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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 2, 1798 Covered With a Thick Gloom, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon urges Smith to see that the pattern articles of clothing reach their final destination as quickly as possible. He laments that Philadelphia is still covered with a thick gloom due to the fever that is ravaging the city.
November 23, 1791 Arrangements for Overalls Robert Barr Samuel Hodgdon Requesting a pair of overalls. Makes arrangements to deliver item and pay for them before Colonel Darke departs.
May 28, 1798 Green Baize for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to James Milne a piece of green baize or half thick for the Frigate "United States."
November 4, 1796 Letter from the Navy Constructor Josiah Fox [not available] "Statement of materials &c. on hand in the Navy Yard at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, arranged agreeably to the foregoing instructions."
August 17, 1796 Discussion of Timber Needed for Frigate Frame Josiah Fox George Claghorn Letter, discusses timber for Frigate frame.
January 15, 1800 Sending the Notes One Half at a Time Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Given the restriction of not hazarding a remittance of more than one thousand dollars at a time, Williams suggests cutting the notes through the middle and sending one half at a time. Once receipt is acknowledged for the first half, the other half can then be remitted.
October 14, 1800 Letter Signed, Samuel Hodgdon to Israel Whelen Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase and deposit of tools for Harper's Ferry.
January 17, 1784 Denial of Pay John Pierce Henry Livingston Discusses reasons for denial of commutation pay and half pay.
July 31, 1788 Half pay for widows Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Writes on the subject of half pay to make provisions to widows of soldiers who died or were killed, as is recommended by Act of Congress 17 August, 1779.
December 24, 1798 Renting One Half of Pennsylvania's Magazine Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis Hodgdon discusses the terms by which the United States has rented one half of the powder magazine of Pennsylvania, including additional terms if more than one half of the magazine is needed.
September 6, 1784 Unqualified for half-pay John Pierce Florat de Florimont John Pierce informs Captain Florat Florimont that he is unqualified for half-pay.
July 20, 1789 Employees of War Office provide receipt for half pay to Secretary at War War Department Henry Knox Payment Warrant for War Office Salaries. War Office employees acknowledge receiving half pay for April, May and June 1789.
July 12, 1786 Enclosure of sundry letters and request of Scotosh, son of Half King of Wyandots Charles Thomson Henry Knox Thompson transmits sundry letters. Refers to Indian Scotosh, son of Half King of Wyandots, who wishes to visit France.
January 16, 1786 Regarding the Half-Pay and Allowances of an Officer John Pierce Louis Otto Discusses the claim of a person for the half-pay and allowances of an officer based on an honorary brevet commission
July 26, 1798 Delivery of Files, Tools, etc. James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver tools to Pittsburgh.
February 14, 1791 Half-Pay Due Widows and Orphans Henry Knox [not available] The Secretary for the Department of War to whom was referred the petition of Anne Roberts and of the orphan children of the late Major Andrew Leitch and of the late Captain William White reports that the half pay due widows and orphans had not been paid by United States due to lack of proper application. He advises that applications for half-pay should be made to states of residence.
February 1, 1784 Half-Pay for Former Continental Officers Henry Livingston John Pierce Livingston is suggesting that compensation be arranged for those officers who were recently mustered out of the Army. An earlier Resolution of Congress in 1780 had provided half-pay for life for officers such as these but it applied only to those mustered out in 1780. He suggests that this arrangement be made for all officers who served.
November 10, 1785 Request for certificate James McLean John Pierce Request for certificate. Has not received commutation. Certificate necessary in order to obtain half pay.
April 21, 1796 Half-Dollar Per Trip Stephen Rochefontaine James McHenry CITATION only. McHenry to Rochefontaine, 05/29/1797. The practice of paying a half-dollar per trip to the soldier who conveys public letters and dispatches between Peekskill and West Point is authorized by McHenry.
January 27, 1800 Protecting Bills from Villains Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon $1500 in post notes on account of the armory have been received. Williams recommends cutting bills into halves as a safe way of ensuring that they would be of no value to villains who take them. The villain would have half while the other half would be in the possession of the lawful owner who could procure from the bank a new bill from the half he retains. Instructions have been received...
March 20, 1787 Hiring a Cooper to Make Casks William Price Henry Knox Price has found a cooper who is well recommended and will work at West Point on the following terms: pay to be either 5 pounds 10 shillings per month and half rations or 16 pence per casks and half rations. Price cannot estimate the total amount this will cost because the number of casks needed is unknown. They may need a cooper in the summer as well, so Price thinks it best to pay him the...
February 25, 1785 Officers of the invalid Corps Jonathan White Joseph Howell Asks about the pay of officers of the invalid Corps.
May 28, 1790 Report on the petition of Pattin Jackson Joseph Howell Henry Knox Report on the petition of Pattin Jackson, an officer taken prisoner by the British from 1777 until 1780. Howell concludes that the petitioner has no legal claim to half-pay.
April 19, 1798 Half the Stationery Will Be Sufficient Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon stresses that half the requested supply of stationery will be sufficient for the post at Knoxville.
November 30, 1785 Certificate saying that James McLean has not received payment Joseph Howell [not available] Certifies that Lieutenant James McLean of Corps of Invalids has not received the commutation of five years half pay in lieu of half pay during life granted officers of late army of United States.