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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 6, 1793 Payment to Brigade Major Benjamin Thompson Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Payment of $72.50 to Brigade Major Benjamin Thompson of Major Pulaskie's Legion
October 23, 1790 General Orders: Conduct of Brigade Major Ormsby Josiah Harmar [not available] Harmar recognizes the conduct of Brigade Major Ormsby, in rallying a party of militia and firing upon savages, whereby he destroyed several of them and expresses his thanks. Although they have been galled, the enemy may hover about the encampment. Cautions to maintain vigilance. Wounded militia to be collected in one place, where Doctor Allison and Doctor Carmichael will attend and dress them....
October 24, 1788 Pay as Brigade Chaplain William Plumb John Pierce Pay as Brigade Chaplain in favor of Plumb was retained by Howell of the Society of Cincinnati. Plumb asks that the note be delivered to him.
February 24, 1784 Account settlement John Berrien John Pierce Discusses the settlement of his account for service as Brigade Major to the North Carolina Brigade in the Revolutionary War.
November 9, 1797 Certification of payments; Pay, Subsistence, and Forage of Lieutenant Lovell William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $84.84 is due Lt. John M. Lovell, also Brigade Major, being the amount for his pay, subsistence, and forage for October 1797.
May 8, 1800 The Duties and Functions of Inspectors. William North [not available] This General Order explains in detail the duties and functions of Brigade Inspectors. After every inspection, the Inspector is to forward the return he has received, with his observations and remarks, to the Adjutant General. Brigade returns must be signed by himself and the Brigade General.
November 16, 1798 Legal Appointment to Rank Charles Lee James McHenry Lee has reviewed congressional documents and is of the opinion that only a Captain or Subaltern of the line can be appointed a Brigade Major or Inspector. Those offices can, however, be held simultaneously.
October 2, 1793 Statement by Brigade Major Buckner Harris, 1st Brigade, 1st Division to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent Brigade Major Buckner Harris James Seagrove Harris states that a party of militia brought in 8 prisoners and killed several Indians, which was consistent with the orders of Georgia Governor Telfair, who instructed several officers on the frontier that they should pursue any Indians who stole horses or committed hostilities. Telfair also instructed Harris to inform Brigadier General Clarke to pursue and kill any Indians committing outrages....
January 28, 1799 Certification of payments; Edward Butler, formerly a Captain of Levies William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $350.78 to Edward Butler, formerly a Captain of Levies, for bounties, pay and subsistence, and pay as Brigade Major.
May 9, 1799 Wilkinson's Brigade Should Be Under Your Superintendance Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton provides directions regarding the disposition of troops and quotes a letter from General Washington in which the general observes that the whole of General Wilkinson's brigade should be under Hamilton supervision.
February 28, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of Lieutenant Campbell Smith of the 4th US Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $76.80 is due Lieutenant Campbell Smith of the 4th US Regiment, being his pay and subsistence, and his pay and subsistence as Brigade Major to Brigadier General James Wilkinson, for February 1797.
November 16, 1797 Status of Major Cushing Charles Lee James McHenry Attorney General Lee asserts that if Major Cushing is a field officer in the line, he cannot lawfully hold the office of Brigade Major or Inspector, but if he can hold one of these offices, he can hold both and is entitled to the additional pay and emoluments.
February 6, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of Lieutenant Campbell Smith William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $78.60 is due Lieutenant Campbell Smith, being his pay and subsistence in the 4th US Regiment and pay, subsistence, and forage as Brigade Major to Brigadier General Wilkinson for January 1797.
May 6, 1800 Furnishing of Guards Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice At present things will continue with a guard being furnished from the Artillerists at New Port [Newport] although it is not improbable that Rice's brigade will be removed to Rhode Island in which case the Artillerists will be relieved.
May 30, 1800 Reimbursement for Musical Instruments Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Hamilton assures Rice that he will write the Secretary of War to urge a reimbursement for the musical instruments that were purchased prior to the discharge of the troops.
August 20, 1798 Letter from Loammi Baldwin asking that Major Jeremiah Clapp be given a position in U.S. Army Loammi Baldwin James McHenry This letter recommends Jeremiah Clapp for a position in the U.S. Army. Major Clapp was in the First Brigade of 3d Division Massachusetts Militia and has conducted with great military propriety in that office. He has natural genius and talent. Baldwin vouches for Clapp's federalist political credentials; he is strong supporter of the government and the constitution.
November 16, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Thomas Butler William Simmons Thomas Butler William Simmons provides an extract of a receipt to Thomas Butler. The extract demonstrates that Butler is accountable for having received monies from Colonel Nevill.
September 24, 1794 Want of Camp Kettles, Etc. Joseph Bloomfield Henry Knox The troops at Trenton suffer much inconvenience from the want of camp kettles so iron pots have been borrowed for immediate use.
November 1, 1799 Plan of the Cantonment of the Union Brigade Unknown Author [not available] Plan of the Cantoonment of the Union Brigade ... commanded by William S. Smith'
September 18, 1794 Instructions to Brigade Inspector Thomas Mifflin Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania, enclosing a letter of instructions to the Brigade Inspector of York County, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of furnishing any reinforcement, that Lieutenant Daniel Bissel may require on his march to Williamsport in Maryland, in order to rendezvous with troops
December 11, 1794 Request for shoes for General Proctor’s Brigade Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Governor Mifflin suggests that General Procter's brigade of militia is deficient of shoes. Asks Tench Francis to provide 500 pairs, to be forwarded on road to Lancaster to meet troops. Requests that those who receive shoes be charged with them.
May 31, 1800 Recommending Individuals for Army and Navy Appointments Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Requested the list of recent promotions that was supposed to be "speedily transmitted" but had not yet arrived. Requested it be sent to New York.
June 24, 1786 Account of General Clark Thomas Clark War Department Account of Colonel Clark's expenditures as commander of the North Carolina Brigade in the Revolutionary War
May 30, 1800 Recruiting Artillerists Alexander Hamilton William S. Smith Major Tousard has arrived for the purpose of recruiting six companies of Artillerists. A facility is requested for the accomplishment of that object.
March 1, 1798 Arms & Camp Equipage of General Chambers' Brigade Irving Riddle Samuel Hodgdon Upon the return of the Army in December 1794, Riddle received orders to take into his care the arms and camp equipage of General Chambers' Brigade. These articles were packed up and sent to Lancaster. When he returned to Chambersburg he was informed that blankets had been left with a local shopkeeper who said they were wet and would rot if not taken away.