Viewing 1–25 of 33 documents: "Bristol"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 9, 1792 Power of Attorney Silas Bristol [not available] Power of attorney in favor of Moses Martain for claiming all monies owed by the United States to Silas Bristol
April 22, 1799 Requests Arms in Hands of Capt. Lloyd Samuel Hodgdon Henry Wynkoop Reports delivery of Charlottesville muskets and cartouche boxes for volunteer corps. Arms and equipment is now with a company of militia in Bristol. They must follow the law for disbursement of arms.
July 12, 1799 Reports Concern about Marching Troops, Clothing, Purveyor, Quartermaster General Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Has not heard about the Quartermaster General's arrival.Is surprised that troops are marching from Pittsburgh to Bristol--considers it "retrograde with a vengeance." Is also surprised at Craig's account of clothing--the Purveyor claims he did well.
April 10, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain Benjamin Gibbs, 10th Regiment of Infantry for expenses incurred in pursuit of deserter William Bowen, from Bristol William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $20 to Captain Benjamin Gibbs, 10th Regiment of Infantry for expenses incurred in pursuit of deserter William Bowen, from Bristol.
August 19, 1797 Regarding Polish General Kosciuszko John Stagg William R. Boote Letter to Ensign Boote concerning Polish General Tadeusz Kosciuszko, who arrived in Philadelphia from Bristol.
September 19, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Thomas Lloyd Moore Simmons informs Moore that his accounts have failed to note which officers recieved rations.
October 14, 1794 No Driver for My Wagon John Sears Samuel Hodgdon Sears apologizes for not sending his wagon. Just as he had the carriage ready, the driver decided not to go. Sears' driver is taking Mr. Page to Bristol but will be available upon his return.
September 6, 1799 Clothing Forwarded to Captain Gibbs James Miller Samuel Hodgdon At the request of Mr. Harris the following has been sent to Captain Gibbs at Bristol in hogshead No. 6: infantry private's coats and vests; sergeant's linen overalls; large buttons; and small buttons.
April 16, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Jonathan Polhemus Simmons informs Polhemus of the balance he owes to the U.S. Treasury.
July 23, 1799 Drum Heads and Other Supplies for the 10th Regiment Thomas Lloyd Moore John Harris Orders drum heads and tents be sent to the quartermaster of the 10th Regiment.
March 5, 1789 Return of Pensions Paid to Invalids of Rhode Island. Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Return of pensions paid to invalids of Rhode Island.
July 16, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Captain Benjamin Gibbs Simmons informs Gibbs that his claim to be reimbursed for rent is rejected.
1799 Accounting of Uniform Clothing Shipments Unknown Author [not available] Accounts for uniform clothing sent to different towns & postings.
October 28, 1799 Deposition for William Maxwell Thomas Faulkner [not available] Describes Maxwell's destitute conditions after abandoning his profitable business for the American Revolution against the British.
April 1799 Designated Rendezvouses for the Distribution of Clothing & Equipage Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton designates a location within each northeastern state that will serve as the regimental rendezvous for the purpose of distributing clothing and equipage.
May 21, 1787 Military Stores in Rhode Island; Request for Cash Advance for Laborers Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, asks for advance for laborers; describes disposition of U.S. military stores in Rhode Island.
July 19, 1799 Abstract of Vouchers Returned to Michael Gunkle William Simmons Michael Gunkle Simmons itemizes a list of rejected claims submitted by Michael Gunkle. These claims are pending the decision of the Secretary at War.
August 14, 1799 Regarding Substitute Officer Appointments for 10th Infantry & 1st Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers James McHenry John Adams Notifies Adams of Hamilton's recommendation of a man for a lieutenancy in the 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers, the original appointee having declined. Mentions another declined office in the 10th Infantry Regiment, and asks for authority to appoint for this office directly, as time is short -- a large portion of that regiment is already assembling at its rendezvous.
July 24, 1799 General Orders will put almost an entire stop to recruiting in Pennsylvania... Thomas Lloyd Moore Alexander Hamilton " ...I made a trip to the Westward some time ago in order to visit some of my recruiting posts and am happy to inform you that the officers conduct themselves with great propriety and they have met with considerable sucess but all agree in opinion that the late General Orders will put almost an entire stop to the recruiting business in Pennsylvania...I can inform you that I have 200 to 250...
September 27, 1799 Statement of William Maxwell William Maxwell [not available] Statement of "sufferings and losses in the Cause of American Liberty." Maxwell, originally from Rhode Island lived in Nova Scotia, but moved from the British Province due to his patriotism.
July 9, 1790 Discussion of Transportation of Military Stores from Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses transportation of public stores from Rhode Island.
February 12, 1789 [Estimate of Expenses for the Treaty with the Cherokees agreed to February 12, 1789.] Unknown Author Unknown Recipient List of items and their estimated values for a treaty with the Cherokee Nation.
March 5, 1799 Arrangement of Recruiting Districts in Massachusetts John Brooks [not available] The proposed arrangement of the recruiting districts in Massachusetts. Because of the need to include whole counties, achieving equal numbers of inhabitants in the individual districts is not practical.
July 17, 1799 Competition Among the Actual Contractors, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton tries to impress upon McHenry the necessity of coordinating similar prices for supplies and rations amongst the sundry states. He emphasizes the importance of stimulating competition amongst the contractors as an effective tactic for lowering prices.
May 9, 1799 Request for Issue of Various Military Stores to Various Detachments of the 10th Regiment James McHenry John Harris Delivery of uniforms, camp equipment and musical instruments, detailing which detachments are supposed to receive what.