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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 7, 1800 Request for Issue of Graphometer to Major Lewis Tousard Benjamin Stoddert John Harris Directs issue of one graphometer (with legs) to Major Lewis Tousard.
October 10, 1794 Request for Name of Unauthorized Collection of Monies William Long David Hemey Long sought name of person who drew money due him so he may recover money owed him. William Fait previously authorized to draw money, but returned power to Long.
October 15, 1787 A request for final settlement is sent to Joseph Howell Peter Le Barbieuduplessis Joseph Howell Mr. Le Barbieuduplessis writes to Joseph Howell to request settlement of Adam Syfat's account. Syfat was wounded in both legs at the taking of General Cornwallis.
November 28, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Nicholas Long William Simmons Nicholas Long William Simmons informs Nicholas Long that his accounts have been closed.
September 21, 1797 Cited letter or document, William Simmons to Nicholas Long William Simmons Nicholas Long Letter, CITATION Only. Cited in Simmons to Long, 11/28/1797.
October 31, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Nicholas Long William Simmons Nicholas Long William Simmons informs Nicholas Long that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
September 26, 1794 Long Coat & Cocked Hat, Etc. Cornelius Sedam Samuel Hodgdon Sedam expresses his wish for a new uniform that includes a long coat and cocked hat which he feels will be suitable for new recruits.
May 2, 1796 Pay of George Hardwick & William Long William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $100 is due George Hardwick and William Long, Scouts of Clark County Kentucky, being their pay for July and August 1795.
February 19, 1796 Claim of Josiah Long William Simmons Lemuel Benton Writes of an examination of the petitions and papers relative to the claim of Josiah Long as a soldier in a South Carolina regiment. Concludes that the claim was not properly filed according to the laws of Congress and that no certificate has been produced.
December 2, 1796 Healthy Horses for a Long Journey John Wade Samuel Hodgdon Wade is certain that Colonel Hodgdon will not be backward in furnishing him with horses sufficiently strong and healthy to endure a long journey in which severe weather is likely.
April 12, 1792 Appointment as Ensign Henry Knox Felix Long Knox informs Felix Long of his appointment as an ensign in a company of infantry
March 26, 1799 Certification of payments; Private Andrew Long in Captain Edward Butlerís Company, 4th Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $18.32 to Private Andrew Long in Captain Edward Butlerís Company, 4th Regiment.
June 13, 1787 Mrs. Howell health; counterfeit trial Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Mrs. Howell is getting better. Physician wants her moved to country. Recommended air of Long Island. Trial for counterfeiter draws near.
November 27, 1796 History of the Enclosed William Vans Murray James McHenry Murray discusses the history of his essay written in response to a sketch in the Aurora.
May 2, 1796 Pay of George Hardwick and William Long, Scouts of Clark County Kentucky William Simmons [not available] Simmons certifies payment of $100.00 to George Hardwick and William Long, Scouts of Clark County Kentucky, Scouts of Clark County Kentucky.
September 5, 1794 Sergeant Dowland's Pay, Etc. George Fleming Joseph Howell Sergeant Dowland, who has lately gotten a bad sore on one of his legs, requests that Howell send the remainder of his three-month's pay to Fleming. Other poor fellows, having earned their money, intrude upon Howell to provide their pay.
January 6, 1789 Regarding how long to make out a Regimental account Joseph Howell John P. de Haas DeHass had asked how long it takes to make out a Regimental account. Howell notes that this depends on whether the person is acquainted with the nature of army accounts, and on the nature of the accounts themselves; some are more complete than others. Mentions the accounts of deHaas' father, which took four weeks to examine and state.
May 8, 1800 I Will Continue My Duties as long as the Service Requires Jonathan Williams James McHenry Williams expresses his gratitude for the honorable testimony respecting his character communicated by the President of the United States [Adams] and pledges to continue his duties as long as the interest of the service requires. He fears that he has been misunderstood by the President in his use of the words "engaged in business" by which he meant that he would do the business of Assistant...
October 12, 1793 Long Sufferings of the People William Blount Henry Knox Blount reports that a large body of Indians has invaded the district of Washington resulting in losses of life and property. General Sevier has been ordered to pursue the invaders and perhaps ease the long sufferings of the people of the district.
June 10, 1799 Clothing Was So Long in Coming Josias Carvel Hall Alexander Hamilton Discusses details of recruiting and states: "The clothing &c were so long in coming to hand that the officers were under the necessity of providing blankets, shoes, pots &c for the recruits."
January 9, 1789 Copy of Articles between the Chiefs of the Six Nations of Indians and the Commissioners of Pennsylvania [not available] Chiefs Six Nations Article one states that when articles are signed, said chiefs will execute deed of conveyance to State of Pennsylvania. Article two outlines the boundary lines and states that chiefs will acknowledge soil to be vested to State of Pennsylvania. Article three gives state of Pennsylvania permission to conduct surveys. Article four gives free navigation of rivers to people of State. Article five...
April 5, 1793 Ship the powder from Brooklyn to Phildelphia John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Secretary of War requests that Hodgdon ship all the powder at the magazine at Brooklyn New York on Long Island. Should write to Melancton Smith at New York, who is in charge.
August 31, 1797 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons Nicholas Long Simmons requests monies owed to Treasury by Long. 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.
January 8, 1799 Notification of Shipment of Writing Supplies James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of writing and office supplies.
July 29, 1799 Fortifications of New York Alexander Hamilton John Jay Letter, discusses fortifications in the vicinity of New York City.