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February 15, 1799 Certification of payments; Bernard Hudson, Storekeeper Fort Rensselaer William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $172 to Bernard Hudson, Storekeeper Fort Rensselaer
February 6, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of Barnhardt Hudson, Military Storekeeper at Fort Rensselaer William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $172 is due Barnhardt Hudson, Military Storekeeper at Fort Rensselaer, being his pay and subsistence for the year 1796.
February 4, 1784 Letter from Connolly and Rensselaer Jere. V. Rensselaer John Pierce Connolly and Rensselaer say that they are not able to attend Pierce's office but may able to do so in the future. They add that the intelligence Pierce obtained regarding the forwardness of the General is not dependable.
August 31, 1797 Certification of payments due; Pay & Forage of Captain Van Rensselaer William Simmons James McHenry Numerous certifications of payments due, to include certification that $240 is due Captain Solomon Van Rensselaer of the Cavalry, being his pay and forage for April through August 1797.
February 3, 1796 Barnhardt Hudson Account William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Barnhardt Hudson transmitted account charging his pay and subsistence as military storekeeper at Fort Rensselaer. Simmons asks whether Barnhardt makes his returns to Hodgdon.
August 15, 1798 Forwarding of Response to Address from Rensselaer County, New York Militia, & Request for Clarification John Adams James McHenry Forwards an address from the Rensselaer County, New York militia, as well as his response to them. Seems to have found their address unclear; asks McHenry if he can discern whether the militia meant to offer themselves as a volunteer corps. If that is the case, Adams, directs McHenry to send them an appropriate official response.
November 19, 1800 Discussion of Retention of Major Rensselaer in the Army John Jay Samuel Dexter Letter, discusses the retention of Major Solomon Van Rensselaer in the army; contains Jay's own recommendation and refers to those of others.
September 17, 1796 Account of Solomon Van Rensselaer William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $700.29 is due Captain Solomon Van Rensselaer 4th Troop of Dragoons, being the balance of his account for pay, subsistence, and forage from August 1795 through September 1796.
February 22, 1800 Commission for William P. Rensselaer Philip Schuyler Alexander Hamilton Schuyler requests a commission for William P. Rensselaer as a subaltern.
January 11, 1799 Citation Only Stephen Van Rensselaer Alexander Hamilton Cited in Hamilton to Rensselaer, 01/27/1799
November 12, 1798 Citation Only Stephen Van Rensselaer Alexander Hamilton Cited in Hamilton to Rensselaer, 01/27/1799
January 22, 1800 Dinner With the Schuylers Alexander Hamilton Angelica Church Hamilton expresses his pleasure at dining with Mrs. Church's parents, Philip and Catharine Schuyler, and his delight at being able to admire her portrait which he faced while at the dinner table.
May 12, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Captain Van Rensselaer William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $412.23 is due Captain Solomon Van Rensselaer of the Cavalry, for his subsistence for April 1797 through April 1798 and the balance of his pay and forage from September 1, 1797 through April 1798.
April 28, 1797 Transportation of Provisions Isaac Craig James McHenry Cavalry equipment and Indian goods to be transported to Fort Washington by Van Rensselaer. Informed McHenry that Wilkinson ordered blankets to be sent forward to Detroit and discharged artificiers employed at Presque Isle and Le Boeuf.
April 27, 1799 Settling the Account of Solomon Van Rensselaer Solomon Van Rensselaer Samuel Hodgdon Van Rensselaer has drawn on William Simmons for the money due him but his account with Hodgdon remains unsettled due probably to his receipts not yet being lodged in Hodgdon's office. He asks Hodgdon to use his influence with Simmons to reach a settlement.
May 4, 1798 Cannon & Balls Transported to Governors Island Samuel Hodgdon Michael G. Houdin Hodgdon orders the cannon at Fort Rensselaer to be moved to Governors Island near New York along with 1000 nine pounder balls.
July 2, 1796 Furlough Issued James McHenry Solomon Van Rensselaer Letter; assures Van Rensselaer of appointment and places him on furlough.
August 15, 1798 Letter of Gratitude & Reassurance to Militia of Rensselaer County, New York John Adams Officers & Soldiers of a Militia Regiment of Rensselaer County, New York Thanks a group of New York militiamen for their praise; assures them that he has the safety and interests of the country as his first priority. Thanks their county, Rensselaer, for its wholehearted commitment to the government. Mentions undue attachment to France.
February 4, 1796 Pay & Subsistence of Bernhardt Hudson William Simmons Secretary of War Simmons certifies that $172 is due Barnhardt Hudson, military storekeeper at Fort Ransalear, being his pay and subsistence for the year 1795.
February 22, 1800 A letter of recommendation from his Excellency John Jay to the Secretary of War John Jay James McHenry Recommended William P. Van Rensselaer for commission to artillery corps, extolled his virtues.
July 28, 1798 Recommendations for Appointments Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton makes several recommendations for appointments in the Army including his nephew, Philip Church, for a Captaincy in the infantry. He tells McHenry that he would consider it a personal favor if the appointments were made.
August 13, 1798 Certification of payments; Private John Lowry Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification that $44 is due Pvt. John Lowry, late of Captain Solomon Van Rensselaer' s Troop of Dragoons, being his pay from 1 June to 1 December 1795.
January 10, 1786 Report from West Point William Price Henry Knox Discusses various routine issues concerning garrison duty at West Point, including muster rolls and new recruits expected to join the garrison
[not available] Invoice for Sundry Military Stores Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Ranselaer Invoice listing stores from Mr. Rensselaer for which Hodgdon has no receipt.
July 28, 1798 Remarks on the Proposed Regulations for Recruiting Services Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton commented on the proposed Articles for the Regulation of the Recruiting Services. Hamilton believed the military should take steps to maintain its enlisted officers through pay and rank incentives.