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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 22, 1800 Petition of Amelia Gray Amelia Gray Unknown Recipient Petition from Amelia Gray to an unknown recipient. Image not available. Possibly a widow looking for a settlement of her husband's account.
March 10, 1788 Petition of Cosimo Medici John Pierce Board of Treasury Report on the Petition of Cosimo Medici
March 12, 1785 Petition for pay Joseph King Congress of the United States Petition of Joseph King to Congress concerning pay for service in the Revolutionary War
[not available] Petition of Israel Putnam John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report on the Petition of Israel Putnam, late a Major General in the service, in the State of Georgia.
June 2, 1790 Regarding the petition of William Gould Joseph Howell Henry Knox Responds to the War Secretary's request for information on the petition of William Gould, senior surgeon at a hospital in Virginia.
July 26, 1787 Petition of the Inhabitants of Post Vincennes. Inhabitants of Post Vincennes [not available] Petition comes from French settlers at Post Vincennes who profess their loyalty to the United States. Petitioners ask for 500 acres of land and that a public district be established.
July 24, 1800 Regarding Petition for Appointment as Springfield Arsenal Superintendent John Adams Samuel Dexter Adams forwards a man's petition to be named superintendent of the Springfield Armory, but admits he is not aware of the status of any vacancy there.
September 7, 1786 Petition of James Gregg John Pierce Charles Thomson The Commissioner for Settling the Accounts of the late Army has reported on the Petition of James Gregg, late captain.
[not available] Petition of General Irvine John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report on the Petition of General William Irvine, who commanded the Southern Army during the war.
September 14, 1786 Petition of James Gregg John Pierce Charles Thomson The Commissioner for Settling the Accounts of the late Army has reported on the petition of James Gregg, late captain in the New York Line. Discusses securities of the United States.
September 26, 1787 Petition of William Bludget John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report on the Petition of William Bludget, late aid-de-camp to General Green.
January 27, 1790 Terms of Pay Petition Henry Knox Joseph Howell A petition on behalf of Captain Woelpper, who feels he is due further monies from settlement by Mr. Clarkson, late auditor of the Army. Enclosure included.
July 5, 1799 Petition of John Sylvester for a Pardon Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott transmits a letter to the President relative to the petition of John Sylvester for a pardon. He has written his report on the merits of the case and requests the signatures and comments of the heads of the other departments.
September 28, 1786 Petition of George Thompson John Pierce Charles Thomson The Commissioner for Settling the Accounts of the late Army has reported on the petition of George Thompson.
December 29, 1800 Captain Rickard's petition William Simmons Samuel Dexter Provides answer to note regarding Captain William Rickard's petition, referred by Nathaniel Macon. Rickard was dissatisfied with Simmons' rejection of charges.
May 21, 1790 Report on the petition of Jacobus Wynkoop Joseph Howell Henry Knox Report on the petition of Jacobus Wynkoop, appointed by Major General Phillip Schuyler during the Revolutionary War.
September 12, 1786 Petition of Daniel Pendleton John Pierce Charles Thomson The Commissioner for Settling the Accounts of the late Army has reported on the Petition of Daniel Pendleton, late captain of artificers.
June 24, 1790 Report of the Secretary of War Regarding Petition Henry Knox [not available] Report - Virginia denied aforementioned officers half pay for life, Secretary of War concurs.
March 13, 1790 Petition of Col. White's Regiment Henry Knox Joseph Howell Requests that Howell examine into the matter stated on Colonel White's petition enclosed and report back whether his regiment has been paid for forage and clothing.
September 1, 1786 Petition of Duncan Campbell John Pierce Charles Thomson The Commissioner for Settling the Accounts of the late Army has reported on the Petition of Duncan Campbell, which Pierce forwards to the Secretary of Congress.
May 24, 1790 Report of the Secretary of War, 24 May 1790: Petitions of Barent Martlings and Joseph Henderson Henry Knox [not available] Knox addresses the petition of Barent Martlings, who was employed at the Quarter Master's Department in 1778, where he dislocated his hip. He is incapacitated and seeks relief from Congress. States that if the petitioner could prove that he received injury in public service, it does not appear that any provision could be made for them, unless by a new law. Mentions petition of Joseph Henderson, a...
May 5, 1784 Petition for restitution of funds Office of Army Accounts, Paymaster General, Pay Office (1783-1792) Unknown Recipient The Commissioner of Army Accounts renders a negative opinion pertaining to the petition for restitution of funds made by Captain Johr. David Woelpper, German Battalion.
March 8, 1790 Merits of the Petition William Knox Joseph Howell The Secretary of War requests that Howell examine his books relative to the merits of the enclosed petition and inform him of the result without delay.
September 26, 1787 Report on petition of William Blodget John Pierce Unknown Recipient The Commissioner of Army Accounts reports on the petition of William Blodget; mentions General Greene.
January 29, 1790 Report on petition Joseph Howell Henry Knox Encloses - in a letter to the Secretary of War - his report on a petition from a particular captain.