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January 3, 1798 Contains Letters from Rochefontaine with Information from the Comptroller with Efforts to Correction Misconceptions Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Letter, enclosed letter of Colonel Rochefontaine.
December 2, 1796 Lieutenant Robeson's pay William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Notification to Lieutenant Colonel Rochefontaine that he will receive money from Nicholas Fish for the pay of Lieutenant Jonathan Robeson.
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.
December 2, 1796 Money for Lt. Robeson's pay William Simmons Nicholas Fish Notification to Fish that he will receive funds that he is to pay to Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Rochefontaine at West Point for the pay of Lt. Jonathan Robeson
October 22, 1797 Extract from Secretary of War to Colonel Rochefontaine to send officer to New York to recruit James McHenry Stephen Rochefontaine In this extract, McHenry requests that Lieutenant Colonel Rochefontaine send a skillful and attentive officer to New York to recruit and signify his name to Mr. Jones at the office so that recruiting money may be forwarded. Note from clerk Jones indicates that Lt. David Hale detached for this duty.
December 5, 1796 Pay issue and repayment for an advance William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Discusses pay allowances for sergeant majors and quartermasters. Notification that the money to compensate Rochefontaine for pay he advanced to Lieutenant Robeson was forwarded to Nicholas Fish.
December 22, 1795 Account of Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Rochefontaine, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $207.56 is due Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Rochefontaine of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being the balance of his contingent account and his pay, subsistence, and forage to Nov. 30, 1795.
January 3, 1798 Freeman Attests to the Veracity of His Statement Nehemiah Freeman [not available] Document, states that on this day he sent to Colonel Rochefontaine a copy of his letter to Accountant dated December 18, 1797.
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.
March 24, 1797 Colonel Rochefontaine's illegal charges William Simmons Richard Harrison Notifies the Auditor that Colonel Rochefontaine at West Point has received illegal payments for the hire of horse team and that the charges were largely made to the Treasury Department
January 4, 1797 Pay for Soldiers of Engineer Corps William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Simmons requests that Rochefontaine forward the claims of soldiers at West Point holding due bills for arrears of pay and bounty. Cited in Rochefontaine to Simmons, 01/12/1797
August 7, 1797 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Simmons confirms receipt of muster rolls sent by Rochefontaine.
September 14, 1797 Notification of Payment to Lieutenant Nehemiah Freeman, Temporary Paymaster West Point William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Lieutenant Nehemiah Freeman, temporary paymaster at West Point will receive $161.00 from Hamilton Fish upon presentation of duplicate receipts to Mr. Fish. Simmons advised Freeman on accounts of Captain William Littlefield, Henry Hannah, William Ryan, Colonel Rochefontaine, and Captain McRea to be settled with unappropriated monies. Simmons notes that he cannot see anything sufficiently...
March 4, 1797 Claims of officers and pay issues William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Discusses two claims for balances of bounty by Joseph Head and Sfafford, Discusses accounting of pay due to deserters and the method of mustering artificers. Cited in Rochefontaine to Simmons, 03/12/1797.
August 19, 1796 Pay, subsistence & forage of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at West Point New York William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $2428.11 is due the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at West Point, New York, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Rochefontaine, being their pay, subsistence, and forage for July 1796.
February 11, 1796 Requests Instruction Regarding Enclosed Letters, Payment to Soldiers Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Letter, encloses two letters of Colonel Rochefontaine and a copy of his letter to Rochefontaine and asks instructions regarding pay.
November 19, 1796 Unauthorized allowances to sergeants at West Point William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Notifies Lt. Col. Rochefontaine that allowances made to sergeants in the Corps at West Point as sergeants-major and quartermaster sergeants are not authorized. Cited in Rochefontaine to Simmons, 11/25/1796.
November 25, 1796 Regulations for the Delivery of Supplies, Etc. Stephen Rochefontaine Samuel Hodgdon Among a number of other concerns, Rochefontaine suggests the adoption of regulations for the delivery of public stores to the officers recruiting or commanding at various posts. Stores should be delivered according to the order of the Secretary of War and every officer thus provided should account immediately to Hodgdon for deliveries.
March 20, 1797 Improper charges for horse team William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Discusses the information needed on a certificate for work completed by artificers. Notifies Rochefontaine that he has detected and reported to the Secretary of War improper charges by Rochefontaine in the West Point accounts for the hire of horse team.
March 16, 1796 Reply Promised Peter Hagner Stephen Rochefontaine Acknowledges receipt of Rochefontaine's letter and promises to reply.
April 12, 1798 Concerns about Rochefontaine's Late Returns George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Along with the enclosure of the return of military stores at West Point, Fleming complains that he has received no return from Colonel Rochefontaine of what carriages the artillerist's artificers and the hired blacksmith have made for the ordnance since his return of July 1797. Rochefontaine does have his carpenters at work in a new shop in a palisades yard. Fleming worries that Rochefontaine is...
March 2, 1797 Fraudulent Charges by Colonel Rochefontaine at West Point William Simmons James McHenry Reports to the Secretary of War that Colonel Rochefontaine at West Point has fraudulently charged the Department for the hire of a wagon and horses that are Army property and the pay of Archibald McConnico, who is already paid as a soldier, to drive the wagon.
May 14, 1796 Pay of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Requests that Rochefontaine submit a muster of the men of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at West Point so they can be paid.
March 29, 1794 Knox Informing Huntington of Rochefontaine's Appointment to Direct the Building of Fortifications in New England Henry Knox Samuel Huntington Knox informs Huntington that Colonel Rochefontaine will be directing the fortification of locations such as New London, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. Because of the number of locations Rochefontaine must visit, and the scope of the work that must be accomplished, he will only be staying in each location for a short while to get the construction process started and organized. Knox...
November 17, 1794 Pay and Expenses of Bechet Rochefontaine Joseph Howell Bechet Rochefontaine The sum of three hundred dollars has been remitted to Nathaniel Gorham at Boston for Rochefontaine's compensation and expenses as a temporary engineer.