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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 19, 1796 Compensation of Nathaniel Folsom, Superintendent of the fortifications at New Castle, Portsmouth New Hampshire William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $316 is due Nathaniel Folsom for his compensation as Superintendent of the fortifications at New Castle, Portsmouth New Hampshire from June 26 to Nov. 30, 1795 payable to Captain John Bowles.
July 20, 1799 Plan for a Hospital at Castle William Daniel Jackson Alexander Hamilton A plan for a hospital at Castle William.
July 9, 1798 Suggest Castle Island as Not Appropriate for Convicts James McHenry John Adams Encloses copy of letter to Brigadier General Wilkinson and Governor Sumner. Suggests that convicts should not remain on Castle Island, but that a garrison with regular troops be used.
May 26, 1798 Order to Proceed to New Castle to Await Further Orders James McHenry Garrett Holsteincamp Holsteincamp is to take his pilot boat to New Castle and wait in readiness for further orders from the Secretary of War.
September 20, 1798 Movement to Castle Island Daniel Jackson James McHenry Appraisal of Castle Island and its readiness for reception of US troops in October.
June 21, 1799 Temporary Hospital at Castle Island Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry General Lincoln has inspected the barracks at Castle Island as a possible location for a temporary hospital and reports that the barracks have been neglected and are in need of repair. Wolcott asks McHenry to make whatever arrangements are needed to make the necessary repairs to the barracks.
May 26, 1798 Orders for pilot boat Captain Garrett Holsteincamp to proceed immediately to New Castle [not available] Garrett Holsteincamp War Office issues warning order to Pilotboat captain Garrett Holsteincamp ordered to proceed immediately to New Castle and be ready to sail at moments' notice.
September 21, 1798 Forwarding Lieutenant's Petition John Adams James McHenry Encloses a letter with some form of petition from a long-standing lieutenant "at the castle."
September 28, 1798 COPY: Stores at Castle Island Daniel Jackson James McHenry Discusses federal take over of Castle Island and receipting for arms, etc. that are already present.
January 19, 1788 New Hampshire: Adopt the New Constitution! Henry Knox John Sullivan Knox urges Sullivan to use his influence to ensure that New Hampshire adopts the new Constitution because he feels that the addition of New Hampshire and Massachusetts to those states that have already adopted the document will guarantee its success.
December 12, 1792 Request that Infantry Clothing be Forwarded to Captain William Buchanan of Baltimore John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Stagg informs Hodgdon that Secretary of War requests delivery of 25 suits of infantry clothing for privates, to Captain William Buchanan at Baltimore, Maryland by way of the New Castle stage.
March 23, 1797 Pay of Captain Preston's Detachment US Regiment stationed at Fin Castle [Fincastle] Virginia William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $477.07 is due a Detachment of the US Regiment under the command of Captain William Preston stationed at Fin Castle [Fincastle] Virginia, being their pay from November 1795 through January 1797.
March 17, 1790 Replacement of Invalids to Pension List Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln President authorized the return of invalids to pension list after being struck due to refusal of service at Castle or through the governor's proceedings at council.
October 1, 1798 Notification of Daniel Jackson's Post Daniel Jackson John Adams Discusses upcoming federal takeover of fortress on Castle Island.
January 12, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Edmund Quincy superintendent Navy Yard Portsmouth New Hampshire William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $106.21 is due Edmund H. Quincy, Superintendent of the Navy Yard at Portsmouth New Hampshire, being his salary for October through December 1797, and including Samuel Larkin's bill of stationery for said Navy Yard.
November 28, 1798 Orders for Col. Mentges James McHenry William Simmons Colonel Mentges has been ordered to repair to New Castle to muster and inspect the recruits belonging to Lts. Many and Knight. He will take with him the money to pay the recruits through the end of this month.
September 28, 1798 Purchase of Goods for Supplying Castle Island James McHenry Daniel Jackson McHenry is responding to Jackson's letter regarding whether the United States will be financially accountable for all the stores at the fortress at Castle Island or for just those supplies needed for the defense of the harbour. McHenry replies that the US will be responsible only for those supplies needed for defense purposes.
June 3, 1788 Pay of Drum Major Philip Fowler James Carr John Pierce Discusses late payment of Drum Major Philip Fowler, 2nd New Hampshire Regiment and a matter of counterfeiting.
April 17, 1797 Compensation of Edmund Quincy, clerk at Navy Yard Portsmouth, New Hampshire William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $100 is due Edmund H. Quincy, being his compensation as Superintendent of the Navy Yard at Portsmouth New Hampshire for January through March 1797, to be transmitted to Josiah Wentworth Supervisor of New Hampshire.
May 10, 1790 Account of payments to invalid veterans Joseph Whipple Alexander Hamilton Whipple, Collector of Customs at Portsmouth New Hampshire, states that New Hampshire has paid several of those invalids from 31 July 1789 but that additional money is requisite to discharge the first moiety of the said years pension.
June 1, 1798 Receipt for Express Riding Services from Philadelphia to New Castle Samuel Fisher [not available] Fiscal, receipt for express/dispatch riding services from Philadelphia to New Castle.
July 29, 1794 Approval of Colonel James Hackett to be constructor Henry Knox John Taylor Gilman Knox informs John Taylor Gilman, Governor of New Hampshire, that, based on Gilman's recommendation, he is appointing Colonel James Hackett to be Naval Constructor of the frigate to be built at the ship yard at Portsmouth New Hampshire.
June 6, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Edmund Winchester Simmons informs Winchester to expect payment from Jonathan Jackson.
October 12, 1796 Compensation of Edmund Quincy, clerk at Navy Yard Portsmouth, New Hampshire William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $107.50 is due Edmund H. Quincy, being his compensation as Clerk of the Navy Yard at Portsmouth, New Hampshire from July through September 1796.
April 27, 1798 Certification of payments; salary of Edmund Quincey, superintendent navy yard Portsmouth New Hampshire William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $100 is due Edmund H. Quincey, Superintendent of the Navy Yard at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, being his salary for January through March 1798.