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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 19, 1784 Pay of Massachusetts Regiments Robert McKnight John Pierce Discusses pay of the First, Second, and Third Massachusetts Regiments. Some soldiers of these regiments were apparently paid with goods in exchange for the right to their pay. McKnight is trying to collect the pay.
1799 List of Quarter Supplies Necessary for 1 Regiment Alexander Hamilton [not available] Hamilton lists the articles necessary for housing and providing fuel for a regiment.
July 10, 1792 Report from the Army's Paymaster Caleb Swan Henry Knox Swan reports that he has made advances to the officers of the 1st Regiment but issued no pay to the men. Reports that the 2nd Regiment has been paid. Reports he has 30,000 dollars on hand.
May 10, 1785 Certificates of depreciation Joseph Howell A.W. Dunscomb Regarding certificates of depreciation relative to the officer of Moylan's Regiment.
April 1, 1784 List of paymasters and agents John Pierce Timothy Pickering List of paymasters and agents with their regiments and the dates their accounts were settled.
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.
January 18, 1786 Pay of a Regiment's Officers John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Discusses the settlement of pay for the officers of a regiment
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.
June 19, 1799 Money Forwarded to Sundry Paymasters James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I received this morning your letter of the 17th instant. I have ordered two thousand dollars to be forwarded to the Paymaster of the 12th and an equal sum to the Paymaster of the 13th Regiment...There has been also delivered to the Paymaster of the Tenth Regiment one thousand five hundred and forty four dollars and fifty cents..."
December 1799 Plan of the Formation of a Regiment for Exercise or Battle. Alexander Hamilton [not available] A detailed plan of the formation of a regiment for exercise or battle, outlining the officers for a regiment, the number of each rank, and the breakdown into battalions, divisions, and companies.
March 25, 1786 Regiment's account overdue John Pierce Joseph King Discusses the overdue settlement of a regimental account.
November 12, 1785 Musters of the Second Regiment Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Having examined the musters of the Second Regiment, Samuel Woods was mustered furloughed and returned deserted.
January 9, 1786 Account settlements with the Society of the Cincinnati John Pierce Colonel Talmadge Discusses the state of the account of the Society of the Cincinnati with a regiment of dragoons
February 5, 1794 Account of William Guillams Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for William Guillams, late private in the 3rd Regiment and 1st Regiment of Light Dragoons.
October 18, 1786 Direction to apply to Estate pay due Joseph Howell William Williams According to a pay roll found among the vouchers of Mease and Caldwell, Col. D. Haas received all the stoppages for his Regiment. Therefore the recipient will have to apply to the estate for that which he feels is due his Company since the US has fully met its obligations to the Regiment.
March 7, 1793 Account of the 4th New York Regiment Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and pay for John (?), late of the 4th New York Regiment.
September 25, 1788 Accounts of officers in Moylan's Regiment Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Regarding accounts of officers in Colonel Moylan's Regiment.
December 1799 Formation and Disposition of a Regiment of Infantry. Alexander Hamilton [not available] Instructions for the formation and disposition of a regiment of infantry. Describes the number of battalions, divisions, companies, platoons, sections, and squads. Gives the station for officers and non-commissioned officers in order of battle.
August 14, 1799 Regarding Substitute Officer Appointments for 10th Infantry & 1st Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers James McHenry John Adams Notifies Adams of Hamilton's recommendation of a man for a lieutenancy in the 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers, the original appointee having declined. Mentions another declined office in the 10th Infantry Regiment, and asks for authority to appoint for this office directly, as time is short -- a large portion of that regiment is already assembling at its rendezvous.
March 5, 1784 Settlement of Regiment's Pay Richard Butler Joseph Howell Discusses the status of the settlement of the pay accounts of his regiment.
June 10, 1799 Requests for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies to 10th Regiment James McHenry John Harris Two documents, regarding the same regiment and dated the same day. The first directs issue of arms & accoutrements, tents, musical instruments, and equipment for use by the 10th Regiment. The second directs issue of clothing to the same.
May 22, 1799 Forwarding of Proposed Officers for 13th Regiment James McHenry John Adams Secretary at War forwards recommendations for appointments in the 13th Regiment; the list is appended.
January 11, 1787 Payment of Colonel Baldwin's Regiment John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Informs Oliver Wolcott, Jr. that only an abstract of the pay roll exists of the payment of Colonel Baldwin's regiment in 1776, so there is no record of the names of the men in the regiment or those who deserted from it.
March 9, 1785 Rolls of Rawling's Regiment; account of Captain Harwood Joseph Howell John White Rolls of Rawling's Regiment were taken by Mr. Dunscomb with those of Virginia Line. Mentions account of Captain Harwood and recruiting service;
June 19, 1787 Regarding John James the wagoner; desertion; Harrison's Regiment; care given by Mr. and Mrs. Williams A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Discusses matter of John James on the roll of the Artillery as belonging to the 1st Regiment of which did the duty of wagoner to the pack. From this should be able to determine which deserted. Also discusses return of Harrison's Regiment. A note, G.W. or something, is the name of the person who was taken care of and attended by Mr. and Mrs. Williams.