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June 21, 1799 Let One Troop of Cavalry be Raised and Mounted Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton expresses his dismay at the postponement of the raising of additional cavalry troops and argues that at least one such troop should be raised and mounted. Let all the officers be collected for instruction and exercise at one rendezvous where tactics for both cavalry and infantry can be taught.
March 1800 An Act for estblishing an Academy for Instruction relative to the Military and Naval Service of the United States. Alexander Hamilton [not available] Established four schools for military education. Details of how the schools will be administered, what they will teach, and how they will be provided with pay and other compensations.
1799 Act for establishing a Military and Naval Academy Alexander Hamilton Unknown Recipient An Act for establishing an Academy for Instruction relative to the Military and Naval Service of the United States. The Academy will consist of four schools: "The Fundamental School," "The School of Artillerists and Engineers," "The School of Cavalry and Infantry," and "The School of the Navy."
January 27, 1800 Suspension of Cavalry and Infantry Enlistments James McHenry Alexander Hamilton The House of Representatives voted to suspend enlistments for the six additional Companies of Cavalry and the twelve Regiments of Infantry. Orders should be issued accordingly.
November 20, 1795 Receipt of Lewis for militia infantry and cavalry pay at Fort Fayette Presley Nevill [not available] Nevill received $14,000 from Lewis, on account of pay of militia infantry and cavalry at Fort Fayette.
November 13, 1795 Receipt of Simmons for militia infantry and cavalry pay at Fort Fayette Samuel Lewis [not available] Lewis receipt for $14,000 on account of pay due militia infantry and cavalry at Fort Fayette to be transmitted to Presley Nevill paymaster to militia army or to Isaac Craig at Pittsburgh.
June 6, 1799 Concerning the appointment of Lee's son to service James McHenry Thomas Sim Lee Asks Thomas Lee if he would rather his son be commissioned to serve in the cavalry or infantry; the former sending him to Georgia or Tennessee, the latter sending him to Maryland.
June 18, 1799 They are being paid without rendering any service. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry insists that the officers appointed for the six new companies of cavalry yet to be formed should be employed in recruiting and training infantrymen since they are currenly being paid without rendering any service whatever.
May 22, 1800 Disbandment of Cavalry Alexander Hamilton James McHenry The disbandment of the six additional troops of Cavalry has been announced but the General and other staff were not included in the orders because it was thought that they might still be needed after the troops have quitted the ground.
June 29, 1793 Delivery of clothing and payment of drafts Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara Since Hodgdon's embarkation, has not had a line from him. Reports on delivery of cavalry, infantry and artillery clothing. Packages have been marked to prevent confusion. Mentions payments; drafts to Major Craig and the forwarding of newspapers.
February 7, 1801 Certification of payment; Doctor Joseph Bullue, for medicine and attendance on General Wilkinsonís band of music, and infantry commanded by Lieutenant Peter, and cavalry commanded by Lieutenant Walbach William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $259.55 to Doctor Joseph Bullue, for medicine and attendance on General Wilkinsonís band of music, and infantry commanded by Lieutenant Peter, and cavalry commanded by Lieutenant Walback.
June 28, 1793 Indian Accounts; Shipments of Clothing Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Will advise on what will be done with Indian accounts. Encloses invoice of clothing. Mentions shipment of cavalry and infantry clothing.
June 30, 1798 Details on Style of Navy Uniforms John Caldwell [not available] Extract from document by John Caldwell on styles of navy uniforms.
May 20, 1800 Disbanding of the Army Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Hamilton informs Wilkinson that Congress has passed a law empowering the President to disband the Army except the four old Regiments of Infantry, the two old troops of Cavalry, the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, and the staff.
May 17, 1800 Letter from the Paymaster General of the Army Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton In pursuance of the act of May 14th, twelve additional regiments of Infantry and additional cavalry officers will be discharged by June 15. The law entitles them to three months pay. Swan wants to know if he should muster the men to pay them all at once, rather than try to pay them once they have been discharged and gone home. The money could be advanced to Regimental Paymasters, who can identify...
September 26, 1798 List of Clothing to be Delivered James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver clothing to St Marys, Savannah and Fort Wilkinson.
January 10, 1795 Letter from the Secretary at War Timothy Pickering Presley Nevill Letter, discusses pay of Pennsylvania militia and cavalry.
July 20, 1799 Concerning Additional Companies of Cavalry James McHenry John Adams Stresses the need of clothing and other supplies for new recruits and asks why no issues have yet been ordered to Major General Hamilton to raise six additional companies of cavalry.
December 18, 1799 Request for Issue of Clothing to Various Units in Georgia James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing to troops in Georgia, listed as recipients are cavalry, the 1st Regiment of Artillery, and the 4th Regiment of Infantry. The usual change in clothing allowance for troops in the South is noted (3 pairs of linen overalls and one of wool, rather than the standard 2 of each).
June 4, 1792 Successful Recruiting, In Need of Arms and Clothing Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne is describing various recruiting successes throughout the northeast although there is still a lack of arms and clothing available for the new recruits in some areas. All the forces should be ordered to join Wayne so that training may begin.
August 27, 1796 Rule of Seniority Used to Designate New Arrangements of Legion and Cavalry James McHenry Anthony Wayne McHenry gave details of new arrangements of legion and cavalry as designated by the President of the United States. Promotions of officers included.
March 10, 1800 Estimate on Expenditures of Insurrection in Pennsylvannia William Simmons Joseph Nourse Nourse requested estimate of expenditures of military department for volunteer cavalry and infantry to suppress insurrection in Northampton County, Pennsylvania in 1799, Simmons replied with details. Total amount: $26,424.94. Amount did not include compensation for regular troops.
October 24, 1799 Army and Navy Appointments James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Correspondence recommending individuals for Army and Navy appointments
November 11, 1799 Request for Issue of Clothing for Several Units Near Knoxville James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing to troops near Knoxville, TN for cavalry, the 1st Regiment of Artillery, and the 3d & 4th Infantry Regiments.
October 27, 1794 Request of Secretary of War to Furnish Detailed Information on All Non-Commissioned Officers John Stagg Joseph Howell Stagg wrote on behalf of the Sec. of War requesting a return of all the non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates specifically for the month their service will expire. Also requested Howell specify the corp to which they belong (cavalry, infantry, or artillery) and if they are under the leadership of Gen. Wayne.