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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
April 25, 1798 Request to examine vessel "Two Friends" for fitness as vessel of war [not available] Joshua Humphreys Request to examine vessel "Two Friends" for fitness as vessel of war. Examine mast, rigging; determine number of guns she can carry. State the alterations, repairs and articles required to fill her up.
April 26, 1799 Plans Trip to Inspect Castings in York, Elizabeth, and New York Samuel Hodgdon John Jacob Faesch Plans to leave Philadelphia next week for NYC to examine Faesch's castings. He'll first stop in York to examine John Blagg's store, then to Elizabeth Town to examine shot there. Requests that Faesch go early and assemble all stores and make a report.
August 3, 1786 Request for Name Verification Matthew McConnell Joseph Howell Requests McConnell examine the two enclosed certificates to verify names and locations of origin. Believed they were from Pennsylvania, but if not proposed they were from New York.
February 7, 1793 Letter to William Shippen and James Hutchinson requesting examination of pension applicant John Stagg Doctor William Shippen Letter; asks that doctors examine a pension applicant John Blackburn, and certify the nature of his disability.
February 25, 1790 Examine the Subject of the Enclosed Letter Fisher Ames Joseph Howell Asks the Commissioner of Army Accounts to examine the subject of the enclosed letter, concerning a claim and vouchers.
May 24, 1798 Request to Examine and Report on the Cannon Aboard the Delware James McHenry Francis DaCosta McHenry requests that DaCosta examine the nine pound cannon on the ship of war Delaware, commanded by Stephen Decatur, and prove the ones which are suitable for service. He should submit a report on the examination and proof to McHenry as soon as possible.
March 29, 1797 Permission for Tench Francis to Examine Cannon Balls John Stagg John Harris The Secretary of War wants Harris to permit Mr. Francis to examine and prove whatever number of iron cannon balls Francis thinks proper. He wants a number of them for a particular use and, if these answer, an order should be given for their delivery.
April 28, 1798 Request to Examine Ship, Ganges, with Report on Status James McHenry John Donaldson Carugurd and Donaldson are asked to examine the ship Ganges and report back on the age of the ship, the number of guns it can carry, the state of the hull, masts, yards, rigging, sails, and other particulars. They should offer their opinion on its fitness as a vessel for war. They should make note of any repairs, supplies, or changes which would need to be made before it would be seaworthy, and...
March 8, 1790 Merits of the Petition William Knox Joseph Howell The Secretary of War requests that Howell examine his books relative to the merits of the enclosed petition and inform him of the result without delay.
December 26, 1798 Correcting Mistakes in My Returns John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant apologizes for the mistakes in his returns in which some articles are missing. He has a great many returns and many other papers to examine. Colonel Williams will soon help him examine his returns but he is certain that no articles have been taken out of the stores without a proper order.
October 25, 1798 Expenses Related to Courts Martial James McHenry William Simmons Simmons should examine his files regarding expenses for officers who have served on courts martial as members, witnesses, etc. so as to ascertain the appropriate per diem expense allowances for these officers.
March 13, 1790 Request to Examine Accounts Henry Knox Joseph Howell Requests that Howell examine the accounts of the state of Connecticut in order to find whether there are any charges by that state against Capt. John Stevens, a hostage during the War at the Cedars.
April 17, 1790 Examining various claims William Knox Joseph Howell William Knox, clerk, asks the Commissioner of Army Accounts to examine the claims of Colonel Harrison, Nathaniel Smith, and Captain Theodore Bliss.
May 24, 1798 Request to examine cannon of ship Delaware commanded by Stephen Decatur [not available] Francis DaCosta Request to examine and prove suitable 9 pound cannon aboard Stephen Decatur's ship "Delaware."
December 24, 1791 Request to examine and report on the account of Joseph Cranch R.J. Vandenbrock Joseph Howell Vandenbrock relays the Secretary of War request that Joseph Howell examine and report on the account of Joseph Cranch.
April 25, 1798 Order to Examine Ship, Two Friends, and Send Assessment of Condition James McHenry Captain Thomas Thompson Thompson and Humhreys are to examine a ship called Two Friends and report on its age, the number of guns it can carry, the state of the hull, mast, yards, rigging, and sails, and give their opinion on its fitness as a vessel for war. They should also state any alterations, repairs, or articles needed for the vessel to be ready for sea, and the time and expense needed for the alterations, repairs,...
December 14, 1791 Examination of Several Accounts R.J. Vandenbrock Joseph Howell Howell is asked to examine the accounts of James Byers, Reuben Gilden, and Joseph Cook and report on them to the Secretary of War. Also a Power of Attorney of Major William Poch is not on the returns.
April 22, 1795 Confirming receipt of Pickering's letter of April 17th; requesting detailed information on how to examine the kentledge; Captain Silas Talbot Timothy Pickering Confirming receipt of Pickering's letter of April 17th; requesting detailed information on how to examine the kentledge, particularly with regard to number and quantity of pigs.
July 12, 1796 Orders to examine and arrange ship yards and materials for frigate construction James McHenry Josiah Fox This letter dispatches Josiah Fox to New York, Portsmouth, NH, and Boston with orders to examine and report on the construction of frigates. Is ordered to determine terms and time line for building 36 gun frigates. Is to determine materials available at ship yards. Given instructions on how to order and arrange types of wood.
May 10, 1796 Request to examine cannon to determine if fit for service on frigate [not available] Captain Thomas Truxtun Discusses cannon for frigates constructed at Cecil Furnace. Have been proved and Mr Hughes wishes to have them examined and received by United States. Therefore,Truxton is asked to go to Cecil Furnace and examine cannon and determine if fit for service on frigate. Explains the terms of contract. If cannons are acceptable, make arrangements to transport to Baltimore and begin arrangements for...
July 7, 1786 Claim of Captain Croxall John Pierce Charles Croxall Informs Capt. Charles Croxall that his enclosed account has been received and that he will not suffer from foreclosure on the 1st of August. Still, Pierce has not yet been able to examine into the nature of Croxall's claim and find if there is any money due him.
February 6, 1801 Simmons Requesting Hodgdon Examine the Records of Hugh Howard to Determine if 20 Barrels of Pork were sent by the Commissary William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Simmons requesting Hodgdon examine the records of Hugh Howard to determine if 20 barrels of pork were sent by the Commissary at Detroit to the Schooner Nancy to Michilimackinac.
March 20, 1795 Request to appoint inspector to examine anchors Timothy Pickering Henry Jackson Timothy Pickering relays letter from Nathaniel Cushing, forwarded by Secretary of Treasury. Letter requests that an inspector be appointed to examine achors according to the terms of the contract, and asks that Jackson find a suitable person to do this business.
February 3, 1791 Request to examine account of Lt John Belli of Kentucky Militia John Stagg Joseph Howell Stagg conveys Secretary of War request to examine account of Lieutenant John Belli paymaster of Kentucky Militia. He served in late expedition against Miami towns. Must rolls of militia must be filed in pay office before warrant granted to Belli.