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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 7, 1798 Sale of Coach George Washington James McHenry Received enclosures from McHenry that discuss navigation of Potomack River. Washington asked McHenry to notify Mr. Small of the personal coach that could be sold. Congratulations given for recovering from gout and rheumatism.
April 5, 1799 My Brother is Afflicted with Rheumatism, Etc. Ann Young Samuel Hodgdon Shortly after arriving in Baltimore, Mrs. Young's brother took a front store in the spirit and grocery line though unfortunately, he has been afflicted by rheumatism. Her sister got married to a decent young man and is now in her own house. Baltimore being a friendly large town still falls short of Philadelphia and she misses her many acquaintances in that city.
February 5, 1798 Letter from the Secretary at War to the Secretary of Treasury James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. McHenry informs Wolcott that he is ill. McHenry also forwards papers pertaining to the frigates to Wolcott.
April 20, 1798 One Misfortune After Another Jeremiah Fisher Samuel Hodgdon Fisher begs Hodgdon for assistance. After recovering from a severe case of rheumatism, he now finds himself afflicted with another form of misfortune. The strict hand of justice has called on him for money and he finds himself imprisoned in his own home. If he is not able to pay by Monday, he will be sent to a real prison.
June 9, 1799 Without You I Would be a Plow Man Thomas Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones expresses his gratitude that Hodgdon has taken him under his protection and given him valuable instruction without which he would be a plowman. Jones's wife ["my rib"] extends her respects to Hodgdon and his wife ["your other half"]. He laments that he is now flat on his back with the rheumatism.
April 20, 1798 Temporary Delay in Forwarding the Musical Instruments Samuel Hodgdon James Wilkinson Hodgdon discusses the reasons for the delay in forwarding the musical instruments and warns of the possibility of war [with France].
June 16, 1795 Certificate of Discharge for John Smith by George Gillaspy George Gillaspy Constant Freeman Certificate, surgeon's mate certifies that John Smith is unfit for military service because of lameness and impaired vision.
June 10, 1797 Controversy Relative to Providing Quarters for Doctor Lynch & His Family Donald G. Mitchell James McHenry Mitchell explains in exhaustive detail the reasons for his delay in providing quarters for Doctor Lynch who apparently had complained to McHenry about the delay,.
March 25, 1792 The Spanish Have Seized Bowles Alexander McGillivray James Seagrove An extract in which McGillivray [M'Gillivray] tells James Seagrove that, since William Bowles has been captured by the Spanish, he is free now to meet him at Rock Landing
April 8, 1792 Incarceration of Bowles in New Orleans Alexander McGillivray James Seagrove McGillivray [M'Gillivray] describes for James Seagrove the capture by the Spanish of William Bowles and Bowles' subsequent incarceration in New Orleans.
March 26, 1793 Letter from Timothy Bernard to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent regarding white settler encroachments Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Letter from Bernard at Flint River to Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove. Reports on complaints by Indians regarding encroachments by white settlers in Georgia. Gangs of cattle driven into Indian territory vicinity fork of Jullah Packa. Bernard relates attempts to stop encroachments by informing commanding officer and Governor of Georgia. Wrote to Captain Phillips. Some Indians may have given...