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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 9, 1795 Instructions for Kirkpatrick Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering requests instructions for Kirkpatrick.
May 9, 1800 Notification of Enclosed Instructions Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Notification of enclosed instructions regarding incidental expenditures and how to process the reimbursement.
July 17, 1794 Assurance of Compliance with Instructions Regarding Pay Roll Russell Bissell Joseph Howell Bissell promised to follow instructions regarding settlement and pay of troops. Previous receipt rolls deviated from the Circular Letter Instructions because Bissell had not received it.
July 9, 1796 Proofreading War Department instructions James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. McHenry asks Secretary of the Treasury Wolcott to proofread the enclosed instructions, most likely dealing with the construction of a frigate for the Dey of Algiers.
March 10, 1799 Instructions from the Secretary of War Lewis Tousard Alexander Hamilton Tousard encloses a copy of his instructions from the Secretary of War regarding the fortifications of sundry ports and harbors.
September 7, 1796 [PRIVATE] Enclosed Instructions George Washington James McHenry Enclosed instructions approved, notes on tone used to address the agent.
June 22, 1795 Instructions for the Launching of Frigates Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Asks that neither time nor expense be spared in making the frigates ready for launching, and gives instructions for how to launch them while preventing them from being damaged.
March 17, 1796 Requests a Copy of Instructions William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Requests a copy of the instructions cited by George Fleming as justification for the amount he paid an inspector.
December 2, 1793 Baron's Military Instructions John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Stagg announces that they have none of the Baron's [Von Steuben] Military Instructions and only four copies remaining of the Articles of War which they want. A number of the Military Instructions were sent to the army.
August 12, 1796 Urgently Requesting Instructions Isaac Craig James McHenry Reiterated request for instructions on receiving flour from contractor, Matthew Ernest.
February 8, 1799 Instructions, Schedules, and Regulations James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Hamilton's instructions are enclosed and the schedules and regulations will be forwarded as soon as they are written out.
May 28, 1798 Instructions Inclosed, Pilot Boats Dispatched James McHenry Captain Richard Dale McHenry has sent two pilot boats, one south and one east, carrying instructions for Dale in case he has left the Bay. McHenry is relying on Dale's zeal and courage to ensure execution of the instruction, and he sends Dale and his crew his best wishes.
February 1, 1793 Instructions for Stores James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Refers to Mr. Solandar and activities in Philadelphia. Provides instructions for stores. Refers to desires of Commander in Chief.
April 30, 1794 Compliance with Directions from Secretary of War George Gale Joseph Howell Notification that the letter sent by Howell that contained instructions from the Sec. of War will be immediately complied with.
May 29, 1795 Request for Instructions and Blank Muster Rolls Stephen Trigg Timothy Pickering Trigg requests of Pickering some blank muster rolls as well as instructions on the correct procedure for paying his men.
1796 Instructions on Storekeeping James McHenry John Harris Instructions on storekeeping policy and procedure.
March 11, 1795 Verifies Results of Accounts; Instructions from Sec. of War Oliver Wolcott, Jr. David Henley After examining his accounts, his conduct will be governed by instructions from the Secretary of War.
May 9, 1800 Instructions Relative to Incidental Expenditures Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton encloses the instructions regarding incidental expenditures including expenses related to travel and related to apprehending deserters. Overall theme was that vouchers were required for reimbursement.
December 19, 1789 Knox directs Doughty Henry Knox John Doughty Letter, encloses instructions to Doughty.
November 7, 1797 Request for Carriages and Instructions Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Gun carriages in storage to be collected due to blacksmiths at Pittsburgh discharged and tools sent to outposts. Artificers present at Pittsburgh but require model of iron work to build additional carriages. Requested instructions for J. Bever, personal friend of Craig, who has business at Treasury.
January 15, 1795 Instructions for Paying the Contractors Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Hamilton encloses a letter and abstract that explain the methods for paying contractors who supply the army. The instructions to the Commissary should direct him to provide monthly certificates to these contractors.
May 11, 1799 Transmit New Recruiting Instructions James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry suggests that the new recruiting instructions should be forwarded to the officers who are enlisting men for the Regiment of Artillery and the four old Regiments of Infantry and to the Contractors who may be affected by the changes.
May 28, 1798 Request to Convey Instructions to Capt. Richard Dale James McHenry [not available] The receipients are asked to engage a fast sailing pilot boat to convey instructions to Captain Richard Dale of the ship of war Ganges. If the Ganges has not passed Lewis Town, the pilot boat should wait there to deliver the instructions when the ship passes. The boat and its pilot will be liberally compensated for the work.
May 7, 1798 Will Receive Instructions from Mr. Wolcott James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Received letter. Mr. Wolcott will send instructions.
October 6, 1794 Mustering Recruits William Eaton William Simmons Eaton never received formal instructions for mustering recruits, attributes that to the improperly filed rolls. Requests instruction from Simmons on "proper oath".