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December 1, 1796 Account of Captain Bartholemew Shamburgh William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $281.76 is due Captain Bartholemew Shamburgh, being the amount of his pay, subsistence and wages as Aide de Camp to Brigadier General Wilkinson from September through November 1796 and the subsistence of two soldiers from Oct. 20 to Nov. 30, 1796.
June 27, 1799 Reports Progress for Construction of Laboratory, Arsenal, Magazine in Philadelphia Samuel Hodgdon John Mackey Reports efforts of Mr. Annely to pay landlord John Taylor with stoppages from his wages, but the notes remained unpaid. Asks Mackey to make a payment plan with Annely. Reports that Taylor has acted like a gentleman. Hopes that the canal is progressing. Relays plans for extensive, expensive operation, having purchased land near the Schuylkill for a laboratory, magazine, barracks, workshop, and...
February 27, 1800 Letter from Return Jonathan Meigs Return Jonathan Meigs Samuel Hodgdon Mentioned obtaining a furlough to visit his family, and while Meigs was away returns would be made by I. Shieffelin who was appointed assistant. Mentioned the promotion of Wilkinson and death of Wayne prevented Meigs from applying for a raise in wages which he thought due him for his services, Meigs therefore wrote Wilkinson that he planned to retire from service. Meigs hoped Hodgdon understood...
December 20, 1786 Audit of Public Accounts Gibbs Jones Joseph Howell Letter to the War Department Accountant concerning public accounts and the settling of wages. Jones' papers were taken from him by the British during the Battle of Brandywine.
February 8, 1798 Price of Carpenter's wages employed on the frigate United States. Joshua Humphreys [not available] A listing of monies paid for carpenters from 1794 to 1797.
April 23, 1785 Regarding the treachery of Joseph Jones, Second New York Regiment Michael Connolly Joseph Howell Regarding the treachery of Joseph Jones, Second New York Regiment, he is a villain, having bargained away his wages and clothing, and imposed upon his acquaintances. Apologizes and asks that Howell take no notice of the villain further. If he contacts debts, send him to jail.
January 22, 1798 Statement of Cash Expended in labor & wages at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia Joshua Humphreys [not available] Ledger of monies spent on the construction of a frigate in Philadelphia.
January 8, 1797 [Receipt of Abraham McKillip for final settlement certificates] Abraham McKillip [not available] Detailed information on account.
February 3, 1798 Statement of Expenditures from Naval Agents in Baltimore [not available] [not available] Statement of cash expended in labour and wages on the Frigate Constellation from the beginning to the 3rd of February 1798.
December 18, 1794 Money for Provisions of the Workmen, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon The boarding business has fallen entirely into the hands of the workmen who are in need of money to buy provision for the ensuing season.Holt recommends that the wages of the men should be adjusted upward according to their value.
April 6, 1798 Request to Not Pay Wages and Rations Due Lieut. Geoff Joseph Sterrett William Simmons late Lieut. of Constellation was arrested on two counts of debt, and made oath to Sterrett that he could retain as much of his pay was necessary to settle debts. Lately released on good behavior by Capt. Tru[ndum].
December 28, 1794 Three Hands Added to the Workshop Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Three new hands have been added to the workshop. One of them is James Spratt who is an able hand when sober but has earlier been discharged for intemperance. Since he promised to do better he has been brought back with an increase in wages which appears to have had a good effect on him.
June 15, 1792 Promise of Increased Wages; appointment as Deputy Quarter Master General Henry Knox Isaac Craig Discusses Craig's duties and inadequate pay, with promises to increase wages.
May 7, 1795 Requested Action on Four Accounts Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt discusses the accounts and estimates of pay for four individuals.
April 7, 1788 Questionable Propriety of Captain Town's Claim John Pierce Henry Knox Pierce reluctantly agrees to pay Captain Town's claim but only because it is allowed by the Resolve of November 2nd, 1785. Otherwise, he doubts the propriety of a claim that should have been made at the time of the service performed as was properly done by the other companies of his regiment..
November 9, 1794 Entering Another Employment Zenas Kimberly Samuel Hodgdon Kimberly informs Hodgdon that since they have not been able to reach an agreement on his wages, Hodgdon should have no objection to his entering another employment. Given his low circumstances in life, he feels he owes it to himself to pursue a line that tends most to his advantage.
July 4, 1792 Power of Attorney Frederick Blood [not available] Power of Attorney of Frederick Blood to Moses Martin to receive and claim all wages and arrearages of clothing due to Blood
April 20, 1784 Settlement of account Jedediah Huntingdon John Pierce Discusses the settlement of his account with the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General.
December 28, 1798 Parks & Myself Will Do the Public's Hauling Robert Culbertson Samuel Hodgdon Culbertson recommends himself and Joseph Parks, with three or four teams, to do the government's hauling to different parts of the country. After receiving proper wages, he and Parks will see that the public's loads are transported safely consistent with Hodgdon's duty as a public officer.
December 20, 1797 Balance due Deceased Soldier Dwight Foster William Simmons Foster requested information on the account of Capt. Samuel Camp, continental soldier in Capt. Barnes Company, Co. Nitron's regiment from the Massachusetts line. Relatives of camp claim a balance of wages due Capt. Camp.
December 16, 1794 Request for Back Pay Michael G. Houdin Joseph Howell Houdin requests six month's back pay, at the rate of thirty dollars per month, as promised him by the Henry Knox as Secretary of War.
June 8, 1796 [Estimate of cost for building frigate for Dey of Algiers] Joshua Humphreys [not available] List of materials and cost. Noted that using white oak would cause the ship to rot within three years time.
October 1, 1794 Enclosed Account and Certificate for Rand for Wages and Rations Benjamin Rand Joseph Howell List of expenses related to pay and rations, request that the money related to the expenses be forwarded as soon as possible.
May 16, 1791 Obliging the Heir of a Faithful Soldier Michael Connolly Joseph Howell David Gregg, who served with Connolly during the late war under Captain Strong in the New Establishment , died before his three years expired. His brother is administering his estate and would like to apply for his wages (if any) and determine the amount of his brother's balance. Howell's attention to this matter will much oblige the heir of a faithful soldier.
July 29, 1790 Security of the Frontier and Employment of Scouts Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Discusses protection on the frontier against Indian incursions. Suggests that Shawanese and outcast Cherokees may be perpetrators. President Washington has ordered extirpation of banditti. General Harmar to command expedition. Troops to be mounted. Expect that this will result in added security and tranquility. President has directed that Scouts be discontinued. Letter on the same subject is...