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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 30, 1796 Account of the Army Paymaster General William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses various aspects of Swan's accounts as Paymaster General of the Army.
December 30, 1796 Army pay matters William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses pay of officers doing duty as adjutants, paymasters, and quartermasters; delivery of accounts and vouchers from officers with the Army; documentation required for officers to receive arrears of pay; Swan's difficulty of disposing of bank bills; arrears of pay due to the Army. Cited in Swan to Simmons, 03/22/1797.
May 23, 1784 Concerning army accounts John Pierce Thomas Mifflin John Pierce encloses a letter to the President of Congress pertaining to Army accounts.
May 19, 1797 The Army's accounts William Simmons Caleb Swan Notifies Swan that he has asked Brigadier General Wilkinson to have the sub-paymaster deliver their accounts to Swan. Requests that swan send in the Army's accounts as soon as possible so Simmons can present them to Congress. Cited in Swan to Simmons, 07/03/1797.
September 12, 1787 Deputy Paymaster of the Southern Army John Pierce Nathaniel Pendleton Discusses Joseph Clay, the Deputy Paymaster to the Southern Army, and money which was lost, along with provisions and related acts of Congress; also mentions Treasury Board.
August 26, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Aaron Bull Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army. States that he does not know the proper authority for particular actions.
August 25, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Richard Stockton The Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General responds to Stockton's requesting a demand of Justice Freeland for pay.
February 3, 1797 Turner's pay and money for the Army William Simmons Edward D. Turner Discusses the date Turner's pay and subsistence was paid, forwarding of letters addressed to Turner, and the urgency of the delivery to the Paymaster General of money for the Army.
August 25, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce George Morgan The Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General responds to Colonel Morgan's request for pay for his service during the Revolutionary War. Mentions an act of Congress published in newspapers across the country, making the demands of the army public.
September 3, 1787 Statement to the Board of Treasury John Pierce [not available] Statement to the Board of Treasury from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General regarding public monies, certificates, and other fiscal issues. Discusses Joseph Clay - Deputy Paymaster of the Southern Army - with the Board.
August 7, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Simon Jackson Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army. States at the end of the letter that he will be responsible for certain payments.
September 12, 1787 Account of Joseph Clay John Pierce Nathaniel Pendleton Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts regarding the account of Joseph Clay, deputy paymaster to the Southern Army.
June 3, 1787 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Joseph Clay Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General, concerning officers and the city of Charleston.
June 4, 1796 Difficulty in getting accounts from Sub-Legion Paymasters William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses the difficulties in getting the paymasters of the Army's Sub Legions to submit their accounts regularly and requests Paymaster General Swan's aid in getting them to submit their accounts for settlement.
October 6, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Arthur St. Clair Letter to General St. Clair from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army.
December 9, 1791 Nominal Pay Due Officers of the Late Army Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. The rule adopted by the Office of Army Accounts for ascertaining the value of nominal pay due officers of the late Army is that the specie value was allowed in the same manner as the States charged their troops in account of depreciation but this applies only to such balances as were not drawn from the US by the paymaster on settlement of their account.
July 25, 1797 Pay of Army troops in Georgia William Simmons John Habersham Acknowledges receipt of the accounts of payments made by Ensign McCall as paymaster to the Army troops in Georgia. Requests an estimate of the money required to pay the regular Army troops in Georgia. Cited in Simmons to Habersham, 11/02/1797.
September 29, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Major Pendleton Letter to Major Pendleton from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army.
October 15, 1784 Letter to the Paymaster General Hezekiah Wetmore John Pierce Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General, from New Haven, Connecticut.
August 26, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Samuel Barrett Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army. Encloses depositions from Coates and Mills; mentions certificates.
May 7, 1784 Report from Deputy Paymaster of the Main Army John Pierce Thomas Mifflin John Pierce sends a cover letter to the President of Congress that has enclosed a report from H. Whitmore, Deputy Paymaster of the Main Army, that indicates a discrepancy of 873 dollars.
September 15, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Treasury Department The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes to the Board of the Treasury discussing accounts and Lieutenant Charles Stockley, Paymaster to the Line.
November 17, 1794 Payment to Presly Nevill paymaster for payment to militia Alexander Hamilton Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hamilton requests that Wolcott pay $4728 Presly Nevill, acting paymaster to the militia army.
September 5, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce John Jay Illegible letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army.
August 16, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Daniel Bradley Simmons informs Bradley that his accounts have been forwarded to the Paymaster General.