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March 23, 1796 Pay of Lieutenant Edward Spear, Deceased William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $128.26 is due Edward Spear, late lieutenant, being the balance of his pay from Jan. 1 to Nov. 4, 1791 and his pay as Adjutant from July 14 to Nov. 4, 1791, the day of his death.
April 28, 1792 Contract for Spear Blades William Knox Thomas Maysey Contract, asks for spear blades for 95 cents each.
May 16, 1788 Seniority of commissioned officers Peter Muhlenberg Josiah Harmar Letter, discusses rank of quota officers. The ranks of Denny and Spear to remain suspended until pretensions are laid out before the board. If Denny is senior officer, he may be commissioned accordingly.
August 31, 1798 Missisng Money & Returns Samuel Hodgdon Jacob Raison Hugh Spear lost the money and bank bills by the time he reached the ferry and they have yet to be found.
June 30, 1788 Monies for recruiting service; appropriate specie, and disputes over rank Josiah Harmar Peter Muhlenberg Harmar discusses monies for recruiting service; the matter of paper money and specie, and disputes over rank between Ensigns Denny and Spear. Indicates that Spear is the senior officer. The same principles should operate in case of Captains Ferguson and Ziegler.
September 8, 1791 Provisions for Running the Boundary Line Henry Knox Spear & McLeod Spear and McLeod are ordered to provide Joseph Ellicot and his assistants the necessary provisions for establishing the boundary line between the United States and the Creek Nation of Indians.
June 2, 1788 Cited letter or document, Lieutenant Spear to Josiah Harmar Lieutenant Spear Josiah Harmar Letter, Citation only Cited in Knox to Congress, 07/07/1788.
April 26, 1788 Preparation for Indian Treaty; Reports Indian Trading Efforts Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Expresses frustration that Tardiveau has not delivered the letter. Describes his travels and explains Nicholson's intelligence about how the Indians will approach the treaty with the intent to establish the border on the Ohio River. Reports Ensign Spear's duty to collect the commissioner's goods from the Rapids of the Ohio. Plans for arrival of Governor of the Western Territory and the...
July 7, 1788 Papers respectiong disposition of affairs on the Ohio River and Northwest Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox transmits letter from Governor of Western Territory with message from Wyandots, Ottawas, and Chippawas, delivered by Captain Coon; a letter from Superintendent Indian Affairs, Northern District, dated Fort Pitt, 20 June 1788; Extract of letter from Brigadier General Harmar with reports from Lieutenant Armstrong and Lieutenant Spear.
July 5, 1796 Ministers Setting Out for Mount Vernon, Etc. James McHenry George Washington Several ministers of France are setting out for Mount Vernon. It might be proper to be more particular with Mr. Adet especially respecting Mr. Pickering's questions. Major Kersey will be deranged on the principle of seniority. The army would benefit if he and Major Peters could be retained and Major Cushing deranged in their stead.
April 26, 1795 Letter from John Sergeant to Secretary of War Timothy Pickering on the claims of the Nimham Tribe, purchase of Oneida lands and setting out for New Stockbridge New York John Sergeant Jr. Timothy Pickering From John Sergeant, missionary to the Stockbridge Indians, to Timothy Pickering Secretary of War. He discusses pamphlet of the Nimham tribe claiming lands in New York, which he cannot find. Asks who will be the commissioner to make treaty with Indians in upcoming summer. Says that [Captain] Hendricks will attend and will want instructions. He mentions that State of New York has appointed new...
October 22, 1798 Letter from Captain Calender Irvine requesting vests for his troops Callender Irvine Samuel Hodgdon Received public clothing but no vests. Perhaps there were none. Weather is setting in cold. Request woolen overalls and vests. Have fifty recruits.
August 27, 1795 Seventeen Boxes of Rifles John Nicholson Samuel Hodgdon Sends Hodgdon seventeen boxes of rifles.
June 15, 1788 Report from Colonel Josiah Harmar Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports on the movements of General St. Clair who arrived at Fort Pitt and later attended to affairs at Ligonier. Major Doughty proceeds in a barge. Large boat laden with provisions for treaty set out for Falls of Muskingum. Mentions his tour to Mississippi River and visits to several villages on American and Spanish side. Discusses provisions to Post Vincennes, volume of emigration. Discusses...
August 15, 1800 Quartermaster General Travels to Washington, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of other matters, Craig notes that the Quartermaster General is setting off to Washington City to meet with the Commander in Chief and Secretary of War and will also see Mr. Simmons. He is sorry that Colonel O'Hara has not arrived and has sent off the diamonds that are much wanted.
December 1796 Osborne departs for Governor's Island Samuel Osborne Nathan Jones The letter informs Jones that Osborne is setting off this day for Governorís Island.
October 16, 1798 Concerns with Recent Commissions James McHenry John Adams Writes in regard to recent commission. Reports communication with Knox and Hamilton as well as General Washington. Writes about setting up army.
March 14, 1786 Knox Personal Correspondence William Grayson Henry Knox Personal letter to Knox. Mentions a bill for paper money is before the New Jersey legislature's upper house Dr Sir I received a tickett from you just as I was setting out from N. York, and had not then time to answer it: I am sorry it is not now in my power to say any thing certainly on the subject matter of it. We yesterday had an audience before the Assembly, but have had no answer,...
February 16, 1796 Regarding Marine Committee & Building of Frigates Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, asks for information regarding Marine committee; mentions Congress; alludes to raising Frigates.
September 29, 1800 Simmons Setting Dayton's Account Straight and Requesting the Less Frequent Use of Vouchers William Simmons Elias B. Dayton Simmons is providing an account of the $3084.29 deducted from Daytonís claim as per Simmonsí letter of the 15th of September. Simmons hopes that Dayton will be able to use vouchers less due to the problems that frequently occur when they are implemented, and when Dayton is able to function without them his demands may be once again met.
December 8, 1797 Submitted Vouchers to the Credit of Deceased Soldier William Eaton William Simmons Eaton submits a request for final settlement on behalf of the estate of Peter Frothingham, deceased.
October 17, 1795 General correspondence William Simmons Caleb Swan Encloses the schedule taken from the warrant books. Discusses Captain Greaton's pay; he had been setting aside $30 per month for his family, but this was discontinued in error.
May 31, 1792 Estimate of Monies Wanting in the Quartermaster's Department Unknown Author [not available] Estimate of Monies wanting in the Quarter Masters Department.
November 2, 1785 Resolution of Congress setting the deadline for military claims Charles Thomson [not available] Congress establishes the deadline for receiving claims from Revolutionary War veterans at 1 August 1786. Notice of this deadline must be made in all states for a period no less than six months.
May 15, 1798 Return of Sundries Shipped by George Fleming George Fleming [not available] Return of sundries shipped by George Fleming by order of Samuel Hodgdon on board the sloop "Eliza," John Harrison, Master, and consigned to Melancton Smith, merchant in New York.