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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 18, 1800 Possession of My Quarters Alexander Hamilton William S. Smith Hamilton informs Smith that one of his secretaries, Ethan Brown, will take possession of his quarters at camp and a Subaltern's guard should be at those quarters on Wednesday next.
June 25, 1796 Order to Appoint Subaltern Officers to Receive Rations from O'Hara James McHenry Anthony Wayne McHenry laid out plan for receiving and documenting rations; receipts to be furnished to Mr. O'Hara on forms given by the Secretary of the Treasury.
April 9, 1800 Officers of the Line as Assistants to the Quarter-Master Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton Deputy Quartermaster General Ogden asserts that officers of the line are best qualified to act as assistants to the Quartermaster and would ease the large workload of that department. Nominates subaltern to fulfill position of assistant to Ogden.
February 19, 1799 Recommendation of Willard Warner Elihu Phinney James McHenry Phinney, Morris, Edwards, and Griffin recommend Lieutenant Willard Warner of the county militia for a Subaltern's commission in the Army of the United States.
November 16, 1798 Legal Appointment to Rank Charles Lee James McHenry Lee has reviewed congressional documents and is of the opinion that only a Captain or Subaltern of the line can be appointed a Brigade Major or Inspector. Those offices can, however, be held simultaneously.
February 22, 1800 Commission for William P. Rensselaer Philip Schuyler Alexander Hamilton Schuyler requests a commission for William P. Rensselaer as a subaltern.
November 4, 1792 Consternation at Reports of Enemy Activity Near Fort Hamilton James Wilkinson Henry Knox Discusses actions around Fort Hamilton -- Lt. Hartshorn left in command there, 3 men from the garrison captured by "the enemy" [presumably Indians], failed pursuit, etc. Defends his leaving a subaltern in command there because of his own absence without giving a reason for it; discusses movements of latest supply train and reinforcements. Writes that "I dare not in prudence move upon the main...
April 1, 1792 Wayne notifies Knox of refusal to accept appointment Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Letter, advises refusal of subaltern appointment.
July 23, 1788 Reports Activities of Indians, Attacks, Treaty Efforts around Fort Harmar Josiah Harmar Charles Thomson Encloses congressional dispatches to the people of Kentucky. Treaty will be deferred. Will provide a subaltern sergeant corporal and several privates to guard provisions and to build a council room for the "savages" at the request of the governor. Reports attack by Ottowas and Chippeways, killing two and wounding two others. Two Indians were killed and six taken prisoner, now under heavy irons in...
December 1, 1791 Hospital Isaac Craig Henry Knox House rented and amenities provided to care for sick. Request for instructions regarding hospital barracks in general.
January 24, 1799 Carmichael is Highly Obnoxious to Me James Stille John Caldwell Stille deplores Lieutenant Carmichael's ignorance and stupidity and asks that he be detached from Stille's company.
June 22, 1792 Appointment of Wiliam Preston Henry Knox William Preston Secretary Knox advises William Preston on the conditions of his appointment as captain, pending the approbation of the Senate at their next session. Also offers the names of his subalterns.
March 24, 1792 Assembly of Troops Henry Knox John Jeffers Permission to assemble commissioned officers and voluntary friendly Indians. Emphasized treating Indians with respect.
May 11, 1789 Federal Appointment Samuel Barrett Henry Knox Samuel Barrett solicits information regarding federal appointments from Knox. Mentioned losing his property to misfortune, and argues that he must provide for his family.
March 20, 1799 Major Mahlon Ford & His Family, Loyal Federalists Jonathan Dayton Alexander Hamilton Dayton attests to the exemplary character of Major Ford and his family who are loyal Federalists residing in a county in New Jersey infected with Jacobinism.
August 14, 1798 Recommendation of Joseph Edmiston Andrew Gregg Samuel Hodgdon Having heard that the President may establish an arsenal at Carlisle, Gregg recommends Joseph Edmiston for the position of Superintendent of that facility. Edmiston is a man of some property, can provide security to any reasonable amount, and is liable to no objection escept that he is perhaps too much tinctured with Federalism. Gregg also inquires about Hodgdon's opinion of George Armstrong who...
May 15, 1794 Clothing & Equipage for Howe's Recruits John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to forward to Trenton, to be delivered to Capt. [Bezaleel] Howe's recruits, the necessary arms, equipage, and clothing. He also should engage the wagons for transporting the baggage of Howe's troops to Pittsburgh.
September 1, 1796 Major Burbeck's report on Michilimackinac Henry Burbeck [not available] Major Burbeck makes report on the fort and facilities received from the British at Michilimackinac. Report cover the barracks, the fort, the store house, the powder magazine; the government house, the Council Room, the bake house, the stables, the Commandant's Garden, and the Subaltern's Garden.
February 14, 1800 Extra Labor to Assist Adjutant and Inspector General Samuel Dexter John Adams Mentioned "great inconveniences for want of a competent general staff". Requested additional labor to assist the Adjutant and Inspector General with their duties. Stated that the current Adjutant and Inspector General's can not be expected to perform all their tasks at their current pay grade.
July 2, 1799 Receiving and Issuing Provisions James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry reviews the process by which supplies and rations are received and issued at the sundry posts.
May 31, 1800 Artillerists & Engineers Vacancies Lewis Tousard Alexander Hamilton Enclosed is a list of the vacancies which are to be filled in the Regiments of Artillerists and Engineers and the names of the officers who Lt. Col. W. S. Smith has recommended to be transferred to the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
August 6, 1798 Recommendations for Positions in the Provisional Army Henry Van Schaack Alexander Hamilton Along with a discussion of other matters, Van Schaack recommends Joseph Kellogg and Doctor David Leavenworth for positions in the provisional army.
July 16, 1796 Pay of Artillerists and Engineers Peter Hagner Stephen Rochefontaine Acknowledges receipt of pay roll for the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers. Money for the pay must await appointment of a temporary paymaster. Policy on the selection of the regimental quartermaster and paymaster.
April 14, 1791 Request for Character Witness Concerning Officers Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses recommendations of character for officers.
July 12, 1791 Protecting the Frontier While Seeking Peace Major General Richard Butler Arthur St. Clair While preparing for the frontier campaign, General Butler reports on efforts to maintain the peace with the Indians.