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August 31, 1785 Captain Gifford's application for arrearages Joseph Howell Major Richard Coxe Captain Gifford made application to have all arrearages of his pay granted, but he was found to have been a deserter. Therefore, he is not entitled to any settlement.
September 25, 1799 Discharging Arrearages of Pay and Subsistence Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton "In the pressure of business I omitted to mention in my letter of this day that a calculation had been made previously to the receipt of yours of the 23d instant for sending as much money to the new regiments at this time as would discharge all arrearages of pay and subsistence up to the 30th of this month inclusive. This will amount to rather more than two months pay to some of the officers who...
April 16, 1797 Arrearages in the Pay of the Army Caleb Swan William Simmons There have so many arrearages in the pay of the Army that Congress is making inquiries so Swan submits his statement regarding probable causes.
January 18, 1796 Arrearages of Pay for Private Charles Gates, Deceased William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $27.06 is due the estate of Charles Gates, late a private of Captain Alexander Timmerman's Company of the 1st United States Regiment, being the arrearages of his pay up to Feb. 10, 1792, the day of his death.
April 13, 1791 Arrearages Due Peter Gainer Who Died in the Western Country Joseph Howell Edmund Randolph Peter Gainer, late a soldier in the service of the United States, died in the Western Country. Mary Ripley, administrator of his estate, has applied for the arrearages of pay due him. Conceiving that the administration did not extend to property outside the limits of the City of Philadelphia, enticed Howell to delay payment. He asks for Randolph's opinion as to whether arrearages are due the...
June 30, 1784 Settlement of arrearages of pay John Pierce Thomas Condy Discusses the settlement of arrearages of pay to the American Regiment and detachments of artillery and the pay of the subsistence to the remaining garrison at West Point.
July 25, 1792 Payment of Arrearages of Pensions John Jay Henry Knox The sums allowed to invalids for arrearages of pensions are regulated by circumstances and are intended to be in full to the day of the date of the certificate in each case. From that day also it was intended that the pension should commence and be computed. Such were the intentions of Jay and the other Judges.
February 8, 1791 Request for funds to pay troops Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton Howell needed money and asked for $5000 for arrearages of pay due troops.
July 2, 1799 Arrearages of Pay & Subsistence Warham Shepard William Simmons Lt. Shepard of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers asks Simmons to transmit to him arrearages of pay and subsistence due him since the acceptance of his appointment on March 13 to June 30, 1799.
May 17, 1798 Arrearages in pay to troops at Fort Oswego New York Nanning J. Vischer William Simmons Vischer warns Simmons that the troops at Fort Oswego are getting impatient at not receiving their arrearages in pay. Asks that Simmons communicate with him on that subject.
May 12, 1791 Arrearages Due the Troops Joseph Howell John Armstrong Howell encloses copies of the receipts Armstrong submitted relative to the warrants of the Secretary of War for arrearages of pay, subsistence, and forage due the troops through December 1790.
December 1, 1786 Request for payment John Bush [not available] Requests that Pierce settle his account by delivering to Joseph Howell all the pay or arrearages due.
March 18, 1790 Payment of Invalids Henry Knox George Clinton Invalids unpaid, requested a return of arrearages due the Invalids.
October 16, 1799 Men are destitute of shirts, overalls, and shoes... Nehemiah Freeman Alexander Hamilton "...In August last I made out a return of clothing that would be due to my company on the first of the present month. The men...all are destitute of shirts, overalls, and shoes...We claim arrearages of pay from the 30th of June."
November 4, 1796 Soldier's claims invalidated William Simmons William Munson Possible arrearages of pay due to soldier William Peck foreclosed by Acts of Congress invalidating all claims not presented before 26 March 1794.
January 14, 1796 Arrearages of Pay of Private Joseph Barrett, Deceased, of Captain Donald Mitchell's Company in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $13.07 is due the estate of Joseph Barrett, late a private of Captain Donald Mitchell's Company in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being the arrearages of his pay up to Oct. 14, 1795, the day of his death.
May 30, 1787 Regarding time away from office and unfamiliarity with transactions Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Expresses unhappiness at being away from office. Says he is an entire stranger to the documents necessary to be forwarded to Mr. Pierce because the transaction occurred in the Pay Office. Business should be transacted by Mr. Audebert. Mentions the Board of Treasury and arrearages due South Carolina line.
September 15, 1790 Arrearages Owed to Veterans, Widows, or Orphans Henry Knox Elisha Lawrence Knox inquires of Govenor Lawrence whether the state of New Jersey has provided arrearages of pay to any of its militry invalids, widows, or orphans. This information is needed so that the War Department can determine the amounts owed to these unfortunate people.
May 7, 1790 Claim of John Kennedy Henry Knox Joseph Howell Letter from the Secretary at War concerning John Kennedy, formerly a soldier in the 7th Massachusetts Regiment. States in agreement with Howell that Kennedy must produce additional evidence, other than his own word, that he was forcibly detained by the British during the Revolutionary War.
March 26, 1790 Regarding Arrearages in Pay for Troops on Ohio and at West Point Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton Secretary of War has made arrangement with Secretary of Treasury that troops in service of United States to be paid in three installments. Knox approved acceptance of bills from the Paymaster on the Ohio and makes reference to troops on the Ohio and troops at West Point. Requested money in order to discharge the payments.
November 4, 1796 Pay of the Army William Simmons Caleb Swan Informs Swan that he is sending 65,000 dollars in bank notes sufficient to cover the arrearages of the Army's pay. Simmons urges Swan to make the payments as quickly as possible as "great complaints" were being made at the War Office in regards to lack of pay for officers and soldiers; asks Swan to communicate more frequently
May 27, 1791 Ten Lottery Tickets, Etc. Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell General Harmar wants Howell to buy him ten New York Lottery tickets and send him the numbers thereof. Captains Asheton, Bradford, and Mc Curdy should send the returns of clothing of the men discharged in 1788 and 1789 but the men who allege that they are due arrearages of clothing are not to be credited.
August 7, 1795 Pay of the Men at West Point, New York William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $3,086.96 is due the officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates who arrived at West Point during June and July 1795 for the arrearages of their pay through May 1795 and the pay of all the men for June 1795.
April 2, 1800 Response to Simmons Letter and Pay in Arrears David Henley William Simmons Henley responds to Simmons' letter of January 24 by making arrears payments of $288 to the men. He requests that Simmons forward a copy of the entries for Henley's books for February 1800.
December 18, 1796 Arrearages for Men Discharged in 1796, Etc. Caleb Swan William Simmons Among other pay matters, Swan notes that money has been put in the hands of the paymasters for the purpose of discharging the arrears due to all discharged men in 1796. He believes that the complaints are unfounded so far as they relate to the officers and men in Philadelphia in 1796.