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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 7, 1785 Resolve of Congress to Provide for Disabled Soldiers Congress of the United States [not available] The document is a resolution of Congress recommending to the states to make provisions for soldiers and seamen who were disabled in the line of duty. A list of said personnel shall be furnished by each state, along with information regarding their particular units and pay levels. If the required procedures are followed, there will be quarterly returns made out to these men.
October 1792 Inadequate Sums, Treasury, Disabled Howitzer Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Sum of $500 is inadequate and short of expectation. Will draw on Jeremiah Barker for same. Expresses mortification over issue with Treasury. Encloses Charles Anderson's receipt for disabled howitzer.
July 27, 1792 Guidance regarding military administration and Indian warfare Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Extract of a letter relating to disabled or invalided soldiers, and a note to Wilkinson clarifying the chain of command.
February 28, 1786 Provision for Disabled Soldiers Charles Thomson John Langdon Requests information regarding action taken by New Hampshire on Congress's recommendation to make an annual provision for those officers, soldiers, and seamen disabled in the United States service in the Revolutionary War.
January 5, 1793 Request for Issue of Uniform for John Byrne John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War requests that a complete suit of uniform be issued to John Byrne, a recently disabled soldier of Captain Orme.
June 9, 1785 Relief for Veterans Charles Thomson Patrick Henry Charles Thomson, Secretary of Congress, forwards notification of an act of Congress to Patrick Henry, Governor of Virginia. This Congressional resolution provides for the relief of disabled veterans of the Revolutionary War.
December 26, 1787 Joseph King discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell Joseph King Joseph Howell Joseph King makes application for a disabled veteran's certificate from Joseph Howell.
February 7, 1800 Requests Information about Disabled Soldiers & Officers on the Pension List Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Requests information about proof needed for an officer or soldier wounded in the line of duty to be put on the invalid pension list.
August 8, 1799 Refers to Injury and Pension of Pat Fouber Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Reports that rearer Pat Fouber received half his pension prior to enlisting with the Marines aboard the frigate United States after breaking his arm on board and before being put on the pension list.
July 16, 1790 Authorizing Payment to Invalid Pensioners Congress of the United States Thomas Jefferson An Act providing military pensions for one year to invalids who were wounded or disabled during the Revolutionary War.
August 7, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Lemuel Gates Simmons informs Gates of multiple accounting errors. Simmons also requests further information regarding the discharge of a disabled soldier, Thomas Fisher.
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
November 15, 1794 Chapin informs Knox of annuity provided to the Seneca Chief Little Billy [not available] Henry Knox Letter, Chapin advises Knox of lifetime annuity to Seneca Chief, Little Billy.
June 9, 1785 Act of Congress for Relief of Revolutionary War Veterans Charles Thomson John Langdon Charles Thomson, Secretary of Congress, forwards notification of an act of Congress to John Langdon, President of New Hampshire. This Congressional resolution provides for the relief of disabled veterans of the Revolutionary War. Copy of Act enclosed.
July 16, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Samuel Smith Simmons informs Smith that soldiers disabled during the War for Independence were not authorized by Congress to received land for service. Simmons makes reference to the Act of Congress dated 16 September 1796.
August 7, 1790 Schuyler discusses invalid pensions with Knox Philip Schuyler Henry Knox Letter, discusses Invalid pensions.
March 1, 1789 General Jackson recommends Captain Bartlett to General Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, advises Knox re Capt Bartlett.
October 19, 1789 List of New Hamshire's Disabled Veterans, Etc. Henry Knox John Sullivan Knox requests a list of the military invalids from New Hampshire who have received pensions. A return also is needed of the officers' widows and orphans who have received half-pay from New Hampshire. The return should include the rank and time of the officers' deaths and the amount of the annual pensions paid to their widows and/or orphans.
February 28, 1786 Letter from Congress to the Governor of Rhode Island Charles Thomson William Greene Discusses Invalid pensions; discusses state government of Rhode Island.
January 23, 1790 Doctor Eustis discusses invalid pensions with Knox William Eustis Henry Knox Letter, asks for advice re Invalid pensions.
March 16, 1789 Request for Appointment as Collector of Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, encloses letter to the President; asks for appointment to Collector of Rhode Island.
November 15, 1794 Seneca War Chief Little Billy -- Character & Annuity Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Pickering states that Little Billy, the Seneca chief, is a good friend of the United States, and that he has promised the chief an annuity of $50 to keep his allegiance. Hopes this meets Knox's approval. Vouches for the chief's character, and says he is of great influence with the Seneca, which justifies Pickering's promise to him.
March 24, 1790 Discussion of Invalid Pensions, and Federal/State Disagreements on Them Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Letter, discusses inspection of invalids in Rhode Island; alludes to federal and state conflict re: invalid pensions.
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...