Viewing 1–25 of 1,572 documents: "sign, seal and credit"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 30, 1796 Discussion of Financial Dispute Arising from a Refusal to Sign a Receipt Samuel Shore Josiah Fox Discusses the affair of an official's refusal to sign an expense receipt.
March 6, 1790 Power of Attorney for John Nicholson Jonathan Nicholson Unknown Recipient Power of Attorney of John Nicholson, sergeant of the late first Pennsylvania regiment from the Revolutionary War, granted to William Irving, specifically to pursue legal action to obtain the lands to which Nicholson and others are entitled as veterans.
March 31, 1800 Query regarding whether clerks may sign receipts James Miller William Simmons Miller notes that requiring certain persons to come and sign receipts is an inconvenience. He asks whether clerks may sign receipts and whether this will be considered a sufficient voucher.
December 31, 1798 Requires Signed Receipt to Pay Money Due Samuel Hodgdon Philip Williams It is not proper to remit the small sum requested because no one is authorized to sign the receipt, unless he has a friend there who can sign. In that case, the money will be paid to his order. If no one else volunteers, the assigned member of Congress from his district can sign the receipt and pick up the money. At any rate, Hodgdon will pay the money as soon as he can get a receipt.
October Information regarding Iserloan and Seal [not available] [not available] Letter relates to a reward for Iserloan, a power of attorney, John Winers, and the location of a notarial seal. The author apparently knows where the seal and Iserloan are and will inform the recipient if there is in fact a reward for the information. The author can be reached at the White Swan Tavern in Race Street.
November 26, 1800 Regarding the War Department seal Israel Whelen Samuel Dexter The Post Master has Received the War Department Large Seal; Hogdon Requests Information about the Small Seal
December 1, 1800 Seal for War Department Samuel Dexter Israel Whelen This letter informs Whelen that the Department Seal has been received. Whelen is also directed to complete the commissions.
March 22, 1796 Refusal of Soldiers to Sign for Money Donald G. Mitchell Joseph Howell Soldiers would not sign for bounty due them until they received payment, issues with death of Sergeant before he received payment.
May 2, 1797 Power of attorney James Bennett [not available] James Bennett writes John Nicholson with various military-related grievances; mentions power of attorney.
July 28, 1791 Expedited Transport of Correspondence Tobias Lear John Stagg President thought it best that communications between Pickering and St. Clair go directly to General Butler without a seal, expediting the transfer of letters.
December 12, 1800 Regarding War Department Seal Purveyor's Office Samuel Dexter Sends the small War Department Seal. Describes time lines for completion.
February 26, 1799 Letter Forwarded to General Lee George Washington Alexander Hamilton "I received your letter of the 18th instant yesterday. You refer me to enclosed letters for information on the subject therein mentioned. One letter only came, and that under a seal to General Lee which I shall forward, unopened, tomorrow by my nephew, Mr. Bushrod Washington, who is a neighbor of his.
September 29, 1792 Knox writes to Washington about Mr. Penn Henry Knox George Washington Letter, Knox informs Washington that Penn was well received.
November 9, 1796 Certificate of Thomas Smith Thomas Smith [not available] Smith verified his signature and seal, but stated he did not write the body of power of attorney document, nor is the information familiar to him.
July 13, 1799 Asking Stockton to sign a receipt and forward his account to the Secretary of War Samuel Lewis John Stockton Lewis is sending Stocktonís account in order that Stockton may sign a receipt for the amount in his account and then forward it to the Secretary of War.
October 22, 1795 Credit to Account Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Money delivered by Samuel Fisher, Fisher paid by Freeman. Freeman described the amounts credited to his account. Corrections to receipt rolls sent to Simmons by Freeman acknowledged and Freeman promised to be more attentive. Request for decision regarding a signed letter authorizing Colonel Tousard to sign the receipt rolls in the absence of Lieut. Geddes.
March 16, 1799 Investigates Claim that Captain McKnight Refuses to Sign for Clothing Samuel Hodgdon William Burrows Reports that John Harris complains that Captain McKnight, in Burrows's corps, refuses to sign receipts. Requests that Burrows investigates the claim.
May 17, 1793 Power of Attorney [not available] [not available] Christian Snyder grants Samuel Shannon power of attorney.
March 24, 1790 Power of Attorney for Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates Ephraim Steel Unknown Recipient Document grants General William Irvine power of attorney for a large number of officers, non-commissioner officers, and privates of the army residing in Cumberland County.
November 11, 1796 Certificate of Nicholas Bayard Nicholas Bayard [not available] Describes the authenticity of a series of powers of attorney and certificates for compensation of Revolutionary War soldiers, which appear to be frauds.
September 24, 1795 Authorization for Payment Jaquelin Ambler Samuel Meredith Enclosed copy of letter and receipts sent from Treasurer to J. Ambler. Ambler cannot sign any receipts on good conscience, believes the receipts must be signed by "superior authority".
March 9, 1796 Request for Credit to Account Daniel Stevens William Simmons Received letter noting acquisition of accounts current. Requested a sum be passed to Stevens' credit.
January 5, 1798 Discusses Refusal of Captain Ingersoll to Sign Muster Roll Certificate Nehemiah Freeman Stephen Rochefontaine Leter, discusses Captain's Ingersoll's refusal to sign muster roll.
November 21, 1796 Conspiracy Unknown Author John Steele Intelligence on a conspiracy masterminded by Israel Loan. Sought to clear the name of Hubbard with information on his character. The conspiracy involved receiving pay due to soldiers, using a false seal.
May 26, 1796 Credit to Miller's account William Simmons Edward Miller Informs Miller that his accounts have been examined that a credit will be placed on his account at the War Department.