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December 12, 1798 Payment for fortifications erecting at Whetstone Point Robert Gilmor James McHenry Gilmer advises McHenry that he has drawn $4000 in favor or George Sears on account of the fortifications erecting at Whetstone Point.
November 6, 1799 Payment to George Sears for fortifications at Whetstone Point, Baltimore Robert Gilmor James McHenry Payment to George Sears $2500 for use of fortifications at Whetstone Point Baltimore.
December 6, 1796 Pay of Lieutenant Guimpie's Men at Whetstone Point, Baltimore Maryland William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $71 is due the men under the command of Lieutenant Joseph Guimpie at Whetstone Point, Baltimore Maryland being their pay for November 1796.
November 13, 1798 Price of Land for Whetstone Point [Fort McHenry] Fortifications Robert Gilmor James McHenry States that the Baltimore Naval Committee has purchased the land for fortifications at Whetstone Point for $6,600, and that work is proceeding apace; requests $8,000 from the government for various expenses.
September 5, 1797 Certification of payments due; pay of detachment at Whetstone Point William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $257.02 is due a detachment of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at Fort Whetstone Point under the command of Lt. Samuel Dyson, being his and their pay for August 1797.
April 5, 1797 Pay of Lieutenant Joseph Guimpie and the men under his command at Whetstone Point, Baltimore, Maryland William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $488 is due Lieutenant Joseph Guimpie and the men under his command at Whetstone Point, Baltimore, Maryland being his and their pay for February and March 1797.
December 12, 1798 Payment for fortifications erecting at Whetstone Point Robert Gilmor James McHenry Gilmer requests that McHenry pay $4000 to George Sears and charge to account of fortifications at Whetstone Point at Baltimore.
November 7, 1796 Additional Articles Needed at Whetstone Point Joseph Guimpe Samuel Hodgdon Guimpe confirms that he has received by stagecoach--William Lindsey, Master--a [shipment] marked "US" with public stores that conform to the invoice. Two of the sergeant's coats are much coarser than the other two and it would still be good to get feathers for the helmets and cockades. Since the Sergeant has never received a sword, a few swords should also be sent.
November 23, 1796 Deducting Clothing Expenses from Ragged Soldiers' Pay J. Grimke Samuel Hodgdon Since some of the soldiers at Whetstone Point have nothing but ragged clothing, Grimke wants to know if they could be furnished new unform clothing while having the cost deducted from their pay. He wants a specification of the actual price of uniforms so he can deduct the proper amount.
August 5, 1797 Certification of payment; detachment Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that payment is due a detachment of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Whetstone Point.
July 7, 1798 Notification of Major Tousard's Instructions to Lay Out Defenses at Whetstone Point, Baltimore James McHenry Alexis De Layrets McHenry notifies this temporary engineer at Baltimore that Major Tousard has been instructed to inspect the fortifications at Whetstone Point and make plans for their improvement. These plans are to take into account the defense of both the city and the fort itself against direct attack, as well as the fact that the scarce funds allotted for the fort must include the purchase of additional land.
July 7, 1798 Instructions for Survey of Defenses at Whetstone Point, Baltimore [Fort McHenry] James McHenry Lewis Tousard Instructions for the planning of defenses at Whetstone Point, Baltimore. Key considerations: defense of the city, defense of the fort from both land and sea attack, and the limited budget of $20,000, out of which land for the fort must be purchased. McHenry hopes the citizens of Baltimore might contribute additional funds, but cannot anticipate such an occurrence.
January 9, 1798 Certification of payments; detachment at Whetstone Point, Baltimore Maryland William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $295.19 is due Capt. Staats Morris, Lieutenant Samuel T. Dyson, and the Detachment of Artillerists and Engineers under the command of Captain Staats Morris stationed at Fort Whetstone Point, being his and their pay for December 1797.
June 8, 1799 Refers to Potential Powder Embezzlement at Whetstone Point Garrison Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Refers to store of barrels of powder on hand at the Whetstone Point Garrison near Baltimore with a miscalculation on the certificate. Contractor David Zoe could not ascertain the exact quantity, fearing that a large quantity had been embezzled by the keeper of the magazine. There should be sufficient quantity for present use. Hodgdon added a postscript that no powder has since been forwarded to...
November 6, 1799 Payment to William Bingham for fortifications Whetstone Point, Baltimore Robert Gilmor James McHenry Payment to William Bingham for $2400 for fortifications at Whetstone Point in Baltimore
April 5, 1797 Pay of Lt. Guimpie's men William Simmons John Kilty Advises Kilty that he will receive money from the Treasurer of the U. S. that he is to transfer to Lieutenant Joseph Guimpie at Whetstone Point for the pay of Giumpie and his men
March 21, 1794 Report on condition of cannon at Baltimore Ports George P Keeports [not available] Report written and signed by George P. Keeports reporting on the condition of the cannons at Fort Whetstone Point and Fells Point. The cannons are without carriages, are covered with dirt and water, and are rusty.
March 10, 1797 Credit to Robeson's account William Simmons Jonathan Robeson Acknowledges receipt of a receipt roll of the men formerly under Robeson's command at Whetstone Point that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office.
August 5, 1797 Certification of Payments Due; Pay of the Detachment at Fort Whetstone William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $238.73 is due a Detachment of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at Fort Whetstone Point, being the pay of Lt. Samuel Dyson and the non-commissioned officers and privates of the detachment for July 1797.
July 12, 1796 Pay for Lt. Jonathan Robeson and his men Peter Hagner John Kilty Directs Kilty to pay Lt. Jonathan Robeson the money for the pay of Robeson and his men at Whetstone Point.
February 8, 1798 Certification of payments; pay of detachment at Whetstone Point, Baltimore Maryland William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $332.93 is due a detachment of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Whetstone Point under the command of Captain Staats Morris, being the pay of himself, Lieutenants Samuel Dyson and Philip Landais, and the non-commissioned officers and privates, for January 1798.
May 8, 1798 Certification of payments; detachment at Fort Whetstone Point, Baltimore William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $359.52 is due a detachment of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Whetstone Point under the command of Captain Staats Morris, being the pay of himself, Lieutenants Samuel Dyson and Philip Landais, and the non-commissioned officers and privates, for April 1798
March 16, 1795 Enclosed Receipt for 11 Months Pay of David Whetstone William Lewis Joseph Howell Enclosed David Whetstone's receipts for 11 months pay. Hoped that once Howell received the receipts, Lewis would be credited for Whetstone's pay. Reminded Howell that Whetstone was brought into the service as a waiter.
January 9, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with John Kilty William Simmons John Kilty William Simmons directs John Kilty to pay Capt. Morris at Fort Whetstone Point.
July 7, 1797 Pay of Captain Staats Morris and detachment of Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Whetstone Point, Baltimore, Maryland William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $195 is due Captain Staats Morris, Lieutenant Samuel T. Dyson, and the Detachment of Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Whetstone Point, Baltimore, Maryland, being his and their pay for June 1797.