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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 22, 1783 Clothing for the Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Clothing purchased for the Southern Army by General Greene. Greene has advised that he has drawn bills on the Superintendant of Finance for the amount of the purchase. This purchase will allow Lincoln to send the clothing purchased in Virginia to the main Army.
September 26, 1787 Report on petition of William Blodget John Pierce Unknown Recipient The Commissioner of Army Accounts reports on the petition of William Blodget; mentions General Greene.
February 8, 1790 Debts of General Greene Henry Knox Edward Carrington Discussed General Greene's debts which are a mix of public and private. Debts must be settled or his family will be left penniless.
October 21, 1787 Account of Major Edmund Hyrne, aide de camp to Major General Greene George Reid [not available] Major Edmund Hyrne, aide de camp to Major General Greene, has lodged an account of sundry disbursements.
May 8, 1794 Account of Willis Greene Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Willis Greene, late lieutenant in the Virginia Line.
October 15, 1792 Petition of the Widow Greene War Department Edward Carrington Discusses petition of Catherine Greene, the widow of General Nathaniel Greene. Mrs. Greene had presented to the United States Congress a petition for indemnity to recover funds that her husband had paid to Charleston merchants for clothing of troops during the Revolutionary War.
March 12, 1790 Knox discusses the evidence regarding Gen. Greene's case with Rutledge Henry Knox Russell Rutledge Letter, discusses Greene's letters and statements.
March 6, 1784 Inscription for Gen. Greene's honorary cannon Samuel Hodgdon Timothy Pickering Memorandum with the inscription to be placed on two brass cannon taken from the British to be given by order of Congress to Major General Nathaniel Greene in honor of his services as commander of the Southern Army in the Revolutionary war. The direction to obtain the canon at West Point and deliver them to a contractor for the engraving work.
December 19, 1782 Clothing for the Southern Army from Charleston Nathaniel Greene Benjamin Lincoln Greene informs Lincoln that in consequence of Lincoln's orders Greene had taken measures to provide winter clothing to his soldiers. Greene reports that Banks and Company have furnished most of the articles wanted and will provide the rest. Complains that prices goods are high. Reports that demand for cloths among the planters is so great that clothing can sell at high prices. Contracts cannot be...
July 24, 1787 Account by Major Edmund Hyrne Joseph Howell Joseph Nourse Enclose copy of account by Major Edmund Hyrne, Aide De Camp and Secretary to the late Major General Greene for sundry advances made to officers of southern army.
July 21, 1790 Refuting claims of impropriety on the part of General Greene William Burnet Henry Knox Burnet confirms that he received a message from Knox informing him of the suggestions that General Greene was conducting an improper business relationship with John Banks and Company, and that the evidence was in Burnetís possession by way of his sonís papers. The allegations were also that Greene compelled Burnet to relinquish this evidence to him. Burnet addresses these allegations and...
July 26, 1791 My Independence & Happiness Depend on Congress Catharine Greene Alexander Hamilton Mrs. Greene asks for Hamilton's assistance as she petitions Congress for reimbursement of the personal funds spent by her husband in payment for supplies needed by the army during the War for Independence,.
April 29, 1800 Requests that the "General Greene" Stop on Her Return to the US Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Directed Captain Talbot to direct the "General Greene" to call on her return to the US at the mouth of the Mississippi for General James Wilkinson.
November 19, 1784 Papers from General Greene Tench Tilghman John Pierce Tench Tilghman sends to John Pierce a letter enclosed with papers from General Greene.
January 3, 1783 Certification on Greene's Conduct John Banks [not available] Banks certifies that Major General Greene never had nor did hold any commercial connection with him and that Greene never expressed an interest or desire for such a connection.
July 20, 1784 Accounts of the Southern Army John S. Dart John Pierce His account and some accounts of the Southern Army have been forwarded. Encloses a bill of exchange.
November 11, 1782 General Greene's Report on Clothing for the Southern Army Nathaniel Greene Benjamin Lincoln Greene informs Lincoln that he is taking measures to obtain clothing for the troops. He reports that he has on hand only a small part of his army's winter clothing. After issuing clothing to the troops going to the north he will have only a small pittance left. Greene discusses his financial arrangements for paying for the clothing through bills drawn on the Continental Army's Financier.
February 7, 1791 Account of pay and commutation of estate of Ichabod Burnett Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Howell enclosed account of pay and commutation due the estate of Ichabod Burnett, who was the late Adjutant General to Major General Greene. Mentioned that if the contract for clothing was closed than Howell's previous complaints cease.
February 5, 1783 Refutation of Financial Impropriety Nathaniel Greene Benjamin Lincoln Greene enclosed letters and certificates to refute rumors of financial impropriety in his contracts with Charleston merchants to supply his army with clothing. Greene wants to give Lincoln the letters necessary to silence any insinuations that may arise in Virginia. Malicious reports have also appeared in South Carolina concerning improper financial dealings between Banks and Morris.
October 15, 1792 Forwarded report from Board of Treasury Henry Knox Edward Carrington Knox forwards a report from the Board of Treasury to Colonel Edward Carrington. Carrington intends to use the information to aid the claim of Nathaniel Greene's widow.
July 10, 1782 General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln expresses sympathy for the sufferings of General Greene's troops. Greene's army entitled to better fare. Mentions the meritorious and gallant exertions of Greene's troops under extreme difficulties. Lincoln believes they merited a better fate. He regrets that he is unable to redress the army's grievances. Other extracts mention supplies and clothing during the Revolutionary War.
September 15, 1788 Colonel Lee's accounts John White Joseph Howell Suggests there is mistake regarding clothing charged to Lee. Accounts of his legion were settled by Mr. Dunscomb. Presumes Dunscomb made offer to deduct it from their arrears.
September 30, 1782 Clothing for General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln desires to be informed by General Greene if Greene will be able to provide clothing for the troops he will retain with his army. Lincoln has no doubt that the clothing can be provided if Charleston is evacuated by the British. But despite difficulties and little hope of success he will ship the clothing from Philadelphia if it cannot be obtained in Charleston.
July 27, 1781 Receipt of Funds for the Southern Army William S. Alexander John Pierce Alexander's receipt and promise to deliver money being sent from the Continental Army's Paymaster General to General Nathaniel Greene's Southern Army.
April 2, 1783 Suppression of Rumors Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Idle surmise mentioned by Greene has not reached the office of the Secretary at War's office, nor does Lincoln suppose it ever will. But he assures Greene that should anyone presume to echo the malicious whisper the most pointed contradiction shall suppress it.