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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 9, 1791 Invoice of Pay and Pensions for Invalids Henry Knox James Tilton The letter provides a list of pay and pensions due to military invalids in Delaware, with notation of those who have moved or are deceased. The second page concludes with an order to pay the pensions out of treasury funds.
September 12, 1800 Muster rolls of the Cherokee David Henley [not available] Muster rolls of the Cherokee Indians under command of Will Shorey for punishment of offenders.
July 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Read Simmons provides an account balance and informs Read to expect payment from Nicholas Fish.
June 7, 1796 Pay of Private John Lowry & Private William Davidson William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $40 is due Private John Lowry, private of Captain Van Rensselaer' s Company 4th Troop, and Private William Davidson, of Captain Webb's 2nd Troop, being their pay from December 1795 through May 1796.
July 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Stille Simmons provides an account balance and informs Stille to expect pay from Nicholas Fish.
July 18, 1792 Muster Roll of scouts and messengers Francis Mentges [not available] Muster Roll of scouts and messengers. Includes name and dates employed.
October 19, 1796 Pay of Sergeant Williams, Private Parker, & Private Johnstone, at Fort Johnston in North Carolina William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $135 is due Sergeant Phillip Williams, Private John Parker, and Private William Johnstone, at Fort Johnston in North Carolina, being their pay from January through September 1796.
May 9, 1794 Injury to a Private Vessel by Unauthorizede Persons Alexander Hamilton George Hammond Hamilton discusses a case in which a private vessel, engaged by the British Consul at Norfolk, has been damaged by unauthorized persons. This constitutes a private trespass which must be redressed through the ordinary course of law.
February 15, 1794 [PRIVATE] Meeting with King and Jay George Washington Henry Knox Discusses offensive correspondence and possibility of meeting with King and Jay to discuss its contents.
March 22, 1800 Disturbances on Private Vessels Alexander Hamilton Staats Morris Hamilton warns that it is irregular for Marshals to interfere in cases of disturbances on private vessels at the request of private individuals.
January 16, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Samuel Vincent William Simmons Samuel Vincent William Simmons informs Samuel Vincent of the sum of the balance on his account.
August 8, 1798 Certification of payments; pay of Private John Jervis Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification that $28 is due Private John Jervis of the United States 3rd Regiment, being his pay for January through July 1798.
February 9, 1798 Muster Roll of Officers & Men on the Frigate "United States" Captain John Barry [not available] Muster Roll of the Officers, Petty Officers, Seaman, Ordinary Seaman, and Marines on board the Frigate "United States" under the command of Captain John Barry in the service of the United States from the 8th of January 1798, the time they were last mustered, to the 9th of February 1798.
August 18, 1795 Pay of Private Jonathan Newton William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $19.35 is due Private Jonathan Newton, late private in Captain Armstrong's Company 1st Sub Legion, being his pay from January to May 26th 1795, the date of his discharge.
July 22, 1796 [Copy Private] Algiers Frigate Construction George Washington James McHenry No delays found in construction of Algiers frigate construction.
September 4, 1800 Certification of payment; Maryland Militia, Private John Thomas, Private James Ford, Captain Reilly, Private Martin Hughes, called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $34.77 to Maryland Militia members, Private John Thomas, Private James Ford, in Captain J.F. Beall's Company, and Private Martin Hughes under Captain Reilly, called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
November 27, 1800 Request for Inventory of Factory John Harris Edward Wright Previous letter requesting information unanswered, second letter sent requesting inventory, debts, contracts of factory under command of Wright. Request for Mr. Price's private account, information on Negro woman.
July 27, 1798 Certification of payment; pay of Private Thomas Dungan William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $2.71 is due Private Thomas Dungan, late a private in Captain Frye's company of Artillerists and Engineers, being his pay up to 21 July 1798, the day his term of service expired.
September 29, 1792 Knox writes to Washington about Mr. Penn Henry Knox George Washington Letter, Knox informs Washington that Penn was well received.
November 21, 1791 Requests Letter of Commendation David Ewing Samuel Hodgdon Refers to the death of Major Ferguson and the implications the loss of connection have made in his career with his own promotions. Requests a private letter recommending Ewing for promotion.
May 12, 1798 Request for Issue of Private's Clothing, With Return & Note from Commanding Officer James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing to a private in the 1st Infantry Regiment, who serves as a waiter to Lt. Hyde. Hyde's confirmation that the private has not yet drawn clothing is included, as is a return of the articles sent.
June 9, 1797 Privates' bounty claims William Simmons Edward Miller Requests that Miller advise him as to whether the claims for bounty of privates Jese Kentner, John Kentner, James Drown, and Asa Smith are justified.
April 24, 1800 [COPY] Transportation of Stores John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Clarification and standard policy requested for the transportation of private stores for officers to the post at which they are stationed.
May 29, 1797 Pay of Private Edward Dowlen, in the 3rd US Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $68 is due Private Edward Dowlen, in the 3rd US Regiment, being his pay for June 1795 through October 1796.
November 28, 1797 Certification of payments; pay of Private John Franks William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $13.74 is due John Franks, late a private in the 2nd Sub Legion, being his pay from April 1 to August 18, 1794, the day of his discharge.