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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
February 19, 1798 Stationery Wanted for the Army Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Stationery wanted for the Army in 1798
February 9, 1797 Charge on the War Office books William Simmons Thomas Hunt Notification to Major hunt that he is charged on the books of the War Office with a sum of money paid to him (incomplete letter, missing second page)
[not available] Catalogue of Books and Maps purchased of the Hon. Rufus King ($1334) Rufus King William Faden Catalog of Books and Maps purchased of the Hon. Rufus King ($1334).
[not available] Memorandum of Books for Sale Offered to the War Office and to General Wilkerson John Nancarrow Jr [not available] John Nancarrow offers to sell books entitled Architecture Hydrolique and Science of an Engineer
June 4, 1800 Official books and papers enroute the Washington Peter Hagner William Crafts Accounts will not be taken up until the official books and papers arrive at Washington.
March 21, 1797 Settling Sundry Accounts David Rann William Simmons The monies for which Abraham Hunt and Elias B. Dayton still stand charged on Simmons' books have been fully accounted for in settlements made at the Treasury. John Hopkins remains charged on the books of the Treasury but all three accounts should be closed on the books of Simmons' office.
December 15, 1798 Sending Books & Stationery Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Williams Hodgdon informs Williams that he is sending the books and stationery via New York in the hopes that they will arrive despite the winter weather.
July 24, 1799 Account for Joshua Orme to Add to Books Samuel Hodgdon William Simmons Refers to list of articles purchased by Joshua Orne, agent of fortifications at Marblehead. Will make the proper entries in his books to hold Orne accountable.
April 13, 1796 Receipt entered on the books William Simmons John Dexter Receipt submitted by Dexter to be entered on the books of the War Department Accountants Office.
July 31, 1797 Credit to Freeman's account William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Acknowledges receipt of the account of Henry Clark that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office.
April 2, 1800 Copies of entries in books David Henley William Simmons Reports payment according to previous letter. Forwards copies of his books for the month of February.
March 22, 1796 Request to take possession of books and papers held by the deceased clerk [not available] Captain Silas Talbot Until the pleasure of the congress can be known under Act authorizing the equipment of frigates, Pickering advises Talbot that he take possession of the books and papers of deceased Clerk.
February 4, 1800 Certification of payment; G. Hyde book binder, for binding books and papers for the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $76.38 to G. Hyde book binder, for binding books and papers for the use of the War Department.
August 23, 1799 Lists Articles to Ship to Lamberton, NJ Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Requests delivery of items to Lamberton, NJ: clothing, muskets. cartouche boxes, swords, belts, drums, fifes, knapsacks, haversacks, marquees with poles, tents, kettles, spades, axes, paper, quilts, wafers, sealing wax, ink, company books, penknives, orderly books, receipt books, and Steubens Regulations books. As soon as it is ready and packed, Hodgdon wishes to see the shipment to determine the...
June 17, 1796 What to Do with Books and Papers of New York Naval Yard Captain Silas Talbot James McHenry Talbot asks what he should do with the books and papers that belong to the naval yard now that he has received orders for his discharge and has plans to leave New York soon.
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
March 8, 1790 Merits of the Petition William Knox Joseph Howell The Secretary of War requests that Howell examine his books relative to the merits of the enclosed petition and inform him of the result without delay.
August 15, 1799 Questions Credits and Debits on Navy Books Samuel Hodgdon Caleb Gibbs Prepares to close navy books and send them to the Navy Department. Notes a number of accounts to Gibbs's debit. Questions credits of iron as well as others. Requests prompt response.
October 16, 1799 Sends Account Books; Refers to Major Lewis's Work with Cherokees David Henley William Simmons Encloses copies of books for August 1799. Intended to send other accounts, but Major Lewis demanded his attention as agent to the Cherokees. Lewis hopes to prevent Indians from becoming an expense to the government.
October 17, 1799 Accounts of Samuel Lewis James McHenry William Simmons McHenry has received a note from the Comptroller of the Treasury informing him that the accounts of Samuel Lewis on the books of the Treasury are settled and there is a balance due from him that will be transferred to the books of the Accountant [Simmons].
November 29, 1786 Charges in books John Pierce Jonathan D. Alvey Informs Jonathan Alvey that he stands charged in the books for 60 dollars.
August 29, 1785 Receipt of the books of Captain Bird Joseph Howell Mr. Woodhouse Received the books of Captain Bird. Money is ready for Howell; order must be drawn by Mr. John Pierce, pay master general.
September 24, 1798 Letter from the comptroller on John Wilkins Jr accounts from the Treasury books John Steele William Simmons Steele informs Simmons that accounts of John Wilkins Jr. Quarter Master General have been closed on the books of the Treasury with a credit.