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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 2, 1784 Accountability for Money Captain Colfax John Pierce Request for a decision as to the accountablity for monies received.
January 7, 1784 Settlement of Pay Account James Fairlie John Pierce Discusses settlement of accounts. requests advance of notes to the amount of his commutation per resolution of Congress.
January 10, 1784 Letter to the Paymaster General Hezekiah Wetmore John Pierce Letter to the Paymaster General at West Point.
January 13, 1784 Request for Account Settlement Marinus Willett John Pierce Colonel Marinus Willett sends John Pierce a letter that requests settlement of his accounts.
January 20, 1784 Various Pay Office Affairs Major Segond John Pierce Settlement of debt from the sales of a confiscated store at Yorktown. Exoneration of debts through commissions. Pay of officers.
January 24, 1784 Pay Request John McGowan John Pierce McGowan - soldier in the Invalid Corps - is requesting pay. McGowan was not paid because he was not in the field with the rest of the troops.
February 1, 1784 Half-Pay for Former Continental Officers Henry Livingston John Pierce Livingston is suggesting that compensation be arranged for those officers who were recently mustered out of the Army. An earlier Resolution of Congress in 1780 had provided half-pay for life for officers such as these but it applied only to those mustered out in 1780. He suggests that this arrangement be made for all officers who served.
February 2, 1784 Soldiers' Clothing Allowance Colonel Lewis Nicola John Pierce Nicola is explaining how he is trying to devise a method of accounting for the clothing allowances given to each man in the Army. Due to transfers, deaths, etc. the accounting system has been very haphazard in the past and he is trying to devise a more efficient system.
February 3, 1784 Army Officer Pay John Pugh John Pierce Due to ill health, Pugh and another officer were unable to travel to West Point and have yet to receive subsistence for the year. They applied to Pierce's deputy who indicated that he could not respond to their request without Pugh's approval.
February 10, 1784 Seeking a position in the office James Scott John Pierce Seeking a position in John Pierce's office.
February 11, 1784 Concerning the printing of certificates Francis Child John Pierce Discusses the printing of certificates by a widow running her deceased husband's printing business and who was appointed printer to the Legislature of New York.
February 12, 1784 Subsistence Money Due Edward Antill John Pierce Requests subsistence money due to him by an act of Congress
February 12, 1784 Officer's Pay Edward Antill John Pierce Antill requests to be paid subsistence due him by act of Congress.
February 14, 1784 Cash and Receipts Major John Sumner John Pierce Notes delivery of money in cash after exchange (presumably of notes). Requests receipts for the sum delivered.
February 16, 1784 Gold Coin James Lovell John Pierce Discusses exchange of money into gold coin.
February 29, 1784 Receipt of certificates Samuel Young John Pierce Discusses receipt of certificates for troops at West Point.
March 1, 1784 De Witt's discharge DeWitt John Pierce De Witt requests to be continued on the War Office's estimates for subsistence money until Congress shall see fit to dispense with his services. Encloses a letter from General Washington stating that Washington does not think himself at liberty to grant De Witt's discharge as long as Congress has needs of his services.
March 8, 1784 Pay issues Henry Jackson John Pierce Discusses financial and pay issues.
March 12, 1784 Soldiers' accounts Marinus Willett John Pierce Discusses the settlement of the accounts of the soldiers of an Army company.
March 27, 1784 Case of a foreign army officer Hugh Williamson John Pierce Discusses the case of a foreign army officer in the Corps of Engineers who died in the service
March 29, 1784 Money due for Army service Simeon Smith John Pierce Requests payment of money due him by the United States for his service as an officer in the Army.
March 31, 1784 Connecticut regiment Eleazer Wales John Pierce Discusses the pay of a Connecticut regiment.
May 17, 1784 Procedures for disbursing funds John Pierce Thomas Condy John Pierce encloses a letter to Captain Condy with instructions on authorized procedures for disbursing funds in support of the garrison at West Point.
June 30, 1784 Settlement of arrearages of pay John Pierce Thomas Condy Discusses the settlement of arrearages of pay to the American Regiment and detachments of artillery and the pay of the subsistence to the remaining garrison at West Point.
September 16, 1784 Subsistence of the Garrison at West Point John Pierce John Doughty John Pierce sends to Major John Doughty a response to the Major's previous inquiry pertaining the subsistence of the garrison at West Point. In answer to letter, will not forget the subsistence of garrison.