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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 13, 1797 Certification of payments; pay of Private Nasmith, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, for disability William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $5.68 is due Pvt. John Nasmith of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being his pay from November 1 to December 13, 1797, the day of his discharge for disability.
January 24, 1799 Disability Payment for Nathan Rawlings James McHenry Unknown Recipient Secretary McHenry authorizes Nathan Rawlings, captain of a company of Kentucky volunteers under the command of Major General Charles Scott, to receive disability pay ($10 per month until no longer disabled).
March 20, 1800 Disability of Samuel Hunter William Stevens Unknown Recipient Certification by Doctors Stevens and William Read of Samuel Hunter's disability as a result of wounds received in the Revolutionary War
February 8, 1797 Cover Letter for List of Invalid Pension Applications James McHenry John Adams Cover letter to Vice President. Enclosed lists pensioners in New Jersey with amount of disability pay awarded.
April 22, 1797 Disability of Robert Cosby N.H.S. Fourniere War Department Certification by Fournier of the wound and disability of Robert Cosby.
February 7, 1793 Letter to William Shippen and James Hutchinson requesting examination of pension applicant John Stagg Doctor William Shippen Letter; asks that doctors examine a pension applicant John Blackburn, and certify the nature of his disability.
July 25, 1792 Certificate of Disability incurred during St. Clair expedition Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Certificate of disability of Isaiah McCarty; alludes to St. Clair's campaign; discusses Invalid pension. He lost the use of his left hand and arm as a soldier of Captain Smith's company of the second regiment of levies on the late expedition against the indians under the command of Major General St. Clair. He is entitled during his disability to an allowance of five dollars per month. He is to...
February 8, 1797 List of Invalid Pension Applicants from New Jersey Unknown Author [not available] List of iInvalid pension applicants, belonging to the State of New Jersey, who have been re-examined by Physicans, by direction of the district Judge agreeably to the Resolve of Congress of the 18th of April 1796. Includes the name, rank, and disability pay awarded to New Jersey invalids seeking compensation.
February 20, 1797 List of Invalid Pension Applicants from Connecticut Unknown Author [not available] List of invalid pension applicants, whose names were transmitted to the Judge of the district of Connecticut, and who have been re-examined by physicans, agreeably to a Resolve of Congress of the 18th of April 1796. Lists the name, rank, and disability pay for invalids in Connecticut.
February 12, 1796 Immediate Discharge for Daniel Downey due to Disability Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Immediate discharge of Daniel Downey requested, along with the paperwork for the discharge of Daniel Moses. Comments on Jordan Kersey, a man of color, enlisted in the corps of artillerists who was not allowed to march in ranks or wear the same uniform and his fellow soldiers.
August 1, 1797 Case of Peter Larkin Edward Miller William Simmons Peter Larkins apparently was discharged due to disability by General Wayne. He says that his sickness is due to the hardships of wading across rivers even though Capt. Miller examined him and found him fit for service. Larkin said he was discharged at the age of 50 when in fact he was only 41. He has been paid five dollars for enlisting but Miller will await orders before proceeding with the...
[not available] Claim of Corporal Samuel Hull [not available] [not available] Regarding claim of wounded Corporal Samuel Hull.
March 18, 1800 Pension of Samuel Hunter Judge Bee Unknown Recipient Certification that Samuel Hunter's pension papers were submitted to the Secretary of War. Hunter was a private in the 1st South Carolina Regiment.
July 1796 Claim of Samuel Hull Peter Hagner Jonathan Dayton Letter from Peter Hagner to Jonathan Dayton regarding the claim of former soldier Samuel Hull. Insufficient number of witnesses to confirm that Hull's wound was sustained while in service.
June 19, 1799 Circular to the Commandants of Regiments Alexander Hamilton [not available] Hamilton stresses the importance of maintaining and submitting accurate returns. He also emphasizes that no money should be paid to a recruit without his undergoing a medical examination.
April 23, 1790 Report on the Petition of Captain Fox Joseph Howell Henry Knox Report on the petition of Capt. Nathaniel Fox, officer of the 6th Virginia Regiment, for commutation of pay and compensation for wounds received in the service.
February 27, 1793 Knox discusses invalid pensions Henry Knox [not available] Document, Memorandum concerning invalid pension claims.
May 26, 1796 Congressional Resolve & Instructions for Physical Examinations of Invalid's Pension Claimants from Massachusetts James McHenry John Lowell Forwards a Congressional resolution to send to district judges the cases of men who have applied for invalid's pensions but not been adequately examined by physicians. Thus also sends the list of men applying for pensions from Massachusetts, instructing Lowell to direct the re-examinations.
March 23, 1796 Statement of Certificates Transmitted to the War Office of the United States by the Judge of the District Court for the District of Virginia of Invalid Pensions Multiple Authors [not available] A statement of Certificates transmitted to the War Office of the United States by the Judge of the District Court for the District of Virginia of Invalid pensions. Applicants examined by Commissioners appointed by him. List of pensioners names and disability.
May 15, 1797 Certification of the Discharge of Serjeant Thomas Fream James McHenry [not available] Certification of the discharge of Thomas Fream, Serjeant in Captain Spahm's Company of the 3rd sub Legion of United States as confirmed by C. Brown, John W. Scott, and R. Allison. Fream discharged due to wound inflicted during combat. Wound prohibits Fream from earning subsistence and therefore the aforementioned men deem a pension of three fifths the maximum allowance for disability. Fream...
July 27, 1792 Preventing desertion; providing medicine and saddles; distinctive hat insignia Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox discusses the problem of desertion and how best to prevent it. He talks of recruiting efforts and outlines several troop movements and talks of the availablity of stores like clothing, medicine, and saddles. The four sub-legions are assigned distinctive hat bindings and plumes and the procedures for determining qualifications for pensions are discussed.
April 3, 1794 Petition of Elkanah Prentice Henry Knox United States Senate Knox addresses the United States Senate regarding the petition of Elkanah Prentice. Prentice claims he sustained injuries to his leg due to hardship and fatigue, which left him a cripple for life. Knox suggests that Prentice may be entitled to benefits provided by the Resolve of Congress 23 April 1782 if he can produce evidence of the discharge papers that placed him on the invalid list.
April 5, 1799 Rules and Regulations Respecting the Recruting Service James McHenry [not available] These are the thirty seven rules and regulations for the recruiting service including the prohibition of recruiting individuals who are intoxicated or who are Negroes, Mulattoes, or Indians. Included is a sample of an enlistment document.
March 29, 1792 Recruiting Instructions for John Stake Henry Knox [not available] Recruiting instructions issued by the War Dept. and handwritten note regarding the pay of non-commissioned officers.
April 12, 1792 Recruiting Instructions John Stagg [not available] Instructions, recruiting.