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March 22, 1787 Serial Deserter William Price [not available] Price has been informed by Captain Jefferd that a man enlisted with Jackson's Regiment at Boston is using an assumed name. Price and Jefferd believe that this man is the same he deserted from Captain Hamtramck's company in 1785, was confined by Captain strong, deserted again in January 1786, enlisted again in New York and again deserted. Price believes this man will continue to defraud the US of...
August 31, 1797 Pay for Captain Solomon Van Ranssellar William Simmons Samuel Meredith Payment of warrants for pay and forage.
April 15, 1797 Pay, Subsistence, & Forage of Captain Solomon Van Ransselaer William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $375.26 is due Captain Solomon Van Ransselaer, being his pay, subsistence, and forage from October though March 1797.
August 13, 1798 Certification of payments; Private John Lowry Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification that $44 is due Pvt. John Lowry, late of Captain Solomon Van Rensselaer' s Troop of Dragoons, being his pay from 1 June to 1 December 1795.
September 17, 1796 Account of Solomon Van Rensselaer William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $700.29 is due Captain Solomon Van Rensselaer 4th Troop of Dragoons, being the balance of his account for pay, subsistence, and forage from August 1795 through September 1796.
December 11, 1798 Certification of payments; Captain Solomon Van Rensslauer of Light Dragoons William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $440.32 to Captain Solomon Van Rensslauer of Light Dragoons for pay, subsistence, and forage.
August 31, 1797 Certification of payments due; Pay & Forage of Captain Van Rensselaer William Simmons James McHenry Numerous certifications of payments due, to include certification that $240 is due Captain Solomon Van Rensselaer of the Cavalry, being his pay and forage for April through August 1797.
August 20, 1795 Pay, Subsistence, & Forage of Captain Solomon Van Renselaer, of Dragoons William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $532.37 is due Captain Solomon Van Renselaer, of Dragoons, being his pay, subsistence, and forage through July 1795 and the subsistence of his Waiter from Sept. through Dec. 1794 and the support of his public horse from Oct. 1794 though Aug. 1795.
October 2, 1801 Be Nice to Lieutenant Strong James Wilkinson Samuel Vance This letter is handed to you by Lieutenant Strong, who travels with his mother up the Ohio. Please afford them every attention they might need. The party going with Strong is to be immediately remanded to this place, in the same craft. Please also send every man belonging to the Corps in this quarter.
August 2, 1792 Account of Solomon Jones Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service of Solomon Jones, late a Trumpet Major in the 3rd Regiment of Light Dragoons.
May 12, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Captain Van Rensselaer William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $412.23 is due Captain Solomon Van Rensselaer of the Cavalry, for his subsistence for April 1797 through April 1798 and the balance of his pay and forage from September 1, 1797 through April 1798.
April 26, 1794 Account of Solomon McGraw Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Solomon McGraw, late private in the 3rd South Carolina Regiment.
May 27, 1791 New York Lottery, Etc. Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell Howell wants Harmar to purchase for him ten tickets on his account in the New York Lottery and three on account of Howell, Harmar and Beatty. He pledges to order Capts. Asheton, Bradford, and McGurdy to forward to Harmar the returns of clothing due the men who were discharged in 1788 and 1789.
March 27, 1800 Procuring Clothing for John Strong Philip Church Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a paper signed by Captain Nicholls certifying one suit of clothes due to John Gold and a Power of Attorney from Gold to John Strong. Church wants to know how to procure clothing for Strong who is an orderly to Major General Hamilton.
June 2, 1791 Opinion on Warham Strong Joseph Howell Joseph Nourse Howell could not say if Strong was a member of Colonel Wi[ttet]'s regiment, but he noted Strong was of good character and deserving of a commission by Connecticut.
October 8, 1799 Public Opinion on Selection of Officers Philip Schuyler James McHenry Promotion of Solomon Van Renssalear, and general opinion of public that officers should be selected from class of citizens that have vested interest in the welfare of the land.
March 4, 1801 Informing Powell of Steps to be Taken Before he may Receive a Credit William Simmons James Powell A receipt signed by Solomon Ellis for Daniel Elam, amounting to $27079.49 has been presented to Simmons by the Treasury. Before Powell may be credited, he must provide the authority under which the advance was made.
July 27, 1793 Delay in Transmitting Dr. Strong's Receipt Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Being transmitted is an abstract of warrants drawn by the Secretary of War in continuation to July 27th. It is hoped that Swan will have sent the receipt for the sum remitted by Doctor Strong since it's delay has caused Howell great inconvenience.
November 19, 1800 Discussion of Retention of Major Rensselaer in the Army John Jay Samuel Dexter Letter, discusses the retention of Major Solomon Van Rensselaer in the army; contains Jay's own recommendation and refers to those of others.
July 20, 1793 Colonel Strong's Movements Alarm Indians; Logistics & Personnel of Legion Henry Knox Anthony Wayne The peace commissioners are alarmed by Col. Strong's movements so they must be halted immediately. Various logistical and personnel matters are discussed.
May 31, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Cornelius Lyman Simmons directs Lyman to provide Col. Strong's authorization for enlistments.
June 21, 1791 Letter from Mr S. Strong to Colonel Samuel Hodgdon asking for job providing packhorses from Kentucky S. Strong Samuel Hodgdon Strong is making application for the position of providing pack horses from Kentucky. He asks that he be given the job over others who may apply and he says he would give much satisfaction if given the job.
April 23, 1791 The Case of Armstrong's Stolen Watch, Etc. Joseph Howell A. Hammond Among other matters, Howell discusses the case of Solomon Jennings who is the man whose pay was stopped by Captain Armstrong in consequence of his stealing from the Captain a gold watch and selling it. The fact having been proven, the pay of Jennings becomes liable to an attachment.
January 22, 1787 Resolving a disputed settlement John Pierce Doctor Solomon Halling Informs Dr. Solomon Halling that the necessary documentation to resolve his settlement seems to be lacking. Halling had resigned his appointment as a senior surgeon.
September 28, 1796 Want of Medicines that are Necessary but not in the Chest Michael Kalteisen Samuel Hodgdon The medicine chest sent with Captain Strong arrived, as has the clothing. Doctor Dalcho will write separately to state which medicines are needed but were not in the chest.