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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 25, 1794 Possible Fraud by Mr. Peck Joseph Howell Frederick Jordan Because the pertinent information is no longer available, Howell is not able to honor Jordan's request for his certificate, so Jordan's only apparent option is to sue Mr. Peck if fraud is suspected.
September 18, 1800 Certificattion of Coal by Abijah Peck. Joseph Williams [not available] Abijah Peck has made a trial of the coal that Captain Josiah Demming brought for Captain Cooley . He went aboard the vessel and bought four bushels and found the coal as good as he commonly gets. There is some dirt but that is not unusual.
April 21, 1796 Details on John Blair and John Peck, Agents for Regiments in Continental Service James Mott William Simmons Peck and Blair never submitted account information to the State of New Jersey because they were Continental Officers and not accountable to the state, but by recent direction of Congress, Mott had to explain the whereabouts of their information.
November 4, 1796 Soldier's claims invalidated William Simmons William Munson Possible arrearages of pay due to soldier William Peck foreclosed by Acts of Congress invalidating all claims not presented before 26 March 1794.
April 24, 1800 Guard for French Prisoners, Etc. Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Col. Peck has applied to Col. Rice for a guard to take charge of some French prisoners at Providence but Rice doubts his authority to comply with the request.
August 15, 1796 Discussion of Construction Costs for 36-Gun Frigate James McHenry Josiah Fox Letter, discusses construction cost of 36 gun Frigate.
July 1, 1790 Peck asks Knox to meet with Wadsworth William Peck Henry Knox Letter, asks Knox to meet with Wadsworth regarding nominations for Rhode Island.
October 30, 1799 Unfavorable Opinion of the Muskets of Mr. Peck, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a general assessment of the operations of the Springfield Armory, Wiliams notes that there is an unfavorable opinion of the quality of the muskets received of Mr. Peck. At the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, the muskets have been examined by the Chief Armorer Colonel Foreman in the factory and they are found to be not of good quality. He asks about the propriety of private...
August 1, 1796 Discussion of Navy Yard & Shipbuilding Josiah Fox Forman Cheesman Letter, discusses Navy Yard at Corlear's Hook; describes terms of ship builder.
August 13, 1796 On naval constructor James Hackett's proposals to build 36 gun frigate [not available] Josiah Fox James Hackett's proposals for construction of 36 gun frigate were considerably lower than those of Forman Cheeseman or Mr Peck. But Hackett's time for launching is considerably longer than wished. Cheeseman's proposal estimated 10 months to launch a frigate. Asks to engage Hackett to see if he can launch ship at an earlier time frame.
September 3, 1794 Report of Prisoners with the Indians Anthony Wayne Unknown Recipient Detailed chart of names, date taken, kidnapping tribe, and remarks regarding capture or others killed/taken.
December 10, 1799 Specifications of Defects in the Muskets Joseph Williams Decius Wadsworth Williams encloses a list of specifications of the defects in the muskets fabricated by Mr. Peck of Hartford.
February 15, 1790 Peck solicits appointment from Knox William Peck Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment in Revenue department; mentions Constitution.
November 28, 1786 Account of Public Securities John Pierce Oliver Wolcott Informs Wolcott that his request for the accounts of the State of Connecticut will be attended to. Encloses an original receipt given by Jonathan Phillips and John Thomas for over 10,000 dollars of certificates unaccounted for.
March 30, 1785 Regarding half pay or commutation for officers Captain Silas Talbot Joseph Howell Discusses entitlements to half pay, or commutation, for officers who left service in consequence of Resolve of Congress 31 December 1781. They are equally entitled as those who were deranged before that time, or continued to the close of the War.
June 22, 1792 Recommendation for Thomas Diver Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Letter, recommends Thomas Diver as clerk.
March 14, 1797 Outlines Receipt for Captain Alexander Gibson according to Accounting Procedures Edward Carrington William Simmons Letter, encloses receipt of Capt. Alexander Gibson for eight hundred dollars paid in accordance with accountant's letter of Feb. 23, 1797.
July 3, 1793 Account of Thomas Cheeke Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for Thomas L. Cheeke, late Sergeant in the 14th Virginia Regiment.
February 28, 1799 Account of Thomas Hutchinson Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Thomas Hutchinson, late sergeant in the 3rd Regiment of Light Dragoons.
1800 Supporting Documents for Canadian Refugees [not available] [not available] Table of supporting documents for claims of refugees from Canada.
December 5, 1792 Account of Joseph Thomas Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for Joseph Thomas, late of Baldwin's Artificers. Thomas is owed 73 dollars.
December 24, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Archibald Creary Simmons provides a balance of Crary's accounts as agent of fortifications at New Port. This letter encloses a statement of differences.
March 10, 1793 Advance to Thomas Fisher Thomas Butler Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Fisher called on Butler to advance him a small sum to aid in his journey to Philadelphia. Butler advanced him six dollars which Hodgdon can refund to him by safe conveyance.
August 5, 1795 Account of Peter Thomas William Simmons Richard Harison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Peter Thomas, late private in the 1st Regiment of Light Dragoons.
May 5, 1794 Account of Thomas Slape Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Thomas Slape, late private in the 1st Virginia Regiment.