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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 15, 1798 Making Up Orders for London Thomas Biggs Samuel Hodgdon Biggs is presently making up an order for London and needs a set of gunner's calipers that are better adapted for his use than those previously received. Since Hodgdon may already have them on hand, Biggs asks for a description so that he can assess whether they will meet his needs. He offers to order any other military instruments, such as shot gauges, that are not available locally.
May 12, 1792 Money for Appointment Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Money intended for Capt. Biggs enclosed, but due to his refusal to accept appointment, money will be given to another officer pending their acceptance.
March 10, 1792 Letter Citation Henry Knox Benjamin Biggs Cited in Knox to Biggs, 03/31/1792.
May 12, 1792 Staffing of Militia Henry Knox David Shepard Discussed Biggs and militia.
July 26, 1791 Joseph Howell receipts for Ohio County Virginia Pay and Rations Joseph Howell [not available] Howell certifies that he has examined and certified above pay accounts
March 31, 1792 Secretary of War provides recruiting instructions to Benjamin Biggs Henry Knox Benjamin Biggs Knox sends a signed copy of the War Department policy on recruitment to Benjamin Biggs. Biggs has been tasked to raise a company of riflemen. Blank enlistment paperwork enclosed. Personal note from Knox that the pay for non-commissioned officers was high and therefore only those men of impeccable character should receive the position of corporal or serjeant.
March 3, 1795 Account of Benjamin Biggs Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Benjamin Biggs, late private in the 7th Maryland Regiment.
March 30, 1792 Enclosed Bank Notes Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Enclosed bank notes from the Bank of the United States to be given to Capts Crawford and Biggs for appointments. Requested information on their acceptance of refusal of promotion.
March 31, 1792 Recruiting Money and Instructions Henry Knox Benjamin Biggs Knox forwards money to Benjamin Biggs for the purposes of recruiting a company of riflemen.
May 8, 1794 Account of Cleon Moore Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Cleon Moore, late Captain in the Virginia Line.
April 15, 1800 Posting of Lt. Col. Moore William North Alexander Hamilton Lt. Col. Moore is understood to be under the command of Maj. Gen. Pinckney as are the regiments of which the Secretary of War writes.
June 30, 1792 Use of Money Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Redirected money intended for Capt. Biggs appointment (which he declined) to John Cummings and future expenses. Advised taking receipts for all expenses.
January 20, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney George Moore John Moore Assignment and Power of Attorney for George Moore; Moore is making his son, John, attorney, to take out warrants specified in the document.
November 2, 1792 Receipt of Payments Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Discusses payments and receipts. Mentions Captain Rickard, Lieutenant Samuel Vance, and Captain Biggs.
September 8, 1795 Copy of Statement of Facts Not Found Timothy Pickering Phineas Bond No document from Moore to Governor Fenner found, inclosed extract of letter from Moore to Governor.
May 25, 1792 Appointment and Defeated Riflemen Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Appointment made to position Capt. Biggs declined, money dispensed. Riflemen defeated and some killed by Indians at Beaver Creek.
June 13, 1785 Papers of Mr. Moore John Pierce Joseph Reid John Pierce forwards the papers of Mr. Moore to Joseph Reid with a recommendation to settle the petition.
March 24, 1790 Power of Attorney for Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates Ephraim Steel Unknown Recipient Document grants General William Irvine power of attorney for a large number of officers, non-commissioner officers, and privates of the army residing in Cumberland County.
September 19, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Thomas Lloyd Moore Simmons informs Moore that his accounts have failed to note which officers recieved rations.
September 14, 1799 Discharge of Sewal Moore Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice "Your letter of the sixth of this month has been delivered to me. I have no objection to the discharge of Sewal Moore if he will procure a good and substantial person in his place. With regard to the pay to which he supposes himself entitled, I would observe that it can not be advanced to him because, altho' he has served three months yet that service must be considered as merely a preparation...
July 29, 1796 Pay of the Scouts of Ohio County Virginia Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $840.48 is due the Scouts of Ohio County Virginia ordered into service by Brig. Gen. Benjamin Biggs for the protection of said county.
October 26, 1799 Citation Only Thomas Parker Thomas Lloyd Moore Enclosed in Moore to Hamilton, 10/30/1799.
July 16, 1799 Moore's Response to McHenry's Circular of 7/13/1799 Thomas Lloyd Moore James McHenry This is Moore's response to McHenry's Circular of 7/13/1799 in which he asked for the details of each officer's military service which would be used in settling their relative rank.
August 24, 1799 Moore Listed as Replying to McHenry's Circular of 7/13/1799 Alexander D. Moore James McHenry Moore is listed as replying to the Circular of 7/13/1799 in which McHenry asked for the details of each officer's military service which would be used in settling their relative rank.
September 23, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Ohio County, in Virginia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $1,574.18 is due the Scouts of Ohio County in Virginia, called into service by Brigadier General Benjamin Biggs, being their pay from September 25th 1794 to May 21st 1795 for the protections of the frontiers of said County.