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March 19, 1794 Stoppage of the Pay of deceased Major General Richard Butler Joseph Howell Maria Butler General Richard Butler's widow - Maria Butler - is asked to transmit the deceased General's vouchers to the War Department so that the stoppages can be lifted and the General's pay transmitted promptly to her. Butler was killed during Arthur St. Clair's defeat in November 1793.
February 9, 1794 Pay Unaccounted For Maria Butler Joseph Nourse Maria Butler inquired about pay due to troops and Little family that is unaccounted for. M. Butler found pay rolls with receipts from 30 non-commissioned officers and privates in private accounts of late General Butler. M. Butler requested instructions on how to settle the accounts mentioned.
July 5, 1798 Mrs. General Butler's Claim James Ross William Simmons Ross thanks Simmons for his efforts on behalf of Mrs. Butler's claim. She will shortly draw the money and Ross will advise her on who to manage it once it is deposited in the Bank of the United States.
September 16, 1791 St. Clair's Complaints Henry Knox George Washington Knox informs the President of General St. Clair's complaints about General Butler's and the quartermaster's absenses and the lack of authority of the contractor to purchase the horses needed for the approaching campaign.
March 17, 1797 Enclosed Return Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed general return of commissary stores. Noted Mrs. Butler dangerously ill.
July 2, 1791 Letter from Major General Richard Butler to Samuel Hodgdon on extra supply of overalls for troops Major General Richard Butler Samuel Hodgdon Writing to Hodgdon from Pittsburgh, Butler refers to an issue regarding overalls. Captain Davis has applied to Major Craig on this issue, but Craig will not proceed without orders from Butler. He thinks Captain Davis' order ought to be good enough.
January 11, 1794 Account of the Late General Butler Joseph Howell Major Erkuries Beatty Howell is not able to reveal the amount of stoppages made from General Butler's commmutation until he has gathered further information.
September 3, 1787 Cited letter or document, General Thomas to Major General Richard Butler General Thomas Major General Richard Butler Cited in Butler to Hodgden, 10/04/1787.
December 18, 1796 Request for Instructions on Pay for Sergent Howe Major General Richard Butler William Simmons Butler received money from Issac Craig, Deputy Paymaster General, but could not pay Sergent Charles Howe due to his absence on command. Butler requested instructions from Simmons on how to pay the Sergent who Butler believed settled in Pittsburg due to his discharge from service. Requested confirmation of receipt rolls sent many months ago to Accountants office.
December 22, 1791 Maria Butler speaks of the death of General Butler to Washington Maria Butler George Washington Letter, discusses death of Butler; discusses pioneeers and frontier life; discusses militia and protection of the frontier.
November 26, 1792 On the late Major General Richard Butler's rifles John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon John Stagg reports that the late General Richard Butler, [second in command, killed during St. Clair expedition, 4 November 1791] was authorized to make appraisement of the rifles which were private property and used in public service.
August 14, 1799 Explains Reactions to Account of Captain Butler's Continuance for Treaty with Cherokees David Henley James McHenry Encloses Captain Butler's report as part of his continuance as commissioner of a treaty with the Cherokees. Raises a few questions about past reports, to which Captain Butler objects.
September 9, 1791 Duplicates of Knox's and Butler's Letters John Stagg Arthur St. Clair Chief Clerk John Stagg sends duplicates of two letters to General St. Clair.
July 8, 1788 Cited letter or document, Captain Joseph Brant to General Butler Captain Joseph Brant General Butler Letter, Citation only Cited in Butler to St. Clair, 07/18/1788.
June 22, 1791 Report on State of Readiness Major General Richard Butler Arthur St. Clair General Butler reports on the state of readiness of his men, horses, and supplies.
August 2, 1791 Protecting the Frontier Major General Richard Butler Arthur St. Clair General Butler reports on the measures he has taken to protect the frontier.
September 16, 1796 Credit to Lieutenant Butler's account and Craig's account William Simmons Isaac Craig Acknowledges receipt of receipt roll of Lieutenant Richard Butler that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office and the account of pay of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Butler that will be credited to Craig's account.
September 4, 1799 Presents Concern over Bill to Thomas Butler David Henley John Wilkins, Jr. Received bill for Thomas Butler. Claims misunderstanding due to delay of payment. Requests direction.
April 8, 1791 Take the Command of General St. Clair, Etc. Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler General Butler should locate the person commanding the Virginia battalion and give him the necessary money and orders. Colonel Rawlings has declined the Maryland battalion but might accept the regiment if Colonel Hall declines. General Butler is to go to Carlisle to repair deficiencies in the battalions of levies at that place and then he should proceed to the frontier to take the command of...
July 26, 1791 Drum head for General Butler's son Isaac Craig Unknown Recipient Letter from Major Isaac Craig regarding a drum head for General Butler's son.
April 18, 1800 Notification on Actions to be Taken with Butler William Simmons Richard Chandler Chandler to hold Butler accountable for double rations taken. Money charged to Butler to be paid to Chandler should be forwarded to Mr. Henley.
April 18, 1800 Notification of Payment Due William Simmons Thomas Butler Simmons notified Butler his request for double rations was denied and Butler owed the balance to Mr. Chandler. If Butler does not pay Chandler, Chandler was authorized by Simmons to deduct to given amount from Butler's pay.
November 3, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Captain Butler William Simmons Captain Edward Butler William Simmons confirms receipt of account statements sent by Captain Edward Butler.
June 7, 1787 Major Eccleston; Mr. Lord Butler; General Greene's payments Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Mentions Major Eccleston's business. Asks that Swan not wait for Howell's return but grant what may appear right with regard to Mr. Lord Butler. Mentions money paid by General Greene to the officers of North Carolina Line; has no doubt that returns are accurate.
June 9, 1791 Letter from the Secretary of War Henry Knox Butler Alerts Butler that Samuel Hodgdon is on his way to Fort Pitt and should be able to supply the campaign. There should be enough flour for Butler's post, but they will have to rely on live cattle for meat. Major Butler has been appointed to the Eastern Battalion. Colonel Proctor's mission failed, so General Scott's expedition will go forward; Butler is to send copies of Proctor's dispatches to...