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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
July 6, 1796 Clerk recommendation for the War Office Levi Hollingsworth James McHenry Recommends Stephen Hillis as clerk in the War Office.
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.
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 8, 1798 Enclosed Account of Clerk Isaac Garretson William Simmons Garretson submits his account for salary as clerk of the Navy Yard at Baltimore.
May 31, 1796 Appointment as Principal Clerk William Simmons Peter Hagner Notification to Hagner of his appointment as principal clerk in the War Department Accountant's office.
March 18, 1796 Appointing a new clerk of the yard after Tingley's death Captain Silas Talbot James McHenry Talbot informs McHenry of the orders Knox issued him eighteen months ago upon which he appointed Daniel Tingley as clerk of the yard. Tingley had recently taken ill and died that morning. Talbot wishes to know if McHenry wishes to appoint a new clerk or give someone at the yard directions to make the appointment.
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.
October 6, 1797 Remit Payment by Clerk of War Office William Simmons Major General Richard Butler Butler will receive $300.00 from Samuel Lewis, clerk at War Office for recruiting services provided by Butler.
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.
June 3, 1800 Recommendation for Clerk at the National Bank James McHenry George Simpson Discusses William Burton, who has served in the War Office as a clerk for several years. Because of familial concerns, Burton cannot move with the War Office from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. Burton wishes instead to be employed as a clerk at the Bank of the United States, for which position McHenry recommends him.
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.
July 21, 1794 Offer of clerk of shipyard duties at Baltimore or Boston Henry Knox John Hancock Bowes Offer of position clerk of shipyard and duties at either Boston or Baltimore. Pay about $750 per year. Duties specified, and will require incessant attention.
December 31, 1795 Pay of Navy Yard Clerk, Samuel Shore James McHenry [not available] Shore receives two months pay of $62 dollars as clerk at Navy Yard at Norfolk.
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.
February 28, 1797 Certification of payments; account of Boyd Vaughn Peter Hagner James McHenry Payment due Boyd Vaughn, late a clerk of Philadelphia Navy Yard, the sum of $70.83, his salary from 1 January to 20 February 1798
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.