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November 25, 1787 Arthur St. Clair's appointment to government of Western Territory and Josiah Harmar's promotion to brevet Brigadier General Josiah Harmar Arthur St. Clair Harmar congratulates Arthur St. Clair for his appointment to the government of the Western Territory [northwest of the Ohio River]. Reports that Congress has honored Harmar with brevet commission to Brigadier General, and thanks St. Clair for is friendship and influence upon the occasion. Mrs. Harmar sends compliments. Major Duncan left for the Falls.
December 12, 1797 Certification of payments; Lieutenant Campbell & Militia called into service by Governor Shelby of Kentucky William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $121.28 is due Lt. Duncan Campbell and a detachment of militia under his command called into service by Governor Isaac Shelby of Kentucky, in pursuant of orders from the Secretary of War, for the protection of Big Bone Lick on the Ohio River, being his and their pay from March 25 to May 27, 1795, payable to Bickham and Rees, substitutes for John Hinds, Attorney for said...
September 16, 1794 Pay claim rejection John Pierce Duncan Campbell Rejects Campbell's specific claim pay, citing certificates and stating that Campbell's service ended in 1779.
May 3, 1799 RE Applications for Army Appoinments and Promotions Alexander Hamilton George Washington Duncan Routine applications for Army appointments and promotions.
September 9, 1794 Case of Thomas Hoffman James Duncan Joseph Howell Enclosed are the papers of Thomas Hoffman who has received less than half of his pay and begs to know whether anything can be done with his case.
December 8, 1787 Returns and Account, Dispute Over House Sold William Price Henry Knox Price sends the November returns of ordnance and quartermasters stores care of Duncan. Asks for an order for the delivery of articles listed in the enclosed account, in order that Price may make the necessary receipts. Samuel Higby came to West Point and stated that he bought half the land adjoining Mr. Moor's from Mr. Connolly, including the house built by Generals Patterson and Huntington and...
April 20, 1795 Pay of Officers at Wilmington Duncan McRae Joseph Howell Enclosed is the pay for the following officers at Wilmington: Capt. Griffith McRea, Lieutenant Robert Rowan, and Lieutenant Jonathan Roberson.
September 14, 1785 Disposition of Ordnance at West Point William Price Henry Knox William Price, Deputy Commissary for Military Stores, sends to Henry Knox, Secretary at War, the disposition of ordnance at West Point.
September 9, 1794 Accounts of the First Regiment of Pennsylvania Joseph Howell James Duncan On the settlement of the accounts of the late First Regiment of Pennsylvania, it appears that Simon Hifferman was mistakenly considered a deserter so a re-settlement of the account has taken place.
March 19, 1799 RE Applications for Army Appointments & Promotions George Washington Duncan Alexander Hamilton Routine applications for Army appointments and promotions.
July 8, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Lemuel Gates Simmons informs Gates to expect payment from Jonathan Jackson.
December 13, 1799 Craig's Armorer's Accounts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig complains to Samuel Hodgdon regarding the quartermaster general's rejection of his armorers' accounts.
May 7, 1786 Alarming Report from the Miami Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports alarming intelligence he has received from Capt. Finney at the Miami River on the activities of Indians operating from forts in America's western territory. Believes that peace treaties were farcical as long as the British retain possession of the posts. Questions General Butler's leadership abilities among the Indians.
January 4, 1788 Arms in want of repairs William Price Henry Knox Agreeable to the Secretary at War's directions, Price has selected out five hundred arms in want of repairs. Also informs Knox that he has forwarded the returns of ordnance and quartermaster stores for the month of December to James Duncan.
August 22, 1791 Account of John Ward Joseph Howell William Simmons The United States in account with John Ward, late Lieutenant in the late 8rh and 2nd Pennsylvania Regiment.
October 1, 1798 Dismissal of Ship Carpenters, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of the settlement of the accounts of John Lafbury [?], William Turner, and Henry Turner, Craig notes that all of the Philadelphia ship carpenters have been dismissed except James Owner [?], the Superintendent, and Duncan Campbell. Campbell will also be dismissed after the galley waiting for the use of the Allegheny River is launched.
October 1, 1798 Dismissal of Ship Carpenters, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of the settlement of the accounts of John Lafbury [?], William Turner, and Henry Turner, Craig notes that all of the Philadelphia ship carpenters have been dismissed except James Owner [?], the Superintendent, and Duncan Campbell. Campbell will also be dismissed after the galley waiting for the use of the Allegheny River is launched.
July 30, 1798 Delivery of Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms, arms, etc.
March 12, 1787 Report of Ordnance & Stores William Price Henry Knox Informs Knox that he has forwarded various stores and ordnance that were requested and includes the cost of each. He has given Morrow certificates for cleaning French carbines and laying axes.
September 30, 1797 Detachment Sent Down the Mississippi Isaac Craig Isaac Guion Reports that he has sent men down the Mississippi bearing a packet from the War Office to Guion
January 27, 1790 Terms of Pay Petition Henry Knox Joseph Howell A petition on behalf of Captain Woelpper, who feels he is due further monies from settlement by Mr. Clarkson, late auditor of the Army. Enclosure included.
December 20, 1785 Regarding settlement of pay and depreciation; request for assistance John Doyle Joseph Howell Mentions that there were stoppages in pay made. Says that Howell had settled with him at New Windsor and knows what loss Doyle sustained in taking Congress' money. Asks if Howell can do anything in Doyle's favor. Doyle says he is some who has sacrificed his limbs, constitution, property and almost his life in defense of his country.
January 4, 1784 Questions on an Officer's Status Joseph S Carth Samuel Hodgdon Requests information from Col. Hodgdon as to whether Captain Emes is to be continued the station he currently fills or be removed. Information either way will be satisfactory. Reference to letter from Mrs. Emes.
September 20, 1799 Account Book Listing Accounts for Paymasters William Simmons [not available] Abstract of moneys forwarded to Paymasters, as well as other accounts for various individuals.
September 7, 1798 Status of Ship's Carpenters Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the status of ship's carpenters with Samuel Hodgdon.