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July 1, 1794 Orders to Contractor for supplying provisions to Canadian refugees Henry Knox [not available] Order that directs the contractor to supply provisions to Canadian refugees who are currently inhabiting land given to them by New York state as ordered by the resolution of Congress.
October 2, 1799 Situation of the Garrison at Niagara John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Rivardi reports on the deprivations and hardships of his garrison at Niagara as winter approaches. He has a larger number of sick than usual, including his wife. Much of his meat and flour has gone bad and he worries that his supplies won't arrive before ice blocks river transportation.
September 2, 1794 Individuals involved in Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton George Washington Secretary Hamilton writes President Washington on the details of the insurrection in Pennsylvania, later known as the Whiskey Rebellion. Hamilton includes the names of dozens of individuals involved in the event in one way or another. States that they defend their actions as "constitutional resistance," which Hamilton rejects entirely.
October 21, 1799 Un Nouveau Passeport Unknown Author James McHenry This document is in French. The author could not be determined from this document. The author's family is ill and he writes regarding a passport.
December 8, 1797 Canon Carriages and Winter Travel Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Immediately after receiving instructions for forging carriages for canons, Craig sent bill along to forge to fulfill order. Craig will now countermand his order, but believes the carriages are nearly complete. If that is the case, they must be paid for. Maj. Freeman now in command of Capt. Pierce and Lewis' companies with plans to continue to Fort Massac but believed they will winter over in...
May 20, 1792 Yellow Fever and Bundle of Patents from General Putnam Henry Knox Henry Jackson Secretary Knox mentions a bundle of patents given by General Putnam, sealed. Knox also states that he has been attacked by the cursed yellow fever. Having taken medicine over past days, he has conquered the devil this time.
June 19, 1791 Reply to and Comments on News of Public Opinion of Paine & Indian Campaign John Adams Henry Knox Acknowledges & replies to Knox's sentiments in his last letter, including the state of public opinion in New York newspapers and the fall from grace of [Thomas?] Paine. Inquires after Knox's family & pregnant wife; calls the present Indian campaign an evil, but perhaps a necessary one. Mentions that he is mourning the death of an old friend and fellow patriot, Dr. Price.
May 27, 1794 British military activity Samuel Ogden Henry Knox Samuel Ogden writes Secretary Knox, discussing the dispute with England over western boundaries. Also describes the military activity of Britain in the United States and Canada, focusing on New York, Pennsylvania, and Ontario.
October 25, 1797 On Family Matters, and Appointment to the Legation to Berlin John Adams John Quincy Adams Adams mentions that he has only learned of his son's marriage through newspapers, but nonetheless wishes him and his bride a happy life together. Expresses surprise at Quincy's being "less than pleased" with his posting to Berlin [as part of the Legation to Prussia], and lists reasons why he should be enjoying it. Tries to ease any fears Quincy might have of nepotism from his father. Mentions...
March 26, 1794 Suspicious Death of Captain Bigtree Anthony Wayne Chiefs Six Nations Investigation reports on the death of Captain Bigtree enclosed, with details. Possibly linked to other deaths by the hostile Indians.
April 29, 1791 Report on living amongst the Creek Indians Caleb Swan Henry Knox Caleb Swan accounts for his time and travels among the Creek Indians. He has learned a bit of their language, but once McGillivray departed for his winter home in Florida, he found it intolerable to remain, and thus left early.
July 30, 1799 Regarding Officer & Surgeon Appointments for 5th Regiment, & Pinckney's Request for Family Leave James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Informs Pinckney that the officers he recommended for the 5th Regiment have all been appointed, and sent notifications of that fact; at Pinckney's request, McHenry encloses duplicates of those letters of appointment. Promises to send a recommendation for a replacement officer to the president, as well as Lt. Col. Smith's recommendation for a regimental surgeon. Grants permission to Pinckney to...
March 21, 1799 Answering the Charges Against Me John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton In exhaustive detail, Major Rivardi answers the charges against him by Captain Bruff and laments the hardships and ill health he and his family have endured in the service of the United States.
July 18, 1799 Account of John Chisholm Stephen Hillis [not available] Accounts of John Chisholm relating to travel and other expenses of delegations of Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and other tribes to the United States.
March 13, 1791 State of the Creek Nation James Casey Henry Knox Comprehensive treatment of every aspect of the culture and lives of the Creek Nation of Indians in 1790-1791. Includes transcript of a journal. 132 page document.
May 2, 1791 A Report on Travels Through the Creek Country, 1791 Caleb Swan [not available] Document, report describes the Creek country, people, culture, and government. Refers to horse theft and trials.