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September 16, 1796 Credit to Lieutenant Butler's account and Craig's account William Simmons Isaac Craig Acknowledges receipt of receipt roll of Lieutenant Richard Butler that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office and the account of pay of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Butler that will be credited to Craig's account.
November 6, 1800 Account of Lieutenat Richard Butler William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons informs Swan that Lieutenant Richard Butler owes the United States $76, which should be withheld from his pay at the next settlement. A certificate confirming this action was taken should be sent to Simmons subsequently.
September 9, 1796 Accounts for Butler and His Men Isaac Craig William Simmons Craig forwarded Butlers receipt rolls. Account for pay, forage, and subsistence of Butler for six months also included.
March 19, 1794 Stoppage of the Pay of deceased Major General Richard Butler Joseph Howell Maria Butler General Richard Butler's widow - Maria Butler - is asked to transmit the deceased General's vouchers to the War Department so that the stoppages can be lifted and the General's pay transmitted promptly to her. Butler was killed during Arthur St. Clair's defeat in November 1793.
October 15, 1797 Receipt of Samuel Lewis to Richard Butler on account of the recruiting service Lieutenant Richard Butler [not available] Lieutenant Richard Butler, 2nd Regiment, received $300 from Samuel Lewis on account of the recruiting service.
October 6, 1797 Samuel Lewis receipt to transmit to Lieutenant R. Butler for the recruiting service [not available] William Simmons Lewis received $300 from William Simmons to transmit to Lieutenant Richard Butler at Pittsburgh on account of recruiting service.
April 18, 1800 Notification on Actions to be Taken with Butler William Simmons Richard Chandler Chandler to hold Butler accountable for double rations taken. Money charged to Butler to be paid to Chandler should be forwarded to Mr. Henley.
September 9, 1796 Submission of Receipts Isaac Craig William Simmons Enclosed receipt rolls for pay, forage, and subsistence for troops under R. Butler. Requests acknowledged receipt and credit to account.
October 6, 1797 Remit Payment by Clerk of War Office William Simmons Major General Richard Butler Butler will receive $300.00 from Samuel Lewis, clerk at War Office for recruiting services provided by Butler.
October 7, 1786 Appointment of Richard Butler as superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Southern District Nathaniel Gorham [not available] Nomination of Richard Butler to superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Southern District.
November 26, 1792 On the late Major General Richard Butler's rifles John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon John Stagg reports that the late General Richard Butler, [second in command, killed during St. Clair expedition, 4 November 1791] was authorized to make appraisement of the rifles which were private property and used in public service.
July 26, 1791 Speech to the Northwestern Indians Major General Richard Butler Northwestern Indian Chiefs Speech delivered to the Indians concerning a letter from the Governor of the Northwestern Territory, Arthur St. Clair. Speech delivered by Lieutenant Jeffers and endorsed by Richard Butler.
August 21, 1799 Requests Money for Major Daniel Bradley to Pay Troops David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Major Daniel Bradley for payment of troops under Lieutenant Colonel Butler.
April 24, 1800 Notification of New Statement Issued to Colonel Butler William Simmons Richard Chandler Simmons reprimanded Chandler for misinformation regarding the pay subsistence and forage of Col. Butler. Copies of improper information sent to Mr. Henley. Simmons created new statement with correct information on Colonel Butler.
February 9, 1794 Pay Unaccounted For Maria Butler Joseph Nourse Maria Butler inquired about pay due to troops and Little family that is unaccounted for. M. Butler found pay rolls with receipts from 30 non-commissioned officers and privates in private accounts of late General Butler. M. Butler requested instructions on how to settle the accounts mentioned.
September 3, 1787 Cited letter or document, General Thomas to Major General Richard Butler General Thomas Major General Richard Butler Cited in Butler to Hodgden, 10/04/1787.
March 3, 1797 Credit to Butler's account William Simmons Lieutenant Richard Butler Acknowledges receipt of receipt roll for Lt. Butler's detachment and a receipt of Isaac Craig that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office.
July 2, 1791 Letter from Major General Richard Butler to Samuel Hodgdon on extra supply of overalls for troops Major General Richard Butler Samuel Hodgdon Writing to Hodgdon from Pittsburgh, Butler refers to an issue regarding overalls. Captain Davis has applied to Major Craig on this issue, but Craig will not proceed without orders from Butler. He thinks Captain Davis' order ought to be good enough.
April 14, 1800 Requests Payment for Lieutenant John Wallington for Officers under Lieutenant Colonel Butler David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Lieutenant John Wallington to pay the regular officers in Tennessee under Col. Butler.
May 21, 1799 Communications with Lieut. Col. Butler; Activities of Captain Gibson James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Encloses letter from Lieutenant Colonel Butler regarding removal of officers. Refers to activity with Captain Gibson.
March 24, 1792 Payment for Appointments Henry Knox Isaac Craig Money for Richard Sparks pending his acceptance of the appointment. Remarks on the tardiness of the post.
December 18, 1796 Request for Instructions on Pay for Sergent Howe Major General Richard Butler William Simmons Butler received money from Issac Craig, Deputy Paymaster General, but could not pay Sergent Charles Howe due to his absence on command. Butler requested instructions from Simmons on how to pay the Sergent who Butler believed settled in Pittsburg due to his discharge from service. Requested confirmation of receipt rolls sent many months ago to Accountants office.
August 18, 1791 Letter Citation Major General Richard Butler Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Butler 1791/08/25.
August 4, 1791 A Minor Accident, Etc. Major General Richard Butler Henry Knox Amongst other matters, General Butler reports on an accident in which a boat struck a rock. The only injury is to the boat.
May 22, 1791 Letter Citation Major General Richard Butler Henry Knox Cited in Stagg to Butler, 06/02/1791; Knox to Butler, 06/09/1791.