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  • Letter Citation January 1, 1798 Author: Joseph Elliot Recipient: William Simmons Summary: Cited in Elliot to Simmons, 01/01/1798. Elliott received information from Simmons regarding pay that was sent to Mr. Dexter at Providence, RI. Elliott went to see Dexter, no pay had arrived. Elliott enclosed muster and pay roll in letter and requested pay sent along as soon as possible.
  • In response to fraudulent claims for bounty lands January 1, 1798 Author: James McHenry Recipient: [not available] Summary: Addresses fraudulent claims by officers and soldiers from the old Continental Army for obtaining bounty lands. McHenry now requires that all claims be forwarded to the War Office on or before January 1, 1799, so that the claims may be strictly examined.
  • Certification of payments; account of Lieutenant Samuel C. Vance January 1, 1798 Author: William Simmons Recipient: James McHenry Summary: Certification that $102.96 is due Lieutenant Samuel C. Vance, Paymaster of the 3rd Regiment, being the balance of his account for their pay, subsistence, and forage from January 1796 through June 1797, including his own pay, subsistence, and forage through December 1797 and pay as Quartermaster through October 1796.
  • Certification of payments; salary of Boyd Vaughan clerk navy yard January 1, 1798 Author: William Simmons Recipient: James McHenry Summary: Certification that $39.29 is due Boyd Vaughan, Clerk of the Navy Yard at Philadelphia, being the balance of his salary from November 11, the date of his appointment, to December 31, 1797.
  • William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with John Fitzgerald January 1, 1798 Author: William Simmons Recipient: John Fitzgerald Summary: William Simmons informs John Fitzgerald that his account has been forwarded to the Auditor of the Treasury.
  • William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Richard Harrison January 1, 1798 Author: William Simmons Recipient: Richard Harrison Summary: William Simmons forwards the accounts of John Fitzgerald to Richard Harrison.
  • William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Secretary at War January 1, 1798 Author: William Simmons Recipient: James McHenry Summary: William Simmons sends the following accounts to the Secretary of War: monies paid and estimated expenses for the War Department.
  • Request for Document January 1, 1798 Author: Evans Recipient: James McHenry Summary: Request to transmit book left by Mr. Smith with McHenry with the title on the back,"Negotiations," but inside is, "Introduction to Public Law of Europe founded on Treaties."
  • Enclosed List of Public Stores January 1, 1798 Author: Peter Hunt Recipient: Samuel Hodgdon Summary: List of public stores at Lamberton. Those soldiers given horses for the Western Expedition were not returning the animals and demanded pay for keeping them.
  • Account for Wages for the Past Quarter January 1, 1798 Author: Auguste de Grasse Recipient: William Simmons Summary: Letter, encloses state of his wages for last quarter of 1797.