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November 1, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Edward Carrington Simmons sends the accounts of Samuel Marshal to Edward Carrington.
October 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Samuel Marshal Simmons provides a balance of Marshal's account of supplies provided to Capt. A. C. Randolph's troops.
October 24, 1800 Travel Plans Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Accounts and returns submitted by Craig will be examined. President expected to arrive in Philadelphia soon, Sec. of War will accompany him to the "New City" (City of Washington). Notification that Wilkinson will not be in Pittsburgh for a long time, his current location is the City of Washington.
August 2, 1799 Settlement of Accounts and Health of City Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discussed allowance for settlement. Fever has disappeared and city is healthy again. Expressed happiness.
April 7, 1799 Warrants received from the Marshal at Bethlehem [not available] William MacPherson Warrants issued for treason and misdemeanors relating the rebellion of John Fries.
September 7, 1798 The Melancholy State of Our City Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Although he and his family enjoy good health, Hodgdon mourns the deaths caused by the disease infecting Philadelphia.
August 21, 1799 Letter from the Secretary at War James McHenry Samuel Osborne McHenry informs Osborn that a copy of the proceedings of his court marshal will be mailed to him as soon as possible.
February 11, 1799 Extending My Confinement Samuel Osborne Alexander Hamilton Osborn laments that sixteen days have passed since his arrest and requests that his confinement be extended from the island to the city. .
October 31, 1798 Opinion on Procedure through which States Receive Money from the Federal Government Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Stoddert felt the authorization by President for the expenditure of money for the fortification of New York City should be authorized by the Secretary of War.
June 14, 1798 Opinions on the Construction of Batteries to Protect New York City Ebenezer Stevens James McHenry All parties feel that building batteries at proposed location would not provide enough intimidation to deter enemies. It was suggested that construction of batteries on Governor's, Bedlow's and Oyster Islands continue for the best protection on the City (New York City).
November 13, 1797 Articles of Agreement between the War Office & the City of Philadelphia Thomas Billington Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Articles of Agreement between Oliver Wolcott Jr., Secretary of the Treasury and Thomas Billington of the City of Philadelphia regarding the provision of clothing by the city to the Department of War.
August 15, 1798 Concerns Regarding the Deserted State of the City Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses the dangers to the public stores due to the deserted state of the city resulting from the outbreak of yellow fever. He considers the threat from France much greater than that from the fever.
August 5, 1791 [PRIVATE] Appointment Henry Knox Marinus Willett Discussed Willet's refusal of appointment to marshall for city and county of New York.
June 1, 1798 Request for Confidential Information on the Defense of New York City Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton asks McHenry to confidentially inform him what the Department of War's plans are for defense.
September 12, 1789 Compiled List Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Bulleted list of questions and statements. Mentioned "hawk notes" and the Pioneer Association of Cincinnati, an essay or writing of some type on the Historical Collections of Tuskcarawa Valley, a transcribed letter from Harmar to Knox regarding construction near a river, the proceedings of the Judiciaries of the Reformed Church of America relative to tyranny and personal suffering. Diagram...
July 8, 1799 Concerns about the Corporation Bringing Water to the City Samuel Chase James McHenry Writes about the Corporation no longer bringing water into the city.
June 6, 1800 Settling Account, Move to City of Washington Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Account information pertaining to Col. O'Hara's settlement. No time to handle some accounting due to office being "on the wing" to settle in new offices in City of Washington. Barrel of coffee and sugar to go to Pittsburgh shortly.
June 5, 1800 Acknowledgement of Letter Received William Simmons David Ames Simmons acknowledged receipt of letter from Ames in lieu of account who was absent. Because all papers of War Dept. are packed and to be shipped to city of Washington, Ames must wait until the papers arrival to the city to receive the information he requested.
December 12, 1794 Return of the City Militia John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is notified of the expected return of the remainder of the city militia from the western expedition. The Secretary of War wants him to retrieve from them the cannon and military stores and make arrangements to have them safely secured.
August 30, 1799 Mail Delivery and Credentials Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Long travel times of letters to and from Trenton caused Hodgdon to request that Craig's letters not be enclosed per usual practice to expedite their delivery to the War Office. The city is "in ruins" due to unknown causes that hurt the city's credentials.
October 31, 1798 Requests Information about Jurisdiction of Fortifications Protecting New York City Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Refers to a legislative act directing money for fortifications to defend New York City, and to correspondence between the President, Governor Jay, and General Hamilton. Discusses delineation between state, federal, and congressional jurisdiction for fortifications. Requests instructions from the President, Secretary of War, and Governor of New York.
July 29, 1799 Fortifications of New York Alexander Hamilton John Jay Letter, discusses fortifications in the vicinity of New York City.
March 22, 1800 Disturbances on Private Vessels Alexander Hamilton Staats Morris Hamilton warns that it is irregular for Marshals to interfere in cases of disturbances on private vessels at the request of private individuals.
September 16, 1797 Receipts sent to the War Office William R. Boote William Simmons Cover letter for receipts for money paid by Boote with a list the persons paid. Cited in Simmons to Boote, 09/18/1797.
August 12, 1800 Health of My Native City, Etc. Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Hagner is pleased to hear of the health of Philadelphia and its inhabitants. Whatever may be his partiality for other places he still has a prediliction for his native city. The North Carolina contractors have arrived but have not been examined.