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March 29, 1794 Instructions for Construction Agent at Portsmouth, New Hampshire Fortifications Henry Knox Joseph Whipple Contains instructions to an agent charged with procuring "labour, implements and materials" for fortifications at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, listing various regulations and the sum appropriated for the works.
April 2, 1794 Request for Forwarding of Letter to Agent for Fortifications in Portsmouth, New Hampshire Henry Knox Joseph Whipple Asks that the enclosed letter be transmitted to the Agent for Fortifications and the mounting of guns in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and for that person's name to be reported to Knox [the Agent was, in fact, the same Joseph Whipple].
June 24, 1794 Funds for Lt. John Hale's Recruiting Joseph Howell John Parker Hale $250 has been remitted to Joshua Wentworth, Supervisor of the Revenue at Portsmouth, to be advanced to Lt. Hale for the use of the recruiting service.
June 25, 1794 Advance Pay for John Parker Hale Joseph Howell Joshua Wentworth The Treasurer will remit to Wentworth, Supervisor at Portsmouth, funds to provide three month's advance pay for Lt. John Parker Hale.
June 25, 1794 Advance Pay for John Parker Hale Joseph Howell John Parker Hale Joshua Wentworth, Supervisor at Portsmouth, will remit three month's advance pay to Lt. Hale of the Corps of Artillery and Engineers.
July 16, 1794 Funds for Mounting the Artillery at Portsmouth Joseph Howell Joshua Wentworth The Treasurer will remit to Wentworth $250 to be transmitted to Joseph Whipple, Collector at Portsmouth, for the purpose of mounting the artillery.
September 4, 1794 Compensation of James Hackett Joseph Howell Joshua Wentworth The sum of $500 will be remitted to Wentworth to transmit to James Hackett as compensation for his service as a Constructor of Frigates at Portsmouth.
September 4, 1794 Compensation of James Hackett Joseph Howell Colonel James Hackett Joshua Wentworth, Supervisor at Portsmouth, will deliver to Hackett the sum of $500 as compensation for his service as a Constructor of Frigates.
February 20, 1795 Pay of Nathaniel Folsom Joseph Howell Nathaniel Folsom The Treasurer has remitted a sum to Joshua Wentworth to be delivered to Folsom, being his pay as Superintendent of Fortifications at Portsmouth.
February 20, 1795 Pay of Nathaniel Folsom Joseph Howell Joshua Wentworth The Treasurer will remit to Wentworth a sum to be transmitted to Nathaniel Folsom, being his pay as Superintendent of Fortifications at Portsmouth.
March 5, 1795 Pay of Lieutenant John P. Hale & His Recruits Joseph Howell Joshua Wentworth The Treasurer will remit to Wentworth a sum to be transmitted to Lieutenant John P. Hale, being the balance of his pay from his date of acceptance through December 1794 and the pay of his recruits from the dates of their enlistments through December 1794.
March 30, 1795 Pay of John Parker Hale & Recruits Joseph Howell John Parker Hale The Treasurer has remitted to Joshua Wentworth a sum to be delivered to Hale, being the pay of himself and his recruits for the first two months of 1795.
March 30, 1795 Pay of Lieut. John Parker Hale & Recruits Joseph Howell Joshua Wentworth The Treasurer will remit to Wentworth a sum to be delivered to Lieutenant John Parker Hale at Portsmouth, being the pay of himself and his recruits for the first two months of 1795.
April 18, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance, and accounting with Joshua Wentworth William Simmons Joshua Wentworth William Simmons notifies Joshua Wentworth that he is to receive money for Captain Daniel Tilton at Exeter.
April 20, 1795 Receipts of Lt. Hale & His Men William Simmons John Parker Hale Simmons acknowledges that he has received the receipts of Lieutenant Hale and his men for their pay through December 1794.
April 20, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance, and accounting with Joshua Wentworth William Simmons Joshua Wentworth William Simmons confirms receipt of records sent by Joshua Wentworth concerning Lieutenant John Parker Hale.
April 20, 1795 Receipt of Lieutenant Hale & His Recruits William Simmons Joshua Wentworth Simmons acknowledges that he has received the receipt of Lieutenant John Parker Hale for the pay of himself and his recruits.
April 20, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance, and accounting with Lieutenant Hale William Simmons John Parker Hale William Simmons notifies Lieutenant Hale that the pay receipts covering himself and his troops have been received.
April 23, 1795 Receipts of Lieutenant Hale & His Recruits William Simmons John Parker Hale Simmons acknowledges that he has received the receipts of Lieutenant Hale and his Recruits for the first two months of 1795, which, after an examination, will be passed to his credit.
April 23, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance, and accounting with Lieutenant Hale William Simmons John Parker Hale William Simmons confirms the receipt of pay records from Lieutenant Hale.
April 28, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance, and accounting with Lleutenant John Hale William Simmons John Parker Hale William Simmons sends blank pay rolls with instructions to Lieutenant Hale in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
May 4, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance, and accounting with J. Wentworth William Simmons Joseph Wentworth William Simmons confirms receipt of records sent by Joseph Wentworth. These records pertain to the accounts of Captain Tilton.
May 10, 1795 Pay & Subsistence of Captain Sever William Simmons Captain James Sever Simmons advises Captain Sever that he will be paid $945.90 for his pay and subsistence for which duplicate receipts are required.
May 15, 1795 Receipted Bill with Wafered Certificate William Simmons Captain James Sever Account of Sever, approved by Simmons.
May 16, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Joshua Wentworth William Simmons Joshua Wentworth William Simmons informs Joshua Wentworth that money has been remitted to him for payment to Captain James Sever, USN.