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October 6, 1786 Settlement with Broadhead, Advice on Recouping Business Jonathan Nicholson John Pierce Settled with L. Broadhead, noted he was no longer within Nicholson's immediate contact. Advised that if Pierce came into contact with Broadhead he should attempt to "recover a vast multiplicity of business" from him.
December 6, 1786 Request to Examine Rolls Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Requests that Howell examine the rolls of the German Regiment to see if a particular soldier is mustered as dead.
December 6, 1786 Whether John Christman was of a Pennsylvania Company Jonathan Nicholson John Pierce Asks that Howell examine rolls of German Regiment and see if John Christman was of one of the Pennsylvania Companies.
January 3, 1787 Source of pay for Miles and Attlee's regiments and Captain John Murray's company Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Nicholson asks Howell if he can ascertain the source of the pay for Miles and Attlee's regiments, and particularly Capt. John Murray's company, for August, September, and October 1776.
January 17, 1787 Lieutenant John Conrad Latour entitlement to land Jonathan Nicholson John Pierce Nicholson informs Pierce that Lieutenant John Conrad Latour is entitled to the land for which he applied only if he retired and was deranged after October 1780.
April 28, 1787 Regarding Cunningham's claims for pay Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Encloses original receipts. Has taken note of in Mr. Cunningham's letter. Hopes that Howell will adjust Colonel Cunningham's claims for pay.
May 1, 1787 Examination of monies advanced to recruiting service Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell has examined the accounts of monies advanced to the recruiting service and finds that there are no further payments due to Colonel Henry Bicker of Pennsylvania;
May 3, 1787 Request to be allowed bounty paid Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Henry Hilgen of Hazen's Regiment at Lancaster asks that he be allowed the bounty he paid for them.
May 3, 1787 Colonel James Cunningham's account Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Requests attention to Colonel James Cunningham's account.
May 18, 1787 Curious case of Andrew Forrest Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Andrew Forrest of the 3rd Regiment has had his depreciation settled until August 1780. Mr. Carleton's certificate says he was exchanged in October 1780. John Woodside indicates that Forrest resigned to Colonel Richard Butler and desired not to be continued. Asks Howell if he would refer to any Army papers and provide sentiments and opinion respecting Forrest's case.
May 28, 1787 Request for documentation on Christian Kuhn Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Christian Kuhn of Don Hier's troop. Claims to be of Pennsylvania quota, but is not on Nicholson's list. Asks if Howell has any authentic document of states to which the men of corps belonged.
May 28, 1787 Regarding inquiry on money paid for recruiting Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell In response to inquiry by Howell, the money paid to Captain McGowan by E. Williams for recruiting has not been accounted for to the State of Pennsylvania.
May 28, 1787 Regarding Pennsylvania settlement of pay depreciation Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Pennsylvania settled the depreciation of pay of none of its officers of Moylan's Regiment except Colonel Stephen Moylan, Doctor H. McFalla, Captain Craig, Captain Mansfield, Lieutenant Sullivan, William Thompson; Doctor William Cathcart and William Henderson, paymaster.
May 28, 1787 Depreciation of pay to Erasmus Gill; advances to recruiting officers Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Mr. Pierce wants to know if the depreciation of the pay of Erasmus Gill has been settled by Pennsylvania. does not find that any charges appear for advances to recruiting officers in 1776 or 1777 except for what Howell already has.
May 28, 1787 Accounts, including Captain Savage recruiting account Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Encloses accounts desired and the recruiting account of Captain Savage.
May 31, 1787 Query regarding how Captain Isaac Sweeny left service Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Asks that Howell inform inform him how Captain Isaac Sweeny of 11th Pennsylvania Regiment left the service in 1780. Was it by death or resignation? Where should he direct for Mr. Pierce?
August 24, 1787 Jon Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joe Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson writes to Joseph Howell about settling the accounts of Enoch Morgan, formerly of the Pennsylvania Line.
November 3, 1787 Jonathan Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson transmits his account of Colonel Henry Bicker to Joseph Howell.
November 3, 1787 Jonathan Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson confirms receipt of a letter sent by Joseph Howell that contained certificates for Leonard Vandergriff and Colonel James Cunningham.
December 5, 1787 Jonathan Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson seeks further clarification from Joseph Howell regarding the requested returns of the officers and privates of the Pennsylvania Line.
December 10, 1787 Jon Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson forward papers concerning the account of Colonel Wood to Joseph Howell. His wife is vulnerable and family in distress. Whatever pension may be coming would relieve them.
January 15, 1788 Jonathan Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson asks Joseph Howell to send certificates to Colonel Bayard, who waits with impatience.
February 15, 1788 Jonathan Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson informs Joseph Howell that he has settled the depreciation of the pay of Hugh Bradley, Sergeant of the 5th Pennsylvania Regiment. Bradley was thought to have died of wounds at Brandywine until he escaped as a prisoner at Stoney Point
February 22, 1788 Jonathan Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson will detain Colonel Bayard's certificate;.
February 22, 1788 Jon Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joe Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson confirms receipt of Howell's instructions to delay Colonel Bayard's certificates.