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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 5, 1793 Request to Nullify Arrest of Brother Soldier Charles Scott Anthony Wayne Letter, mentions arrest of Major Smith and request to allow Smith to tender resignation.
May 24, 1800 Regarding Colonel William S. Smith James McHenry John Adams Responds to Adam's note of the previous day enclosing a letter from William S. Smith, Lieutenant Colonel of the 12th Regiment of Infantry. McHenry considers the legality, justice, and pridence of Smith's request for a special appointment and his own battalion.
May 24, 1791 Closing the Accounts of Burbeck and Smith Joseph Howell Henry Burbeck A bill has been transmitted on John Habersham, Collector for the Port of Savannah, being for the seven month's pay needed to complete the pay of Burbeck's and Smith's Companies for the year 1790. Howell is anxious to have Burbeck's and Smith's muster rolls and receipts for the monies paid their men so that he can close their accounts in the books of his office.
June 17, 1786 Pay of John Smith Richard Humpton Joseph Howell The author seeks the pay for John Smith who was a prisoner and wants his pay for the time he was held in captivity. The author had written an earlier letter in which he had mistakenly referred to "James Smith." The author does not know how long Smith was a prisoner but every time he sees him he asks about his settlement.
February 2, 1798 Requests Service for Campbell Smith and Major Cushing James McHenry James Wilkinson Refers to Lieut. Campbell Smith, who has permission to visit his relatives in Baltimore. Requests information on his return and the service of Major Cushing. Has sent money.
February 12, 1798 Claims of Lts. Smith & Webb and Maj. Cushing James McHenry William Simmons McHenry encloses the opinions of the Attorney General relative to the claims of Lt. Campbell Smith, Lt. [Bernard] Webb, and Major [Thomas] Cushing. He validates the claims of Lts. Smith and Webb although he does not believe General Wilkinson had the authority to appoint Judge Advocates. Gen. Wilkinson should not have appointed Major Cushing Brigadier Major and Inspector since these are not...
February 15, 1799 Charges Against Major Rivardi, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton In addition to enclosing the charges against Major Rivardi by fellow officers, McHenry stresses the importance of continuing to work with the current contractor until a new contract can be arranged with another contractor. It is imperative that the flow of supplies to the troops not be interrupted.
June 16, 1795 Certificate of Discharge for John Smith by George Gillaspy George Gillaspy Constant Freeman Certificate, surgeon's mate certifies that John Smith is unfit for military service because of lameness and impaired vision.
May 26, 1800 Appointment of Major Tousard James McHenry John Adams Letter from the Secretary of War to the President of the United States concerning the appointment of Major Tousard.
May 22, 1800 Request for Opinion on Colonel Smith's Request (Full) John Adams James McHenry Requests McHenry's opinion on an enclosed request from Colonel Smith.
December 28, 1787 Abraham Smith discusses army accounts with John Pierce Abraham Smith John Pierce Abraham Smith accounts for the pay of the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment in March 1777.
June 20, 1786 John Smith Certificate Joseph Howell Richard Humpton There are two John Smiths in the 10th Regiment but the one referred to in a previous inquiry by the recipient is the one who should apply to Mr. Nicholson for his Certificate.
December 4, 1797 CITATION ONLY James McHenry William Simmons Letter, Citation only. FULL GIST DOCUMENT CITING LETTER AS FOLLOWS: [McHenry encloses the opinions of the Attorney General relative to the claims of Lt. Campbell Smith, Lt. [Bernard] Webb, and Major [Thomas] Cushing. He validates the claims of Lts. Smith and Webb although he does not believe General Wilkinson had the authority to appoint Judge Advocates. Gen. Wilkinson should not have appointed...
December 18, 1800 Receipt of John Major [not available] [not available] Receipt for money paid John Major in exchange for forage and subsistence for part of Brigadier General Wilkinson's suite.
September 14, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Edward Smith Simmons informs Smith that Sergeant Major Thomas Simmons will receive pay from Edward Carrington.
October 12, 1791 Settlement of public account with waggoner William Knox [not available] William Knox informs McClure and Smith of Carlisle that money to waggoner George Hensar was stopped on information of the transaction from Major Hodgdon.
February 6, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of Lieutenant Campbell Smith William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $78.60 is due Lieutenant Campbell Smith, being his pay and subsistence in the 4th US Regiment and pay, subsistence, and forage as Brigade Major to Brigadier General Wilkinson for January 1797.
April 9, 1792 Bushels of Lime John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith informs Hodgdon that he has procured 8 bushels of lime and would have sent more but it is so bad in quality that he would rather have sent none. Miten [?] would not trouble himself to go and would not send a hand to the hill and said he must have $15 a bushel for it. Smith would have lost a guinea rather than take it had it not been to oblige Hodgdon and had he not given his word to Mr....
February 28, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of Lieutenant Campbell Smith of the 4th US Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $76.80 is due Lieutenant Campbell Smith of the 4th US Regiment, being his pay and subsistence, and his pay and subsistence as Brigade Major to Brigadier General James Wilkinson, for February 1797.
July 22, 1798 Nominations for Military Posts in the Augmented Army George Washington James McHenry Washington assesses the nominations of officers for the various posts in the augmented army and recommends that an officer other than Colonel Smith be appointed Adjutant General. He also inquires about the position of Quartermaster General. He names several individuals who he thinks ought to be considered for appointments.
May 24, 1799 Hats Delivered with Furniture Complete, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton will confer with Colonel Smith on the appointment of his major and discusses the nature of the hats to be delivered to officers.
March 10, 1800 Keeping Col. Smith Out of Jail Alexander Hamilton William Burrows Hamilton applauds Burrows for not forcing the issue on Col. Smith's debt to the extent that he would have gone to jail, which would have ruined Smith. Hamilton seconds Col. Troup's advice to use anonymous names for the bail of Smith.
June 17, 1793 Intelligence from the Lower Towns Secretary Smith Major King Smith has written letters to John Watts, Double-head, the Hanging Maw, and Edward Adair and asks Major King to obtain whatever intelligence he can from the Lower towns respecting what they intend to do.
August 1, 1794 Exoneration of Accountability of Lt. Campbell Smith Joseph Howell Campbell Smith Receipts have been received from Mr. Swan for the money transmitted to Lt. Smith for the pay of troops so Smith is exonerated from any accountability in the transaction.
November 5, 1788 Regarding pay of Major Dunlap Joseph Howell Robert Johnson Discusses memorandum from Major Dunlap regarding pay.