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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 23, 1791 Request for More Cartridges Patrick Phelon Samuel Hodgdon Captain Patrick Phelon reports all men accounted for, but box of ammunition did not contain amount expected. Requests that Col Hodgdon send ammunition on next provision boat.
July 16, 1794 Deficiencies in the Account of Capt. Patrick Phelon Joseph Howell John King The reason why Capt. Phelon's accounts are not settled is due to the defiency of his vouchers and the unauthorized advances he has made, in addition to the confusion caused by the blending of his accounts with those of other officers.
September 5, 1786 Counterfeited certificates John Pierce John Jay Concerning John Phelon, the former confidential clerk in the Office of Army Accounts who allegedly stole certificate paper to counterfeit. Phelon has fled to Canada and so the propriety of going after him is debated. According to the customs of nations, however, Phelon cannot be delivered up. If Phelon is not arrested and the certificate paper not confiscated, he may do "considerable mischief" to...
September 22, 1786 Mr. Phelon returns John Pierce Robert Treat Paine The former confidential clerk of the Office of Army Accounts, John Phelon, has returned from Canada and found in Boston. Phelon allegedly stole certificate paper for the purposes of producing counterfeit certificates. His guilt or innocence is not known at the present.
August 30, 1786 Failed effort to catch suspected counterfeiter Simon Jackson John Pierce Capt. Simon Jackson writes John Pierce, describing his efforts to catch Capt. John Phelon before he flees to Canada. Phelon was Pierce's confidential clerk at the Office of Army Accounts and is suspected of having stolen certificate paper in order to counterfeit. Jackson was unable to find Phelon, who has most likely reached Quebec.
October 22, 1786 Bail for Mr. Phelon John Pierce Samuel Barrett Notes that the suspected counterfeiter of certificates, John Phelon, has been granted permission for bail by the Board of Treasury.
January 19, 1784 Commutation Pay Patrick Phelon John Pierce Discusses the denial of commutation pay for a major.
August 30, 1786 Counterfeited certificates John Pierce Board of Treasury Letter to the Board of Treasury regarding John Phelon, Pierce's former confidential clerk who is suspected of having stolen certificate paper to counterfeit. Capt. Simon Jackson has been dispatched to cut Phelon off before he flees to Canada.
September 23, 1786 Return of Mr. Phelon John Pierce Samuel Barrett The Commissioner of Army Accounts discusses the return of John Phelon, former confidential clerk, from Canada. Phelon was suspected of stealing certificate paper for counterfeiting, but his return now makes his guilt somewhat dubious.
October 30, 1786 Counterfeited certificates John Pierce Loan Officers Circular letter to the Loan Officers of the different States describing the counterfeited certificates passed by former confidential clerk John Phelon.
October 28, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Patrick Brown William Simmons Patrick Brown William Simmons informs Patrick Brown that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
January 19, 1784 Pay of Aids-de-Camp John Pierce Patrick Phelon Discusses Congress's intentions as to the pay of officers who served as aids-de-camp in the army.
August 30, 1786 Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts S. Jackson John Pierce Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts concerning Captain Phelon; discusses his various travels in pursuing Phelon.
February 19, 1793 Payment to Patrick Lammons Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Payment to Patrick Lammons, late private in the 10th Virginia Regiment.
June 20, 1792 Account of Patrick Collins Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Patrick Collins, private in 11th Pennsylvania Regiment, for 263 dolalrs.
February 6, 1801 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Patrick Harris, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers, for recruiting and pay William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $2.13 to Lieutenant Patrick Harris, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers, for recruiting and pay.
March 17, 1800 Restrained St. Patrick's Day Mirth William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith assures Hamilton that he declined an invitation to spend St. Patrick's Day in New Ark and, though there was much mirth at camp, it was not improper. Enclosed letter pertaining to dispute of Courtlandt and Livingston;
July 6, 1785 Claim for pay of estate of Patrick Ambrose Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell The bearer says he is the brother of Patrick Ambrose. As administrator, applies for his pay. Says he was discharged at Trenton. Has no certificate of his pay, nor does he have any certificate delivered to Bowen and Beatty. Turns over adjustment of claim to Howell.
May 15, 1799 Requests Money to Pay Patrick Campbell for the Treaty at Tellico David Henley James McHenry Requests money to pay Patrick Campbell for contractor James O'Hara with the treaty at Tellico.
August 25, 1786 Counterfeited certificates John Pierce John Sullivan Writes the President of the State of New Hampshire concerning the case of counterfeited certificates. Major Amos Morrill and John Phelon are suspected.
October 19, 1799 Requests Payment for Patrick & Terrance Campbell to Pay Tennessee Troops David Henley James McHenry Requests payment to Patrick & Terrence Campbell to pay troops in Tennessee under Lieutenant Colonel Butler.
May 2, 1794 Account of Patrick McCabe Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Patrick McCabe, late private in the 3rd South Carolina Regiment.
August 7, 1786 Final settlements certificate paper taken John Pierce Thomas Chittenden Writes Governor Thomas Chittenden of Vermont that Capt. John Phelon, employed as confidential clerk in the Office of Army Accounts, has taken a quantity of the final settlements certificate paper, on which the debt of the United States is certified. Pierce writes that this will do a great disservice to the United States and Pierce's own reputation.
April 20, 1795 Payment of Patrick Dixon, Constable William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of ten dollars is due to Patrick Dixon, Constable, for apprehending Thomas Gregory, a deserter from Capt. Michael Kalteisen's Company.
October 30, 1786 Circular Letter Regarding Counterfeiting John Pierce [not available] Pierce encloses a register of certificates which he believes may have been counterfeited by Phelon. He directs the officers how to deal with possible counterfeits.