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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 28, 1794 Letter Citation John Pierce Robert McKnight Cited in McKnight to Pierce 02/29/1784. Used cited letter from Robert McKnight to John Pierce in which McKnight agrees with Pierce's recommendation to settle with the paymasters of three Massachusetts Regiments if a list of persons in those regiments is provided.
November 6, 1790 McKnight forwards bill for medical care to Knox Charles McKnight Henry Knox Letter, discusses medical services provided and cost.
March 16, 1799 Investigates Claim that Captain McKnight Refuses to Sign for Clothing Samuel Hodgdon William Burrows Reports that John Harris complains that Captain McKnight, in Burrows's corps, refuses to sign receipts. Requests that Burrows investigates the claim.
June 15, 1798 Clothing and Supplies for Marines on the Ship of War "Delaware" Timothy Pickering John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the listed articles to Lieutenant McKnight for the Marines on board the ship of war "Delaware." If any of these articles are not in the store, it should be stated immediately so they can be procured without delay.
March 27, 1799 Reports Failure of Payment from Captain McKnight; Suspends Harris's Account Samuel Hodgdon William Burrows Reports that Captain McKnight has not been by to sign receipts. Has thereby suspended Harris's account. Requests knowledge as to how to proceed.
June 15, 1798 Articles to Deliver to Lt. McKnight on the Ship of War Delaware James McHenry John Harris McHenry gives Harris a list of articles to deliver to Lieutenant McKnight on board the Delaware. If he is missing any of the items in the list he should let McHenry know as soon as possible so that they can be bought.
February 9, 1791 Invoice of Pay and Pensions for Invalids Henry Knox James Tilton The letter provides a list of pay and pensions due to military invalids in Delaware, with notation of those who have moved or are deceased. The second page concludes with an order to pay the pensions out of treasury funds.
January 19, 1784 Pay of Massachusetts Regiments Robert McKnight John Pierce Discusses pay of the First, Second, and Third Massachusetts Regiments. Some soldiers of these regiments were apparently paid with goods in exchange for the right to their pay. McKnight is trying to collect the pay.
June 15, 1798 Articles to Deliver to Lt. McKnight on the Ship of War Delaware Secretary of War John Harris McHenry gives Harris a list of articles to deliver to Lieutenant McKnight on board the Delaware. If he is missing any of the items in the list he should let McHenry know as soon as possible so that they can procured.
March 16, 1799 Captain McKnight is Out of Town William Burrows Samuel Hodgdon "I shall attend to the contents of your letter, Captain McKnight is at present out of town."
May 11, 1784 Inability to certify a doctor's pay John Pierce Charles McKnight John Pierce encloses a letter to Doctor McKnight indicating his inability to certify the doctor's pay for 1781.
June 15, 1798 Appointment as Lieutenant of Marines for the Ship of War, Deleware James McHenry Lieutenant James McKnight James McKnight appointed Lieut. of Marines on Delaware by the President and the Senate. Rules and Regulations for government included.
June 23, 1798 Drum Equipment for the Ship of War "Delaware" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver four drum heads, one drum cord, one drum carriage, and one pair of drum sticks to Lieutenant McKnight of the United States Ship of War "Delaware."
April 29, 1784 Entitlement to Pay Charles McKnight [not available] Request for a certificate to document his entitlement to pay from the state of New York due for his service in the medical corps.
January 31, 1795 Letter from Ebenezer Smith Ebenezer Smith Unknown Recipient Letter from Ebenezer Smith; mentions various doctors, including Doctor Shippen and Doctor McKnight.
September 12, 1800 Muster rolls of the Cherokee David Henley [not available] Muster rolls of the Cherokee Indians under command of Will Shorey for punishment of offenders.
June 7, 1796 Pay of Private John Lowry & Private William Davidson William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $40 is due Private John Lowry, private of Captain Van Rensselaer' s Company 4th Troop, and Private William Davidson, of Captain Webb's 2nd Troop, being their pay from December 1795 through May 1796.
August 8, 1798 Certification of payments; pay of Private John Jervis Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification that $28 is due Private John Jervis of the United States 3rd Regiment, being his pay for January through July 1798.
February 9, 1798 Muster Roll of Officers & Men on the Frigate "United States" Captain John Barry [not available] Muster Roll of the Officers, Petty Officers, Seaman, Ordinary Seaman, and Marines on board the Frigate "United States" under the command of Captain John Barry in the service of the United States from the 8th of January 1798, the time they were last mustered, to the 9th of February 1798.
November 28, 1797 Certification of payments; pay of Private John Franks William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $13.74 is due John Franks, late a private in the 2nd Sub Legion, being his pay from April 1 to August 18, 1794, the day of his discharge.
June 29, 1798 Certification of payments; Private John Warfield William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $17.93 is due Private John Warfield of Capt. H. DeButt's Company, being his pay from January 1 to May 15, 1795, the date of his discharge.
June 15, 1798 Appointment as Lieutenant of Marines War Department Lieutenant James McKnight James McKnight is appointed Lieutenant of Marines on board the ship of war Delaware. He is to recruit a sergeant, corporal, drum, fife and twenty one privates. He is to pay particular attention to rules and regulations.
May 5, 1797 Pay for Troops and Compensation for "Deranged Officer" Isaac Craig William Simmons Enclosed muster and pay rolls along with updates of several companies. Discussed compensation for Polhemus as a "deranged officer". List of vouchers enclosed.
March 17, 1793 Return of the names of Captain Guion detachment Campbell Smith Isaac Guion Enclosed papers compared with returns of adjutant general's office, were all the information the paymaster could collect at Legion Ville relative to Captain Guion's detachment at Gallipolis. This is return of names of detachment of Captain William Lewis's company, gone to Gallipolis under Captain Guion.
July 26, 1796 Pay of John Geary, Deceased, private in the 1st US Regiment Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $37.37 is due the estate of John Geary, private in the 1st US Regiment for 1790, being his pay per abstract No. 331.