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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 6, 1796 Power of Attorney Robert Battersby John Brady Power of Attorney for John Brady
July 1, 1796 Power of Attorney John Corigill Unknown Recipient Power of Attorney for John Corigill, late soldier in the New York Line.
November 9, 1796 Certificate of William Bleecker William Bleecker [not available] Bleecker attests to the authenticity of three powers of attorney. Verified his signature and seal are genuine, but the bodies of the documents contain information unfamiliar to Bleecker.
July 17, 1792 Power of Attorney and Deed Poll Richard Bishoff Unknown Recipient Power of attorney for Richard Bishoff, late a soldier in the 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment.
October 19, 1796 Power of Attorney George Cavinder [not available] Power of attorney granted to John Winnins by George Cavinder.
June 20, 1796 Power of Attorney from Samuel Chapman to John Brady Samuel Chapman [not available] Document assigns John Brady as attorney to Samuel Chapman.
November 29, 1791 Assignment of Land Warrant John Foster Williams [not available] Assignment of land warrant by John Williams, late a soldier belonging to Col. Butler in the Seventh Regiment of the Pennsylvania Line.
November 26, 1799 Conspiracy to Get Rid of Me Joseph Perkin Samuel Hodgdon Perkins discusses a man who looked upon him with an evil eye and influenced another man named Small to bear false witness against him. He asserts that this was the man's way of getting rid of him and Perkins requests an investigation into the situation.
January 1, 1793 Settlement with troops William Powers Joseph Howell Has settled with Sergeant Bennett. Encloses account of John Robert. Will get the witness sworn as soon as possible. Mr. Scott of Senate will call on Howell and acknowledge rest.
March 23, 1800 The Carpenters' Superintendent is a Drunk, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon To settle a business dispute, Major Craig requests that Samuel Hodgdon obtain an original copy of a record filed with the Comptroller of the Treasury. Craig also informs that the construction of the gallies is much hampered because the carpenters' superintendant is a drunk.
November 14, 1798 Certification of payments; Ensign George W. Stall, of 1st Regiment for expenses attending court of inquiry on conduct of Captain Edward Miller at Trenton as witness William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $15 for Ensign George W. Stall, of 1st Regiment for expenses attending court of inquiry on conduct of Captain Edward Miller at Trenton, New Jersey as witness.
April 29, 1795 Major Craig disburses funds for witness to travel to trial in Philadelphia Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon of disbursements made for the travel expenses of Major Bezaleel Howe. Howe is scheduled to appear in court as a government witness during the trial of the "insurgents" [Whiskey Rebellion]. Howe is traveling from Fort Pitt to Philadelphia. Craig also encloses an invoice of Indian goods and a receipt for pay and forage of the troops.
January 2, 1792 Land Warrant Assignment William Wade George Moore Assignment pertaining to a land warrant right, of William Wade, late a soldier in Capt. Ceyles' company in the 2nd Pennsylvania regiment.
August 24, 1796 Power of Attorney Amos Frost Joseph Whitton Power of attorney for Amos Frost, to Joseph Whitton.
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.
August 4, 1796 Power of Attorney William Code Unknown Recipient Power of attorney for William Code, late soldier in the New York Line.
January 31, 1801 Certification of payment; Doctor Joseph Strong, for medicines furnished and attendance on recruits under Major Thomas Cushing William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $40 to Doctor Joseph Strong, for medicines furnished and attendance on recruits under Major Thomas Cushing, seven miles from Philadelphia, in the yellow fever of 1798, and for expenses while detained by summons by Judge Advocate as witness in Court Martial.
December 20, 1800 Bond for performance of contract for cannon Samuel Dexter Israel Whelen This letter encloses a contract made with Henry Foxall for making cannon.
February 20, 1795 John Betson's Account Joseph Howell John Betson Howell reminds Betson that he is accountable for the money he received to pay a detachment of militia under Capt. Samuel Stuart and that an illiterate man who makes his mark must be attended by a respectable witness.
February 11, 1799 Responsibility for the Claim on Jacob Death James Wheden Samuel Hodgdon Wheden declares that he assumes responsiblity for the forty dollars that Hodgdon claims is owed to the United States by Jacob Death. This was the sum paid to Death for work at Pittsburgh that Hodgdon maintains was not performed by him.
January 1, 1798 In response to fraudulent claims for bounty lands James McHenry [not available] Addresses fraudulent claims by officers and soldiers from the old Continental Army for obtaining bounty lands. McHenry now requires that all claims be forwarded to the War Office on or before January 1, 1799, so that the claims may be strictly examined.
March 16, 1785 Certificate of George Armstrong Archibald Armstrong Colonel Paine Archibald Armstrong sends to Colonel Paine a letter requesting a certificate for his son's military service.
July 24, 1788 Certificate of oath of Alliegance Unknown Author [not available] Joseph Cone took oath of allegiance to U.S..
September 2, 1797 Enlistment Pledge of Thomas Gordon Thomas Gordon [not available] Gordon acknowledges that he has voluntarily enlisted to serve one year in the Marine Service, unless sooner discharged, according to the Act passed July 1st 1797 which provides a Naval Armament. The rules and articles of the Navy against mutiny and desertion have been read to him and he will be paid six dollars per month.
February 27, 1792 Contracts with Banks Edward Carrington Unknown Recipient Discussed newspaper article that cited a contract falsely closed and was not left open for competition.