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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 14, 1796 Answer Submission James McHenry Abraham Baldwin "I have the honor to submit to the committee on the military establishment, the thoughts that have occurred to me on the question respecting which they seemed to desire my opinion."
January 10, 1800 Submission of Proposed Amendments to U.S. Military Establishment James McHenry John Adams Submits proposed amendments to the military establishment of the United States, aimed at refining the system while maintaining U.S. security.
March 10, 1797 Act to ascertain or fix the military establishment William Simmons David Henley Encloses a copy of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States"
February 18, 1797 Appropriations for the MIlitary Establishment 1796 Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott offers a summary of the appropriations for the military for 1796 and the views of the Treasury Department on military appropriations in general.
January 2, 1800 Report on Military Establishment James McHenry Harrison Gray Otis Conveyed pleasure with reporting that McHenry was nearly finished with his report on the military establishment along with his propositions for its improvement. Other requisitions will require time to prepare, but McHenry will furnish Otis with an answer as soon as possible.
August 1, 1796 Monies Expended for the Military Establishment Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Based on an examination of the records of the Treasury, Wolcott is to provide information required by the House of Representatives on the monies expended by the military establishment for each calendar year since the establishment of the national government. He asks for McHenry's assistance in identifying specific sums for sundry categories of military expenditures.
April 19, 1799 Discusses MIlitary Establishment James McHenry John Adams Discusses military establishment.
1790 The Peacetime Military Establishment James McHenry [not available] An estimate of the Eventual Army based on the peace establishment. [no image]
February 2, 1799 Promotions Frequently Prove More Injurious than Advantageous John Francis Hamtramck Alexander Hamilton Due to the unsettled state of the military establishment, Hamtramck does not want to be promoted if it is only a temporary measure that could harm his career.
December 5, 1798 Certification of payments; List of deranged officers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $277.21 in reference to act to ascertain and fix military establishment to all officers deranged.
December 12, 1799 Establishment of a Military Academy George Washington Alexander Hamilton Washington states that while he approves of the establishment of national Military Academy he declines to comment on the proposed plan, a duty that should be carried out by the Secretary of War and Congress.
December 24, 1798 Alterations in the Military Establishment, to Artillery & Dragoon Regiments James McHenry John Adams McHenry's submission of a report on proposed changes to the makeup of standard artillery and dragoon regiments, expanding the number of officers and men. The proposed expansions, with comparisons to the existing establishment, are appended.
1797 On the nation's resistance to a large military establishment James McHenry [not available] Requests the attention of the President and Congress to be directed to - what he considers - much-needed improvements in the military. Notes that this is difficult due to the country's resistance to maintaining a large military establishment. Insists that the military needs more organization and discipline, and scolds those who are opposed to an enlarged military. Compares it to a shepherd...
March 7, 1791 Regulating the Military Establishment Henry Knox George Clinton Letter, directs recruits for Continental army service.
October 3, 1796 Statement of monies expended William Simmons Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Cover letter for a statement of monies expended for the military establishment for each year from 1789 to January 1796, with explanatory notes.
March 10, 1797 Act of Congress William Simmons James Bruff Encloses copies of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States"
March 10, 1797 Act of Congress William Simmons Henry Gaither Encloses copies of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States"
March 10, 1797 Act of Congress William Simmons James Wilkinson Encloses copies of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States"
March 10, 1797 Act of Congress William Simmons Isaac Craig Encloses copies of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States"
March 10, 1797 Act of Congress William Simmons John Francis Hamtramck Encloses copies of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States"
March 10, 1797 Act of Congress William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Encloses a copy of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States."
March 10, 1797 Act of Congress William Simmons Commanding Officer at Oswego Encloses a copy of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States"
March 9, 1797 Questions regarding an Act of Congress William Simmons James McHenry Simmons requests a list of officers deranged under the 3 March 1797 Act "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States" and the offers allowed six months pay under the act
March 10, 1797 Act of Congress William Simmons Caleb Swan Encloses copies of a 3 March 1797 Act of Congress "To Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States" for Swan to distribute to officers
January 21, 1799 Encloses Bill for Medical Establishment Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Encloses draft of a bill for the medical establishment, including detail regulations. Comments on another bill of military appropriations.