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December 11, 1794 Letter to Messrs. Gurney & Smith regarding payment of men at naval ship yard at Philadelphia Henry Knox [not available] Knox requests that Messrs Gurney and Smith pay the men at the ship yard on Saturday at the time of quitting work.
June 27, 1795 Letter to Messrs. Gurney & Smith on their resignation as naval agents and assignment of Tench Francis as replacement Timothy Pickering Messrs. Smith and Gurney Pickering acknowledges receipt of letter by Messrs. Smith and Gurney informing of intention to resign as naval agents at Philadelphia. Purveyor Tench Francis will assume duty as naval agent in their place. Asks that Smith and Gurney transfer papers to Francis.
December 11, 1794 Instructions to William Doughty Clerk of the Naval Yard at Philadelphia Henry Knox William Doughty Knox orders Doughty to report weekly to Messrs. Gurney and Smith on the number of men employed at the ship yard and the amount of their wages.
June 27, 1795 Letter from the War Office on resignation of Messrs. Gurney and Smith as Naval Agents at Philadelphia [not available] Tench Francis Mr Smith and Mr. Gurney intend to resign as naval agents at Philadelphia at the end of June 1795. Pickering's answer on this matter depends on whether Francis can take over without employing another agent. Copy of answer enclosed. Francis to assume agency on 1 July. Expects that predecessors will turn over all papers and other matters.
July 5, 1794 Knox appoints Gurney and Smith as agents for the port of Philadelphia Henry Knox Lieutenant Smith Henry Knox offers the agency of the port of Philadelphia to Mr. Gurney and Mr. Smith. Responsibilities of the position are elaborated in the letter.
December 11, 1794 Warrant for naval agents Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests that a warrant may be issued in favor of Francis Gurney and Daniel Smith - naval agents in Philadelphia in charge of building frigates - for the sum of $5,100.
March 31, 1794 Regarding Accumulated Expense by the Retail Purchase of Medicines Samuel Hodgdon Henry Knox Regarding accumulated expense by the retail purchase of medicines, where no provision is made. Has consulted with Doctor Balfour and Messrs Jackson and Smith, and has made out an invoice containing every article necessary for the year.
July 14, 1794 Appointment of Naval Agents Henry Knox Tench Coxe Knox announce that Gurney Smith of Philadelphia, John Langdon of Portsmouth New Hampshire, and William Pennock Norfolk Virginia have accepted appointments as naval agents
July 24, 1794 Letter Citation Francis Gurney Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Hamilton, 07/24/1794
July 14, 1794 Naval Agents who have accepted their appointments Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Regarding naval agents, Knox informs Secretary of Treasury Hamilton that the following have accepted their appointments as naval agents: Jeremiah Yellot at Baltimore; Gurney Smith at Philadelphia; John Blagge at New York; Henry Jackson at Boston.
July 3, 1794 Letter announcing that a 44 gun frigate will be built at New York; with a description of the general regulations Henry Knox [not available] Circular sent to John Blagee, Jeremiah Yellot, William Pennock, James Sheaffe, John Langdon, Mssrs. Gurney and Smith. Knox describes the general regulations. Capital articles, timber, iron, sailcloth, will be purchased through special contract with Department of Treasury. Labor and material purchases will be made by an agent. A principle builder or constructor will be appointed. Captain of the...
June 17, 1799 Certification of payment; Captain Edward Scott, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $21.70 to Captain Edward Scott, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney, ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania, year 1794, for retained rations.
August 1, 1794 Assignment and instructions as Superintendent of frigate to be built at Philadelphia Henry Knox Captain John Barry Instructions, duties and responsibilities as superintendent. Activities must conform to public interest. Treasury of United States will make special contracts for the principal materials. Naval Agents will provide all materials not otherwise provided by Treasury. Workmen and laborers to be furnished by agents in pursuance of constructor requisition. Constructor has direction over workmen. Clerk...
October 12, 1791 Settlement of public account with waggoner William Knox [not available] William Knox informs McClure and Smith of Carlisle that money to waggoner George Hensar was stopped on information of the transaction from Major Hodgdon.
July 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Bishop Simmons provides an account balance and informs Bishop that payment was made to Messrs Neil and Smith.
May 13, 1797 My Invention Merits Adoption, Etc. Joseph Leacock Samuel Hodgdon Colonel Gurney is anxious to try Leacock's machine in his store because he believes Leacock's invention merits adoption. Leacock laments that old age has afflicted his body and the ravages of fire have cost him $3000 so he hopes that Hodgdon will grant his request to try more samples from sixty to one hundred yards.
June 4, 1799 Certification of payment; Estate of Richard K. Cusack, 2d Company of Grenadiers, 1st Regiment of Philadelphia militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney called into service to suppress insurrection in Western Counties of Pennsylvania in 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $21.80 to estate of Richard K. Cusack, 2d Company of Grenadiers, 1st Regiment of Philadelphia militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney called into service to suppress insurrection in Western Counties of Pennsylvania in 1794.
July 21, 1799 Certification of payment; Captain William Lawrence, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia, commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney, ordered out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $13.50 for retained rations to Captain William Lawrance, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia, commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney, ordered out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794.
May 20, 1800 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Colonel Francis Gurney, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania, 1794 William Simmons Benjamin Stoddert Certification of payment; $53.20 balance due for retained rations to Lieutenant Colonel Francis Gurney, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania, 1794.
June 24, 1799 Certification of payment; Captain Jonathan Carson, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $21.60 for retained rations to Captain Jonathan Carson, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794.
September 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department to Messrs Fuller & Barber William Simmons [not available] Simmons informs Messrs Fuller and Barber to expect payment from Jedidiah Huntingdon.
July 26, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nanning J. Vischer Simmons informs Vischer that his subsistence claim was disbursed to Messrs. Bleckers.
June 20, 1799 Certification of payment; Captain Conrad Seyfert, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Francis Gurney called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $14 for retained rations to Captain Conrad Seyfert, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Francis Gurney called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794.
June 3, 1800 Certification of payment; Major Jacob Sawersroy, 1st Regiment, Philadelphia County Militia, commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney, called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $28 for retained rations to Major Jacob Sawersroy, 1st Regiment, Philadelphia County Militia, commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney, called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania.
May 24, 1799 Certification of payment; Captain Andrew Nelson, 1st Grenadier Company, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Colonels Francis Gurney and James M. Connell William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $33.40 to Captain Andrew Nelson, 1st Grenadier Company, 1st Regiment Philadelphia Militia commanded by Colonel Francis Gurney and James M. Connell, his lieutenant, called into service to suppress insurrection in western counties of Pennsylvania, for retained rations.