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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
[not available] Fortifications at New York Henry Knox Vincent Letter to the Secretary at War, who must soon deliver to the commissioners, plans and memorials relating to the fortifications being built at New York, in defense of that harbor. Mr. Vincent wishes to submit everything for Knox's approval, and is working through Captain Pray to accomplish this.
November 3, 1785 Commutation exemption John Pierce Thomas Patten John Pierce, Commissioner of Army Accounts, informs Captain Thomas Patten that officers of artificers are "expressly excepted" from receiving commutation.
August 25, 1786 Report on the Petition of Absalom Baird John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report on the petition of Absalom Baird by the Commissioner of Army Accounts
April 17, 1790 Bourne seeks appointment from Knox Sylvanus Bourne Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment as public agent abroad.
August 11, 1784 Petition from Two Soldiers Captured by the British William Moore Commissioners of the Board of War Petition from two soldiers, William Moore and Thomas Ward, captured by the British in the South Carolina campaign and imprisoned on a prison ship. They speak of their suffering. They were also "compelled" to serve on British ship bound to the West Indies. Petition for their release as "redemtioners" and ask that their pay be applied to the "redemption money."
January 25, 1793 Information of Congressional Measures Concerning the Army, Officer Vacancies, & Indian Relations John Stagg Henry Burbeck Apologizes for the lateness of reply to Burbeck's letters, claiming busyness at the War Office. Reports on the projected movements of two doctors. Reports on the health of friends, and sends their best wishes. Notes that Mr. Steele of North Carolina had attempted to introduce a Congressional measure to reduce the army, but that this was defeated; informs Burbeck that there is currently no...