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May 25, 1799 Approving Proceedings of Garrison Courts-Martial James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry complains that the business of the War Office is sufficiently extensive and should not be burdened with requests to approve the sentences of garrison courts-martial. The Articles of War require the President's approval only for sentences in capital cases heard by General Courts-Martial.
July 12, 1799 Forwarding of Department Heads' Opinions on Officers' Commissions & Courts Martial James McHenry John Adams Forwards to Adams the asked-for opinions of the department heads [Cabinet] regarding issues arising from the court martial of Sgt. Richard Hunt. Observes that in the Revolution there was no express requirement that courts martial signify a 2/3 approval of a death sentence.
May 13, 1786 Report of Congressional Committee Congress of the United States [not available] Report of a committee of Congress on the report submitted by Secretary at War Knox on the Army's Articles of War and Courts Martial. Lays out regulations for the Army courts martial and the administration of justice
March 4, 1799 Courts-Martial and Infractions of Military Discipline Thomas Lloyd Moore Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline. (Enclosure: undated document entitled "Officers of the Court Martial.")
June 4, 1799 RE Courts-Martial and Infractions of Military Discipline James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline.
February 16, 1793 Power to Convene Courts Martial Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox advises Wayne to provide General Wilkinson with the power to convene courts martial. Dr. Carmichael is en route with the pay for the Army. General Putnam has resigned.
February 23, 1799 Interpretation of Articles Governing Courts Martial Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton provides a detailed interpretation of those parts of the the Articles of War that relate to those officers who have the authority to convene Courts Martial. He concludes that none but a general officer or his representative has this authority.
August 10, 1799 RE Courts-Martial and Infractions of Military discipline William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of
February 6, 1799 Courts-Martial & Infractions of Military Discipline Alexander Hamilton Samuel Osborne Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline.
October 25, 1798 Expenses Related to Courts Martial James McHenry William Simmons Simmons should examine his files regarding expenses for officers who have served on courts martial as members, witnesses, etc. so as to ascertain the appropriate per diem expense allowances for these officers.
February 25, 1799 Courts-Martial & Supplies, Quarters, and Pay Staats Morris Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline; and Army supplies, quarters, and pay.
May 5, 1799 RE Courts-Martial and Infractions of Militry Discipline Alexander Hamilton Ebenezer Massey Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline.
March 3, 1799 Courts Martial & Infranctions of Military Discipline James Cochran Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline.
March 21, 1800 [General Orders] William North [not available] Stipulates regulations for general courts-martial, such as that offenders' pay be stopped; that their rank, station, and unit be declared in such proceedings; that copies of all pertinent documents be sent to the commanders of posts where a convicted offender is to be confined; that officers composing a general court-martial return to duty as soon as it is completed; and that dissolution of...
April 1, 1799 Courts-martial and military discipline James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline
April 5, 1799 Courts-martial and military discipline Alexander Hamilton Lewis Tousard Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline
April 4, 1799 Courts-martial and military discipline Horatio R. Dayton Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline
July 31, 1799 Proceedings of Two General Courts Martial Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "I have the honor to transmit the proceedings of two General Courts Martial in the cases of Captain Frye and Doctor Osborne with transcripts of General Orders containing my opinion concerning them. You will observe the ill use which has been made by Captain Frye of a correspondence with you and my remark on that point. It is understood that this circumstance had weight with the Court."
April 1, 1799 Courts-Martial and Regimental Organization James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline. Routine instructions and correspondence concerning the organization of individual regiments
October 30, 1799 RE Courts-Martial and Infractions of Military Discipline James Read Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline.
June 13, 1799 Rules & Regulations Respecting General Courts Martial Abraham R. Ellery Commanding Officer on the Mississippi General Order: Explains the rules and regulations for constituting general courts martial and specifies which officers are entitled to participate in said courts martial. Explains the obligation to allot one half gill per day of liquor to the troops if a supply of said spirits is available.
July 3, 1799 Courts-martial and infractions of military discipline Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline
April 17, 1799 RE Courts-Martial and Infractions of Military Discipline Alexander Hamilton Washington Morton Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline.
August 23, 1799 RE Courts-Martial and Infractions of Military discipline Alexander Hamilton Richard Harison Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline
October 24, 1799 RE Courts-Martial and Infractions of Military discipline Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Routine correspondence concerning courts-martial and infractions of military discipline.