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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 7, 1795 Request for Information on Copy of Statement of Facts Phineas Bond Timothy Pickering Bond requests confirmation on the mailing of the Copy of Statement of Facts relative the the case on Capt. Home and detained officers.
December 6, 1776 Request for pay for Captain James Wilson Joseph Howell General William Irvine The author examines the request for pay for Captain James Wilson and, after a thorough examination of the records, finds the request unwarranted. Indeed, Wilson may have been given more pay than was due him.
June 5, 1795 Copy of a page from a Joshua Humphries letterbook Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Letter, discusses Jonathan Humphries' and Josiah Fox's roll in planning and constructing the early frigates.
December 15, 1792 Facts in the Communications of the Six Nations, Etc. Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox wants Wayne to meet with the Cornplanter and Red Jacket to explain the facts contained in the communications of the Six Nations. The hostile Indians have been asked to meet with representatives of the United States at the appointed time and place.
December 15, 1792 Desire to Meet Cornplanter; Unlikelihood of Congressional Action on Recruiting Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox wants to meet with the Cornplanter so that the latter can explain the communication received from the Six Nations in preparation for the next meeting with them. It seems unlikely that Congress will take any action on the recruiting service.
December 9, 1799 Compensation of Doctor Brown Doctor Charles Brown James McHenry Dr. Charles Brown complains to Secretary McHenry that he was promised compensation for his many services providing medical care for the Indian prisoners, including renting a house for their care, and has yet to be paid.
May 23, 1793 Protecting foreign ships in our harbors Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair Secretary Knox directs Governor Edward Telfair of Georgia to intercede to protect foreign ships in his harbors. Mentions the militia of the state of Georgia.
September 28, 1789 Regarding the Failed Treaty Talks with Alexander McGillivray Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Alexander McGillivray The commissioners state that they are sorry that McGillivray did not provide objections, nor propose terms acceptable to Creek nation. Colonel Humphreys said that he did not offer any articles as an ultimatum. State that McGillivray must have understood that commissioners were desirous of receiving terms that would form basis for treaty. Commissioners will report the facts to President...
July 19, 1796 Regarding Claim of Samuel Hull for Pension Jonathan Dayton William Simmons Forwards a letter regarding the claim of Samuel Hull, former soldier, whose application for a pension has apparently been suspended. Dayton asks to be informed what is needed to complete the application to make it valid.
August 31, 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic and Clothing Samuel Hodgdon Henry Knox Hodgdon does not believe that the clothing was infected from the recent yellow fever epidemic and explains why. He has also consulted a Doctor Hodge, who says that there is no danger of infection. Recommends that the last load, for the 4th Sub Legion, be aired before sent to destination.
June 5, 1795 Discussion of Timber & Transoms for Frigates Joshua Humphreys Colonel James Hackett Letter, discusses timber for frigates; discusses transom dimensions; advises constructors about bad timber.
May 9, 1790 Jackson writes to Knox regarding matters of Cinncinati Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses business of the Cincinnati memorial.
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.
October 13, 1798 Arrangment of rank for Generals in the Provisional Army Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry James McHenry had solicited the opinions of the Secretaries of State, Treasury, and the Navy on the matter of seniority for the Generals selected by George Washington for the Provisional Army. The Secretaries agree with Washington's arrangement of rank: General Knox first, General Pinckney second, and General Hamilton third.
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.
March 28, 1794 Murder of friendly Indians Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Secretary Knox transmits a representation made to President Washington to Governor Thomas Mifflin of Pennsylvania. There are complaints of the murder of some friendly Indians one month ago, who had been trading at the Block house on Big Beaver Creek in Pennsylvania. Mentions that the "good Citizens of the frontiers" consider the act to be "an Attrocious murder, and Deserving of the severest...
October 13, 1798 Settling the Relative Rank of the Three Major Generals Timothy Pickering James McHenry General Washington has agreed to accept his commission as Commander in Chief so long as Alexander Hamilton is appointed Inspector General and Charles C. Pinckney and Henry Knox appointed as the other two Major Generals. The President doubts the propriety of such appointments arguing that General Knox should have the highest rank. Nevertheless, the Secretary of War should inform the three generals...
May 23, 1793 Letter from the Secretary at War to the Governor of Rhode Island Henry Knox Arthur Fenner Letter, the President of the United States confides the charge of interposing in all cases of hostility committed between the belligerent parties (England and France) within the protection of your state of Rhode Island.
May 25, 1791 Enclosed Certificate Joseph Howell Michael Connolly Agreeable to Connolly's request, the Commissioner of Army Accounts has transmitted the foregoing certificate, enclosed.
July 24, 1794 Commutation for Exchanged Officers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Upon examination of the facts stated on behalf of Capt. Peter Perrit, Howell finds that commutation has not been allowed officers who were exchanged in 1778-79 unless they were in service afterwards and continued to the 1st January 1781.
June 10, 1790 Examining Various Claims Henry Knox Joseph Howell Knox asks the Commissioner of Army Accounts to examine the enclosed claims of William Taylor and Timothy Howner (or Hosmer).
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.
June 30, 1797 Carleton issues commission to Caron, Chief of the Village of the Abbeye. 1st Baron Dorcester Guy Carleton [not available] Document, Caron, Chief of the village of Abbeye.
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.