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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 29, 1786 Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts Doctor John Brownley John Pierce Discusses the settlement of accounts, certificates, and commutation pay with the Commissioner of Army Accounts.
May 18, 1787 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce John Neufville Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts
May 21, 1787 Account of William Alexander John Pierce General Allen Jones Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts to General Allen Jones regarding the accounts of William Alexander, quartermaster at Hillsborough in 1786, and Thomas Commander Russell.
May 21, 1787 Sums of public monies John Pierce Nathan Allen Informs Nathan Allen that he has found William Alexander and Thomas Commander Russell to be in possession of a large sum of public monies. Alexander was quartermaster at Hillsborough during the Revolutionary War.
June 3, 1787 William Alexander and Thomas Commander Russell John Pierce Joseph Clay The Commissioner of Army Accounts discusses the case involving Mr. Neufville, Thomas Commander Russell, and William Alexander.
July 31, 1791 Tatham discusses topography with Knox William Tatham Henry Knox Letter, encloses Topographical Analysis cover sheet; discusses publication of Topographical Analysis.
June 16, 1792 $110 to Joseph Lipling Express Edward Carrington Joseph Howell The enclosed account for $110 that has been paid to Joseph Lipling Express is forwarded so that Howell may remit the amount. The letter of the Secretary of War annexed to the account gives Carrington the authority by which he has acted and now makes his demand. Howell should remit the amount in blank notes or any other convenient paper for which receipts will be provided.
June 26, 1796 Pay of James Triplett and His Men Edward Carrington William Simmons CITATION only. Simmons to Carrington 07/02/1796. [Acknowledges receipt of Carrington's letter with a receipt for the pay of James Triplett and his men which Simmons will place to Carrington's credit on the War Department account books.]
July 1, 1796 Pay of Triplett and His Men Edward Carrington William Simmons CITATION only. Hagner to Carrington 07/07/1796. [Directs Carrington to pay Cadet James Triplett and his men at Norfolk their pay for June.]
November 11, 1796 Cited letter or document, Edward Carrington to William Simmons Edward Carrington William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Carrington 11/29/1796
August 17, 1799 Filling Vacancies Within the Regiment William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton Bentley complains of the method by which the vacancies within his regiment were filled. He would have expected that the vacancies would have been filled by the junior officers and that those who were already in service would have been promoted. The two reports respecting the relative rank of these officers do not agree so Bentley requests that the reports be reconciled.
September 16, 1799 Democratic rage that we have had to encounter... William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton "I have this day forwarded to the proper officer a return of my regiment up to the 1st day of this month--the number returned is only 133. I lament that our success has not been greater but you may be assured that no blame ought to be ascribed to the recruiting officers, they have been incessant in their labors. It is not easily to conceive the Democratic rage that we have had to encounter. But...
September 19, 1799 Recruiting Mulattoes as Servants, Etc. William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton Bentley suggests that even though the recruiting instructions prohibit the recruiting of mullatoes, they should be allowed to be enlisted as officers' servants. They are better suited to menial service than are white natives. He wants to know whether officers commanding a recruiting station are entitled to double rations.
October 4, 1799 A Most Violent Breach of Civil Authority William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton Bentley recounts an incident in which several soldiers helped an accused horse thief to escape from the local jail. He is concerned not only about the incident itself but also about how it has been covered by what he calls the Jacobin printers, (meaning the anti-federalist press) as they continue to find fault with the "Standing Army."