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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.
December 29, 1789 Estimate of Monies Requisite for the Department of War for the Year 1790 Henry Knox [not available] Estimate includes pay of infantry officers and enlisted; pay of artillery officers and enlisted; and subsistence costs.
August 1, 1796 No Bounty Available for New Enlisted Men William Wilson William Simmons Enclosed is the muster and pay roll of the detachment under Wilson's command. He has enlisted two handsome young men but has paid no bounty since he has neither instructions nor money.
November 1, 1792 Response to Inquiry about Depreciation of Pay for Enlisted Men Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Wolcott warns that it is erroneous to assume that a soldier who enlisted in January 1780 is entitled to depreciation on his pay under an enlistment of twelve months made in January 1778.
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."
October 11, 1799 Land Warrant for an Enlisted Soldier, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig seeks Hodgdon's assistance in obtaining a land warrant for an enlisted soldier. Craig also mentions local elections.
May 29, 1800 Discharge of Men Alexander Hamilton James McHenry It is appropriate that the few men who enlisted "for and during the existing differences with the French" be discharged with the rest. Cited the conditions for enlisting as "inconsiderable" and that the expectation that the enlisted men would not be separated from the officers was "painful".
February 5, 1798 Request for Issue of Clothing to an Enlisted Man James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of various articles of clothing to an enlisted man.
March 4, 1784 Settlement of the Army's accounts John Pierce Joseph Howell Discusses various issues regarding the settlement of the army's accounts.
1788 Illegible Text John Pratt Henry Knox Largely illegible document discusses Pratt's disappointment, rations, commissioned officers, and a recently enlisted soldier.
July 24, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Adam Hoops Simmons discusses the use of public wood by officers and enlisted men in the vicinity of New York.
May 26, 1795 Estimates of Pay Due Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates enlisted by Captain William A. Lee of Cavalry William Simmons Timothy Pickering Estimate $328 for four months' pay due the non-commissioned officers and privates enlisted by Captain William A. Lee of the Cavalry now under the command of Lieutenant William Wilson at Fort Nelson.
February 20, 1796 Instructions to Pay Bounties William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Instructs Freeman to pay the correct bounty due to the men enlisted by Capt. Richard Blackburn.
November 28, 1795 Pay of Men Enlisted by Lieutenant Stephen Trigg William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $320.38 is due to the men enlisted by Lieutenant Stephen Trigg, being their pay from August through October 1795.
January 8, 1798 Certification of payments; pay of Ensign Parmele & Recruits William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $297.12 is due Ensign Samuel Parmele and the recruits enlisted by him, being his and their pay through November 1797.
March 10, 1798 Duplicate receipts for money paid recruits enlisted by Lieutenant Claiborne, 1st United States Regiment Ferdinand L. Claiborne William Simmons Duplicate receipts for money paid recruits enlisted by Lieutenant Ferdinand L. Claiborne, 1st United States Regiment amounting to $20. Asks that Simmons file in his office.
June 6, 1799 Rules & Regulations Respecting the Recruiting Service Abraham R. Ellery Commanding Officer on the Mississippi Explains the rules and regulations regarding the recruiting service with emphasis on those who are eligible for enlistment. Only citizens can be enlisted but persons not born in a specific State who lived in same before July 4, 1796 may be declared citizens for the purpose of enlistment. Anyone who has immigrated since that day must produce a certificate of naturalization from a magistrate or...
March 19, 1799 Articles Furnished in Proportion to Half Those Enlisted, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry In addition to sending a plan for dividing sundry States into recruiting districts and sub districts, Hamilton suggests that bounty money, clothing, and other articles should be furnished in proportion of half the number of men to be enlisted. He requests authority to appoint regimental staff.
August 5, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Baker Simmons provides an account balance to Baker. Simmons reminds Baker that servants may only draw rations if they are enlisted as soldiers.
January 29, 1796 Query on Payment of Deserter Captured by Enlisted Men David Hale William Simmons Hale sends his recruiting account, and hopes to pay the men their full bounties once mustered. He asks whether he should pay the full bounty on a deserter apprehended by men of the corps.
June 11, 1799 Certification of payment; thirteen recruits enlisted by Captain Callender Irvine William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $$16.25 to thirteen recruits enlisted by Captain Callender Irvine.
July 28, 1798 Remarks on the Proposed Regulations for Recruiting Services Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton commented on the proposed Articles for the Regulation of the Recruiting Services. Hamilton believed the military should take steps to maintain its enlisted officers through pay and rank incentives.
May 14, 1798 Certification of payments; recruits at Governors island, New York William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $81.09 is due a detachment of recruits enlisted by Lieutenant David Hale and now under the command of Captain Frederick Frye, being their pay for March 1798.
May 18, 1800 [General Orders] Reduction in Force Alexander Hamilton [not available] These are the General Orders. to be implemented by June 15, regarding the discharge of officers and men who had been appointed or enlisted under the act to augment the Army, not to include Engineers, Inspectors of Artillery, and Inspectors of Fortifications.
May 30, 1799 Apprentices Are Not To Be Enlisted; A New Court-Martial at West Point Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "I have this moment received your letter of the 29th instant. I entirely agree with you on the subject of apprentices and shall instruct accordingly. Indeed I thought it was universally to be understood that they were not to be enlisted...The Court martial at West Point being a nullity it is my first impression that I can with propriety order another to try anew. This is not the case of a trail...