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July 5, 1798 Contractor payment for services for Continental Troops [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Note by James McHenry to make payment to contractor Richard Parker for furnishing Continental troops with transportation, wood, keeping the rooms clean and in good order.
August 23, 1790 An Estimate of the Expense of Troops for an Expedition Against the Wabash Henry Knox [not available] An estimate of the expense of employing, for three months, one thousand seven hundred militia, and four hundred continental troops, in an expedition against the Wabash Indians--two hundred of the militia to be mounted. Includes pay and subsistence of militia and Continental troops; Quarter Master's Department, including hire of horses and boats.
February 9, 1785 Payment of Continental troops and New York militia Peter Curtenius John Pierce Information on continental troops may be obtained by Joseph Gasherie. Mentions auditors and the liquidation of pay of Continental Troops. Discusses pay of New York militia officers while in captivity. Cannot designate who were continental and who were militia officers. Mentions settlements with Colonel Lee's legion. closes by discussing the falling of securities in New York.
November 25, 1784 Letter Citation John Pierce Peter Curtenius Cited in Curtenius to Pierce, 02/09/1785. John Pierce requests information from Peter Curtenius that pertains to settlements for Continental troops from New York
June 10, 1784 Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts Mason John Pierce Discusses the settlement of his accounts and the switching of continental securities for state notes
August 20, 1794 Delivery of Continental Stores Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Transportation and delivery of goods discussed.
August 23, 1790 An Estimate of the Expense of Troops for an Expedition Against the Wabash Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Itemized list of expenses at contractors prices.
April 25, 1786 Colonel Willett's regiment cannot be paid John Pierce Marinus Willett Informs Colonel Willett that his regiment cannot be paid because a resolution of Congress when the regiment was raised required that New York first fill up its Continental quota, which condition was not met.
March 17, 1796 Claims of Maryland Continental Soldier William Simmons Robert Goodloe Harper Advises Harper that the claims of John McNeal, a soldier in a company of Colonel Rawling's "Flying Camp" Regiment of Maryland Continental Army troops that was captured at the surrender of Fort Washington, cannot be honored by the U.S. as there are no returns of payments or muster rolls for the Maryland unit.
February 19, 1790 Pay Due to Family of Deceased Continental Officers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Discusses pay due to the heirs of deceased members of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.
September 14, 1789 Regarding Constant Hostilities Between Indians who Live on Wabash River and People of Kentucky Arthur St. Clair George Washington Regarding constant hostilities between Indians who live on Wabash River and people of Kentucky: it must be considered by the government of Western Territory. Requests that Washington take matter into consideration and asks for orders based on what is though proper. Kentucky people will likely retaliate and this will undermine the government's treaty efforts. Makes inquiry regarding the calling up...
January 11, 1784 Pay of Massachusetts Continental Army Regiments Samuel Young John Pierce Pay of three Massachusetts regiments and pay of Massachusetts troops.
March 6, 1784 Continental Army accounts John Pierce Philip Audebert Discusses obtaining money for payment of Continental Army subsistence accounts
June 10, 1793 Rendering Assistance to Georgia with the South Carolina Militia Henry Knox Governor William Moultrie Knox conveys President of United States General George Washington guidance. If general Indian war erupts, Governor of South Carolina Moultrie should be prepared to render military assistance if requested by Governor of Georgia Telfair. Expenses responsibility of United States. Place of rendezvous to be determined. Supply assistance to be provided by contractors of continental troops.
November 14, 1794 [No. 43] Movement of Troops Henry Knox Isaac Craig Captain Lyman and his detachment to remain in Pittsburgh and not descend Ohio river this season. Hutchins detachment to march from Pittsburgh and will be joined by recruits. Gov. Lee to make provisions for troops and protection in Western counties.
January 20, 1786 Settlement with a Continental Regiment John Pierce Henry Knox Discusses the settlement of the accounts of a Regiment from one of the states' Continental Line.
November 11, 1782 General Greene's Report on Clothing for the Southern Army Nathaniel Greene Benjamin Lincoln Greene informs Lincoln that he is taking measures to obtain clothing for the troops. He reports that he has on hand only a small part of his army's winter clothing. After issuing clothing to the troops going to the north he will have only a small pittance left. Greene discusses his financial arrangements for paying for the clothing through bills drawn on the Continental Army's Financier.
September 12, 1794 Available Ammunition John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Continental troops marching to Trenton must be furnished with ammunition. Stagg wants to know how it can be supplied in the most expeditious manner.
August 8, 1786 Charge on account with United States Thomas Callender Thomas Clark Discusses a charge on General Thomas Clark's account with the United States for pay of the 1st North Carolina Regiment in the Revolutionary War
March 13, 1786 Settlement of the Continental Lines John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Copies of documents needed to settle the accounts of the Continental Lines of the states are to be transmitted to the state executives
October 18, 1796 Claim of Continental Army soldier Peter Harris William Simmons Theodore Foster Discusses the claim of the administrator to the estate of Peter Harris, a late soldier of the Rhode Island Line (Continental Army), and its relation to the Act of Limitations.
October 8, 1785 Evils Done by the State of Massachusetts to Veterans of the Continental Army Benjamin Lincoln William Jackson Benjamin Lincoln requests a meeting with General William Jackson so as to rectify the "evils" done by the offices of the state of Massachusetts to the veterans of the Continental Army. Said officers are asking daily for their sufferings to be represented to the U.S. government.
December 25, 1794 Ten Continental Horses, Etc. Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Hunts discusses the disposition of ten continental horses. One of the horses was taken by one of General Miller's wagoners while the remaining nine were put up for public sale. He has received 800 stand of arms with more coming in daily from the men who were furloughed or sick. The confused manner in which the militia men return their arms prevents him from making a return as yet.
November 6, 1798 Regarding a Power of Attorney Anthony Dey William Simmons Letter to the War Department Accountant concerning a power of attorney given from John McClanning, late a Continental soldier, to Cornelius Haring.
December 23, 1789 State Monies Expended in Recruiting the Late Continental Army Joseph Howell Eleazer McComb Delaware seeks to charge the United States for monies expended in recruiting the late Continental Army,.