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July 2, 1793 Account of John Laurence, Judge Advocate General Joseph Howell Auditor Statement of the account of John Laurence, Judge Advocate General; by Joseph Howell in the War Accountant's Office, to the Auditor of the Treasury.
February 1, 1798 Pay of Lt. Campbell Smith James McHenry William Simmons Pending the Attorney General's decision on the appointment of Lt. Campbell Smith as Judge Advocate, his pay as lieutenant should be separated from that of Judge Advocate and provided to him so that he will have money on hand
July 2, 1793 Account of John Laurence, Judge Advocate General Joseph Howell Auditor Account of John Laurence, Judge Advocate General; from Joseph Howell at the Accountant's Office to the Auditor of the Treasury.
November 1, 1792 Sargent Recommends Sebastian for Judge Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Letter, discusses provision for Judge Advocate of the Army; recommends Sebastian for Judge of territory.
March 29, 1799 Certification of payments; Charles W. Hare for attendance as Judge Advocate General for courts martial held at Trenton Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification of payments; $105 to Charles W. Hare for attendance as Judge Advocate General for courts martial held at Trenton, New Jersey.
December 19, 1800 Appointment of judge advocate Samuel Dexter Nathaniel Macon Dexter discusses the appointment of a judge advocate with Nathaniel Macon.
November 12, 1799 Claims Rendered by Lieutenant Campbell Smith James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses the claims against the United States for services as Judge Advocate rendered by Lt. Campbell Smith and for the legal emoluments of the Office of Judge Advocate.
July 7, 1786 Letter from Office of Army Accounts John Pierce Alexander Fowler Informs Fowler that his pay as Judge Advocate has been settled; mentions that laws of Congress do not permit pay twice for different work.
May 4, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Lieutenant Campbell Smith William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $217.66 is due Lieutenant Campbell Smith, 4th Regiment and Judge Advocate, being the balance of his pay, subsistence, and forage for January through April 1798.
January 30, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Lieutenant Campbell Smith William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $264.95 is due Lieutenant Campbell Smith, Judge Advocate in the Army of the United States, for his pay, subsistence, and forage for October through December 1797.
August 29, 1799 Allowances for Services not Associated with Normal Duties James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses the allowances allotted to sundry officers for services not associated with their normal duties. These would include acting as a Judge Advocate, serving on a court martial, or recruiting. Allowances are generally allowed for expenses occurred while travelling but McHenry warns that such compensation should be strictly monitored.
April 1, 1800 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Campbell Smith, 4th Regiment of Infantry, for services while serving as Judge Advocate, appointed by Major General Wayne William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $1150.75 to Lieutenant Campbell Smith, 4th Regiment of Infantry, for services while serving as Judge Advocate, appointed by Major General Wayne.
May 11, 1786 Pay of Continental Army Judge Advocates John Pierce John Kean Pierce discusses the pay and entitlements of judge advocates in the Continental Army at various periods of the Revolutionary War
October 25, 1799 Compensation for Services Rendered Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton argues for the awarding of compensation and emoluments to Lieutenant Smith for service rendered as judge advocate. His absece from that post was due to a severe wound recieved while in service to the United States.
January 7, 1800 Funeral Expenses William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton List of funeral expenses,does not believe any were superfluous. Smith will direct contractor to submit bills for expenses to the War Office. Will dispense necessary directions to Judge Advocate relating to the trial of Lt. Hoffman, mentioned Col. Ogden's health.
October 26, 1798 Emoluments of Lt. Campbell Smith James McHenry William Simmons According to the an opinion of the Attorney General, Lt. Campbell Smith is entitled to all the emoluments attached to the office of Judge Advocate only for such time as he was actually employed by Brig. General Wilkinson or by orders of the Secretary of War since April 30th last in that capacity.
January 11, 1790 Pay Claim Joseph Howell Henry Knox Discusses the claim of a Mr. Purcell for extra pay for service as Judge Advocate to the Southern army in the Revolutionary War (1783)
July 7, 1786 Letter to the Auditor John Pierce Alexander Fowler Writes the Auditor that he has received the letter informing him that the papers of Fowler's late office have been forwarded to Philadelphia, and that he is advised to pick them up as soon as possible.
March 12, 1800 Organization of Individual Regiments Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Routine instructions and correspondence concerning the organization of individual regiments. Notification that Capt. White acted as the Judge Advocate for all General Courts Martial held at the Union Camp, and White is curious if he can receive additional compensation for his services. Since no definitive rule was established, Hamilton requested McHenry's opinion. Cited allowances given for...
January 21, 1799 Questions Affecting the Legality of the General Court Martial James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry has two questions bearing on the legality of the General Court Martial: Can the Commandant of a Port or Garrison , where there a sufficient number of officers, order a General Court Martial? Do the Articles of War make the Judge Advocate, or some person properly appointed, essential to a Court Martial?
March 21, 1800 Certification of payment for Washington Morton and Samuel B. Malcolm William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $114 to Washington Morton and Samuel B. Malcolm for services as Judge Advocate for Courts Martial in New York; trials of Captain Frye, Doctor Osborne, Captain Cochran, Major Hoops.
January 6, 1791 On the Claims of George Smith Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. The Auditor of the Federal Treasury on the claims of George Smith, late deputy judge advocate of the army. Smith was in fact overpaid.
January 31, 1801 Certification of payment; Doctor Joseph Strong, for medicines furnished and attendance on recruits under Major Thomas Cushing William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $40 to Doctor Joseph Strong, for medicines furnished and attendance on recruits under Major Thomas Cushing, seven miles from Philadelphia, in the yellow fever of 1798, and for expenses while detained by summons by Judge Advocate as witness in Court Martial.
October 16, 1800 Expenses of Officers Detached on Special Duty Samuel Dexter William Simmons Officers attached on special duties, like that of a Judge Advocate, is justly entitled to full indemnity for his extra and necessary expenses.
October 27, 1798 Military Court Expenses James McHenry William Simmons The officers and witnesses who attended the late military courts held at Trenton, New Jersey are to be allowed expenses for their board and lodging and travel expenses travelling to and from Trenton. The gentlemen who acted as Judge Advocates are also entitled to similar allowances.