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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 18, 1787 Maryland paper money John Pierce Thomas Harwood Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts expressing concern about the use of paper money emitted by Maryland and in the hands of Thomas Commander Russell.
August 25, 1786 Depreciation of money John Pierce Gabriel Allen Responds to the claim of Gabriel Allen respecting depreciation of money
August 10, 1786 Letter to the Paymaster General Benjamin Harrison John Pierce Harrison discusses paper money and accounting issues with John Pierce. Is much distressed for 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.
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.
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.
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.
January 28, 1784 Receipt of certificate and writing supplies John Pierce John Holt Paymaster General is notifying Holt that he has gratefully received his letter, the certificate, writing paper, money, and a newspaper. Any blank certificates from Philadelphia should also be forwarded.
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 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.
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.
June 11, 1794 Mounted Volunteers in Kentucky Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Letter from Major General Wayne to Secretary of War Henry Knox, concerning the Mounted Volunteers of Kentucky and the delivery and purchase of supplies. Mentions that the people of Kentucky do not want to accept paper money in payment, but demand gold or silver.
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.
October 19, 1792 $50,000 for the Quartermaster's Department James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon O'Hara requests $50,000 for the Quartermaster's Department. Post notes in his name would be the safest way to transmit same by carriage. There is a need for money in small denominations. Gold regulated would be preferred, along with silver, but if it can't be sent, send a complete set of scales by which O'Hara can have it regulated. Letter paper used by the War Department is also needed.
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."
November 3, 1797 Stationary and Supplies to be Mailed Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Waiting on paperwork from Forrest. Requested stationary, paper, quills, and ink powder will be sent to Craig. Capt. Crawford's money will be sent along shortly.
March 31, 1794 Money to Discharge the Arrears of the Kentucky Militia Joseph Howell Peter January Because certain arrears of the Militia of Kentucky have been refused discharge payment by William Morton, an advertisement has been transmitted to be published in Mr. Bradford's paper.
August 31, 1786 Report to Congress on Lezeur and Watkins John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report to Congress on John Lezeur and Captain Nathan Watkins
October 6, 1797 Transportation of Provisions Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon List of provisions to arrive at Craig's post enabled him to secure transportation. J.Hamilton, waggoner, needs money after transporting stores for Col. Strong. Requests credit to account for amount forwarded to Hamilton. All posts complain of lack of writing paper, quills, and ink powder.
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.
August 18, 1797 Delivery of Cannon Cartridges James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver cannon cartridge paper to Fort Mifflin.
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.
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...