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May 9, 1800 Case of Major Tousard James McHenry John Adams In one of his last actions as Secretary of War, McHenry makes the case of Major Lewis Tousard to the President of the United States. Tousard was late a part of the regiment of artillerists and engineers.
February 21, 1799 Letter from Major Tousard James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry transmits a letter from Major Tousard, dated 10th of February 1799.
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 24, 1800 Request for Quick Payment of Major Tousard's Back Pay, for the Good of the Rhode Island Defenses James McHenry John Adams Mentions that Major Tousard is now insisting on the need to finish fortifications in Rhode Island and other points eastward. Notes that Tousard, like many other officers, is owed back pay; also notes that his services in planning and beginning the defenses at Rhode Island were indispensable, and he is equally indispensable for their completion. Requests that Tousard's pay be expedited as quickly...
January 11, 1798 Letter Citation Lewis Tousard William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Tousard, 01/13/1798. William Simmons informs Major Tousard the amount to be paid to Lt. Van Dyke.
May 26, 1800 Major Tousard's Claims and Promotion John Adams James McHenry States that he cannot determine anything concerning the claims of Major Tousard and Silas Dinsmore. Desires to commission Tousard as both Lieutenant Colonel and Inspector.
June 7, 1800 Request for Issue of Graphometer to Major Lewis Tousard Benjamin Stoddert John Harris Directs issue of one graphometer (with legs) to Major Lewis Tousard.
September 12, 1797 Assessments of the Character of Rivardi, Rochefontaine, and Tousard Timothy Pickering James McHenry Pickering shares his confidential opinions of several officers, including Major Rivardi, Colonel Rochefontaine, and Major Tousard.
February 9, 1796 Pay & Forage of Major Lewis Tousard William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $65 is due Major Lewis Tousard, being his pay and forage for January 1796.
February 7, 1800 Cords of Wood for Major Tousard Lewis Tousard [not available] Tousard received four cords of wood per instructions from the Secretary of War.
May 10, 1800 Concerning Major Lewis Tousard James McHenry John Adams Letter from the Secretary of War to the President of the United States concerning Major Lewis Tousard, late a part of the regiment of artillerists and engineers. He suggests Tousard for Inspector of Artillery, rather than a foreign military man.
December 9, 1797 Certification of payments; pay & forage of Major Tousard William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $65 is due Major Lewis Tousard of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being his pay and forage for November 1797.
December 12, 1798 Receipt of Major Lewis Tousard for compensation and expenses Lewis Tousard William Simmons Receipt of Major Lewis Tousard of $200 for compensation and expenses from Philadelphia to New Port Rhode Island to inspect fortifications and laying down the plans.
October 1, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Major Lewis Tousard William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $95 is due Major Lewis Tousard of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being for his pay and forage for July through September 1798.
July 6, 1795 Two Casks to Major Tousard, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Alexander Thompson Hodgdon informs Captain Thompson that he has shipped the articles mentioned in the enclosed invoice to him along with two casks to be forwarded to Major Tousard at West Point.
December 18, 1795 Account of Lewis Tousard. Lewis Tousard [not available] The account current of Lewis Tousard, Major in the Artillery and Engineers, that shows an error in his favor of $6.96.
April 24, 1800 Request for Issue of Artillery Materials to Major Lewis Tousard James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of cannon, with carriages, implements, and ammunition, to Maj. Lewis Tousard.
July 7, 1798 Marquee Tent with Poles for Major Tousard James McHenry John Harris Harris is to deliver to Major Tousard one marquee tent with poles and flies.
November 13, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Major Tousard William Simmons Lewis Tousard William Simmons relays information to Major Lewis Tousard regarding Thomas Edwards.
June 23, 1800 An Office for Major Tousard Samuel Dexter John Wilkins, Jr. [James] McHenry's letter to Wilkins of the 6th of February [1800]authorized an office to be furnished for Major [Lewis] Tousard for as long as he is discharging the duties imposed upon him by General [Alexander] Hamilton.
October 4, 1798 Certification of payments; detachment at Mud Island commanded by Major Lewis Tousard William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $755 to detachment at Mud Island commanded by Major Lewis Tousard.
August 31, 1797 Certification of payment; pay and forage of Major Lewis Tousard William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $65 is due Maj. Lewis Tousard of the Corp of Artillerists and Engineers, commanding at Fort Mifflin, being his pay and forage for August 1797.
February 25, 1800 Request that Major Tousard be supplied with sundries James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Tousard has been charged by General Alexander Hamilton with certain duties relative to formation of a code of exercise, maneuver and regulations of the Artillery Corps. He has hired an office for himself and his assistants. McHenry asks that Quarter Master General provide support as required.
April 25, 1798 Possible Impropriety in Major Tousard's Account William Simmons Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Simmons points out that Major Tousard is using one driver for two teams of horses yet Colonel Mentges is paying him for the hire of two drivers. Colonel Mentges asserts that he has made this impropriety known to the Secretary of War.
October 1, 1799 Proposed Regulations & Employment of Major Tousard Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "I wait for your instructions concerning the regulations proposed to you with respect to objects of extra expense. As soon as I receive your direction I shall issue orders for having the regulations carried into effect." PS: "If it shall be agreeable to General Pinckney to whom I have written on the subject, it is my wish to employ Major Tousard during the winter in assisting me to prepare...