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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 30, 1785 Examination of pay stoppages John Pierce Board of Treasury The Commissioner of Army Accounts reports to the Board of Treasury on the stoppages made by the Pay Office in the case of Alexander Fowler. Pierce's findings are in Fowler's favor. Pierce indicates that the pay stoppages were the result of a request received from Mr. Morris.
September 1, 1784 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce John White Pierce discusses means by which to ensure the veracity and security of certificates. Pierce also encloses a list of pay stoppages.
April 20, 1793 Directions Respecting Stoppages from Officers Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Howell stresses that his directions regarding stoppages from officers was meant for those who have received the arrears of the late levies. The sum to be stopped should be governed by the balance in the hands of the officer and there seems no reason to justify a delay.
January 6, 1789 Case between Jonathan Polhemus and Colonel Ogden Joseph Howell Jonathan Polhemus The accounts Polhemus alludes to Colonel Conway says are respecting stoppages made from the men in 1776 of the 1st Regiment, which Howell supposes to have been received by Colonel Ogden.
August 5, 1794 Stoppages from the Company of Capt. Silas Howell Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Enclosed is an account of stoppages from the Company of Capt. Silas Howell, of the late 1st New Jersey Regiment , of which the captain claims a certain part resulting from payments made to sundry of his men.
May 23, 1787 Regarding stoppages of deserters John Pierce Joseph Howell Stoppages from deserters if found on the nature of the case: a general order was issued and countenanced by Resolutions of Congress. All absentees' money should be retained in hands of public. Mentions case of Lieutenant Jonathan Sullivan. Asks that Howell inform the Board the amount of money thus stopped.
April 12, 1793 Stoppages of Pay Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Howell's last instruction to stop those officers' pay who have irregularities in their accounts is so unqualified that it is embarrassing to Swan. Swan recommends that no more stoppages be made at the present time. Instead perhaps a proportionate sum could be withheld, depending upon the nature of the error, until the accounts are settled.
February 21, 1793 Payment to soldier's wives Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Two of the men whose wives have drawn pay from Howell have been careful to anticipate all the pay due them from their officers but the officers have informed Swan that they will put them under stoppages in the future until Howell's requirements are satisfied.
June 14, 1798 Stoppages to Pay for Court Martialed Officer John Steele William Simmons Steele notified Simmons of duplicate memorandum sent to commanding officer of Capt. Charles Stuart explaining the Captain's regimental court martial sentence of pay stoppages. Request to attend to contents of letter addressed to Capt. Thomas Lewis, enclosed.
September 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons forwards the proceedings of a court martial held at Fort Jay. A court martial to address various deserters was convened under the authority of Capt. James Read. This record was brought to Swan's attention to account for pay stoppages.
May 8, 1786 Certificate to Herbert Joseph Howell Stewart Herbert The author is prepared to issue the Certificate for the recipient as soon as he receives the appropriate orders. If friends are not available to pick it up for him, he may direct the request to John Pierce and the Certificate will be forwarded in whatever manner the recipient prefers.
September 28, 1795 General Henry Miller certificate of stoppages made from waggoners employed on the late expedition against the insurgents Brigadier General Henry Miller Samuel Hodgdon Based on operations related to Whiskey insurrection in Pennsylvania, a signed letter from General Henry Miller, Quarter Master General of the Militia Army addressed to Samuel Hodgdon. Document contains a list of stoppages made by General Miller from the several waggoners to whom S. Hodgdons made advances.
September 5, 1796 Request for Monthly Stoppages of Pay to Balance Debt to United States John Jacob Rivardi William Simmons Rivardi owes $420 to the United States. He would like to have $25 held back from each paycheck and credited towards that debt.
April 8, 1793 Delinquent Officers Caleb Swan Anthony Wayne Swan has received letters from Joseph Howell, Accountant of the War Department, directing him to make stoppages of the pay of several delinquent officers, particularly of Capt. Joseph Brock, whose accounts he will not approve because of defects in the vouchers.
July 23, 1800 Account Stoppages William Simmons Daniel Jackson Simmons received accounts with stoppages issued by Simmons from Secretary of War. Simmons stated that only alteration to be made is wood allowance for cadets due to general order issued by Adjutant General that Simmons was unaware of at the time of stoppage.
April 9, 1787 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Stephen Stephenson Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General concerning stoppages in pay.
January 29, 1796 Request for Prices of Clothing, Arms and Accoutrements Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Lieutenant Freeman requests the prices of articles of clothing, arms and accoutrement in order to make pay stoppages of deserters. Asks for a list of prices to be sent to Freeman at West Point.
October 18, 1786 Direction to apply to Estate pay due Joseph Howell William Williams According to a pay roll found among the vouchers of Mease and Caldwell, Col. D. Haas received all the stoppages for his Regiment. Therefore the recipient will have to apply to the estate for that which he feels is due his Company since the US has fully met its obligations to the Regiment.
April 24, 1786 Request that certificate be mailed Stewart Herbert Joseph Howell The author had received a Certificate related to his indebtedness to the United States but, after delivering it to John Pierce, was unable to obtain it from the recipient because he had to march westward the next day. He requests, therefore, that the Certificate be mailed to him.
September 1, 1794 Troops Paid, Stoppages to Accounts, Accounts Current Constant Freeman Joseph Howell Paymaster accounts and activities.
February 18, 1788 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell discusses Colonel Bayard's account with John Nicholson.
November 31, 1786 Lost papers and difficulties settling account John Bush Joseph Howell Because the author has lost his papers due to several incidents during the war that were beyond his control, he is having difficulty settling his account. Based on memory, he lists the arrangements he made with other officers, such as Capt. Wilson, Capt. Alexander and Lt. Col. Greer, in terms of the pay to specific units under their command.
August 1, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Wylie Pope Simmons provides an account balance to Pope.
January 11, 1794 Account of the Late General Butler Joseph Howell Major Erkuries Beatty Howell is not able to reveal the amount of stoppages made from General Butler's commmutation until he has gathered further information.
May 10, 1797 James Bruff report on various financial matters at Fort Niagara James Bruff William Simmons Captain Bruff sends his muster and pay rolls. Sends a receipt roll for bounties paid to recruits. Lists charges for his various expenses as commander of Fort Niagara and its troops. Mentions a deserter, Samuel Gregory who was put under stoppages by sentence of General Court Martial to refund stores he robbed as he deserted. Cited in Simmons to Bruff, 06/23/1797.