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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 8, 1799 Regarding locations for the War Office James McHenry Timothy Pickering Talks of the advantages and disadvantages of having his office in Trenton or Philadelphia, mentioning family as an issue. Agrees with the Treasury Secretary that a date for a meeting between all officers and departments should be fixed.
August 24, 1798 The Secretary's Son Lies Dangerously Ill, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon General William Irvine Among other matters, Hodgdon notes that McHenry's eldest son is dangerously ill at Trenton and McHenry's own ill health retards the business of the War Office.
November 7, 1798 Conveyance of boxes and trunks from Trenton to Philadelphia Samuel Lewis Samuel Hodgdon Payment for conveyance of boxes and trunks from Trenton to Philadelphia. Amos Morton conveyed the boxes for $9.00. Samuel Lewis, War Office clerk, certifies that bearer has been engaged to do so. Stephen Merrill certifies goods delivered to War Office.
October 4, 1787 Requesting a visit to New York John Pierce Abner M. Dunn The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes Captain Dunn that it will be necessary for him to come to New York from Trenton as soon as possible.
February 6, 1801 Certification of payment; G. Craft, Printer, Trenton, for printing proposals in the New Jersey Gazette for supply of rations to U.S. Army William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $56.60 to G. Craft, Printer, Trenton, New Jersey for printing proposals in the New Jersey Gazette for supply of rations to U.S. Army.
August 5, 1795 Recruits to Proceed to Governors Island Peter Tallman William Simmons Tallman has received orders from the Secretary of War to proceed with his recruits to Governors Island in the harbor of New York and then return to Trenton to continue the recruiting service. The settlement of his account should be deferred until his return from New York.
May 26, 1795 Sum Due Richard Haffier William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $64.14 is due Richard Haffier for making a new Gun Carriage for a six pounder and transporting it from Trenton to Philadelphia.
December 5, 1794 James Brunson's Receipt Enclosed James Richmond Joseph Howell Enclosed receipt for payment of James Brunson who could not obtain his pay due to being with his detachment, under the command of Capt. Lyman, at Trenton.
October 29, 1794 Pay for Captain Zebulon Pike Joseph Howell Aaron Dunham Informs Aaron Dunham, Supervisor in Trenton, that the Treasurer will remit him the sum of 80 dollars for pay due to Capt. Zebulon Pike for February and March 1794.
November 1, 1798 Certification of payments; Captain Theodore Meminger, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, for expenses attending General Courts Martial at Philadelphia and Trenton William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $78.30 to Captain Theodore Meminger, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, for expenses attending General Courts Martial at Philadelphia and Trenton.
November 1, 1798 Certification of payments; Captain Maylon Ford, 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers for expenses attending a General Court Martial at Trenton William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $127.80 to Captain Maylon Ford, 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers for expenses attending a General Court Martial at Trenton.
July 16, 1795 Remitted funds for disbursement William Simmons Aaron Dunham Informs Aaron Dunham that he has been remitted funds to be disbursed as payment to Lt. Dayton and recruits at Elizabethtown.
August 23, 1799 Escaping the Fever in Philadelphia James McHenry William Simmons War Department offices are relocating temporarily to Trenton due to the yellow fever in Philadelphia. The Quartermaster General has instructions for transportation.
September 8, 1798 Court martial trial of Captain Thomas Lewis James McHenry Samuel Vance Writes to inform Vance that he has been appointed a member of the general court martial in Trenton for the trial of Capt. Thomas Lewis.
August 18, 1798 Forwarding the Arms, Accoutrements, & Clothing Samuel Hodgdon James Read Hodgdon informs Capt. Read that his arms, accoutrements, and clothing are being forwarded to him by Peter Hunt of Trenton.
April 24, 1794 Pay of Captain Howe's Detachment Joseph Howell Bezaleel Howe Since Howe's detachment will have left West Point, it will be necessary to forward their pay to Brunswick or Trenton.
July 6, 1785 Claim for pay of estate of Patrick Ambrose Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell The bearer says he is the brother of Patrick Ambrose. As administrator, applies for his pay. Says he was discharged at Trenton. Has no certificate of his pay, nor does he have any certificate delivered to Bowen and Beatty. Turns over adjustment of claim to Howell.
November 2, 1798 Certification of payments; Captain Samuel Vance, 3d Regiment of Infantry, for expenses in attending General Court martial at Trenton William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $130.35 to Captain Samuel Vance, 3d Regiment of Infantry, balance of expenses in attending General Court martial at Trenton, New Jersey.
November 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons forwards to the Secretary at War the accounts reflecting the expenses associated with relocating the Accountant's Office from Philadelphia to Trenton due to the outbreak of Yellow Fever.
November 2, 1798 Sundry Supply Matters, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig In addition to discussing sundry supply matters, Hodgdon mentions the return of the public business from Trenton to Philadelphia because the sickness in the latter city seems to have abated.
October 29, 1798 Unqualified Hands Running War Department Alexander Hamilton George Washington Ill health in family has kept Washington from answering letter. He planned to travel to Trenton to visit the Secretary and assist in any way possible. Noted, "the War Department cannot prosper in the present very well disposed but very unqualified hands. P.S. General Pinckney satisfied with military arrangements.
November 1, 1798 Certification of payments; Captain Walter Livingston Cochran, 2d Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers, for expenses attending a General Court Martial at Trenton, New Jersey William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $67 to Captain Walter Livingston Cochran, 2d Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers, for expenses attending a General Court Martial at Trenton, New Jersey.
September 3, 1798 Deter Bad People from Plunder Montgomery & Newbold Samuel Hodgdon They have heard that Hodgdon stayed in Philadelphia rather than removing to Trenton. They hope that staying in town will not subject him to the fatal fever and that he and others will be favored with health so as to support the city police and deter bad people from plundering.
August 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Jacob Rivardi Fever in Philadelphia causes the Accountant's Office to relocate to Trenton. Simmons informs Rivardi that his accounts were forwarded to the Paymaster General.
November 1, 1798 Certification of payments; Lieutenant John McClallin, 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers, for expenses attending a General Court Martial at Trenton, New Jersey William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $55 to Lieutenant John McClallin, 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers, for expenses attending a General Court Martial at Trenton, New Jersey.