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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 3, 1800 Recommendation for Clerk at the National Bank James McHenry George Simpson Discusses William Burton, who has served in the War Office as a clerk for several years. Because of familial concerns, Burton cannot move with the War Office from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. Burton wishes instead to be employed as a clerk at the Bank of the United States, for which position McHenry recommends him.
May 30, 1796 Concerning the salaries of office clerks William Burton James McHenry Office clerk William Burton informs McHenry that he failed to apply for an increase in salary last year because he knew nothing about the application until months later. Burton, reminding McHenry of his meritorious service, asks for a raise.
June 3, 1791 Letter Citation Richard Burton Samuel Hodgdon Cited in Burton to St. Clair, 06/22/1791.
April 30, 1793 Power of Attorney to Samuel Shannon from John Burton John Burton Samuel Shannon Power of attorney given by John Burton to Samuel Shannon regarding service rendered as soldier. Documents signed by John McCluster, Thomas Woods, and John Burton.
December 21, 1798 Responding to Captain Burton's Inquiry Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon requests a directive in response to Capt. Burton's desire to turn in the property of the United States and draw arms and accoutrements for whole.
December 14, 1799 Requests Government Employment to Remain in Philadelphia William Burton James McHenry Refers to removal of War Department office from Philadelphia, which would cause trouble for his family.
August 14, 1797 Status of James Lowry Andrew Marschalk William Simmons James Lowry claims that the last muster roll on which he was included was with a detachment at Pittsburgh for June 1796 by Col. Burton who now has a command at Fort Washington. That roll should be examined to verify Lowry's claim.
March 21, 1797 Pay $4614 to Samuel Meredith James McHenry Henry DeButts DeButts is directed to pay Samuel Meredith, Treasurer of the United States, $4614, being for four bills drawn by DeButts on the Secretary of War on account of the pay of the Army.
July 17, 1799 Pension Payment William Burton Benjamin Mifflin Regarding payment of pension.
1794 Aggregate of Compensation for Clerks in 1794. James McHenry [not available] Shows the apportionment of the compensation for eight clerks by name.
September 30, 1791 Strength of the Pack Horses, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Richard Burton Among other assurances, Hodgdon affirms that the pack horses will be up to the rigors of the approaching frontier campaign.
October 2, 1793 Pay warrant and receipt for salaries of the War Office War Department [not available] Account, War Office salaries. Pay warrant is dated 30 September and the receipt is dated 2 October 1793.
March 31, 1794 Pay warrant and receipt for salaries of the War Office War Department [not available] Document, pay warrant, dated 31 March, and pay receipt, dated 3 April, for War Office salaries.
May 15, 1799 Copy of the Register for the Ship "Nancy" Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon The purpose of the enclosed letter from Mr. Saunders to the Collector of the port of Philadelphia is to obtain a copy of the register of the ship "Nancy," Captain Burton, Master. Saunders has agreed to provide a copy of the bill of sale but the register has been mislaid so Hodgdon is asked to forward a copy.
January 3, 1794 War Office Salaries, October, November & December 1793 War Department [not available] Document, receipt documenting salaries paid in the War Office.
August 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Alexander Pope Simmons adjusts Lt. Pope's recruiting account.
September 27, 1793 Audibert discusses administrative matters with Knox Philip Audebert Henry Knox Letter, advises Knox re War Office.
November 3, 1798 Public dinner for General Pinckney Samuel Lewis Samuel Hodgdon Mentions a public dinner that was given to General Pinckney and attended by 60-70 gentlemen, at which Pinckney toasted the state of New Jersey. Also discusses accounts and the War Department's move to Philadelphia.
June 6, 1790 Discussion of Constitution & Revenue Appointment Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Letter, mentions Constitution; discusses Revenue appointment.
September 24, 1793 Audibert discusses administrative matters with Knox Philip Audebert Henry Knox Letter, Audibert advises Knox regarding War Office business.
August 5, 1797 Pensions for James and Robert Cosby Joseph Greer War Department Deposition for invalid pensions for James and Robert Cosby for wounds received in action at Ninety Six in 1775
May 14, 1800 Contract for Rations in North Carolina [not available] [not available] Copy of a contract for supplying rations in North Carolina by merchant Daniel Wheaton of New Hanover North Carolina.
July 21, 1795 Members of the Court Martial Included in Guard John Mills Thomas Jones The members of the general court martial will be included in the details for guards.
October 18, 1797 Pensions for James and Robert Cosby David Hanley William Simmons Forwarding accounts for provisions supplied to a party of Indians and cover letter for documents concerning Robert Crosby's and James Crosby's applications for an invalid pension
August 28, 1798 Appointment as Paymaster and Storekeeper for Springfield Massachusetts Secretary of War Joseph Williams Williams is appointed Paymaster and Storekeeper for the armory and magazine at Springfield, Massachusetts. The main text of the document are his instructions in that capacity.