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October 15, 1800 Threat by the Master Armorer Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams alerts Hodgdon that the Master Armorer has threatened that those giving evidence in the court case against the Superintendent will lose their employment at the works.
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 2, 1788 Regarding the ruffians who captured Pickering Timothy Pickering Benjamin Franklin Pickering encloses the petition of the ruffians who lately made him a prisoner. Suggests it may be used as evidence against the petitioners, if it serves no other purpose.
September 22, 1791 The Proceedings Should be Closed Arthur St. Clair Winslow Warren General St. Clair informs Warren that evidence from Kentucky will probably not come forward so the evidence before the court is complete and the proceedings should be closed.
April 10, 1793 Captain Cooper's report as evidence of claim of pay William Blount Henry Knox Blount sends copies of his order to Captain James Cooper and his report of the month of August 1791 as evidence of claim of pay.
September 22, 1791 Ready to Close the Proceedings Winslow Warren Arthur St. Clair The Court of Inquiry is prepared to close the proceedings unless General St. Clair has additional evidence.
April 26, 1800 Request for Evidence of Muster William Simmons Caleb Gibbs Simmons received accounts for muster and inspection by Capt. Samuel Gates and Company. Simmons noted that the company was not mustered for several months, and requested evidence as to the number of months they were mustered.
March 12, 1790 Knox discusses the evidence regarding Gen. Greene's case with Rutledge Henry Knox Russell Rutledge Letter, discusses Greene's letters and statements.
June 24, 1787 Lameness prevents Dr. Bronson from attending trial at Philadelphia J. Bronson Caleb Swan Makes mention of his requested presence at trial of person confined for passing counterfeit certificates. Bronson's evidence is requested. He says he would be happy to attend, but his lameness renders it improbable that he can be at Philadelphia so soon. Will probably be a month before he can walk a step.
February 27, 1793 Knox discusses invalid pensions Henry Knox [not available] Document, Memorandum concerning invalid pension claims.
January 23, 1787 Claim of Colonel Harrison John Pierce Charles Harrison Responding to Colonel Harrison's claim, Pierce informs him of the details of his account and of several irregularities that need to be corrected.
May 7, 1790 Claim of John Kennedy Henry Knox Joseph Howell Letter from the Secretary at War concerning John Kennedy, formerly a soldier in the 7th Massachusetts Regiment. States in agreement with Howell that Kennedy must produce additional evidence, other than his own word, that he was forcibly detained by the British during the Revolutionary War.
August 10, 1798 Support of Good Character George Washington James McHenry Washington enclosed document supporting the good character of Mr. Ames and listed relationship to all the man's acquaintances.
June 6, 1795 Expenses of Major Bezaleel Howe William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $57 is due Major Bezaleel Howe for his expenses traveling from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia and, while at Philadelphia, providing evidence at the Circuit Court.
April 3, 1794 Petition of Elkanah Prentice Henry Knox United States Senate Knox addresses the United States Senate regarding the petition of Elkanah Prentice. Prentice claims he sustained injuries to his leg due to hardship and fatigue, which left him a cripple for life. Knox suggests that Prentice may be entitled to benefits provided by the Resolve of Congress 23 April 1782 if he can produce evidence of the discharge papers that placed him on the invalid list.
September 23, 1786 Return of Mr. Phelon John Pierce Samuel Barrett The Commissioner of Army Accounts discusses the return of John Phelon, former confidential clerk, from Canada. Phelon was suspected of stealing certificate paper for counterfeiting, but his return now makes his guilt somewhat dubious.
May 8, 1800 Killing of Indian Horses John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Rivardi reports that his investigation has uncovered evidence that a discharged soldier was guilty of killing Indian horses and the Tuscaroras who were present at the inquiries seemed pleased with the evidence obtained. Discussed construction of building a road, British involvement, and the Holland Land Company.
October 15, 1795 Concerning the estate of Johnson Fleetwood William Simmons Joseph Nourse Informs the Register of the Treasury that a settlement has been made on the estate of Johnson Fleetwood, a late private in the Delaware Regiment. Requests additional evidence that he was killed in combat.
February 18, 1794 Service of Lieutenant William Triplet Joseph Howell Major Nathaniel Mitchell Lieutenant Triplett, formerly of Colonel Grayson's Regiment, claims commutation of five years full pay but, lacking sufficient evidence of service, a certificate from a Field Officer is needed to confirm his claim.
November 17, 1787 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with John Pierce Joseph Howell John Pierce Joseph Howell discusses the claim of Doctor Trezvant with John Pierce.
March 17, 1794 Petitions of Chartier, Labrientoy, Page, Gingrass, and Deton Henry Knox United States Senate Knox addresses the United States Senate regarding the claims of five petitioners, none of whom have produced sufficent evidence to support their claims of service during the American Revolution.
August 3, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Unknown Recipient Discusses sheriff and justices out of New Hampshire; referring to the case of Morrill and counterfeited certificates. Talks of false imprisonment.
October 30, 1800 Simmons Requesting Crafts Provide Evidence that His Expenditures were On Account of the War Department William Simmons William Crafts The Auditor of the Treasury transmitted Craft's accounts to Simmons and noted that the accounts and vouchers Crafts provided indicated that they were made on account of the War Department by the Collector of the port of Charleston. Simmons states that there is no evidence that these expenditures were made on account of the War Department, and therefore are given back to Crafts for investigation...
May 7, 1790 Application for Pay Joseph Howell Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that an application has been made to the office for the pay of John Kennedy, late a soldier in the Massachusetts Regiment, and said to have been taken prisoner in 1780.
May 19, 1798 Arrest and Court Martial James McHenry Campbell Smith Official. Documents arrest and court martial of Samuel Parnele for fraud. Presidential appointment of multiple officiers to judge Parnele on charges.