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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 1, 1784 Pay of French Officers John Pierce Robert Morris Discusses the pay of French officers
March 9, 1784 Pay Certificate to Elisha Ames John Pierce Unknown Recipient Discusses pay due to a soldier - Elisha Ames - in the First Massachusetts Regiment.
April 27, 1784 Account settlement John Pierce Michael G. Houdin Discusses the settlement of the account of an officer and the pay due to foreign officers
May 5, 1784 Petition for restitution of funds Office of Army Accounts, Paymaster General, Pay Office (1783-1792) Unknown Recipient The Commissioner of Army Accounts renders a negative opinion pertaining to the petition for restitution of funds made by Captain Johr. David Woelpper, German Battalion.
May 16, 1785 Dr. William S. Alexander late Quartermaster for the Postal Charlotte in North Carolina with United States John Pierce William S. Alexander Payment to Dr. William S. Alexander late Quartermaster for the Postal Charlotte in North Carolina with United States.
September 8, 1785 Counterfeit Certificates - An Inside Job? John Pierce John Winslow John Pierce hires John Winslow to "use every means to trace the hands" through whom counterfeit certificates have passed. Pierce provides five counterfeit certificates, obtained from Samuel Hodgdon's office, for Winslow's investigation. Pierce opines that the culprit maybe someone in whom he has placed trust.
November 18, 1785 Public debts of Col. Alden Joseph Howell Oliver Patridge Joseph Howell writes Oliver Patridge, administrator of Colonel Ichabad Alden's estate. Informs Patridge that Colonel Alden owes the public considerable sums. Requests that Patridge account for Alden's debts or pay them from the estate.
April 20, 1786 Representation of Major Lloyd John Pierce Board of Treasury Cover letter for a "representation" from a Major Lloyd of his services as agent for Hazen's Regiment in the Revolutionary War
May 5, 1786 Report on Petition of Patrick Bennett John Pierce Board of Treasury Pierce's report to the Board of Treasury on the petition of Patrick Bennett (who was assigned to the Forage Master's Department) for "depreciation" pay recommending denial of the petition.
May 11, 1786 Colonel Livingston's Accounts John Pierce James Milligan Discusses the settlement of the accounts of Colonel James Livingston for recruiting his regiment in the Revolutionary War
May 19, 1786 Charges on the Office's Books John Pierce Peter Dolliver Pierce forwards an accounting of the charges against Capt. Dolliver in the record books of the Office of Army Accounts
May 20, 1786 Information about pay certificates John Pierce Gerard Bancker The Commissioner of Army Accounts denies Gerard Bancker's request for information about pay certificates issued by the Office of Army Accounts
May 20, 1786 Claimant's Demand for Securities John Pierce A.W. Dunscomb Discusses Dunscomb's request for information respecting a claimant's demand for securities
May 31, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce William Blodget Pierce informs Blodget that before settlement can take place the Secretary at War must be addressed to resolve all issues of rank. Blodget claims to be General Greene's aide de camp.
June 1, 1786 Certificates Due to Colonel Adams John Pierce John White The Commissioner of Army Accounts encloses the certificates due to Colonel Adams.
June 1, 1786 Certificates due Colonel Adams John Pierce John White There are charges against Colonel Adams. Pierce wonders if White knew about them.
June 7, 1786 Request for Certificates John Pierce Canfield Coe Request for certificates that belong to individuals residing in the state of New York.
June 7, 1786 Apply to Major Wyllys for money due John Pierce Canfield Coe Major Wyllys has drawn pay due to his Corps. Therefore, Coe should apply to him in case any money is due.
June 16, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce William Windser Discusses the money paid to Gates and how it ought to have been handled.
June 17, 1786 Regarding Account of Deceased John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Discusses account with a deceased person which needs to be settled.
June 17, 1786 Mistakes in certificates; applications by widow and orphan of Lieutenant Quarles John Pierce A.W. Dunscomb References a mistake in certificates. Mentions leaving office and some person authorized to received claims. Mentions that if widow and orphan of Lieutenant Quarles, cannot obtain half pay from the states, they will find an application to congress as fruitless.
June 20, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts regarding counterfeiting John Pierce Governor Josiah Bartlett Circular letter regarding forged securities. Contains a description of a person suspected of passing the counterfeit notes, a shoemaker and tanner. Requests information on the suspected forger.
June 22, 1786 Accounts of Israel Putnam and John Stevens John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Requests update on the accounts of I. Putnam and J. Stevens.
June 22, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Pierce discusses the pay of General Putnam and Capt. Jones.
June 22, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce John White John Pierce expresses his alarm over the status of Lt. Baker and Colonel Adams accounts.