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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 8, 1792 de la Roche returns legal documents to Knox J. de la Roche Henry Knox Letter, de la Roche returns an indenture unsigned to Knox.
December 14, 1795 Edmund Randolph's Printed Vindication Timothy Pickering Alexander Hamilton Pickering discusses Edmund Randolph's written vindication following his forced resignation from the office of Secretary of State. Fauchet's letter, which had allegedly exposed Randolph's disloyalty to Washington, will be translated by George Taylor although Pickering wants to see Hamilton's translation also in order to get a sense of the true meaning of the letter.
January 9, 1800 Request for Translation & Printing of French Military Text on Horse Artillery John Adams James McHenry Directs McHenry to have translated and printed portions of a French military engineering text which concern horse artillery. Adams requests that copies be distributed both to public militia companies and to the executive office.
September 14, 1795 Cost of Printing Timothy Pickering Robert Brooke Notification that Col. Steele left $1,900.00 to pay C. Cist for copies of Regulations for the Order and Dicipline of the Troops of the United States and copies of certain laws if Virginia produced. Mentioned translation of some documents into German. Pickering has paid Cist per Steele's request. Requests advice on what to do with some remaining money that was withheld due to some copies being...
July 11, 1799 Responding to the Hissings of Calumny, Etc. Jonathan Williams Alexander Hamilton Williams discusses his translation, the imminent printing of the tables, and the essay on military fireworks. He thanks Hamilton for understanding a situation similar to one Hamilton endured. His family is with him at Perth Amboy where he will remain until ordered by the Secretary of War to begin his duties.
May 28, 1794 Prohibiting the Exportation of Arms and Ammunition Alexander Hamilton [not available] (CIRCULAR) Notification of a temporary ban on the exportation of arms and ammunition. Enclosed is a translation of a Decree of the National Convention altering the national flag of France.
January 31, 1799 Request to Settle Accounts with Jacob Sperry Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. Enclosed bill from Jacob Sperry with a translation of the bill. Requests collection of amount due, payable through Hodgdon.
May 29, 1799 Accounts include Errors Based on Translation of Pounds to Dollars Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Account of bills paid. Discovered error in statement from translating pounds and shillings into dollars. Reports having dined with Schaimerhorne and finding him extremely fine--polite, sensible, agreeable.
August 4, 1800 Letter Signed, Samuel Dexter to James Wilkinson Samuel Dexter James Wilkinson Letter, mentions Army organization; discusses advertisement to military officers.
June 29, 1797 Letter to the Secretary at War Felix D. St. Hilaire James McHenry Letter in French from St. Hilaire to McHenry. Mentions papers and money owed by St. Hilaire to McHenry.
July 28, 1792 Translation of the Passport of Baron De Carondelet. Baron De Carondelet [not available] "I grant free and safe passport to the Cherokee Indian, called Richard, to go to his nation, with a person of the name of Deraque; from whence they may return by such ways as they may find most convenient. I order the commandants of the posts, by which they may pass, not to molest them, but, on the contrary, to give them what assistance they may stand in need of. Signed with my hand, and...
May 1796 Seditous Activities in Western Counties James McHenry Arthur St. Clair Discussed intelligence on people seeking to coerce residents of Western counties to secede from the Union to form a separate foreign power. Gives physical descriptions of each man believed to be involved in seditious activities, advised capture and imprisonment.
February 28, 1793 Speech from the Henry Knox to the Northwestern Indians on Location of Next Council Fire Henry Knox Northwestern Indian Chiefs Speech informs the Indians that, due to a translation error, the United States government misunderstood the intended location of the next council fire.
December 6, 1792 Report on the Council with the Hostile Western Tribes Henry Knox George Washington Knox reports to the President on the council held between the chiefs of the Six Nations and the chiefs of the hostile western tribes.
January 27, 1791 Montmozin discusses international finance and US debt with Otto M. de Montmozin Louis Otto Letter, discusses United States' debt.
September 10, 1787 Giving Thanks to General Knox DuPlesses Henry Knox DuPlesses gives effusive thanks to Knox for his attentiveness and friendship during his time in America. Outlines the political situation in Europe.
March 10, 1796 Outlines Accounts for Indian Agent Israel Chapin Timothy Pickering James McHenry War Department accountant has requested information on accounts of Israel Chapin, deputy commissioner for Indian affairs for the Six Nations. Explains discrepancies in vouchers and accounts for Indian agents. Recalls General Knox's instructions to chiefs, influenced by Captain Brant. Maintains that all fees were paid. Refers to agreement with Little Billy and to challenges with translation.
August 7, 1787 Describes Activities at Post Vincennes, Plans to Work with Indians, French Settlers Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports arrival of Captain Zeigler with his men and goods. Sent Major Hamtramck with 100 men to assist from the landing to the post. Describes an arduous journey with the rapids, the heat, the thickets, with the need to lighten the load. French settlers welcomed them on their arrival. Describes houses at the post--both log and bark, and number of American and French settlers. Met Monsieur...