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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 16, 1794 Arms & Clothing Cornelius Sedam Samuel Hodgdon Sedam has received the arms and clothing by the sloop Philadelphia, Capt. Bond, Master.
June 30, 1794 Ten More Tents Cornelius Sedam Samuel Hodgdon Since the engineer is tearing down the barracks at the fort and will build new ones, the troops are forced to encamp with only ten common tents. Sedam will need ten more tents to keep all the men under cover.
August 4, 1794 Hose & Bale of Military Stores Cornelius Sedam Samuel Hodgdon By the Amboy Stag boat came a hose and a bale of military stores and all appeared to be in good order.
September 1, 1794 This Month's Pay Alexander Thompson Joseph Howell Thompson has received from Nicholas Fish, Supervisor of New York, $120 for one month's pay and $200 for the recruiting service.
September 26, 1794 Long Coat & Cocked Hat, Etc. Cornelius Sedam Samuel Hodgdon Sedam expresses his wish for a new uniform that includes a long coat and cocked hat which he feels will be suitable for new recruits.
October 6, 1794 Thompson's Appointment and Submission of Muster Rolls Alexander Thompson Joseph Howell Submits muster rolls and inquires about whether his new pay grade started at the date or appointment or the date of acceptance.
October 27, 1794 Notification of Receipt of Money Due Alexander Thompson Joseph Howell Received letter with enclosed pay bill. Also received pay from Nicholas Fish, and pay for recruits. Thompson created triplicate receipts and disbursed them as necessary.
November 23, 1794 Request for Check Carried by Col. Fish for Balance Due Muster Roll Cornelius Sedam Joseph Howell Requested answer on mistake in pay rolls that Sedam discovered and previously reported to Howell, but did not receive a reply. Sedam believed that his original letter must have been misdirected or lost. Also requested that Howell send a small check for the money due those on the muster roll. Advised Howell send the check via Col. Fish.
November 23, 1794 Clothing Sent By Way of Amboy, Etc. Cornelius Sedam Samuel Hodgdon Sedam is happy that the the articles he requested are due. He has sent the clothing, including four boxes and one hogshead, by way of Amboy. If there are watch coats in store, he asks Hodgdon to send six for the use of the night guards.
March 3, 1795 Pay of Capt. Thompson and His Company Alexander Thompson Joseph Howell Capt. Thompson acknowledges receipt from Nicholas Fish of the sum of $181.80 for his pay and that of his company for the month of September 1794.
April 7, 1795 Detachment Embarked for New Brunswick, Etc. Alexander Thompson Joseph Howell Howell is advised that the detachment of the 1st Sub Legion has embarked from Governors Island for New Brunswick to be commanded by Ensign Frothingham at that place. Enclosed are the muster rolls for Thompson's company and a detachment belonging to the 1st Sub Legion.
June 6, 1795 Enclosed Muster & Payroll Alexander Thompson William Simmons Thompson encloses musters and pay roll of the company under his command.
June 12, 1795 Pay and Forage for John Lynch John R. Lynch William Simmons Lynch requsts that his pay and forage be transmitted to Captain James Bruff. This money is compensation for his service as a Surgeon's Mate for the month of May.
July 2, 1795 Order to Pay Nicholas Fish for Pay and Forage Due Lynch John R. Lynch William Simmons submitted accounts of pay and forage due to Nicholas Fish, requested that his pay be forwarded as is easily convenient.
July 15, 1795 Request for Pay Advance John R. Lynch William Simmons Request for advanced pay, matters of delicacy and motivation from Mrs. Lynch induced Lynch to write Simmons.
November 23, 1795 Request to Detroy Order from Lynch John R. Lynch William Simmons Lynch encloses his receipt for two month's pay and requests that the order in favor of Mr. [illegible] be destroyed since it is of nuse to either party.
January 1, 1796 Muster and Payroll for Detachment at Governor's Island Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Dayton notes that he has enclosed muster and payroll for detachment under his command at Governor's Island for December 1795.
October 7, 1796 Receipts for Wilson's Detachment, September 1796 William Wilson William Simmons Enclosed is the receipt roll of the detachment under Wilson's command for September 1796.
November 24, 1796 Men in Want of Clothing, Especially Shirts Frederick Frye Samuel Hodgdon Frye has received the hogshead with the invoice of the contents contained therein. However, he expected to receive other articles of clothing besides those in the invoice. The men are very much in want, especially of shirts.
December 16, 1796 Receipt Roll for Troops at Governors Island Frederick Frye William Simmons Captain Frye encloses the receipt roll for the detachment at Governors Island; He has three men who have not yet received their pay so they should be put on the next payroll. Should his troops be mustered as a company or a detachment?
December 22, 1796 Osborn's departure to Governor's Island and wish to resume his commission Samuel Osborne Nathan Jones The letter informs Jones that Osborn wrote from West Point acknowledging Jones' previous letter and communicating Osborn's intend to depart for Governor's Island. Since his arrival there Osborn has written the Secretary of War informing him of Osborn's wish to resume his commission.
February 9, 1797 Enclosed Letter from Freeman on Payment of John Lane, Waiter William Wilson William Simmons Wilson applies for pay due his servant, John Lane. Freeman had suggested one method of applying, but Wilson chose to write directly to Simmons.
March 27, 1797 The Law Raising the Pay of Subalterns Frederick Frye William Simmons Captain Frye requests an abstract of the law that allegedly raises the pay of subalterns and provides double rations to commanders of separate posts.
April 12, 1797 Account information, Bounty Due Men William Wilson William Simmons Enclosed statement of bounty due men enlisted by Wilson. Wilson has money on hand to balance this account.
August 2, 1797 Notification of Desertions, Muster Rolls Enclosed Frederick Frye William Simmons Frye encloses his receipt, muster, and pay rolls, and lists soldiers who are on furlough or have deserted. One of the deserters is in fact believed to have drowned, but they are not certain.