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  • Territory ceded by Virginia to Congress January 10, 1788 Author: John Pierce Recipient: Board of Treasury Summary: Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts to the Board of Treasury respecting the claims of the Virginia House of Delegates for expenses in subduing and maintaining the territory ceded to Congress following Independence.
  • Describes Activity at Fort Harmar; Mentions Supplies, Officers, Recruits, Indians January 10, 1788 Author: Josiah Harmar Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Lists recent correspondence. Hopes that the treaty with the governor of the Western Territory will pacify the "savages" and land with the Ohio Company purchase. Discusses habitability of land according to several reports around the Muskingum and Ohio Rivers. Discussion of federal territory. Encounter with mutinous John Sullivan on federal land and settlers' concerns about navigation on the...
  • John Pierce discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell January 10, 1788 Author: John Pierce Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: John Pierce directs Joseph Howell to obtain a copy of a letter from the Treasury Board.
  • Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with Joseph King January 11, 1788 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Joseph King Summary: Joseph Howell informs Joseph King that he is not entitled to be issued a certificate.
  • Letter to the Board of Treasury January 12, 1788 Author: John Pierce Recipient: Board of Treasury Summary: Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts to the Board of Treasury
  • Payment with Interest January 13, 1788 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Mary McNeill Summary: Certificate taken out in husbands name gained interest over 10 years, the sum of which is being transmitted to McNeill in the care of General Henry Jackson.
  • Illinois accounts January 13, 1788 Author: John Pierce Recipient: Board of Treasury Summary: Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts to the Board of Treasury regarding the Illinois accounts.
  • Jonathan Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joseph Howell January 15, 1788 Author: Jonathan Nicholson Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: John Nicholson asks Joseph Howell to send certificates to Colonel Bayard, who waits with impatience.
  • Stephen Bayard discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell January 15, 1788 Author: Stephen Bayard Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: Stephen Bayard discusses settlement of his recruiting account with Joseph Howell.
  • Cited letter or document, Joseph Howell to Oliver Wolcott, Jr. January 17, 1788 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Summary: Cited in Wolcott to Howell, 01/22/1788.