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July 1, 1788 Accounts of Colonel Crane Joseph Howell Henry Knox Writes the Secretary at War on the subject of the accounts of Colonel Crane's Regiment, particularly of the monies received by him in 1777. Concludes that Crane is liable for various penalties because he did not comply with the directions of the commander-in-chief
July 9, 1789 John Howard requests Knox to be present at War Dept. inquiry John Eager Howard Henry Knox Letter, directs attendance at inquiry meeting.
January 26, 1790 Letter to the Secretary of War Joseph Howell Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War that the principal objection to closing the account of Col. Crane arises on the expenditure of the monies received by him in 1777 for recruiting services. States that he has examined the books closely.
March 26, 1790 Report on the Petition of Edward Thomson Joseph Howell Henry Knox Report on the petition of Edward Thomson, a private during the early stages of the Revolutionary War. Howell finds that the petitioner has no claim on the United States.
March 8, 1790 Information on Lieutenant Armstrong Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton Agreeable to Hamilton's request, Howell informs him that Lt. Samuel Armstrong, Paymaster to the 8th Massachusetts Regiment, received the monies for the four months pay of the Regiment in the month of September 1783, on which a balance remains due from him.
June 17, 1791 White Rope, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Hodgdon says that, if it can be had, he needs 150 weight of white rope, about half of it of a loose texture to fasten the packs, saddles, and their loads to the horses.
August 30, 1791 [COPY] General Wilkinson's Expedition Harry Innes Henry Knox Enclosed documents detail Gen. Wilkinson's troops progress. Enclosed muster rolls sent via James Parker. Innes and Brown hope that Knox will authorize immediate payment of the troops and send the money back with Parker. They also justify some of Wilkinson's expenses for the expedition.
October 14, 1791 Account of Winthrop Sargent Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. States the salary due Winthrop Sargent, Secretary to the Territory Northwest of the Ohio River, for the third quarter of 1791. The subscriber is due $125 for which he requests payment.
October 31, 1791 Account of William Cleveland Joseph Howell Peter Shoemaker The United States in account with Lieutenant William Cleveland, late of Tyler's Regiment of Connecticut.
February 24, 1792 Updates on Fort Franklin Isaac Craig Henry Knox Goods forwarded to Fort Franklin, discussed financial situation and reparations due Cornplanter.
June 8, 1792 Escort to Fort Franklin, Carmichael's Subsistence, etc. Daniel Britt Joseph Howell Britt arrived in Pittsburgh in good order and and will proceed on to Fort Franklin to settle with Capt. Cass and the Indians. Lt. Jeffers' party of Rangers will escort him there and he has waited for them since the woods are lined with hostile Indians. Jeffers made a final stroke at them the previous week as indicated in the papers at Pittsburgh. Howell should look at the subsistence roll of 1790...
June 26, 1792 Letter from Captain Nicholas Hannah, 3d U.S. Regiment regarding pay of Benjamin Wyser Nicholas Hannah Joseph Howell Captain Nicholas Hannah acknowledges receipt of letter mentioning deduction of $4.66 from balance of pay due Benjamin Wyser, which was paid by Caleb Swan. He informs Howell that it shall be done.
July 27, 1792 Captain Hannah's inquiry on Ensign Grayson's pay Nicholas Hannah Joseph Howell Hannah reports that he returned from Winchester Virginia, where he inquired about Ensign Grayson's pay, charged by Major Bedinger in his account. Grayson says he received no such money.
July 27, 1792 Letters Forwarded Peter Lyons Jr Joseph Howell Updates on all forwarded letter and the recipients. Enclosed copy of Kerry Bowyer's letter.
August 2, 1792 Inquiry into Claims Alexander Hamilton Richard Harrison Details on filing claims and approval process. Requests the Attorney General's opinion on Secretary of War's claims to reimbursement.
November 2, 1792 Receipt of Payments Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Discusses payments and receipts. Mentions Captain Rickard, Lieutenant Samuel Vance, and Captain Biggs.
February 8, 1793 Journal of Commissioners of United States appointed to hold treaty at Sandusky for purpose of making peace with Western Indians Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Journal of the commissioners of the United States appointed to hold a treaty at Sandusky for the purpose of making peace with the Western Indians. Commissioners: Benjamin Lincoln, Massachusetts; Beverly Randolph, Virginia; Timothy Pickering, Pennsylvania. Two commissions outlined. First gives the commissioners full power to confer, conclude and sign with such persons of Indian nations a treaty of...
September 4, 1793 Accounts of Joseph Ellicott Joseph Elliot William Simmons Lists accounts kept by Joseph Ellicott, surveyor.
January 16, 1794 Information Regarding Payment Major Erkuries Beatty Joseph Howell Beatty recounted the transfer of money and the collection of receipts by Mr. [Hough]. Beatty believed money came from Mr. Carleton of the War Department.
May 16, 1794 Bank Notes Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Bank notes can be cashed, no need to apply for exchanges. Muster and pay rolls for Wheeling attached, others not completed. Requests information on Andrew McCleary in order for him to obtain settlement of his accounts.
June 6, 1794 Articles Sent to Georgia [not available] Samuel Hodgdon The receipt for the articles sent to Georgia has not been received. Enclosed is the account of them which should be acknowledged.
June 16, 1794 Enclosed Set of Receipts, Request for Update on Mr. Craig's Receipts Sent from Pittsburg Campbell Smith Joseph Howell Sent letter with receipts from Caleb Swan regarding charges made by Smith. Notification that letter from Isaac Craig sent from Pittsburgh. Smith requested confirmation of their receipt.
June 23, 1794 Pitkin Declines the Appointment Timothy Pitkin Henry Knox Pitkin respectifully refuses to accept his appointment as a Captain in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers. He is honored by the appointment but his current situation in life and the professions in which he is engaged force him to decline.
July 18, 1794 Pay and Forage Allowed Richard Harrison Joseph Howell Pay and accounts of Samuel Hodgdon.
July 26, 1794 Requested Receipts Enclosed George Gale Joseph Howell Notification that requested receipts from John Randall were enclosed.