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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 1, 1800 Deposition in favor of John Dyer Mercier John Halsted Unknown Recipient John Halsted attests to John Dyer Mercier's status as a profitable businessman in Canada before the American invasion. Halsted further attests to Merciers arrest by the British for his assistance of American troops at the request of Benedict Arnold.
June 7, 1800 Approbation of the Service of the Troops W. North [not available] General Orders: Maj. Gen. Hamilton assures the troops who are about to retire from the field that they carry with them his sense that they deserve the highest merits. They have exemplified how speedily American soldiers can be prepared to meet the enemies of their country.
March 11, 1799 Affidavit of Joseph Cormeir and John Baptiste Labonte Charles Platt [not available] Testament that Levitte, Canadian native supporter of American cause, sustained damage to his home and farm by British troops.
April 24, 1800 Impressment of American Seamen Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Hamilton sends a paragraph from the [Hartford] "Connecticut Courant" respecting an account of the British capture of any American vessel that affords the slightest pretext for impressing American seamen.
March 7, 1800 [John Starr Depostion fav.r of John McGowan] John Starr [not available] Certified residency of John McGowan and his service with American troops in fighting against British during American Revolution. His subsequent losses described.
February 6, 1785 Monthly Return for Pennsylvania and Jersey Troops at Fort McIntosh Josiah Harmar Richard Henry Lee A monthly return of Pennsylvania and New Jersey troops in the service of the U.S. at Fort McIntosh as of 1 February 1785.
April 27, 1785 Data chart of the American army between 1777 and 1783 Joseph Carleton James McHenry Secretary at War Joseph Carleton complies with a request for information on the American army, enclosing a chart of data from 1777 to 1783.
April 1, 1800 Deposition of Mathais Halsted Mathais Halsted [not available] Attests to locations of John Halsted during American invasion of Canada during Revolutionary War.
July 1, 1785 Monthly return of Pennsylvania troops Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Josiah Harmar sends to John Dickinson a monthly return of Pennsylvania troops in the service of the United States.
March 17, 1794 Petitions of Chartier, Labrientoy, Page, Gingrass, and Deton Henry Knox United States Senate Knox addresses the United States Senate regarding the claims of five petitioners, none of whom have produced sufficent evidence to support their claims of service during the American Revolution.
February 2, 1797 Late Depredations on American Commerce Timothy Pickering James McHenry Pickering laments deteriorating relations with France whose privateers continue to capture American vessels despite American declarations of neutrality.
December 11, 1788 Discharged men of American Regiment Joseph Howell Henry Knox Refers to enclosure of return of sundry discharged men of American Regiment showing the several balances due them.
August 1, 1785 Monthly return of Pennsylvania troops, on the fitness of troops, Treaty of Wabash Josiah Harmar Jonathan Dickinson Josiah Harmar, Commanding Officer, 1st American Regiment, sends a monthly return of Pennsylvania troops to President John Dickinson. Harmar asks Dickinson not to hurry recruiting. By Harmar's estimate, out of a corps of 223 soldiers, "at least 50 men" are not fit to be re-enlisted.
September 1, 1798 Recommendation for a Nephew of Mine Henry Livingston Alexander Hamilton Livingston requests a recommendation from Hamilton for his nephew Robert to command a company of the troops to be trained to defend American independence.
February 12, 1789 American Cloth Available in New York Henry Knox George Washington Knox responds to Washington's request for American cloth. Knox informs Washington that American cloth is inferior in quality to English cloth Knox also states that he has recently been ill.
July 26, 1784 Affidavit from the American Regiment Office of Army Accounts, Paymaster General, Pay Office (1783-1792) General Edward Hand Letter covering an affidavit from the paymaster of the American Regiment, answering Edward Hand's questions.
October 28, 1799 Deposition for William Maxwell Thomas Faulkner [not available] Describes Maxwell's destitute conditions after abandoning his profitable business for the American Revolution against the British.
October 17, 1791 Payment of the Troops in Georgia Captain Richard B. Roberts Joseph Howell In response to Howell's request, Roberts has sent his lieutenant with the money for the payment of the troops in Georgia. Howell has requested Roberts to muster his men before he leaves Charleston but has yet to tell him who is to be in charge. If this information is not received, Roberts will have them mustered by an old officer of the American Army during the late war.
July 11, 1784 Support for the West Point garrison John Pierce Chairman of the Committee of the United States, 1784 John Pierce notifies the Chairman of the Committee of the United States of a directive issued by the Superintendent of Finance to draw a sum of money to support the troop garrison at West Point.
September 7, 1793 Further Explanation of Federal Policy on the Return of Ships Captured by Illicit French Privateers; Regarding Funds for Connecticut Militia Henry Knox Samuel Huntington Knox further explains the president's decision that American shipowners seeking to have remanded to them ships captured by the "illicit" French privateers [those outfitted in American ports, to the violation of American neutrality] do so in the courts. He also explains that preparations for the payment of the expenses of the Connecticut militia are underway.
February 2, 1799 Deposition of Jane Vander Heyden, supporting claim of Abraham Livingston Jane VanderHeyden John Taylor Certified employment of Livingston and that he did not return to "the domains of his Britanick Majesty".
August 2, 1799 Ill-Judged and Unlucky Mission Robert Goodloe Harper James McHenry Harper provides his assessment of American-French relations.
September 27, 1799 Statement of William Maxwell William Maxwell [not available] Statement of "sufferings and losses in the Cause of American Liberty." Maxwell, originally from Rhode Island lived in Nova Scotia, but moved from the British Province due to his patriotism.
February 12, 1797 Request for Monies Due Ebenezer Wood for Services in the American War William Keteltas William Simmons Keteltas submits Ebenezer Wood's claim for money due him for serving the American War. Among his claims are request for compensation for his horse, fulfillment of a bounty, and proportion of captured booty.
April 25, 1786 Estimate of supplies for the First American Regiment Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for procuring articles to supply the First (1st) American Regiment with the required numbers of each article