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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 2, 1790 Knox discusses payment difficulties with Longman Henry Knox Thomas Longman Letter, advises re creditors to an account.
January 24, 1797 Request for Disbursement of Sum to Creditors Nathaniel Codworth James McHenry Codworth stated it had been some time since receiving inventory from Lowell. Codworth requested the disposal of inventory and the payment of all creditors of the deceased.
November 10, 1785 Response to the Demands of Creditors John Pierce Major Erkuries Beatty Pierce notifies Beatty that his response to the creditors of the officers and men whose money he holds should be in accordance with the rules of the War Office.
August 9, 1798 The Necessity of Calling You Into Service Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Among other matters, Wolcott suggests to Hamilton that he replace McHenry as Secretary of War. He discusses the claims of British creditors and the progress of sickness in Philadelphia
December 30, 1789 Debt owed by United States to creditors of Quartermaster General's Department Peter Anspach Alexander Hamilton Anspach transmits an account of the debt owed by the United States to the creditors of the Quarter Master General's Department.
1791 Discussion of Debts and Imprisonment of Recruits Bezaleel Howe Henry Knox Questions the practicality of the law regarding small debts of men recruited for military service.
December 9, 1797 Captain Greaton's Relinquishment Samuel Heath William Simmons Having been contacted by Captain Greaton's creditors, Heath has advanced at least one hundred dollars on his account and anxiously awaits a response from the Paymaster General on Greaton's relinquishment.
January 31, 1791 Petition of John Fitch John Fitch Edmund Randolph Details of Fitch's character described. Went poor in public service, traveled to Kentucky at the personal request of the commissioners, no longer has the assistance of the Army or his private creditors. Requests discharge, happy to hear there is a committee appointed by Congress to hear requests.
February 25, 1790 Dollar Amount of Certificates Joseph Howell William Duer Commissioner of Army Accounts lists ten states and the appropriate dollar amount of certificates for each.
April 23, 1784 Payment for Army goods Nathaniel Irish Samuel Hodgdon Discusses payment for goods ordered for the Army.
June 29, 1791 Account of Colonel Proctor Joseph Howell Henry Knox Howell discusses Colonel Proctor's account who wishes that the sums he owes be left in his account for the benefit of his creditors.
September 8, 1795 Integrity of Ensign Remington Discussed William Eaton William Simmons Remington put under civil arrest by creditors for debts, and Eaton had the ensign in close confinement. Man who arrested the ensign deserve no thanks from his country due to the debauchery and dissipation that tainted his personal record.
July 27, 1794 Thanks for Advance James King David Henley King thanks Henley for the advanced money, mentioned difficulty purchasing goods.
September 27, 1789 Knox advises Bourne of Jackson's appointment as Marshal Henry Knox Sylvanus Bourne Letter, advises re appointment of Marshall.
August 23, 1784 Sale of Powder Donaldson Yeates Samuel Hodgdon Discusses sale of powder in the U.S. military stores.
January 30, 1799 Delinquent Accounts John Steele William Simmons Simmons is expected to urge all persons accountable on the books of his department to settle their accounts promptly. When balances are withheld improperly by officers, it is Simmons' duty to represent their conduct to the Secretary of War. Suits cannot be instituted, however, without the direction of the Comptroller of the Treasury.
January 27, 1799 Withdraw Troops from Their Own Neighborhoods, Etc. Amos Stoddard James McHenry Capt. Stoddard complains of the size of the barracks in which his troops are forced to live and recommends that troops not be stationed in their own neighborhoods where the influence of family and friends can be detrimental.
March 6, 1792 Subsistence Money due Mr. Greaton Sarah Greaton Henry Knox Sarah Greaton has written the Secretary at War, for the second time, concerning subsistence pay for her husband, Mr. Greaton. Sarah Greaton writes that she has worked exceptionally hard just to afford basic necessities for her and her children.
April 15, 1797 Lieutenant Cudworth's Affairs William Simmons David Hale Discusses payment of balance due from the estate of Lieutenant Cudworth. Requests that Hale pay any balance due to Mrs. Nichols, a widow. Cited in Hale to Simmons, 04/22/1797.
October 24, 1785 Pierce notifies Congress of the impending completion of his work John Pierce John Hancock John Pierce, Commissioner of Army Accounts, notifies John Hancock, President of Congress, that within 30 days the settlements of his department will be closed. Pierce recommends that a deadline be established by Congress for the admission of claims for services.
January 14, 1790 Speech from Speaker, attended by House of Representatives, to President Washington Congress of the United States George Washington Reciprocate congratulations on accession of North Carolina; express concurrence with Washington's sentiments on agriculture, commerce, manufactures. Express support for measures that might obviate ill effects failed negotiations and of Indian hostilities.
July 29, 1795 Hamilton's Financial Affairs Alexander Hamilton Robert Troup Hamilton asks Troup to be the executor of his will and then provides the details of his financial affairs. He laments the necessity of omitting his Scottish father from his will.
January 27, 1799 Proposed Law Related to Insolvency Alexander Hamilton Stephen Van Rensselaer Hamilton believes that any law related to insolvency passed before the adoption of the U.S. Consitution probably infringes on the provision of that document dealing with the obligation of contracts. He offers his suggestions for a new law that would overcome that obstacle.
December 8, 1790 Belknap writes to Knox regarding a widow's continental securities Jeremy Belknap Henry Knox Letter, asks for favor to forward letter; asks for advice re creditor application to Congress.
December 4, 1786 Shortcomings of the Current System of Government Benjamin Lincoln George Washington Lincoln appears to be commenting on the weaknesses of the central government of the Confederation. Those whose interests are undercut by the current system, namely creditors and holders of securities, will probably support strengthening the government with a revised constitution.