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November 5, 1799 Requests Payment for Josiah Watson for Barracks David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Josiah Watson appropriated for the Quartermaster's Department for barracks at South West Point and Tellico.
October 19, 1799 Requests Payment for Josiah Watson Jr. to Pay Tennessee Army David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Josiah Watson for John Love, to pay the army of Tennessee under Lieutenant Colonel Butler.
May 29, 1800 Forwarding accounts to Watson for settlement William Simmons James Watson Simmons is forwarding a series of accounts to Watson as these cannot be settled at Simmons' office.
May 23, 1800 Letter Citation James Watson William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Watson, 05/29/1800.
May 29, 1800 Letter Citation James Watson William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Watson, 05/29/1800.
September 13, 1797 Certification of payments due; pay of Private Watson William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $65.60 is due Private Oliver Watson of Captain John F. Webb's Troop of Dragoons, being his pay from May 1, 1796 to September 12, 1797, the day of his discharge.
April 22, 1799 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores John Steele Samuel Hodgdon States that 500 muskets and 63,500 flints have been delivered from Hamburg to Ebenezer Stevens, the New York Agent of the War Department. Also mentions New York merchants James and Ebenezer Watson, whose accounts were adjusted for freight charges upon the importation of cannon and small arms.
April 22, 1799 Desires to Rectify Accounts for Arms Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Refers to previous accounts of muskets, cases, gunworms, and proving wires received from James & Ebenezer Watson. Expresses concern that one record does not match up the other; anxious to rectify accounts. Seeks advice on a reputable boarding house in York run by Mrs. Montgomery.
December 26, 1799 Muskets from Hamburg John Steele Samuel Hodgdon Muskets from Hamburg delivered to Ebenezer Stevens.
May 29, 1800 Settlement of Accounts by Treasurer William Simmons James Watson Accounts sent to War office were meant to be settled by Treasurer. As such, the Treasurer denied claims but objections to the refusal remain firm. Since War office does not settle claims mailed by Watson, they were returned to him by Simmons.
January 29, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Ebenezer Stevens Simmons directs Stevens to provide the instructions he received from Major General Hamilton. Simmons requests this information in order to justify expenditures made outfitting artillery troops with uniforms.
January 29, 1799 Anticipates Delivery of Muskets; Requests Report Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Reports delivery from Hamburgh of muskets, put in charge of James Watson by Joseph Pitcairn. While the paper work hit a snag between the Office of the Treasurer and the War Department, requests a full report of contents upon delivery.
October 29, 1799 Military stores to be sent to New Orleans Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon States that he is ordered to charter a vessel and load it with military stores for New Orleans within four days.
November 9, 1799 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores; mentions Navy Agent, Mr. McLean, and Mr. Watson.
January 25, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Capt. Kalteisen William Simmons Michael Kalteisen William Simmons discusses the balance of Capt. Kalteisen's accounts.
September 15, 1798 Requests Orders for Cannon Powder Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Requests order for delivery of cannon powder to James Watson to prove guns.
May 24, 1799 Senators' Comments on Appointments of Officers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Letters have been transmitted to the Senators of each State apparently listing the names of the officers appointed from each State and asking for comments. Senators Watson and Laurence of New York have declined to respond due to the distance of their residences from each other.
May 14, 1798 Regarding purchase of vessels for use of naval service [not available] Marston Watson Will forward correspondence to Secretary of Treasury regarding purchase of vessel for naval service, in accordance with arrangements between Department of War and Department of Treasury.
April 24, 1799 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Requests a response to his inquiry on what do with arms received from the Watsons. Mentions that he has provided lodging for his accommodation at the house of Anthony Marcellin.
April 26, 1799 Inspection of Castings for John J. Faesch; Rectify Accounts for Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon John Steele Plans to go to Elizabeth Town and New York city to inspect the castings of John J. Faesch. Requests extract of contract and any other documents for the examination. Received receipts for Ebenezer Stevens's muskets and notes that Stevens found deficient accounts for muskets, gunworm, cases, brushes, and wires.
August 20, 1799 Requests Money for Josiah Nichol for Recruitment David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Josiah Nichol for recruiting.
April 1, 1800 Request for Affirmation of Payment Sum of Clerks at Office William Simmons James McHenry List of clerks from War Office. Robert Ellis, John Brown, Benjamin Betterton, John Abbott, Johnathan Halsted, John Watson, Jeremiah Condy, James Eakin, James Hodnett. Simmons noted skills of clerks warranted an increase in pay and requested Sec. of War's authorization for additional sum.
September 13, 1799 RE Recommendations for Army and Navy aAppointments James Watson Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence recommending individuals for Army and Navy appointments
February 25, 1799 Requests Rolled Iron for Springfield Public Works; Reports Insufficient Shipment to Col. Stevens Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Col. Joseph Williams requests rolled iron for public works in Springfield. Hodgdon requests the iron to be stored at public store in Philadelphia until transportation can be provided to Springfield. Col. Stevens has received his muskets and flints from Mr. Watson, although his requested order of arms, worms, and priming wires are insufficient in number. The muskets are not in proper order.
January 7, 1800 Pay for George Bridges, deceased William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $25.77 balance of pay to George Bridges, deceased, late on the expedition of General Josiah Harmar in 1790.