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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 27, 1791 Update on Sons Military Whereabouts Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Letter, informs mother of son's march with army; discusses loss of Knox's son.
August 23, 1789 Jackson expresses condolences and asks for job Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses death of Knox's son; asks for judicial appointment.
September 21, 1799 Letter Concerning the Replacement of a Man with a Substitute John Adams James McHenry Forwards a letter from Daniel Marrow, asking if McHenry can "gratify the parents by accepting a substitute."
November 5, 1793 Request to Nullify Arrest of Brother Soldier Charles Scott Anthony Wayne Letter, mentions arrest of Major Smith and request to allow Smith to tender resignation.
June 8, 1799 Enlistment of Minors After They Arrive at the Age of 18 Timothy Taylor Alexander Hamilton Taylor requests Hamilton's opinion regarding whether recruiting officers may enlist those over the age of 17 without the consent of their parents, masters, or guardians.
July 16, 1792 Message to Hostile Indians of the Delaware Nation Captain Hendrick Aupaumut [not available] Speech of Captain Aupaumut to the Delaware Indians. Asks for show of peace; mentions frontier forts; mentions Indian land complaints.
October 6, 1800 Two Indian Boys in the Care of the Society of Friends Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon Dexter discusses the necessity of procuring the conveyance to their parents in Savannah of two Indian boys currently in the care of the Society of Friends [Quakers] in Philadelphia.
December 4, 1800 Death of firstborn son to duel James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry writes Hamilton consoling him on the death of his firstborn son, Philip, in a duel. Philip was shot by George Eacker, who had insulted his honor in a Manhattan theater.
November 1, 1792 Sargent Recommends Sebastian for Judge Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Letter, discusses provision for Judge Advocate of the Army; recommends Sebastian for Judge of territory.
March 7, 1798 Notification of Receipt of Letter Regarding Assault of Judge Campbell James McHenry Andrew Jackson President received letter from authors regarding aggression against Judge Campbell made by Lieut. Col. Butler. Letter sent to Butler, commencement of investigation.
August 9, 1790 Letters for Judge Innes of Kentucky Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Enclosed packet of letters addressed for Judge Innes of Kentucky. Knox requested that Randolf forward them in the safest manner possible.
April 4, 1799 Suggests Sending Judge Richard Peters to Oversee Legal Matters with Cases of Treason in Pennsylvania James McHenry William MacPherson Suggests that Judge Richard Peters attend the troops for whatever judicial capacity to facilitate the people charged with treason in Pennsylvania. Requests that the Judge be supplied anything necessary.
July 2, 1793 Account of John Laurence, Judge Advocate General Joseph Howell Auditor Statement of the account of John Laurence, Judge Advocate General; by Joseph Howell in the War Accountant's Office, to the Auditor of the Treasury.
February 17, 1798 Enclosed Letter from Judge Rattoone Regarding Use of Perth Amboy as Port Captain Thomas Truxtun Jonathan Dayton Copy of letter from Judge Rattoone regarding the depth of the channel at Perth Amboy for the use of the city as a port. Believed it would be a suitable port for ships of war. Contains testimony from Captain Angus.
February 1, 1798 Pay of Lt. Campbell Smith James McHenry William Simmons Pending the Attorney General's decision on the appointment of Lt. Campbell Smith as Judge Advocate, his pay as lieutenant should be separated from that of Judge Advocate and provided to him so that he will have money on hand
April 27, 1791 Land Purchase John Wendell Henry Knox Wendell has no idea on quality of his land in the Muscongus Tract. Writes to Knox, who also has land there, to tender the first offer and suggest a price.
July 2, 1793 Account of John Laurence, Judge Advocate General Joseph Howell Auditor Account of John Laurence, Judge Advocate General; from Joseph Howell at the Accountant's Office to the Auditor of the Treasury.
May 11, 1786 Pay of Continental Army Judge Advocates John Pierce John Kean Pierce discusses the pay and entitlements of judge advocates in the Continental Army at various periods of the Revolutionary War
February 2, 1793 Treaty Negotiations; Hopes for Leniency Toward Deserter Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Treaty negotiations will be held on the St. Dusky [Sandusky] River to determine once and for all whether or not there will be war with the Indians. A deserter named Richardson is the son of worthy parents in Maryland so it is hoped that, if he is caught, some resolution of his fate might be reached short of death.
March 7, 1798 Unlawful Aggression Against Judge Campbell James McHenry Senator Joseph Inslee Anderson The President has been informed of an aggression against Judge Campbell in violation of the laws by Lieutenant Colonel Butler, commander of U. S. troops in Tennessee. An investigation of this incident should be commenced as early as possible.
June 2, 1800 Regrets at Hamilton's Departure John Francis Hamtramck Alexander Hamilton "No person sir will regret your leaving the army more than myself. The profession meets with an irreparable loss and both officers and soldiers lose one of their best parents."
April 23, 1801 Power of Attorney Samuel Hunter John Steele Power of attorney to apply for and receive pension money
March 12, 1800 Compensation of Judge Advocates Alexander Hamilton James McHenry The subject of compensation for persons acting as Judge Advocates has caused embarrassment, so Hamilton asks that definitive rules on that subject may be laid down.
May 20, 1792 Relinquishes Appointment William Hull Henry Knox Colonel Hull writes to Knox that he will be unable to accept the appointment Knox has offered, as his father in law, Judge Fuller, is ill, and is solely dependent on Hull to take care of his business.
April 7, 1800 Deposition in favour of his Claims Lewis Frederick Delesdernier [not available] Cover paper regarding supporting documents for claims by refugees Lewis Frederick Delesdernier and his parents.