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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 5, 1792 Return of Persons Killed, Wounded, and Taken Prisoner William Blount [not available] A return of persons killed, wounded, and taken prisoners, from Miro District, since the 1st of January 1791.
June 11, 1798 Letter Signed, James McHenry to Captain Richard Dale James McHenry Captain Richard Dale Reasoning for repairing to port for additional orders, alludes to Quasi War with France; discusses Navy Department and Naval policy.
February 11, 1790 Knox Sends Washington Birthday Wishes Henry Knox George Washington Elaborate birthday wishes to President.
August 22, 1798 Letter Citation Timothy Pickering Alexander Hamilton Cited in Pickering to Hamilton, 08/22/1798. "In writing freely as I have done yesterday [08/21/1798] and today in the undated letter to you, disclosing what is contemplated respeting our military station . . . I consider myself as performing a hazardous duty."
June 23, 1788 Pay and Pension for Invalids Joseph Howell Arthur Lee Invalids at West Point were discharged in accordance with Act of Congress. Money advanced to the invalids was sent to the state of their residence. This advanced pay was supposed to be superseded by a pension rather than in addition to it. Claim of John Wilson is inadmissible.
September 16, 1798 Letter Concerning A Captured French Privateer [not available] James McHenry Describes incident surrounding a French privateer brought into Hampton, Virginia by the frigate Constitution.
March 31, 1798 Relocating the USS United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Asks the commanding officer on board the USS United States to relocate the frigate so it will no longer block traffic of merchant vessels.
March 17, 1788 Letter to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores John Warren Samuel Hodgdon Letter to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores; discusses settlements and accounts.
May 13, 1799 Talbot stating his unwillingness to accept a new post Captain Silas Talbot Alexander Hamilton Talbot informs Hamilton of his unwillingness to accept the new post that has been offered to him in lieu of captaining one of the new frigates, due to the halting of their construction.
March 21, 1800 [General Orders] William North [not available] Stipulates regulations for general courts-martial, such as that offenders' pay be stopped; that their rank, station, and unit be declared in such proceedings; that copies of all pertinent documents be sent to the commanders of posts where a convicted offender is to be confined; that officers composing a general court-martial return to duty as soon as it is completed; and that dissolution of...
March 17, 1796 Describing Incidents of Horse Stealing and Threats of Violence Jonathan Cass James Wilkinson Major Cass is describing troubles among the Indians and the inhabitants. The Indians have stolen many horses. Some were returned as a result of imprisoning a Delaware Indian. The Indians have been threatening to take up the tommahawk, and he fears murder is not far away.
January 16, 1796 Autograph Letter, James Wilkinson to James McHenry James Wilkinson James McHenry Letter, discusses arrival of Anthony Wayne; mentions United States flag.
March 31, 1798 Orders for Captain John Barry, commander frigate United States War Office Captain John Barry Instructions in reference to the laying in of the frigate United States.
August 31, 1793 Indian Depredations. William Blount [not available] The author describes the murder by Indians of Samuel Miller, the widow Baker and all but two of her children, and the family of Robert Wells.
May 15, 1792 Safe Conduct to Fort Washington John Moylan Samuel Hodgdon Moylan hopes to meet the official guard for their safe conduct to Fort Washington. He has been particular in the choice of horses in the hope that they will be adequate for the expedition.
May 19, 1791 Deposition of William Wells William Wells [not available] Wells attests to the competence and sobriety of General Harmar during the expedition against the Omee Indians.
May 23, 1792 Blount Warning to the Cherokees William Blount Chiefs & Warriors of the Cherokee Nation The address of Governor Blount to the chiefs and others of the Cherokees in which he cites a long list of depredations by the Indians on innocent whites, including women and children. He warns the chiefs that the violence must stop and the terms of the Treaty of Holston followed or the whites will retaliate with no regard for the age or sex of their victims.
May 6, 1800 Furnishing of Guards Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice At present things will continue with a guard being furnished from the Artillerists at New Port [Newport] although it is not improbable that Rice's brigade will be removed to Rhode Island in which case the Artillerists will be relieved.
June 21, 1797 Delivery of Medicine for Sick James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver medicines for the sick at Fort Mifflin.
January 26, 1796 Accepting the Appointment as Secretary of War James McHenry George Washington After some hesitation, McHenry accepts his appointment as Secretary of War and will begin preparations for his move to Philadelphia. [Samuel] Chase will also accept his nomination to a seat on the Supreme Judicial Branch.
January 26, 1790 Indian Attacks Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox By note received from Louisville, details of Indian attacks of settlements located on Russell Creek, and Danville.
December 16, 1798 Sufficient Compensation Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton notes that if the recruiting service is to be his responsibility, he ought to be definitively appointed. He stresses his need for sufficient pay to compensate for the loss of professional income that will result from his military service which he estimates at four thousand pounds per year.
November 7, 1792 Treaty with the Wabash Indians, Etc. Henry Knox George Washington Knox reports on the general treaty with the Wabash Indians at which there were 700 Indians present. He notes that Bradshaw has reported on several Indian attacks resulting in the deaths of whites and savages.
August 7, 1799 Important Not to Make Bad Worse James McHenry Robert Goodloe Harper McHenry believes that the mission should continue to receive fair play and should be conducted with the same candor as if the measure is the best that could be devised. It is important not to make bad worse though he does not know what the President intends. Enclosed is a copy of Govenor Davie's letter relative to the station Harper wants in the cavalry. Apparently Governor Davie will visit the...
1793 A List of Murders and Deprediations Committed on the Frontiers William Blount [not available] A list of murders and depredations committed on the frontiers of Jefferson and Knox counties in Washington District.