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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 24, 1799 Expression of Satisfaction in Work of McHenry & Pinckney John Adams James McHenry Adams returns the correspondence between McHenry and Pinckney, expressing his satisfaction with the decisions of both men.
October 31, 1791 Response of the Senate to Washington's Message Senate of the United States George Washington The Senate's reponse to Washington's message of 10/15/1791 in which they express their satisfaction with the welfare and progress of the nation, with particular regard for the success of the campaign against the western Indians. They promise their prompt consideration of the President's recommendations.
May 2, 1796 Pay for the Workmen David Ames James McHenry Ames has been deprived of the satisfaction of receiving the money needed to pay the workmen who expected their pay on the first of April. Such delays will decrease the public credit and prevent keeping the hands at work
August 3, 1789 Bruce solicits a federal appointment from Knox Stephen Bruce Henry Knox Letter, Bruce advises Knox of public service so as to seek appointment.
October 15, 1794 Satisfaction Relative to the Cecil Company's Contract, Etc. Samuel Lewis Tench Coxe It will soon be obvious how much satisfaction can be given by the Cecil Company relative to the contract they have negotiated. Mr. Nancy cannot be spared before he has completed five or six guns.
August 12, 1787 Regarding Examination of Military Stores in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses examination of military stores.
October 8, 1799 Public Opinion on Selection of Officers Philip Schuyler James McHenry Promotion of Solomon Van Renssalear, and general opinion of public that officers should be selected from class of citizens that have vested interest in the welfare of the land.
April 9, 1793 Satisfaction at the Prospect of Aid Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor Telfair expresses his satisfaction at the prospect of Georgia receiving aid in establishing a magazine of arms and benefitting from the assistance of the militias of neighboring States in defending against marauding Creeks.
January 14, 1789 Regarding Lack of Funds With Which to Pay a Public Account; Comments on CT & NY Politics Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Admits he has no funds with which to pay a public account; asks whether any money from Connecticut may be used to satisfy the same. Expresses satisfaction regarding elections in Connecticut; notes that New York continues to refuse holding a congress. [January 17 letter from Peter Colt to Wadsworth is also included -- which addresses Knox's lack of funds].
April 2, 1799 Regarding a Confrontation between Vance and Simmons Samuel Vance William Simmons Following a February confrontation between the two, Vance is responding to Simmons regarding his accusations and behavior. Vance demands satisfaction from Simmons.
August 14, 1798 Want of Assistant Armorers David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of other matters, Ames notes that he needs more assistant armorers who understand the mechanical arts, have respect for economy and industry, and have good morals. Mr. Forbes has been recommended by Reed. Lyman would be sure to give satisfaction to the public and Mr. Perkins has also been mentioned as a possible applicant.
October 28, 1791 Attention to the Objects I Recommended George Washington House of Representatives Washington expresses his satisfaction at the promise of the House of Representatives to consider the recommendations contained in his message of 10/25/1791.
August 23, 1799 Approval of the Conduct of Colonel Hawkins John Adams James McHenry Asks McHenry to convey his satisfaction regarding the conduct of Colonel Hawkins.
April 1, 1797 Certification of John Howell as a Practicing Physician Doctor Belleville [not available] Dr. Belleville certifies that John Howell has studied physic and surgery with him for four years with zeal and diligence and has conducted himself as a young man of honor and integrity. He has no doubt that Howell will practice with satisfaction to the public and credit to himself.
June 17, 1793 Let us punish them for you. Secretary Smith John Watts Smith urges Cherokee chief Watts to forego taking satisfaction against the white men who committed the base act against his people. The President can be relied upon to punish them instead.
July 5, 1791 Deposition of Eleazer Lindley Eleazer Lindley [not available] In his deposition, Eleazer Lindley attests to the fairness of the exchange of money and goods for Indian land and also to the complete satisfaction of the chiefs of the Six Nations with the transaction.
June 15, 1793 Living in Gores of Blood Double-head Secretary Smith Double-head demands an explanation for the recent attack on the Cherokees that resulted in nine deaths.
June 17, 1793 I want to redress your wrongs. Secretary Smith Double-head Smith assures Double-head that the wrongs committed against the Cherokees will be redressed if they will only delay seeking satisfaction themselves.
May 22, 1792 Assisting General Putnam with His Mission Henry Knox Alexander Trueman Knox asks Major Trueman to assist General Putnam in an unnamed but important mission for the President.
June 23, 1791 Assembling a Court of Inquiry, Etc. Henry Knox Josiah Harmar General St. Clair has been ordered to assemble a Court of Inquiry, as requested by General Harmar, to assess Harmar's conduct during the late expedition against the Miami Indians.
October 5, 1790 Knox replies to Crane regarding the settlement of accounts Henry Knox John Crane Letter, discusses state of accounts.
December 7, 1793 Subjects I Have Recommended to Your Attention George Washington House of Representatives The President responds to the approval of the House of Representatives of his policies respecting foreign and internal affairs and expresses his hopes that those matters requiring legislative attention will be dealt with in a timely manner.
August 27, 1793 Mr Allison has settled his accounts. Henry Knox Tobias Lear "Please to inform the President that it is understood that David Allison is not the secretary of Governor Blount but that he is occasionally employed by him. That in all the money transactions, or paryments, in which Mr. Allsion has been employed, he has settled his accounts to the entire satisfaction of the Accountant. And that he has now given bonds for the faithful discharge of this trust...
June 18, 1793 They have laid our young warriors on the ground. Bold Hunter Secretary Smith The Bold Hunter and other Cherokee head-men express their hope that Smith and the government will punish those responsible for white depredations so that the Indians themselves will not have to take satisfaction against them.
September 2, 1794 My Late Appointment Henry Lee Alexander Hamilton Lee affirms his satisfaction with his appointment to a leadership position in the force being organized to oppose the insurgency in western Pennsylvania.