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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 17, 1794 State Accountability for Receipts Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Howell asks whether it is requisite to require a State to produce receipts in response to a demand by the State for pay due to her militia.
December 29, 1786 State Funding for a Fort Samuel Hodgdon Jonathan Nicholson Letter, mentions state funding of fort..
August 24, 1795 Impaired State of the Arms McLean & Van Emburgh Samuel Hodgdon Forwards a letter for Captain Suijdam.They state that the arms were in an impaired state when they received them.
December 26, 1800 Transfer of Pensioner Samuel Dexter Stephen Moylan Letter, advises that a pensioner has been transferred from one state's list to another.
October 30, 1797 State Department Preparation for State of the Union Address Timothy Pickering John Adams Confirms that he is forwarding some of Adams' correspondence to its recipients; also informs Adams that he is preparing "business to lay before Congress," presumably material for Adams' state of the union address.
January 23, 1784 Report Desired on the State of an Army Magazine Samuel Hodgdon Nathaniel Irish Request for an account of the state of the post (military store/magazine) under Captain Irish's direction and a request for an account of his expenditures.
September 26, 1798 Request for Approval or Objections to the Law for Defence of New York State John Jay Alexander Hamilton Enclosed a copy of the act passed by state legislature for the defense of New York State. Requested Hamilton's opinions on the act and noted his response should be sent to the Post Office.
July 1, 1798 Report of Wages Auguste de Grasse William Simmons Letter, encloses state of wages for the first and second quarters of 1798.
January 20, 1790 Gorham discusses the federal assumption of state debt with Knox Nathaniel Gorham Henry Knox Letter, discusses assumption of state debts.
August 31, 1798 An act for the further defense of this State [New York] and for other purposes, 27 Aug 1798 Daniel Hale [not available] Authored by the New York state legislature. Declares that the current defenses of New York City are inadequate, and allocates $150,000 to complete & expand existing fortifications and erect new ones at various listed locations. Also allocates $160,000 for the purchase of arms for the state militia. Addresses issue of military stores [partially illegible], and affirms a continual honoring of...
January 24, 1790 Jackson discusses state debt with Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, mentions state debt; asks for federal appointment; discusses petition opposing state excise.
April 1, 1798 Report of 4th Quarter Wages Auguste de Grasse William Simmons Letter, encloses state of his wages for the fourth quarter of 1797 and the first quarter of 1798.
January 14, 1797 Manufacturing Small Arms in Virginia James McHenry James Wood Mr. McCormick is introduced to Govenor Wood of Virginia so that he can present proposals respecting the manufacture of small arms in that State. McCormick's friends have convinced McHenry that if he is given the means to erect proper works and competent workmen, he can execute any engagements the State may form with him.
December 6, 1799 Connecticut Gore Controversy Alexander Hamilton Jeremiah Wadsworth Hamilton assures Wadsworth that he will do his best to help resolve the land dispute between the State of Conneciticut and the State of New York.
February 16, 1798 Report of 4th Quarter Wages Auguste de Grasse William Simmons Letter, encloses state of his wages for the fourth quarter of 1797.
February 6, 1796 Enclosed Act Regarding Pay of Militia Isaac Shelby Timothy Pickering Kentucky State Legislature passed act regarding pay of militia, as a consequence Shelby enclosed pay rolls for state militia. Details on rations supplied.
June 10, 1796 Concerning anonymous letters to the State Department Timothy Pickering James McHenry Concerning anonymous letters to the State Department.
June 22, 1791 Report on State of Readiness Major General Richard Butler Arthur St. Clair General Butler reports on the state of readiness of his men, horses, and supplies.
October 14, 1798 Keep the Militia of Georgia in that State James Jackson James McHenry Jackson objects to the President's calling into service the Militia of Georgia because such an action would leave that State and its citizens unnecessarily vulnerable to invasion. Since ordering northern troops into Georgia would expose them to unhealthy conditions, it seems reasonable to man the State's garrisons with local militia rather than having them sent to posts outside the State.
March 20, 1797 Requests for Cabinet Guidance on State of the Union Speech & Other Issues John Adams Cabinet Asks Secretary of State and Attorney General to find a precedent for the State of the Union speech, as none has ever before been given [to Adams' knowledge]. Also asks the Secretaries of State, Treasury, War, and the Attorney General to submit reports on their offices, and requests their advice on various matters, including foreign relations.
March 4, 1788 Accounts of the State of Connecticut, Etc. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John Pierce Wolcott informs Pierce that he has done his best to arrange the accounts of the State of Connecticut in the manner directed by the Ordinance of Congress. He refers to Mr. Brownson's desire for employment as a government accountant in New York.
April 9, 1788 State-by-State Prospects for the Adoption of the Constitution Henry Knox John Sullivan Knox assesses the prospects for the adoption of the Constitution in South Carolina, North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, New York, and Rhode Island, the latter of which is the only state where defeat is certain.
June 25, 1787 Justices of the Peace of Luzerne Have No Copies of the Laws of the State Timothy Pickering Benjamin Franklin The Justices of the Peace for the County of Luzerne do not have copies of the laws of the State. Pickering hopes that the laws will be supplied to them at the State's expense. He notes that the people of the area would like to follow the laws, but cannot because they do not know what they are.
January 2, 1794 Letter from the new Secretary of State Edmund Randolph Alexander Hamilton Edmund Randolph, having just taken his oath of office as Secretary of State, writes Alexander Hamilton and Henry Knox, also in Washington's cabinet. Randolph replaced Jefferson, who openly disagreed with Hamilton while Secretary of State, so Randolph promises to largely keep his own opinions to himself.
April 25, 1794 Decision on States' Payment of Militias Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Does not find any authority given by law to make payments to a state for the services of militia, on different principles from those which govern in other cases. Therefore conceives that the practice which has been pursued must continue, and state must pay until settlements are made.