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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
May 26, 1800 Chief clerk in the War Department John Stagg James McHenry Letter to the Secretary of War concerning McHenry's conduct when Stagg was chief clerk in the War Department.
May 28, 1800 Regarding his resignation as chief clerk James McHenry John Stagg Delivers thanks to John Stagg for debunking the rumors that McHenry had pressured him to resign as chief clerk of the War Department in order to make room for his brother-in-law.
November 28, 1797 Regarding the appointment a chief clerk James McHenry Nathan Jones Ensures Nathan Jones - an employee in the War Department - that the appointment of Samuel Lewis to replace the recently resigned John Stagg as Chief Clerk was in no way meant to be an insult to Jones' character.
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.
May 20, 1800 Resignation as chief clerk of the War Department John Caldwell James McHenry In light of McHenry's resignation as Secretary of War, Caldwell also announces his resignation as chief clerk of the War Department.
May 26, 1800 On his resignation as chief clerk John Stagg James McHenry In light of recent rumors that McHenry had pressured Stagg into resigning as chief clerk in order to promote his brother-in-law to the position, McHenry had asked Stagg to formally renounce any truth behind the rumor. Stagg responds by stating unequivocally that McHenry did not cause his resignation, blaming his state of health instead.
May 20, 1800 Resignation as chief clerk of the War Department James McHenry John Caldwell Acknowledges Caldwell's letter of resignation as chief clerk of the War Department. Expresses a wish that Caldwell would have suspended his decision until meeting McHenry's successor - Samuel Dexter. Notwithstanding this objection, McHenry accepts Caldwell's resignation.
July 26, 1793 Letter from the Commissary of Military Stores John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Letter from John Stagg, Chief Clerk of the War Department, to Samuel Hodgdon, Commissary of Military Stores.
October 2, 1792 Receipt for Salaries of the War Office War Department Henry Knox Account, War Office salaries paid for July, August, September 1792. Subscribers acknowledge amount of salaries.
July 2, 1800 Forwaded Letter Received William Simmons Edward Carrington Simmons received letter from Carrington which was forwarded to him from chief clerk in City of Washington. Receipts were returned to Carrington after Simmons negotiated with the Treasurer.
May 24, 1800 Inquiry as to Whether John Stagg Felt Pressured to Resign by McHenry James McHenry John Stagg McHenry mentions hearing a rumor that he had forced Stagg out of the position of Chief Clerk of the War Department to make way for McHenry's brother-in-law, and that he treated him badly in that office - asks Stagg whether he felt any such pressure or displeasure with McHenry's conduct.
September 15, 1798 Examination of Letters for Settlement of Accounts James McHenry William Simmons McHenry notified Simmons that "it would be proper" for him or for the Chief Clerk to examine letters from Col. Stevens and determine which letters or parts of letters were necessary for settlement of Stevens accounts.
May 14, 1790 Commutation of pay for hospital storekeeper Caleb Swan Joseph Howell The chief clerk of the War Department writes the Commissioner of Army Accounts regarding William Hartsell, a hospital storekeeper who has petitioned Congress for commutation of pay.
May 24, 1800 Concerning the resignation of John Stagg as clerk James McHenry John Stagg Notes that there is a rumor floating around - which has reached the President - that McHenry encouraged Stagg to resign from his position as chief clerk of the War Department in order to create a job for his brother-in-law. Asks for Stagg to reveal the truth that he was not pressured to resign.
January 21, 1797 Receipt of Francis Mentges for sorrel horse [not available] Francis Mentges Copy of receipt for Colonel Henley, made by John Stagg chief clerk, for sorrel horse received from Colonel Mentges to James Casey.
July 12, 1796 Expenses of Captain Thomas Lewis Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $21.50 is due Captain Thomas Lewis for sundry articles purchased by him for Enea Kuhn, an Indian chief.
March 20, 1798 Advertisement & Reward Following Robbery at Military Storehouse John Caldwell John Harris The chief clerk of the War Department transmits to John Harris an advertisement to be placed in the newspapers of Philadelphia. The advertisement offers a reward for the apprehension of thieves who broke into Harris' place of business and stole various military stores, as well as for the return of said goods.
February 9, 1793 Request for information about Mr. Belli's Account for the Quartermaster General John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon John Stagg Chief Clerk inquires to what amount Mr Belli has drawn bills; which have Hodgdon accepted; and asks what sum of above for which no letter of advice have been received. Purpose is to inform James O'Hara, Quartermaster General.
July 7, 1792 Pay warrant and receipt for salaries of the War Office War Department Unknown Recipient Account of War Office salaries paid.
January 11, 1791 Request for contract to make boots for cavalry service John Stagg William Knox Chief Clerk John Stagg relays Secretary of War request that William Knox contract a reputable bootmaker in Philadelphia to make 100 pairs of boots at the lowest rate for the cavalry service. Boots should large, strong and of good quality. Conduct with dispatch.
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.
July 12, 1794 Extract of a Letter from John Jay Concerning U.S.-British Relations John Jay Edmund Randolph Jay stated opinion on Simecoe's "hostile measure" and current negotiations.
July 25, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Tobias Lear Simmons informs Lear to expect payment from Samuel Lewis.