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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 28, 1801 Regarding account of Colonel Mentges and Major Cushing Samuel Dexter William Simmons On the subject of the account of Colonel Mentges and stating that there can be no use in admitting one account if the signature is disputed in another, as is the case with Major Cushing's account. Dexter says that it is improper for him to allow demands if the accountant is at liberty afterward to disallow them
May 23, 1800 Resignations and New Appointments Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discussed Col. Pickering's ailing health, the resignation of the Sec. of War, and the appointment of Dexter (from the Senate) to the post of Secretary of War.
April 5, 1796 Dexter's Receipt John Dexter William Simmons CITATION only. Simmons to Dexter 04/13/1796 Receipt submitted by Dexter to be entered on the books of the War Department Accountants Office
December 24, 1800 Proving of cannon Samuel Dexter James McHenry Dexter solicits McHenry's recollection regarding the procurement of cannon for the frigate United States.
December 22, 1800 Regarding contract dispute Samuel Dexter David Ames Dexter discusses a contract dispute pertaining to coal provided for use at Springfield Armory.
December 24, 1800 Contracts and bond for supply of rations Samuel Dexter Joseph Williams Dexter forwards contracts and bonds necessary to provide the supply of rations at Springfield Armory.
November 24, 1800 Letter from the Secretary of War regarding examination of guns Samuel Dexter Samuel Hughes Dexter informs Hughes that Colonel Tousard will proceed to Cecil Furnace to examine the guns.
November 21, 1800 Regarding payment of Major Johnson's detachment Samuel Dexter Mr. C.C. Claiborne Dexter informs Claiborne that Major Johnson's detachment of militia will have their claims settled by the accountant of the Treasury.
December 6, 1800 Regarding claim for an equivalent of rations Samuel Dexter David Ames Dexter discusses Ames' request to Colonel Williams.
December 6, 1800 Payment for cannon Samuel Dexter William Lane Dexter informs Lane to expect payment for cannon.
February 19, 1801 Regarding settlement of Doctor Humphries' account Samuel Dexter William Simmons Dexter directs additional allowances for Doctor Humphries' medical services.
December 22, 1800 Regarding contract dispute Samuel Dexter Joseph Williams Dexter discusses a contract dispute pertaining to coal provided for use at Springfield Armory. Notes that he is surprised that he should have to decide on a subject to which Williams and Ames the superintendent ought to be fully competent.
January 24, 1801 Request That Dexter Discharge Duties as Secretary of Both War & the Treasury John Adams Samuel Dexter Acknowledges receipt of Dexter's acceptance of the office of Secretary of the Treasury, and asks that Dexter continue as Secretary of War for the time being.
July 10, 1800 Regarding Samuel Dexter Jonathan Newman James McHenry Mr. Newman writes the former Secretary at War concerning Samuel Dexter transition into his old position.
November 27, 1800 Letter to the Secretary of War Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Dexter Letter from Colonel Ebenezer Stevens, Agent for the War Department at New York, to Samuel Dexter, Secretary of War. Citation only.
March 27, 1795 Receipt of John L. Boss John Dexter Timothy Pickering Enclosed is a receipt for $410 transmitted by John L. Boss and remitted to Dexter in discharge of a warrant issued on him by the War Department for that sum in Dexter's favor.
July 30, 1800 Powder for Colonel Tousard Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon Colonel Tousard, Inspector of Artillery, must be furnished with the quantities of powder he will need to prove a number of cannon manufactured by Lane and Salter and others under contract with the United States.
December 3, 1800 George Wells' request for discharge Samuel Dexter Noah Cook Dexter provides conditions under which George Wells can be discharged from service. Mr. Wells enlisted while underage. Dexter states that Wells must find a replacement.
February 24, 1798 Letter Citation John Dexter Peter Hagner Cited in Hagner to Dexter, 03/05/1798. Peter Hagner informs John Dexter that the Accountant's Office has received and credited Capt. Joseph Elliot's receipt.
December 22, 1800 Advance for Lieutenant Colonel Tousard Samuel Dexter Caleb Swan This letter authorizes the Paymaster General to advance pay to Lieutenant Colonel Louis Tousard.
December 30, 1800 Letter Citation Samuel Dexter Unknown Recipient Cited in unknown to Dexter, 01/02/1801.
May 28, 1800 Letter Citation Samuel Dexter James McHenry Cited in unknown to Dexter, 07/05/1800.
December 3, 1800 Letter Citation Israel Whelen Samuel Dexter Cited in Dexter to Whelen, 12/08/1800.
December 15, 1800 Letter Citation Samuel Dexter William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Dexter, 12/17/1800 and in Simmons to Dexter, 12/18/1800.
October 25, 1800 Receipt of Payment Edward Wright Endorsed to Lieutenant Colonel Henry Gaither Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter Payment of $1015.98 in favor of Edward Wright, United States Factor by Colonel Benjamin Hawkins, endorsed by Lieutenant Colonel Henry Gaither.