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September 1, 1792 Regarding case of Michael Stevor Henry Knox Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon will inquire into the case of Michael Stevor and will be punished if he deserves it.
March 27, 1799 A Decision in the Case of Captain Vance Alexander Hamilton Charles W. Hare Hamilton notifies Hare of his decision regarding the case of Capt. Vance [relative to his confrontation with William Simmons].
September 28, 1798 A Badly Damaged Case of Liquor Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon that a waggoner, Hamilton, has delivered a badly damaged case of liquor. The price of this item is to be deducted from Hamilton's pay.
September 9, 1794 Case of Thomas Hoffman James Duncan Joseph Howell Enclosed are the papers of Thomas Hoffman who has received less than half of his pay and begs to know whether anything can be done with his case.
March 28, 1800 The Case of Capt. Tillinghast Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice As with the case of Capt. George Tillinghast, officers should apply to Hamilton through their commandant whose comments will then help him to ascertain the proper response to each case. Noted it was desirable for officers to be with regiments in May which was a proper time of year for the improvement in exercise.
June 15, 1796 Resolving the Case of Major Cushing, Etc. James McHenry George Washington McHenry has directed Major Cushing to join the army only if he has accurately represented his case. His furlough should be limited to the time required to regain his health and, after its expiration, he should either perform his duties at camp or resign. The scheme for the new arrangement of the army should soon be ready. McHenry hopes that Washington has arrived safely at Mount Vernon so that he...
November 16, 1796 McHenry's Case with the State; Election News James Winchester James McHenry Winchester refers to a case between McHenry and the state, but tells him they are loathe to do anything that diminishes their revenue. He refers to politics, and how they wait for news from a distance, at the price of those at home. He discusses the political fortunes of some gentlemen in the race.
September 6, 1789 Knox speaks to Williams regarding Captain Newman Henry Knox Jonathan Williams Letter, discusses case of Capt. Newman.
August 6, 1799 Refers to Case of Archibald Creavy James McHenry Jonathan Williams Acknowledges receipt of letter about Archibald Creavy. Claims no responsibility to assist in this. Questions the way Creavy's case has been handled.
January 25, 1793 Case of General Wilkinson receiving money from Swan Caleb Swan Joseph Howell The case of General Wilkinson having received $550 from Swan is a case of some delicacy. He was at that time Swan's commanding officer and his warrant is a complete indemnification to Swan. Too much solicitation on the subject may have a tendency to wound his feelings.
May 20, 1794 Request for papers in the case of the Ship William Edmund Randolph [not available] The Secretary of State requests that the Secretaries of Treasury and War forward him the papers in the case of the Ship William, together with their opinions thereon.
November 29, 1793 Case of Ensign Morgan; Irregularities in Regulations for Paying Troops Henry Knox Anthony Wayne The President regrets that the case of Ensign Morgan has yet to be resolved. The Comptroller has identified irregularities in the payments made by the paymaster who needs to be reminded of the necessity to follow the regulations established by the Treasury in matters involving pay to the troops.
May 23, 1793 Instructions for Armed Enforcement of U.S. Harbors' Neutrality Among Warring Europeans Henry Knox Samuel Huntington Informs Huntington that a recent case which required "the interposition of the general Government" took place, and seeks to lay out principles governing similar cases which might occur. In the case in question, a European power seized the vessel of another in Delaware Bay, violating U.S. neutrality; pressure has been brought to bear on the minister of the offending power to have the ship...
August 1, 1797 Case of Peter Larkin Edward Miller William Simmons Peter Larkins apparently was discharged due to disability by General Wayne. He says that his sickness is due to the hardships of wading across rivers even though Capt. Miller examined him and found him fit for service. Larkin said he was discharged at the age of 50 when in fact he was only 41. He has been paid five dollars for enlisting but Miller will await orders before proceeding with the...
August 10, 1793 In the Case of No Peace Treaty; Forwarding of Money and Stores. Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara Long time since hearing from O'Hara. Preparations made in case there is no peace treaty. Articles in estimate gone forward. Money remitted to Major Craig. Concludes that O'Hara will have drafts to support the large number of horses. Makes it clear that O'Hara has not been keeping up to date with his invoices.
January 29, 1795 Clarification of John Clark's Case Uriah Tracy Joseph Howell Regarding the claim of petitioner John Clark for pay for services rendered as an auditor, Tracy cannot ascertain whether Clark has been paid in depreciated currency and, if he was, has his depreciation been made up; or perhaps he has received no pay and now wants it. Howell is asked to clarify Clark's case.
April 13, 1797 Delivery of Fife James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver fife and case for recruiting service to be used by Captain Elliott.
November 24, 1792 Supplys for Capt. Kerr's Musicians John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to deliver to David Allison, for the use of Capt. Kerr's company of infantry, the following: one drum, one pair of drum-sticks, one drum case, one drum carriage, and one fife and case. (The cask of powder that was left is to go on board with the above.)
June 7, 1784 Case for entitlement to increased pay Major John Sumner Henry Knox Sumner discusses his case for entitlement to the pay and commutation of a major in the army.
September 27, 1797 Autograph Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, directs postponing judgement of Tyler case.
April 23, 1791 The Case of Armstrong's Stolen Watch, Etc. Joseph Howell A. Hammond Among other matters, Howell discusses the case of Solomon Jennings who is the man whose pay was stopped by Captain Armstrong in consequence of his stealing from the Captain a gold watch and selling it. The fact having been proven, the pay of Jennings becomes liable to an attachment.
February 5, 1786 Question on a Resolve of Congress William Williams Joseph Howell The author wants to know whether a recent resolve of Congress relative to the settling of Army accounts applies to his case. He has written twice and has yet to receive an answer.
May 18, 1800 Request for Decision on Case of Double Rations William Simmons James McHenry Simmons sent second letter requesting decision on case of double rations issued an officer, Brigadier General Wilkinson.
May 31, 1800 Unsettled accounts and various transactions James McHenry Joseph Case Receipt for goods bought from Joseph Case, paid for by the purveyor Israel Whelen. McHenry mentions unsettled accounts.
April 1, 1800 The Case of Beal and Hopkins James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry advises that it would be a mistake to depart from the rules regarding relative rank, even though in the case of Beal and Hopkins, Beal is the preferable officer. Adding grades to ranks or departing from the rules would create more difficulties than solutions. McHenry refers to a letter of January 10, 1799 regarding appointments.