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  • Questions on Calculations January 6, 1789 Author: Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: Wolcott requested clarification on calculations included in previous correspondence.
  • Aaron Swetland Receipt January 6, 1789 Author: Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: Encloses Aaron Swetland's receipt, agreeably to request.
  • Case between Jonathan Polhemus and Colonel Ogden January 6, 1789 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Jonathan Polhemus Summary: The accounts Polhemus alludes to Colonel Conway says are respecting stoppages made from the men in 1776 of the 1st Regiment, which Howell supposes to have been received by Colonel Ogden.
  • Regarding how long to make out a Regimental account January 6, 1789 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: John P. de Haas Summary: DeHass had asked how long it takes to make out a Regimental account. Howell notes that this depends on whether the person is acquainted with the nature of army accounts, and on the nature of the accounts themselves; some are more complete than others. Mentions the accounts of deHaas' father, which took four weeks to examine and state.
  • Specie pay due Captain Benjamin Taliaferro January 6, 1789 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: John Hopkins Summary: Specie pay due Captain Benjamin Taliaferro is retained in consequence of sundry sums of money received by him. Remarks that if he has any money belonging to listed Gentlemen, he should retain until they account for the sums.
  • Captain Taliaferro account January 6, 1789 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: A.W. Dunscomb Summary: Reports appealing to accounts of Mr. Harrison and obtained original papers alluded to in Harrison's certificate and received to Captain Taliaferro.
  • Return of Stores, Etc January 6, 1789 Author: William Price Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Informs the Secretary at War that Mr. Garrison has drawn an order in favor of James Johnston. Also mentions that he has received the military stores agreeable to the invoice.
  • Winthrop Sargent writes to the Secretary at War January 8, 1789 Author: Winthrop Sargent Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Letter, discusses Indian agents and warfare.
  • Letters from Arthur St. Clair and Act of Congress 12 August 1788 January 9, 1789 Author: Thomas Mifflin Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: St. Clair's letter of 4 July 1788 and Act of Congress of 12 August 1788 were laid before the General Assembly. Referred to committee who made no report to assembly. Next session in February 1789.
  • Action On the Act of August 12, 1788 January 9, 1789 Author: Thomas Mifflin Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: It appears that the committee of the Pennsylvania General Assembly has not acted upon the Act of Congress of August 12, 1788 but should do so at the next session in February 1789.