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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 13, 1798 Certification of payments; bounty for Philip Rodrigue William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $34 is due Philip Rodrigue, being for bounty paid and premium allowed for enlisting two recruits.
May 23, 1800 Enlisting Four Companies of Infantry Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Major Bewell has been directed to Rice's brigade for the purpose of enlisting four companies of infantry. Rice is ordered to make every effort to accomplish this object including engaging recruits prior to Bewell's arrival.
May 11, 1799 Transmitting New Recruiting Instructions, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton The new recruiting instructions should be transmitted as early as possible to the officers who are enlisting men for the regiments of Artillery and the four old regiments of Infantry. Contractors should also be notified of the law altering the ration.
April 14, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Major Joseph Asheton William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $3.27 is due Major Joseph Asheton, being the balance of bounties paid and premium allowed him for enlisting recruits for the Army of the United States.
February 14, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Philip Rodrique William Simmons James McHenry Certification that forty dollars is due Lt. Philip Rodrique of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being the bounties paid, and the premiums allowed him, for enlisting three recruits in the service of the United States.
June 14, 1799 Hats are Destitute of Cockades and Loops, Etc. Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton Parker discusses the shortcomings of the hats he received, the pay of recruits, the lack of clothing, and the propriety of enlisting apprentices.
March 17, 1792 Certification of service William Wyman Joseph Howell Certification that Capt. William Wyman was in the service of Col. John Patterson during the Revolutionary War, enlisting soldiers. The document is certified by Patterson.
April 11, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Lieutenant Dransy William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $34 is due Lieutenant Peter A. Dransy of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being bounties paid and a premium allowed him for enlisting two recruits.
July 1, 1796 Enlisting Men for Five Years, Etc. Caleb Swan William Simmons General Wilkinson has directed Swan to pay twelve dollars per month for forage. Swan has directed the Sub Legionary Paymasters to make a circuit of their garrisons so as to sweep the numerous absentees in order to render their accounts more complete. Because of the constant flux of discharges and enlistments, Swan finds it very difficult to provide accurate estimates of pay wanting for the...
May 28, 1799 Enlisting None But Native Citizens James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Hamilton reaffirms his commitment to enlisting none but native citizens or naturalized foreigners in to the Army. The criterion should be residence prior to the Revolution or the ability to present a certificate of naturalization.
April 22, 1796 Account of Captain Donald Grant Mitchell, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $41.62 is due Captain Donald Grant Mitchell of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers being for bounty paid and for premiums for enlisting three men.
July 17, 1798 Certification of Payment, Bounty for John Carmichael, Surgeon 4th Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $18 is due John F. Carmichael, Surgeon, being the bounty paid and premium allowed for enlisting one recruit.
June 13, 1797 Lt. Shanklin's recruiting accounts William Simmons Andrew Shanklin Examination of Lt. Shanklin's recruiting accounts. A premium for enlisting William [Mont?]gomery was not allowed because he was not on the muster rolls. Directs refund of unaccounted balance to Caleb Swan, Army Paymaster General. Cited in Shanklin to Simmons, 08/30/1797. Enclosed in Simmons to Swan, 06/16/1797.
September 6, 1799 Certification of payment; Captain Griffith McRee, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, bounty and premium for enlisting twelve recruits William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $129 to Captain Griffith McRee, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, bounty and premium for enlisting twelve recruits.
November 23, 1798 Request for money for which there is no receipt James B. Many William Simmons No receipt can be found on a payment to Jacob Forsman, who subsequently died of the bilious fever after enlisting.
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.
February 13, 1797 Grants of land to Continental Army soldiers William Simmons Francis Malbone Simmons informs Malbone that soldiers who enlisted for only three years during the Revolutionary War are not entitled to land, only those enlisting for the duration of the war
October 22, 1798 Pay matters at Fort Johnson Michael Kalteisen William Simmons Provides explanations about his pay roll. Pay of a hospital orderly. Discusses his reasons for a charge for enlisting a soldier. Mentions that he has not received new recruiting instructions promised by the Secretary of War
December 19, 1793 Sends his accounts George Fleming Joseph Howell Cover for several accounts - account current, account of disbursements, account for enlisting men; a pay roll; and the account of Capt Wright. Discusses his account current
August 20, 1791 Enclosed Bounty and Payment for Recruiting Services Joseph Howell Bezaleel Howe Letter, encloses draft for money for recruiting.
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".
May 2, 1798 Account of Ferdinand Claiborne Ferdinand L. Claiborne William Simmons Enclosed are duplicate receipts signed by recent recruits for the $119.50 paid them as bounty for enlisting. Also enclosed are duplicate receipts signed by musicians for their monthly pay amounting to $26.
August 1, 1797 Case of Peter Larkin Edward Miller William Simmons Peter Larkins apparently was discharged due to disability by General Wayne. He says that his sickness is due to the hardships of wading across rivers even though Capt. Miller examined him and found him fit for service. Larkin said he was discharged at the age of 50 when in fact he was only 41. He has been paid five dollars for enlisting but Miller will await orders before proceeding with the...
February 4, 1794 Account of Isaac Jackson Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Isaac Jackson, late private in the Virginia Line.
August 14, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William Littlefield Simmons informs Littlefield that his receipt roll was received.