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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 24, 1785 Regarding the resolution of Congress respecting a new arrangement of the Corps Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Josiah Harmar acknowledges receipt of a resolution of Congress forwarded by President John Dickinson. This Congressional resolution pertains to the new structure of the 1st American Regiment. Harmar recommends that officers be retained on the basis of seniority and he expresses the officer's umbrage at having their pay reduced.
March 24, 1784 Returns Mandated by Congress Samuel Hodgdon Timothy Pickering Discusses returns (probably of stores) mandated by Congress.
February 25, 1801 Enclosing an Abstract of Certain Expenditures William Simmons Samuel Dexter Enclosing an abstract of certain expenditures in conformity with the resolution of Congress of February 17th.
May 27, 1783 Resolution of Congress on Major Franks Joseph Carleton Unknown Recipient Resolution of Congress dated October 22, 1782 that David Franks hold the rank and receive the pay as Major in the Line of the Army of the United States until the new arrangement shall take place in January 1783, and that he then be considered as retiring from service under the same emoluments as those who retired under the resolution of December 31, 1781
March 19, 1787 Regarding Resolution of Congress Requiring Officers to Pay Balances ofPpublic Monies in their Hands Arthur St. Clair [not available] Refers to resolution of Congress requiring all officers who have public monies in their hands to pay up balances or the Comptroller will proceed against them for recovery. St. Clair admits that he can be considered as delinquent and goes on the explain his predicament.
May 3, 1787 Claim submitted too late Joseph Howell William McDougall Claim should have been presented to officer before 1 August 1786 agreeable to Resolution of Congress directing that all claims be made by that day or be forever after excluded.
December 5, 1785 Regarding account and whether necessary to travel to New York to settle William Williams Joseph Howell Has seen Resolution of Congress published in papers whereby Williams believes he can get his account settled. Asks if he must go to New York, of if he sends the account it might be settled. Has a partnership with Mr. Hood and it would be inconvenient to go to New York.
March 19, 1784 Resolution, Indian Commissioners Charles Thomson [not available] Resolution of Congress regarding the pay of commissioners appointed for negotiations with the Indians.
July 27, 1787 Regarding settlement with Howell and Resolution of Congress Moses White John Pierce When in New York, settled public account with Howell, so far as to make even balance without being allowed a number of vouchers. Also gave up commutation in order to be allowed half pay. In papers of Resolution of Congress, says he is debarred until he produces receipt from Pierce's office, which he thereby requests.
August 18, 1788 Resolution of Congress dated 12 August 1788, and extension of Superintendent Indian Affairs Northern District William Knox Arthur St. Clair William Knox sends resolution of Congress dated 12 August 1788. Also encloses copy of Secretary of War letter with resolve continuing Superintendent Indian Affairs Northern District in office for two months.
November 14, 1785 Notice of deadline for Veterans' claims sent to President of New Hampshire Charles Thomson John Langdon Charles Thomson, Secretary of Congress, forwarded the resolution of Congress that established the deadline for veterans' claims for compensation to the President of New Hampshire, John Langdon.
March 2, 1787 Petition of Captain Archer John Pierce Office of Army Accounts Concludes that Captain H.W. Archer's petition cannot be granted under the present resolutions of Congress.
April 25, 1786 Colonel Willett's regiment cannot be paid John Pierce Marinus Willett Informs Colonel Willett that his regiment cannot be paid because a resolution of Congress when the regiment was raised required that New York first fill up its Continental quota, which condition was not met.
December 16, 1794 Letter from Henry Knox to Assistant Secretary Treasury Coxe on House resolution regarding frigates Henry Knox Tench Coxe Henry Knox encloses House of Representatives resolution regarding frigates. He asks Coxe about the state of materials and equipment which have passed under the Department of Treasury.
February 12, 1784 Officer's Pay Edward Antill John Pierce Antill requests to be paid subsistence due him by act of Congress.
October 28, 1794 Request for pay due to former prisoners of war Jonathan Ely John Pierce Letter book of the Assistant Commissioner of Army Accounts, Joseph Howell. Request for one year's pay due to former prisoners of war by resolution of Congress. Ely was held prisoner from 10 December 1777 to 3 October 1781.
March 16, 1784 Resolutions of Congress and Pierce's business John Pierce Thomas Mifflin Discusses two resolutions of Congress and their bearing on Pierce's business.
May 24, 1786 Report on the Memorial of Marinus Willett John Pierce Charles Thomson Pierce's report to Congress on the memorial of Colonel Marinus Willet, commander of a New York militia regiment in the Revolutionary War, concerning the settlement of his regiment's pay
March 20, 1798 Congressional Inquiry Into the Leftover Materials at the Philadelphia Naval Yard James McHenry Joshua Humphreys Congress has passed a resolution asking for information regarding what materials may be left over at the Philadelphia Naval Yard after the frigates United States, Constitution, and Constellation are completed and set sail. To provide this information, McHenry is asking for an inventory to be carried out as soon as the frigate United States has been fitted for sea.
September 26, 1787 Cited letter or document, Henry Knox to Congress of the United States Henry Knox Congress of the United States Letter, Citation only Cited in Congress Resolution, 10/03/1787.
June 30, 1786 Resolution of Congress Charles Thomson Executive State of Virginia Resolution to protect citizens of Virginia against Indian attacks. Orders to dispatch two companies of militia to assist the federal military north of the Ohio.
November 15, 1785 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts to the Gov. of Rhode Island John Pierce William Greene Letter, encloses Resolution of Congress; discusses unissued certificates.
March 2, 1796 Letter to the President of Congress John Pierce John Hancock The Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General writes John Hancock - the President of Congress - on the subject of officers in the Continental Army.
July 31, 1786 Memorial of Reverend Robert Smith John Pierce Unknown Recipient Mentions a resolution from Congress of 1785, along with a memorial of Rev. Robert Smith, chaplain of the General Hospital for the United States of America, out of Charleston.
April 20, 1795 Payment of Elihu Meeker, Constable William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of ten dollars is due to Elihu Meeker, Constable, for apprehending Stephen Tucker, a deserter from Capt. Cornelius A. Sedam's Company, agreeably to resolution of Congress.