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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
1797 Dimensions of the Rigging for the Frigate "Constitution" Unknown Author [not available] A memorandum that describes the standing rigging for the U. S. Frigate "Constitution."
August 10, 1799 Obtaining a Commission in the Standing Army William Cumming Samuel Hodgdon As coppersmith's and tinman's business is currently very slow, Cumming requests Hodgdon's assistance in obtaining a lieutenant's commission in the standing army of the United States. He is a man of strong conviction with a recommendation from James Ash.
January 5, 1800 A Report on the Secretary of War, On certain measures which appear to him to be necessary for the improvement of our Military System. James McHenry [not available] Report detailing necessary improvements to the current military system. Advocates for a standing army and necessary fortifications and education systems to produce and maintain said military.
December 7, 1795 An act to ascertain and fix the military establishment of the United States. Jonathan Dayton [not available] Enacted into law standing outfit of dragoons, engineers, and artillerists. Describes in detail the governance and organization of this section of the military.
November 13, 1799 Delivery of Camp Kettles Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Orders to deliver camp kettles for recruiting party.
January 13, 1800 Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a Report of the Secretary of War, On certain measures which appear to him to be necessary for the improvement of our Military System. John Adams [not available] Official report addressing recommendations for improving the U.S. military. Argued for a well funded standing army.
May 7, 1799 Progress of My Recruiting Party Daniel Bradley James McHenry Major Bradley reports on the progress of his recruiting party which has arrived in Staunton on its way to Winchester where he will await orders.
December 6, 1800 Attendance on a recruiting party Samuel Dexter [not available] Encloses account for attendance on recruiting party. Requests that recipient examine and report upon it.
January 31, 1790 Knox solicits Lincoln's opinion of his militia plan Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Knox solicits General Lincoln's opinion of his plan for the establishment of a national militia.
August 10, 1798 Furnishing a Recruiting Party at Charlotte Samuel Hodgdon James Simmons Because there is so little intercourse with North Carolina, Hodgdon asks Simmons to take responsiblity for transporting supplies to the recruiting party at Charlotte.
February 21, 1790 Jackson advises that Knox's militia plan is not well received Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses plan for militia.
October 25, 1798 Discusses Differing Opinions on War, Party Factions James McHenry William Vans Murray Mentions war and bolstering party factions in the US. Speaks of differing opinions.
September 9, 1794 Returns of My Recruiting Party, Etc. Richard Sparks Joseph Howell Enclosed are the returns of the last weeks of Sparks' recruiting party.
August 22, 1799 Expresses Concern about Cherokees Returning Stolen Horses David Henley Standing Turkey Expresses appreciation for Standing Turkey's advice to other chiefs of the Cherokee nation as a good example. Refers to Little Turkey's recommendation to return all stolen horses, but would rather that Little Turkey actually return the horses instead of just recommending. Urges both whites and Indians to resolve matter. Urges peace and resolving distress of poor families by returning horses.
July 13, 1800 Concerning the Resignation of James McHenry John Mackey James McHenry Expresses regret at the resignation of James McHenry from the position of War Secretary, worrying that he was pressured to by the "intolerable abuse of a malignant party".
May 23, 1800 "Democratic Influence" in Government Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Due to the military reductions that were occasioned by a new "democratic influence" in government, Major Craig offers sympathies to Samuel Hodgdon for being removed from office. Craig also expresses regret that Colonel Pickering was among those fired. Craig is referring to the ascension of Thomas Jefferson into the White House, along with the Democratic-Republicans in Congress - the opposition...
June 2, 1786 Report on Recent Desertion to Connecticut William Price Henry Knox Informs Knox of a recent desertion incident, and that a party has been sent to Connecticut in pursuit.
July 22, 1788 Party of Chippewas in close confinement Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Following the violence at the falls of Muskingum, party of Chippewas returned and were taken into custody under suspicion of ill intentions. Had a soldier's cartridge box in their possession.
September 25, 1799 Recruiting party in Vermont Alexander Hamilton Major Buwell Discusses establishment of recruiting party in Vermont for the four old infantry regiments. Describes pay, manning, supply, contractors.
November 11, 1799 Alarming Success of the Democratic Party in Pennsylvania Jonathan Cass Alexander Hamilton Cass informs Hamilton of his alarm at the success of the democratic, alias "disorganizing", party in the late election in Pennsylvania.
December 4, 1797 Delivery of Drum and Clothing Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of musical instruments and blankets for recruiting party.
October 29, 1800 Simmons Writes Smith to Notify Him of His Remuneration for Medicine William Simmons Doctor Joseph Smith Dr. Smith is being given $19 compensation, after taxes, for administration of medicine to Lieutenant Noland's Recruiting Party.
October 4, 1799 A Most Violent Breach of Civil Authority William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton Bentley recounts an incident in which several soldiers helped an accused horse thief to escape from the local jail. He is concerned not only about the incident itself but also about how it has been covered by what he calls the Jacobin printers, (meaning the anti-federalist press) as they continue to find fault with the "Standing Army."
November 15, 1792 Letter Citation Standing Turkey William Blount Cited in McHenry to U. S. House of Represenatives, 01/05/1798.
July 15, 1788 Attack on Party at Falls of Muskingum Arthur St. Clair General Butler Regarding attack on party at falls of Muskingum, two killed, two wounded. One Indian killed. States that the affair has been exaggerated in common report and fears effect on the settlements. Prospects for peace and war hang on the balance.