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September 27, 1800 Burglary of the Superintendent's Office James Byers William Simmons It appears that the office of the Superintendent of Arms at Springfield has been broken open and considerable depredations made on his papers. This burlary occurred six to eight weeks ago but recently was leaked out by General Sheppard. The missing papers relate to charges brought against someone so Simmons should be wary of the authenticity of papers presented to him by that person.
January 25, 1787 Suppression of Insurgents Henry Knox Gouverneur Morris Knox tells Morris of the actions of General Sheppard and General Lincoln's forces as they sought to confront the insurgents during Shays' Rebellion.
February 25, 1792 Stock Clasp John Sheppard William Knox Sheppard wants Knox to send him a stock clasp for a pattern suit for the War Office.
May 6, 1791 Scouts and Settlers Killed by Indians Col. David Sheppard Henry Knox Too few soldiers led to inadequate defense of frontier and Indians killed many scouts and settlers. Captain Kirkwood to provide accurate account of incident. Request for arms and ammunition.
April 19, 1798 Equipage to be Forwarded to Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry The Commanding General has ordered the Quartermaster to forward to Pittsburgh a supply of horsemen's tents, common tents, and sheet iron for camp kettles.
May 20, 1790 Samuel Hodgdon's Receipt for Clothing Samuel Hodgdon John Stagg Return of clothing received of Smith & Sheppard for the use of the Levy Troops, Philadelphia May 20th 1791.
August 6, 1798 An Order for Tents Samuel Hodgdon Peter Shoemaker Enclosed is an order on Major Bedinger for one horseman's and six common tents for the use of Lt. Shoemaker's men.
May 20, 1791 United States Account with Smith & Shepherd Edward Nixon Nicholas Eveleigh Balance due Smith & Shepherd for clothing and articles delivered.
April 16, 1786 Return of the men deserted from a detachment of the First American Regiment Edward Spear Samuel Hodgdon Return of the men deserted from a detachment of the First American Regiment commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar, includes their name, age, height, complexion, trade, place of birth, clothing taken with them, and their date of enlistment.
August 11, 1788 Payment of men of German Regiment Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Lists the men of the German Regiment who received certificates for balance of pay.
August 8, 1793 Governor of Georgia holds a council of war with his generals Governor Edward Telfair [not available] This document records the issues presented by the Governor to the council of war for advice on forming the military expedition against the Creek Indians.
March 8, 1799 Outlines Process of Payment through Paymaster General and Quartermaster General James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to conversation about payment for the troops and subsequent bill. Speaks of process with paymaster general and quartermaster general.
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...
November 12, 1799 Office of Clothier General Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Until the office of Clothier General has been appointed, the Deputy Paymaster General will perform his duties.
September 16, 1799 Instructions for the Paymaster General, Inspector General, and Comptroller James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to express instructions for the Treasury and the paymaster general, including money advances and payment forms. Writes of efforts of Inspector General to muster the troops and the Comptroller to work with the paymaster general.
December 10, 1795 General Orders of Head Quarters John Mills James McHenry Transmits copy of general orders.
May 9, 1799 Wilkinson's Brigade Should Be Under Your Superintendance Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton provides directions regarding the disposition of troops and quotes a letter from General Washington in which the general observes that the whole of General Wilkinson's brigade should be under Hamilton supervision.
April 11, 1799 Forwarding Correspondence Concerning Attorney General & Prisoners James McHenry John Adams Forwards correspondence, some concerning the Attorney General and some concerning prisoners currently held by the military units under General MacPherson.
[not available] Appointment of the Quartermaster General, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Among a number of supply matters, McHenry notes that no one can be appointed Deputy Quartermaster General until the Quartermaster General is appointed and the gentleman contemplated for that post has made his acceptance dependant upon the event that General Washington takes the field.
May 30, 1796 Enclosed Opinion of the Attorney General William Simmons James McHenry Enclosed the Attorney General's opinion regarding the claims of General Wayne and Captain De Butts.
January 22, 1799 Thoughts of the General in Chief James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses General Washington's wishes to be excluded from anything other than actual field operations. The General also wants to divide the military command between the existing general officers.
December 29, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with General Wilkinson William Simmons James Wilkinson William Simmons informs General Wilkinson on the procedure for obtaining the opinion of the Attorney General.
February 14, 1800 Extra Labor to Assist Adjutant and Inspector General Samuel Dexter John Adams Mentioned "great inconveniences for want of a competent general staff". Requested additional labor to assist the Adjutant and Inspector General with their duties. Stated that the current Adjutant and Inspector General's can not be expected to perform all their tasks at their current pay grade.
December 31, 1789 Knox sends thanks to General Maunsell Henry Knox John Maunsell Memorandum from Knox to General Maunsell.
July 11, 1798 Burr Will Not be Appointed Quartermaster General Timothy Pickering Oliver Wolcott, Jr. General Washington can not confide in Aaron Burr and therefore he will not be appointed Quartermaster General.