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April 1, 1797 Money for Mrs. Wilkinson William Simmons John Pierce Cover for letter forwarded from Brigadier General Wilkinson to Pierce. Also requests that Pierce pay him two hundred dollars owed to Wilkinson that Wilkinson wants Pierce to pay over to Mrs. Wilkinson.
September 28, 1799 Discussion of Money for Building Forts James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Writes of money expended to Brigadier General Wilkinson. The totals have aroused suspicion. Promises to send instructions to Wilkinson.
January 3, 1797 Pay of Brigadier General James Wilkinson William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $175.80 is due Brigadier General James Wilkinson, being his pay, subsistence, and forage for December 1796.
February 6, 1797 Pay, Subsistence, & Forage of Brigadier General James Wilkinson William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $175.80 is due Brigadier General James Wilkinson, being his pay, subsistence, and forage for January 1797.
March 1, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of Brigadier General James Wilkinson William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $183 is due Brigadier General James Wilkinson, being his pay, subsistence, and forage, and the subsistence for his waiters, for February 1797.
May 29, 1799 Recent Communications with Wilkinson and Pinckney James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Describes recent communication with Brigadier General Wilkinson and Major General Pinckney
November 29, 1800 Advance for Brigadier General Wilkinson Samuel Dexter Caleb Swan The letter authorizes the Paymaster General to issue a three month advance pay to Brigadier General James Wilkinson.
December 1, 1796 Account of Brigadier General James Wilkinson William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $510.93 is due Brigadier General James Wilkinson, being his pay, subsistence and forage, and the subsistence of his waiter, from September through November 1796.
September 10, 1799 Encloses Letters from the Quartermaster General and Brig. Gen. Wilkinson James McHenry John Adams Encloses letter from the Quartermaster General and from Brigadier General Wilkinson.
July 1, 1796 Outlines Appropriate Action in regard to Charges by Brigadier Wilkinson against General Wayne George Washington James McHenry Reports tranquility with the Indians. Requests review of charges against General Wayne by Brigadier Wilkinson by the heads of departments as a measure of justice for the public. Questions appropriate court before which to bring the Commander, and requests that General Wayne be given a copy of all charges against him.
October 4, 1799 Encloses Instructions for Brgiadier General Wilkinson James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Encloses instructions for Brigadier General Wilkinson for Hamilton's information.
July 1, 1797 Receipt of Brigadier General Wilkinson for pay, subsistence, forage of United States Troops Caleb Swan James Wilkinson Received of Brigadier General James Wilkinson the sum of $30,000 for pay, subsistence and forage of troops of United States.
March 27, 1797 Brig. Gen. Wilkinson's charges William Simmons James McHenry Notification to McHenry that Brigadier General Wilkinson is charged with a debt to the Department with copies of the correspondence in the matter. Mentions money expended for "secret services."
March 23, 1797 Debit to Wilkinson's account William Simmons James Wilkinson Notifies Brigadier General Wilkinson of a debt placed to his account on the books of the War Office
March 28, 1797 Charges for "secret services" William Simmons James Wilkinson Notification to Brigadier General Wilkinson that the Secretary of war will admit his account on the expectation that the general will account to him for monies expended for "secret services" for which he has no vouchers
January 2, 1797 Payment of Private Robert Coane and Private John Lockner, soldiers servants of Brigadier General Wilkinson William Simmons [not available] Simmons certifies payment of $26.53 to Private Robert Coane and $19.87 to Private John Lockner, soldiers, servants to Brigadier General Wilkinson.
October 9, 1800 Letter from Secretary of War authorizing double rations to Brigadier General Wilkinson Samuel Dexter Caleb Swan Regarding the question of double rations to Brigadier General Wilkinson, Dexter relates that he is entitled to his claim because of the nature of his command on the western frontier. Cannot yet offer opinion on Major Cushing's claim.
July 17, 1797 Pay of Private John Lockner, 1st Regiment and waiter to Brigadier General Wilkinson William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $24 is due Private John Lockner of the 1st Regiment and waiter to Brigadier General Wilkinson, being his pay from January through June 1797.
December 15, 1800 Certification of Payment to Brigadier General James Wilkinson for Expenses William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $1044.17 to Brigadier General James Wilkinson for expenses; New York to the Natchez; Fort Adams, on the Mississippi, and to City of Washington, by order of Major General Alexander Hamilton.
February 13, 1797 Compensation of Brigadier General James Wilkinson for subsisting soldiers William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $25.65 is due Brigadier General James Wilkinson for subsisting soldiers Robert Beane, John Luckner, George Gardner, and Jonas Orders from December 1796 through January 1797.
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 5, 1797 Money to Mrs. Wilkinson William Simmons James Wilkinson Reports that he has paid General Wilkinson's wife the money owed to Wilkinson by Captain John Pierce..
April 12, 1792 Knox informs Brooks of promotion Henry Knox John Brooks Letter, advises re appointment to Brigadier General.
December 1800 Receipt for Brandy, Bread, and Oats [not available] [not available] Receipt for brandy, bread, and oats provided by John Magaud to Brigadier General Wilkinson's suite.
June 9, 1797 Secret services William Simmons James Wilkinson Notifies Brigadier General Wilkinson that he will submit his vouchers for "secret services" to the Secretary of War