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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 18, 1789 Lincoln discusses federal nominations with Knox Benjamin Lincoln Henry Knox Letter, discusses President's nominations.
July 28, 1789 Hickborn asks Knox to recommend him to the President Benjamin Hickborn Henry Knox Letter, asks for recommendation to President.
October 17, 1791 Hamilton forwards the intentions of the President to Knox Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Letter, directs details of President's letter; mentions white aggression; mentions Indian treaties.
August 1793 Dandridge communicates the directions of the President to Knox B. Dandridge Henry Knox Letter, advises Knox re meeting at President's residence.
November 20, 1792 Letter Received Henry Knox Henry Lee Letter received and will be passed along to the President.
September 24, 1789 Littlefield asks Knox to forward his application to the President William Littlefield Henry Knox Letter, encloses application to President.
July 25, 1792 On a letter and documents regarding artificers at garrison, to be forwarded to President of United States John P. Smith [not available] Promises a full and accurate statement at first opportunity. The letter to the President will come unsealed, which Smith requests that Hodgdon peruse, seal, and deliver to the President.
September 2, 1789 Gardoqui thanks Knox for actions in behalf of his son James Gardoqui Henry Knox Letter, mentions death of President's mother; asks for advice about President.
July 26, 1789 Knox discusses Presidential appointments with Lincoln Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Letter, discusses President's nominations.
May 7, 1793 Lear conveys the directions of the President to Knox Tobias Lear Henry Knox Letter, President directs that a Frenchman with Wabash Indians be given boots and stockings.
October 11, 1792 Enclosed Letter from Governor Blount Henry Knox Henry Lee Letter received, to be transmitted to President. Enclosed letter from Blount states contrary information from that stated by Knox in earlier communication.
April 9, 1790 Enclosed Letter to Governor of Georgia Henry Knox Tobias Lear Letter, encloses draft of a letter for President's inspection.
October 4, 1791 General Maunsell requests information from Knox John Maunsell Henry Knox Letter, asks for President's arrival date.
September 24, 1794 Letter to the President of the United States Alexander Hamilton George Washington Letter from the Secretary of Treasury to President Washington on the subject of accompany him, as Colonel, against the Whiskey Rebellion
March 21, 1796 Seeks Approval of President William Pickney James McHenry Refers to influence and confidence of the President and values his good opinion.
December 30, 1794 Letter from the President of the United States George Washington Henry Knox Personal letter from President Washington to the Secretary of War
April 26, 1789 Discussion of Communication With President & Application for Collector Office Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Letter, discusses letter to the President; discusses application for appointment.
August 29, 1799 Forwards Misaddressed Letter from the President Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Notes that President misdirected a letter to Stoddert rather than to McHenry. Forwards letter.
December 10, 1792 Letter from the Governor of Georgia Henry Knox President of the Senate of the United States "In obedience to the orders of the President of the United States, I have the honor to submit to the Senate the copy of a letter from His Excellency the Governor of Georgia, dated the 20th of November last, with certain enclosures related to Indian affairs."
September 27, 1796 With the President Declining, Who is to Succeed Him? Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Apologizes for not having written but he has been busy with work. Asks for news regarding the succession of the President and hopes that it will not bring strife. Describes a storm on Lake Huron. Encloses a letter for his sister.
May 17, 1798 Power of President over the Navy, per Naval Armament document Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton believed the power of the President to authorize the use of force by the navy was for defense only. Offensive action required the sanction of the Department. Hamilton advised the President should approach Congress with his opinion on the limitation that should be imposed on his office so as not to exceed those specified in the Constitution.
May 18, 1794 Letter to the President of the United States Henry Knox George Washington Letter from the Secretary of War to the President of the United States; illegible.
December 30, 1794 Letter to the President of the United States Henry Knox George Washington Letter from the Secretary of War to President Washington, regarding money and stipulations to the Indians
July 9, 1789 Assurances of President's Impartiality Henry Knox Thomas Rodney Acknowledged President's receipt of letter regarding Judge McKean and Colonel John Parks. Knox assured Rodney of the President's knowledge of the men's character.
March 3, 1796 Requests Approval of the President David Harris James McHenry Includes advice and references to various families. Refers to the necessary stringent approval of the President.