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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 25, 1791 Abstract of pay and rations Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstract of pay and rations for the men employed as scouts in Lincoln County, Kentucky. The individuals will be paid in Virginia currency (denominated in pounds, not dollars). This is curious given the Constitution's ban on bills of credit emitted by the states.
November 2, 1786 Currency issues John Pierce Board of Treasury Letter to the Board of Treasury regarding various currency issues.
August 21, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Unknown Recipient Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army. Mentions money and accounts in Maryland, South Carolina, and Virginia.
January 30, 1798 Contract price of rations at sundry places as ascertained from Treasury Department William Simmons Nathan Jones Simmons requests that Nathan Jones find out the contract price for rations in previous year at Fort Washington, Detroit, New Brunswick New Jersey, Windsor Vermont, Elizabeth Town, New Jersey, Lorimier's.
[not available] [Pay Roll of Scouts and Spies, 1790-1792] Joseph Howell [not available] Howell certified pay due scouts and spies, to be paid in Virginia currency.
January 2, 1794 Employment in the Gun Business John Legg Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Perkins published in the Virginia Herald an advertisement for men skilled in the gun business to be employed in New London. He left thirty dollars with Legg to employ as many workmen as he could. Legg asks Hodgdon to provide the necessary money to carry the advertisement into effect. So far only two men have been engaged.
June 15, 1784 Securing of debt and land transactions Elbridge Gerry Unknown Recipient Discusses the securing of debt and land transactions involving the "Virginia lands," probably in the Ohio territory.
January 19, 1794 Accounts of Jacob Mellet, contractor Richard Harrison Joseph Howell Discusses accounts of Jacob Mellet, contractor at Richmond Virginia. Howell notes that payments should have been made by Captain Heth himself, as they belong to the contingencies of recruiting service.
March 12, 1787 Information of Axe Delivery William Price Henry Knox Per Knox's instructions, Price contracted with Morrow for 128 new axes. Morrow has completed the work and is owed 61 pounds 5 shillings New York currency.
August 21, 1786 Sum of funds in the office John Pierce Board of Treasury Reports the sum amount in his possession to the Board of Treasury, totaling over half a million dollars. Pierce divides the sum up between continental dollars and paper money from Virginia, South Carolina, and Maryland.
January 4, 1790 Receipt of James Wilkinson. James Wilkinson William Clark Wilkinson acknowledges receipt of the sum of sixty-two pounds [currency] seven shillings from William Clark, being the amount due to John Griswald by said Clark.
July 30, 1796 Rental of Corlaer's Hook James McHenry Foreman Cheeseman Due to Mr. Fox's sudden departure from New York for Boston, McHenry requested Cheeseman secure Corlaer's hook for a monthly rent not to exceed 270 pounds New York currency. Also discussed securing timber.
September 4, 1793 Accounts of Joseph Ellicott Joseph Elliot William Simmons Lists accounts kept by Joseph Ellicott, surveyor.
February 7, 1794 Unpaid Debts Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Ledger of accounts unpaid by Oneida Indian Chief, Peter Otsiquette, deceased. Money amount recorded in "York currency."
November 23, 1791 Arrangements for Overalls Robert Barr Samuel Hodgdon Requesting a pair of overalls. Makes arrangements to deliver item and pay for them before Colonel Darke departs.
June 23, 1794 Purchase of Indian Supplies Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Tench Coxe of the Revenue Office informs the Treasury Secretary that the purchase of Indian supplies made by N. Hoffman & Co. for distribution by General Israel Chapin amounts to approximately 680 British pounds in New York currency, i.e. bank notes.
February 25, 1784 Estimate of payment to several posts in Virginia for supplies and services Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the balances due from Military stores Superintendent at the several posts in Virginia for supplies furnished and services performed for accounts on hand up to the 1st of january 1784
September 9, 1788 Money for recruiting service, appointments, and rank disputes Peter Muhlenberg Josiah Harmar Discusses issue of paper currency relative to money allocated for recruiting service. Board has appointed R. Allison Surgeon Mate to J.F. Carmichael of Harmar's Regiment. Discusses disputes of rank between Zeigler and Ferguson.
December 26, 1796 Purchases by Byers, Need for Regular Inventories James McHenry James Byers McHenry discusses the pricing of goods, profits, and the need for conducting regular inventories of the factories, stating their value and deducting therefrom all expenses of the year.
January 14, 1790 Reply by Congress to President Washington Congress of the United States George Washington Congress refers to accession of North Carolina to the constitution, agrees that one of most effectual means of preserving peace is to prepare for war, and because of this support Washington's proposals for strengthening military, with a due regard for economy. The speech then goes on to support Washington's proposals for uniformity of currency and a uniform rule for naturalization. They also...
March 19, 1792 Bags & Other Articles Forwarded John Moylan Samuel Hodgdon Moylan expresses surprise at Hodgdon's inquiry regarding bags and other articles that he forwarded to Col.Boone. He has the account receipt for same which he had heard Boone had paid. He has written Boone who should communicate to Hodgdon necessary information to correct this mistake. If they are still at Limestone, Moylan has directed him to forward them to Hodgdon immediately.
April 18, 1795 Specie due the Virginia Line William Simmons Richard Harrison Transmits the estimate of specie due the Virginia Line for the year of 1783.
March 14, 1796 Pay of Virginia Militia and Scouts William Simmons Robert Brooke Discusses the account and vouchers submitted to the War Office by the Governor of Virginia for militia pay, pay of scouts, and protection of the frontiers
November 27, 1786 Virginia State Officers John Pierce A.W. Dunscomb Writes Andrew Dunscomb that he is of the opinion that the State of Virginia has not obliged the officers to account for all the old monies received by them by the United States.
June 5, 1795 [The State of Virginia in Account Current with the United States] William Simmons [not available] Detailed accounts of Virginia chiefly consisting of pay and rations due.