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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 12, 1795 Indisposition of My Health Samuel Shore Samuel Hodgdon Shore apologizes for the indisposition of his health which has prevented him from sending his accounts to Hodgdon in a timely manner. Since he seems to be recovering, he will send them off without delay.
April 12, 1792 Receipt of Ninety Dollars John Smith Joseph Howell Smith's late indisposition and business and the consequence of his brother's departure for London has prevented him from acknowledging the receipt of ninety dollars brought him by Lt. Howe. An apology is due after so long a delay. Smith hopes to visit Philadelphia within a fortnight to make a settlement of his recruiting money.
July 31, 1786 Insufficient documentation to secure claims Joseph Howell James F. Armstrong The documentation received is sufficient to secure the recipient's claims. It is understood that poor health prevents the recipient from coming to New York to settle this matter so it can be postponed until he is well enough to travel.
April 17, 1792 Five Hundred Dollars in Post Notes Edward Carrington Joseph Howell Carrington has received $500 in post notes of the Bank of the United States brought him by Capt. Smith whose indisposition detained him along the way. This money will be applied according to the directions of the Secretary of War. The appropriate receipts will be forwarded so that no debit will be applied to Carrington's account.
March 25, 1792 The Spanish Have Seized Bowles Alexander McGillivray James Seagrove An extract in which McGillivray [M'Gillivray] tells James Seagrove that, since William Bowles has been captured by the Spanish, he is free now to meet him at Rock Landing
September 16, 1797 Updates on War Office to Secretary of War: Yellow Fever William Simmons James McHenry Simmons writes from outside Philadelphia. Presumably some of the staff has relocated outside of Philadelphia as a result of the Yellow Fever epidemic. Simmons received 2 letters from John McHenry that informed him of James McHenry's indisposition. Simmons recounted duties of War Office staff, wishes that McHenry recover soon, and assures him that he will attend to his duties of his office, pay...
October 18, 1796 Indisposition of the Quartermaster General, Etc. James Manning Samuel Hodgdon The last draft of Latting & Deal has been paid. It should have been remitted before now but the indisposition of the Quartermaster General prevented obtaining a small acount for a freight of goods to the Indians. There is a balance in Hodgdon's favor which has been drawn in his favor on John Barnes.
September 4, 1797 Discussion of Removal of War Office & Illness of Secretary of War William Doughty Josiah Fox Letter, mentions McHenry illness; mentions removal of War Office.
April 6, 1791 Certificates Due Certain Officers L. Cuttin Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Mr. Howell's indisposition prevents him from attending the office so Cuttin is responding to Wolcott's note. The names in the note do not appear on a return of certificate yet unaccounted for by John Sherman and by the Comptroller of the State of Connecticut. Therefore they must have received them themselves or through their attorneys.
September 1, 1794 Marching Order Hartman Leitheiser Joseph Howell Leitheiser is under marching orders from Major [John] Stagg but a personal indisposition occasioned a delay. Howell is asked to forward two month's pay by Sergeant Kramer.
September 8, 1794 Tent Poles for Kersey's Sick Men John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon should let Capt. [William] Kersey have tent poles and pins for the six tents used for sick men.
May 27, 1798 A Change of Air, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Much of the letter is illegible but Sargent advises that his heatlh is only tolerable and that his physician and friends have recommended a change of air. He asks Hodgdon to conceal his indisposition from his sister.
December 26, 1799 Ceremony of Remembrance for George Washington Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Mentions plans for a ceremony of remembrance of George Washington; Gouverneur Morris will be one of the speakers. Also gives Hodgdon the compliments of the season.
February 19, 1800 Sgt. Hunter Is Missing Alexander Hamilton Samuel Eddins Sgt. Hunter, who was sent by Eddins to attend Hamilton's office, has left without permission which constitutes irregular conduct and deserves reprehension.
October 16, 1797 Regarding letter from James McHenry's nephew James McHenry Captain Thompson The Secretary at War mentions a letter sent by his nephew John McHenry, written during James McHenry's indisposition. Hopes that the letter had the intended effect.
April 16, 1800 Abstract and account of the purchases made in the name of John Wilkins Jr James Miller William Simmons Because of indisposition of Mr Francis, the purveyor, Secretary of War has requested that Quarter Master General make purchases on the account of United States.
August 19, 1785 Case of John Carroll of Moylan's Regiment of Cavalry Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Refers to Howell's indisposition and wishes him well. Laments the distance and the difficulty it causes in the late accounts. Asks for information from the musters on the case of John Carroll of Moylan's Regiment of Cavalry. When was he discharged, reenlisted?
June 3, 1793 Cherokee Chiefs Not Going to Congress Soon, Etc. John McKee William Blount Major King reports that Double-head,Otter-lifter, and other Cherokee chiefs are not disposed at this time to travel to Philadelphia to meet with the Congress.
February 15, 1792 Claim of Captain Barnet Eichelberger Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Howell has examined records; found letter from brother of Captain Eichelberger who says he was authorized to settle accounts of his brother. Says the claim will require Congressional interposition previous to settlement.
May 28, 1799 Effort to Clarify Misunderstanding of Shot Report Samuel Hodgdon David Ford Refers to indisposition of Mr. Faesch. Regrets misunderstanding of parts of his letter about his shot reports in New York and Elizabeth Town. Clarifies that he made no report and will not until he has heard from them. Clarifies shot receipt from Col. Stevens and explains mistake.
August 8, 1795 Muster Roll with details and enclosure Michael Kalteisen William Simmons Letter, discusses muster and pay rolls for June and July which he is transmitting, as well as a duplicate of his letter of the twenty third of July.
April 12, 1791 Examination on the Claims of Various Officers Joseph Howell A.W. Dunscomb The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes on his examination of the claims of Captains Watts and Fisk, along with Lieutenants Clayton and Green.
November 22, 1800 State of Anxiety Relative to the Outcome of the Inquiry, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Common politeness should have dictated to the General the propriety of calling on Hodgdon on his way out of the city. No apology can be made except as applies to a uniformity in his conduct. The delay in the inquiry is apparently due to an indisposition on the part of one of the Commissioners. A state of anxiety and suspense will remain with Williams until this business is finished. Poor Lyman is...
October 11, 1800 This State is Lost to the Federals, Etc. Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Secured repayment for Hodgdon. Hagner expresses his willingness to serve Hodgdon without a commission. The health of Washington City is much better. The election of his State is lost to the Federals, a majority of ten or twelve "Antis" have been elected.
April 10, 1799 Great Dissatisfaction Among the Officers, Etc. George Washington Alexander Hamilton General Washington approves the division of Virginia into recruiting districts and subdistricts with the caveat that he cannot speak with precision because of the many new counties in the State. He warns that no officer in Virginia has received his commission which is causing great dissatisfaction.