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May 10, 1792 Shoes & Socks for Melcher Lieutenant J Melcher William Knox Melcher asks Knox to send by his sergeant the shoes and socks necessary to complete his recent order. Likewise the woolen overalls should be sent to complete the previous day's order.
December 14, 1793 Stop the Money from Capt. Melcher or I Shall Lose It! Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Enclosed is an extract from the list of warrants issued by the Secretary of War in continuation through November 1793. Howell also want to know if Swan has stopped the money from Captain Melcher. This must be done or Howell will lose it.
January 16, 1793 Requests Return of Suit of Clothing for William Moffet, under Captain Thomas Lewis John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Return for complete set of clothing for William Moffet, under Captain Thomas Lewis
March 10, 1796 Pay of Sundry Soldiers William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $62.64 is due three soldiers from Aug. 1, 1793 and apportioned as follows: John Moore $24.28 to Feb. 2, 1794; John Holland $18.11 to Feb. 1, 1794; and Arthur Conway $20.25 to Feb. 22, 1794.
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.
January 1789 Copy of Deed from the Six Nations of Indians to the State of Pennsylvania Chiefs Six Nations [not available] Copy of Deed from the Six Nations of Indians to the State of Pennsylvania ceding land within territory of United States, bounded by New York, Pennsylvania and Lake Erie.
October 23, 1793 Issues of Supply & Initial Contacts with Indians Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Notes Legion's march from Hobson's Choice continued from Oct. 7 to the 13th, when it stopped for lack of provisions. Notes that rations contractors are totally inadequate, and the entire Legion has been engaged in moving provisions, as the contractors cannot. Nonetheless optimistic about staying supplied, and vows not to fall back. Notes problem of protecting supply convoys, and relates tale...
August 3, 1799 Account Book Entries William Simmons [not available] Forwards account due to Theodore Sedgwick and claims for mustering milita. Notice of issue of warrant for $2000 in favor of Lieutenant John G. McWhorter. Reports condition of health of D. Thompson.
April 29, 1799 Officers Required to Complete Pennsylvania Regiment, & Recommendations James McHenry John Adams Declares the number of officers needed to complete the set for the new regiment being raised in Pennsylvania, namely one captain and five lieutenants, and encloses recommendations for each post.
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.
October 12, 1792 Dispersal of the Indian Party Collected for War Henry Knox Anthony Wayne There had been a warning from the Governor of Tennessee that 300-500 hostile Indians were ready to go to war but the intercession of several headmen led to the dispersal of the warriors. As a result, the brigade that had been preparing to confront the Indians was ordered to stand down. The President is expected tomorrow so his orders regarding the disposition of the troops of the Legion will soon...
[not available] Summary of correspondence from General Knox to General Wayne Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Accounts of raising & recruiting army companies; advises re uniforms, arms & accoutrements; standardization of procedures. Peace negotiations with Indians.
August 2, 1792 Marching orders to Point Pleasant Henry Knox William Preston Secretary Knox orders Captain Preston to commence the march for Point Pleasant, at the mouth of Great Henhawa River. Route will begin at Green Briar Court House under escort of Captain Gibson's company. Draw rations at present rendezvous and en route. Keep journal, noticing weather and distances of each day's march. At Point Pleasant, will receive further orders from Major General Wayne....
April 15, 1800 List of Officers Charged for Rations William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons listed officers accountable for rations.
August 31, 1798 Appointing a lieutenant James McHenry John Rutledge States that he will keep Rutledge's letter to the Secretary of the Navy and writes that he will be able to find a lieutenant in a short time.
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.
April 29, 1784 Regarding warrants drawn on foreign officers Unknown Author Mr. Morris List of foreign officers in the army who drew warrants for pay from the war office.
September 27, 1796 Pay of Lieutenant Tallman, Lieutenant Morris & Lieutenant Vischer William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $487.90 is due Lieutenant Peter Tallman, Lieutenant William Morris of the Artillery and Lieutenant Nanning Vischer of the Infantry and the men under the command of Captain William Littlefield on their march to Niagara, New York, being their pay through August 1796.
November 30, 1796 Pay of Lt. Vischer's and Lt. Rowan's troops William Simmons Nanning J. Vischer Informs Lieutenant Nanning Vischer that he will receive money for the pay of his detachment and Lieutenant Rowan's detachment. Forwards pay and muster rolls and explains the amounts Vischer and Rowan are to pay the troops
April 15, 1797 Lieutenant Cudworth's Affairs William Simmons David Hale Discusses payment of balance due from the estate of Lieutenant Cudworth. Requests that Hale pay any balance due to Mrs. Nichols, a widow. Cited in Hale to Simmons, 04/22/1797.
October 2, 1801 Be Nice to Lieutenant Strong James Wilkinson Samuel Vance This letter is handed to you by Lieutenant Strong, who travels with his mother up the Ohio. Please afford them every attention they might need. The party going with Strong is to be immediately remanded to this place, in the same craft. Please also send every man belonging to the Corps in this quarter.
April 8, 1799 Certification of payments; Lieutenant John Saunders, 1st Regiment Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $51.24 to Lieutenant John Saunders, 1st Regiment Artillerists and Engineers, for subsistence, and as Lieutenant on board the frigate Constellation.
August 10, 1798 Appointment as a Lieutenant in the Cavalry Samuel Hoffman Alexander Hamilton Hoffman would like to be appointed a Lieutenant in the Cavalry of the Provisional Army.
May 29, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Lieutenant William Swan Simmons informs Swan of the obligations inherent to his position as paymaster of the 15th Regiment.
September 21, 1798 Forwarding Lieutenant's Petition John Adams James McHenry Encloses a letter with some form of petition from a long-standing lieutenant "at the castle."