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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 15, 1800 Sending the Notes One Half at a Time Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Given the restriction of not hazarding a remittance of more than one thousand dollars at a time, Williams suggests cutting the notes through the middle and sending one half at a time. Once receipt is acknowledged for the first half, the other half can then be remitted.
October 26, 1799 Voucher for Isadore Peltier Henry Burbeck William Simmons This is a voucher that is an enclosure to a letter regarding the time of service of a mason named Isadore Peltier in which it is stated that his time of service cannot be precisely determined because it is not known whether he worked on sundays.
January 14, 1799 Concerns about Time Needed to Request Bills Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Mentions bills, incorporation. Anticipates time needed to make proper purchases.
August 13, 1796 Regarding Frigate Construction & Frigate for Mediterranean Service James McHenry Josiah Fox Letter, directs query re construction time of Frigate; discusses Frigate for Mediterranean service.
November 4, 1795 Lose No Time Delivering the Dispatches Matthias Slough John Stagg Colonel Thompson advised the bearer to lose no time in delivering the dispatches.
September 29, 1794 Pattern Clothing Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon It does not appear that the pattern clothing for the War Office is available for viewing at this time which is a concern since the time for closing contracts is approaching.
July 17, 1799 Provides More Time for Powder Payment Samuel Hodgdon Staats Morris The Secretary of State approves of more time for payment to the associated gentlemen in powder. Requests that Morris press the settlement, but to take care in postponing payment.
April 9, 1795 Mistake in Corporal Moray's Time Engaged Alexander Thompson Joseph Howell In the muster roll of the detachment of the 1st Sub Legion submitted for the month of March, Corporal Jonathan Moray's time engaged was shown as the 4th of May 1795. This is a mistake since it should have been the 4th of December 1793.
May 10, 1796 Better to Procrastinate Than Disappoint Them David Ames James McHenry Ames will be glad to receive the money at the time proposed. He will defer leaving for Philadelphia since the money will probably arrive at the same time as he would leave home. The circumstances of the people to whom the money is due is such that it would be better to procrastinate than disappoint them.
July 28, 1786 Mr. Martin's time as a scalesman Joseph Howell J. Stafford In order to settle the recipient's account, he needs to procure a Certificate that verifies the actual time he acted as Scalesman and what money he received in exchange for his services. Once this is accomplished a Certificate for the balance will be issued.
April 7, 1799 Power of Attorney to James Miller, Etc. John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon The Power of Attorney has been given to James Miller and should be deposited at the War Office on April 18th. Any money that Miller wants prior to that time should be paid to him. All the bills drawn on Hodgdon which may come to hand after that time should be accepted by him.
July 11, 1799 Letter Citation Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Cited in Hodgdon to Stevens, 07/13/1799. Requests the appointment of a person to take his position, saying that he has no time to commit to it. States that General Hamilton asked him not to resign. Says that he would like to only devote time to solely to the artillery. Argues that he has "served government five times my salary."
August 1, 1786 Documentation for Francis Farren Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Francis Farren is included on the rolls of the 3rd Regiment PA. up to Oct. 1, 1778 but after that, his name is missing. Since the recipient has the appropriate musters, perhaps he can provide the necessary documentation. The author also does not have the rolls of the 12th Regiment and therefore cannot ascertain the time of Farren's enlistment although he is on the pay rolls for May 1777.
July 12, 1797 Receipt of Money David Henley William Simmons Acknowledged receipt of money due Gen. Severn who's past service was not authorized by Congress until recently, and is now being paid for time served.
April 16, 1793 Pay of Francisco Florida Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Howell intends to allow the pay of Francisco Florida to extend to the time of the surrender of Cornwallis. By his own admission, Florida was not in active service after that time.
July 25, 1798 Appointing aids for General Washington James McHenry Richard Calori Reports that Washington will not be making any appointments for an aid any time soon, as he has determined to come to no conclusions until he has properly prepared to take the field as Lieutenant General and Commander-in-chief of the army. States that aids would be of little service to him at this time.
May 23, 1793 Quantity of Lead John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of the Treasury has been requested to purchase a quantity of lead for public service. The Secretary of War wants Hodgdon to receive in store, from time to time, such quantities of lead as shall be delivered to him by Tench Francis.
December 10, 1788 Certificates of day of enlistments and time of discharge of John Herron and Eleazer Hudson Joseph Howell David F. Sill Encloses certificates of day of enlistments and time of discharge of John Herron and Eleazer Hudson.
June 17, 1786 Pay of John Smith Richard Humpton Joseph Howell The author seeks the pay for John Smith who was a prisoner and wants his pay for the time he was held in captivity. The author had written an earlier letter in which he had mistakenly referred to "James Smith." The author does not know how long Smith was a prisoner but every time he sees him he asks about his settlement.
March 22, 1799 Progress of the Insurrection in Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton William MacPherson "...It will be satisfactory to me, as far as may be convenient, to receive from from time to time statements of the situation & progress of the insurrection in Pennsylvania."
February 27, 1793 Time, Place, and Manner for the Oath of Qualification George Washington Alexander Hamilton Washington asks the four members of his Cabinet to provide their opinions as to the time, place, and manner in which the President-elect [i.e., himself] should take the oath of qualification.
November 25, 1799 Abuses by Officers in the Expenditure of Money Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton says that it appears that there are abuses by some officers in the expenditure of money so the Accountant should report from time to time to McHenry on such abuses.
June 9, 1800 Enclosed Bill Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Informs that a order of purchase has been complied with, the bills will appear in "due time".
July 15, 1797 Decision of Court Martial Effects on Payment Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons The June pay roll for West Point included two soldiers who were past their service time, but who have been detained due to a court martial. The decision of the court martial was sent to the Secretary of War in May but there has been no reply. Freeman believes it is proper to pay them as they were detained as soldiers.
August 16, 1800 Suspension of Ewing's Death Sentence Until Question of Insanity Can Be Answered John Adams Samuel Dexter Acknowledges receipt of Lt. Col. Hamtramck's letter suggesting that the condemned soldier Samuel Ewing might have been insane at the time of his infraction; Adams wishes to hear further reports on this topic, and cancels Ewing's death warrant for the time being. States that Ewing should neither be pardoned immediately, as this might "injure the service."