Viewing 1–25 of 542 documents: "Northampton expedition"

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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].
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.
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.
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).
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.
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;
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.
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].
April 3, 1799 Sundries Purchased for McPherson's Family [not available] Michael Gunkle McPherson submits an account listing sums spent on sundry articles for his family on the expedition to Northampton.
February 5, 1800 Expenses of General Macpherson and suite on Expedition to Northhampton James Miller William Simmons Refers to abstract for sundry stores, liquors furnished by Benjamin W. Morris for the use of General Macpherson and suite on Expedition to Northhampton. Issues include whether United States must lose articles not returned or whether Macpherson must pay for them.
August 9, 1799 Samuel Vance, Paymaster Caleb Swan William Simmons Description of Samuel Vance having been paymaster for a militia expedition; 3,201 dollar balance remains in his hands. They have already used some of that money for recruiting services. Notification that paid accounts and vouchers are being returned for final adjustment.
July 9, 1799 Question of Payment for those Not Authorized by Law Samuel Vance William Simmons Vance is handing over vouchers for the payment of the volunteers on the Northampton Expedition. He notes that the muster contains a surgeon, quartermaster, lieutenant, and black men, and there is no law authorizing payment to those persons. He has submitted the question to the Secretary of War for his decision.
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.
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.
February 5, 1800 Brigadier General Macpherson's pay and entitlements on Northampton Expedition William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses what he calls the extraordinary expenses of Brigadier General Macpherson, incurred for himself and his family and for guards or guests at tavern. He goes on to discuss what might be proper or lawful allowances.
March 10, 1800 Certification of payment; Doctor William Boyce for medicines purchased for use of Volunteer Troops of Horse commanded by Captain Morrell while on the expedition to Northampton County to suppress an insurrection William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $20 to Doctor William Boyce for medicines purchased for use of Volunteer Troops of Horse commanded by Captain Morrell while on the expedition to Northampton County to suppress an insurrection, agreeably to certificate of Doctor Joseph Strong.
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.