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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 23, 1799 Rachel Hunter to Harpers Ferry David Hunter Samuel Hodgdon Hunter's wife Rachel is to receive a portion his pay for the month of February and proceed immediately to Harpers Ferry. That sum should be enough to defray her expenses and Hodgdon is asked to instruct her as to the most economical and expeditious mode of travel.
May 25, 1800 Social Matters & Praise of Minister James McHenry Robert Liston Accepts offer of dinner for himself and his wife; praises Liston's "wise and prudent conduct" as a minister, etc. References the Listons possibly returning to England.
July 4, 1795 Portion of Pay due Mrs. Roberts Staats Morris William Simmons Morris asks Simmons to ensure that Major Roberts' wife is receiving a portion of Roberts' monthly pay.
January 18, 1796 ENCLOSURE TO 01/18/1796 Staats Morris William Simmons Previous letter miscarried, duplicate copy of letter regarding money owed Mrs. Roberts, wife to Maj. Roberts, requesting payment through Col. Fish by draft in favor of Capt. Fleming.
November 24, 1793 Can the Cargo Be Saved? Joseph Perkin Samuel Hodgdon The captain of the sloop, who lives in Norfolk, has informed Perkins that the sloop ran ashore and the winds were blowing so hard that they could do nothing and he did not know whether the cargo could be saved. Had Perkins known how much trouble would be taken with this business, no amount of money would have induced him to take it on. He has booked passage for Norfolk and expects to be there the...
May 5, 1797 Money to Mrs. Wilkinson William Simmons James Wilkinson Reports that he has paid General Wilkinson's wife the money owed to Wilkinson by Captain John Pierce..
October 4, 1789 Indian Attacks Col. Benjamin Wilson Arthur St. Clair Detailed account of Indian attacks.
April 11, 1787 Monies in the hands of Mr. Russel John Neufville John Pierce Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts concerning monies in the hands of Thomas Commander Russel which Neufville desires to transfer to the office.
April 10, 1800 Mission to France Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Hamilton explains that he has heard nothing of the impression made by the US mission to France but it is probably a disagreeable one. The calculation of the President as to a general peace for the winter is as fallacious as Hamilton predicted to him.
October 24, 1798 Danger Risked by Remaining in Town, Etc. Michael Kepple Samuel Hodgdon Kepple is glad to have heard from Mr. Henry that Hodgdon has continued in good health despite the danger he risked by remaining in town.
February 3, 1794 Recommendation of Mr. Barbier Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Hopes for the appointment of Mr. Barbier, includes supporting evidence of his good character.
September 22, 1798 Request for Date of Delivery Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones wrote Hodgdon the Saturday before last asking for information on the date of arrival of the cannon, arms and military stores that were to be sent there in May. Additionally, Jones was informed that the same Saturday Timothy Banger had gone to visit his wife and was to return on Tuesday. As of that Friday he has not been heard from, and Jones expresses worry that something may have...
April 18, 1793 We All Wish for Peace John Watts William Blount Even though Noon-day was a good man, Watts does not want his murder by whites to interfere with the prospects for peace between the Cherokees and the United States.
December 3, 1792 Receipt of Joseph Howell for pay due to Ann Vorhees wife of Abraham Vorhees Ann Voorhees Joseph Howell Ann Voorhees received one half dollar on account of her husband Abraham's pay.
September 29, 1798 Jacob Death: An Industrious Joberman Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig express his approval of the work of Jacob Death who has recently returned to Philadelphia after the demise of Mrs. Death. He has been paid in full for his services. He is very industrious joberman and a good and useful merchant.
August 31, 1793 Indian Depredations. William Blount [not available] The author describes the murder by Indians of Samuel Miller, the widow Baker and all but two of her children, and the family of Robert Wells.
April 27, 1786 Concerning the accounts of John White John Pierce John White Acknowledges receipt of letters covering John White's accounts and a settlement estimate. Also discusses White's sending certain papers to Pierce's office.
June 21, 1799 My Connection with the Trade-Militant Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton suggests that if he acquaints his wife with games of tactics new to her, she may become more reconciled to Hamilton's involvement in the military profession.
April 7, 1788 Certificate from Treasurer of New Jersey James Armstrong John Pierce From the letter book of Joseph Howell, Assistant Commissioner of Army Accounts in the Board of Treasury's Office of Army Accounts. Discusses a certificate from the Treasurer of New Jersey.
August 24, 1800 Private Conference with Merchants, Etc. Benjamin Hodgdon Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin has arrived safely in Alexandria and visited a third party in jail. Relates to a vessel and business. However, no one can now talk to the imprisoned man without the jailer being present.
July 10, 1797 Pay, Subsistence, & Forage of Captain Jedediah Rogers William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $4.24 is due Jedediah Rogers, late a captain in the service of the US, being the balance of his pay, subsistence, and forage from May 5 to October 25, 1792, which sum is payable to Mrs. Rogers.
September 18, 1791 Melancholy Proof of Human Frailty Samuel Hodgdon William Knox As a melancholy proof of the frailty of human nature, Boyer must return to Philadelphia. Hodgdon has kept him on in his office until it became disreputable to do so. Boyer has been drunk for weeks so he is being transported from Fort Washington in a perouge to Pittsburgh where Maj. Craig will arrange for his transport to Philadelphia. Not knowing what advances have been made to his his wife, the...
November 30, 1792 Receipt of Joseph Howell for Margaret Green, wife of Peter Green Margaret Green Joseph Howell Margaret Green received $2 on account of husband Peter Green pay.
September 24, 1792 Receipt for Pay to Margaret Green, wife of Peter Green Margaret Green Joseph Howell Margaret Green received $2 on account of husband Peter Green's pay in company commanded by Captain Haskell.
November 16, 1798 Making Collections for Our Distressed Poor, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Among other matters, Hodgdon praises Craig for his efforts in making collections to provide assistance for the distressed poor and expresses dismay at the discovery that Jacob Death is a rascal.