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February 15, 1800 Division of Water Depended Upon for Our Mills Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams discusses the problems caused by private mills diverting water from public mills during dry seasons. He hopes the problem can be resolved with the proprietors of these mills without litigation.
August 4, 1798 A Commission in the Army William Mills Samuel Hodgdon Mills has offered himself to the President and the Secretary of War for a commission in the Army. He asks Hodgdon to attest to his character and provide whatever recommendation he thinks Mills deserves. He believes his long service as a captain in the Revolutionary War should entitle him to a majority.
December 2, 1791 Clothing for Captain Mills' Company John Stagg William Knox Order to furnish Captain Mills' Company with vests for recruits and and iron hand cuffs.
November 25, 1791 Requests Two Wagons with Horses for Captain Mills John Stagg William Knox Requests two wagons with four horses to convey the baggage of Captain Mills from Pittsburgh.
October 29, 1791 Gun Slings for Capt. Mills John Stagg William Knox Knox is directed to furnish Capt. Mills with 74 waist-bayonet belts so that they can be altered for gun slings. If any of the muskets delivered to Capt. Mills are in want of repair, Knox is to see to that also.
August 26, 1797 Certification of payments due; Pay & Forage of John Mills, Adjutant General, deceased William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $625.83 is due the estate of John Mills, Adjutant General, being his pay and forage from December 1, 1795 to July 6, 1796, the supposed day of his death, which sum is payable to William Mills, executor of the estate.
March 12, 1790 Account of Captain Mills Joseph Howell Henry Knox Refers to the accounts settled by the late auditor of the Army; states that in 1778, Capt. John Mills of Col. Charles Webb's Regiment settled his account for recruiting and received the sum of 2684 dollars
December 10, 1795 Pay of Private Arbe Andrus, Deceased, in Captain John Mills' Company William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $15.70 is due Arbe Andrus, late a private in Captain John Mills' Company, being his pay to June 7, 1793, the day of his death.The sum is payable to Jacob Andrus, Administrator for said Arbe Andrus.
November 7, 1791 Tents for the Troops Caleb Swan William Knox Knox is directed to immediately provide the troops with 22 common and two horseman's tents along with the four that Knox reports that he already has on hand. These are for the use of two full companies, one commanded by Capt. Mills and one to be formed at Brunswick.
August 31, 1792 Estimate of Money wanting in the Quartermaster General's Department Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of money wanting in the Quarter Master General's Department 31 August 1792
March 23, 1799 Certification of payments; John Sergeant, Missionary to the Oneida Nation of Indians for erecting two mills at Stockbridge William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments;$1490.11 to John Sergeant, Missionary to the Oneida Nation of Indians for erecting two mills at Stockbridge.
April 12, 1792 Appointment as Ensign John Stagg Marcus Mills Stagg, acting in the absence of the Secretary of War, notifies William Marcus Mills of his appointment as an ensign in a company of infantry
July 15, 1799 Certification of payment; John Mills, late Adjutant General, deceased William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $229.24 John Mills, late Adjutant General, deceased, balance of subsistence.
June 14, 1799 Certification of payment; Thompson Neale William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $269 to Thompson Neale for rations and quarter master stores furnished troops at New Mills and Burlington under command of Captain Charles Marlls.
January 27, 1796 Names of Sick Officers John Mills Richard Allison Mills sends the names of the officers who reported sick this morning.
July 12, 1792 Orders to March to Trenton New Jersey, then Pittsburgh Henry Knox Captain Jedediah Rogers Letter, discusses recruiting, directs march to Pittsburgh. Captain Mills will muster and inspect Rodgers' recruits. Apply to Mr. Bray for wagon and transport. Inform Knox at every opportunity while on the march.
August 24, 1792 Regarding Invoices, Shipments, Separation of Gun Powder; Level of Ohio River Isaac Craig Henry Knox Reports on receipt of invoices and wagon shipments. Craig is working on separating different kinds of powder. A small proportion is fine enough for rifle; not 1/4 musket powder. Mentions Captain Smith and Captain Mills detachments. Comments that the Ohio River is so low as to be impassable for any craft of burden to descend.
January 18, 1793 Money in Swan's Possession Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Swan provides a statement of the money in his possession including sums related to transactions with the following: the contractor at Fort Washington, Captain Mills, Daniel Britt (refund for amount paid the Scouts of Bourbon County Kentucky), and James O'Hara.
August 14, 1799 Scarcity of Water at Our Mills, Etc. Robert McCormick Samuel Hodgdon Because of the scarcity of water at their mills, McCormich & Co. are disappointed because they are not producing the number of barrels required by their contract. They ask Hodgdon to order Mr. Harris to deliver materials from the public stores that will help them meet the terms of the contract. The value of the stores will be deducted from the price of the arms when delivered. This accomodation...
July 6, 1795 Destitute of Clothing John Wallington John Mills Wallington asks how to acquire clothing for the men in the garrison who are destitute of clothing.
December 2, 1794 Treaty with the Oneida, Tuscarora, and Stockbridge Indians Timothy Pickering [not available] As a reward for their friendship and service during the Revolutionary War, the Oneidas, Tuscaroras, and Stockbridge Indians are promised a new church in addition to grist mills and saw mills and instructions in how to operate them. The Indians, in return, will relinquish all other claims for compensation and rewards.
December 9, 1795 Letter of Introduction for Mr. Bertholet John Francis Hamtramck John Mills Mr. Bertholet, a Canadian, is on his way to Greenville on business for his uncle. Hamtramck asks Mills to provide assistance to him if possible.
September 3, 1799 Return to Philadelphia After Working at Leiper's Mills Thomas Town Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon wants Town in Philadelphia but he has been doing work at Thomas Leiper's mills. He will return to Philadelphia soon if Hodgdon will notify him of his wishes by post to Chester.
November 28, 1786 Account of Public Securities Delivered Jonathan Phillips John Pierce Oliver Wolcott Discusses accounts of public securities delivered to Mr. Jonathan Phillips.
April 28, 1795 Transportation of Provisions B Strother John Mills If the boats are not back in time to transport provisions, Strother asks that the goods be sent by pack horse.