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March 21, 1797 Settling Sundry Accounts David Rann William Simmons The monies for which Abraham Hunt and Elias B. Dayton still stand charged on Simmons' books have been fully accounted for in settlements made at the Treasury. John Hopkins remains charged on the books of the Treasury but all three accounts should be closed on the books of Simmons' office.
September 24, 1798 Letter from the comptroller on John Wilkins Jr accounts from the Treasury books John Steele William Simmons Steele informs Simmons that accounts of John Wilkins Jr. Quarter Master General have been closed on the books of the Treasury with a credit.
October 17, 1799 Accounts of Samuel Lewis James McHenry William Simmons McHenry has received a note from the Comptroller of the Treasury informing him that the accounts of Samuel Lewis on the books of the Treasury are settled and there is a balance due from him that will be transferred to the books of the Accountant [Simmons].
May 2, 1800 Transferred Accounts John Steele William Simmons The accounts listed have been closed on the books of the Treasury and should be transferred to the accounts in Simmons' office.
November 16, 1795 Confirms receipt of certificate William Simmons Comptroller of the Treasury Acknowledges the receipt of a letter from the Comptroller of the Treasury enclosing a certificate from the Register of the Treasury.
January 23, 1797 Settlement of Captain Heth's account William Simmons John Steele Requests a transfer of one thousand dollars from the Treasury account books to the books of the War Office for the settlement of the account of Captain John Heth for conducting Indians to Philadelphia. Cited in Steele to Simmons, 01/26/1797.
March 7, 1796 Requests Payment to Close Account with the Comptroller at the Treasury Department John Davis Samuel Hodgdon As past Quartermaster General, Hodgdon was responsible for a balance due from the late comptroller of the Treasury. Requests payment to the Secretary of the Treasury in order to close account in public books.
November 15, 1800 Simmons Requesting Ellis' Compliance to Avoid Reporting to the Comptroller of the Treasury William Simmons Solomon Ellis Simmons' letter of March 17th requested that Ellis forward his accounts to exonerate himself on Simmons' books, but Simmons has not received a reply. Simmons repeats the necessity of Ellis' immediate compliance, otherwise Simmons will be forced to report Ellis to the Comptroller of the Treasury.
March 14, 1799 Account of Francis Mentges John Steele William Simmons The account of Francis Mentges, agent for erecting fortications on Mud Island in the Delaware River, has been closed on the books of the Treasury with a balance of $4,494.11 due him. Simmons should credit Mentges with that amount on the books of his office.
February 24, 1796 Credit for Samuel Hodgdon Jonathan Davis William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon has received credit on the books of the Treasury for the sum of $1,200 paid by him to Elias Laugham for the purpose of transferring that sum to his debit on the books of Simmons' office.
November 27, 1799 Closed Accounts John Steele William Simmons Treasury Comptroller Steele transmits accounts that have been closed on the books of the Treasury but should be debited for the specified sums on the books of Simmons. The accounts belong to: John Chisholm, Henry Glenn, John Habersham, John Jacob Faesch & Co., Gen. Henry Lee, Tobias Lear, and Anderson Warfield.
January 30, 1799 Delinquent Accounts John Steele William Simmons Simmons is expected to urge all persons accountable on the books of his department to settle their accounts promptly. When balances are withheld improperly by officers, it is Simmons' duty to represent their conduct to the Secretary of War. Suits cannot be instituted, however, without the direction of the Comptroller of the Treasury.
May 13, 1799 Remarks on the closing of David Henley's accounts. John Steele William Simmons Henley's account has been closed on the books of Treasury, agreeable to the certificate of the Register. Remarks enclosed point out a deficiency in vouchers.
April 24, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Samuel Vincent Simmons points out accounting errors on the books of Samuel Vincent.
January 5, 1798 Request for Attention to Accounts on the Treasury Books John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Power of attorney executed and forwarded. Request for attention to accounts, with details.
July 3, 1799 Closed Accounts David Rann William Simmons Rann lists six accounts that have been closed on the books of the Treasury. Simmons is required to debit these men on his books as may be necessary. They are: Thomas Atkinson, James Baker, John Bray, Godlove Heiskill, Alexander Humphreys, and James Little. William Westwood should have his account credited for $1014.50
July 17, 1799 Closed Accounts David Rann William Simmons Rann lists three accounts that will be closed on the books of the Treasury but Simmons is required to debit these accounts on his own books as may be appropriate. The three accounts belong to: John Bass, William Fulcher, and Isaac Miller.
October 25, 1799 Account of Samuel Lewis John Steele William Simmons On the books of the Treasury Samuel Lewis, as agent for paying arrears of clothing to discharged soldiers, has been closed with a balance of $273.72 for which he stood charged. Since this balance will be shown on Simmons' books, Steele requests that such entries be made for the purpose of holding the agent accountable.
February 2, 1801 House of Representatives Resolution Regarding Loss of Papers and Official Books to Fire John H. Oswald [not available] Requests information from Dept of War and Treasury regarding destruction of documents and how to settle accounts whose records were lost.
April 16, 1798 Major Hamtramck's Debit John Steele Joseph Nourse Major Hamtramck stands debited on the books of the Treasury for $250 advanced to him by Arthur St. Clair. Steele has transferred this debit to the books of the Accountant of the War Department so Hamtramck's account should be resolved by him with that office. Nouse is asked to close Hamtramck's account with suitable entries and to furnish Steele with a certificate so that the sum may be placed to...
June 3, 1799 Closed Accounts John Steele William Simmons Steele informs Simmons of three accounts that have been closed on the books of the Treasury. Simmons is required to hold the parties accountable on his own books as may be appropriate. The accounts belong to the following agents responsible for erecting fortifications near Charleston: William Crafts, Daniel DeSaussure, and Henry William DeSaussure.
January 12, 1797 Edward Carrington's account William Simmons Edward Carrington Notifies Carrington that his account with the War Department as agent for military supplies is debited the sum on the books of the Treasury until the accounts of the Militia Army are placed under examination.
May 4, 1790 Regarding the account of William Blount Nicholas Eveleigh Joseph Howell The Comptroller of the Treasury informs the Commissioner of Army Accounts that William Blount - Deputy Paymaster General of the State of North Carolina - stands charged on the books of the Treasury for $1,104,000, of which $150,000 were remitted to him under Joseph Carleton, Paymaster of the Board of War and Ordnance.
February 21, 1799 Accounts of Robert Forsythe John Steele William Simmons The Auditor of the Treasury has reported a balance due Robert Forsythe , late Deputy Commissary General of purchases in Virginia. Before payment is authorized, Simmons should examine his books to determine whether Forsythe stands charged with any advances which may been made to him.
May 25, 1797 Balance due to Joseph Whipple William Simmons John Steele Notifies Steele that a balance is due to Joseph Whipple as agent for mounting cannon at Portsmouth, New Hampshire and that the amount should be credited to him on the books of the Treasury Department.