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March 25, 1786 Ferguson's certificate of pay Joseph Howell William Ferguson Sends Ferguson his certificate of pay for his time as a prisoner of war and requests accounts needed for completing an officer's settlement
August 10, 1784 Financial and family matters Mrs. Ferguson Benjamin Lincoln Discusses personal financial matters, family matters, and agricultural conditions in South Carolina.
December 21, 1789 Estimated cost of Rent for buildings for Recruits Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the rents of buildings occupied by Captain M Curdy's and Captain Ferguson's companies of recruits
April 8, 1786 Hats for the troops William Ferguson Samuel Hodgdon Ferguson's report on the hats made for the troops being raised for service on the frontier. They are too small and of deficient quality.
January 31, 1789 William Knox informs of Henry Knox's illness; report on arrival of Lieutenant Beatty in company with Captain Ferguson William Knox Josiah Harmar William Knox writes on behalf of his brother, Secretary of War, informing that he is sick with rheumatic fever and is unable to write. Reports on arrival of Lieutenant Beatty in company with Captain Ferguson. Mentions Mr. Vigo's account.
April 12, 1799 Bill of Exchange for James Ferguson Caleb Swan [not available] $200 due James Ferguson for cash paid by him to Swan for the pay of the army.
January 25, 1786 Account of Captain Ferguson Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson CITATION Only. Cited in Nicholson to Howell 02/04/1786. May have discussed the account of Captain Ferguson and Howell's own account, as well as an act of Congress regarding "deranged" (former, or retired) officers
January 16, 1786 Pay and Accounting Issues Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Discusses various pay and accounting issues.
March 2, 1789 The recruiting of 80 non-commissioned officers and privates in Pennsylvania Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Knox has directed Captain Ferguson and Captain McCurdy to recruit 80 non-commissioned officers and privates in Pennsylvania in order to complete their respective companies on the frontiers.
June 16, 1791 Ferguson requests stores be sent to Fort Washington John Ferguson Samuel Hodgdon Ferguson makes requisition to Hodgdon for stores needed at Fort Washington.
June 2, 1789 Safe Conveyance of Doyle's & Ferguson's Stores John Ferguson Samuel Hodgdon Major Hodgdon should send by the first safe conveyance to Capt. John Irvin of Pittsburgh the stores for Capt. Doyle and Ferguson. Capt. Irvin will pay for the carriage. Or if the waggoner would accept an order on the paymaster, that would answer better.
February 4, 1790 Letter of Attorney William Ferguson Robert Prise Document certifying the service of William Ferguson, late soldier during the Revolutionary War.
January 5, 1786 Settlement of Army Officers' Accounts Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Discusses the settlement of the accounts of two officers, Captain William Coxe and Captain William Ferguson.
May 18, 1791 Receipt for the Pay of Major Clark's Battalion William Ferguson Joseph Howell Enclosed is Major Clark's receipt for the pay of his Battalion which is the balance of the monies paid to Ferguson for two battalions of the 2nd Regiment of Levies.
January 17, 1793 Knox writes to Mrs. Ferguson on entitlements Henry Knox Mrs. Ferguson Letter, Knox speaks to Mrs. Ferguson regarding her entitlements.
May 3, 1791 Receipts of Gibson, Powers, and Slough William Ferguson Joseph Howell Enclosed is Colonel [Alexander] Gibson's receipt for $975.20 as well as Capt. William Powers' for $374.85 and Capt. [Jacob] Slough's for a like amount. The total sum is $1924.90. Ferguson wants to be notified when Howell receives these receipts so as to avoid the necessity of transmitting a second set.
June 30, 1788 Monies for recruiting service; appropriate specie, and disputes over rank Josiah Harmar Peter Muhlenberg Harmar discusses monies for recruiting service; the matter of paper money and specie, and disputes over rank between Ensigns Denny and Spear. Indicates that Spear is the senior officer. The same principles should operate in case of Captains Ferguson and Ziegler.
June 7, 1787 Movements of troops, protection for surveyors, disposition of Western Indians Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Harmar reports that he is executing orders of congress and has evacuated Fort Stueben, and transmitted orders to Captain Ferguson to withdraw from Fort Pitt. Has detached Captain Strong and Captain Mercer, with their companies, for the Rapids. Surveyors have requested military escorts. Reason for assembling troops on Rapids of Ohio is to prevent Indians from attacking settlements. Western...
June 18, 1800 Report on expedition to Appalatcha Franco Gelabert Benjamin Hawkins From Pensacola, Gelabert reports of an unexpected surrender at St. Marks Fort. Mr. Ferguson the secretary to Mr. Bowles the adventurer, who ran away with captain of Brig Sheerwater, which had been captured by Indians.
November 21, 1791 Requests Letter of Commendation David Ewing Samuel Hodgdon Refers to the death of Major Ferguson and the implications the loss of connection have made in his career with his own promotions. Requests a private letter recommending Ewing for promotion.
December 11, 1788 Discharged men of American Regiment Joseph Howell Henry Knox Refers to enclosure of return of sundry discharged men of American Regiment showing the several balances due them.
May 12, 1784 Pettit's Bill and Advances of Money Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Protested bill payable to Col. Pettit, enclosed explanation to Mr. Ferguson carried by J. Lovell by ship to Charleston. Since he hasn't heard any information from "that quarter," Hodgdon must draw on B. Lincoln for advances. Lists items and types of advances. Remarked that the miller's stones were from England and of high quality and are the largest that could be procured.
January 1, 1791 Report of Indian Expedition, Including Battles and Sedition Lieut. Denny Henry Knox Suggests drawing upon reports of Captain Ferguson and Doctor Carmichael while waiting for official accounts from Harmar. Describes Indian attacks and different campaigns, often conflicting under different leaders and with discouraged militia members. Discusses provisions and inadequate clothing. Lists plunder of Indian towns for the quartermaster. Refers to leaving wounded on the field while the...
May 27, 1791 Request for Boats Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Reiterates request for boats to transport men and supplies down Ohio River.
February 1, 1791 Respecting pay for discharged soldiers in absence of returns Office of Army Accounts, Paymaster General, Pay Office (1783-1792) Henry Knox Howell expresses concern that paying men lately discharged would result in embarrassment and is strongly improper. Notes that many have already received pay. Amounts cannot be ascertained until returns received from Matthew Ernest. Discusses advance of monies by Captain Ferguson. Requests guidance on this subject.