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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 17, 1792 No News Henry Knox Isaac Craig Post has not yet arrived, no news to communicate. Enclosed copy of letter to Wilkinson, request to forward it at first opportunity.
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.
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.
March 3, 1792 Enclosed Letter to be Forwarded Henry Knox Isaac Craig Knox enclosed letter to Wilkinson, requests Craig forward document.
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.
January 26, 1792 Letter from Wilkinson to Hodgdon James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon Report from General James Wilkinson to Samuel Hodgdon.
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.
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.
March 9, 1792 Request for Supplies James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon Immediate need for supplies, list included.
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.
February 11, 1792 Accommodations and Supplies Henry Knox Isaac Craig Accommodations for Capt. Cass. Orders to have contractor supply Fort Franklin. Capt. Baldwin sent on a mission to Cornplanter and other chiefs anticipating they will travel to Philadelphia. Orders to provide transportation for chiefs if necessary. Enclosed letter to Wilkinson to be forwarded.
September 5, 1800 Report from Edward Wright from Fort Wilkinson Edward Wright David Henley Reports on status of accounts, travels of officers, and the health of himself and family.
June 25, 1799 Ragged Appearance of the Recruits & Promotion of Wilkinson George Washington Alexander Hamilton General Washington observes that the recruiting service would be enhanced if clothing were available for the recruits. He approves the promotion of James Wilkinson to Major General and reviews the succession of those officers who should fill vacancies caused by Wilkinson's advancement.
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.
March 22, 1800 Letter from the Commandant at Detroit John Francis Hamtramck James Wilkinson Letter from John Francis Hamtramck, Commandant at Detroit, to General James Wilkinson. Image not available.
February 20, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with LtCol. Gaither William Simmons Henry Gaither William Simmons asks LtCol Gaither to include vouchers with his account statement.
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.
August 1, 1800 Payment to Thomas Lee, Fort Wilkinson Henry Gaither Samuel Dexter Gaither paid $1235.35 to Thomas L. Lee, the amount of the accounts listed showing cash advances to officers.
November 30, 1798 Difficulties in the manner of paying troops while General Wilkinson is away Caleb Swan John Steele Swan reports that Wilkinson has put him in charge while away from the post at Cincinnati [presumably Fort Washington]. Discusses some of his instructions and some of the difficulties that have occurred in the execution of the system for the payment of the troops.
June 2, 1797 Strengthening the Garrison at St. Louis James Wilkinson James McHenry Lieutenant Colonel Howard and his regiment have arrived in Saint Louis. He is strengthening the works at that place and organizing the militia. General Wilkinson has confidential information that the Spanish determined as early as September that they would not give up their posts on the Mississippi.
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.
December 8, 1797 Charles Carroll recommends Wilkinson to McHenry Charles Carroll James McHenry Charles Carroll recommends Joseph Wilkinson, the son of Colonel Wilkinson of Calvert County, to the Secretary at War for appointment into the army. Carroll asks for news from Europe and France.