Viewing 1–25 of 4,129 documents: "George Francis"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 24, 1789 Certification for entitled land John Nicholson Unknown Recipient Certifies that George Francis was a sergeant in the 1st Pennsylvania Regiment is entitled to lands. Francis was discharged from service at the conclusion of the Revolutionary War. Francis places his signature on the document.
September 18, 1800 Simmons Receives Accounts from the Late Trench Francis, with Signature from George Harrison William Simmons George Harrison Simmons recovered a packet containing sundry accounts and vouchers of the late Purveyor Tench Francis bearing Harrison’s signature. However no letter from Harrison on the subject accompanied the packet. The packet will be examined and Harrison will be informed of the result.
December 15, 1797 Supply Order for Tench Francis James McHenry John Harris Order for armaments and ammunition to be delivered to Tench Francis, Purveyor.
December 27, 1794 Money for Tench Francis Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue writes that Tench Francis requires $35,000 cash for various government expenditures.
March 29, 1797 Permission for Tench Francis to Examine Cannon Balls John Stagg John Harris The Secretary of War wants Harris to permit Mr. Francis to examine and prove whatever number of iron cannon balls Francis thinks proper. He wants a number of them for a particular use and, if these answer, an order should be given for their delivery.
December 9, 1800 Settlement account of Tench Francis William Simmons Thomas W. Francis Settling account of Tench Francis, delayed due to the fire in the War Department
June 18, 1799 Trade With Domingo Will Be Opened, Etc. James McHenry George Washington Since Mr. Francis is the purveyor he will purchase the articles mentioned in Washington's letter. Mr. McAlpin states that some of the Spring vessels have arrived but he still has not been able to obtain the gold thread but the stars can be sent. McHenry believes that trade with Domingo will be opened and will keep the islanders in a situation less likely to renew depredations.
April 10, 1792 Account of Francis Bevier Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Account of Francis Bevier, surgeon's mate in the 7th Massachusetts Regiment, for pay.
September 20, 1798 Muskets for Patterns & Saltpeter from Hamburg Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon George Fleming has informed Wolcott that there no Charlesville muskets at West Point that might be used as patterns for contracts negotiated in Vermont. Hodgdon is directed to furnish six muskets as soon as possible to Nathaniel Brush, Supervisor of Revenue at Bennington, Vermont. Tench Francis has informed Wolcott that the saltpeter imported from Hamburg has been sold.
September 9, 1797 Letter Citation Tench Francis Unknown Recipient Cited in Unknown to Francis 09/14/1797
June 17, 1797 Delivery of Items Wanting Repair to Tench Francis James McHenry John Harris McHenry asks Harris to deliver to the Purveyor for the Naval Service, Tench Francis, articles to be repaired and returned to the store when repairs are completed.
July 25, 1797 Junk and Old Copper to Tench Francis James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Tench Francis such quantities of junk and old copper deposited by him in the public store as he may occasionally want for the use of the frigate "United States."
January 1, 1795 Estimates from T. Francis Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Notification of receipt of T. Francis estimates (for the fortification the port of Philadelphia). If the need for supplies is urgent, Francis believed import of goods from Great Britain and Ireland on credit would be a sufficient choice.
March 10, 1797 Forty Tons of Lead to Tench Francis James McHenry John Harris "Please deliver Mr. Francis, the Purveyor, forty tons of lead."
July 16, 1799 Certification of payment; estate of Ensign George Woods in Captain Conrad Seyfert’s Company, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia, commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney, ordered out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $7.60 retained rations to estate of Ensign George Woods in Captain Conrad Seyfert’s Company, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia, commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney, ordered out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794, payable to widow Elizabeth Wood.
November 19, 1794 Invoice of goods purchased by Tench Francis for the Creek Indians and delivered James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove [not available] Invoice of goods purchased by Tench Francis for the Creek Indians and delivered James Seagrove Agent Indian Affairs Southern Department. Listed items are presents for the Creek Indians.
August 6, 1799 Reports Interaction with Tench Francis about Simmons's Character James McHenry William Simmons Encloses letter to Tench Francis regarding unfavorable opinion of Simmons's character. Questions idea of an assistant purveyor.
March 30, 1797 Cannon Ball and Shells for the Dey of Algiers James McHenry John Harris Harris is ordered to deliver to Tench Francis, the Purveyor, as many of the cannon balls and shells as Francis thinks will be needed to supply the Dey of Algiers.
June 24, 1800 Settle Previous Account between Tench Francis and John Ketland concerning Gunlocks Purveyor's Office Samuel Hodgdon Encloses letter from the late Tench Francis to the late John Ketland, and an invoice regarding imported gunlocks on orders from Francis. Clerk Mr. Govett confirms Mr. Ketland's statement.
December 1, 1800 Requests Particulars for Machine to Made for Navy George Harrison Thomas Turner George Harrison has unable to contact Simon Messinger regarding the details of the machine directed to be made for the use of the Navy. Mr. Francis might have advanced $100 in vouchers, but Harrison is not sure.
July 9, 1792 Account of Francis Schreinemacher Joseph Howell [not available] Account of Francis Schreinemacher, late Sergeant Major of Paluski's Legion.
March 8, 1798 Request for Issue & Sale of Shot and Grapeshot to Ship Owners; Response as to Payment James McHenry John Harris Directs issue and sale of shot and grapeshot to Willings & Francis, 2 owners of a ship, with postscript from Willings & Francis.
August 3, 1797 Certification of payment; pay of Francis Mentges William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $62 is due Francis Mentges, Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons of the US, being his pay for July 1797.
May 2, 1800 Assistant and T. Francis Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Will examined documents from Craig after current project for Congress is finished. Agreed one assistant at Pittsburgh would be sufficient. Noted Tench Francis died last evening.
November 27, 1795 Pay of Captain Francis Dehebecourt and Men William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $486.32 is due Captain Francis Dehebecourt and the men under his command, being his and their pay from August 10 to October 10, 1795.