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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 22, 1791 Ready to Close the Proceedings Winslow Warren Arthur St. Clair The Court of Inquiry is prepared to close the proceedings unless General St. Clair has additional evidence.
March 3, 1796 Requests Payment for Vouchers; Hopes to Close Accounts with Treasury Samuel Dodge William Simmons From Baltimore Maryland, William Dodge discusses with William Simmons receipt of correspondence, examination of vouchers, and remarks that the collector of his district desires that Dodge close his accounts with Treasury Department. Balance due from Simmons is necessary in order to close account.
June 17, 1799 Refers to Death of a Dear, Close Friend; Seeks to Settle Accounts Samuel Hodgdon David Ford Refers to the death of a dear, close friend. Hodgdon will make the necessary adjustments to his account. They should find a replacement for castings contracts. Believes the Secretary of the Navy should know something about kentledge [pig iron].
March 16, 1799 Request to Close Accounts in Preparation for Relocating Store Samuel Hodgdon Elias Langham Reports necessity of removing public stores at Harper's Ferry; has informed John Mackey under orders of the Secretary of War. Requests that Langham take all of Mackey's receipts to enable him to close his accounts.
November 9, 1796 Close of the Election; Report about France William Vans Murray James McHenry Reports on the close of a local election, in which one of the candidates only received one vote. Also discusses a rumor about the French.
January 31, 1797 Vouchers to close Cooper's accounts William Simmons Captain James Cooper Requests that Captain Cooper provide his account and vouchers for money received from the War Office so that Simmons can close his accounts
March 7, 1796 Requests Payment to Close Account with the Comptroller at the Treasury Department John Davis Samuel Hodgdon As past Quartermaster General, Hodgdon was responsible for a balance due from the late comptroller of the Treasury. Requests payment to the Secretary of the Treasury in order to close account in public books.
December 10, 1797 I am anxious to have my accounts finally adjusted. William Preston William Simmons Preston is hesitant to resign from the service while large amounts are still charged against him. He has been unable to obtain from Kentucky the papers necessary to close his account . He is concerned because drummer Joseph Southwell has not received his pay.
May 29, 1800 Letter to a Firm in London James McHenry Bird, Savage & Bird In his last week in office as Secretary of War, James McHenry writes to a firm in London. Mentions the delivery of books and stationery to him. Makes arrangements to close the account between the firm and the Department of War. McHenry thanks them for their helpfulness during his term as Secretary of War.
June 6, 1786 Receipts Requested John Pierce Peter Dolliver Informs Capt. Dolliver that it will be necessary for him to produce the receipts of his regiment, so that the office can close his account.
May 24, 1798 Request that David Stodder naval constructor at Baltimore close accounts [not available] Joseph Sterrett Request that David Stodder naval constructor at Baltimore close accounts. Suggested that he may owe United States money for iron and nails. Refers to claim for use of old Smith's shop which he voluntarily permitted to be used. Salary to be paid until 5 April, after which time his services no longer wanted or called for. Asks if the materials and timber in ship yard will suffer by being exposed...
January 3, 1795 Knox has Resigned John Stagg Isaac Craig Informs that Knox resigned and Pickering will replace him.
April 30, 1800 Delay in Closing Accounts David Henley Aaron Hill Regrets to inform Simmons that more time is needed to close accounts pertaining to land in Alexandria.
May 3, 1798 Close My Account Griffith James McRee William Simmons Since he will no longer be employed in the recruiting service, McRea asks that his account be closed and his balance remitted.
January 1, 1800 Account of David Strong David Strong William Simmons The papers necessary to the settlement of Strong's account, including receipts from Major Hamtramck and Daniel Britt, are deposited with his friends in Cincinnati which is three hundred miles from his current location in Detroit. In the Spring he will obtain a leave of absense and proceed to Philadelphia to settle his account.
July 22, 1789 Military Appointment for My Brother William Heth Henry Knox Letter, asks for military appointment for his brother.
February 21, 1797 Vouchers needed William Simmons George Clendinen Requests that Clendinen provide vouchers for monies paid to him for the pay of the militia of Kenhawa County and charged to him so that Simmons can close his account
January 1, 1796 Enclosed Receipts Griffith James McRee William Simmons Receipt roll for McRea's company enclosed. Some representatives of deceased soldiers yet to make legal application for pay, McRea requests permission to close accounts.
January 12, 1797 Account of Edward Carrington John Steele William Simmons It has been determined by the Comptroller to close the accounts of Edward Carrington, Agent for Military Supplies in Virginia, in the sum of $11,806.83, so that same can be transferred to his debit on the books of Simmons' office.
March 20, 1798 Closing the Accounts of Joshua Wentworth Joshua Wentworth William Simmons As one of the unfortunate men of this world, Wentworth has been superceded in the office of supervision and most close out his accounts. He is owed a balance of $41.99 by the government.
March 30, 1785 Regarding half pay or commutation for officers Captain Silas Talbot Joseph Howell Discusses entitlements to half pay, or commutation, for officers who left service in consequence of Resolve of Congress 31 December 1781. They are equally entitled as those who were deranged before that time, or continued to the close of the War.
June 8, 1794 Enclosed Receipt Rolls, Request to Travel to Philadelphia Cornelius Sedam Joseph Howell Notification of receipts enclosed and of prize money received from Mr. D. Alue. P. S. Request to travel to Philadelphia to close accounts.
May 1, 1799 Effort to Settle Accounts, Estimate Pay Due Military under Col. Butler David Henley William Simmons Encloses copies of books for Jan-March, with the intent to close account. Forwards pay estimates.
March 22, 1797 Account closed William Simmons Elias B. Dayton Notifies Dayton that he has received a certificate at the War Office that will allow him to close Dayton's account.
March 22, 1797 Account closed William Simmons Abraham Hunt Notifies Hunt that he has received a certificate at the War Office that will allow him to close Hunt's account.