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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 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] 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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
October 5, 1796 Credit to Jackson's account William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Acknowledges receipt of a receipt that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office.
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.
June 9, 1797 Lukens' account William Simmons Jesse Lukens Advises Lukens of the status of his pay account in the books of the War Office.
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.
December 30, 1796 Duplicate letters including abstracts taken from the warrant books at the office of payments David Henley [not available] Duplicate letter including abstracts taken from the warrant books at the office of payments for Chisholm and other agents of Indian Department. Simmons questions some of the claims; disallows some, and asks that Henley pay strict attention to interests of United States in future settlement of accounts.
January 30, 1797 Credit to Carrington's account William Simmons Edward Carrington Acknowledges receipt of receipts that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office.
October 20, 1796 Credit to Jackson's account William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Acknowledges receipt of two receipts that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office.
October 4, 1800 Confirming Pension Status H. Rogers [not available] Author confirms that Whittington is on the books of his office as a pensioner in Pennsylvania, previously of Delaware.
January 27, 1797 Credit to Jackson's account William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Acknowledges receipt of receipts that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office.
June 26, 1800 Movement of office to Washington Peter Hagner Robert Howe When the books and papers of the office are properly arranged at Washington, accounts will be taken up.
[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).
September 3, 1796 Credit to Carrington's account William Simmons Edward Carrington Acknowledges receipt of a receipt that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office.
September 3, 1796 Credit to David Ames' account William Simmons David Ames Acknowledges receipt of receipts and vouchers that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office.
December 21, 1796 Credit to Chester's account William Simmons John Chester Acknowledges receipt of a receipt that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office.
August 3, 1796 Credit to Chester's account Peter Hagner John Chester Acknowledges receipt of a receipt that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office.