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March 7, 1796 Reports Discrepancies in Bolts Ordered and Bolts Delivered Caleb Gibbs Samuel Hodgdon Reports discrepancies between butt bolts delivered and timber bolts requested. Cannot return timber bolts unless all cases, casks, and boxes are opened and assorted. If the cases of sheet copper are opened, it will be impossible to get them back into their boxes. The only statement he could obtain was from the Custom House with the ship's manifest. Refers to bunting received.
July 29, 1793 Incessant Harassment of the Executive George Washington Heads of the Departments Washington asks the heads of the department to reconsider the expediency of directing the Custom House officers to be attentive to arming and equipping vessels other than for offensive and defensive purposes. Unless this is done, the excecutive will be incessantly harassed with complaints.
November 17, 1794 Content of Packet Delivered to Constant Freeman Discussed John Habersham Joseph Howell Received letter containing packet from Howell regarding John Matthews. Matthews attorney, John Berrien, opened the packet and found pay for troops. As a result, he order the packet be put into the Custom's House money chest until Matthews specifically requested it, which was not until August. Unsure of why it took Matthews so long to send for the money as Habersham made sure they were aware of...
November 10, 1798 Availability of a Quantity of Powder Samuel Ward Alexander Hamilton Ward reminds Hamilton of fifty tons of powder that is available for the use of the War Department at a reasonable price.
October 31, 1794 Receipt for Blankets & Shoes William Hill Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed are receipts for a bale of blankets and seven boxes of shoes shipped to Amboy by order of Terrence Reilly. Included also is the permission of the Custom House for the transportation thereof.
June 13, 1791 Receipts for Officers' Pay John Habersham Joseph Howell Habersham transmits to Howell the receipts for the pay of numereous officers in his regiment.
June 10, 1791 Receipts for the Pay of Several Officers John Habersham Joseph Howell Habersham transmits to Howell receipts for the pay of several officers in his regiment.
August 3, 1794 Fortificiations at Alexandria John Vermonnet Henry Knox Informs Secretary Knox that after waiting nearly two months for the necessary materials to begin work at Alexandria, he is still without them, and has found it necessary to retire to Annapolis to visit what has been done there during his absence. Desires that he may not be blamed for the delay.
May 31, 1800 Concerning shipments of cartridge paper from London James McHenry Rufus King Writes that he does not know if the United States has received its shipments of cartridge paper from London. Adds that this is last day of duties as War Secretary.
May 30, 1797 List of Muster and Pay Rolls to be Forwarded John Habersham Constant Freeman Habersham transmits the muster and pay rolls of the various military units under his supervision.
November 23, 1798 Notification of Payment by Treasurer Received John Habersham William Simmons Habersham has received from the Treasurer the $8,175 for pay of the troops, per Simmons' letter of November 1.
November 6, 1793 French Privateer Taken into Port at North Carolina Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Knox discussess the French privateer captured and brought into a port at North Carolina.
October 15, 1796 Loan Paid to Major Roberts John Habersham William Simmons Major Roberts has requested a loan of $100; Haberham encloses an order on Simmons in Habersham's favor for that amount.
December 17, 1794 Accounts Current for Incidental and Contingent Expenses John Habersham Joseph Howell "I hearby enclose my accounts current with the United States for the incidental and contingent expenses of the Department of War in the State of Georgia commencing the 1st of April and ending the 31st day of December 1793, balance in my favor being one thousand nine hundred and seven dollars 76/100 with the several vouchers in support of same."
May 30, 1797 Accounts Within the State of Georgia John Habersham William Simmons Habersham discusses sundry accounts and related matters respecting the State of Georgia.
January 20, 1797 Notification of Forwarded Receipts to Mr. S. Lewis, at War Office John Habersham William Simmons Notification that Habersham forwarded receipts to S. Lewis from Maj. Roberts draft against Simmons in favor of Habersham.
July 4, 1789 Lewis Gray requests that Knox forward this letter to Henry Jackson Lewis Gray Henry Knox Letter, encloses letter to Henry Jackson.
October 18, 1797 Notification of Forwarded Sundry Receipts of Posts Saint Tammany & Pickering John Habersham Constant Freeman Submission of receipts from posts Saint Tammany and Pickering received and approved by H. McCall. Details of the receipts included.
May 10, 1794 House construction at Thomaston Henry Knox Jackson Letter from the Secretary of War regarding the construction of his house at Thomaston, begun in 1793. Knox is anxious that it be completed by the end of 1794. The house is costing him around $15,000.
July 30, 1797 Forwarded Sundry Receipts Belonging to Ensign McCall John Habersham Constant Freeman Habersham forwards vouchers for McCall's payments to the troops.
July 31, 1798 Notification of Payment Received from Treasurer John Habersham William Simmons Habersham has received money from the Treasurer of the United States per Simmons' letter and will pay it to Ensign McCall so it can be disbursed to the discharged men.
July 17, 1798 Concerning an invoice for muskets and ammunition John Habersham Samuel Hodgdon Discusses invoice and bill of lading for muskets and ammunition delivered on the Schooner John.
May 12, 1800 Explanation of Account Differences William Simmons Elijah House & Son Simmons examined accounts of Elijah House, contractor, and found difference in account balance, leaving House in debt to United States. Account details below.
January 27, 1797 New Regulations and Burned Printer's House Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Notification that Craig will comply with new regulations. Disbanding cavalry and a note from the House of Representatives. Mentioned the burning of Brown the printer's house and the death of his wife, children, and servants.
December 10, 1799 Reply to the Address of the House of Representatives John Adams House of Representatives President Adams' reply to the House of Representatives' address, which was in reply to Adams' speech the of the 9th. Adams expresses confidence that the legislative and executive branches of the government will work well together during the coming legislative session.