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November 10, 1795 Letter of Introduction for Captain Josiah Roberts Henry Prentiss Fisher Ames Prentiss introduces the bearer, Captain Josiah Roberts, as a gentleman of respectability in his professional line. Roberts is as capable as any man in the United States and will makes his business known to Ames. Prentiss asks Ames to provide his influence and attention to this business.
January 8, 1798 Nominations for Comissioners John Adams United States Senate Notification treaty between the Cherokee Nation and the U.S. to settle land disputes. Nomination of Fisher Ames, of Dedham, Bushrod Washington, of Richmond, Alfred Moore, of North Carolina to serve as commissioners.
September 27, 1799 Settling with Mr. Fisher John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Fisher is going out under the direction of Captain Vance. Wilkins wants to know whether Fisher should settle with Hodgdon for his disbursements previous to this period or with Wilkins. If Hodgdon settles with Fisher for five hundred dollars, Wilkins should not be charged with same. If Wilkins is to settle with him, he needs to know the time of Fisher's engagement and the terms under which he...
November 11, 1795 Recommendation of Captain Josiah Roberts Fisher Ames Timothy Pickering The friends of Captain Josiah Roberts have asked Rep. Ames to submit for the consideration of the President the possible appointment of Roberts to command one of the U.S. ships of war. Roberts is a man of uncommon fidelity and spirit who is undaunted in danger, cool and perservering, and an excellent experienced seaman.
December 8, 1798 List of Officers with Opinions on Their Possible Commissions Benjamin Goodhue Alexander Hamilton Goodhue called Harrison Gray Otis, Isaac Parker, Samuel Sewal, and Dwight Foster to offer their opinions on the list sent by Hamilton to Goodhue. Opinions appended and returned to Hamilton.
February 1, 1797 Ames' Account with the War Dept. William Simmons David Ames Discusses Ames' "account current" which he sends per Ames' request.
January 27, 1797 Letter Citation David Ames William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Ames 02/01/1797. Ames requested his "account current" with the War Office Accountants
May 24, 1799 Payment to Mr Fisher for services riding the express on various routes Samuel Hodgdon James Miller Payment to Thomas Fisher for riding express per order of the Quarter Master General on various routes. Hodgdon notes to Miller that he has settled with Mr. Fisher.
May 30, 1799 One Hundred Dollars Advanced to Mr. Fisher, Etc. James Miller Samuel Hodgdon Miller has received the $100 advanced to Mr. Fisher together with the $500 paid him on Colonel Wilkins' draft. Fisher says that the draft was one that a General gave him to pass to Hodgdon and Captain Vann corroborates the idea.
July 19, 1796 Accounts of David Ames David Ames William Simmons Money has been received from the Secretary of War to settle Ames' accounts for the months of January through April 1796.
December 31, 1796 David Ames Account William Simmons David Ames Acknowledges receipt of Ames' "accounts of expenditures" that will be examined
March 10, 1793 Advance to Thomas Fisher Thomas Butler Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Fisher called on Butler to advance him a small sum to aid in his journey to Philadelphia. Butler advanced him six dollars which Hodgdon can refund to him by safe conveyance.
April 10, 1800 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons David Ames Balance due by Ames to United States. Simmons requested Ames make payments so as to settle accounts on the books of the Office.
May 1, 1797 The Need for More Stocks, Etc. David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Ames wants the stocks forwarded as soon as possible since many on hand are so unfit for use that the stockers might not have enough to complete the month's work. Ames has written to General Lincoln regarding Mr. Manning's inquiry about the muskets.
December 13, 1796 Ames' Third Quarter Accounts for 1796 David Ames William Simmons Enclosed are Ames' accounts for the third quarter 1796. He asks that Simmons settle his account on the War Department books.
December 23, 1794 Increasing the Number of Apprentices, Etc. David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Among other matters, Ames inquires as to whether a minor who has engaged himself as an apprentice in the public service can be taken away by any person who comes forward as his guardian. The number of apprentices is small anyway but Ames believes that if he authroized to provide suitable encouragement to persons who might allow their sons to be so engaged, the number might be enlarged.
January 8, 1798 Letter Citation David Ames William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Ames, 01/16/1798. William Simmons informs David Ames that his records have been received.
January 16, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with David Ames William Simmons David Ames William Simmons informs David Ames that his records have been received.
September 8, 1796 Safe Delivery of Ames' Accounts David Ames William Simmons Ames expresses his anxiety regarding the safe delivery of his accounts and asks Simmons to confirm delivery by return post.
1799 Charges Against David Ames of Springfield Armory Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Copy of charges exhibited against Daniel Ames, Superintendent of the Armory at Springfield, handed to the Board of Inquiry previous to their sitting. There are four such charges, accusing Ames of malfeasance while in office. Joseph Williams is paymaster and public storekeeper at the same armory.
September 29, 1797 Receipt of Account and Vouchers William Simmons David Ames Ames account and vouchers received by Simmons, material placed under examination and the result communicated to Ames.
June 17, 1800 Authorization for Robert Fisher to receive money due James Baker James Baker William Simmons James Baker writes that the bearer to the letter Robert Fisher is fully authorized to to receipt with Simmons' office any money due to Baker
November 27, 1795 Letter Citation James McHenry David Ames Cited in Ames to McHenry, 01/01/1795.Letter from James McHenry to David Ames.
August 7, 1794 Waiting for Mr. Hodgdon David Ames Henry Knox Ames accepts his appointment as Superintendent of the Public Armory at Springfield. However, when he travelled to Springfield to receive his instructions from Samuel Hodgdon, Hodgdon was not there so Ames is still awaiting his instructions.
March 24, 1798 No Prospect of That Load of Goods Daniel Fisher Samuel Hodgdon Fisher has condcuted a thorough search for the load of goods at Witmers and can find no prospect of them.