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September 13, 1799 Discharge of William Richardson Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice "I enclose to you the copy of a letter from Captain Draper of your regiment. I am of opinion from the circumstances which are stated that it will be proper to discharge the person to whom the letter relates. You will therefore discharge him accordingly."
March 27, 1800 Regarding Discharge of Clothing Accountant's Office [not available] States that clothing cannot be distributed without a signed discharge for the individual.
September 14, 1799 Discharge of Sewal Moore Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice "Your letter of the sixth of this month has been delivered to me. I have no objection to the discharge of Sewal Moore if he will procure a good and substantial person in his place. With regard to the pay to which he supposes himself entitled, I would observe that it can not be advanced to him because, altho' he has served three months yet that service must be considered as merely a preparation...
April 17, 1799 Questions on Discharge James McHenry Samuel Chase Discharge of soldier under Gen. Hamilton's command to be examined. Enclosed extract answers previously posed questions by Chase. Requests opinion of people regarding the absence of the president.
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.
April 1, 1799 Soldier's discharge Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Abraham Rand's discharge. Enclosed in Jackson to Hamilton, 08/10/1799.
December 18, 1800 Discharge of Sergeant William Hodge Samuel Dexter Thomas H. Cushing This letter authorizes the discharge of Sergeant William Hodge, if Hodge can find a man to serve in his stead. Hodge's substitute must be approved by his Commanding Officer, Captain Huger.
February 16, 1796 Delivery of Return Richard Parker Samuel Hodgdon Return submitted to Hodgdon supposedly not delivered due to carrier selling his discharge papers and traveling elsewhere.
December 18, 1800 Regarding discharge of Sergeant Samuel Dexter Silas Mead Agrees to discharge of a Sergeant in company of Artillerists and Engineers.
November 22, 1791 Certificate of Discharge Arthur St. Clair [not available] Certificate of discharge from the Army for William McGill
September 8, 1787 Discharge of Benjamin Hoye William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that he has given Benjamin Hoye his discharge, who served ten months.
April 3, 1800 Discharge of Harry Collins Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice contends that Harry Collins, enlisted by Lt. Springs and employed by him as a servant in his family, has no justification for the discharge he has requested.
November 24, 1798 Obtaining My Son's Discharge John Dover Representative Edward Livingston Dover enlists Livingston's assistance in obtaining his son's discharge from the War Department.
December 10, 1788 Certificates of day of enlistments and time of discharge of John Herron and Eleazer Hudson Joseph Howell David F. Sill Encloses certificates of day of enlistments and time of discharge of John Herron and Eleazer Hudson.
May 19, 1800 Payment of Troops Before Their Discharge Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton urges McHenry to ensure that the troops be paid before their mass discharge on June 14 so as to avoid infinite disgust by the officers and men that would present obstacles to obtaining men on future occasions.
June 1, 1785 Monthly returns, request for instructions on discharge and reenlistment of men, and matters of pay Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar submits monthly returns. Requests instructions regarding discharge and reenlistment of men for three years. Reduction in officers pay considered parsimonious. Soldiers pay, provided regular monthly or weekly payments, is sufficient.
March 28, 1799 Discharge of Joseph Kneeland James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry encloses the letter from James Steel in which he seeks the discharge of Joseph Kneeland.
December 4, 1792 Discharge of Militia Henry Knox David Shepard Discharge of militia called into service for protection of Ohio County in Virginia. Maj. Gen. A. Wayne to provide necessary aid for Western frontiers.
April 14, 1800 Discharge of Minor Age Soldiers Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Hamilton told Rice he grants discharge to soldiers under the age of 18 if they apply for it. Explained further that in the particular case of Henry Collins he should be discharged and his clothing and if possible obtain the bounty paid him.
December 12, 1795 [Statement of the present military force of the United States] Timothy Pickering [not available] List of officers presently employed and the date of their discharge.
October 12, 1792 Money to Discharge Engagements Henry Knox Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon has forwarded a sum of money to enable Craig to discharge engagements with former Quarter Master General.
November 7, 1796 No Money to Discharge Debts Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Freeman stated he returned from New York with money owed the Corps. After paying several troops who demanded bounty, Freeman was unable to pay absentees because he had no funds to discharge.
March 31, 1794 Money to Discharge the Arrears of the Kentucky Militia Joseph Howell Peter January Because certain arrears of the Militia of Kentucky have been refused discharge payment by William Morton, an advertisement has been transmitted to be published in Mr. Bradford's paper.
November 17, 1783 Washington's View on De Witt's Discharge George Washington Simeon DeWitt General Washington states that he does not think himself at liberty to grant De Witt's discharge as long as Congress has needs of his services. Advises De Witt to apply to Congress to determine if they still have need of his services.
October 17, 1791 St.Clair speaks to Knox about discontent in the ranks Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter, discusses discharge of enlistments.