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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 1, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons provides the accounts of designated paymasters to Caleb Swan for examination.
1799 Proposed Arrangement of the Officers in the 14th Regt Nathan Rice [not available] Rice listed the names of officers in the 14th Regiment in proposed order of rank, for Hamilton's approval.
November 20, 1799 Officers under command of Colonel Rice Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Following General Hamilton's orders, Col. Nathan Rice encloses a list of the officers under his command arranged according to the date of their appointment. Briefly discusses supplies such as socks, stockings, and shoes.
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 20, 1790 On war between England and Spain; presence of Arnold at Detroit; attacks on Major Beatty; Alexander McGillivray and Creek Chiefs' visit to New York Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Reports that England desires war with Spain. Possible that English will attempt to obtain New Orleans and Floridas. Rumor that [Benedict?] Arnold has been to Detroit, having reviewed the militia. Circumstances should be held in confidence. Indian attacks on Major Beatty merit vengeance. Alexander McGillivray and Creek Chiefs due to arrive next day at New York. Mentions Colonel Marinus Willett....
October 25, 1799 Settling the Rank of Sundry Officers Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice lists the officers of his regiment--captains, first lieutenants, and second lieutenants--in the rank order that he believes is appropriate. He willingly defers if Hamilton does not agree.
1800 Explanation of the Vouchers Suspended by the Comptroller in the Accounts of John Wilkins Jr. John Wilkins, Jr. [not available] General Account of expenditures by Quarter Master General which were suspended by Comptroller and now admitted after receipt of additional vouchers. Chart lists number of voucher, date of payment, to whom and where paid, description of articles or services.
July 20, 1790 Secretary of War to General Harmar Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Thanks for "break[ing] up the next of vagabond Indians near Scioto" and encouraged Harmar to pursue them until they are eliminated. Discussed methods for transporting and obtaining provisions. Knox informs Harmar of McGillivray's impending arrival at Philadelphia and also mentions potential frontier ramifications of war between England and Spain. Emphasized employing and the payment of...
April 25, 1799 Arrangement of the Artillery (Enclosure) Alexander Hamilton James McHenry A detailed description of the arrangement of the artillery for the following; for the Western Army; for Georgia and South Carolina; for North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland; for Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York; for Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire; and for the Field.
May 16, 1799 Assignment of Officers Alexander Hamilton [not available] Hamilton lists the assignment of officers to the two Regiments of Artillerists and Engineers.
February 14, 1788 Forwarding of Ordnance & Stores Returns William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that he has forwarded by Lieutenant Moor the Returns of Ordnance and Quartermaster Stores for the month of January. Also adds that Mr. Morrow has asked about the five hundreds arms in want of repair. Encloses an account of Mrs. Randal for taking care of Captain Molly (Margaret Corbin).
July 6, 1799 Submission of List of Officer Appointees for 9th, 10th, 14th, & 15th Regiments James McHenry John Adams McHenry submits a list of candidates for appointment to officer vacancies in the 9th, 10th, 14th and 15th Infantry Regiments. Expresses doubts about the character and sobriety of one appointee, and asks that his appointment be withheld until more information on him can be gathered. Also mentions a Samuel Mackay, recommended by the Senate for a lieutenancy, but who has been recommended by others...
May 16, 1799 Disposition of Two Regiments of Artillerists & Engineers Philip Church [not available] Explains the disposition of two regiments of Artillerists and Engineers. Of the First Regiment, the battalion commanded by Major Rivardi is assigned to the western Army; another battalion commanded by Major Truman is to garrison the posts in Georgia and South Carolina; another battalion commanded by Major Ford is to garrison the posts in North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland; Etc.
April 17, 1800 Return of Officers James McHenry Unknown Recipient Return of the officers who have been appointed under the act entitled "An Act to augment the Army of the United States," aka the Provisional Army. Document written up by Secretary James McHenry.
September 11, 1798 Measures for Georgia's Defense & Interactions with Blacks James McHenry James Jackson Apologizes for not responding earlier, due to the evacuation of the public offices from fever-stricken Philadelphia. Congratulates the recipient on Georgia's adoption of a new constitution, and hopes for a new period in which the federal government will not have headaches caused by "the western lands" [presumably of Georgia]. Also approves of Georgia and South Carolina's barring entrance to...
1798 Candidates for Army Appointments from Massachusetts Alexander Hamilton [not available] Extensive list of men reviewed for appointments to army officer positions. Prior military service, professions, and character reviewed.
January 1, 1800 Balances Due the United States, 1st of January 1800 Unknown Author [not available] This is a 37 page list of those who have balances owed to the United States.
April 15, 1800 Return of Officers Appointed to Augment the Army James McHenry Unknown Recipient Return of the Officers who have been appointed under the act, entitled "An act to augment the Army of the United States, and for other purposes" designating such officers who have accepted their appointments and those who have declined accepting, resigned their commissions, died, etc.
August 28, 1794 Report of Battle at Fallen Timbers, and Subsequent Destruction of Indian Property Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Reports victory in battle with Indians and British (Canadian) militia on Aug. 20 [Battle of Fallen Timbers]. Describes battle in detail, including tactics, officers and units recommended for bravery, killed, etc. Notes that Legion remained in area for three days, destroying Indian houses and fields, while the British garrison remained complacent within the fort at Roche de Bout. Reports large...
June 15, 1788 Describes Activity Surrounding Fort Harmar, French Creek, Preparations for Indian Treaty Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Describes journey to French Creek and Captain Heart's work on his garrison and with the Seneca and Munsee. Describes geography. Discusses efforts to prepare for treaty. Refers to provisions and supplies and transportation by public expense. Reports numbers of boats and emigrants to pass through. Discusses land reserved by Congress and the lower land. Mentions dismantling of Fort McIntosh....