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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 11, 1791 Account of John Sherman Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Discusses the account of John Sherman, one of the agents for distributing the final settlement certificates to the Army. Requests information on the appointment of agents.
January 15, 1784 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce John Sherman Pierce informs Sherman that he has no money with which to pay Mr. Baer.
July 29, 1788 Money mentioned by Mr. Sherman Joseph Howell Elisha Ely Money mentioned by Mr. Sherman is a sum credited by Howell to Colonel Brooks. Mr. Pierce too ill to reply to letter.
April 29, 1791 Letter from the Secretary at War Henry Knox [not available] Henry Knox informs an unidentified recipient that veteran officers have preference in selections for military appointment.
April 6, 1797 Balances Due the Soldiers Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Wolcott encloses a letter for Howell's perusal with a request to ascertain whether there are balances due the soldiers named therein. It is possible that the certificates may be in Mr. Sherman's hands.
January 1, 1787 Final settlement due Joseph Stacy John Pierce Requests that Pierce pay Homer Sherman his final settlement for service in the Invalid Regiment.
April 17, 1791 Issue of Pension Payment Resolved Unknown Author Henry Knox Payment of Sherman and Lucas resolved, canceled certificated enclosed.
March 21, 1789 Sherman solicits appointment from Knox Isaac Sherman Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment in War Office.
March 6, 1798 Peter Hagner acts in the absence of William Simmons Peter Hagner Horatio R. Dayton Peter Hagner informs Lt. Dayton that the Accountant's Office has received Sherman Peete's receipt.
June 15, 1800 Authorization to Draw Up Contracts Thaddius Sherman Samuel Dexter Sherman authorized Peter B. Porter to make contracts for the supply of troops.
April 25, 1791 Supplies for two companies Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Knox informs Colonel Olney that he has directed clothing to be shipped from New York via Providence, Rhode Island, for two companies - one at Boston, and the other at Exeter, New Hampshire. Requests that Mr. Tillinghast, the contractor, be paid the freight from New York to Providence, and to forward them instantly to Boston, addressed to Stephen Bruce, merchant in Boston. Requests that Olney urge...
February 25, 1791 Account of John Sherman Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Discusses the account of John Sherman along with settlement certificates and appointing of regimental agents.
June 21, 1791 Payment to Mr George Olney, Esquire for payment to Henry Sherman, 2d U.S. Regiment L. Catton George Olney Catton is directed by Secretary of War to pay $149 to George Olney, to be transmitted to Henry Sherman. Notes that the Secretary of Treasury has directed that the collectors of customs in the several states are to receive notes of the description in payment.
March 29, 1784 Account settlement John Sherman John Pierce Discusses the settlement of his account.
April 29, 1784 To be brought before Congress Hezekiah Wetmore John Pierce Discusses a matter he wishes brought before Congress.
April 26, 1784 Certificate of subsistence George Reid Unknown Recipient Certificate of subsistence received by Capt. Pike (?)
September 16, 1784 Letter from Mr. Wetmore Hezekiah Wetmore John Pierce Wetmore discusses his health and an upcoming trip to Philadelphia to see Pierce.
July 24, 1788 Subsistence Money Elisha Ely John Pierce Encloses letter from J. Sherman respecting subsistence money due to Ely.
March 19, 1791 Verification of Pensioner Unknown Author Henry Knox Request to verify Henry Lucas as pensioner to receive money. Name currently not on List of Pensioners issued by government.
April 6, 1791 Certificates Due Certain Officers L. Cuttin Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Mr. Howell's indisposition prevents him from attending the office so Cuttin is responding to Wolcott's note. The names in the note do not appear on a return of certificate yet unaccounted for by John Sherman and by the Comptroller of the State of Connecticut. Therefore they must have received them themselves or through their attorneys.
July 16, 1788 Money due to Captain Elisha Ely Jonathan Sherman Elisha Ely Explains money due in Mr. Pierce's certificates, which Pierce will explain
April 5, 1791 Request for Recommendation of Command & Supply Officers Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Letter, asks for recommendations for command and supply officers
September 15, 1791 Assignment and Power of Attorney Adam Sheeman George Carlinger Document certifying the service of Adam Sheeman, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
June 19, 1791 Reply to and Comments on News of Public Opinion of Paine & Indian Campaign John Adams Henry Knox Acknowledges & replies to Knox's sentiments in his last letter, including the state of public opinion in New York newspapers and the fall from grace of [Thomas?] Paine. Inquires after Knox's family & pregnant wife; calls the present Indian campaign an evil, but perhaps a necessary one. Mentions that he is mourning the death of an old friend and fellow patriot, Dr. Price.
August 24, 1795 Account of William Powers William Powers William Simmons Powers explains that he is due $269 which is the balance of his account so, if is proper, that amount should be directed to his account current.