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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 19, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Thomas Hughes, blacksmith William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $96.25 is due Thomas Hughes, being for the blacksmith work done to the gun carriage at the garrison at West Point for October through December 1797.
December 14, 1800 Receipt for Goods Provided Captain Hughes [not available] [not available] Receipt for goods provided Captain Hughes from December 11-14, 1800.
November 29, 1798 Certification of payments; Thomas Hughes for work done on gun carriages William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $148.50 to Thomas Hughes for work done on gun carriages and superintending blacksmiths employed at West Point New York.
January 4, 1792 Return of Clothing Wanting for Recruits of Captain Thomas Hughes. Thomas Hughes [not available] Return of clothing, arms and accoutrement used by Capt Hughes' troops of the Second [2nd] US Regiment. Includes woolen overalls, shirts, shoes, blankets, hats, knapsacks, bayonets, belts, cartridge boxes, buckles.
December 15, 1797 Certification of payments; account of Thomas Hughes William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $121.50 is due Thomas Hughes, being the amount of his account for iron work on the gun carriages at West Point and his expenses for going to Albany and back to mend gun carriages.
September 4, 1800 Certification of payment; Maryland Militia, Private John Thomas, Private James Ford, Captain Reilly, Private Martin Hughes, called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $34.77 to Maryland Militia members, Private John Thomas, Private James Ford, in Captain J.F. Beall's Company, and Private Martin Hughes under Captain Reilly, called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
April 14, 1792 Half-Pay for Mrs. Schwartz Thomas Hughes Joseph Howell Hughes acknowledges that he should have responded sooner but for too many letters to write and the fact that the post only tarried for two hours. Schwartz enlisted on 14 February and is willing for his wife to receive one-half of his pay. Should he be detached from Hughes he will pass the information along to Howell and will pay particular attention so that the US is not injured while Schwartz is...
March 29, 1792 Letter Citation Joseph Howell Thomas Hughes Cited in Hughes to Howell, 04/14/1792.
July 27, 1796 Reward of James West for apprehending deserter Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that ten dollars is due James West, being a reward for apprehending and lodging in the Philadelphia jail Charles McIness, a deserter from Captain Thomas Hughes' Company.
December 15, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with George Fleming William Simmons George Fleming William Simmons informs George Fleming that Nicholas Fish will disburse monies to him for payment to Thomas Hughes.
November 16, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Secretary at War William Simmons James McHenry This letter pertained to the account of Thomas Hughes of West Point. The letter states that it was "cancelled" and refers the reader to Simmons letter to George Fleming dated 17 Nov 1797.
February 3, 1786 Receipt for Certificates J. White Joseph Howell The author is sending a receipt for the Certificates received for Captain Hughes and Gilbert. The receipt should have been sent earlier but he had hoped instead to have the receipts from the two men themselves and to deliver them personally.
August 25, 1797 Inappropriate Use of Funds for Payment William Simmons George Fleming Simmons response to July 15th letter from Fleming. Fleming paid Thomas Hughes BlackSmith with inappropriate monies. Simmons requested BlackSmith's receipt; settlement of Fleming's account received after submission of voucher for payment.
June 14, 1786 Captain John Hughes and muster rolls Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell In the roll of the deranged Officers of the 8th Regiment sent to the author by the recipient, he could not find the name of Captain John Hughes. Hughes is now a member of the Assembly and has obtained his depreciation from the author. The author asks that musters from June 1778 until the time of derangement be searched to confirm whether or not Hughes was mustered and resigned and when.
September 8, 1797 Orders to Proceed to Mr. Hughes' Furnace Nathan Jones Francis DaCosta Orders to proceed to Mr. Hughes' furnace to examine and prove the guns intended for Algerine frigate. Press Mr. Hughes to have all the guns intended for Algerine frigate completed. Report number and size of cannon proved to Tench Francis.
February 17, 1792 Two Wagons John Stagg William Knox Knox is asked to make two wagons available for Capt. Hughes who has been ordered to march the following day.
November 18, 1794 Encloses Copy of Letter from Mr. Hughes Tench Coxe Henry Knox Encloses copy of letter from Mr. Hughes.
December 13, 1785 Regarding settlement of accounts Joseph Howell John White Discusses Colonel Richardson's pay in 1776. Major Lloyd has not yet settled account. There was no Captain Hughes listed in the regiment. Mentions that the printers are entering a complaint; they are sick of the contract. Mr Pierce is absent on a visit to his friends. Would be unhappy were any thing to arise to his prejudice or Howell's dishonor.
May 11, 1787 Enclosed certificates; the matter of General Muhlenberg's certificates Joseph Howell Matthew McConnell Encloses certificates of Captain Nie, Captain Mackay, Lieutenant Hughes, Doctor Bond, and Major Franks. Certificate for Lieutenant Stewart of General Hazen's Regiment has been deissued. Asks if it is consistent with the rules of general society to grant General Muhlenberg's certificate to that of Pennsylvania, when he was considered belonging to Virginia.
August 7, 1797 Request regarding purchase of 9 and 6 pounder cannon for the Algerine frigate Crescent Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Fox conveys Secretary of War James McHenry request that Captain Thomas Truxton examine if 6 and 9 pound cannon suitable for the Algerine Frigate may be procured in Baltimore, since Mr. Hughes failed in his contract to provide cannon. Also discusses Captain Nicholson request for anchor from Portsmouth New Hampshire for the frigate Constitution.
May 16, 1796 Request to examine cannon to determine if fit for service on frigate [not available] Captain John Barry Request that Captain Barry set out for Cecil Furnace with Mr De Costa and Captain Thomas Truxton for purpose of proving and examining cannon for frigates. Terms of contract described. Mr Hughes will have the terms in his possession.
May 12, 1798 Letter Citation Samuel Hughes James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Hughes 05/31/1798.
November 24, 1795 Shipment to Colonel Hughes' Furnace Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Mr. DaCosta has informed Pickering that the [?] have been wrought for the frigate 24-pound cannon at Cecil furnace. They should be packed in a box and sent on the stage to the Charleston office located between the Head of Elk and the Susquehannah and three miles from Colonel Hughes' furnace where they are needed.
May 10, 1796 Request to examine cannon to determine if fit for service on frigate [not available] Captain Thomas Truxtun Discusses cannon for frigates constructed at Cecil Furnace. Have been proved and Mr Hughes wishes to have them examined and received by United States. Therefore,Truxton is asked to go to Cecil Furnace and examine cannon and determine if fit for service on frigate. Explains the terms of contract. If cannons are acceptable, make arrangements to transport to Baltimore and begin arrangements for...
September 22, 1797 Obtaining Cannon for the Frigate Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Wolcott considers the prospect of obtaining the six pounders from Mr. Hughes to be remote so the question arises as to whether the short six pounders on hand can be mounted with the long nine pounders that Hughes has cast. If this is the case, then it must be determined if a suitable and uniform assortment of nine pounders can be obtained. Mr. Francis has made arrangements for the colors to be...