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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 27, 1798 Iron 24-Pounders Shipped to Charleston, Etc. Joseph Elliot Samuel Hodgdon The iron 24-pounders have been shipped to Charleston since there are no vessels bound for Savannah or Georgetown at this time of the year. The four for Savannah and the four for Georgetown have been sent to James Simmons who will see that they are sent to their destinations since vessels leave almost daily from Charleston to Savannah and Georgetown.
August 14, 1800 Address Me at "Georgetown, Columbia," Etc. Jeremiah Condy Samuel Hodgdon Condy will take the necessary steps to complete Hodgdon's wish respective to honest, worthy, and grateful Captain Merchant. In the future he asks Hodgdon to address him at "Georgetown, Columbia" instead of "Washington." The delay in Hodgdon's recent letter, delayed Condy's trip to Alexandria.
October 2, 1795 Instructions to pay John Vermonnet William Simmons John Kilty Directs John Kilty to pay John Vermonnet at Georgetown.
August 19, 1794 Fortifications at Charleston Paul Hyacinte Perault Henry Knox Informs Secretary Knox that the work on the fortifications in Charleston is carrying on very actively -- the same may be said of the work in Savannah and Georgetown. The battery in Charleston is almost finished.
February 19, 1800 Reports Leaking Ship with Saltpetre at Norfolk Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Reports ship with saltpetre is leaking at Norfolk. Suggests they return to Baltimore where it can be ground into powder, then sent to Georgetown. Requests speedy instructions.
August 7, 1800 Certification of payment; Lewis Deblois for rations supplied troops in Georgetown under command of Brigadier General Wilkinson William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $39.43 to Lewis Deblois for rations supplied troops in Georgetown under command of Brigadier General Wilkinson.
July 28, 1794 Additional money needed for carriages Paul Hyacinte Perault Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War that the money appointed for the work of Mr. Merlie is spent. There are only 4 carriages done, and the Secretary wishes for 60. Asks Knox with what money will the rest of the work be done. Also mentions that the works at Georgetown and Savannah are begun.
June 26, 1798 Transporting Cannon from Antietam Works, Etc. Edward Day Samuel Hodgdon Along with a number of accounting and supply matter Day notes that after inquiring at Hagerstown, he believes that the most certain and least expensive way to transport cannon is from Antietam Works to Williams Port and from there to Georgetown and Alexandria.
May 18, 1796 Account for mounting artillery William Simmons Charles Brown Requests that Brown submit his account and vouchers to the War department so that an open charge against him for the cost of mounting artillery at Georgetown, South Carolina can be cleared.
June 13, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Richard Harrison Simmons forwards the vouchers of Charles Brown to Richard Harrison. Brown is the agent for the fortifications at Georgetown.
October 1, 1795 Compensation of John Vermonnet, temporary engineer Georgetown William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $958.00 is due John Vermonnet, temporary engineer at George Town, being the balance of his account for compensation from May 17th 1794 to September 30th 1795.
June 5, 1800 Requests Settlement of Accounts with William Marbury [not available] Samuel Ellis Regarding movement of War Department from Philadelphia to Washington, William Marbury of Georgetown has been requested to settle with Captain Ellis agreeable to contract. Ellis is to call on Marbury and provide receipts for cargo.
April 19, 1794 Fortifications in South Carolina and Georgia Henry Knox Paul Hyacinte Perault The Secretary of War informs Perault that his commission will now extend to the fortifications of Charleston and Georgetown, South Carolina, and to Savannah and St. Mary's, in Georgia. The places first to be attended to are Charleston and Savannah. Upon his arrival at Charleston, he is to send Mr. Stouff to survey the Savannah River.
September 4, 1794 Letter from the Governor of Maryland Thomas Sim Lee Alexander Hamilton The Governor of Maryland writes Secretary Hamilton, informing him that he will comply with the President's desire that the Eastern Shore part of the militia immediately march to Baltimore, from Georgetown. Also mentions that the people of Maryland vary in their sympathies for the insurgents.
April 14, 1794 Regarding Paul Perrault's commission as temporary engineer for fortifications Henry Knox Paul H. Perrault Knox defines the scope of Perrault's responsibilities as temporary engineer of Charleston and Georgetown in South Carolina, and Savannah and St. Mary's in Georgia.
June 22, 1792 Received Receipts Joseph Carleton Samuel Hodgdon The document is illegible but the address page indicates "Received Receipts."
July 16, 1798 Uniforms for the standard receiving ceremony John Fitzgerald James McHenry On the subject of uniforms for a standard receiving ceremony.
November 19, 1800 Delinquent Account of Capt. Hyde William Simmons Charles Hyde Capt. Hyde is once again urged to settle his account immediately or Simmons will report his case to the Comptroller of the Treasury and the Secretary of War.
October 4, 1800 Detention of the Frigate "Portsmouth" Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon General Wilkins mentioned a report in circulation in Richmond that the consuls had detained the frigate "Portsmouth" at Havre. As a consequence, insurance in London on American property has increased five to ten guineas. It is not known whether this is true.
October 2, 1795 Future payment William Simmons John Vermonnet Informs John Vermonnet that John Kilty will pay him.
December 6, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Samuel Jackson Simmons informs Jackson that his account is being referred to the Comptroller as a delinquency.
November 20, 1800 Capt. Hyde's Delinquent Account Charles Hyde William Simmons Capt. Hyde assures Simmons that, despite the dreadful disease in his breast, he intends to settle his public accounts without a moment's delay. It is his intention to close this business quickly so that he can voyage to a warmer climate to avoid the ensuing winter because his existence depends upon doing so.
July 10, 1795 Uncertainty as to My Continued Service, Etc. John Vermonnet William Simmons Enclosed is Vermonnet's salary account even though he has still received no information regarding whether or not he shall continue his service to the United States. The work at Annapolis was pursued until the end of December when the days became too short and the season too precarious. He assures Simmons that he is bound to the government until he is notified of his release.
August 18, 1800 Moving to a Healthier Location, Etc. Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Hagner asks for a loan of $150 in post notes which he will repay at the end of the month. Hissituation requires a constant supply of casks. His office is to be moved from the building he currently occupies to one further up in the city opposite Pollock's buildings. He believes his current situation is inconvenient and rather unhealthy but is happy to hear of the continuance of health in...
July 9, 1794 Letter from the Secretary of War Henry Knox Paul H. Perrault Knox advises Perrault to adhere to the Governor's orders. Knox also informs Perrault of the fiscal parameters of various engineering projects.