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June 20, 1799 Account of Abner Prior William Simmons Abner Prior Simmons has received a letter from Lt. James Sterrett in Cincinnati enclosing Prior's account and vouchers for expenditures in the Indian Department. Before an examination can take place, Prior must forward the authority under which he acted and the balance due him from the United States.
February 1, 1793 Captain Abner Prior's Pay Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Swan does not think that it is advisable for Howell to pay Captain Abner Prior for any month before August 1792. His pay up to that point is in Britt's hands.
January 18, 1791 Account of Abner Prior for 1788-1790. John Francis Hamtramck Abner Prior Certification that for his services as Assistant Quartermaster at the garrison at Fort Knox for twenty three months and for the forage of one horse for the same period, Abner Prior is due $368. Neither General Harmar or General Knox will have anything to do with this account although Gen. Harmar referred it to Gen. Knox.
October 28, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Capt. Prior William Simmons Abner Prior William Simmons informs Capt. Abner Prior that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
January 5, 1796 Pay of John Treadwell, Bugler in Captain Abner Prior's Company 1st Sub Legion William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $20 is due John Treadwell, bugler in Captain Abner Prior's Company 1st Sub Legion, being his pay for Sept.-Dec. 1795.
October 28, 1797 Account of Abner Prior William Simmons Abner Prior Simmons admonishes Prior that he should immediately transmit the appropriate vouchers regarding money expended and if there should be a balance, it should be returned to the Treasurer of the United States.
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.
April 24, 1793 O'Hara's Account Abner Prior Samuel Hodgdon Prior has received Mr. O'Hara's account and encloses to Hodgdon one hundred dollars for which he requests a receipt.
April 30, 1793 Call On Me at 10 O'Clock Abner Prior Samuel Hodgdon Prior asks Hodgdon to call on him the following morning at 10 o'clock so he can have the honor of accompanying him.
May 6, 1793 Appointment as Surgeon's Mate Abner Prior Samuel Hodgdon Prior asks whether the General Order respecting the appointment of Surgeon's Mates is the same as the original order received by General St. Clair.
April 25, 1800 Update on Account Examination William Simmons Abner Prior Simmons could not act on the account submitted by Captain Prior because it lacked the proper vouchers and the authority on which the charges were made.
August 14, 1797 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Abner Prior Simmons informs Prior that his account is delinquent.
December 1, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting Abner Ritchie William Simmons Abner Ritchie William Simmons informs Abner Ritchie that his account records have been received.
November 15, 1796 Allowances Due Ensign Polk, Deposition of Thomas LeFevre William Polk William Simmons William Polk noted allowance due Ensign Polk from his time spent recruiting, in captivity, and marching prior to his departure for the West Indies. Wm. Polk also included a deposition from Thomas LeFevre regarding pay advanced to enlisted men in Fayetteville by Ensign Polk. Wm Polk stated charges against Ensign Polk were not founded on law and he sought attention of Simmons to Polk's case.
August 20, 1794 Return of the killed, wounded and missing John Mills Unknown Recipient Return of the killed, wounded, and missing, of the Federal Army, commanded by Major General Anthony Wayne on the banks of the Miami, at the post of the Rapids, in the vicinity of the British post.
May 4, 1793 Goods for the Wabash Indians John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to deliver to Tench Francis, out of the public stores, ten rifles, seven swords, and 200 strings of wampum which will be added to the supply of Indian goods ordered for the Wabash Indians in Philadelphia under Capt. [Abner] Prior.
November 20, 1799 Conducting Indians to & from Their Country Abner Prior William Simmons Prior wrote to Capt. Mills with whom he left his instructions from General Knox to conduct the Indians from Philadelphia and deliver presents to the families of those who died in that city. Included is a certificate for the agent and Superintendent of Indian Affairs who conducted the Indians from Vincennes to the seat of government.
October 24, 1794 Pay of Ensign David Fero Joseph Howell David Fero Major Isaac Craig had been asked to pay Ensign Fero seventy dollars for his service through Sept. 30; Howell had wanted to transmit the funds prior to Fero's arrival at Pittsburgh but was unable to do so.
May 10, 1793 Captain Prior's Expenses Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Encloses Captain Prior's duplicate receipt for horse, saddle, and bridal, used to attend Wabash Indians on return to their country.
January 25, 1793 Outlines Accounts for Horses and with Various Drafts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the procurement and distribution of horses with Samuel Hodgdon. Receipted Captain Prior for horses and equipment. Refers to money and instructions to pay traveling expenses for Indians and translators. Regrets that horses purchased are worthless. Ensign McCleary and Dr. Strong have not yet arrived. Gave Colonel Nevill a draft to purchase necessary items for his family....
January 19, 1799 Certification of payments; Private Peter Green, Captain Abner Price’s Company, 1st Regiment of Infantry William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $5.33 pay to Private Peter Green, Captain Abner Price’s Company, 1st Regiment of Infantry.
November 26, 1797 Accounts Received Abner Ritchie William Simmons William Simmons informs Abner Ritchie that his account records have been received.
June 8, 1793 Drafts; Captain Prior's Baggage; Newspapers Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discusses draft in favor of Mr. Butler. Hopes Captain Prior's baggage will not long detain him. Mentions newspapers forwarded belong to James O'Hara. Respects to family.
July 14, 1799 Torrent of Devastation and Massacre James Jackson James McHenry Based on Information from Major Abner Hammond who is currently visiting the Creek towns, relations with the Indians are more favorable than they have appeared. Nevertheless, Governor Jackson confirms that he will be prepared for possible hostilities so as to avoid devastation on the frontier.
September 15, 1787 Legal inquiry into accounts of Captain Alexander Breckenridge Abner M. Dunn Philip Audebert Abner Dunn requests the status of the accounts of Captain Alexander Breckenridge be provided by Philip Audibert.