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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 25, 1784 Account not settled A. Fowler Joseph Howell Fowler sends to Howell a letter informing him that the paymaster of the 8th Pennsylvania Regiment, Mr. Arthur Read, has not settled his account.
July 19, 1784 Affair of the discharged officers of the West Point garrison General Edward Hand John Pierce Discusses the affair of the discharged officers of the garrison of West Point who seized pay money without authorization. Request information on the case to inform Congress's action on the "transaction."
June 30, 1792 Request for the provision of tents for the detachment under marching orders John Mills John Stagg Delivered at the City Tavern to Major John Stagg and addressed as Public Service to War Office Philadelphia, Mills reports that there are no tents and asks for some common and horseman's tents to be sent on early the stage for the detachment under marching orders.
July 26, 1792 Report from Captain William Faulkner on status of company and receipts from the recruits for their bounty William Faulkner Joseph Howell Captain William Faulkner, reporting from Headquarters at Pittsburg, notes that he has not made settlement with Goudy. His company is complete; mustered and marched to Pittsburg. Will procure receipts from recruits for bounties. Asks that letters be forwarded.
August 3, 1792 Captain Joseph Brock submission of receipts and request that they be filed Joseph Brock Joseph Howell Captain Joseph Brock, 3d U.S. Regiment, encloses receipts and requests that they be filed with those already transmitted.
August 25, 1792 Letter from Henry Bedinger regarding pay for John Bruin, William Welsh Henry Bedinger Joseph Howell Bedinger refers to pay of John Bruin and William Welsh, said to have been paid by Major Caleb Swan. Mr Bruin has not yet applied. Money due to Welsh was paid to Joseph Evans, administrator of Welsh estate. If vouchers cannot be obtained from the administrator or from Catharine, the widow of William Welsh, suggests the United States must lose the money paid.
August 23, 1793 Certification of transactions in attempting to negotiate a peace with the Western Indians, now in hostilities with the United States [not available] Henry Knox Certification by the Federal Commissioners for Sandusky Conference that the preceding was a just account of transactions in attempting to negotiate a peace with Western Indians
July 23, 1795 Account of John Posey John Posey Peter Hagner Lt. Posey informs Hagner that he never received a paymaster's certificate but is willing to certify that his account is just and true in order to receive the amount due him from the United States.
August 22, 1795 Lt. Posey's Account John Posey William Simmons Lt. Posey explains that he does not yet have it in his power to make out his payrolls until he receives the blanks from Simmons' office. When they come to hand, he will proceed as Simmons directs.
September 29, 1795 Account of John Posey John Posey William Simmons Posey asserts that he intends to resign and since the public is currently in his debt, he will no longer enlist recruits until he receives an answer from the Secretary of War relative to the settlement of his account.
July 28, 1796 Enclosed Receipt for Capt. Samuel Nicholson Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Per Hagner's letter, Jackson has paid Samuel Nicholson $334.20.
August 14, 1796 Enclosed Receipts Callender Irvine William Simmons Irvine encloses duplicate receipts for money advanced to recruits.
August 17, 1796 Enclosed Receipt of Caleb Gibbs Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Jackson encloses a receipt for money paid to Caleb Gibbs.
September 3, 1796 Price of Subsistance at Fort Hamilton, with explanation George Ingersoll William Simmons Ingersoll explained his furlong was at Fort Hamilton and provided details for the cost of his subsistance at his new post. Requested a draught from the Supervisor at Boston for the expenses from his travels.
September 26, 1796 Enclosed Receipt of Sally Greaton, Money Paid on Account of Her Husband Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Encloses a receipt for $90 paid to Sally Greaton of her husband's account.
October 7, 1796 Enclosed Receipts for Maj. Thomas Hunt and Capt. Samuel Nicholson Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Jackson encloses receipts from Major Thomas Hunt and Captain Samuel Nicholson.
October 14, 1796 Enclosed Receipts of Pourchesse, Stubbins, Gibbs Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Jackson encloses an order by Pourchesse to pay Stubbins, a receipt from Stubbins, and a receipt from Gibbs.
November 23, 1796 Enclosed Receipts for Pliny Brewer on behalf of John Bryant Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Enclosed receipt of P. Brewer on behalf of J. Bryant that were signed by P. Hagner.
December 12, 1796 Notification of Receipt of Payment George Ingersoll William Simmons Ingersoll acknowledged receipt of money from Mr. Jackson, Supervisor at Boston, Massachusetts. Requests his other accounts for pay and subsistance to be settled.
January 2, 1797 Acceptance of Appointment as Frigate Superintendent of Construction; Questions Pertaining to This Duty Captain Thomas Thompson Josiah Fox Letter, accepts appointment to superintend Frigate; discusses pay of public servants; describes price of materials for Frigate; asks for information re sails.
January 12, 1797 Enclosed Receipts for Capt. Samuel Nicholson Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Enclosed receipt of S. Nicholson agreeable to Simmons letter.
January 14, 1797 Enclosed Receipt of Caleb Gibbs Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Enclosed C. Gibbs receipts for payment made to him agreeable to Simmons letter.
March 16, 1797 Treasurer Remit Sum, Details on Warrants Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Sum remit by Treasurer included amount for commissions, John Bryant never appeared for amount remit to him. Jackson never possessed warrants mentioned by Simmons, he only knew of them by number and form.
April 11, 1797 Enclosed Receipts of Capt. Nichson and Order of Bryant Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Nicholson receipts enclosed, order of John Bryant, Deputy Commissary of Military Stores in favor of William Smith.
April 20, 1797 Enclosed Receipts of Caleb Gibbs Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Enclosed receipt for payment of Caleb Gibbs.