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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 31, 1792 Packing and shipping of light dragoon saddles Matthias Williamson Samuel Hodgdon Mathias Williamson reports that, in accordance with instructions from Henry Knox, Secretary of War, which he received from Jonathan Dayton Esquire, he has packed 14 light dragoon saddles. Have been shipped to Hodgdon as commissary of military stores, from New York to Philadelphia, via ship, Jacob Bird commanding.
July 30, 1792 Shipment Invoice Matthias Williamson Henry Knox Invoice of shipment of light dragoon saddles and accoutrement to be shipped on the New York to Philadelphia Packet. Money paid upon delivery $85.50 to David Jackson.
December 5, 1798 Certification of payments; Mathias Whiteline Catera, musician at Mud Island Fort William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $10 pay to Mathias Whiteline Catera, musician at Mud Island Fort, whose pay commenced on board frigate United States.
January 1, 1789 Action depending between Colonel Mathias Ogden, First [New] Jersey Regiment and Polhemus Jonathan Polhemus Joseph Howell Action depending between Colonel Mathias Ogden, First [New] Jersey Regiment and Polhemus. Asks for certified copy of account.
March 9, 1798 Enlistment Pledge of Mathias King Mathias King [not available] King acknowledges that he has voluntarily enlisted to serve one year in the Marine Service, unless sooner discharged, according to the Act passed July 1st 1797 which provides a Naval Armament. The rules and articles of the Navy against mutiny and desertion have been read to him and he will be paid six dollars per month.
June 1, 1798 Request for Cooperation with Mr. Williamson at Natchez James McHenry Isaac Guion McHenry to officer commanding at Natchez (Guion at this time), recommending the bearer, a Mr. Williamson, as a "worthy and deserving gentleman," and asking that Guion help Williamson during the latter's time at Natchez.
January 1, 1784 Letter Citation Hugh Williamson John Pierce Cited in Pierce to Williamson 01/15/1784
April 24, 1799 Certification of payment; Captain Benjamin Williamson, in the Cavalry Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification of payment; $153.80 pay to Captain Benjamin Williamson, in the Cavalry.
November 9, 1799 Appointment of Captain Williamson as Deputy Paymaster Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton "I have offered Captain Williamson the appointment of Deputy Pay Master for that part of the army under your command and he has accepted. The bond required by law goes to him by this day's mail to be executed; and he will immediately enter on the duties assigned to him. Had he not better come to this place on Monday or Tuesday next and receive his instructions and money for the troops?..."
April 2, 1800 Documents Supporting Location of John Halsted John Halsted James McHenry Enclosed depositions of Aaron Burr and Mathias Halsted supporting John Halsted's residence in Canada during American Revolution. These and other documents support his claim for losses sustained as a refugee.
April 1, 1799 Letter Citation Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Williamson Cited in Williamson to Hamilton, 05/14/1800.
April 9, 1794 Desertion Matthias Williamson Captain Thomas Martin Gov't role in desertion of soldiers, Williamson to inquire after Murray's location.
July 25, 1792 Saddles for Dragoons Henry Knox Jonathan Dayton Second of two extracts in this Document. Secretary Knox directs Mr. Williamson to ship the saddles to Samuel Hodgdon, Commissary of Military stores.
May 10, 1800 Traveling expenses Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Williamson Letter from Major General Alexander Hamilton to Benjamin Williamson, Deputy Paymaster General, on the subject of traveling expenses.
September 24, 1796 Pay of Private Aaron Williamson, Captive of Miami Indians William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $202.50 is due Private Aaron Williamson of Captain William Pratt's Company of the late 2nd Regiment of Levies, being his pay from his date of enlistment to July 5, 1795, the day he returned from captivity among the Miami Indians.
July 23, 1792 Extract of letter from Jonathan Dayton Esquire to Secretary of War regarding purchase of horseman's saddles Jonathan Dayton Henry Knox Dayton states that he and Captain Stake have examined the horseman's saddles and have found them to be of good quality and well adapted for the dragoon service. There are 14 saddles and he recommends they be purchased from Mr. Williamson for 6 dollars each. In subsequent letter, Henry Knox asks 'Dayton to request that Williamson ship the saddles to Samuel Hodgdon for payment.
April 11, 1796 Seeking an Office as Surveyor General Hugh Williamson James McHenry Williamson writes of his son's fever, and says that he would like to put the boys in school, somewhere near him, which he cannot do in the city due to finances. He has heard that there is to be a position as surveyor general in North Carolina, and he is hopeful that McHenry could mention to the President his interest in this position, as well as his knowledge of geometry. The surveyor is to run...
January 20, 1784 Officers' Claims for Pay John Pierce Mister Williamson Requests that Williamson attempt to determine the sense of Congress on certain resolutions regarding officer's claims to commutation and half pay.
September 1, 1800 Certification of payment; Doctor Jacob D. Williamson, for medicine and attendance on James Boyle and Elisha Athea, 8th Regiment of Infantry William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $22.50 to Doctor Jacob D. Williamson, for medicine and attendance on James Boyle and Elisha Athea, 8th Regiment of Infantry.
May 13, 1784 Opinions on Financial Matters Before Congress Doctor Williamson Unknown Recipient Doctor Williamson sends a letter to an unknown recipient that conveys his opinions on the financial matters before Congress (pertaining to Mr. Whitmore and General Hazen).
September 20, 1797 Report from Fort Williamson on matters with the Indians and the Spanish Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Report on affairs on the frontier in the region of Fort Williamson, including a report of the surveying of the line of the U. S. Spanish border and the evacuation of Spanish forts and some current events among the Creeks. Hawkins is in want of money. Mentions United States government stipends to be given the Chiefs. Hawkins notes the he is satisfied with the work of Rogers. Some men in Hancock...
May 12, 1800 Enclosed letter to Deputy Paymaster Caleb Swan William Simmons Caleb Swan, Army Paymaster General, encloses a copy of Major General Alexander Hamilton's letter to Captain Benjamin Williamson, Deputy Paymaster General of New York, in respect to regimental paymasters or agents.
March 1, 1792 Ogden informs Knox of Indian motives Samuel Ogden Henry Knox Letter, discusses motives of the Indian delegation.
December 14, 1792 Knox thanks Morris for information provided Henry Knox Robert Morris Letter, discusses the purpose of Smellie's information.
January 30, 1798 Request for Issue of a Fife James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of a fife.