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June 24, 1800 Claims Presented for Extra Services Samuel Dexter William Simmons At a meeting of the heads of departments, the question came up regarding whether a person holding an office to which pay and emoluments are annexed by law is entitled to extra pay for extra services. It was decided unanimously that such persons are so entitled. Therefore, Simmons is authorized to settle claims for extra services according to the regulations applicable to similar cases.
May 2, 1799 [Extract] Regarding Extra Pay John Jacob Rivardi [not available] Letter from Simmons made Rivardi uneasy. Rivardi stated claim for extra pay is for obtaining fuel and timber for repairs. He also mentioned extra money was required due to Doctor Coffin's services.
May 21, 1796 Pay of Joseph Strong, Assistant Hospital Storekeeper William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $168 is due Joseph Strong for his extra services rendered as an assistant hospital storekeeper from Nov. 12, 1793 to July 24, 1794.
August 9, 1798 Rule Governing Extra Expenses James McHenry Peter Hagner In cases where services performed by an officer are extra, expenses are to be allowed according to what has been allowed other officers under similar circumstances.
February 3, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Jacob Rivardi Simmons makes Rivardi aware of the proper compensation for soldiers assigned extra duty.
August 8, 1799 Extra Pay for Extra Work, Etc. John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Rivardi again requests extra pay for soldiers doing extra work. Reports that he has hired a boat "to remove the garrison of Oswego." States that "Several of our men are unwell." Discusses the repair of Fort Niagara.
November 27, 1800 On the Subject of Extra Allowances Claimed by Officers in the Army William Simmons David Henley Simmons notes that regarding extra allowances claimed by officers in Army, that it is expected in all payments that Henley confine himself within the laws or established regulations. Since there are neither of those, the result will appear obvious. Extra services must be submitted with statement of circumstances.
July 30, 1800 Account of Capt. Eliot Samuel Dexter William Simmons Although Dexter believes that Capt. Eliot is entitled to have his account settled for past services in compliance with his contract with the late Secretary of War, he is not entitled to extra compensation for proving cannon or superintending the works at Philadelphia.
March 10, 1798 Compensation of Dr. Charles Brown for His Services to the Indians Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, asks for info re compensation for Dr. Charles Brown's services to the Indians; alludes to Anthony Wayne's campaign.
April 28, 1799 [Extract of a Letter from Major Rivardi] Regarding Extra Pay John Jacob Rivardi [not available] Dispute over extra pay awarded soldiers in Detroit. Rivardi quoted multiple documents by several authors supporting his claim for extra pay, disproving Simmons verdict of "inadmissible" on Rivardi's claim.
December 15, 1786 Enclosed vouchers John Pierce Andrew Dunscomb The Commissioner of Army Accounts encloses vouchers and information on Colonel White's account.
July 8, 1799 Establishing a Military Academy, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses a number of matters including extra pay for extra work, a British work that establishes a scale for extra pay, and progress toward establishing a military academy.
May 26, 1800 Major Tousard's Claims and Promotion John Adams James McHenry States that he cannot determine anything concerning the claims of Major Tousard and Silas Dinsmore. Desires to commission Tousard as both Lieutenant Colonel and Inspector.
May 28, 1796 Charges for Tracking Indians Unallowable William Simmons James McHenry Enclosed account of Capt DeButts for tracking Western Indians. Compensation cannot be given to DeButts who requested compensation for additional services; an act not authorized by law.
May 5, 1800 Administrating compensation for officers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Criticizes Col. Timothy Taylor's observations about officers and their accounts, arguing instead that officers need extra funds. States that it may be expedient to extend the powers of the Paymaster General to give officers compensation for extra services, pay them for traveling expenses, compensate them for apprehending deserters, and pay them for postage and stationary.
June 25, 1799 [Extract of a Letter to Major Rivardi] Regarding Extra Pay [not available] John Jacob Rivardi Request for extra pay lacked specifics, therefore making it difficult to justify payment. McHenry approved payment for Rivardi's request, but advised future actions to be compensated with a ration of rum.
March 18, 1800 Extra allowances for expenses to officers William Simmons Thomas Turner Enclosing regulations adopted at the War Office relative to extra allowances for expenses to officers.
September 2, 1799 Extra Compensation & Complaints from the Troops Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton declares that extra allowances should not be made to officers at the place where they are stationed but extra compensation should be made to those not in the army who perform services such as being president of a court martial or acting as a Judge Advocate. He also notes that complaints from the troops should be adddressed when they are justified but should not be generally indulged by a...
June 5, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Hugh McCall Simmons provides McCall instructions on allowable expenses.
April 28, 1799 Reduced by Intermittent Fever, Etc. John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Rivardi asks that soldiers of the quartermaster's department receive extra pay for extra work and that Dr. Coffin be paid for his additional responsibliities. He complains that his poor health forces him to ask to be relieved of his duties unless he is assigned to West Point which has a more favorable climate.
May 24, 1800 Request for Quick Payment of Major Tousard's Back Pay, for the Good of the Rhode Island Defenses James McHenry John Adams Mentions that Major Tousard is now insisting on the need to finish fortifications in Rhode Island and other points eastward. Notes that Tousard, like many other officers, is owed back pay; also notes that his services in planning and beginning the defenses at Rhode Island were indispensable, and he is equally indispensable for their completion. Requests that Tousard's pay be expedited as quickly...
April 26, 1799 Restricts the Disbursal of Extra Clothing; Assures Shipment of Tents Samuel Hodgdon Amos Stoddard Reports that the Secretary of War states that extra allowances of clothing are not permitted because the supply in the store is not enough. Sends the extra clothing from the last contract. A magazine in Boston will be established to supply clothing and tents. The Secretary believes good tents will contribute to good health.
July 11, 1794 Extra Expenses at Norfolk Joseph Howell Henry Lee The Secretary of War has secretly directed a remittance, through Col. Carrington, to Gov. Lee for extra expenses at Norfolk for the performance of certain public objects relative to the fortifications and neutrality of the United States.
August 5, 1796 Instructions and Reimbursement Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Letter containing bank notes issued by late Quartermaster General received. Requests Secretary of War's decision on being compensated for additional services in ordnance and clothing departments.
March 13, 1787 Claim of Colonel Mentges John Pierce Board of Treasury Discusses with the Board of Treasury information regarding the claim of Colonel Mentges and leaves final resolution of the claim to the Board.