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July 19, 1794 Muster Rolls of Capt. Sparks for June 16th Joseph Howell Richard Sparks Capt. Sparks' Muster Rolls for 16th June are enclosed since they appear not to be qualified according to Sparks' instructions.
September 6, 1794 Mistakes with Capt. Sparks Account Joseph Howell Richard Sparks The mistakes Capt. Sparks points out happened because of the extraordinary hurry of Mr. Fisher's departure but will be rectified in the next transmission of pay.
August 23, 1794 Funds for Capt. Sparks' Recruiting Joseph Howell Richard Sparks Thomas Fisher will deliver to Capt. Sparks $200 for the use of the recruiting service and $58.93 for the pay of the recruits. The men in the Corps of Artillery and Engineers will be paid separately.
June 2, 1797 Captain Sparks' pay William Simmons David Henley Simmons tells Henley that Capt. Sparks should be paid but in order for Sparks to receive the payment, he must produce a certificate specifying the amount due him or attest to same before a magistrate.
November 9, 1792 Receipt for Payments: Captain Sparks, Lieutenant Vance, Captain Briggs Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Receipt for payments: Captain Sparks, Lieutenant Vance. This completes payments intended for Captain Briggs.
July 26, 1794 Pay for Capt. Sparks' Command Joseph Howell Richard Sparks Howell has tried to forward Capt. Sparks the pay for his command but has been prevented from doing so for want of information on Alexander Stevenson of Slough's Company.
January 8, 1798 Balance Due Sparks Richard Sparks William Simmons Sparks owed forty-three pounds ten shillings Pennsylvania Currency by United States and requested that it be remit through Col. Henley. Sparks settled his previous debts with Paymaster General in Greenville, requested to be removed from list of delinquent debts, Mr. Swan to provide necessary vouchers.
May 3, 1794 Account of Capt. Richard Sparks Joseph Howell Richard Sparks Capt. Sparks is asked to submit his account of pay due and received and also his account and vouchers for all monies he has received from the War Department.
March 13, 1799 Certification of payments; Private Patrick Whaland in Captain Richard Sparks’ Company, 3d Regiment of Infantry William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $6.91 to Private Patrick Whaland in Captain Richard Sparks’ Company, 3d Regiment of Infantry, for articles and clothing and certificate of Captain Sparks.
October 29, 1800 Accounts David Henley William Simmons Capt. Sparks paid, Hillis to settle account for Henley shortly.
December 21, 1795 Pay of Private Samuel Sparks, 5th Troop of Dragoons under Captain Leonard Covington William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $22.90 is due Samuel Sparks, late a private in the 5th Troop of Dragoons under Captain Leonard Covington, being his pay from January 1 to June 22, 1795, the day of his discharge.
June 6, 1797 Pay of Sergeant George Hackett, Captain Richard Sparks's Company 3rd Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $155.13 is due Sergeant George Hackett of Captain Richard Sparks's Company 3rd Regiment, being the balance of his pay from May 1, 1795 to May 5, 1797, the day of his discharge.
April 25, 1797 Accounts and Request for Opinion David Henley William Simmons Sparks accounts enclosed, waiting on opinion from Simmons regarding payment of Captain.
June 19, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Capt. Sparks William Simmons Richard Sparks William Simmons returns Capt. Sparks's financial records so that they may be re-submitted in accordance with proper procedure.
June 5, 1794 Circulars for Recruiting Officers Joseph Howell Richard Sparks Enclosed are a number of Circulars for Recruiting Officers to be used by Capt. Sparks while he is with the recruiting service.
February 11, 1797 Accounting for money received William Simmons Richard Sparks Requests that Captain Sparks provide his account and vouchers for monies received from the War Office so that Simmons can close his account
June 2, 1797 An officer's account William Simmons David Henley Notifies Henley that Captain Richard Sparks must certify the amount of pay due to him before his account can be settled at the War Office. Cited in Simmons to Henley, 06/08/1797.
May 31, 1794 Expenses Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Cost of care of horse should be paid by Mr. Semple who did not travel with his animal but instead left it in the care of Capt. Sparks. Enclosed papers from O'Hara.
March 24, 1792 Payment for Appointments Henry Knox Isaac Craig Money for Richard Sparks pending his acceptance of the appointment. Remarks on the tardiness of the post.
May 29, 1795 Letter Citation Richard Sparks William Simmons Simmons to Sparks 06/19/1795
February 10, 1797 Further Instructions Regarding Troops in Tennessee & Relations with Indians James McHenry Richard Sparks Acknowledges receipt of Capt. Sparks' last letter, and thanks him for putting a guard over the military stores & for informing McHenry of the "disposition of the people." Advises Sparks on erecting forts within Indian territory, contingent upon the Indian commissioners' agreements with the Indians. Orders Sparks to drill the troops to get them up to military efficiency, and to combat indolence...
November 25, 1796 Confronting Intruders on Indian Land, Etc. James McHenry Richard Sparks Sparks is directed to assume whatever position on the frontier, or in Indian Country, that he and Mr. Henley feel is best calculated to cover the most exposed and greatest scope of Indian Country. He is to erect the necessary works for the security of his men and place the post in such a position as to be defended in case of attack. As to intruders on Indian land, Sparks will treat them in the...
January 30, 1799 Pay Due Capt. Sparks' Company David Henley James McHenry The estimate of the pay due Capt. Richard Sparks' Company of the 3rd United States Regiment, which sum is $1860 for August through December 1798.
August 14, 1799 Account from Public Books for June 1799 David Henley William Simmons Encloses entry in public books for the month of June with army payments. Notes that he has not received Lieutenant Wright's records of Captain Sparks's company. Reports payment to Lieutenant Chandler and Captain Taylor's recruits. Promises to send an abstract to the Treasurer.
August 6, 1794 Letter Citation Joseph Howell Richard Sparks Cited in Sparks to Howell, 09/09/1794.