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August 25, 1786 Claim on behalf of deceased brother John Pierce Martin Eichelberger Responds to a claim by Martin Eichelberger on behalf of his late brother, Burnet. Pierce writes that an act of Congress limiting claims on the Office of Army Accounts excludes his particular claim from being admitted.
June 11, 1788 Politics Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Anti-Federal majority anticipated in New York government. Virginia's adoption of the constitution is key.
January 23, 1798 Request to the constructor in Baltimore David Stodder for a statement as to principal causes of delay in frigate construction [not available] David Stodder The letter directs the David Stodder, naval constructor at Baltimore to provide explanations for delays in completing ship building beyond the periods when she expected to have been finished. Lose no time in transmitting information.
July 21, 1790 Request for Assistance with Supply Contractors Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox requests that Otho Williams assist contractors in sending supplies to General Josiah Harmar's army in the Northwest Territory. Harmar writes that he is having to pay out of his own purse for meat, and that some other means will have to be found for supply, if force is employed against the savages.
September 3, 1790 Preparations for Expedition Henry Knox [not available] Orders to prepare Commissary and Quartermasters line for supplying expedition. Colonel Samuel Smith has made financial arrangement. Therefore, there are no restraints in preparations for want of pecuniary assistance.
January 29, 1792 Recommendations for Military Appointments Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Letter, asks for recommendations for military appointments.
April 28, 1794 Pay of Captain Hannah and His Recruits Joseph Howell George Gale The Secretary of War has provided a remittance to Gale for the pay of Captain Nicholas Hannah and his recruits for the first three months of 1794.
June 7, 1794 Henry Knox to Joshua Barney Henry Knox Joshua Barney No available image.
June 24, 1794 Funds for William B. Smith's Pay and Recruiting Joseph Howell George Gale Funds are remitted to Gale for three month's advance pay for Lt. William Buchannan Smith with additional funds for the use of the recruiting service.
July 9, 1794 Funds for Capt. Richard Blackburn's Recruiting Joseph Howell George Gale The Treasurer will remit to Gale, Supervisor at Baltimore, funds to be transmitted to Capt. Richard Scott Blackburn, of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at Alexandra, for the use of the recruiting service.
July 12, 1794 Funds for Capt. Bruff and Capt. Vermonnet Joseph Howell George Gale The Treasurer will remit to Gale funds to be transmitted to Capt. James Bruff, of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at Chester, for the use of the recruiting service and additional funds to be transmitted to John Vermonnet at Alexandria for his compensation as a temporary engineer.
July 16, 1794 Funds for Mounting the Artillery at Baltimore Joseph Howell Samuel Dodge The Secretary of War has directed a remittance of five hundred dollars to George Gale, Supervisor of Maryland, to be transmitted to Dodge for the purpose of mounting the Artillery.
July 16, 1794 Mounting the Artillery at Baltimore and Annapolis Joseph Howell George Gale The Treasurer will remit to Gale five hundred dollars to be transmitted to Samuel Dodge at Baltimore and $250 to be transmitted to John Randall at Annapolis, both for the purpose of mounting the Artillery.
August 1, 1794 Pay Advanced to Capt. Richard Blackburn Joseph Howell George Gale The Treasurer will remit to Gale $220 to be transmitted to Capt. Richard Scott Blackburn for three month's advance pay.
August 4, 1794 Funds for the Building of Frigates at Baltimore Joseph Howell George Gale The Treasurer will remit to Gale $500 to be transmitted to Samuel and Joseph Sterrett, agents for the building of frigates in Baltimore. They are reponsible for the payment to David Stodder as advance compensation as a contractor of frigates.
August 8, 1794 Commencement of the Frigates with the Greatest Activity Henry Knox Samuel & Joseph Sterrett "I have received your favor of Captain Truxton who will be the Superintendent and will repair to Baltimore in order to conduct matters with you in order to arrange everything for the commencement of the frigates with the greatest activity."
August 9, 1794 Pay to Soldiers Confined by Civil Authority Joseph Howell James Bruff Officers are not permitted to pay soldiers confined by the Civil Authority so the date of their imprisonment and release should be maintained on the muster roll. Application has made to the War Office respecting the clothing for Capt. Bruff's recruits.
August 26, 1794 Advance Pay for Lt. William Willson Joseph Howell George Gale Gale, Supervisor at Baltimore, is to transmit thesum of $78 to Lt. William Willson being three month's advance pay for his service in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at Baltimore.
August 26, 1794 Advance Pay for Lt. Willson Joseph Howell William Willson George Gale, Supervisor at Baltimore will deliver to Lt. Willson the sum of $78 for three month's advance pay for service in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
August 30, 1794 Allowance to the Supervisors Joseph Howell George Gale An allowance to the supervisors for disbursing monies not connected with their office is currently not permitted, but they should receive some compensation that must be approved by the Secretary of War upon his return from the eastward.
November 21, 1794 Compensation of John Vermonnet Joseph Howell George Gale Five hundred dollars will be remitted to Gale to be transmitted to John Vermonnet at Alexandria, Virginia for his compensation as a temporary engineer.
January 26, 1795 Deserters' and Dead Men's Pay Benjamin Mifflin James Bruff Mifflin instructs Bruff as how to settle his accounts with specific instruction to return deserters' and dead men's pay.
January 28, 1795 The Pay of Captain Bruff's Men Joseph Howell James Bruff The Treasurer has been directed to remit to George Gale, Supervisor at Baltimore, a sum to be transmitted to Bruff for the pay of the non-commissioned officers and privates in his Company. Receipts must be collected and if a signature is not written, the mark must be witnessed by a commissioned officer or a person of respectability.
January 28, 1795 Paying the Recruits of Captain James Bruff Joseph Howell George Gale The Treasurer will remit to Gale a sum to be transmitted to Captain James Bruff, being for the pay of his recruits for the last quarter of 1794 and for which receipts will be required.
February 3, 1795 Settlement With Contractors Must be Done at This Office! Joseph Howell Richard Griffith Howell informs Griffith that he will receive the balance of his pay from Lieutenant Geddes. He admonishes Griffith that he should not have taken money in lieu of forage from the Contractor. All such transactions should be settled by Howell's office so Griffith must refund the money to the Contractor.