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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 17, 1788 General Smallwood account John White Joseph Howell Encloses papers of public nature. Requests answer regarding account of General Smallwood.
January 16, 1786 Brigadier General Smallwood's Account John Pierce Board of Commissioners Discusses a recommendation concerning certain charges to the account of Brigadier General Smallwood arising during service in the Revolutionary War
July 21, 1788 Regarding General Smallwood account Joseph Howell John White Discusses General Smallwood's pay and subsistence. Mr. Pierce is dying.
May 21, 1799 Certification of payment; Private Thomas Smallwood, 1st Regiment Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment of $32.98 due to Thomas Smallwood, recently discharged from the 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers.
February 4, 1784 Money for clothing allowance Joseph Nourse John Pierce Nourse - Register of the Treasury - says that his office has in its possession money that was provided as a clothing allowance to General Smallwood. Since obviously, this is not the money that was actually provided, he wants to know what he should do with the money he has.
February 27, 1788 Offering condolences for loss John Pierce John White Offers his condolences to John White, who recently lost a family member. Briefly mentions the account of Governor Smallwood of Maryland.
June 17, 1796 Forged powers of attorney for soldiers' land grants William Simmons Clement Biddle Discusses forged powers of attorney presented at the War Department from soldiers John Young and William Smallwood claiming land as soldiers of the Maryland line. Mentions a man arrested for receiving false land warrants
May 17, 1786 Promotions of Maryland Continental Officers John Pierce John White Promotions of officers of the Maryland Continental Regiments; directs that a history be made of the service of the Maryland officers.
July 10, 1794 A Drum for Blackburn's Comany John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is to issue to Lt. William Smallwood Grayson for Capt. Richard Scott Blackburn's Company of Artillerists and Engineers a drum with carriage and case, one pair of drumsticks, and two fifes with fife cases.
April 26, 1790 Attendance at Meeting Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Believed there would not be a sufficient number of representatives of the Cincinnati at the meeting in Philadelphia to perform essential business. Knox "earnestly hopes" he and his party will form a majority.
July 9, 1784 Pay accounts and impropriety Thomas Gassaway John Pierce Thomas Gassaway, Assistant Commissioner for Settling Pay of the Maryland Line, sends to John Pierce a letter inclosed with pay accounts. Gassaway has been accused of impropriety.
January 16, 1786 Discusses Issues Related to Officer Pay John Pierce John White Discusses several officers' accounts, accounting records, and the disposition of pay certificates.
May 3, 1794 Application Requesting an Appointment in the Navy Alexander Murray Unknown Recipient Captain Murray describes his qualifications for an appointment to the Naval Department as captain of a frigate.
November 4, 1798 Notification of Bounty Paid John Hancock William Simmons Hancock encloses receipts and a list of men who have been paid bounty.
June 16, 1796 Forged Powers of Attorney Clement Biddle William Simmons CITATION only. Simmons to Biddle 06/17/1796. [Discusses forged powers of attorney presented at the War Department from soldiers John Young and William Smallwood claiming land as soldiers of the Maryland line. Mentions a man arrested for receiving false land warrants.]
July 11, 1794 Monies advanced to Ensign Grayson Henry Knox William Grayson Pay $45.33 to Samuel Meredith, Treasurer United States, balance of monies advanced to Grayson for 3 months pay as ensign.
1794 Officers for the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers War Department Unknown Recipient List of the Captains, Lieutenants, Surgeon and Surgeon's Mates for the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, appointed June 2, 1794.
January 22, 1796 The Case of Capt. Blackburn and the Loss of Recruitment Money Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott discusses the case of Lieutenant Grayson who was advanced $150 for recruiting and failed to enlist recruits prior to his death. Captain Blackburn advanced him the money since Grayson obviously could not pay bounties without the necessary funds. When he died he was insolvent so it appears there is no way to recover the money.
November 5, 1796 Captain James Bruff report from Fort Niagara James Bruff William Simmons Discussed his muster roll and shifts of detachments at Fort Niagara. Mentioned returned deserters and musicians. Enlistments due to expire soon. Discussed problem of soldiers deserting to Canada and enlisting in the British Army. Bruff was mortified that his men deserted, but noted that desertion is not from lax discipline; rather it was because of a desire for change, and incentives such as 200...
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.