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August 23, 1799 Expenses of removing offices to Trenton James McHenry William Simmons Requests the sum of money that will be necessary to cover the expenses of removing the accountant's office to Trenton due to fever in Philadelphia.
August 23, 1799 Query: Expenses to move the Accountant's Office to Trenton James McHenry William Simmons Simmons should inform McHenry of the sum needed to move him and the gentlemen in his office from Philadelphia to Trenton to avoid the present epidemic fever in Philadelphia.
August 23, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons provides the Secretary at War an estimate of the expense involved in moving the Accountant's Office from Philadelphia to Trenton, New Jersey.
August 18, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William R. Boote Simmons informs Boote that his receipts for bounties were received and that the business was delayed because of the removal of the Accountant's office to Trenton.
November 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons forwards to the Secretary at War the accounts reflecting the expenses associated with relocating the Accountant's Office from Philadelphia to Trenton due to the outbreak of Yellow Fever.
August 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Edward Carrington Simmons informs Carrington that William Fulcher's receipts were received. Simmons refers to the fever as "the Calamity in Philadelphia," which has caused removal to Trenton.
August 23, 1799 Removal of offices from Philadelphia to Trenton James McHenry William Simmons States that it is proper - in light of the fever - to temporarily remove the offices of the War Department from Philadelphia to Trenton.
August 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Ebenezer Stevens Fever in Philadelphia causes the Accountant's Office to relocate to Trenton. Simmons informs Stevens that his accounts as agent of the fortifications at New York were received.
July 16, 1795 Concerning future pay William Simmons Horatio R. Dayton Informs Lieutenant Dayton that Aaron Dunham, Supervisor of the Revenue at Trenton, will complete his pay.
August 30, 1799 Approval of War Office Evacuation to Trenton & Request for Judgment on McAlister Payment Dispute John Adams James McHenry Approves the removal of the War Office to Trenton due to the Philadelphia yellow fever; forwards correspondence concerning Hugh McAlister's claim for money from the War Department. Asks that McHenry review the evidence and see that justice is done.
August 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Jacob Rivardi Fever in Philadelphia causes the Accountant's Office to relocate to Trenton. Simmons informs Rivardi that his accounts were forwarded to the Paymaster General.
August 4, 1795 Instructions to pay Peter Tallman William Simmons Aaron Dunham Directs Aaron Dunham to pay Lt. Peter Tallman.
June 21, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Aaron Dunham Simmons directs Dunham to provide the authority under which he made expenditures.
June 25, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Aaron Dunham Simmons informs Dunham that John McCollum's receipt was received.
September 4, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons David Henley Fever in Philadelphia causes the Accountant's Office to relocate to Trenton. Simmons discusses relocation of public offices.
August 24, 1799 Notification of Bad Fever at Philadelphia, War Office's Move to Trenton James McHenry John Adams McHenry compares this year's fever to the bad ones of certain past years. Notifies Adams that his offices are moving to Trenton, and laments both the human cost of the sickness and the inconvenience to the government.
August 5, 1795 Recruits to Proceed to Governors Island Peter Tallman William Simmons Tallman has received orders from the Secretary of War to proceed with his recruits to Governors Island in the harbor of New York and then return to Trenton to continue the recruiting service. The settlement of his account should be deferred until his return from New York.
May 26, 1795 Sum Due Richard Haffier William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $64.14 is due Richard Haffier for making a new Gun Carriage for a six pounder and transporting it from Trenton to Philadelphia.
October 30, 1799 Transportation of offices from Trenton to Philadelphia James McHenry William Simmons States that the Quarter Master General has received instructions to provide the transportation necessary for the return of offices from Trenton to Philadelphia.
July 16, 1795 Remitted funds for disbursement William Simmons Aaron Dunham Informs Aaron Dunham that he has been remitted funds to be disbursed as payment to Lt. Dayton and recruits at Elizabethtown.
April 24, 1794 Pay of Captain Howe's Detachment Joseph Howell Bezaleel Howe Since Howe's detachment will have left West Point, it will be necessary to forward their pay to Brunswick or Trenton.
October 7, 1799 Travelling to Trenton Alexander Hamilton James Miller "General Wilkinson with one gentleman of his family, the Adjutant General, myself and secretary with [two or three] servants [to the party] will set out in the course of the day for Trenton. We shall stay the night at Elizabeth Town and arrive in Trenton in the morning. You will please to provide us suitable [quarters: we shall come in a stage.]"
August 29, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Aaron Dunham William Simmons James McHenry Certification that six dollars is due Aaron Dunham, Supervisor at Trenton New Jersey, being the sum paid to an express for carrying a sum of money to Mrs. Isabel Pike at Rahway.
July 11, 1798 Articles Forwarded via Trenton Samuel Hodgdon Horatio R. Dayton The articles in the enclosed invoice will be forwarded via Trenton and received by Mr. Hunt.
February 6, 1801 Certification of payment; G. Craft, Printer, Trenton, for printing proposals in the New Jersey Gazette for supply of rations to U.S. Army William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $56.60 to G. Craft, Printer, Trenton, New Jersey for printing proposals in the New Jersey Gazette for supply of rations to U.S. Army.