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January 30, 1790 Payment of Pensions to Invalids Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Lincoln Hamilton specifies the amounts and conditions under which pensions to invalids should be paiid.
January 30, 1790 Payment of Pensions to Invalids Alexander Hamilton Jedediah Huntingdon Provision made for payment of pensions to invalids for one year. Explains in detail how much is to be paid, when, and how much is to be earned by Huntington for his trouble. The Secretary of War will write concerning evidences and precautions.
February 2, 1790 Payments to North Carolina's Army Invalids Alexander Hamilton John Haywood Notification that the President has named Haywood as the official to make payments due to the Army invalids of North Carolina
February 4, 1790 Selection as collector to pay pensions to invalids at Providence Rhode Island Alexander Hamilton Jeremiah Olney Olney has been selected by the President to pay pensions to invalids for the space of one year.
March 8, 1790 Requests information on Massachusetts Paymaster Alexander Hamilton Joseph Howell Requests information on when Samuel Armstrong - Paymaster to the 8th Massachusetts Regiment - received the monies upon which a balance remains due from him.
March 8, 1790 Request to be informed when Samuel Armstrong, Paymaster to Eighth Massachusetts Regiment received monies Alexander Hamilton Joseph Howell Hamilton asks that Howell inform him when Samuel Armstrong, Paymaster to Eighth Massachusetts Regiment received monies upon which a balance remains due from him.
March 18, 1790 Report on the Memorial of the Officers of the South Carolina Regiments Alexander Hamilton [not available] Report on the Memorial of the Officers of the South Carolina Regiments. A memorial of the late officers of the South Carolina line on Continental Establishment was presented to the House and read, praying that provision may be made for securing to them payment of the six months' pay granted them by certain resolutions of the late Congress, and which they have never received. Hamilton is of...
April 10, 1790 Report on the Petition of William Finnie Alexander Hamilton [not available] Hamilton addresses the petition of William Finnie, Deputy Quarter Master General in the Southern Department during the Revolutionary War, requesting reimbursement of money expended by him in the public service.
April 13, 1790 Additional Amount Due Invalids Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Lincoln Money due invalid pensioners enclosed, request to pay pensioners per previous instructions.
April 22, 1790 Petition of Captain John Wyley Alexander Hamilton Joseph Howell Encloses a petition from Captain John Wyley late of Colonel Jackson's Regiment. Asks how far the petitioner's circumstances are at the Pay Office and the mode of payment in most like cases.
April 22, 1790 Enclosed Petition Alexander Hamilton Joseph Howell Encloses a petition of a captain in Col. Jackson's regiment, requesting the Paymaster General's opinion on the matter.
May 11, 1790 No Image Joseph Nourse Benjamin Lincoln No image available.
May 13, 1790 Payment to invalids Alexander Hamilton Sharp Delany Second moiety of one year's pension will be available to the invalids on 5 June 1790. Sum to be paid to Pennsylvania estimated at $8253.
May 28, 1790 Business of Naval Department: Difficulty Securing Appointments; Ship-building Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Henry Knox Wolcott observes that the business of the Naval Department is still divided between the War Department and the Treasury Department. Mr. Higgenson has been contracted to build a ship in Massachusetts. Yellow oak appears to be the equal of white oak for use in ship-building.
May 28, 1790 Regarding the resolutions of Congress: payments to officer and soldier claimants Alexander Hamilton George Washington Hamilton voices objections of a serious and weighty nature to the resolutions of the two houses of Congress concerning certain arrears of pay due to the officers and soldiers of the lines of Virginia and North Carolina.
June 3, 1790 [COPY] Report on the Petition of Stephen Moore Tench Coxe [not available] Refers to a petition by congressman Stephen Moore of North Carolina referred to Secretary of Treasury regarding land at West Point New York, where Moore owns some property. Cites the strategic value of West Point location on Hudson River; can be defended against a maritime power. Listed reasons to purchase land by government and permanently establishing military post at West Point for...
July 28, 1790 Schedule B Additional Estimate For Which No Provision Hath Been Made By Congress. Joseph Nourse Alexander Hamilton Schedule B Additional Estimate For Which No Provision Hath Been Made By Congress. Mentions Indian affairs, treaties, extinguishing Indian claims to lands, government of Western Territory, treaties with Wabash Indians, pay for officers and men, contractor warrants, debts due to foreign officers.
August 5, 1790 Report on Additional Sums Necessary for the Support of the Government, presented to the House of Representatives. Alexander Hamilton [not available] Discussed claims for money and accounts from the Quartermaster's Department on the method of payment. Requested sums include payment of civil and military establishment; judicial department; Government of Territory of United States South of Ohio; Department of War; Frederick William Steuben; Quarter Masters Department; Hospital Department; Light Houses, beacons and buoys; Indian Department;...
August 6, 1790 Additional Estimate of Monies Required For The Services Of The Present Year. Joseph Nourse Alexander Hamilton Requested sums include payment of civil and military establishment; judicial department; Government of Territory of United States South of Ohio; Department of War; Frederick William Steuben; Quarter Masters Department; Hospital Department; Light Houses, beacons and buoys; Indian Department; certificates of debt to a list of foreign officers.
September 28, 1790 Funds to discharge arrears due Virginia line in hands of pay master general Alexander Hamilton Beverley Randolph Funds to discharge arrears due Virginia line in hands of pay master general, with instructions to remit to John Hopkins, esquire, Commissioner of Loans for Virginia.
September 29, 1790 Payment of interest to foreign officers Alexander Hamilton Pierre Charles L' Enfant Hamilton examined into the state of the provision for payment of interest to foreign officers and reports that he cannot comply with L'Enfant's wish. Funds have been appropriated for payment of that interest at Paris-end of 1788.
December 2, 1790 Proposed appointment as clerk in Treasury Department Alexander Hamilton Peter Anspach Hamilton asks that Anspach collect documents, of receiving the claims, and of stating them from time to time in returns that shall comprehend a number of them to the Auditor of the Treasury. Proposes the appoint Anspach as clerk in Treasury Department. Expected to account regularly for the money by furnishing proper receipts.
February 11, 1791 Secretary of Treasury addresses pensions to invalids Alexander Hamilton [not available] The Secretary of Treasury notifies the states' Commissioners of Loans that payment of pensions to invalids will be drawn on them effective 5 March 1791. Hamilton addresses suspicion of counterfiet claims.
September 5, 1791 Transmission of Vouchers, Certificates, and Pensions through the War Office Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Henry Knox Wolcott argues that the accounts accompanied by vouchers relative to the payment of pensions to invalids should be deposited in the Treasury and abstracts sent to the War Department for their records.
September 9, 1791 Forty Six Drafts Received by the Secretary of the Treasury Tench Coxe Benjamin Lincoln Coxe informs Lincoln that the Secretary of the Treasury received forty-six paid drafts which amount in total to $40,650.