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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 13, 1795 Account of Lieutenant Johns William Simmons Henry Johns Informs Lieutenant Johns of the Newcastle militia that he stands charged on the books of the War Accountant's Office for 146 dollars.
October 10, 1798 $500 Drawn in Favor of Thomas Johns Montgomery & Newbold Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a draft for $500 in favor of Thomas Johns which Hodgdon is asked to accept and return by post.
December 30, 1795 Receipt rolls received William Simmons Jacob Slough Informs Kensey Johns that the receipt rolls he made to the detachment of militia commanded by Capt. John Stockton has been received.
March 25, 1800 Memorial of John Torrey, Canadian Refugee John Torrey [not available] Torrey is a native of Boston who was in St. John's and Montreal. Recounts his service to the American troops after they captured St. Johns. Requests compensation for money spent and disbursed on behalf of the troops as well as for losses sustained.
April 28, 1800 Certification of payment; Daniel Wheaton Contractor, North Carolina, for rations, quartermaster and hospital stores supplied garrison at Fort Johns[t]on William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $855.05 to Daniel Wheaton Contractor, North Carolina, for rations, quartermaster and hospital stores supplied garrison at Fort Johns[t]on, payable to Robert Ball, attorney.
April 11, 1786 Claims of Brigadier General John Stark John Pierce Board of Commissioners Fragment of a draft letter (first two pages only). Probably addressed to the Board of Treasury. Discusses his determinations regarding the claims of Brigadier General John Stark for compensation for expenses incurred during his service in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.
May 4, 1798 Assignment and Power of Attorney Denis McCarty William Leary Document certifying the service of Denis McCarty, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
November 9, 1799 Request for Aid John Paskel Thomas Rice Request for assistance offered to refugees of Canada and Nova Scotia. Cited patriotism and support for American cause against Great Britain in Revolution.
September 17, 1794 Sober, Industrious, & Active Men Joseph Eastburn Samuel Hodgdon If more artificers are wanted, Eastburn recommends two Johns, Langdon and Barras, who are known to be sober, industrious, and active men.
June 14, 1793 Detention of Indians and Local Activity of the Spaniards James Seagrove Henry Knox Seagrove reports to Knox that he has detained some Indians on suspicion of mischief. One cut his throat; actions were his own, as he kept his intentions from his fellow prisoners. Indians being treated well and humanely. Is concerned about what the Georgia citizens will do to the Indians if released. Spirit of the people is one of violence against any leniency toward the Indians. Some of the...
1798 Candidates for Army Appointments from Delaware Alexander Hamilton [not available] Extensive list of men reviewed for appointments to army officer positions. Prior military service, professions, and character reviewed.
November 5, 1796 Captain James Bruff report from Fort Niagara James Bruff William Simmons Discussed his muster roll and shifts of detachments at Fort Niagara. Mentioned returned deserters and musicians. Enlistments due to expire soon. Discussed problem of soldiers deserting to Canada and enlisting in the British Army. Bruff was mortified that his men deserted, but noted that desertion is not from lax discipline; rather it was because of a desire for change, and incentives such as 200...
August 1790 Minutes taken from General McGillivray respecting the Creeks Henry Knox [not available] Document, minutes taken from McGillivray re Creek nation; discusses Indians and Indian warfare; alludes to Queen Anne's War, War of Spanish Succession; alludes to King William's War, War of the League of Augsburg.
May 27, 1794 British military activity Samuel Ogden Henry Knox Samuel Ogden writes Secretary Knox, discussing the dispute with England over western boundaries. Also describes the military activity of Britain in the United States and Canada, focusing on New York, Pennsylvania, and Ontario.
February 13, 1799 Statement of Facts Relative to the Georgia Militia Constant Freeman William Simmons Freeman clarifies the situation regarding the Georgia militia and the US Army beginning in 1793. Freeman asserts that he was never properly informed the total number of militia active in the state, and determined that those not mustered were unauthorized by Congress and the Department of War, although they were activated by the Governor.
November 18, 1796 Settlements, Geography, Commerce in Maine, St. Andrews, & St. Croix Henry Knox Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Knox describes British and American settlement of St. Andrews and St. Croix, New Brunswick. The climate is temperate--healthy and favorable to agriculture. Good potential for foreign and domestic commerce with fine bays and harbors and a good supply of fish. Commerce between British and Americans is not great. French privateers have captured many vessels. A custom house on one island mans...
[not available] Memorial on State of Refugee Benjamin Thompson James McHenry Official document describing history of Thompson, a refugee from Canada and originally born in Boston, who supported and promoted the American cause in Canada during the American Revolution. Seeks relief as he is currently destitute.
December 20, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with William Day William Simmons William Day William Simmons confirms receipt of pay rolls sent by William Day.
November 9, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with William Darke William Simmons General William Darke William Simmons asks William Darke to submit his vouchers by mail.
January 12, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with William Spencer William Simmons William Spencer William Simmons informs William Spencer that his letter to Mr. Gale has been forwarded.
March 2, 1797 William Allen's Pay William Simmons Cornelius Lyman Simmons informs Lyman that $24 has been provided for William Allen's pay which will be transmitted to William Lyman who is responsible for returning Allen's receipt for that sum.
November 2, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with William Polk William Simmons William Polk William Simmons forwards sundry letters to William Polk. Simmons asks Polk to furnish the necessary addresses.
November 2, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with William Winston William Simmons William Winston William Simmons informs William Winston that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
November 2, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with William Faulkner William Simmons William Faulkner William Simmons informs William Faulkner that failure to settle his account with haste will result in placing his name among the delinquents.
March 2, 1797 Pay for William Allen William Simmons Cornelius Lyman Informs Captain Lyman that William Allen's pay has been sent to Lyman's brother, William Lyman.