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August 23, 1799 Stationing a Small Party at Easton Alexander Hamilton John Adlum "...I am not anxious that any part of your force should be stationed at Easton if you think it of importance to keep the whole united. It would however be a strong motive to the stationing of a small party at Easton if the recruiting service could be benefitted by the measure. If it is not convenient at present to reinforce your detachment but as I am not apprehensive of an attack on your troops...
June 6, 1799 Concerns about Mr. Patterson and Troops at Easton James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Writes of communication with Mr. Patterson about troops in Easton. Expresses hope in recounting.
July 2, 1799 I decline moving a detachment to Easton... John Adlum Alexander Hamilton Adlum notifies Hamilton that he will not move a detachment from Reading to Easton and declares that in fact his force should be augmented if they are to maintain peace in the region.
June 7, 1799 Viewing the Insurgent Spirit in Easton Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden If it will not interfere with the recruiting service, Hamilton would prefer to have the detachment of troops ordered to Easton commanded by Major John Adlum. Their mission is to view the insurgent spirit in that quarter.
January 28, 1799 Forwarding Military Stores to James Read Lawrence Erb Samuel Hodgdon An engineer left two hogsheads of military stores and a chest of arms with a letter to Captain James Read of Easton, Pennsylvania. Captain Read and his men were posted to West Point, about 100 miles from Easton. The stores can be forwarded any time since an agreement has been negotiated with a wagoner to provide transportation for a fee of $52.
September 16, 1785 Cited letter or document, James Easton to John Pierce James Easton John Pierce cite only cited in Pierce to Easton 10/24/1785
June 7, 1799 Spirit of Disaffection in His District Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton Major Adlum has written to Ogden that the spirit of disaffection in his district will certainly retard recruiting. Ogden hopes that Ogden's command of a detachment in Easton will not interfere with his service as a recruiter.
October 24, 1785 Rejecting the claims of Colonel James Easton John Pierce James Easton The Commissioner of Army Accounts rejects the claim for pay made by Colonel James Easton.
June 8, 1799 Troops Near the District where the Insurrection Existed Alexander Hamilton John Adlum Hamilton warns that troops should be stationed near the district where the insurrection occurred. General MacPherson has recommended the occupying of Reading, Allentown, and Easton but there should not be too few at any one point. Hamilton recommends that one company should be at Easton and the remainder at Reading.
August 5, 1798 Conveying Deserter Benjamin Woods James Read William Simmons Read has paid a bill related to the expenses of conveying Benjamin Wood, a deserter from Fort Mifflin, from Easton to Spring Garden. Should the bill and receipts be transmitted to Simmons?
January 14, 1800 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Zebulon Pike for expenses when ordered to travel from Easton to the seat of government William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; Lieutenant Zebulon Pike for expenses when ordered to travel from Easton Pennsylvania to the seat of government
September 30, 1800 Certification of payment; Private James Cowen of Easton Pennsylvania William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment;$12 to Private James Cowen of Easton Pennsylvania, for advertising four deserters from 9th Infantry Regiment under Captain J. Spencer.
January 16, 1799 Questions Accounts; Shipment of Clothing Samuel Hodgdon Peter Hunt Requests a report of Bacon's accounts because he must resolve $72 dollars in his account. Is sending more clothing for Capt. Kead at Easton, asking Hunt to forward the shipment to him.
August 14, 1792 Transmission of Petitions & Vouchers of Men Desiring Placement on Pension List Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Transmits petitions and vouchers of two men, Eliphalet Easton and Salmon Burr, who wish to be placed on the U.S. pension list.
January 9, 1800 Certification of payment; David C. Claypool, Printer for advertising in his paper sundry deserters from the garrisons at Fort Mifflin, Easton, and Burlington William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $19.67 to David C. Claypool, Printer for advertising in his paper, sundry deserters from the garrisons at Fort Mifflin, Easton, and Burlington.
September 19, 1798 Delivery of Suits, Arms, and Accoutrements James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms, arms, drum, etc.to Easton.
March 30, 1799 Arrangements to be Made for Lieut. Leonard & His Men James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry has directed Lieutenant Leonard to sail to New York to receive Hamilton's orders and arrange for supplies, rations, and transportation for his men.
November 25, 1796 Muster, pay, and receipt rolls. Sergeant's premium William Simmons Isaac Craig Acknowledges receipt of muster, pay, and receipt rolls. Sergeant Easton's account for a premium for apprehending another soldier (probably a deserter) not allowed by Simmons
November 8, 1799 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Peter M.V. Steuben, for medicine furnished and attendance to a company of 2d Regiment of Infantry at Easton, under command of Captain Peter Shoemaker William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $148.92 to Lieutenant Peter M.V. Steuben, for medicine furnished and attendance to a company of 2d Regiment of Infantry at Easton, Pennsylvania under command of Captain Peter Shoemaker
July 28, 1784 Settlement of Easton's Accounts James Easton John Pierce Settlement of Easton's accounts in the expedition against Canada. Also discusses his service at Ticonderoga in May 1775.
August 18, 1798 List of bounties from Captain James Read of 2d US Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers James Read William Simmons List of recruiting bounties by James Read, 2nd Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers, Easton Pennsylvania: Nicholas Kapens; John Leiter; Alexander Jamison; John Bruche; John Harris; James Barnes.
April 30, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain Peter Faulker, 11th Regiment of Infantry for quartermaster stores purchased and expenses in pursuit of deserters, and for marching detachment from Easton to Elizabeth Town William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $39.08 to Captain Peter Faulker, 11th Regiment of Infantry for quartermaster stores purchased and expenses in pursuit of deserters, and for marching detachment from Easton Pennsylvania to Elizabeth Town New Jersey, payable to Jacob Tallman.
November 11, 1796 Muster and Pay Rolls Isaac Craig William Simmons Letter accompanied by muster and pay rolls for the detachments at the upper posts of the Ohio, with several accounts for pay, forage, and subsistence. Account of expenditures of Serjeant Easton accrued while in pursuit of deserters also enclosed with vouchers. Receipt rolls for Ensign John McCearys detachment enclosed.
September 14, 1798 Whereabouts of My Two Chests of Tea? Samuel Hodgdon David Acheson Hodgdon asks Acheson to inquire of Mr. Skinner if he has any knowledge of the location of Mr. Easton to whom was delivered Hodgdon's two chests of tea.
May 22, 1799 Certification of payment; Private Nicholas R. Kassen, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $10.78 to Private Nicholas R. Kassen, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers, for pay and subsistence and travel from West Point to Easton, Pennsylvania, his residence.