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April 12, 1794 Tents for Captain Cornelius Sedam's Men Cornelius Sedam Samuel Hodgdon Sedam has built a temporary of barracks of boards until the tents he needs for 100 men are sent on. Hodgdon is asked to have a small marquee made for which Sedam will pay the balance if it costs more than a common horseman's tent.
October 24, 1794 Chests of Arms Sent from West Point Cornelius Sedam Samuel Hodgdon Sedam announces that Captain Fleming has been sent from West Point with 35 chests of arms to be transported via Amboy. He laments that he is unable to stop the weather from getting cold so Fleming's journey may be hindered by difficult conditions.
November 6, 1794 1500 Stand of Arms to Philadelphia Cornelius Sedam Samuel Hodgdon Captain Sedam notifies Hodgdon that Captain Houdin has sent him 1500 stand of arms which will be forwarded to Hodgdon in Philadelphia by way of Amboy.
November 17, 1794 More Blankets Are Needed! Cornelius Sedam Samuel Hodgdon The clothing and arms have arrived on board the sloop "Banger" but there must have been a mistake because there are no blankets, bayonet scabbards, or gun slings. Blankets in particular are needed during winter so Hodgdon is asked to find a way to provide them as soon as possible.
January 4, 1795 No document found Cornelius Sedam William Simmons No image available.
April 9, 1795 Mistake in Corporal Moray's Time Engaged Alexander Thompson Joseph Howell In the muster roll of the detachment of the 1st Sub Legion submitted for the month of March, Corporal Jonathan Moray's time engaged was shown as the 4th of May 1795. This is a mistake since it should have been the 4th of December 1793.
May 7, 1795 Pay of Capt. Thompson & His Company Alexander Thompson William Simmons Thompson has received from Nicholas Fish $818.61, being the pay of himself. Lieutenant Elmer, and his company through March 1795.
July 8, 1795 Account of Alexander Thompson Alexander Thompson William Simmons Capt. Thompson encloses the muster and payroll for his company as well as his ration account. Two hundred turbulent laborers on Governors Island do not allow him much time for leisure.
October 8, 1795 No Money for the Recruiting Service Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Dayton's account of his rations while at Elizabeth Town and West Point are enclosed together with the Contractor's certificates. Following Major Tousard's orders, he has recruited four or five men despite the lack of recruiting money. He advanced them their bounty with the expectation that money would be sent but so far that has not occurred.
November 10, 1795 Corrected Muster Roll Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Dayton has corrected his muster roll as requested. His certificate had always been sufficient in the past but In the future he will endeaver to prepare his rolls in the correct manner
December 2, 1795 Muster & Pay Roll for Dayton's Men Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Enclosed is the muster and payroll for the men under Dayton's command through November 1795. Captain Wadsworth's men were on their way to West Point so they are not included on Dayton's muster and payrolls.
February 1, 1796 John L. Hinecker Not Mentioned on the Pay Roll Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Dayton has not included John L. Hinecker in the transmitted pay roll because he is unsure of the amount of time he had already been enlisted.
March 1, 1796 Muster and Pay Rolls Enclosed Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Dayton sends Simmons the muster and pay rolls for the detachment under his command.
May 11, 1796 Geddes Left Yesterday for West Point, Etc. Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Dayton encloses the pay and muster rolls for his men. Lieutenant Geddes left for West Point.
June 2, 1796 Muster & Pay Roll Through June 1, 1796 Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Dayton sends Simmons the muster and pay rolls for the detachment under his command, correct up to June 1.
June 9, 1796 Receipt Rolls for May Not Forwarded Due to Furlough of One Man Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Dayton encloses several receipt rolls, holding back the one for May as he needs a signature from a furloughed man.
June 17, 1796 Receipt Rolls for May 1796 Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Encloses receipt rolls for Dayton's unit for May 1796.
July 2, 1796 Pay & Muster Rolls of Wilson's Detachment William Wilson James McHenry "I have the honor of enclosing to you the Pay & Muster Rolls of the detachment under my command at this garrison."
July 8, 1796 Money Needed for Recruiting Good Men, Etc. William Wilson William Simmons Wilson complains that he has received no instructions from the Secretary of War regarding the recruiting service. He is sure he could get some good men because several have already offered to enlist but he could not take them due to a lack of money. He wants to know if the contractor is obligated to pay him money in lieu of his rations and if the contractor is supposed to provide wood for the...
July 15, 1796 Receipt Roll of Wilson's Detachment Enclosed William Willson William Simmons "I have the honor of enclosing to you the Receipt Roll of the detachment under my command."
August 1, 1796 No Bounty Available for New Enlisted Men William Wilson William Simmons Enclosed is the muster and pay roll of the detachment under Wilson's command. He has enlisted two handsome young men but has paid no bounty since he has neither instructions nor money.
August 9, 1796 Receipt Roll of Wilson's Detachment for July 1796 William Wilson William Simmons "Enclosed you will receive the Receipt Roll of the detachment under my command being for the month of July 1796."
September 1, 1796 Blank Muster & Pay Rolls William Wilson William Simmons Wilson encloses the muster and pay rolls for the detachment under his command and requests blank muster and pay rolls for future use.
September 2, 1796 Duplicate Muster Roll Enclosed William Wilson William Simmons As ordered by the Secretary of War. Wilson encloses a duplicate muster roll.
November 1, 1796 Muster & Pay Rolls for October 1796 William Wilson William Simmons "I herewith enclose you the muster and pay rolls of the detachment under my command for the month of October 1796,"