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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 1, 1796 Major Burbeck's report on Michilimackinac Henry Burbeck [not available] Major Burbeck makes report on the fort and facilities received from the British at Michilimackinac. Report cover the barracks, the fort, the store house, the powder magazine; the government house, the Council Room, the bake house, the stables, the Commandant's Garden, and the Subaltern's Garden.
December 11, 1785 Regarding certificate to Mr. Steele General Edward Hand Joseph Howell Mentions having presented enclosed certificate to Mr. Steele who says it cannot settle. Passes this to Howell or Pierce. Asks that it be changed for one of the certificates of a like sum. The bearer, Mr. Slough, will sign a receipt in Hand's name. Mentions pay as Colonel in the 1st Regiment of Foot in 1777.
November 15, 1799 Repairing Fort Niagara & Friendly Relations with the British John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Describes his plans for repairing [Fort Niagara] and discusses the friendly relations between British and American forces stationed on the Niagara River. States: "Two regiments have arrived at Quebec and the British force which will remain in Canada this winter amounts to upwards of eight thousand regulars exclusive of two provincial battalions." [Refers to the arrival of the Sixth Regiment of...
March 9, 1800 Organizing the Corps of Artillerists & Engineers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Enclosed is an Act which enacts a reorganization in which the present Corps of Artillerists and Engineers will hereafter be composed of a Regiment of Engineers, a Regiment of Horse Artillerists, and a Regiment of Foot Artillerists.
April 30, 1793 Settlement of account with Private Richard Bolton, Maryland Regiment [not available] Joseph Howell Certification of service and settlement of pay for Richard Bolton, late private in the 6th Maryland Regiment.
October 22, 1799 Quartermaster's Supplies Needed for One Regiment Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice "At foot you will find a list of Articles of Quartermaster's supply necessary for hutting and providing fuel for a regiment, two-thirds of which, it is supposed, on account of the regiment's not being full, will suffice; which you are desired to procure without delay."
March 30, 1787 Proposed Sale of Scow to Mr. Foot William Price Henry Knox Discusses proposed sale of an old scow to Mr. Foot.
February 24, 1801 Certification of payment; Officers belonging to Colonel William McFarlane’s Regiment of Franklin county Militia ordered into service 1794 to suppress and insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $89.40 retained rations to officers belonging to Colonel William McFarlane’s Regiment of Franklin county Militia ordered into service 1794 to suppress and insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania.
August 31, 1795 Return of men employed at the New York naval yard from August 24th to 29th Captain Silas Talbot Timothy Pickering Return of men employed at the naval yard from August 24th through the 29th.
March 22, 1798 Estimate of Copper Required for Sheathing Vessels By Ton Joshua Humphreys Tench Francis Letter, describes quantity of copper needed for vessels by tonnage.
October 9, 1800 Simmons Confirming Receipt of Brush's Letter of September 24th and the Crediting of Brush's Account William Simmons Nathaniel Brush Simmons received Brush's letter of September 24th which contained the receipt of William Leverett for $811.32 which will be credited to Brush's account.
March 19, 1798 Request to dispose of unnecessary property; rent of Mr. Morris's building [not available] William Pennock After review of public stores at the Navy Yard at Gosport, requests that 18 foot boat and yoke of oxen be disposed. Also inform of compensation expected for rent of property used for ship yard clerk's office.
December 9, 1796 Lieutenant Gamble's land claim William Simmons John Steele Discusses Lieutenant Edmund Gamble's claim for land for his service in the Revolutionary War in infantry and cavalry regiments of North Carolina
August 1794 Report on British presence at Fort Miami Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Examination of John Bevin, a drummer in the 24th British regiment, commanded by Colonel England. Bevin says that there are now four companies of the regiment at Fort Miami, averaging about 50 men, together with about 60 Canadians, and additional Indians. There are four nine six-pounders, two large howitzers, and six six-pounders, mounted in the fort.
October 8, 1800 Simmons Confirms McRea's Letter of September 24th William Simmons Griffith James McRee Simmons confirms receipt of McRea's letter of the 24th of September which had James Carraway's receipt for $244.35.
April 16, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John L. Sehon Simmons provides a balance to Sehon of the account for payments to Colonel Cresap's Regiment of Virginia Militia during the Whiskey Rebellion.
November 23, 1791 Petitions of Widows and Children Henry Knox United States Senate Knox considers the petitions of the widows and children of eight officers from South Carolina who died while in the service of the United States. He grants six of them seven years' half-pay as provided by the Resolve of Congress of the 24th of August 1780.
August 28, 1786 Report on David Henley John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report on the accounts of Colonel David Henley for his service during the Revolutionary War.
May 19, 1798 Arrest and Court Martial James McHenry Campbell Smith Official. Documents arrest and court martial of Samuel Parnele for fraud. Presidential appointment of multiple officiers to judge Parnele on charges.
January 9, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Dwight Foster William Simmons Dwight Foster William Simmons discusses the petition of Lt. John Carr with Dwight Foster.
1800 Draft Act for better organizing the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers Alexander Hamilton [not available] Draft act for the better organizing of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
1792 Symbols on the American Medal Rufus Putnam [not available] The author explains to the Indians the symbols on the American medal.
March 15, 1799 Recruiting Instructions Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton transmits his Recruiting Instructions, including some alterations and additions, and agrees that the residence of the Pay Master General should be established according to the orders of General Washington.
June 24, 1796 Requests Permission to go to Kentucky for Business Elias Langham Samuel Hodgdon Reports news from his brother, whom he sent on important business to Kentucky last year and who became ill and hasn't been able to conduct the business. Requests permission from the Secretary of War to go conduct his business in Kentucky. Will ask Major Beduyler to ascertain orders while he is absent. Promises not to be gone longer than 10 weeks. Has examined all arms and has arranged all summer...
May 6, 1786 Response to Request for Widow's Benefits Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson This is the author's response to a request for widow's benefits for James Wilson. He says that an examination of regimental rolls reveals that Wilson was mustered in on February 1, 1777 and deserted January 20, 1780. He apparently was not in the Army during 1780 so a Certificate will be issued for the period from January 1, 1781 until the time of his death. Also there is reference to the pay of...