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September 8, 1794 Fortification on Cape Fear River Nicholas Martinan Henry Knox Nicholas Martinon transmits the plans concerning the fort of the Cape Fear River, including details of the workers (which include several black men)
April 7, 1796 Pay of William E. Atkins, superintendent fortifications Cape Fear North Carolina William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $710 is due William E. Atkins for superintending the fortifications at Cape Fear, North Carolina from June 10, 1794 until Nov. 30, 1795.
June 1, 1799 Request to pay Benjamin Smith for erecting part of Fort Johnston at the mouth of Cape Fear Griffith James McRee James McHenry Request to pay Benjamin Smith $500 for erecting part of Fort Johnston at the mouth of Cape Fear River.
June 1, 1799 Request to pay Benjamin Smith for erecting part of Fort Johnston at the mouth of Cape Fear Griffith James McRee James McHenry Request to pay $500 to Benjamin Smith for erecting part of Fort Johnston at the mouth of Cape Fear River.
September 13, 1800 Exchange, payment to Benjamin Smith for erecting fortifications at Fort Johnston, Cape Fear, North Carolina Griffith James McRee Samuel Dexter McReapaid $1000 to Benjamin Smith regarding contract for erecting fortifications at Fort Johnston at Cape Fear River.
September 13, 1800 Exchange, payment to Benjamin Smith for erecting fortifications at Fort Johnston, Cape Fear, North Carolina Griffith James McRee Samuel Dexter McRea paid Benjamin Smith $416.69 regarding contract for erecting fortifications at Fort Johnston at Cape Fear River.
June 1, 1799 Request to pay Benjamin Smith for erecting part of Fort Johnston at the mouth of Cape Fear Griffith James McRee James McHenry Request to pay $500 to Benjamin Smith for erecting part of Fort Johnston at the mouth of Cape Fear River.
March 7, 1800 Notification of Warrant Issued William Simmons Griffith James McRee The Secretary of War issued a Warrant in favor of McRee on account of the fortifications at Cape Fear.
September 13, 1800 Exchange, payment to Benjamin Smith for fortifications at Fort Johnston, Cape Fear, North Carolina Griffith James McRee Samuel Dexter McRea makes payment of $1000 to Benjamin Smith regarding contract for erecting the fortifications at Fort Johnston at Cape Fear River.
June 1, 1799 Request to pay Benjamin Smith for erecting part of Fort Johnston at the mouth of Cape Fear Griffith James McRee James McHenry Request to pay Benjamin Smith $500 for erecting part of Fort Johnston at the mouth of Cape Fear River in North Carolina.
April 6, 1796 Salary for William Atkins William Simmons James Reed Notifies Reed that he is to pay the salary of William Atkins for supervising fortifications on the Cape Fear River.
August 2, 1794 Fortifications of North Carolina Nicholas Martinan Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War regarding the construction of various fortifications off the coast of North Carolina.
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.
August 26, 1797 Settlement of Accounts, with details William Simmons Joshua Potts Simmons requests monies owed to Treasury by Potts. Letter was motivated by the Resolve of the House of Representatives. The balance of the funds owed should be refunded to the Treasury of the United States or vouchers must be produced. Footer notes Potts owes $500.00 for mounting cannons at the Fort erecting on Cape Fear River on November 20, 1795.
October 6, 1800 Transfers of Sundry Officers and Men Thomas H. Cushing [not available] This General Orders lists a number of officers and men and indicates the posts to which they are to be transferred.
February 12, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Griffith James McRee Simmons provides an account balance to McRee.
June 12, 1795 Pay of Officers Griffith James McRee Joseph Howell Griffith discusses arrangement for the pay of several officers.
October 15, 1800 Transfer to Fort Johnston James Wilkinson James Bruff Captain Bruff receives official notification that he has been transferred to Fort Johnston on the Cape Fear River in South Carolina. He is charged with guarding the country from maritime depredations and protecting the harbor from injury or insult.
July 25, 1794 Funds for Griffith McKee's Recruiting Joseph Howell William Polk The Treasurer will remit to Polk five hundred dollars to be transmitted to Griffith McKee, Captain in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at Fort Johnston, Cape Fear River, for the use of the recruiting service.
July 25, 1794 Funds for Griffith McKee's Recruiting Joseph Howell Griffith McKee The Treasurer has been directed to remit to William Polk, Supervisor of North Carolina, the sum of $500 to be transmitted to Capt. McKee for the use of the recruiting service. Circular Letters are also enclosed.
July 19, 1795 Cover Letter for Certificates of Four Soldiers Griffith James McRee William Simmons McRea enclosed muster roll and certificates for four soldiers. Certificates state: "I certify that __ answers the description of an able bodied recruit and under __ years of age, give under my hand and seal at Brunswick this tenth day of July 1795." Signed by Samuel Bell. Also included certificates of death signed by Nathaniel Hill, attending physician.
June 12, 1798 Request for pilot boat to locate and deliver letter to Captain Richard Dale on board the ship Ganges [not available] [not available] Regarding hiring of Pilot boat to find and deliver letter to Captain Richard Dale aboard "Ganges." Dale's ship is to be found somewhere between Cape Henlopen and Cape James, off the coast of Delaware.
July 16, 1798 Enclosed Muster Roll, Report of Sea Traffic Off Southern Coast of U.S. Captain Thomas Truxtun James McHenry Muster rolls enclosed, those written by new officers contain erroneous charges. No sightings of enemy ships, Truxtun to proceed to the southern coast of Georgia.
September 16, 1794 Fortifications in North Carolina Nicholas Martinan Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War, regarding progress on the fortifications on the coast of North Carolina
[not available] Account of the sums paid for the Wilmington fortifications B. Wood [not available] Account of the sums paid for the fortifications at Wilmington, North Carolina.