Viewing 1–11 of 11 documents: "husbands"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 8, 1784 Pay for Army Widows John Pierce Phebe Colburn Reply to a widow regarding the resolutions of Congress on pay to women whose husbands were killed in the service
October 3, 1795 Notification of Power of Attorney for Late Husbands Account Elizabeth Hannah Joseph Howell Notification that Hannah sent along the notification that Mr. Harrison received power of attorney in order to settle her late husbands accounts with the War Office. Explained the settlement of account was postponed because she could not obtain a certificate from the commissary at Norfolk.
May 10, 1800 Rules Regarding Payment of Women William Simmons Joseph Williams Simmons assured Williams that it was proper for husbands to sign for their wives' paychecks for services performed at the armoury. Proper documentation must accompany the payment.
January 31, 1793 Advances to wives of Non Commissioned officers and privates Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Swan acknowledges receipt of $63.50 in advances made by Howell to the wives of eight non-commissioned officers and privates, $108 to Elizabeth Balfour, and $30 to Samuel Hodgdon for Dr. Brown, a total of $201.50. Swan has receipted for no more than the exact sum delivered by Dr. Strong. Swan notes the risks of advancing money to the wives without certainty of the status of their husbands.
November 25, 1794 Receipt of Advanced Pay Isabel Pike Unknown Recipient Note acknowledging receipt of Warrant No. 1268 for husbands pay.
January 13, 1788 Payment with Interest Henry Knox Mary McNeill Certificate taken out in husbands name gained interest over 10 years, the sum of which is being transmitted to McNeill in the care of General Henry Jackson.
August 28, 1788 Claim of Eleanor Montgomery Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Eleanor Montgomery is not on the list of pensioners in Pennsylvania. Half pay is granted to widows and children of non commissioned officer only in the Federal Army whose husbands were killed or died in service.
March 1, 1799 Poses Questions about Accountability of Stores aboard Ships, Accounts, and Accountability of Records Samuel Hodgdon William Winder Refers to letter with rigid rules outlining instructions. Raises potential queries for consideration: articles on board ships, accountablity for stores, tracing accounts through subordinates, layout of record book, etc.
August 15, 1792 Receipt for Pay Martha Facundis Joseph Howell Martha Facundus received $3 from Joseph Howell, on account of her husband's pay as soldier in First Battalion of Artillery.
November 8, 1793 Whether Officers' Families Entitled to Quarters Henry Knox Isaac Craig Has not heard from Major General Wayne. Mentions dispatches borne by Ensign Morgan. It would afford satisfaction to be able to legally direct that officers' families be furnished with quarters, but there is no law authorizing. If there are unoccupied public barracks or rooms at Pittsburg, the families may occupy.
September 13, 1791 Transportation of Troops, Stores Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Description of what companies arrived and when. Boats unloaded, stores present did not match invoice. Mentioned arrival of Kickapoo chiefs, visiting their wives who are held prisoner. Troops to advance tomorrow.