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March 6, 1793 Request for Information on Bar Iron Tench Coxe Henry Knox Cover letter regarding: Fear of all bar iron being used for ship ballast, Christie requests amount needed by the United States so it can be purchased before supplies are depleted.
October 9, 1796 News of the Day William Vans Murray James McHenry Murray writes a breezy, friendly letter to McHenry, in which he discusses local politics, and general news.
June 3, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Campbell Smith Simmons informs Smith to expect payment from Samuel Lewis.
October 7, 1798 Report from George Salmon to James McHenry on Maryland's Congressional Elections of 1798 George Salmon James McHenry Salmon discusses the Maryland Congressional elections of 1798 with James McHenry. Smith's interest among mechanics and militia will surmount all opposition. All merchants and people of fortune made every exertion much to their credit. Salmon notes that all that was required of him was his vote and private support. He notes astonishment at the numbers who would not interest themselves, even...
October 13, 1796 Regarding an Election William Vans Murray James McHenry Murray writes of the election results for members of Congress, and fears what will happen if the next President is not a Federalist.
November 26, 1785 The Headmen Produce their Map and Tassel Addresses the Commissioners [not available] [not available] Discussion on the boundaries. Colonel Richard Henderson called a liar in his dealings. Commissioners point out that Henderson is dead and say that the country believes it has long since been sold. Tassel says it may be too late to recover the land. Commissioners refer to claims of people settled at Nashville Tennessee and the Chickasaws. Tassel and Tuskgahatchee wish to postpone the matter if the...
November 23, 1785 Preliminary Speeches by Cherokee Headmen at Treaty of Hopewell [not available] [not available] Tassel of Chota. Refers to red people as the original people of the the land. Presents beads as confirmation of friendship. Refers to encroachment by whites on indian land. Recalls past treaties, then introduces War Woman of Chota, who says she is fond of hearing of peace. The commissioners ask for the boundary lines and Tassel agrees to provide it the following day. Unsuckanail, of New Cusse...
January 12, 1787 Request for response on Colonel Harmer's account Major Erkuries Beatty Joseph Howell Beatty had written an earlier letter to Howell asking for a prompt response on Colonel Harmer's account and has yet to receive a reply.
January 18, 1787 Account of Colonel Harmar John Pierce Major Erkuries Beatty Informs Beatty that the most efficient method of settling Colonel Harmar's account is by a settlement with the Corps in which all of Harmar's vouchers are available and in which he is given credit for all his payments.
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.
April 24, 1786 Widow applying for pension Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell The author is verifying the Army service of James Wilson whose widow is applying for government benefits.
February 26, 1793 Payment to Colonel Benjamin Holden Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Payment of $434.16 to Colonel Benjamin Holden of Massachusetts Line in Colonel Hutchinson's Regiment.
January 6, 1789 Case between Jonathan Polhemus and Colonel Ogden Joseph Howell Jonathan Polhemus The accounts Polhemus alludes to Colonel Conway says are respecting stoppages made from the men in 1776 of the 1st Regiment, which Howell supposes to have been received by Colonel Ogden.
April 23, 1787 Request for Colonel Baylor's accounts John Pierce Joseph Howell Requests Colonel Baylor's papers respecting his accounts to be sent by next post. Pierce arrived in Richmond in perfect health this evening.
May 26, 1796 Request of Colonel Dekeyser William Simmons William Grove Discusses the request of a Colonel Dekeyser for accounting information and his reasons for denying the Colonel's request.
August 2, 1799 Paymaster Accounts William Simmons Caleb Swan Accounts of paymasters and their debits. Lists payments for regiments as well as their commanding officers. Has furnished instructions relative to duties.
November 14, 1794 Substantiating Charges Against Colonel Butler Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Howell "The post has brought me the three receipts enclosed with the money to Colonel Butler. I send you one of them to substantiate the charge against him in your affair."
April 12, 1785 Maryland prisoners Joseph Howell John White Has compared to return of the Maryland prisoners with Treasury Books and those of pay office and encloses accounts of monies advanced. Lists the prisoners.
August 3, 1798 Will Colonel Talmage Take a Regiment? Alexander Hamilton Uriah Tracy Hamilton regrets that the post of Adjutant General is occupied by William North but urges Colonel Talmage instead to consent to lead a Regiment.
April 16, 1784 Settlement of the accounts of French officers John Pierce Robert Morris Discusses the settlement of the accounts of French officers in the American Army.
April 12, 1794 Balance Due Colonel Butler Butler Joseph Howell Colonel Willis to receive balance due Colonel Butler as his proxy.
April 9, 1785 Accounts of Colonel Trumbull Joseph Howell Abiel Foster Has examined the accounts of Colonel Trumbull and finds that General Patterson (then Colonel) received sundry sums of money for pay of his regiment in 1776. Abstracts do not specify amount of pay due each Regiment.
November 4, 1799 Colonel Parker's Encampment in Harper's Ferry Tobias Lear George Washington Lear reports on Colonel Parker's camp at Harper's Ferry. There was some concern that there was not enough lumber to build huts to house the regiment, but the area purchased by the US had sufficient trees for lumber.
November 18, 1788 Application of Aaron Swetland Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Discusses application of Aaron Swetland of Colonel Baldwin's Regiment of Artificers for balance due him. Mentions allegations of fraud.
November 12, 1800 Colonel Hayes Accounts David Henley William Simmons Reasons for Colonel Hayes not settling accounts with Henley as Muster Master. Henley thinks Hayes has been overpaid for that work.