Viewing 1–25 of 523 documents: "impropriety of a privileged person"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 2, 1793 Notes Concerning the Conduct of the French Minister Alexander Hamilton [not available] Hamilton cites eleven examples of the improrieties of Citizen Genet while in the United States.
April 25, 1798 Possible Impropriety in Major Tousard's Account William Simmons Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Simmons points out that Major Tousard is using one driver for two teams of horses yet Colonel Mentges is paying him for the hire of two drivers. Colonel Mentges asserts that he has made this impropriety known to the Secretary of War.
July 9, 1784 Pay accounts and impropriety Thomas Gassaway John Pierce Thomas Gassaway, Assistant Commissioner for Settling Pay of the Maryland Line, sends to John Pierce a letter inclosed with pay accounts. Gassaway has been accused of impropriety.
July 21, 1790 Refuting claims of impropriety on the part of General Greene William Burnet Henry Knox Burnet confirms that he received a message from Knox informing him of the suggestions that General Greene was conducting an improper business relationship with John Banks and Company, and that the evidence was in Burnetís possession by way of his sonís papers. The allegations were also that Greene compelled Burnet to relinquish this evidence to him. Burnet addresses these allegations and...
September 13, 1794 A Confidential Person Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of the Treasury [Alexander Hamilton] requests an express to go Richmond in Virginia and he should be a confidential person.
March 7, 1787 Regarding Major Kirkpatrick request for settlement of accounts Joseph Howell Joseph Nourse Howell tells Nourse that Major Kirkpatrick has requested settlement of the accounts of nine soldiers but the orders do not meet the standards established by Mr. Pierce so Howell cannot comply with the request.
October 17, 1794 Name of the Person Who Goes Express Samuel Lewis Samuel Hodgdon Lewis asks for the name of the person taking the express the next day and whether he is going to Carlisle. Money is being sent to a recruiting officer at that place and this inquiry is made at the request of Major Stagg.
April 2, 1795 Discussion of Naval Constructor & Construction of Frigates Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Letter, discusses Naval constructor; discusses frigate construction.
September 13, 1800 No Recollection of Account or Person Mentioned William Simmons William Wilcocks Simmons denied an acquaintance with Lieutenant Wheeler or any other person presenting Wilcock's account for settlement.
October 3, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William S. Smith Simmons notes the impropriety of LtCol. Smith's authorization of advance rations for officers as well as his excessive reliance on contracted articles (instead of public stores).
January 18, 1799 Suitable Person for Inspecting the Saddlery Work Samuel Dana Samuel Hodgdon Dana has received Hodgdon's note with a description of the proposed pistol. He has responded to Hodgdon's request to locate a suitable gentleman in the Connecticut representation to inspect the saddlery work at New London but is unable to name a person who would be sufficiently responsible in this business.
November 28, 1798 Suitable Person to Inspect the Arms Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends Colonel Stevens as the most qualified person to inspect the arms at York.
July 18, 1796 Report on a Suspicious Person Arthur St. Clair James McHenry St. Clair reports on the activities of a person suspected of disloyal activities in the West.
July 24, 1798 Bills Paid with General Funds Edward Price James McHenry Bills paid, adherence to articles of war discussed. Affidavit enclosed regarding conduct of officer.
May 6, 1797 Continued Harmony Between Our Nations Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos Lieutenant Piercy Smith Pope Gayoso de Lemos assures Pope that he continues to be convinced of the harmony that exists between Spain and the United States and strongly condemns the person who has provided information that argues otherwise.
December 16, 1792 Running Boundary Lines in Cherokee Country William Blount Henry Knox Governor Blount explains the implications of running the boundary lines established by the Treaty of Holston, especially those through the Nine-mile settlement which have been disputed by the Cherokees.
February 5, 1783 Refutation of Financial Impropriety Nathaniel Greene Benjamin Lincoln Greene enclosed letters and certificates to refute rumors of financial impropriety in his contracts with Charleston merchants to supply his army with clothing. Greene wants to give Lincoln the letters necessary to silence any insinuations that may arise in Virginia. Malicious reports have also appeared in South Carolina concerning improper financial dealings between Banks and Morris.
November 26, 1800 Impropriety of Monetary Advances David Henley William Simmons Refusal to advance additional sums to Mr. Chandler until he has brought for accounts for examination. Requests receipts.
March 8, 1787 Certifying the Certificate John Pierce William Inlay Orders William Imlay to include in his deposition specific information identifying the person, including a description, who presented a certificate for $480 to Imlay's office, the place where he belonged, and the time when it was presented. (Probably relates to counterfeiting)
November 30, 1787 Army Accounts Joseph Howell William Ellery Howell requests an answer from the auditor or comptroller of Rhode Island on the enclosed accounts, but as he doesn't know that person, he sent the letter to several people with the hopes they would forward it to the appropriate person.
April 3, 1799 Challenges Captain Vance's Conduct James McHenry William MacPherson Reports Captain Vance's challenge to a War Department accountant. Requests appointment of another person to lead volunteers and that the Quartermaster General should appoint another person. Believes that actions should be taken against Vance's conduct.
February 11, 1799 Extending My Confinement Samuel Osborne Alexander Hamilton Osborn laments that sixteen days have passed since his arrest and requests that his confinement be extended from the island to the city. .
September 12, 1788 Regarding claim of John Henry Ebert Joseph Howell John Stagg Regarding claim of John Henry Ebert, it appears that he is the same person as Henry Abert and is the person entitled to the land.
September 15, 1795 Regarding receipt rolls William Simmons Alexander Gibson Informs Capt. Gibson that Edward Carrington will pay him. Reminds the Captain that men making their marks on receipt rolls must be witnessed by a respectable person.
February 23, 1787 Regarding sold certificates John Pierce Samuel Keeler Orders Captain Keeler to reveal the name, organization, and place of abode of the person to whom he sold his certificates including the time and place where they were sold. Likely has to do with counterfeiting.