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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 9, 1796 The duty of this post is considerable... Michael Kalteisen Samuel Hodgdon Captain Kalteisen discusses his many burdonsome responsibilities at Fort Johnson and advises Hodgdon that he has been sick and absent from his post so he cannot be blamed for any mistakes that were made.
October 21, 1797 Reports celebration of the President's Birthday William Smith James McHenry Reports celebration of the President's birthday; mentions toasts made. Awaits news from the US, other than letters to the editor in the newspapers.
June 26, 1798 Request for Issue of Powder & Cannon Implements for Fourth of July James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of powder and cannon implements for use by the Philadelphia militia in Fourth of July celebrations.
June 27, 1794 Ammunition Needed for the Fourth of July Celebration Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Knox directs Hodgdon to comply with General Proctor's request for ammunition to be used in the celebration of the Fourth of July.
June 13, 1792 Fourth of July Celebration John Stagg William Knox Knox is directed to furnish Col. Thomas Proctor for the celebration of the Fourth of July: 47 flannel cartridges for cannon, 188 pounds of powder, six portfires, and a portion of tubes.
February 11, 1790 Knox Sends Washington Birthday Wishes Henry Knox George Washington Elaborate birthday wishes to President.
June 26, 1788 Regarding the Forwarding of Stores, Equipment Alterations & Powder Cask Contract William Price Henry Knox Reports forwarding of stores for New Jersey recruits and for Fourth of July celebration. Discusses alteration of bayonet belts and powder cask contract.
February 22, 1793 Defective Howitzers & Request for Replacement Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne complains about the defective nature of his howitzers and asks for replacements of the same properties and caliber that are of better quality. Postscript includes birthday wishes for President George Washington.
April 29, 1797 Pay and Forage for the Fourth Regiment Caleb Swan William Simmons Enclosed is a warrant with muster and pay rolls and a receipt for $3,815.46 being the pay and forage for the Fourth Regiment for November and December 1796.
February 11, 1793 Fourth Article of the Treaty with the Wabash Indians Henry Knox Rufus Putnam Knox questions whether the fourth article of the treaty with the Wabash Indians makes it possible for any power other than the United States to buy Indian land.
June 29, 1793 Fourth of July Celebration Powder John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon In the enclosed letter Thomas Proctor has been instructed by the Governor of Pennsylvania to provide an estimate of the powder needed for the coming 4th of July celebration. The order should be granted to Capt. Jeremiah Fisher of the State Artillery. Stagg sends the letter to Hodgdon with instructions from the Secretary of War that the requested powder be provided.
April 20, 1796 [Act pertaining to the Navy.] Congress of the United States [not available] Official act that authorized President to allow construction of frigates to continue, despite peace with Algiers. It also allows the sale of perishable materials related to the construction.
October 11, 1800 Delivery of Swords, Belts for Fourth Regiment of Infantry Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of swords, belts, etc. for Fourth Regiment of Infantry.
February 2, 1790 Payments to North Carolina's Army Invalids Alexander Hamilton John Haywood Notification that the President has named Haywood as the official to make payments due to the Army invalids of North Carolina
April 1, 1800 Accounts of the War Department Office, fourth quarter 1799 William Simmons Richard Harrison Fourth quarter 1799 accounts submitted for examination and settlement to Treasury.
August 1, 1799 Completing the three arsenals and establishing a fourth Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Stoddert suggests to McHenry that if the three United States arsenals were completed and filled with arms, a fourth arsenal - or possibly a fifth or sixth - should be established as well. This should not be done, however, before properly filling the other three with arms. Stoddert suggests that Harper's Ferry is the most important to fill first, due to its strategic location.
January 8, 1795 Legal Action Against Illegal Stills Alexander Hamilton Tench Coxe The Secretary of the Treasury requests the Commissioner of the Revenue to take measure with District Attorney for illegal stills found in the fourth District (region where Whiskey Rebellion took place in 1794).
January 16, 1786 Pay and Accounting Issues Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Discusses various pay and accounting issues.
July 29, 1799 Continuance of July 22 Letter, with Enclosure from William Hawkins James McHenry John Adams McHenry continues a matter addressed in his letter of July 22, and encloses a copy of a letter from William Hawkins.
January 13, 1790 Accounts and vouchers Stephen Moylan Joseph Howell Account of monies advanced to the officers of the Fourth Regiment of Light Dragoons. Accounts and vouchers from regimental officers.
July 4, 1800 Hodgdon discusses military stores and accounting matters with Major Craig Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon discusses General Wilkinson's future relationship to the Quartermaster General with Major Craig. Letter is dated "America's Birthday."
May 26, 1789 Describes Plans for July 4th Celebration Caleb Swan William Moore Refers to bounty lands and the land business. Speaks of 4th of July celebrations, when the President will attend. Describes street repairs and a new building.
May 18, 1798 Outlines Authority and Jurisdiction for Sea Vessels James McHenry John Adams The Secretary of War will immediately provide instructions for army vessels to protect coasts. Theorizes about the constitutionally-based powers of the President over the army and the navy. Refers to the act of 1 July 1797. Outlines regulations for prisoners on vessels.
June 10, 1799 What gave cause to the Report you mentioned? Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Alexander Hamilton Discusses recruiting in Georgia and South Carolina and the disposition of the Fourth Regiment. States: "Mrs. Pinckney (who has been very ill) unites with me in best respects to Mrs. Hamilton. I cannot imagine what gave rise to the Report you mentioned relative to the Review, as there was not the most distant cause for it..."
July 3, 1792 Request to deliver a trumpet to Mr Oeller John Stagg William Knox By order of Secretary of War, John Stagg requests that William Knox deliver a trumpet to Mr Oeller. He says it shall be returned. Knox reports that Andrew Martin will deliver a trumpet.