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June 21, 1799 Amiable Disposition of the Indians, Etc. Alexander Hamilton David Strong Hamilton discusses the disposition of the Western Army, the alleged excessive issues of provisions, the lack of hostility of the Indians, and the reinforcement from Michilimacinac.
December 14, 1798 Disposition of the Troops, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig In addition to a discussion of the disposition of troops and problems supplying them, Hodgdon discusses a number of matters involving Colonel Sargent, Mr. Brooks, and General Washington.
March 28, 1793 Dispositions of the Cherokees and Creeks William Blount Henry Knox Mr. McKee has not been able to convince the Cherokee chiefs to come to Philadelphia nor was he able to obtain assurances of the peaceful disposition of the young Cherokee warriors. His report will demonstrate, however, the hostile intentions of the Creeks toward the Cumberland settlers.
November 25, 1792 Disposition of the Creek Nation Tobias Lear Henry Knox Knox is directed by the President to inform General Sevier that his assessment of the disposition of the Creek Nation is very different from that of the Superintendent of Indians Affairs in the southern region.
December 1799 Formation and Disposition of a Regiment of Infantry. Alexander Hamilton [not available] Instructions for the formation and disposition of a regiment of infantry. Describes the number of battalions, divisions, companies, platoons, sections, and squads. Gives the station for officers and non-commissioned officers in order of battle.
May 25, 1798 Disposition of Cannon & Powder Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Hodgdon discusses the disposition of sundry cannon and adds a postscript regarding the storage of powder.
April 8, 1800 Disposition of Sundry Detachments Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Hamilton discusses the disposition of detachments under the commands of Lt. Daniel Newman, Capt. Ferdinand Claiborne, Capt. Meriwether Lewis, Capt. Joseph Brock, and Capt. Richard Sparks.
March 30, 1784 Money returned Elisha Horton John Pierce Returns a sum of money that Pierce advanced him. Thanks Pierce for his "generous disposition" towards the Army.
May 15, 1799 Circular to the Artillery Field Officers Alexander Hamilton [not available] Hamilton transmits the information on the arrangement adopted for the organization and disposition of the Regiment of Artillerists. Officers of this battalion should be informed of the arrangement.
August 25, 1792 Regarding the Receipt and Management of Clothing for the Army Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discusses the procedures for disposition and accounting for clothing for army.
January 15, 1786 Transport of Ammunition and Disposition of Stores Henry Knox Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Discusses the transportation of cannon shells to West Point and the disposition of certain military stores. Will take immediate action to collect and deposit. Proposes that durable military supplies should not be sold but retained for future use.
June 30, 1799 Disposition & Arrangement of the Battalion of Major Daniel Jackson Lewis Tousard Alexander Hamilton Disposition & arrangement of the troops composing the Battalion of Major Daniel Jackson.
May 14, 1798 Disposition of Brass Twenty-Four Pounders Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon discusses the disposition of the brass twenty-four pounders ordered from Albany and transported to Smith via York.
May 5, 1800 Disposition of Troops During the Summer Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Letter from the Secretary of War to Major General Alexander Hamilton. Since it is now time to decide on the disposition of the troops during the summer, it seems that Rhode Island is the point where the most is doing in the way of fortifications as it could be seized by a maritime enemy.
October 23, 1794 Disposition of Militia from New Jersey & Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton George Washington Hamilton reports on the disposition of two detachments of militia the need for which is in dispute. [Whiskey Rebellion]
April 5, 1800 Disposition of the 5th, 6th, & 7th Regiments Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Hamilton approves Pinckney's proposal for the disposition of the fifth, sixth, and seventh regiments. Capts. Ingersoll and McClellan will join Pinckney as soon as Capt. Huger arrives with his company from the southward.
May 9, 1799 Disposition of Rice's Regiment, Etc. Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Hamilton discusses the disposition of Rice's regiment and supplying his men. If Rice is not satisfied with Somerset as a regimental redezvous, he is allowed to find an alternative as long as it meets the requirements for water communication and proximity to Rhode Island and Uxbridge.
March 20, 1793 Disposition of Money Placed in Your Hands Joseph Howell Alexander Thompson Howell discusses the disposition of the monies advanced for the recruiting service.
June 6, 1797 Disposition of Military Accounts Alexander Hamilton John Stagg Hamilton issues detailed instructions regarding the disposition of military accounts.
May 24, 1800 Col. Smith's Military Pretensions, Etc. Alexander Hamilton John Adams Hamilton assures Adams that his personal regard for Col. [William S.] Smith produces sentiments very different from a disposition to throw the least impediment in the way of his success. The appointment of Col. Smith will violate no military rule nor the right of any other officer.
July 31, 1798 Recommendation of David Jones John Jay Alexander Hamilton Jay recommends his private secretary David Jones, son of the Comptroller, to be one of Hamilton's aides.
April 17, 1799 Contiguous Garrisons of Artillery James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry transmits General Washington's proposal regarding the disposition of existing regiments of Artillerists and Engineers in such a manner that companies of artillery belonging to the same regiment or corps form contiguous garrisons.
June 23, 1799 All these causes have unhappily cooperated. Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton Ogden lists the variables causing the uneven results in the recruiting effort in his sector, including the talent and zeal of the recruiting officers, the disposition of the local inhabitants toward the government, and the shortage of officers caused by vacancies and illness.
October 3, 1792 Jonathan Cass recruiting in Philadelphia; reporting on the disposition of the Indians; poor prospects for peace Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Wayne, 10/12/1792. Capt. Jonathan Cass was relieved from his command at Fort Franklin by Capt. Hughes and is now on his way to Philadelphia to await recruiting instructions and money from Knox. He will provide Knox with information relating to the disposition of the Indians and the number that have gone to meet the hostile tribes. Wayne is sure that there will be no peace...
1799 Disposition of the Officers of the 13th Regiment Unknown Author [not available] A discussion of the disposition of the officers of the 13th Regiment to the districts and sub Districts for the recruiting service in the State of Connecticut.