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February 15, 1793 Hobby solicits appointment as Marshall for the District of Maine from Knox John Hobby Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment as Marshall for the District of Maine, since the present Marshall, Henry Dearborn, has been elected into Congress.
February 15, 1800 Certification of payment; Samuel Weeks, Agent of Fortifications at Portland, District of Maine William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $1419.48 to Samuel Weeks, Agent of Fortifications at Portland, District of Maine, balance due.
February 26, 1800 Assistance in Obtaining Public Employment Josiah Waters Samuel Hodgdon Since Waters has made progress in bringing forward a farm in the County of York District of Maine, it would now be agreeable for him to obtain public employment. He asks for Hodgdon's assistance in finding a position for which he might be eligible.
March 5, 1799 Arrangement of Recruiting Districts in Massachusetts John Brooks [not available] The proposed arrangement of the recruiting districts in Massachusetts. Because of the need to include whole counties, achieving equal numbers of inhabitants in the individual districts is not practical.
October 5, 1798 Recruiting Service Accounts James McHenry William Simmons Monies advanced to the Commandants of the Districts for the Recruiting Service are to be settled according to regulations. Maj. Daniel Jackson, Commandant of the District including Massachusetts and Maine includes the following officers: Capt. Amos Stoddart at Portland, Capt. Samuel Gates at Boston, and Lt. George Washington Duncan at Marblehead. Maj. Adam Hoops is the Commandant for the district...
June 26, 1795 Amount Due Nathaniel Gorham, supervisor Maine William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $88.20 is due Nathaniel Gorham, Supervisor Maine, being the amount paid by him for the passage of thirty seven officers and privates from Portland Maine to Boston Massachusetts.
September 5, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nathaniel Fosdick Simmons authorizes Fosdick to make payments to Lemuel Weeks and Capt. Stoddart.
April 18, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons David Hale Simmons informs Hale to expect payment from Nicholas Fish.
May 14, 1799 Certification of payment; Company of 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Portland, Maine under command of Captain Amos Stoddard Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification of payment; $1173.40 to Company of 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Portland, Maine under command of Captain Amos Stoddard.
November 17, 1798 Report on progress at the works at Portland Maine and query on how to exhibit accounts for settlement Lemuel Weeks William Simmons Weeks has done everything possible to put the works of the port in Portland Maine in a state of defense until spring and asks from McHenry to send the forms so he can exhibit accounts for settlement.
January 26, 1799 Certification of payments; Samuel Weeks, Agent of Fortifications, Portland Maine William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $3564 on account of Samuel Weeks, Agent of Fortifications Portland, Maine.
June 5, 1794 Payment to contractor for supply of militia Monongalia District Jaquelin Ambler Henry Knox Ambler received $283.65 for express hire respecting embargo and $500 advanced to contractor for supplying militia of Monongalia District.
February 16, 1799 Certification of payments; recruits under command of Captain Amos Stoddard William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $1095.87 to recruits under command of Captain Amos Stoddard, Portland Maine for pay.
December 15, 1798 Application for a Commission William North Alexander Hamilton North recommends a relative for a commission as a captain in the Provisional Army.
August 24, 1799 My attention will be confined to my own district... Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "On the subject of Winter Quarters, my attention will of course be confined to my own district. Doubtless, attention is paying by others to the troops which will be stationed within General Pinckney's district."
May 21, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons David Hale Simmons provides Hale a balance of his accounts. Simmons also informs Hale to expect payment from Jonathan Jackson.
December 23, 1799 Certification of payment; Ebenezer Davis, for services superintending the fortifications of Portland Maine William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $30 to Ebenezer Davis, for services superintending the fortifications of Portland Maine.
September 6, 1794 Transporting Spars for the Frigate Henry Knox Tench Francis Knox reports on his efforts to transport the spars for the frigate. He is trying to hire a vessel to transport them but is disappointed in the exorbitant price asked by the vessel's owner.
September 6, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Amos Stoddard Simmons informs Stoddart to expect payment from Nathaniel Fosdick.
February 15, 1799 Return of Cannon and Military Stores in Portland Lemuel Weeks Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a return of cannon and military stores at the fortifications in Portland, Maine.
July 7, 1798 Sundry Ordnance & Military Supplies at Portland Samuel Hodgdon Lemuel Wicks Hodgdon discusses sundry ordnance and military supplies at Portland including the possible confusion of a 24 pounder for a 32 pounder.
December 14, 1798 Certification of payments; detachment of recruits stationed at Portland, Maine under command of Captain Amos Stoddard William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $310.94 to detachment of recruits stationed at Portland, Maine under command of Captain Amos Stoddard.
September 27, 1790 Knox asks Hamilton to delay judgement Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Knox asks Hamilton to wait until he returns before issuing a judgement respecting Tyler of Maine.
January 8, 1795 Legal Action Against Illegal Stills Alexander Hamilton Tench Coxe The Secretary of the Treasury requests the Commissioner of the Revenue to take measure with District Attorney for illegal stills found in the fourth District (region where Whiskey Rebellion took place in 1794).
August 7, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nathaniel Fosdick Simmons authorizes Fosdick to make payment to Lt. William Steele