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  • Commencement of Pay & Emoluments January 9, 1799 Author: James McHenry Recipient: Alexander Hamilton Summary: McHenry informs Hamilton that his pay and emoluments as Inspector General began on the first day of November, 1798.
  • Request for Issue of Clothing, Swords & a Fife to New Brunswick Troops January 9, 1799 Author: James McHenry Recipient: John Harris Summary: Delivery of uniforms, swords, & fife to New Brunswick, NJ troops.
  • Sends Letterbooks; Seeks Recipt upon Arrival January 9, 1799 Author: Samuel Hodgdon Recipient: Tobias Sear Summary: Sends 4 letterbooks as directed by the Commander-in-Chief. Hopes the size, dimensions, paper, and binding are of the best quality. Assures that the box will protect the shipment, and asks for a receipt upon arrival.
  • Account of Peter Frothingham, Deceased January 9, 1799 Author: Samuel Frothingham Recipient: William Simmons Summary: Frothingham wants information relating to the account of his brother Peter Frothingham and whether there has been any account of his effects transmitted to Simmons since Peter's death. Frothingham is the administrator of his brother's estate and has been unable to get any information from any officer of the Army.
  • Letter Citation January 9, 1799 Author: Thomas Holt Recipient: Samuel Hodgdon Summary: Cited in Hodgdon to Holt, 01/23/1798.
  • Forwarding Plan for English & American Interests Relative to Saint-Domingue [Haiti] January 9, 1799 Author: Lord Grenville Recipient: Rufus King Summary: Encloses a plan for the mutual commercial interests and safety of English Caribbean possessions and the southern American states in relation to Saint-Domingue [now Haiti, currently in slave revolt]. Requests a meeting, that the matter may be discussed and a recommendation be sent to America.
  • Certification of payments; detachment of Corps of Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Governor's Island under command of Captain Frederick Frye January 9, 1799 Author: William Simmons Recipient: James McHenry Summary: Certification of payments; $1392.33 to detachment of Corps of Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Governor's Island, New York under command of Captain Frederick Frye, for pay, subsistence, and forage.
  • General Washington's Expenses January 10, 1799 Author: James McHenry Recipient: William Simmons Summary: A letter from Lt. General George Washington indicates that his expenses exceed the pay and emoluments provided for his recent journey from Mt. Vernon to Philadelphia and returning. It will therefore be necessary to reimburse those expenses and transmit them to the General in in the next day's post.
  • Appointment of Philip Lightfoot as a Captain January 10, 1799 Author: James McHenry Recipient: Philip Lightfoot Summary: The official appointment of Philip Lightfoot as a Captain of Infantry in the Army of the United States.
  • Formal Appointment Letter, Request Reply January 10, 1799 Author: James McHenry Recipient: George W Custis Summary: Appoints Custis as Colonel, requests acceptance/declination. Will inform Custis of other officers ranking later.