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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 1789 Recommends Extension of Contract for Samuel Caldwell James McHenry George Washington Requests extension of contract for tonnage duties with Samuel Caldwell for the state of Pennsylvania. Recommended as patriotic, distinguished, and responsible.
May 20, 1800 Resignation as chief clerk of the War Department James McHenry John Caldwell Acknowledges Caldwell's letter of resignation as chief clerk of the War Department. Expresses a wish that Caldwell would have suspended his decision until meeting McHenry's successor - Samuel Dexter. Notwithstanding this objection, McHenry accepts Caldwell's resignation.
October 28, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with John Caldwell William Simmons John Caldwell William Simmons informs John Caldwell that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
September 6, 1797 Requests Recommendation for John Caldwell as Treasurer of the Mint James McHenry Thomas Pickering Reports death of Dr. Way leaves the office of treasurer of the mint vacant. Asks that he recommend John Caldwell to the President.
May 13, 1799 Certification of payment; James Caldwell for rent of his store at Albany, New York Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification of payment; $125 to James Caldwell for rent of his store at Albany, New York.
September 22, 1798 The Fever is So Mortal in Your City, Etc. James Caldwell Samuel Hodgdon Caldwell has a certificate from Abraham Kirkpatrick, late Commissary General in Wayne's army, for a sum due him for services rendered as Assistant Commissary. Apparently the fever is so mortal in Philadelphia that most of the inhabitants have moved out to the country. Caldwell wants to know the best means for acquiring his money.
November 12, 1799 Certification of payment; James Caldwell for rent of his store at Albany William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $125 to James Caldwell for rent of his store at Albany, New York, where public property is deposited.
June 28, 1786 Advances of Mease and Caldwell to Delaware Officers, 1776-1777 Office of Army Accounts William Winder Requests information on advances by Mease and Caldwell to officers of Delaware Regiment.
June 30, 1798 Details on Style of Navy Uniforms John Caldwell [not available] Extract from document by John Caldwell on styles of navy uniforms.
June 27, 1800 Certification of payment; James Caldwell for rent of his store at Albany wherein public property is deposited William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $250 to James Caldwell for rent of his store at Albany wherein public property is deposited.
October 18, 1786 Direction to apply to Estate pay due Joseph Howell William Williams According to a pay roll found among the vouchers of Mease and Caldwell, Col. D. Haas received all the stoppages for his Regiment. Therefore the recipient will have to apply to the estate for that which he feels is due his Company since the US has fully met its obligations to the Regiment.
March 3, 1801 Certification of payment; James Caldwell for rent of stores at Albany wherein public property is deposited William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $250 to James Caldwell for rent of stores at Albany wherein public property is deposited, payable to Henry Glenn.
December 4, 1798 Caldwell and Wilson Have Not Been Paid Off, Etc. A. Kirkpatrick Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of sundry accounting and supply matters, Kirkpatrick observes that two assistant commissaries, James Caldwell and James Nelson, have not been paid off and suggests the method for doing so.
September 12, 1797 John Caldwell's Application for the Office of Treasurer of the Mint Timothy Pickering James McHenry Pickering assesses the qualifications of John Caldwell for the office of Tresurer of the Mint. His application is complicated by the fact that he is McHenry's brother-in-law and Pickering wonders if it would not be prudent to select another qualified candidate.
October 22, 1800 Certification of payment; James Caldwell, for rent of store at Albany, wherein public property is deposited William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $125 to James Caldwell, for rent of store at Albany, New York, wherein public property is deposited, payable to Tristam Dalton.
December 6, 1799 Certification of payment; James Caldwell, for rent of his store at Albany, where public property is deposited William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $125 to James Caldwell, for rent of his store at Albany, New York where public property is deposited.
May 20, 1800 Resignation as chief clerk of the War Department John Caldwell James McHenry In light of McHenry's resignation as Secretary of War, Caldwell also announces his resignation as chief clerk of the War Department.
1797 Lists Latest Business; Sends Greetings to Friends William Vans Murray James McHenry Encloses letter to Mr. J. Mentions the Mr. Scolten, brother of a friend who acts as the Danish legislative secretary. Requests meeting with young friend John W. Henry. European reactions to Congress. Sends greetings to Mr. Caldwell, Mr. Hindman, and Mr. Smith of Charlestown.
November 29, 1798 Concerning public expenditures and balances Michael G. Houdin Samuel Hodgdon Discusses debt, rents, and the store owned by James Caldwell. Encloses a request to William Simmons - accountant at the Treasury - to pay to Hodgdon a balance of $82.06.
January 25, 1799 A Suit Filed by James Caldwell Edward Day Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of a number of accounting matters, Edward Day notes that a suit was instituted by James Caldwell in a moment of discontent against the Commissary General. This prevented a consolidation of the claim at the general settlement made in Hodgdon's office but the errors of that transaction have since been corrected.
August 2, 1799 Certification of payment; James Caldwell, contractor, for rations, quartermaster, hospital stores furnished troops of the United States at New Castle William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $156.69 James Caldwell, contractor, for rations, quartermaster, hospital stores furnished troops of the United States at New Castle.
August 23, 1798 Exposing Your Family to the Contagion John Caldwell Samuel Hodgdon Caldwell expresses his concern regarding Hodgdon's family relative to the spread of yellow fever in Philadelphia. He argues that keeping his family in the city increases everyone's exposure to the contagion.
April 17, 1789 Requests for Commissions and Federal Positions for Friends and Family James McHenry George Washington Includes requests from friends, including Robert Purviance's desire for a federal position, Captain Barney's request for a naval commission, Colonel Ballard's solicitation for office, support for the Federalists, and brother-in-law John Caldwell as a federal attorney.
August 21, 1797 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons John Caldwell Simmons requests monies owed to Treasury by Caldwell. Letter was motivated by the Resolve of the House of Representatives. The balance of the funds owed should be refunded to the Treasury of the United States or vouchers must be produced.
October 23, 1797 Request for Receipts William Simmons James Smiley Smiley received several sums of money for Lieut. Col. John Caldwell, Joseph Lewis, and Patrick Brown. Money remains unaccounted for despite requests by Office for receipts. Simmons requested Smiley use his influence to obtain necessary vouchers to exonerate them and close their accounts.