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June 22, 1790 Enclosed Certificates Ralph Pomeroy Henry Knox Certificates, papers of Gov. Trumbull mentioned.
July 23, 1799 Submission of Land Deeds for New London, Connecticut Fortifications Jonathan Trumbull James McHenry Trumbull acknowledges receipt of the findings of the land survey done in preparation for Connecticut's ceding two plots of land to the U.S. for the construction of forts to protect a harbor [New London, Connecticut]; Trumbull encloses the deeds to the plots.
April 9, 1785 Accounts of Colonel Trumbull Joseph Howell Abiel Foster Has examined the accounts of Colonel Trumbull and finds that General Patterson (then Colonel) received sundry sums of money for pay of his regiment in 1776. Abstracts do not specify amount of pay due each Regiment.
December 3, 1800 Request for Issue of Ammunition & Cartridge Supplies to Fort Trumbull Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of supplies to Fort Trumbull, CT, including: ammunition & cartridge materials, raw minerals, and slowmatch.
December 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Woodward Simmons informs Woodward to expect payment from the Treasurer of the United States for repairs done at Fort Trumbull .
April 18, 1800 Account of John Woodward James McHenry William Simmons John Woodward is to be allowed two dollars per day for his superintendance of the works and laborers at Fort Trumbull and two and a half percent on the actual disbursements under his agency.
July 20, 1798 Recommendation of Connecticut Man as Major in Provisional Army Jonathan Trumbull James McHenry Recommends a young man from Norwich, Connecticut, James Huntington, as a major in the provisional army, citing his good upbringing, education, character, and experience in the local militia. Also encloses the man's letter of request for Trumbull's recommendation.
April 4, 1785 Regarding the making up of depreciation Abiel Foster Joseph Howell Encloses copy of order drawn by General Patterson or Colonel Trumbull in favor of Captain Ebenezer Sullivan's company. The company refused to receive the money unless the depreciation was made up
May 9, 1800 Rejection of Officer Application Due to Age Requirement & Lack of Vacancies Benjamin Stoddert Jonathan Trumbull Acknowledges receipt of Trumbull's recommendation for William Roberts to be appointed to the U.S. Navy; admits that Roberts seems to be a fine candidate, but that he cannot be appointed to either of the positions he applied for. There is no vacancy in the Marines, and Roberts is too old to be appointed a midshipman, a rank whose starting age is 12-18.
June 12, 1799 Findings of Land Survey for Connecticut Fortifications James McHenry Jonathan Trumbull Connecticut is preparing to cede land to the U.S. for the construction of two forts, Trumbull & Griswold. McHenry transmits the findings of a survey of the land in question, by Captain Decius Wadsworth. The report gives a precise qualitative description of the boundaries of each site; McHenry asks that the land cession now be put in motion.
July 28, 1798 Regarding Application for Officer's Commission James McHenry Jonathan Trumbull Acknowledges receipt of Trumbull's letter recommending "Mr. Huntington" for an officer's commission in the provisional army. McHenry states that he cannot himself promise a commission, but that the application will receive his utmost attention.
August 10, 1799 Acknowledged Receipt of New London Land Deeds for Forts; Importance of New London's Defense James McHenry Jonathan Trumbull Acknowledges receipt of the deeds of cession for two parcels of land on which to build forts protecting the harbor of New London, Connecticut. Affirms the importance of the defense of this harbor, for Connecticut and the nation.
May 12, 1800 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Upon settlement of the accounts of Elijah and Simon House, contractors of Connecticut, a credit to their account was made for the following articles: Capt. William Young's Company, Lieut. William Steele at Fort Trumbull.
July 17, 1798 Request for Appointment as Major in Provisional Army James Huntington Jonathan Trumbull Huntington writes of his desire to be appointed a major in the infantry regiments recently sanctioned by Congress [the provisional army], citing his knowledge that pay is supposed to begin upon commissioning and that land war is unlikely. Also states that this will work for him, as he would rather remain at home if possible. Asks that Trumbull submit his name in recommendation to the Secretary...
October 10, 1796 Medals for Deserving Indians James McHenry Rufus King Medals to be presented to Indians as gifts to be struck in England due to cost and workmanship. McHenry requested Mr. Trumbull design the engraving for the medals.
April 6, 1792 Petitions for Personal Services in the Army & Navy Alexander Hamilton Jonathan Trumbull Hamilton is transmitting to Jonathan Trumbull, Speaker of the House of Representatives, various petitions he has received from those who served in the army and navy.
April 23, 1800 Settlement of Account William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Settlement of the account of John and Amos Woodward paid Woodwards $384.65 for articles furnished to the garrison at Fort Trumbull upon order of Lieut. William Steele. Abstract of order annexed.
May 2, 1800 Recommendation for Officer Appointment to U.S. Navy Jonathan Trumbull Benjamin Stoddert Recommends William Roberts as a candidate for appointment in the U.S. Navy, based on his good character and education. Roberts asks for a position as either a Marine lieutenant or a midshipman; Trumbull advises he be appointed to one of the ships now fitting at New York.
April 23, 1800 Certification of payment; John and Amos Woodward, contractors for rations, quartermaster and hospital stores supplied the garrison at Fort Trumbull, to Captain Woodward at New London William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $718.97 to John and Amos Woodward, contractors for rations, quartermaster and hospital stores supplied the garrison at Fort Trumbull, to Captain Woodward at New London.
January 6, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain Amos Stoddard, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers for expenses going from Portland to New London for the purpose of surveying Forts Trumbull and Griswold William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $259.32 to Captain Amos Stoddard, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers for expenses going from Portland Maine to New London Connecticut for the purpose of surveying Forts Trumbull and Griswold
June 21, 1792 Balance Due the Late Oliver Remington John P. Mumford & Company Alexander Hamilton Captain Benjamin Remington requests the balance due for his late son's services during the late war when he was lost at sea while serving on board the frigate "Trumbull."
November 3, 1800 Simmons Confirming Receipt of the House's letter of October 20th and Accepting their Statements and Accounts for Supplies for Fort Trumbull and Captain Bissell's Recruits William Simmons Elijah House Simmons received the House's letter of October 20th, containing their accounts and vouchers for supplies for Fort Trumbull and to Captain Bissell's Recruits at Hartford during July, August, and September 1800. Their statement amounts to $839.46 from which has been deducted as improper to be paid by the two and will be received from Jedediah Huntington upon granting of the necessary receipts
November 4, 1800 Certification of payment; Elijah and Simon House, for rations, quarter master, hospital supplies, and expenditures for use of garrison at Fort Trumbull, and Captain Bissellís recruits at Hartford William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $826.76 to Elijah and Simon House, for rations, quarter master, hospital supplies, and expenditures for use of garrison at Fort Trumbull, and Captain Bissellís recruits at Hartford Connecticut.
August 4, 1797 Request to Forward Enclosed Request for Secretary Rufus King James McHenry Enclosed letter to William Hemsley of Baltimore requesting him to sail to London and serve as King's secretary in place of King's brother. King uncertain if he can send medals to McHenry. Trumbull promised to "prepare the devices" and "Bollen is ready to receive and execute them."
November 3, 1800 Simmons Notifies Huntington of the Treasurer's Remittance of $826.76 William Simmons Jedediah Huntingdon The Treasurer is remitting Huntington $826.76 for rations, quartermaster and hospital supplies and expenditures by Elijah and Simon House for July, August and September for the use of the garrison at Fort Trumbull and Captain Bissell's Recruits at Hartford.