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January 1, 1795 Clothing for Sergeant Williams John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Sergeant Williams has not drawn woolen and linen overalls and a vest because none could be found to fit him. Since General Knox wants Williams sent to New Jersey to join the recruiting service, contractors should take his measure so he can be properly clothed.
August 11, 1788 Dispute between Colonel Williams and De Haas over accounts Joseph Howell John P. de Haas References dispute between de Haas and Williams. Notes that Colonel Williams is owed money by estate of de Haas' father.
July 19, 1797 Pay of Williams' detachment William Simmons Philip Williams Notifies Williams that he will receive money for his pay and that of his detachment, as well as for the recruiting service and several other sums. Cited in Williams to Simmons, 09/02/1797.
November 4, 1786 Cited letter or document, William Williams to John Pierce William Williams John Pierce Cited in Howell to Williams 11/11/1786
November 8, 1797 Request Response for Mr. Williams James McHenry Constant Freeman Requests response for Mr. Williams.
September 2, 1800 Letter Citation Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Williams Cited in Williams to Hodgdon, 09/05/1800, Williams to Hodgdon, 09/12/1800, and Williams to Hodgdon, 09/24/1800. Letter from Samuel Hodgdon, Commissary of Military Stores, to Joseph Williams, Paymaster and Public Storekeeper at the Springfield Armory.
June 11, 1800 Forwarding Gun Barrels on Account of the Armory Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams has discussed the gun barrels with Mr. Ames. Ames requested 1500 to be forwarded which will come cheaper than if they were made at the factory but he declines drawing them on Williams in the usual way. Colonel Orr believes it will be beneficial to have them so Williams asks that one thousand that have stood proof be forwarded on account of the armory.
August 6, 1800 Recommendations of Jonathan Williams for Officer Appointment John Adams Samuel Dexter Forwards officer recommendation from Henry Knox of Jonathan Williams, Esq. Adams mentions McHenry's previous endorsement of Williams as an artillery major, and adds his own brief recommendation.
December 17, 1799 Account of Work Done in the Factory in 1799 Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Samuel Lyman has informed Williams that Hodgdon will receive and transmit the money for Williams' department in the future. Enclosed is a Power of Attorney appointing Hodgon as his agent. Williams will soon forward his account for the work done in the factory during the past year.
February 3, 1798 Account of Philip Williams Philip Williams William Simmons As part of his relinquishment of public affairs, Williams has enclosed his current account with the appropriate vouchers and waits only for instructions as how to dispose of the hundred dollars he has in his hands for the recruiting service.
July 27, 1798 Account of Philip Williams Philip Williams William Simmons Williams informs Simmons that he not yet received his amount from Samuel Hodgdon and encloses Capt. Griffith McRea's receipt for the hundred dollars that was refunded to him.
July 19, 1797 Money to Sergeant Williams William Simmons James Read Advises Read that he will receive money from the Treasurer of the U. S. that he is to transfer to Sergeant Philip Williams in the specified amounts for the reasons he explains, including the pay of Sergeant Williams and the men under his command at Fort Johnston. Mentions money for the recruiting service.
December 14, 1799 Pay the Balance Due Me Philip Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams asks Hodgdon to pay the bearer General B. Smith the balance due Williams from Hodgdon's office which should be paid to him or order, on application,.
October 2, 1794 A Heavy Requisition from Elliot & Williams, Etc. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Notes are being prepared for remittances to General Miller and Mr. Williams. $90,000 will be transported to Fort Cumberland for the pay of the Army. Heavy requisitions have been made of Contractors Elliot & Williams based on their contract with the Army. General Knox is expected soon.
January 24, 1796 Williams solicits Washington's opinions regarding scientific experiments John Williams George Washington Williams seeks Washington's advice regarding the atmospheric experiments he has been conducting with thermometers and barometers.
February 1, 1797 Destitute Soldiers Furnished Own Rations Philip Williams William Simmons Enclosed receipt rolls and vouchers. Williams furnished his men and himself with rations, bounty, and contingent expenses due to lack of contractor to supply necessary goods. Williams seeking repayment through the Secretary of War and Col Rochefontaine.
October 11, 1800 Restoration of Lyman's Health, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams happily reports that he has received the two thousand dollars sent from Hodgdon. Amidst a discussion of supply and accounting matters, Williams refers to Mr. Lyman and his gratitude to Hodgdon for his friendly wishes respecting the restoration of Lyman's health. Lyman is mending slowly and Williams is apprehensive regarding his prospects of getting out and about, if ever.
May 22, 1787 Regarding soldier nursed by Mrs. Williams and widow of John Jones Joseph Howell A.W. Dunscomb Howell reports that after a full examination of returns, he cannot find the name of the soldier nursed by Mrs. Williams. Therefore, Howell cannot comply with request of issuing a certificate for the amount of her account; nor can he assist the widow of John Jones, since by returns of 4th Artillery Regiment, Jones deserted.
May 18, 1800 Correspondence with John Adams John Williams James McHenry Upon his retirement, Williams asks McHenry to forward an enclosed letter to John Adams.
October 5, 1787 Certificates Due Mrs. Williams and John Jones A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Andrew Dunscomb writes to Joseph Howell regarding the certificates due to Mrs. Williams and John Jones.
June 19, 1787 Regarding John James the wagoner; desertion; Harrison's Regiment; care given by Mr. and Mrs. Williams A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Discusses matter of John James on the roll of the Artillery as belonging to the 1st Regiment of which did the duty of wagoner to the pack. From this should be able to determine which deserted. Also discusses return of Harrison's Regiment. A note, G.W. or something, is the name of the person who was taken care of and attended by Mr. and Mrs. Williams.
May 24, 1797 Pay of Sergeant Williams' men William Simmons James Read Advises Read that he will receive money from the Treasurer of the U. S. that he is to transfer to Sergeant Philip Williams at Fort Johnson, North Carolina for the pay of Williams and the men under his command.
December 14, 1786 Account of Captain Joshua Williams Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Settles the account of Captain Joshua Williams and a specie certificate issued to him for the amount due him.
December 17, 1800 Letter Citation Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Cited in Williams to Hodgdon, 12/24/1800. Williams has received fifteen hundred dollars in post notes on account of the Armory. This is the first remittance on the estimate for November.
July 25, 1798 Receipt of Philip Williams for recruiting service Griffith James McRee Philip Williams Received of Philip Williams $100 for recruiting service by James McHenry.