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November 29, 1798 Certification of payments; Thomas Hughes for work done on gun carriages William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $148.50 to Thomas Hughes for work done on gun carriages and superintending blacksmiths employed at West Point New York.
December 15, 1797 Certification of payments; account of Thomas Hughes William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $121.50 is due Thomas Hughes, being the amount of his account for iron work on the gun carriages at West Point and his expenses for going to Albany and back to mend gun carriages.
February 19, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Thomas Hughes, blacksmith William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $96.25 is due Thomas Hughes, being for the blacksmith work done to the gun carriage at the garrison at West Point for October through December 1797.
November 16, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Secretary at War William Simmons James McHenry This letter pertained to the account of Thomas Hughes of West Point. The letter states that it was "cancelled" and refers the reader to Simmons letter to George Fleming dated 17 Nov 1797.
June 11, 1784 Pay of the troops at West Point John Pierce Thomas Condy Discusses the receipt of monies or vouchers intended for the pay of the troops of the garrison of West Point.
November 2, 1798 Clothing for West Point & Materials for Harpers Ferry Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon inquires about the clothing intended for West Point and materials and tools procured for the post at Harpers Ferry.
February 7, 1784 Pay of Army Officers John Pierce Thomas Tillotson Discusses subsistence pay for the officers currently in service with the army.
April 3, 1794 Annely's Questionable Conduct John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon [Joseph] Cranch, the armorer at West Point, has complained to the Secretary of War about the conduct of Mr. [Thomas] Annely, the gunsmith, who has tried to entice away from Cranch several people employed by him. Hodgdon is to investigate this business and communicate the result.
March 15, 1794 Cabinet meeting on various questions Edmund Randolph [not available] The Secretary of State requests the attendance of the Attorney General, War Secretary, and Treasury Secretary for a meeting. The following subjects will be discussed: (1) Is it expedient to send an agent to England under the direction of Thomas Pinckney? (2) What steps can be taken to assist the return of American sailors now detained in the British West Indies? (3) Is the President to give his...
April 23, 1796 Soldiers from Philadelphia Transfered to 2nd Comp. 4th Bat. at West Point Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Enclosed letter from Wilson to Slaughter that shows Slaughter is due money by his county. Included soldiers on payroll who were brought to Philadelphia by Rochefontaine in order to pay them their remaining bounty. Soldiers were transferred from West Point.
August 17, 1797 Travel from Brunswick to Philadelphia John Stagg William R. Boote Private and confidential letter to Ensign Boote describing his travel from Brunswick to Philadelphia when he came across Thomas Ordiorne.
July 2, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Thomas Overton William Simmons Thomas Overton William Simmons informs Thomas Overton that he has been remitted funds to pay Lt. Robert Rowan of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
April 24, 1784 Epaulets Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Condy Epaulets forwarded to the officers at West Point.
June 29, 1796 Pay of Pursuers of David Bradford William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $361.32 is due Henry and William Jolly, James Ryan, Thomas Miller and William Boggs for their services in pursuit of David Bradford by order of Henry Lee, Commander of the Army sent to quell the insurgents west of the Allegheny Mountains.
July 27, 1796 Reward of James West for apprehending deserter Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that ten dollars is due James West, being a reward for apprehending and lodging in the Philadelphia jail Charles McIness, a deserter from Captain Thomas Hughes' Company.
June 22, 1792 Recommendation for Thomas Diver Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Letter, recommends Thomas Diver as clerk.
September 10, 1794 Illegal shipment to West Indies Isaac Holmes Alexander Hamilton Informs Secretary Hamilton that the American schooner "Hawke" cleared Charleston port on May 16 for the port of St. Mary's during the period of the embargo, but instead of proceeding to her place of destination, she altered her voyage and illegally proceeded to a foreign port in the West Indies. Discusses the trial.
May 17, 1784 Procedures for disbursing funds John Pierce Thomas Condy John Pierce encloses a letter to Captain Condy with instructions on authorized procedures for disbursing funds in support of the garrison at West Point.
October 30, 1798 Pressing Matters Related to Articles of Clothing Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses matters related to clothing, especially that associated with Thomas Billington.
October 8, 1796 Discusses Situaton at West Point with Indians James McHenry George Washington Discusses situation at the garrison. Refers to affairs at West Point, including with Indians. Suggests possibility of separating troops detached from West Point. Mentions French monarchy.
March 22, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Lieutenant Campbell Smith William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $58.98 is due Lieutenant Campbell Smith of the 4th Regiment, being the balance of the expenses for himself, Major Thomas H. Cushing, Lieutenants Samuel C. Vance and Daniel Bissell and William Simmons, Accountant of the War Department, traveling from Philadelphia to West Point and returning, February 23 to March 14, 1798.
June 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons George Ingersoll Simmons informs Ingersoll to expect payment from Nicholas Fish.
July 5, 1790 Authorization of the Purchase of West Point Congress of the United States Thomas Jefferson Congress authorizes the President to purchase for the use of the United States a tract of land situated in the State of New York, commonly called West Point, as shall be judged by him requisite for such fortifications and garrisons for the defense of same.
December 15, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Nicholas Fish William Simmons Nicholas Fish William Simmons directs Nicholas Fish to pay George Fleming at West Point.
November 28, 1794 Pay matters at West Point George Fleming Joseph Howell Cover letter transmitting pay vouchers of the West Point garrison. Notifies Howell that he has requested 6,000 dollars from the Secretary of War for contingent expenses of the West Point garrison. Cited in Fleming to Howell, 01/03/1795.