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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 26, 1788 Appointment of Major Painter John Pierce General Wadsworth Letter to General Wadsworth concerning the appointment of the late Major Elisha Painter to Colonel Seth Warner's Regiment.
May 31, 1787 Business with Mr. Fenner; Generals Huntington and Putnam; widow of Major Painter Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Has finished up business with Mr. Fenner. Sends copy of Mr. Pierce's letter. Matters relating to General Huntington and General Putnam will rest until Howell's arrival. Mentions Jeremiah Wadsworth on behalf of widow of Major Painter of Baldwin's Regiment.
September 4, 1787 Jeremiah Wadsworth discusses pay and accounting with Joseph Howell Jeremiah Wadsworth Joseph Howell Jeremiah Wadsworth informs Joseph Howell that he has received receipts from Major Painter's widow that will entitle her to a certificate for half-pay.
October 4, 1784 Status report John Pierce Jeremiah Wadsworth John Pierce sends to Colonel Wadswoth a status report on the account of Major E. Painter.
May 22, 1787 Application of half pay in case of widow of Major Elisha Painter Jeremiah Wadsworth John Pierce Major Elisha Painter was in Colonel Baldwin's Regiment of artificers. He held other ranks in Continental Army. He died at New Haven Connecticut in January 1781 and his widow applies to the state of his half pay. Asks for documents, noting that time is short in reaching deadline for application.
November 26, 1787 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with Joseph King Joseph Howell Joseph King Joseph Howell informs Joseph King that vouchers from Major Painter and Captain Patton are needed to settle his claim.
August 13, 1798 Instructions for Mr. Hodgdon James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon In a memorandum to Hodgdon, McHenry discusses a number of concerns.
December 13, 1787 Joseph King discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell Joseph King Joseph Howell Joseph King explains to Joseph Howell what he wants from Mr. Phillips.
December 16, 1793 Calculation of the cost of constructing ships of war Joshua Humphreys [not available] An influential shipbuilder calculates the cost of building and maintaining a frigate for the United States. Estimates 23 pounds per ton.
March 13, 1790 Indian Attacks Henry Jones Jonathan Brown Details of Indian attacks and murders, fear of increase in hostilities the following spring.
November 28, 1786 Account of Public Securities Delivered Jonathan Phillips John Pierce Oliver Wolcott Discusses accounts of public securities delivered to Mr. Jonathan Phillips.
May 2, 1800 Health of Troops [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Discussed passage to Harper's Ferry; mentioned health of troops and lack of medicine and medical supplies. Requested details on how a relation to Hodgdon recovered from small pox. Bank stock in Brown's name to be withdrawn so he can purchase a farm near the City of Washinton.
May 10, 1797 Delivery of Carpentry Items James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver carpenter tools to Capt Elliott's company.
June 6, 1800 Craig discusses military stores and shipment with Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig forwards receipts and discusses final accounting matters with Samuel Hodgdon. Craig expresses a forlorn hope that their "old friend Henry" Knox may yet receive an invitation to return as Secretary of War.
1792 Probable estimate for Quartermaster's Department transportation expenses Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Accounts to pay for transportation and pay for an assistant to William Knox.
September 1, 1792 Major Craig's Invoice of Military Stores Samuel Hodgdon Henry Knox The Commissary of Military Stores encloses Major Isaac Craig's invoice of military and Quarter Master stores to Secretary Knox. The invoice was said to be missing. Supplies include cutting knives, gun powder, cartridges, muskets, writing paper, stationary, and other military provisions.
August 6, 1792 Estimate for the supplies wanted for Major Henry Gaither's Command at the southward Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of supplies wanted for Major Henry Gaither's Command at the Southwards.
October 30, 1790 Estimate of Expenditures for Construction of Frigates of Various Tonnage John Foster Williams Henry Knox Knox solicits an expert to provide one of many estimates for the cost of constructing frigates of various tonnage for Navy. Foster notes that Knox may be a better judge of the cost of the guns and the warlike stores. Recommends that timber be cut in the fall of the year of construction.
June 19, 1794 Articles for a 44-Gun Frigate Joshua Humphreys Unknown Recipient Document reporting on the dimensions of materials for a 44-gun frigate, and fittings and stores for same. Joshua Humphreys is a reputed shipbuilder.
April 25, 1783 Payment of Soldiers General William Irvine [not available] Extract of orders, noting that privates in the infantry of the Continental service receive on account of their pay one half dollar specie per week and the non-commissioned officers and privates of these corps in the same proportion. Mr. Rose will pay the troops of the garrison until a properly authorized person is appointed. Irvine requests that a commissioned officer from each company attend the...