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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 23, 1801 Power of Attorney Samuel Hunter John Steele Power of attorney to apply for and receive pension money
[not available] Accounting error Noble Benedict John White Discusses an accounting error and the issuance of a certificate.
February 1, 1790 Walley seeks to determine Knox's interest in buying maps Thomas Walley Henry Knox Letter, advises re map of Nort America coast.
October 28, 1788 Acknowledging Receipt of Money in Gold and Bank Draft William Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Acknowledges receipt of 150 pounds [weight or British currency is unclear] in gold, along with a draft on Richard Platt for $1000, brought from Hartford by Captain William Price. Asks that Wadsworth send a letter from William Knox, intended for Henry Knox at Hartford, to Boston, where the Secretary of War has been unfortunately detained.
July 5, 1791 Deposition of Eleazer Lindley Eleazer Lindley [not available] In his deposition, Eleazer Lindley attests to the fairness of the exchange of money and goods for Indian land and also to the complete satisfaction of the chiefs of the Six Nations with the transaction.
July 7, 1791 Power of Substitution John Young James Humphreys John Young appoints James Humphries his lawful substitute for the powers of attorney for soldiers who served in the Pennsylvania line.
May 17, 1800 Hodgdon Appointed Byers' Attorney James Byers, Jr. [not available] Byers of Springfield in the County of Hampshire in the State of Massachusetts appoints Samuel Hodgdon of Philadelphia in the State of Pennsylvania his true and lawful attorney to act in his behalf respecting such sums of money due him according to a contract with the Secretary of War James McHenry or his successor. Included are rations, provisions, and wood for the armorers employed at...
January 21, 1791 Deposition of James Wadsworth James Wadsworth [not available] Wadsworth affirms that he was present when Oliver Phelps paid the Chiefs of the Seneca Nation money and goods in exchange for parcels of Indian land and that the Chiefs seemed well satisfied with the transaction.
April 21, 1788 Account of Major General Spencer Joseph Howell Unknown Recipient Account of the pay of Major General Joseph Spencer, to be settled after the proper vouchers are forwarded.
December 30, 1793 Account of Caleb Trowbridge Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Caleb Trowbridge, late Captain in the Connecticut Line. Trowbridge was a prisoner during the Revolutionary War.
May 4, 1800 Power of Attorney for James Byers Jr. James Byers, Jr. [not available] Byers of Springfield in the County of Hampshire in the State of Massachusetts appoints Samuel Hodgdon of Philadelphia in the State of Pennsylvania his true and lawful attorney to act in his behalf respecting such sums of money due him according to a contract with the Secretary of War James McHenry for providing wood and rations to the armorers at Springfield.
March 9, 1792 Account of Captain Richardson Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Account of Capt. Addison Richardson of Col. Hutchinson's regiment for pay and subsistence as prisoner.
September 12, 1791 Power of Attorney for Elizabeth Robins Elizabeth Robins [not available] Elizabeth Robins appoints Peter Manifold of New Town, New York as her lawful attorney. She asks to receive from the Commissioner of Army Accounts whatever money may be due her deceased husband, late lieutenant in the 4th Regiment of Dragoons.
October 30, 1795 On the legality of citizens arming their vessels in time of peace Timothy Pickering William Rawle Reports from the port of Philadelphia indicate that some civilians are arming their vessels. Secretary Pickering asks lawyer William Rawle whether it is lawful for citizens of United States, in time of peace, to arm their vessels.
May 17, 1793 Power of Attorney [not available] [not available] Christian Snyder grants Samuel Shannon power of attorney.
September 28, 1794 Bountiful & Charitable Supply Major Erkuries Beatty Joseph Howell Beatty writes on behalf of Mr. Runyan, legitimate father of Jonathan and Benjamin Runyan whose pay he claims as their lawful heir since neither of them left wife or child.
October 28, 1788 William Knox addresses clothing supply issues with Secretary at War William Knox Henry Knox Letter, describes packing and shipping clothing; mentions return of Henry Knox.
February 16, 1792 Lack of Money John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Money owed workmen, uneasy situation due to lack of funds to pay for labor. Requests money.
November 9, 1793 Land as Compensation, Etc. Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon [Mostly illegible] Out of the first 1000 acres, 550 acres should be given to a schoolmaster and 50 acres to missionaries [?] of the gospel.
June 16, 1784 Charges in General Washington's account Joseph Nourse John Pierce Discusses various charges in George Washington's account of expenditures, including a charge for "secret services".
December 1, 1798 Inquiry into Money Due Soldiers Alexander Pope William Simmons Enclosed certificate of Ensign Allison, Commander of Fort Pickering for money due the Ensign. Pope also requested information on money due Sgt. Slaughter. Money should be forwarded to Col. Carrington.
January 4, 1784 No Money in the Pay Office John Pierce Philip Audebert John Pierce sends to Philip Audibert a letter indicating that he has no money.
April 19, 1799 Success of Suppression of Pennsylvania Rebels; Complaint About Morality of Democrat Politicians John Adams James McHenry Comments on the success of General MacPherson's expedition in Pennsylvania to suppress a revolt there. Explosively complains about the lies and vagaries of Democrat politicians.
March 1, 1793 Act to Regulate Trade & Intercourse with Indian Tribes Congress of the United States [not available] This is an extract of an Act of Congress that declares that no purchase of Indian lands shall be valid unless pursuant to the Constitution. Therefore, it is illegal for anyone but lawful agents to negotiate treaties for land.
March 3, 1794 Mysterious Lack of Indian Activity Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Major General Anthony Wayne comments that no Indians have been encountered since mid January, neither for peace purposes or further attacks. Wayne hopes the Indians are inclined to peace, but vows to make good on plans to build a new post further inside their territory. Details scouting parties sent out, and mentions necessity of quick action -- as many enlistments expire in May. Brief mention...