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February 23, 1798 Training Byers' Replacement, Etc. James McHenry James Byers McHenry expresses regret over Byers' intention to retire. He discusses the training that will be required for Byers' replacement. The inventory of effects must be taken in his presence and sworn to by him and Byers.
October 14, 1800 Simmons Writing Byers About the Sum Which Will be Forwarded to him by Nicholas Fish William Simmons James Byers Simmons informs Byers that his letter of October 7th, which enclosed his accounts and vouchers for rations delivered to the Armorer at Springfield for July, August and September of 1800, was received. The balance of $1545.10 which is due Byers will be delivered by Nicholas Fish when Byers furnishes the necessary receipts. Furthermore, the letter which Byers enclosed for the Secretary of War was...
December 23, 1797 Letter Citation James Byers William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Byers, 01/26/1798. William Simmons discusses Colonel Hawkins' bill in favor of General Pickens with James Byers.
January 24, 1798 CITATION ONLY James Byers James McHenry Letter, Citation only. Document gist of 02/23/1798 as follows: In this letter, the Secretary at War expresses regret over Byers' intent to retire. McHenry also discusses the training of a replacement for Byers.
May 16, 1796 Halt All Liquor Sales! James Byers James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Byers, 06/23/1796. [In this letter, the Secretary at War informs James Byers that he has ordered the Commanding Officer of the troops at Tellico to halt all liquor sales.]
March 17, 1796 Advances for the Indian Trade James McHenry James Byers Respecting the advance to be laid on the goods destined for the Indian trade, McHenry's directions are that only one-third of the cost of the goods be added, which should equal the expense of transportation, Byers' salary, and other charges. If one-third is not sufficient, Byers should increase it only enough to meet these expenses.
April 14, 1798 Procedure for Replacing James Byers James McHenry John Hooker McHenry directs John Hooker to proceed to Tellico in the State of Tennessee to replace James Byers as Factor to the Indian Store at that place. Byers is to remain some time at the store to provide the information that Hooker will need to carry on the business with the Indians.
October 14, 1800 Simmons Writing Nicholas Fish Regarding a Sum to be Forwarded to James Byers, Jr. William Simmons Nicholas Fish Simmons informs Fish that the Treasurer of the United States is remitting Fish the sum of $1545.10, which is a balance due to James Byers, a contractor in Springfield, MA, for food supplies and for the armorers in Springfield. The balance applies from July 1st to September 20th of 1800. Simmons requests that Fish please forward the money to Byers in New York when Byers provides the necessary...
November 26, 1795 Instructions to James Byers, Jr. Timothy Pickering James Byers Pickering provides instructions respecting trade with the Indian Nations in Georgia and the Southwestern Territory to Byers, the Factor at Tellico.
May 17, 1800 Hodgdon Appointed Byers' Attorney James Byers, Jr. [not available] Byers of Springfield in the County of Hampshire in the State of Massachusetts appoints Samuel Hodgdon of Philadelphia in the State of Pennsylvania his true and lawful attorney to act in his behalf respecting such sums of money due him according to a contract with the Secretary of War James McHenry or his successor. Included are rations, provisions, and wood for the armorers employed at...
May 23, 1800 Recommendation of Claude Pourcheresse James Byers Samuel Hodgdon Claude Pourcheresse has been employed by the public but has been dismissed. Byers believes he has conducted himself with fidelity. He and his family are returning to Philadelphia in hopes of finding employment in some form of public or private business. Byers views him as an object of compassion and hopes that he succeeds in procuring a livelihood.
January 30, 1801 Letter Citation James Byers William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Byers, 02/09/1801.
November 25, 1799 Enclosed Contract with Byers Joseph Williams James McHenry Williams encloses a contract with James Byers for rations for the armorers at Springfield.
January 26, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with James Byers William Simmons James Byers William Simmons discusses Colonel Hawkins' bill in favor of General Pickens with James Byers.
January 21, 1801 Discussing Monies Owed and the Conduct of Mr. Ames William Simmons James Byers Simmons informs Byers that upon examination of his accounts for the armorers at Springfield during October, November, and December 1800, Byers is owed $95.94 by the United States. Byers apparently took issue with Mr. Ames regarding fuel for the armorers at Springfield, and noted this to Simmons. Simmons replies in this letter than any fact which may incriminate Ames should have been forwarded to...
January 30, 1795 Letter Citation James Byers James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Byers, 03/17/1796.
December 1, 1795 Account Adjusted for James Byers John Davis Samuel Hodgdon An account has been adjusted at the Treasury between the United States and James Byers, the contractor for casting howitzers. Byers has delivered to John Bryant, Keeper of Military Stores at Springfield, ten howitzers. Bryant receipt for same is enclosed.
July 9, 1798 Money Received David Henley William Simmons Money delivered by James Byers to be forwarded to Capt. Wade.
November 9, 1796 Cited letter or document, James Byers to James McHenry James Byers James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Byers, 12/26/1796.
August 18, 1796 Letter Citation Samuel Hodgdon James Byers Cited in Byers to Hodgdon, 11/10/1796.
November 17, 1799 Byers' Complaints, Etc. Elias Langham Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of sundry accounting matters, Langham apologizes if Mr. Byers had any cause for complaint but it was no fault of Langham's.The blame is on the United States since the money is due from them. Langham believes that Byers is a perfect honest man and has fairly stated what is due him. He will send him the balance of what is due him which may be forwarded if he chooses. Langham...
January 30, 1796 Cited Document James Byers James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Byers, 03/17/1796.
April 22, 1800 Certification of payment; James Byers for rations and fuel furnished armorers at Springfield Massachusetts William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $1395.75 to James Byers for rations and fuel furnished armorers at Springfield Massachusetts.
August 18, 1798 I Am Ready to Supply Cannon Balls James Byers Samuel Hodgdon Byers is part owner of a blast furnace in Springfield and stands ready to provide the United States with cannon balls. He wants to know who negotiates contracts for the US, what quantity and size of balls are needed, and how much per ton would be paid for delivering them to the public store.
January 21, 1801 Certification of payment; James Byers, Contractor, for rations supplied armorers at Springfield Massachusetts William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $95.94 to James Byers, Contractor, for rations supplied Joseph Williams, John Bryant, and armorers at Springfield, Massachusetts.