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August 28, 1799 Acknowledging Receipt of General Orders Abraham R. Ellery [not available] General Orders: "As some difficulties have arisen and may hereafter arise in consequence of it's not being known whether the general orders and forms issued from the Adjutant General's office have been regularly received, it is in future directed that the receipts of all general orders, all letters enclosing forms or the alteration of forms, [and] all letters containing new arrangements in...
December 10, 1795 General Orders of Head Quarters John Mills James McHenry Transmits copy of general orders.
May 26, 1800 [General Orders] Men Enlisted under the Order of Jan. 27, 1800 W. North [not available] General Orders: The men enlisted for and during the existing differences between the US and the French Republic are not to be discharged until further orders respecting them are given.
July 31, 1797 EXTRACT: [Extract of General Orders] Thomas H. Cushing William Simmons Inspector will furnish to the Paymaster General the names and dates of absentees to be struck from the muster roll.
May 22, 1800 [General Orders] Disbandment of Light Dragoons W. North [not available] General Orders: it has been the duty of Maj. Gen. Hamilton to announce the disbandment of the six additional troops of Light Dragoons to be accomplished by the 14th of June next.
August 7, 1791 Extract of Orders Given by St Clair Arthur St. Clair [not available] Appointment of Dr. Allison to Surgeon General until further orders received.
April 10, 1799 Reports Transition of Orders to Quartermaster General Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Reports present and future orders to the Quartermaster General, who will provide transportation of articles and to whom to charge items. Requests inclusion of Quartermaster General in invoices.
March 26, 1800 Returned Accounts for Obtaining Orders, with details William Simmons Ebenezer Stevens Simmons returned accounts to Stevens in order to obtain orders from General Hamilton in order to pass sum to Stevens' credit.
July 6, 1796 Forwarded Orders Isaac Craig James McHenry Delivery of package to A. Wayne. Orders sent forward to commanding officer at Fort Washington.
March 27, 1800 General Orders William North [not available] General and battalion orders from MG Hamilton: regulations for Paymaster General and Deputy Paymaster Generals, regarding the administration of pay and muster rolls, soldiers' pay, clothing, rations, and military stores. Stipulates situations in which various officers may draw clothing, etc; names specific officers and their jurisdictions. Covers rules for furlough applications, and directs...
March 30, 1796 Orders for Lieutenant Polhemus Unknown Author Butler Sender encloses orders for Lieutenant Polhemus and asks for acknowledgment of the receipt of the orders.
October 23, 1791 Enclosed Return, Request for Orders Bezaleel Howe Henry Knox Letter, seeks orders.
January 4, 1800 General Orders Regarding Punishment of Deserters Alexander Hamilton [not available] General Orders pertaining to the punishment of deserters with particular concern regarding preventing deserters from reenlisting with another corps. Hamilton recommends hard labor for the remainder of their term of enlistment.
March 17, 1800 General Orders pertaining to agents of Quarter Master Department William North [not available] Strictly outlines what temporary provisions and housing will be provided and how troops will conduct themselves. Discussed regulations governing building barracks and submission for reimbursement.
March 28, 1800 General Orders: Regulations Governing the Transmission of Returns William North [not available] North transmits General Orders related to Major General Hamilton's regulations governing officers in the transmission of their different returns.
April 27, 1797 General Orders for Regimental Paymasters Thomas H. Cushing William Simmons An extract from the original General Orders issued at Detroit on 10 July 1797 in which regimental paymasters are ordered to render their accounts to Paymaster General Caleb Swan who will then transmit them to William Simmons.
September 20, 1793 Extract from General Orders [not available] [not available] Extract from General Orders issued at Headquarters relating to complains about late pay.
March 16, 1799 General Orders Regarding the Issuance of Stores to Military Units Philip Church Philip Lightfoot This is Hamilton's General Order regarding the specific amounts of stores to be issued (bread, flour, meal, beef, etc.) including the amounts of ardent spirits which shall be so limited unless commanding officers specify special purposes for increases.
March 16, 1799 Marching Orders to New Town Alexander Hamilton Adam Hoops Hamilton describes the route by which Hoops is to march his troops to New Town where he will be joined by Lieutenant Boote and a party of infantry and where he will recieve further orders from either the Secretary of War of General McPherson.
May 25, 1799 Payment to Mr Fisher for services carrying orders for General Macpherson Thomas Fisher [not available] Payment to Thomas Fisher for services carrying orders of General Macpherson to sundry officers on the Northampton expedition.
July 20, 1792 Regarding Communications with General Wilkinson Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Letter, directs that General James Wilkinson will keep up a constant correspondence with Wayne. Knox will answer correspondence from Wilkinson and transmit a copy.
April 3, 1792 General Orders to Cease Offensive Hostilities James Wilkinson [not available] Hostilities to cease, Commandants to receive flags and await further orders.
July 24, 1799 General Orders will put almost an entire stop to recruiting in Pennsylvania... Thomas Lloyd Moore Alexander Hamilton " ...I made a trip to the Westward some time ago in order to visit some of my recruiting posts and am happy to inform you that the officers conduct themselves with great propriety and they have met with considerable sucess but all agree in opinion that the late General Orders will put almost an entire stop to the recruiting business in Pennsylvania...I can inform you that I have 200 to 250...
August 12, 1793 All Possible Pains Taken to Execute Orders Isaac Craig James O'Hara Writer has done his best to execute O'Hara's orders, despite O'Hara's apparent disappointment. New wagons and axes are on their way. Hodgdon has informed Craig that clothing and powder have been sent forward.
May 26, 1800 [General Orders] Disbandment of the Troops W. North [not available] General Orders: As soon as the troops shall have received their pay and emoluments, the Commanding Officer will by Companies or Detachments put them in march under the directions of their Officers for the States to which they belong.