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June 12, 1799 Received Abstract for Articles for Ebenezer Stevens; Payment for Artillery Coats Samuel Hodgdon William Simmons Received abstract of articles purchased by Ebenezer Stevens for the War Department in New York. Refers to artillery coats for Lemuel Gates from contractor Edmund Winchester.
February 6, 1800 Certificate of office rent Lewis Tousard [not available] Major Lewis Tousard rented a room in execution of order of Major General Alexander Hamilton, relative to formation of code of regulations and instructions for Corps of Artillery.
September 7, 1794 Request for brass-mounted muskets Clement Biddle Samuel Hodgdon Biddle requests from Hodgdon, Commissary of Military Stores, that the artillery have brass-mounted muskets in lieu of some other item which is illegible.
November 1, 1785 Pay Abstract for Artillery War Department [not available] Pay abstract of the Corps of Artillery commanded by Capt. Lt. William Johnston, commencing the first of June, ending the first of November, 1785.
October 7, 1788 Accounts of 3rd Artillery Regiment Joseph Howell Matthew Henderson Details the accounts of 3rd Artillery Regiment and the issue of certificates.
January 10, 1786 Settlement of an Officer's Account Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Discusses the settlement of the account of William Carr, an artillery artificer
November 15, 1796 Transforming Infantry Clothing into Artillery Clothing, Etc. John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Articles of infantry clothing can be appropriated to make up the deficiency in artillery clothing in Colonel Rochefontaine's return if the buttons are changed. They are in the hands of the Contractor and should be ready soon. The other articles required are in the stores including: drums, wooden shells, brass shells, sets of heads, receipt books, and stationery.
July 16, 1794 Funds for Mounting the Artillery of Massachusetts Joseph Howell Nathaniel Gorham The Treasurer has been directed to remit to Gorham funds for those who will mount the Artillery: Daniel Rogers at Gloucester; Nathaniel Fosdick at Portland; Joseph Hiller at Salem; Samuel Gerry at Marblehead; and Amasa Davis at Boston.
March 8, 1800 Organizations of regiments of artillery and engineers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Discusses the organization of regiments of artillery and engineers, enclosed a draft of a Bill that will support the proposed changes.
October 17, 1795 Pay of Jerome Merlbrie, director of Artillery Artificers William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $362.00 is due Jerome Merlbrie, director of Artillery Artificers, being the balance of his pay from April 1794 through June 1795, sum to be transmitted to Daniel Stevens, supervisor Charleston South Carolina.
December 28, 1798 List of Nominations & Sundry Military Affairs James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry notes that the President has not commented on his list of nominations of officers for the Additional Army. He has finished his report to the President on American military affairs and awaits the response of Congress. It would not be wise to appoint a foreigner to lead the 2nd Regiment of Artillery.
March 24, 1784 Officer's account Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Discusses an officer's pay account.
April 26, 1799 The Plan for the Arrangement of the Artillery Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton presents a detailed plan for the arrangement of the artillery throughout the states of the eastern seaboard in addition to the western army.
August 18, 1798 Correspondence on Military Matters and Artillery Officers John Adams James McHenry President Adams addresses McHenry on some "very unpleasant information" coming from Benjamin Brooks, one of the majors of a new artillerist corps. Adams appoints his personal friend James Lovell as captain of artillery in the place of a Captain Mitchell.
September 8, 1791 Invoice and Bill of Lading William Hill Samuel Hodgdon Statement describing shipment of boxes of artillery clothing and bill of lading describing shipment of casks of powder to be shipped on Sloop Wilmington, Noah Wyeth, Master.
July 17, 1793 Account of Jesse Armstrong Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for Jesse Armstrong, late private in the Virginia Artillery.
July 25, 1792 Account of William Sims Joseph Howell Richard Harrison The United States in Account with William Sims, late a mattross in Proctor's Artillery, payment of $50.
July 10, 1793 Account of Hezek Edwards Joseph Howell Richard Harison Certification of pay and service for Hezek Edwards, 2nd Regiment of Artillery;
July 17, 1793 Account of Benjamin Lawson Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for Benjamin Lawson, late private in the Virginia Artillery. Lawson is owed 58 dollars.
May 16, 1800 Selection of an Inspector of Artillery, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry received letter from Hamilton regarding the embarrassment of delay in settlement of accounts for scheduled and ordinary expenses. He also observed that the selection of a new Inspector of Artillery should be left to his successor because of the intimate connection that officer must have with the Dept. of War.
March 29, 1799 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Mentions that he had contacted the Treasury Secretary about receiving credit for a quantity of powder that he purchased, but has not yet heard back from the Treasury. Also notes that he has taken command of a regiment of artillery.
February 25, 1800 Request that Major Tousard be supplied with sundries James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Tousard has been charged by General Alexander Hamilton with certain duties relative to formation of a code of exercise, maneuver and regulations of the Artillery Corps. He has hired an office for himself and his assistants. McHenry asks that Quarter Master General provide support as required.
August 24, 1795 Recommending Ensign McCutcheon Unknown Author Timothy Pickering The authors recommend Ensign McCutcheon for appointment as an officer in the artillery of the U.S.
September 27, 1796 Pay for Captain Littlefield's detachment William Simmons Nanning J. Vischer Notification that he will receive money from the War Department for the pay of a detachment of artillery and infantry under the command of Captain William Littlefield
May 19, 1797 Pay received by Capt. Daniel McLane, 1791 Nov 4-1792 Dec 31 William Simmons [not available] Abstract of pay received by Daniel McLane. Note stating that McLane has received the sum specified and that Simmons has extra money in his possession.