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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 25, 1798 Accounts and Discussion of Young Men with Military Careers James McHenry Samuel Chase Letter, discusses candidates re General's aid appointment.
May 30, 1798 Recommends Henry Wells as Surgeon's Mate Miles Littlejohn James McHenry Littlejohn calls attention to Henry Wells who wishes an appointment as a Surgeon's Mate on one of the armed vessels of the United States now fitting for sea. Wells formerly lived with Coale & Buchanan and is qualified to act in that capacity. He is the same young man recommended by Colonel Howard and, based on the general goodness of his character, will fill this station with honor to himself and...
March 31, 1792 News from Pittsburgh Isaac Craig Henry Knox Craig passes along various bits of information he has received from various sources. Reports on an Indian murder of woman and children;
August 3, 1789 Bruce solicits a federal appointment from Knox Stephen Bruce Henry Knox Letter, Bruce advises Knox of public service so as to seek appointment.
November 4, 1792 Letter from Frenchman Francisco de Miranda Henry Knox Letter from a Frenchman to Secretary Knox, regarding relations between the United States and France. Talks of their common "love of liberty." Predicts that "America shall become that glorious part of the globe that nature intended her to be."
November 6, 1797 Tranquility Restored to Settlements, Winter Quarters in Pittsburgh James Wilkinson Col. Edgar Letter, discusses Indian aggressions and peace in Massac, Wilkinson to take up winter quarters in Pittsburgh.
December 31, 1789 Major Shaw recommends an applicant to Knox Samuel Shaw Henry Knox Letter, recommends applicant to Revenue department.
January 2, 1800 Recommending Individuals for Army and Navy Appointments Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Routine correspondence recommending individuals for Army and Navy appointments. Specifically the appointment of chaplains to each brigade within the military. Col. Parker suggested Rev. Hill to work with the troops stationed at Harper's Ferry.
March 26, 1792 Letter to the President of the United States Arthur St. Clair George Washington St Clair thanks Washington for the honor of the appointment as Commander of the Army in the last campaign. He declines any further appointment as a commander due to declining health. St. Clair wants to clear his name regarding the failure of the most recent campaign and then resign his commission as Major General.
January 13, 1799 Clothing for Cadet James Wilson James McHenry William Simmons The bearer James Wilson has been appointed a cadet in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers so Simmons should report the value of a uniform suit of clothing allowed by law for persons of his station.
June 5, 1799 Major Hoops Commanding in place of Major Brooks Alexander Hamilton Staats Morris Until Major Brooks takes his station at Fort Jay, Major Hoops will command in his absence so his orders should be followed and letters should be addrssed to him.
July 10, 1799 John Rowley's Application for a Midshipman's Berth on One of the Frigates Edward Rowley Samuel Hodgdon Rowley requests that Hodgdon support his son's application to the Secretary of the Navy to be a midshipman aboard one of the frigates.
October 28, 1792 Allison Reports Hostilities with Indians to Knox David Allison Henry Knox Letter, describes Indian aggression on frontiers of Cumberland.
November 26, 1798 Meeting Generals to Call Up Army Samuel Hodgdon Solomon Van Rensselaer Hamilton, Washington, and Pickney in Philadelphia to raise enlarged army. Hodgdon advised Van Rensselaer to make claim to men if he believes he has rights to command.
August 22, 1798 Your Superior Genius & Talents Timothy Pickering Alexander Hamilton Pickering affirms his unqualified support for Hamilton's appointment as second in command of the Provisional Army.
June 5, 1799 Jackson to Command the Garrisons on the Seaboard Alexander Hamilton Decius Wadsworth Hamilton notifies four officers that all the garrison posts on the seaboard will be under the command of Major Daniel Jackson whose general station will be at Newport, Rhode Island.
February 26, 1800 The Post of Deputy Quarter Master General Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton explains his concept of the duties and posting of the Deputy Quarter Master General. He believes that Col. Aaron Ogden will accept that post but would deem the post of Division Quarter Master beneath him.
May 30, 1799 Nine Months Pay Due this Garrison, Etc. John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton In addition to references to repairs at Fort Niagara and the people on boats passing the fort, Rivardi complains about overdue pay and and being afflicted by "the Ague" which will torment him until he can be transferred to another station.
July 31, 1799 Regimental surgeons and chaplains James McHenry [not available] Encloses a copy of correspondence between himself and Major General Pinckney, along with a letter to Colonels Rice and Hunnewell on candidates for regimental surgeons and surgeons' mates. States the current numbers of troops on the frontier are not sufficient. Also mentions potential religious instruction for the troops.
December 1799 Formation and Disposition of a Regiment of Infantry. Alexander Hamilton [not available] Instructions for the formation and disposition of a regiment of infantry. Describes the number of battalions, divisions, companies, platoons, sections, and squads. Gives the station for officers and non-commissioned officers in order of battle.
December 26, 1793 Supplies for the Recruits at Albany Alexander Hamilton Philip Schuyler Since there is to be a recruiting station at Albany, Hamilton asks his father-in-law Schuyler to engage a contractor to furnish supplies for the recruits. The number of provisions supplied will be based on the return of the principal officer who will specify the number of men for whom rations will be required.
November 1, 1797 Enclosed Receipts from Indian Goods Return Jonathan Meigs Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed receipts for annuities and returns of clothing and Indian goods. Bemoans lack of system for maintaining accurate accounts of dispensation and payment.
December 16, 1798 No Public Service Without Adequate Compensation Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton expresses in the strongest terms his inability to serve as Inspector General without the compensation associated with that position.
December 26, 1793 Indian Attack on a Wagon Loaded with Corn William Blount Henry Knox Blount reports on an Indian attack, believed to be Creeks, on citizens transporting a wagonload of corn for the subsistence of local families in which two men were killed and a mulatto boy captured.
July 25, 1799 I am as anxious as any officer to discharge the duties of my station... John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Rivardi reports at great length from Niagara and educates Hamilton on the use of Artillery and Engineers. He is grateful that a Court of Inquiry will investigate the charges brought against him by Captain Bruff and assesses the activities of the British in his region. He is doing much to improve the garrison at Niagara but is not impressed with the supply system in which invoices seldom match the...