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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 5, 1796 Power of Attorney Ebenezer Bailey Joseph Roberts Power of attorney for Joseph Roberts to Ebenezer Bailey.
May 30, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney Richard Ennis Robert Ross Power of attorney for Richard Ennis, late a soldier in the Canadian Regiment commanded by Col. Hazen, to Robert Ross.
June 20, 1796 Power of Attorney from Samuel Chapman to John Brady Samuel Chapman [not available] Document assigns John Brady as attorney to Samuel Chapman.
January 10, 1791 Assignment and Power of Attorney James McFarland Robert Prise Document grants power of attorney from James McFarland, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War, to Robert Prise.
April 27, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney Cornelius Brown Moses Sill Power of attorney for Cornelius Brown, late a soldier in the 2nd Pennsylvania Regiment.
February 1, 1792 Power of Attorney Barney Cox Unknown Recipient Barney Cox, sergeant and private in the 5th and 6th Pennsylvania Line, assigns his power of attorney to Samuel Maus.
March 1, 1790 Letter of Attorney Charles White Robert Prise Power of Attorney from Charles White to Robert Prise. Acts as certification of White's service in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
January 10, 1798 Assignment and Power of Attorney John Maddis Robert Prise Document certifying the service of John Maddis, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
August 4, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney Charles White Jacob White Power of attorney of Charles White, late a soldier in the 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment, to Jacob White.
April 17, 1794 Assignment and Power of Attorney John McIlvain Daniel Steven Power of attorney of John McIlvain - late a soldier in the 2nd Pennsylvania Regiment - for Daniel Steven.
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.
August 2, 1793 Detained Frigate Henry Knox George Clinton Discusses case of prize taken by French Frigate.
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 15, 1793 French Prize Ships Henry Knox George Clinton Discusses French prize ships.
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.
April 3, 1794 Assignment and Power of Attorney John White Daniel Steven Power of attorney of John White - late a soldier in the Pennsylvania Line - to Daniel Steven.
May 21, 1799 Refers to Bounties, Clothing, and Court Martial James McHenry Timothy Pickering Refers to bounties, clothing, and court martials.
March 7, 1795 Report on pay accounts Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Reports on pay of Kentucky volunteers. Recommends that the War Department establish regulations for subsistence rations of officers. Discharged men will be paid; must produce original certificate. Discusses damages and arrearages of clothing for army.
June 3, 1788 Recruiting and Pay Henry Knox David Zeigler Recruiting prospects, large company books forwarded. Knox does not approve of soldiers selling their pay arrears. Lists all the supplies and money they currently receive as substantial benefits.
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 9, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Alexander Thompson Simmons directs Thompson to provide an account current that reflects all monies remaining at his disposal at Fort Niagara.
February 16, 1796 Bounties Due to Soldiers William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Requests from West Point's Col. Rochefontaine the names of the soldiers who have bounties due to them. Briefly discusses the duties of the Paymaster, Nehemiah Freeman.
September 24, 1788 Report on insurrections in Pennsylvania and rewards for apprehending ruffians who seized Pickering as prisoner Timothy Pickering Benjamin Franklin Captain Ross waits for opportunity to present Congress with orders for rewards offered for apprehending ruffians who seized and kept Pickering as prisoner.
June 20, 1798 Forwarded Abstracts for Monies Paid David Henley William Simmons Account balances, names of money due particular officers. Details of Hillis' expenses explained; Henley described Hillis' intemperance and said he was unfit for duty.
August 18, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Callender Irvine Simmons informs Irvine that his receipts for bounties was received.