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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 17, 1784 Delay in reporting the practices of General Hazen John Pierce William Henry John Pierce sends to Judge William Henry a letter explaining his delay in reporting the practices of General Hazen to Congress.
March 29, 1786 Delivery of Doyle's certificate Joseph Howell Captain John Doyle Advises Doyle on the delivery of his certificate (settling his accounts with the Pay Office).
January 13, 1789 Accounts of Captain Abraham deHuff Joseph Howell Captain Abraham de Huff Regarding accounts of Captain Abraham deHuff, Howell conceives that he is entitled to the year's pay allowed in consequence of being a prisoner. In consequence of being a suprenumerary, deHuff is entitled to 300 acres of land.
January 13, 1789 Resignation was considered final Joseph Howell William Feltman Lieutenant William Feltman's resignation was considered final by Major General Green and the officers of the Regiment to which he belonged.
January 14, 1789 Charges of Captain Jacob Weaver Joseph Howell Captain Jacob Weaver Weaver stands charged with sums of money to include payments to raise company stationed at Lancaster; support of prisoners conducted to Virginia; commissioner of prisoners.
January 21, 1792 Employing Armorers Henry Knox General Edward Hand Knox appreciated Hand's employment of armorers instead of "any intermediate person". Requested standard rifles and also how many will be sent from Lancaster.
January 24, 1794 Advance for the Use of the Recruiting Service Joseph Howell Levi McClean And advance of $200 has been remitted, through George Clymer, for the use of the recruiting service, for which duplicate receipts will be required.
February 8, 1794 Pay of McClean and His Recruits Joseph Howell Levi McClean McClean's recruits will be paid as soon as the musters are approriately qualified and returned to the Accountant's Office. In the meantime, McClean's own pay can be remitted to the 31st of December 1793.
April 4, 1794 Forwards Major Craig's Order for Wagons and Bells James O'Hara Joseph Simon Refers to Major Craig's order for wagons, horse bells, cow bells, and collars.
July 7, 1794 Rifles for the defense of the Pennsylvania frontier Henry Knox General Edward Hand Knox orders 150 rifles to be loaned to the governor of Pennsylvania for the defense of the frontier.
July 25, 1794 Rifles for the Chickasaws Henry Knox General Edward Hand Knox orders 150 rifles to be delivered to Philadelphia so that they can be sent as a present to the Chicasaws.
July 30, 1794 Rifles have arrived. Samuel Hodgdon General Edward Hand Hodgdon notifies Hand that the rifles he requested have arrived in a timely manner.
September 18, 1794 Request and Instructions for Sending Rifles Samuel Hodgdon General Edward Hand Request to forward rifles to Carlisle, addressing the shipment to Richard Parker, public storekeeper. If Parker is absent, shipment should be directed to Capt. Sparks.
December 2, 1794 Pay of Lt. Henry Muhlenberg's Recruits Joseph Howell Henry Muhlenberg Samuel Fisher will deliver $97.90 for the pay of Lt. Muhlenberg's recruits. When a man makes his mark on the receipt roll, it must be witnessed by a person of respectability.
December 4, 1794 A Tedious and Disagreeable Journey James Jones Matthias Slough Jones complains of his tedious and disagreeable journey due to the total incapacity of the horses hired at Lancaster. One of the horses gave out at Wright's Ferry and another one at Laurel Hill. He has had to hire a second team to draw his wagon and baggage. The bearer was offered a third horse to take the wagon home but he refused due to the state of the roads over the mountains.
April 12, 1796 Accounts examined and money owed William Simmons James Morrison Accounts of a Captain James Gamble deceased have been examined anf Simmons requests that Morrison pay the sums owed to the War Department
October 17, 1796 Request to comply with a bond William Simmons Alexander Scott Simmons requests that Scott comply with the terms of a bond in which Scott joined Capt. Jacob Slough to prevent his turning the issue over to the Attorney General
October 17, 1796 Capt. Jacob Slough's bond William Simmons Matthias Slough Informs Slough that the bond in which he is associated with his son, Capt. Jacob Slough, for the settlement of Jacob's account with the War Office must be complied with or Simmons will refer the matter to the Attorney General
October 17, 1796 Captain Slough's bond William Simmons Jacob Slough Informs Slough that he must comply with the terms of the bond for the settlement of his account or Simmons will refer the matter to the Attorney General
January 27, 1797 Closing of Jacob Slough's account William Simmons Jacob Slough Requests that Captain Slough provide his account and vouchers for monies received from the War Office so that Simmons can close his account
February 14, 1797 Settling Slough's accounts William Simmons Jacob Slough Repeats his request that Slough provide the account and vouchers required to settle his accounts with the War Office and warns of legal action.
February 14, 1797 Compliance with a bond William Simmons Matthias Slough Repeats his request that Slough ensure compliance with the terms of the bond entered into with his son and warns of legal action if the amount is not paid or proper vouchers submitted to the War Office
February 21, 1797 Settlement of Hand's account William Simmons General Edward Hand Simmons informs Hand that documentation is needed in order to settle his account with the War Department. (large portions illegible)
December 18, 1797 Hand still owes $3.57 William Simmons General Edward Hand Simmons notifies Hand that he has received most of the vouchers needed to settle his account but there is still $3.57 that has not been documented.
December 18, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Edward Hand William Simmons General Edward Hand William Simmons informs Edward Hand that his accounts have been closed.