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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 31, 1800 Advances on contract Samuel Dexter Robert R. Richardson Dexter declines to make advances on the contract.
October 8, 1796 Advances of pay William Simmons Thomas Holt Notifies Holt that the Secretary of War has authorized advances of his pay, which have been paid to Samuel Hodgdon, per Holt's order.
May 20, 1794 ENCLOSURE: List of Advances Caleb Swan [not available] Accompanying documents for pay due George M. Bedinger.
February 2, 1793 Advances to the Representatives of Soldiers Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Howell requests Swan's attention regarding the advances to the representatives of soldiers. For want of some arrangement in Swan's department, the thing was unavoidable but needs to be addressed.
May 28, 1798 Advances to Wagoners Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon requests an additional warrant to pay the advances to the wagoners for the delivery of their loads.
October 1, 1795 Settling with Those Who Received Advances Isaac Miller Samuel Hodgdon Miller has settled only with those who received advances and are shown on his return. Parker, Miller, Martin, and Davis have not settled. Parker and Miller have rendered an account of their advances but their accounts cannot be closed until they have settled with those to whom they have made payments. Miller has never seen Martin or Davis.
April 24, 1798 Advances to the Ship-Wrights, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon requests a warrant to enable him to pay the bills drawn on him by the Quartermaster's department and the advances of the ship-wrights gone to Pittsburgh.
July 16, 1797 Advances of Bounty Andrew Marschalk William Simmons Enclosed are receipts for advances of bounty made for the week. Marschalk has requested permission from the Secretary of War to draw more money for clothes and for their service.
May 12, 1784 Pettit's Bill and Advances of Money Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Protested bill payable to Col. Pettit, enclosed explanation to Mr. Ferguson carried by J. Lovell by ship to Charleston. Since he hasn't heard any information from "that quarter," Hodgdon must draw on B. Lincoln for advances. Lists items and types of advances. Remarked that the miller's stones were from England and of high quality and are the largest that could be procured.
February 12, 1799 Reports Accounts for Shipwrights Samuel Hodgdon Matthew Ernest Encloses receipts for advances to shipwrights. Will continue to make payments. Report to Quartermaster General.
May 25, 1798 No Further Advances to Mrs. Taylor Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig alerts Hodgdon that it would be improper to make further advances to the wife of Jonathan Taylor since he is no longer employed as superintendent of ship carpenters.
September 12, 1794 Advances to Capt. Snowden's Men Joseph Howell Jonathan Snowden Advances made to Thomas Young, John Colter, and Joshua Spencer, for a total of $69.87, must be procured by Charles Heath and returned to the Accountant's Office as early as possible.
September 16, 1794 Amount of Sundry Advances Richard Harrison Joseph Howell Samuel Hodgdon has been debited with the sum of $24,786.81 being the amount of sundry advances made to him.
October 14, 1796 Warrant for pay of troops and advances to officers William Simmons Isaac Craig Informs Craig that a warrant has been issued for the money for the pay of the troops at Pittsburg for June and July and notifies Craig that advances to officers will be made at his own risk as no payments are made by the War Department Accountant's Office until it is determined the officer has the money due to him.
September 12, 1800 Account Received William Simmons George Harrison Accounts and vouchers of late purveyor, that contain advances to Thomas Billington for clothing made for the Army received. Advances or expenditures not for a payment cannot be admitted unless specially ordered. Simmons requested documentation from proper authority who authorized the special purchase and the contract.
September 1, 1786 Regarding advances made to troops John Pierce Committee of Pay Table The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes the Committee of Pay Table regarding advances made by the United States to the troops of the Line of Connecticut.
December 10, 1800 Regarding Advances for Pistol Contract Samuel Dexter Simeon North Dexter discusses pistol account with North. Authorizes advances.
July 20, 1798 Advances to Families of Ship's Carpenters Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig requests that Samuel Hodgdon provide a statement of all advances made to the families of ship's carpenters so that final settlement can be made in a timely manner.
June 28, 1798 Warrant to Cover Accepted Bills & Advances to Wagoners Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon requests a warrant, charged to the Quartermaster General, to pay seven accepted bills and to pay advances to wagoners for transporting clothing and stores to the Army.
October 9, 1797 Receipts for Bounty Paid Recruits William Simmons Lieutenant Frederick L. Claiborne Sundry receipts for bounty paid recruits received. Several receipts taken in the name of Ensign Crutchfield, possibility they were for advances of money, Simmons warned that hereafter all advances made without express orders from the War Department will be held to Claiborne's account and he should be on his guard. Simmons requested future transmission of receipts be accompanied by a list of...
May 28, 1787 Depreciation of pay to Erasmus Gill; advances to recruiting officers Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Mr. Pierce wants to know if the depreciation of the pay of Erasmus Gill has been settled by Pennsylvania. does not find that any charges appear for advances to recruiting officers in 1776 or 1777 except for what Howell already has.
August 6, 1792 Advances for supplies in the Quartermaster Department Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Advances for supplies in the Quarter Master Department are to be made after first of next month by warrant from the Treasury.
December 24, 1794 Advances to Wagoners E. Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones discusses bills drawn upon Hodgdon by the Quartermaster General relative to advances to wagoners. Hodgdon should separate them according to individual wagoners and specify how much should be advanced to each.
April 27, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Russell Bissell Simmons confirms that the receipt of Lt. Rosecrantz has arrived and he discourages Bissell from making similar advances in the future.
April 19, 1792 Advances Made to the Militia John Hopkins Joseph Howell Hopkins has received a Treasury draft for $1300 and bank notes in the amount of $3545.53 for the purpose of reimbursing the state of Virginia for advances made to the militia. The same has been offered to the Tresurer who refuses to take them. The bank notes will be exchanged for cash and the whole paid to the Treasurer. Hopkins will be Philadelphia in May and will obtain receipts if he can...