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January 5, 1801 Certification of payment; Daniel Bissell, for damages recovered by an award of Superior Court of Connecticut William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; Daniel Bissell, for damages recovered by an award of Superior Court of Connecticut
July 16, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Daniel Bissell William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $135.39 is due Lieutenant Daniel Bissell of the 1st Regiment, the sum recovered from him by the Superior Court of Connecticut by a suit of law, being for the costs and damages for enlisting William Fisher, an apprentice to John Merriam.
November 24, 1793 Opinion Respecting the Proceedings Against Ensign Morgan Edmund Randolph George Washington Attorney General Randolph gives his opinion that the President does not have the authority to review dismissals of officers resutling from a court martial. The regulations related to court martials are discussed in detail.
November 20, 1793 Extract from Letter Written by Morgan to Knox John Morgan Henry Knox Morgan appealed to Knox for amendments to be made to the Articles of War that govern the Courts and pertain to Judge Advocates. Letter copied by Johnathan Stagg.
November 29, 1793 Case of Ensign Morgan; Irregularities in Regulations for Paying Troops Henry Knox Anthony Wayne The President regrets that the case of Ensign Morgan has yet to be resolved. The Comptroller has identified irregularities in the payments made by the paymaster who needs to be reminded of the necessity to follow the regulations established by the Treasury in matters involving pay to the troops.
March 23, 1796 Statement of Certificates Transmitted to the War Office of the United States by the Judge of the District Court for the District of Virginia of Invalid Pensions Multiple Authors [not available] A statement of Certificates transmitted to the War Office of the United States by the Judge of the District Court for the District of Virginia of Invalid pensions. Applicants examined by Commissioners appointed by him. List of pensioners names and disability.
December 16, 1799 Establishing an Office for Registering Aliens Jeremiah Condy Samuel Hodgdon Condy argues that Clerks of the District Court are not qualified to enforce the rules of naturalization of aliens so a special office should be established for that purpose.
February 11, 1784 Murders in the Cumberland Gap Alexander Martin Joseph Martin Governor Martin (of North Carolina) directs an investigation into murders committed in the Cumberland Gap. He states that if Cherokee or Chickamauga Indians are responsible a military expedition will be sent into their nation to obtain "satisfaction" unless they surrender the murderers. Directs that squatters be ordered off Indian Lands. Discusses an agreement between Spain and the Delaware...
March 1, 1792 [List of Invalid Pensioners who were not Paid by General Lincoln] Henry Knox Nathaniel Appleton Knox agrees that the list of names submitted all appear to be owed a complete year's pension. States that the Supreme Court has recently overturned a lower court ruling regard commissioners. Listed a few names that were the exception to payment as records show they were paid, despite being included on the aforementioned list.
November 24, 1800 Exploration of copper mines on Lake Superior Samuel Dexter Mr. Cooper This letter directs the Commanding Officer to assist Mr. Cooper's exploration of the copper mines on Lake Superior. Cooper is introduced as the son of a Congressman from New York.
February 15, 1793 Hobby solicits appointment as Marshall for the District of Maine from Knox John Hobby Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment as Marshall for the District of Maine, since the present Marshall, Henry Dearborn, has been elected into Congress.
March 1, 1794 Unpaid Invalid Pensioners Henry Knox Nathaniel Appleton Secretary Knox encloses a list of Invalid Pensioners to the Commissioner of Loans for Massachusetts. The pensioners were not paid by General Benjamin Lincoln from September 1789 to March 1790. Notes that the Supreme Court has decided against the validity of the adjudications of the judges of the Circuit Court in the the capacity of commissioners.
March 21, 1798 Establishing a Military Post at Palmyra, Tennessee Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Referring to a letter from Morgan Brown, Collector for the District of Tennessee, Wolcott recommends the establishment of a small military post at Palymyra in Tennessee which is located on the Cumberland River.
February 11, 1796 Discussion of Paymaster's Standing Stephen Rochefontaine Nehemiah Freeman Letter, describes paymaster as an agent and staff officer of the commandant ; did not threaten to dismiss paymaster from the service.
January 8, 1794 Provisions Used and Required; Reclaiming Site of St. Clair's Defeat; Skirmishes with Indians Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne will forward returns of stores used, and transmit supply needs for coming months; encloses list of men whose enlistments will expire before June, and lists new promotions. Notes conclusion of court-martial of Ensign Morgan. Encloses correspondence with contractors. Reports seizing and fortifying the site of St. Clair's defeat in 1791. Notes a small skirmish between U.S. scouts and...
August 19, 1794 Captain James Seaver Oath of Allegiance witnessed by John Lowell Captain James Seaver [not available] Captain James Seaver takes the oath of allegiance. Witnessed by John Lowell, Judge of District Court of Massachusetts.
June 29, 1789 Biddle solicits a judicial appointment from Knox Clement Biddle Henry Knox Letter, mentions a Bill for establishing a Judiciary; asks for Judicairy appointment.
October 1, 1796 Secretary at War discusses legal issues with Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr Letter, discusses the legal jurisdiction of state and federal authorities; mentions Supreme Court.
February 15, 1791 Ensign Morgan, Etc. David Zeigler Joseph Howell Ensign Morgan has been added to the muster roll of the garrison.
June 13, 1793 Court Martial of Captain Beard Daniel Smith Henry Knox Acting Governor Smith discusses the unwarranted murderous attack on friendly Indians by Captain Beard and his miliitia and the court martial he must face to answer for his crimes. Smith believes that are too many inhabitants like Beard whose first response to any Indian misdeed is extreme violence.
October 10, 1799 Encloses Voucher Accounts for Calvin Morgan William Simmons Caleb Swan Encloses account of vouchers for Lieut. Calvin Morgan. Requests that account be filed.
October 26, 1795 Court Martial to Investigate the Charges Against Capt. Kalteisen Lewis Tousard William Cox Lewis Tousard notes that a Court of Inquiry does not have the same authority as a Court Martial but its findings will be presented to the Court Martial. He observes that Cox has had a month to prepare his defense related to his charges against Captain Kalteisen who could labor no longer under the weight of Cox's accusations. Since he is under arrest, Cox will be confined to his barracks pending...
December 4, 1798 Related to the Sentence Imposed by Judge Carnes James Jackson James McHenry In this letter fragment, Govenor Jackson refers to a petition from some of the inhabitants of the County of Richmond and a communication from Thomas P. Carnes, one of the Judges of the Superior Court. Enclosed is a copy of the sentence passed by Judge Carnes during the current session of the Circuit Court.
March 17, 1800 Report of the Committee appointed on the 5th instant to enquire into the expediency of authorizing the President of the United States to appoint an agent to purchase of the Indians, Atract Ofland on the South-side of Lake Superior which shall include the Great Copper Bed. Congress of the United States [not available] Authorization for president to appoint a representative to purchase land on Lake Superior from Indians due to its rich copper deposits.
October 25, 1794 Request to have Asa Copeland replace John Morgan Henry Knox Tench Coxe Knox proposes that Mr Asa Copeland replace Mr Morgan, who is in Georgia overseeing the cutting of timber for frigate construction. That would allow Morgan to assume duties as Naval Constructor at Norfolk Virginia.