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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.
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.
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.
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...
July 3, 1797 De Grasse's pay William Simmons Auguste de Grasse Notification that his account for pay has been approved and that he will receive his pay from Daniel Stevens, federal supervisor at Charleston.
August 19, 1794 Fortifications at Charleston Paul Hyacinte Perault Henry Knox Informs Secretary Knox that the work on the fortifications in Charleston is carrying on very actively -- the same may be said of the work in Savannah and Georgetown. The battery in Charleston is almost finished.
May 27, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William Crafts Simmons notifies Crafts that funds allocated for subsistence and fortifications were disbursed to the Bank of Charleston.
November 1, 1794 Lack of Provisions at Charleston Michael Kalteisen Joseph Howell Capt. Kalteisen expresses his distress to Howell at the failure of the War Office to provide funds and provisions for the troops at Charleston. Many of the provisions that have been sent are of inferior quality.
November 26, 1798 Care of the Stores at Charleston Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon argues that a trustworthy person should be appointed to be in charge of the stores at the post of Charleston.
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.
June 13, 1795 Mounting the Artillery at Charleston Daniel Stevens William Simmons Stevens has paid the sum of $1,400 for mounting the artillery at Charleston.
September 30, 1795 Pay of Augusta De Grasse, temporary engineer at Charleston, South Carolina William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $230.00 is due Augusta De Grasse, temporary engineer at Charleston, South Carolina, being his pay for July through September 1795.
February 4, 1801 Simmons Informing Frenau and Paine that the Supervisor of the Revenue is Transmitting Them $32.32 William Simmons Messrs. Frenau and Paine Receiving $32.32 from the supervisor of the revenue at Charleston
April 7, 1797 De Grasse's pay William Simmons Auguste de Grasse Notification that his account for pay has been approved and that he will receive his pay from Daniel Stephens, federal supervisor at Charleston.
May 27, 1798 Iron 24-Pounders Shipped to Charleston, Etc. Joseph Elliot Samuel Hodgdon The iron 24-pounders have been shipped to Charleston since there are no vessels bound for Savannah or Georgetown at this time of the year. The four for Savannah and the four for Georgetown have been sent to James Simmons who will see that they are sent to their destinations since vessels leave almost daily from Charleston to Savannah and Georgetown.
May 1, 1800 Medicines Wanted for the Troops in Charleston Frederick Dalcho [not available] A list of medicines wanted for the troops of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina calculated for the expenditures of one year, in addition to what is on hand. Dalcho is a physician stationed at Fort Johnson in Charleston.
June 13, 1796 Jerome Merlhie' pay William Simmons Daniel Stevens Directs Stevens to give money received from the U.S. Treasurer to Jerome Merlhie at Charleston for his pay
August 10, 1798 Articles Transported Via Charleston Samuel Hodgdon Patrick C Harris Hodgdon assures Harris that the articles sent him will be forwarded by James Simmons at Charleston.
June 26, 1798 According to Instruction, Has Paid Augustus DeGrasse for Compensation as Engineer Daniel Stevens William Simmons Letter, encloses receipt of Augustus De Grasse for compensation as temporary engineer at Charleston.
June 26, 1795 Request for Pay Jerome Merlhie Timothy Pickering Account submitted for payment with assurance by Mr. Daniel Stevens, Supervisor of Charleston harbor, that Merlhie had not received pay.
May 14, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Daniel DeSaussure William Simmons Daniel De Saussure William Simmons informs Daniel DeSaussure to expect to receive monies for mounting artillery at Charleston from Daniel Stevens.
July 27, 1796 Kalteisen's pay roll Peter Hagner Michael Kalteisen Notifies Kalteisen that his pay roll has been examined and that he will receive the amount due from Daniel Stevens, supervisor at Charleston.
October 18, 1798 Transporting Powder from Charleston Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends transporting the powder from Charleston in casks made specifically for that purpose rather than in the boxes in which it currently resides.
May 18, 1798 Shipment of Sundry Ordnance to Charleston Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon discusses the shipment of cannon and carriages to Charleston, South Carolina.