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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 1, 1800 [CONFIDENTIAL] Status of Military James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Discusses the power of the President to dismiss military officers and instances where such action is or has been appropriate. Also considers the attitudes of Congress towards the Army.
February 11, 1796 Discussion of Paymaster's Standing Stephen Rochefontaine Nehemiah Freeman Letter, describes paymaster as an agent and staff officer of the commandant ; did not threaten to dismiss paymaster from the service.
May 19, 1791 Order to Dismiss Militia, Supply Distribution Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Requested information on the upper battalion due to lack of communication from Major Clarke. Knox entrusted dismissal of militia to arrive at Fort Pitt to Butler.
May 22, 1800 Disbandment of Cavalry Alexander Hamilton James McHenry The disbandment of the six additional troops of Cavalry has been announced but the General and other staff were not included in the orders because it was thought that they might still be needed after the troops have quitted the ground.
September 18, 1791 Bayer Dismissed Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Due to undesirable practices, Bayer dismissed. Hodgdon asked Craig to take responsibility for his safety. Complaints of stores not matching invoices noted.
May 22, 1800 [General Orders] Disbandment of Light Dragoons W. North [not available] General Orders: it has been the duty of Maj. Gen. Hamilton to announce the disbandment of the six additional troops of Light Dragoons to be accomplished by the 14th of June next.
May 26, 1800 [General Orders] Men Enlisted under the Order of Jan. 27, 1800 W. North [not available] General Orders: The men enlisted for and during the existing differences between the US and the French Republic are not to be discharged until further orders respecting them are given.
May 26, 1800 [General Orders] Disbandment of the Troops W. North [not available] General Orders: As soon as the troops shall have received their pay and emoluments, the Commanding Officer will by Companies or Detachments put them in march under the directions of their Officers for the States to which they belong.
October 17, 1796 Secretary at War directs Chapin to make investigation James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr Letter, McHenry directs investigation of Wemple [blacksmith to the Oneidas].
May 23, 1800 [General Orders] Pay & Rations for Travel of Discharged Men W. North [not available] General Orders: Officers and soldiers who are discharged from the service are entitled to their pay and rations, or an equivalent in money, for such time as shall be sufficient to travel from their place of discharge at the rate of 20 miles to the day.
May 12, 1784 Payment of men employed repairing damaged arms Samuel Hodgdon Robert Morris Samuel Hodgdon sends to the Superintendant of Finance a cover letter explaining estimates for final payment of men employed repairing damaged arms.
February 11, 1796 Explanation of Different Opinions about Accounting Procedures Nehemiah Freeman Stephen Rochefontaine Letter, discusses differences between Freeman and Rochefontaine regarding lodging of pay rolls and other accounting procedures.
April 28, 1791 Status of Detachments Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports on the status of the various detachments who are joining the expedition to the western frontier. He has heard nothing from Maryland and Virginia but understands the recruiting is going well in both places. As soon as the detachments arrive at the frontier, St. Clair is to deploy them and then dismiss the militia.
May 25, 1790 Thomas solicits an appointment from Knox Alexander Thomas Henry Knox Thomas seeks the aid of Knox in finding an appointment
May 26, 1791 Principal Cause of the Misfortune, Etc. Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox General St. Clair reports from the frontier on the status of sundry supplies and forces for the impending expedition against the western Indians. He stresses the importance of recruiting levies whose presence will make it possible to dismiss the militia whom he describes as "the worst men" on whom he places the blame for the failure of the Harmar campaign.
November 6, 1792 President's Annual Address to Congress, 1792 George Washington Congress of the United States President Washington presents his annual address to Congress [State of the Union] for the year 1792.
May 14, 1793 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to Governor Blount on the Mero district, on offensive operations against the hostile Indians and President Washington's policies, the role of congress, use of the militia, return of stores for the Chickasaws, and Blount's expected arrival with the heads of the Cherokees Henry Knox William Blount Discusses defense of citizens of Mero District. Refers to the difficulties that President Washington faces since Congress is not in session. Notes the seriousness of plunging nation into war with Southern Tribes. Knox advises Blount that if war and depredations continue, protection must be defensive. Offensive operations require authority of congress. If militia is employed, take care to ensure...
January 31, 1799 Report from the Western District James McHenry James Wilkinson General Wilkinson gives his interpretation of the affairs of the Western District during the latter part of 1798.
July 20, 1792 Legion Organization and Progress to Pittsburgh Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox provides a detailed accounting of the assignment and whereabouts of officers and men throughout the Legion and and an account of their progress toward Pittsburgh. Various logistical concerns are also addressed with emphasis on ammunition, powder, and horses.