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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.
January 24, 1791 Discussion of Returns for Payment of Invalid Pensions Arthur Fenner Henry Knox Letter, discusses return of invalid pensions.
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.
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.
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.
August 24, 1797 Adventures in Portugal William Loughton Smith Timothy Pickering Smith relates to the Secretary of State his observations regarding Portugal and their contentious relations with other European powers, including Spain, France, and Holland.
May 22, 1790 Treaty Between Southern States and Indians, Goods Purchased by Commissioners Steele Henry Knox Refers to previous resolutions of the "old Congress" on Indian affairs and direction of Indian Commissioners and funds and the difficulties they faced seeking power between federal, state, and territory.
July 24, 1786 Account Settlement Thomas Clark John Pierce Clark discusses the settlement of his account for his service as commander of the North Carolina Brigade in the Revolutionary War.
August 7, 1786 Charges against General DeHaas Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson As requested, enclosed are the charges against General DeHaas. Mr. Pierce is still absent but, when he returns, he will be informed of the issue regarding Col. Wood although the author needs to be sure that it is Col. Joseph Wood that is being referenced and not some other Col. Wood. Also the 445 pounds [currency] granted to Capt. McGowan was for the use of State regiments and verification is...
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.
September 1, 1798 Stationery to be Procured for Winthrop Sargent Timothy Pickering Unknown Recipient Memorandum of stationery to be procured for Winthrop Sargent, Governor of the Mississippi Territory, for the use of that government. (Lists the sundry types of stationery required and the amount needed of each.)
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.
May 4, 1790 Report on the petition of Ichabod Spencer Joseph Howell Henry Knox Report on the petition of Ichabod Spencer of the Connecticut line. Talks of the depreciated state of the Revolutionary paper money.
January 24, 1790 Jackson discusses state debt with Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, mentions state debt; asks for federal appointment; discusses petition opposing state excise.
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.
January 14, 1790 Reply by Congress to President Washington Congress of the United States George Washington Congress refers to accession of North Carolina to the constitution, agrees that one of most effectual means of preserving peace is to prepare for war, and because of this support Washington's proposals for strengthening military, with a due regard for economy. The speech then goes on to support Washington's proposals for uniformity of currency and a uniform rule for naturalization. They also...
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.