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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 14, 1795 Pay & Expenses of a Guard on the Brigantine "Chilcomb" Joseph Howell Richard Duryee Howell discusses the pay due a guard on a brig captured by a privateer.
April 24, 1800 Guard for French Prisoners, Etc. Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Col. Peck has applied to Col. Rice for a guard to take charge of some French prisoners at Providence but Rice doubts his authority to comply with the request.
December 27, 1791 Guard for Survey Crew Henry Knox William Alexander Alexander's request for guard to be assigned to survey crew can be honored if there are enough troops to spare the men.
July 2, 1799 Requests Release of Marines to Guard Ships Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Reports necessity of employing all Marines on board ships. Wants guard for frigate. Requests military to relieve the Marines for this purpose.
February 12, 1794 Guard Established at Arsenal Thomas Holt Henry Lee Guard established around public arsenal, documents related to their employment enclosed. Request to pay James Pinn.
March 26, 1797 Conduct of Guard on Frigate Joshua Humphreys James McHenry Guards drunk, asleep, or vacate post. Humphrey's had to notify the Secretary of War of their conduct.
July 12, 1791 Rear Guard at Reading Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon The troops that have designated the rear guard for the expedition are at Reading on their march to Fort Pitt. The bells will be forwarded along with anything else that may be required for the campaign.
May 18, 1800 Possession of My Quarters Alexander Hamilton William S. Smith Hamilton informs Smith that one of his secretaries, Ethan Brown, will take possession of his quarters at camp and a Subaltern's guard should be at those quarters on Wednesday next.
July 3, 1799 Seeks Men to Go on Board Ships Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Requests guard from another place if not from Fort Mifflin to guard the frigate. Every man must go on board the vessels now recruiting.
May 15, 1799 Utilization of Prisoners & the Need of a Guard Ship Stephen Higginson Unknown Recipient In this extract of Higginson's letter, he discusses several means of saving expense. The use of prisoners, in place of sailors is one possibility. He also believes that if a guard ship is provided, many conveniences and savings would result.
September 13, 1799 Requests Assistance with Prison Guards at Morris Town Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Encloses letter from Major Burrows. The Marine Corps cannot furnish the requested guard for sixty prisoners at Morris Town. Requests that the Harper's Ferry guard be relieved to assist in Morris Town.
September 18, 1799 Requests Guard for French Prisoners to Frederick Town Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Announces arrival of Montezuma in Baltimore with 50 French prisoners. Requests guard to accompany prisoners to Frederick Town, Maryland and possibly, if General Bailey deems necessary, to remain there with them.
December 21, 1796 Military Guard of the Public Stores John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War prefers a military guard over the public storehouses rather than paying a Silent Watch sufficient to visit all the stores at every hour in the night. He wants to know the number of sentinals required for this service and wants arrangements made to put it into effect immediately.
July 8, 1795 Estimate for Expenditures Forwarded Thomas Holt Timothy Pickering Holt explains that he has transmitted to Simmons his estimate of expenditures for the month of June which includes the notes for the pay of the armourer and the guard.
May 1, 1794 Pay roll of the militia guard at New London from, 02/01/1794 to 05/01/1794. Thomas Holt [not available] List of pay given to guards at arsenal in New London Connecticut.
December 26, 1796 Letter from the War Office to Naval Agents, Samuel & Joseph Sterrett regarding provision of security detachment for frigate at Navy Yard at Baltimore [not available] [not available] Captain Staats Morris has been given orders to furnish a guard for the protection of frigate and other public property at Baltimore ship yard. Since not much is being accomplished on account of the weather, recommend that the workers be dismissed until spring.
April 23, 1794 Account of William Clayton Rations for the Guard Thomas Holt William Clayton No. 2. Lists rations given to guards at New London arsenal.
February 1794 Better Security for the Arsenal Henry Lee Henry Knox Lee reveals his plan to afford better security to the arsenal at New London by engaging a fixed guard under a trusty sergeant for the same daily pay.
August 4, 1797 Camp Kettles for the Guard on board the "United States" John Stagg John Harris Harris is directed to deliver to Coporal Hamlin of Mitchell's Company two camp kettles for the use of the guard on board the frigate "United States."
August 19, 1794 Abstract of rations furnished the guard established over the public arsenal at New London. Stephen Hillis [not available] Lists names and amount of rations furnished guards at the New London arsenal.
February 1, 1794 Account of Thomas Holt for rations to the militia guard in New London Virginia Thomas Reid Richard Henry Lee Holt has established a public guard at New London Virginia and encloses duplicates containing numbers, rank and time of militia service. Asks for payment for troops. Encloses commissary account.
September 16, 1796 Discussion of Different Woods for Different Ship Components, & Placing of Guard at Shipyard Joshua Humphreys Josiah Fox Letter, directs yellow pine for quarter deck forecastle; discusses timber for Frigates; discusses guard hired to prevent theft & fire.
May 15, 1792 Safe Conduct to Fort Washington John Moylan Samuel Hodgdon Moylan hopes to meet the official guard for their safe conduct to Fort Washington. He has been particular in the choice of horses in the hope that they will be adequate for the expedition.
May 6, 1800 Furnishing of Guards Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice At present things will continue with a guard being furnished from the Artillerists at New Port [Newport] although it is not improbable that Rice's brigade will be removed to Rhode Island in which case the Artillerists will be relieved.
August 28, 1798 French prisoners in Lancaster James McHenry General Edward Hand Indicates that he has referred Hand's letter to the Secretary of the Navy. Hand reported that some French prisoners in custody of the Sheriff of Lancaster, Pennsylvania had exhibited poor conduct, and were now to be put under guard of the militia.