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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 11, 1791 Family News & Business Henry Knox John Adams Notes that Adams' steward has recovered from illness. Knox's son Marcus has died.
April 13, 1791 Arrearages Due Peter Gainer Who Died in the Western Country Joseph Howell Edmund Randolph Peter Gainer, late a soldier in the service of the United States, died in the Western Country. Mary Ripley, administrator of his estate, has applied for the arrearages of pay due him. Conceiving that the administration did not extend to property outside the limits of the City of Philadelphia, enticed Howell to delay payment. He asks for Randolph's opinion as to whether arrearages are due the...
January 22, 1796 The Case of Capt. Blackburn and the Loss of Recruitment Money Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott discusses the case of Lieutenant Grayson who was advanced $150 for recruiting and failed to enlist recruits prior to his death. Captain Blackburn advanced him the money since Grayson obviously could not pay bounties without the necessary funds. When he died he was insolvent so it appears there is no way to recover the money.
January 27, 1797 Petition of Mary Hibborn James McHenry United States Senate Mary Hibborn's petition for land promised to soldiers who served in the late war until its termination is denied because her husband, Francis Cranberry, served and died long before the war ended.
April 7, 1798 Death of Soldier, Direction of Pay Philip Landais William Simmons Warthan, soldier, died. Instructions by Landais NOT to forward pay owed him with that of Caleb Malone.
September 22, 1790 Report of John Nicholson, Esq., on Letter from Secretary of War-Pensioners, 1790. Jonathan Nicholson [not available] Reports payment of sundry pensions. Discusses certain provisions not made in cases where commissioned officers who died were not in actual service or captivity at the time. Mentions the case of Mrs. Catherine Thompson.
December 6, 1786 Request to Examine Rolls Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Requests that Howell examine the rolls of the German Regiment to see if a particular soldier is mustered as dead.
March 27, 1784 Case of a foreign army officer Hugh Williamson John Pierce Discusses the case of a foreign army officer in the Corps of Engineers who died in the service
December 31, 1798 Certification of payments; Estate of Richard Stacey, died in captivity amongst Indians, under command of Captain R.S. Howe, 4th Sub Legion William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $83.19 to Estate of Richard Stacey, died in captivity amongst Indians, under command of Captain R.S. Howe, 4th Sub Legion, to be paid to Stacey's father William.
January 24, 1791 Discussion of Various Types of Pensions Relative to Revolutionary War Service Arthur Fenner Henry Knox Letter, alludes to Revolutionary War; discusses Invalid pensions; discusses widow and orphan pensions.
November 23, 1798 Request for money for which there is no receipt James B. Many William Simmons No receipt can be found on a payment to Jacob Forsman, who subsequently died of the bilious fever after enlisting.
May 20, 1795 Certification For The Death of Samuel Poor Nathan Hill Griffith James McRee Certification for the death of Samuel Poor, a soldier in Captain McRee's company, listing dysentery as the cause of death.
September 7, 1793 Clothing; the Inevitable Campaign; Raging Yellow Fever in the City Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Will make use of the information on the tumbrils. Mentions invoices of clothing for 3rd and 4th Sub Legions, noting the inevitability of the upcoming campaign [against Indians]. Describes the mortal sickness as raging. Many have fallen victim. Doctor Hutchinson has died and Jones has died. Wife still ill. Asks for acknowledgment of receipt of China and sugar. Respects to Mrs. Craig and family.
March 16, 1786 Estate of Patrick Flanagan Barnabas Curley Joseph Howell The author is writing on behalf of the estate of his late Step Brother, Patrick Flanagan, who died in the war. The author's responsibilities at his farm prevent him from coming to New York himself so he is sending his application by way of Thomas Flowers, who also will bear the recipient's reply back to the author. Flanagan's term of service and units are included.
March 16, 1795 Certificate of Jonathan Haskell of the 4th Sub Legion regarding pay to deceased soldiers Jonathan Haskell [not available] List of pay advanced to dead soldiers. Haskell notes that the men under his command who died were sick and there was no paymaster at the post; each of them had six months pay due from United States.
July 10, 1795 Certification for the Death of John Due Nathan Hill William Simmons Hill certifies that a soldier named John Due died on the 2nd of June of dysentery.
January 15, 1798 Request for Pay Due Dead Officer Detained Alexander Gibson William Simmons Gibson requested pay due Ensign Larkin Dickinson be detained. Dickinson was advanced money for recruitment and then died during a duel, money was unaccounted for and due United States.
June 19, 1795 Death Certificate for Mathew Garretson Nathan Hill William Simmons Hill certifies that Matthew Garretson died of dropsy on the 20th of June 1795.
October 29, 1791 News from Camp Thomas Butler Samuel Hodgdon The previous day the Indians killed one of Capt. Edward Butler's men and wounded one other who died later. They have also either killed or taken one militia man. Our Indians have gone out with Capt. Sparks and four other men at the same time the road parties set out. Hodgdon is asked to send out one keg of whiskey.
July 30, 1797 Where is Stephen Frecker? Peter Shoemaker William Simmons Lt. Shoemaker is trying to locate Stephen Frecker who enlisted with Capt. Sedam at Spring Garden with the Corps of Artillery. Frecker's father has died and left a handsome estate but his brother needs Frecker's consent before he can sell any of the father's property.
November 23, 1791 Petitions of Widows and Children Henry Knox United States Senate Knox considers the petitions of the widows and children of eight officers from South Carolina who died while in the service of the United States. He grants six of them seven years' half-pay as provided by the Resolve of Congress of the 24th of August 1780.
September 18, 1792 Speech to the Eel River and Weyes Indians Rufus Putnam [not available] Notification that friends and relations (possibly held prisoner) will be returned due to news that tribes signed agreement with Maj. Hamtramck. Chief that died while in U.S. care was buried with honor and respect.
May 16, 1791 Obliging the Heir of a Faithful Soldier Michael Connolly Joseph Howell David Gregg, who served with Connolly during the late war under Captain Strong in the New Establishment , died before his three years expired. His brother is administering his estate and would like to apply for his wages (if any) and determine the amount of his brother's balance. Howell's attention to this matter will much oblige the heir of a faithful soldier.
May 9, 1793 Certificate of service for William McGraw John Strong Unknown Recipient John Strong (?) testifies to the service of the now-deceased William McGraw during the Revolutionary War, being well-acquainted with him. Thinks he died in a Pennsylvania hospital.
May 2, 1800 Assistant and T. Francis Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Will examined documents from Craig after current project for Congress is finished. Agreed one assistant at Pittsburgh would be sufficient. Noted Tench Francis died last evening.