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May 24, 1799 Major Ford's Subsistence Account Mahlon Ford William Simmons As commanding officer of the North Hampton expedition, Major Ford certifies that he has drawn 216 rations over the course of 54 days (four rations per day) at a cost of $32.62.
March 18, 1799 His Character as an Officer & His Political Principles Alexander Hamilton Jonathan Dayton Hamilton directs Dayton to deliver the enclosed letter to Major Ford which orders Ford to take command of some detachments of Artillerists who will march as auxiliaries to the volunteers under McPherson. He also inquires as to Ford's character as an officer and his political principles.
April 27, 1800 Letter Citation Mahlon Ford William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Ford, 05/07/1800.
March 22, 1799 Letter Addressed to Major Ford Jonathan Dayton Alexander Hamilton Dayton informs Hamilton that he was compelled to hire an express to ensure that the letter to Major Ford reached him in an expeditious manner.
November 8, 1793 Ford's Displeasure at the Publication of Affairs Relative to the Treaty, Etc. Timothy Pickering Benjamin Lincoln Among other topics, Pickering discusses Capt. Ford's displeasure regarding the publication of information about the treaty which might cause him trouble when he returns to Canada. That situation was avoided, however, because Ford died when he choked on a piece of meat at dinner.
March 19, 1799 Major Ford Takes Command, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Major Ford has been directed to take the command as McHenry suggested. However, the detachment did not proceed as Hamilton intended.
January 6, 1796 Pay of Private John Boon, Indian captive, of Capt Mahlon Ford's Company of Artillery William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $176.45 is due John Boon, late private of Capt Mahlon Ford's Company of Artillery, being his pay from January 1791 to 20 December 1795, the day he returned home from captivity from the Chippewa Indians.
April 18, 1800 Delivery to New York or Staten Island Sound David Ford Samuel Hodgdon Ford announces that he will gladly deliver the shot inspected at Mount Hope according to the terms of the contract. He charges that Hodgdon must not have taken notice of the contract in which Ford agreed to deliver the stores to New York or to some place on Staten Island Sound. He will deliver to Elizabeth Town and from there to Fort Jay on Governors Island but the United States must pay the...
October 6, 1798 Certification of payments; John Hynson, late a private in Captain Mahler Fordís Company, 1st Regiment, Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $52.90 to John Hynson, late a private in Captain Mahler Fordís Company, 1st Regiment, Artillerists and Engineers
April 4, 1800 Resignation of Maj. Mahlon Ford Mahlon Ford Alexander Hamilton Ford contends that when he reported to Fort Norfolk the post was a picture of destruction due to the incompetence of Capt. Richard Blackburn. He was faced with the choice of either giving up the command or arresting Blackburn. He chooses the former.
April 16, 1799 Cited Document Samuel Hodgdon David Ford Cited in Hodgdon to Ford and Brinkerhoff, 05/28/1799.
September 29, 1794 Ensign Ford's Pay Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Lyman has received Howell's letter with the pay of Lyman and his men enclosed but there is none for Ensign Ford whose name is on the muster roll taken at Trenton and who is in great want of money.
March 22, 1799 Marching to Join My Command Mahlon Ford Alexander Hamilton Major Ford has received Hamilton's orders and will march immediately to join his command.
November 2, 1798 Certification of payments; Captain Maylon Ford, 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $954 to Captain Maylon Ford, 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers for pay, fuel and subsistence.
April 21, 1797 Pay of Private Whaling, Prisoner Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification that $160.58 is due Pvt. Michael Whaling of Capt. Ford's Company, being the balance of pay due him up to Nov. 4, 1794, the day he was reported to have been killed, and his pay from Nov. 5, 1791 to Sept. 6, 1795, the day he was delivered out of captivity from among the Indians at the Treaty of Greenville.
April 3, 1799 Articles Delivered Agreeable to the Invoices Mahlon Ford Samuel Hodgdon Ford has received Hodgdon's letter by the wagoner William Bass who has delivered the articles agreeable to the invoices. The quartermaster Lieutenant Meminger has received and receipted for them.
December 18, 1800 Contract for iron ball and kentledge William Simmons Richard Butler Account for supplying ball and kentledge advanced to Treasury Department. Requests statement of amount supplied.
July 6, 1787 Monies charged Colonel Adams John White Joseph Howell Discusses whether monies charged Colonel Adams were accounted for, as the papers have been removed from the office. Asks that matter be investigated and to provide directions to deliver certificates. Asks that he tell Mr. Swan return by Mr. Ford was mistakenly left at Annapolis; will forward.
April 3, 1797 French policy and Construction at Mount Vernon George Washington James McHenry Request simple report from McHenry's office. Conduct of French. Notes on construction of his house. Requests forwarding of letter to Messr. Read and Ford.
March 21, 1800 Opinion regarding Treaties of Holston and Tellico James McHenry John Adams Expression of opinion regarding Treaty of Holsten and Treaty of Tellico. One author appears to be James McHenry.
September 4, 1800 Certification of payment; Maryland Militia, Private John Thomas, Private James Ford, Captain Reilly, Private Martin Hughes, called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $34.77 to Maryland Militia members, Private John Thomas, Private James Ford, in Captain J.F. Beall's Company, and Private Martin Hughes under Captain Reilly, called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
November 2, 1798 Certification of payments; Private Joseph Modgley, in Captain Maylon Fordís Company, 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $79 for pay to Private Joseph Modgley, in Captain Maylon Fordís Company, 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers.
December 10, 1796 Pay of Henry Karney, matross in Captain Mahlon Ford's Company and waiter to Lieutenant Joseph Elliott William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $56 is due Henry Karney, a matross in Captain Mahlon Ford's Company and waiter to Lieutenant Joseph Elliott, being his pay for October and November 1796.
May 23, 1799 Defer the Report of Condemned Shot David Ford Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon's letter to J. J. Laeschky has come to hand but he is so ill that there is no expectation of recovery but Ford and Brinkerhoff are still interested in the contract with the public.Therefore, they are surprised at the lack of acquiescence in Hodgdon's report of condemned shot in New York and Elizabeth Town. They want him to defer his report until they have an opportunity to answer more...
July 25, 1799 Adjusting to the Death of Mr. Laesch. David Ford Samuel Hodgdon The death of Mr. Laesch has put affairs at Morris Town in such a state that a delay in the report to Hodgdon will be necessary. Indeed , Ford's necessary absence to attend the Commissioners will prevent for a short time his attendance to the stores Should the quantity of shot be cast in iron molds? Perhaps the heirs of Laesch will produce 100 tons if they are needed.