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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 21, 1800 Treasurer to Remit Sum William Simmons John Dexter Treasurer to remit sum to Dexter who is to use money to pay Capt. John Henry at New Port for pay previously deducted for inadmissible receipts for fuel. Due to a general order, fuel costs were admitted and therefore Capt. Henry was to be reimbursed for money previously garnished.
April 26, 1800 Remit Payment by Treasurer William Simmons John Dexter Treasurer of United States to remit sum to Dexter which was to be used to pay John Boss, late contractor. Sum is a balance for rations, quarter master and hospital supplies, and expenses furnished the troops in Rhode Island.
October 12, 1798 Regarding defense of Newport Rhode Island Lewis Tousard James McHenry Tousard gives impressions on defense of Newport Rhode Island.
April 25, 1790 Regarding the Society of the Cincinnati, Invalid Pensions, & Rhode Island Politics Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Hopes to attend meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati in Philadelphia. Crossed-out portion of letter mentions business of Rhode Island invalid pensioners. Mentions Rhode Island's choice of deputies to the "General Assembly," but seems disappointed in outcome.
May 31, 1790 Olney Announces the Ratification of the Constitution in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Colonel Olney announces the ratification of the U.S. Constitution in Rhode Island to Knox.
October 13, 1800 Simmons Writing Creary on Monies for the Fortifications at New Port William Simmons Archibald Creary Simmons writes Crary to inform him that the Treasurer of the United States will send him $5000 for the fortifications being erected in New Port, Rhode Island, and asks Crary to forward the requisite receipts.
November 2, 1795 Instructions to pay Capt. Littlefield Peter Hagner John Dexter Informs Dexter that the Treasurer will remit him the sum of 254 dollars in order to pay Capt. William Littlefield in Newport.
July 6, 1798 Letter from the Secretary at War to the Governor of Rhode Island James McHenry Arthur Fenner Letter, discusses militia; mentions regular army; mentions military stores and ordnance; discusses orders relative to the defense of Rhode Island.
May 18, 1799 Discussion of Harbor Defenses in Rhode Island James McHenry Lewis Tousard Explains process of designing harbor defenses, based on opinion of engineer appointed to that purpose. Responds to request for activity on Goat Island and other Rhode Island locations. Suggests use of older cadets in service and reference to Mr. Wilson.
November 15, 1798 Fortification of Rhode Island James McHenry Christopher G Champlin Directs fortifications for Rhode Island, advised taking cannons from Marblehead.
February 26, 1794 Claims for Services of Negroes in the Rhode Island Line Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Howell encloses a list of all claims for services of Negroes in the Rhode Island line, the amount of each to average about $330.
August 21, 1794 Fortifications at Newport Alexander Hamilton William Ellery Secretary Hamilton writes William Ellery, Collector of Newport, Rhode Island, informing him that the Treasurer has been directed to remit to him the sum of $2,500, on account of the fortifications being erected there. The payment will be made via a bank draft transferring the money from the Bank of Providence.
December 23, 1795 Instructions to pay John Boss William Simmons John Dexter Informs John Dexter that the Treasurer will remit him the sum of 454 dollars, to be transmitted to John Boss for his pay as superintendent of fortifications at Newport.
February 23, 1799 Division of the State of Rhode Island into Recruiting Districts Ray Greene Alexander Hamilton Green provides his suggestions as to how Rhode Island should be divided into recruiting districts.
March 18, 1799 Taking the Command at Rhode Island Lewis Tousard Alexander Hamilton Major Tousard has assumed his command at Rhode Island and will conform himself exactly to Hamilton's orders.
1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Dexter Simmons authorizes Dexter to make payment to Capt. Elliot.
September 4, 1798 Contract between Wolcott and Brown for manufacture of muskets [not available] Elisha Brown Articles of agreement between Oliver Wolcott and Elisha Brown of Rhode Island for manufacture of 1000 stands of arms or muskets, complete with bayonets and ramrods and fit for service. To be made after the Charleville model and delivered at Providence Rhode Island.
July 28, 1800 Warrrant Issued William Simmons Archibald Creary Warrant issued in favor of Creary by Secretary of War. Sum to be used for the fortifications at New Port,Rhode Island.
June 25, 1791 Balancing Accounts Surrounding U.S. Military Stores in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses balance of accounts re public stores in Rhode Island.
July 3, 1798 Letter from the Secretary at War to the Governor of Rhode Island James McHenry Arthur Fenner Letter, extract of a letter from the Secretary at War that directs the Superintendant of Military Stores, Samuel Hodgdon, to make arms shipment to Rhode Island.
August 22, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Dexter Simmons authorizes Dexter to make payment to Lt. William Littlefield.
June 22, 1798 Letter from the Secretary at War to the Governor of Rhode Island James McHenry Arthur Fenner Letter, discusses cannon and fortifications.
August 3, 1796 Hazard's claim rejected Peter Hagner Peter Hazard Refuses Hazard's claim for his service in a Rhode Island regiment because two persons of his name are listed as deserters and the other was settled with.
March 6, 1800 Overdrawn Rations William Simmons Timothy Darling Darling was notified the Pay Master General for New Port, Rhode Island will hold Darling accountable for his overdrawn rations.
April 15, 1790 Discussion of Pension Payment to Rhode Island Invalids (7) Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses payment of Invalid pensions in Rhode Island.