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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 15, 1786 Orders drawn by Treasury on receiver of continental taxes John Pierce Robert Fenner Sends orders drawn by Treasury on the receiver of Continental taxes for Fenner's state in favor of officers of line.
March 6, 1784 Continental Army accounts John Pierce Philip Audebert Discusses obtaining money for payment of Continental Army subsistence accounts
November 11, 1782 General Greene's Report on Clothing for the Southern Army Nathaniel Greene Benjamin Lincoln Greene informs Lincoln that he is taking measures to obtain clothing for the troops. He reports that he has on hand only a small part of his army's winter clothing. After issuing clothing to the troops going to the north he will have only a small pittance left. Greene discusses his financial arrangements for paying for the clothing through bills drawn on the Continental Army's Financier.
August 20, 1794 Delivery of Continental Stores Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Transportation and delivery of goods discussed.
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.
June 16, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Major R. Fenner Pierce pays Major Fenner via Col. Blount.
January 20, 1786 Settlement with a Continental Regiment John Pierce Henry Knox Discusses the settlement of the accounts of a Regiment from one of the states' Continental Line.
April 21, 1787 Payment Comes Through for Colonel Humphrey's Corps Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Notifies Wadsworth that Knox has obtained 2 warrants for pay of Col. Humphrey's corps from the Board of Treasury. As a sign of trust in Wadsworth, Knox has made the warrants payable to him. Wadsworth is to hold the money until the exact amounts due are figured out from Humphrey's muster rolls and payrolls, then pay it out.
July 5, 1798 Contractor payment for services for Continental Troops [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Note by James McHenry to make payment to contractor Richard Parker for furnishing Continental troops with transportation, wood, keeping the rooms clean and in good order.
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.
March 13, 1786 Settlement of the Continental Lines John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Copies of documents needed to settle the accounts of the Continental Lines of the states are to be transmitted to the state executives
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 25, 1794 Ten Continental Horses, Etc. Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Hunts discusses the disposition of ten continental horses. One of the horses was taken by one of General Miller's wagoners while the remaining nine were put up for public sale. He has received 800 stand of arms with more coming in daily from the men who were furloughed or sick. The confused manner in which the militia men return their arms prevents him from making a return as yet.
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.
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,.
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."
April 21, 1796 Details on John Blair and John Peck, Agents for Regiments in Continental Service James Mott William Simmons Peck and Blair never submitted account information to the State of New Jersey because they were Continental Officers and not accountable to the state, but by recent direction of Congress, Mott had to explain the whereabouts of their information.
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.
February 9, 1785 Payment of Continental troops and New York militia Peter Curtenius John Pierce Information on continental troops may be obtained by Joseph Gasherie. Mentions auditors and the liquidation of pay of Continental Troops. Discusses pay of New York militia officers while in captivity. Cannot designate who were continental and who were militia officers. Mentions settlements with Colonel Lee's legion. closes by discussing the falling of securities in New York.
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
May 6, 1786 Account of Colonel Dubois Joseph Howell Unknown Recipient Report of Colonel Dubois' account for his service in the Revolutionary War while commanding his regiment
October 31, 1788 Pension for Prince Negroe Captain Moses Cleaveland Joseph Howell Prince Negroe enlisted into the Continental Service in 1777, belonging to the Second Connecticut Regiment. He lost an eye and was rendered infirm. Asks that he be given a pension.
August 23, 1790 An Estimate of the Expense of Troops for an Expedition Against the Wabash Henry Knox [not available] An estimate of the expense of employing, for three months, one thousand seven hundred militia, and four hundred continental troops, in an expedition against the Wabash Indians--two hundred of the militia to be mounted. Includes pay and subsistence of militia and Continental troops; Quarter Master's Department, including hire of horses and boats.
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.