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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 2, 1796 Complaints of Discharged Soliders William Simmons Caleb Swan Addresses complaints made to the War Accountant's Office from discharged soldiers concerning pay.
July 5, 1796 Pay of Discharged Men Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that the following discharged men are to be paid a total of $149.98 to be divided according to length of service.
September 1, 1794 Articles of Clothing for Discharged Soldiers John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Philip Delabar, a discharged soldier, is due arrears of clothing. Stagg laments the necessity to deliver articles of clothing to discharged soldiers instead of paying them in cash.
May 19, 1798 Pay of discharged soldiers Michael Kalteisen William Simmons Discusses his mode of calculating the pay owed to discharged soldiers.
August 1, 1797 Discharged Men Staats Morris William Simmons Capt. Morris has paid the discharged men from the unappropriated money in his hands, leaving a balance in the favor of the United States of $15.89. Copies of their discharges are being transmitted.
February 3, 1791 Decision to pay discharged troops 6 months pay [not available] Joseph Howell Vanden Brock conveyed Secretary of War Knox's approval of Howell's proposal to pay men discharged on six months pay and let the residue remain until settlement of their accounts can be completed.
April 30, 1794 Request to be Discharged from Debts Nathaniel Gorham Joseph Howell Gorham requested to be discharged from debts and provided receipts and order from Capt. Lyman to support his request.
July 2, 1798 Pay and Muster Rolls, Pay for Discharged Soldiers Nanning J. Vischer William Simmons Encloses muster and pay rolls for the garrison. Some men recently discharged from the army have settled near the Fort and asked Vischer to have their remaining pay forwarded to him. The money for which he was waiting on June 28 still has not arrived.
1798 Estimate of Pay of Discharged Troops of Georgia. John Habersham James McHenry Periodical estimate of pay that may be due to discharged troops in the state of Georgia up to October 1798.
October 14, 1800 Information Respecting Discharged Storekeepers Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon Dexter wants to know if any of the storekeepers have been discharged due to the removal of their stores to places of general deposit. The closing of the estimate is retarded for the want of this knowledge.
November 29, 1797 Request for Issue of Clothing to a Discharged Soldier James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing to a recently discharged soldier.
December 11, 1788 Discharged men of American Regiment Joseph Howell Henry Knox Refers to enclosure of return of sundry discharged men of American Regiment showing the several balances due them.
December 18, 1796 Arrearages for Men Discharged in 1796, Etc. Caleb Swan William Simmons Among other pay matters, Swan notes that money has been put in the hands of the paymasters for the purpose of discharging the arrears due to all discharged men in 1796. He believes that the complaints are unfounded so far as they relate to the officers and men in Philadelphia in 1796.
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...
May 19, 1800 Payment of Discharged Troops Alexander Hamilton Caleb Swan It is imperative that sufficient funds be provided by the Paymaster General to pay all the troops being discharged from Hamilton's and Pinckney's forces. Troops must not quit the ground without the whole of their dues.
November 19, 1791 Questions about Rations for Discharged Men Edward Butler Samuel Hodgdon Refers to command of the 2nd battalion and relationship with Mr. Ward, quartermaster. Expresses concerns about battalion bills for rations and discharged men.
March 22, 1796 John Ogburn, Discharged for Being Under the Age Required by Law James McHenry Samuel Lewis Sealed authorized warrant for S. Lewis lately reimbursed by J. Osborn for his bounty and clothing. Osborn was discharged due to his age and therefore owed the government money.
January 16, 1796 Pay For December, Mustered Soldier William Simmons Edward Miller Informs Capt. Miller that John Chester will deliver him the sum of 103 dollars for the pay of himself and his men. Miller has mustered a man with the same name as one who has discharged for injuries; if this is the same man, he should be discharged.
February 1, 1791 Respecting pay for discharged soldiers in absence of returns Office of Army Accounts, Paymaster General, Pay Office (1783-1792) Henry Knox Howell expresses concern that paying men lately discharged would result in embarrassment and is strongly improper. Notes that many have already received pay. Amounts cannot be ascertained until returns received from Matthew Ernest. Discusses advance of monies by Captain Ferguson. Requests guidance on this subject.
September 12, 1797 Delivery of Clothing for Discharged Soldier Nathan Jones John Harris Orders to deliver overalls and shirts to discharged soldier Robert Kell.
September 1, 1794 Troops Paid, Stoppages to Accounts, Accounts Current Constant Freeman Joseph Howell Paymaster accounts and activities.
June 24, 1795 Request for Information on Balance of Account of Soldier to be Discharged Alexander Gibson William Simmons Gibson requests the balance of pay and clothing for two soldiers who are leaving the service.
September 23, 1789 David Burtsier, Cooper William Price Henry Knox The bearer, David Burtsier, was employed as a cooper in the ordnance department for three months and is now discharged.
May 17, 1798 Certification of payments; Private John Coleman William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $25.90 is due Private John Coleman, late of Captain Peters' Company 1st Regiment, being his pay from August 1, 1793 to April 19, 1794, the day he was discharged.
March 27, 1796 All Spies Discharged Per Order of Sec. of War Ebenezer Sproat William Simmons Deserter from Ohio company still missing, all [spies] in county discharged per order of Secretary of War. Vouchers to be forwarded soon.