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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 11, 1789 Knox informs Eveleigh of his appointment as Comptroller Henry Knox Nicholas Eveleigh Letter, advises Comptroller of appointment.
August 24, 1787 Jon Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joe Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson writes to Joseph Howell about settling the accounts of Enoch Morgan, formerly of the Pennsylvania Line.
December 4, 1791 Auditor's report to the Comptroller regarding the account of Henry Knox Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Richard Harrison Report, Auditor's report re account of Henry Knox with subsequent endorsements from the Comptroller and the Register of the Treasury.
April 29, 1790 Claims of General Hazen Joseph Howell Nicholas Eveleigh Responds to the Comptroller of the Treasury's letter on the claims of General Moses Hazen upon the United States
June 25, 1787 Letter to the Governor of Virginia John Pierce Edmund Randolph Letter to the Governor of Virginia; encloses the copy of a paper lodged by Mr. Pollard; mentions provisions.
June 25, 1787 Enclosed paper lodged by Oliver Pollock John Pierce Edmund Randolph Encloses a copy of the paper lodged by Oliver Pollock with the Comptroller of the accounts of the United States and an extract taken by the receipts.
October 24, 1791 Compensation claim Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Discusses the claim of Captain Fenner for compensation for his service as agent for the North Carolina Line in the Revolutionary War.
September 2, 1795 My Accounts with the War Department Daniel Stevens William Simmons Stevens announces that his accounts with the War Department have been transmitted to the Commissioner of Revenue to be adjusted at the Comptroller's Office. He has been directed to render his quarterly accounts for 1795 to Tench Francis, purveyor of public supplies.
March 16, 1795 Information Transmitted to the Comptroller Pro Tem Joseph Howell Joseph Nourse "Having received a letter from the Comptroller Pro Tem of the United States [David Lenox] embracing the same request to you I have this day transmitted him the information required."
January 20, 1800 [Copy of a Letter from William Simmons the Accountant War Department to John Donaldson Esp, Comptroller General of the State of Pennsylvania, Lancaster] William Simmons John Donaldson Discussed rate of compensation for Paymaster by comparison of pay allowed other Paymasters from various states.
January 31, 1790 An abstract accounts between the United States and the Secretary of War Henry Knox [not available] Document, abstract of the Secretary of War's accounts with the United States.
November 15, 1800 Simmons Requesting Ellis' Compliance to Avoid Reporting to the Comptroller of the Treasury William Simmons Solomon Ellis Simmons' letter of March 17th requested that Ellis forward his accounts to exonerate himself on Simmons' books, but Simmons has not received a reply. Simmons repeats the necessity of Ellis' immediate compliance, otherwise Simmons will be forced to report Ellis to the Comptroller of the Treasury.
December 29, 1789 Accounts of General Hazen Nicholas Eveleigh Joseph Howell Notes that the accounts of General Moses Hazen are lodged in the office for the purpose of placing them in the proper channel for a final settlement of them. Howell is writing Eveleigh of the Comptroller's Office because of Eveleigh's knowledge of the affair.
October 2, 1798 Enclosed Letter from the Purser of the USS United States William Simmons [not available] In the enclosed letter, Wadsworth transmits the subsistence accounts and contingent account of the USS United States. He also wishes for his respects to be paid to recently deceased colleagues.
December 10, 1795 Letter to the Comptroller of the Treasury William Simmons Comptroller of the Treasury Requests instructions from the Comptroller of the Treasury to enable the War Accountant's office to enter the accounts which have been settled.
April 3, 1790 Charges by Pennsylvania Against the United States Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson On the subject of charges by the State of Pennsylvania against the United States, relating to certificates.
October 2, 1793 Salaries of Howell and His Clerks Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John Kean Kean is asked to advance $1020.11 to Joseph Parker, the assignee of Joseph Howell, for the salaries of Howell and his clerks for the period from July through September 1793. This sum should be charged to a separate account with the Treasury of the United States.
August 28, 1791 Account of Enos Reeves Joseph Howell William Simmons The United States in account with Enos Reeves, late Lieutenant of the 11th and 1st Pennsylvania Regiments.
October 21, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons informs the Secretary at War that he has consulted the Comptroller of the Treasury regarding the practices of the Accountant's Office.
November 2, 1791 Account of Thomas Overton Joseph Howell William Simmons The United States in account with Captain Thomas Overton, late of Colonel Moylan's Regiment of Dragoons.
December 20, 1800 Adjustments of accounts William Simmons James O'Hara Regarding adjustments to accounts, encloses these to enable O'Hara to appeal to comptroller of Treasury.
August 3, 1786 Request for the charges against General DeHaas Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell The author requests the charges against General DeHaas so his account can be drawn and sent with the vouchers for examination. Also John Pierce needs to send the injunctions regarding the transmission of money to Colonel Wood.
November 17, 1800 Simmons Requests Hyde's Compliance to Avoid Referral to the Comptroller of the Treasury and the Secretary of War William Simmons Charles Hyde Recent instructions from the Comptroller of the Treasury make it necessary that anyone who received public money which remains unaccounted for must immediately forward and settle their accounts. Simmons again, despite frequent reminders of the consequences to Hyde, reminds him that he has been requesting a settlement from Hyde, and that failure to comply will result in referral to the...
October 14, 1791 Account of Winthrop Sargent Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. States the salary due Winthrop Sargent, Secretary to the Territory Northwest of the Ohio River, for the third quarter of 1791. The subscriber is due $125 for which he requests payment.
November 15, 1800 Simmons Requesting Elams' Compliance to Avoid Reporting to the Comptroller of the Treasury William Simmons Daniel Elam Simmons sent Elam a letter on March 6th requesting the forwarding of Elam's accounts and vouchers to exonerate himself on Simmons' books, but has yet to receive a reply. Simmons reiterates his request and states that failure to comply will result in Simmons reporting Elam to the Comptroller of the Treasury.