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June 2, 1799 Letters for the Commanding Officer at Head Quarters David Henley [not available] Informs the commanding officer of the accompanying packet of letters for the Commanding Officer at Head Quarters and other persons.
May 10, 1794 [Copy No. 8] Providing Hands Henry Knox Officer Commanding at Wheeling Orders to provide hands (assistance) to Officer of Revenue.
June 13, 1799 Legality of the Constitution of a Court Abraham R. Ellery [not available] Ellery reviews the requirements for those serving on General Courts-Martial. Only those officers of the highest rank are authorized to impose the sentence of death.
October 18, 1799 General Orders Transmitted to the Commanding Officer on the Mississippi Alexander Hamilton [not available] [Cover Letter] "The following orders of Major General Hamilton have been transmitted to the Commanding Officer on the Mississippi for publication and are to be duly respected."
June 5, 1799 Major Hoops Commanding in place of Major Brooks Alexander Hamilton Staats Morris Until Major Brooks takes his station at Fort Jay, Major Hoops will command in his absence so his orders should be followed and letters should be addrssed to him.
October 19, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Read Simmons informs Read that additional rations are authorized in his billet as the Commanding Officer of Fort Jay.
September 14, 1799 Forwards Letters to Captain Adlum and Commanding Officer at Fort Mifflin James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Forwarded letters for Major Adlum and the commanding officer at Fort Mifflin.
August 2, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons asks the Secretary at War to designate a commanding officer at Fort Wolcott.
July 6, 1796 Forwarded Orders Isaac Craig James McHenry Delivery of package to A. Wayne. Orders sent forward to commanding officer at Fort Washington.
May 5, 1800 Discharges of Soldiers, Etc. Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Discharges of soldiers should be founded on the certificate of the Inspector and Surgeon and approved by the Commanding Officer. Made note of regulations governing the pace of marching troops. Emphasized accuracy.
September 19, 1799 Recruiting Mulattoes as Servants, Etc. William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton Bentley suggests that even though the recruiting instructions prohibit the recruiting of mullatoes, they should be allowed to be enlisted as officers' servants. They are better suited to menial service than are white natives. He wants to know whether officers commanding a recruiting station are entitled to double rations.
March 24, 1797 Fishing Seines James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver fishing seines to James Bruff and John Hamtramck at Niagara and Detroit, respectively.
August 3, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Alexander Hamilton At the Secretary of War's direction, Simmons asks Hamilton to identify a Commanding Officer at Fort Wolcott.
May 7, 1800 Congratulations to Hamilton Chevalier de Colbert Alexander Hamilton The Chevalier mistakenly congratulates Hamilton on his appointment by President Adams as commanding officer of the US Army to replace George Washington.
June 30, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Timothy Pickering William Simmons Timothy Pickering William Simmons advises the Secretary of War on making directions to the commanding officer at West Point pertaining to pay.
February 1, 1799 Discharging John Thompson at Mr. Dover's Request William Simmons Representative Edward Livingston Simmons explains the procedure for discharging a soldier.
June 1, 1798 Request for Cooperation with Mr. Williamson at Natchez James McHenry Isaac Guion McHenry to officer commanding at Natchez (Guion at this time), recommending the bearer, a Mr. Williamson, as a "worthy and deserving gentleman," and asking that Guion help Williamson during the latter's time at Natchez.
May 24, 1799 Efforts to Establish the Indian Boundary in the Northwestern Territory Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Refers to the correspondence from the Surveyor General about when and where he plans to establish the Indian boundary. He agrees that expediency necessitates that the assistance he requires in marking the boundary should come from the Commanding Officer in the Northwestern Territory.
March 11, 1800 Procedure for Granting Furloughs Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Requests for furloughs should be made through the commanding officers and furloughs should be granted only if they are not detrimental to the Service.
April 21, 1794 Payment for reenlistment Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Howell Hodgdon received $4000 from Howell for reenlistments of men whose terms expired, transmitted to Major Isaac Craig at Pittsburgh to be forwarded to commanding officer Fort Washington.
November 14, 1794 Commanding officer at Fort Le Boeuf Arthur St. Clair Alexander Hamilton Letter from Governor Arthur St. Clair of Northwest Territory, regarding the post which has been established at Le Boeuf by the state of Pennsylvania, which St. Clair believes is of critical importance. The present commanding officer there is a "prudent Man, and a good officer." St. Clair is worried that the command will soon go to Captain William Miller, who is "strongly in the Interest of the...
April 18, 1800 Permission of Absence for Capt. Ashmun Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Enclosed is Capt. Ashmun's letter that requested permission of absence. Hamilton advised that such applications should always come through the commanding officer but Rice could grant Ashmun a furlough until some time in May.
March 16, 1799 Proceed to New Town in Bucks County Alexander Hamilton William R. Boote "In consequence of orders from the Secretary of War, I am to desire that you proceed with the party under your command to New Town in Bucks County--for which purpose you will join and accompany a detachment which will leave this quarter on Monday the 18th instant, taking the orders of the commanding officer of this detachment...Let no time be lost."
December 1, 1798 Men & Women for Whom Passage is to be Paid, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Commanding Officer, Troops Embarked for Charleston Upon arriving in Charleston, the Commanding Officer of the Troops is to give the captain of the vessel the number of men and women for whom the United States is to pay the passage and the freight of their articles.
June 18, 1798 Sundries to be Forwarded to the Troops at West Point Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Enclosed is a bill of lading for articles that are to be forwarded to the commanding officer of the troops at West Point.