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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 24, 1788 Massachusetts Line of 1780 Henry Knox [not available] Knox discusses the organization of the Massachusetts line in 1780.
July 26, 1788 Promotion of Captain Cushing John Avery Unknown Recipient This letter certifies that Lieutenant Thomas H. Cushing was promoted by the State of Massachusetts to the rank of Captain Lieutenant in the First Regiment of the Massachusetts line of the Continental Army.
September 6, 1788 Payment of Private John Betters Matthew Henderson Joseph Howell Sent discharge and certificate of service for Private John Betters of the 3rd Regiment Massachusetts Line.
May 1, 1794 Account of Rufus Blodget Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Rufus Blodget, late private in the Massachusetts line.
April 1, 1784 List of paymasters and agents John Pierce Timothy Pickering List of paymasters and agents with their regiments and the dates their accounts were settled.
January 10, 1787 Request for Military Appointment Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox is responding to Winthrop Sargent's letter requesting an office. He is offering the possibility that Sargent be appointed to the Office of the Inspector of the Troops; but that the election will be dependent upon Congress. He also mentioned Sargent's desire to remain with the Massachusetts line. Described role and duties of the officer.
February 11, 1794 Account of Nathaniel Cleaves Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Nathaniel Cleaves, late Lieutenant in the Massachusetts Line.
February 26, 1793 Payment to Colonel Benjamin Holden Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Payment of $720 to Colonel Benjamin Holden, Massachusetts Line, of Colonel Hutchinson's Regiment.
February 12, 1794 Account of Jeremiah Putnam Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Jeremiah Putnam, late Ensign in the Massachusetts Line.
February 26, 1793 Payment to Colonel Benjamin Holden Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Payment of $434.16 to Colonel Benjamin Holden of Massachusetts Line in Colonel Hutchinson's Regiment.
[not available] Account of Georgia Line John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report on the accounts of the Georgia Line by the Commissioner of Army Accounts; compares to other states.
January 28, 1784 Payment for Goods Sent to Massachusetts Regiments John Pierce Robert McKnight The author is responding to the recipient's request for funds to pay for goods advanced to several Massachusetts regiments. The author says that he needs specific orders in order to respond to such requests and such orders should be sent as soon as possible.
April 27, 1784 Account settlement John Pierce Michael G. Houdin Discusses the settlement of the account of an officer and the pay due to foreign officers
May 10, 1787 Curious claim for pay of sundry deserters Joseph Howell John Pierce Refers to curious claim made by John Wait of Boston, for the pay of sundry deserters of the Massachusetts line. Argues that since the men didn't desert until after the treaty, urges propriety of claim. Fears this precedent will open a door for multiplicity of applications and involve the office in a labyrinth of business not to serve the public but to serve the views of speculating traders.
May 17, 1794 Promotion of William Rickard John Stagg Unknown Recipient The chief clerk at the War Office certifies that William Rickard, an Ensign in the Massachusetts Line in 1779, was promoted to and commissioned as a Lieutenant in 1782.
April 9, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Dwight Foster Simmons discusses the claim of Rueben Pike with Rep. Dwight Foster.
February 14, 1784 Rank and emoluments Major John Sumner John Pierce Discusses the status of his rank in the Army and the pay and emoluments due to him.
May 19, 1794 Joseph Howell's Certification on the account of Jonah Frisbie Joseph Howell [not available] Two years pay authorized for Jonah Frisbie.
May 25, 1790 Response to the Petition of Tucker, Condy, Williams, & Armstrong Henry Knox Senate of the United States Knox responds to the petitions of Joseph Tucker, Thomas Hollis Condy, Robert Williams, and Samuel Armstrong, late paymasters and agents of the Continental Army from the State of Massachusetts. He maintains that these men are not entitled to additional allowances unless the allowances are granted to them by the legislature of Massachusetts.
February 28, 1784 Accounts of the Massachusetts Regiments Robert Williams John Pierce Discusses settlement of accounts of the army regiments of Massachusetts
February 28, 1792 Just Compensation for Revolutionary War Veterans Officers of the Massachusetts Line Alexander Hamilton (Circular Letter from the Officers of the Massachusetts Line of the Late Army.) A committee appointed by the Officers of the Massachusetts Line of the Continental Army are writing Hamilton to request that just compensation be provided the officers and men who served during the Revolutionary War.
February 28, 1792 Compensation for Losses Sustained During the War Officers of the Massachusetts Line Alexander Hamilton In a Circular Letter, the Officers of the Massachusetts Line argue that they and their soldiers should be compensated for the losses they incurred during the war for independence.
February 12, 1794 Account of Lemuel Holmes Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Lemuel Holmes, late Lieutenant in the Massachusetts Line.
January 11, 1784 Pay of Massachusetts Continental Army Regiments Samuel Young John Pierce Pay of three Massachusetts regiments and pay of Massachusetts troops.
December 30, 1793 Account of Caleb Trowbridge Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Caleb Trowbridge, late Captain in the Connecticut Line. Trowbridge was a prisoner during the Revolutionary War.