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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 25, 1799 Regulations for the Medical Establishment of the Army and Navy Samuel Otis [not available] An act of Congress which details a medical system for the U.S. armed forces, including hierarchy of rank, regulations for supply, discipline, and hospital organization, salaries, etc.
April 29, 1784 Entitlement to Pay Charles McKnight [not available] Request for a certificate to document his entitlement to pay from the state of New York due for his service in the medical corps.
September 19, 1789 Report on the Estimate of the Expenditure for the Civil List and the War Department to the End of the Present Year Alexander Hamilton [not available] Report on the Estimate of the Expenditure for the Civil List and the War Department to the End of the Present Year includes Department of Treasury, War Department, Department of State, Accounts between United States and individual states, Government of Western Territory, Pensions on Civil List, present government, Judicial Department, pay of the troops, hospitals at West Point and Springfield,...
1798 The Draft of an Act to Regulate the Medical Establishment Unknown Author James McHenry The document proposes the creation of the office of Physician General for the military. It describes his responsibilities, and the staff and duties accompanying this position.
July 26, 1799 Discussion of Accounts, Hospitals, Officer Barracks James McHenry William Simmons Discusses contractor accounts. Mentions hospital and officer quarters. Requests investigation of purchase.
January 31, 1795 Letter from Ebenezer Smith Ebenezer Smith Unknown Recipient Letter from Ebenezer Smith; mentions various doctors, including Doctor Shippen and Doctor McKnight.
June 21, 1799 Temporary Hospital at Castle Island Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry General Lincoln has inspected the barracks at Castle Island as a possible location for a temporary hospital and reports that the barracks have been neglected and are in need of repair. Wolcott asks McHenry to make whatever arrangements are needed to make the necessary repairs to the barracks.
August 30, 1788 Report on the Motion of Mr. Tucker in behalf of William Mason Joseph Howell [not available] Report on the motion of Mr. Tucker in behalf of William Mason of Virginia Line. Howell is of opinion that Mason has no further claims.
March 28, 1790 Claim of Lt. Col. Mentges Joseph Howell Henry Knox Howell submits a claim by Lt. Col. Mentges that should be honored based on past precedents, despite the recent repeal of the resolution that legalized such claims.
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.
September 3, 1788 I had a right to retire being entitled to all the emoluments P. Turner Joseph Howell Turner served during the entire Revolutionary War, beginning with the Battle of Bunker Hill, as a physician and surgeon yet has not received the benefits due him. He was forced to resign by Congress even though he had a right to retire with all the approriate emoluments. He petitions Howell to rectify the wrong that has been done him.
July 10, 1799 Clothing, Pay, and Rations for Private Servants, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses regulations regarding officers' private servants and the drawing of provisions for "the Children of the Army"
December 2, 1796 Estimate of the Expenses of the War Department for the Year 1797 James McHenry [not available] Official list of expenses for War Department including salaries of officers and cost of maintenance of buildings
July 31, 1799 Discussion of Appointment of Officers, Medical Staff, & Chaplains; Disposition of Old and New Regiments James McHenry John Adams Forwards letters concerning General Pinckney, as well as the issue of appointing surgeon's mates for Hunnewell and Rice's regiment. Advises against recourse to the "act to regulate the medical establishment," saying that regimental medical staff should be sufficient for the near future. Notes that the current allotment of chaplains is one per every four regiments, but that the disparate nature...
August 10, 1799 Concerning hospital to be erected at New Port Rhode Island William Ellery James McHenry Letter, alludes to Invalid pensions; discusses establishment of public hospital; describes quarantine of yellow fever and infectious diseases; recommends Doctor Lenter to take charge of hospital.
July 14, 1798 Organization & Leadership of the Provisional Army George Washington Alexander Hamilton Washington expresses his wishes regarding the leadership and organization of the provisional army. Of the three major generals immediately below Washington in the chain of command, Hamilton, as Inspector General, is ranked first.
July 12, 1800 Request for Purchase of Medicine for Sick at Harper's Ferry Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of medicine and food supplies for the sick at Harper's Ferry, VA.
September 29, 1787 Unsettled claims of North Carolina officers John Pierce Robert Fenner Discusses the unsettled claims of North Carolina officers; encloses copy of a Congressional resolution granting a commission to the agents of regiments not pertaining to the line of any state.
November 20, 1800 Estimate of Expenses for the US Army, 1801 Samuel Dexter Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Encloses estimates of expenses of the Army of the United States for the year 1801. Enclosure lists staff, numbers, and salaries and forage for each department. References clothing, horses, supplies, and bounties. Outlines Indian tribes. Lists several locations and branches.
July 14, 1786 Memorial of Reverend Robert Smith John Pierce Charles Thomson Copies the report of the Commissioner for the Settling the Accounts of the late Army, regarding the Memorial of Reverend Robert Smith, late Chaplain. The Commissioner rules against the Memorial, stating that a resolution from Congress would be required.
October 20, 1792 Estimate of War Department expenses for 1793 Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Estimate of War Department expenses for 1793; describes personnel salaries and location of arsenals.
[not available] Regulations for Delivery and Distribution of Certain Supplies [not available] [not available] Regulations for the delivery and distribution of fuel, straw, forage, and stationery, describing the amount of each item which various ranks of the military are to receive.
November 18, 1794 Estimate of Expenses of the War Department for 1795 Henry Knox [not available] This is an estimate of the expenses of the War Department for the year 1795, made by the Secretary of War, and dated in his office the 18th of November, 1794 including the probable expenses of the detachment of the militia now in service in the Western parts of Pennsylvania.
March 5, 1794 Estimate of Quarter-Masters Stores James O'Hara [not available] Stores, estimates of QM stores for the Western Army in 1794.
December 10, 1793 Estimate of Expenses of the War Department for 1794 Henry Knox [not available] This is Knox's estimate of the expenses of the War Department for 1794. The total of these expenses is $1,457,936.01. At the bottom is a certification by Joseph Nourse as well as a nofication that $80,289 has been deducted for invalid pensioners, leaving a balance of $1,377,697.01.