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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 17, 1794 Josiah Fox Oath of Allegiance, witnessed by Hilary Baker. Josiah Fox [not available] Josiah Fox, appointed a clerk in the Department of War, affirms support of constitution, and will well and faithfully discharge his duties. Affirmed at Philadelphia by Hilary Baker, alderman.
December 1796 Deposition of John Shannon John Shannon [not available] Testament of illegal impersonation of soldiers by John Hindman and John Connor.
December 11, 1794 Non-indebtedness sworn John Stagg Hilary Baker Non-indebtedness sworn before Philadelphia Alderman, Hilary Baker.
October 23, 1794 William Doughty clerk of shipyard Philadelphia Oath of office witnessed by Hilary Baker William Doughty [not available] Doughty oath of allegiance as clerk of shipyard port of Philadelphia.
[not available] COPY: Deposition to Jury Unknown Author Casper Iserloan Threat to good name and soul if account given to Thomas the Constable is not repeated word for word before the jury.
1797 Letter Regarding Testimony [not available] Casper Iserloan Sends copy of letter regarding forgery and fraud, offers original copy for Rawle's perusal.
September 15, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney Robert Chambers Frederick Molineux Power of attorney for Robert Chambers - late a soldier in the 5th Pennsylvania Regiment - to Frederick Molineux.
May 26, 1797 Deposition of George Gordon in Commonwealth v. John Shaffer et al George Gordon [not available] Deposition of George Gordon in the case of the Commonweatlh of Pennsylvania versus John Shaffer et al.
June 17, 1800 Authorization for Robert Fisher to receive money due James Baker James Baker William Simmons James Baker writes that the bearer to the letter Robert Fisher is fully authorized to to receipt with Simmons' office any money due to Baker
August 15, 1793 Account of Joseph Baker Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Joseph Baker. Baker is owed $13.95.
August 30, 1793 Fire Powder in the Streets of the City John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to deliver to Capt. Jeremiah Fisher two brass three-pounders with their implements in order to fire powder in the streets of the city by direction of the Mayor. As soon as this service is performed, the pieces are to be returned.
November 15, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Baker Simmons rejects the accounts and vouchers submitted by Baker.
October 30, 1799 James Baker receipt of Sam Meredith on account of army subsistence [not available] [not available] Baker received $2000 on account of subsistence of army of United States.
December 13, 1800 Receipt of James Baker William Simmons John Kilty Received letter and receipt of James Baker will be entered on books;
March 1791 Estimate of debts due in Military Stores Department in Philadelphia Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimate of debts due in the Department of Military Stores in Philadelphia.
December 5, 1800 Simmons Informing Baker of his Credit of $1952.17 William Simmons James Baker Mr. Baker's son-in-law, Mr. Fisher, submitted to Simmons vouchers additional to those that were rejected on July 2nd, whereby Baker has an additional credit of $1864.01. Additional expenditures increase the credit to $1952.17. The money will be provided by John Kilty upon granting of the necessary receipts.
August 23, 1798 Transportation of Supplies to Baltimore Elias Langham Samuel Hodgdon Transfer of muskets and cartouche boxes to Baltimore. Requested information on payment of Messr. Baker & [Connygs].
April 17, 1797 MacRea's Account William MacRea William Simmons MacRea discusses his account and hopes that the certificate respecting the contingent money proven before the Mayor of the City will be sufficient to have said account credited with $57.
December 23, 1799 Shortcomings of the Contractor and the Baker William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith laments the inefficiency and inferior products provided by his regiment's contractor and baker. He attributes the bad health of some of his men to the badness of the bread.
February 9, 1787 Cited letter or document, Henry C. Baker to John Pierce Henry C. Baker John Pierce Cite only; no image Cited in Pierce to Baker, 03/26/1787.
August 29, 1798 The City Is Nearly Depopulated Samuel Hodgdon Elias Langham Along with supply concerns, Hodgdon notes that Philadelphia is nearly depopulated due to fears of the fever that has infested it. The health of the Secretary of War does seem to be improving.
August 3, 1797 Deposition of James Humphreys James Humphreys [not available] Discussed employment of Humphreys by John Connor in "speculating in soldiers rights." Forgery of powers of attorney discussed.
June 6, 1786 Forward papers; account of Maryland against Lieutenant Baker John Pierce John White Requests the forwarding of papers; account of Maryland against Lieutenant Baker
July 8, 1800 Reimbursement for Rations William Simmons Girard Briscoe Simmons noted that James Baker of Baltimore was tasked with providing all supplies to troops in Maryland, Briscoe was to apply to Baker for returns regarding rations and supplies.
August 5, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Baker Simmons provides an account balance to Baker. Simmons reminds Baker that servants may only draw rations if they are enlisted as soldiers.