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March 8, 1800 An Act Organizing Artillerists and Engineers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Refers to a bill regarding artillerists and engineers. Encloses copy of bill which organizes companies and details of artillerists and engineers.
March 9, 1800 Organizing the Corps of Artillerists & Engineers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Enclosed is an Act which enacts a reorganization in which the present Corps of Artillerists and Engineers will hereafter be composed of a Regiment of Engineers, a Regiment of Horse Artillerists, and a Regiment of Foot Artillerists.
July 24, 1794 Engineers and Fortifications Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Secretary Knox transmits to Secretary Hamilton a circular letter to engineers employed for fortifying certain ports and harbors in the United States. Requests that Hamilton take measures for the purchase of tracts of land at the places designated by the engineers.
March 1800 An Act for better organizing the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers to be hereafter denominated the Corps of Engineers and Artillerists. Alexander Hamilton [not available] Separated the corps of artillerists and engineers by those on foot and those on horse. Details on how the corps should be subdivided and who should be in which group. Gave President power to raise two regiments of horse artillerists if danger is imminent.
July 24, 1794 Circular letters to engineers Henry Knox Engineers Circular letter from Secretary Knox to the engineers hired by the War Department. Requests that they determine the quantity of land "indispensably necessary" for the accommodation of their respective fortifications.
June 28, 1798 Funding of Artillerists and Engineers James McHenry Chairman of Committee of Defense Money and payments made to furnish artillerists and engineers with equipment, merits of appointing certain officers, and Secretary of War's involvement in the process discussed at length.
May 31, 1800 Artillerists & Engineers Vacancies Lewis Tousard Alexander Hamilton Enclosed is a list of the vacancies which are to be filled in the Regiments of Artillerists and Engineers and the names of the officers who Lt. Col. W. S. Smith has recommended to be transferred to the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
1800 Draft Act for better organizing the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers Alexander Hamilton [not available] Draft act for the better organizing of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
May 21, 1800 Use of Trained Men as Artillerists and Engineers William S. Smith John Adams Advised bringing trained officers and soldiers who are at the point of dismissal on as artillerists and engineers.
March 8, 1800 Organizations of regiments of artillery and engineers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Discusses the organization of regiments of artillery and engineers, enclosed a draft of a Bill that will support the proposed changes.
September 23, 1800 Order for Buttons for Corps of Artillerists and Engineers Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, discusses need for uniform buttons for Artillerists and Engineers.
April 29, 1799 Forwarding Recommendation for Post as Commander of 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers John Adams James McHenry Forwards a recommendation for an officer to be named lieutenant colonel commandant of the 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers.
March 21, 1795 Money for the Recruiting Service in the Corps of Artillerists & Engineers Joseph Howell Horatio R. Dayton The Treasurer has remitted to Aaron Dunham a sum to be transmitted to Dayton, being for the use of the recruiting service in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
April 6, 1796 Pay of the Corps of Artillerists & Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $2905.87 is due the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at West Point, being their pay and forage for February 1796.
November 15, 1798 Certification of payments; Captain Henry Muhlenberg of Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $712.45 for detachment of Artillerists and Engineers at Mud Island Fort under Captain Henry Muhlenberg of Corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
April 27, 1799 Regiments of Artillerists and Engineers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I have considered the arrangement and distribution of the two Regiments of Artillerists and Engineers submitted to me...and approve of the same. You will be pleased to cause the said arrangement and distrubution so far as it relates to your command to be carried into immediate effect..."
November 26, 1798 Desire to Employ Engineers for the Planning of the Fortifications of New York John Jay Alexander Hamilton Jay never received letter from Hamilton regarding the employment of engineers for the design of fortifications for New York Harbor. Nevertheless, Jay felt they should readily be employed on the task and authorized Hamilton to seek out the men, offering to pay for all expenses.
March 26, 1798 Request for Issue of Clothing to Charleston Artillerists & Engineers James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing for a company of artillerists and engineers at Charleston, S.C.
December 13, 1797 Certification of payments; pay of Private Nasmith, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, for disability William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $5.68 is due Pvt. John Nasmith of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being his pay from November 1 to December 13, 1797, the day of his discharge for disability.
May 14, 1796 Pay of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine Requests that Rochefontaine submit a muster of the men of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at West Point so they can be paid.
May 21, 1799 Certification of payment; Private Thomas Smallwood, 1st Regiment Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment of $32.98 due to Thomas Smallwood, recently discharged from the 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers.
August 19, 1796 Pay of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons Nicholas Fish Notifies Fish that he will receive funds for the pay of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at West Point.
February 6, 1799 Distribution of the Officers of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton states that it would be useful for him to acquire a statement of the officers of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers and also the distribution of them among the different portions of the corps.
November 22, 1799 School of Artillerists and Engineers Lewis Tousard Alexander Hamilton Major Lewis Toussard expounds on the educational needs of the School of Artillerists and Engineers, specifically including instruction on the designing of structures and landscapes. Suggests the same idea for the school of the Navy.
December 2, 1796 Pay, subsistence & forage of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at West Point New York William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $1035.60 is due the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being their pay and forage for October 1796.