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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 7, 1797 Request for Inventory of Public Timber Stores for Shipbuilding Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, asks for inventory of public timber; mentions Congress; discusses live oak timber.
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.
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 11, 1798 Appointment to Captain for Ship Ganges; Instructions to Staff Ship James McHenry Captain Richard Dale Announces purchase and preparation of the ship Ganges. Presidential appointment as navy captain, to take command of the ship. Requested to get the ship to see within a week with the necessary improvements and officers and staff. Requests that each seaman be examined by the surgeon. Outlines specific responsibilities and records.
May 10, 1798 Certification of payments; crew of the frigate "United States" William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $872.08 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen, Ordinary Seamen, and Marines of the Frigate "United States", commanded by Captain John Barry, being their pay for April 1798; to be paid to William McRea, Lieutenant of Marines.
February 6, 1798 Certification of payments; men of the frigate "United States" commanded by Captain John Barry William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $363.78 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen, Ordinary Seamen, and Marines of the Frigate "United States", commanded by Captain John Barry, being their pay for December 1797.
October 8, 1794 Contractors for Supplying Troops with Clothing George Nixon Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Coxe has informed Nixon that Billington & Bryan will be the contractors for providing the troops with clothing.
September 13, 1796 Precise Size of Casks Wanted at Springfield, Etc. War Office Samuel Hodgdon The Secetary of War wants an account of the size of casks needed for the powder at Springfield and wants to know why new casks are needed. Billington & Bryan have applied to purchase 24 pieces of drilling which are in the public stores. The Secretary wants to know for what purpose those articles were purchased.
August 5, 1795 Account of Peter Thomas William Simmons Richard Harison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Peter Thomas, late private in the 1st Regiment of Light Dragoons.
December 3, 1800 Receipt of Peter Corn [not available] [not available] Receipt for five shillings tenpence paid Peter Corn by Captain C Smith for expenses of Brigadier General Wilkinson's traveling party.
August 3, 1800 Forwarding Recommendations for Officers John Adams Samuel Dexter Adams forwards two recommendations for officer appointments.
[not available] Return of Monies received by Corps of Invalids John Pierce Unknown Recipient Return of monies received by the officers, non-commissioned officers and privates of the late Corps of Invalids, commanded by Captain Lieutenant James McLane.
August 2, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Simmons informs Jackson that John Bryant's receipt was received.
September 24, 1796 Receipt of Samuel Lewis for sale of an anchor Samuel Lewis [not available] Samuel Lewis, War Department Clerk received of Samuel Hodgdon money for the sale of an anchor to Stephen Girard.
October 30, 1794 Account of Peter Bette Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Peter Bette, late private in Lee's Legion.
May 22, 1799 Letter of Introduction for Peter Schermerhorn Jr Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Writes that Peter Schermerhorn Jr intends to make a short visit to Philadelphia on an "excursion of pleasure"; requests that Hodgdon do what he can to help him see the city.
February 14, 1793 Peter Frothingham's Request for a Commission Rufus Putnam Henry Knox Peter Frothingham has written to Putnam requesting a commission in the Army. Frothingham's brother is reputed to have served bravely with Harmar and Peter's appearance is in his favor but Putnam does not know whether he has any military experience.
1784 Report that Peter Schuyler & Peter Rightman Will Not Be Allowed to Attend Treaty at Fort Stanwix Unknown Author [not available] Memoranda from an unknow origin that discusses the tension between U.S. Indian Commissioners and New York state Indian Commissioners. Formal direction for Peter Schuyler from Mr. Campbell, through the New York Governor, concerning the forthcoming treaty at Fort Stanwix. Both Schuyler and his translator, Peter Rightman, are denied attendance due to their previous distasteful behavior and offering...
September 12, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Griffith James McRee Simmons informs McRee that his recruiting account was settled.
January 16, 1796 Receipt for Supply of Salt Peter John Harris [not available] Receipt of salt peter into stores at Frankford. No record of supply made by Harris b/c it was not under his direct oversight.
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.
March 8, 1798 Peter Hagner acts in the absence of William Simmons Peter Hagner Jonathan Jackson Peter Hagner informs Jonathan Jackson of the amount due to him in commission.
July 3, 1795 Peter Hagner reviews Major Craig's accounts Peter Hagner Isaac Craig Acting for William Simmons, Peter Hagner confirms receipt of records sent by Major Isaac Craig.
December 12, 1797 Delivery of Supplies for Gunpowder Manufacture James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver refined salt peter and sulfur for making gunpowder.
January 2, 1786 Treasury and Pay Office Affairs Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell The author apologizes for having allowed the recipient's letter of November 11 to be temporarily lost in the mass of paper in his office. Regarding the depreciation of the pay of officers who were prisoners it generally commenced from September 1, 1777 although there are exceptions. These amounts are available at the Treasury so the recipient might check their accounts to confirm the amounts paid...