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July 20, 1799 Whether an Officer might take his slave into service... Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton "One [query] in my last letter you did not answer (to wit) whether an officer had permission to take his slave into service and whether any or what compensation would be allowed him. I observe in the Regulations for Straw and Fuel, servants and batmen, not soldiers, are mentioned. But I have seen no law that allows them either pay, clothing, or provisions. You will oblige me by enabling me to...
September 19, 1799 Recruiting Mulattoes as Servants, Etc. William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton Bentley suggests that even though the recruiting instructions prohibit the recruiting of mullatoes, they should be allowed to be enlisted as officers' servants. They are better suited to menial service than are white natives. He wants to know whether officers commanding a recruiting station are entitled to double rations.
December 26, 1798 Delivery & Distrubution of Fuel & Straw James McHenry [not available] Regulations to be observed in the delivery and distrubution of fuel and straw to the garrisons on the sea coast, and recruiting parties.
[not available] Regulations for Delivery and Distribution of Certain Supplies [not available] [not available] Regulations for the delivery and distribution of fuel, straw, forage, and stationery, describing the amount of each item which various ranks of the military are to receive.