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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 6, 1798 Emoluments Suspended for General Officers Alexander Hamilton Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hamilton questions the wisdom of suspending the emoluments of the General Officers until they are called into active service.
January 9, 1799 Commencement of Pay & Emoluments James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry informs Hamilton that his pay and emoluments as Inspector General began on the first day of November, 1798.
February 14, 1784 Rank and emoluments Major John Sumner John Pierce Discusses the status of his rank in the Army and the pay and emoluments due to him.
October 27, 1799 Pay and Emoluments of the Secretary of the Inspector General Alexander Hamilton Caleb Swan "The Secretary of the Inspector General [Hamilton] is entitled to the pay and emoluments of a captain. The expression is general. It is not stated in the law whether the emoluments of a captain of cavalry or those of a captain of infantry shall be the rule of allowance. In a case of this kind the construction must be governed by the particular situation of the officer and the nature of the...
June 26, 1784 Pay and emoluments of a Major John Pierce Major John Sumner Notification of Major John Sumner of the denial of his request for the pay and emoluments of a Major.
December 2, 1800 Regarding pay and emoluments Samuel Dexter Caleb Swan This letter authorizes the Paymaster General to disburse the pay of Captain Campbell Smith to a designated representative, Captain Francis Huger.
August 29, 1798 Deriving Aid from the General Officers Alexander Hamilton Theodore Sedgwick Among other matters, Hamilton decries the decision to waive emoluments for general officers until called into active service and hopes the President will change his mind and take advantage of this important resource.
October 21, 1784 Return of pay and emoluments Joseph Carleton John Pierce Requests a return of the pay and emoluments of the officers employed in Pierce's office (Office of Army Accounts at the Board of Treasury) for estimating the costs of the war office in the coming year for Congress.
March 11, 1800 Request for Military Bounty Land Denied James McHenry William McPherson Request for Lieutenants share of Continental Military Bounty Land denied because McPherson quit the service prior to the end of the war.
May 18, 1791 Land Purchase Henry Knox John Wendell 2500 acre land sale discussed.
May 17, 1794 Pay and emoluments Henry Knox Charles Scott Secretary Knox informs Major General Charles Scott that in consideration of the sums of money Scott has taken in his special charge to Fort Washington, his pay and emoluments as Major General of the mounted volunteers will commence on the 14th.
April 22, 1799 Land grants Isaac Wayne Samuel Hodgdon Transmits information on grants of land
January 9, 1799 Commencement of Pay & Emoluments James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry assures Hamilton that his pay and emoluments will commence immediately. Therefore, he is to proceed with his duties including the development of a system of tactics and discipline and determining the best positions for the recruiting parties and general rendezvouses.
April 21, 1800 Resignation of Capt. Babbit Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice The resignation of Capt. Babbit is accepted and his pay and emoluments will cease on May 15 next. He should be so informed.
August 13, 1799 All the emoluments which I have a right to claim... Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton asserts that if he is to surrender his lucrative legal practice, he must receive from the public all the pay and emoluments to which an officer of his rank is entitled.
August 6, 1798 Concern about Emoluments for General Officers Alexander Hamilton Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hamilton argues that the policy of suspending emoluments for general officers until they begin active service will force them to remain inactive and therefore will prove to be contrary to the good of the service.
January 26, 1800 Land Warrants Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Notification that J. Bever, land surveyor, will call upon Hodgdon for military land warrant. Bever en route to Philadelphia to attend drawing of lottery and to locate several land warrants currently in his hands.
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.
December 19, 1795 Land Rights William Blount Timothy Pickering Notification that problems will arise over land rights around the territories of North Carolina due to recent influx of settlers, Cherokee land holdings, disputed boundaries, and land grants issued by the government.
December 18, 1798 Hamilton's Pay & Emoluments, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry assures Hamilton that he will address the question of Hamilton's pay and emoluments as early as possible. He intends to follow the English system for the recruiting service and will send a copy of the system to Hamilton for his perusal.
June 26, 1794 Land Disputes on Western Frontier of Pennsylvania Unknown Author [not available] Answer to Six Nations: Land West and North of Pennsylvania was purchased by U.S. from Six Nations; therefore they have no right to ask white settlers to move off the aforementioned land.
December 8, 1800 Pay of Mr. Genet Samuel Dexter William Simmons Mr. Genet is entitled to the pay and emoluments of a surgeon's mate while acting in that capacity, even though he is not working under a regular appointment.
November 29, 1800 Simmons Requests that Dexter Decide on the Appointment, Pay and Emoluments of Doctor Genet William Simmons Samuel Dexter On the accounts of Ebenezer Stevens there is a charge for pay, subsistence and forage for B. Genet, acting surgeon at the Fort Gay garrison from November 29th 1799 to July 1st 1800. Major General Hamilton apparently appointed Genet to take charge of this garrison and has since been mustered as such at the pay and emoluments of a surgeon's mate. Genet has forwarded a claim for his compensation...
February 27, 1798 Oneida Intent to Sell Land Claim in New York, Appointment of Commissioners John Jay Jonathan Taylor Declaration of Oneida tribe to sell land claim with the caveat that they retain use of some of the land. Jay appointed Egbert Benson, Simeon De Witt, and John Taylor to confer with the chiefs to determine Indian land claims.
October 13, 1800 Cover Jacob VanderHeyden [not available] Requests information on the value of land.