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June 1, 1798 Recommendation of James Burnes to be a Second Lieutenant Thomas Tingey James McHenry Tingey recommends James Burns for an appointment as a Second Lieutenant in the rising navy of the United States. Burns studied physic and surgery and was engaged in that capacity on the ship "Granger," under Tingey's command, during a voyage to Madeira and the East Indies. He applied himself to the practice of seamanship and navigation so assiduously that on a second voyage he was employed as a...
June 4, 1795 Ninety-Five Cents Due from the Paymaster James Stewart United States Senate Stewart, McKown, and Burns have submitted to Cornet James Bale their request for ninety-five cents each full balance due them from the Paymaster to the Cavalry.
May 10, 1799 Certification of payment; Private Timothy Burns, stationed at Fort Oswego under command of Lieutenant Nanning Vischer William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $25.98 to Private Timothy Burns, stationed at Fort Oswego under command of Lieutenant Nanning Vischer, for pay and forage.
February 16, 1798 Report on the Property Line in Tennessee Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins, Colonel Burns, and Colonel Clements examined and reported on the border line between U.S. property and Indian land, settlers told to move.
October 1, 1799 Certificate by Swan to Hamilton, on payroll of recruits near Staunton Virginia Caleb Swan [not available] Certificate by Swan to Hamilton, on payroll of recruits at Staunton Virginia under command of Captain Alexander Gibson, 4th Regiment.
July 16, 1798 Settlements on Indian Lands Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins has proceeded up the river, along with two commissioners from Georgia, and they are in agreement about his statement. They have found that some families are living on Indian land. Although they seem like decent people, he has told them that they cannot plant crops and that they should like to move come spring.
March 24, 1790 Power of Attorney for Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates Ephraim Steel Unknown Recipient Document grants General William Irvine power of attorney for a large number of officers, non-commissioner officers, and privates of the army residing in Cumberland County.
October 4, 1786 Memorial of William Stuart and Palmer Cady John Pierce Charles Thomson The Commissioner for Settling the Accounts of the late Army has reported on the Memorial of William Stuart and Palmer Cady.
[not available] Strength of Hazen's Regiment John Pierce Unknown Recipient The Commissioner of Army Accounts reports on the strength of General Moses Hazen's Regiment.
June 12, 1799 Certification of payment; Sergeant William Armstrong, Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $4.75 to Sergeant William Armstrong, Artillerists and Engineers, for procuring deserters from Fort Mifflin.
March 1, 1787 Account of General Hazen John Pierce Board of Treasury The Commissioner of Army Accounts discusses with the Treasury Board the accounts of General Moses Hazen.
June 22, 1798 Response to Allegations Against Him Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins responds to allegations made by Seaborne Jones, that he is partial to the Indians in Georgia. He says that the Commissioners of Georgia and others witnessed his work, and that they sought the opinion of citizens in every county, and that none claimed the diversity of opinion that Jones says has been ignored. He feels that Jones is fabricating his story, and he expects more of a gentleman.
March 27, 1793 Account of Alexander Dow Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for Alexander Dow
May 15, 1799 Recommends Colonel Alexander Macombe Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Recommends Colonel Alexander Macombe.
January 6, 1797 Alexander's Detention Staats Morris William Simmons Capt. Morris notes that Alexander's receipts are not included in his receipt rolls because he has been informed that Alexander has been detained in Philadelphia by the civil authorities. If that is the case, Morris asks that the recruiting officer in Philadelphia or some other official release Alexander and send him forward to Morris. Robert Dean's pay has also been omitted because he is being...
December 21, 1798 Capture of Alexander Jamison James McHenry Unknown Recipient Description of Alexander Jamison for apprehension. Jamison guilty of fraudulent recruiting activity.
February 7, 1801 Adding a Credit to Alexander Humphrey's Account William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Adding a credit to Alexander Humphrey's account related to accounts of Alexander Humphreys for money expended in erection of huts for recruits at Staunton Rendezvous.
January 29, 1794 Account of Alexander Stewart Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Account statement of Alexander Stewart, late a soldier in the 2nd New Jersey Regiment.
July 17, 1793 Account of John Alexander Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for John Alexander, late of Colonel Lee's Legion.
December 31, 1796 Resolve Account for Captian Alexander Gibson Edward Carrington William Simmons Letter, encloses Capt. Alexander Gibson's receipt dated December 1, 1796.
May 19, 1797 Pay of Private Hudson, Deceased, 4th US Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $12.80 is due Alexander Hudson, late a private in the 4th US Regiment, being the balance of his pay from July 3 to December 10, 1792, the day of his death, which sum is payable to Alexander Gibson, Attorney for Rush Hudson, father of and legal heir to Alexander Hudson.
July 9, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Edward Carrington Simmons authorizes Carrington to make payment to W. Fulcher and Alexander Humphreys for supplying rations to Capt. Gibson's troops at Staunton.
October 11, 1800 Simmons Discussing Charges with Alexander Gibson and Requesting the Orders of Alexander Hamilton William Simmons Alexander Gibson Alexander Humphrey's late contractor produced for Simmons an account of logs harvested and stone mined for building 27 huts, the amount being $636 along with a charge of $141.42 for the use of blacksmiths' shops, barracks and store houses. The order to put the soldiers under cover at Staunton apparently came from Alexander Hamilton; however, these orders have not been produced, and the Secretary...
February 18, 1801 Requesting Kilty Transmit $289.67 to Alexander and James Fulton William Simmons John Kilty Treasurer remitting Kilty $289.67 to be sent to Alexander and James Fulton
October 26, 1798 Regarding the draft to be endorsed by Alexander McLaughlin [not available] James McHenry Regarding the draft, Barclay neglected to have it endorsed by Alexander McLaughlin. Annexed is note to Secretary of War. Hope that this will enable Klaus Graff and Company to draw money.