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September 26, 1799 Whether or Not to Repay Colonel Hamtramck Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Encloses extract of Lieutenant Colonel John F. Hamtramck's letter of July 1, 1799 concerning his failure to be repaid for expenses incurred fo the First Regiment. States: "I would request your particular attention to this subject. You will be so good as to inform me whether the payment will be made or if there are special objections to the measure, communicate them to me that I may be able to...
July 11, 1798 Request for Letter to be Forwarded to Col. Hamtramck C. Sands William Simmons Sands asks that Simmons forward a letter to Colonel Hamtramck, as the War Department knows where the Colonel is. Sands also asks Simmons for help negotiating the payment of money owed to him by Hamtramck.
November 8, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with LtCol Hamtramck William Simmons John Francis Hamtramck William Simmons sends a second request to LtCol Hamtramck to submit vouchers for expenditures.
January 12, 1801 Certification of payment; Captain Nanning Vischer, for expenses traveling from Niagara to Pittsburg, by order of Lieutenant Colonel Hamtramck William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $9.07 to Captain Nanning Vischer, for expenses traveling from Niagara New York, to Pittsburg Pennsylvania, by order of Lieutenant Colonel Hamtramck.
March 18, 1800 Response to Colonel Hamtramck's Letter Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Hamilton notes that he has received a copy of a letter from Hamtramck to Wilkinson with the enclosed paragraph. He wants to know what measues have been taken to respond to the requisitions discussed in the paragraph.
March 12, 1798 Letter Citation John Francis Hamtramck William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Hamtramck, 05/04/1798. Simmons informs Hamtramck that he may forward his vouchers until the paymaster can settle his other claims.
January 31, 1797 Closing Hamtramck's account William Simmons John Francis Hamtramck Requests that Colonel Hamtramck provide his account and vouchers for monies received from the War Office so that Simmons can close his account
March 14, 1794 Explanation of Omissions from Accounts John Wade William Simmons THe $226 received from Lieut. Wright who was in charge of the effects of Capt. Read (deceased) was by order of Lieut. Col. Hamtramck, commanding officer at Fort Wayne. Money believed to be for recruiting services. Col. Hamtramck requested it be returned to the Treasury but Wades letters were never answered by the Treasurer therefore he used the money to settle accounts. More details on the...
October 15, 1785 Problem Regarding Subsistence for Hamtramck's March Being Funded with Bank Notes Joseph Carleton Nicholas Fish The Treasury issued bank notes instead of cash for the subsistence of Captain Hamtramck's company on the march. Joseph Carleton, War Office, explains this problematic circumstance to LtCol Nicholas Fish.
November 13, 1799 Colonel Hamtramck's Winter Quarters Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Hamilton affirms to Gen. Wilkinson that Col. Hamtramck should winter at Fort Fayette with the army rather than at Cincinnatti as he has requested.
November 20, 1793 Pay matters; Colonel Hamtramck account; death of poor Herleman Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Received letters. Will assist Colonel Hamtramck in settlement of his account. Mentions deranged pay, death of Herleman. Has obtained his private effects; will deliver to his wife.
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.
October 12, 1785 Appointment & Duties of a Quartermaster for Hamtramck's March to the Ohio Joseph Carleton Nicholas Fish Joseph Carleton, War Office, directs Lieutenant Colonel Nicholas Fish, Commander of New York troops, to appoint an officer who will accompany Captain Hamtramck's march, fulfill the duties of a quartermaster, and be responsible for all disbursement of funds.
May 18, 1799 Encloses Communications; Requests Opinion about Garrisons in Detroit James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Encloses communications with Major Bradley, Colonel Hamtramck and Colonel Strong. Refers to nearby Indian chiefs. Requests opinion on garrisons at Detroit with men and non-commissioned officers.
August 16, 1800 Suspension of Ewing's Death Sentence Until Question of Insanity Can Be Answered John Adams Samuel Dexter Acknowledges receipt of Lt. Col. Hamtramck's letter suggesting that the condemned soldier Samuel Ewing might have been insane at the time of his infraction; Adams wishes to hear further reports on this topic, and cancels Ewing's death warrant for the time being. States that Ewing should neither be pardoned immediately, as this might "injure the service."
October 11, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790
May 27, 1799 Corrects Assumption of Pinckney's Command in Tennessee and Georgia James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Returns copy of letter to Colonel Hamtramck. Reminds him that troops in Tennessee and the Georgia frontier were under General Pinckney's command. Seeks transportation assistance from the Secretary of the Navy for Captain Fry's company to Charleston.
August 7, 1800 Regarding Execution of Samuel Ewing & Suggestion of Insanity Samuel Dexter John Adams Dexter acknowledges the receipt of Samuel Ewing's death warrant, but transmits the suggestion of Lt. Col. Hamtramck that Ewing's actions point to insanity. States that he will not act on the death warrant until receiving a comment from Adams.
February 16, 1797 Officers with unaccounted money William Simmons Caleb Swan Cover letter for packet of letters to listed officers with outstanding charges for money received from the War Office
April 16, 1798 Major Hamtramck's Debit John Steele Joseph Nourse Major Hamtramck stands debited on the books of the Treasury for $250 advanced to him by Arthur St. Clair. Steele has transferred this debit to the books of the Accountant of the War Department so Hamtramck's account should be resolved by him with that office. Nouse is asked to close Hamtramck's account with suitable entries and to furnish Steele with a certificate so that the sum may be placed to...
May 4, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Francis Hamtramck Simmons informs Hamtramck that he may forward his vouchers until the paymaster can settle his other claims.
August 24, 1799 Alarm at the Conduct of the Indians Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig discusses his returns and notes his awareness of the fever in Philadelphia. Colonel Hamtramck is on his way to Pittsburgh and will stay through the winter. He has been informed by Governor St. Clair that the inhabitants of the northwestern territory are much alarmed by the recent conduct of the Indian tribes. Two men were recently killed on their way from Kentucky, perhaps by Indians...
February 15, 1796 Events at Fort Defiance John Francis Hamtramck James Wilkinson Major John Francis Hamtramck informs General Wilkinson that although Lieutenant Strong arrived safely at the Fort Defiance garrison with the food supplies, he is now stuck there because the river is so high that he cannot return.
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).
July 15, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Francis Hamtramck Simmons forwards Mr. Sands letter to Col. Hamtramck.