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October 21, 1800 Simmons Writing Cass on the Topic of his Accounts and Remuneration William Simmons Jonathan Cass the accounts mentioned in Cass' letter of October 6th have been received from Lieutenant Wilson and the have been examined to the amount of $57.27. The amount will be paid at sight subject to Cass' order. Simmons states that it would be paid agreeably to Cass' letter to Lieutenant Lewis, but Lewis is not around to be compensated.
January 24, 1794 Letters; Major Cass and Captain Cook; Captain Crawford Archibald Read Henry Knox Per instructions from Major Craig, who is at Wheeling, Read acknowledges receipt of letters and enclosures. Major Cass and Captain Cook's detachment set out for Fort Washington. Captain Crawford not yet returned.
October 6, 1800 Letter to the Accountant of the War Department Jonathan Cass William Simmons Letter from Major Jonathan Cass to William Simmons, War Department Accountant. Major Cass is father to future prominent political figure, Lewis Cass. Citation only.
May 14, 1800 Forwarding Arms & Camp Equipage J. Cass Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a return for arms and camp equipage that Cass was directed to order for a detachment of recruits at Pittsburgh by Major General Hamilton. They should be forwarded to Cass by one of the Wilmington packets now in Philadelphia.
December 8, 1792 Inspection of suits of clothing of contractors Billington and Young ordered for Captain Cass at Exeter, New Hampshire John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Stagg reports that Captain Constant Freeman is so engaged that he cannot attend. Both the Secretary of War and Secretary of Treasury have no objection that William Knox inspect the 50 suits of clothing of Billington and Young bound for Captain Jonathan Cass of Exeter New Hampshire.
March 17, 1796 Major Cass writes from Fort Hamilton Jonathan Cass James Wilkinson Major Cass discusses Indian affairs with General Wilkinson.
December 1, 1791 Requests Postponement of Shipment of Arms and Accouterments John Stagg William Knox Requests deferral on shipment of arms and accouterments for Captain Cass until further notice.
January 21, 1792 Request for Price List Henry Knox Isaac Craig Requests explicit price list from Turnbull and Marnie for the cost of casting various arms. Urges speed in finishing work, asked for a detachment of militia be sent to Lieut. Jeffers.
February 11, 1792 Accommodations and Supplies Henry Knox Isaac Craig Accommodations for Capt. Cass. Orders to have contractor supply Fort Franklin. Capt. Baldwin sent on a mission to Cornplanter and other chiefs anticipating they will travel to Philadelphia. Orders to provide transportation for chiefs if necessary. Enclosed letter to Wilkinson to be forwarded.
July 11, 1797 [CITATION] James Wilkinson Jonathan Cass citation of document only. Enclosed in Cass to Hamilton, 04/30/1799.
November 5, 1793 Defray Cass's Expenses Jonathan Cass Samuel Hodgdon Cass was ordered from New Hampshire to Philadelphia to settle his recruiting accounts and join the army of Major General Wayne. Because of the [smallpox] contagion in Philadelphia which made the city unsafe, he travelled on to Pittsburgh. He asks Hodgdon if the public would defray some of the expenses of transporting three trunks, a barrel and four bails which contain his baggage to Pittsburgh.
November 26, 1793 Major Cass' Baggage and Delivery of Sherry Wine Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig James Hamilton left Philadelphia for Pittsburg with Major Cass's baggage and quarter cask of sherry wine.
October 11, 1799 Certification of payment; Major Jonathan Cass, 3d Regiment of Infantry William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $1585.04 Major Jonathan Cass, 3d Regiment of Infantry, balance of pay, subsistence, and forage.
January 3, 1795 The Officers of the Legion Petition Congress for Land Grants Jonathan Cass Nicholas Gilman Cass notifies Gilman that the officers of the Legion intend to petition Congress for a quantity of land. Cass justifies the officers' land claims by noting their political orientation as Federals.
December 1, 1791 Suspend Preparations Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to suspend preparations of accommodations for Capt. Mitt's and Capt. Cass's companies. They are ordered on different business and will not winter over at Fort Pitt.
January 27, 1792 Orders to Supply Block House Henry Knox Isaac Craig Discussed works being built at Fort Pitt; mentions delays in sending Cass's troops.
January 3, 1800 Citation Only Jonathan Cass William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Cass, 01/03/1800.
June 24, 1799 Citation Only Jonathan Cass William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Cass, 07/13/1799
December 26, 1793 Unbroken Crockery Jonathan Cass Samuel Hodgdon Cass praises the bearer, Mr. Hamilton, for delivering his crockery with only one saucer and one plate broken. Based on this performance, he recommends Hamilton to Hodgdon for future employment.
January 11, 1794 Money Arrived; Ohio River may be Navigable Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Happy that $5000 reached Craig. Delaware river navigable again; Captain Cook with recruits may descend Ohio River. If Major Cass has not resigned, asks for settlement of his transportation. Hamilton not yet arrived. Compliments to Quarter Master General O'Hara and Mrs. Craig.
December 2, 1791 Pay Enclosed Joseph Howell Jonathan Cass Post notes enclosed for one month pay of Cass and detachment under his command.
November 24, 1791 Provisions for Companies Henry Knox Isaac Craig Capt Mitt's and Capt. Cass's companies will not leave to defend Ohio river this season, Knox orders quarters, fuel, supplies, and pay to be allocated while the two companies stay over in Pittsburgh.
January 17, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Jonathan Cass Simmons discusses the proper consumption of fuel with Major Cass.
September 18, 1800 Request for Infantry Clothing for Recruits under Major Cass Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Request for infantry clothing for recruits under Major Jonathan Cass.
December 26, 1793 Money; Journey to Philadelphia; Major Cass's baggage Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Regrets that money did not arrive this post. If so, would have been sooner prepared for journey to Philadelphia. Drew on Hodgdon in favor of John Wilkins Junior $205. Hamilton the waggoner just arrived with Major Cass's baggage.