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May 17, 1794 Appointment of Robert Todd to Brigadier General Henry Knox Robert Todd Official appointment of Robert Todd to Brigadier General in the Corps of Mounted Volunteers to be raised in Kentucky, and to join up with Generals Wayne, Scott, and Barbee.
May 17, 1794 Extract of Instructions to Major General Charles Scott Henry Knox Charles Scott Temp appointment as Major General of Voluntary troops of Kentucky to support the army under command of Anthony Wayne. Instructions to govern conduct.
June 19, 1795 Pay for the hiring of a wagon for Major General Charles Scott baggage William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $174 is due Major General Charles Scott, late of the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers, being the hire of a wagon to transfer his baggage from May 14 to July 10, 1794.
June 19, 1795 Pay, Subsistence, and Forage for General Charles Scott, Kentucky mounted volunteers William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $737.40 is due Maj. General Charles Scott, late of the mounted Volunteers of Kentucky, being his pay, subsistence, and forage through January 26, 1795.
May 17, 1793 Furnish Major General Charles Scott with means to descend Ohio River to Fort Washington Henry Knox Isaac Craig Furnish Major General Charles Scott with a good keel boat and two sets of good hands in order to descend the Ohio River to Fort Washington. Scott is the bearer of dispatches.
May 17, 1794 Pay and emoluments Henry Knox Charles Scott Secretary Knox informs Major General Charles Scott that in consideration of the sums of money Scott has taken in his special charge to Fort Washington, his pay and emoluments as Major General of the mounted volunteers will commence on the 14th.
May 17, 1794 Instructions to Major General Scott Henry Knox Charles Scott The Secretary of War sends instructions to Charles Scott, notifying him that he has been temporarily appointed as Major General for the purpose of commanding volunteers raised in Kentucky. These volunteers are intended to reinforce General Wayne in his campaigns in the Indian war.
September 22, 1796 Continue Their Pay Until the Business is Finished Charles Scott James McHenry General Scott encloses a letter from six paymasters of the Kentucky mounted Volunteers in which they request compensation for the entire period of their service. Since the business has been expensive and troublesome, Scott recommends that McHenry continue their pay until the business is finished.
January 24, 1799 Disability Payment for Nathan Rawlings James McHenry Unknown Recipient Secretary McHenry authorizes Nathan Rawlings, captain of a company of Kentucky volunteers under the command of Major General Charles Scott, to receive disability pay ($10 per month until no longer disabled).
May 29, 1799 Recent Communications with Wilkinson and Pinckney James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Describes recent communication with Brigadier General Wilkinson and Major General Pinckney
August 8, 1793 Governor of Georgia holds a council of war with his generals Governor Edward Telfair [not available] This document records the issues presented by the Governor to the council of war for advice on forming the military expedition against the Creek Indians.
May 8, 1800 Certification of payment; Major General Charles C. Pinckney, Armies of the United States for expenses incurred by him and Brigadier General Washington on a view made of islands, inlets and harbors of the sea cost of Georgia from Savannah to St. Mary William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; Major General Charles C. Pinckney, Armies of the United States for expenses incurred by him and Brigadier General Washington on a view made of islands, inlets and harbors of the sea coast of Georgia from Savannah to St. Mary and returning, and for postage and letters received by Pinckney on public service, payable to Caleb Swan, Paymaster General of the Army
September 20, 1796 Additional Compensation for Kentucky Paymasters Daniel Barbee Charles Scott Barbee and five other paymasters of the Kentucky mounted Volunteers ask General Scott to assist them in gaining additional pay following October 26th of the year 1794. They feel they are entitled to compensation for the entire period of their service.
March 11, 1799 Announces Presidential Commission as Brigadier General James McHenry William MacPherson Announces his appointment by the President as Brigadier General of the provincial army. Requests his oath of affirmation.
June 12, 1795 Pay and Subsistence of John McDowell William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $273.57 is due John McDowell, being for the pay, subsistence, and the allowance for his horse, as Quartermaster General to the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers under the command of Major General Charles Scott.
June 19, 1795 Pay and subsistence to Officers of the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers William Simmons Timothy Pickering Pay and subsistence of $84,769.20 to officers of late Kentucky Mounted Volunteers under Major General Charles Scott, payable to Thomas Love, paymaster general.
September 11, 1799 Explains Creation of Brigade and Brigadier General with Pennsylvania Volunteer Troops James McHenry Lt. Col. J. C. Hall Refers to transition of rank from the old army to the provisional army and General Habersham's appointment as Brigadier General. Reports that Pennsylvania has supplied more troops under the name of volunteers than any other state, creating a brigade and necessitating the need for a brigadier general.
March 10, 1791 Confidential Information on Act by Congress Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Enclosed act to be passed by Congress in near future, requests confidentiality. Notified Randolf that the President authorized an expedition against the Wabash Indians to protect frontier.
August 21, 1794 Disruptions from the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton George Washington Secretary Hamilton writes the President with concerns of sending sums of money for two months of pay to the troops under General Charles Scott, in light of the ongoing Whiskey Rebellion. Not only may the money be lost, but it may also give pecuniary aid to the rebels. Although the money consists of bank notes, and not specie, they still may be put into circulation, which presents new problems.
April 12, 1792 Knox informs Brooks of promotion Henry Knox John Brooks Letter, advises re appointment to Brigadier General.
July 22, 1788 Warrant granted to General Scott Joseph Howell James Wilkinson Encloses copy of warrant certified by register of treasury granted to General Scott for pay.
February 8, 1785 Number of Brigadier General pay entitlements in Virginia A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Asks what number of Brigadier Generals are considered entitled to pay.
1798 Candidates for Army Appointments from Kentucky Alexander Hamilton [not available] Extensive list of candidates reviewed for appointments to the army. Professions, military career, and character insight provided by reviewers.
May 17, 1800 Double Rations for General Wilkinson James McHenry William Simmons Brigadier General Wilkinson's claim to double rations should be decided entirely according to existing laws but it is McHenry's private opinion that a reasonable construction of the law would indicate that the General is entitled to double rations. A similar interpretation would embrace Maj. Generals Hamilton and Pinckney.
May 25, 1795 Account of Zadock McNew, Indian Interpreter William Simmons Timothy Pickering William Simmons certifies that the sum of $77.66 is due Zadock McNew, Indian Interpreter, being the balance of his account acting as a Guide and Interpreter to General Charles Scott on his expedition to the Wabash from June to September 1791.