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June 30, 1788 Settlement of Colonel Woods accounts Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Will endeavor to have a copy of all accounts of Colonel Wood prepared. Not in his powers to close the accounts without Colonel Bayard's vouchers.
July 16, 1787 Request for service to a Mr. McKay, a stranger in New York S. Bayard Joseph Howell Laments that Howell has not responded to letter from Bayard. Mr. McKay, son of old Colonel who died at Trenton at the beginning of the War and Bayard's brother in law is the bearer of the letter. A stranger in New York, asks that Howell give any service Howell may render him; will be gratefully acknowledged. Discusses settlement of accounts;
January 19, 1801 Certification of payment; Captain John H. Bayard, Colonel Bensonís Maryland Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $8.70 for retained rations to Captain John H. Bayard, Colonel Bensonís Maryland Militia, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794.
May 10, 1787 Regarding surprise over charges against Bayard Stephen Bayard Joseph Howell Expresses surprise that there is a large sum against him. Relates that he settled accounts with Colonel Wood. Suggests that rolls of Congress or Board of War may be location of papers regarding final settlement with Wood. If they were not properly lodged, then it is not Bayard's fault. Refers to other charge paid by John Pierce into the hands of Lieutenant Ross; money was paid by Ross agreeable...
February 22, 1788 Jonathan Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson will detain Colonel Bayard's certificate;.
December 21, 1787 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with General Irvine Joseph Howell General William Irvine Joseph Howell discusses the accounts of Lieutenant Colonel Bayard and Colonel Wood with General Irvine.
November 5, 1800 Letter Citation R. Bayard Samuel Dexter Cited in Dexter to Bayard, 12/30/1800.
January 15, 1788 Jonathan Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson asks Joseph Howell to send certificates to Colonel Bayard, who waits with impatience.
February 18, 1788 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell discusses Colonel Bayard's account with John Nicholson.
May 26, 1798 Put My Pistols in Complete Order James A. Bayard Samuel Hodgdon Bayard notes that he has left his pistols at Hodgdon's house. The stock of one is broken and the breach should be examined for defects. He would like them put in complete order by one of the workmen.
March 17, 1788 Army pay accounts Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson From the letter book of Joseph Howell, Assistant Commissioner of Army Accounts in the Board of Treasury's Office of Army Accounts. Discusses army pay accounts of various individuals.
January 6, 1787 Bayard's back pay Stephen Bayard Joseph Howell Bayard requests assistance in obtaining his back pay which, except for a small sum owed the Comptroller's office, is justly due him.
September 3, 1798 General Smith's Conversation James McHenry James A. Bayard Apparently General Smith, sitting at the President's table, stated that he wished that our envoys had given the French the money they demanded but General Smith denies the charge. Since Bayard was at the President's party, McHenry wants to know what he heard while General Smith was expressing his sentiments to several gentlemen.
June 28, 1793 Mr. Hodges' Bellyache Joseph Bayard Samuel Hodgdon Bayard laments his many disappointments with Mr. Ball's friends and Mr. Hodges' bellyache.
January 4, 1800 Horses, Horses, Horses S. Bayard Samuel Hodgdon Bayard sends Hodgdon a strong, sound, and serviceable horse, nearly half-blooded, six years old and 15 hands high, for which he paid 20 pounds to Mr. Bartlett, a man of veracity. He wants to know whether good mares of this age and size can serve as draft horses. McIver was a stranger introduced by Doctor Graham who sold Bayard a horse alleged to be nine years old, and was probably older, but...
January 21, 1788 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with Colonel Stephen Bayard Joseph Howell Stephen Bayard Joseph Howell provides Colonel Bayard an update on the status of his account. Howell is unable to settle the claim.
December 30, 1800 Destruction of records by fire Samuel Dexter R. Bayard Dexter informs Bayard that the records he seeks were destroyed by fire.
January 15, 1788 Stephen Bayard discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell Stephen Bayard Joseph Howell Stephen Bayard discusses settlement of his recruiting account with Joseph Howell.
May 10, 1787 Surprised over large account Stephen Bayard John Pierce Bayard is surprised that there is a large account against him. In order to have it speedily settled and closed has put under cover to Pierce an answer to the matter, with such information that will enable Howell to fully settle matter.
September 30, 1798 Credibility of General Smith's Statements John Eager Howard James McHenry McHenry notified Howard that he would write Bayard regarding facts of General Smiths statements as related by Captain Micheal.
July 4, 1791 Two Horses Stephen Bayard Samuel Hodgdon Bayard has purchased for Hodgdon two horses which he views as both good and cheap. The first, a dark Bay nearly fifteen hands high, cost fifty dollars and will be delivered by Mr. McCord. The other, a Chestnut brown nearly fifteen hands high and six years old, cost forty dollars and may be delivered in a Kentucky boat.
December 22, 1794 Restoration of British Intercourse with France Samuel Bayard Samuel Hodgdon Samuel Bayard notes that he has been unable to retrieve Hodgdon's papers due to the interruption of communications between Britain and France. If intercourse between those two countries is restored he will take the necessary measures for getting the papers into his hands. In the meantime nothing is lost since the value of American property will surely rise once the treaty between Britain and the...
November 11, 1796 Certificate of Nicholas Bayard Nicholas Bayard [not available] Describes the authenticity of a series of powers of attorney and certificates for compensation of Revolutionary War soldiers, which appear to be frauds.
August 30, 1798 Ascertaining the Truth Respecting General Smith James McHenry John Eager Howard Despite being afflicted with a vicious fever, McHenry has attempted to ascertain whether the sentiments attributed to General Smith have been correctly stated. Before he died, Captain Mitchell had presented his version of General Smith's conversation as had Mr. Bayard of the house of representatives of Wilmington, Delaware.
September 3, 1798 Improper Quotation by Colonel Howard James McHenry James A. Bayard Enclosed newspapers provide proof of Col. Howard's disclosure of politics regarding General Smith's comments on French. Request by McHenry to correct Howard's misunderstanding.