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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 6, 1790 Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Letter from the Auditor's Office at the Treasury to the Commissioner of Army Accounts; mentions regimental surgeons.
July 23, 1799 Request for Policies on Regimental Surgeons & Chaplains John Adams James McHenry Mentions deluge of applications for regimental chaplains and surgeons; asks for McHenry's statement of policy on this. Also asks for a list of the surgeon applicants for Col. Rice's regiment; and for policy on appointing of regimental surgeons vs. hospital surgeons.
July 31, 1799 Regimental surgeons and chaplains James McHenry [not available] Encloses a copy of correspondence between himself and Major General Pinckney, along with a letter to Colonels Rice and Hunnewell on candidates for regimental surgeons and surgeons' mates. States the current numbers of troops on the frontier are not sufficient. Also mentions potential religious instruction for the troops.
May 10, 1790 Letter to the Auditors Office Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. The Commissioner of Army Accounts responds to the Auditors Office at the Treasury Department, concerning an act of Congress and regimental surgeons.
July 28, 1800 Compensation of British Surgeons George Gillaspy Samuel Dexter After examining the document relative to the compensation of the British surgeons attending the garrison at Niagara, Dexter finds that the pay of an assistant or surgeon's mate should be adequate for the services rendered.
June 24, 1799 Request for Choosing Regimental Medical Personnel from List of Applicants James McHenry Nathan Rice Sends to two regimental officers a list of applicants for surgeons and surgeons mates from the state of Massachusetts, asking them to choose one surgeon and two surgeon's mates from the lot, that their appointments may be sent to President Adams for approval. The appended document lists applicants by name, place of abode, grade applied for, and the name of the person who recommended them.
August 12, 1799 Regarding Medical Appointments, & Lack of System in Evaluating Medical Staff John Adams James McHenry Adams approves the medical staff appointments made by Colonels Hunnewell and Rice, but believes one doctor to merit a surgeon's mate appointment, rather than one as surgeon. Expresses desire for a system to evaluate medical personnel on competency and experience.
March 1, 1797 Pay, Subsistence, & Forage of John Lynch, Surgeons Mate in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $45.09 is due John Lynch, Surgeons Mate in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being his pay, subsistence, and forage for February 1797.
June 5, 1800 Exract: Surgeons at Niagara Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Extracts from a letter from Hamilton to the Secretary of War regarding the surgeons at the garrison of Niagara.
July 17, 1784 Accounting matters John Pierce A.W. Dunscomb Discusses the account of an army captain, the pay of surgeons, and various other accounting matters.
September 14, 1798 Seeks Assistance for Sick Sailors Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Reports leaving sick sailors at various ports. Doctors have been employed at great expense. Seeks assistance with arrangements for troops and surgeons to be stationed.
March 29, 1790 Knox proposes ideas for legislation regarding medical support to the troops Henry Knox [not available] Document, Act relative to troops.
August 5, 1797 Certification of payment; subsistence of John Lynch, Surgeon's Mate Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $18.30 is due John R. Lynch, Surgeons Mate in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being his subsistence for June and July 1797.
August 24, 1797 Uniformity of Dress on Ships of War James McHenry Captain John Barry Regulations establishing uniformity of dress by the officers, Marines, and others on board the ships of war in service of the United States.
July 1, 1784 Letter Citation A.W. Dunscomb John Pierce Cited in Pierce to Dunscomb, 07/17/1784. Discusses the account of a Captain Bohanan and whether it should have been carried to the end of the Revolutionary War. Seeks information on whether the appointments of officers were proper. Question concerning the commutation pay allowed to surgeons of infantry.
August 6, 1799 Denial of Cannon Loan to Militia; Medical Appointments for 14th and 15th Regiments James McHenry John Adams Explains reasons for denying the loan of army cannons to the Northampton, Massachusetts militia, because of the need to keep army materiel in the best condition possible. Also encloses appointments for surgeons and surgeon's mates in the fourteenth and fifteenth Regiments [included].
August 6, 1799 Recommendations for Medical Staff & Chaplain; Approval of Officer Appointment Substitute John Adams James McHenry Adams recommends several individuals for medical staff in the 14th Regiment, as well as a man who has applied for a chaplaincy, whom he wishes added to the list. He also approves the appointment of a substitute officer for one who declined.
August 12, 1799 Regarding Defenses of Baltimore & Boston, & Medical Establishment of the Army James McHenry John Adams Defends his actions surrounding the appropriations for the defense of Baltimore, promises to transmit all his correspondence with the Baltimore Naval Committee to Adams, as well as information on the fortifications at Boston. Explains specific reasoning of the medical establishment regulation act. Discusses possibility of a limited filling of some of the offices created by this act. Recommends...
April 15, 1800 Information on Surgeons Mate Abraham R. Ellery Unknown Recipient Abraham Ellery, Adjutant General of the Army in New York, writes that President Adams has appointed Doctor Thompson McDonald an additional surgeons mate. Also notes that Major William Brall has been appointed Deputy Inspector General for Major General Charles Cotesworth Pinckney.
April 29, 1790 Recommendations for Surgeons Benjamin Lincoln Henry Knox Discussed personal preferences for doctors to be appointed officers, recommendations.
1792 Regulations for Receiving, Distributing, and Accounting for Public Property James Wilkinson [not available] Discusses regulations concerning the delivery of public stores to the U.S. army on the Ohio, with instructions to each department (Ordinance, Quartermaster, Hospital, Clothing, and Indian). Also details duties of Quartermaster General, the Conductor of Military Stores at Headquarters, the Hospital Storekeepers, and their deputies, along with the surgeons and surgeons' mates. Orders strict...
August 1, 1798 Certification of payment; detachments at Fort Niagara, New York William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $598.52 is due a detachment of Artillerists and Engineers and a detachment of infantry, both under the command of Major John Jacob Rivardi, being the pay of Captain James Bruff, Surgeons Mate John G. Coffin (including forage) and the non-commissioned officers and privates for May and June 1798.
September 25, 1793 Statement of Frederick Dalcho Surgeons Mate Legion of United States on Georgia Militia efforts to intercept James Seagrove during peace overtures with Creeks Frederick Dalcho [not available] Statement by Frederick Dalcho Surgeons Mate given on 25 September 1793, attested by James Seagrove. Dalcho reports that some Georgia militia were pursuing some Indians in order to recover stolen horses. During this pursuit, they were ambushed by Indians. As a result, party headed out led by Colonel Alexander, Colonel Melton, Colonel Lemar, Major Fauche, Major Adams and other officers and men....
March 13, 1794 Estimate of the Pay & Forage of the Troops Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Estimate of the pay & forage of the Troops at Fort Fayette & Big Beaver Block House.
July 31, 1799 Discussion of Appointment of Officers, Medical Staff, & Chaplains; Disposition of Old and New Regiments James McHenry John Adams Forwards letters concerning General Pinckney, as well as the issue of appointing surgeon's mates for Hunnewell and Rice's regiment. Advises against recourse to the "act to regulate the medical establishment," saying that regimental medical staff should be sufficient for the near future. Notes that the current allotment of chaplains is one per every four regiments, but that the disparate nature...