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May 28, 1798 Letter from the War Office ordering express rider Samuel Fisher to find Garrett Holsteincamp commander of pilot boat Flying Fish [not available] Samuel Fisher The War Office directs a dispatch rider, Samuel Fisher, to proceed to New Castle and find the captain of "the Flying Fish of Philadelphia," Garret Holsteincamp in order to deliver dispatches to Captain Richard Dale of Ganges. If the captain cannot be found at New Castle, he will be found on board his boat at Diamond Pier. Ship will be known by Danish Flag at masthead. Proceed with dispatch....
July 21, 1798 Bill Drawn for $750 John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon The following bills are drawn on Hodgdon: No. 104 in favor of Todd & Mott for $550; No. 105 in favor of Jonathan Long for $200.
November 29, 1790 Expedition Against Wabash Indians Josiah Harmar [not available] Citizens of counties in Kentucky request an expedition against the hostile Wabash Indians and will supply men for the mission. Harmar authorized the assembly of volunteers for expedition.
August 21, 1794 Pay and Allowance for Lt. Shackleford's Detachment Joseph Howell Thomas Todd $152 have been advanced for one month's pay and allowance in lieu of rations to a detachment of militia commanded by Lt. Edward Shackleford in October 1792.
July 1, 1794 Ensign Voorhis' Refund to the Government Joseph Howell Constant Freeman Howell has directed Ensign Garret L. Voorhis to refund to Freeman, Agent for the War Department, the balance remaining after he has disbursed the pay of hisdetachment.
March 29, 1797 Pass for Merchant at Michilimackinac War Department [not available] Directs the commander of the post at Michilimackinac to not restrict the bearer, a merchant, in his travels.
July 11, 1798 Hogshead Containing Clothing Samuel Hodgdon Peter Hunt A hogshead containing clothing will be delivered to Hunt by Captain Voorhis and must be sent forward with dispatch.
May 28, 1794 Mislaid Account John Bray Samuel Hodgdon Ensign Garret Voorhis had a quantity of public stores which he put into Bray's storehorse when he was ordered to march to Philadelphia. The account for same has been mislaid and no entry made in Bray's books so Hodgdon is asked to provide the receipts so he can make a proper entry.
November 17, 1791 Pierce Butler estimate for a brigantine of 14 guns equal to about 200 tons Henry Knox Pierce Butler Estimate for Brigantine construction, supplies, and crew. He recommends using live oak; white oak, cedar, and locust for the trunnels.
August 21, 1798 Request for Status of Appointment to Navy Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Fearful that his letter was lost, Stoddert again recommended his relative for a position in the navy, despite his status as a foreigner.
July 27, 1794 Mounted Volunteers of Kentucky Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War; encloses copies of General Scott's letter and the return of the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers. Discusses conflict and potential war with Britain.
May 16, 1798 Advances Funds for Seamen and Officers on Frigate Constitution James McHenry Samuel J. Deblois Directs funds for recruitment for seaman and officers on the frigate Constitution.
May 17, 1798 Authorizes Advances for Seamen and Officers on Frigate Constellation James McHenry John Rogers Encloses blank bond to be signed by responsible persons as advance to pay officers and seaman for the frigate Constellation under Captain Truxtun. [Truxton]
November 18, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Capt. Cooper William Simmons Garret Cooper William Simmons informs Capt. Cooper that he stands charged with the pay of his company.
November 11, 1795 Recommendation of Captain Josiah Roberts Fisher Ames Timothy Pickering The friends of Captain Josiah Roberts have asked Rep. Ames to submit for the consideration of the President the possible appointment of Roberts to command one of the U.S. ships of war. Roberts is a man of uncommon fidelity and spirit who is undaunted in danger, cool and perservering, and an excellent experienced seaman.
August 25, 1797 Settlement of Accounts with Details William Simmons Thomas Marshall Simmons requests monies owed to Treasury by men listed below. 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. Simmons requests assistance in distribution of letters and collection of debts, vouchers owed. Lists of letters to be forwarded: John Caldwell,...
November 15, 1794 Recommendation of Captain Samuel Barron Moses Myers Henry Knox Myers recommends Captain Samuel Barron for appointment as Captain Dale's first lieutenant of the frigate being built.
April 7, 1790 Indian Attacks on Ohio Sergeant Todd Josiah Harmar Reaffirmed need to dislodge and disband Indians that have taken prisoners and captured property from boats on the Ohio River.
July 4, 1799 RE Recommendations for Army and Navy Appointments Samuel Barnum Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence recommending individuals for Army and Navy appointments
June 27, 1798 Recommends Thomas Robinson to Command a Navy Vessel W. North Benjamin Stoddert Robinson had offered his sentiments to the Secretary of War regarding the appointment of Captain Thomas Robinson to command one of the armed ships of the United States but since Stoddert is Chief of the Naval Department the information should be directed to him. Robinson has been master of a vessel for at least 13 years and served as Master's Mate of the "Warwick" during the late war. He is a...
December 11, 1797 General Regulations and an Invariable Pay James McHenry William Simmons McHenry informs Simmons that he is awaiting the regulations regarding the pay of Marines, Seamen, Petty Officers, and Midshipmen which will be forwarded so that Simmons can discharge his duties.
October 30, 1798 Detention of the Box of Pattern Muskets Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon is concerned about the detention of the box of pattern muskets because one hundred people will remain idle until they arrive. He will do his best to find them.
September 9, 1794 War with the Indians James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon [Partly illegible] O'Hara discusses a recent battle with the northwestern Indians and observes that the Indians, with all the force that they could possibly collect , were defeated so decisively that he hopes they will be impelled to come forward with overtures for peace.
May 17, 1794 Instructions to Major General Scott Henry Knox Charles Scott The Secretary of War sends instructions to Charles Scott, notifying him that he has been temporarily appointed as Major General for the purpose of commanding volunteers raised in Kentucky. These volunteers are intended to reinforce General Wayne in his campaigns in the Indian war.
March 17, 1798 Monthly pay on men on frigate Constellation War Office [not available] Monthly pay of the petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen and marines on frigate Constellation.