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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 28, 1796 Winter Clothing for the Guards James McHenry John Harris Harris should deliver twelve greatcoats and twelve woolen caps to the guards watching over the frigate.
April 14, 1794 Pay for Guards on the Brigandines Catherine and William Tell Joseph Howell Nicholas Fish Funds have been remitted by the Treasurer for the pay and supplies of Guards of the Militia of New York on the Brigantines Catharine and William Tell.
June 30, 1794 [No. 4 Pay roll of the militia guard at New London for May and June 1794] Thomas Holt [not available] Lists pay of militia guards stationed at New London Arsenal.
April 14, 1794 Pay and Supplies for the Guards on Brigantines Joseph Howell David Van Horn A remittance will be sent to Nicholas Fish for the pay and contingent supplies of the guards of Militia on the Brigantines Catharine and William Tell.
June 14, 1796 Requests Assistance to Examine Powder Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon According to orders received yesterday from the Secretary of War, he has discharged guards at post and requested 5 to assist in examination of powder in barrels and cannon cartridges. Can overhaul the cartridges if that is necessary, but will have to hire men for assistance. Mr. Dobson is concerned about his pay and threatens to leave.
January 22, 1788 Account Information, Balance Owed United States Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Wolcott gives detailed explanation for balance owed United States and account information for the militia and guards.
February 5, 1800 Brigadier General Macpherson's pay and entitlements on Northampton Expedition William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses what he calls the extraordinary expenses of Brigadier General Macpherson, incurred for himself and his family and for guards or guests at tavern. He goes on to discuss what might be proper or lawful allowances.
April 24, 1794 Ammunition for recruits marching under Ensign McClean John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Recruits marching under Ensign McClean need ammunition for guards. Request powder, ball, paper, to make musket cartridges, along with flints.
August 22, 1792 Recruiting for Defense of Frontiers George Washington Henry Knox Discussed recruiting techniques, and hostile Indians. Believed that the U.S. could not act offensively against Indians until next year at the earliest unless many recruits of fine men was completed. Noted investigation into lost provisions and loss of pay for store guards.
October 18, 1790 General Orders: On Unsoldier-Like Behavior Josiah Harmar [not available] Expresses mortification at the unsoldier-like behavior of many of the men in the army, who make it a practice to straggle from camp in search of plunder. Harmar forbids this practice. Guards will be answerable to prevent it. Plunder will be collected and distributed equally amongst the army. Kettles and other articles taken will be collected by commanding officers and turned over to Mr Belli, the...
February 7, 1800 Allowances to be Made to General McPherson James McHenry William Simmons McHenry directs Simmons to put the sundry expenses for Brigadier General McPherson on the public expense, and lists previous officers such as Washington and Major General Lee who had been given the same privilege. However, McHenry notes the "extraordinary" expenses McPherson has incurred for himself, family guards, or guests at taverns, and that these expenses should be put on McPherson's...
September 4, 1787 Estimate of Wood for Six Months William Price Henry Knox Price encloses an estimate of the wood wanting for the garrison for six months, November 1787 to April 1788. Fifty of the non-commissioned officers and privates included in the estimate are from Captain Burcbeks' company, the other fourteen are from Ensign Luse's. The stationed guards at Fort Putnam and the Island have only been estimated for half allowances of wood. Isaac Garrison is the only...
January 6, 1796 Order to Discharge Militia Timothy Pickering Absalom Baird Peace with Indians North West of the Ohio has made the employment of scouts and militia unnecessary, Pickering commands that they be discharged.
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.
June 26, 1795 Escort for Public Stores Sent to Greeneville John Pierce John Mills Corporal Brown and three men have been sent as guards on one keel boat loaded with public stores intended to be sent to Greeneville.
January 26, 1792 Captain Beard's Pay Roll [not available] Joseph Howell Knox asks Howell to examine the pay roll of Captain Beard's company of guards before the bearer of the money leaves the city on Monday.
March 24, 1784 Settlement of accounts Joseph Carleton John Pierce Discusses settlement of accounts.
April 27, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Thomas Holt Simmons directs Holt to forward copies of his accounts to the Accountant's Office.
July 7, 1796 Articles Wanted for West Point Tench Francis Samuel Hodgdon Francis has received an order from the Treasury Department for a number of articles needed at West Point. Most of them can be forwarded from New York but the source of the following must be identified by the Secretary of War: reams of cartridge papers, a pair of steel guards [?], salt peter, sheets of poster board.
January 29, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William McPherson Simmons informs McPherson that the Secretary at War has authorized the reimbursement of personal expenses incurred during the expedition to Northampton County.
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.
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.
May 1797 Weakened Forces John Francis Hamtramck James Wilkinson Garrison weakened due to departure of troops, belief that Spanish and French are instigating violence between Indians and U.S.
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.
December 28, 1792 Situation in Ohio Country: Indians Demand Withdrawal, Soldiers Need Pay, Shortage of Officers Anthony Wayne Henry Knox The Indians continue to demand that the United States withdraw to the south of the Ohio River. There is a severe shortage of officers; non-commissioned officers are now in posts which should be held by commissioned officers. The men have not been paid for five months and need the money to purchase clothing for the winter.