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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 26, 1791 Burnham asks Stagg to forward his resignation John Burnham John Stagg Letter, asks for forward of Burnham's resignation.
December 3, 1795 Account of Charles Burnham William Simmons [not available] Certification of service and settlement of pay for Charles Burnham, late private in the 4th South Carolina Regiment, Artillery.
December 24, 1791 Burnham resigns his commission to Knox John Burnham Henry Knox Letter, alludes to St. Clair's campaign defeat; advises Knox of resignation; alludes to Ohio land company, Scioto company. Burnham had been sent to Gallipolis to oversee construction of log houses and block houses for the French settlers known as the "French Five Hundred."
December 16, 1791 Troops Must Move Immediately Henry Knox Isaac Craig Troops must move to Fort Washington immediately. If ice inhibits their decent of the Ohio River by boat, they must march. Orders materials to be procured for building a block house and picketed fort near Pittsburgh. Craig's experience as artillerist makes him best candidate to oversee construction as engineer.
March 4, 1791 Knox appoints Doughty to command Henry Knox John Doughty Letter, informs Doughty of appointment to regiment command.
June 18, 1792 Dangers of Desertion, Etc. Bezaleel Howe Joseph Howell Two of Morris's recruits, Dodge and Davis, have deserted. Howe warned Morris of the danger of desertion and the loss of premiums but Morris pressed hard so Howe paid them a bounty of $2 each. Howe stresses that he wants everything he is entitled to in the settlement of his account. He has found recruiting oppressive during the current season.
February 11, 1794 No Stone Unturned in the Public Service Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Lyman asserts that he has made few charges against the public relative to his recruiting. He was on horseback most of the time and even went into Vermont. Even though he was responsible for the most of the recruits that were enlisted and was using his own horse in, he has left no stone unturned in the public service. The charges he has made have not only been just but made with the strictest...
March 26, 1800 Regarding relative position of first and second Majors Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Letter marked private. Discussion on the relative position between first and second position between the first and second Major in the interior of the Regiment.
October 17, 1798 Pinckney's Appointment as Major General James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney McHenry expresses his satisfaction at Pinckney's acceptance of his commission as a Major General in the Provisional Army. The relative rank of Major Generals is based on the order of appointment as follows: Major General Alexander Hamilton, Major General Pinckney, and Major General Henry Knox.
April 17, 1799 Concerning accounts and balances Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Stevens has settled with Major Hume and received payment from MClary
March 27, 1791 Jackson discusses militia appointments Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses militia appointments; alludes to Revolutionary War; discusses candidate for major.
December 2, 1791 Discussion of various matters Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox provides St. Clair with a detailed account of personnel matters and pay, provisioning, troop movements, recruiting, developments with the southern Indians, weather. St. Clair is Governor of Northwest Territory. Mentions disturbances with the Creeks and the contending roles of Alexander McGillivray and William Augustus Bowles.
January 19, 1786 Inspection of Soldiers' Clothing Robert Pemberton Nicholas Fish Requesting that Major Fish inspect clothing intended for the soldiers on the Ohio frontier.
July 14, 1784 Settlement of William Clayon John Pierce Robert Morris The Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General discusses the settlement of William Clayon.
June 27, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Major Craig William Simmons Isaac Craig William Simmon confirms receipt records sent by Major Craig. Simmons also discusses the accounts of Major Howe with Major Craig.
October 14, 1798 Acknowledgement of Receipt of Commission as Major General Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Acknowledges receipt of commission as inspector and major general; states that he will defer his journey until late October, so as to arrive [presumably at Philadelphia] around November 1. Observes with satisfaction the relative rank of the major generals, and promises to send a response to an inquiry of McHenry's after consultation with other officers.
June 5, 1799 Major Hoops Commanding in place of Major Brooks Alexander Hamilton Staats Morris Until Major Brooks takes his station at Fort Jay, Major Hoops will command in his absence so his orders should be followed and letters should be addrssed to him.
December 24, 1800 Major Constant Freeman's claims Samuel Dexter Constant Freeman This letter requests a copy of Major Freeman's "claim as a refugee from Canada under the act of 7th April 1798." Major Freeman's original claim was destroyed in the fire that consumed the War Department. Major Freeman's request for double rations was approved.
March 5, 1794 Receipt of Packets and Letters for Major General Wayne Michael Jones Henry Knox Received packet addressed to Major Craig enclosing letters for Major General Wayne. Captain Crawford not yet arrived by hourly expected.
November 29, 1794 Major Stagg writes to Major Craig John Stagg Isaac Craig Major Stagg introduces Mrs. Zebulon Pike to Major Craig. Mrs. Pike is traveling west to be with her husband. Captain Pike is serving with General Wayne.
October 21, 1787 Account of Major Edmund Hyrne, aide de camp to Major General Greene George Reid [not available] Major Edmund Hyrne, aide de camp to Major General Greene, has lodged an account of sundry disbursements.
July 25, 1798 Appointments by Authority to Military Commands, July 1798. War Department [not available] A list of military appointments including Alexander Hamilton to Major General, Henry Knox to Major General, Henry Lee to Major General, Edward Hand to Major General, et al.
June 6, 1788 Account of deceased Major Ichabod Burnet, Aide de Camp to Major General Green Joseph Howell James Mott Heirs of Major Ichabod Burnet, Aide de Camp to Major General Green [Greene] have applied have applied for settlement of his account.
December 3, 1793 Howell discusses funding and pay matters with Major Craig Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Joseph Howell discusses pay matters with Major Craig.
May 16, 1799 Disposition of the Officers of the Two Regiments of Artillerists and Engineers Alexander Hamilton [not available] In these General Orders, Hamilton explains the assignments of officers of the two regiments of Artillerists and Engineers.