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January 30, 1784 Pay for Officers of a Disbanding Battalion E. Bunschoton John Pierce Bunschoton requests that Pierce provide pay for the officers of the Battalion now being disbanded. He says that the orders for discharge did not arrive until the 5th so the men could not be discharged until the 6th. Most of the men have not been paid for four months and are far from home. Without their pay, they would have a difficult time getting home.
May 16, 1799 Disposition of the Officers of the Two Regiments of Artillerists and Engineers Alexander Hamilton [not available] In these General Orders, Hamilton explains the assignments of officers of the two regiments of Artillerists and Engineers.
March 9, 1797 Charge as battalion adjutant not allowed William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Notifies Freeman that a charge on the payroll of the 4th Battalion at West Point for an officer, Mr. Dransey, acting as adjutant cannot be allowed as no members of the battalion are present at West Point
November 19, 1791 Questions about Rations for Discharged Men Edward Butler Samuel Hodgdon Refers to command of the 2nd battalion and relationship with Mr. Ward, quartermaster. Expresses concerns about battalion bills for rations and discharged men.
March 12, 1792 Document Signed [not available] [not available] Payment Warrant for quartermaster of the Maryland Battalion of Levies.
May 27, 1800 Suspend Raising the Battalion of Artillerists James McHenry Alexander Hamilton It is thought proper and expedient to suspend raising the battalion of artillerists additional to the second regiment of Artillerists and Engineers.
March 21, 1792 Payment Warrant, for Robert Swails, Quartermaster of Battalion of First Regiment of Levies. Henry Knox Joseph Howell Payment Warrant, for Quartermaster of Battalion of First Regiment of Levies.
October 1, 1799 Arrangement of the Companies in the 1st. Battalion of Artillery Henry Burbeck [not available] Arrangement of the Companies in the 1st. Battalion of Artillery, annexed to the Western Army, under the Command of Major Rivardi, 1st October 1799.
November 4, 1791 Sketch by Colonel Sargent, Adjutant General, of St. Clair's plan of encampment and subsequent retreat on 4 November 1791 at Battle of Wabash River Winthrop Sargent [not available] Sketch was made by Colonel Winthrop Sargent, Adjutant General under General Arthur St. Clair. It shows the disposition of forces during the defeat of St Clair's Army by Miami and Shawnee Indians. Because both commanding generals Butler and St. Clair were sick on the day of the battle, Sargent was in charge of supervising the encampment. Sargent was later wounded during the battle. Sketch depicts...
April 8, 1791 Take the Command of General St. Clair, Etc. Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler General Butler should locate the person commanding the Virginia battalion and give him the necessary money and orders. Colonel Rawlings has declined the Maryland battalion but might accept the regiment if Colonel Hall declines. General Butler is to go to Carlisle to repair deficiencies in the battalions of levies at that place and then he should proceed to the frontier to take the command of...
May 12, 1791 Status of Sundry Forces Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports on the status of the sundry forces that will join General St. Clair's expedition. Indian goods are being sent should St. Clair have the opportunity to treat with the Indians.
August 15, 1792 Receipt for Pay Martha Facundis Joseph Howell Martha Facundus received $3 from Joseph Howell, on account of her husband's pay as soldier in First Battalion of Artillery.
June 6, 1799 Circular to Four Captains in the Battalion Commanded by Adam Hoops Alexander Hamilton [not available] "Your company is to form part of a battalion under the command of Major Hoops. You will, therefore, hereafter communicate with him and receive his orders; making all your returns to him. Your letters for the present will be addressed to him at New York, endorsed on public service with your name. I send you a set of new recruiting instructions to which you will strictly conform in whatsoever is...
July 3, 1795 Account of the 3rd Battalion Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Lt. Col. Rochefontaine asks Simmons to send to Nehemiah Freeman, Adjutant of the 3rd Battalion and temporary Paymaster of the Corps at West Point, all information he may need to settle the accounts of said Corps.
June 30, 1791 Money for a Battalion of Levies on the Frontier Joseph Howell Samuel Hodgdon Howell transmits to Hodgdon the amount of $2,225 for the purpose of raising a battalion of levies on the frontier.
May 18, 1791 Receipt for the Pay of Major Clark's Battalion William Ferguson Joseph Howell Enclosed is Major Clark's receipt for the pay of his Battalion which is the balance of the monies paid to Ferguson for two battalions of the 2nd Regiment of Levies.
September 15, 1800 Delivery of Regimental Standards and Battalion Colors to Washington Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of regimental standards and battalion colors to Washington to address of Brigadier General James Wilkinson.
May 12, 1791 Delivery of Equipment and Supplies Henry Knox Isaac Craig Instructions for outfitting recruits to rendezvous at Pittsburgh.
September 20, 1797 Receipt of Lt. James Sterrett Caleb Swan William Simmons Swan encloses to Simmons the receipt of Lt. James Sterrett, Paymaster of the First Battalion of Artillerists and Engineers, for the pay, forage, and subsistence of the men assigned to the battalion during the years 1795 to1797..
May 26, 1791 Infestation of Predatory Indians, Etc. Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair The western frontier of Pennsylvania is infested with Indians but the arrival of troops should push them further west. Although there is a deficiency of regular troops that same is not true of levies. It is hoped that the battalion being raised by General Sevier will be at Fort Washington by early July.
1790 The Peacetime Military Establishment James McHenry [not available] An estimate of the Eventual Army based on the peace establishment. [no image]
March 12, 1792 Payment to Robert Swaits, Quarter Master Maryland Battalion of Levies Henry Knox Joseph Howell Payment to Robert Swaits, Quarter Master Maryland Battalion of Levies commanded by Major Henry Gaither.
July 28, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Sterrett Simmons informs Sterrett of new regulations impacting paymasters and adjutants.
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.
May 21, 1791 Delivery of Medicine Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Delivery of 3 chests of medicine. Hodgdon requested that Craig send him Regiment and Battalion information to prevent mistakes in delivery. Notification that troops will arrive shortly.