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March 1, 1794 Unpaid Invalid Pensioners Henry Knox Nathaniel Appleton Secretary Knox encloses a list of Invalid Pensioners to the Commissioner of Loans for Massachusetts. The pensioners were not paid by General Benjamin Lincoln from September 1789 to March 1790. Notes that the Supreme Court has decided against the validity of the adjudications of the judges of the Circuit Court in the the capacity of commissioners.
June 27, 1794 Armorer's Tools for Mr. Guyer John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War intends to send Frederick Ernest Guyer into the Cherokee Nation with Mr. Dinsmore in his capacity as armorer. He will need a compete set of armorer's tools and a bellows and anvil.
October 15, 1800 Letter Signed, James Wilkinson to Samuel Dexter James Wilkinson Samuel Dexter Letter, encloses testimonials re lieutenancy candidates.
December 8, 1800 Pay of Mr. Genet Samuel Dexter William Simmons Mr. Genet is entitled to the pay and emoluments of a surgeon's mate while acting in that capacity, even though he is not working under a regular appointment.
June 17, 1797 Request for Information Concerning Individual at Norfolk Patrick Ferrall Josiah Fox Letter, asks for information regarding Herbert at Norfolk, VA.
May 21, 1798 The Equal of Any Mechanic on the Continent George Way Samuel Hodgdon George Way has learned from the newspapers that the President has been empowered by Congress to raise more troops who will obviously need equipment. He therefore touts his capacity for constructing and supplying, on the most economical terms, the following: carriages, wagons, gun carriages, wheels, and harnesses. He is anxious to serve his country in this manner so enlists Hodgdon's aid in...
April 15, 1799 On the subject of commissions and Northampton insurgents Uriah Tracy James McHenry Tracy recommends certain officers for commission and assures McHenry that the Northampton insurgents (those who participated in Shays' Rebellion) do not have the capacity to start another insurrection.
January 28, 1799 Transfer of Power from the President to the Treasurer Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott maintains that the power of the President ought to be given to the Treasurer in his capacity as treasurer for the War Department, subject to the warrant of the Secretary of War.
April 4, 1799 Suggests Sending Judge Richard Peters to Oversee Legal Matters with Cases of Treason in Pennsylvania James McHenry William MacPherson Suggests that Judge Richard Peters attend the troops for whatever judicial capacity to facilitate the people charged with treason in Pennsylvania. Requests that the Judge be supplied anything necessary.
September 29, 1789 Winthrop Sargent writes to the Secretary at War Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Letter, discusses Congress, Indians, family matters and the appointment of Marshall.
January 23, 1799 A Fair and Disinterested Candidate Samuel Mackay Alexander Hamilton MacKay laments the absense of his name from the lists of military appointments, probably due to his birth in a foreign country. He wants Hamilton to know that he is still available for service.
November 5, 1791 Account Received by Samuel Hodgdon as Paymaster to Troops Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Money received from Mr Howell in Samuel Hodgdon's capacity as Paymaster to the Troops.
May 30, 1798 Recommends Henry Wells as Surgeon's Mate Miles Littlejohn James McHenry Littlejohn calls attention to Henry Wells who wishes an appointment as a Surgeon's Mate on one of the armed vessels of the United States now fitting for sea. Wells formerly lived with Coale & Buchanan and is qualified to act in that capacity. He is the same young man recommended by Colonel Howard and, based on the general goodness of his character, will fill this station with honor to himself and...
March 13, 1799 Filling Menial Stations William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith recommends that officers who need servants should engage them with the pay and rations of soldiers but no soldiers should be taken from the line to fill such menial stations.
January 28, 1790 Knox forwards his ideas on the National Militia to John Hancock Henry Knox John Hancock Letter, encloses report on National Militia.
January 29, 1799 Recommendation of Capt. Kirkland James Cochran Alexander Hamilton Based on prior military experience him in the state militia, Cochran recommends Capt. Kirkland for service in the [Eventual] Army.
November 5, 1791 Stagg certifies a copy of Hodgdon's account as paymaster John Stagg [not available] Account, John Stagg signs a certified true copy of Samuel Hodgdon's account as paymaster.
January 28, 1800 Allowance for Chief Clerk Timothy Pickering James McHenry Salary of chief clerk due to his experience, fidelity, and abilities as a translator.
March 18, 1799 Two Companies of Artillerists in Motion Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton informs McHenry of the actions he has taken in putting two companies of artillerists in motion who are to embark immediately from Fort Jay.
October 26, 1798 Emoluments of Lt. Campbell Smith James McHenry William Simmons According to the an opinion of the Attorney General, Lt. Campbell Smith is entitled to all the emoluments attached to the office of Judge Advocate only for such time as he was actually employed by Brig. General Wilkinson or by orders of the Secretary of War since April 30th last in that capacity.
June 1, 1798 Recommendation of James Burnes to be a Second Lieutenant Thomas Tingey James McHenry Tingey recommends James Burns for an appointment as a Second Lieutenant in the rising navy of the United States. Burns studied physic and surgery and was engaged in that capacity on the ship "Granger," under Tingey's command, during a voyage to Madeira and the East Indies. He applied himself to the practice of seamanship and navigation so assiduously that on a second voyage he was employed as a...
January 17, 1797 Edmund Quincy's retention at Portsmouth New Hampshire [not available] Captain Thomas Thompson Edmund Quincy previously dismissed as clerk of shipyard at Portsmouth New Hampshire, to be reinstated in capacity overseeing property at ship yard. Informs that Captain Turner has been dismissed as inspector. Discusses keeping business distinct from the frigate suspended.
February 15, 1793 Hobby solicits appointment as Marshall for the District of Maine from Knox John Hobby Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment as Marshall for the District of Maine, since the present Marshall, Henry Dearborn, has been elected into Congress.
February 10, 1788 Certificate in Favor of Joseph Cone, Canadian Refugee John Livingston James McHenry Certified service of Lieutenant Cone, now as refugee entitled to compensation.
November 12, 1799 On the assignment of a Clothier General to the Western Army Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Copy of document from Alexander Hamilton to General Wilkinson. Hamilton says that until the office of Clothier General shall be appointed, his duties will be performed by the Deputy Paymaster General. In this capacity, all articles and returns of clothing will come from him. All returns of clothing will be addressed to him. Captain Samuel Vance, 3d Infantry Regiment, acknowledges receipt 16...