Viewing 1–25 of 25 documents: "bail"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 22, 1786 Bail for Mr. Phelon John Pierce Samuel Barrett Notes that the suspected counterfeiter of certificates, John Phelon, has been granted permission for bail by the Board of Treasury.
November 7, 1795 Order and Receipts for Ensign Remington Held for Bail William Eaton William Simmons Eaton notifies Simmons that he is holding Ensign Remington's receipt for pay as bail in a special action.
August 15, 1792 Certificate of Bail for Morris Clarke Henry Shryock [not available] Certificate of bail for Sergeant Morris Clarke to enable him to travel to Philadelphia and press his petition to the Secretary of War for aid in paying debts owed to townsmen in Hagars Town
July 4, 1794 Proceedings of a General Council of the Six Nations Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Proceedings of a General Council of the Six Nations, holden at Buffalo Creek. Captain O'Bail, a Seneca chief was chosen as the speaker, and O'Bail made it known that the Six Nations are a free and independent people, and are frustrated with the disputes over the boundary, particularly at Presqu' Isle. General Israel Chapin responded, insisted that President Washington is friends of the Six...
August 17, 1800 Preventing Bail for Captain Merchants, Accused of Piracy Charles Page Jeremiah Condy Page discusses the case of Captain Merchants who, having been charged with piracy, escaped confinement and was recaptured.
September 23, 1794 Whiskey Rebellion in Maryland ended Thomas Sim Lee Alexander Hamilton Governor of Maryland gleefully informs Secretary Hamilton that the Whiskey Rebels in Maryland have been "entirely crushed without the loss of one life." According to Governor Lee, the "alacrity" of the State militia and the "general spirit" of the citizens in support of the State discouraged the "Insurgents" and induced them to abandon their attack on the arsenal "without a trial of their...
October 20, 1787 Confession of One of the Thieves who Stole Powder from West Point William Price Henry Knox Mr. Cooper returned from Newburgh and told Price that he suspected Jones of having got and sold powder from West Point last fall. Price followed up on Cooper's statement and found evidence to support it, on which basis he had a warrant issued for Jones' arrest. Jones confessed before Justices of the Peace that he bought two barrels of powder from Welsh and helped Duane carry off four barrels....
August 16, 1800 Probably Not Guilty of Acts of Piracy, Etc. Jeremiah Condy Samuel Hodgdon Condy discusses a number of matters including the illness of his mother-in-law and the escape of Capt. Merchant who had been charged with acts of piracy.
January 31, 1785 Forgery of pay certificates; officer's claim for commutation pay. Joseph Howell John Pierce Discusses the forgery of pay certificates presented in Howell's office and an officer's claim for commutation pay.
March 10, 1800 Keeping Col. Smith Out of Jail Alexander Hamilton William Burrows Hamilton applauds Burrows for not forcing the issue on Col. Smith's debt to the extent that he would have gone to jail, which would have ruined Smith. Hamilton seconds Col. Troup's advice to use anonymous names for the bail of Smith.
May 6, 1794 Possible Invasion of the Floridas Constant Freeman Henry Knox There are persistent rumors that the French are planning an invasion of the Floridas and that they are recruiting men, erecting works, and landing cannon for that purpose.
March 9, 1787 Irregularities in the Account of Martin Roberts George Morgan Samuel Hodgdon Informs Hodgdon of various irregularities related to the account of Martin Roberts and requests documentation related to Roberts' account.
July 29, 1788 Regarding the pursuit of the men who apprehended Pickering Timothy Pickering Benjamin Franklin Pickering reports on the status of the men who apprehended him and the subsequent pursuit of the suspects by Captain Rosewell Franklin. Captain Franklin followed the offenders up the river. Joseph Dudley, Nathan Abbot, and Benjamin Abbot were all apprehended after a confrontation. Captain Franklin is coordinating with people upriver to ensure the capture of all offenders. John Jenkins is...
November 21, 1796 Conspiracy Unknown Author John Steele Intelligence on a conspiracy masterminded by Israel Loan. Sought to clear the name of Hubbard with information on his character. The conspiracy involved receiving pay due to soldiers, using a false seal.
March 31, 1800 Letter to the President of the United States James McHenry John Adams Letter to the President of the United States concerning the case of Captain Levin Jones, formerly of the brig David Stewart, against whom a bill has been found by a Grand Jury for murder.
July 10, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Timothy Pickering William Simmons Timothy Pickering William Simmons reports the case against Doctor William Lawton to the Secretary at War, Timothy Pickering. Simmons charges Lawton with stealing public monies.
August 13, 1792 Petition of Morris Clark, Cavalry Sergeant Morris Clark Henry Knox Clark petitions Knox to aid him in paying debts incured in his duties as sergeant of a troop of cavalry under the command of Lieutenant Davidson. Clark borrowed money from townsmen at Hagers Town who jailed him for failing to repay them after Davidson refused to reimburse them.
June 18, 1794 Proceedings of the Six Nations at Buffalo creek Chiefs Six Nations Unknown Recipient Proceedings of a Council holden at Buffalo creek, by the Six Nations of Indians. The principal attendees included sachems, chiefs, and warriors of the Six Nations, along with General Israel Chapin and some interpreters. The Indians lodge a complaint against the injustice of some of the actions of militant Americans upon their people and lands. "We are in distress," one of them said, "A number of...
May 23, 1796 Account of Dealings with Rinker and Shaffer; Christian Hubbert William Simmons Facts pertaining to land warrant Issued by Mr. Stagg and stopped by Simmons. May relate to conflict between Hubbert and "that infamous rogue" Rinker. Describes the history between himself, Rinker, and Shaffer. Hubbert is accused of being part of their scheme, but maintains his innocence.
July 7, 1799 Steps Needed to Protect the Frontier, Etc. James Jackson James McHenry Amidst other concerns, Governor Jackson contends that the forces of the United States are not sufficient to protect the inhabitants of the frontier of Georgia from Indian depredations so he should have the authority to call up the Georgia Militia at Union expense.
December 29, 1784 Case of Fraud Against Roger Wolcot William Thompson Joseph Howell Describes case of fraud against Roger Wolcot, who altered a note from the Paymaster General, and sold shares against the note. Request for deposition on the incident of fraud to be used in county court against Wolcott. Enclosed a copy of the testimony given in November regarding case of fraud. Discussed losing property and reputation.
November 6, 1792 President's Annual Address to Congress, 1792 George Washington Congress of the United States President Washington presents his annual address to Congress [State of the Union] for the year 1792.
December 29, 1784 Passing fraudulent pay certificates William Thompson Joseph Howell Cited in Howell to Thompson, 01/11/1785. Discusses the apprehension and trial of a man who was passing fraudulent pay certificates
September 3, 1787 Statement to the Board of Treasury John Pierce [not available] Statement to the Board of Treasury from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General regarding public monies, certificates, and other fiscal issues. Discusses Joseph Clay - Deputy Paymaster of the Southern Army - with the Board.
October 22, 1784 Treaty of Fort Stanwix with Six Nations Oliver Wolcott, Jr. [not available] Treaty of peace between the United States and Six Nations. Promises return of hostages. Describes boundary lines and possession of land. Promises supply of goods to the Six Nations for their use and comfort. alludes to Revolutionary War.