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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 23, 1784 Transfer of pay William Hatton John Pierce Authorizes transfer of pay due Hatton to an officer.
April 5, 1797 Receipt of Captain Howell Lewis to Lieutenant Peter Marks of the 3d United States Regiment Peter Marks James McHenry Marks requests repayment of $300 to Captain Lewis, who loaned Marks the money.
February 2, 1801 Simmons Informing Marks of $1379.90 due to the U.S. for Recruiting William Simmons Peter Marks $1379.09 due to the US from Marks for recruiting.
February 2, 1801 Simmons Settling the Account of Peter Marks William Simmons Caleb Swan Settling Captain Peter Marks' account.
March 28, 1796 Pay & Subsistence of Captain Hastings Marks, 4th Sub Legion William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $516.69 is due Hastings Marks, late Captain in the 1st Sub Legion, being the difference in pay and subsistence between Lieutenant and Captain from July 1, 1794, the day he was promoted, until May 18, 1795, the day he resigned.
April 27, 1798 Lt. Marks' Account Peter Marks William Simmons Lt. Marks expresses his readiness to settle his accounts as soon as Simmons authorizes someone to meet with him to do so.
November 27, 1797 Enclosed letter addressed to Lt Peter Marks of the 3d Regiment William Simmons David Henley Simmons encloses letter addressed to Lieutenant Peter Marks of 3d Regiment directing him to present his accounts to Henley for examination. Marks expended large sum of money he received from Captain Edward Butler of recruiting service. Monies unaccounted for; Henley to inform Simmons of situation after Marks receives letter.
March 24, 1800 Affair of Lt. Marks, etc. James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton Lt. Marks was tapped with a cane by Maj. Kersey, whom he had highly provoked, and then he sought the major out, struck him with a cane and then ran him through the body, an act of dastardly assassination.
November 27, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Lt. Peter Marks William Simmons Peter Marks William Simmons directs Lt. Marks to account for public monies placed in his hands.
April 5, 1797 Receipt of Captain Howell Lewis to Lieutenant Peter Marks of the 3d United States Regiment Peter Marks Howell Lewis Marks received $300 from Lewis in part of his pay as Lieutenant in service of United States.
September 26, 1797 Accounts of Lieutenant Marks and Ensign Smith William Simmons Captain Edward Butler Discusses accounts of Lieutenant Marks and Ensign Smith.
February 11, 1801 Certification of payment; Captain Peter Marks, 3d United States Regiment for contingencies while recruiting at Lexington William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $7.57 to Captain Peter Marks, 3d United States Regiment for contingencies while recruiting at Lexington Kentucky.
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 24, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Caleb Swan William Simmons Caleb Swan William Simmons informs Caleb Swan that he will continue to call on officers who are in receipt of of public monies which remain unaccounted for. Simmons discusses the accounts of Lt. Marks and Capt. Pikes with Caleb Swan.
November 27, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with David Henley William Simmons David Henley William Simmons informs David Henley that Lt. Peter Marks has been directed to submit his account for examination.
November 11, 1795 Recommendation of Captain Josiah Roberts Fisher Ames Timothy Pickering The friends of Captain Josiah Roberts have asked Rep. Ames to submit for the consideration of the President the possible appointment of Roberts to command one of the U.S. ships of war. Roberts is a man of uncommon fidelity and spirit who is undaunted in danger, cool and perservering, and an excellent experienced seaman.
November 10, 1795 Letter of Introduction for Captain Josiah Roberts Henry Prentiss Fisher Ames Prentiss introduces the bearer, Captain Josiah Roberts, as a gentleman of respectability in his professional line. Roberts is as capable as any man in the United States and will makes his business known to Ames. Prentiss asks Ames to provide his influence and attention to this business.
March 27, 1800 Request for payment to Captain Josiah Hazard, sailing master, whose family is in distress Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Request for payment of $100 to sailing master Captain Josiah Hazard whose family is in distress and this sum will aid in their relief.
August 20, 1799 Requests Money for Josiah Nichol for Recruitment David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Josiah Nichol for recruiting.
June 16, 1797 Lettter from Josiah Fox regarding frigate construction Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Discussion regarding frigate construction.
January 12, 1797 Letter from the War Office dismissing Captain George Turner as temporary inspector of frigate at Portsmouth New Hampshire [not available] Captain George Turner Captain George Turner appointment by Josiah Fox as temporary inspector is void. Return all papers relative to frigate to Captain Thompson.
September 5, 1797 Receipts of Bounty Paid William Simmons William R. Boote Simmons received letter from Boote dated September 2nd regarding bounty paid recruits. One for Ten dollars paid for apprehension of William Green, a deserter. Money will be passed to the credit of Boote's account. Several receipts for bounty have marks instead of signatures, Simmons advised Boote to attend to situation to prevent trouble when settling accounts.
March 25, 1792 The Spanish Have Seized Bowles Alexander McGillivray James Seagrove An extract in which McGillivray [M'Gillivray] tells James Seagrove that, since William Bowles has been captured by the Spanish, he is free now to meet him at Rock Landing
December 18, 1794 Regarding Captain Thomas Truxton's draft for 44 gun frigates and plates for publication of nautical book Henry Knox Captain Thomas Truxtun Knox informs Captain Truxton [Truxtun] that he will direct the drafts of 44 gun ships, with masts and yards drawn by Josiah Fox, to be engraved at public expense. He will also loan plates for Truxton's nautical book. Knox estimates that Truxton's work will be a valuable acquisition to the United States.
September 15, 1795 Regarding receipt rolls William Simmons Alexander Gibson Informs Capt. Gibson that Edward Carrington will pay him. Reminds the Captain that men making their marks on receipt rolls must be witnessed by a respectable person.