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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 2, 1786 Currency issues John Pierce Board of Treasury Letter to the Board of Treasury regarding various currency issues.
August 25, 1786 Depreciation of money John Pierce Gabriel Allen Responds to the claim of Gabriel Allen respecting depreciation of money
August 21, 1786 Sum of funds in the office John Pierce Board of Treasury Reports the sum amount in his possession to the Board of Treasury, totaling over half a million dollars. Pierce divides the sum up between continental dollars and paper money from Virginia, South Carolina, and Maryland.
September 9, 1788 Money for recruiting service, appointments, and rank disputes Peter Muhlenberg Josiah Harmar Discusses issue of paper currency relative to money allocated for recruiting service. Board has appointed R. Allison Surgeon Mate to J.F. Carmichael of Harmar's Regiment. Discusses disputes of rank between Zeigler and Ferguson.
September 9, 1786 Accounts adjusted John Pierce General Patterson Informs General Patterson that his accounts have finally been adjusted. The Office has allowed every voucher produced.
August 31, 1786 Report to Congress on Lezeur and Watkins John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report to Congress on John Lezeur and Captain Nathan Watkins
August 25, 1786 Petition of John Leseur John Pierce Charles Thomson The Commissioner for Settling the Accounts of the late Army has reported on the petition of John Leseur, which Pierce forwards to the Secretary of Congress. The complaint seems to be related to the depreciation of continental paper money.
May 20, 1788 Regarding clothing, appointments and recruiting Henry Knox David Zeigler Letter, discusses suit for cadet; discusses appointments of Pennsylvania officers; discusses recruiting service; mentions depreciation of paper currency; asks for information regarding completion of recruiting.
August 21, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Unknown Recipient Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army. Mentions money and accounts in Maryland, South Carolina, and Virginia.
February 25, 1797 Request for Paper to be Used in Proving Cannons James McHenry John Harris Directs furnishing paper for cartridges to be used in proving cannons.
July 25, 1791 Abstract of pay and rations Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstract of pay and rations for the men employed as scouts in Lincoln County, Kentucky. The individuals will be paid in Virginia currency (denominated in pounds, not dollars). This is curious given the Constitution's ban on bills of credit emitted by the states.
January 24, 1791 Discussion of Returns for Payment of Invalid Pensions Arthur Fenner Henry Knox Letter, discusses return of invalid pensions.
February 17, 1798 Stationary Purchased for the Public William Young Unknown Recipient A ledger showing stationery and office supplies purchased by William Young for the public from 1794 to 1797, inclusive.
November 19, 1796 Paper Sufficient for Cartridges James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Harris should be directed to forward as many papers as will be necessary to make fifty paper cartridges, each of which will hold sixteen pounds of cannon powder. The paper should be made up into cartridges of the size specified by Mr. [?] and delivered to him.
March 12, 1787 Information of Axe Delivery William Price Henry Knox Per Knox's instructions, Price contracted with Morrow for 128 new axes. Morrow has completed the work and is owed 61 pounds 5 shillings New York currency.
April 19, 1798 Request for Issue of Sundry Materials for Use at Knoxville James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of various materials to be stockpiled in Knoxville, TN.
October 15, 1798 Request for Materials from Military Stores Tench Francis William Young Francis requests drawing paper and cartridge paper be sent to the military store for the Mississippi. The document is annotated with a note from Samuel Hodgdon.
November 29, 1793 We return to you the Paper with our certificate. Alexander Hamilton John Jay "Not withstanding the information on this morning respecting the insertion in Dunlap's Paper on Monday, certain reasons determine us rather to return to you the Paper with our certificate. You will find that we have altered nothing material to your purpose. The omission of what concerned the President has proceeded from a scruple about offical propriety."
February 2, 1797 Request for Delivery of Military Stores to Garrison of Charleston, S.C. Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs sending of flag, arms, and paper cartridges for artillery, additions to letter written by James McHenry.
January 4, 1790 Receipt of James Wilkinson. James Wilkinson William Clark Wilkinson acknowledges receipt of the sum of sixty-two pounds [currency] seven shillings from William Clark, being the amount due to John Griswald by said Clark.
August 18, 1797 Delivery of Cannon Cartridges James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver cannon cartridge paper to Fort Mifflin.
May 8, 1792 Paper & Horses for Hodgdon John Moylan Samuel Hodgdon Moylan bought a quantity of letter paper for Hodgdon in the belief that he was much in want of it. It has been forwarded by wagon in the care of Mr. Tate. The price Moylan paid was the lowest that it could be procured at. It is much finer than the paper Hodgdon has been using and Moylan hopes that he approves of it. He received Hodgdon's letter of the 30th too late to respond by express but will...
March 30, 1799 Request for Issue of Camp Equipment & Paper to Quartermaster General James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of tent poles, kettles, & paper to the quartermaster general.
July 30, 1796 Rental of Corlaer's Hook James McHenry Foreman Cheeseman Due to Mr. Fox's sudden departure from New York for Boston, McHenry requested Cheeseman secure Corlaer's hook for a monthly rent not to exceed 270 pounds New York currency. Also discussed securing timber.
May 31, 1800 Concerning shipments of cartridge paper from London James McHenry Rufus King Writes that he does not know if the United States has received its shipments of cartridge paper from London. Adds that this is last day of duties as War Secretary.