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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 6, 1800 Asks about the Possibility of Purchasing Potts & Lee property in Harper's Ferry Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Refers to purchase of property from Potts and Lee near Harper's Ferry.
December 22, 1795 Request for payment to soldier named Potts Jacob Slough John Stagg Paper to be handed to Stagg by Potts, a soldier, regarding his pay. Asks that he be paid. He has some clothing due, which he cares nothing about.
September 14, 1800 Reports Mortgage of Wilson & Potts Furnaces Benjamin Stoddert Samuel Dexter Encloses letter from R. Milligan stating that 3/8th of the furnaces belonging to Wilson and Potts were mortgaged to him.
June 30, 1800 Refers to Agreement between McHenry and Potts & Lee Benjamin Stoddert Samuel Dexter Refers to property of Lee & Potts, although the contract was made with James McHenry. Requests examination of report, although McHenry relied on verbal communication more than written.
October 31, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Joshua Potts William Simmons Joshua Potts William Simmons informs Joshua Potts that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
June 24, 1795 Pay of Private Benjamin Potts, 4th Sub Legion William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $47.00 is due Benjamin Potts, a private of Captain Jacob Slough's Company in the 4th Sub Legion, being his pay from April 1794 through May 1795.
March 26, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Joshua Potts Simmons informs Potts that his account has been closed.
March 30, 1799 Certification of payments; Ensign Hugh Potts, Regiment of Infantry William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $91.06 to Ensign Hugh Potts, Regiment of Infantry,for pay and subsistence.
December 24, 1795 Pay of Private Benjamin Potts, Jacob Slough's Company 4th Sub Legion William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $24.64 is due Benjamin Potts, a private in Jacob Slough's Company 4th Sub Legion, being his pay from June 1 to Dec. 5, 1795, the day his term of service expired.
July 16, 1794 Mounting the Artillery at Wilmington Joseph Howell Joshua Potts The Secretary of War has directed a remittance to Potts of $250 through the hands of William Polk, Supervisor of North Carolina, for the purpose of mounting the Artillery.
November 6, 1800 Encloses Letter from Mr. Milligan about Furnace Benjamin Stoddert Samuel Dexter Encloses letter from Mr. Milligan stating his claim to 3/8 of the furnace sold by Wilson & Potts.
July 1, 1797 Cited Document Potts & Gibbs William Simmons Cited letter or document; cited in Simmons to Potts & Gibbs, 07/18/1797.
August 26, 1797 Notification of Letters Enclosed William Simmons William Polk Simmons requests Polks assistance in distribution of two letters - one to Samuel Tredwell and one to Joshua Potts regarding their financial debts.
August 26, 1797 Settlement of Accounts, with details William Simmons Joshua Potts Simmons requests monies owed to Treasury by Potts. Letter was motivated by the Resolve of the House of Representatives. The balance of the funds owed should be refunded to the Treasury of the United States or vouchers must be produced. Footer notes Potts owes $500.00 for mounting cannons at the Fort erecting on Cape Fear River on November 20, 1795.
October 2, 1794 Fortifications in North Carolina Joshua Potts Henry Knox Letter from Joshua Potts, agent for procuring materials, on the fortifications off the coast of North Carolina, and various details regarding labor and contracts.
September 7, 1797 Request for Letters to be Forwarded William Simmons William Polk Simmons noted he wrote Polk on August 26th requesting letters to Samuel Treadwell and Potts to be forwarded to the recipients. Simmons requested Polk forward two additional letters to Nicholas Long and John []. Letters pertain to monies owed the United States.
November 19, 1789 Letter of Attorney John Sagasue Robert Prise Document certifying the service of Richard Savage, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line, and John Sagasue.
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.
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.
May 1, 1797 Angry Letter Regarding No Answer for Forwarded Receipts Philip Williams William Simmons Williams forwarded receipt rolls and vouchers two or three times without payment or answer. Lately received partial payment from Messr. Potts and Gibbs. Requested further information on accounts and process of settlement.
May 6, 1800 Concerning a cannon foundry and ore banks James McHenry Benjamin Stoddert Mentions his coming resignation as Secretary of War; inquires about a cannon foundry and ore banks.