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July 18, 1790 Purchased Lottery Tickets for Harmar and Captain Beatty; No News on Alexander MGillivray's Arrival Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar Howell purchased ten lottery tickets for General Harmar and Captain Beatty, numbers 23882-23891. Drawing will be on the first Monday in August. A second lottery is proposed; the tickets to be $10 and prizes to be double. Asks Harmar to inform if he wants to purchase tickets, as there will only be half as many for the second lottery as there were for the first. Alexander McGillivray has not...
May 27, 1791 Ten Lottery Tickets, Etc. Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell General Harmar wants Howell to buy him ten New York Lottery tickets and send him the numbers thereof. Captains Asheton, Bradford, and Mc Curdy should send the returns of clothing of the men discharged in 1788 and 1789 but the men who allege that they are due arrearages of clothing are not to be credited.
May 29, 1791 Poor Beatty, Lottery Tickets, Etc. Ebenezer Denny Joseph Howell Poor Beatty could stand it in New Brunswick no longer so Denny had to go up so Beatty could retire to his brothers in Prince Town [Princeton] where he will remain for at least a fortnight. Six of Denny's and Howell's [lottery] tickets turned out blanks, there were three prizes of 50, and one still on the wheel. Captain Steadford had great success. General Harmar should have had the opportunity to...
March 9, 1791 Settling Accounts & Buying Lottery Tickets Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar Howell issues his instructions for settling the accountsof the men and units under General Harmar's command. He adds that even though he is in poor health, he will buy five lottery tickets for the General.
January 5, 1791 Miserable Pittance, Lottery Tickets, Etc. Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell Harmar complains bitterly about his subsistence allowance which will not enable him to "keep a table" without taking from his private purse. He asks Howell to buy ten tickets in the New York lottery for him.
December 10, 1800 Electors Pledged to Vote for Jefferson and Burr Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Hagner received the lottery tickets, and some sums of money. General Pinckney has written that the appointed electors have pledged to vote for Jefferson and Burr in the presidential election.
May 27, 1791 New York Lottery, Etc. Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell Howell wants Harmar to purchase for him ten tickets on his account in the New York Lottery and three on account of Howell, Harmar and Beatty. He pledges to order Capts. Asheton, Bradford, and McGurdy to forward to Harmar the returns of clothing due the men who were discharged in 1788 and 1789.
September 2, 1790 Matters of pay; government removal to Philadelphia; pay reductions; the lottery Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell From Headquarters Fort Washington, Harmar mentions that punctual payments always ensure discipline. Is happy that Congress had determined to remove to Philadelphia. Will discontinue forwarded subscription of Tenno's paper as he will send a copy directly to Harmar in the future. Reductions of officer's pay is a very hard case indeed, does not think much about the soldiers. Harmar himself subjected...
August 16, 1790 Bills to Endores, Duties as Paymaster, Lottery, and Treaty Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar Howell received a bill from Knox but it was not endorsed or accompanied by a letter of advice, so it cannot be accepted. His position as Pay Master General may soon cease, due to an act passed by Congress. Lottery tickets have come up blank, but the rest are in the wheels. The weather is very warm. The paper of Saturday presents news on the Treaty with the Creeks. Ratification was Friday last....
April 22, 1791 The Western Country Will Swarm, Etc. Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar Howell reports on a number of accounting matters dealing with arrearages, bounties, and the shortage of gold. The recruiting effort seems successful in a number of states and levies are so plentiful that soon the Western Country will swarm with them. He has also purchased ten lottery tickets for Harmar.
June 7, 1785 Regarding the receipt of certificates; changing names of states; lottery tickets Joseph Howell John White Discussion on the receipt of certificates. Mr. Pierce to arrive soon. Would be best to erase the word Pennsylvania and insert that of Maryland. Mr. Betts not yet gone to Maryland. Lottery ticket came safe.
July 9, 1795 Appearance in Court Compromised due to Treaty with Indians Michael Houdin William Simmons Houdin is worried because General Schuyler has left to treat with the Indians and probably will not return in time to attend the court proceedings involving himself and Mr. Haringer.
1792 The U.S. Will Fall on the Southern Indians Richard Finnelson [not available] Finnelson discusses in detail the efforts of the Governor of New Orleans to persuade the southern Indians to reject their treaties with the United States and ally themselves with the Spanish.