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November 25, 1793 Money forwarded by Colonel Mentges Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara The Commissary of Military Stores informs the Quartermaster General that he has forwarded money via Colonel Mentges. Hopes they go speedily and safely to hand. All the drafts have been paid.
January 21, 1797 Receipt of Francis Mentges for sorrel horse [not available] Francis Mentges Copy of receipt for Colonel Henley, made by John Stagg chief clerk, for sorrel horse received from Colonel Mentges to James Casey.
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
March 13, 1787 Claim of Colonel Mentges John Pierce Board of Treasury Discusses with the Board of Treasury information regarding the claim of Colonel Mentges and leaves final resolution of the claim to the Board.
April 24, 1800 Update on Mentges Account William Simmons James McHenry Simmons received rendered accounts on further expenditures made by Mentges at the Fort on Mud Island. Balance still due by Mentges, Simmons awaits direction from McHenry.
March 25, 1790 Claims of Colonels Baylor and Mentges Henry Knox Joseph Howell War Secretary asks the Commissioner of Army Accounts to investigate the claims of Colonel Baylor and Colonel Mentges.
December 10, 1799 Deliver Goods to Colonel Mentges for Indians James McHenry John Harris Requests Harris deliver shirts, blankets, and shoes for the use of the Indians now in town.
April 25, 1798 Possible Impropriety in Major Tousard's Account William Simmons Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Simmons points out that Major Tousard is using one driver for two teams of horses yet Colonel Mentges is paying him for the hire of two drivers. Colonel Mentges asserts that he has made this impropriety known to the Secretary of War.
April 17, 1800 Credit to Account William Simmons Francis Mentges Accounts for the fortifications at Mud Island Fort and the mounting of gun carriages were examined and sum of $2,449.72 passed to the credit of Mentges' account. Amount differs from sum reported by Mentges, inadmissible charges were reason.
September 5, 1800 Account of Colonel Mentges Samuel Dexter William Simmons Col. Mentges informed Dexter that he appointed Lt. Carmichael and paid sixteen dollars per month for his services. This allowance is proper and reasonable so it should be admitted to Mentges' credit in the settlement of his account.
December 20, 1794 Compensation of Col. Mentges Joseph Howell Henry Knox Enclosed is the account of Col. Mentges for his expenses inspecting and superintending the arming of the New Jersey militia. Mentges' compensation should be approved.
May 23, 1795 Account of Colonel Francis Mentges William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of eleven dollars is due Colonel Francis Mentges for the account of expenditures for books, stationary, and for loading and unloading clothing during the late expedition in the western counties of Pennsylvania.
January 25, 1798 Sorrel Horse for the Wyandot Chief James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Colonel Mentges on order a sorrel horse for the Wyandot Chief/Crane now in this city."
April 22, 1800 Notification of Warrant Issued William Simmons Francis Mentges Simmons cited letter dated 17th April regarding account information. Secretary of War issued a Warrant in favor of Mentges for $5,000 as advance for the fortifications at Mud Island. Sec. of War requested information on balance held by Mentges to be rendered immediately.
October 2, 1794 Major Hunt's Accounting Failures Francis Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Mentges comments on Peter Hunt's failure to obtain Mentges's signature for many of the articles he has delivered but he will require Hunt's adjutant to provide an exact return before he leaves Trenton.
November 2, 1794 Clothing to the Troops James Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Since the Commander in Chief has appointed Captain Gamble to replace the clothing for the troops, Mentges has delivered to him the order he received from Hodgdon when in Philadelphia. He apoligizes for being late in completing this task.
January 23, 1798 Rifles for the Wyandot Chiefs James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Colonel Mentges for the use of the Wyandot [Huron] chiefs and their interpreter three new rifles."
April 14, 1800 Request for Approval of Payment William Simmons James McHenry Colonel Francis Mentges charged compensation as inspector of troops. Previously his account was paid by appointment from the War Department, Simmons requested McHenry's approval for future pay.
November 28, 1798 Orders for Col. Mentges James McHenry William Simmons Colonel Mentges has been ordered to repair to New Castle to muster and inspect the recruits belonging to Lts. Many and Knight. He will take with him the money to pay the recruits through the end of this month.
August 3, 1797 Certification of payment; pay of Francis Mentges William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $62 is due Francis Mentges, Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons of the US, being his pay for July 1797.
September 29, 1794 Letter of inquiry regarding marquee [tents] Clement Biddle Samuel Hodgdon Brigadier General White has applied to Biddle asking whether marquees [tents] for New Jersey have been sent as Colonel Mentges had assured him.
March 28, 1790 Claim of Lt. Col. Mentges Joseph Howell Henry Knox Howell submits a claim by Lt. Col. Mentges that should be honored based on past precedents, despite the recent repeal of the resolution that legalized such claims.
July 1, 1799 Letter Citation Francis Mentges William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Mentges, 07/02/1799.
November 2, 1797 Certification of payments due; compensation of Francis Mentges William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $122 is due is due Francis Mentges, Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons, being his compensation for September and October 1797.
May 2, 1796 Pay of Francis Mentges, Inspector of Troops and Garrisons William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that sixty dollars is due Francis Mentges for his pay as Inspector of Troops and Garrisons for April 1796.