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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 19, 1798 Stationery Wanted for the Army Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Stationery wanted for the Army in 1798
May 19, 1786 Charges on the Office's Books John Pierce Peter Dolliver Pierce forwards an accounting of the charges against Capt. Dolliver in the record books of the Office of Army Accounts
November 30, 1785 Examination of Books of Pay Office Joseph Howell Richard Humpton Has examined the Books of the Pay Office; no charges found against Captain Robert Patton. Appears by books of auditors of Army that he settled his accounts for recruiting. Edward Evans of 6th Regiment is returned in rolls as deserter; John Smith, 10th Regiment as prisoner. No James Smith. Requests that Humpton be particular in names of soldiers.
May 14, 1800 Enclosed copy of books for April David Henley William Simmons David Henley, agent for the War Department in Knoxville, encloses a copy of his books for the month of April to William Simmons, War Department Accountant. Henley paid Lieutenant Chandler for the payments of the army at the close of each quarter.
July 10, 1799 Describes Quarto Books for Army Samuel Hodgdon Jeremiah Wadsworth The Secretary of War requests information about the army's orderly books, made out of quarto foolscap paper, bound with leather on the corners and marble paper on the boards.
May 3, 1797 Major Hunt's settlement William Simmons Caleb Swan Requests that Swan have Major Thomas Hunt send in a settlement of his account on his arrival at the Army. Cited in Swan to Simmons, 07/03/1797. Cited in Simmons to Swan, 05/19/1797.
September 29, 1790 Account of registers Nathaniel Appleton Alexander Hamilton Transmits account of registers respecting Army accounts and accounts of Five great departments. Has employed bookbinders to prepare necessary books.
March 17, 1792 Enclosed vouchers William Wyman Joseph Howell Encloses vouchers that he hopes will satisfy the Commissioner of Army Accounts. Notes that in the retreat from Canada in 1776, he lost his chest containing clothing, books, and papers. Wyman was a captain under General John Patterson.
June 11, 1796 Pay of the Army William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses the pay of certain soldiers. Requests that as "the Army have not been paid regularly lately" and to conform to an Act of Congress Swan should in future regularly forward estimates of the pay of the Army. Discusses accounting of monies forwarded to a doctor and mentions that the "state of the Treasury" has delayed the pay of the Army for March, April, and May
February 14, 1795 Main Order of the Army Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Kirkpatrick's order requesting stores for the Army should be sent.
April 3, 1799 Orders to Report to Philadelphia Alexander Hamilton Caleb Swan Order for Swan, Paymaster to the Western Army, to appoint a fully qualified deputy and report to the Secretary of War in Philadelphia with his books and papers
February 17, 1798 Stationary Purchased for the Public William Young Unknown Recipient A ledger showing stationery and office supplies purchased by William Young for the public from 1794 to 1797, inclusive.
February 20, 1801 Hold the Books James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon Letter, directs Hodgdon to hold books.
June 24, 1786 Extract of the public books of monies John Pierce Nathaniel Gorham Writes the President of Congress, Nathaniel Gorham (who he calls "your Excellency") an extract of the public books of monies unaccounted for by Col. Joseph Wood, who, like many others, left service before the conclusion of the war. Wishes to submit the question before Congress.
December 14, 1798 Concerning the pay for Lieutenant Saunders William Simmons Navy Accountant Writes the Accountant of the Navy that, according to his books, Lieutenant Saunders has indeed not yet received his pay. However, Simmons advises that before paying Saunders, they pay the Army officers at the office first.
May 16, 1794 Return of stores forwarded to the army, November to May 1794 handed to the War Office 16 May 1794 [not available] [not available] Inventory of stores returned to Army.
August 23, 1798 Forwarding Correspondence of Men Lobbying for Officer's Commissions John Adams James McHenry Forwards the letters of a dozen individuals who have applied for positions as officers in the expanded army, that McHenry may have them on file.
August 8, 1786 State's charges against Becker Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Col. Henry Becker is unable to inform the author of the monies he received. Since the charges on the books don't seem accurate, the author requests that the recipient examine his books to ascertain his State's charges against Becker.
February 28, 1784 Accounts of the Massachusetts Regiments Robert Williams John Pierce Discusses settlement of accounts of the army regiments of Massachusetts
January 12, 1797 Edward Carrington's account William Simmons Edward Carrington Notifies Carrington that his account with the War Department as agent for military supplies is debited the sum on the books of the Treasury until the accounts of the Militia Army are placed under examination.
December 7, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce A.W. Dunscomb Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts to Andrew Dunscomb on the subject of his accounts in the public books.
February 24, 1784 Accounting John Pierce Philip Audebert Discusses accounting matters.
August 14, 1799 Account from Public Books for June 1799 David Henley William Simmons Encloses entry in public books for the month of June with army payments. Notes that he has not received Lieutenant Wright's records of Captain Sparks's company. Reports payment to Lieutenant Chandler and Captain Taylor's recruits. Promises to send an abstract to the Treasurer.
June 25, 1796 Receipt of vouchers and the pay of the Army William Simmons Isaac Craig Acknowledges receipt of Craig's voucher and schedule of payment which are to be examined and credited. Notifies Craig that he will receive notes for the pay of the troops and discusses the need for the Army's pay to be no more than two months in arrears per act of Congress.
March 22, 1790 Concerning pensions and settlements Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton concerning pensions and settlements, offering information from the books of the office.