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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 23, 1784 Concerning army accounts John Pierce Thomas Mifflin John Pierce encloses a letter to the President of Congress pertaining to Army accounts.
February 10, 1790 Accounts of the Late Army Joseph Howell Board of Commissioners The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes the General Board of Commissioners on the subject of allowances to divisions of the army by state;
April 9, 1796 Army Pay and Accounts William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses a deficiency in the estimates for Army pay. Accounts and vouchers. Asks Swan to forward his accounts quarterly.
April 17, 1799 RE Army Recruiting & Army Supplies, Quarters, and Pay Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting and concerning Army supplies, quarters, and pay.
February 14, 1793 Resignation from the Army Rufus Putnam Henry Knox Due to age, fatigue, and ill health, General Putnam resigns from the army.
June 11, 1796 Pay of the Army William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses the pay of certain soldiers. Requests that as "the Army have not been paid regularly lately" and to conform to an Act of Congress Swan should in future regularly forward estimates of the pay of the Army. Discusses accounting of monies forwarded to a doctor and mentions that the "state of the Treasury" has delayed the pay of the Army for March, April, and May
April 12, 1799 RE Army Recruiting & Army Supplies, Quarters, and Pay James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting and concerning Army supplies, quarters, and pay.
August 25, 1786 Memorandum from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Unknown Recipient The Commissioner for settling the accounts of the Revolutionary Army of the United States writes of a sum of $1,284 due; mentions Major General Sterling.
October 12, 1786 Rations for officers John Pierce Edward Carrington Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts to Colonel Carrington on the subject of rations for the officers of the Army.
May 30, 1799 RE Recommendations for Army and Navy Appoints & Army Recruiting John McClallin Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence recommending individuals for Army and Navy appointments and and routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.
May 1, 1799 Appointing officers for the Provisional Army James McHenry Benjamin Goodhue Argues that it would be better to fully prepare and appoint officers for the Provisional Army now than wait until immediate danger comes.
January 10, 1799 Regular Peace and War Establishment & the Provisional Army James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry wants Hamilton to examine existing laws related to the Regular Army to determine what should be retained in two new bills relating to the Regular Army and the Provisional Army.
October 25, 1799 Delivery of Drum and Sticks James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver drum and drumsticks for company of Provisional Army.
August 19, 1798 Candidate for Appointment in the Army Bezaleel Howe Alexander Hamilton Howe makes his case for an appointment in the Provisional Army.
June 4, 1796 Pay of the Army Caleb Swan William Simmons CITATION only. Simmons to Swan 06/11/1796. [Discusses the pay of certain soldiers. Requests that as "the Army have not been paid regularly lately" and to conform to an Act of Congress Swan should in future regularly forward estimates of the pay of the Army. Discusses accounting of monies forwarded to a doctor and mentions that the "state of the Treasury" has delayed the pay of the Army for...
April 29, 1799 RE Army Appointments and Promotions & Army Recruiting William Smith Alexander Hamilton Routine applications for Army appointments and promotions and routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.
February 1, 1790 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts Joseph Howell Board of Commissioners The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes a brief letter to the General Board of Commissioners; mentions army officers and soldiers.
December 30, 1796 Army pay matters William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses pay of officers doing duty as adjutants, paymasters, and quartermasters; delivery of accounts and vouchers from officers with the Army; documentation required for officers to receive arrears of pay; Swan's difficulty of disposing of bank bills; arrears of pay due to the Army. Cited in Swan to Simmons, 03/22/1797.
January 11, 1799 Appropriations Necessary for the New Army James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry informs Hamilton that he has been unable to obtain any information on appropriations provided by the House of Representatives for the new army.
August 26, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Aaron Bull Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army. States that he does not know the proper authority for particular actions.
August 25, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Richard Stockton The Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General responds to Stockton's requesting a demand of Justice Freeland for pay.
July 18, 1798 Act to augment the Army James McHenry William R. Boote The Secretary at War encloses an act to augment the Army of the United States to Ensign Boote.
January 31, 1799 Army Recruiting Alexander Hamilton George W. Kirkland Routine instruction and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.
January 31, 1799 Army Recruiting Alexander Hamilton James Cochran Routine instructions and correspondence concerning army recruiting.
May 16, 1799 RE Recommendations for Army and Navy Appointments & Army Recruiting William Smith Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence recommending individuals for Army and Navy appointments and routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.