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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 24, 1801 Men He Would Like to Keep On from Various Companies Samuel Vance James Wilkinson Discusses a trip home to see his family; troublesome soldiers; some men from various companies he would like to keep on.
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.
September 8, 1798 Defense of Ports and Hamilton's Role Alexander Hamilton John Jay Letter; mentions defense of ports and Hamilton's role; mentions volunteer companies and appointments to command.
September 29, 1791 Fill Out the Companies with Levies Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox expresses his hope that St. Clair is successful in filling the personnel needs of the first and second regiments and that the garrisons will be properly provisioned.
November 24, 1791 Provisions for Companies Henry Knox Isaac Craig Capt Mitt's and Capt. Cass's companies will not leave to defend Ohio river this season, Knox orders quarters, fuel, supplies, and pay to be allocated while the two companies stay over in Pittsburgh.
July 1797 Complaints & Fears Surrounding the Possibility of Not Being Reinforced by Butler James Wilkinson James McHenry Repeats instructions that the detachment of [several companies of] the 3rd Regiment in Tennessee immediately reinforce him at Massac, along the Ohio River. Complains about the leeway McHenry has given Butler (the 3rd Regiment's commander) to release the detachment only if it is safe to do so, claiming he cannot maintain peace on the frontier without the asked-for companies. Asks McHenry to...
January 25, 1792 Rations for the Companies of Craig, Cray, and Hunter Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Nicholson informs Howell that no account of John Dermierton has been settled for rations supplied to the companies of Maj. Alexander Craig, Capt. John Cray or Capt. Robert Hunter, nor any money advanced by Pennsylvania for those companies.
June 22, 1798 Discusses the patriotism and zeal of American citizens James McHenry James Ross Alleges that southerners exhibit less patriotism and zeal; hints at partisan divisions. Mentions that General McPherson, head of five companies of infantry, is present. Discusses artillery and rifle companies.
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 12, 1798 Forwarding of Correspondence from Several Volunteer Companies John Adams James McHenry Adams forwards the correspondence of several volunteer companies for McHenry's review and reply.
May 18, 1798 Request for Issue of 2 Companies' Worth of Clothing, Emphasis on Linen James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of 2 companies' worth of clothing to the Walnut Hills -- specifying that less woolen and more linen overalls be sent.
April 20, 1799 Arrangements for Occupation of Revolting Pennsylvania Counties, & Discharge of the Militia James McHenry William MacPherson Announces pleasure at MacPherson's success in pacifying the revolting region of Pennsylvania, and authorizes him to discharge the volunteer & militia companies, with the express thanks of the government. Also accepts MacPherson's suggestion that the regular troops remain in the region for the time being, and leaves it to him to decide their disposition. Mentions that mail for the troops and...
April 5, 1799 Troop Movements & Considerations Regarding the Insurrection in Northampton, Pennsylvania James McHenry John Adams Reminds Adams of his earlier letter regarding troops sent to put down the insurrection at Northampton, Pennsylvania. McHenry had believed that 5 companies of regulars and two companies of volunteer horsemen would be sufficient, but the small size of the volunteer companies and the perceived greater threat of the insurgents have caused him to ask the governors of Pennsylvania and New Jersey to...
August 28, 1784 Report of the American Regiment Josiah Harmar [not available] Report of the American Regiment. Return of three companies plus an artillery company. Appears to be a report of companies being raised for service.
December 31, 1789 An estimate of the annual expense of a corps, to consist of two regiments of infantry, of ten companies each, and one battalion of artillery of four companies, each company to be composed of four sergeants, four corporals, two musicians, and sixty privates, amounting in the whole to one thousand six hundred and eighty non-commissioned officers and privates. Henry Knox [not available] An estimate of the annual expense of a corps, to consist of two regiments of infantry, of ten companies each, and one battalion of artillery of four companies, each company to be composed of four sergeants, four corporals, two musicians, and sixty privates, amounting in the whole to one thousand six hundred and eighty non-commissioned officers and privates.
October 25, 1798 Forwarding & Discussion of Correspondence from Volunteer Companies John Adams James McHenry Forwarding and discussion of several volunteer companies' offers of service to the federal government.
November 12, 1788 Entitlements to land and request for list [not available] Joseph Howell Requests that Howell furnish names, time paid for and sums received in certificates of Mr. John White by the Maryland Artillery Companies.
May 23, 1800 Enlisting Four Companies of Infantry Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Major Bewell has been directed to Rice's brigade for the purpose of enlisting four companies of infantry. Rice is ordered to make every effort to accomplish this object including engaging recruits prior to Bewell's arrival.
January 17, 1797 Protection of the Frontier John Sevier Blount, Cooke, & Jackson Sevier proposes that the protection of the frontier can be accomplished by the militia, including three companies of infantry and a troop of horse.
October 16, 1799 Return of clothing for the companies at Fort Jay Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a return of clothing wanted for the companies at Fort Jay, requesting that they be forwarded without delay, except for the coats which Stevens will furnish.
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 6, 1786 Whether John Christman was of a Pennsylvania Company Jonathan Nicholson John Pierce Asks that Howell examine rolls of German Regiment and see if John Christman was of one of the Pennsylvania Companies.
March 22, 1799 Quelling the Insurrection in Pennsylvania James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses possible military responses to the apparent insurrection in Pennsylvania.
January 21, 1793 Officers' Accounts & Vouchers Caleb Swan Richard Sparks The Comptroller of the Treasury and the Accountant of the War Department have directed Swan to make application to sundry officers for their accounts and vouchers for expenditure of monies charged to them for the purpose of recruiting, contingency expenses for marching companies or detachments, and pay due their late company of levies.
April 3, 1800 Request for Issue of Artillerists' Clothing for 3 Companies Near New York James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of artillerists' clothing for 3 companies, via New York.