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June 4, 1796 Requests Information from Mr. Ross; Requests Care in Sending Information George Washington James Sevier Requests return of item enclosed as soon as Mr. Ross has read it. Outlines proper procedures to close envelope to protect contents.
March 19, 1798 Pay to Peter Hagner from Lieutenant George Ross, Artillerists and Engineers George T. Ross William Simmons Pay to Peter Hagner $30 of Ross's pay for month of May.
January 15, 1799 Certification of payments; Lieutenant George Ross William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $41.16 to Lieutenant George Ross for pay and subsistence
May 16, 1796 Account of Colonel James Ross William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $276.67 is due Colonel James Ross, being the balance of his account for repairing and cleaning muskets and his compensation for superintending and collecting public stores from Nov. 24, 1794 to May 12, 1796.
April 12, 1799 Deployment of the Galley "Senator Ross" James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Hamilton is asked about the deployment of the Galley "Senator Ross", recently built at Pittsburgh.
May 14, 1798 Cost of Fuel George T. Ross William Simmons Ross has asked for seven dollars per cord allotment for fuel even though the price has been as high as twenty dollars in Philadelphia. Ross therefore is not sure how much he is entitled to but Simmons should feel free to alter his allotment in whatever manner he deems just.
October 18, 1799 Election of James Ross is Rather Doubtful, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon In addition to speculating on the possible election of James Ross, Craig observes that Dan Fisher arrived with the clothing for Fort Wayne. He also delivered a barrel of sugar and was paid for the transportation. The clothing will be sent on to Presqu'isle and should be delivered by winter if the fine weather continues. The clothing for Detroit has not arrived so it probably cannot reach that...
April 5, 1799 Launch of the Galley Senator Ross Isaac Craig James McHenry Major Craig expresses pride in launch of the Galley "Senator Ross" and further opines that the American Galley will far exceed the Spanish naval capability currently on the Mississippi. He asks for instructions as soon as possible, and details plans for hiring a crew.
September 2, 1796 Cited letter or document, James Ross to James McHenry James Ross James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Ross, 09/21/1796.
June 24, 1796 Travel Journal James Ross James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Ross, 07/02/1796. [Letter, asks for travel journal.]
March 22, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of Lieutenant George Ross of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $77.67 is due Lieutenant George Ross of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being his pay and subsistence from December 25, 1796, the day of his acceptance, through February 1797.
May 2, 1797 Pay of Lieutenant Ross & Captain Elliott & His Men William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $221.29 is due Lieutenant George T. Ross and Captain Joseph Elliot and the men under his command at Spring Garden, New Jersey, being his and their pay for April 1797.
May 15, 1797 Compensation of Colonel James Ross William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $217.17 is due Colonel James Ross, being the rent of a store at Lancaster and payments made for transporting military stores from Lancaster to Philadelphia and his compensation for collecting public stores from May 12, 1796 to May 12, 1797.
December 17, 1798 Certification of payments; Lieutenant George L. Ross, 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $60 pay to Lieutenant George L. Ross, 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers
November 27, 1799 Settles Indian Accounts James McHenry John Adams Announces money received from various people for the Indian Department. Requests the President to direct a certificate for vouchers in the settlement of the accounts. Encloses letter explaining account with James Ross.
March 26, 1800 Account of Lt Ross, 1st Regiment of Artillery and Engineers Alexander Hamilton Ebenezer Stevens Alexander Hamilton notes that Lieutenant Ross was detached by order of Major General Pinckney and that the service is of a nature as to come under the general rules prescribed by Department of War.
March 17, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Lieutenant George Ross William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $18.50 is due Lieutenant George Ross, being the amount of his expenses for stage hire and passage paid by him from Philadelphia to New York and West Point and back to Philadelphia.
April 4, 1797 Pay of Lieutenant Ross & Captain Elliott & His Men William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $232.87 is due Lieutenant George Ross, Captain Joseph Elliott, and the men under his command at Spring Garden New Jersey, being his and their pay for March 1797.
1799 Petitioners Referred to Secretary of War R. Ross Joseph Howell Ross lists names of people who petitioned Congress during the last session and whose petition was referred to the Secretary of War. The petition is now in Howell's office.
January 20, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Ross Simmons informs Ross that Capt. Samuel Kearsley is not entitled to receive a settlement under the law passed by Congress on 10 April 1780.
July 5, 1798 Mrs. General Butler's Claim James Ross William Simmons Ross thanks Simmons for his efforts on behalf of Mrs. Butler's claim. She will shortly draw the money and Ross will advise her on who to manage it once it is deposited in the Bank of the United States.
January 25, 1790 Letter Citation Unknown Author Thomas Mifflin Cited in Knox to Addison, Ross, Ryerson, and Taylor, 04/13/1790.
September 13, 1799 Craig discusses military stores and shipment with Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the movement and reassignment of officers with Samuel Hodgdon. Craig also mentions local political sentiments and election results.
January 23, 1801 Transmitting $140 to Dr. Isaiah Blair William Simmons James Ross Simmons is writing Senator Ross to inform him that he will receive $140, which is to be transmitted to Dr. Isaiah Blair.
April 29, 1799 Useful Employment of the Galley "Senator Ross" Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck Hamilton recommends that the galley "Senator Ross", recently built at Pittsburgh, should be employed on the lower posts of the Mississippi and manned by officers and men detached from the line who have the necessary marine knowledge.