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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 1, 1800 General Orders Thomas H. Cushing [not available] Order of reporting and authority in the absence of the General.
October 24, 1799 Rejection of Appointment as Lieutenant Colonel Commandant Alexander Hamilton Caleb Gibbs Hamilton assures Gibbs that his rejection for the post of Lieutenant Colonel Commandant was not due to a lack of support from either General Washington or himself. He criticizes Gibbs for having implied that such was the case.
June 12, 1795 Pay, Subsistence, and Forage of Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $231.70 is due Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Rochefontaine, being for his pay, subsistence, and forage as Commandant of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers for April and May 1795.
October 23, 1798 Officer positions in the Provisional Army James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Responds to Pinckney's request for the appointment of his former secretary Rutledge for a position in the Provisional Army, stating that he will not be overlooked. McHenry writes that the second regiment of artillerists and engineers is in need of a Lieutenant Colonel Commandant.
June 24, 1795 Amount Due Lieutenant Colonel Philip Reed, Maryland Militia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $35.87 is due Philip Reed, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of the 33rd Regiment of Maryland Militia at Chestertown, being his account of cash paid for the hire of expresses, purchase of provisions, and advertising deserters.
July 19, 1788 Accounts of 2d Massachusetts Regiment Ebenezer Storer John Pierce Storer notes that he must come to New York or Philadelphia to settle accounts regarding officers and soldiers of 2d Massachusetts Regiment, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Commandant Sprout.
December 9, 1800 Burbeck's Command of Districts in Georgia Thomas H. Cushing [not available] Officers posted on the seaboard and frontier of Georgia are under the command of Lieut. Colonel Burbeck who is responsible for the returns of ordnance and military stores. The commanding officers of Fort Johnston in North Carolina and Fort McHenry in Maryland are also to take their orders from Burbeck. Lieut. Colonels Burbeck, Gaither, and Butler are authorized to constitute courts martial.
April 29, 1799 Forwarding Recommendation for Post as Commander of 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers John Adams James McHenry Forwards a recommendation for an officer to be named lieutenant colonel commandant of the 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers.
May 4, 1786 Request for Increased Salary for Josiah Harmar Henry Knox David Ramsay Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar requests increased salary to compensate for the high expenses at his post. Reminds him that Harmar has no desire to take advantage of public service but seeks only reimbursement.
July 4, 1797 Disposition of the Spanish Commandant Unknown Author James McHenry The author dispatched Ensign Scott to the Spanish Commandant at New Madrid to learn his disposition regarding General Wilkinson's letter describing the movement of the detachment.
March 1, 1796 Description of Accounting Procedures for Paymasters; Outlines Difficulties in Chain of Command Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Letter, describes procedures and orders regarding pay at West Point which the commandant has ordered him to adopt and follow.
August 2, 1799 Paymaster Accounts William Simmons Caleb Swan Accounts of paymasters and their debits. Lists payments for regiments as well as their commanding officers. Has furnished instructions relative to duties.
April 13, 1799 Discussion of Insurrection in Pennsylvania John Adams James McHenry Discusses the current insurrection in Pennsylvania, comparing it to the previous one in the state, and considering a plan concerning the region.
November 1798 Quantity of Wood Allowed a Major, Etc. William Burrows Samuel Hodgdon What quantity of wood is allowed to the following officers: a Major Commandant, a Captain, a Lieutenant, a Regimental Commandant? How much straw is allowed a Regimental Commandant? What is the price of a marquee, a horseman's tent, a soldier's tent? In Detroit a Major is allowed 35 cords but that is a colder climate. How much stationery is allowed?
December 13, 1798 Unfounded Suspicions of Colonel Smith William Smith James McHenry An alternative to William Smith has been presented for the post of Lieutenant Colonel Commandant. Apparently Smith has been charged in the opinion of his fellow citizens with serious misconduct.
June 12, 1794 Officer Recommendations & Resignations Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Recommendations for officer promotions, and losses due to resignation (speeded in one case by alcoholism).
November 30, 1800 Disposition of Command for the Army of the United States, Etc. Thomas H. Cushing [not available] The Quartermaster General's office, the Inspector's office, the Paymaster General's office, and the Commanding Officer of the Artillerists & Engineers are all established at the Headquarters at the City of Washington. These General Orders establish the disposition of command for the Army throughout the United States and explain the duties of the officers at the sundry posts.
February 12, 1799 Certification of payments; Lieutenant Theodore Meminger, Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $48.18 to Lieutenant Theodore Meminger, Artillerists and Engineers, for subsistence as commandant at Fort Mifflin.
June 3, 1797 Receipts needed William Simmons Thomas Butler Requests that Butler send receipts to the War Office for bounties and premiums paid to Army recruits necessary to settle the account of Lt. Robert Purdy
April 18, 1800 Entitlement of Ration Allowance William Simmons David Henley Discusses Colonel Butler, having received from Mr Chandler the paymaster certificates forwarded rations as commandant. Simmons considers him not entitled and charges him with amount.
August 1, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons provides the accounts of designated paymasters to Caleb Swan for examination.
December 24, 1798 Alterations in the Military Establishment, to Artillery & Dragoon Regiments James McHenry John Adams McHenry's submission of a report on proposed changes to the makeup of standard artillery and dragoon regiments, expanding the number of officers and men. The proposed expansions, with comparisons to the existing establishment, are appended.
November 14, 1800 Organization of Burbeck's Regiment James Wilkinson [not available] Shows the arrangement of the Subalterns in Lieutenant Colonel Commandant Burbeck's Regiment into four battalions. The names of officers assigned to each battalion are shown along with the names of the Adjutant, the Quartermaster, and the Paymaster.
May 12, 1796 Order to Direct a Court of Inquiry at West Point Against Rochefountaine James McHenry Anthony Wayne Officers of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers exhibited charges against Lieutenant Colonel Rochefontaine. McHenry ordered Wayne assemble an unprejudiced Court of Inquiry per request of Rochefontaine.
April 8, 1791 Take the Command of General St. Clair, Etc. Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler General Butler should locate the person commanding the Virginia battalion and give him the necessary money and orders. Colonel Rawlings has declined the Maryland battalion but might accept the regiment if Colonel Hall declines. General Butler is to go to Carlisle to repair deficiencies in the battalions of levies at that place and then he should proceed to the frontier to take the command of...