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April 14, 1800 Account of Phelps & Sanford James McHenry Phelps & Sanford According to the Accountant, the amount due Phelps & Sandford, which includes storage and a commission of five percent, is $274.39. A warrant has been issued to Phelps for that amount to be paid by Jedediah Huntington, Collector at New London.
July 28, 1800 Account of Phelps & Sanford James McHenry Phelps & Sanford The allowance for storage and five percent on the monies paid was considered compensation for the Phelps & Sanford Agency. However, McHenry will speak to the Treasurer and if it is practical to have the money paid to them by the Collector at New Haven, it shall be done.
February 14, 1800 Requested Advice on Method of Charging U.S. for Expenses Phelps & Sanford William Simmons Phelps and Sanford enclosed bill related to the storage and maintenance of arms and clothing for U.S. They were uncertain on how to charge the government for their services and therefore requested guidence.
February 24, 1800 Enclosed Account of Contractors James McHenry Accountant's Office Encloses a copy of a letter from Messrs. Phelps and Sanford related to expenditures against the U.S. government. Asks Simmons to examine the account and notify Phelps and Sanford if additional materials are needed to settle their claim.
February 14, 1800 Citation Only Phelps & Sanford James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Phelps & Sanford, 04/14/1800.
September 18, 1800 Avoiding Injury to the Arms Phelps & Sanford Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Phelps & Sandford state that unless the arms in their store are overhauled they will be much injured. That includes the wood part as well as the iron.
December 8, 1789 Regarding supply of garrisons at West Point and Springfield Alexander Hamilton Nathaniel Gorham Regarding Gorham's proposal that he and Oliver Phelps supply the garrisons at West Point New York and Springfield Massachusetts: the supply has been undertaken by the former contractor Melancton Smith and Hendrick Wykoff.
April 12, 1800 Certification of payment; Phelps and Sanford for freight and transportation services William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $274.39 to Phelps and Sanford for freight and transportation services of sundry articles of public property and storage.
April 14, 1800 Notification of Payment William Simmons Phelps & Sanford Phelps and Sanford to receive money from Jedediah Huntington, Collector at New London in reimbursement for freight and transportation of sundry articles of public property.
July 16, 1791 Entirely Satisfied with the Bargain Timothy Pickering [not available] In this certicate, Pickering attests to the acquiescence of the Six Nations of Indians to the bargain completed by Oliver Phelps in which the Indians surrendered land in exchange for five thousand dollars and an annuity of five hundred dollars.
May 17, 1800 Acknowledgment of Receipt William Simmons Jedediah Huntingdon Simmons received letter from Huntingdon that contained receipts of Phelps Sanford. Information to be entered on the books of the Office.
November 25, 1790 James Dean is deposed regarding the dispute between Phelps and Red Jacket James Dean [not available] James Dean provides a deposition pertaining to the disputed terms of the treaty between Oliver Phelps and the Senecas [Red Jacket]. Dean witnessed the treaty as the interpreter. Dean states that Phelps agreed to pay the Senecas 5,000 dollars the first year and 500 dollars every year thereafter for land.
[not available] Supplying the Western Army Jonathan Steele James McHenry Provides a list of locations and figures. Discusses the contract with Williams, Phelps & Smith. Phelps thought he could supply his tenants. Col. O'Hara proposed that he could supply them cheaper than anybody else. Steele discusses the responsibilities of the Comptroller of the Treasury and the division of responsibilities by geographic location.
January 21, 1791 Deposition of James Wadsworth James Wadsworth [not available] Wadsworth affirms that he was present when Oliver Phelps paid the Chiefs of the Seneca Nation money and goods in exchange for parcels of Indian land and that the Chiefs seemed well satisfied with the transaction.
April 14, 1800 Remit Sum by Treasurer William Simmons Jedediah Huntingdon Treasurer to remit sum to Huntington to pay Phelps and Sanford at New Haven for their performed duties in the Quarter Master General's Department.
March 26, 1799 Clothing, Arms, and Accoutrements James McHenry Timothy Phelps Plans are being made to forward to New Haven the clothing, arms, and accoutrements intended for the regiment to be raised in the State of Connecticut. Phelps should receive these articles and have them stored and delivered to those persons who will be mentioned to him. Reasonable compensation will be provided to Phelps for his trouble in this matter.
August 4, 1789 A quit claim from the Four Nations of Indians acknowledging payment and cession of claims Four Nations [not available] Sachems, chiefs, and Warriors of the Mohawk, Onondago, Cuyahuga, and Tuscarora nations, have read papers passed in council at Buffalo Creek between Five Nations and Oliver Phelps; having given up to Seneca Nation, proportions of payment for cash and goods, hereby quit claims to land purchased from the Five Nations by Phelps. Signed in presence of Samuel Street and Lemuel Wilmet.
[not available] Speech to the Senecas at Buffalo Creek Israel Chapin Jr Seneca Chiefs Chapin has been in Philadelphia attending the Seneca's business. Phelps will make his payment within a month and a half. Phelps and others plan to settle near Presque Isle, but Chapin told them they must meet with the Indians first. There are goods for the Indians ready to be taken. The Quakers in Philadelphia want to come to the Seneca and teach the children to read and write, teach agriculture,...
July 4, 1791 Deposition of Elisha Lee Elisha Lee [not available] In his deposition, Elisha attests to the fair treatment of the Indians during the exchange of land for just compensation between Oliver Phelps and the chiefs of the Six Nations. Never was there any attempt to intimidate the Indians.
November 25, 1790 Speech of Red Jacket to Timothy Pickering Red Jacket [not available] Red Jacket makes speech to Colonel Pickering. Red Jacket complains about compensation received for land.
December 1, 1790 The speech of the Cornplanter, Half-Town, and the Great-Tree, Chiefs and Councillors of the Seneca nation, to the Great Councillor of the Thirteen Fires. Cornplanter, Chief of the Senecas [not available] Refers to Washington as the town destroyer. Wish to open their hearts. Mention Treaty of Fort Stanwix. Mentions the resentment toward Six Nations for supporting British during Revolutionary War. Refers to past broken promises regarding treaty lines drawn by Commissioners. Mention John Livingston and Mr. Phelps and dubious land claims and threats of war. Phelps never paid what he promised. Indians...
[not available] Speech to the Chiefs Sachems and Warriors at Buffalo Creek Israel Chapin Jr Chiefs, Sachems and Warriors at Buffaloe Creek Mr. Parrish is at Cayuga. Chapin had sent a speech by Mr. Ransome to the Seneca along with whiskey to commemorate the death of Fish Carrier. Chapin wants to arrange a time and place to meet the Indians to distribute clothing as well as pass along the money owed them by Mr. Phelps. The Company making a settlement on Lake Erie will arrive soon, they are to meet with the Indians.
January 10, 1791 Speech of Seneca Chiefs to the President Seneca Chiefs George Washington Cornplanter and other Seneca chiefs make their plea to the President to restore some of the land fraudulently taken from them by the Treaty of Fort Stanwix.
November 20, 1799 Officers under command of Colonel Rice Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Following General Hamilton's orders, Col. Nathan Rice encloses a list of the officers under his command arranged according to the date of their appointment. Briefly discusses supplies such as socks, stockings, and shoes.
November 24, 1789 Letter Citation [not available] Alexander Hamilton Letter, Citation only Cited in Hamilton to Gorham, 12/08/1789.