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May 7, 1790 Claim of John Kennedy Henry Knox Joseph Howell Letter from the Secretary at War concerning John Kennedy, formerly a soldier in the 7th Massachusetts Regiment. States in agreement with Howell that Kennedy must produce additional evidence, other than his own word, that he was forcibly detained by the British during the Revolutionary War.
June 25, 1792 Receipts from Carberry & Lewis George Gale Joseph Howell Capts. Henry Carberry ($500.60) and William Lewis ($401) have given Gale duplicate receipts which are enclosed.
November 22, 1792 Account and vouchers of Ensign John Tillinghast Joseph Howell Samuel Hodgdon Howell transmits to Samuel Hodgdon the account and vouchers of Ensign John Tillinghast for sundry expenses, and erecting a public blockhouse.
May 29, 1793 Account of Elias Longstreet Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for Elias Longstreet, late Captain in the New Jersey Regiment.
May 30, 1793 Account of David Reese Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for David Reese, late private in the 3rd New Jersey Regiment. Reese is owed 280 dollars
February 7, 1794 Ensign Daniel Bissell's Horse Joseph Howell Samuel Hodgdon A voucher is enclosed regarding a contingent account for Ensign Daniel Bissell for keeping a public horse which is not within what the War Department considers a contingent expense so perhaps it should be handled by the Quartermaster's department.
February 24, 1794 Account of Elias Dayton Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Elias Dayton, late Colonel in the 3rd Virginia Line. Dayton was in recruiting service.
February 28, 1794 Account of Abraham Lyons Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Abraham Lyons, late Captain in the Jersey Brigade.
April 1, 1796 Merlbrie's account William Simmons Jerome Merlhie Merlbrie's account for pay.
May 16, 1796 Credit to Gorham's Account William Simmons Nathaniel Gorham Acknowledges receipt of a receipt from Gorham that will be entered to Gorham's credit on the books of the War Department Accountants Office
July 22, 1794 Account of John Hollingshead Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of account for John Hollingshead, late major in the 2nd New Jersey Regiment.
August 22, 1794 Casting iron plates for the naval building yards Tench Coxe Joshua Humphreys The Commissioner of the Revenue instructs Humphreys to begin casting the iron plates for the six building yards in Philadelphia for the purpose of heating and seasoning wood for naval use. Blueprints and instructions are desired from Humphreys.
October 27, 1794 Request of Secretary of War to Furnish Detailed Information on All Non-Commissioned Officers John Stagg Joseph Howell Stagg wrote on behalf of the Sec. of War requesting a return of all the non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates specifically for the month their service will expire. Also requested Howell specify the corp to which they belong (cavalry, infantry, or artillery) and if they are under the leadership of Gen. Wayne.
July 20, 1795 Account of Joseph Howell William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $9.38 is due Joseph Howell being a like sum paid by him to the order of Captain Edward Miller.
February 26, 1795 Accountability of Lieutenant Guillion Joseph Howell Isaac Shelby After examining the rolls of the detachment of militia under the command of Lieutenant Jeremiah Guillion, Howell concludes that Lieutenant Guillion is held accountable for the disbursal of pay agreeable to the enclosed receipt rolls.
April 14, 1795 Compensation of Richard Griffiths as surgeon's mate, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that Richard Griffiths is due $36 pay and forage for his service as a Surgeon's Mate of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers during March 1795.
April 15, 1795 Payment to James Sellers William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $224.90 is due James Sellers for the bill of sundry expenditures by Horatio Jones, interpreter, and two Seneca chiefs while at his house for two weeks in April.
April 15, 1795 Payment of Captain Staats Morris William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $375.34 is due Captain Staats Morris of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers for his pay and subsistence in 1794 and 1795 and for his passage from Charleston to New York and horse hire to Fort Fidius, Georgia.
April 16, 1795 Payment of the Scouts of Washington County Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1529.17 is due the Scouts of Washington County in the State of Kentucky for their pay during the last five months of 1794.
April 21, 1795 Payment of the Scouts of Woodford County William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $697.17 is due to the Scouts of Woodford County, Kentucky who were responsible for the protection of the county from April 1793 to September 1794.
April 21, 1795 Payment of William Lindsey, soldier Legion of United States William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $10.72 is due to William Lindsey, a soldier of Captain Jacob Slough's Company, for the balance of his pay to October 25, 1791.
April 21, 1795 Account of John Habersham, Collector of the Customs in Savannah, Georgia William Simmons Timothy Pickering John Habersham, Collector of the Customs in Savannah, Georgia, is to be held accountable for the sum of two dollars in pursuance of a warrant to be issued in his favor by the Secretary of War.
April 23, 1795 Pay of Lieutenant Henry Muhlenberg's Non Commissioned Officers and Privates William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $85.50 is due two non-commissioned officers and ten Privates, under the command of Lieutenant Henry Muhlenberg of the Artillerists and Engineers, who marched with Lieutenant Thomas Hutchins to Petersburg.
April 23, 1795 John Habersham's, Collector of the Customs, Savannah Georgia, discount of Duties, Imposts, and Tonnage William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons informs Pickering of the receipt of John Habersham, Collector for the Customs of Savannah Georgia, that includes a discount of $18.75 for duties, imposts, and tonnage.
April 23, 1795 Pay of Lieutenant John McClallen and Recruits William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $310.90 is due Lieutenant John McClallen and his recruits for their pay for the first three months of 1795, sum transmitted to Nicholas Fish Supervisor New York.