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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 20, 1784 Account of notes William Livingston John Pierce Governor Livingston of New Jersey requests an account of the notes issued by the United States to the officers and men of the Jersey Line.
March 12, 1795 Refund for New Jersey Timothy Pickering Unknown Recipient Treasury Department cannot reimburse New Jersey for the cost of recruiting and outfitting soldiers to fight the "Insurgents". Pickering believes a delay in payment would last only one month.
May 19, 1785 Troops needed from New Jersey Henry Knox William Livingston Knox requests that Livinston provide New Jersey's quota of the troops needed to accompany commissioners of Indians affairs to the Wabash and Illinois.
December 21, 1794 Update on Conditions of Supplies Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Hunt to take charge of Jersey militia, guns and tents were out in rain yesterday, need access to dry supplies. Request advice on maintaining supplies.
January 16, 1785 Regarding receipt of letters with certificates and settlement registers of the New Jersey line William Livingston Joseph Howell Acknowledges receipt of letters with certificates and settlement registers of the army regiments of the New Jersey line.
April 7, 1788 Certificate from Treasurer of New Jersey James Armstrong John Pierce From the letter book of Joseph Howell, Assistant Commissioner of Army Accounts in the Board of Treasury's Office of Army Accounts. Discusses a certificate from the Treasurer of New Jersey.
October 23, 1794 Disposition of Militia from New Jersey & Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton George Washington Hamilton reports on the disposition of two detachments of militia the need for which is in dispute. [Whiskey Rebellion]
August 27, 1794 The Cost of Military Supplies in New Jersey Alexander Hamilton Abraham Hunt Hamilton argues that superintendance is required of the business of supplying the militia during their march through New Jersey in order to ensure that the public is not charged unreasonable prices. For example, the current price for rations at Trenton is too high.
October 1, 1795 Jersey Troopers' Horses Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Horses possessed by Jersey troopers are discussed, along with their location and maintenance.
August 25, 1786 Claim of John Faceland John Pierce Richard Stockton Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts concerning the demand of John Faceland for pay.
March 22, 1785 Request for returns William Pennington Joseph Howell Applies on behalf of Major Jeremiah Brown of Colonel Baldwin's artificers requesting returns similar to those of Jersey Regiment.
January 20, 1795 Doubts Concerning the Pay of the New Jersey Troops Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Hamilton explains that he has delayed providing the money required for the New Jersey troops because he believes the estimate for that purpose is excessive. He points out that the first month's pay constitutes a poor criterion because the number of troops was greatly diminished before they left the field.
January 8, 1794 Claim for pay Frederick Jordan Joseph Howell Discusses the circumstances of his claim for arrears of pay owed him for service in the Revolutionary War
October 4, 1787 Treasurer of New Jersey writes to the Commissioner of Army Accounts James Mott John Pierce James Mott notifies John Pierce of errors found in the return of the officers and soldiers of the Jersey Line.
March 19, 1785 Registers for certificates to sundries of New Jersey Line Joseph Howell James Mott Encloses copy of registers. Believes that those noted as "transferred to Jersey Brigade" were of the Line of New Jersey as Colonel Spencer's Regiment.
November 15, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Bernard Hanlon William Simmons Bernard Hanlon William Simmons informs Bernard Hanlon of the necessity to transmit all of his records to the Accountant's Office.
September 12, 1794 Provisions for New Jersey Militia Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Requested information on what to provide the militia currently staying at Hunt's post.
September 12, 1794 Supplies and Transportation for the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Militias Alexander Hamilton Ephrain Blaine Blaine, the assistant quartermaster general of the militia army, is asked for his agency to supply transportation, forage straw, and fuel for the Pennsylvania and New Jersey militias moving agains the insurgents in western Pennsylvania.
December 8, 1798 Copy of Thomson Neale contract for supplying troops in Burlington and Monmouth Counties, New Jersey [not available] [not available] Articles of agreement between Thomas Neale, Burlington New Jersey and Jonathan Rhea of Trenton New Jersey on behalf of Secretary of War for establishment of recruiting.
June 5, 1798 Indiscreet Instructions from the President to the New Jersey Commander-in-Chief Alexander Hamilton Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hamilton takes issue with the uncharacteristically indiscreet passage contained in a recent letter from President Adams to the New Jersey Commander in Chief. He argues that if high government officials breathe an irregular or violent spirit, it will do harm not only to the government but to the officials themselves.
July 20, 1799 Concerning rations, recruitment, and regiments in New Jersey James McHenry Jonathan Dayton Concerning rations, three regiments to be stationed in Brunswick or Jersey, and recruitment services.
July 29, 1786 Pay claim John Anderson John Pierce Pay claim for 447 dollars from John Anderson, late a captain in the 4th New Jersey Regiment.
August 17, 1799 Concerning supplies, quarters, and rations for New Jersey regiments James McHenry Jonathan Dayton On the subject of quartering regiments in New Jersey for the winter, with mention of rations and supplies for the year 1800.
April 9, 1788 Certification of James Mott regarding Mary Cransbury James Mott Treasury Department From the letter book of Joseph Howell, Assistant Commissioner of Army Accounts in the Board of Treasury's Office of Army Accounts. Copy of the certificate enclosed in Armstrong to Pierce 04/07/1788 certifying that Cransbury was never on the pension list of New Jersey.
January 3, 1791 Knox recommends Ogden to Lear Henry Knox Tobias Lear Letter, discusses appointment of attorneyship of New Jersey.