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August 2, 1794 Estimate for SouthWest Territory expenses for 1793 to 1794. David Henley Henry Knox This is Henley's general estimate of the expenses incurred for the defense of the Southwestern Territory for 1793 with Governor Blount's estimate for the ordinary expenses of governments for the ensuing year 1794.
January 3, 1798 Certification of payments; Andrew Bartley, ordinary seaman, deceased William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $7.33 is due the estate of Andrew Bartley, late an Ordinary Seaman on board the frigate "United States", being the balance of his pay from September 2 to October 6, 1797, the day of his death.
February 9, 1798 Muster Roll of Officers & Men on the Frigate "United States" Captain John Barry [not available] Muster Roll of the Officers, Petty Officers, Seaman, Ordinary Seaman, and Marines on board the Frigate "United States" under the command of Captain John Barry in the service of the United States from the 8th of January 1798, the time they were last mustered, to the 9th of February 1798.
September 14, 1799 Departing from Ordinary Forms in the Advance of Pay Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "...Information from different regiments gives me to understand that my recommendations as to an advance in pay have not succeeded. As the troops are much discontented at the delay, it is my duty to renew the subject. And I must take the liberty to urge that by your interposition, forms may be dispensed with so at least as to effectuate an advance of two months pay upon account. The peculiarity...
January 13, 1797 Pay of petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen, and Marines [not available] Captain Samuel Nicholson Information received not so satisfactory that could wish the President to take into consideration pay of petty officers; seamen; ordinary seamen; marines. Manning of frigate Constitution will to some degree depend on current wages at Boston. Requests input from Captain Nicholson regarding wages
May 16, 1800 Selection of an Inspector of Artillery, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry received letter from Hamilton regarding the embarrassment of delay in settlement of accounts for scheduled and ordinary expenses. He also observed that the selection of a new Inspector of Artillery should be left to his successor because of the intimate connection that officer must have with the Dept. of War.
[not available] Monthly pay for men on United States frigates War Department [not available] Monthly pay of petty officers, Seamen, ordinary seamen and marines on board frigates of United States.
December 21, 1797 Certification of payments; account of Tench Francis William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $285.92 is due Tench Francis, being the amount of monies advanced by him for the pay of the Seamen and Ordinary Seamen on board the frigate "United States" through November 1797.
March 17, 1798 Monthly pay on men on frigate Constellation War Office [not available] Monthly pay of the petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen and marines on frigate Constellation.
April 6, 1798 Certification of payments; crew of the frigate "United States" William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $1254.27 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen, Ordinary Seamen, and Marines of the frigate "United States", commanded by Captain John Barry, being their pay for January through March 1798.
August 6, 1798 Letter to the Secretary of the Navy Philip Jarvis Benjamin Stoddert Jarvis informs Stoddard that he has received bonds and expenses for the USS Constitution. He currently only has the originals of the vouchers and it may be necessary to make copies to transmit. His accounts would have already been settled if he not been called for duty on board the Constitution and been at sea for some time but they have recently been sent via post.
April 18, 1798 List of Monthly Pay Due Those Serving on U.S. Frigates War Office [not available] Monthly pay of petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen, and marines on board the frigates of the United States.
May 10, 1798 Certification of payments; crew of the frigate "United States" William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $872.08 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen, Ordinary Seamen, and Marines of the Frigate "United States", commanded by Captain John Barry, being their pay for April 1798; to be paid to William McRea, Lieutenant of Marines.
June 4, 1792 Traveling Expenses Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Tench Coxe Enclosed traveling expenses of the Secretary of War. Expenses incurred visiting military posts. Charges still pending;
January 29, 1800 Allowed Expenses James McHenry William Simmons Discussed expenses related to the board of troops at taverns and the cost of entertaining citizens at the Captain's table. McHenry believed that the U.S. should pay the incidental expenses of Rodman.
February 6, 1798 Certification of payments; men of the frigate "United States" commanded by Captain John Barry William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $363.78 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen, Ordinary Seamen, and Marines of the Frigate "United States", commanded by Captain John Barry, being their pay for December 1797.
November 15, 1791 Estimate of Building and Equipping Ship of Forty Guns Rated at 1300 Tons Pierce Butler Henry Knox Butler prepared an estimate for building a forty gun ship rated at 1300 tons. Included is an estimate of expenses in maintaining a crew of 350 for one year. Costs are based on present circumstances and not based on construction costs during Revolutionary War Ship will have two decks for batteries. Guns assumed to be 24 pounders, though 18 pounders would do. Suggests 4 eight inch howitzers. Will...
September 30, 1797 Payment of Officers James McHenry David Henley Details on expenses incurred and request for repayment.
May 5, 1797 War Department expenses in Georgia William Simmons Samuel Meredith Sends a receipt and a warrant for the money paid by John Habersham, collector of the customs in Georgia, for the expenses of the War Department.
November 3, 1796 Department expenses in Georgia William Simmons Samuel Meredith Cover letter for transmitting a receipt and warrant for the expenses of the War Department in Georgia.
September 17, 1799 Rules Relating to Extra Expenses, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton explains his rules relating to extra expenses with the understanding that commanders have the discretion to make exceptions in instances of special circumstances. He addresses the questions of soldiers serving as servants and states that in times of peace this is acceptable while in times of war supernumeraries will be enlisted for that purpose. He lists the sundry ranks of officers and...
May 18, 1795 Money for Contingent Expenses Received George Fleming William Simmons Money for contingent expenses of garrison received. Duplicate receipts, vouchers for contingent expenses, muster and pay rolls of recruits with receipts, account for Fleming's salary enclosed. P.S. Anxious for settlement of expenses.
February 17, 1795 Incidental expenses of Indian Department John Stagg [not available] Stagg received $100 for incidental expenses of Indian Department.
August 9, 1793 Estimate of Expenses; Dispatches for General Wayne Henry Knox Isaac Craig Estimate of expenses will be analyzed. Notes that expenses have already exceeded estimates. Asks that dispatches for General Wayne be secretly delivered by express boat.
August 22, 1797 Expenses Related to Pursuing Deserters James McHenry William Simmons Expenses incurred in the pursuit of deserters should be paid with the necessary discretion so as not to create an unnecessary burden on the public. The paymaster is not responsible for persons involved in this business who die or who do not return so he should not be charged with the related expenses.