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July 17, 1793 Account of John Mason Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for John Mason, late mattross in the Virginia Artillery.
October 14, 1800 Power of Attorney Alexander Dalrymple Orr [not available] Alexander D. Orr of Kentucky grants John Mason in Georgetown, Maryland (District of Columbia) power of attorney solely for the purpose of receiving payments for a contract Orr has with the Department of War. Appended is a receipt for $10,000 Mason received for Orr.
July 23, 1799 Disputes Cost for Mason Work on New Public Buidling Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Elliot After inquiry and contemplation, deems that the mason's work of the public building cannot be completed according to estimated funds.
February 10, 1790 Knox replies to Mason's ideas about militia training Henry Knox John Mason Knox endorses Rev. Mason's ideas to create mandatory military education of boys as a supplement to a national militia plan.
July 25, 1791 Abstract of Scouts for Mason County Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstract of Scouts for Mason County established by orders of President of United States. Lists name, age, county, days in service, pay by pounds and pay by shillings.
August 30, 1788 Report on the Motion of Mr. Tucker in behalf of William Mason Joseph Howell [not available] Report on the motion of Mr. Tucker in behalf of William Mason of Virginia Line. Howell is of opinion that Mason has no further claims.
January 4, 1799 Certification of payments; Private John Mason, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $3.62 Private John Mason, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, balance of pay.
March 18, 1794 Pay for the Scouts of Mason County Joseph Howell Henry Lee Howell explains the procedures for paying the Scouts employed in Mason County, Kentucky.
April 27, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Mason County, Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1,297.50 is due the Scouts of Mason County, Kentucky as pay for their service between March and December 1794.
July 26, 1791 Pay abstract of scouts for Mason County Virginia Joseph Howell Henry Knox Pay abstract of scouts for Mason County Virginia includes age, county, days of service, pay in shillings and pounds
June 25, 1784 Return of certificates John Pierce Rev. J. Mason Discusses the return of certificates and the state of Mason's account.
January 13, 1791 On receipts for payments to the Scouts of Mason County Peter Hagner Henry Lee Peter Hagnar notifies Henry Lee that receipts for payments made to the Scouts of Mason County indicate an error.
April 17, 1795 Warrant Due David Mason for His Service in the Late War, Etc. William Simmons John Bryant The balance due David Mason, late storekeeper, will be paid him at the office of his legal administrator. The warrant due him for his service in the late war may be received at the War Office.
January 7, 1797 Pay of the Scouts of Mason County William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $289.96 is due the Scouts of Mason County called into service by Kentucky Governor Isaac Shelby for the protection of the frontier of said county, being their pay from April 10 to June 10, 1795.
March 8, 1790 Information on William Mason Joseph Howell Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War that he has examined the books as requested and found that William Mason - a soldier formerly belonging to the Virginia Line - was imprisoned at the surrender of Charles Town. Also notes that he was appointed assistant steward at the hospital under the direction of Doctor Oliphant. Mason has a claim for depreciation on pay.
February 12, 1796 Pay of David Mason, deceased, assistant commissary of military stores at Springfield Massachusetts William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $90.86 is due the estate of David Mason, being the balance of his pay as assistant commissary of military stores at Springfield Massachusetts up to Feb. 16, 1795, the day of his death.
October 5, 1798 Receipt for Services Rendered [not available] [not available] This is a receipt for $660 for services rendered as a mason to the Quartermaster General, signed with his mark by Isadore Pethe.
October 26, 1799 Autograph Letter / Autograph Document Signed, Henry Burbeck to William Simmons Henry Burbeck William Simmons Burbeck informs Simmons of the time of service of Isadore Peltier who worked for several years as a mason on various public works projects for the pay of $2 per day.
December 27, 1800 Certification of payment; estate of Richard Mason, for boarding in prison James Douglas, deserter, from Lieutenant Harris’ detachment, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $45.40 to estate of Richard Mason, for boarding in prison James Douglas, deserter, from Lieutenant Harris’ detachment, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers
September 15, 1803 General Lee and the Scouts of Mason County Alexander Dalrymple Orr William Simmons General Lee has shown Orr a letter from Simmons dated April 1, 1802, stating that Caleb Swan has credit in the office of the Accountant for $1156.66 advanced to Lee for the Scouts of Mason County between May and December, 1792. Orr was in charge of receiving all money for Lee at the time and submitted vouchers for all payments received. He believes the amount is correct, but does not know where...
May 14, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Lieutenant Colonel Lee William Simmons Henry Lee William Simmons informs Lt Col Lee that money for the payment of his Mason County troops has been remitted to Alexander Orr.
March 7, 1799 Records Converation about Appointment Nominations before the Senate James McHenry Uriah Tracy Responds to a request to record the events of a conversation in his office from the previous summer with Tracy, McHenry, and Mr. Lee, Attorney General. Comments were made about military appointments, with objections by Mr. Mason of Mr. Blackburn.
January 23, 1799 Accounts of Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon William Simmons Includes abstract of supplies purchased by Ebenezer Stevens for the War Department with approval by the superintendent and the master mason. Considers Stevens completely exonerated and no longer accountable for this expenditure.
October 26, 1799 Certification of Isadore Peltier Henry Burbeck William Simmons Burbeck certifies that Isadore Peltier worked as a mason for the Quartermaster General from August 15, 1797 to September 2, 1798 at two dollars per day and is entitled to the authorized pay.
August 27, 1792 Receipts for money received for Captain Griyon's Company, and Captain Fleming and Mr Mason Bezaleel Howe Joseph Howell Howe encloses receipts for money received for Captain Griyon's Company, and Captain Fleming and Mr Mason. Mr Bray was not in Brunswick, so Howe carried the money to New York, where he delivered it to Major Franks.