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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 3, 1802 You May Sell My Land for Negroes James Wilkinson Samuel Vance Wilkinson advises Vance that if he can sell his lands advantageously for negroes, to do so, but that they must be of good character. Gives prices.
December 17, 1794 Don't Sell the Strong Bay Horse James Mentges Samuel Hodgdon If Hodgdon plans to sell all the public horses, Mentges asks that he keep the strong bay horse which should be a serviceable mount for him.
December 1, 1795 [Duplicate] Request for Permission to Sell Arms Timothy Pickering Rufus King Request to procure permit to sell arms in Great Britain.
April 14, 1800 Request to Sell Bayonets and Ramrods James McHenry John Harris Directs Harris to sell bayonets and ramrods to Robert McCormick, and turn the funds over to the Treasury Department.
November 9, 1797 Request for Permission to Sell Arms Thomas Mifflin John Adams Contractor supplied arms to Pennsylvania, Mifflin requested names and influence in London to obtain permit to sell arms overseas.
January 3, 1784 Debts Due to Ironmasters Samuel Hodgdon Robert Morris Discusses the possibility of discharging the debts due to ironmasters by allowing the ironmasters holding public stores of shot and shells to sell a portion of the shot and shells equal to their claims. Discusses the value of the shot and shells. Notes that demand for bar iron is high asnd it is a good time to sell.
September 27, 1792 Treaty with the Wabash and Illinois Tribes Rufus Putnam Wabash and Illinois Tribes A Treaty of peace and friendship, made and concluded between the President of the United States and the undersigned kings, chiefs, and warriors of the Wabash and Illinois tribes.
February 27, 1798 Oneida Intent to Sell Land Claim in New York, Appointment of Commissioners John Jay Jonathan Taylor Declaration of Oneida tribe to sell land claim with the caveat that they retain use of some of the land. Jay appointed Egbert Benson, Simeon De Witt, and John Taylor to confer with the chiefs to determine Indian land claims.
March 20, 1790 Walley attempts to sell Knox coastal maps used by the Royal Navy Thomas Walley Henry Knox Letter, discusses maps of North American coast.
August 23, 1796 Agents of Georgia Refuse to Sell Lands James McHenry Jared Irwin The agents of the State of Georgia appointed to attend the meetings with the representatives of the Creek Nation have refused to sell any of their lands. The President is surprised that the agents have failed to support measures intended to inspire the Indians in the fairness of the intended negotiations.
June 20, 1797 Captain Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Secretary at War Israel Chapin Jr James McHenry Letter, mentions annuity goods; informs re Indian treaty request to sell land.
1798 Oneida Indians to Sell Land to United States Simeon DeWitt John Jay Egbert Benson, John Taylor; and Simeon De Witt reported that their meeting with the Oneida Indians resulted in the affirmation to sell land to the United States. Conditions of sale include the allowance of Indian families to retain their lands.
September 1797 Indian Speech made at treaty negotiations in September 1797. Cornplanter, Chief of the Senecas [not available] Appears to be speech made at Seneca treaty negotiations that began on August 26, 1797 and continued until mid-September. Cornplanter notes that his people have agreed to sell their lands. He hopes that what he has done is for the good of his children and agreeable to the great spirit. He notes that it is in accordance with the advice of General Washington who advised us to sell our land for an...
July 30, 1796 Notification to Prepare Standing Company of Dragoons James McHenry Anthony Wayne Creek Indians refuse to sell land to Georgia. Relations of frontier people in New York uncertain. Per recent Act of Congress, McHenry requested Wayne prepare standing companies of dragoons to patrol land between posts in New York and Georgia to provide safety for garrisoned troops.
April 27, 1791 Land Purchase John Wendell Henry Knox Wendell has no idea on quality of his land in the Muscongus Tract. Writes to Knox, who also has land there, to tender the first offer and suggest a price.
September 6, 1787 Sale of Iron Ordnance William Price Henry Knox Jonas Williams, bearer, has applied to purchase some of the iron ordnance from West Point. In case Knox decides to sell to Williams, Price lists where the guns are so that they might be sold there rather than delivered to the landing. There are six 9 pounders at No 1, three 18, three 12, and four 6 pounders at the north redoubt. There also some at Fort Clinton and Fort Putnam. Price thinks it...
January 2, 1796 Complaints of Discharged Soldiers William Simmons Caleb Swan Account of soldiers means of subsistence after not receiving pay upon discharge. Congressional inquiry into matter to follow.
February 21, 1804 The Prospect of Selling Some Land Benjamin Stoddert Jean Baptiste Duquesne Stoddert is anxious to sell some of his lots in the city but is concerned about the prospect of selling at a price that reflects what he considers the appropriate value of the property.
November 2, 1800 Blankets to Sell Edward Wright John Harris [Rowmalls] and blankets received, more requested for sale.
April 10, 1788 Sale of Barracks on Constitution Island, Returns of Stores William Price Henry Knox Price received Knox's letter regarding the buildings on Constitution Island. Price inspected the barracks and agreed to sell four-fifths of it to Mr. Salman, but has not yet allowed him to remove the building because he had no money to pay down. Salman will write Knox regarding an extension of three month's credit. Mr Bunn currently resides in the barracks and owns the land, and he has asked to...
July 3, 1797 Secretary at War directs the conduct of Indian affairs with Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr McHenry informs Chapin to relay the willingness of the U.S. to receive offers from the Senecas to sell land.
January 7, 1795 The Building is Unavailable Mr. Swanwick Samuel Hodgdon Even though he had agreed to do so, Mr. Swanwick is not able to let Hodgdon have the building they had discussed earlier. Since he plans to sell the building, he does not want to engage it for any period longer than three months. He does want to accommodate Hodgdon on some other ground if Hodgdon cannot do better with another property,.
August 9, 1798 Some Employ Would Be Agreeable to Me Alexander Power Samuel Hodgdon Power asks Hodgdon to make his case to Colonel Pickering respecting his need for employment since he has a large young family to support. He is much distressed at his current lack of business. He will be away from home for a while trying to sell some land but awaits Hodgdon's advice.
July 30, 1797 Where is Stephen Frecker? Peter Shoemaker William Simmons Lt. Shoemaker is trying to locate Stephen Frecker who enlisted with Capt. Sedam at Spring Garden with the Corps of Artillery. Frecker's father has died and left a handsome estate but his brother needs Frecker's consent before he can sell any of the father's property.
May 13, 1792 Private Letter on Appointment Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Reassured Knox that Williams did not fabricate excuse for not accepting appointment. Noted that he held no personal ambitions to be second in command, a factor that Knox used to try and sell appointment.