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December 23, 1791 No. 6 Warrant for Payment Alexander Hamilton Joseph Howell Approves payment to Joseph Howell Junior, Paymaster General, to be given to Samuel Meredith.
January 12, 1791 Estimate of Three Month's Pay, Subsistance, and Forage Joseph Howell Henry Knox Howell encloses an estimate of three months pay, subsistance, and forage for junior officers of a United States Regiment.
December 13, 1787 Joseph King discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell Joseph King Joseph Howell Joseph King explains to Joseph Howell what he wants from Mr. Phillips.
July 18, 1790 Purchased Lottery Tickets for Harmar and Captain Beatty; No News on Alexander MGillivray's Arrival Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar Howell purchased ten lottery tickets for General Harmar and Captain Beatty, numbers 23882-23891. Drawing will be on the first Monday in August. A second lottery is proposed; the tickets to be $10 and prizes to be double. Asks Harmar to inform if he wants to purchase tickets, as there will only be half as many for the second lottery as there were for the first. Alexander McGillivray has not...
January 6, 1800 Relative Rank of Junior Officers, Etc. Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Hamilton explains to Col. Rice that his junior officers should understand that their relative rank is arranged according to the order of their appointments. Hamilton also reprimanded Rice for divulging the new appointments to the officers prior to the decision being official. Also asked that if the contractor chooses to provide rye flour in lieu of wheat flour to the troops, he must provide his...
August 16, 1790 Bills to Endores, Duties as Paymaster, Lottery, and Treaty Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar Howell received a bill from Knox but it was not endorsed or accompanied by a letter of advice, so it cannot be accepted. His position as Pay Master General may soon cease, due to an act passed by Congress. Lottery tickets have come up blank, but the rest are in the wheels. The weather is very warm. The paper of Saturday presents news on the Treaty with the Creeks. Ratification was Friday last....
July 2, 1799 Certification of payment; John Nicholson Junior for inspecting and proving sundry military stores William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $210 to John Nicholson Junior for inspecting and proving sundry military stores.
February 24, 1788 Joseph Dawson discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell Joseph Dawson Joseph Howell Joseph Dawson asks a question to Joseph Howell regarding the endorsement of certificates.
January 28, 1788 Joseph King discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell Joseph King Joseph Howell Joseph King request a certificate from Joseph Howell.
December 26, 1791 Report from Joseph Howell on his examination of account of Joseph Cranch Joseph Howell Henry Knox Joseph Howell reports that in accordance with Knox's instructions, he has examined the account of Joseph Cranch for work done in the ordnance department. Howell notes that while he is unacquainted with the propriety of his charges, if they are agreeable to a contract, then Cranch is owed $600.32.
February 16, 1795 Captain Eaton request to Gorham to pay William Phillips of Springfield William Eaton Nathaniel Gorham Eaton requests that Gorham pay William Phillips Junior $2050.
May 16, 1800 Transportation of Goods to New York [not available] John Harris Request to return sergeant's swords to John Wilkins Junior, Quarter Master General for transportation to Ebenezer Stevens at New York.
November 14, 1787 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with Jonathan P. De Haas Joseph Howell John P. de Haas Joseph Howell informs De Haas that, because Congress in not in session, he cannot say when travel to New York will be necessary.
November 7, 1794 Craig discusses funding and currency with Howell Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Major Craig confirms receipt of money for soldier's pay from Joseph Howell. Craig encloses pay and muster rolls with this letter to Howell.
November 20, 1794 Services of Joseph Howell Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Enclosed is a certificate from the Secretary of War relative to Howell's services as Acting Paymaster General and Commissioner of Army Accounts.
July 8, 1800 Bill of Exchange for Joseph Habersham for Contingent and Incidental Expenses of Government David Henley Samuel Dexter Henley pays $82.80 to Joseph Habersham for value received of John Crozier for contingent and incidental expenses of government
September 13, 1795 Criticism of Joseph Howell Caleb Swan William Simmons Laments the manner of transactions done by Joseph Howell of the War Department, who Swan alleges should not have taken money from Simmons. Criticizes Howell's methods. Reports on pretended representations by soldiers, whose names were never found on muster rolls of the army. Closes by saying that in case of death, he writes this intricate transmission. Howell is an accountant in the War...
August 17, 1799 Filling Vacancies Within the Regiment William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton Bentley complains of the method by which the vacancies within his regiment were filled. He would have expected that the vacancies would have been filled by the junior officers and that those who were already in service would have been promoted. The two reports respecting the relative rank of these officers do not agree so Bentley requests that the reports be reconciled.
August 31, 1799 Concerning rank and resignation from service Josias Carvel Hall James McHenry A senior officer and veteran of the Revolutionary War resigns from service, citing the appointment of junior officers to command the militia as one of several reasons. Colonel Hall reflects on his memories of the Battle of Bunker Hill.
October 5, 1794 Craig discusses funding and currency with Howell Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Major Craig forwards muster and pay rolls to Joseph Howell.
January 18, 1788 A request for final settlement is sent to Joseph Howell Peter Le Barbieuduplessis Joseph Howell Peter Le Barbieuduplessis requests that Joseph Howell settle the accounts of Hugh Bradley.
December 13, 1793 Craig discusses funding and currency with Howell Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Major Craig confirms receipt of monies sent by Joseph Howell.
March 3, 1788 Joshua Dawson discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell Joshua Dawson Joseph Howell Joshua Dawson requests that Joseph Howell return the papers of all refused claims.
June 17, 1799 Certification of payment; Lieutenant John W. Livingston, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $60 pay to Lieutenant John W. Livingston Junior, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers.
March 25, 1794 Account of Joseph Howell Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Howell encloses an account for depreciation which is due him for his services as a Captain in the late war. Proposes applying to Congress for additional funds.