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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 7, 1800 Vouchers and disbursements on the expedition to Northampton James Miller William Simmons Miler transmits vouchers in order to answer Simmons' query regarding amount disbursed in the Quarter Master's Department on the expedition to Northampton.
June 23, 1800 Abstract of vouchers to include the Northampton expedition James Miller William Simmons Abstract of vouchers include US laboratory, transportation, miscellaneous, Northampton Expedition and transportation of Indians.
January 29, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William McPherson Simmons informs McPherson that the Secretary at War has authorized the reimbursement of personal expenses incurred during the expedition to Northampton County.
April 1, 1799 Request for Issue of Weapons & Equipment to Troops Sent to Quell Northampton Insurgency James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of weapons & equipment for use by troops being sent on expedition against the Northampton insurgents.
March 20, 1799 Request for Issue of Weapons, Clothing & Equipment for Use on Expedition Against Northampton Insurgents James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of weapons, equipment & clothing for use on an expedition against the Northampton insurgents [unrest in PA in 1799].
October 29, 1799 Vouchers for cash expended by Captain Vance on the expedition to Northampton James Miller William Simmons Sundry vouchers for cash expended in Quarter Masters Department by Captain Vance on the Expedition to Northampton. These are sent separately from the others by order of General Wilkins.
December 5, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Jonathan Williams Simmons requests that Williams submit his vouchers for the expedition to Northampton County.
November 19, 1799 Certification of payment; John Frederick for attendance on two soldiers on the Northampton Expedition William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $26 to John Frederick for medicine and attendance on two soldiers on the Northampton Expedition.
January 24, 1800 Discussion of Northampton Expedition James McHenry William Simmons Brigadier General MacPherson reports the inability to maintain Captain Rodman's horse troops on the Northampton expedition. Discussion of care of family during expeditions.
April 15, 1799 On the subject of commissions and Northampton insurgents Uriah Tracy James McHenry Tracy recommends certain officers for commission and assures McHenry that the Northampton insurgents (those who participated in Shays' Rebellion) do not have the capacity to start another insurrection.
May 30, 1799 Pay as assistant quartermaster against the insurgents Thomas Fisher [not available] Fisher payed as assistant quarter master general on the Northampton expedition against the insurgents.
October 29, 1799 Vouchers and disbursements on the expedition to Northhampton James Miller William Simmons James Miller, agent to John Wilkins, Quarter Master General, sends sundry vouchers of disbursements in the Quarter Master Department on the Expedition to Northampton.
April 24, 1799 Captain Elliott's Services are Needed Immediately James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Captain McMillen must be relieved as soon as possible from the Company of Artillery at Northampton County so that he can be available to superintend the laboratory intended for the production of draughts for cannon.
August 22, 1799 Certification of payment; Samuel G. Vans, acting paymaster for the expedition to Northampton, state of Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $76.23 pay to Samuel G. Vans, acting paymaster for the expedition to Northampton, state of Pennsylvania.
March 13, 1799 Reports Military Bills, Officer Regulations, and Northampton County Insurrection James McHenry Alexander Hamilton The mode in which laws are published prohibits him from immediately sending them out, but promises to send them when he can. Determines that commanding officers will act as field officers, and hopes to send officer regulations and nominations soon. Outlines quartermasters, paymasters, and adjutants. Mentions insurrection in Northampton county.
July 26, 1799 Forwarding of the Wishes of Northampton, Massachusetts Militia John Adams James McHenry Forwards correspondence from two Massachusetts senators concerning the wishes of a company of Northampton (Massachusetts) artillery [apparently militia; a letter from Adams to McHenry of July 29th notes that they desire the loan of cannon from the Springfield Armory].
July 29, 1799 Forwarding Request of Northampton, Massachusetts Militia for Loan of Cannon John Adams James McHenry Forwards request of the officers of a company of [militia] artillerymen from Northampton, Massachusetts for the loan of two brass cannon from the armory at Springfield, Massachusetts.
January 31, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Miller Simmons asks Miller to inform him if General McPherson received any public property while on the recent expedition to Northampton County (Fries Rebellion).
March 7, 1800 Query on amount expended on Northampton Expedition William Simmons James Miller Register of Treasury Department requests to know amount expended on late expedition to Northampton County in the military department;
August 9, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Wilkins, Jr. Simmons makes inquiry to Wilkins about the account of Capt. Samuel C. Vance.
August 22, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses the accounts of Capt. Samuel Vance with the Secretary of War.
March 19, 1799 Repair Without Delay to the Seat of Insurrection Samuel H. Stackhouse Alexander Hamilton "We beg leave in behalf of ourselves and sixty more young men to offer our services & to engage to repair without delay to the seat of insurrection in Northampton County, Pennsylvania."
May 24, 1799 Major Ford's Subsistence Account Mahlon Ford William Simmons As commanding officer of the North Hampton expedition, Major Ford certifies that he has drawn 216 rations over the course of 54 days (four rations per day) at a cost of $32.62.
May 16, 1799 Thanks to McPherson and His Men John Adams James McHenry President Adams asks McHenry to extend his gratitude to General McPherson and his officers and troops for their service during the recent expedition [to quell the distrubances in Northampton County, Pennsylvania].
May 25, 1799 Payment to Mr Fisher for services carrying orders for General Macpherson Thomas Fisher [not available] Payment to Thomas Fisher for services carrying orders of General Macpherson to sundry officers on the Northampton expedition.