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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 4, 1798 Certification of Military Service E. Starr Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a certificate that testifies to the service of Jonathan Phillips as a Lieutenant in the Corps of Artificers during the Revolutionary War, at which time he served with "faithfulness and approbation".
July 25, 1786 Status of the artillery Artificers; claims by Major Perkins Joseph Howell Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Pierce not being available, the author has opened the letter. The status of the artillery Artificers has not yet been resolved by Congress so no action can be taken on their claims. The claims by Major Perkins related to wood forage should properly be handled by Mr. Milligan.
October 19, 1785 Half pay claimed by artificers John Pierce President of Congress John Pierce, Commissioner of Army Accounts, reports to Congress on the commutation claimed by officers of the corps of artificers.
July 24, 1797 Pay of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Acknowledges receipt of Lieutenant Dransy's certificate relative to artificers and the pay rolls of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers. Money for the pay will be forwarded by Nicholas Fish, federal supervisor at New York. Cited in Freeman to Simmons, 08/02/1797.
April 1784 Relative to pay of Artificers John Pierce Colonel Pickering Questions regarding the pay entitlements of officers of artificers;
January 12, 1797 Pay of Soldiers of Engineer Corps Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Discusses his concerns regarding the pay of his soldiers who had been in the Corps of Artificers and Engineers
1800 Draft Act for better organizing the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers Alexander Hamilton [not available] Draft act for the better organizing of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
March 1800 An Act for better organizing the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers to be hereafter denominated the Corps of Engineers and Artillerists. Alexander Hamilton [not available] Separated the corps of artillerists and engineers by those on foot and those on horse. Details on how the corps should be subdivided and who should be in which group. Gave President power to raise two regiments of horse artillerists if danger is imminent.
September 12, 1786 Report on the petition of Daniel Pendleton John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report on the petition of Daniel Pendleton, late a Captain of Artificers. The objects of Pendleton's petition are: allowance as paymaster and cloathier to his company; allowance as agent for the final settlement of the accounts of his company; half-pay for life or commutation in lieu of it. Concludes that Pendleton is not warranted to receive commutation unless directed by Congress.
July 11, 1797 Pay of the garrison and artificers at West Point William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Acknowledges receipt of muster and pay rolls for the West Point garrison. Requests a certificate signed by the Superintendent of Artificers attesting to the employment of the artificers.
May 10, 1792 Permission to Enlist Artificers Henry Knox Bezaleel Howe Howe authorized enlistment of artificers such as carpenters, wheelwrights, blacksmiths, and armourers.
October 14, 1796 Request for Job as Adjutant Peter A. Dransy Stephen Rochefontaine Dransey requested the recently vacated position of adjutant in the corps if Rochefontaine felt Dransey's skills were sufficient.
November 4, 1795 Money Paid to Director of Artillery Artificers Daniel Stevens William Simmons Stevens has received $362 from the Treasury and paid it to the Director of Artillery Artificers.
August 25, 1786 Petition of Absalom Baird, surgeon John Pierce Charles Thomson The Commissioner for Settling the Accounts of the late Army has reported on the petition of Absalom Baird, who served as a surgeon in Baldwin's Corps of Artificers, requesting commutation in lieu of half pay.
March 9, 1800 Organizing the Corps of Artillerists & Engineers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Enclosed is an Act which enacts a reorganization in which the present Corps of Artillerists and Engineers will hereafter be composed of a Regiment of Engineers, a Regiment of Horse Artillerists, and a Regiment of Foot Artillerists.
1785 List of Pay and Rations for the military establishment.. [not available] [not available] List of pay and rations for military establishment; Categories include directory; professors; Staff department; Hospital department; infantry; cavalry; artillery; sappers and mines; artificers; masters of manufactures; artificers of first class; artificers of second class; tradesmen.
March 16, 1797 Support for Extra Pay of Mr. Dransy, Adj. Gen. of Artificers Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Payment of Pvt. Flood, cobbler, who made thirty pairs of shoes for soldiers at West Point. Rules governing artificers discussed. Artificers under direction of Mr. Dransy benefited U.S. through their repair of the barracks and machinery; Rochefontaine supports the extra pay for Dransy.
November 16, 1792 Winter Quarters, Artificers, Log Town, and Cleaning of Shot Isaac Craig Henry Knox Mentions preparations for winter quarters at Log Town; furnished with necessary implements and material for building; party of artificers followed. Mr. Campbell had a man cleaning the shot that was sent to the fort.
February 17, 1797 Pay of the Corps at West Point William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Acknowledges receipt of the pay roll for the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at West Point that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office. Notes that the Army regulations due not consider shoemakers as artificers. Money for the pay will be sent by Nicholas Fish, federal supervisor at New York.
December 15, 1787 Deming and Boyer discuss army accounts with Joseph Howell John Deming Joseph Howell John Deming and Peter Boyer forward a return of men considered to be the quota of Massachusetts to Joseph Howell. Howell had previously requested this return.
July 7, 1794 Statement of Expenditures for Fortifications at New London Nathaniel Richards War Department Itemized list of expenditures for fortifications at this city, which includes payments to different artificers, materials used, and equipment bought.
October 6, 1786 Committee of Congress John Pierce Samuel Hodgdon Encloses the report of a committee of Congress respecting the artificers.
February 3, 1790 Receipt of clothing for Corps of Artillery Henry Knox [not available] Reciept of clothing for Corps of Artillery.
August 31, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nicholas Fish Simmons authorizes Fish to make payment to Ebenezer Stevens.
January 14, 1791 Appointment of John Tharp as a Superintendant of Artificers Henry Knox Joseph Howell Knox appoints John Tharp a Superintendant of Artificers to be employed on the western frontier.