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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 1, 1796 Error in Payment David Ames William Simmons Ames says that he cannot find the error in the pay rolls that Simmons asserts has resulted in an overpayment to him.
March 19, 1800 Error in Amount of Drawn Rations for an Officer William Simmons Lieutenant Robert LeRoy Livingston Upon examination of contractor's accounts for New York, Simmons found Livingston drew rations twice on the same day. Error made by Livingston charged to his account unless Livingston can produce the original return receipts that prove the error was with Mr. Hershaw (contractor agent).
March 19, 1800 Error in Amount of Drawn Rations by an Officer William Simmons Philip Schuyler Upon examination of contractor's accounts for New York, Simmons found Schuyler drew rations twice on the same day. Error made by Schuyler charged to his account unless Schuyler can produce the original return receipts that prove the error was with Mr. Henshaw (contractor agent).
February 11, 1796 Status of Bills A. Macdonald Samuel Hodgdon Macdonald clarifies the confusion over two bills, one of which had been thought to be paid in error but was in fact valid.
February 27, 1795 Craig discusses military stores and shipment with Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig points an error on the quartermaster statement received from Samuel Hodgdon. Craig proceeds to make explanation for this error in accounting.
July 29, 1795 Instructions to correct pay roll William Simmons Edward Miller Directs Capt. Miller to correct an administrative error in his pay roll.
March 29, 1794 Error in Perkins Account Joseph Perkin Samuel Hodgdon Perkins asserts that there has been an error in his account in which he has been charged for the repair of 100 guns.
[not available] Accounting error Noble Benedict John White Discusses an accounting error and the issuance of a certificate.
December 29, 1795 Error relative to the Pay of Jonathan Packard David Ames William Simmons Upon examinationm, Ames cannot find the error in the pay of Jonathan Packard that Simmons discusses in his recent letter and lists Packard's times of service and the pay he received. He suspects that the mistake may have been made by one of Simmons' clerks and suggests that Simmons examine the account himself.
December 9, 1789 Hazen speaks of an accounting mistake with Knox Moses Hazen Henry Knox Letter, discusses accounting error.
April 16, 1800 Overdrawn Rations in Error William Simmons George Tillinghast Simmons noted that Darling drew double rations in error and compared Darlings' privileges to Tillinghast. Simmons charged Tillinghast with overdrawing rations in the sum of $111.60 which was owed the Pay Master General.
November 8, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Major Hunt William Simmons Thomas Hunt William Simmons informs Major Hunt of an error in his accounts.
May 9, 1798 Dispute over Error in Payroll Frederick Frye William Simmons Transcribed by Frye: "It has been ascertained that the claim of Asa Hall for four dollars for Balance of Bounty is a just one, you will be pleased accordingly to make him up for that sum on your next Pay Roll and the sum will be admitted."
April 16, 1800 Double Rations Drawn in Error William Simmons Lieutenant Whipple Lovett Simmons received a letter from Major Darling regarding the officers under his command who drew rations for waiters. Simmons explained rules and the violation, holds Lovett accountable for $58.38 drawn by him in error for a waiter.
November 29, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Capt. Frye William Simmons Frederick Frye William Simmons informs Capt. Frye that his recruiting account is free from error.
April 19, 1794 Error in Paymaster Turner's Account Edward D. Turner Joseph Howell Paymaster Turner discusses an error in his account for which he has not yet had time to identity the source.
April 16, 1800 Double Rations Drawn on Error William Simmons Lieutenant Carey Clarke Simmons received a letter from Major Darling regarding the officers under his command who drew rations for waiters. Simmons explained rules and the violation, holds Clarke accountable for $44.89 drawn by him in error for a waiter.
January 22, 1787 Error in settlements John Pierce Peter Manifold Since both Virginia and Pennsylvania have adopted Colonel Moyland's regiment, Pierce warns Captain Manifold that there has been a considerable error in the settlements that must be corrected.
April 16, 1800 Double Rations Drawn in Error William Simmons Lieutenant Ozeas Danforth Simmons received a letter from Major Darling regarding the officers under his command who drew rations for waiters. Simmons explained rules and the violation, holds Danforth accountable for $58.95 drawn by him in error for a waiter.
March 16, 1791 Invalid Pensioner Henry Knox Nathaniel Appleton Knox has received the copy of a certificate of John Lucas with respect to Wareham Warner, an Invalid Pensioner. States that it does not appear from the certificate that an error has taken place in regard to pensions.
March 19, 1800 Error in Amount of Drawn Rations by Officer William Simmons Captain Jeremiah Landon Upon examination of the contractor account for New York, Simmons found Captain Landon drew rations twice in one day. That error made by Landon and the contractor, Mr. Hershaw, charged to Landon's account. Simmons requested receipts to investigate incident.
January 13, 1791 On receipts for payments to the Scouts of Mason County Peter Hagner Henry Lee Peter Hagnar notifies Henry Lee that receipts for payments made to the Scouts of Mason County indicate an error.
May 13, 1795 Compensation of the Keepers of Lighthouses Benjamin Lincoln Tench Coxe Lincoln discusses the current compensation of the keepers of lighthouses in Massachusetts and notes that the keepers of Nantucket and Plumb Island must be covered by an earlier presidential decree.
April 14, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance, and accounting with Captain Eaton William Simmons William Eaton William Simmons discusses an error regarding the pay of Caleb Allen with Captain Willliam Eaton.
November 17, 1797 Hogsheads Forwarded to Designated Posts John Jacob Rivardi Samuel Hodgdon Hogsheads have been forwarded for the posts at Detroit, Mackinac, Niagara, and others. Blankets have been received but no watchcoats which probably indicates an error in the mark. At Mackinac and Detroit there may be an excess of articles other garrisons may be in want of.