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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 4, 1784 Entitlement to Rations Pay While in Captivity John Pierce Colonel J. Ward John Pierce sends to Colonel J. Ward a letter informing him of his entitlement to rations while in captivity.
December 31, 1798 Certification of payments; Estate of Richard Stacey, died in captivity amongst Indians, under command of Captain R.S. Howe, 4th Sub Legion William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $83.19 to Estate of Richard Stacey, died in captivity amongst Indians, under command of Captain R.S. Howe, 4th Sub Legion, to be paid to Stacey's father William.
January 4, 1788 Samuel Miles discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell Samuel Miles Joseph Howell Samuel Mills requests that Joseph Howell provide him with confirmation that prisoners were paid and promoted while in captivity.
September 7, 1795 Pay of Private Jacob Waldrum, returned from captivity with the Indians William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $83.00 is due Jacob Waldrum, a private in Captain Greaton's Company lately returned from captivity with the Indians, being the balance of his pay from April 1793 through August 1795.
[not available] Conversation between Governor Blount and Captain Handley William Blount Handley Blount interviews Handley about his captivity with the Cherokee and information he may have gathered while there.
January 6, 1796 Pay of Private John Boon, Indian captive, of Capt Mahlon Ford's Company of Artillery William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $176.45 is due John Boon, late private of Capt Mahlon Ford's Company of Artillery, being his pay from January 1791 to 20 December 1795, the day he returned home from captivity from the Chippewa Indians.
April 26, 1792 Account of Nathan Hale Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Account of the estate of Nathan Hale, late of the New Hampshire Line. Hale died while in captivity in September 1780.
November 29, 1795 Pay of Private Edward Darling of Captain Kingsbury's Company, 1st Sub Legion William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $146.17 is due Private Edward Darling of Captain Kingsbury's Company 1st Sub Legion, being the balance of his pay from Feb. 12, 1791 to Oct. 24, 1795, the day he returned from captivity with the Wyandott Indians.
September 17, 1788 Captain Thatcher [Thacher] request Joseph Howell Captain John Thatcher Informs Thatcher [Thacher] that in researching his request for certificate, found that he owes money. Asks about the circumstances of his captivity, whether any money was advanced, and whether he received any rations after return from activity. Closes by saying he wants to remove all obstacles to request.
January 16, 1793 Payment to Christian House, captive Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Payment to Christian House, late of the 1st New York Regiment, held in captivity on July 23, 1779 and released upon the peace.
April 24, 1797 Pay of Private Christopher Sandiford, Indian captive Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification that $75 is due Christopher Sandiford, a private in Captain Cribb's late company of levies, being his pay for 1793 and 1794, part of the period he was in captivity with the savages, and which was short calculated in his account report.
April 21, 1797 Pay of Private Whaling, Prisoner Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification that $160.58 is due Pvt. Michael Whaling of Capt. Ford's Company, being the balance of pay due him up to Nov. 4, 1794, the day he was reported to have been killed, and his pay from Nov. 5, 1791 to Sept. 6, 1795, the day he was delivered out of captivity from among the Indians at the Treaty of Greenville.
April 13, 1797 Pay of Private Christopher Sandiford, Indian captive William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $130.80 is due Private Christopher Sandiford, being the balance of pay due him to Nov. 1, 1791, the day he was taken prisoner by the Chippewa nation of Indians and the pay during his captivity until Nov. 4, 1796, the day of his return from captivity to Pittsburgh.
October 13, 1795 Account of a recently-freed private William Simmons [not available] Certifies that John Connor, a private in Capt. Porter's company of artillery, appears to have been enlisted on June 9, 1792. Confirms that he has settled in full for pay from the War Department Accountant's Office, only after escaping to Philadelphia from Indian captivity.
March 30, 1796 Pay of Sergeant Horst Munson, Captain Prior's Company William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $83.61 is due Horst Munson, late a sergeant of Captain Prior's Company, being his pay for June 1793 to July 29, 1794, the day he returned from captivity among the Indians.
January 20, 1794 Account of William Hilton Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for William Hilton, late private in the 5th Regt. South Carolina.
October 13, 1795 Pay of Private John Connor, indian captive William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $64.55 is due private John Connor of Captain Moses Porter's Company of Artillery lately returned from captivity with the Indians, being his pay from April 1794 to October 13th 1795, the day he arrived in Philadelphia.
June 17, 1794 American citizens in captivity in Algiers Edmund Randolph [not available] Secretary of State Randolph informs the rest of Washington's Cabinet that citizens in Boston and Norfolk have carried subscriptions for monies to be given for relief of the "Unhappy Citizens of the United States now in captivity in Algiers." Randolph states that the Executive Branch possesses no authority to appropriate private money to such objects, but that the citizens should do so themselves....
September 24, 1796 Pay of Private Aaron Williamson, Captive of Miami Indians William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $202.50 is due Private Aaron Williamson of Captain William Pratt's Company of the late 2nd Regiment of Levies, being his pay from his date of enlistment to July 5, 1795, the day he returned from captivity among the Miami Indians.
September 22, 1790 Report of John Nicholson, Esq., on Letter from Secretary of War-Pensioners, 1790. Jonathan Nicholson [not available] Reports payment of sundry pensions. Discusses certain provisions not made in cases where commissioned officers who died were not in actual service or captivity at the time. Mentions the case of Mrs. Catherine Thompson.
June 17, 1786 Pay of John Smith Richard Humpton Joseph Howell The author seeks the pay for John Smith who was a prisoner and wants his pay for the time he was held in captivity. The author had written an earlier letter in which he had mistakenly referred to "James Smith." The author does not know how long Smith was a prisoner but every time he sees him he asks about his settlement.
March 22, 1797 Pay of Private Lewis May of Captain Joseph Shaylor's Company 2nd Sub Legion, indian captive William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $170.76 is due Private Lewis May of Captain Joseph Shaylor's Company 2nd Sub Legion, being his balance of pay from March 1 to October 17, 1793 and his pay from October 18, 1793, the day he was taken prisoner by Indians, to March 22, 1797, the day of his return from captivity.
December 1, 1797 Certification of payments; pay of Private McFadden while captive of Indians William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $73.49 is due William McFadden, late a private in Captain Kavanaugh's Company in Colonel Oldham's Regiment, being the balance of his pay to November 4, 1791, the day he was taken prisoner by the Indians, and his pay from November 4 to October 7, 1793, the day of his return from captivity.
February 18, 1798 Certification of payments; Private Jonah Rogers William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $191.47 is due to Private Jonah Rogers, late of Captain John Buell's Company of the 2nd Sub Legion, being the balance of his pay from the date of his enlistment to November 4, 1791, the day he was reported as killed, and for his pay from November 4, the day he was taken prisoner by the Indians, to July 2, 1796, the day he was delivered from captivity at Fort Wayne.
July 21, 1788 Accounts of Major Moore Fauntleroy of Colonel Moylan's Regiment of Light Dragoons Joseph Howell Major Pendelton Settlement of accounts due to Major Fauntleroy, who was held captive.