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March 23, 1796 Pay of Lieutenant Edward Spear, Deceased William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $128.26 is due Edward Spear, late lieutenant, being the balance of his pay from Jan. 1 to Nov. 4, 1791 and his pay as Adjutant from July 14 to Nov. 4, 1791, the day of his death.
April 28, 1792 Contract for Spear Blades William Knox Thomas Maysey Contract, asks for spear blades for 95 cents each.
May 16, 1788 Seniority of commissioned officers Peter Muhlenberg Josiah Harmar Letter, discusses rank of quota officers. The ranks of Denny and Spear to remain suspended until pretensions are laid out before the board. If Denny is senior officer, he may be commissioned accordingly.
July 7, 1788 Papers respectiong disposition of affairs on the Ohio River and Northwest Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox transmits letter from Governor of Western Territory with message from Wyandots, Ottawas, and Chippawas, delivered by Captain Coon; a letter from Superintendent Indian Affairs, Northern District, dated Fort Pitt, 20 June 1788; Extract of letter from Brigadier General Harmar with reports from Lieutenant Armstrong and Lieutenant Spear.
June 2, 1788 Cited letter or document, Lieutenant Spear to Josiah Harmar Lieutenant Spear Josiah Harmar Letter, Citation only Cited in Knox to Congress, 07/07/1788.
August 31, 1798 Missisng Money & Returns Samuel Hodgdon Jacob Raison Hugh Spear lost the money and bank bills by the time he reached the ferry and they have yet to be found.
June 30, 1788 Monies for recruiting service; appropriate specie, and disputes over rank Josiah Harmar Peter Muhlenberg Harmar discusses monies for recruiting service; the matter of paper money and specie, and disputes over rank between Ensigns Denny and Spear. Indicates that Spear is the senior officer. The same principles should operate in case of Captains Ferguson and Ziegler.
September 8, 1791 Provisions for Running the Boundary Line Henry Knox Spear & McLeod Spear and McLeod are ordered to provide Joseph Ellicot and his assistants the necessary provisions for establishing the boundary line between the United States and the Creek Nation of Indians.
October 20, 1785 Regarding Pennsylvania's appointment of officers to command its quota of troops John Armstrong Henry Knox John Armstrong, Secretary of Pennsylvania, informs Henry Knox of the commonwealth's appointment of officers to command its quota of troops.
June 15, 1788 Report from Colonel Josiah Harmar Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports on the movements of General St. Clair who arrived at Fort Pitt and later attended to affairs at Ligonier. Major Doughty proceeds in a barge. Large boat laden with provisions for treaty set out for Falls of Muskingum. Mentions his tour to Mississippi River and visits to several villages on American and Spanish side. Discusses provisions to Post Vincennes, volume of emigration. Discusses...
April 26, 1788 Preparation for Indian Treaty; Reports Indian Trading Efforts Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Expresses frustration that Tardiveau has not delivered the letter. Describes his travels and explains Nicholson's intelligence about how the Indians will approach the treaty with the intent to establish the border on the Ohio River. Reports Ensign Spear's duty to collect the commissioner's goods from the Rapids of the Ohio. Plans for arrival of Governor of the Western Territory and the...
April 16, 1786 Return of the men deserted from a detachment of the First American Regiment Edward Spear Samuel Hodgdon Return of the men deserted from a detachment of the First American Regiment commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar, includes their name, age, height, complexion, trade, place of birth, clothing taken with them, and their date of enlistment.
September 14, 1788 Preparations for Indian Treaty; Reports Indian Attack Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Announces Zeigler's arrival, escorted by Cornplanter and Halftown, an Oneida chief, and several of the Six Nations, to arrange the treaty. Describes attack on Lieut. Peters and Major Hamtramck's men with their provisions, with 10 killed and 8 wounded.
August 27, 1795 Seventeen Boxes of Rifles John Nicholson Samuel Hodgdon Sends Hodgdon seventeen boxes of rifles.
August 23, 1799 Receipt for shoes delivered by Caleb Swan Paymaster General William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon From Simmons to Hodgdon indicating that Caleb Swan paymaster general has received a credit on the books for the purchase of shoes for delivery to men of Captain Edward Miller. Includes a list of the men who received shoes, with some written in their own hand.
August 2, 1799 Paymaster Accounts William Simmons Caleb Swan Accounts of paymasters and their debits. Lists payments for regiments as well as their commanding officers. Has furnished instructions relative to duties.
January 10, 1788 Describes Activity at Fort Harmar; Mentions Supplies, Officers, Recruits, Indians Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Lists recent correspondence. Hopes that the treaty with the governor of the Western Territory will pacify the "savages" and land with the Ohio Company purchase. Discusses habitability of land according to several reports around the Muskingum and Ohio Rivers. Discussion of federal territory. Encounter with mutinous John Sullivan on federal land and settlers' concerns about navigation on the...
December 8, 1797 Submitted Vouchers to the Credit of Deceased Soldier William Eaton William Simmons Eaton submits a request for final settlement on behalf of the estate of Peter Frothingham, deceased.
August 3, 1799 Account Book Entries William Simmons [not available] Forwards account due to Theodore Sedgwick and claims for mustering milita. Notice of issue of warrant for $2000 in favor of Lieutenant John G. McWhorter. Reports condition of health of D. Thompson.
April 29, 1799 Officers Required to Complete Pennsylvania Regiment, & Recommendations James McHenry John Adams Declares the number of officers needed to complete the set for the new regiment being raised in Pennsylvania, namely one captain and five lieutenants, and encloses recommendations for each post.
May 31, 1792 Estimate of Monies Wanting in the Quartermaster's Department Unknown Author [not available] Estimate of Monies wanting in the Quarter Masters Department.
August 1, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons provides the accounts of designated paymasters to Caleb Swan for examination.
April 15, 1800 List of Officers Charged for Rations William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons listed officers accountable for rations.
August 31, 1798 Appointing a lieutenant James McHenry John Rutledge States that he will keep Rutledge's letter to the Secretary of the Navy and writes that he will be able to find a lieutenant in a short time.
December 2, 1796 Lieutenant Robeson's pay William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Notification to Lieutenant Colonel Rochefontaine that he will receive money from Nicholas Fish for the pay of Lieutenant Jonathan Robeson.