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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 14, 1800 Requests Payment for Captain Edward Butler for Troops under Colonel Butler David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Captain Edward Butler for Samuel Chew Hall to pay the regular troops in Tennessee under Colonel Butler.
February 11, 1799 Requests Review of Edward Butler's Accounts Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Report of Captain Edward Butler's accounts with accountant's report. Assumes that Butler drew money from the paymaster, the tent master, and the quartermaster to discharge duties from Commander-in-Chief. Assumes expenditures of accounting office with each department. Believes both accounts should have been settled with army officers who made the advances. Requests further consideration.
November 3, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Captain Butler William Simmons Captain Edward Butler William Simmons confirms receipt of account statements sent by Captain Edward Butler.
February 11, 1799 Certification of payments; Edward Butler, formerly a Captain of Levies William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $223.23 to Edward Butler, formerly a Captain of Levies, for clothing furnished by him to sundry men of the company of levies.
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.
August 24, 1799 Requests Payment for Captain Edward Butler for Cherokee Boundary, Treaty of Tellico David Henley James McHenry Requests Payment to Captain Edward Butler to pay commissioners as stated in the Treaty of Tellico and to run the Cherokee line.
August 24, 1799 Requests Payment for Captain Edward Butler for Amos Birch, Cherokee Boundary David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Captain Edward Butler for Amos Bird to pay commissioners for running the Cherokee line based on the Treaty of Tellico.
June 15, 1797 Settling Butler's accounts William Simmons Captain Edward Butler Notifies Butler that he must account to Caleb Swan for monies owed to the War Department on Butler's accounts as "Captain of Levies" and as Captain of the U.S. 4th Regiment.
April 14, 1800 Bill of Exchange for Edward Butler for Specie Received of Samuel Chew Hall David Henley James McHenry Henley makes payment of $1000 to Captain Edward Butler, it being value received of Samuel Chew Hall in specie, for pay of regular troops under Lieutenant Colonel Butler in Tennessee.
March 26, 1799 Certification of payments; Private Andrew Long in Captain Edward Butlerís Company, 4th Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $18.32 to Private Andrew Long in Captain Edward Butlerís Company, 4th Regiment.
February 24, 1796 Pay of Private John Spears, of Captain Edward Butler's Company 4th Sub Legion William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $22.93 is due John Spears, private in Captain Edward Butler's Company, 4th Sub Legion, being his pay from Jan. 1 to June 22, 1795.
December 4, 1797 Certification of payments; Private O'Brian William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment to Private Michael O'Brian of Captain Edward Butler's Company, 4th Regiment.
February 13, 1799 Enclosed Abstract James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Abstract for Capt. Edward Butler during his temporary assignment as Quartermaster General.
October 11, 1797 Certification of payments due; pay of Private Wright William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $16.86 is due Pvt. Moses Wright of Capt. Edward Butler's late company of levies, being his pay from April 30 to November 16, 1791, including the time allowed him to go home.
August 14, 1799 Explains Reactions to Account of Captain Butler's Continuance for Treaty with Cherokees David Henley James McHenry Encloses Captain Butler's report as part of his continuance as commissioner of a treaty with the Cherokees. Raises a few questions about past reports, to which Captain Butler objects.
April 17, 1798 Certification of payments; pay of Private Richard Oliver William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $10.70 is due Private Richard Oliver, late of Captain Edward Butler's Company, 4th Regiment, being his pay from June 1, 1795 to August 21, 1795, following the day his term of service expired.
February 13, 1799 Copy of letter from Secretary of War to John Wilkins Jr. regarding expenses of Captain Edward Butler James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. McHenry encloses abstract of personal expenses of Captain Edward Butler, who while discharging duty as Quarter Master General by order of Major General Anthoony Wayne. Asks Wilkins to obtain explanation regarding nature of disbursements and report back to him.
May 6, 1799 RE Army Recruiting, Supplies, Quarters, and Pay James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting and concerning Army supplies, quarters, and pay.
August 18, 1797 Assistance on Settlement of Accounts William Simmons David Henley Simmons seeks to reduce list of debtors to be submitted to House of Representatives, requests assistance of Henley. Simmons asks Henley for final settlement of the accounts of Captain Edward Butler and Lieutenant Peter Grayson.
April 19, 1799 Claims Presented by Capt. Butler Captain Edward Butler William Simmons Memorandum containing eight claims submitted by Capt. Butler with Simmons remarks for each.
November 8, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Captain Butler William Simmons Captain Edward Butler William Simmons informs Capt. Butler that the receipts given by Caleb Swan have been passed to his credit.
February 15, 1799 Copy of letter from Secretary of War to John Wilkins Jr. regarding expenses of Captain Edward Butler John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Agreeable to McHenry's direction, Wilkins reports that he examined vouchers and has an explanation from Captain Butler. Appears they were traveling expenses including subsistence and forage for horse, which is a customary allowance of Quarter Master Department.
May 21, 1799 Communications with Lieut. Col. Butler; Activities of Captain Gibson James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Encloses letter from Lieutenant Colonel Butler regarding removal of officers. Refers to activity with Captain Gibson.
August 14, 1797 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Captain Edward Butler Simmons informs Butler that his account is delinquent.
November 27, 1797 Enclosed letter addressed to Lt Peter Marks of the 3d Regiment William Simmons David Henley Simmons encloses letter addressed to Lieutenant Peter Marks of 3d Regiment directing him to present his accounts to Henley for examination. Marks expended large sum of money he received from Captain Edward Butler of recruiting service. Monies unaccounted for; Henley to inform Simmons of situation after Marks receives letter.