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February 25, 1800 Court Martial of Uriah Stafford Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice describes the circumstances leading to the Court Martial of Uriah Stafford, a soldier of the 16th Regiment, charged with disobedience of orders and striking an officer. He was found guilty and sentenced to 100 lashes on his bare back. Discussed rations and supplies and entitlement to certain quantities of subsistence. Enclosed extracts from Court Martial hearing.
July 1, 1796 Concerning army discontent and disobedience James McHenry Decius Wadsworth Discusses military obedience and alludes to the Rochefontaine-Wilson duel. McHenry argues that the army may soon become "one huge mass of discontent and sedition" and that they must work to restore harmony and "save the corps from dissolution."
October 23, 1791 Enclosed Return, Request for Orders Bezaleel Howe Henry Knox Letter, seeks orders.
January 29, 1799 The Justice of My Present Request Samuel Osborne James McHenry Osborne explains the circumstances which caused him to be placed under arrest for disobeying a senior officer. He wants to be tried by senior officers and not by his peers.
December 29, 1798 Proceedings of a Garrison Court Martial Held on Governors Island Frederick Frye [not available] The transcipt of the trials of two soldiers both of whom were found guilty.
September 30, 1795 Request for Orders of Payment Caleb Gibbs William Simmons Encloses accounts of pay due September 30 and asks that orders for payment be forwarded.
August 28, 1799 Acknowledging Receipt of General Orders Abraham R. Ellery [not available] General Orders: "As some difficulties have arisen and may hereafter arise in consequence of it's not being known whether the general orders and forms issued from the Adjutant General's office have been regularly received, it is in future directed that the receipts of all general orders, all letters enclosing forms or the alteration of forms, [and] all letters containing new arrangements in...
December 10, 1795 General Orders of Head Quarters John Mills James McHenry Transmits copy of general orders.
April 2, 1798 Orders for Lieutenant James Triplett War Office James Tripplett Lieutenant of Marines being absent, Triplett is assigned under orders of Captain Truxton of frigate Constellation.
March 30, 1796 Orders for Lieutenant Polhemus Unknown Author Butler Sender encloses orders for Lieutenant Polhemus and asks for acknowledgment of the receipt of the orders.
July 6, 1796 Forwarded Orders Isaac Craig James McHenry Delivery of package to A. Wayne. Orders sent forward to commanding officer at Fort Washington.
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.
February 22, 1797 Request for Orders to Obtain Materials for Navy Yard Joshua Humphreys James McHenry Colonel Hodgedon's orders for delivery of materials countermanded, Humphrey's requested orders from McHenry to obtain materials required by Navy Yard.
February 14, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with John Steele William Simmons John Steele William Simmons discusses the accounts of Caleb Swan with the Comptroller of the Treasury, John Steele.
August 22, 1799 Instructions for Orders and Returns Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Brock Refers to Brock's orders, which had not yet been issued from the War Department. Requests returns be sent to him for supplies for recruits. If received early, chances are the orders will go out immediately if they are in stock.
May 12, 1798 Request for Orders to Pass Along to Frigate Captains James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry to sail in a few days, requested orders for captain of U.S. ships of war regarding approved interactions with French privateers.
April 19, 1798 Orders for Captain Barry War Department Captain John Barry A reference to Mr. Baren, duties and orders.
April 3, 1792 General Orders to Cease Offensive Hostilities James Wilkinson [not available] Hostilities to cease, Commandants to receive flags and await further orders.
May 25, 1798 Advice on Ship Which Will Not Comply With Orders John Harris Josiah Fox Letter, advises ship not ready to comply with orders.
April 10, 1790 Orders Relative to the Protection of Frontier Inhabitants Henry Knox Henry Burbeck Knox gives Captain Burbeck detailed orders relative to his mission to Georgia to protect the frontier inhabitants of that state. He urges particular care in Burbeck's relations with the state government of Georgia and with the neighboring Spanish garrison.
May 26, 1798 Order to Proceed to New Castle to Await Further Orders James McHenry Garrett Holsteincamp Holsteincamp is to take his pilot boat to New Castle and wait in readiness for further orders from the Secretary of War.
December 18, 1798 Waiting for Orders Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon reminds McHenry that Mr. Annelly and the other men are still waiting for orders to go to their new post. An advance has been requested that will allow them and their families to proceed.
May 10, 1796 Orders Copied and Transmitted James McHenry Lord Dorchester Details of treaty recently signed, orders copied and enclosed.
August 6, 1798 Requests Orders for Muskets for Mr. Nicholson Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Refers to offer to take old muskets. Requests official orders from Mr. Nicholson.
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.