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August 27, 1792 Account against the United States Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Encloses account against the United States to include public stores to be shipped to West Point, New York, with exception of cannon, which will be left at Newport, Rhode Island.
August 12, 1787 Regarding Examination of Military Stores in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses examination of military stores.
December 4, 1787 Regarding Pay Claim for Examination of Military Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses claim against U.S. for services rendered in examining public stores.
December 1790 Discussion of Transport of Military Stores to West Point Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses transport of public stores to West Point.
July 8, 1792 Request for Removal of Remainder of Public Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Asks for Knox to remove remainder of stores. Olney finds that a considerable inconvenience arises in superintending the deposits of public stores yet remaining in Rhode Island, which are principally in the state house cellar and powder magazine in Providence. Is desirous of being relieved from this service and the trust of the public stores.
May 24, 1800 Request for Quick Payment of Major Tousard's Back Pay, for the Good of the Rhode Island Defenses James McHenry John Adams Mentions that Major Tousard is now insisting on the need to finish fortifications in Rhode Island and other points eastward. Notes that Tousard, like many other officers, is owed back pay; also notes that his services in planning and beginning the defenses at Rhode Island were indispensable, and he is equally indispensable for their completion. Requests that Tousard's pay be expedited as quickly...
June 15, 1787 Regarding Examination of Military Stores in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, Regarding Examination of Military Stores in Rhode Island
December 1790 Discussion of Transport of Military Stores to West Point (2) Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses transport of public stores to West Point.
February 26, 1794 Claims for Services of Negroes in the Rhode Island Line Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Howell encloses a list of all claims for services of Negroes in the Rhode Island line, the amount of each to average about $330.
May 9, 1787 Request for Detailed Return of Military Stores in Rhode Island Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Letter, asks for detailed return and condition of stores.
May 21, 1787 Military Stores in Rhode Island; Request for Cash Advance for Laborers Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, asks for advance for laborers; describes disposition of U.S. military stores in Rhode Island.
July 20, 1792 Return of public stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter to Secretary Knox discussing the final return of public stores from Providence, Rhode Island to West Point, New York.
November 15, 1785 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts to the Gov. of Rhode Island John Pierce William Greene Letter, encloses Resolution of Congress; discusses unissued certificates.
July 16, 1793 Discussion of Return of Receipts for Military Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses return of receipts re military stores.
June 25, 1791 Balancing Accounts Surrounding U.S. Military Stores in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses balance of accounts re public stores in Rhode Island.
February 26, 1794 Request for List of Claims for Services Provided by Negroes in Rhode Island Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Request for list of all the claims depending for the service of Negroes in the late Rhode Island line of the army;
April 28, 1796 Account of John Dexter, Superintendent of Rhode Island William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $27.04 is due John Dexter, Superintendent of Rhode Island, being the amount for commissions of one percent on monies received and paid from the Dept. of War between Oct. 2, 1792 and March 14, 1796.
October 4, 1790 Regarding Receipt for Transport of Public Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, encloses receipt for transport of public stores.
January 22, 1800 Arms Contracts for Rhode Island and Attleborough Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Refers to the correspondence with contractor Elisha Brown about arms fabrication for the use of the public in Rhode Island and at Attleborough in Massachusetts. The War Department agent at that place should receive from the contractors the arms that should be deposited according to their contracts so long as they are accompnied by the proper certificates signed by Capt. Decius Wadsworth or Joseph...
December 15, 1787 Regarding Payment for Services Rendered in Examining Military Stores Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Letter, asks for proof for claim made for examination of military stores.
July 3, 1798 Letter from the Secretary at War to the Governor of Rhode Island James McHenry Arthur Fenner Letter, extract of a letter from the Secretary at War that directs the Superintendant of Military Stores, Samuel Hodgdon, to make arms shipment to Rhode Island.
July 1, 1799 Orders to remain at Fort Mifflin Garrison on Mud Island James McHenry Francis Gibson Orders to remain at Fort Mifflin Garrison on Mud Island as Quarter Master and superintendent of artificers and workmen. Describes duties upon entering upon office.
March 18, 1799 Taking the Command at Rhode Island Lewis Tousard Alexander Hamilton Major Tousard has assumed his command at Rhode Island and will conform himself exactly to Hamilton's orders.
June 20, 1795 Travel to Hope Foundary in Rhode Island Timothy Pickering Francis DaCosta Col. Rochefontaine has asked DaCosta to go to Hope Foundary in Rhode Island where some cannon have been cast for the use of the United States.
April 8, 1790 Discussion of Pension Payment to Rhode Island Invalids (6) Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses payment of Invalid pensions in Rhode Island.