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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 16, 1791 Pay of Pensions Unknown Author Henry Knox Discussed advertisement in public papers of payment of pensions by Loan Office.
June 11, 1798 Loan of cannon for frigate Constitution Henry Jackson James McHenry Letter, informs loan of light cannon for Frigate Constitution.
May 29, 1798 Request for Loan of Cannons from Mass. James McHenry [not available] Sec of War requests a loan of cannons from Mass. for the use on the ship Constitution. McHenry promised the cannons would be returned or those of equal value procured for the the defense of Boston Harbor.
June 12, 1799 Regarding an unpaid loan John Caldwell William Small Complains that he has not yet received a repayment for a twenty dollar loan, despite being promised repayment within fourteen days.
August 26, 1789 Request for Loan Henry Knox President, Directors, & Company of Bank of New York Immediate loan for Indian Commissioners to negotiate treaties.
October 15, 1796 Loan Paid to Major Roberts John Habersham William Simmons Major Roberts has requested a loan of $100; Haberham encloses an order on Simmons in Habersham's favor for that amount.
October 4, 1798 Enclosed Engagement for the Loan of Cannons James McHenry Timothy Pickering Enclosed Official Document that stipulates the loan of cannons from ship Foudroyant, currently in Halifax Nova Scotia. Loan proposed by British Envoy Mr. Liston, and given by Prince Edward and Minister Plenepotentiary.
May 5, 1786 Receipt of Loan Office Certificates John Pierce John Winslow Acknowledges receipt of loan office certificates. Mentions a note he expects Mr. Mercier to receive from Canada.
February 20, 1791 Pay of Pensions Unknown Author Henry Knox Assurances of pursuing additional information if problems arise with the payment of pensions.
July 27, 1791 Need for Arms and Ammunition Henry Knox David Shepard Ohio County required arms and ammunition. Ordered delivery of necessary supplies with loan from U.S. Will notify Governor of Virginia of action.
May 15, 1795 Forwarded Account of Secretary of War John Neufville William Simmons Accounts settled.
May 2, 1787 Regarding loan of Alexander Fowler Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Mentions certificate in favor of Alexander Fowler signed by John Pierce, offered for a loan. Nicholson postpones loan until he hears from Howell respected debt and whether this is the same Fowler late auditor of army accounts.
April 11, 1787 Congress Has Disbanded Troops; Soldiers' Pay Problems; Replacing Troops Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Says that Congress has disbanded "the troops," because it was unable to pay them. Believes that the pay due to Connecticut troops is around $2000, asks for Wadsworth's help in seeing they are paid once the Connecticut loan office comes through. Notes that 2 companies of artillerists are due to replace the troops now at Springfield [Armory?]; discusses another case of one unit's relief by...
June 23, 1791 Notification of Return Payment to Pensioners Unknown Author Henry Knox Pensioners paid, notification of daily applications for arrears owed pensioners.
April 29, 1800 Letter to the Secretary at War Hugh Williamson James McHenry Largely illegible letter to the Secretary at War concerning a proposed loan among other matters.
October 16, 1787 Joseph Howell sends a circular letter to the loan officers of ten states Joseph Howell Thomas Smith Joseph Howell sends a continuation of the register of certificates to the loan officers of Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Delaware, Virginia, South Carolina, and Georgia.
July 5, 1794 Regarding sale of Virginia warrants Elbridge Gerry Samuel Hodgdon Discusses various financial issues and the sale of Virginia warrants.
March 19, 1791 Verification of Pensioner Unknown Author Henry Knox Request to verify Henry Lucas as pensioner to receive money. Name currently not on List of Pensioners issued by government.
August 30, 1798 A Loan of Three or Four Hundred Dollars James Bayer Samuel Hodgdon Bayer requests a loan of three or four hundred dollars to make up for the business that has been lost due to his wife's affliction with the prevailing disorder.
July 7, 1794 Delivery of Supplies Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Per request of Governor Mifflin, loan of military supplies for defense of frontier.
January 25, 1785 Regarding receipt of loan certificates Elbridge Gerry Samuel Hodgdon Elbridge Gerry sends a short note to Samuel Hodgdon regarding the receipt of loan certificates.
May 31, 1793 Requests Loan of $6 to Pay Rent, to be Remitted from his Account James Boyer Samuel Hodgdon Apologizes for writing yet again. His landlord is in town, demanding payment, or he will lose his personal items. Requests a loan for $6, which can be deducted when his account is settled.
September 13, 1789 Payment to Samuel Meredith for Loan to Secretary of War Alexander Hamilton [not available] Pay to Samuel Meredith, Treasurer of United States, $20,000, a loan to Secretary of War in pursuance of appropriation made by Act of Congress 20 August 1789.
May 30, 1798 Letter from the War Office to the Governor of Massachusetts requesting cannon to outfit USS Constitution James McHenry [not available] With preparations for war with France underway, Captain Nicholson, commander of USS Constitution has examined cannons and desires they be used for ship use. They are improper cannons for fortification and harbor defense anyway. By direction of President of United States John Adams, in order to arm the frigate Constitution, the War Office requests a loan of 14 or 16 cannon [eighteen pounders] from...
July 29, 1799 Forwarding Request of Northampton, Massachusetts Militia for Loan of Cannon John Adams James McHenry Forwards request of the officers of a company of [militia] artillerymen from Northampton, Massachusetts for the loan of two brass cannon from the armory at Springfield, Massachusetts.