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December 16, 1793 Arrangement for the Pay of Commissioned Officers Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Enclosed is the arrangement for the pay of the Commissioned Officers of the Army. It should be noted that the payments intended in this arrangement will be facilitated by the transmission of the muster rolls. A delay would defeat the convenience intended by the regulation. Each officer should appoint an attorney or some other person to represent him at the seat of government if he is unable to...
August 30, 1798 Proposed Arrangement for the Pay of the Troops Porteous, Murdoch & Co. William Simmons They have heard that the troops in New York State are complaining that they do not receive their pay. As the firm has successful business in Canada but worry about the safe transmission of money, they propose that they pay cash to the troops and receive government bills in return.
October 31, 1799 Arrangement of Rank of Colonels and Majors Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice "No particular rules were laid down for the government of the colonels and majors in the arrangement of rank as it was supposed that they would naturally take into consideration all circumstances which, in a military point of view, give one man the preference to another. Former service is certainly to have weight and, where there is no material difference of character, is to govern the decision....
May 23, 1799 Arrangement of the Affairs of the Western Army Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Hamilton urges Wilkinson to travel to Philadelphia as quickly as possible so he can participate in planning for the arrangement of the affairs of the Western Army. He might consider traveling by way of New Orleans as an alternate route,.
November 21, 1799 Arrangement of the Four Old Regiments Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Hamilton informs Wilkinson that the arrangement of the four old regiments has been disapproved by the Secretary of War because of the numerous transfers of officers from one regiment to another that would be required.
March 25, 1791 Arrangement of the Levies. John Stagg [not available] Arrangement of the levies into two regiments with the regimental organization designated according to the numbers and ranks of the officers assigned.
April 27, 1799 Regiments of Artillerists and Engineers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I have considered the arrangement and distribution of the two Regiments of Artillerists and Engineers submitted to me...and approve of the same. You will be pleased to cause the said arrangement and distrubution so far as it relates to your command to be carried into immediate effect..."
March 18, 1786 A Plan for the General Arrangement of the Militia of the United States. Henry Knox Congress of the United States Letter, encloses plan for Militia. Discusses the nature of government and a republic, and how to convince citizens of the raising of a militia. Outlines Advanced Corps, Main Corps, and Reserved Corps, as well as responsibilities of staff. Discusses terms of service, pay, and provisions.
May 6, 1799 Last Arrangement of the Officers of the 9th Regiment, 5/6/1799 Unknown Author [not available] The last arrangement of the officers of the 9th Regt:, 6 May 1799. Appendix annotation of document only.
February 6, 1799 Appointing Friends of the Government to Military Stations, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Along with a discussion of the distrubtion of the States into recruiting districts, Hamilton makes the point that political considerations should not always overrule military aptitude in the appointment of officers, especially those in the inferior grades.
February 27, 1800 Arrangement of Officers of the Four Old Infantry Regiments James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Discusses the new list and arrangement of the officers of the four old Regiments of Infantry.
December 7, 1798 Great Council Arrangement for the Army, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. In addition to welcoming Wilkins to Philadelphia, Hodgdon observes that the President will soon speak to Congress relative to the Great Council arrangement of the Army.
January 5, 1792 Financial Responsibility for Defense of the Frontiers Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox Governor Mifflin assures Knox that he will take the necessary steps with the state legislature to support the plan of the president to have the General Government take financial responsibility for the defense of the frontiers by state militias.
December 29, 1786 Arrangement for Arms Cleaning William Price Henry Knox Discusses payment of Mr. Morrow for prior services, who wishes to be paid partially in old arms out of the government stores, and also a future contract for the same person to clean weapons -- specifically 480 French carbines that need such service.
November 2, 1799 Arrangement of the Officers of the Old Regiments James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I received this morning your letter of the 31st October ultimo enclosing and submitting for appraisal a project of a new arrangement of the officers of the four old regiments of infantry. The books and records of this office being packed up, it is out of my power to make any comparison between the project and the order in which these officers stand in the arrangement made upon principles...
April 8, 1799 Calling the Paymaster to the Seat of Government Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "The Commander in Chief having approved the idea of calling the Paymaster to the Seat of Government, I send you, enclosed by his direction, an order for him repair to the Seat of Government."
May 20, 1800 Forwarding Remittances Through Boston Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams has received from Boston $1000 in post notes on account of the armory at Springfield. All letters from the southward directed to Springfield will, by an arrangement with the Postmaster General, be forwarded to the post office at Boston which will cause a delay of four days. Respecting the remittance of money this new arrangement will result in serious consequences and inconvenience.
April 30, 1798 Writing a history of the United States; Hodgdon and St. Clair defeat James Mease Samuel Hodgdon Mease observes that one of his sources of amusement during his period of solitude has been the arrangement of materials for a history of the United States. It will begin with the establishment of the present government with the end as yet undetermined. Discussion of the Indian Wars in which the government has been so unhappily engaged and which has cost so much blood will include General St....
April 15, 1789 A Post in the Administration of the General Government Benjamin Lincoln George Washington Lincoln expresses interest in a position in the general government and also comments on the tension between the states and the central government within the federal system.
June 16, 1789 Knox discusses federal appointments with Carrington Henry Knox Edward Carrington Letter, alludes to Constitution; discusses federal appointments.
October 11, 1793 Letter from Major Henry Gaither to Secretary of War Henry Knox expressing loyalty to Federal Government Henry Gaither Henry Knox Gaither assures Henry Knox that he will act only in accordance with the instructions of the Federal Government and suggests that Georgia Governor Telfair had no right to intimate otherwise. Expresses doubt that the Governor will raise the infantry and cavalry, despite that he was ordered to do so by Federal Government.
April 24, 1792 Brooks requests details of promotion from Knox J Brooks Henry Knox Letter, asks for info re terms of the commission of Brigadier General.
May 15, 1799 Circular to the Artillery Field Officers Alexander Hamilton [not available] Hamilton transmits the information on the arrangement adopted for the organization and disposition of the Regiment of Artillerists. Officers of this battalion should be informed of the arrangement.
March 30, 1789 Three Members Shy of a Government Henry Knox George Washington Knox reports that Congress is now three members shy of a government. Knox also notes that "the Spring impost amounting by computation to 300,000 dollars will be lost to the general government by its not meeting at the time appointed."
June 30, 1799 Disposition & Arrangement of the Battalion of Major Daniel Jackson Lewis Tousard Alexander Hamilton Disposition & arrangement of the troops composing the Battalion of Major Daniel Jackson.