Viewing 1–25 of 103 documents: "Lexington"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 9, 1795 Knox's absence; payments to militia Joseph Howell Rhodes Thompson Discusses Knox's absence in the eastern states and his subsequent resignation as having an effect on the progress of business. Addresses militia payment claims.
July 17, 1796 Discussion of Funds Necessary for Quartermaster Department John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Appears to address the exact sums of money allocated by the War Department to the Army Quartermaster's Department. Specifically mentions an "absolutely necessary" sum currently at Lexington, Kentucky.
December 27, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Morrison Simmons discusses with Morrison the balance due to the United States by John Edwards.
February 11, 1801 Certification of payment; Captain Peter Marks, 3d United States Regiment for contingencies while recruiting at Lexington William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $7.57 to Captain Peter Marks, 3d United States Regiment for contingencies while recruiting at Lexington Kentucky.
February 10, 1792 The Coming Campaign Robert Barr Samuel Hodgdon Barr is going to Philadelphia soon and asks Hodgdon to give him whatever news he has on the operation of the coming campaign. He wants to be on his way out of Lexington early so as to be ready for the campaign. He expects to have a large quantity of goods on hand, perhaps the largest in the district.
February 6, 1801 Certification of payment; John Bradford, Printer at Lexington Kentucky, for printing proposals for the supply of rations in the U.S. Army William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $18 to John Bradford, Printer at Lexington Kentucky, for printing proposals in the Kentucky Gazette, for the supply of rations in the U.S. Army and orders for officers to report themselves to General Wilkinson.
August 20, 1799 Enabling Captain Taylor to Complete his Company Thomas Butler Alexander Hamilton "Permit me to inform you that Captain Jonathan Taylor of my regiment has been recruiting in the town of Lexington (in the state of Kentucky) for some time past, his last return dated the 26th July ultimo reported forty-six recruits all destitute of clothing. Captain Taylor observes that if had a supply of clothing he could soon complete his company...I have thought it my duty to state to you...
May 8, 1792 Paper & Horses for Hodgdon John Moylan Samuel Hodgdon Moylan bought a quantity of letter paper for Hodgdon in the belief that he was much in want of it. It has been forwarded by wagon in the care of Mr. Tate. The price Moylan paid was the lowest that it could be procured at. It is much finer than the paper Hodgdon has been using and Moylan hopes that he approves of it. He received Hodgdon's letter of the 30th too late to respond by express but will...
March 31, 1794 Advertisement Promulgated to the Citizens of Kentucky Joseph Howell John Bradford Howell submits an advertisement to John Bradford, printer, to be promulgated to the citizens of Kentucky regarding the intentions of the Government to promptly reward them for their services.
October 25, 1799 The Democrats Have Prevailed in the Election, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig laments the victory of the Democrats in the recent election and discusses various supply concerns. Encloses a draft on Caleb Swan in favor of Robert Andrews.
April 20, 1799 Robbery of bills of exchange by Indians or white men near Tennessee River Abijah Hunt Samuel Meeker Hunt reports that express rider Robert McCrea was robbed of bills of exchange en route from Natchez to Cincinnati to Lexington. Robbery of $25,000 was near the Tennessee River by either Indians or white men.
April 30, 1790 Letter Citation John Symmes Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Harmar, 06/07/1790.
January 21, 1796 Cited Document William Morton A. Macdonald Cited in MacDonald to Hodgdon, 02/07/1796.
February 5, 1800 Certification of payment; Doctor Joseph Boswell for medicine and attendance on the recruits enlisted by Captain James Taylor, at Lexington Kentucky William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $97.61 to Doctor Joseph Boswell for medicine and attendance on the recruits enlisted by Captain James Taylor, at Lexington Kentucky, agreeably to certificate by Doctor Gillaspy and Doctor Strong.
March 31, 1794 Money to Discharge the Arrears of the Kentucky Militia Joseph Howell Peter January Because certain arrears of the Militia of Kentucky have been refused discharge payment by William Morton, an advertisement has been transmitted to be published in Mr. Bradford's paper.
October 6, 1791 Lack of Intermediate Posts Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair informs Knox that his army has marched from the recently named Fort Hamilton and his numbers, exclusive of militia, are at two thousand. It is so late in the year that there is no time to build intermediate posts, the lack of which may prove harmful if the army has to march to the Miami villages.
August 21, 1794 Pay of the Kentucky Militia Joseph Howell Isaac Shelby As soon as the rolls come forward with proper evidence of the service of the Kentucky Militia, the obligations of the Secretary of War to Gov. Shelby will be discharged.
August 25, 1797 Settlement of Accounts with Details William Simmons Thomas Marshall Simmons requests monies owed to Treasury by men listed below. Letter was motivated by the Resolve of the House of Representatives. The balance of the funds owed should be refunded to the Treasury of the United States or vouchers must be produced. Simmons requests assistance in distribution of letters and collection of debts, vouchers owed. Lists of letters to be forwarded: John Caldwell,...
June 28, 1792 Letter from Robert Barr, Lexington Kentucky to Samuel Hodgdon requesting assistance for Barr's brother James Robert Barr Samuel Hodgdon Barr writes to Hodgdon requesting his assistance in obtaining payment for the unfortunate adventure of the overalls. Barr was at Philadelphia, but it was the close of the session and the Secretary could not attend to any papers. Papers were transferred to the Secretary of Treasury, who apparently made no decision. Refers to Colonel Darke's letter and Hodgdon's letter he received at the Crabb...
January 31, 1796 Sickness causes falling behind in work Caleb Swan William Simmons Swan has been sick with a fever at Detroit, which has caused him to fall behind in his work, but it cannot be helped.
August 21, 1794 Pay and Allowance for Lt. Shackleford's Detachment Joseph Howell Thomas Todd $152 have been advanced for one month's pay and allowance in lieu of rations to a detachment of militia commanded by Lt. Edward Shackleford in October 1792.
November 7, 1793 $1050 for Mr. Norton Major John Belli Samuel Hodgdon By order of James O'Hara, Belli has drawn on Hodgdon the sum of $1050 for William Norton which, after payment, he will charge to the Quartermaster General.
June 21, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Morrison Simmons requests to be informed of John Edwards' intentions to settle his account.
April 6, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Robert Johnson Simmons informs Johnson that his receipts have come to hand.
January 21, 1799 Hamtramck's Report from the Western District John Francis Hamtramck James McHenry Hamtramck reports that he has recovered his health and has resumed his former command. He talks of his progress from Natchez and comments on the land-grabbing of the people of Kentucky and Tennessee. He does not believe that Lt. Webster is doing the recruiting at Lexington that he was ordered to do.