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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 19, 1790 Pay Due to Family of Deceased Continental Officers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Discusses pay due to the heirs of deceased members of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.
March 6, 1784 Continental Army accounts John Pierce Philip Audebert Discusses obtaining money for payment of Continental Army subsistence accounts
October 18, 1796 Claim of Continental Army soldier Peter Harris William Simmons Theodore Foster Discusses the claim of the administrator to the estate of Peter Harris, a late soldier of the Rhode Island Line (Continental Army), and its relation to the Act of Limitations.
October 8, 1785 Evils Done by the State of Massachusetts to Veterans of the Continental Army Benjamin Lincoln William Jackson Benjamin Lincoln requests a meeting with General William Jackson so as to rectify the "evils" done by the offices of the state of Massachusetts to the veterans of the Continental Army. Said officers are asking daily for their sufferings to be represented to the U.S. government.
December 23, 1789 State Monies Expended in Recruiting the Late Continental Army Joseph Howell Eleazer McComb Delaware seeks to charge the United States for monies expended in recruiting the late Continental Army,.
April 25, 1786 Colonel Willett's regiment cannot be paid John Pierce Marinus Willett Informs Colonel Willett that his regiment cannot be paid because a resolution of Congress when the regiment was raised required that New York first fill up its Continental quota, which condition was not met.
December 18, 1789 Letter from General Moses Hazen requesting settlement of charges as officer in Continental Army Tobias Lear Alexander Hamilton Lear sends letter from General Moses Hazen, who had been in command of the Second Canadian Regiment during the Revolution. Hazen is asking for a settlement of his charges against the United States as an officer of the Continental Army.
March 2, 1796 Letter to the President of Congress John Pierce John Hancock The Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General writes John Hancock - the President of Congress - on the subject of officers in the Continental Army.
May 4, 1790 Requests information on Colonel Ely William McClay Joseph Howell Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts pertaining to the compensation to Colonel John Ely of the 2nd Connecticut Regiment, particularly how long he received pay as a colonel in the Continental Army. Requests additional information.
January 11, 1797 Not entitled to land William Simmons Robert Lyon Notification to Lyon that he is not entitled to land from the United States because he resigned his commission in the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment of the Continental Army in April 1778
August 20, 1794 Delivery of Continental Stores Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Transportation and delivery of goods discussed.
July 31, 1786 Claim for pay due John Harris Charles Anderson Unknown Recipient Order to deliver the pay due to John Harris - soldier in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War - to Richard Anderson.
January 27, 1784 Pay of Connecticut Continentals Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John Pierce Wolcott is requesting that Pierce inform him of the amounts that were provided by the Continental Army to pay the short term enlistees in the Connecticut militia. Since Connecticut had already provided for the pay of these men, it was not necessary for them to also be paid by the Army. He requests that receipts be provided so that Connecticut will know how much was provided.
December 8, 1784 Service of Ezra Coates William Winchester Office of Army Accounts, Paymaster General, Pay Office (1783-1792) William Winchester sends the paymaster general a voucher attesting to the service of Ezra Coates.
June 10, 1784 Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts Mason John Pierce Discusses the settlement of his accounts and the switching of continental securities for state notes
September 12, 1788 Request for compensation John Thacher Joseph Howell Is in hopes of obtaining compensation for the many hours of pain and anguish from wound received at Lake Champlain, 1776 while acting as Captain in Continental Army in Colonel Swift's Regiment under General Waterbury and commander of the Galley Washington.
September 20, 1786 Account of subsistence John Pierce John Gassaway Encloses the account of subsistence due to John Gassaway's brother. Mentions the "total want of Cash in the Continental funds."
March 17, 1796 Claims of Maryland Continental Soldier William Simmons Robert Goodloe Harper Advises Harper that the claims of John McNeal, a soldier in a company of Colonel Rawling's "Flying Camp" Regiment of Maryland Continental Army troops that was captured at the surrender of Fort Washington, cannot be honored by the U.S. as there are no returns of payments or muster rolls for the Maryland unit.
September 23, 1785 Pay of Continental Officers John Pierce Richard Henry Lee Discusses the pay of the officers of the Continental line who served on the general staff in the Revolutionary War in regards to the case of Bryan Bruen
April 4, 1786 Petition of Andrew Pepin Commissioner of Army Accounts John Hancock Report to Congress on the petition of Andrew Pepin for additional pay and allowances for his services in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.
May 11, 1786 Pay of Continental Army Judge Advocates John Pierce John Kean Pierce discusses the pay and entitlements of judge advocates in the Continental Army at various periods of the Revolutionary War
November 6, 1798 Regarding a Power of Attorney Anthony Dey William Simmons Letter to the War Department Accountant concerning a power of attorney given from John McClanning, late a Continental soldier, to Cornelius Haring.
March 7, 1791 Regulating the Military Establishment Henry Knox George Clinton Letter, directs recruits for Continental army service.
February 27, 1793 Petition of Regional Paymasters Henry Knox Senate of the United States Secretary Knox addresses the U.S. Senate regarding the petition of Charles Knowles, and others, late Regimental Paymasters, and agents of Massachusetts quota of Continental Army.
August 25, 1786 Petition of John Leseur John Pierce Charles Thomson The Commissioner for Settling the Accounts of the late Army has reported on the petition of John Leseur, which Pierce forwards to the Secretary of Congress. The complaint seems to be related to the depreciation of continental paper money.