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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 4, 1784 Shipping of Bells Worsley Emes Samuel Hodgdon Advises of the shipping of the bells belonging to Mr. Livingston's church.
May 5, 1786 Intelligence from the Western Frontier Henry Knox General William Irvine Knox thanks Irvine for referring officers to him with recent information from the western frontier and he asks for any additional information that Irvine can gather. He briefly mentions the lack of intelligence concerning British intentions to evacuate the western Army forts.
October 12, 1791 Settlement of public account with waggoner William Knox [not available] William Knox informs McClure and Smith of Carlisle that money to waggoner George Hensar was stopped on information of the transaction from Major Hodgdon.
January 4, 1794 Money for the Recruiting Service Joseph Howell Thomas Butler Money has been remitted by George Clymer to Major Butler for the use of the recruiting service. Duplicate receipts should be signed by Butler.
May 3, 1794 Account of Capt. Richard Sparks Joseph Howell Richard Sparks Capt. Sparks is asked to submit his account of pay due and received and also his account and vouchers for all monies he has received from the War Department.
May 30, 1794 Advance Pay Ensigns Semple and Martin Joseph Howell Charles Martin Ensigns Semple and Martin are notified that they will each receive $60 advance pay through the hands of George Clymer, Supervisor.
June 13, 1794 Suspension of Presque Isle is Temporary Thomas Mifflin General William Irvine Governor Mifflin discusses the President's suspension of the establishment of the town at Presque Isle and, in response to the dissatisfaction of frontier inhabitants, assures Irvine that the suspension is only temporary.
June 20, 1794 Funds for James Sterrett's Recruiting Joseph Howell James Sterrett The Secretary of War has directed, through the hands of George Clymer, a remittance of $250 to Lt. Sterrett for the use of the recruiting service.
June 20, 1794 Letters Respecting the Town at Presque Isle Alexander James Dallas General William Irvine Dallas encloses the letters that have passed back and forth between Governor Mifflin and the General Government respecting the President's suspension of the establishment of the town at Presque Isle.
June 27, 1794 Fort Franklin Beseiged, Etc. Ebenezer Denney General William Irvine This is Denney's report from the western counties of Pennsylvania, particularly from Fort Pitt and Fort Franklin which he describes as being beseiged.
June 29, 1794 Indian Reaction to the Suspension at Presque Isle Andrew Ellicot General William Irvine Elicott discusses the Indian response to the President's suspension of the establishment of the town at Presque Isle.
July 26, 1794 Pay for Capt. Sparks' Command Joseph Howell Richard Sparks Howell has tried to forward Capt. Sparks the pay for his command but has been prevented from doing so for want of information on Alexander Stevenson of Slough's Company.
August 23, 1794 Funds for Capt. Sparks' Recruiting Joseph Howell Richard Sparks Thomas Fisher will deliver to Capt. Sparks $200 for the use of the recruiting service and $58.93 for the pay of the recruits. The men in the Corps of Artillery and Engineers will be paid separately.
September 6, 1794 Mistakes with Capt. Sparks Account Joseph Howell Richard Sparks The mistakes Capt. Sparks points out happened because of the extraordinary hurry of Mr. Fisher's departure but will be rectified in the next transmission of pay.
September 12, 1794 Supplies and Transportation for the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Militias Alexander Hamilton Ephrain Blaine Blaine, the assistant quartermaster general of the militia army, is asked for his agency to supply transportation, forage straw, and fuel for the Pennsylvania and New Jersey militias moving agains the insurgents in western Pennsylvania.
September 25, 1794 Pay of Capt. Cornelius Lyman and His Detachment Joseph Howell Cornelius Lyman The sum of $402.70 has been remitted for the pay of Capt. Lyman and the detachment of recruits under his command, including the companies of Capts. Howe, Sedam, and Bissell.
October 11, 1794 Fifty Thousand Dollars for the Militia Army John Stagg Ephrain Blaine Stagg notifies Blaime that the Secretary of the Treasury has authorized $50,000 for the use of the militia army and the appropriate receipts should be provided to the bearer, Mr. James Alexander.
October 11, 1794 Invoice of Sundries forwarded for the use of the President Samuel Hodgdon Richard Parker Invoice of sundries forwarded for the use of the President of the United States, October 11, 1794, signed by Samuel Hodgdon.
October 13, 1794 Urgency of Supplies for the Army Henry Knox Ephrain Blaine Knox urges Blaime (or in his absence, Richard Parker) to expedite the transport of the supplies to the Army by all possible means.
October 13, 1794 Stores for the Army Being Transported Samuel Hodgdon Ephrain Blaine Hodgdon notifies Blaime that the clothing for the Army has been sent to Carlisle but should be forwarded on the Bedford and Blaime should take every measure to ensure their prompt delivery.
October 16, 1794 Arrest the President's Wagon Henry Knox Ephrain Blaine Knox orders Blaime to arrest the President's wagon until his orders are received but the shipment of clothing should be sent on.
December 26, 1794 Circular Letters to Recruiting Officers Joseph Howell Charles Martin Enclosed are the Circular Letters to Recruiting Officers of March 20, 1793 and Jan. 23, 1794, to which strictest attention must be paid to prevent embarassments on the settling of accounts.
February 6, 1795 Muster Rolls Being Returned for Corrections Joseph Howell Charles Martin Howell is returning Ensign Martin's muster rolls since he is unable to make a payroll based on the information contained therein. Some of the men left sick by Lieutenant Hutchins have not been inserted in the column for names present. Martin is directed to rectify this problem and resubmit the rolls.
March 7, 1795 Balance of Pay Due Charles Martin & His Men Joseph Howell Charles Martin The Treasurer has remitted sums to Henry Miller, Supervisor of Pennsylvania, to be transmitted to Charles Martin, being the balance of his pay from the date of his acceptance through December 1794 and the pay of his men through December 1794. If a man makes his mark on his receipt, it must be witnessed by a person of respectability.
March 26, 1795 Stevenson's Pay Prior to his Posting at Carlisle Joseph Howell Charles Martin Howell informs Martin that it is not known if Stevenson was paid prior to his posting at the rendezvous at Carlisle since he may have enlisted with another name. If Martin can determine Stevenson's previous locations, Howell can examine those rolls to ascertain his pay status.