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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 2, 1798 Interaction and Court Martial between Cushing and Lewis James McHenry John Adams Encloses letter to Major Cushing to the President. Requests Cushing's presence at Fort Washington with General Wilkinson, then explains Cushing's respite from this order until he could receive certain papers and vouchers. Refers to an affair with Captain Lewis, resulting in a court martial. Reports Cushing's desire to remain without leaving Captain Lewis in his state.
June 13, 1788 Captain Cushing's application to Congress Joseph Howell John Pierce Captain Cushing has been unfortunate in his application to Congress relating to his claim for rank.
July 26, 1788 Promotion of Captain Cushing John Avery Unknown Recipient This letter certifies that Lieutenant Thomas H. Cushing was promoted by the State of Massachusetts to the rank of Captain Lieutenant in the First Regiment of the Massachusetts line of the Continental Army.
October 13, 1791 Tents for Capt. Cushing John Stagg William Knox Capt. Cushing of the 2nd Regiment with two officers and ninety men will arrive today at New Brunswick. The tents necessary for this detachment should be sent tomorrow. Two four-horse wagons should be engaged to carry Cushing's baggage to Pittsburgh and repair to Trenton to wait for him.
October 30, 1787 Certification of Thomas Cushing as a Captain John Avery Unknown Recipient Certification that Thomas Humphrey Cushing, Captain Lieutenant in the late Continental Army, is entitled to claim the rank of Captain in the Massachusetts line of that Army from October 12th 1782 forward and should be commissioned by the Secretary of War accordingly.
April 17, 1795 Payment of Captain Nathaniel Cushing's Detachment William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1032 is due to a detachment of Militia commanded by Captain Nathaniel Cushing and responsible for the defense of the settlements of Marietta, Bellepre, and Waterford in the northwestern territory.
June 15, 1798 Hodgdon informs Major Cushing that his trunk and goods have arrived Samuel Hodgdon Thomas H. Cushing Hodgdon informs Major Cushing that his trunk and goods have arrived on a wagon. Note from Cushing indicates he received items.
October 12, 1791 Transportation for Captain Cushing and Ninety Recruits Henry Knox John Bray Knox instructs Bray to provide transportation for the baggage of Captain Cushing and ninety recruits as they travel from New Brunswick to Trenton.
October 13, 1791 Pay for Cushing's Men Joseph Howell Thomas H. Cushing Howell has transmitted to Cushing $290.50 by Mr. Mifflin, being one month's pay for his officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates. Mr. Mifflin has been directed to provide the officers who have not received more than two month's pay from Mr. Franks another month's pay for each of them and two month's forage for Dr. Carmichael.
May 8, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Major Thomas H. Cushing William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $301.97 is due Maj. Thomas H. Cushing of the 1st Regiment, being for his pay and forage and balance of subsistence for January through April 1798.
February 20, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Major Cushing William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $265.87 is due Major Thomas Cushing of the Army of the United States, being for his pay, subsistence, and forage for October through December 1797.
December 29, 1801 Letter Citation Thomas H. Cushing Jacob Kingsbury Cited in Cushing to Kingsbury, 01/14/1786.
December 21, 1791 Clothing, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig has forwarded care of Captain Cushing several articles, including clothing. Mentions a defeat, general panic, and the Northern Indians. No news yet received from Congress.
March 2, 1798 Major Cushing's Account Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. Letter, discusses credits & debits of Major Cushing.
August 11, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Major Thomas H. Cushing Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification that $122.53 is due Thomas H. Cushing, Major of the 1st Regiment and Inspector, being for his pay, subsistence, and forage for July 1798.
September 30, 1795 Pay of Michael Truby, Deceased William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $16.30 is due Michael Truby, late Private of Captain Thomas Cushing's Company, being his pay from January 1st to June 13th 1793, the day of his death.
July 2, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Major Thomas H. Cushing William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $244.16 is due Major Thomas H. Cushing of the 1st Regiment and Inspector, being for his pay, subsistence, and forage for May and June 1798.
August 31, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Major Thomas H. Cushing William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $122.53 is due Thomas H. Cushing, Major of the 1st Regiment and Inspector, being for his pay, subsistence, and forage for August 1798.
October 1, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Major Thomas H. Cushing William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $121.64 is due Thomas H. Cushing, Major of the 1st Regiment and Inspector, being for his pay, subsistence, and forage for September 1798.
November 21, 1798 Expenses of Major Cushing James McHenry William Simmons Major Cushing has been charged by Gen. Wilkinson to bring certain public papers and documents from the State of Tennessee to Philadelphia. His expenses should be allowed.
February 28, 1801 Regarding account of Colonel Mentges and Major Cushing Samuel Dexter William Simmons On the subject of the account of Colonel Mentges and stating that there can be no use in admitting one account if the signature is disputed in another, as is the case with Major Cushing's account. Dexter says that it is improper for him to allow demands if the accountant is at liberty afterward to disallow them
October 13, 1791 May the Expedition Succeed in All Its Parts Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox gives St. Clair information regarding the movements of the troops of Captains Haskell and Cushing and prays for the success of the expedition.
May 25, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Major Thomas Cushing William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $346.90 is due Major Thomas Cushing of the 1st Regiment, being for his pay, subsistence, and forage as Inspector from March 4, 1797, the date of his appointment, to April 30, 1798.
February 2, 1798 Requests Service for Campbell Smith and Major Cushing James McHenry James Wilkinson Refers to Lieut. Campbell Smith, who has permission to visit his relatives in Baltimore. Requests information on his return and the service of Major Cushing. Has sent money.
February 12, 1798 Claims of Lts. Smith & Webb and Maj. Cushing James McHenry William Simmons McHenry encloses the opinions of the Attorney General relative to the claims of Lt. Campbell Smith, Lt. [Bernard] Webb, and Major [Thomas] Cushing. He validates the claims of Lts. Smith and Webb although he does not believe General Wilkinson had the authority to appoint Judge Advocates. Gen. Wilkinson should not have appointed Major Cushing Brigadier Major and Inspector since these are not...