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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 13, 1784 Rumors of the Exchange Rate Jonathan Delafield John Pierce Delafield asks Pierce to contradict rumors that deductions are made to notes issued to officers that will affect their rate of exchange.
October 17, 1794 Advances to Contractors; Exchange Rates in London and Amsterdam Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Among sundry Treasury matters, Wolcott discusses Mr. Cope's requests for funds to be advanced to the contractors for rations and clothing and the rate of exchange governing the sales of bills of exchange in Amsterdam which may in turn be affected by the exchange rate between Britain and the United States.
December 10, 1798 Rate of Freight to New Orleans Dan Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Coxe discusses the cost of freight to ship goods to New Orleans. He notes that iron, brass, and lead shipments will entail a steeper cost and will be loaded in the bottom of the boat.
February 6, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Secretary at War William Simmons James McHenry William Simmons writes the the Secretary at War about fixing the rate of commissions for Colonel Heth.
October 14, 1799 Hiring a new Assistant Secretary Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Informs McHenry that he still possesses only one aid; states that he does not desire to inconvenience any officer to become a mere copiest. Explains that he decided to hire an Assistant Secretary at the rate of thirty dollars a month. Trusts that it will be deemed proper to authorize such an allowance out of the fund for extra compensation. Stresses that he would rather not pay for this assistant...
May 7, 1792 Purchase of Strong Cheap Second-Rate Horses John Stagg William Knox Knox is directed to immediately purchase for the service of the United States two strong able-bodied cheap horses--not first rate--and two common saddles and bridles. Before Knox contracts for them, he should call at Stagg's office and let him know the price.
November 30, 1798 Extra Allowance for Officers Traveling with no Proximity to Military Posts Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton, Commander-and-Chief, and General Pinckney agreed officers should receive an additional allowance while traveling. It was further specified that there should be rates outlined so officers do not abuse the extra allowances. Further discussion on the subject.
July 10, 1798 Kentledge to be Transported to Philadelphia Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon wants kentledge transported to Philadelphia as it comes to hand and at a rate not to exceed three dollars per ton.
July 7, 1792 Pay warrant and receipt for salaries of the War Office War Department Unknown Recipient Account of War Office salaries paid.
August 9, 1799 Accounts and Cost of Printing Isaac Craig William Simmons Enclosed sundry rolls and vouchers and disbursements made to the army agreeable to enclosed schedule. Received notification from Hagner that all accounts were accepted and paid except for the payment of E. Turner for expenses accrued in pursuit of a deserter. Requested info on printer and rate in Philadelphia for J.Scull who is printing muster and pay rolls per request of D. Strong.
April 1, 1791 Purchase Supplies Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Orders to purchase items on enclosed list at lowest price possible.
May 12, 1795 Discussion of U.S. Frigate Construction & Josiah Fox's Performance as Naval Constructor Timothy Pickering Josiah Fox Letter, discusses Frigates under construction in U.S.; discusses Frigate building at Norfolk; describes Josiah Fox's pay rate; discusses Fox's performance as Naval constructor.
September 28, 1796 Letter from Blacksmiths Concerning Cost & Specifications for Frigate Ironwork [not available] Josiah Fox Procurement, describes terms of iron work for Frigate; asks for advance of money to purchase iron.
August 8, 1791 Order to Pay Invalid Pensioners Henry Knox John Cochran Pay made out to Invalid Pensioners listed in previous letter. Other names of those to receive pay included in this letter.
May 7, 1798 Manning of the Frigates War Department John Rogers Pay of able seamen to be increased to $17 per month. Rogers is ordered to enter them for the Constellation at that rate of pay.
May 25, 1799 Reduction of Rate for Rations James McHenry William Simmons Despite the reduction of the rates authorized by Congress for the purchase of rations, Mr. William Colfax, the contractor for supplying the troops at Fort Jay and West Point, has continued to charge according to the former rates. Although it is probable that Colfax was unaware of the reduction, he should be notified immediately and no action taken against him that might embarass the service.
February 28, 1799 Account of Thomas Hutchinson Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Thomas Hutchinson, late sergeant in the 3rd Regiment of Light Dragoons.
July 22, 1791 Information on Appointees George Washington Henry Knox The President asks for information on appointees. Habersham is mentioned.
August 11, 1790 Discussion of Transportation of Military Stores from Rhode Island Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Letter, discusses transportation of public stores from Rhode Island.
June 23, 1791 Notification of Goods Ordered Now Ready Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Tents ordered by Hodgdon's assistant are ready. Captain Houdin to be sent to Hodgdon for employment.
December 18, 1800 Regarding accounts Samuel Dexter Ebenezer Stevens Dexter notifies Stevens that he has issued a warrant in his favor.
September 28, 1795 Freight Receipt for Transportation of Lead Samuel Hodgdon George Gardner Hodgdon acknowledges receipt of $75.03 charged for freight of a cargo of lead, at a rate of three dollars per ton.
July 19, 1799 Employing an Assistant Inspector of Arms James McHenry Jonathan Nicholson Nicholson is empowered to employ someone to assist in inspecting muskets, stocks, musket barrels, locks, bayonets, and ramrods at the public works in Philadelphia. He will paid at the rate of one dollar per day.
1793 Notes in Samuel Hodgdon's Hand Regarding His Pay Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Memorandum, discusses Hodgdon's salary. Noted money to be deducted from Knox's salary and added to "mine".
March 9, 1793 Appointment as Commissioner to Treat with Hostile Indians Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Lincoln is notified of his appointment as a Commissioner to treat with the Indians north of the Ohio. The other Commissioners will be Governor Randolph and Colonel Pickering.