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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 28, 1790 Regarding the resolutions of Congress: payments to officer and soldier claimants Alexander Hamilton George Washington Hamilton voices objections of a serious and weighty nature to the resolutions of the two houses of Congress concerning certain arrears of pay due to the officers and soldiers of the lines of Virginia and North Carolina.
March 11, 1792 Swan reports to Wilkinson on financial claims derived from Wabash Caleb Swan James Wilkinson Letter, discusses payment of claimants from St. Clair's expedition against the Indians.
July 25, 1788 Claims cannot be admitted Joseph Howell Robert Roberts Claims are of such a general nature that they cannot be admitted.
June 12, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Alexander James Dallas Simmons provides Dallas with instructions to repair his accounting practices.
December 15, 1786 Concerning Vouchers and Certificates John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General concerning vouchers and certificates.
December 22, 1797 Defending Myself Against Malicious Implications William Heth William Simmons Fearing that he may be the object of a personal attack by the Democrats, Heth provides a detailed explanation of his accounts.
October 30, 1799 Accounts to be Forwarded David Henley William Simmons Distribution of annuities to Cherokees complete. Accounts to be forwarded. Unresolved accounts of several officers discussed.
February 7, 1798 Claims Against Mr. Allison David Henley William Simmons Henley notes that he will forward Captain Rickard's accounts although he can find nothing unusual in them. It appears that Mr. Allison has used the money from the three schedules of discharges for other purposes than that for which they were intended. Smith, Evans, and HInds are the three claimants who are making this charge so Henley asks Simmons to render a judgement.
May 14, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Lieutenant Colonel Lee William Simmons Henry Lee William Simmons informs Lt Col Lee that money for the payment of his Mason County troops has been remitted to Alexander Orr.
January 17, 1792 Claims for Land George Moore Unknown Recipient List of land claimants, provided by George Moore.
March 3, 1797 Doctors' accounts returned William Simmons Isaac Craig Returns accounts of Doctors Corning and Simonds as accounts of the Hospital Department that should be settled at the Treasury Department.
March 4, 1797 Claims of officers and pay issues William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Discusses two claims for balances of bounty by Joseph Head and Sfafford, Discusses accounting of pay due to deserters and the method of mustering artificers. Cited in Rochefontaine to Simmons, 03/12/1797.
March 19, 1796 "Supply of Money" needed William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses the necessity of a "supply of money" to cover advances to the Quartermaster and other departments and deficiencies in estimates. Discusses quarterly payment being made to a Mrs. Greaton on account of her husband's pay. Encloses warrants.
April 15, 1800 Concerning bounty lands and fraudulent claims James McHenry [not available] On the subject of warrants, forgeries, and fraudulent bounty land certificates. A Congressional committee will look into the matter. Says that the rules that are to be applied will be published in the newspapers.
June 27, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Thomas Love William Simmons Thomas Love William Simmons gives full instructions to Thomas Love regarding the proper execution of the duties required as paymaster of the Kentucky Volunteers.
October 30, 1799 Reports Visit to Tellico; Reports Accounts David Henley William Simmons Reports visit to Tellico to deliver Cherokee annuities. Reports accounts and refers to estimates and papers which will come in the next post to prepare for questions from Judge Anderson and Mr. Claiborn.
April 25, 1794 Dissipated & Idle Workmen, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon A part of the workmen are sober, attentive, and industrious but there is the reverse in character of several others. It is hoped that the public will sustain as little injury as possible by their idleness and dissipation. (Holt provides considerable detail on arms, repairs, pay, building, etc.)
July 7, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Captain De Habecourt William Simmons Francis De Hebecourt William Simmons informs Capt. Frances De Habecourt that the funds in his possession are for disbursement as payment to the militia called into service by Colonel Ebenezer Sproat for the protection of Gallipolis from 11 October 1794 to 30 April 1795.
November 10, 1785 Assisting claimants with lost records John Pierce Thomas Walley The Commissioner of Army Accounts notifies Messrs Denning and Walley that, in lieu of their lost records, he has extracted information from his books that will assist in determining what settlement may be owed to them. Pierce laments that, without the misplaced records, it is impossible for him to check credits given to the state on settlement with Walley's and Denning's line.
May 26, 1796 Congressional Resolve & Instructions for Physical Examinations of Invalid's Pension Claimants from Massachusetts James McHenry John Lowell Forwards a Congressional resolution to send to district judges the cases of men who have applied for invalid's pensions but not been adequately examined by physicians. Thus also sends the list of men applying for pensions from Massachusetts, instructing Lowell to direct the re-examinations.
November 4, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Lt. Freeman William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons confirms receipt of subsistence accounts sent by Lt. Freeman.
January 28, 1795 Instructions on How to Make Adjustments to Claims, Liquadated and Unliquadated Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Letter, reply to Accountant's letter of January 21, 1795, describes claims barred by limitation acts.
April 9, 1800 Refers to Stolen Horse Incident with Cherokees David Henley James McHenry Refers to claims of James Caruthers and Thomas Callan regarding horses stolen by the Cherokees. Agent Robert White will provide testimony, although he went into the Cherokee Nation without proper authority. Robert White should be prosecuted for hiding horses.
November 29, 1800 Request for Compensation for Stolen Horses Arthur St. Clair Samuel Dexter Arthur St. Clair requests reparation for horses stolen by the Indians. He delineates the problems of providing proof of theft by Indians, and that even those Indians caught generally claim to be from another tribe.
September 25, 1789 Report on a Particular Statement of the Warrants Issued by the Late Superintendent of Finance, and by the Board of Treasury Alexander Hamilton [not available] Secretary of Treasury, submits settlement, together with anticipation on taxes made by late superintendent of Finance on which a balance appears due $93,463 29/90. It has not yet been paid due to the low state of the treasury.