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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 21, 1791 Deductions from the account of the Secretary at War Joseph Nourse [not available] Account of deductions from Knox's account as Secretary at War.
August 6, 1798 Proper Deductions Samuel Dyson William Simmons If two month's pay is twelve dollars than the pay for twenty days must be $2.66. The deductions seem to have used the same principle in all cases so Dyson may have made an error in his payroll.
August 10, 1793 Deductions from the Estimates of the Pay of the Troops, Etc. Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Howell worries that public papers sent by Swan may have been lost or miscarried. He is transmitting the extract from the register of warrants in continuation and notes that Swan should observe the deductions made from the estimates of the pay of the troops and should retain each sgtoppage.
March 8, 1800 Deductions Taken from Statement William Simmons Fuller and Barber Accounts and vouchers for supplies to recruits at Hebron examined, deductions taken. Quotation from Secretary of War regarding the allowance of fuel for officers.
October 24, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons forwards the balance of Capt. Ross Bird to the Paymaster General for the necessary deductions.
January 28, 1800 [Estimate of Expenses for the year 1800]. James McHenry [not available] Detailed list of estimated expenses for military pensions from which the following deductions should be made:pay, subsistence, and clothing for privates and non-commissioned officers.
October 27, 1797 Receipt Rolls Deductions William Simmons Richard S. Blackburn Two receipt rolls for pay of Blackburn and detachment for July and August received. Deductions made to pay of Benjamin Noter, Matthew Madden, William Hughes, Forman Berston, Isaac Smith, Fielding Harding, John Willroy, David Griffith, Thomas Reeder. David Patterson, Michael Shannon, Benjamin Wells, Cuthbert Shelton all overpaid. Sum of $647.98 passed to the credit of Blackburn's account. ...
May 25, 1797 Captain Alexander Gibson payment to Private Christian Goode with deductions for absent without leave Alexander Gibson William Simmons Private Goode receives pay, with deductions for periods noted absent on muster rolls.
October 20, 1797 Deductions from Pay Roll, with Details William Simmons Alexander Gibson Pay roll issued to Gibson and detachment under his command was examined and deductions were taken from pay of William McNeal, James Morgan, Robert Allison, Felix McFarlan, Bradford Stewart, Pittsberger Huffman, and Craig. Balance of $376.40 Gibson will receive from Edward Carrington. Pay of George Oliver withheld; Simmons cited poor judgment by Oliver in regards to orders given to him by Capt....
January 25, 1793 Case of General Wilkinson receiving money from Swan Caleb Swan Joseph Howell The case of General Wilkinson having received $550 from Swan is a case of some delicacy. He was at that time Swan's commanding officer and his warrant is a complete indemnification to Swan. Too much solicitation on the subject may have a tendency to wound his feelings.
February 11, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William Fulcher Simmons shows deductions made to Fulcher's claim and provides a new account balance.
July 26, 1792 Instructions to the Paymaster General Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Caleb Swan Wolcott provides detailed instructions to Swan who is the newly appointed Paymaster General to the Troops of the United States.
September 24, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Simmons defends the deductions he made from Freeman's claim.
August 28, 1800 Extra Rations for Scouts Denied William Simmons Caleb Swan The Secretary of War specifically confined extra rations for scouts to a given amount and series of dates, neither of which were adhered to by Swan. Therefore amount for the extra rations given scouts deducted from payments. SImmons communicated this information to Swan so that he may make the necessary deductions from the scouts future pay.
September 2, 1800 Allowances Paid through Act of Congress William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Allowances were made by act of Congress and therefore no further allowances could be dispensed without the interference of that governing body.
September 20, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons forwards micellaneous items to the Paymaster General: the muster and pay rolls for Fort Johnson, an account current from Capt. Staats Morris, and pay deductions for Capt. William Littlefield.
April 4, 1797 Charges to MacRea's Account William MacRea William Simmons MacRea expresses his surprise that he is charged with monies from 1792 and 1793 related to his own pay and that of a detachment he marched to Pittsburgh. He has always been careful about transmitting his receipts and arranging for the proper deductions from his account.
September 14, 1797 Account Details for Fort Norfolk William Simmons Richard S. Blackburn Simmons received letter from Lieutenant John Saunders dated September 2nd containing muster and pay rolls for August. Total amount: $310.35. Additional monies added to total for payment of Simeon Jarvis, David Patteson Surgeon's mate, and Cuthbright Shelton. Deductions from total were taken for over-calculation of Patteson, Michael Shannon, David Griffith, and Benjamin Wells' pay. Remaining...
January 11, 1799 Deficiencies in Bryant's Returns, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon After inspecting Captain Bryant's returns, Williams surmises that many of the principal articles deficient are due to the proper deductions not being made for deliveries and expenditures. Bryant admitted that the military stores in the magazine would not agree with his return.
November 6, 1800 Certificate of pay deductions by request of Truman Mosely William Simmons [not available] At the request of Truman Mosely, the author of the letter certifies that, upon settlement of his account, certain deductions were made for forage charged to particular officers. These officers returned to places of residence not allowed by the Act of Congress of March 3, 1799. The officers and amounts in question are: Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Taylor ($2), Major John Ripley ($3),...
July 9, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William R. Boote Simmons informs Boote that his receipts for bounties were received.
June 7, 1794 Forward the Money, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt asks Hodgdon to forward to him the sum of $1342.68, according to his estimate and subject to the deductions to be paid to Mr. Delaney.
November 29, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Charles M. Thruston Simmons informs Thruston that the Paymaster General will address all issues pertaining to pay.
December 25, 1795 Objections to Deduction in Pay Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Freeman received blank receipt rolls and letters from Simmons. Freeman objected to the deductions in pay of Luke Aisal. The soldier served until late November when he was claimed by his master, his pay was paid up by order of the Commanding officer. Questions regarding a refund of pay, Freeman requested answers from Simmons.
May 23, 1799 Seeks to Settle Accounts with Mr. McLean Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Refers to Mr. McLean's receipts. Questions Montgomery's deductions and whether they need to be paid by the public. Requests Stevens to persuade McLean that he has been paid in full.