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April 29, 1800 Continuance of the Recruiting Service Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton observes that it appears that the continuance of the recruiting service under Gen. Pinckney has proceeded from some misapprehsnsion of Hamilton's intentions but he has written the general on the subject.
February 11, 1799 Withholding Security for Payment of the Money, Etc. John Kilty Samuel Hodgdon Kilty found the person in question, not at Price's, but at another shipyard and he was informed of Hodgdon's claim. He did not immediately consent to provide security for the payment of the money but promised to discuss the business the next day. He continued to withhold security until his letter is answered by Hodgdon.
February 1794 Better Security for the Arsenal Henry Lee Henry Knox Lee reveals his plan to afford better security to the arsenal at New London by engaging a fixed guard under a trusty sergeant for the same daily pay.
May 8, 1798 Saltpeter to Philadelphia Under Perfect Security Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Lloyd Halsey Hodgdon orders Halsey to deliver a quantity of saltpeter to Philadelphia with all convenient speed and under perfect security.
April 29, 1800 Continuance of the Recruiting Service Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Hamilton admonishes Gen. Pinckney respecting the continuance of the recruiting service in several corps of Pinckney's command. The General Order related to this subject should be communicated to the posts immediately.
January 20, 1795 How to Handle Murder of Creeks by Colbert and His Party William Blount General James Robertson Blount expressed pleasure in the murder of 5 Creeks by Chickasaws, but believed if the U.S. did not support the Chickasaws in their inevitable war with the Creeks, the U.S. would lose friendship with Chickasaws. Believed war between nations may be delayed due to season, and the type of deliberations that happen before Indian Nations go to war. Request guidance on how to instruct Colbert and his...
August 14, 1799 Explains Reactions to Account of Captain Butler's Continuance for Treaty with Cherokees David Henley James McHenry Encloses Captain Butler's report as part of his continuance as commissioner of a treaty with the Cherokees. Raises a few questions about past reports, to which Captain Butler objects.
December 29, 1790 The reply of the President of the United States to the speech of the Cornplanter, Half-Town, and Great-Tree, Chiefs and Councillors of the Seneca nation of Indians. George Washington [not available] Asks that his speech be kept in remembrance of the friendship of the United States. Asks that the miseries of the late war be forgotten. Acknowledges difficulties with sales of land; notes that General Government is only authority for such sales and treaties. Says that John Livingston was not legally authorized to treat; but no evidence that Oliver Phelps defrauded. Mentions the fatherly care...
November 15, 1794 Seneca War Chief Little Billy -- Character & Annuity Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Pickering states that Little Billy, the Seneca chief, is a good friend of the United States, and that he has promised the chief an annuity of $50 to keep his allegiance. Hopes this meets Knox's approval. Vouches for the chief's character, and says he is of great influence with the Seneca, which justifies Pickering's promise to him.
September 13, 1792 Token of Friendship William Blount Little Turkey Received letter from Little Turkey which Blount viewed as a sincere token of friendship with United States and of desire for peace. Blount stated that towns that did not declare war will be able to remain on their land in peace. Requests that hearty thanks be passed along to other chiefs.
February 22, 1798 Security of the Bridge Charles Lowndes James McHenry Lowndes, Templeman, and Stoddert warn that the bridge may not be safe due to the need for additional work. The only available means of financing the work will be for the stockholders to advance fifteen dollars for each share. This is essential because, without the work, the bridge may be dangerous to use.
January 22, 1791 Waters discusses appointment in the new militia with Knox Josiah Waters Henry Knox Letter, asks for militia appointment; mentions plan for establishing a militia.
June 20, 1791 Council Fire for Peace Captain Hendrick Aupaumut [not available] The Stockbridge Chief expresses his gratitude to Captain Aupaunot that they have been able to come together in friendship and peace.
November 15, 1794 Chapin informs Knox of annuity provided to the Seneca Chief Little Billy [not available] Henry Knox Letter, Chapin advises Knox of lifetime annuity to Seneca Chief, Little Billy.
January 10, 1800 Submission of Proposed Amendments to U.S. Military Establishment James McHenry John Adams Submits proposed amendments to the military establishment of the United States, aimed at refining the system while maintaining U.S. security.
June 5, 1800 Rivardi's Continuance at Niagara, Etc. Alexander Hamilton John Jacob Rivardi Hamilton explains that Rivardi's continuance at his post at Niagara is a matter that must be decided by the commander of the western army and therefore is out of Hamilton's hands. Gave approval of Rivardi's "care in the affair with the Indians."
April 18, 1794 Letter from the Secretary at War to the Governor of Rhode Island regarding embargo Henry Knox Arthur Fenner Letter, discusses continuance of embargo on outbound vessels; mentions militia.
September 26, 1797 Pickering articulates the President's need for security to Hodgdon Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering informs Hodgdon that an attempted break-in was made at the home of President John Adams. The president has inquired to Pickering regarding security.
May 30, 1800 Diplomatic relations with Little Turtle James McHenry Chief Little Turtle Secretary McHenry thanks Little Turtle for his friendship and hopes that Little Turtle will continue his friendship with his successor and the United States.
September 16, 1784 Requirements for obtaining a certificate John Pierce Richard Platt John Pierce sends to Richard Platt a letter that states the requirements for obtaining a certificate.
1792 Pleasing Proof of Your Strong Friendship William Blount Chiefs & Warrors of the Choctaw Nation Blount, Governor of the territory south of the Ohio River and Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Southern District, assures the Choctaws of the friendship of the United States and encourages young Chocttaw warriors to join the impending campaign against the western Indians.
January 22, 1795 Ratification of a Treaty of Peace and Friendship George Washington [not available] President Washington formally confirms the ratification of a Treaty of Peace and friendship concluded by Timothy Pickering at Canandagua the 11th day of November 1794 between the Six Nations of Indians and the United States.
January 7, 1792 Continuing the War Against the Hostile Indians Henry Knox Cornplanter, Chief of the Senecas Knox, speaking for the President, assures the Cornplanter and the other friendly chiefs that the United States, despite past defeats, will continue the war against the hostile Indians and will afford their peoples whatever protection that it is in the power of the United States to provide.
December 18, 1798 Recommend Me to be the Agent Ebenezer Stevens Alexander Hamilton Stevens insists that he be appointed the agent for laying out the money appropriated by the State of New York for its defense. He has a large a large family to provide for and if he not given this appointment with appropriate compensation he must quit.
June 8, 1797 Secretary at War directs the collection of intelligence through Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr Letter, Secretary at War directs Chapin to collect information regarding the disposition of Captain Brant. Letter marked "secret and confidential." McHenry desires to know to what extent Brant's alienation in Philadelphia, at the hands of the U.S. government, will cause him to abandon previous diplomatic positions.