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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 2, 1797 Quarterly War Department accounts William Simmons Richard Harrison Cover letter for the quarterly War Department accounts of settlements made at the Accountant's Office, submitted for review at the Treasury Department
November 11, 1795 Estimate of monies for the War Accountant Office William Simmons Joseph Nourse Encloses an estimate of the monies required for the War Department Accountant's Office for the year 1796.
November 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons issues a statement reflecting funds received by the Secretary at War for utilization in the Indian Department (to purchase presents).
February 4, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Henry Lee Simmons notifies Lee of a debt transferred from the Treasury Department on to the books of the Accountant's Office.
July 5, 1798 [No. 136 Expenditure of the Executive Departments] Act Creating the Accountant of the War Department Robert Goodloe Harper [not available] Harper expressed frustration that the Treasury Department and the War Department did not operate exclusive of each other. Act written by Committee proposed the creation of the Accountant of the War Department to alleviate work created by War Dept. for the Treasury.
November 9, 1799 Improving the Accounting System of the Navy Department William Winder Samuel Hodgdon Mr. McDaniel is opening the storebooks for the Accountant's Office of the Navy Department. An acquaintance with the principles and an inspection of the form in which the War Department accounts are kept should enable him to improve his system. Hodgdon is asked to provide whatever information McDaniel may need for that purpose.
November 7, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons David Henley Simmons notes that the fever has now disappeared from Philadelphia; thus, permitting a return of the Accountant's Office from Trenton.
1798 Charges Due the Accountant of the War Department James McHenry [not available] Account for money paid and due, involving the Quarter Master and the Accountant of the War Department
February 20, 1795 Letter from the War Department Accountant Joseph Howell Aaron Burr Letter from the Accountant of the War Department in compliance with a request from Aaron Burr on certain dollar amounts.
January 8, 1796 Changes to the War Accountant's Office William Simmons Uriah Tracy Agrees with Tracy, a Representative from Connecticut, who suggested that the business of the office needed alterations, which Simmons argues requires the interposition of Congress.
June 21, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Alexander Hamilton In order to expedite the settlement of claims, Simmons requests that Major General Alexander Hamilton consider directing the Paymaster General, Caleb Swan, to co-locate with the Accountant's Office.
September 13, 1796 Expenses of the Accountant's Office William Simmons Joseph Nourse Estimate of monies necessary to be appropriated by Congress for the expenses of the War Department Accountant's Office for the coming year. Lists salaries of employees and contingent expenses
December 9, 1795 Letter from the War Department Accountant William Simmons John H. Buell Letter from the War Accountant's Office.
August 12, 1794 Money for the War Department Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton Requests that the Treasury provide $5000 for various expenses of the War Department.
November 22, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons forwards the estimated annual expenses of the Accountant's Office to the Secretary at War.
June 20, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Abner Prior Simmons informs Prior that his claim was received. Simmons asks Prior to provide the authority under which his expenditures were made.
November 5, 1795 Confirms receipt of letter Peter Hagner David Ames Acknowledges the receipt of David Ames' letter to the War Department Accountant's Office.
August 30, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John S. Boss Simmons informs Boss that Navy accounts and War Department accounts must remain separate.
August 25, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons David Henley Simmons informs Henley that his abstract of payment made in the Indian department was received.
February 25, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Tench Francis Simmons informs Francis of the Secretary of War's order to render the accounts of the Purveyor's Office to the Accountant's Office for settlement.
August 10, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department Peter Hagner David Henley Hagner discusses the account of Capt. Preston with David Henley.
April 11, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons forwards to the Secretary at War a statement of expenditures by his office for the Quartermaster's Department from 1791 to 1797.
August 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Ebenezer Stevens Fever in Philadelphia causes the Accountant's Office to relocate to Trenton. Simmons informs Stevens that his accounts as agent of the fortifications at New York were received.
September 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons David Henley Simmons directs Henley to provide an abstract of all expenditures.
July 11, 1798 Letter from the War Department Accountant William Simmons William R. Boote Letter from the War Department Accountant to Ensign Boote.