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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 5, 1795 Permission to Resign as I am Ordered to Trial Edwin L. Harris Anthony Wayne Having been ordered to trial by the Judge Advocate, Harris requests permission to resign his appointment to the United States Legion. Having received no answers to his request for testimonials from the Atlantic States, he fears that he will have to appear before the Court Martial without evidence of support.
May 24, 1800 Concerning the resignation of John Stagg as clerk James McHenry John Stagg Notes that there is a rumor floating around - which has reached the President - that McHenry encouraged Stagg to resign from his position as chief clerk of the War Department in order to create a job for his brother-in-law. Asks for Stagg to reveal the truth that he was not pressured to resign.
May 24, 1800 Inquiry as to Whether John Stagg Felt Pressured to Resign by McHenry James McHenry John Stagg McHenry mentions hearing a rumor that he had forced Stagg out of the position of Chief Clerk of the War Department to make way for McHenry's brother-in-law, and that he treated him badly in that office - asks Stagg whether he felt any such pressure or displeasure with McHenry's conduct.
December 1, 1796 Jones informing Osborn of a change in orders; asking Osborn to reconsider resigning Nathan Jones Samuel Osborn Jones acknowledges that the Secretary of War received Osborn's commission (that Osborn sought to resign). However Jones informs Osborn that the previous day Col. Rochefontaine was instructed to send Osborne to Governor's Island, and hopes that Osborn will accept this posting and reconsider seeking to resign.
September 6, 1798 Resolution of Relative Rank Issue; Threat of Resignation Over Implication in Supposed Intrigues James McHenry John Adams Notifies Adams that he will follow the president's prescriptions for assignments of relative rank for Generals Knox, Pinckney and Hamilton, dating their commissions in that order. Expresses shock at a potential implication that he has been involved in any "intrigue" surrounding the relative rank issue, and states that he will resign if Adams persists in believing this.
March 31, 1792 Request for Resignation or Court Martial Arthur St. Clair George Washington St. Clair discusses his willingness to resign or face a court martial, but not a public trial. He believes that only a military tribunal is appropriate for military crimes and misconduct. If someone of the same rank can be sent to take command, he will resign immediately. Stated that the misfortune of the Wabash campaign can be attributed to St. Clair.
October 8, 1792 Mrs. Sterrett asks Knox to consider appointment husband Mr. Sterrett as port collector Baltimore Rebecca Sterrett Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment as collector at Baltimore port, on behalf of husband based on ill health of General Otho Williams, who will probably soon leave the office.
July 13, 1797 Replacement for the treaty negotiations Robert Morris James McHenry Morris asks Knox to appoint another men to attend the peace treaty for if his son's attendance is required, he will probably resign.
September 10, 1796 Memo: Washingtons Resignation from Office James McHenry [not available] Memo stating President Washington would resign in March of 1797 and would shortly notify the people.
September 2, 1799 Federalist anger over Adams's peace commission to France Uriah Tracy James McHenry Senator Tracy expresses intense anger over John Adams' decision to send a peace commission to France, demanding that McHenry answer whether or not the rumors of such a peace commission are true. Tracy stresses how much he has sacrificed to "root out Democracy and French principles," and threatens to resign.
September 29, 1795 Account of John Posey John Posey William Simmons Posey asserts that he intends to resign and since the public is currently in his debt, he will no longer enlist recruits until he receives an answer from the Secretary of War relative to the settlement of his account.
October 23, 1795 Quartermaster General's Intention of Resigning, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon The fifteen post notes of $100 have arrived. The Quartermaster General says he intends to resign and believes that he will not be replaced. The four wagons that James Ritchie loaded with hospital stores have arrived. Since winter is imminent, any additional wagons should hasten to their destinations.
April 2, 1796 Request for Exoneration from Charges Standing to Freeman's Debt Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Freeman discussed his request to resign his appointments which he holds in the Staff. Request denied. Freeman also requested to be exonerated from all charges that stand to his debt after the amount was paid.
February 14, 1792 Accomodation of Sixty Horses John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith assures Hodgdon that rather than be judged as an enemy of his country, he would resign his business. But if the accomodation of Hodgdon's horses is acceptable to Hodgdon Smith can take in sixty for the time prescribed.
July 11, 1799 Letter Citation Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Cited in Hodgdon to Stevens, 07/13/1799. Requests the appointment of a person to take his position, saying that he has no time to commit to it. States that General Hamilton asked him not to resign. Says that he would like to only devote time to solely to the artillery. Argues that he has "served government five times my salary."
May 24, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Milledge Simmons discusses the account of Edward Wood with Rep. John Milledge of Georgia.
April 5, 1792 A Permanent Peace Thomas Doyle Samuel Hodgdon Doyle assures Hodgdon that any intelligence that is worth communicating from Fort Steuben will be done. He is astonished that his friend Ziegler may be induced to resign since his soul lays in the Army. He requests a supply of money for contingencies in accordance with Gen. Wilkinson's wishes. The express from Fort Knox mentions that the Indians wish for a permanant peace which he hopes is true...
July 6, 1786 Report by the Commissioner for Account Settlements John Pierce Charles Thomson Informs the Secretary of Congress of a report by the Commissioner for Settling the Accounts of the Army regarding Lt. Col. Pannell and Col. Elbert of the Georgia Line. The commissioner makes a judgment on the resignation of the former.
April 15, 1792 Tea and Chocolate for Sick Isaac Craig Jonathan Cass Enclosed tea and chocolate for sick men. Surgeon ordered to post. Updates on troops locations and numbers. Major Zeigler planning to resign.
May 6, 1800 Resignation as Secretary of War James McHenry John Adams McHenry asks for permission to resign his position as Secretary of War, effective June 1. He promises to answer any inquiries about the activities and workings of the War Department. McHenry notes his own meritorious conduct in office, stating that he leaves behind record of this in the papers of the War Department.
May 28, 1800 Regarding his resignation as chief clerk James McHenry John Stagg Delivers thanks to John Stagg for debunking the rumors that McHenry had pressured him to resign as chief clerk of the War Department in order to make room for his brother-in-law.
January 11, 1797 Not entitled to land William Simmons Robert Lyon Notification to Lyon that he is not entitled to land from the United States because he resigned his commission in the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment of the Continental Army in April 1778
March 23, 1800 Resignation of Capt. Babbit Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Lt. Col. Rice conveys Capt. Erasmus Babbit's request to resign his commission and recommends that the resignation be accepted by the Secretary of War.
July 7, 1791 A Real Loss to the Public Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Knox assures General Harmar that the Court of Inquiry will be assembled as he requested and hopes that Harmar will reconsider his intention to resign from public service, at least for the present campaign.
November 5, 1793 Request to Nullify Arrest of Brother Soldier Charles Scott Anthony Wayne Letter, mentions arrest of Major Smith and request to allow Smith to tender resignation.