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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 3, 1799 Sundries Purchased for McPherson's Family [not available] Michael Gunkle McPherson submits an account listing sums spent on sundry articles for his family on the expedition to Northampton.
June 7, 1799 Writes of Commission with General McPherson George Washington James McHenry Encloses letter for transmission. Desires that General McPherson should execute this commission for him. Refers to stars on epaulets.
January 24, 1800 General McPherson's Accounts James McHenry [not available] Enclosed is a copy of a letter written to the Accountant of the War Department relative to General McPherson's accounts included with the accounts themselves.
May 16, 1799 Thanks to McPherson and His Men John Adams James McHenry President Adams asks McHenry to extend his gratitude to General McPherson and his officers and troops for their service during the recent expedition [to quell the distrubances in Northampton County, Pennsylvania].
April 25, 1799 Abstract of Forage Issued to McPherson. Thomas Williams William Simmons Abstract of forage issued to General McPherson and his family [aides] during the Northhampton Expedition.
February 7, 1800 Allowances to be Made to General McPherson James McHenry William Simmons McHenry directs Simmons to put the sundry expenses for Brigadier General McPherson on the public expense, and lists previous officers such as Washington and Major General Lee who had been given the same privilege. However, McHenry notes the "extraordinary" expenses McPherson has incurred for himself, family guards, or guests at taverns, and that these expenses should be put on McPherson's...
March 3, 1800 Authority for Pay Required William Simmons Jonathan Williams After examination of vouchers delivered by General McPherson from Northhampton Expedition, no additional allowance to pay an Officer could be granted. Simmons required express direction from the authority that fixed those allowances. General McPherson's claims inadmissible, and monies will continue to be charged to Williams account.
January 29, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William McPherson Simmons informs McPherson that the Secretary at War has authorized the reimbursement of personal expenses incurred during the expedition to Northampton County.
April 27, 1800 Request for Issue of a Box of Cartridges James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of a box of cartridges to General William McPherson; McPherson's order for the same is also included [his order also has its own document, of the same date].
March 6, 1800 Transfer of Sum Between Accounts William Simmons Jonathan Williams Williams is held accountable for the Warrant of General McPherson made out in Williams favor. However, McPherson took up vouchers and receipts and asked that the amount be transferred to his account which Simmons obliged.
February 17, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Miller Simmons makes Miller aware of the objectionable charges submitted by Brigadier General McPherson.
April 2, 1799 List of Articles for the Generals Family. Unknown Author [not available] List of articles put in the wagon on April 2nd for General McPherson's family.
April 2, 1799 $5000 to Captain Vance [not available] James McHenry McPherson asks McHenry to issue his warrant to place five thousand dollars in the hands of Captain Samuel Vance, paymaster of the troops called into service, so he can advance the pay that has been authorized.
March 11, 1800 Request for Military Bounty Land Denied James McHenry William McPherson Request for Lieutenants share of Continental Military Bounty Land denied because McPherson quit the service prior to the end of the war.
March 19, 1799 Major Ford Takes Command, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Major Ford has been directed to take the command as McHenry suggested. However, the detachment did not proceed as Hamilton intended.
August 2, 1800 Letter from the Intendant of Military Stores Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Samuel Hodgdon requests that General MacPhearson close the account of military stores opened for supply of his Corps of Blues during the campaign against John Fries Rebels. This letter encloses a copy MacPhearson's account: "Return of Sundry Articles of Military Quarter Master's Stores, delivered to General McPherson for the use of his Corps."
January 31, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Miller Simmons asks Miller to inform him if General McPherson received any public property while on the recent expedition to Northampton County (Fries Rebellion).
June 22, 1798 Discusses the patriotism and zeal of American citizens James McHenry James Ross Alleges that southerners exhibit less patriotism and zeal; hints at partisan divisions. Mentions that General McPherson, head of five companies of infantry, is present. Discusses artillery and rifle companies.
March 18, 1799 His Character as an Officer & His Political Principles Alexander Hamilton Jonathan Dayton Hamilton directs Dayton to deliver the enclosed letter to Major Ford which orders Ford to take command of some detachments of Artillerists who will march as auxiliaries to the volunteers under McPherson. He also inquires as to Ford's character as an officer and his political principles.
January 24, 1800 Additional Compensation During the Northhampton Expedition James McHenry William Simmons McHenry directs Simmons to respond favorably to General McPherson's request for additional compensation to cover the maintenance of Captain Rodman's troop of horse and the incidental expenses of his family during the Northhampton Expedition.
March 6, 1800 Cited letter or document, to James McHenry [not available] James McHenry Letter, Citation only
July 30, 1793 Letter Citation Henry Knox William McPherson Cited in Macpherson, Falconer, and Graff to Knox, 07/31/1793.
March 16, 1799 General McPherson is Ready for the Two Expresses John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon General MacPherson is now ready for the two expresses who should attend him at his quarters. Will Colonel Stevens raise money on bills at New York.?
February 8, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons informs the Secretary at War that the law prohibits him from admitting Brigadier General McPherson's charges.
May 21, 1799 Refers to Bounties, Clothing, and Court Martial James McHenry Timothy Pickering Refers to bounties, clothing, and court martials.