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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 12, 1787 Information of Axe Delivery William Price Henry Knox Per Knox's instructions, Price contracted with Morrow for 128 new axes. Morrow has completed the work and is owed 61 pounds 5 shillings New York currency.
November 2, 1786 Currency issues John Pierce Board of Treasury Letter to the Board of Treasury regarding various currency issues.
July 30, 1796 Rental of Corlaer's Hook James McHenry Foreman Cheeseman Due to Mr. Fox's sudden departure from New York for Boston, McHenry requested Cheeseman secure Corlaer's hook for a monthly rent not to exceed 270 pounds New York currency. Also discussed securing timber.
February 7, 1794 Unpaid Debts Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Ledger of accounts unpaid by Oneida Indian Chief, Peter Otsiquette, deceased. Money amount recorded in "York currency."
July 25, 1791 Abstract of pay and rations Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstract of pay and rations for the men employed as scouts in Lincoln County, Kentucky. The individuals will be paid in Virginia currency (denominated in pounds, not dollars). This is curious given the Constitution's ban on bills of credit emitted by the states.
June 23, 1794 Purchase of Indian Supplies Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Tench Coxe of the Revenue Office informs the Treasury Secretary that the purchase of Indian supplies made by N. Hoffman & Co. for distribution by General Israel Chapin amounts to approximately 680 British pounds in New York currency, i.e. bank notes.
January 4, 1790 Receipt of James Wilkinson. James Wilkinson William Clark Wilkinson acknowledges receipt of the sum of sixty-two pounds [currency] seven shillings from William Clark, being the amount due to John Griswald by said Clark.
July 19, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Simmons informs Rochefontaine of the balance of his account with George Fleming.
September 4, 1793 Accounts of Joseph Ellicott Joseph Elliot William Simmons Lists accounts kept by Joseph Ellicott, surveyor.
May 7, 1788 Stores Ready to be Delivered William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that the stores which he inquired about are ready to be delivered to Captain Bradford.
March 23, 1785 Powder Casks William Price Henry Hay Discusses purchase of powder casks for West Point.
August 29, 1785 Receipt of the books of Captain Bird Joseph Howell Mr. Woodhouse Received the books of Captain Bird. Money is ready for Howell; order must be drawn by Mr. John Pierce, pay master general.
June 30, 1787 Account of Costs John Doughty Dr. Pratt Expenses and related costs. List of supplies and associated costs.
August 25, 1786 Depreciation of money John Pierce Gabriel Allen Responds to the claim of Gabriel Allen respecting depreciation of money
September 9, 1788 Money for recruiting service, appointments, and rank disputes Peter Muhlenberg Josiah Harmar Discusses issue of paper currency relative to money allocated for recruiting service. Board has appointed R. Allison Surgeon Mate to J.F. Carmichael of Harmar's Regiment. Discusses disputes of rank between Zeigler and Ferguson.
September 9, 1786 Accounts adjusted John Pierce General Patterson Informs General Patterson that his accounts have finally been adjusted. The Office has allowed every voucher produced.
February 26, 1795 Transportation of Clothing and Arms Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering notes that the clothing may be sent to New York from which place vessels frequently sail to Wilmington. The arms may be sent down the river to Reedy Island where they will be loaded on a vessel sailing to Europe.
April 21, 1784 Powder Casks William Price Timothy Pickering Discusses the issue of whether the powder casks at West Point are to be replaced or repaired.
January 30, 1798 Contract price of rations at sundry places as ascertained from Treasury Department William Simmons Nathan Jones Simmons requests that Nathan Jones find out the contract price for rations in previous year at Fort Washington, Detroit, New Brunswick New Jersey, Windsor Vermont, Elizabeth Town, New Jersey, Lorimier's.
January 14, 1790 Reply by Congress to President Washington Congress of the United States George Washington Congress refers to accession of North Carolina to the constitution, agrees that one of most effectual means of preserving peace is to prepare for war, and because of this support Washington's proposals for strengthening military, with a due regard for economy. The speech then goes on to support Washington's proposals for uniformity of currency and a uniform rule for naturalization. They also...
November 21, 1787 Court Martial for Two Prisoners, Powder Casks William Price Henry Knox Agreeable to the Secretary at War's directions, Captain Burbeck has ordered a court martial for the two prisoners, Robert Welsh and William Wiat, who are charged with stealing powder and tents. Price transmits information regarding their enlistment. Powder casks to hold 100 pounds powder will cost at least three shillings each. Price asks if he should commission the casks.
March 2, 1797 Fraudulent Charges by Colonel Rochefontaine at West Point William Simmons James McHenry Reports to the Secretary of War that Colonel Rochefontaine at West Point has fraudulently charged the Department for the hire of a wagon and horses that are Army property and the pay of Archibald McConnico, who is already paid as a soldier, to drive the wagon.
May 3, 1788 Provisions Sold to Mr. Morrow William Price Henry Knox Agreeable to Knox's request, Price has sold 228 of stores to James Morrow. Encloses two accounts of the articles sold to him. Discusses the state of the powder and need for new casks. Encloses returns.
July 11, 1798 Papers Related to Sundry Accounts Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon provides a detailed explanation of three papers submitted by Mr. Glen relating to sundry accounts.
August 21, 1786 Sum of funds in the office John Pierce Board of Treasury Reports the sum amount in his possession to the Board of Treasury, totaling over half a million dollars. Pierce divides the sum up between continental dollars and paper money from Virginia, South Carolina, and Maryland.