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January 8, 1796 Status of John Nicholson William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons had been paying Nicholson's salary, assuming he had been properly appointed as an inspector. However, it turns out that Nicholson was not fulfilling that role, and Simmons hopes that Knox's letters will help clarify the matter. In the interim, no further payments will be made to Nicholson.
May 10, 1790 Account of Jonathan Nicholson Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Nicholson has been much engaged in the business created against him by the legislative and executive departments but soon will have the leisure to satisfy Howell with regard to the charges in his accounts.
February 22, 1788 Jon Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joe Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson confirms receipt of Howell's instructions to delay Colonel Bayard's certificates.
August 23, 1796 Pay of John Nicholson, Indian Interpreter William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $160 is due John Nicholson, being his pay as an Indian Interpreter from April 1795 through March 1796.
May 24, 1798 Deliver of Gun Parts to Nicholson James McHenry John Harris Deliver of pair of tumblerstock* to John Nicholson, to be returned to David Ames in Springfield. *in gunlock, a pivoted plate.
July 15, 1796 Nicholson's Accounts Peter Hagner Captain Samuel Nicholson CITATION only. Nicholson to Simmons, 07/15/1796. [Directs Nicholson to send his accounts, dated and signed, to Simmons.]
March 6, 1790 Power of Attorney for John Nicholson Jonathan Nicholson Unknown Recipient Power of Attorney of John Nicholson, sergeant of the late first Pennsylvania regiment from the Revolutionary War, granted to William Irving, specifically to pursue legal action to obtain the lands to which Nicholson and others are entitled as veterans.
December 15, 1800 Request for Issue of Muskets for Repair Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs that muskets be released to Nicholson for repair, along with whatever supplies he might require for doing so. Followed by Nicholson's detailed report on the condition of the muskets when he examined them.
January 8, 1796 Status of John Nicholson's Appointment William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons had been paying salary to John Nicholson, thinking he was properly appointed Superintendent of Armorers. It now appears that he may not have been, and Simmons asks for a copy of a letter from Henry Knox of July 12, 1794 for clarification. Should Nicholson not have been appointed, Simmons will no longer authorize payments to him.
February 27, 1788 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell encloses certificates intended for Colonel Bayard to John Nicholson.
December 25, 1796 Nicholson's Pay & Rations Captain Samuel Nicholson William Simmons Nicholson asks that he be provided with his pay and rations for the last quarter which is due only six days hence.
March 24, 1797 Nicholson's Pay & Rations Captain Samuel Nicholson William Simmons Nicholson asks that his last quarter's pay and rations, due 31 March 1797, be sent to him.
August 7, 1797 State of Stores for Captain Nicholson's Ship Josiah Fox Captain Samuel Nicholson Per Nicholson's request, Fox has made inquiries regarding which stores have been purchased for Nicholson's ship. He reports back on what is ready and what is still on its way.
March 15, 1795 Sending the Note Jonathan Nicholson Samuel Hodgdon Nicholson had sent the note to which Hodgdon referred with Robert Lawlor. Even though Nicholson had been given a note from Hodgdon, he prepared this one himself.
November 15, 1797 Certification of payments; compensation of John Nicholson William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $210 is due John Nicholson for his services inspecting and proving sundry public military stores from August 10 to November 10, 1797.
February 12, 1798 Certification of payments; account of John Nicholson William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $210 is due John Nicholson for his services inspecting and proving sundry public military stores from November 10, 1797 to February 10, 1798.
July 19, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of John Nicholson William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $210 is due John Nicholson for his services in inspecting and proving sundry military stores for April through June 1798.
April 2, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of John Nicholson William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $116.67 is due John Nicholson, being his compensation for services inspecting and proving sundry public military stores from February 10 to March 31, 1798.
June 26, 1797 Compensation for Samuel Nicholson Captain Samuel Nicholson William Simmons Nicholson requests his last quarter's pay and rations, due 30 June 1797.Enclosed is his bill of expenses while on duty at Hope Furnace proving cannon.
June 20, 1786 John Smith Certificate Joseph Howell Richard Humpton There are two John Smiths in the 10th Regiment but the one referred to in a previous inquiry by the recipient is the one who should apply to Mr. Nicholson for his Certificate.
April 14, 1795 Compensation for John Nicholson for services as superintendent and inspector of arms William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that John Nicholson is owed $106.65 for his services as Superintendent and Inspector of Arms from the 12th of July 1794 to the 31st of March 1795.
July 20, 1795 Pay of Samuel Nicholson Captain Samuel Nicholson William Simmons Nicholson explains that he has received from [Nathaniel] Gorham, Supervisor at Boston, $334.20 pay for the period up to June 30, 1795.
July 5, 1795 Pay & Rations of Samuel Nicholson Captain Samuel Nicholson William Simmons Nicholson indicates that he would be obliged to Simmons if he would send the payment for his pay and rations for the last quarter which has been due since March 31st.
March 26, 1798 Letter Citation Captain Samuel Nicholson William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Nicholson, 04/17/1798. Simmons informs Nicholson to expect payment from Jonathan Jackson after the price of naval rations is fixed by the Secretary at War.
November 4, 1786 Cited letter or document, Jonathan Nicholson to Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell cited in Howell to Nicholson 11/13/1786