke open the letter which enclosed one thousand dollars in post notes on account of the Armory. The letter was one day late because it was routed through Boston from the southward.
August 22, 1800 Waiting Patiently for a Decision of the Secretary of the Navy W. W. Buchanan Samuel Hodgdon Buchanan laments that he has yet to hear from the Secretary of the Navy and wants be relieved from a state of suspence more intolerable than total rejection. He has been nominated for the Surgeoncy of New York and wishes only to be informed of his fate.
December 3, 1799 Commenting on the President's Speech James McHenry George Washington The enclosed newspaper contains the President's speech. McHenry finds it nearly what it ought to be and is relieved that it did not enter into the kind of reasoning that might have attracted disapprobation from a part of the federalists. He has no information respecting the letter sent to Coxe except that it seems to represent the author's preconceived theory.
October 3, 1798 Nature Relieved Me by a Violent Cholera, Etc. Jonathan Burrall Samuel Hodgdon Burrall finds that the monies are not in the local bank but he has discovered that they are in the New York bank. He has had a touch of the fever and cholera so he finds himself unfit for business after trying to get out.
September 13, 1799 Protection of the Prisoners at Norris Town James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I herewith transmit you a copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Navy of this date requesting that the Marine Guard at Norris Town may be relieved by a competent number of infantry of the Army. You will be pleased to take such order thereon as to you may appear proper."
April 24, 1799 Captain Elliott's Services are Needed Immediately James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Captain McMillen must be relieved as soon as possible from the Company of Artillery at Northampton County so that he can be available to superintend the laboratory intended for the production of draughts for cannon.
October 5, 1793 United States Relieved from a Heavy Expense William Blount Henry Knox After being warned of the danger of the fever at Philadelphia, the Chickasaw delegation have cancelled their trip to meet the President which saves the United States the expense of their journey.
September 13, 1799 Requests Assistance with Prison Guards at Morris Town Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Encloses letter from Major Burrows. The Marine Corps cannot furnish the requested guard for sixty prisoners at Morris Town. Requests that the Harper's Ferry guard be relieved to assist in Morris Town.
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.
May 23, 1798 Accounts Settlement David Henley William Simmons Discussed injuries sustained by brother, settlement of Mr. Hillis' account, money advanced Henley, and transportation of goods due Indians per treaty agreement.
April 28, 1799 Reduced by Intermittent Fever, Etc. John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Rivardi asks that soldiers of the quartermaster's department receive extra pay for extra work and that Dr. Coffin be paid for his additional responsibliities. He complains that his poor health forces him to ask to be relieved of his duties unless he is assigned to West Point which has a more favorable climate.
May 30, 1798 Orders for Lieutenant James Triplett War Department James Tripplett If the Lieutenant of Marines does not arrive on time, Triplett is to assume his duties and repair on board if Captain Truxtun requires it.
October 3, 1792 Jonathan Cass recruiting in Philadelphia; reporting on the disposition of the Indians; poor prospects for peace Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Wayne, 10/12/1792. Capt. Jonathan Cass was relieved from his command at Fort Franklin by Capt. Hughes and is now on his way to Philadelphia to await recruiting instructions and money from Knox. He will provide Knox with information relating to the disposition of the Indians and the number that have gone to meet the hostile tribes. Wayne is sure that there will be no peace...
July 9, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Alexander Thompson Simmons directs Thompson to provide an account current that reflects all monies remaining at his disposal at Fort Niagara.
August 13, 1796 Regarding Instructions for Cooperating with Stephen Hillis, New Tennessee Paymaster & Storekeeper James McHenry David Henley Attaches a copy of the instructions to Stephen Hillis, new paymaster & military storekeeper for Tennessee. Asks Henley to inventory all public stores which he has care of, and deliver said inventory to Hillis. Directs Henley to receive all of Hillis' receipts and reports as paymaster, review them, and pay out money as necessary. Asks that, if Henley "still" wishes to resign, that he give ample...
January 23, 1791 Jackson discusses Harmar's expedition with Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses Harmar's expedition; discusses applications to appointments.
May 23, 1793 State of Alarm Among Inhabitants of Georgia Frontier, Etc. Henry Gaither Henry Knox From Fort Fidius, Major Gaither reports many of inhabitants have left their homes; some have built forts on their soil. Gaither has furnished many with arms; militia Generals have ordered rations. Federal contractor issuing about 2000 rations per day to militia. Male negroes and some of their families included in the ration returns. Major Habersham asked that Gaither certify these issues....
November 1, 1791 St.Clair provides details of campaign to Knox Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter, describes St. Clair's campaign progress.
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.