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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 9, 1786 Account settlements with the Society of the Cincinnati John Pierce Colonel Talmadge Discusses the state of the account of the Society of the Cincinnati with a regiment of dragoons
October 29, 1794 [Answer to question regarding the Indian War] Unknown Author [not available] Gave reasoning for pursuing the present Indian War. Discussed the preservation of society. Details on how society has united to provide cohesive, supportive environment and western settlers are protecting their land and themselves. Open force is the only method to oppose the "barbarous savages".
April 14, 1794 Remonstrance of the Democratic Society Edmund Randolph [not available] The Secretary of State informs Washington's Cabinet that the President thinks it improper that the petition of the "Democratic Society of the Count of Washington, in Pennsylvania" is inadmissible, since it is a body whose constitution is not known by law. The Democratic Society petitioned for the undisturbed navigation of the Mississippi River, which they deemed inseparable from prosperity.
May 3, 1785 A Society Dedicated to Promoting Agriculture Timothy Pickering Benjamin Lincoln Timothy Pickering writes to Benjamin Lincoln in order to encourage his participation in a society dedicated to promoting agriculture. Enclosed certificate membership/election along with information on location of society house, laws, etc. Pickering also included information for Lincoln to distribute to other agriculture lovers.
January 19, 1787 Deduction for the Society of Cincinnati John Pierce James Tilton Informs Dr. Tilton that his assertion in his recent letter is correct and the deduction for the Society of Cincinnati was not properly entered in the public books because of a clerk's error.
July 8, 1790 Pay Notice from the Society of Cincinnati Joseph Howell Unknown Recipient Notice of payment available for members of the Society of Cincinnati as received from the Paymaster General.
June 25, 1791 Balancing Accounts Surrounding U.S. Military Stores in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses balance of accounts re public stores in Rhode Island.
July 12, 1787 Certificate: General Mecklenberg's on order in favor of Society of Cincinnati Joseph Howell Matthew McConnell Encloses certificate, General Mecklenberg's on order in favor of Society of Cincinnati of Ohio. Also a return of officers from whose one months pay of their several grades has been retained on the settlement of their accounts.
October 27, 1800 War Department Appropriations for Transporting Indian Boys Home Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Informs Whelen of two Indian boys who have been educated and raised by the Society of Friends [Quakers], but now wish to return to their own people. The Society of Friends applied that the cost of transportation be paid by the U.S. government, the Secretary of War agreed to it, and now Whelen is asked to submit the funds, as they will come out of the general War Department appropriations.
April 25, 1790 Regarding the Society of the Cincinnati, Invalid Pensions, & Rhode Island Politics Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Hopes to attend meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati in Philadelphia. Crossed-out portion of letter mentions business of Rhode Island invalid pensioners. Mentions Rhode Island's choice of deputies to the "General Assembly," but seems disappointed in outcome.
October 13, 1798 Barrels Belong to the Philosophical Society Jonathan Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams notes that the three barrels from General Wilkinson belong to the Philsophical Society and should be sent on to Mr. Peal's museum.
October 24, 1788 Pay as Brigade Chaplain William Plumb John Pierce Pay as Brigade Chaplain in favor of Plumb was retained by Howell of the Society of Cincinnati. Plumb asks that the note be delivered to him.
October 6, 1800 Two Indian Boys in the Care of the Society of Friends Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon Dexter discusses the necessity of procuring the conveyance to their parents in Savannah of two Indian boys currently in the care of the Society of Friends [Quakers] in Philadelphia.
May 11, 1791 Statement of the Claim of Thomas Church Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. The United States in account with Thomas Church, late a Major in the 4th Pennsylvania Regiment.
May 5, 1787 Letter containing business relative to state society Matthew McConnell John Pierce Asks that Pierce send a letter to Captain Howell which contains some business relative to state society.
December 23, 1799 Response of the Cincinnati to the Death of Washington William North Alexander Hamilton William North discusses the arrangements made by the Society of Cincinnati regarding the pageantry surrounding the death of George Washington.
June 9, 1790 Orders of Lieutenants Barclay and Johnston Matthew McConnell Joseph Howell Encloses the orders of Lieutenants Barclay and Johnston for their months pay for the use of the Society of Cincinnati. Requests that Howell transmit the certificates.
October 1, 1796 Report on Elections, Russia William Vans Murray James McHenry Murray is addressing the current standings in an election; he goes on to discuss the character of society, and savage and refined nations. He also seems to allude to Russia, mentioning Peter and other czars.
February 5, 1784 Letter Citation John Pierce Henry Jackson CITATION Only. Cited in Jackson to Pierce 02/19/1784 which discusses a meeting of the Society of Cincinnati with ninety members present. Delegates were appointed to a meeting in Philadelphia in May 1784, including General Pitman, Col. Cobb, and Col. Hull. Jackson says that sixty of us dined together at Marstons Tavern and were all in "high spirits."
September 24, 1789 Regarding Society of Cincinnati and Federalist Matters Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, mentions the Society of the Cincinnati; recommends Federalist merchant.
November 1, 1790 Judge Pendleton discusses war, land, and treaties with Knox Nathaniel Pendleton Henry Knox Letter, discusses land companies; discusses settlers' aggression toward Indians; war for profit; describes the Combined Society.
June 26, 1798 Land Allocation from Treaty with Oneida Tribe Joseph Hopkinson Timothy Pickering Pickering relayed the desires of the Oneida tribe to allocate land to the Northern Missionary Society and Mr. Chapin, superintendent of Indian affairs.
June 12, 1790 Enclosed Certificates Joseph Howell Matthew McConnell The Commissioner of Army Accounts complies with Major Matthew McConnell's request for the two certificates of John Barclay and Andrew Johnston; mentions the Society of Cincinnati in Pennsylvania.
August 2, 1793 Notes Concerning the Conduct of the French Minister Alexander Hamilton [not available] Hamilton cites eleven examples of the improrieties of Citizen Genet while in the United States.
May 18, 1797 Letter to James McHenry Felix D. St. Hilaire James McHenry A cryptic note from St. Hilaire to James McHenry that mentions the posting of General Charles Cotesworthy Pinckney as Ambassador to France.