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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 18, 1800 Request for Receipt Rolls William Simmons William L Cooper Simmons requested receipt rolls from Fort Mifflin in order to settle accounts. Balance remaining should be refunded to the Treasurer of the United States.
December 16, 1793 Calculation of the cost of constructing ships of war Joshua Humphreys [not available] An influential shipbuilder calculates the cost of building and maintaining a frigate for the United States. Estimates 23 pounds per ton.
July 17, 1794 Bad Quality of Hats & Shoes Oliver Wolcott, Jr. William Rawle General Wayne has complained about the poor quality of the hats and shoes supplied to his Army by the contractors for 1793. Wolcott advises that he will take appropriate measures against those Contractors and Inspectors who are responsible for the quality of the equipment and clothing they provide.
April 19, 1799 Success of Suppression of Pennsylvania Rebels; Complaint About Morality of Democrat Politicians John Adams James McHenry Comments on the success of General MacPherson's expedition in Pennsylvania to suppress a revolt there. Explosively complains about the lies and vagaries of Democrat politicians.
August 30, 1800 Accounts Adjusted, with details William Simmons Hugh McCall Accounts of Paymaster General of Georgia received and adjusted. Balance found of $1,247.78. Amount due the United States. Account suspended until explanation for costs produced.
May 11, 1798 Oakum Required for the Walnut Hill Garrison Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon informs McHenry that the Commander in Chief [Adams] requires oakum to be shipped to the Walnut Hill garrison immediately and can be procured no nearer than Philadelphia.
June 27, 1794 Removal of Arms from Ships Henry Knox Henry Lee Discussion of arms and violation of U.S. neutrality.
July 6, 1799 Request and Order for Issue of a Drum to the 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers James McHenry John Harris Two documents: the first directs the issue of a drum and associated materials to the 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers. The second seems to be the request for said drum; though labeled "return," it is dated a day earlier than the first document.
June 21, 1797 Credit to Blackburn's account William Simmons Richard S. Blackburn Acknowledges receipt of receipt roll that, after the specified corrections, will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office. List soldiers who did not give receipts for pay.
November 16, 1797 Land Purchase and Accounts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Found letter covering Col. Forrest's duties and receipt of S. Hulings for coopering. Requested additional records on Hulings from Hodgdon. Requested Hodgdon oversee Col. Forrest's land purchase as he may not attend to it until it is too late.
March 17, 1798 Monthly pay on men on frigate Constellation War Office [not available] Monthly pay of the petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen and marines on frigate Constellation.
December 17, 1798 Certification of payments; 2d Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers under Captain Walter L. Cochran William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $349.66 pay to 2d Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers under Captain Walter L. Cochran.
August 22, 1794 Poor quality hats and shoes Alexander Hamilton William Rawle Secretary Hamilton writes the Attorney for the District of Pennsylvania, regarding his letter on the bad quality of hats and shoes for use of the army in 1793. Hamilton states that he is instituting suits against the contractors, William Young and George Dannacker.
September 18, 1798 Deposit Enclosed Money William Montgomery Samuel Hodgdon Requests Hodgdon deposit enclosed money to the credit of Montgomery in the United States Bank. Montgomery wishes Hodgdon good health.
March 31, 1796 Sum Due Johannis Lieser William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $34.15 is due Johannis Lieser for the rent of a lot of ground at Fort Plain where a block house was built for the deposit of public military stores from Mar. 4, 1795 to Jan. 1, 1796.
May 27, 1797 Guns Wanted for the Revenue Cutter John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon In July 1794 Hodgdon was directed to receive from Captain Dale nine six-pounders and one four-pounder, with their carriages, that were taken from the armed ship "Vanstable," alias "Chickamauga," that was illegally equipped for war. The Secretary of War believes that there will be impropriety in providing those same guns for the use of the Revenue Cutter.
May 3, 1788 Provisions Sold to Mr. Morrow William Price Henry Knox Agreeable to Knox's request, Price has sold 228£ of stores to James Morrow. Encloses two accounts of the articles sold to him. Discusses the state of the powder and need for new casks. Encloses returns.
February 8, 1787 Ordnance & Stores William Price Henry Knox Informs Knox of the state of his quartermaster stores and ordnance, along with the various orders he has placed with contractors to replace items that are in short supply.
August 24, 1784 State of Powder in the Stores at West Point William Price Samuel Hodgdon Discusses the state of powder in the stores at West Point and the prospects for conducting an inventory.
March 20, 1799 Certification of payments; Detachment of the 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Jay under command of Captain Walter L. Cochran Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification of payments; $698.25 to detachment of the 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Jay under command of Captain Walter L. Cochran.
March 16, 1798 Orders to prepare the frigate USS Constellation James McHenry Captain Thomas Truxtun Orders by President Washington to load the USS Constellation with supplies, warrants for officers issued. Regulations to govern ship included.
June 12, 1799 Certification of payment; detachment 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Jay under command of Captain Walter L. Cochran William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $698.26 pay to detachment 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Jay under command of Captain Walter L. Cochran.
June 7, 1799 Certification of payment; detachment 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Jay under command of Captain Walter L Cochran William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $698.26 to detachment 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Jay, New York under command of Captain Walter L. Cochran.
July 2, 1784 Pay, Powder Casks, & Arms Chests William Price Joseph Carleton Discusses the means of his receiving his pay and emoluments; discusses the condition of the department's powder casks and arms chests and boxes.
November 19, 1787 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with Andrew Dunscomb Joseph Howell A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell discusses unliquidated accounts with Andrew Dunscomb. Howell informs Dunscomb that he has put the amount due the non-commissioned officers and privates of the Virginia Line into the hands of Edward Carrington.