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March 27, 1799 Extends Invitation as Adjutant General under General Hamilton James McHenry William North Outlines act to better organize US troops and the responsibilities of the Adjutant General. Reports needs of General Hamilton for such a position and calls North to the commission.
October 14, 1796 Request for Job as Adjutant Peter A. Dransy Stephen Rochefontaine Dransey requested the recently vacated position of adjutant in the corps if Rochefontaine felt Dransey's skills were sufficient.
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.
May 30, 1791 Am I the Adjutant? Matthew Ernest Joseph Howell Ernest asks Howell to find out from General Knox whether he has approved Ernest being considered as Adjutant beginning with the new establishment. He has continued in service during the past twelve months on the presumption of receiving the emoluments of the Adjutant of Artillery. "I should be sorry to have my prospects baffled through the economy of General Knox."
October 29, 1796 Lovell's account and expenses for horse hire William Simmons John Lovell Discusses Adjutant Lovell's account as regards bounty due to Kirby. Explains that as Lovell's position of Adjutant pays him forage for maintaining a horse he cannot be paid the expenses of horse hire that he has claimed
April 21, 1792 Knox appoints Sargent to Adjutant General Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Appointment, Adjutant General of the United States Army.
May 4, 1799 Nominations for Adjutant and Quartermaster Needed, Etc. Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Among other matters, Hamilton urges Rice to nominate a Quartermaster and Adjutant for his Regiment as soon as possible.
February 12, 1792 Wilkinson advises Knox on billet of Adjutant General James Wilkinson Henry Knox Letter, recommends Sargent to continue as Adjutant General.
January 7, 1800 Assisting the Adjutant General Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Hamilton informs Col. Ogden that he will be detached from Col. Smith's Brigade so that he can assist the Adjutant General in framing regulations for the Army.
April 4, 1792 Knox informs Sargent of adjutant general position Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Letter, discusses post of adjutant general; alludes to St. Clair's campaign failure.
May 19, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain Abraham R. Ellery, Assistant Adjutant General, disbursements for clerk hire in Adjutant Generalís office William Simmons Benjamin Stoddert Certification of payment; $32 to Captain Abraham R. Ellery, Assistant Adjutant General, disbursements for clerk hire in Adjutant Generalís office.
May 14, 1799 Doubts of My Adequacy Abraham R. Ellery Alexander Hamilton Despite his inexperience, Ellery decides to accept the position of Assistant Adjutant General and promises to expend every exertion to diminish his incompetence.
May 12, 1800 Problems with Payment of Clerks William Simmons Abraham R. Ellery Simmons examined accounts of Ellery that was used to pay clerks in Adjutant Office and noticed money was used to pay officers. Officers pay is fixed sum, therefore all money used by Ellery to supplement income was not credited to account. Vouchers returned.
July 27, 1793 Vacancy in the Office of Adjutant General & Invoices for Stores Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox requests that Wayne fill the office of Adjustant General which is again vacant. Th case of Dr. Scott is referred to him to take whatever action he deems appropriate. Invoices for various stores are forwarded.
May 12, 1792 Commission as Adjutant General to Colonel Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Letter, encloses Adjutant General commission; discusses rank and commission. Appointment the rank of Lieutenant Colonel originally intended is left out; error shall be rectified at next meeting of Congress.
March 9, 1797 Charge as battalion adjutant not allowed William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Notifies Freeman that a charge on the payroll of the 4th Battalion at West Point for an officer, Mr. Dransey, acting as adjutant cannot be allowed as no members of the battalion are present at West Point
January 6, 1792 Sargent discusses the Adjutant General with Knox Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Letter, alludes to St. Clair's campaign defeat; discusses post of Adjutant general.
October 3, 1796 Pay, Subsistence, & Forage of Lieutenant William Deven, Adjutant in the 4th Sub Legion William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $380.52 is due Lieutenant William Deven, Adjutant in the 4th Sub Legion, being the balance of his account for recruiting, pay, and subsistence through September 1796 and his pay and forage as Adjutant through April 1796.
December 12, 1799 Pay of Assistants in the Office of the Adjutant General William North Alexander Hamilton North inquires about the added expenses and burdens of Assistants in the Office of the Adjutant General and whether or not additional pay and emoluments would be justified.
January 13, 1800 Accounts of Those Who Furnish Supplies and Make Disbursements Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Notification that the return of the Army which McHenry recently requested was sent. Included in that mailing was a letter from the Adjutant General which provided explanations for expenses.
July 15, 1799 Certification of payment; John Mills, late Adjutant General, deceased William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $229.24 John Mills, late Adjutant General, deceased, balance of subsistence.
March 31, 1800 Remit Payment by Treasurer William Simmons Nicholas Fish Treasurer of United States remit sum to Fish to pay Captain Abraham Ellery for like paid to him by Joseph Haumann for writing done in the Office of the Adjutant General.
[not available] Plan for the Adjutant General's Department. War Department [not available] This is a rough draft of a plan submitted for the regulation of the Adjutant General's Department.
March 19, 1799 Seeks Addition of Agents for the Commissariate, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Asks for a list of the officers for Connecticut; requests paperwork supporting their approval. Responds to idea about chief agent for each department. Wonders if there is any arrangement for the Adjutant General to be designated the ex officio Deputy Inspector General.
June 27, 1799 Letter Citation Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Cited in Hodgdon to Stevens, 06/28/1799. Encloses a return of stores he had received from General Hamilton. Also adds that he has been instructed to furnish quarters for the Adjutant General