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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 2, 1800 Allowances Paid through Act of Congress William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Allowances were made by act of Congress and therefore no further allowances could be dispensed without the interference of that governing body.
September 6, 1784 Concerning investment allowances Elbridge Gerry Timothy Pickering Elbridge Gerry requests that his investment allowances be returned or refunded.
October 7, 1786 Allowances rejected John Pierce Royal Flint Pierce informs Mr. Flint that, while he believes that Flint's proposal for allowances are just, they do not conform with the resolution of Congress and so cannot be accepted.
May 16, 1800 Unable to Explain Certain Allowances James Miller William Simmons Has not received the information yet; therefore cannot comply with request of Secretary of War in regard to explaining certain allowances admitted into the account of some of the agents of department.
March 19, 1800 Extra Allowances to Officers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Complains that accountant William Simmons has permitted no extra allowances even for a surgeon to attend the Indians at the Treaty of Greenville. Simmons claims such allowances can only be authorized by Congress.
November 24, 1798 Applications for compensation and allowances James McHenry [not available] Refers several applications from officers and agents for compensation for services performed, or allowances for expanses.
April 22, 1799 Incentives for Musicians & Extra Allowances for Officers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry explains the pay incentives that are available for attracting drummers and fifers and the circumstances in which extra allowances are allowed for officers.
March 18, 1800 Extra allowances for expenses to officers William Simmons Thomas Turner Enclosing regulations adopted at the War Office relative to extra allowances for expenses to officers.
August 8, 1789 A statement of the Troops in the service of the United States. Henry Knox [not available] A statement of the Troops in the service of the United States. The establishment, as directed to be raised and organized by the acts of Congress, 3 October 1787. Includes a Regiment of Infantry, Battalion of Artillery. Lists pay, subsistence, extra duty allowances, food and clothing allowances, and forage.
December 11, 1790 Cornell writes to Knox regarding pay and allowances Ezekiel Cornell Henry Knox Letter, pay and allowances
December 19, 1798 Extra allowances to officers James McHenry Unknown Recipient Regulations outlining extra allowances in cases where officers are detached on service, which oblige them to incur expenses on the road and at places where there are no military posts.
1787 Rations, allowances, and bounties John Pierce Unknown Recipient Writes that the officers have received the whole subsistence due to the recruits in the pay rolls. Discusses rations, allowances, and bounties.
November 27, 1800 On the Subject of Extra Allowances Claimed by Officers in the Army William Simmons David Henley Simmons notes that regarding extra allowances claimed by officers in Army, that it is expected in all payments that Henley confine himself within the laws or established regulations. Since there are neither of those, the result will appear obvious. Extra services must be submitted with statement of circumstances.
November 19, 1796 Unauthorized allowances to sergeants at West Point William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Notifies Lt. Col. Rochefontaine that allowances made to sergeants in the Corps at West Point as sergeants-major and quartermaster sergeants are not authorized. Cited in Rochefontaine to Simmons, 11/25/1796.
October 25, 1797 Extract of Letter, William Simmons to James McHenry William Simmons James McHenry Letter, describes law; mentions Congress; discusses pay & allowances.
September 2, 1800 Allowances in Comformity with Appropriations William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is informed that the statements of his salary accounts have been examined and the allowances made were in comformity with the appropriations made by Congress. No further sums can be allowed without the interference of that body.
June 1, 1799 General Orders; Regulations Respecting Extra Allowances to Officers Abraham Elbery Philip Lightfoot These are the regulations, promulgated by Hamilton, regarding extra allowances for officers, including the care and feeding of horses and travel expenses, which must include the proper documentation from commanding officers.
June 1, 1799 Regulations Respecting Extra Allowances for Officers Abraham R. Ellery Commanding Officer on the Mississippi This is an explanation of the regulations regarding extra allowances for officers who have been detached on duties that oblige them to incur expenses on the road or at places where there are no military posts. For example, an officer shall receive $1.20 for man and horse for each day he must sleep at a place that is not a military post.
January 16, 1786 Regarding the Half-Pay and Allowances of an Officer John Pierce Louis Otto Discusses the claim of a person for the half-pay and allowances of an officer based on an honorary brevet commission
May 20, 1800 Letter reporting that there are no inconsistencies in accounts Joseph Miller William Simmons Miller states that accounts which have passed through his hands will be found to contain nothing inconsistent with principles of justice and economy which have sanctioned admission of similar allowances.
April 25, 1800 Forwarded Letters from Secretary of War William Simmons John Wilkins, Jr. Simmons forwarded copies of letter from Secretary of War regarding allowances made or admitted to certain individuals. Simmons requested information on each particular case to maintain books and for proper compensation.
January 24, 1795 Allowances of Quarter Masters Stores. Timothy Pickering [not available] Allowances of Quarter Masters Stores to be furnished at the inspection rendezvous and at the garrisons established on the seacoast of United States.
December 13, 1798 Pay & Allowances for Canal Laborers Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses the pay and allowances for the sundry laborers who will work on the new canal.
March 21, 1800 Allowances for Officers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton affirms the rule that only Congress can provide special allowances to officers, the principle being that only the legislature can authorize expenditures of the people's money.
January 27, 1797 Invalid pensioners from Virginia James McHenry John Hopkins War Secretary encloses a list of invalid pensioners from the State of Virginia, with monthly allowances for each, to the Commissioner of Loans in Virginia.