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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 9, 1796 Army Pay and Accounts William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses a deficiency in the estimates for Army pay. Accounts and vouchers. Asks Swan to forward his accounts quarterly.
December 5, 1796 Account of Ensign Meriwether Lewis William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $20.56 is due Ensign Meriwether Lewis, being the balance of his account of the expenses for himself, a Dragoon, and a Servant from the Headquarters of the Army with dispatches from the Commander in Chief to this city.
July 20, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of John M. Scott William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $41.06 is due John M. Scott, late Surgeon of the Army of the United States, for his expenses transporting public money from Philadelphia to the Headquarters of the Army in July 1793.
October 18, 1796 Pay advance to Captain Britt William Simmons Caleb Swan Informs Swan, the paymaster at Army headquarters, of an advance of pay and subsistence that he has made to Captain Daniel Britt
May 5, 1796 Expenses of Captain Jonathan Taylor William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $64 is due Captain Jonathan Taylor for his expenses bringing public dispatches from the Headquarters of the Army to the Secretary of War.
June 11, 1796 Pay of the Army William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses the pay of certain soldiers. Requests that as "the Army have not been paid regularly lately" and to conform to an Act of Congress Swan should in future regularly forward estimates of the pay of the Army. Discusses accounting of monies forwarded to a doctor and mentions that the "state of the Treasury" has delayed the pay of the Army for March, April, and May
December 30, 1796 Army pay matters William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses pay of officers doing duty as adjutants, paymasters, and quartermasters; delivery of accounts and vouchers from officers with the Army; documentation required for officers to receive arrears of pay; Swan's difficulty of disposing of bank bills; arrears of pay due to the Army. Cited in Swan to Simmons, 03/22/1797.
December 2, 1794 Pay for Troops at Headquarters and the Lower Part of the Ohio Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Samuel Fisher is charged with $54,690, being for the pay, subsistence, and forage of the troops at Headquarters and the lower part of the Ohio.
July 3, 1797 Pay of the Army for 1797 Caleb Swan James McHenry Swan declares that, under the directions of Brigadier General James Wilkinson, he has drawn a set of bills upon McHenry in favor of Robert Innis in the amount of six thousand dollars on account of the pay of the Army for 1797.
July 22, 1793 Sundry Accounting Matters Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Doctor Jonathan M. Scott is leaving for the Headquarters of the Army to the Westward and is delivering the money for the pay, forage, and recruiting of the Army, including bounties. The Secretary of War authorizes Swan to make advances on the warrants of the Commander in Chief of the Army for which he will be held accountable. Enclosed is a continuation of the list of warrants and pay rolls of...
October 4, 1794 Report of Deserter Claiming to Have Been Captured By Indians & Escaped John Stagg Anthony Wayne An alleged deserter claims that he was captured by Indians and later released. If he appears in Pittsburgh, he is to be apprehended and sent to Fort Washington and on to Legion headquarters.
May 26, 1797 Army accounts William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses collection of the accounts of the officers with the Army. Mentions press of business in the War Office while Congress is in session. Cited in Swan to Simmons, 07/03/1797. Cited in Simmons to Swan, 06/02/1797.
July 16, 1796 Accounts of officers Peter Hagner Caleb Swan Discusses the status of the accounts of several Army officers.
January 7, 1784 Settlement of Pay Account James Fairlie John Pierce Discusses settlement of accounts. requests advance of notes to the amount of his commutation per resolution of Congress.
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 31, 1794 Musket & Rifle Powder John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Sixty barrels of musket powder and forty barrels of rifle powder forwarded to Pittsburgh are to be considered part of the estimate of the ordnance of the present year.
May 3, 1797 Major Hunt's settlement William Simmons Caleb Swan Requests that Swan have Major Thomas Hunt send in a settlement of his account on his arrival at the Army. Cited in Swan to Simmons, 07/03/1797. Cited in Simmons to Swan, 05/19/1797.
November 4, 1796 Pay of the Army William Simmons Caleb Swan Informs Swan that he is sending 65,000 dollars in bank notes sufficient to cover the arrearages of the Army's pay. Simmons urges Swan to make the payments as quickly as possible as "great complaints" were being made at the War Office in regards to lack of pay for officers and soldiers; asks Swan to communicate more frequently
May 29, 1799 Duties of the Assistant to the Adjutant General Alexander Hamilton Abraham R. Ellery Hamilton explains the duties of the Assistant to the Adjutant General. He is to perform the duties of the Adjutant General when that officer is absent or indiposed.
February 22, 1799 Divsion of New Hampshire into Recruiting Districts Samuel Livermore Alexander Hamilton Livermore provides his opinion as to how New Hampshire should be divided into recruiting districts with each county comprising a district and a town within each county as the district headquarters.
January 31, 1796 Regarding a review of discrepencies in pay estimates Caleb Swan James Wilkinson Refers to report requested by Brigadier General Wilkinson regarding discrepancies in calculations of pay between Simmons and Swan.
June 1, 1793 James McDonald Is Much Distressed, Etc. Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Mr. Britt needs to settle Army accounts for 1791and for that part of 1792 that he received the pay of the troops. James McDonald is now on pension but his account cannot be settled for want of information and therefore he is in much distress. Apparently he was in Captain Armstrong's company.
September 12, 1789 Major Doughty Suggests Spot for Headquarters on the Big Miami Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Received notice that Major Doughty arrived at Little Miami and will go to Big Miami. Suggests location for headquarters opposite Vicking River with never failing springs.
October 10, 1795 Remitting funds for troop payment William Simmons Caleb Swan Informs Caleb Swann that Major Haskell will remit funds to him for payment to the troops at headquarters, Forts Knox and Steuben.
1792 Regulations for Receiving, Distributing, and Accounting for Public Property James Wilkinson [not available] Discusses regulations concerning the delivery of public stores to the U.S. army on the Ohio, with instructions to each department (Ordinance, Quartermaster, Hospital, Clothing, and Indian). Also details duties of Quartermaster General, the Conductor of Military Stores at Headquarters, the Hospital Storekeepers, and their deputies, along with the surgeons and surgeons' mates. Orders strict...