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July 25, 1792 Request for Assistance to Bearer of Public Letters Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig The bearer has public letters to Pittsburg and Fort Washington. Hodgdon directs him to return a public horse. Asks Craig to provide assistance in providing assistance to enable him to proceed expeditiously to Fort Washington. Respects to Mrs. Craig.
December 17, 1789 Forwarding Letters to Kentucky Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Due to no formal mode of mail delivery Knox enclosed public letters for people in Kentucky with request to forward and deliver.
April 16, 1791 Postage for Sundry Letters William Moore Joseph Howell Receipt of $5.49 for postage of sundry letters, signed by William Moore.
May 29, 1797 Extra Pay for Conveying Letters and Dispatches James McHenry Stephen Rochefontaine The practice of paying a half-dollar per trip to the soldier who conveys public letters and dispatches between Peekskill and West Point is authorized by McHenry.
January 7, 1800 Certification of payment; Samuel Park for postage for public letters addressed to officers and agents of the Armies of the United States William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $29.56 to Samuel Park for postage for public letters addressed to officers and agents of the Armies of the United States
November 23, 1799 Certification of payment; Samuel Park, for the postage of sundry letters to and from Caleb Swan Paymaster General, on public business William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $68.10 to Samuel Park, for the postage of sundry letters to and from Caleb Swan Paymaster General, on public business.
November 8, 1799 Certification of payment; Peter Gordon, Postmaster, for postage of sundry letters addressed to and from Caleb Swan, Pay Master General, on public business William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $462.35 to Peter Gordon, Postmaster, for postage of sundry letters addressed to and from Caleb Swan, Pay Master General, on public business.
May 29, 1797 Cost of Public Dispatches James McHenry Stephen Rochefontaine McHenry approved the current mode of transport of public dispatches. Cost relative to horse maintenance and transport related in detail.
November 5, 1788 Regarding Funds to Be Used for Transporting Pratt's Company, with Regimental Clothing Supply, to the Frontier (2) William Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Acknowledges receipt of a letter intended for Mrs. [Nathanael] Greene, asks for instructions concerning its delivery. Notes that Lt. Pratt stopped in New York on his way from West Point to New Brunswick, where he will take charge of the clothing being sent west to the frontier garrisons. States opinion that Pratt is a faithful officer, as he has asked to be advanced a month's pay with which to...
September 7, 1797 Request for Letters to be Forwarded William Simmons William Polk Simmons noted he wrote Polk on August 26th requesting letters to Samuel Treadwell and Potts to be forwarded to the recipients. Simmons requested Polk forward two additional letters to Nicholas Long and John []. Letters pertain to monies owed the United States.
June 4, 1799 Reports Business with Capt. Butler, Lt. Chandler, Capt. Bradley, with Entries in the Public Books David Henley William Simmons Henley replies to Simmons' letters of April 19 and My 13. He has dealt with the Memorandum of Claims, and consulted with Chander regarding Bradley's account. He encloses his May accounts and sends word of Simmons' brother.
May 20, 1797 Settlement of public accounts William Simmons Alexander Thompson Requests that Thompson settle his account. Discusses settlement of public accounts; mentions state governments. Cited in Simmons to Thompson, 05/25/1797. Cited in Simmons to Thompson, 08/16/1797.
January 27, 1801 Certification of payment; Henry Wheteroft, Assistant Postmaster, for postage of letters from Caleb Swan Paymaster General William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $250.63 to Henry Wheteroft, Assistant Postmaster, for postage of letters from Caleb Swan Paymaster General, on public business.
May 7, 1800 Enclosed letters James McHenry John Adams The Secretary of War encloses letters received in his office that day.
November 2, 1797 Request to deliver several letters William Simmons David Henley Simmons asks Henley to deliver a number of letters to different persons. If place of residence known, asks Henley to address the letters as well.
August 5, 1800 Certification of payment; Samuel Park, for postage of letters addressed to Caleb Swan, Paymaster General, on public business William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $37.18 to Samuel Park, for postage of letters addressed to Caleb Swan, Paymaster General, on public business.
September 23, 1790 Stagg relays office matters to Knox John Stagg Henry Knox Letter, discusses business of War Office.
May 25, 1793 Receipt of Letters John Stagg Isaac Craig Received letters and enclosures addressed to Secretary of War.
August 1, 1798 Letters of Recommendation Enclosed Nathan Levy Alexander Hamilton Levy encloses letters of recommendation for himself for a commission as an officer in the Army.
November 4, 1796 Land Speculation, Etc Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Ignoring as usual the fact that the function of letters is to communicate, Sargent mentions the following; land speculation, Benjamin, Boston, chimney, Quartermaster General, township of 5000 acres, public offices, ample testimonials, public land, republican, newspaper, my home,
September 10, 1793 Return of the Ship "Betsy" Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox The enclosed memorial of one thousand pounds satisfies the public fine so the ship "Betsy" can be returned to her owner.
December 29, 1792 Extracts from letters of Brigadier General James Wilkerson and Samuel Henley, commissary military stores Henry Knox Isaac Craig Extracts from letters of Brigadier General James Wilkerson and Samuel Henley, commissary military stores and extract of General Wilkerson's orders. Appears there are great complaints on the packing up and transporting of public clothing and stores from Pittsburg to Fort Washington.
February 2, 1801 Certification of payment; Carlton Walker, Paymaster, 6th Regiment of Infantry William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $12.49 to Carlton Walker, late Paymaster, 6th Regiment of Infantry, reimbursement for stationary, postage and letters on public service.
July 7, 1791 Enclosed Letters Samuel Colesworthy William Knox Directs Knox to deliver enclosed letters, one to Captain Hodgdon and the other to an Alexander whose last name is illegible. The letters contain personal matters, and Colesworthy asks that the letters only be entrusted to careful carriers.
April 2, 1800 Certification of payment; Samuel Park for postage of letters addressed to and from Caleb Swan, Paymaster General William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $105.73 to Samuel Park for postage of letters addressed to and from Caleb Swan, Paymaster General, on public business.