Viewing 1–17 of 17 documents: "Govett"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 9, 1793 Articles for the Southward William Govett Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Francis being out of town, Govett asks Hodgdon to inform him of the articles that have been ordered for the southward and he will endeavor to have them ready. The orders from the Treasury don't mention the quarter the articles are intended for.
June 7, 1794 Settling Last Year's Accounts [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Since Govett's is settling the previous year's accounts at the Auditor's Office, he needs the appropriate receipts from Hodgdon.
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.
July 5, 1800 Regarding Accounts between Tench Francis and John Ketland Purveyor's Office Samuel Dexter Regarding Mr. Ketland's claim on account of locks imported and year to year verbal contract between Francis and Ketland. Laments Francis' practice of making oral contracts without memorandums in his books or communication to Mr. Govett, the clerk. Jonas Wade of New Jersey has delivered shoes; will get an inspector to examine them.
June 17, 1794 Six Dark Lanthorns [not available] Samuel Hodgdon The bill for six dark lanthorns for Joseph Baker which was sent to be receipted has not been returned.
June 6, 1794 Articles Sent to Georgia [not available] Samuel Hodgdon The receipt for the articles sent to Georgia has not been received. Enclosed is the account of them which should be acknowledged.
June 16, 1794 Articles Furnished Creek Indians [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon has not acknowledged receipt of articles furnished to the Creek Indians.
August 31, 1797 Invoice of Timber for Algiers. Mr. Govett [not available] An invoice of timber sent to Algiers.
May 26, 1800 Regarding Saltpeter for Gunpowder Manufacture William Govett Israel Whelen Informs Whelen that the 100 bags of saltpeter sent for refining into gunpowder were received, and that tests have been undertaken to see how much pure saltpeter may be gotten out of the unrefined substance.
May 28, 1800 Poor Quality of Saltpeter in Military Stores Purveyor's Office James McHenry Upon discovery of poor quality of saltpeter in military stores, suggests its disposal.
May 24, 1800 Requests Money to Accomplish Assignment; Includes Itemized List [not available] James McHenry States that to enable him to execute orders received from Secretary of War office, need sums of money. Discusses accounts of the recently deceased purveyor, Tench Francis.
December 5, 1797 Request for information on expenditures for frigates Constitution, Constellation and United States [not available] [not available] Josiah Fox, Navy Constructor, requests to know what sum of $60,000 was spent on the frigates Constitution, Constellation and United States.
May 27, 1791 Ten Lottery Tickets, Etc. Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell General Harmar wants Howell to buy him ten New York Lottery tickets and send him the numbers thereof. Captains Asheton, Bradford, and Mc Curdy should send the returns of clothing of the men discharged in 1788 and 1789 but the men who allege that they are due arrearages of clothing are not to be credited.
January 5, 1791 Miserable Pittance, Lottery Tickets, Etc. Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell Harmar complains bitterly about his subsistence allowance which will not enable him to "keep a table" without taking from his private purse. He asks Howell to buy ten tickets in the New York lottery for him.
May 27, 1791 New York Lottery, Etc. Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell Howell wants Harmar to purchase for him ten tickets on his account in the New York Lottery and three on account of Howell, Harmar and Beatty. He pledges to order Capts. Asheton, Bradford, and McGurdy to forward to Harmar the returns of clothing due the men who were discharged in 1788 and 1789.
January 24, 1798 Regarding Funds for Navy Department & Frigate Constitution, Coppering of Frigates Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, discusses funds for frigate Constitution; asks for list of funds owed for Naval department; mentions coppering Frigates.
August 16, 1790 Bills to Endores, Duties as Paymaster, Lottery, and Treaty Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar Howell received a bill from Knox but it was not endorsed or accompanied by a letter of advice, so it cannot be accepted. His position as Pay Master General may soon cease, due to an act passed by Congress. Lottery tickets have come up blank, but the rest are in the wheels. The weather is very warm. The paper of Saturday presents news on the Treaty with the Creeks. Ratification was Friday last....