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August 8, 1793 Governor of Georgia holds a council of war with his generals Governor Edward Telfair [not available] This document records the issues presented by the Governor to the council of war for advice on forming the military expedition against the Creek Indians.
October 9, 1800 Letter from Secretary of War authorizing double rations to Brigadier General Wilkinson Samuel Dexter Caleb Swan Regarding the question of double rations to Brigadier General Wilkinson, Dexter relates that he is entitled to his claim because of the nature of his command on the western frontier. Cannot yet offer opinion on Major Cushing's claim.
December 18, 1800 Receipt of John Major [not available] [not available] Receipt for money paid John Major in exchange for forage and subsistence for part of Brigadier General Wilkinson's suite.
August 26, 1799 Communication from the Officer Commanding Fort Massac James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton "Brigadier General Wilkinson has the honor to transmit Major General Hamilton an original communication from the officer commanding Fort Masac near the mouth of the Ohio River which appears to him to merit some attention. He sends the original because the retention of it is important to the Brigadier and may be most properly deposited with the Major General. The debauch and consequent absence of...
March 11, 1799 Announces Presidential Commission as Brigadier General James McHenry William MacPherson Announces his appointment by the President as Brigadier General of the provincial army. Requests his oath of affirmation.
December 15, 1800 Certification of Payment to Brigadier General James Wilkinson for Expenses William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $1044.17 to Brigadier General James Wilkinson for expenses; New York to the Natchez; Fort Adams, on the Mississippi, and to City of Washington, by order of Major General Alexander Hamilton.
August 5, 1798 Demands Justification for Proposed Rank of Major-Generals Henry Knox James McHenry Acknowledges receipt of a letter informing him that Adams has appointed him a Major-General in the army. Expresses extreme dissatisfaction at his being below in rank to Major Generals Hamilton and Pinckney. Points out that Hamilton was only a captain and Pinckney only a colonel during the Revolutionary War, while he had the rank of Brigadier-General.
February 28, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of Lieutenant Campbell Smith of the 4th US Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $76.80 is due Lieutenant Campbell Smith of the 4th US Regiment, being his pay and subsistence, and his pay and subsistence as Brigade Major to Brigadier General James Wilkinson, for February 1797.
May 29, 1799 Recent Communications with Wilkinson and Pinckney James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Describes recent communication with Brigadier General Wilkinson and Major General Pinckney
February 16, 1799 Certification of payments; Major Thomas Cushing, 1st Regiment of Infantry William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $52.60 to Major Thomas Cushing, 1st Regiment of Infantry for expenditures on journey from Tennessee to Philadelphia on orders from Brigadier General Wilkinson
June 25, 1799 Ragged Appearance of the Recruits & Promotion of Wilkinson George Washington Alexander Hamilton General Washington observes that the recruiting service would be enhanced if clothing were available for the recruits. He approves the promotion of James Wilkinson to Major General and reviews the succession of those officers who should fill vacancies caused by Wilkinson's advancement.
September 11, 1799 Explains Creation of Brigade and Brigadier General with Pennsylvania Volunteer Troops James McHenry Lt. Col. J. C. Hall Refers to transition of rank from the old army to the provisional army and General Habersham's appointment as Brigadier General. Reports that Pennsylvania has supplied more troops under the name of volunteers than any other state, creating a brigade and necessitating the need for a brigadier general.
February 6, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of Lieutenant Campbell Smith William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $78.60 is due Lieutenant Campbell Smith, being his pay and subsistence in the 4th US Regiment and pay, subsistence, and forage as Brigade Major to Brigadier General Wilkinson for January 1797.
May 17, 1800 Double Rations for General Wilkinson James McHenry William Simmons Brigadier General Wilkinson's claim to double rations should be decided entirely according to existing laws but it is McHenry's private opinion that a reasonable construction of the law would indicate that the General is entitled to double rations. A similar interpretation would embrace Maj. Generals Hamilton and Pinckney.
April 12, 1792 Knox informs Brooks of promotion Henry Knox John Brooks Letter, advises re appointment to Brigadier General.
April 12, 1792 Knox informs Willett of promotion Henry Knox Marinus Willett Letter, advises re appointment to Brigadier General.
May 8, 1800 Certification of payment; Major General Charles C. Pinckney, Armies of the United States for expenses incurred by him and Brigadier General Washington on a view made of islands, inlets and harbors of the sea cost of Georgia from Savannah to St. Mary William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; Major General Charles C. Pinckney, Armies of the United States for expenses incurred by him and Brigadier General Washington on a view made of islands, inlets and harbors of the sea coast of Georgia from Savannah to St. Mary and returning, and for postage and letters received by Pinckney on public service, payable to Caleb Swan, Paymaster General of the Army
November 25, 1787 Arthur St. Clair's appointment to government of Western Territory and Josiah Harmar's promotion to brevet Brigadier General Josiah Harmar Arthur St. Clair Harmar congratulates Arthur St. Clair for his appointment to the government of the Western Territory [northwest of the Ohio River]. Reports that Congress has honored Harmar with brevet commission to Brigadier General, and thanks St. Clair for is friendship and influence upon the occasion. Mrs. Harmar sends compliments. Major Duncan left for the Falls.
May 11, 1793 Assignment of Brigadier General Posey Henry Knox Isaac Craig Brigadier General Posey will set out for headquarters next Monday. Requests that Craig have boat ready for descending Ohio River, as soon as Posey arrives at Pittsburgh.
April 14, 1786 Brigadier General McIntosh's account John Pierce John Wereat Discusses the details of the settlement of a Brigadier General McIntosh's account (for Revolutionary War service)
October 27, 1800 Certification of payment; Major Thomas Cushing, 1st United States Regiment for traveling expenses for himself and servant William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $225 to Major Thomas H. Cushing, 1st United States Regiment for traveling expenses for himself and servant from Fort Adams, on the Mississippi, to City of Washington, ordered there by Brigadier General Wilkinson.
April 12, 1792 Appointment to Brigadier General Henry Knox John Brooks Requests response to appointment of Brigadier General.
August 22, 1798 Forwarding of Correspondence from Maryland Militia Officers James McHenry John Adams Encloses an address from the brigadier and field officers of the 3d Brigade of Maryland Militia, along with an accompanying letter from Brigadier General J. Swann to McHenry. McHenry mentions that he knows most of the officers to be valuable and influential [enclosures not included].
August 7, 1792 War and Peace with Indians, Putnam's Plan for War Henry Knox Anthony Wayne War and peace with hostile and peaceful Indian nations discussed, Knox enclosed Brigadier General Putnam plan for war and his objections to commencing war in present year. Navigation report by late Major Hearts enclosed.
October 25, 1797 Questions Regarding Allowance of Inspector William Simmons James McHenry Simmons noted that law of Congress provided an inspector and authorized the Brigadier to chose him from the Captains and Subalterns. Maj. Cushing was appointed to position of inspector and claimed his allowance was stipulated by Act. Simmons requested info on allowance or emoluments since pay was suspended.