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July 17, 1799 I have appointed as permanent secretary Thomas Y. Howe... Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton announces that he has appointed Thomas Howe as his permanent secretary and requests that he be made a second lieutenant so that he will be adequately compensated for his duties..
May 17, 1800 Pay of Lt. Thomas Howe James McHenry William Simmons Regarding the pay and emoluments of 2nd Lt. Thomas Y. Howe of the 11th Regiment of Infantry and appointed by Major General [Alexander] Hamilton as his secretary, he should be paid according to the law. Therefore, his pay will await the opinion of the officer whose duty it is to decide all matters relative to public accounts.
March 21, 1800 Question Regarding Double Pay William Simmons James McHenry Simmons cited the Act of 3rd March 1799 meant to better organize the troops with an allowance for a Captain as secretary appointed by the Inspector General Hamilton. Hamilton appointed Thomas Howe and Simmons requested advice on how to pay Howe who held two titles.
April 24, 1794 Pay of Captain Howe's Detachment Joseph Howell Bezaleel Howe Since Howe's detachment will have left West Point, it will be necessary to forward their pay to Brunswick or Trenton.
July 6, 1799 Appointment of Howe to a Second Lieutenancy Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton Ogden affirms his support for the appointment of Thomas Howe to a second lieutenancy in the 11th Regiment.
April 8, 1799 Copy of a contract made with Thomas Atkinson to furnish rations to US troops in the county of Hunterdon New Jersey [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Thomas Atkinson of Trenton New Jersey and Jonathan Rhea also of Trenton, on behalf of Secretary of War for provision of rations to troops and recruits at the recruiting rendezvous at Trenton.
July 13, 1799 Accceptance of Second Lieutenancy Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton "Mr. Thomas Y. Howe in answer to my inquiry whether a second lieutenancy in the 11th Regiment, in addition to his appointment as secretary to the Inspector General [Hamilton] would suit his ideas, says 'As the measure has been proposed by General Hamilton, [I] will accept with pleasure.'"
May 5, 1800 Repeated Request for Information on Allowances William Simmons James McHenry Simmons repeated a request for information on allowances made to Thomas Howe and appointed Secretary to Major General Hamilton. Request related to the accounts of Caleb Swan.
July 3, 1799 Appointment to a Second Lieutenancy in Your Regiment Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Referring to the appointment of Thomas Howe as his secretary, Hamilton thanks Ogden and Stockton for their support of the appointment and proposes that Howe be made a second lieutenant in Ogden's regiment which would place him in line for a future promotion.
December 8, 1798 Copy of Thomson Neale contract for supplying troops in Burlington and Monmouth Counties, New Jersey [not available] [not available] Articles of agreement between Thomas Neale, Burlington New Jersey and Jonathan Rhea of Trenton New Jersey on behalf of Secretary of War for establishment of recruiting.
September 8, 1798 Court martial trial of Captain Thomas Lewis James McHenry Samuel Vance Writes to inform Vance that he has been appointed a member of the general court martial in Trenton for the trial of Capt. Thomas Lewis.
August 27, 1794 The Cost of Military Supplies in New Jersey Alexander Hamilton Abraham Hunt Hamilton argues that superintendance is required of the business of supplying the militia during their march through New Jersey in order to ensure that the public is not charged unreasonable prices. For example, the current price for rations at Trenton is too high.
November 20, 1784 Account of notes William Livingston John Pierce Governor Livingston of New Jersey requests an account of the notes issued by the United States to the officers and men of the Jersey Line.
August 23, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons provides the Secretary at War an estimate of the expense involved in moving the Accountant's Office from Philadelphia to Trenton, New Jersey.
May 15, 1794 Clothing & Equipage for Howe's Recruits John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to forward to Trenton, to be delivered to Capt. [Bezaleel] Howe's recruits, the necessary arms, equipage, and clothing. He also should engage the wagons for transporting the baggage of Howe's troops to Pittsburgh.
August 29, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Aaron Dunham William Simmons James McHenry Certification that six dollars is due Aaron Dunham, Supervisor at Trenton New Jersey, being the sum paid to an express for carrying a sum of money to Mrs. Isabel Pike at Rahway.
April 23, 1795 Receipt Rolls of Captain Howe & His Men, Etc. William Simmons Bezaleel Howe Simmons acknowledges that he has received Major Howe's receipt rolls for himself and his men for the fourth quarter of 1794. The accounts that Howe alludes to in his letter have not yet come to hand but, as soon as they are available, they will be examined and the appropriate sum passed to Howe's credit.
October 30, 1799 Minutes of a Meeting in Trenton, New Jersey Unknown Author [not available] Minutes of a meeting in Trenton, New Jersey, October 30, 1799.
July 22, 1799 Appointment Recommended for Thomas Howe James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I received this morning your letter of the 17th July instant and have submitted Mr. Thomas Y. How[e] to the President to fill the office of 2nd Lieutenant, and recommended the appointment..."
July 18, 1799 I am in readiness and await your orders. Thomas Y. Howe Alexander Hamilton "Since the receipt of your letter of the 3rd instant, which did not come into my hands until the 11th, I have been making the necessary preparations. I have now the honor to inform you that I am in readiness and wait your orders."
April 24, 1795 Accounts and Expenses Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Enclosed records of expenditures. Major Howe appointed Mr. Barnes, merchant, as his personal lawyer to secure final settlement of accounts.
March 28, 1799 Certification of payments; Thomas Atkinson for provisions supplied detachment of troops under command of Captain John Henry William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $122.76 to Thomas Atkinson for provisions supplied detachment of troops under command of Captain John Henry at Trenton New Jersey, on march from Fort Jay, New York to Easton Pennsylvania, payable to Joseph Milner.
February 6, 1801 Certification of payment; G. Craft, Printer, Trenton, for printing proposals in the New Jersey Gazette for supply of rations to U.S. Army William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $56.60 to G. Craft, Printer, Trenton, New Jersey for printing proposals in the New Jersey Gazette for supply of rations to U.S. Army.
August 23, 1799 Expenses of removing offices to Trenton James McHenry William Simmons Requests the sum of money that will be necessary to cover the expenses of removing the accountant's office to Trenton due to fever in Philadelphia.
November 2, 1798 Certification of payments; Captain George Ingersoll, Artillerists and Engineers for expenses attending General Court Martial of Captain Thomas Lewis at Trenton William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $243.45 to Captain George Ingersoll, Artillerists and Engineers for subsistence and expenses attending General Court Martial of Captain Thomas Lewis at Trenton.