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July 24, 1798 Mode of Calculation Samuel Dyson William Simmons Dyson has received from John Kelly $221.52 which is the payroll, corrected by Simmons, for the recruits enlisted by Dyson. He says that he cannot find any mode of calculation by which he can make today's pay of four dollars per month amount to only $2.52.
October 5, 1796 Discussion of Pine Planks for Frigate, & Contract for the Same Gelman Gale Josiah Fox Letter, discusses contract to supply pine plank; discusses plank for Frigates.
August 18, 1787 Boards Needed for Barracks Berths William Price Henry Knox Captain Burbeck's company has arrived and is lodged in the Connecticut Barracks, which is in the least need of repairs. The barracks needs berths for the men to sleep on, but there are no boards to make any unless they use boards from other buildings or the boards are purchased new from an Albany vessel. The company has no artificers nor has Price been able to enlist any coopers. Price doubts he...
September 14, 1797 Account Details for Fort Norfolk William Simmons Richard S. Blackburn Simmons received letter from Lieutenant John Saunders dated September 2nd containing muster and pay rolls for August. Total amount: $310.35. Additional monies added to total for payment of Simeon Jarvis, David Patteson Surgeon's mate, and Cuthbright Shelton. Deductions from total were taken for over-calculation of Patteson, Michael Shannon, David Griffith, and Benjamin Wells' pay. Remaining...
May 2, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Michael Kalteisen Simmons informs Kalteisen that his pay and muster rolls are received but payment will be delayed until appropriations are passed by Congress.
July 12, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Hugh McCall Simmons informs McCall that his claim for pay as mustermaster was referred to the Secretary at War.
May 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Wilkins, Jr. Simmons notifies Wilkins that he overpaid Samuel Henley.
April 10, 1800 Mission to France Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Hamilton explains that he has heard nothing of the impression made by the US mission to France but it is probably a disagreeable one. The calculation of the President as to a general peace for the winter is as fallacious as Hamilton predicted to him.
July 20, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Griffith James McRee Simmons provides McRee a balance of his account.
September 4, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Tench Francis Simmons notifies Francis of an error found in a bill for blankets issued by Israel Pleasants.
February 17, 1784 Settlement of accounts Benjamin Walker John Pierce Discusses the settlement of his accounts.
April 30, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Joseph Hiller Simmons directs Hillers to make a refund payment to Jonathan Jackson.
September 25, 1799 Discharging Arrearages of Pay and Subsistence Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton "In the pressure of business I omitted to mention in my letter of this day that a calculation had been made previously to the receipt of yours of the 23d instant for sending as much money to the new regiments at this time as would discharge all arrearages of pay and subsistence up to the 30th of this month inclusive. This will amount to rather more than two months pay to some of the officers who...
December 16, 1793 Calculation of the cost of constructing ships of war Joshua Humphreys [not available] An influential shipbuilder calculates the cost of building and maintaining a frigate for the United States. Estimates 23 pounds per ton.
August 11, 1797 Progress of Negotiations William Vans Murray James McHenry Letter, discusses treaty negotiations with France.
September 27, 1797 Payment Remit by Samuel Lewis William Simmons Horatio R. Dayton Dayton will receive $161.02 for the balance of his accounts. One account for pay, second for subsistence, and third for recruiting. The difference between Dayton's subsistence account and the amount passed to his credit was due to Dayton's improper calculation of rations at Oswego and Niagara.
October 3, 1786 Account of Colonel Shrieve John Pierce Mr. Sims John Pierce - Commissioner of Army Accounts - informs Sims that the account of Colonel Shrieve for 1777 is objectionable in certain places, of which should be removed. The Colonel stands charged for $11500 received in that year. Continues on to further detail his account and discuss officers.
July 28, 1784 Officers required to command Pennsylvania's quota of militia Joseph Carleton President John Dickinson [Carleton (War Office) to Pres. Dickinson] War Office, July 28th, 1784 Sir, In obedience to the act of Congress of the 3d June last, I do myself the honor to inform your Excellency that the following Officers, besides one Lieutenant Colonel Commandant, one Regimental Surgeon and one Mate, will be required of the State of Pennsylvania to command her quota of Militia to be raised under that...
August 21, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Richard S. Blackburn Simmons informs Blackburn to expect payment from Edward Carrington.
January 10, 1799 Report on Manufacture and Store of Black Walnut Musket Stocks Samuel Hodgdon Edward Jones Reports the store's 3,288 black walnut musket stocks, and they should be receiving 1,000 every three weeks according to outstanding contracts, until by the end of April they should have 8,288 + stocks, with very few deductions to be used to supply national armories. They will not all be completely seasoned at that time. It will be easy to receive 1,000 stocks every 8 days. While he has no power...
March 22, 1784 Account with Robert Morris John Jacob Faesch Samuel Hodgdon Personal letter giving instructions for the repair of Faesch's carriage. Also discussues Faesch's account with the Financier of the United States, Robert Morris.
September 1790 Cook requests the assistance of Knox in obtaining commutation David Cook Henry Knox Letter, asks for aid obtaining arrears in pay.
May 19, 1790 Report on the petition of various officers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Report on the petition of Joseph Tucker, Thomas Condy, Robert Williams, and Samuel Armstrong. Delivered by the Commissioner of Army Accounts to the Secretary at War.
March 3, 1797 When European Powers are at War, We Are Subject to Insults & Depredations Captain Thomas Truxtun James McHenry Truxton, while discussing the frigate building at Baltimore, makes a strong case for instituting a navy, with trained officers and seamen, to protect American shipping from interdiction by foreign vessels.
June 15, 1787 Reports Arrival, Activity at Rapids of Ohio Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports arrival after immense public expense by using pack horses. Shall take his cattle to the mouth of the Wabash River and then drive them along the river. The ascent will be difficult, but will be easier than going by land directly to the post. Outlines cost of required pack horses. Expects Captain Ferguson's imminent arrival. When he arrives at the post he will certainly carry out the orders...