Viewing 1–25 of 47 documents: "Chaplain"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 9, 1799 Forwarding Recommendation for a Chaplain John Adams James McHenry Forwards recommendation of Mr. Samuel as chaplain.
October 24, 1788 Pay as Brigade Chaplain William Plumb John Pierce Pay as Brigade Chaplain in favor of Plumb was retained by Howell of the Society of Cincinnati. Plumb asks that the note be delivered to him.
March 5, 1800 Recommendation for Chaplain Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Thomas Parker has recommended the Reverend William Hill for chaplain.
February 24, 1791 Wages for chaplain Joseph Howell John Stagg Informs Major Stagg that the Massachusetts regiment received wages for the chaplain. Asks Stagg to report this back to the Secretary at War.
May 2, 1796 Account of David Jones, Chaplain in the Army William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $563.58 is due David Jones, Chaplain in the Army of the US, being the balance of his account for pay and forage from June 1795 through March 1796.
September 14, 1798 Applications & Recommendation for Officer & Chaplain Appointments John Adams James McHenry Adams encloses applications for officer appointments for McHenry's consideration, as well as a recommendation for the appointment of a chaplain.
February 24, 1791 Wages for chaplain John Stagg Joseph Howell Informs the Commissioner of Army Accounts that Henry Knox requests that he certify whether or not wages were received by Jesse Ives, chaplain in a Massachusetts regiment.
July 25, 1786 Concerning service as chaplain Timothy Dwight John Pierce Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts from the Reverend Timothy Dwight, concerning his account as chaplain under the army.
March 17, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of David Jones, Chaplain in the service of the United States William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $421.21 is due David Jones, late Chaplain in the service of the United States, being six months pay and subsistence allowed him by the Act of Congress of March 3, 1797.
June 20, 1796 Account of Chaplain David Jones William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $154.01 is due David Jones, Chaplain, being the balance of his account for pay and forage for April and May 1796 and his subsistence from January through May 1796.
April 16, 1795 Payment of Reverend David Jones, Chaplain to United States Legion William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $315 is due to the Reverend David Jones for the balance of his compensation as Chaplain to the Legion of the United States from May 1794 to March 1795.
July 25, 1786 Account of a Reverend Timothy Dwight, chaplain in the army John Pierce Timothy Dwight Concerning the account of Reverend Timothy Dwight, who served as chaplain in a brigade of the army between 1777-1779.
October 28, 1798 Regarding Volunteer Company's Correspondence & the Appointment of a Military Chaplain John Adams James McHenry Adams forwards correspondence from a volunteer company at Portland; he also inquires as to whether he is empowered to appoint a chaplain to the troops, and sends Mrs. Adams' thanks to Mrs. McHenry for her recent letter.
December 4, 1792 Account of Reverend Mansfield Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for Reverend Isaac Mansfield, late a chaplain. Mansfield is owed 249 dollars.
July 31, 1786 Memorial of Reverend Robert Smith John Pierce Unknown Recipient Mentions a resolution from Congress of 1785, along with a memorial of Rev. Robert Smith, chaplain of the General Hospital for the United States of America, out of Charleston.
November 10, 1799 Divine Services on Sunday for the Troops William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith recommends to Hamilton that his troops attend divine services on Sundays and recommends that the local parson be employed for that purpose. This would eliminate the immediate necessity of appointing a chaplain.
March 5, 1800 Disturbances at a Public House, Etc. William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith took measures to obtain the correct information regarding disturbances at a public house at Elizabeth Town in which Capt. Courtlandt and Lt. Livingston were involved. Discussed Capt. Kirkland's Affairs concluding that it would be humane to let him die "as easy as possible". Addressed religious observation in the ranks. Mentioned a minister named Austin who has a strong following, Smith...
January 2, 1800 Chaplains for the Brigades Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton notes that four chaplains are authorized by the law so one chaplain should speedily be assigned to each brigade including Rev. Mr. Hill as proposed by Col. Parker.
November 6, 1799 Relative Rank of Officers and Sundry Appointments Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice discusses the relative rank of his officers and sundry appointments.
July 14, 1786 Memorial of Reverend Robert Smith John Pierce Charles Thomson Copies the report of the Commissioner for the Settling the Accounts of the late Army, regarding the Memorial of Reverend Robert Smith, late Chaplain. The Commissioner rules against the Memorial, stating that a resolution from Congress would be required.
April 1800 Appointments for the United States Army James McHenry Unknown Recipient Promotions and appointments for the Army of the United States; includes chaplains, regiments of infantry, artillerists & engineers. [Majority of names illegible]
September 26, 1787 Petition of William Bludget John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report on the Petition of William Bludget, late aid-de-camp to General Green.
November 13, 1799 No Provision in the Law for Chaplains Alexander Hamilton William S. Smith In reply to Smith's letter of November 11, 1799, states: "There is no provision in the law for chaplains, and I cannot therefore comply with your wishes. I am nevertheless deeply impressed with the importance of divine service among the troops and heretofore made it a subject of communication with the Secretary of War..."
October 10, 1786 Report on letter of General St. Clair John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report by the Commissioner of Army Accounts on a letter of General Arthur St. Clair.
[not available] Names and appointments in the United States Army James McHenry Unknown Recipient Names and appointments in the Army of the United States