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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 20, 1796 Request for Compensation Staats Morris Nehemiah Freeman Morris requested compensation for the expenses accrued during his trip to New York to recover sums of money. Morris further explained it was not his duty fulfill the request by Freeman to recover the money.
April 6, 1793 Describes Attempt to Recover Bank Notes and Budget Indian Accounts James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Describes attempt to recover bank notes. Accounts for the last quarter. Refers to budgets in question and Indian invoices.
August 16, 1793 Prizes Henry Knox John Hancock Directs actions to recover captured prizes.
May 11, 1797 Letter from Felix St. Hilaire Felix D. St. Hilaire Richardet A brief note from St. Hilaire, In French: A request to recover three men
October 10, 1794 Request for Name of Unauthorized Collection of Monies William Long David Hemey Long sought name of person who drew money due him so he may recover money owed him. William Fait previously authorized to draw money, but returned power to Long.
April 2, 1800 List of Persons Licensed to Trade with Indians, Jan-March 1800 David Henley James McHenry Forwards copy of register with Indians. Has directed May & Davis to recover Chisolm's license. Will explain reason for granting license to Chisolm in next return.
October 2, 1796 Confined by a Severe Attack of Billious Fever Caleb Gibbs Samuel Hodgdon Due to a severe attack of billious fever, Gibbs has not been able to forward his September returns for the Navy Yard but he hopes to sufficiently recover during the next week to forward them.
August 21, 1798 Return of [Cherokee Indian] Talk John Adams James McHenry Returns duplicate of "talk" [presumably a missive to be sent to the Cherokee, which had earlier been sent to Adams for approval]. Congratulates McHenry upon his recovery from illness.
September 10, 1798 Load Intended to Go Forward by Phillips Samuel Hodgdon Col. Alexander Anderson The load intended for Colonel Henley at Knoxville has arrived safely but late so money should be deducted from Phillips' advance. If he refuses to pay, a suit should be instituted to recover what the law allows.
May 24, 1784 True copy of an account Samuel Hodgdon Robert Morris Samuel Hodgdon sends to the Superintendant of Finance a letter inclosed with a true copy of an account which had been addressed to Congress.
June 25, 1794 Financial and business matters Thomas Porter David Henley Will write to Captain Mackay. Hopes Henley will recover from bad health. Not heard from Doctor Walton. Was tired of waiting on Mr. White. Request Mr Magill for suit against Henshaw. Discusses bond.
October 6, 1786 Settlement with Broadhead, Advice on Recouping Business Jonathan Nicholson John Pierce Settled with L. Broadhead, noted he was no longer within Nicholson's immediate contact. Advised that if Pierce came into contact with Broadhead he should attempt to "recover a vast multiplicity of business" from him.
February 12, 1799 Sendsd Accounts; News of Jacob Death Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Sends store accounts by Mr. McConaky with a copy of the wagoner's advance to enable Craig to settle accounts. Nothing new has transpired with the War Department--no new appropriations. Refers to Jacob Death, now working in Baltimore. Hopes to recover money from Death.
July 29, 1795 Compensation of William Hill, Indian captive William Simmons Timothy Pickering William Hill is mustered to have deserted on March 7th 1792 but it appears that he was held prisoner by the Delaware Indians from April 7th 1792 until November 7th 1794. He was advanced $10 to travel to Philadelphia to recover his pay.
June 27, 1799 My health is I hope perfectly restored... John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Encloses "a map of river Miami, also a plan of the fort of the same name." States: "My health is I hope perfectly restored and as the fever has left me I trust soon to recover my usual strength." States that he is willing to remain at Niagara throughout the winter. Maintains that "a public vessel on this lake...would I am sure prove economical in the end."
January 22, 1796 The Case of Capt. Blackburn and the Loss of Recruitment Money Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott discusses the case of Lieutenant Grayson who was advanced $150 for recruiting and failed to enlist recruits prior to his death. Captain Blackburn advanced him the money since Grayson obviously could not pay bounties without the necessary funds. When he died he was insolvent so it appears there is no way to recover the money.
December 27, 1800 Capt. Irvine in Charleston to recover from illness General William Irvine William Simmons General William Irvine answers a letter from William Simmons addressed to his son, Captain Irvine. Cannot offer any reasons why he has not furnished Simmons according to promise. Mentions that physicians have judged that Capt. Irvine needs to pass two or three months in the winter in a southern climate, and so he has gone off to Charleston, South Carolina. He will return to his company at Fort...
February 20, 1801 Power of Attorney Thomas Ewing [not available] Power of attorney. Thomas Ewing appoints David Henley his attorney, to receive funds from John Green.
April 12, 1799 Expresses Concern about Delivery of Supplies Samuel Hodgdon John Jacob Rivardi Has sent the articles requested in the enclosed invoice. Dealing with complaints of detention, damage, and embezzlement along the route. Requests acknowledgment of receipt. Reports loss of trunk belonging to Mr. Shieffelin while en route. The trunk contained 5 skins for Hodgdon from Dr. Charles Brown. They hope to recover the trunk and seek information. Both Hodgdon and Brown have not heard...
February 3, 1797 Current State of Affairs Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Bemoaned not getting credit for industry at job and current busy state of affairs while Congress is in session. Hoped Red Pole would recover from illness for both political and humane reasons. Hodgdon discouraged Craig from visiting during this time.
September 12, 1787 Deputy Paymaster of the Southern Army John Pierce Nathaniel Pendleton Discusses Joseph Clay, the Deputy Paymaster to the Southern Army, and money which was lost, along with provisions and related acts of Congress; also mentions Treasury Board.
September 27, 1789 Congratulations Henry Knox Clement Biddle Personal letter congratulating Biddle on recent appointment as Marshall of district in Pennsylvania.
July 17, 1792 Power of Attorney to Moses Mortain John Winter [not available] Power of Attorney granted to Moses Martain by John Winter, specifically to secure arrears of pension owed Winter, who was wounded in the war. Witnessed by Ebenezer Farnham and John Remington
June 28, 1792 Letter from General William Darke to Joseph Howell concerning advances made by Major Caleb Swan to men wounded in St Clair expedition General William Darke Joseph Howell From Berkeley Virginia [now West Virginia], General Darke, who fought in St Clair's expedition, notes that chief of the men who drew money were wounded in action 4 November 1791, and three have yet to recover. He notes that he wrote previously regarding Captain Hannah not giving all credits he ought in his account.
May 18, 1792 Intrigues of William Augustus Bowles Alexander McGillivray James Seagrove Letter from Creek chief to the Indian Agent at the Southern Department. McGillivray had been waiting post month to get Lower gentry into humour of attending to national matters and to recover from confusion by the talks of lying Captain [Bowles], after he was secured by Spaniards. Had some hopes of soon forgetting him. Rumor has it from Orleans that he has made matters worse than ever. Spanish...