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August 9, 1800 Letter from the Supervisor in Rhode Island John Dexter Peter Hagner Letter from John Dexter, Federal Supervisor of the Revenue at Providence, Rhode Island, to Peter Hagner, War Department clerk. Citation only.
April 1, 1796 Pay of the Men at Mud Island Fort William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $104 is due John Steel, Coxswain, and the men on board the public barge at Mud island Fort, being his and their pay for March 1796.
November 2, 1795 Pay of John Steel [Steele] and the Men at Mud Island Peter Hagner Timothy Pickering Hagner certifies that $104 is due John Steel, Coxswain, and the men employed on the public barge at Mud Island, being their pay for October 1795.
September 28, 1789 Requesting an Appointment in Rhode Island Moses Hays George Washington Moses Hays writes to Washington, requesting an appointment to "Collector ship of the port of Newport, Rhode Island." Hays was residing in Rhode Island until it was lost to the British, and would like to return there from Boston. He mentions his connection with Henry Knox as reasoning for the manners and tone of his letter.
September 1, 1795 Pay of John Steel [Steele] and the Men at Mud Island William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $104.00 is due John Steel and the men employed on the public barge at Mud Island, being their pay for August 1795.
April 18, 1800 Delivery to New York or Staten Island Sound David Ford Samuel Hodgdon Ford announces that he will gladly deliver the shot inspected at Mount Hope according to the terms of the contract. He charges that Hodgdon must not have taken notice of the contract in which Ford agreed to deliver the stores to New York or to some place on Staten Island Sound. He will deliver to Elizabeth Town and from there to Fort Jay on Governors Island but the United States must pay the...
December 19, 1800 Fortifications at Mud Island on Delaware River William Simmons Francis Mentges Account of expenditures on account of fortifications at Mud Island on Delaware River has been examined and admitted to the books.
July 5, 1797 Pay of John Steel, coxswain, & his men at Mud Island Fort William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steel, Coxswain, and the men on board the public barge at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for June 1797.
September 28, 1798 COPY: Stores at Castle Island Daniel Jackson James McHenry Discusses federal take over of Castle Island and receipting for arms, etc. that are already present.
September 20, 1798 Movement to Castle Island Daniel Jackson James McHenry Appraisal of Castle Island and its readiness for reception of US troops in October.
May 21, 1799 Copy of a contract with John S. Boss to furnish rations to the troops in the state of Rhode Island [not available] [not available] Copy of a contract between James McHenry Secretary of War, and John S. Boss to furnish rations to the troops and officers stationed, recruited or marching through New Port, Brinter's Point, Goat Island and Providence Rhode Island.
June 21, 1799 Temporary Hospital at Castle Island Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry General Lincoln has inspected the barracks at Castle Island as a possible location for a temporary hospital and reports that the barracks have been neglected and are in need of repair. Wolcott asks McHenry to make whatever arrangements are needed to make the necessary repairs to the barracks.
August 1, 1798 Seeks Information about Galleys for New York and Rhode Island Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Reports on 3 galleys of the 10 authorized by law. Seeks information about whether the galleys will be used in Rhode Island or New York, and how many in each location.
August 9, 1797 Certification of Payment; Recruits at Ellis Island New York William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $110.53 is due a detachment of recruits stationed at Ellis Island near New York under the command of Lt. Andrew Marschalk, being their pay through July 1797.
January 28, 1790 Discussion of Pension Payment to Rhode Island Invalids Henry Knox John Collins Letter, discusses payment of invalid pensions.
June 25, 1791 Balancing Accounts Surrounding U.S. Military Stores in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses balance of accounts re public stores in Rhode Island.
November 2, 1795 Pay and Subsistence of Captain William Littlefield, at Newport Rhode Island Peter Hagner Timothy Pickering Hagner certifies that $54.95 is due Captain William Littlefield at Newport Rhode Island being for recruiting, subsisting his men, his own subsistence from June 16, 1794 to July 6, 1795 and his pay from June 16, 1794 to May 31, 1795.
October 4, 1798 Certification of payments; John Steele Coxswain, and crew of the public barge employed at Mud Island Fort William Simmons James McHenry Payment of $64 to John Steele, coxswain of public barge at Mud Island Fort.
June 1, 1797 Pay of John Steel, coxswain, & his men at Mud Island Fort William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steel, Coxswain, and the men employed on board the public barge at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for May 1797.
January 22, 1799 Request to Settle Account for Firewood for Col. Stevens on Governor's Island Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Examination of vouchers for firewood for Col. Stevens's troops on Governor's Island reveals a question about the amount received. Requests the opinion of the accountant, who will most likely need to communicate with the Quartermaster General. The money drawn by Col. Stevens does not go through the Quartermaster General, and the account should be settled by the accountant.
October 4, 1796 Pay of Lieutenant Muhlenberg & His Men at Mud Island Fort William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $133.40 is due Lieutenant Henry Muhlenberg and the men under his command at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for September 1796.
September 9, 1796 Pay of Lieutenant Muhlenberg & His Men at Mud Island Fort William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $179.13 is due Lieutenant Henry Muhlenberg and the men under his command at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for August 1796.
September 20, 1797 Notification of Payment by Treasurer William Simmons Nicholas Fish Treasurer will remit $300.00 to Fish who will then pay Lieutenant Andrew Marschalk at Ellis Island for his recruiting services upon acquisition of receipts.
August 23, 1798 Arms, Powder, & Implements to Goat Island & Capt. Littlefield Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Elliot Hodgdon describes his plans for sending cannon to Goat Island and powder and implements to Capt. Littlefield.
September 30, 1794 Fortifications in North Carolina Nicholas Martinan Henry Knox Letter regarding the progress of the works off the coast of North Carolina. After two months' work, the job at the fort of Cape Fear "is not very much advanced." There are about 200 logs on the spot. The workmen have been in little activity. Mentions other various details about North Carolina coastal projects.