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February 6, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with LtCol. Gaither William Simmons Henry Gaither William Simmons informs Lt Col Henry Gaither that John Habersham will pay him.
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.
December 1, 1800 General Orders Thomas H. Cushing [not available] Order of reporting and authority in the absence of the General.
1794 Potential war with Indians James Jordan Henry Gaither James Jordan writes Lieutenant Colonel commandant Henry Gaither that William Gray is spreading falsehoods about the likelihood of Indians going to war, and that his earlier letter expressing anxiety of this was therefore mistaken.
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.
September 16, 1800 Simmons Corrects Gaither's Accounts Due the United States William Simmons Henry Gaither Simmons believes there to be a balance owed the United States in the amount of $3841.47, while Lt. Col. Gaither believes it to be $4322. Simmons states that the difference is likely from the lack of receipts for money paid by Gaither to sundry commissioned and non-commissioned officers. Simmons notes that the sums which had been deducted for contingency expenses are unauthorized by any law or...
October 25, 1800 Receipt of Payment Edward Wright Endorsed to Lieutenant Colonel Henry Gaither [not available] [not available] To Wright a sum of $686.47 in his favor by Benjamin Hawkins endorsed by Wright, United States factor, to Lieutenant Colonel Henry Gaither.
May 8, 1797 Payment of debt requested William Simmons Henry Gaither Requests that Lieut. Col. Gaither pay the money owed on his account with the War Department to John Habersham, agent of War Department. Cited in Gaither to Simmons, 06/19/1797. Cited in Simmons to Gaither, 05/11/1797.
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.
October 25, 1800 Receipt of Payment Edward Wright Endorsed to Lieutenant Colonel Henry Gaither Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter Payment of $1015.98 in favor of Edward Wright, United States Factor by Colonel Benjamin Hawkins, endorsed by Lieutenant Colonel Henry Gaither.
February 11, 1797 Charges Against Lieutenant Gaither, Etc. William Eaton William Simmons Eaton would have already forwarded the enclosed vouchers were it not for the need to include his charges against Lieutenant Colonel Gaither which are addressed to the Commander in Chief. He called on the late commissioner for negotiating a treaty with the Creeks at Coleraine but he had no recollection other than having left Coleraine before the remnant of supplies were disposed of.
March 10, 1797 Act of Congress William Simmons Henry Gaither Encloses copies of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States"
May 23, 1793 State of Alarm Among Inhabitants of Georgia Frontier, Etc. Henry Gaither Henry Knox From Fort Fidius, Major Gaither reports many of inhabitants have left their homes; some have built forts on their soil. Gaither has furnished many with arms; militia Generals have ordered rations. Federal contractor issuing about 2000 rations per day to militia. Male negroes and some of their families included in the ration returns. Major Habersham asked that Gaither certify these issues....
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.
August 18, 1796 Pay for Colonel Gaither's troops in Georgia William Simmons Daniel Stevens Notifies Stevens that he will receive funds to be delivered to Constant Freeman for the pay of the Army troops in Georgia under the command Lt. Col. Henry Gaither.
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?
September 16, 1800 Accounts Forwarded William Simmons Samuel Dexter Simmons examined the accounts of Colonel Henry Gaither and found him indebted to the United States. Majority of the money expended was for recruiting services.
June 9, 1796 Estimate of pay for officers and soldiers in Georgia William Simmons James McHenry Simmons transmits an estimate for "one month's pay, subsistence, and forage of the regular troops in Georgia" under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Henry Gaither
1793 Letter from Timothy Bernard [Bernard] to Henry Gaither Major Commandant on the state of affairs on the frontier, the prospects for peace, and whether military operations will make distinctions between Creek friend and foe Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither Undated letter, presumably written spring or summer 1793. Barnard discusses the danger of traveling, presumably in the aftermath of the robbery and murder at Traders Hill St Marys. Matters may have to be settled by an army coming against the offenders. Does not see war as general yet. Hopes that distinctions can be made by army between hostile and peaceful towns. Cussetahs want peace. Mad Dog of...
September 22, 1796 Pay of Lt. Col. Gaither's troops in Georgia William Simmons Daniel Stevens Notification to Stevens that he will receive funds that he is to transfer to Constant Freeman for the pay of the regular Army troops in Georgia under the command of Lt. Col. Henry Gaither. Notes that "great dispatch" is required in the pay of the troops in time. Cited in Stevens to Simmons, 11/21/1796.
December 2, 1798 Colonel Gaither's Antipathy Toward Georgia James Jackson James McHenry Governor Jackson cites Ensign McCall's letter as further evidence of Colonel Gaither's ill will toward the citizens of Georgia. Jackson maintains, therefore, that justice demands the removal of Gaither from the frontier of Georgia.
June 19, 1797 My Contingent Expenses Applied to Public Use Henry Gaither William Simmons Gaither discusses the use of his own money for public purposes for which he hopes to be compensated by the United States.
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.
May 11, 1797 Money for the pay Lt. Col. gaither's troops William Simmons Henry Gaither Notification that the money for the pay of the troops under Gaither's command has been sent to Daniel Stevens, federal supervisor at Charleston which he is to deliver to John Habersham, acting agent of the War department for Georgia. Discusses how the pay is to be accounted. Cited in Gaither to Simmons, 06/19/1797.
March 4, 1792 Pay for the Troops, Etc. Henry Gaither Samuel Hodgdon Nothing of consequence happened on Gaither's march from Fort Washington home. Only his horse was tired and was left in the wilderness which caused some difficulty but he arrived in Elk Ridge on January 6th and found all was well. Gaither inquires as to when and how the troops are to be paid.