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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 1798 Quantity of Wood Allowed a Major, Etc. William Burrows Samuel Hodgdon What quantity of wood is allowed to the following officers: a Major Commandant, a Captain, a Lieutenant, a Regimental Commandant? How much straw is allowed a Regimental Commandant? What is the price of a marquee, a horseman's tent, a soldier's tent? In Detroit a Major is allowed 35 cords but that is a colder climate. How much stationery is allowed?
December 17, 1798 Commandant of One of the Regiments James McHenry William Smith When at Mount Vernon McHenry proposed to the Commander in Chief that Smith's name be submitted to the Senate for the post of Adjutant General of the Army. However, objections to the nomination exist among members of the Senate so General Washington has proposed Smith as commandant of one of the regiments.
December 1, 1800 General Orders Thomas H. Cushing [not available] Order of reporting and authority in the absence of the General.
March 1, 1796 Description of Accounting Procedures for Paymasters; Outlines Difficulties in Chain of Command Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Letter, describes procedures and orders regarding pay at West Point which the commandant has ordered him to adopt and follow.
October 27, 1797 Forwarded Letter Isaac Craig James McHenry Letter with enclosure for Commandant of Detroit received and will be forwarded.
March 1, 1796 Dispute over Superior Officer Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Freeman thanks Simmons for information regarding his duties as paymaster. He says that the Commandant at his post has ordered him to follow the directions of the Commandant, not Simmons. He outlines the orders, sometimes contradictory, and situations in which he finds himself, including being denied the necessary items to complete his duties as paymaster.
October 24, 1799 Rejection of Appointment as Lieutenant Colonel Commandant Alexander Hamilton Caleb Gibbs Hamilton assures Gibbs that his rejection for the post of Lieutenant Colonel Commandant was not due to a lack of support from either General Washington or himself. He criticizes Gibbs for having implied that such was the case.
August 25, 1797 Delivery of Boat Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver oars, sail, mast and sprit for Commandant's boat at Fort Mifflin.
May 14, 1796 Money to Ensign Charles Martin William Simmons Brigadier General Henry Miller Direction to pay funds to Ensign Charles Martin, Commandant of Fort Le Beouf.
April 29, 1799 Forwarding Recommendation for Post as Commander of 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers John Adams James McHenry Forwards a recommendation for an officer to be named lieutenant colonel commandant of the 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers.
June 25, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses the accounts of Lt. Nanning Vischer, Commandant at Oswego, with the Secretary at War.
July 4, 1797 Disposition of the Spanish Commandant Unknown Author James McHenry The author dispatched Ensign Scott to the Spanish Commandant at New Madrid to learn his disposition regarding General Wilkinson's letter describing the movement of the detachment.
September 10, 1798 Appointment as Commandant of Massachusetts Recruiters; Duties & Regulations for That Office James McHenry Daniel Jackson Appoints Jackson as commandant of recruiting parties in Massachusetts; orders him to inspect Castle Island and report on its readiness to receive recruits, once the convicts detained there have been removed. Notifies Jackson of the commanders now recruiting in his district; specifies certain recruiting regulations as suspended during the current mobilization. These stipulations are meant to...
March 22, 1800 Letter from the Commandant at Detroit John Francis Hamtramck James Wilkinson Letter from John Francis Hamtramck, Commandant at Detroit, to General James Wilkinson. Image not available.
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.
January 23, 1796 Discussion on Allocation of Public Money Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Demand for advanced money to purchase surgical instruments made, council of administration objected as to the propriety of advancing money. Commandant of the Corps stated that money previously due deserters was public funds and could be used. Ownership of the unliquidated military accounts questioned, request for official answer by Simmons;
August 31, 1795 Letter from the Commandant at Fort Le Boeuf Charles Martin William Simmons Letter from Charles Martin, Commandant at Fort Le Boeuf, to William Simmons, War Department Accountant. Image not available, citation only.
August 24, 1797 Certification of payments due; subsistence of Captain Mitchell William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $46.45 is due Captain Donald G. Mitchell, being his subsistence as captain in the Artillerists and Engineers, and his subsistence as Commandant of Mud Island Fort, for July and August 1797.
October 16, 1799 Plan to Redistribute Regiments in Western Country and South James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Replies to Hamilton's letter, as per President's instructions. Refers to plan to detail four regiments. Weighs out reduction of fortifications and the redistribution of troops with a reserve force. Outlines duties of army commandant. Seeks information about posts and forces in the Western Country. Works for the least expense. Refers to troops in the South.
April 18, 1800 Report to Secretary of War William Simmons James McHenry Simmons recounted the abuses of Officers in regards to rations and charges made to the United States. Simmons noted in particular Andrew White and enclosed vouchers that showed the overcharges.
October 23, 1798 Officer positions in the Provisional Army James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Responds to Pinckney's request for the appointment of his former secretary Rutledge for a position in the Provisional Army, stating that he will not be overlooked. McHenry writes that the second regiment of artillerists and engineers is in need of a Lieutenant Colonel Commandant.
May 7, 1800 Room Hire and Fuel William Simmons John Henry Simmons did not take into account Henry's position as commandant when calculating quantum for room hire. Therefore sum owed to Henry which he would receive from Dexter, supervisor at Providence. No allowances were made for compensation for fuel costs due to the regulations issued by Sec. of War.
October 5, 1798 Recruiting Service Accounts James McHenry William Simmons Monies advanced to the Commandants of the Districts for the Recruiting Service are to be settled according to regulations. Maj. Daniel Jackson, Commandant of the District including Massachusetts and Maine includes the following officers: Capt. Amos Stoddart at Portland, Capt. Samuel Gates at Boston, and Lt. George Washington Duncan at Marblehead. Maj. Adam Hoops is the Commandant for the district...
February 12, 1799 Certification of payments; Lieutenant Theodore Meminger, Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $48.18 to Lieutenant Theodore Meminger, Artillerists and Engineers, for subsistence as commandant at Fort Mifflin.
August 8, 1799 Regarding Conduct of Troops at Detroit Toward Civilians James McHenry [not available] Addresses cannon sent to Detroit, and actions undertaken by the commandant of the garrison there, who has apparently acted outside his authority. References the "rules and articles for the better government of the troops of the United States." Addresses the limits of the authority of all soldiers, officers and enlisted, in relations with civilians.