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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 1, 1790 Assignment and Power of Attorney John Newell Robert Prise Document certifying the service of John Newell, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
February 3, 1797 Requested Interview John Schaffer William Simmons Mr Schaffer requests an interview with Mr. Simmons so he asks Simmons to please appoint a time when he will be at leisure for the interview.
November 8, 1794 Power of Attorney for Robert Price Robert Price John Schaffer Power of Attorney for Robert Price; addressed to John Schaffer.
April 5, 1797 Anonymous Letter from a "Brother" Casper Iserloan William Simmons Iserloan has received a letter from someone who identifies himself only as a "brother." The letter warns Iserloan that Hubard is doing all he can to make him appear black and will send him to hell if he can. A comparison of other writings in his possession leads Iserloan to conclude that the letter was sent by Jonathan Schaffer. He asks Simmons to peruse the letter and provide whatever advice he...
[not available] Powers of Attorney John Schaffer William Simmons John Kline called on Shaffer before he was apprehended and told him that he had Powers of Attorney, 20 in number, ready for filling up from the States of Vermont and Connecticut and five counties in the State of New of New York and Albany.
November 19, 1789 Letter of Attorney John Sagasue Robert Prise Document certifying the service of Richard Savage, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line, and John Sagasue.
December 1, 1789 Letter of Attorney William Wade Robert Prise Document certifying the service of William Wade, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line.
1797 Letter Regarding Testimony [not available] Casper Iserloan Sends copy of letter regarding forgery and fraud, offers original copy for Rawle's perusal.
June 6, 1790 Assignment and Power of Attorney James Davidson Robert Prise Document certifying the service of James Davidson and Abraham Harnock, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
August 3, 1797 Deposition of James Humphreys James Humphreys [not available] Discussed employment of Humphreys by John Connor in "speculating in soldiers rights." Forgery of powers of attorney discussed.
January 10, 1791 Assignment and Power of Attorney James McFarland Robert Prise Document grants power of attorney from James McFarland, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War, to Robert Prise.
December 20, 1789 Letter of Attorney Adam Shuman Robert Prise Document certifying the service of Adam Shuman, late soldier during the Revolutionary War.
May 23, 1796 Account of Dealings with Rinker and Shaffer; Christian Hubbert William Simmons Facts pertaining to land warrant Issued by Mr. Stagg and stopped by Simmons. May relate to conflict between Hubbert and "that infamous rogue" Rinker. Describes the history between himself, Rinker, and Shaffer. Hubbert is accused of being part of their scheme, but maintains his innocence.
July 11, 1792 Recent News from Fort Jefferson John Harris [not available] Harris reports on recent events at Fort Jefferson, including the loss of several lives due to the depredations of hostile Indians.
July 15, 1792 Report from Fort Washington on Supplies, Indian Attacks, and Court Martial John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Nobody has yet arrived to take charge of the stores. Business goes on as usual. Have furnished wagons for hauling hay from prairie to Fort Hamilton; will be a great augmentation. Little news; Indians have attacked, broke enclosure holding cattle at Fort Jefferson and drove them off. Mentions men taken on General Harmar's expedition and the death of some. Indians kill everyone who comes to them,...
January 10, 1798 Assignment and Power of Attorney John Maddis Robert Prise Document certifying the service of John Maddis, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
July 22, 1792 Peace with Most of the Western Tribes Rufus Putnam Henry Knox Despite the murders of several American officers by Indians, Putnam is still optimistic about the prospects of achieving peace with most of the western tribes, thereby detaching them from the tribes who originated the war.
March 1, 1790 Letter of Attorney Charles White Robert Prise Power of Attorney from Charles White to Robert Prise. Acts as certification of White's service in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
March 7, 1800 [John Starr Depostion fav.r of John McGowan] John Starr [not available] Certified residency of John McGowan and his service with American troops in fighting against British during American Revolution. His subsequent losses described.
October 2, 1795 Instructions to pay John Vermonnet William Simmons John Kilty Directs John Kilty to pay John Vermonnet at Georgetown.
April 3, 1799 Advantageous Placement of John Perkins, Etc. John Mackey Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of other matters, Mackey observes that Mr. Perkins, with a solicitude peculiar to all parents, wants to ensure the future independence and happiness of his son John. He wants John placed under the supervision of an able merchant and good citizen and asks for Hodgdon's assistance in seeing that John is advantageously placed.
July 13, 1799 Certification of Payment Due Captain John Bishop and John Dickens William Simmons James McHenry Certifies that $76.06 is due Captain John Bishop for subsistence and pay of John Dickens.
January 24, 1787 Irregularities in accounts John Pierce Andrew Dunscomb The Commissioner of Army Accounts discusses with Dunscomb the accounts of Col. Harrison, Col. Cropper, John Trotter, John Reasoner, and John McDowell, each of which have irregularities that must be resolved.
April 10, 1798 Account of John Holly William Simmons Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for John Holly, late private and artificer in Capt. Lt. John Bryant's company of Massachusetts Artillery.
December 16, 1786 Return of Monies due the Officers of the Virginia Line John Pierce Unknown Recipient Return of monies due the Officers of the Virginia Line.