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November 1, 1794 Account of John Pierce Joseph Howell John Pierce The receipts of Mr. Swan have been received for the amount deposited with Pierce so he has been exonerated from accountability for the same.
January 5, 1788 E. Haskell discusses army accounts with John Pierce E. Haskell John Pierce E. Haskell asks John Pierce a question regarding implementation of Congressional resolution, 26 February 1778.
September 22, 1785 Administrative Matters John Pierce John White John Pierce sends to John White a letter praising the close scrutiny of accounts. However, Pierce adds that White not let his meticulous accounting practices delay the payments to the line. Pierce says he wants the money off his hands.
September 1, 1796 Balance Due the Treasury by John Pierce James McHenry John Pierce Capt. Pierce is ordered to pay Samuel Meridith, Treasurer of the U. S., the sum of $212.53, being the balance left in his hands for recruiting and contingent expenses related to marching a detachment of recruits from Philadelphia to Pittsburg.
December 12, 1785 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce A.W. Dunscomb Pierce discusses the time for receiving claims by members of the Virginia Line. Pierce also directs Dunscomb to forward his records to the Paymaster's Office without delay. Pierce expresses his intent to complete all registers by 1 August.
June 25, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Joseph Pierce Simmons informs Pierce that he will comply with the request to forward a letter to Capt. John Pierce at Fort Adams.
September 1, 1784 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce John White Pierce discusses means by which to ensure the veracity and security of certificates. Pierce also encloses a list of pay stoppages.
September 27, 1785 Pierce sends Money to Artson John Pierce G. Artson John Pierce forwards money to Mr. Artson for the pay due to Mr. Reid and as repayment of a sum previously borrowed by Pierce.
February 18, 1784 De Brahm's account Major De Brahm John Pierce Cited in Pierce to DeBrahm 03/17/1784 CITATION Only. Contained a narration concerning the seventy-six dollars of the clothier. DeBrahm may have discussed matters concerning his account with the Office of Army Accounts. Also may have requested business from Pierce.
January 29, 1788 William Imlay discusses army accounts with John Pierce William Imlay John Pierce William Imlay brings an error in the register to the attention of John Pierce.
September 1, 1785 Pierce concurs with White regarding Marbury John Pierce John White John Pierce, Commissioner of Army Accounts, discusses administrative matters with John White. Pierce tells White that his sum against Major Marbury is correct. Also, Pierce discusses other charges against officers of the line and asks if White should need more certificate paper.
June 27, 1785 Letter from the Board of Treasury [not available] John Pierce Walter Livingston and Samuel Osgood issue a book of blank drafts to Pierce. Pierce is to sign these drafts to address arrearages.
September 10, 1784 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce John White Pierce informs White that the States have each pursued their own measures in seeking financial settlements with members of their respective Lines. This circumstance, Pierce states, will likely result in a financial hardship for the United States. Pierce hopes this matter will soon be addressed by Congress but, in the meanwhile, Pierce urges White to be careful at establishing precedent with...
June 13, 1785 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce A.W. Dunscomb John Pierce sends instructions to Andrew Dunscomb regardng the closure of his office. Pierce directs that an advertisement be made of a deadline for submission of local claims. Petitions made after that date will be handled by Pierce in Philadelphia.
September 12, 1785 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Jonathan Nicholson John Pierce asks John Nicholson if he will take charge of the remaining settlements for the German Regiment. Pierce indicates that he will provide a list of names and money to complete this task.
February 28, 1786 Receipt for Accounts Ebenezer Jackson John Pierce CITATION Only. Cited in Pierce to Jackson, 02/21/1788. Mentioned a receipt that Pierce required for his accounts and that he would forward it to Pierce's office
May 1, 1786 Settlement of an Officer's Pay Account Major Archibald McAllister John Pierce CITATION Only. Cited in Pierce to McAllister, 10/26/1786. Provided evidence that his claim for pay was presented to Pierce prior to August 1785.
June 9, 1788 Regarding warrants; Mr. Pierce's health Joseph Howell John Hopkins Mr. Pierce is indisposed and absent from the city and is under necessity of retiring from all business. Encloses warrants.
September 16, 1784 Transmission of Certificate Paper John Pierce John White John Pierce sends to John White additional certificate paper. Pierce also discusses recordkeeping practices with White.
October 24, 1785 Pierce notifies Congress of the impending completion of his work John Pierce John Hancock John Pierce, Commissioner of Army Accounts, notifies John Hancock, President of Congress, that within 30 days the settlements of his department will be closed. Pierce recommends that a deadline be established by Congress for the admission of claims for services.
October 17, 1787 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with John Pierce Joseph Howell John Pierce Joseph Howell sends certificates to John Pierce. Howell asks Pierce to pass these certificates to Andrew Dunscomb.
April 1, 1797 Money for Mrs. Wilkinson William Simmons John Pierce Cover for letter forwarded from Brigadier General Wilkinson to Pierce. Also requests that Pierce pay him two hundred dollars owed to Wilkinson that Wilkinson wants Pierce to pay over to Mrs. Wilkinson.
July 26, 1788 Pierce's account and the state of his health John Hopkins John Pierce Found Pierce's account for money advanced. Inquires on state of health. Hopes for restoration.
May 9, 1786 Questions Concerning Officer's Pay Henry Godwin John Pierce CITATION Only. Cited in Pierce to Godwin, 05/18/1786. Godwin questioned Pierce on the documentation necessary for certain officers to claim subsistence and commutation pay.
May 14, 1786 Cited letter or document, Peter Dolliver to John Pierce Peter Dolliver John Pierce CITATION Only. Cited in Pierce to Dolliver, 05/19/1786. Dolliver asked Pierce for an accounting of the charges against him in the records of the Office of Army Accounts