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February 15, 1800 Division of Water Depended Upon for Our Mills Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams discusses the problems caused by private mills diverting water from public mills during dry seasons. He hopes the problem can be resolved with the proprietors of these mills without litigation.
September 3, 1799 Return to Philadelphia After Working at Leiper's Mills Thomas Town Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon wants Town in Philadelphia but he has been doing work at Thomas Leiper's mills. He will return to Philadelphia soon if Hodgdon will notify him of his wishes by post to Chester.
October 29, 1791 Gun Slings for Capt. Mills John Stagg William Knox Knox is directed to furnish Capt. Mills with 74 waist-bayonet belts so that they can be altered for gun slings. If any of the muskets delivered to Capt. Mills are in want of repair, Knox is to see to that also.
August 26, 1797 Certification of payments due; Pay & Forage of John Mills, Adjutant General, deceased William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $625.83 is due the estate of John Mills, Adjutant General, being his pay and forage from December 1, 1795 to July 6, 1796, the supposed day of his death, which sum is payable to William Mills, executor of the estate.
August 4, 1798 A Commission in the Army William Mills Samuel Hodgdon Mills has offered himself to the President and the Secretary of War for a commission in the Army. He asks Hodgdon to attest to his character and provide whatever recommendation he thinks Mills deserves. He believes his long service as a captain in the Revolutionary War should entitle him to a majority.
December 2, 1791 Clothing for Captain Mills' Company John Stagg William Knox Order to furnish Captain Mills' Company with vests for recruits and and iron hand cuffs.
March 12, 1790 Account of Captain Mills Joseph Howell Henry Knox Refers to the accounts settled by the late auditor of the Army; states that in 1778, Capt. John Mills of Col. Charles Webb's Regiment settled his account for recruiting and received the sum of 2684 dollars
November 25, 1791 Requests Two Wagons with Horses for Captain Mills John Stagg William Knox Requests two wagons with four horses to convey the baggage of Captain Mills from Pittsburgh.
March 23, 1799 Certification of payments; John Sergeant, Missionary to the Oneida Nation of Indians for erecting two mills at Stockbridge William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments;$1490.11 to John Sergeant, Missionary to the Oneida Nation of Indians for erecting two mills at Stockbridge.
April 12, 1792 Appointment as Ensign John Stagg Marcus Mills Stagg, acting in the absence of the Secretary of War, notifies William Marcus Mills of his appointment as an ensign in a company of infantry
July 15, 1799 Certification of payment; John Mills, late Adjutant General, deceased William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $229.24 John Mills, late Adjutant General, deceased, balance of subsistence.
August 14, 1799 Scarcity of Water at Our Mills, Etc. Robert McCormick Samuel Hodgdon Because of the scarcity of water at their mills, McCormich & Co. are disappointed because they are not producing the number of barrels required by their contract. They ask Hodgdon to order Mr. Harris to deliver materials from the public stores that will help them meet the terms of the contract. The value of the stores will be deducted from the price of the arms when delivered. This accomodation...
July 6, 1795 Destitute of Clothing John Wallington John Mills Wallington asks how to acquire clothing for the men in the garrison who are destitute of clothing.
December 10, 1795 Pay of Private Arbe Andrus, Deceased, in Captain John Mills' Company William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $15.70 is due Arbe Andrus, late a private in Captain John Mills' Company, being his pay to June 7, 1793, the day of his death.The sum is payable to Jacob Andrus, Administrator for said Arbe Andrus.
December 2, 1794 Treaty with the Oneida, Tuscarora, and Stockbridge Indians Timothy Pickering [not available] As a reward for their friendship and service during the Revolutionary War, the Oneidas, Tuscaroras, and Stockbridge Indians are promised a new church in addition to grist mills and saw mills and instructions in how to operate them. The Indians, in return, will relinquish all other claims for compensation and rewards.
December 9, 1795 Letter of Introduction for Mr. Bertholet John Francis Hamtramck John Mills Mr. Bertholet, a Canadian, is on his way to Greenville on business for his uncle. Hamtramck asks Mills to provide assistance to him if possible.
November 7, 1791 Tents for the Troops Caleb Swan William Knox Knox is directed to immediately provide the troops with 22 common and two horseman's tents along with the four that Knox reports that he already has on hand. These are for the use of two full companies, one commanded by Capt. Mills and one to be formed at Brunswick.
January 9, 1800 French Prisoners, Etc. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Alexander Hamilton There are 101 French prisoners at Frederick Town. The Brigade Inspector has been sent to see to their situation but he does not understand that there should be iron gratings on their barracks windows. Mentioned drought and the mills being unable to work for lack of running water prompting the Army to have some planks milled and transported to Shepherdstown. Also mentioned the guards/soldiers had...
April 6, 1793 Return of Balances Due to Dead & Discharged Men, Etc . Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Majors Mills and Buell along with Doctor Hayward are delivering $14,381 for the pay and forage of the troops along the Ohio. Howell notes that he hasn't received from Mr. Britt an account of his transactions from 1791, but received one for 1792, and that only of the troops currently stationed in Pittsburgh. Howell asks Swan for his records of settlements regarding balances due the dead. Howell...
April 12, 1793 Stoppages of Pay Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Howell's last instruction to stop those officers' pay who have irregularities in their accounts is so unqualified that it is embarrassing to Swan. Swan recommends that no more stoppages be made at the present time. Instead perhaps a proportionate sum could be withheld, depending upon the nature of the error, until the accounts are settled.
January 27, 1796 Names of Sick Officers John Mills Richard Allison Mills sends the names of the officers who reported sick this morning.
August 31, 1792 Estimate of Money wanting in the Quartermaster General's Department Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of money wanting in the Quarter Master General's Department 31 August 1792
June 30, 1792 Request for the provision of tents for the detachment under marching orders John Mills John Stagg Delivered at the City Tavern to Major John Stagg and addressed as Public Service to War Office Philadelphia, Mills reports that there are no tents and asks for some common and horseman's tents to be sent on early the stage for the detachment under marching orders.
April 8, 1799 Copy of a contract made with Thomas Atkinson to furnish rations to US troops in the county of Hunterdon New Jersey [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Thomas Atkinson of Trenton New Jersey and Jonathan Rhea also of Trenton, on behalf of Secretary of War for provision of rations to troops and recruits at the recruiting rendezvous at Trenton.
August 26, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Samuel Barrett Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army. Encloses depositions from Coates and Mills; mentions certificates.