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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 7, 1798 Cited letter or document, Samuel Hodgdon to Judith Sargent Murray Samuel Hodgdon Judith Sargent Murray Letter, Citation only.
April 18, 1798 List of Monthly Pay Due Those Serving on U.S. Frigates War Office [not available] Monthly pay of petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen, and marines on board the frigates of the United States.
May 2, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John R. B. Rodgers Simmons informs Rogers to expect payment from John Kilty.
August 17, 1798 Enclosed Drafts Rockham Murphy William Simmons Enclosed are drafts from Caleb Swan, with a total of $6130, which should be forwarded to the Secretary of War.
May 2, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Kilty Simmons authorizes Kilty to make payment to Lt. John Rogers.
October 23, 1798 Forwarding of Recommendations & Applications for Army Appointments John Adams James McHenry Forwards various letters from officers and gentlemen, most regarding applications or recommendations for officer appointments.
August 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Alexander Pope Simmons adjusts Lt. Pope's recruiting account.
January 30, 1792 Warrant to Pay Pensioners signed by Henry Knox. Henry Knox James Tilton This is another letter authorizing the $996 payment of pensions to military invalids between September 5th, 1791 and March 4th, 1792.
1798 Cash Advanced to Recruits for the Frigate "Constitution" John B. Cordis [not available] Cash advanced sundry seamen recruited for the United States Frigate "Constitution."
May 17, 1798 Authorizes Advances for Seamen and Officers on Frigate Constellation James McHenry John Rogers Encloses blank bond to be signed by responsible persons as advance to pay officers and seaman for the frigate Constellation under Captain Truxtun. [Truxton]
June 23, 1792 Sundry Accounts Henry Bedinger Joseph Howell Bedinger discusses the accounts of sundry individuals, many of whom have concerns relative to their settlements.
November 1, 1796 Pay matters and a discharged soldier Michael Kalteisen William Simmons Notification that he has paid his troops. Sends receipt, muster, and pay rolls with his explanatory notes concerning Patrick Hymes, Major Freeman, and Charles Murphy. Encloses the discharge of Michael upton of General Wayne's Army. Cited in Kalteisen to Simmons, 11/22/1798.
September 29, 1796 Recommendation for a hospital orderly Frederick Dalcho Michael Kalteisen Request for the appointment of an orderly in the Fort Johnson hospital with a recommendation for "old soldier" Charles Murphy to fill the position. Enclosed with Kalteisen to Simmons, 11/01/1796.
September 7, 1799 RE Individual Officers and Soldiers & Infractions of Military Discipline John Adlum Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning the appointment, transfer, promotion, discharge, desertion, leave, and assignment of individual officers and soldiers and concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline
April 18, 1798 Dispute Over Arms & Accoutrements Allegedly Issued to Militia During Whiskey Rebellion John Henry John Adams Addresses militia activities during the Whiskey Insurrection, specifically their petition to be supplied with arms and accoutrements. Apparently these were given by the [state or federal?] government, but not accounted or paid for.
August 21, 1798 Request for Status of Appointment to Navy Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Fearful that his letter was lost, Stoddert again recommended his relative for a position in the navy, despite his status as a foreigner.
July 13, 1800 Requesting Mr. Denny to Forward Loaned Books, Etc. Jacob Wagner Samuel Hodgdon Wagner asks Hodgdon to assist him in urging Mr. Denny to return the books that Wagner had loaned him.
June 14, 1798 Regarding pay of seamen and Marines aboard frigate Constellation Timothy Pickering John Fitzgerald In the absence of the Secretary at War, James McHenry the President has charged Timothy Pickering with interim duties. Accordingly, Pickering writes to John Fitzgerald. Colonel John Fitzgerald is the Collector of the Port of Alexandria. Issue is matter of pay for seaman and Marines aboard frigate Constellation. Requests that Fitzgerald advance $700 to Triplett.
November 22, 1799 Sanction of the Executive for military operations Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Secretary McHenry acknowledges to General Hamilton that in ordinary cases, when no pressing exigencies require the contrary, the sanction of the Executive may not be necessary for certain operations.
May 9, 1794 Injury to a Private Vessel by Unauthorizede Persons Alexander Hamilton George Hammond Hamilton discusses a case in which a private vessel, engaged by the British Consul at Norfolk, has been damaged by unauthorized persons. This constitutes a private trespass which must be redressed through the ordinary course of law.
May 16, 1798 Advances Funds for Seamen and Officers on Frigate Constitution James McHenry Samuel J. Deblois Directs funds for recruitment for seaman and officers on the frigate Constitution.
November 11, 1795 Recommendation of Captain Josiah Roberts Fisher Ames Timothy Pickering The friends of Captain Josiah Roberts have asked Rep. Ames to submit for the consideration of the President the possible appointment of Roberts to command one of the U.S. ships of war. Roberts is a man of uncommon fidelity and spirit who is undaunted in danger, cool and perservering, and an excellent experienced seaman.
January 15, 1800 Invalid pensioners from Virginia James McHenry John Hopkins War Secretary encloses list of invalid pensioners belonging to the State of Virginia, with the monthly allowances to each, to the Commissioner of Loans in Virginia.
November 15, 1794 Recommendation of Captain Samuel Barron Moses Myers Henry Knox Myers recommends Captain Samuel Barron for appointment as Captain Dale's first lieutenant of the frigate being built.
July 4, 1799 RE Recommendations for Army and Navy Appointments Samuel Barnum Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence recommending individuals for Army and Navy appointments