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August 25, 1786 Petition of Absalom Baird, surgeon John Pierce Charles Thomson The Commissioner for Settling the Accounts of the late Army has reported on the petition of Absalom Baird, who served as a surgeon in Baldwin's Corps of Artificers, requesting commutation in lieu of half pay.
August 25, 1786 Report on the Petition of Absalom Baird John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report on the petition of Absalom Baird by the Commissioner of Army Accounts
July 25, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Absalom Baird Cited in Knox to Baird, 10/06/1791.
September 19, 1788 Petition of Doctor Baird Joseph Howell Congress of the United States Petition of Doctor Baird before congress asks for commutation of half pay for life. Howell says he is not authorized to grant this without congressional direction.
January 6, 1796 Order to Discharge Militia Timothy Pickering Absalom Baird Peace with Indians North West of the Ohio has made the employment of scouts and militia unnecessary, Pickering commands that they be discharged.
October 6, 1791 DUPLICATE: [Circular] Henry Knox Absalom Baird Reminder that Baird could employ militia for 2 months to protect Washington County from Indians afterwhich they should be disbanded and records submitted to War Department.
October 26, 1792 Circular Henry Knox Absalom Baird Description of how scouts for Washington County will be paid via warrant.
April 16, 1795 Payment of the Scouts of Washington County Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1529.17 is due the Scouts of Washington County in the State of Kentucky for their pay during the last five months of 1794.
July 7, 1795 Account of Absalom Wafford William Simmons Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Absalom Wafford, late private in the 1st South Carolina Regiment.
December 17, 1794 Claim of Dr. Baird Joseph Howell Mr. Tracy Enclosed is a copy of a report by the late Commissioner of Army Accounts on the claim of Doctor Baird which should provide the Committee of Claims the required information.
December 4, 1795 Account of Absalom Wafford William Simmons Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Absalom Wafford, private late 1st Regt. South Carolina.
January 16, 1792 Employment of Scouts Absalom Baird Henry Knox Two scouts employed for the protection of frontiers of Washington County, more to be engaged. Scouts will have to be deployed in parties of three or more.
February 25, 1792 Protection of Washington County Henry Knox Absalom Baird Urgency of dispatching scouts to Washington County. Congress to authorize offensive action by militia.
March 7, 1797 Request for vouchers William Simmons Absalom Baird Requests that Baird provide his vouchers for monies received by him from the War department for the pay of the scouts of Washington County so that Simmons can clear the charge.
December 29, 1791 [Duplicate] Protection of Washington County Henry Knox Absalom Baird Recuits marching for Fort Pitt to support the regular troops in protection of Washington County and all settlements along the Ohio River. Orders to call up men to serve as scouts.
September 8, 1794 Letter from the Marshall of Pennsylvania David Lenox Alexander Hamilton The Marshall for the Pennsylvania District writes Secretary Hamilton on his personal experiences with Whiskey rebels in western Pennsylvania; at one point, he was even fired at.
January 2, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Washington County, Pennsylvania William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $2,948.65 is due the Scouts of Washington County Pennsylvania, being their pay from Jan.-Nov. 1795.
September 23, 1795 Request for Accounts Thomas Fitzpatrick William Simmons Fitzpatrick to leave Philadelphia shortly, requested accounts from auditor and money that his is authorized to receive through power of attorney. Hopes to settle accounts. Enclosed power of attorney certificates of Absalom and William Woffard (countersigned by Major Thurs and Col. Pinckney).
March 20, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Peter Shoemaker Simmons discusses pay discrepancies with Lt. Shoemaker.
March 29, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Washington County, Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $567.50 is due the Scouts of Washington County, Pennsylvania for their services on the frontier of said County from Dec. 1, 1795 to Jan. 28, 1796.
April 1798 A Present of $500 if the Business Is Settled Favorably A. Powers Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed are the vouchers respecting Powers' claims. He knows that Hodgdon is best acquainted with his business and for his attention and introduction to friends and members of Congress at New York, Powers promises to give Hodgdon a present of five hundred dollars specie if his business is resolved favorably.
July 25, 1793 Account Adjustments and Peace with Cherokees Henry Knox Henry Lee Knox related troubles in obtaining account information from Virginia, problems with peace accord b/w U.S. and Cherokees.
July 27, 1792 Enclosed List of Deserters, Indian Relations Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Negotiations with the Chickasaws, anxiety of the frontier settlers, enclosed list of deserters.
November 19, 1787 John Pierce discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell John Pierce Joseph Howell John Pierce informs Joseph Howell that a trunk full of Andrew Dunscomb's papers will arrive on the sloop Adventure. Captain has the key.
February 14, 1793 Meeting with Friendly Tribes at Vincennes Rufus Putnam Henry Knox Putnam descirbes his meeting with friendly tribes at Vincennes where the Indians were given clothing, blankets, and ornaments to confirm the friendship of the American government.