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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 6, 1798 Emoluments Suspended for General Officers Alexander Hamilton Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hamilton questions the wisdom of suspending the emoluments of the General Officers until they are called into active service.
January 9, 1799 Commencement of Pay & Emoluments James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry informs Hamilton that his pay and emoluments as Inspector General began on the first day of November, 1798.
February 14, 1784 Rank and emoluments Major John Sumner John Pierce Discusses the status of his rank in the Army and the pay and emoluments due to him.
October 27, 1799 Pay and Emoluments of the Secretary of the Inspector General Alexander Hamilton Caleb Swan "The Secretary of the Inspector General [Hamilton] is entitled to the pay and emoluments of a captain. The expression is general. It is not stated in the law whether the emoluments of a captain of cavalry or those of a captain of infantry shall be the rule of allowance. In a case of this kind the construction must be governed by the particular situation of the officer and the nature of the...
June 26, 1784 Pay and emoluments of a Major John Pierce Major John Sumner Notification of Major John Sumner of the denial of his request for the pay and emoluments of a Major.
December 2, 1800 Regarding pay and emoluments Samuel Dexter Caleb Swan This letter authorizes the Paymaster General to disburse the pay of Captain Campbell Smith to a designated representative, Captain Francis Huger.
August 29, 1798 Deriving Aid from the General Officers Alexander Hamilton Theodore Sedgwick Among other matters, Hamilton decries the decision to waive emoluments for general officers until called into active service and hopes the President will change his mind and take advantage of this important resource.
October 21, 1784 Return of pay and emoluments Joseph Carleton John Pierce Requests a return of the pay and emoluments of the officers employed in Pierce's office (Office of Army Accounts at the Board of Treasury) for estimating the costs of the war office in the coming year for Congress.
May 17, 1794 Pay and emoluments Henry Knox Charles Scott Secretary Knox informs Major General Charles Scott that in consideration of the sums of money Scott has taken in his special charge to Fort Washington, his pay and emoluments as Major General of the mounted volunteers will commence on the 14th.
January 9, 1799 Commencement of Pay & Emoluments James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry assures Hamilton that his pay and emoluments will commence immediately. Therefore, he is to proceed with his duties including the development of a system of tactics and discipline and determining the best positions for the recruiting parties and general rendezvouses.
April 21, 1800 Resignation of Capt. Babbit Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice The resignation of Capt. Babbit is accepted and his pay and emoluments will cease on May 15 next. He should be so informed.
August 13, 1799 All the emoluments which I have a right to claim... Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton asserts that if he is to surrender his lucrative legal practice, he must receive from the public all the pay and emoluments to which an officer of his rank is entitled.
August 6, 1798 Concern about Emoluments for General Officers Alexander Hamilton Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hamilton argues that the policy of suspending emoluments for general officers until they begin active service will force them to remain inactive and therefore will prove to be contrary to the good of the service.
October 26, 1798 Emoluments of Lt. Campbell Smith James McHenry William Simmons According to the an opinion of the Attorney General, Lt. Campbell Smith is entitled to all the emoluments attached to the office of Judge Advocate only for such time as he was actually employed by Brig. General Wilkinson or by orders of the Secretary of War since April 30th last in that capacity.
December 18, 1798 Hamilton's Pay & Emoluments, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry assures Hamilton that he will address the question of Hamilton's pay and emoluments as early as possible. He intends to follow the English system for the recruiting service and will send a copy of the system to Hamilton for his perusal.
December 8, 1800 Pay of Mr. Genet Samuel Dexter William Simmons Mr. Genet is entitled to the pay and emoluments of a surgeon's mate while acting in that capacity, even though he is not working under a regular appointment.
November 29, 1800 Simmons Requests that Dexter Decide on the Appointment, Pay and Emoluments of Doctor Genet William Simmons Samuel Dexter On the accounts of Ebenezer Stevens there is a charge for pay, subsistence and forage for B. Genet, acting surgeon at the Fort Gay garrison from November 29th 1799 to July 1st 1800. Major General Hamilton apparently appointed Genet to take charge of this garrison and has since been mustered as such at the pay and emoluments of a surgeon's mate. Genet has forwarded a claim for his compensation...
February 24, 1784 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Robert Troup Discusses entitlement to emoluments.
May 29, 1786 Emoluments of Commutation Joseph Howell William Feltman The author informs the recipient that his resignation from the Army makes him ineligible for any emoluments of Commutation. The Commissioner of Army Accounts still has a Certificate for the balance due the recipient but it cannot be issued until he settles his accounts as Pay Master to the 10th Pennsylvania Regiment.
May 8, 1792 Official Appointment Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Appointment to Brigadier General. Requests return with acceptance or non-acceptance. Enclosed Act of Congress regarding pay, rations, and emoluments.
September 3, 1788 I had a right to retire being entitled to all the emoluments P. Turner Joseph Howell Turner served during the entire Revolutionary War, beginning with the Battle of Bunker Hill, as a physician and surgeon yet has not received the benefits due him. He was forced to resign by Congress even though he had a right to retire with all the approriate emoluments. He petitions Howell to rectify the wrong that has been done him.
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.
November 6, 1799 No Good News from the Seat of Government James Wilkinson Nicholson Wilkinson argued for Nicholson but there are strong prejudices against him. Nicholson's rank and emoluments will be preserved.
January 10, 1799 Paying the General's Expenses James McHenry [not available] McHenry reports to Simmons that George Washington has written that the expenses he incurred during his recent trip to Philadelphia were more than the pay and emoluments that he received from the government and even exceed another month's pay and emoluments. McHenry directs that the difference between the two amounts be transmitted to the General immediately.
January 10, 1799 General Washington's Expenses James McHenry William Simmons A letter from Lt. General George Washington indicates that his expenses exceed the pay and emoluments provided for his recent journey from Mt. Vernon to Philadelphia and returning. It will therefore be necessary to reimburse those expenses and transmit them to the General in in the next day's post.