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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 23, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Joshua Orne Simmons provides an account balance to Orne.
April 30, 1798 Writing a history of the United States; Hodgdon and St. Clair defeat James Mease Samuel Hodgdon Mease observes that one of his sources of amusement during his period of solitude has been the arrangement of materials for a history of the United States. It will begin with the establishment of the present government with the end as yet undetermined. Discussion of the Indian Wars in which the government has been so unhappily engaged and which has cost so much blood will include General St....
June 28, 1794 Funds for Daniel Bissell's Pay and Recruiting Joseph Howell John Chester The Treasure remits to Chester, Supervisor at Weathersfield, funds to pay the balance due Lt. Daniel Bissell for his recruiting account and to pay him through June 1st.
July 24, 1795 Instructions to pay Mrs. Roberts William Simmons Nicholas Fish Directs Nicholas Fish to pay the monies due to Major Roberts and Mrs. Roberts in New York.
July 27, 1795 Paying commissions due William Simmons Edward Carrington Pays Edward Carrington the commissions due for services rendered to the War Department.
October 17, 1795 Remitting funds William Simmons John Matthews Informs John Matthews that Samuel Meredith, the Treasurer of the United States, will remit him the sum of 486 dollars - the balance of pay due Isidore Stouf, for his work as a temporary engineer.
June 13, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Kilty Simmons authorizes Kilty to make payment to Capt. Staats Morris.
November 24, 1789 Priorities of the President to Avoid War and to Protect Citizens Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair Knox conveys the intentions of President Washington relative to war with the Creek nation. Washington hopes to avoid war yet seeks to protect U.S. citizens and has issued a proclamation prohibiting hostilities among the people of Georgia and the Creek. Warns punishment of Creek if they inflict problems on citizens. Encourages station of troops on Georgia frontier, and promises to recruit more...
July 3, 1799 Checking the Wanton Spirit of Desertion Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton affirms his support of the death sentence for Joseph Perkins for the crime of desertion. He argues that the sentence is fully authorized by the Military Code and is needed to check the wanton spirit of desertion that afflicts the soldiery.
February 25, 1796 Instructions to Deliver Funds to Springfield Armory William Simmons Nathaniel Gorham Informs Gorham, Supervisor at Boston, that the Treasurer will remit him the sum of 500 dollars for John Bryant, on the account of the armory at Springfield.
April 9, 1794 Pay for Ensign Bissell's Recruits Joseph Howell John Chester The Treasurer will remit $90.50 to be paid to Ensign Daniel Bissell at Middletown for pay due his recruits for January and February, 1794.
February 24, 1796 Instructions to Pay a Detachment William Simmons Nicholas Fish Informs Fish, Supervisor at New York, that the Treasurer will remit him the sum of 80 dollars due to a detachment.
February 9, 1791 Invoice of Pay and Pensions for Invalids Henry Knox James Tilton The letter provides a list of pay and pensions due to military invalids in Delaware, with notation of those who have moved or are deceased. The second page concludes with an order to pay the pensions out of treasury funds.
May 5, 1788 Regarding whether officer received money James Wilkinson John Pierce From the letter book of Joseph Howell, Assistant Commissioner of Army Accounts in the Board of Treasury's Office of Army Accounts. Request for information regarding monies supposedly received by an officer which he denied having ever received.
February 22, 1791 Decisive Action Against the Indians on the Frontier Henry Knox George Washington Henry Knox's report to the President discusses the coming year's goals of peace in the frontiers and explains in detail how best to meet those goals, using both peaceful and military measures. He provides an in-depth analysis of the force required and the cost involved in taking decisive action against the Indians along the frontier, and the potential political and military implications of the...
December 25, 1789 Wayne sends a situation report to Knox Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Letter, discusses treaty between Creeks and Spain; discusses smooth bore muskets, rifles and tactics; describes land ceded to the United States by the Treaty of 1783; mentions national debt.