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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 30, 1800 Paying and employing necessary agents Samuel Dexter James Miller Judges that Quarter Master General is competent to employ and pay agents.
April 23, 1798 Unauthorized Agents William Simmons Dwight Foster Discussion of unauthorized agents certifying documents regarding pay and subsistence.
November 28, 1797 Meetings with the Agents to Receive the Stipend Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins encloses notes and transcriptions of his meetings with the agents appointed to receive the stipend. He thinks that St. Mary's might be a suitable place for commercial ventures or public officials to set up.
July 14, 1794 Money for naval agents Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Secretary Knox requests that Hamilton place in the hands of the naval agents certain sums of money with which to commence their operations.
September 7, 1786 Arrearage to the State of Delaware John Pierce Nicholas Van Dyke The Office of Army Accounts encloses copies of the receipts for agents of the line from Delaware for arrears due the agents.
July 24, 1794 Money to naval agents Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Secretary Knox transmits a letter this day received from the naval agents in Philadelphia for a supply of money. Knox believes that it would be proper to immediately supply each agent with the sum of $5000 for them to be accountable.
July 22, 1799 Agents have no system for apportioning supplies... Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Apparently the agents of the War Department have no system for apportioning supplies. As a result, some regiments have a shortage of some articles while others have an abundance of the same articles. In some instances, orders to resolve shortages have been sent but in others that is not the case. Despite the pressures of business, McHenry should be aware of these problems.
March 31, 1784 Paymasters and agents Timothy Pickering John Pierce Request for a list of paymasters and agents who have been settling accounts with Pierce.
September 15, 1794 Circular Instructions to Naval Agents Henry Knox Naval Agents, Constructors, Superintendents, Clerks of Ship Yard Secretary Knox writes a circular letter to each of the agents helping to oversee the frigates under construction providing their specific instructions.
January 1, 1797 Moneys received by Military Agents Accountants Office, War Department [not available] Summary statement of the moneys received by Military Agents
July 28, 1794 Request for list of agents Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests the transmission of a list of all agents appointed in 1793 and 1794 for the land, naval and Indian service. Also requests the favor of inspecting all the contracts relative to the Treasury business for the War Department, for the current year.
February 11, 1791 Account of John Sherman Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Discusses the account of John Sherman, one of the agents for distributing the final settlement certificates to the Army. Requests information on the appointment of agents.
January 2, 1786 Settlements with Army Pay Agents Richard Lloyd Joseph Howell Lloyd requests information on the action of Congress in regards to settlement with regimental pay agents
May 31, 1785 Resolution of Congress Charles Thomson Patrick Henry Charles Thomson transmits to the Governor of Virginia, Patrick Henry, two acts of Congress pertaining to establishment of agents responsible for the disbursal of arrears due to veterans and the requirement for state oversight of said agents.
July 21, 1794 Secretary of Treasury furnishes money to naval agents Henry Knox [not available] Mentions Secretary of Treasury as furnishing money to the naval agents. Knox notes that he has written to him and enclosed the naval agent letter.
December 11, 1794 Warrant for naval agents Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests that a warrant may be issued in favor of Francis Gurney and Daniel Smith - naval agents in Philadelphia in charge of building frigates - for the sum of $5,100.
February 2, 1796 Circular Letter from the War Office to Naval Agents Ordering a Stop to the Reduction of Copper Bolts War Department Naval Agents for frigate construction Pickering orders that the reducing of copper bolts be stopped. He asks for an accounting of copper bolt reduction in the past from the respective naval agents.
May 30, 1795 Fraud by the Indian Agents Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John McNairy Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Secretary of Treasury, expresses his concern that Indian agents may be charging for double the amount of supplies than what is actually delivered. If this is true, it amounts to a fraud destructive of all confidence in those who have completed these transactions. David Henley has been directed to conduct an investigation and John McNairy is told to cooperate.
January 11, 1795 Statement of Sundry Remittances made to the under-mentioned Agents for the Naval Department, which have not yet been covered by Warrants. L. Wood [not available] Names and monetary amounts allocated to various agents.
July 14, 1794 Appointment of Naval Agents Henry Knox Tench Coxe Knox announce that Gurney Smith of Philadelphia, John Langdon of Portsmouth New Hampshire, and William Pennock Norfolk Virginia have accepted appointments as naval agents
March 7, 1785 Regarding agents and the allowance given to Major Bowen and Captain Beatty Jonathan White Joseph Howell At Mr. Hamilton's request, asks if anything is done in Congress for the agents and the allowance given to Major Bowen and Captain Beatty.
January 12, 1798 Reports Indian Affair; Seeks to Provide Supplies for Indian Agents with Creek Nation Edward Price James McHenry Responds to Col. Hawkins's request about information of the unfortunate affair with Indians on December 22. Forwards a transcript of Hawkins's diary, which he hopes will reveal the destination of the Indians. Has not been able to secure accommodations. Indicates plan to get stipends and supplies to agents between the state of Georgia and the Creek Nation.
February 13, 1798 Compensation of Col. Heth James McHenry William Simmons McHenry is unable to render judgement on the additional compensation of Col. William Heth without knowing in what respect the performance of his duties has been different from that of other agents and whether he has accomplished savings to the US greater than that of other agents.
August 23, 1796 Agents of Georgia Refuse to Sell Lands James McHenry Jared Irwin The agents of the State of Georgia appointed to attend the meetings with the representatives of the Creek Nation have refused to sell any of their lands. The President is surprised that the agents have failed to support measures intended to inspire the Indians in the fairness of the intended negotiations.
May 26, 1796 French Agents on the Frontier Thomas Pasteur Anthony Wayne CITATION only. Pasteur to Wayne, 07/29/1796. [Letter, advises re movements of French agents on Frontier.]