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March 19, 1794 Stoppage of the Pay of deceased Major General Richard Butler Joseph Howell Maria Butler General Richard Butler's widow - Maria Butler - is asked to transmit the deceased General's vouchers to the War Department so that the stoppages can be lifted and the General's pay transmitted promptly to her. Butler was killed during Arthur St. Clair's defeat in November 1793.
November 6, 1800 Account of Lieutenat Richard Butler William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons informs Swan that Lieutenant Richard Butler owes the United States $76, which should be withheld from his pay at the next settlement. A certificate confirming this action was taken should be sent to Simmons subsequently.
October 7, 1786 Appointment of Richard Butler as superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Southern District Nathaniel Gorham [not available] Nomination of Richard Butler to superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Southern District.
November 26, 1792 On the late Major General Richard Butler's rifles John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon John Stagg reports that the late General Richard Butler, [second in command, killed during St. Clair expedition, 4 November 1791] was authorized to make appraisement of the rifles which were private property and used in public service.
October 15, 1797 Receipt of Samuel Lewis to Richard Butler on account of the recruiting service Lieutenant Richard Butler [not available] Lieutenant Richard Butler, 2nd Regiment, received $300 from Samuel Lewis on account of the recruiting service.
September 16, 1796 Credit to Lieutenant Butler's account and Craig's account William Simmons Isaac Craig Acknowledges receipt of receipt roll of Lieutenant Richard Butler that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office and the account of pay of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Butler that will be credited to Craig's account.
February 9, 1794 Pay Unaccounted For Maria Butler Joseph Nourse Maria Butler inquired about pay due to troops and Little family that is unaccounted for. M. Butler found pay rolls with receipts from 30 non-commissioned officers and privates in private accounts of late General Butler. M. Butler requested instructions on how to settle the accounts mentioned.
September 3, 1787 Cited letter or document, General Thomas to Major General Richard Butler General Thomas Major General Richard Butler Cited in Butler to Hodgden, 10/04/1787.
April 18, 1800 Notification on Actions to be Taken with Butler William Simmons Richard Chandler Chandler to hold Butler accountable for double rations taken. Money charged to Butler to be paid to Chandler should be forwarded to Mr. Henley.
July 2, 1791 Letter from Major General Richard Butler to Samuel Hodgdon on extra supply of overalls for troops Major General Richard Butler Samuel Hodgdon Writing to Hodgdon from Pittsburgh, Butler refers to an issue regarding overalls. Captain Davis has applied to Major Craig on this issue, but Craig will not proceed without orders from Butler. He thinks Captain Davis' order ought to be good enough.
December 18, 1796 Request for Instructions on Pay for Sergent Howe Major General Richard Butler William Simmons Butler received money from Issac Craig, Deputy Paymaster General, but could not pay Sergent Charles Howe due to his absence on command. Butler requested instructions from Simmons on how to pay the Sergent who Butler believed settled in Pittsburg due to his discharge from service. Requested confirmation of receipt rolls sent many months ago to Accountants office.
September 9, 1796 Accounts for Butler and His Men Isaac Craig William Simmons Craig forwarded Butlers receipt rolls. Account for pay, forage, and subsistence of Butler for six months also included.
August 18, 1791 Letter Citation Major General Richard Butler Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Butler 1791/08/25.
May 22, 1791 Letter Citation Major General Richard Butler Henry Knox Cited in Stagg to Butler, 06/02/1791; Knox to Butler, 06/09/1791.
June 22, 1791 Report on State of Readiness Major General Richard Butler Arthur St. Clair General Butler reports on the state of readiness of his men, horses, and supplies.
April 17, 1798 Certification of payments; pay of Private Richard Oliver William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $10.70 is due Private Richard Oliver, late of Captain Edward Butler's Company, 4th Regiment, being his pay from June 1, 1795 to August 21, 1795, following the day his term of service expired.
April 30, 1791 Letter Citation Major General Richard Butler Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Butler, 05/12/1791; Knox to Butler, 05/05/1791.
August 2, 1791 Protecting the Frontier Major General Richard Butler Arthur St. Clair General Butler reports on the measures he has taken to protect the frontier.
October 6, 1797 Remit Payment by Clerk of War Office William Simmons Major General Richard Butler Butler will receive $300.00 from Samuel Lewis, clerk at War Office for recruiting services provided by Butler.
April 24, 1800 Notification of New Statement Issued to Colonel Butler William Simmons Richard Chandler Simmons reprimanded Chandler for misinformation regarding the pay subsistence and forage of Col. Butler. Copies of improper information sent to Mr. Henley. Simmons created new statement with correct information on Colonel Butler.
May 19, 1791 Letter Citation Major General Richard Butler Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Butler, 05/26/1791.
May 24, 1794 Account of Col. Zebulon Butler Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Herewith transmitted is an account of Col. Zebulon Butler for his expenditures as paymaster and Commissary to two companies stationed at the Town of Westmoreland in 1776.
October 6, 1797 Samuel Lewis receipt to transmit to Lieutenant R. Butler for the recruiting service [not available] William Simmons Lewis received $300 from William Simmons to transmit to Lieutenant Richard Butler at Pittsburgh on account of recruiting service.
May 11, 1791 Letter Citation Major General Richard Butler Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Butler, 05/19/1791.
June 2, 1786 Speech of Richard Butler Major General Richard Butler [not available] Speech made to Captain Beal regarding Indians and U.S. disputes over land with overtones of peace.