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July 30, 1792 Request to Pay William Clark's wages Joseph Simcocks Henry Knox Letter from Joseph Simcocks to Henry Knox requesting payment of wages to William Clark. Receipt for payment November 9, 1792 from Samuel Hodgdon for fifteen dollars received and signed by Priscilla Clark, for her husband, William Clark.
January 29, 1795 Clarification of John Clark's Case Uriah Tracy Joseph Howell Regarding the claim of petitioner John Clark for pay for services rendered as an auditor, Tracy cannot ascertain whether Clark has been paid in depreciated currency and, if he was, has his depreciation been made up; or perhaps he has received no pay and now wants it. Howell is asked to clarify Clark's case.
September 13, 1785 William Clark, Principal Messenger for the Western District George Rogers Clark William Clark George Rogers Clark and Richard Butler, acting as Commissioners of Indian Affairs, appoint William Clark to serve as the Principal Messenger for the Western District. George Owens is appointed as William Clark's assistant.
March 25, 1796 Reports Visit of William Clark; Requests Returns and Pay Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Submits returns for needed articles via William Clark. Clark will go to Fredericksburg to seek to recruit a new file cutter to recast their files. If he succeeds, they won't need the files requested in the return. Requests other articles as soon as possible, perhaps by water to Richmond. Clark will present an order for his pay for January, February, and March, deducting whatever money was given...
November 26, 1794 Account of John Clark Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for John Clark, late Sergeant in the 1st Virginia Regiment.
October 1786 [Speech to Indians]. George Rogers Clark [not available] Speech given by General Clark to the Indians in October 1786.
February 10, 1795 Request for Advance Pay William Clark Samuel Hodgdon Clark requested his daughter Margaret receive a portion of his pay while he was in public service.
November 15, 1786 Pay Certificate Joel Reed John Pierce Certificate to pay Edward Clark the wages due to him as a soldier in Capt. Fry's Company in General Hazen's Regiment.
May 18, 1791 Receipt for the Pay of Major Clark's Battalion William Ferguson Joseph Howell Enclosed is Major Clark's receipt for the pay of his Battalion which is the balance of the monies paid to Ferguson for two battalions of the 2nd Regiment of Levies.
November 2, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with LtCol. Clark William Simmons John Clark William Simmons informs LtCol. John Clark that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
January 31, 1795 Concerning the application of Major Clark Joseph Howell Uriah Tracy Accountant of the War Department writes the Congressional Chairman of the Committee of Claims on the application of Major John Clark.
February 26, 1788 Account of Colonel Clark John Pierce William Hooper Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts respecting the settlement of the accounts of Colonel Thomas Clark in North Carolina.
August 8, 1786 Charge on account with United States Thomas Callender Thomas Clark Discusses a charge on General Thomas Clark's account with the United States for pay of the 1st North Carolina Regiment in the Revolutionary War
May 19, 1791 Supplies for Major Clark Henry Knox Isaac Craig Maj. Clark furnished with clothing, tents, accoutrements, and ammunition for his recruits. Knox applied to Governor Mifflin for allocation of ammunition.
July 26, 1784 Cover Letter Charles Thomson Commissioners for Treating with the Indians South of the Ohio Cover letter forwarding a letter from General Clark.
January 31, 1800 River Is Closed with Ice Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon that the river is closed with ice and all western shipments of stores are halted. He discusses accounts of Captain Vance and Mr. Clark.
October 9, 1786 Extracts of General Clark's Speeches to the Different Nations of Indians on the Wabash and their Answers George Rogers Clark [not available] Clark invites the Indian nations to a Grand Council in November. Location of grand council disputed; Clark says the meeting will be at Clarksville but the Indian leaders state that councils are always held at port St. Vincennes.
January 4, 1790 Receipt of James Wilkinson. James Wilkinson William Clark Wilkinson acknowledges receipt of the sum of sixty-two pounds [currency] seven shillings from William Clark, being the amount due to John Griswald by said Clark.
May 23, 1796 William Clark Delivered Articles For Mr. Ball, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon William Clark has delivered Hodgdon's letter and the articles forwarded to Mr. Ball as well as those committed to his own care in Philadelphia. Holt's general return of stores has been forwarded.
May 14, 1794 [Extract of a letter from the Secretary of War, to Lieut. Col. Gaither, dated 14th May, 1794] Henry Knox Henry Gaither Orders to assist the governor of Georgia in suppressing the unauthorized assembly of troops under Gen. Clark who plan to invade Spanish territory on North American continent.
May 2, 1796 Pay of George Hardwick and William Long, Scouts of Clark County Kentucky William Simmons [not available] Simmons certifies payment of $100.00 to George Hardwick and William Long, Scouts of Clark County Kentucky, Scouts of Clark County Kentucky.
August 10, 1786 Reports Intelligence of an Indian Attack Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Ensign Denny brings intelligence from the Miami Indians that General Clark and his men, authorized by the state of Virginia, are forming an expedition to attack the Indians.
August 13, 1792 Petition of Morris Clark, Cavalry Sergeant Morris Clark Henry Knox Clark petitions Knox to aid him in paying debts incured in his duties as sergeant of a troop of cavalry under the command of Lieutenant Davidson. Clark borrowed money from townsmen at Hagers Town who jailed him for failing to repay them after Davidson refused to reimburse them.
January 10, 1799 Usurping the People of Illinois Jonathan Rice Jones James McHenry Jones writes concerning the state of those living in the Illinois country, explaining the conditions that aided in the area's decline. Jones cites the conscription of provisions by General Clark's troops as a factor.
June 9, 1793 Reporting on the Georgia Militia's March against Hostile Indian Towns Henry Gaither Henry Knox In this letter from Ft Fidius, Gaither reports that Georgia Militia, under leadership of Major General Twiggs and Brigadiers Irwin Clark and Blackburn with about 600 officers and men, about half mounted, marched against hostile towns, crossed the Oconee. Gaither believes current effort is to avoid the friendly towns. Gaither received answer to Seagrove's demands and sent Ensign Sedgewick with...