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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 20, 1797 Account for pursuing deserters Peter Hagner Nehemiah Freeman Notifies Lieut. Freeman that he has approved Sergeant Hynes' account for expenses for pursuing deserters.
August 25, 1797 Instructions for monetary advances for pursuing deserters William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman In agreement with a previous letter sent to Nehemiah Freeman on July 9th, Simmons enclosed instructions for issuing advances in payment to those pursuing deserters. Account of Finley and Cornwall for pursuing deserters was deemed extravagant and submitted to Col. Rochefontaine for remarks.
December 15, 1800 Certification of payment; 2d Lieutenant James Morris, 6th Regiment of Infantry, for subsistence and expenses pursuing sundry deserters William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $184.50 to 2d Lieutenant James Morris, 6th Regiment of Infantry, for subsistence and expenses pursuing sundry deserters.
September 3, 1798 Certification of payments; expenses in pursuing deserters William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $10.77 is due Lieutenant Theodore Meminger of the 2nd Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers, being the expense of John E. Morrison and two men pursuing John Doyle and John M. Donnel, deserters from the detachment at Mud Island Fort.
June 7, 1796 Troops Pursuing Army Deserters Lewis Tousard William Simmons CITATION only. Simmons to Toussard 06/11/1796. [Sends blank muster and pay rolls. Notifies Toussard that money has been forwarded to Capt. Bruff for the pay of his detachment and that pay has been authorized to troops pursuing Army deserters. Discusses the case of Toussard's brother.]
January 19, 1801 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Samuel Lane, 3d Regiment of Infantry for recruiting expenses, and pursuing deserters William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $11.15 to Lieutenant Samuel Lane, 3d Regiment of Infantry for travel, recruiting expenses, and pursuing deserters.
December 7, 1797 Certification of payments; expenses of George Ross for pursuing deserters William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $34.34 is due Lt. George T. Ross of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being his and Sgt. Morrison's expenses in pursuing and bringing back from Wilmington George Tyson and John Mason, two deserters from Fort Mifflin.
December 27, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Robert Moffett Simmons informs Moffett that John Kilty erroneously paid him for pursuing deserters during the Whiskey Rebellion in 1794. Moffett must now refund the money to Kilty.
April 18, 1799 Certification of payments; Captain James Stille, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification of payments; $32.02 to Captain James Stille, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers, balance of account and expenses pursuing deserters.
June 11, 1796 Money to pursue deserters William Simmons George Fleming Notifies Fleming that he has authorized money to be paid for the expenses of pursuing deserters from the Army; provides instructions on accounting for the money
November 10, 1796 Explanation for Money Rendered for Pursuing Deserters Donald G. Mitchell William Simmons Mitchell explained order by Major Toussard to pursue deserters and the reimbursement of expenses, as requested by Major Fleming.
June 20, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Lieutenant Horatio R. Dayton, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $13.51 is due Lieutenant Horatio R. Dayton, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being the amount of incidental and contingent expenses for pursuing and apprehending deserters from the Army of the United States.
April 15, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain Samuel Brown, 11th Regiment of Infantry for pursuing and apprehending sundry deserters from his company William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $97.25 to Captain Samuel Brown, 11th Regiment of Infantry for pursuing and apprehending sundry deserters from his company, and for postage, letters and stationary for recruiting.
November 15, 1796 Difficulty of Obtaining Receipts from Expenses Related to Pursuing Deserters Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Impossible to obtain accurate receipts and accounts from non commissioned officers who are sent to pursue deserters. Most are illiterate, and tavern keepers do not keep accounts.
February 11, 1796 Account of Major Lewis Tousard, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $45.39 is due Major Lewis Tousard of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being for his expenses for horse hire and contingencies pursuing deserters.
August 22, 1797 Expenses Related to Pursuing Deserters James McHenry William Simmons Expenses incurred in the pursuit of deserters should be paid with the necessary discretion so as not to create an unnecessary burden on the public. The paymaster is not responsible for persons involved in this business who die or who do not return so he should not be charged with the related expenses.
November 4, 1796 Expense of pursuing deserters William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Discusses the payment of expenses for pursuit of Army deserters. Discusses his reasons for the refusal of certain claims for expenses on the account of Captain Mitchell. Discusses proper accounting of expenses incurred in the pursuit of deserters.
October 19, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Lemuel Gates Simmons informs Gates that reimbursement for expenses incurred for apprehending deserters is handled by the Paymaster General.
July 25, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Stille Simmons discusses the authorized accounting practices that pertain to deserters.
July 8, 1800 Returned Receipts, with Explanation William Simmons Patrick C Harris Accounts with vouchers for expenses related to pursuing deserters returned to Harris. Settlement to be made by the Paymaster General of Harris' specific regiment.
January 6, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons provides to the Paymaster General a list of expenses incurred by Capt. Amos Stoddard in pursuit of deserters.
January 13, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Major Tousard William Simmons Lewis Tousard William Simmons informs Major Tousard the amount to be paid to Lt. Van Dyke.
April 30, 1799 Certification of payment; Captain James Stettel, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification of payment; $176.96 Captain James Stettel, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers, for bounties and enlistment premiums and expenses pursuing deserters.
June 11, 1796 Rolls, Bruff's detachment, and pay for pursuit of deserters William Simmons Lewis Tousard Sends blank muster and pay rolls. Notifies Toussard that money has been forwarded to Capt. Bruff for the pay of his detachment and that pay has been authorized to troops pursuing Army deserters. Discusses the case of Tousard's brother in law.
June 12, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Russell Bissell Simmons informs Bissell to expect payment from John Chester.