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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 7, 1794 Request to find a clerk for empoyment at Baltimore ship yard Henry Knox Captain Thomas Truxtun Knox asks that Captain Truxton endeavor to find a clerk for the ship yard at Baltimore. Clerk should act in accordance with instructions enclosed. Salary at $750 per year.
July 20, 1789 Butler solicits appointment as a clerk in War Dept Pierce Butler [not available] Letter, asks for clerk appointment.
August 5, 1796 Regarding Frigate Construction & Navy Yard Clerk Duties Josiah Fox James McHenry Letter, mentions construction of Frigates; discusses Navy yard clerk's duties.
October 6, 1797 Remit Sum by Clerk of War Office William Simmons Edward D. Turner Turner will receive $200.00 from Samuel Lewis, clerk in War Office for recruiting services by Turner.
April 27, 1798 Appointment of Captain Thomas Cole as clerk shipyard at Baltimore Samuel & Joseph Sterrett [not available] Captain Thomas Cole appointed as clerk of ship yard at Baltimore to replace Isaac Garretson.
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.
January 16, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Secretary at War William Simmons James McHenry William Simmons gives an account of the expenses of his office to the Secretary at War.
May 19, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain Abraham R. Ellery, Assistant Adjutant General, disbursements for clerk hire in Adjutant Generalís office William Simmons Benjamin Stoddert Certification of payment; $32 to Captain Abraham R. Ellery, Assistant Adjutant General, disbursements for clerk hire in Adjutant Generalís office.
August 8, 1794 Directing Talbot to appoint a clerk of the yard Henry Knox Captain Silas Talbot Knox mentions to Talbot how important the clerk of the yard is, and directs him to appoint someone suitable to the task. The pay for the clerk will be $750 per year.
April 28, 1797 Captain Eaton's pay Peter Hagner William Eaton Notification that his account for pay has been approved and that he will receive his pay from Jonathan Jackson, federal supervisor at Boston.
February 7, 1800 Allowance for Clerk James McHenry William Simmons McHenry gave his approval for the employment of a clerk to assist E. Stevens. Authorized allowance to pay said clerk equal to salary given in New York.
December 1, 1791 Requests Postponement of Shipment of Arms and Accouterments John Stagg William Knox Requests deferral on shipment of arms and accouterments for Captain Cass until further notice.
February 27, 1792 Clothes for Asheton's Recruits John Stagg William Knox Knox is asked to issue clothes for Capt. Asheton's recruits for which a receipt will be required.
January 1, 1793 Request from Captain Pratt for Delivery of Clothing and Blankets; Refers to Pay Roll Captain Pratt Samuel Hodgdon A clerk informs Hodgdon that Captain Pratt asks to deliver clothing. Refers to payrolls and blankets.
May 22, 1792 Outlines Responsibilities as Clerk and Assistant Quartermaster James O'Hara Joseph W. Bennett Discussion of salary as clerk in the Quartermaster department, as well as rations and horses. Reminds him that his duties include clerk and assistant quartermaster responsibilities. Requests acceptance of assignment.
January 28, 1800 Allowance for Chief Clerk Timothy Pickering James McHenry Salary of chief clerk due to his experience, fidelity, and abilities as a translator.
April 19, 1799 The Assistance of Another Clerk Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon The letter respecting the Indian annuities has been received. Because of the additional duties required of Craig due to the new arrangement of the Quartermaster Department, he will need another clerk. Mr. Withroe should be engaged for that purpose and his compensation should be $30 per month and two rations subsistence. He should be given enough cash to travel to Shippensburg by stage where...
January 12, 1797 Letter from the War Office dismissing clerk at Portsmouth Naval Yard Edmund Quincy [not available] [not available] Captain Thompson appointed as superintendent of frigate construction at Portsmouth New Hampshire. James Hackett, naval constructor, will take charge of materials and public property. Therefore, clerk of ship yard no longer necessary and Quincy is dismissed. He will make a final return of all materials in his possession.
June 30, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons provides the Secretary at War an abstract of the costs associated with the his office staff.
December 23, 1793 Pay voucher and accounting receipt for Clerk's pay in War Office David Henley J. H. Langier Document, Pay voucher, dated 4 October, and accounting receipt, dated 23 December, for the amount paid to David Henly, War Office clerk.
May 17, 1798 Cover Letter: Enclosed Certificate of Clerk's Salary Joseph Stretch William Simmons Stretch encloses a certificate relating to the salary of the clerk of the Navy Yard.
May 19, 1800 Notification of Payment William Simmons Abraham R. Ellery Simmons received letter from Ellery and Messr. McEuen and Company presented Ellery's order in their favor. They will be paid agreeable to the amount allowed for their clerk position.
July 6, 1796 Clerk recommendation for the War Office Levi Hollingsworth James McHenry Recommends Stephen Hillis as clerk in the War Office.
August 15, 1799 Confusion Over Location of Reading Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Corrects a mistake he made in a previous letter concerning clothing - his clerk had believed that Reading was a town in Massachusetts, when in fact it was Pennsylvania.
November 15, 1797 Chief Clerk of the War Department Samuel Lewis James McHenry Informs McHenry of the resignation of Chief Clerk John Stagg and requests to fill his vacancy.