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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 5, 1796 Order of President to Direct Dragoons to Join Lieutenant Colonel Gaither James McHenry Anthony Wayne Per request in letter dated 07/30/1796, McHenry inquired about the assemble of dragoons to march to the frontier of Georgia. Orders of President state the dragoons are to meet Lieut. Col. Gaither at either Coleraine on the St. Mary's River or at Fort Fidius.
January 27, 1797 [Petition of Mary Hibborn] James McHenry [not available] Requests land promised those in military service due her deceased husband.
November 26, 1795 Ordnances for Transport Timothy Pickering William Eaton Enclosed return for ordnance and military stores to be transported to fort on St. Mary's River.
August 17, 1796 Discussion of Creek Indians A. Y. Nicoll William Simmons Nicoll at Fort Tamm[any] to deal with court martial of Capt. Eaton. Fort Washington at Point Peter still not garrisoned. Hawkins informed Nicoll's he should speak with the Secretary of War on matters related to the latest treaty with the Creek Indians. Nicoll's stated the Creek were peaceably disposed and the government should not stir them into a warlike mood.
August 9, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Tripplett Simmons informs Tripplett that his pay was transmitted to Mrs. Mary Nicholas.
December 24, 1798 Account of Mary Fountain, matron to the hospital at Bedloe’s Island [not available] [not available] Payment of $27.61 to Mary Fountain, matron to the hospital at Bedloe's Island, New York (today known as Liberty Island - location of the Statue of Liberty).
January 17, 1800 Certification of payment; James Seagrove, for rent of grounds for buildings at Colerain, Fort Tammany, and Point Petre on St. Mary’s River, Georgia William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $2578.91 to James Seagrove, for rent of grounds for buildings at Colerain, Fort Tammany, and Point Petre on St. Mary’s River, Georgia, occupied by miltia as stores and garrisons, and whereon fortifications have been erected.
April 27, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Mary Dunn William Simmons Mrs. Mary Dunn William Simmons informs Mary Dunn that an order in her favor will be issued.
January 27, 1797 Report of the Secretary of War on the Petition of Michael Van Kleeck and Mary Hibborn James McHenry Congress of the United States Cover letter accompanying letter to Congress from M. Hibborn and M. Van Kleeck, both of which request compensation for military service.
November 13, 1798 Comments on Inappropriate Behavior of James Jordan Edward Price James McHenry Reports that James Jordan of St. Mary has departed for Philadelphia, and that his conduct has been very inappropriate.
May 10, 1788 Memorial of Mary Cransbury John Pierce Board of Treasury Report on the Memorial of Mary Cransbury, widow of the late Francis Cransbury in the New York battalion
May 27, 1796 Reports Delay for Captain Simkins's Arrival at St. Mary's George Clymer Samuel Hodgdon Reports grave illness of Mrs. Clymer, which caused a hesitation for Captain Simkins to arrive at St. Mary's. Requests an extension for Simkins.
April 8, 1800 Certification of payment; Estate of Private Moses Griswold, stationed at Fort Niagara, for extra service performed in the Quartermaster Department William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $44.17 to Estate of Private Moses Griswold, stationed at Fort Niagara, for extra service performed in the Quartermaster Department, payable to Joseph Taylor, attorney for Mary Griswold.
November 26, 1795 Military Updates and Relations with Creek Indians Timothy Pickering William Eaton Establishment of post for trade with Creek Indians on the St. Mary's River in Georgia, recently passed laws regarding military coups, new peace with Indians discussed.
January 23, 1797 Petition of Michael Van Kleek and Mary Hibbern James McHenry John Adams Petitions to Congress related to service in Revolutionary War.
June 3, 1797 Request for Appropriation to Make Repairs to Forts James McHenry Richard Stockton Request for list of ports and forts that require maintenance. Notification that few repairs or alterations have been made to fortifications, and military needs money to make such repairs along with regular troops to garrison forts from New York St. Mary's.
January 23, 1799 Certification of payments; Mary Fountain, matron of hospital, Bedlows Island, New York William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $27.61 pay to Mary Fountain, matron of hospital, Bedlows Island, New York
April 13, 1794 French expedition against Spanish Florida Henry Gaither Henry Knox Major Henry Gaither, commander of the federal troops in Georgia, writes the Secretary of War. Writes that the French are on an expedition against the Spanish Floridas, and have the support of the inhabitants of Georgia. There is now at anchor nearby Saint Mary's fort, a sloop of war Las Casas, of eighteen guns and two hundred French men. There is a recruiting post at Temple. The French sloop of...
March 17, 1793 Alarming & Melancholy Account of Creek Depredations James Seagrove Henry Knox Seagrove provides a detailed account of depredations apparently committed by renegade Lower Creeks.
June 14, 1793 Requests Clothing to be Sent to Georgia John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Requests immediate delivery of clothing for troops in Georgia under the command of Major Henry Gaither. Lists forts and numbers needed. Requests 3 pairs of linen and one pair of woolen overalls for each suit.
February 19, 1800 Declaration in favor of Gedion and Mary De Lesdernier Unknown Author [not available] Certified residency of Gedion and Mary De Lesdernier in the U.S., citing fits of insanity as prohibiting travel to defend their status as refugees from Nova Scotia to Congress.
May 6, 1799 Certification of payment; Estate of Private Moses Griswold, stationed at Fort Niagara, under command of Major Rivardi Peter Hagner [not available] Certification of payment; $33.77 for pay to estate of Private Moses Griswold, stationed at Fort Niagara, under command of Major Rivardi, payable to James Taylor, attorney for widow Mary Griswold.
September 14, 1798 The Account of James Seagrove Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry James Seagrove, late collector for the district of Saint Mary's in Georgia, has retained a number of revenue bonds on the grounds that certain demands may have to be paid by the War Department. Wolcottt requests information about what sums may be admitted as being due to Mr. Seagrove.
October 13, 1794 Fortifying the harbor at St. Mary's, Georgia Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests that a warrant be issued to James Seagrove for the balance of money granted by Congress for the purpose of fortifying the harbor of St. Mary's, Georgia. Seagrove has already received $1000.
November 2, 1792 Receipt of Joseph Howell for pay to Mary Dearing, widow of Andrew Dearing Mary Dearing Joseph Howell Mary Dearing received $5 from Joseph Howell on account of husband Andrew by virtue of letter of attorney.