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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 11, 1784 Account settlement Edward Carrington John Pierce Discusses the settlement of his account.
August 13, 1784 Returning clothing A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell The author states that his responsibilities apply only to the State of Virginia so he is returning the clothing that would be assigned to Officers and Soldiers of other States. He requests that the War Office return the regiments of horses belonging to Virginia.
September 15, 1784 Financial matters Nathaniel Irish Samuel Hodgdon Nathaniel Irish, deputy commissary of military stores, explains his financial situation and sends a request for money to Samuel Hodgdon.
November 18, 1784 Accomodations for visit John Pierce Ebenezer Jackson John Pierce sends to Ebenezer Jackson a letter requesting accomodations for his visit.
November 19, 1784 Payment for Doctor Reed John Pierce Philip Audebert John Pierce sends to Philip Audibert a letter offering to make payment for Doctor Reed.
November 19, 1784 Rations for the Southern Army John Pierce John White John Pierce encloses a letter to John Whitediscussing rations for the Southern Army.
December 9, 1784 Dissapointment at not receiving papers John Pierce Joseph Howell John Pierce sends to Joseph Howell a letter expressing his dissapointment at not receiving the papers he needs to transact business.
December 17, 1784 Contractors, accounts, and payments John Pierce John White John Pierce sends to John White a letter that discusses contractors, accounts, and payments.
December 30, 1784 Certificates and accounts John Pierce Joseph Howell The recipient is receiving with Mr. Dunscomb four hundred and fifty Certificates that the author has signed. The trusts(?)will be sent by post in case there is an accident in the conveyance. The recipient's salary has been secured so there is no need for apprehension about being paid. Details regarding specific accounts are also discussed as well as the concern with unreliable agents.
December 30, 1784 Pay certificates John Pierce Joseph Howell Discusses delivery of pay certificates and their markings.
December 30, 1784 Seeking compensation John Pierce Joseph King John Pierce sends Joseph King a letter that offers recommendations for seeking compensation.
December 30, 1784 Accounting practices John Pierce Philip Audebert John Pierce sends to Philip Audibert a letter discussing accounting practices.
December 30, 1784 Four hundred dollars worth of notes John Pierce Philip Audebert John Pierce sends to Philip Audibert this letter enclosed with four hundred dollars worth of notes.
December 30, 1784 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Edward Carrington Pierce discusses the money placed by General Weedon in Colonel Ball's hands. Pierce directs Carrington to use Ball's memorandum of payments to guide him in making settlements.
December 30, 1784 Information pertaining to Mr. Stokeley's accounts John Pierce A.W. Dunscomb John Pierce sends to Andrew Dunscomb a letter that directs him to obtain information pertaining to the accounts of Mr. Stokeley.
December 30, 1784 Pay claims John Pierce John White John Pierce sends to John White a letter in which he discusses pay claims.
December 9, 1784 Certificates John Pierce Joseph Howell John Pierce sends to Joseph Howell a letter enclosed with certificates.
December 30, 1784 Certificates John Pierce Joseph Howell John Pierce sends to Joseph Howell this note enclosed with certificates.
December 31, 1784 Settlement for Lee's Legion A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Settlement for a part of Lee's Legion and other pay matters
February 8, 1785 Number of Brigadier General pay entitlements in Virginia A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Asks what number of Brigadier Generals are considered entitled to pay.
February 26, 1785 Propriety of Captain Heard's charges; verification of musters A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Mentions papers of the Legion by Captain Heard. Discusses the propriety of charges. Those not mustered must obtain certificate from Colonel Lee showing reasons. Asks for inquiry about Captain McMurray's maps.
March 4, 1785 Certificates issued; Rollis' pay; musters as the principles of settlement A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Certificates issued. Discusses Rollis' pay. Musters are the principles of settlement. Can not deviate or risk fraud.
April 28, 1785 Regarding justness of pay A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Discusses Roth's pay and issued certificates, Captain Armstrong's pay, Mr. Gordon's account, and the matter of depreciation and the invalid Regiment. Intends to give full justice, subjected to a little delay, as precedents may be dangerous.
August 10, 1786 Letter to the Paymaster General Benjamin Harrison John Pierce Harrison discusses paper money and accounting issues with John Pierce. Is much distressed for money.
October 27, 1785 Benjamin Harrison sends John Pierce his request for settlement Benjamin Harrison John Pierce Benjamin Harrison requests that John Pierce settle his accounts. Harrison expresses his gratitude and provides points of contact to facilitate this matter.