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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 24, 1793 Order to enlist men and expectations Henry Knox John Pratt Expectations for office and orders to enlist men. Asks for weekly report
May 11, 1796 Oath of Enlistment of Johnathon Parsons Jonathan Parsons [not available] Authorization of voluntary enlistment as soldier in corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
October 14, 1798 Apology Regarding Kilty Expenditure John Knight William Simmons Knight did not realize he needed to show that the money from Mr. Kilty was paid as intended. He has been unable to enlist a dummer or fifer.
June 8, 1799 Enlistment of Minors After They Arrive at the Age of 18 Timothy Taylor Alexander Hamilton Taylor requests Hamilton's opinion regarding whether recruiting officers may enlist those over the age of 17 without the consent of their parents, masters, or guardians.
January 26, 1795 Report on enlistments with the recruiting account William Buchanan Smith Joseph Howell Buchanan Smith is forwarding to Howell his enlistments and recruiting account. He would have transmitted it sooner but failed to enlist more men following their return from the western expedition as he had hoped to do.
May 17, 1800 Unofficial News on Payment of Discharged Officers and Soldiers Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Although Hamilton had not received official word, he heard Congress passed an act that disbanded 12 regiments and granted the officers and soldiers an allowance of three months pay from the time of their discharge. Requested Pinckney obtain the number of men willing to enlist in the "four old regiments of Infantry, or the regiments of Artillery."
August 13, 1797 Enlisting Foreigners Edward Miller William Simmons Based on his experience with Peter Larkins whom he recently discharged, Capt. Miller has resolved never to enlist foreigners without the strongest recommendation.
August 18, 1787 Boards Needed for Barracks Berths William Price Henry Knox Captain Burbeck's company has arrived and is lodged in the Connecticut Barracks, which is in the least need of repairs. The barracks needs berths for the men to sleep on, but there are no boards to make any unless they use boards from other buildings or the boards are purchased new from an Albany vessel. The company has no artificers nor has Price been able to enlist any coopers. Price doubts he...
September 29, 1795 Account of John Posey John Posey William Simmons Posey asserts that he intends to resign and since the public is currently in his debt, he will no longer enlist recruits until he receives an answer from the Secretary of War relative to the settlement of his account.
May 5, 1798 Preparations & Enlistments for Deployment of Frigate United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Orders Barry to immediately return to the frigate United States, of which he is commander, and make her ready for sea. The lieutenant of Marines is to enlist men for his contingent, and specifies the wages at which the ship's officers are to enlist good candidates for able seamen, midshipmen, and seamen. Those being enlisted to be examined by medical staff and recorded under various...
August 7, 1798 Questions on Payment of Reinlisted Men David Henley William Simmons Requests clarification on advanced pay issued to encourage reenlistment.
June 24, 1799 I could have enlisted many more men... Callender Irvine Alexander Hamilton "I have received your letter of the 6th instant covering a new set of Recruiting Instructions...I repeatedly reported to the Secretary of War last fall that I could have enlisted many more men, indeed treble the number, if furnished with money and advice for that purpose. I never was informed what the establishment was, or is, to be nor how many men I should enlist."
June 1, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nicholas Fish Simmons authorizes Fish to make payment to Lt. Peter Dransy.
August 5, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Richard H. Greaton Simmons provides a balance of Greaton's recruiting account.
June 27, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Stille Simmons informs Stille to expect payment from Nicholas Fish.
May 11, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Frederick Frye Simmons informs Frye to expect payment from Nicholas Fish.
June 27, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nicholas Fish Simmons authorizes Fish to make payment to Capt. James Stille.
November 13, 1797 Request for Reimbursement Philip Rodrigue William Simmons Rodrique transmits the enlistments and receipts for bounty of three men for which he requsts payment. He reminds Simmons that as a lieutenant subsisting on $3 of rations per month, he cannot survive for too long without being paid.
June 27, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William Littlefield Simmons directs Littlefield to state the authority under which he is recruiting troops.
July 8, 1796 Money Needed for Recruiting Good Men, Etc. William Wilson William Simmons Wilson complains that he has received no instructions from the Secretary of War regarding the recruiting service. He is sure he could get some good men because several have already offered to enlist but he could not take them due to a lack of money. He wants to know if the contractor is obligated to pay him money in lieu of his rations and if the contractor is supposed to provide wood for the...
May 30, 1800 Recruiting Artillerists Alexander Hamilton William S. Smith Major Tousard has arrived for the purpose of recruiting six companies of Artillerists. A facility is requested for the accomplishment of that object.
March 20, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Peter Shoemaker Simmons discusses pay discrepancies with Lt. Shoemaker.
October 24, 1797 Receipts for Bounty Paid Received William Simmons William R. Boote Receipts for bounty paid sundry recruits enlisted by Boote arrived at Office, filed for examination.
May 5, 1794 Account of William Sawyers Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for William Sawyers, late private in the 3rd Regiment of Light Dragoons.
December 12, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Capt. Frye William Simmons Frederick Frye William Simmons provides George Parrott's date of enlistment to Capt. Frye.