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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 2, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Joseph Shaylor William Simmons Joseph Shaylor William Simmons informs Joseph Shaylor that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
October 24, 1793 The Main Army Joseph Shaylor Samuel Hodgdon [Mostly illegible] Shaylor sent by Capt. Johnathan Strong [?] a letter containing 25 dollars.
November 16, 1791 Positive Report for Captain Hudang Joseph Shaylor Samuel Hodgdon Reports attention of Captain Hudang to the duties of his command.
August 25, 1792 Letter Citation Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Shaylor Cited Shaylor to Hodgdon, 10/28/1792.
December 22, 1791 Letter from Captain Joseph Shaylor on Captain Hardang's performance of duty at Fort Jefferson Joseph Shaylor Samuel Hodgdon Writing to Samuel Hodgdon at Fort Washington, Joseph Shaylor, from Fort Jefferson, gives his opinion on the performance of duty of Captain Hardang, citing a confused situation at Fort Jefferson garrison which has rendered it impossible to have accurate accounts. All that could be done has been done by the Captain, and no man could be more attentive to duty.
September 23, 1793 Death or Glory, Etc. Joseph Shaylor Samuel Hodgdon The army moves within two days for God knows where toward the Miami in high spirits. Whether for death of glory will be known in two months. Shaylor asks Hodgdon to forward in a safe way his letter, which contains some money, to the gentleman to whom the enclosed is directed.
March 22, 1797 Pay of Private Lewis May of Captain Joseph Shaylor's Company 2nd Sub Legion, indian captive William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $170.76 is due Private Lewis May of Captain Joseph Shaylor's Company 2nd Sub Legion, being his balance of pay from March 1 to October 17, 1793 and his pay from October 18, 1793, the day he was taken prisoner by Indians, to March 22, 1797, the day of his return from captivity.
January 25, 1796 Pay of Private Elisha Barrow, Deceased of Captain Joseph Shaylor's Company 2nd Regiment William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $22.63 is due the estate of Elisha Barrow, a private in Captain Joseph Shaylor's Company 2nd Regiment, being the balance of his pay which is payable to Eleanor Bassett, his mother.
January 28, 1797 Review of accounts William Simmons Joseph Shaylor Simmons reports the results of his examination of Shaylor's accounts and vouchers, including missing receipts for bounties paid to recruits.
January 7, 1798 Certification of payments; Private Marble, deceased William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $36.96 is due the estate of Private Roswell Marble, late of Captain Joseph Shaylor's Company, being his balance of pay for January 1792 through January 1793 as per Abstract D, No. 766.
December 5, 1795 Pay of Private Joshua Resley, deceased, of Captain Shaylor's Company 2nd Sub Legion William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $22.60 is due Joshua Resley, late a private in Captain Shaylor's Company 2nd Sub Legion, being his pay from March 1 to October 17, 1795, the day of his death. The sum is payable to Joshua Resley, father and heir.
September 12, 1795 Pay of Jonathan Squires William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $27.87 is due Jonathan Squires, late a soldier of Captain Shaylor's Company 2nd Sub Legion, being his pay from August 1793 to May 9th 1794, the day of his discharge.
November 28, 1795 General Court Martial of Ensign Harris John Miller Unknown Recipient Detailed account of the charges and specifications against Ensign Harris in a General Court Martial led by Major Shaylor. Harris was found guilty of the first and second charges and the Court Martial was dissolved.
January 7, 1793 Report from Fort Washington John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Harris reports that Indians remain peaceable. Mentions Mr. Colesworthy. Harris says he is very busy and does not have time to write him. Letter from Mr Bissell to this family enclosed. Mentions Shaylor.
July 10, 1797 Promotion of Jacob Kingsbury James McHenry Jacob Kingsbury Kingsbury is notified that he has been promoted to the rank of Major in the Second Regiment.
July 17, 1794 Clothes for John Philips John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to provide clothes for John Philips of [Joseph] Shaylor's Company who had been taken prisoner by the western Indians at the time Lt. Lowery and Ensign Boyd were killed.
June 28, 1792 Letter from General William Darke to Joseph Howell concerning advances made by Major Caleb Swan to men wounded in St Clair expedition General William Darke Joseph Howell From Berkeley Virginia [now West Virginia], General Darke, who fought in St Clair's expedition, notes that chief of the men who drew money were wounded in action 4 November 1791, and three have yet to recover. He notes that he wrote previously regarding Captain Hannah not giving all credits he ought in his account.
January 27, 1796 Names of Sick Officers John Mills Richard Allison Mills sends the names of the officers who reported sick this morning.
May 28, 1791 Schedule of Troops to March for Fort Pitt Unknown Author [not available] List of troops and commanding officers and location of departure for march to Fort Pitt for defense of frontier from Indians.
October 28, 1792 Dr. Hammell Relieved from His Post, Etc. Joseph Shaylor Samuel Hodgdon Dr. Hammell has been relieved from his post and therefore his feelings have been much wounded. He is on his way to Philadelphia so that he can find out why he was turned out after having suffered as much hardship and trials as any member of his profession. A man in the packhorse department has been accused of murder of a discharged soldier.
February 16, 1797 Officers with unaccounted money William Simmons Caleb Swan Cover letter for packet of letters to listed officers with outstanding charges for money received from the War Office
June 3, 1796 A sergeant's claim for arrears of pay William Simmons John McCleary Requests that Lieutenant John McCleary send in his accounts and vouchers from the 2nd Sub Legion to facilitate the payment of a discharged sergeant's claim for arrears of pay.
December 31, 1796 Receipt to Miller's account William Simmons Edward Miller Acknowledges receipt of a receipt that will be entered on the books of the War Department accountant’s office. Payment of a post note from John Chester. Notes the death of Major General Wayne at Presque Isle.
January 19, 1794 White Flags of the Six Nations of Indians John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked his opinion in relation to the white flags coming in from the Six Nations of Indians. It will be well if they are sincere in their overtures but General Wayne, although he has granted them a hearing and promised them to hold off offensive operations for thirty days, will not consider a treaty with them until he drinks from the waters of the [?].
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.