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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 10, 1794 Muster Roll with Recruits Noted John McClallin Joseph Howell McClallen is enclosing a muster roll, dated November 1st, which he forwarded to Captain Thompson, on which the recruits are noted.
April 7, 1795 Missing Claims for Militia of Western Frontier John Steele William Simmons Militia yet to be paid for service on Western frontiers. Letters to governor enclosed.
June 1, 1795 Payment Due John Steele William Simmons In previous letter Steele omitted the payment of militia in Kanawa County due for services rendered.
July 13, 1795 Letter from Supervisor at Charleston Daniel Stevens William Simmons Letter from Daniel Stevens - Supervisor of the Federal Revenue at Charleston, South Carolina - to William Simmons, War Department Accountant. Citation only.
August 22, 1795 Lt. Posey's Account John Posey William Simmons Lt. Posey explains that he does not yet have it in his power to make out his payrolls until he receives the blanks from Simmons' office. When they come to hand, he will proceed as Simmons directs.
September 3, 1795 Pay of Deserters John Posey William Simmons Three of the men who are on the payroll deserted some time ago so Posey will hold their pay in his possession until further instructions are received from Simmons.
September 29, 1795 Account of John Posey John Posey William Simmons Posey asserts that he intends to resign and since the public is currently in his debt, he will no longer enlist recruits until he receives an answer from the Secretary of War relative to the settlement of his account.
February 15, 1796 Cited Document Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Freeman 02/20/1796
January 29, 1798 John P. Duvall's defense against charges of misappropriated funds John P. Duvall William Simmons John P. Duvall entreats Simmons to defer any further proceedings against him until he has the opportunity to defend himself against charges that he misappropriated funds. He assures Simmons that he paid every shilling provided by the US to the men whose service to the country was being compensated. Intends to be in Philadelphia next summer and has written to Congressman Macon on the subject. No...
June 25, 1798 Discusses Proper Order of Procedures in Superintending the Accounting Process John Steele William Simmons Letter, reply to Accountant's letter of June 23, 1798, directs Accountant to receive and adjust accounts of officers of the Navy
August 8, 1798 Money Received John Fergus William Simmons Money for recruiting services received.
August 22, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department Peter Hagner George Washington Duncan Hagner informs Duncan that his receipts for bounty were received.
August 31, 1798 Enclosed Receipt for Lieut. David Hale Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Letter, encloses receipt of Lieutenant David Hale.
September 1, 1798 Outlines New War Department Accounting Procedures John Steele William Simmons Letter describing accounting procedures to be followed in consequence of the additional duties assigned to the Accountant by the Act of Congress of July 16, 1798. Lists general accounts as Quartermaster's Department, Hospital Department, Clothing Department, and Subsistence of the Army. All activity must be under direction of the Secretary of War.
September 3, 1798 Request for Detailed List of Navy Transactions, and to Settle All Accounts John Steele William Simmons Letter describing actions for transferring accounts relating to the Navy Department to the Accountant of the Navy Department
September 5, 1798 Request for Blank Returns John Fergus William Simmons Blank returns for new recruits, request for amount to pay new recruits.
December 6, 1798 Pay of Troops John Fergus William Simmons Mentioned sending muster and pay rolls to McHenry. All money paid to men has been out of pocket and therefore can't recruit anymore due to want of more money. Requested a drum for his company.
August 17, 1800 Preventing Bail for Captain Merchants, Accused of Piracy Charles Page Jeremiah Condy Page discusses the case of Captain Merchants who, having been charged with piracy, escaped confinement and was recaptured.
September 1, 1800 Certification of payment; Doctor Jacob D. Williamson, for medicine and attendance on James Boyle and Elisha Athea, 8th Regiment of Infantry William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $22.50 to Doctor Jacob D. Williamson, for medicine and attendance on James Boyle and Elisha Athea, 8th Regiment of Infantry.
September 24, 1800 Warrant from James Miller James Miller William Simmons Warrant for $7650 Miller requested from Secretary of War. Asks Simmons to deliver it to Mr. Miller Esquire.
1796 Account of goods delivered to Cherokee Chiefs David Henley William Simmons Forwards account of goods as the yearly stipends delivered to Cherokee Chiefs 1795-1796.
January 26, 1795 Report on enlistments with the recruiting account William Buchanan Smith Joseph Howell Buchanan Smith is forwarding to Howell his enlistments and recruiting account. He would have transmitted it sooner but failed to enlist more men following their return from the western expedition as he had hoped to do.
September 11, 1795 Receipt for payment to troops, except for deserters John Posey William Simmons Lieutenant Posey informs Simmons that he has paid his men, except for three deserters and a sergeant assigned elsewhere, and has $31.62 remaining that will be disposed of as directed.
August 18, 1795 Inquiry on status of the payroll, which has not been received John Posey Henry Barry Posey informs Barry that so far he has only received the Muster Roll for his detachment, but still needs information regarding how and when to pay his men as he has not yet received the payroll.
August 2, 1795 Acknowledgement of receipt of letter, the money has not yet arrived John Posey William Simmons Posey informs Simmons that he has not yet received the $200 intended for the recruiting service but when he does receive the money, he will give the receipts as directed.