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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 27, 1800 A Most Singular Burglary Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams ponders the motives behind the burglary of duplicate payrolls which would seem of little value to anyone other than public officials.
April 5, 1792 A Permanent Peace Thomas Doyle Samuel Hodgdon Doyle assures Hodgdon that any intelligence that is worth communicating from Fort Steuben will be done. He is astonished that his friend Ziegler may be induced to resign since his soul lays in the Army. He requests a supply of money for contingencies in accordance with Gen. Wilkinson's wishes. The express from Fort Knox mentions that the Indians wish for a permanant peace which he hopes is true...
[not available] COPY: Deposition to Jury Unknown Author Casper Iserloan Threat to good name and soul if account given to Thomas the Constable is not repeated word for word before the jury.
July 20, 1800 Articles That Can Be Disposed Of to the Jews in Lieu of Cash, Etc. John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith discusses his experiences dealing with the rulers of Algiers and the Jews with whom he does business.
January 23, 1791 Jackson discusses Harmar's expedition with Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses Harmar's expedition; discusses applications to appointments.
July 29, 1798 Qualifications of Aides and Secretaries, Etc. George Washington James McHenry Washington requests a personal secretary. Respecting aides to generals, he stresses that much more is expected of them than attending parades and delivering orders. They should possess the soul of a general and from a single idea given them convey his meaning in the clearest and fullest manner.
May 31, 1791 Instructions to Ensign John Heth Henry Knox John Heth Knox provides Ensign Heth with his instructions pertaining to Heth's mission to the Creek Chief McGillivray. He is to emphasize the cordial views of the United States toward the Creeks and the antipathy of the government toward the sale of Indian land by the State of Georgia to the Yazoo companies.
August 7, 1797 Progress of Negotiations William Vans Murray James McHenry Letter, discusses treaty negotiations with France, gives opinions on Spain and U.S. foreign policy.
December 12, 1792 In Support of Hodgdon Samuel Colesworthy Samuel Hodgdon Colesworthy regrets he cannot do more to help Hodgdon but hopes that Congress will decide in his favor.
November 26, 1794 Coffee & Sugar, Planting a Garden, Etc. Doctor Charles Brown Samuel Hodgdon Last summer Dr. Brown asked Hodgdon to send him coffee and sugar and he repeats that request with a promise to pay for it when he is able to do so. At Greenville he has been given a house and enough ground to allow him to plant a garden. He wants to be informed if he is soon to be ordered to Philadelphia so he can prepare for the move.
June 8, 1790 Deposition of Joseph Barnett taken before Michael Campbell James Barnett [not available] Sworn testament of Indian attack with details on murder and capture.
July 29, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove to Charles Weatherford on death of David Cornell, Spaniards, planned meeting on 10 September James Seagrove Charles Weatherford Seagrove, writing from Savannah to Weatherford, laments the death of David Cornell and refers to the stupidity of McDaniel [presumably McDonald] for letting it happen. Spanish have been a thorn in side. Refers to meeting in September as ordered by President of United States General George Washington. Anticipates danger but believes the meeting will be worthwhile.
April 22, 1787 On the Education & Future of Nathanael Greene's Son Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Knox extracts a letter received from the Marquis relating to the education of Mrs. Greene's son, possibly the son of the late General Nathanael Greene (likely to be George Washington Greene, the older of Greene's 2 sons). Supposes that the boy should be educated in France before finishing at an American college. Comments on the travels of fellow officers, and the death of one. In a post script...
November 23, 1790 Expedition to Omee River Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Letter, describes expedition to Omee River; describes lay of land along river; discusses frontier abbreviations for Indian names.