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March 28, 1787 Colonel Drake's accounting statement John Pierce John Hopkins The Commissioner of Army Accounts notifies John Hopkins that Colonel Darke's statement of his accounting is incomplete, so he is still held accountable for the public monies for which he was responsible.
[not available] Accounts of William Darke Joseph Howell John Pierce Accounts of William Darke while Captain and Colonel. In 1778 he was a prisoner, freed in 1780. After his release he was advanced 5,666-60. The account relative to his time as colonel is in settlement of his account of pay and cash received while a prisoner in 1781. Includes a charge for board for 36 weeks at 2 dollars per week.
November 9, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with William Darke William Simmons General William Darke William Simmons asks William Darke to submit his vouchers by mail.
October 16, 1792 Settlement of accounts and pay for St. Clair's Campaign under Colonel Darke Thomas Gibson Samuel Hodgdon Letter, discusses settlement of accounts and pay for St. Clair's Campaign. Hopes to receive his pay from Colonel Darke's Regiment.
January 12, 1792 This Unfortunate Affair, Etc. Robert Barr Samuel Hodgdon The only course to follow is to have Col. Darke represent the true state of the case to Congress and at the same time draw a draft for the appropriate amount. Surely Col. Darke will do everything in his power to help us out of this unfortunate affair given his own role in leading us into it.
January 8, 1788 Account with United States John Pierce General William Darke Discusses Colonel William Darke's account with the United States government.
November 23, 1791 Arrangements for Overalls Robert Barr Samuel Hodgdon Requesting a pair of overalls. Makes arrangements to deliver item and pay for them before Colonel Darke departs.
May 17, 1799 Responds to Request for Communication with General Darke James McHenry Philip Pendleton Responds to request for copies of communication with General Darke as noted in newspapers.
August 15, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons General William Darke Simmons provides an account balance to Col. Darke
July 13, 1799 Citation Only General William Darke William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Darke, 08/15/1799.
April 15, 1791 The Pivot Upon Which All Things Turn Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox reminds General Butler that the public is depending upon him to raise the two new battalions in Maryland and Virginia. Colonel Hall has declined, so Colonel Darke must be appointed
June 10, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons General William Darke Simmons provides an account balance to Darke.
June 28, 1792 Letter from Robert Barr, Lexington Kentucky to Samuel Hodgdon requesting assistance for Barr's brother James Robert Barr Samuel Hodgdon Barr writes to Hodgdon requesting his assistance in obtaining payment for the unfortunate adventure of the overalls. Barr was at Philadelphia, but it was the close of the session and the Secretary could not attend to any papers. Papers were transferred to the Secretary of Treasury, who apparently made no decision. Refers to Colonel Darke's letter and Hodgdon's letter he received at the Crabb...
June 9, 1797 Cited letter or document, General William Darke to William Simmons General William Darke William Simmons Letter, CITATION Only. Cited in Simmons to Darke, 11/09/1797.
April 22, 1792 Discrepancies in Capt. Hannah's accounting practices regarding money paid his company in Winchester Virginia General William Darke Joseph Howell Captain Darke explains in a letter addressed to Major Joseph Howell, that Captain Hannah Capt. Hannah did not give credit for the money paid to his company in Winchester. He had but 75 men when they were paid at Winchester and he had no corporals. The money paid was to privates and sergeants in the amount of $166.50. Darke declares that sum should be credited to his account and declares on his...
May 10, 1799 Requests copy of General Darke's letter Philip Pendleton James McHenry Writes that he has observed in the newspapers a letter from McHenry to General William Darke on the subject of appointments in the army. Notes that a number of people are "exceedingly displeased" with the general's conduct, and requests for a copy of the general's letters to McHenry, providing that they aren't of a private nature.
November 12, 1791 List of the Killed & Wounded, Etc. Robert Barr Samuel Hodgdon Barr notes that they now have a List of the Killed and Wounded. Col. Darke is included on the list of wounded but Barr hopes that he is not mortally wounded. Mr. Duncan informs Barr that he has a large quantity of Hyson Tea that will sell well at Natchez and New Orleans.
January 27, 1797 Accounting for money received William Simmons General William Darke Requests that Darke provide his account and vouchers for monies received from the War Office so that Simmons can close his account
May 31, 1800 Correspondence with President Adams on the Eve of McHenry Resignation James McHenry John Adams Transmits to President Adams his recollections of the conversation which passed between them the evening before his resignation. Also transmits copies of letters from Mr. Grove, Governor Davies, Major Stagg, and General Darke.
June 28, 1792 Letter from General William Darke to Joseph Howell concerning advances made by Major Caleb Swan to men wounded in St Clair expedition General William Darke Joseph Howell From Berkeley Virginia [now West Virginia], General Darke, who fought in St Clair's expedition, notes that chief of the men who drew money were wounded in action 4 November 1791, and three have yet to recover. He notes that he wrote previously regarding Captain Hannah not giving all credits he ought in his account.
October 17, 1791 St.Clair speaks to Knox about discontent in the ranks Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter, discusses discharge of enlistments.
May 26, 1791 Unarmed Virginia Levies Marching to Fort Pitt Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox requested Butler assist unarmed troops marching through dangerous territory. Additional information of troops marching to arrive at Fort Pitt.
August 12, 1791 Report from the Frontier Campaign Major General Richard Butler Arthur St. Clair General Roberts reports on the events taking place near Wheeling as he makes preparations for the campaign to defend the frontier.
November 24, 1791 Report in aftermath of St. Clair defeat Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox A sick and bedridden St. Clair provides Knox an account of the ill fortune that befell his army during its November engagements with the Miami Indians. St. Clair is governor of the Northwest Territory.
April 20, 1792 Captain Hannah's Account General William Darke Joseph Howell It appears from Capt. Hannah's account that he didn't give credit for the money paid to his company at Winchester nor has he charged it in his account. Darke gave credit for the money received of Butler so he is to have credit for it. The payroll shows that $2.10 was paid to privates and $3.60 to sergeants. The money on the Ohio was one dollar to a private and a dollar and a third to corporals...