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Request for Ruling on Pay

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CollectionRutgers, the State University of New Jersey: James McHenry Papers view image
Document Information
Date September 4, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary)
Summary Discussion, with exceprts from letters between McHenry and Hamilton, of whether to compensate members of the military who serve on courts martial as judge advocates, and if so what expenses to allow. Other topics related to various instances of compensation follow, largely addressing claims and accounts which Simmons has rejected.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; James McHenry; Major General Alexander Hamilton; judge advocates; Captain Vance; Captain Frye; Doctor Osborn; Lieutenant Wands; Colonel Stevens; Secretary of War; Accountant; Captain Lewis; Charles W. Hare; Morton; Malcolm; Major Hoops; Captain Cochran; Major Wilcocks; Lieutenant William Steele; landlord; Jonathan Jackson; contractors; Jacob Noyes; Edmund Winchester; Captain Lemuel Gates; Lieutenant Leonard; Colonel Stephens; Captain Ingersoll; Ingersol; William Colfax; Lieutenant Colonel Smith; 12 Regiment; Comptroller; Treasury Department; Edward Carrington; William Westwood; William Rogers; Captain Blackburn; family; Lieutenant Saunders; Colonel J. Parker; Major Rivardi; mason; blacksmith; Captain James Bruff; General Wilkinson; John G. Coffin; ;
Related Places War Department; Philadelphia; New York; Fort Jay; Trenton; Portland; Castle Island; Bedloes Island; West Point; Norfolk; Niagara; North Britain; Canada; ;
Keywords courts martial; military posts; extra expense; compensation; pay; rule; accommodation; board; indemnification; lodging; claim; regulations; remuneration; public quarters; British regulations; rent; barrack rent; certificate; rations; monthly pay; contract price; suspension; final settlement; contract; supplies; repairs; hospital; barge; boards; voucher; wood; fuel; straw; stationery; stationary; mechanical work; shed room; kitchen; debts; military chest; extra pay; disbursement; garrison; public monies; ardent spirits; rolls; cutting wood; making hay; sawing timber; foreign garrison; desertion; fatigues; double pay; repairs of roads; American War; Revolutionary War; gill of rum; ;
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