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February 8, 1792 24 Horses Received John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith announced that he has received all 24 of Hodgdon's horses which seem to be hearty and doing well. He has heard that there are a number of horses on the other side of the Ohio which can also be brought over if Hodgdon wants. Smith will ask some his neighbors to board them which they will do for a small reward. He has asked about public strays in the town and if he receives any will inform...
September 30, 1799 Rewards for the Apprehension of Deserters Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "Inquiry has been made of me by the commandants of the several regiments with respect to the construction of ther last resolution in the appendix to the Articles of War. They wish to know whethr this resolution gives a reward to parties of soldiers who may apprehend deserters. I would thank you for your opinion on the subject. Of the expediency of giving a reward to parties of soldiers that may...
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.
June 18, 1795 Reward of George Hackett for apprehending a deserter William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that ten dollars is due George Hackett, being a reward for apprehending George Bridgham, a deserter from Capt. Edward Miller's Company of the 2nd Sub Legion, payable to James Griffith, attorney.
July 27, 1796 Reward of James West for apprehending deserter Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that ten dollars is due James West, being a reward for apprehending and lodging in the Philadelphia jail Charles McIness, a deserter from Captain Thomas Hughes' Company.
December 27, 1800 Certification of payment; David Kennedy, a reward for apprehending and committing to prison James Douglas and M. Stanford, deserters from Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $20 to David Kennedy, a reward for apprehending and committing to prison James Douglas and M. Stanford, deserters from Artillerists and Engineers.
April 23, 1791 Copy: Notification of Dissatisfaction with Murder Arthur St. Clair Seneca Chiefs Copy of letter sent to Corn Planter for the Seneca Nation, sent to Lord Dorchester and Lord Grenville. Govt upset with murder of friendly indians at Beaver Creek, reward offered for apprehension of offenders.
December 15, 1792 Meeting with Cornplanter, Hostile Indians Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Urged invitation of Cornplanter to visit Wayne to discuss information regarding the Six Nations [of Indians]. Message sent to hostile Indians confirming meeting between United States and Indians.
May 22, 1795 Small Pox Infections Thomas Butler Timothy Pickering Need to have men stationed at Fort Fayette inoculated for small pox due to the widespread infections in its camps. Cited the clothing to be shipped down the Ohio river as possibly carrying the small pox virus. Ordnance from Gen. Wayne received.
August 27, 1790 Instructions to Governor Blount Regarding the Treaty of Holston Henry Knox William Blount Henry Knox instructs Governor Blount on the President's policies on Indian affairs in the territory south of the Ohio River, especially regarding the Cherokee Indians. He also requests that Blount renegotiate the geographical boundaries of the treaty, and provides detailed instructions on the desired results. He tells Blount about the attack on Major Doughty's party by a small band of Indians,...
December 9, 1799 Certification of payment; Frederick Barthold, reward for apprehending L. Miller, a deserter from Captain Cochran’s Company, and Nicholas Pallerd, deserter from Captain Henry’s Company William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $97.86 to Frederick Barthold, reward, jail fees, lodging in apprehending L. Miller, a deserter from Captain Cochran’s Company, and Nicholas Pollerd, deserter from Captain Henry’s Company.
May 15, 1793 Cherokees Will Not Join in the War William Blount Henry Knox Although a few young Cherokee warriors may join the Creeks, Blount believes the Cherokee tribe in general will not join the war. He has increased the reward for the three deserters because if they succeed in escaping to the Indians other soldiers may be encouraged to do likewise.
April 7, 1800 Compensation of William Small James McHenry William Simmons It appears that the settlement of the account of Mr. Mackey, late storekeeper at Harper's Ferry, is being delayed because of a question regarding a warrant issued in favor of William Small. McHenry concludes that the public will not suffer from crediting Mr. Small with the amount in question and Simmons should proceed accordingly.
April 10, 1800 Remit Sum by Treasurer William Simmons Nathaniel Fosdick Treasurer of United States will remit sum to Fosdick to be paid to Lieutenant Nathaniel Leonard at Fort Sumner. Money is reimbursement for expenses and reward for pursuing and apprehending sundry deserters from the garrison at Fort Sumner.
October 14, 1799 Discussion of Hugh McAlister & Issue of Citizens Entitled to Reward for Returning Deserters James McHenry William Simmons Quotes a letter from General Hamilton, who agrees with McHenry that soldiers who apprehend deserters should be rewarded for doing so, as it would make them "zealous, and active in the search," and avoid expense in other means of catching deserters. Gives the account of Hugh McAllister, who received a certificate of entitlement to $10 reward after delivering a deserter to a captain of the 2d...
June 25, 1798 Request for Cannon & Small Arms Arthur Fenner James McHenry Letter, asks for small arms and cannon.
March 20, 1798 Advertisement & Reward Following Robbery at Military Storehouse John Caldwell John Harris The chief clerk of the War Department transmits to John Harris an advertisement to be placed in the newspapers of Philadelphia. The advertisement offers a reward for the apprehension of thieves who broke into Harris' place of business and stole various military stores, as well as for the return of said goods.
May 21, 1799 Receipt for Small Arms Imported on the Ship "Connecticut" Edward Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones asks Hodgdon to transmit to the office of the Secretary of the Treasury a receipt for the 127 cases of small arms imported in the ship "Connecticut" from London. This will allow the auditor to adjust the account of the freight of these same small arms.
November 7, 1797 Certification of payments Captain Staats Morris William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $26 is due Captain Staats Morris of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being the balance of his recruiting account and a [reward] paid by him for apprehending Cornelius Larny, a deserter from his company.
January 20, 1784 Various Pay Office Affairs Major Segond John Pierce Settlement of debt from the sales of a confiscated store at Yorktown. Exoneration of debts through commissions. Pay of officers.
October 31, 1798 Profitable Employment of Mr. Small, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends that Mr. Small be employed to best advantage on the Potomac project under the supervision of Mr. Mackey. Collecting materials for the project will be part of his duties and such materials should be available in the vicinity.
April 4, 1800 Verdict on Accounts from Secretary of War William Simmons John Mackey Sec of War gave answer to Simmons on questions related to Mackey's accounts by which Simmons discharged Mackey from all responsibility from warrants issued to Perkins and Brindby. Warrant for $190.00 was decided in favor of William Small and Mackey was found responsible for his miscalculations in pay of Small.
April 29, 1795 A Small Advance William Simmons Oliver Wolcott, Jr. In order to defray the contingent expenses of his office, Simmons requests a small advance of two hundred dollars from the Treasury out of the appropriations granted for the year 1795.
April 9, 1799 Certification of payments; Peter Morgert, reward for apprehending William Leabrook deserter under Ensign George R. Chase William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; Peter Morgert, $10 reward for apprehending William Leabrook, deserter under Ensign George R. Chase, 1st Regiment, payable to Hugh Barclay.
March 27, 1800 Report of Small Pox Infection Adam Hoops Alexander Hamilton Lt. Pope reports that that one of the men in Capt. Eddins' company now has symptoms of small pox so there is concern about infecting others of the 58 persons now residing at Fort Jay. Blamed "frequenting a house on white hill dock" for the infection.