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Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Excerpts from George Washington and George Cabot letters to Timothy Pickering, 1798 September 9-27

 Item — Box 32, Folder: 1798.09.09
Identifier: 2018-SC-024
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copies of excerpts from two letters about the Quasi-War with France, supposedly provided to Alexander Hamilton circa September 1798. The first letter is from George Washington to Timothy Pickering, 9 September 1798. The second is from George Cabot to Timothy Pickering, 27 September 1798.

Dates: 1798 September 9-27

Letter, David Stuart to Timothy Pickering, 1806

 Item — Box 40, Folder: 1806.00.00
Identifier: A-832
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 3 pages. Deals with two letters reputedly written by G.W. to [Thomas Jefferson] after the Mazzei letter [Thos. Jefferson to Philip Mazzei, Ap. 24, 1796; famous controversial letter, after which G.W. was said never to have written T.J. again]--Tobias Lear employed by Judge W-n to assort the General's papers, and letters now missing, plus a diary for important presidential years--[accuses no one, but implies Lear took them]--tries to reconcile General's statement [that he never wrote...
Dates: 1806

Letter, from Timothy Pickering, 1800 March 17

 Item — Box 5, Folder: 1800.03.17
Identifier: MSS-273
Scope and Contents

Forwards oration from Mr. Ames. [See also answer dated Mar. 28, 1800, T. Lear to Pickering]

Dates: 1800 March 17

Letter, Timothy Pickering to Burgess Ball, 1795 July 20

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 32
Identifier: 2021-SC-004-032
Scope and Contents

Timothy Pickering, Secretary of War and signer of the Declaration of Independence, writes to Burgess Ball to inform him that the president has not selected his Potomac land for the location of a federal arsenal. Autograph letter, signed. 1 page.

Dates: 1795 July 20

Letter, Timothy Pickering to Oliver Phelps, 1790 September 4

 Item — Box 19, Folder: 1790.09.04
Identifier: 2019-SC-018-002
Scope and Contents Autograph letter, signed "Timothy Pickering" to Oliver Phelps. Pickering, appointed by President Washington as commissioner to the Iroquois, is writing to merchant and land speculator Oliver Phelps in response to the Pine Creek killings, in which two Seneca Indians were murdered in a dispute with the sons of John Walker, a man whom the Seneca claimed to have scalped and murdered several years prior. Pickering writes of Washington's "utter abhorrence" of the killings. He has sent Pickering to...
Dates: 1790 September 4

Letter, to Timothy Pickering, 1781 October 30, 1781 November 5

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1781.10.30
Identifier: RM-1003 ; MS-5629
Scope and Contents

The warrant requests Pickering send 200 pounds from British Military Chest to Col. Edward Carrington for the Southern Army.

Dates: 1781 October 30; 1781 November 5

Letter, to Timothy Pickering, 1800 March 28

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1800.03.28
Identifier: MSS-274
Scope and Contents

Thanks him on Mrs. Washington's behalf for forwarding Mr. Ames' oration to her and sends her gratitude to him [Ames] for his testimony of respect.

Dates: 1800 March 28

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Correspondence 5
Native Americans 1
Seneca Indians 1