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January 16, 1800 General Washington's Papers Tobias Lear Alexander Hamilton Lear assures Hamilton that he shall deal with General Washington's papers with the utmost care and discretion with the most sacred of them being delivered to Judge Washington. He asks if any of Washington's recent military papers need to be sent to Hamilton or someone else in the military.
August 16, 1799 Promises to Send Requested Papers; Recommends Mr. Physick Samuel Hodgdon Richard Parker Is not able to look up and forward the requested papers. Sends plans and original notes, which may be helpful, and will forward papers as they become available. Has spoken with agent Mr. Physick, whom he judges to be an able public servant. Acknowledges Parker's desire to be employed and will communicate as soon as possible.
September 27, 1800 Burglary of the Superintendent's Office James Byers William Simmons It appears that the office of the Superintendent of Arms at Springfield has been broken open and considerable depredations made on his papers. This burlary occurred six to eight weeks ago but recently was leaked out by General Sheppard. The missing papers relate to charges brought against someone so Simmons should be wary of the authenticity of papers presented to him by that person.
June 5, 1800 Papers enroute to Washington Peter Hagner David Ames Cannot provide information requested until papers from office arrive at Washington.
June 7, 1800 Enclosed papers James McHenry General Dickinson The former Secretary at War encloses papers to General Dickinson, which he hopes Dickinson will receive in confidence and return to McHenry tomorrow.
October 20, 1800 Simmons Requests that Smith Forward Important Papers of Elias B. Dayton William Simmons William S. Smith Simmons wrote to Elias B. Dayton regarding some original papers which are vital to the admission of his accounts. Dayton's reply informed Simmons that they are in Smith's possession and that Dayton asked Smith to transfer them. However, writes Simmons, Smith conceived that these papers were his vouchers for the orders which he drew, and as a result Smith did not feel he had the authorization to...
September 24, 1788 Papers not admissible as vouchers Joseph Howell Major Croghan Encloses papers and says they are not admissible as vouchers in the settlement of accounts.
June 3, 1785 No release of papers until rent is paid John Pierce Joseph Howell Mr. Owen will not let the papers go out of the office until the rent is paid. Pierce says he is answerable to it. Has hitherto had a fine passage. P.S., has enough money if Howell would advance the money so papers can be removed.
November 6, 1788 Letter from Doctor Philip Turner requesting papers Benjamin Huntington Joseph Howell Refers to letter he delivered to Howell from Turner with some papers enclosed. Asks that Howell transmit those papers to Huntington by way of Captain Niles.
June 4, 1800 Official books and papers enroute the Washington Peter Hagner William Crafts Accounts will not be taken up until the official books and papers arrive at Washington.
May 17, 1787 Inquiry on how to maintain auditor's papers Joseph Howell John Pierce Notes that Congress may continue in New York until May 1788. Asks if Pierce would have the auditor's papers arranged in the same order as heretofore, or to remain in boxes.
June 13, 1785 Papers of Mr. Moore John Pierce Joseph Reid John Pierce forwards the papers of Mr. Moore to Joseph Reid with a recommendation to settle the petition.
November 19, 1787 John Pierce discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell John Pierce Joseph Howell John Pierce informs Joseph Howell that a trunk full of Andrew Dunscomb's papers will arrive on the sloop Adventure. Captain has the key.
December 3, 1799 Expresses Concerns about [?]'s Papers James McHenry Benjamin Hawkins Discussion of seizure of letters; requests that Hawkins take possession of [?]'s papers immediately, with fear of the repercussion of [?]'s temperament.
March 22, 1796 Request to take possession of books and papers held by the deceased clerk [not available] Captain Silas Talbot Until the pleasure of the congress can be known under Act authorizing the equipment of frigates, Pickering advises Talbot that he take possession of the books and papers of deceased Clerk.
June 17, 1796 What to Do with Books and Papers of New York Naval Yard Captain Silas Talbot James McHenry Talbot asks what he should do with the books and papers that belong to the naval yard now that he has received orders for his discharge and has plans to leave New York soon.
September 4, 1795 Necessary Papers to Correct the Mistake Edward D. Turner William Simmons Turner asks forgiveness for not correcting the error in his account but is forwarding, by Lieutenant Hayward, the papers needed to resolve the problem.
November 19, 1784 Papers from General Greene Tench Tilghman John Pierce Tench Tilghman sends to John Pierce a letter enclosed with papers from General Greene.
January 15, 1784 Settlement of a Continental Officer's Account John Pierce James Milligan John Pierce sends to James Milligan a letter requesting papers necessary to settle the account of Colonel Warner.
April 2, 1798 Articles Shipped by Sea Without the Necessary Papers Samuel Hodgdon Michael Kalteisen Hodgdon informs Kalteisen that the schooner left unexpectedly before he could include the necessary papers relatrive to the shipment of clothing so they will arrive by post. Kalteisen should confirm receipt and ensure that he received all the articles listed in the invoice.
June 6, 1786 Forward papers; account of Maryland against Lieutenant Baker John Pierce John White Requests the forwarding of papers; account of Maryland against Lieutenant Baker
December 7, 1790 Lear conveys the directions of the President to Knox Tobias Lear Henry Knox Letter, Washington asks for papers re Indian expedition.
April 15, 1800 Additional Papers James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Documents regarding refugees from Canada annexed.
January 10, 1794 Information from the Papers of New Jersey Joseph Howell Patrick Ferrall Will you provide information from the papers of New Jersey on the subject of the enclosed letter?
February 5, 1800 Requested Papers Transmitted James McHenry Dwight Foster "Sir: In compliance with the request contained in your letter of this date, I transmit, for the information of the committee of claims, copies of all the papers in my possession, relative to the claim of Lieutenant Campbell Smith."