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July 12, 1788 Request for payment by Oliver Hanchett Oliver Hanchett John Pierce Hanchett was a Captain in Colonel Wyllis's Regiment in 1775. He marched with his company from Roxbury Massachusetts to Quebec under Colonel Arnold. In storming the city he was taken prisoner on 31 December 1775 and was paroled. Did not receive pay and wages or rations while paroled. Asks how he can be reimbursed.
September 29, 1785 Concerning settlements John Pierce Captain Roxbury John Pierce informs Captain Roxbury that Baron de Kalb received monies earmarked for the payment of the Maryland Line. Consequently, Roxbury must pursue settlement through "the friends of the Baron."
December 18, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Jonathan Jackson William Simmons directs Jonathan Jackson to pay Capt. Greaton.
August 23, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Samuel Heath Simmons informs Heath to expect payment from Jonathan Jackson.
December 18, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Samuel Heath William Simmons Samuel Heath William Simmons directs Samuel Heath to disburse monies received from Jonathan Jackson to Capt. Greaton.
August 10, 1797 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Samuel Heath Simmons discusses Capt. Greaton's pay with Heath.
May 21, 1799 Contractors of the State of Massachusetts Alexander Hamilton Richard Hunewell "The following are the different contractors of the State of Massachusetts: Joseph Ruggles, Nathaniel Ruggles, Ralph Smith, Aaron & Charles Davis, all of Roxbury. You will please as soon as be to make arrangements with them for the supply of the troops at the several recruiting rendezvouses,."
January 29, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Jonathan Jackson William Simmons informs Jonathan Jackson that the receipts of George Claghorn, Caleb Gibbs, and John Call are received and credited.
August 1, 1797 Request of Payment to be Forwarded Samuel Heath William Simmons Samuel Heath, attorney for Captain Greaton, requests that $30 of Captain Greaton's pay be fowarded to Heath.
March 17, 1792 Certification of service William Wyman Joseph Howell Certification that Capt. William Wyman was in the service of Col. John Patterson during the Revolutionary War, enlisting soldiers. The document is certified by Patterson.
July 8, 1796 George Claghorn's salary Peter Hagner George Claghorn Payment of George Claghorn's salary is discussed.
May 6, 1800 Request to Conform to Instructions and Forms William Simmons Joseph Ruggles Simmons requested Ruggles conform to instructions and forms laid out in previous letter. Simmons also expected particular numbers and dates for rations drawn by men.
September 10, 1800 Request for Information on Account William Simmons Joseph Ruggles Simmons repeated request for accounts. Simmons recopied previous letter that issued the first demand for account information.
September 15, 1790 Secretary of War takes Leave to Boston Henry Knox George Washington Knox informs the President that he is departing for Boston. Information of a war continues as vague and uncertain as ever.
August 8, 1796 Caleb Gibbs' pay William Simmons Caleb Gibbs Notification that he will receive his pay from Jonathan Jackson, federal supervisor of Boston.
August 8, 1796 Pay for Caleb Gibbs William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Directs the payment of the salary of Caleb Gibbs, clerk of the Boston Navy Yard.
November 17, 1798 Shipping Musket Stocks to Boston Samuel Hodgdon Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hodgdon discusses the arrangements necessary to ship muskets to Boston following Capt. Jenkins' disclosure that he has altered his voyage and will not go to Boston.
September 12, 1796 Turner's Pay to Boston William Simmons Edward D. Turner Discusses the inconveniences of Turner's request to have part of his pay delivered to Boston.
April 5, 1797 Caleb Gibbs' pay William Simmons Caleb Gibbs Notification that his account for pay has been approved and that he will receive his pay from Jonathan Jackson, federal revenue supervisor at Boston. Cited in Jackson to Simmons, 04/20/1797.
December 30, 1794 Reports Completion of Sail Cloths in Boston Tench Coxe Henry Knox Received notice from Samuel Breck that the Boston Manufacturing Company has sail cloth ready for delivery. Requests information about how to act and inspect. Reminds the risk of fire in Boston.
August 31, 1798 Articles Sent via Boston Samuel Hodgdon George Washington Duncan Hodgdon has sent articles to Duncan via Boston. He asks for an acknowledgement of receipt of the goods.
January 8, 1798 Certification of payments; salary of Caleb Gibbs William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $187.50 is due Caleb Gibbs, Clerk of the Navy Yard at Boston, being his salary for October through December 1797.
October 7, 1796 Pay of Caleb Gibbs William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Notifies Jackson that he will receive funds from the Treasurer of the U. S. for the pay of Caleb Gibbs, clerk of the Boston Navy Yard.
1797 Contractors for rations Unknown Author [not available] Lists the names of contractors for rations; includes location.
May 16, 1798 Examine and Verify the Howitzers at Boston James McHenry Francis DaCosta DaCosta requests that the howitzers recently arrived at Boston be examined and verified.