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April 7, 1798 Certification of payments; salary of Elias Langham William Simmons James McHenry Payment to Elias Langham, superintendent public stores, Shepherds Town Virginia [now West Virginia], sum of $120.
February 28, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Elias Langham Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification that $1688.01 is due Elias Langham, military storekeeper at Shepherdstown Virginia [now West Virginia], being the amount of the expenditures related to the contingent expenses of the Military Store Department and his compensation from July 1796 through December 1797.
February 22, 1799 Certification of payments; Elias Langham, military storekeeper for disbursements made in Military Store Department, Shepherds Town Virginia William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; Elias Langham, military storekeeper for disbursements made in Military Store Department, Shepherds Town Virginia [West Virginia].
January 28, 1799 Certification of payments; Charles and William Lotty for iron and steel purchased for use of public works Harpersí Ferry William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $385 to Charles and William Lotty for iron and steel purchased for use of public works Harpersí Ferry, Virginia [now West Virginia].
June 24, 1800 Purchase and deposit of supplies for armory at Harper's Ferry, Virginia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase and deposit of supplies for armory at Harper's Ferry, Virginia [West Virginia].
August 28, 1794 Cavalry Requests from Virginia John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon [Partly illegible] The number of cavalry requests from Virginia are three hundred.
July 15, 1791 Status of Offensive Troops Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Troops will rendezvous at Fort Washington for offensive action North-West of the Ohio River. Requests input from Randolf to increase efficiency of calling up troops from Virginia.
July 17, 1795 Pay of Isaac Edington, Scout on the frontiers of Ohio County, State of Virginia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $35.83 is due Isaac Edington being his pay as a Scout on the frontiers of Ohio County, State of Virginia from January 11th to April 29th 1793.
June 11, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Lieutenant Willson William Simmons William Wilson William Simmons informs Lieutenant Willson that Edward Carrington has been remitted funds for his pay.
April 8, 1800 Account of Charges to John Mackey William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Account of charges to John Mackey made at armory at Harper's Ferry Virginia [West Virginia].
May 9, 1800 Certification of payment; General Henry Lee for iron ore, Berkley County Virginia William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $15,269.68 General Henry Lee for iron ore, Berkley County Virginia [now WV], for use of United States.
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.
May 16, 1793 Equipping Lieutenant Glenn's Recruits John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to forward by the most speedy and certain conveyance to Shepherd's Town in Virginia, forty suits of rifle clothing, forty knapsacks, and six tents for Lieutenant James Glenn's recruits. He is ordered to march to Pittsburgh.
April 8, 1800 Notification of Updated Entries William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Settlement of account of John Mackey, Pay Master at Armoury of Harper's Ferry, Virginia. Mackey received credit on the books of the Office, Simmons requested Hodgdon update the entries on his books.
May 6, 1800 Asks about the Possibility of Purchasing Potts & Lee property in Harper's Ferry Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Refers to purchase of property from Potts and Lee near Harper's Ferry.
April 26, 1794 Movements of troops to Pittsburg John Stagg Isaac Craig Reports that recruits preparing to march for Pittsburg to descend Ohio River for Fort Washington. Ensign McClean marches from Philadelphia to Carlisle. A Captain and 40 men are ordered from West Point to New Brunswick, New Jersey. Mentions recruits in Virginia under Captain Heth also ordered to Pittsburg.
August 8, 1794 Whiskey for the army Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue states that in light of the Whiskey Rebellion, there is now little probability that the military may obtain a timely supply for 1795 of whiskey lawfully distilled in western Pennsylvania. There is also a possibility that the same cause may prevent a supply of whiskey from Kentucky and western Virginia. Urges that it is a matter of importance that eventual...
July 29, 1800 Discharge of Edward Pearson for infirmity Jonathan Cass War Department With regard to Edward Pearson, he is too old and inform to perform duty as a soldier, particularly on frontier. Asks therefore that he be permitted to report the War Office. He has served in the late revolutionary war.
September 8, 1795 Account of Elias Langham, Superintendent of Public Stores at Shepherd's Town Virginia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $56.95 is due Elias Langham, Superintendent of Public Stores at Shepherd's Town Virginia [now WV], for the balance of his expenditures from December 24th 1794 and his pay from December 25th 1794 through August 1795.
March 20, 1800 Request for Letter by Simmons William Simmons John Mackey Simmons noted that Mackey's letter with enclosures arrived and that Mackey would shortly follow to settle his accounts. Simmons requested Mackey bring the letter sent by Simmons to Mackey.
March 11, 1800 Recommends Harper's Ferry as Location for National Cannon Foundry Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Responds to inquiry about site for a cannon foundry. Suggests Harper's Ferry as the most central location. Hopes to add his name to the recommendation forwarded to the President.
June 30, 1800 Refers to Agreement between McHenry and Potts & Lee Benjamin Stoddert Samuel Dexter Refers to property of Lee & Potts, although the contract was made with James McHenry. Requests examination of report, although McHenry relied on verbal communication more than written.
August 10, 1792 Regarding preparations and troop readiness Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Mentions the council at Au Glaize and Indians. Notes that recruits will not be assembled in sufficient numbers, nor sufficiently disciplined according to the nature of warfare in which it is to be led. Discusses arrival of articles and provisions and asks Wayne to direct Major Craig to be punctual in notifying when stores are delivered. Mentions contractors of clothing have not furnished the...
November 19, 1800 Certification of payment; Lieutenant John Walbach, United States Cavalry, for himself and servant while in New York and Shepherdstown, Virginia William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; Lieutenant and Adjutant John Walbach, United States Cavalry, for himself and servant while in New York and Shepherdstown, Virginia [now WV].
May 13, 1800 Illness of the Troops, Etc. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Alexander Hamilton Pinckney observes that since he has removed the troops near Harpers Ferry to the camp on the high ground their illness has considerably decreased. In the 8th and 9th Regiments there have been 14 deaths, yet reports say that more than that number have been lost daily.