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June 27, 1798 Recommends Thomas Robinson to Command a Navy Vessel W. North Benjamin Stoddert Robinson had offered his sentiments to the Secretary of War regarding the appointment of Captain Thomas Robinson to command one of the armed ships of the United States but since Stoddert is Chief of the Naval Department the information should be directed to him. Robinson has been master of a vessel for at least 13 years and served as Master's Mate of the "Warwick" during the late war. He is a...
June 21, 1798 Recommendation of Captain Thomas Robinson Benjamin Walker James McHenry Walker has learned that his brother-in-law, Captain Thomas Robinson, is a candidate for appointment as a commander of one of the vessels to be fitted out for service. Walker is unable to judge Robinson's nautical abilities but can attest to his character as a gentleman of honor and strict integrity. He believes him imminently qualifed for command.
November 20, 1796 Advances from Personal Purse for Lieut. Robinson Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Lieut. Robinson applied to Rochefontaine for an advance of money for the move of his family to Charleston, Robinson paid from personal purse. Men enlisted by Capt. Thompson applied for bounty due them which is yet to be received.
September 18, 1800 Appointing the Surgeon of the "Adams" W. W. Buchanan Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Davis has been transferred to the "New York." Mr. Dodge, his mate, has been appointed surgeon of the "Adams" contrary to the wishes of Captain Robinson of the "Adams," who wanted Buchanan as his surgeon. Robinson should be allowed the choice of his own medical officer so Buchanan does not know why Robinson's request was denied.
January 2, 1799 Orders for Elijah Robinson James McHenry William Simmons Elijah Robinson, who resides a few miles from Windsor, has been requested to muster and inspect Lt. Leonard's recruits at that place. The necessary rolls and instructions should be forwarded to him.
January 1, 1799 Worthiness of Captain Robinson Benjamin Stoddert Alexander Hamilton Stoddert seeks Hamilton's assessment of Capt. Robinson as a potential commander in the Navy.
March 26, 1794 Account of James Robinson Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for James Robinson, late private in the 6th South Carolina Regiment
January 29, 1799 Certification of payments; Elijah Robinson for expenses for inspecting recruits under command of Lieutenants Nathaniel and Leonard William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $27 to Elijah Robinson for expenses for inspecting recruits under command of Lieutenant Nathaniel and Lieutenant Leonard.
September 5, 1797 Invoice of stores for Fort Massac Isaac Craig [not available] Invoice of stores from Issac Craig to be delivered to Ft Massac, Illinois via Ohio River by John Robinson, who notes that he will deliver the goods to the commanding officer at such place on the river as he shall direct in good order. Items include ammunition, clothing, carpenter tools, ordnance, brandy and medicine. Signed by John Robinson.
April 6, 1796 Pay of Corporal James Robinson, in Captain Alexander Thompson's Company, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that twelve dollars is due James Robinson, Corporal in Captain Alexander Thompson's Company, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being his pay for February 1796.
March 18, 1786 Accounting and Pay Issues John Pierce Colonel Thomas Robinson Informs Col. Robinson of various accounting and pay issues encountered by the Pay Office.
November 23, 1796 Enclosed Receipt of Lieut. Robinson, Muster Rolls of Five Companies Ordered to New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Norfolk and Charleston Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Enclosed "note" for Mr. Robinson for money along with his request to have that money transmitted to Rochefontaine. Enclosed muster rolls of companies ordered to march to New York, Norfolk, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Charleston.
February 17, 1801 Certification of payment; Doctor Rollock J. Parker for medicine and attendance on recruits stationed in Georgia under command of Captains Blackburn, Littlefield and Robinson William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $477.87 to Doctor Rollock J. Parker for medicine and attendance on recruits stationed in Georgia under command of Captains Blackburn, Littlefield and Robinson.
June 4, 1790 Return of balances Joseph Howell Colonel Thomas Robinson Discusses return of balances due the noncommissioned officers and privates of Colonel Thomas Robinson's company in the 4th Pennsylvania Battalion in 1776
November 22, 1796 West Point pay matters William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Discusses pay matters for the troops at West Point, including receipt rolls of Lt. Robinson for payments to his detachment while at Baltimore. Informs Freeman that he is to pay Captain Griffith McRea the bounty paid and premium for enlisting a recruit
March 21, 1800 Exportation of Gun Powder James McHenry John Lawrence Respecting the petition of Robinson Heartshorn asking for permission to export gun powder, the Secretary of the Navy has directed the powder to be examined and it is found to be unsuitable for the military service.
September 9, 1796 Cited letter or document, to George Washington [not available] George Washington Cited in Washington to G. Robinson and J. Bull,12/03/1798.
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund William Simmons William Day Money advanced to Day by James Mott, Treasurer of New Jersey, for pay of 4th New Jersey regiment called up to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania. The money that was issued on the order of Robinson Thompson, Paymaster to said regiment must be refunded to War Office since no vouchers were transmitted to Treasurer to exonerate Day. Col. Nevill was furnished with...
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund William Simmons Burrows Smith Money advanced to Smith by James Mott, Treasurer of New Jersey, for pay of 4th New Jersey regiment called up to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania. The money that was issued on the order of Robinson Thomas, Paymaster to said regiment must be refunded to War Office since no vouchers were transmitted to Treasurer to exonerate Smith. Col. Nevill was furnished with...
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund William Simmons John Burnet Money advanced to Burnet by James Mott, Treasurer of New Jersey, for pay of 4th New Jersey regiment called up to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania. The money that was issued on the order of Robinson Thomas, Paymaster to said regiment must be refunded to War Office since no vouchers were transmitted to Treasurer to exonerate Bornet. Col. Nevill was furnished with...
October 17, 1797 Request for Account Information or Refund William Simmons Samuel Boylan Money advanced to Boylan by James Mott, Treasurer of New Jersey, for pay of 4th New Jersey regiment called up to suppress an insurrection in the Western counties of Pennsylvania. The money that was issued on the order of Robinson Thomas, Paymaster to said regiment must be refunded to War Office since no vouchers were transmitted to Treasurer to exonerate Boylan. Col. Nevill was furnished with...
October 7, 1799 RE Administration of Individual Officers and Soldiers Peter Robinson Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning the appointment, transfer, promotion, discharge, desertion, leave, and assignment of individual officers and soldiers.
October 24, 1799 RE Administration of Individual Officers and Soldiers Alexander Hamilton Peter Robinson Routine correspondence concerning the appointment, transfer, promotion, discharge, desertion, leave, and assignment of individual officers and soldiers.
October 23, 1799 RE Administration of Individual Officers and Soldiers Peter Robinson Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning the appointment, transfer, promotion, discharge, desertion, leave, and assignment of individual officers and soldiers.
December 21, 1796 Credit to Fish's account William Simmons Nicholas Fish Acknowledges receipt of receipts that will be credited on the books of the War Department accountant’s office.