Viewing 1–25 of 95 documents: "furlough"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 2, 1796 Furlough Issued James McHenry Solomon Van Rensselaer Letter; assures Van Rensselaer of appointment and places him on furlough.
March 21, 1800 Maj. Walker's Furlough Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Hamilton authorizes Maj. John Walker's furlough for whatever period Col. Rice deems expedient.
January 8, 1800 Lt. Baldwin's Application for Furlough William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Lt. Baldwin's second application for a furlough due to ill health is confirmed by Dr. Douglass who says that Baldwin's complaint is syphilis which has contaminated his whole system and rendered him unfit for service.
June 9, 1796 Receipt Rolls for May Not Forwarded Due to Furlough of One Man Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Dayton encloses several receipt rolls, holding back the one for May as he needs a signature from a furloughed man.
June 14, 1796 Furlough for Cushing, Etc. James McHenry George Washington CITATION only. McHenry to Washington, 06/15/1796. [Letter, discusses furlough for Cushing; mentions new arrangement of Army.]
March 14, 1795 Response to Captain Richard Dale's request for furlough Timothy Pickering Captain Richard Dale Secretary of War Pickering forwards response to Captain Richard Dale's request for furlough during frigate construction in order that he may undertake a voyage to China. Response is from President Washington's Secretary Bartholomew Dandridge who informs that request for furlough has been approved by the President. Pickering reminds Dale that one of the conditions of the furlough is that he...
November 27, 1800 Discussion of Provisions Contractor James Wilkinson John Francis Hamtramck Discusses a contract with a man employed to provision the troops at Pittsburgh. There are too few officers for a captain to have a furlough.
March 18, 1797 No attention to debts William Simmons James McHenry Requests that McHenry send an order to Captain DeButts to settle his accounts with the War office before departing Philadelphia on furlough.
March 26, 1800 Refusal of Recommended Furlough; Rule on Communication Between Sec. of War and Subordinate Officers James McHenry Andrew Ellicot Rejects Ellicot's request that a Captain Bowyer be given furlough, recommending that Bowyer address the issue through normal channels to General Hamilton. Refers to correspondence between Ellicot, the Sec. of State, a Dr. Dart, and the Sec. of War concerning Dart's worth as an agent of the government; informs Ellicot that it is improper for the Sec. of War to communicate directly with subordinate...
March 14, 1795 On granting a furlough to Captain Richard Dale Timothy Pickering George Washington Regarding Captain Dale furlough to China, Pickering says that it is solicitous to retain in the public service so inestimable an office as Captain Dale, that in order to save the service from injury, he be granted a furlough. Dale will undoubtedly return from China in time to take command. Recommends that the superintending be given to Captains Samuel and Robert Barron. Both are from Norfolk,...
January 2, 1801 Regarding Request for Furlough James Wilkinson John Wallington Informs Wallington that his request for a furlough must be sent to his colonel.
February 9, 1796 Friendly Greetings Doctor Charles Brown Samuel Hodgdon Dr. Charles Brown mentions in a brief letter that Hodgdon's friend Jones has paid the money owed him, that he is busy since many are on furlough, and that he hopes the General [Wayne?] will return soon.
March 14, 1795 Furlough Granted to Captain Dale Timothy Pickering Captain Richard Dale Pickering informs Captain Dale that the President has granted him a furlough so long as Dale returns from China in time to take command of his frigate.
March 14, 1795 Requested Furlough for Captain Dale Timothy Pickering George Washington Pickering requests a furlough for Captain Dale with the understanding that Dale will return from China in time to take command of his frigate. Captain Barry and Captain Truxton are engaged to provide advice and assistance during Captain Dale's absence.
December 30, 1788 Feltman's claim William Feltman Joseph Howell Feltman responds to the notion that his resignation precluded him from any emolument or commutation granted by Congress. When General Green [Greene] refused a furlough to visit a sick brother, Feltman resigned.
July 19, 1799 Report of Friendly Indians Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig relays report of friendly Indians to Samuel Hodgdon. Major Kingsbury is taking a furlough.
November 11, 1796 Captain Blackburn's pay Peter Hagner Richard S. Blackburn Notification that he will receive his pay and subsistence from Edward Carrington, federal supervisor in Virginia. Gives the price of an officer's ration on furlough.
September 14, 1796 The price of a ration in Boston William Simmons George Ingersoll Simmons explains his reasons for denying the amount Ingersoll claimed for a ration allowance on furlough in Boston and states the amount he will allow. Notifies Ingersoll that he is advancing him an amount of money and that he will receive it from Jonathan Jackson, federal supervisor for Massachusetts.
October 12, 1799 Accelerate the Advances Alexander Hamilton Caleb Swan Swan quotes from Thomas Parker's letter urging that the advances of pay to the regiments be accelerated. Also there are newly appointed officers in the four old regiments and officers on furlough who need money for the trip to their posts. Parker is seeking men to act as paymasters to the regiments of artillerists but, in the meantime, they must be paid by their companies.
December 7, 1795 Settling Captain Heth's Account John Heth William Simmons Captain Heth encloses the duplicate receipt rolls for the pay of his detachment. He has been informed that his accounts are under examination and that the balance due him will soon be forwarded. He informs Simmons that he will soon be on furlough in Richmond and will then go Philadelphia to settle his account.
June 25, 1800 Advance of Pay and Subsistence Captain William MacRea William MacRea Samuel Dexter MacRea received furlough for health reasons. He requests that Dexter direct paymaster general to pay him pay and subsistence and advance him three months pay.
April 18, 1800 Permission of Absence for Capt. Ashmun Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Enclosed is Capt. Ashmun's letter that requested permission of absence. Hamilton advised that such applications should always come through the commanding officer but Rice could grant Ashmun a furlough until some time in May.
October 26, 1796 Due to Health, Request for Pay Through Irregular Channel Donald G. Mitchell William Simmons Mitchell plans to visit West Point when his furlough ends. He asks Simmons to send his pay and subsistence to Colonel Chester.
August 2, 1797 Notification of Desertions, Muster Rolls Enclosed Frederick Frye William Simmons Frye encloses his receipt, muster, and pay rolls, and lists soldiers who are on furlough or have deserted. One of the deserters is in fact believed to have drowned, but they are not certain.
November 11, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Jedediah Huntingdon Simmons authorizes Huntingdon to make payment to Phineas Emons. Emons is a contractor for rations, quartermaster stores, and hospital stores.