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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 20, 1784 Concerning various pay issues Philip Audebert John Pierce From the Pay Office in Philadelphia, Audibert discusses various pay issues with the Paymaster General.
February 10, 1784 Accounting Matters Philip Audebert John Pierce Discusses various accounting issues; also notes that several account books and papers have been forwarded to Pierce's office.
February 17, 1784 Mr. Carleton conducting the affairs of the War Office Philip Audebert John Pierce Mentions that Mr. Carleton has been empowered by Congress to conduct the affairs of the War Office; discusses amounts of money sent to a paymaster.
March 10, 1784 Army accounts and troop pay Philip Audebert John Pierce Discusses the status of the settlement of army accounts and pay for the troops.
April 16, 1784 Settlement of the accounts of French officers John Pierce Robert Morris Discusses the settlement of the accounts of French officers in the American Army.
May 3, 1784 Enclosed estimate for subsistences John Pierce Robert Morris Enclosed estimate for subsistences for the month of May, amounting to over $2,500.
June 14, 1784 Foreign officers and pay warrants John Pierce Mr. Morris The Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General lists several foreign officers and the amounts of the pay warrants drawn for them.
June 22, 1784 Request for Prices Peter R. Chevalier Samuel Hodgdon Request for the prices of listed articles.
June 23, 1784 Prices of Military Stores Peter R. Chevalier Samuel Hodgdon Request for prices of various articles of military stores listed in the letter.
June 30, 1784 Settlement of arrearages of pay John Pierce Thomas Condy Discusses the settlement of arrearages of pay to the American Regiment and detachments of artillery and the pay of the subsistence to the remaining garrison at West Point.
September 29, 1784 Request for funding John Pierce Robert Morris John Pierce sends to Robert Morris a request for funding to be expended for troop rations.
October 1, 1784 Request for funding for officers of Pennsylvania Troops John Pierce Robert Morris John Pierce sends to Robert Morris a request for funding for officers of Pennsylvania troops.
January 6, 1785 Pay Settlements for Continental Regiments Joseph Howell William Livingston Settlement of several regiment's accounts.
April 12, 1785 Regarding certificates of final settlements Joseph Howell Mr. Ellery Certificates of final settlements were issued by John Pierce, commissioner for settling accounts of late army of United States.
March 9, 1788 Regarding forged certificate Joshua Dawson Joseph Howell From the letter book of the assistant commissioner of army accounts, Joseph Howell. Discusses a forged certificate (probably for pay).
March 17, 1788 Regarding accounts, Mr. White's family, and forgery Joshua Dawson Joseph Howell From the letter book of Joseph Howell, Assistant Commissioner of Army Accounts in the Board of Treasury's Office of Army Accounts. Discusses accounts, Mr. White's family, and a forged certificate.
September 17, 1788 Widow of Captain James Calderwood, killed at Brandywine Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Widow of Captain James Calderwood, killed at Brandywine applies to Pennsylvania for half pay. He was Captain of an independent company, but was annexed to the 11th Virginia Regiment.
January 26, 1791 Draft Letter Signed, Joseph Howell to Henry Knox Joseph Howell Henry Knox Knox sends his report on the amount due the militia for their services in the late expedition against the Maumee Indians.
April 22, 1791 The Western Country Will Swarm, Etc. Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar Howell reports on a number of accounting matters dealing with arrearages, bounties, and the shortage of gold. The recruiting effort seems successful in a number of states and levies are so plentiful that soon the Western Country will swarm with them. He has also purchased ten lottery tickets for Harmar.
June 10, 1791 Money for the Detachment of Artillery at West Point Joseph Howell George Fleming Howell transmits the sum of $831 to pay the arrearages of pay due the detachment of artillery stationed at West Point.
June 18, 1791 Pay for the Officers and Men of the Old Troops & Others Joseph Howell Arthur St. Clair Howell transmits three month's pay for the Old Troops and one month's pay for the general staff and the army generally.
June 18, 1791 Money for the Commanding General Joseph Howell Samuel Hodgdon Howell is transmitting the sum of $17,844 for the use of the commanding general.
June 18, 1791 Money for the Pay of Harmar's Regiment Joseph Howell Major Erkuries Beatty Captain Beatty is entrusted by Howell with the task of conveying $17,844 to General Harmar for the pay of his officers and men.
June 30, 1791 Money for a Battalion of Levies on the Frontier Joseph Howell Samuel Hodgdon Howell transmits to Hodgdon the amount of $2,225 for the purpose of raising a battalion of levies on the frontier.
June 30, 1791 Money Sent for Bounty Paid Joseph Howell John Jeffers Jeffers reimbursed for bounty paid, remaining accounts settled.